These Are Famous People Who Died On October 1 In History
1827-1913 Eugene O’Keefe-Canadian Businessman and Philanthropist
1886-1958 Robert Faulk-Russian painter
1898-1979 Roy Harris- US composer
1911-1984 Roy Alston LA Dodgers baseball manager
1899-1985 EB White- Author who wrote Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little
1957-1997 Gul Mohammed -The world’s shortest man-stood 1ft. 10.5 inches tall and weighed 37.5 lbs.
1880-1955 Charles Christie- American Film Studio owner
290 Christian Bacchus-Roman Soldier/martyred Saint-killed
1768-1838 Charles Tennant-Famous chemist and industrialist-He discovered bleaching powder
1825-1864 John Dunovant-US Confederate Brigadier General-dies in battle
1936-2007 Al Oerter-American track and field athlete
This series famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 29 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click here to check out Faye’s writing.