Famous People Born in October 1900

  • Oct 1 Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)

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Oct 2 Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff], Famous Russian clown, born in Dvinsk, Russian Empire (d. 1974)

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • Oct 3 Jay Irving, American cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), born in NYC, New York

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Oct 3 Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d.1938)

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
Thomas Wolfe
  • Oct 6 Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • Oct 7 Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo
  • Oct 8 Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Oct 8 Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer
  • Oct 8 Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer
  • Oct 9 Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
  • Oct 9 Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)

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Oct 10 Helen Hayes, American actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)

Actress Helen Hayes
Actress
Helen Hayes
  • Oct 13 Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
  • Oct 13 Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
  • Oct 14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • Oct 15 Fritz Feld, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 15 Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
  • Oct 16 Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)
  • Oct 16 [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
  • Oct 16 Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
  • Oct 16 Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • Oct 17 Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991)
  • Oct 19 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • Oct 19 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • Oct 19 Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • Oct 19 Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • Oct 20 Rodolfo Halffter, composer
  • Oct 20 Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore)
  • Oct 22 Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
  • Oct 22 James Hall, actor (Hell's Angels), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 23 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
  • Oct 24 Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
  • Oct 26 Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64)
  • Oct 26 Karin Boye, writer (Kallocain), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1941)
  • Oct 30 Augustin Lara, composer
  • Oct 30 Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
  • Oct 31 Cal Hubbard, American football and baseball player, and umpire (only person in Baseball and Football Hall of Fame), born in Keytesville, Missouri (d. 1977)