Blavatsky's Gem of the Day
- 1878 – William R. O’Donovan began his bronze medallion of Mme. Blavatsky.
- 1888 – Col. Olcott issued an order in Council forming an Esoteric Section, with Mme. Blavatsky as its responsible head.
- 1837 – W. L. Alden, American attorney and writer present at the Founding of the Theosophical Society. (d. January 14, 1908)
- 1874 – Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter - some sources give October 10 as birth date (d. December 13, 1947)
- 1920 – Joy Mills, American lecturer and teacher who became President of the Theosophical Society in America (1965–1974) and International Vice President of the Theosophical Society based in Adyar (d. December 29, 2015).
Holidays and observances
- None listed for this date.