Famous People Born in October 1861

  • Oct 4 Frederic Remington, American artist/sculptor of American West
  • Oct 4 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer
  • Oct 8 Theodore Roberts, American actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1928)

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Oct 10 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer and advocate for refugees (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), born in Store Fr√łen, Christiania (d. 1930)

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Oct 14 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
  • Oct 14 Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
  • Oct 16 J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
  • Oct 26 Richard Sears, American tennis champ, US Open (1881), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1943)
  • Oct 29 Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (d. 1904)
  • Oct 30 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929)