Famous People Who Died 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)

Catherine Booth

Oct 4 Catherine Booth, Co-founder of the Salvation Army known as the 'Army Mother', dies at 61 [1]

  • Oct 7 John Hill Hewitt, American songwriter (A Minstrel's Return from the War), 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
  • Oct 23 Charles Verlat, Flemish painter, dies at 65
  • Oct 26 Collodi [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies at 63