Birthdays in History in October 1911

  • Oct 1 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
  • Oct 2 Stuart Rose, designer (British Post Office)
  • Oct 2 Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
  • Oct 9 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)

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Oct 10 Clare Hollingworth, British war correspondent who was the first to report on the outbreak of WWII, born in Knighton, England (d. 2017)

Journalist Clare Hollingworth
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Clare Hollingworth
  • Oct 12 Louis de Guiringaud, French foreign minister (1976-78), born in Limoges, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 14 Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975)
  • Oct 15 James H[enry] Schmitz, German sci-fi author (Lion Game)
  • Oct 19 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1990)
  • Oct 24 Clarence M Kelley, FBI head
  • Oct 24 Paul Grégoire, French Canadian archbishop of Montreal (d. 1993)
  • Oct 24 Nathaniel Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle)
  • Oct 26 Sorley MacLean, Scottish poet (Poems to Eimhir and Other Poems), born in Osgaig, Raasay, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Oct 29 Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader