On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1927

  • Oct 1 Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 2 Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies
  • Oct 10 Gustave Whitehead, German-born inventor (b. 1874)
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 22 Ross Youngs, American baseball player, dies of Bright's disease at 30
  • Oct 22 Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1876)
  • Oct 27 Joseph "Squizzy" Taylor, Australian gangster, dies of wounds following a gunfight with a rival gangster, John "Snowy" Cutmore, at 39
  • Oct 28 Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 29 Leonard Nelson, German philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45