On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1938

  • Oct 2 Alexandru Averescu, Romanian soldier and politician (b. 1859)
  • Oct 5 Saint Faustina, Polish saint (b. 1905)
  • Oct 10 Lord Hawke [Martin Bladen Hawke], English cricketer (England batsman 1890's), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Hugh Massie, Australian cricketer (9 Tests for Australia 1881-85, capt), dies at 84
  • Oct 13 E. C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 43
  • Oct 18 Karl J Kautsky, Austrian Marxist/socialist, dies at 83
  • Oct 22 May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), dies at 76
  • Oct 24 Ernst Barlach, German writer and artist, dies at 68
  • Oct 25 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal), dies at 46
  • Oct 27 Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic, dies at 57