Famous People Born in October 1907

  • Oct 1 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Barbara Morrison, English actress (Project Moonbase), born in Weston-Super-Mare (d. 1992)
  • Oct 1 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • Oct 2 Alexander Robertus Todd, British organic chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 5 Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 Tutta Rolf, Norwegian actress (Whalers), born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1994)
  • Oct 7 Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 8 Howard Joslin, American actor (Quebec, Detective Story), born in Georgia (d. 1975)
  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • Oct 9 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Quintin Hogg, British politician, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, born in London (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Wolfgang Fortner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Oct 13 Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)
  • Oct 14 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • Oct 14 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Oct 14 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Oct 14 Pert Kelton, American actress (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 1968)
  • Oct 15 John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit
  • Oct 15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Varian Fry, American journalist (d. 1967)
  • Oct 16 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
  • Oct 18 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
  • Oct 19 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • Oct 20 Arlene Francis, American television personality (d. 2001)
  • Oct 21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • Oct 21 Jules Chevalier, French priest (b. 1824)
  • Oct 22 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
  • Oct 22 Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Salviucci, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1937)
  • Oct 27 Helmut Walcha, a blind German organist (church music), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Oct 27 Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez, 1st Prime Minister of Dutch Antilles (d. 1966)
  • Oct 28 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • Oct 28 John Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d. 1987)
  • Oct 29 Edwige Feuillère, French film actress, born in Haute-Saône, Franche-Comté, France (d. 1998)
  • Oct 30 Albert Rice Leventhal, publisher (Little Golden Books)
  • Oct 30 Renzo Cesana, TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 30 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Helen Lessore, English artist, born in London (d. 1994)