Famous People Born in October 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Pelham Warner, English cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official), born in The Hall, Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1963)
  • Oct 2 Stephen Warfield Gambrill, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Savage, Maryland (d. 1938)
  • Oct 6 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
  • Oct 8 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1967)
  • Oct 9 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1916)
  • Oct 9 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, born in Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary (d. 1944)
  • Oct 14 José Serrano Simeón, Spanish composer, born in Sueca, Valencia, Spain (d. 1941)
  • Oct 14 Ray Ewry, American track and field athlete (8 Olympic golds 1900, 04, 08), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 1937)
  • Oct 14 Jules Rimet, French football administrator (3rd President of FIFA 1921-54), born in Theuley, Franche-Comté, France (d. 1954)
  • Oct 18 Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)
  • Oct 19 Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)

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Oct 19 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • Oct 21 George P Gooch, English historian/MP
  • Oct 22 Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)
  • Oct 23 William D. Coolidge, American physicist and inventor (d. 1975)
  • Oct 24 Edmund Taylor Whittaker, Southport, Lancashire, U.K., British mathematician (applied mathematics and the theory of special functions)
  • Oct 26 Thorvald Stauning, Prime Minister of Denmark (1924-26, 1929-42), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1942)
  • Oct 27 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, born in Melbourne (d. 1926)
  • Oct 29 Guillermo Valencia, Colombian poet, translator and statesman
  • Oct 30 Francisco Madero, Mexican revolutionary, president (1911-13)