On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1845

Elizabeth Fry

Oct 12 Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer and Quaker Minister, dies of a stroke at 65

  • Oct 18 Jean-Dominique, comte de Cassini, French astronomer, dies at 97
  • Oct 25 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81
  • Oct 27 Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, French Physicist (Peltier effect 1834), dies at 60