Famous Deaths in October 1916

  • Oct 2 Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58
  • Oct 16 Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
  • Oct 21 Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated
  • Oct 28 Cleveland Abbe, American meteorologist (b. 1838)
  • Oct 28 Oswald Boelcke, German pilot (b. 1891)
  • Oct 30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
  • Oct 31 Charles Taze Russell, American founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses (b. 1852)