Famous Deaths in October 1947

  • Oct 2 Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)
  • Oct 4 Max Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies at 89
  • Oct 6 Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 12 Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42
  • Oct 13 Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies
  • Oct 26 Canon Edwin Sidney Savage, English rector (b. 1862)
  • Oct 29 Frances Cleveland Preston, former 1st lady (1885-89 93-97), dies at 83
  • Oct 29 Theodore Samuel Holland, composer, dies at 69