Famous People Born in October 1893

  • Oct 1 Faith Baldwin, New Rochelle NY, author/novelist (They Who Love)
  • Oct 1 Yip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972)
  • Oct 1 Cliff Friend, American songwriter (d. 1974)
  • Oct 2 Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
  • Oct 3 Frantisek Picha, composer
  • Oct 8 Orovida Camille Pissarro, Epping England, British painter and etcher
  • Oct 9 Heinrich George, (Schulz), German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex)
  • Oct 9 Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer, photographer and modernist, born in São Paulo (d. 1947)
  • Oct 10 August Balthazar, Belgian politician
  • Oct 12 Pall Isolfsson, composer
  • Oct 12 Velvalee Dickinson, American spy (d. 1980)
  • Oct 14 Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • Oct 15 Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)
  • Oct 17 Jean Binet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva (d. 1960)
  • Oct 17 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 18 Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
  • Oct 18 Sidney Holland, NZ, PM of NZ (1949-57)
  • Oct 18 Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Oct 20 Charley Chase, American comedian, actor and director (d. 1940)
  • Oct 23 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
  • Oct 23 Ernest Julius Öpik, Kunda, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos
  • Oct 27 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • Oct 28 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
  • Oct 28 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)
  • Oct 29 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor
  • Oct 30 Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], US, bodybuilder
  • Oct 30 Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • Oct 30 Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
  • Oct 30 Roland Freisler, German Nazi politician (d. 1945)
  • Oct 31 Sara Allgood, actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), born in Dublin, Ireland