On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1799

  • Oct 1 Rufus Choate, American lawyer (Hall of Fame), born in Ipswich, Massachusetts (d. 1859)
  • Oct 5 Anthony Gerhard Alexander van Rappard, Dutch politician, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1869)
  • Oct 15 August Ferdinand Haeser, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1844)
  • Oct 30 Ignace Bourget, French-Canadian Bishop of Montreal, born in LĂ©vis, Province of Lower Canada, British Empire (d. 1885)