On This Day

Birthdays in History in October 1872

  • Oct 1 Israël Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee), born in Amsterdam (d. 1932)
  • Oct 6 Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936)
  • Oct 8 John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone, Wolf Solent), born in Shirley, Derbyshire (d. 1963)
  • Oct 11 Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire (d. 1946)
  • Oct 11 Emily Davison, English suffragette who died when hit by King George's horse at Epsom Derby, born in Greenwich, England (d. 1913)
  • Oct 15 Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian politician and 3rd President of Austria (1928-38), born in Krems, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary (d. 1956)
  • Oct 18 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun
  • Oct 27 Emily Post, American authority on social behaviour and writer (Etiquette), born in Baltimore, Maryland [or Oct 3rd, 1873] (d. 1960)