Famous Deaths in October 1838

  • Oct 1 Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (b. 1768)
  • Oct 3 Black Hawk (chief), Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (b. 1767)
  • Oct 4 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79
  • Oct 19 Henry Fagel, baron/court clerk of States-General/diplomat, dies at 73