Famous People Born in October 1902

  • Oct 2 Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • Oct 2 Leopold Figl, premier of Austria
  • Oct 3 Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/President of Brazil (1967-69)
  • Oct 5 Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges)
  • Oct 5 Michael Kondracki, composer

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Oct 5 Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1984)

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  • Oct 6 Mihovil Logar, composer
  • Oct 7 Willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina
  • Oct 9 Freddie Young, British cinematographer (d. 1998)
  • Oct 11 Leon Belasco, Odessa Russia, actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen)
  • Oct 11 Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979)
  • Oct 12 Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion)

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Oct 13 Arna Bontemps, American poet (100 years of negro freedom), born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 1973)

  • Oct 13 Franco Giorgetti, Italy, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • Oct 14 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
  • Oct 14 Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
  • Oct 15 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
  • Oct 15 William Edmundson, vocalist (Southernaires), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Oct 18 Miriam Hopkins, Bainbridge GA, actress (Becky Sharp, These Three)
  • Oct 18 Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980)
  • Oct 21 Hilarion Rubio, composer
  • Oct 21 Lillian Bronson, Lockport NY, actress (Next Voice you Hear)
  • Oct 22 Frank Spedding, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Oct 23 Otmar Nussio, composer
  • Oct 23 Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist
  • Oct 25 Henry Steele Commager, American historian (Atlas of Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 25 Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
  • Oct 26 Hugh Chilvers, cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust)
  • Oct 26 Joseph Paul Sharkey Zukauskas, boxer
  • Oct 28 Elsa Lanchester, , actress (Bride of Frankenstien), born in London, England
  • Oct 30 Armin Kaufmann, composer
  • Oct 31 Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma)
  • Oct 31 Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 31 Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40)
  • Oct 31 Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1950)