Famous People Born in October 1872

  • Oct 1 Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)
  • Oct 3 Edward Faber Schneider, composer
  • Oct 6 Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936)
  • Oct 8 John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone, Wolf Solent), born in Shirley, Derbyshire (d. 1963)
  • Oct 11 Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire (d. 1946)
  • Oct 12 Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer (Hugh the Drover), born in Down Ampney, England (d. 1958)
  • Oct 15 Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian president (d. 1956)
  • Oct 18 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun
  • Oct 24 Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (d. 1957)
  • Oct 27 Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)