Deaths in History in October 1939

  • Oct 7 Harvey (William) Cushing, US neurologist, dies at 70
  • Oct 23 Zane Grey, American western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67
  • Oct 25 Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
  • Oct 29 Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (b. 1864)
  • Oct 31 Otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies