Birthdays in History in October 1818

  • Oct 4 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier
  • Oct 8 John Henninger Reagan, American Confederate politician, born in Sevier County, Tennessee (d. 1905)
  • Oct 15 Irvin McDowell, American Major General (Union Army), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1885)
  • Oct 18 Edward Otho Cresap Ord, American engineer and Major General (Union Army), born in Cumberland, Maryland (d. 1883)
  • Oct 22 Leconte de Lisle, writer
  • Oct 25 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]