Famous People Born in October 1870

  • Oct 1 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells)
  • Oct 7 Uncle Dave Macon, entertainer
  • Oct 8 Louis Vierne, composer
  • Oct 10 Louise Mack, Australian writer (d. 1935)
  • Oct 16 Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist
  • Oct 18 D T Suzuki, Kanazawa Japan, Zen Buddhist scholar
  • Oct 22 Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from San Francisco-Nobel 1933)
  • Oct 22 Alfred Douglas, English partner of Oscar Wilde (d. 1945)
  • Oct 23 Francis Kelley, Catholic Bishop of Oklahoma (d. 1948)