Famous People Born in October 1873

  • Oct 2 Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)
  • Oct 2 Stephen Warfield Gambrill, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District (d. 1924)
  • Oct 6 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
  • Oct 8 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
  • Oct 9 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
  • Oct 9 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (d. 1944)
  • Oct 14 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
  • Oct 14 Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
  • Oct 14 Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
  • Oct 18 Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)
  • Oct 19 Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)

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Oct 19 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • Oct 21 George P Gooch, English historian/MP
  • Oct 22 Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)
  • Oct 23 William D. Coolidge, American physicist and inventor (d. 1975)
  • Oct 24 Edmund Taylor Whittaker, Southport, Lancashire, U.K., British mathematician (applied mathematics and the theory of special functions)
  • Oct 26 Thorvald Stauning, Denmark, PM (1924-26, 1929-42)
  • Oct 27 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, born in Melbourne (d. 1926)
  • Oct 29 Guillermo Valencia, Colombia, poet/translator/statesman
  • Oct 30 Francisco Madero, Mexico, revolutionary, president (1911-13)