On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1888

  • Oct 3 Tom King, English boxer, rower and bookmaker (English heavyweight champion), dies of bronchitus at 53
  • Oct 8 Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies at 85
  • Oct 16 John Wentworth, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)
  • Oct 19 Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38