On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1849

  • Oct 6 Basil Zaharoff, Greek arms dealer (merchant of death), born in Mu─čla, Turkey (d. 1936)
  • Oct 7 James Whitcomb Riley, American poet (Raggedy Man)
  • Oct 16 Arnold Krug, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1904)
  • Oct 16 Charles Harford Lloyd, composer
  • Oct 26 Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, German mathematician (FrobeniusÔÇôStickelberger formulae), born in Charlotteburg, Berlin, Germany (d. 1917)
  • Oct 30 Johan Willem, son of Dutch princess Marianne & coachman