Famous Deaths in October 1876

  • Oct 1 Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 1 James Lick, California land baron (b. 1796)
  • Oct 10 Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (b. 1814)
  • Oct 18 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe), dies at 85
  • Oct 20 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
  • Oct 29 Jacques Gregoir, composer, dies at 59