Birthdays in History in October 1893

  • Oct 1 Faith Baldwin, author/novelist (They Who Love), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Oct 1 Yip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972)
  • Oct 8 Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher, born in Epping, England (d. 1968)
  • Oct 9 Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer, photographer and modernist, born in São Paulo (d. 1947)
  • Oct 10 August Balthazar, Belgian politician
  • Oct 12 Velvalee Dickinson, American spy, convicted of espionage against the United States on behalf of Japan during World War II, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)
  • Oct 17 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 18 Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
  • Oct 18 Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand (National: 1949-57), born in Greendale, New Zealand (d. 1961)
  • Oct 18 Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Oct 23 Ernest Julius Öpik, Kunda, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos
  • Oct 28 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
  • Oct 28 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)
  • Oct 30 Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], American bodybuilder
  • Oct 30 Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • Oct 30 Roland Freisler, German Nazi politician (d. 1945)