On This Day

Birthdays in History in October 1862

  • Oct 4 Edward Stratemeyer, American author (The Rover Boys), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1930)
  • Oct 6 Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, American politician/author (Progressive)
  • Oct 13 Mary Kingsley, English ethnographer and explorer who became the first European to enter parts of Gabon, Africa, born in London (d. 1900)