Famous People Born in October 1909

  • Oct 1 Everett Sloane, American actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • Oct 1 Samuel Yorty, (Mayor-LA), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 4 James B Pritchard, American theologist/archaeologist
  • Oct 4 Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/Sax
  • Oct 7 Shura Cherkassky, pianist
  • Oct 7 Anni Blomqvist, Finnish novelist (d. 1990)
  • Oct 7 Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • Oct 8 Bill Hewitt, American professional football player (Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Bay City, Michigan (d. 1947)
  • Oct 10 Florida Friebus, American actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show), born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • Oct 10 Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer/erotic poet
  • Oct 10 Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director
  • Oct 13 Herblock, [Herbert L Block], Roosevelt, Utah, political cartoonist
  • Oct 14 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
  • Oct 14 Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
  • Oct 14 Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • Oct 15 Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)
  • Oct 17 Crozy [William] Cole, US jazz drummer
  • Oct 18 Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
  • Oct 19 Robert Beatty, Ontario, actor (Amorous Mr Pawn, Where Eagles Dare)
  • Oct 19 Marguerite Perey, French physicist (d. 1975)
  • Oct 20 Monique Hare, French pianist
  • Oct 20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (d. 1993)
  • Oct 22 Litz Pisk, movement teacher
  • Oct 23 Zellig S. Harris, Russian-American linguist, born in Balta, Russia (d. 1992)
  • Oct 24 Bill Carr, American athlete (d. 1966)
  • Oct 25 Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67)
  • Oct 25 Whit Bissel, American actor (Time Machine, General Kirk-Time Tunnel), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 28 Adolfs Skulte, composer
  • Oct 28 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
  • Oct 28 Francis Bacon, Irish painter (Study for a Pope)
  • Oct 29 Douglass Montgomery, actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 30 Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (d. 1966)