On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1821

  • Oct 4 John Rennie, Scottish engineer, dies at 60
  • Oct 9 Georg Friederich Fuchs, German composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 11 John Ross Key, American lawyer, commissioned officer in the Continental Army and the father of Francis Scott Key, dies at 67
  • Oct 24 Elias Boudinot, American lawyer and patriot, President of the Continental Congress, dies at 81