Famous Deaths in October 1931

  • Oct 2 Thomas Johnstone Lipton, sportsman/merchant, dies
  • Oct 3 Carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 7 Daniel Chester French, American sculptor (Minute Man), dies at 81
  • Oct 8 Sir John Monash, Australian soldier general (b. 1865)
  • Oct 10 Carl von Bach, German mechanical engineer, dies at 84
  • Oct 13 Ernst Didring, Swedish author (b. 1868)
  • Oct 17 Alfons Maria Jakob, German neurologist (b. 1884)

Person of interestThomas Edison

Oct 18 Thomas Edison, American inventor (lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera), dies at 84

Inventor Thomas Edison
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Thomas Edison
  • Oct 20 Emanuel Moor, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 21 A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69
  • Oct 24 Murray Bisset, cricketer (S Afr)/Chief Justice of Rhodesia, dies
  • Oct 26 Charles Comiskey, baseball team owner (b. 1859)
  • Oct 29 Luciano Gallet, composer, dies at 38