October Birthdays

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I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, especially as you look further back in time, were not recorded. Comment below if you know of a birthday that should be added to this list!

Happy birthday to…

  • October 1 – Henry III (1207), Bonnie Parker (1910)
  • October 2 – Richard III (1452)
  • October 4 – Louis X (1316), Buster Keaton (1895)
  • October 9 – Charles X (1757)
  • October 11 – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884)
  • October 12 – Edward VI (1537)
  • October 13 – Claude of France (1499)
  • October 14 – James II (1633)
  • October 15 – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844)
  • October 16 – Oscar Wilde (1854)
  • October 20 – Christopher Wren (1632)
  • October 21 – Alfred Nobel (1833), Dizzy Gillespie (1917)
  • October 22 – Daniel Boone (1734), Louis Riel (1844)
  • October 23 – Peter II of Russia (1715)
  • October 24 – Isabella of Portugal (1503)
  • October 25 – Renée of France (1510), Pablo Picasso (1881)
  • October 27 – Catherine of Valois (1401), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Emily Post (1872)
  • October 30 – Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668), Martha Jefferson (1748), John Adams (1735)
  • October 31 – Johannes Vermeer (1632), John Keats (1795)

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jillianne hamilton headshotJillianne Hamilton is an author, history enthusiast, book lover and graphic designer. Her debut novel, Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, was shortlisted for the 2016 Prince Edward Island Book Award. Her debut non-fiction book, The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII is now available. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada's beautiful east coast.
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