Famous Deaths in October 1868

  • Oct 1 Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), dies at 63
  • Oct 6 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51

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Oct 17 Laura Secord, Canadian heroine of the war of 1812 (b. 1775)

Canadian War Heroine Laura Secord
Canadian War Heroine
Laura Secord
  • Oct 23 Cullen Whipple, American Inventor (pointed screw machine), dies at 67
  • Oct 26 B F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated