Birthdays in History in October 1895

  • Oct 1 Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan (1947-51)
  • Oct 2 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian
  • Oct 3 Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]
  • Oct 4 Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyo (WW II)
  • Oct 4 Sergei Jessenin, writer
  • Oct 5 Walter Bedell Smith, US general (WW II)/head of CIA (1950-52)
  • Oct 6 Caroline Gordon, Kentucky, writer (Green Centuries)
  • Oct 8 Jeanne G van Schaik-Willing, Dutch author (Sinner & the Girl)

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Oct 8 Juan Perón, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1974)

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón
  • Oct 8 King Zog I, of Albania (1928-1939)
  • Oct 10 Wolfram von Richthofen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • Oct 11 H Schiebelhuth, writer
  • Oct 13 Kurt Schumacher, German politicial chairman (SPD) [NS]
  • Oct 15 Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil)
  • Oct 18 Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Appearance at Kallista)
  • Oct 19 Louis Mumford, cultural historian/city planner/writer
  • Oct 19 Frank Durbin, last American veteran of the Battle of Verdun (d. 1999)
  • Oct 21 Alexander d'Arbeloff, entrepreneur
  • Oct 25 Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], Israeli PM (MWP) (1963-69), born in Oratov, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Oct 30 Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (d. 1964)
  • Oct 30 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
  • Oct 31 Basil H Liddell Heart, English military historian/publicist