Famous People Born in October 1891

  • Oct 2 H V Porter, basketball pioneer, created fan shape backboard
  • Oct 11 Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop
  • Oct 12 Edith Stein, German philosopher
  • Oct 13 Irene Rich, [Luther], actress (Beau Brummell, Champ), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 13 Ludwig Weber, composer
  • Oct 14 Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
  • Oct 18 Vaclav Kalik, composer

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Oct 20 James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron), born in Bollington, Cheshire (d. 1974)

Physicist James Chadwick
James Chadwick

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Oct 20 Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan leader and 1st President of Kenya (1963-78), born in Gatundu, Kenya (d. 1978)

Founding Father of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta
Founding Father of Kenya
Jomo Kenyatta
  • Oct 21 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US (About Tropical Atl Visschen)
  • Oct 21 Ted Shawn, US dancer/choreographer (Dance We Must)
  • Oct 22 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
  • Oct 22 Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • Oct 24 Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)
  • Oct 24 Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)
  • Oct 25 Father Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster (d. 1979)
  • Oct 28 Ormer Locklear, American movie stunt pilot (d. 1920)
  • Oct 29 Fanny Brice, American singing comedienne (Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks), born in NYC, New York