Deaths in History in October 1962

  • Oct 2 Boris Y. Bukreev, Russian mathematician (b. 1859)
  • Oct 4 John Lowry, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 79
  • Oct 7 Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66
  • Oct 9 Lulu McConnell, comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80
  • Oct 11 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists to independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, dies at 90
  • Oct 16 Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78
  • Oct 17 Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • Oct 27 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58
  • Oct 27 Rudolph Anderson, U-2 pilot, shot down over Cuba