Deaths in History in October 1966

  • Oct 1 Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies
  • Oct 4 Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66
  • Oct 6 Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48
  • Oct 18 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), dies at 99
  • Oct 19 Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies
  • Oct 22 Hewlett Johnson [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop, dies at 92
  • Oct 24 Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1896)
  • Oct 30 Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (b. 1906)