Famous People Born in October 1846

George WestinghouseGeorge Westinghouse (1846-1914)

Oct 6 American entrepreneur and engineer (air brakes, alternating current system) who was a pioneer of the electrical industry (Westinghouse Electric), born in Central Bridge, New York

  • Oct 21 Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (Cuore)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Arkhangelsky, Russian composer, born in Penza, Russian Empire (d. 1924)
  • Oct 28 Auguste Escoffier, French chef and culinary writer, 'king of chefs & chef of kings', born in Villeneuve-Loubet, France (d. 1935)