Famous People Born in October 1856

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune (1856-1928)

Oct 3 American orator, civil rights leader, writer and publisher (New York Age), born in Marianna, Florida

  • Oct 9 Sylvain Dupuis, Belgian conductor, composer, and music educator (Le Chant de la Création), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1931)
  • Oct 15 Robert Nivelle, French military officer, born in Tulle, France (d. 1924)
  • Oct 25 Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (discovery and descriptions of the Neandertal remains from the Huŝnjakova rock shelter at Krapina in northwestern Croatia), born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 1936)
  • Oct 28 Franz Xavier Arens, American composer, born in Neef, Germany (d. 1932)