Birthdays in History in October 1820

  • Oct 5 David Wilber, American politician (d. 1890)
  • Oct 11 Alfred Washington Ellet, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • Oct 13 John William Dawson, Canadian geologist (d. 1899)
  • Oct 20 Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Oct 20 George Jerrison Stannard, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Oct 23 James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)