Deaths in History in October 1861

  • Oct 5 Antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (b. 1778)
  • Oct 6 Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84
  • Oct 21 Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50
  • Oct 21 John Breckinridge Grayson, Confederate brigadier general, dies
  • Oct 25 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82