Famous People Born in October 1905

  • Oct 4 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, born in Roosendaal (d. 1985)
  • Oct 4 Rene Defossez, composer
  • Oct 5 Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)

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Oct 6 Helen Wills, American tennis player (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938), born in Centerville California (d.1998)

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  • Oct 7 Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang)
  • Oct 9 Euphemia MacDonald, dance producer
  • Oct 9 Howard St John, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 11 Fred Trump, American real estate developer, father of Donald Trump (d. 1999)
  • Oct 12 Rick Ferrell, baseball Hall of Fame catcher
  • Oct 15 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer
  • Oct 15 Charles P Snow, English novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)
  • Oct 15 Dag Ivar Wiren, composer
  • Oct 15 Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher
  • Oct 15 C. P. Snow, British writer (d. 1980)
  • Oct 16 Rex Bell, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 16 Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento)
  • Oct 17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • Oct 18 Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory coast (1960-93)
  • Oct 22 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • Oct 22 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
  • Oct 23 Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Poston, composer
  • Oct 26 George Flahiff, Canadian Cardinal (d. 1989)
  • Oct 28 Harry Broadhurst, airman
  • Oct 29 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
  • Oct 30 Christian Darnton, composer