Famous Deaths in October 1883

  • Oct 15 Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 22 George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
  • Oct 22 Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (b. 1818)
  • Oct 29 Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 30 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj