Birthdays in History in October 1869

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi [Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi], Indian pacifist and spiritual leader, born in Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, India (d. 1948)

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Oct 8 J Frank Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
  • Oct 14 Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
  • Oct 26 Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, President of Brazil (d. 1957)