Deaths in History in October 1975

  • Oct 2 Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian political leader, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (b. 1903)
  • Oct 3 Bauke Tuinstra, Fries notary/writer (Ealse & I), dies at 75
  • Oct 3 Guy Mollet, Prime Minister of France (1956-57), dies at 69
  • Oct 10 Lillian Walker, dies at 88

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 22 Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), dies at 86

  • Oct 24 Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris
  • Oct 24 Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian (b. 1888)
  • Oct 27 Rex Stout, US detective writer (Nero Wolfe), dies at 88
  • Oct 30 Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)