Birthdays in History in October 1878

  • Oct 1 Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
  • Oct 2 Francois C Schlumberger, French physicist
  • Oct 12 Karl Buresch, Austrian lawyer and politician, born in GroƟ-Enzersdorf, Austria (d. 1936)
  • Oct 13 Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (d. 1952)
  • Oct 15 Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)
  • Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
  • Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
  • Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher
  • Oct 29 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)