October 8, 1909 – Mack Harrell was an American baritone who was regarded as one of the greatest concert singers of his generation.
October 9, 1940 – John Lennon, MBE, born John Winston Lennon was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of The Beatles.
October 10, 1825 – Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger, better known as Paul Kruger and affectionately known as Uncle Paul was State President of the South African Republic.
October 11, 1926 – Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist.
October 12, 1710 – Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. was one of the few Americans who served as governor in both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary state.
October 13, 1959 – Marie Osmond is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family The Osmonds.
October 14, 1890 – Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.