Famous Deaths in October 1890

  • Oct 3 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
  • Oct 3 Joseph Hergenröther, German historian (b. 1824)
  • Oct 4 Catherine Booth, the Mother of The Salvation Army (b. 1829)
  • Oct 7 John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 12 William Worth Belknap, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • Oct 13 Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, dies at 74
  • Oct 17 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, French composer, dies at 77

Person of interestRichard Francis Burton

Oct 20 Richard Burton, English explorer and translator (Arabian Nights), dies at 69

Geographer, Explorer & Translator Richard Francis Burton
Geographer, Explorer & Translator
Richard Francis Burton
  • Oct 23 Charles Verlat, Flemish painter, dies at 65
  • Oct 26 Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies