Famous Deaths in October 1964

  • Oct 1 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), dies at 76
  • Oct 6 F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
  • Oct 6 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85
  • Oct 7 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
  • Oct 8 Charles Hodge, NYU professor (Answers for Americans), dies at 69
  • Oct 10 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
  • Oct 10 Frantisek Picha, composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 10 Konrad Bayer, writer, dies
  • Oct 10 Russ Case, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52
  • Oct 10 Heinrich Neuhaus, Soviet pianist (b. 1888)
  • Oct 12 J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office
  • Oct 15 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
  • Oct 19 Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51
  • Oct 19 Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (b. 1885)

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Oct 20 Herbert Hoover, 31st President of US (1929-33), dies in NY at 90

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Oct 20 Miles WL Killearn of Killearn, baron/diplomat (Egypt), dies at 84
  • Oct 25 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
  • Oct 26 Agnes Miegel, writer, dies
  • Oct 27 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
  • Oct 27 Willi Bredel, German writer, dies at 63
  • Oct 28 Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66
  • Oct 31 Theodore C Freeman, astronaut, dies at 34 in a T-38 jet air crash