On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1853

  • Oct 2 Fran├žois Arago, French astronomer, physicist (chromosome) and politician, dies at 67
  • Oct 3 George Onslow, English-French composer (chamber music), dies at 69
  • Oct 29 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 29 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, dies at 29
  • Oct 30 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66