Birthdays in History in October 1890

  • Oct 5 Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer
  • Oct 8 Eddie Rickenbacker, aviator "Ace of Aces" (WW I)
  • Oct 9 Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist (Pentecostal)/radio preacher
  • Oct 13 Conrad Richter, writer (Light in the Forest)

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Oct 14 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, born in Denison, Texas

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Oct 16 Paul Strand, American photographer (Native Land-1942), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 16 Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)

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Oct 16 Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary leader and leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence in the early 20th century, born in Clonakilty, Ireland (d. 1922)

Irish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins
Irish Nationalist Leader
Michael Collins
  • Oct 18 [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
  • Oct 21 Gerrit Engelke, German writer/poet (Love Letters)
  • Oct 24 Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)
  • Oct 29 Claire Goll, German-French writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1977)