Birthdays in History in October 1803

  • Oct 3 John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration)
  • Oct 6 Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (d. 1879)
  • Oct 11 Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen)
  • Oct 21 George Wright, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1865)
  • Oct 25 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)