On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1862

  • Oct 3 Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder (33 Tests; 118 wickets @ 17.75), born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (d. 1902)
  • Oct 4 Edward Stratemeyer, American author (The Rover Boys), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1930)
  • Oct 6 Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, American politician/author (Progressive)
  • Oct 10 Arthur De Greef, Belgian composer, born in Louvain, Belgium (d. 1940)
  • Oct 13 Mary Kingsley, English ethnographer and explorer who became the first European to enter parts of Gabon, Africa, born in London (d. 1900)
  • Oct 19 Auguste Lumière, French filmmaker, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory), born in Besançon, France (1954)