Birthdays in History in October 1913

  • Oct 2 Vivian Ridler, printer (Oxford University)
  • Oct 4 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
  • Oct 5 William Lehman, (Rep-D-FL, 1973- )
  • Oct 5 Eugene Bennett Fluckey American Navy Submariner (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Meret Oppenheim, writer
  • Oct 7 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
  • Oct 10 Claude Simon, Malagasy-French writer (Nobel Prize Literature 1985), born in Tananarive, Madagascar (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 J J Pickle, (Rep-D-TX, 1963- )
  • Oct 12 William James Moyce, armaments scientist
  • Oct 13 Frances Tustin, child psychologist
  • Oct 18 Robert Gilruth, American aviation and space pioneer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 19 Jean Urruty, France, Jai-Alai champion
  • Oct 19 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)
  • Oct 20 Bao Dai, emperor of Annam/Indochina/head of South Vietnam (1949-55)
  • Oct 22 Bo Dai, Huế, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55)
  • Oct 22 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)

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Oct 22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
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Robert Capa
  • Oct 25 Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)
  • Oct 26 Stuart J[ames] Byrne, US, sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man)
  • Oct 27 Joseph Medicine Crow, Native American chief and historian, born near Lodge Grass, Montana (d. 2013)