Famous People Born in October 1904

  • Oct 1 Vladimir Horowitz, pianist (Carmen), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 1 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • Oct 1 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)
  • Oct 2 Dermot Boyle, marshal (RAF)
  • Oct 2 Godfrey Baseley, radio executive
  • Oct 2 Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier (1964-66)

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Oct 2 [Henry] Graham Greene, English novelist (Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory), born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1991)

  • Oct 3 Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
  • Oct 4 Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator
  • Oct 5 George Chesterman Phillips, naval officer
  • Oct 5 John Hoyt, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Oct 6 Horst Lange, German writer (The Long Lament), born in Liegnitz, Silesia (d. 1971)
  • Oct 7 Chuck Klein,Philadelphia Phillies (43 HRs in 1929), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 9 Carl Parrish, composer, born in Plymouth, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Oct 9 J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)
  • Oct 9 Wally Brown, American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • Oct 12 Ding Ling, Chinese writer (The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River), born in Linli, Hunan, China (d. 1986)
  • Oct 12 Lester Dent, American writer (Doc Savage), born in La Plata, Missouri (d. 1959)
  • Oct 13 Jutta Hecker, German writer, born in Weimar (d. 2002)
  • Oct 13 Wilfred Pickles, Halifax England, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog)
  • Oct 14 Karel Srom, Czech composer, born in Plzeƈ (d. 1981)
  • Oct 15 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
  • Oct 16 Reginald Dixon, Sheffield, Britain, theatre organist, (d. 1985)
  • Oct 18 A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
  • Oct 20 Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • Oct 20 Tommy Clement Douglas, Canadian politician (d. 1986)

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Oct 20 Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician (Father of Medicare), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1986)

Father of Medicare Tommy Douglas
Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas
  • Oct 21 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, American sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
  • Oct 21 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish poet (d. 1967)
  • Oct 22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • Oct 22 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • Oct 23 Harvey Penick, American golfer (d. 1995)

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Oct 24 Moss Hart, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright Moss Hart
Moss Hart

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Oct 25 [Herman] Denny Shute, American golfer and three-time major champion, born in Cleveland, Ohio

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Oct 27 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Louis de Meester, composer
  • Oct 30 Alfred Gradstein, composer
  • Oct 30 Paul D Stoop, US vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea)