On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1895

  • Oct 3 Harry Wright, English Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder and manager (established baseball's first fully professional team, Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869), dies of a lung ailment at 60
  • Oct 8 Charles Oberthür, German composer and harpist, dies at 76
  • Oct 8 William Mahone, American railway engineer and Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 68
  • Oct 14 Elisha P. Ferry, American politician (Governor of Washington, 1872-80, 1889-93), dies at 70
  • Oct 25 Charles Hallé, Anglo-German pianist, conductor and founder (Halle Orchestra), dies at 76
  • Oct 31 Franz Hedrich, Austria writer, dies at about 62