Birthdays in History in October 1808

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  • Oct 5 Thomas Algeo Rowley, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1892)
  • Oct 5 Winand C H Staring, geologist (Geology of Netherlands)
  • Oct 6 Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (1848-63), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1863)
  • Oct 13 Henry Haywood Bell, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1868)
  • Oct 20 Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
  • Oct 24 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, born in Meiningen, Germany (d. 1879)