Famous People Born in October 1899

  • Oct 1 Lajos Bardos, composer
  • Oct 1 Ernest Haycox, American writer (d. 1950)
  • Oct 3 Gertrude Berg, American actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • Oct 5 Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer
  • Oct 5 Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1962)
  • Oct 8 Milner Connorton Gray, designer
  • Oct 8 Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)
  • Oct 9 Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War)
  • Oct 11 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)
  • Oct 11 Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (d. 1964)
  • Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer
  • Oct 14 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)

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Oct 19 Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan novelist (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), journalist and poet, born in Guatemala City (d. 1974)

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Oct 20 Marnix Gijsen, [baron Jan-Albert Goris], Flemish writer (Grote God Pan)
  • Oct 23 Lilyan Tashman, actor (Bulldog Drummond), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 24 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
  • Oct 29 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • Oct 30 Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)