Famous People Born in October 1907

  • Oct 1 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare England, actress (Project Moonbase)
  • Oct 1 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • Oct 2 Alexander Robertus, organic chemist
  • Oct 2 Alexander R. Todd, British chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 2 William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
  • Oct 5 Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)
  • Oct 7 Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 8 Howard Joslin, GA, actor (Quebec, Detective Story)
  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Findland, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Oct 9 Quintin Hogg, British politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Wolfgang Fortner, composer
  • Oct 13 Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)
  • Oct 14 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • Oct 14 Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 14 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
  • Oct 14 Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
  • Oct 15 John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit
  • Oct 15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Varian Fry, American journalist (d. 1967)
  • Oct 16 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
  • Oct 18 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
  • Oct 19 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • Oct 20 Arlene Francis, American television personality (d. 2001)
  • Oct 21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • Oct 21 Jules Chevalier, French priest (b. 1824)
  • Oct 22 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
  • Oct 22 Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Salviucci, composer
  • Oct 26 Johannes A Apon, Dutch actor (Kaukasische Krijtkring)
  • Oct 27 Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)
  • Oct 27 Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles
  • Oct 28 Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl)
  • Oct 28 John Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d. 1987)
  • Oct 29 Edwige Feuillère, French film actress (d. 1998)
  • Oct 30 Albert Rice Leventhal, publisher (Little Golden Books)
  • Oct 30 Renzo Cesana, TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 30 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Helen Lessore, English artist, born in London (d. 1994)