Birthdays in History in October 1789

  • Oct 3 Francis Hoyt Gregory, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1866)
  • Oct 8 John Ruggles, American politician (d. 1874)
  • Oct 8 William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (d. 1855)
  • Oct 14 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
  • Oct 16 William Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859-63) (d. 1866)
  • Oct 24 Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)