On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1810

  • Oct 13 James Shedden Palmer, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1867)
  • Oct 19 Cassius Marcellus Clay, American Major General (Union Army), born in Madison County, Kentucky (d. 1903)
  • Oct 22 Henry Bohlen, German-American Brigadier General (Union Army), Bremen, Germany (d. 1862)
  • Oct 23 William Leidesdorff, Mixed-race early Californian businessman, born in Christiansted, Virgin Islands, Danish West Indies (d. 1848)
  • Oct 28 Adley H. Gladden, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Fairfield District, South Carolina (d. 1862)