Famous People Born in October 1880

  • Oct 2 George Alexander Russell, composer
  • Oct 3 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)

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Oct 4 Damon Runyon, journalist and writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), born in Manhattan, Kansas (d. 1946)

Journalist and Author Damon Runyon
Journalist and Author
Damon Runyon
  • Oct 6 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
  • Oct 7 Jaime Pahissa, composer
  • Oct 8 Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, Dutch founder (National-India Party)
  • Oct 12 Healey Willan, composer
  • Oct 12 Louis Hémon, French novelist (d. 1913)
  • Oct 13 Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (d. 1932)
  • Oct 14 Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
  • Oct 22 Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
  • Oct 23 Una O'Connor, actress (David Copperfield), born in Belfast, Ireland
  • Oct 26 Andrei Bely, Russian writer (d. 1934)
  • Oct 30 Abram F Joffe, Russian physicist (crystal)