Famous People Who Died in October 1906

  • Oct 5 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, dies at 58
  • Oct 7 Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848)
  • Oct 9 Joseph Glidden, American inventor (barbed wire) and businessman, dies at 93
  • Oct 16 Varina Howell Davis, First Lady of the Confederate States (1862-65), dies at 80
  • Oct 20 William "Buck" Ewing, American Baseball HOF catcher (NL home run leader 1883 NY Giants; Cincinnati Reds) and manager (NY Giants, Cincinnati Reds), dies of diabetes at 67
  • Oct 21 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), dies at 55

Paul Cézanne

Oct 22 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67