On This Day

Birthdays in History in October 1790

  • Oct 3 John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, born in Turkeytown, Alabama (d. 1866)
  • Oct 14 Thursday October Christian, son of Fletcher Christian (leader of the historical mutiny on the Bounty), born in Pitcairn Island (d. 1831)
  • Oct 21 Alphonse-Marie Louis de Lamartine, Macon France, writer (René)
  • Oct 22 Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1861)
  • Oct 23 Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman (d. 1860)
  • Oct 30 Rinse Posthumus, Frisian writer and poet, born in Ternaard, Friesland (d. 1859)