Famous People Born in October 1889

  • Oct 3 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)
  • Oct 4 John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly
  • Oct 5 Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (d. 1936)
  • Oct 6 Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Noce I Dnie)
  • Oct 7 Clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion)
  • Oct 8 C. E. Woolman, American airline founder (d. 1966)
  • Oct 10 Han [Henricus A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
  • Oct 13 Douglass Dumbrille, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Oct 14 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
  • Oct 18 Fannie Hurst, novelist (Anatomy of Me)
  • Oct 19 Uncle Art Satherly, entertainer (1968 Acad of Country Music Award)
  • Oct 20 Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)
  • Oct 25 Abel Gance, French film director (d. 1981)
  • Oct 25 Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (d. 1985)
  • Oct 27 Enid Bagnold, novelist (Chalk Garden, 1956 Award of Merit)
  • Oct 28 Juliette BĂ©liveau, Quebec comedian (d. 1975)