On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1883

  • Oct 2 Joshua Ratoon Sands, American Rear Admiral (Union Navy), dies at 88
  • Oct 15 Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 22 George Coulthard, Australian rules footballer and cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies at 27
  • Oct 22 Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (The Headless Horseman), dies at 65
  • Oct 29 Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 30 Johann Vesque von PĆ¼ttlingen, Austrian lawyer and composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj