Birthdays in History in October 1907

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 2 Alexander Robertus Todd, British organic chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 9 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Quintin Hogg, British politician, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, born in London (d. 2001)
  • Oct 15 John Dearden, American cardinal (1969-88) and archbishop of Detroit, born in Valley Falls, Rhode Island (d. 1988)
  • Oct 15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Varian Fry, American journalist and recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", born in New York (d. 1967)
  • Oct 16 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
  • Oct 18 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
  • Oct 21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • Oct 21 Jules Chevalier, French priest (b. 1824)
  • Oct 22 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
  • Oct 27 Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez, 1st Prime Minister of Dutch Antilles (d. 1966)
  • Oct 28 John Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d. 1987)
  • Oct 30 Albert Rice Leventhal, publisher (Little Golden Books)
  • Oct 30 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Helen Lessore, English artist, born in London (d. 1994)