Famous People Born in October 1884

  • Oct 5 Hendrik W Tilanus, Dutch artillery officer/politcian (CHU 1939-63)
  • Oct 6 Lloyd Spooner, American marksman (Olympic-4 gold/1 silver/2 bronze-1920)
  • Oct 8 Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal, born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1942)
  • Oct 9 Helene Deutsch [Rosenbach], Polish-American psychoanalyst, born in Przemyśl, Poland (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Martin Elmer Johnson, American adventurer and filmmaker, born in Rockford, Illinois (d. 1937)
  • Oct 10 C "Ormy" C Pearse, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa in Australia 1910-11)
  • Oct 10 Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Bint)

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Oct 11 Eleanor Roosevelt, American 1st lady (1933-1945) human rights advocate (UN), born in NYC, New York (d. 1962)

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Oct 11 Friedrich Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel 1931), born in Breslau (Wrocław), Germany (d. 1949)
  • Oct 11 Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer
  • Oct 11 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1967)
  • Oct 12 Godfrey Tearle, English-American actor (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die), born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • Oct 14 Jimmy Conlin, American actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1962)
  • Oct 15 Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator (d. 1910)
  • Oct 16 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
  • Oct 20 Thomas Chalmers, American opera singer, actor, and filmmaker (Blind Alleys, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)
  • Oct 25 Eduardo Barrios, Chilean novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 1963)
  • Oct 28 Miloje Milojevic, composer
  • Oct 30 Rudolf Forster, Austrian actor (Threepenny Opera), born in Gröbming, Austria-Hungary (d. 1868)