Deaths in History in October 1989

  • Oct 2 Liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies
  • Oct 3 Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
  • Oct 9 Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
  • Oct 11 M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
  • Oct 12 Jay Ward, American cartoonist (Rocky & His Friends), dies at 69 of kidney cancer
  • Oct 21 Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (b. 1910)
  • Oct 25 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
  • Oct 25 Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77
  • Oct 26 Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)