On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1816

  • Oct 4 Egbert Benson Brown, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Brownsville, New York (d. 1902)
  • Oct 6 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, born in York, Maine (d. 1868)
  • Oct 15 Amiel Weeks Whipple, American Major General (Union Army), born in Greenwich, Massachusetts (d. 1863)
  • Oct 16 William Preston, American lawyer, politician and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1887)
  • Oct 29 Ferdinand II, German prince of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koh├íry and King of Portugal (1837-53), born in Palais Coburg, Vienna, Austrian Empire (d. 1885)