Famous Deaths in October 1930

  • Oct 1 Ricardo Drigo, composer, dies at 84
  • Oct 3 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73
  • Oct 5 Christopher Birdwood Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, British military officer (b. 1875)
  • Oct 10 Adolf Engler, German botanist (b. 1844)
  • Oct 14 Sam[uel] van Houten, lib minister (Child labor laws), dies

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Oct 15 Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (Dow Chemical), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 64

Chemical Industrialist Herbert Henry Dow
Chemical Industrialist
Herbert Henry Dow
  • Oct 24 Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
  • Oct 26 Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1872)