Famous People Born in 1910 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 489

  • May 28 Arthur Trappier, American jazz drummer (Blanche Calloway: Fats Waller), born in Georgetown, South Carolina (d. 1975)
  • May 28 Rachel Kempson, British actress (Captive Heart), born in Dartmouth, Devon, England (d. 2003)
  • May 28 Stuart Piggott, British archaeologist best known for his work on prehistoric Wessex, born in Petersfield, Hampshire (d. 1996)

T-Bone WalkerT-Bone Walker (1910-1975)

May 28 American blues guitarist ("Funky Town"; "Well Done"), born in Linden, Texas

  • May 29 Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete, politician (Rep-D-Ill; joint world record 100m, Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1936), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1978)
  • May 30 Inge Meysel, German actress (None, Ida Rogalski), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • May 31 Francis Avery Jones, British gastro-enterologist
  • Jun 3 Paulette Goddard [Marion Levy], American actress (Great Dictator), born in Whitestone Landing, Long Island (d. 1990)
  • Jun 3 Wilfred Thesiger, English explorer and travel writer (Arabian Sands), born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (d. 2003)
  • Jun 4 Christopher Cockerell, English inventor (Hovercraft), born in Cambridge, England (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, born in Frenda, Algeria (d. 1995)
  • Jun 6 Ben Aerden [John Mikkelsen], Dutch actor (Hamlet, Uilenspiegel), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Jun 6 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan (d. 1992)
  • Jun 7 Bradford Washburn, American explorer and cartographer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • Jun 8 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Russian poet and editor in chief (Novyj Mir), born in Zagorye, Russian Empire (d. 1971) [NS=June 21]
  • Jun 8 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer, born in Paris (d. 2003)
  • Jun 8 John W. Campbell, American sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • Jun 9 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1990)
  • Jun 10 Frank Demaree, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1936, 37; Chicago Cubs, NY Giants), born in Winters, California (d. 1958)
  • Jun 10 Howlin' Wolf [Chester Arthur Burnett], American blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player ("Smokestack Lightnin'"; "Killing Floor"), born in White Station, Mississippi (d. 1976)
  • Jun 10 Robert Still, English composer, born in London (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11 Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau (1910-1997)

Jun 11 French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France

  • Jun 12 Bill Naughton [William John Francis Naughton], English playwright (Alfie), born in Ballyhaunis, Ireland (d. 1992)
  • Jun 13 Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Spanish writer associated with the Generation of '36 movement, born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 13 Mary Whitehouse, English social activist who opposed social liberalism and the mainstream British media, born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Mary Wickes [Wickenhauser], American character actress (Father Dowling Mysteries; Sister Act; Dennis The Menace), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Jun 14 Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (Tonhalle Orchestra, 1965-72), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jun 15 Berend Giltay, Dutch composer, born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • Jun 15 David Rose, American Emmy Award-winning composer ("The Stripper"; "Holiday For Strings"), and orchestra leader (The Red Skelton Show), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Jun 16 Ilona Massey [Hajmássy], Hungarian-American film, stage, and radio actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • Jun 16 Richard Barrer, New Zealand-born chemist (father of zeolite chemistry) (d. 1996)
  • Jun 17 Diana Mitford, English biographer, famous beauty, wife of Oswald Mosley and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 2003)
  • Jun 17 H. Owen Reed, American composer, born in Odessa, Missouri (d. 2014)
  • Jun 17 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • Jun 18 Avon Long, American actor (Roots: Next Generation, The Sting, Harry and Tonto), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1984)
  • Jun 18 John Nicholas "Dick" Foran, American actor (OK Crackerby, Fort Apache, Winners of the West), born in Flemington, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • Jun 18 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Jun 19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • Jun 21 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Russian poet and editor in chief (Novyj Mir), born in Zagorye, Russian Empire (d. 1971) [OS=June 8]
  • Jun 21 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • Jun 21 Charles Jones, composer, born in Tamworth, Ontario, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Jun 22 Peter Pears, British operatic tenor (Death in Venice), born in Farnham, England (d. 1986)
  • Jun 22 Wilhelm Demian, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Braşov, Transylvania, Kingdom of Romania (d. 1994)
  • Jun 23 Gordon B. Hinckley, American religious leader, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1995-2008), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Jun 23 French dramatist (Antigone, The Lark), born in Bordeaux, France

  • Jun 23 Lawson Little, American golfer (US Open 1940), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1968)
  • Jun 23 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (Cab Calloway) and session musician, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2000)
  • Jun 24 Denis Dowling, New Zealand-born British operatic baritone, born in Ranfurly, South Island (d. 1996)
  • Jun 26 Charles Spry, Australian soldier and security chief, born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 1994)
  • Jun 27 Karel Reiner, Czech pianist, composer, and Theresienstadt concentration camp survivor, born in Žatec, Bohemia (d. 1979)
  • Jun 27 Lester "Shad" Collins, American jazz trumpet player, composer and arranger (Chick Webb; Lester Young: Cab Calloway), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • Jun 29 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), born in Tarboro, North Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Jun 29 Frank Loesser, American songwriter and composer (Guys And Dolls; "Baby, It's Cold Outside"; The Most Happy Fella), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • Jul 1 Glen Hardin, American athlete (Olympic gold 1936 400m hurdles), born in Derma, Mississippi (d. 1975)
  • Jul 2 Earl Robinson, American composer, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1991)
  • Jul 2 H. G. Adler, German writer (The Journey), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1988)
  • Jul 2 William Douglas Denny, American composer, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1980)
  • Jul 3 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat (d. 2002)
  • Jul 4 (William Thomas) "Champion Jack" Dupree, American boxer, blues and boogie-woogie pianist, singer-songwriter (Walkin' The Blues), and WWII P.O.W., born in Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1992)
  • Jul 4 Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)

Gloria StuartGloria Stuart (1910-2010)

Jul 4 American actress (Titanic) and founder of the Screen Actors Guild, born in Santa Monica, California

  • Jul 5 Robert K. Meston, American sociologist (functionalism), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Jul 6 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Jul 8 Govan Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)
  • Jul 9 Harold Fox, American fashion designer and musician (d. 1996)
  • Jul 10 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (d. 1996)
  • Jul 11 Irene Hervey, American actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Jul 11 John Francis Boyd, journalist
  • Jul 13 Hines Johnson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; first WI fast bowler to take 10 wickets in a Test), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1987)
  • Jul 14 Peter Stadlen, Austrian pianist and critic, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)

William HannaWilliam Hanna (1910-2001)

Jul 14 American animator (Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo) and founder of studio Hanna-Barbera, born in Melrose, New Mexico

  • Jul 15 Ronald Binge, British composer (Elizabethan Serenade, Sailing By), born in Derby, England (d. 1979)
  • Jul 16 Stan McCabe, Australian cricket batsman (39 Tests, batting av. 48.21, top score 232), born in Grenfell, New South Wales (d. 1968)
  • Jul 18 Oskar Sala, German physicist, composer, electronic music pioneer, and Trautonium (an early synthesizer) player, born in Greiz, Principality of the Reuss Elder Line, Empire of Germany (d. 2002)
  • Jul 20 Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)
  • Jul 20 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor (BBC Concert Orchestra, 1956-66), opera director and educator (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 1966-92), and composer, born in Prerov, Moravia (d. 2004)
  • Jul 22 Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
  • Jul 24 Edward Ford, courtier in the Royal Household of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II (d. 2006)
  • Jul 24 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), born in Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Julien Gracq [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andre Breton), born in Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, Maine-et-Loire, France (d. 2007)
  • Jul 27 Lupita Tovar, Mexican-born actress (Dracula), born in Matías Romero, Mexico (d. 2016)
  • Jul 28 Bill Goodwin, announcer (Jolson Story, Burns & Allen), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 28 Clive Caldwell, Australian fighter pilot who shot down 28.5 aircraft during WWII, born in Lewisham, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Jul 29 Gale Page [Sally Rutter], American actress (Four Daughters; Knute Rockne, All-American), and countess-by-marriage, born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1983)
  • Jul 29 Harry Boyne, Scottish political journalist, born in Inverness (d. 1997)
  • Jul 30 Edgar de Evia, Mexican-American photographer, born in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico (d. 2003)
  • Aug 1 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), German-born war photojournalist who covered the Spanish Civil War, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1937)
  • Aug 1 Mahomed Nissar, Indian cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests), born in Hoshiarpur, India (d. 1963)
  • Aug 1 Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Lawrence Josset, British engraver, born in Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Aug 2 Lou Zara, American writer (Stump the Authors), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Aug 2 Roger MacDougall, Scottish playwright and screenwriter (The Man in the White Suit), born in Glasgow (d. 1993)
  • Aug 2 Truus van Aalten [Geertruida van Aalten], Flemish actress (Girl in Blue Hat), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1999)
  • Aug 4 Anita Page, American silent screen actress (Our Dancing Daughters), born in Flushing, Queens (d. 2008)
  • Aug 4 Hedda Sterne, Romanian born American artist, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2011)
  • Aug 4 William Schuman, American composer (Pulitzer Prize, 1943), and administrator (Juilliard, 1945-61; Lincoln Center, 1961-68), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • Aug 5 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)
  • Aug 5 Nan Gindele, US javelin thrower (World Record 1932-38), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • Aug 5 [Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist (Aniara), born in Luleå, Sweden (d. 1968)
  • Aug 6 Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
  • Aug 6 Friedrich Schröder, Swiss light classical, operetta, schlager, and film score composer, born in Nafels, Switzerland (d. 1972)
  • Aug 6 William J Law, sailor
  • Aug 7 Clark Poling, American US Army chaplain and Protestant minister (The Four Chaplains), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1943) [1]
  • Aug 8 (Lucius) "Lucky" Millinder, American swing and rhythm-and-blues bandleader (Rosetta Tharpe; Who Threw The Whiskey in the Well), born in Anniston, Alabama (d. 1966)
  • Aug 8 Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, Prime Minister of Brazil (1962)
  • Aug 8 Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
  • Aug 9 Robert van Gulik, Dutch diplomat and writer (Judge Dee), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1967)
  • Aug 10 Angus Campbell, American psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
  • Aug 11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • Aug 12 Baroness Phillips, pres/general secretary (National Association of Women)
  • Aug 12 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Romeo & Juliet)

Jane WyattJane Wyatt (1910-2006)

Aug 12 American actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek), born in Mahwah, New Jersey

  • Aug 12 Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)
  • Aug 14 Pierre Schaeffer, French electronics engineer and composer, born in Nancy, France (d. 1995)
  • Aug 15 Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Aug 15 Josef Klaus, Austrian conservative politician (Minister of Finance, 1961-63; Chancellor, 1966-70), born in Kötschach-Mauthen, Austria (d. 2001)
  • Aug 15 Leslie Coffelt, American White House Police officer, killed in the line of duty during an assassination attempt on Harry Truman, born in Oranda, Virginia (d. 1950) [1]
  • Aug 15 Signe Hasso, Swedish actress (Johnny Angel; A Double Life), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Aug 16 Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Aug 17 Erkki Aaltonen, Finnish composer, born in Hämeenlinna, Finland (d. 1990)
  • Aug 17 Johan Manusama, Moluccan politician, born in Banjarmasin, Indonesia (d. 1995)
  • Aug 18 Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor
  • Aug 18 Herman Berlinski, Polish-American organist, composer and choral conductor (The Tetragrammaton), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2001) [1]
  • Aug 19 Quentin Bell, English art historian (established Charleston Trust), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 20 Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel), born in Kirkkonummi, Finland (d. 1961)
  • Aug 23 Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 24 Bernhard Heiden [Levi], German-American composer (Dreamers on a Slack Wire; Euphorion), and music teacher (University of Indiana, 1945-74), born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Aug 25 Dorothea Tanning, American artist (Nachtmusik, 1943, Night Shadow, 1945), born in Galesburg, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Aug 25 J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and writer, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Aug 25 Khigh Dhiegh [Kenneth Dickerson], American actor (The Manchurian Candidate; Hawaii Five-0 - "Wo Fat"; Forbidden Nights), born in Spring Lake, New Jersey (d. 1991)
  • Aug 25 Pierre Musy, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1936), born in Albeuve, Switzerland (d. 1990)

Mother TeresaMother Teresa (1910-1997)

Aug 26 Albanian-born Indian nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize, 1979), born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire

  • Aug 28 Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch-American economist (Nobel 1975), born in 's-Graveland, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Aug 29 Georges Loinger, French resistance fighter (WWII), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2018)
  • Aug 29 Robert Pineda-Duque, Colombian composer, born in El Santuario, Colombia (d. 1977)
  • Aug 30 Donald Bisset, British children book writer, illustrator (Upside Down Stories) and actor (Battle of the Sexes), born in Brentford, Middlesex, England (d. 1995)
  • Sep 2 Alma Heflin, American commercial airplane test pilot and child psychologist, born in Winona, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • Sep 2 Bruce Boyce, Canadian-American baritone singer, and teacher (Royal Academy - London, England), born in London, Ontario (d. 1996)
  • Sep 3 Dorothy Maynor, American soprano and founder (Harlem School of Arts), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 3 Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2007)
  • Sep 5 Phiroz Palia, Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; United Provinces), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1981)
  • Sep 6 Frank Fidler, English artist, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 7 John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 2002)
  • Sep 8 Gella Allaert, Flemish actress (La Round), born in Oostende, Belgium (d. 2002)
  • Sep 8 Jean-Louis Barrault, French stage actor, director and producer (Les Enfants du Paradis), born in Le Vésinet, Seine-et-Oise, France (d. 1994)
  • Sep 14 Gaston Defferre, French Socialist politician, born in Marsillargues, France (d. 1986)
  • Sep 14 Jack Hawkins, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • Sep 14 Lehman Engel, American conductor and composer (A Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1982)
  • Sep 14 Yi Sang, Korean author and poet (Dying Words, Wings, Child’s Bone), born in Jongro, Seoul (d. 1937)
  • Sep 14 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon, born in Katakolo, Greece (d. 2003)
  • Sep 15 George D. Kilpatrick, Canadian-British bible scholar
  • Sep 15 Richard Baerlein, British racing writer (d. 1911)
  • Sep 16 Erich Kempka, German chauffeur to Adolf Hitler, born in Oberhausen, Germany (d. 1975)
  • Sep 16 Karl Kling, German race car driver, born in Giessen, Germany (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Hendrik Cornelis, Belgian colonial civil servant and Governor-General of the Belgian Congo, born in Oudenaarde, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 Josef Tal, Israeli composer (Israeli art music), born in Pinne, German Poland (d. 2008)
  • Sep 18 Leon Stein, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Sep 19 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 19 Margaret Lindsay, American actress (Take a Guess), born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1981)
  • Sep 20 Jacques-Baptiste LeBrun, French finn yachtsman (Olympic gold 1932), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • Sep 22 Klement Slavicky, Czech composer (Siymfonietta No. 4 - Pax hominibus in universo orbi), born in Tovačov, Moravia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 23 Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
  • Sep 23 Soulima Stravinsky, Swiss-American pianist, composer, and son of Igor Stravinsky, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1994)
  • Sep 24 Cao Yu, Huaju writer (Peking Man), born in Tianjin, China (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 Frank Pelleg [Pollack], Czech-Israeli harpsichordist, pianist, conductor and educator, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968) [1]
  • Sep 24 Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Le Plaisir, Every Man is My Enemy), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1976)
  • Sep 24 Leon MacLaren, British philosopher and founder of the LSE, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Eve March, American actress (Curse of the Cat People), born in Fresno, California (d. 1974)
  • Sep 27 Giles Playfair, English writer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 28 Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65)
  • Sep 29 Virginia Bruce, American actress (Action in Arabia), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1982)

Bonnie ParkerBonnie Parker (1910-1934)

Oct 1 American outlaw of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas

  • Oct 1 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • Oct 1 José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)
  • Oct 4 Frankie Crosetti, American baseball shortstop and 3rd base coach (record 17 World Series titles as player & coach; NY Yankees), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2002)
  • Oct 6 Barbara Castle, British politician (d. 2002)
  • Oct 7 Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
  • Oct 8 Gus Hall, American union organizer and head of the U.S. Communist Party, born in Cherry Township, Minnesota (d. 2000)
  • Oct 8 Kirk Alyn [John Feggo Jr], American actor (Superman), born in Oxford, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Oct 9 Donald Coggan, 101st Archbishop of Canterbury (1974-80), born in Highgate, London (d. 2000)
  • Oct 9 Phil Hanna, American singer (Once Upon a Tune), born in River Forest, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • Oct 10 Alan Frank, English composer and music publisher, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Oct 10 George Mathews, American stage and screen character actor (The Eve of St. Mark; Glynis - "Chick"), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 1984)
  • Oct 10 Milt Larkin, American jazz trumpeter and band leader, born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1996)
  • Oct 10 Price Daniel, American politician (38th Governor of Texas), born in Dayton, Texas (d. 1988)
  • Oct 11 Eugene John Weigel, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • Oct 11 Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier, born in Tokyo (d. 1996)
  • Oct 11 Joseph Alsop, American political newspaper columnist (Men Around the President), born in Avon, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • Oct 12 Bob Sheppard, American public address announcer (MLB: NY Yankees 1951–2007; NFL: NY Giants 1956–2006), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2010)
  • Oct 12 Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • Oct 13 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • Oct 13 Otto Joachim, German-Canadian composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2010)
  • Oct 14 John Wooden, American basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships), born in Hall, Indiana (d. 2010)
  • Oct 14 Jozef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, born in Watermael-Boitsfort, Brussels (d. 1986)
  • Oct 15 Xenophon Balaskas, South Africa cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's), born in Kimberley, Cape Province (d. 1994)
  • Oct 16 William Leonard "Will" Reed, British pianist and composer, born in South London (d. 2002)
  • Oct 18 Vojislav Vučkovič, Serbian conductor, composer (Vesnik bure (The Harbinger of the Storm)), and musicologist, born in Pirot, Serbia (d. 1942)
  • Oct 19 Dan Tobin, American stage and screen character actor (I Married Joan; Perry Mason), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1982)