Birthdays in History in October 1863

  • Oct 3 Pyotr Kuzmich Kozlov, Russian explorer (d. 1935)
  • Oct 5 Ludwig Borchardt, German Egyptologist
  • Oct 10 Louis Cyr, French Canadian strongman (d. 1912)
  • Oct 13 C-E Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer (Rateau steam turbine)
  • Oct 16 Austen Chamberlain, British Foreign Secretary (Nobel 1925)
  • Oct 19 John Huston Finley, Ill, editor (NY Times (1937-38)