On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1842

  • Oct 1 Charles Cros, French inventor and poet (Le Hareng Saur), born in Fabrezan, France (d. 1888)
  • Oct 14 Joe Start, American baseball player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1927)
  • Oct 24 Josef NeŇ°vera, Czech composer, born in Praskolesy, Czech Republic (d. 1914)
  • Oct 27 Giovanni Giolitti, 5x Prime Minister of Italy (1892-93, 1903-05, 1906-09, 1911-14, 1920-21), born in Mondov√¨, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1928)
  • Oct 28 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, American orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1932)
  • Oct 28 Charles Boissevain, Dutch editor of Amsterdam Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908), born in Amsterdam (d. 1927)