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)

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 and is working on her debut historical fiction novel.
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