Birthdays in History in October 1811

  • Oct 17 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)
  • Oct 18 Hugh Thompson Reid, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1874)
  • Oct 25 √Čvariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
  • Oct 27 Stevens Thomson Mason, first Governor of Michigan (d. 1843)