Birthdays in History in October 1881

  • Oct 1 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)
  • Oct 4 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal
  • Oct 5 Otto V Kuusinen, Fin/Rus communist President of Karelo-Finnish SR (1940-56)
  • Oct 7 Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (d. 1918)
  • Oct 11 Stark Young, US critic/writer (So Red the Rose)
  • Oct 11 Hans Kelsen, Austrian legal theorist (d. 1973)
  • Oct 12 William Nigh, American director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong), born in Berlin Wisconsin (d. 1955)
  • Oct 15 P G Wodehouse, British-American writer (Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves)
  • Oct 22 Clinton Davisson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
  • Oct 24 Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer

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Oct 25 Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist (3 Dancers, Guernica), born in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain (d. 1973)

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
  • Oct 30 Lena Christ, German writer (The Rumplhanni), born in Glonn, Bavaria (d. 1920)
  • Oct 30 Elizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (d. 1941)