On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1921

  • Oct 17 Katherine Griffith [Kiernan], American actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 45
  • Oct 17 Yaa Asantewaa, Ghanaian queen of Ashanti Empire, led fight against British colonialism, dies at 80 or 81
  • Oct 18 King Ludwig III of Bavaria (b. 1845)
  • Oct 19 Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered
  • Oct 23 John B. Dunlop, Scottish inventor air tire (Dunlop Rubber), dies at 81
  • Oct 25 Bat Masterson, American gunfighter in the Wild West, dies of a heart attack at 67