WTS has always placed emphasis on October for a number of prophecies.
jv p.61 - "The Gentile times have ended; their kings have had their day"! So exclaimed Brother Russell as he entered the dining room at the Brooklyn headquarteres of the Watch Tower Society the morning of Friday, Ocotber 2, 1914.
Studies in the scriptures volume IV - We have seen that God has a set time for every feature of his plan, and that we are even now in this "Day of Vengeance," which is a period of forty years; that it began in October, 1874, and will end in October, 1914... (p. 546-547, 1897)
Creation; 1927; 2,175,000 ed.; pp. 293 - “Napoleon began this Egyptian campaign in 1798, finished it, and then returned to
The Time Is At Hand 1889 1915 ed. p.363 - We are already living in the seventh millennium - since October 1872”
Studies in the Scriptures Volume 4 1897 p.604 says: - "A "generation" might be reckoned as equivalent to a century (practically the present limit) or one hundred and twenty years, Moses’ lifetime and the Scripture limit. (Gen. 6:3.) Reckoning a hundred years from 1780, the date of the first sign, the limit would reach to 1880; and, to our understanding, every item predicted had begun to be fulfilled at that date;—the "harvest" or gathering time beginning October 1874; the organization of the Kingdom and the taking by our Lord of his great power as the King in April 1878, and the time of trouble or "day of wrath" which began October 1874, and will cease about 1915; and the sprouting of the fig tree."
1911 June 15
“October, 1914, will witness the full end of