Deaths in History in October 1957

  • Oct 10 Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (b. 1885)
  • Oct 17 John HA Eman, founder of Aruban Peoples Party, dies at 70
  • Oct 19 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian, dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 23 Christian Dior, French fashion designer (New Look), dies of a heart attack at 52

Fashion Designer Christian Dior
Fashion Designer
Christian Dior
  • Oct 25 Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94
  • Oct 25 Lord Dunsany, [Edward J M D Plunkett], author (Jorkens), dies at 79

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 25 Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], American gangster (Murder Inc), murdered at 55

  • Oct 26 N Kazantzakis, writer, dies
  • Oct 29 Louis B Mayer, MGM producer, dies at 71
  • Oct 29 Rosemarie Nitribitt, German call girl (b. 1933)