Birthdays in History in October 1821

  • Oct 2 Alexander Peter "Old Straight" Stewart, Lt Gen (Confederate Army)
  • Oct 7 Richard Heron Anderson, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • Oct 7 William Sill, with The Underground Railroad
  • Oct 11 George Williams, England, founder YMCA

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Oct 13 Rudolf Virchow, German politician, anthropologist and pathologist (cell pathology), born in Schivelbein, Prussia (d. 1902)

Anthropologist/Pathologist Rudolf Virchow
Rudolf Virchow
  • Oct 22 Collis Potter Huntington, American railroad executive (d. 1900)
  • Oct 30 Fjodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Idiot) [NS=11/11]