Famous People Who Died in October 1888

  • Oct 4 Tom King, English boxer (English heavyweight champion 1862-63), rower and bookmaker, dies of bronchitus at 53
  • Oct 8 Jules d'Anethan, Belgian politician, Prime Minister of Belgium (1870-71), dies at 85
  • Oct 16 John Wentworth, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)
  • Oct 19 Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38