Birthdays in History in October 1884

  • Oct 5 Hendrik W Tilanus, Dutch artillery officer/politcian (CHU 1939-63)
  • Oct 8 Walther von Reichenau, German military officer (d. 1942)
  • Oct 9 Helene Deutsch, [Rosenbach], psychoanalyst (Boston)
  • Oct 9 Martin Elmer Johnson, explorer/photographer
  • Oct 10 Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Bint)

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Oct 11 Eleanor Roosevelt, American 1st lady (1933-1945) human rights advocate (UN), born in New York City (d. 1962)

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Oct 11 Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)
  • Oct 11 Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany
  • Oct 15 Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator (d. 1910)
  • Oct 16 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
  • Oct 25 Eduardo Barrios, Chile, novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy)