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7th of October 1513 EVENT Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramon de Cardona defeat the Venetians.
7th of October 1542 EVENT Explorer Cabrillo discovers Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.
7th of October 1571 EVENT The Battle of Lepanto is fought, and the Holy League (Spain and Italy) destroys the Turkish fleet.
7th of October 1582 EVENT Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
7th of October 1763 EVENT George III of Great Britain issues British Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlements.
7th of October 1776 EVENT Crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of Wurttemberg.
7th of October 1777 EVENT American Revolutionary War: The Americans defeat the British in the Second Battle of Saratoga, also known as the Battle of Bemis Heights.
7th of October 1780 EVENT American Revolutionary War: Battle of Kings Mountain American Patriot militia defeat Loyalist irregulars led by British colonel Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina.
7th of October 1800 EVENT French corsair Robert Surcouf, commander of the 18-gun ship La Confiance, captures the British 38-gun Kent inspiring the traditional French song Le Trente-et-un du mois d'aout.
7th of October 1826 EVENT The Granite Railway begins operations as the first chartered railway in the U.S.
7th of October 1828 EVENT The city of Patras, Greece, is liberated by the French expeditionary force in the Peloponnese under General Maison.
7th of October 1840 EVENT Willem II becomes King of the Netherlands.
7th of October 1864 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Darbytown Road: the Confederate forces' attempt to regain ground that had been lost around Richmond is thwarted.
7th of October 1864 EVENT American Civil War: USS Wachusett captures the CSS Florida Confederate raider while in port in Bahia, Brazil.
7th of October 1868 EVENT Cornell University holds opening day ceremonies; initial student enrollment is 412, the highest at any American university to that date.
7th of October 1870 EVENT Franco-Prussian War : Siege of Paris: Leon Gambetta flees Paris in a balloon.
7th of October 1879 EVENT Germany and Austria-Hungary sign the "Twofold Covenant" and create the Dual Alliance.
7th of October 1912 EVENT The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.
7th of October 1916 EVENT Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222-0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history.
7th of October 1919 EVENT KLM, the flag carrier of the Netherlands, is founded. It is the oldest airline still operating under its original name.
7th of October 1933 EVENT Air France is inaugurated, after being formed by a merger of 5 French airlines.
7th of October 1940 EVENT World War II: the McCollum memo proposes bringing the United States into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
7th of October 1942 EVENT World War II: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River.
7th of October 1944 EVENT World War II: Uprising at Birkenau concentration camp, Jewish prisoners burn down the crematoria.
7th of October 1949 EVENT The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed.
7th of October 1958 EVENT The U.S. manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury.
7th of October 1958 EVENT President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza, with the support of General Ayub Khan and the army, suspends the 1956 constitution, imposes martial law, and cancels the elections scheduled for January 1959.
7th of October 1959 EVENT U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon.
7th of October 1960 EVENT Nigeria joins the United Nations.
7th of October 1963 EVENT John F. Kennedy signs the ratification of the Partial Test Ban Treaty.
7th of October 1971 EVENT Oman joins the United Nations.
7th of October 1977 EVENT The adoption of the Fourth Soviet Constitution.
7th of October 1982 EVENT Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.
7th of October 1985 EVENT The Achille Lauro is hijacked by Palestine Liberation Organization.
7th of October 1985 EVENT The Mameyes landslide kills close to 300 in the worst landslide in North American history.
7th of October 1991 EVENT Bombing of Banski dvori in Zagreb.
7th of October 1993 EVENT The Great Flood of 1993 ends at St. Louis, Missouri, 103 days after it began, as the Mississippi River falls below flood stage.
7th of October 1998 EVENT Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence after being savagely beaten by two young adults in Laramie, Wyoming.
7th of October 2001 EVENT The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan begins with an air assault and covert operations on the ground.
7th of October 2004 EVENT King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates.
7th of October 1471 BIRTHDAY King Frederick I of Denmark and Norway (d. 1533)
7th of October 1573 BIRTHDAY William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1645)
7th of October 1576 BIRTHDAY John Marston, English writer (d. 1634)
7th of October 1589 BIRTHDAY Maria Magdalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d. 1631)
7th of October 1713 BIRTHDAY Granville Elliott, British military officer (d. 1759)
7th of October 1728 BIRTHDAY Caesar Rodney, American lawyer (d. 1784)
7th of October 1744 BIRTHDAY Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (d. 1819)
7th of October 1746 BIRTHDAY William Billings, American composer (d. 1800)
7th of October 1748 BIRTHDAY King Charles XIII of Sweden (d. 1818)
7th of October 1769 BIRTHDAY Solomon Sibley, American politician and former Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan Territory (d. 1846)
7th of October 1786 BIRTHDAY Louis-Joseph Papineau, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1871)
7th of October 1835 BIRTHDAY Felix Draeseke, German composer (d. 1913)
7th of October 1836 BIRTHDAY Henri Elzear Taschereau, Canadian jurist and Chief justice of Canada (d. 1911)
7th of October 1841 BIRTHDAY King Nicholas I of Montenegro (d. 1921)
7th of October 1849 BIRTHDAY James Whitcomb Riley, American poet (d. 1916)
7th of October 1866 BIRTHDAY Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (d. 1942)
7th of October 1870 BIRTHDAY Prince Friedrich of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1873)
7th of October 1879 BIRTHDAY Joe Hill, American Labor Activist and Poet (d. 1915)
7th of October 1881 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (d. 1918)
7th of October 1884 BIRTHDAY Major Harold Geiger, U.S. Army aviation pioneer (d. 1927)
7th of October 1885 BIRTHDAY Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
7th of October 1885 BIRTHDAY Claud Ashton Jones, United States Navy rear admiral and Medal of Honor winner (d. 1948)
7th of October 1888 BIRTHDAY Henry A. Wallace, 33rd Vice President of the United States (d. 1965)
7th of October 1892 BIRTHDAY Dwain Esper, director (d. 1982)
7th of October 1894 BIRTHDAY Del Lord, American director (d. 1970)
7th of October 1895 BIRTHDAY Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (d. 1980)
7th of October 1897 BIRTHDAY Elijah Muhammad, American Black Muslim leader (d. 1975)
7th of October 1898 BIRTHDAY Joe Giard, American baseball player (d. 1956)
7th of October 1900 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Himmler, German Nazi official (d. 1945)
7th of October 1905 BIRTHDAY Andy Devine, American actor (d. 1977)
7th of October 1907 BIRTHDAY Victor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
7th of October 1909 BIRTHDAY Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
7th of October 1909 BIRTHDAY Anni Blomqvist, Finnish novelist (d. 1990)
7th of October 1910 BIRTHDAY Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
7th of October 1911 BIRTHDAY Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
7th of October 1911 BIRTHDAY Vaughn Monroe, American singer (d. 1973)
7th of October 1912 BIRTHDAY Fernando Belaunde Terry, President of Peru (d. 2002)
7th of October 1913 BIRTHDAY Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist and writer (d. 1987)
7th of October 1914 BIRTHDAY Alfred Drake, American actor (d. 1992)
7th of October 1914 BIRTHDAY Sarah Churchill, British actress (d. 1982)
7th of October 1917 BIRTHDAY June Allyson, American actress (d. 2006)
7th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Sir Zelman Cowen, Australian politician
7th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Georges Duby, French historian (d. 1996)
7th of October 1920 BIRTHDAY Jack Rowley, English footballer (d. 1998)
7th of October 1921 BIRTHDAY Raymond Goethals, Belgian football coach (d. 2004)
7th of October 1922 BIRTHDAY Grady Hatton, American baseball player
7th of October 1922 BIRTHDAY William Zinsser, American writer
7th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Jean-Paul Riopelle, Quebecois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
7th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Irma Grese, Supervisor at Nazi concentration camps (d. 1945)
7th of October 1926 BIRTHDAY Diana Lynn, American actress (d. 1971)
7th of October 1927 BIRTHDAY R. D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist (d. 1989)
7th of October 1927 BIRTHDAY Al Martino, American singer and actor (d. 2009)
7th of October 1928 BIRTHDAY Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)
7th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
7th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
7th of October 1931 BIRTHDAY Desmond Tutu, South African archbishop and Nobel Laureate
7th of October 1931 BIRTHDAY Cotton Fitzsimmons, American basketball coach (d. 2004)
7th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Amiri Baraka, American writer
7th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Ulrike Meinhof, German journalist and political activist (d. 1976)
7th of October 1935 BIRTHDAY Thomas Keneally, Australian author
7th of October 1936 BIRTHDAY Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor
7th of October 1937 BIRTHDAY Maria Szyszkowska, Polish politician
7th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY John Hopcroft, American computer scientist
7th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
7th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Bill Snyder, American football coach
7th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer
7th of October 1940 BIRTHDAY Bruce Vento, American politician and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota (d. 2000)
7th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Joy Behar, American television personality
7th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Jose Cardenal, Cuban baseball player
7th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Oliver North, American former military officer
7th of October 1944 BIRTHDAY Judee Sill, American musician (d. 1979)
7th of October 1944 BIRTHDAY Donald Tsang, current Chief executive of Hong Kong
7th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Kevin Godley, British musician (10cc)
7th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Bernard Lavilliers, French singer
7th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Pengiran Anak Saleha, Queen of Brunei
7th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Catherine MacKinnon, American feminist and author
7th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Chris Bambridge, former Australian football referee
7th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Diane Ackerman, American poet and essayist
7th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY Dave Hope, American musician (Kansas)
7th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian politician
7th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY David J. Halberstam, American radio executive
7th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY John Mellencamp, American singer
7th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Mary Badham, American actress
7th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister and former President of the Russian Federation
7th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Jacques Richard, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)
7th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Graham Yallop, Australian cricketer
7th of October 1953 BIRTHDAY Tico Torres, musician (Bon Jovi)
7th of October 1954 BIRTHDAY Kenneth Atchley, American composer
7th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Yo-Yo Ma, French-born American cellist
7th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
7th of October 1956 BIRTHDAY Brian Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Michael W. Smith, American singer
7th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Jayne Torvill, British figure skater
7th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Judy Landers, American actress
7th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Dylan Baker, American character actor
7th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
7th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Simon Cowell, English recording executive
7th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Lourdes Flores, Peruvian politician
7th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Kyosuke Himuro, Japanese singer
7th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Viktor Lazlo, Belgian singer
7th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Matthew Roloff, American reality star
7th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor
7th of October 1962 BIRTHDAY Dave Bronconnier, Canadian politician
7th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Sam Brown, English singer-songwriter
7th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Dan Savage, American sex-columnist and author
7th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Paul Stewart, English footballer
7th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Genji Hashimoto, Japanese racing driver
7th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer
7th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Sherman Alexie, Native American author and comedian
7th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Luke Haines, English musician (The Auteurs, Black Box Recorder)
7th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Toni Braxton, American singer
7th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Takahiro Izutani, Japanese Composer
7th of October 1968 BIRTHDAY Thom Yorke, English singer (Radiohead)
7th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Bobbie Brown, American actress, model
7th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler
7th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Maria Whittaker, English model
7th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Benny Chan Ho Man, Hong Kong actor and singer
7th of October 1970 BIRTHDAY Nicole Ari Parker, American actress
7th of October 1971 BIRTHDAY Daniel Boucher, Quebecois musician
7th of October 1972 BIRTHDAY Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director
7th of October 1973 BIRTHDAY Dida, Brazilian footballer
7th of October 1973 BIRTHDAY Priest Holmes, American Football Running Back
7th of October 1973 BIRTHDAY Sami Hyypia, Finnish footballer
7th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Allison Munn, American actress
7th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Charlotte Nilsson, Swedish singer
7th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Alexander Polinsky, American actor
7th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Damian Kulash, American musician (OK Go)
7th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler
7th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Tim Minchin, Australian comedian and musician
7th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Kaspars Znotins, Latvian actor
7th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Taylor Hicks, American musician
7th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer
7th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Charles Woodson, American football player
7th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer
7th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Gilberto Silva, Brazilian footballer
7th of October 1977 BIRTHDAY Brandon Quinn, American actor
7th of October 1977 BIRTHDAY Meighan Desmond, New Zealand actress
7th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq)
7th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Jake Humphrey, English television presenter
7th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer
7th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Simona Amanar, Romanian gymnast
7th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor
7th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Tang Wei, Chinese actress
7th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor
7th of October 1980 BIRTHDAY Edison Chen, Canadian actor
7th of October 1980 BIRTHDAY Tim Cresswell, Hong Kong footballer
7th of October 1981 BIRTHDAY Doni Schroader, American avant garde composer,pop musician
7th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer
7th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Jermain Defoe, English footballer
7th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Robby Ginepri, American tennis player
7th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
7th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Flying Lotus, American electronic music producer
7th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Scottie Upshall, Canadian Hockey Player
7th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer
7th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Toma Ikuta, Japanese singer and actor
7th of October 1985 BIRTHDAY Evan Longoria, American baseball player
7th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Lee Nguyen, American soccer player
7th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Chase Daniel, American football player
7th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Gunnar Nielsen, Faroese footballer
7th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Bree Olson, American pornographic actress
7th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Sam Querrey, American tennis player
7th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Brockie, New Zealand footballer
7th of October 1988 BIRTHDAY Stacy DuPree, American musician (Eisley)
7th of October 1990 BIRTHDAY Ayla Kell, American actress
7th of October 1991 BIRTHDAY Nicole Jung, Korean/American singer/actress
7th of October 1995 BIRTHDAY Slade Pearce, American actor
7th of October 2001 BIRTHDAY Princess Senate Seeiso, daughter of King Letsie III of Lesotho
7th of October 0336 DEATH Pope Mark
7th of October 0929 DEATH Charles the Simple, King of France (Born 879)
7th of October 1368 DEATH Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (Born 1338)
7th of October 1553 DEATH Cristobal de Morales, Spanish composer (Born c.1500)
7th of October 1555 DEATH Louis of Praet, Habsburg diplomat (Born 1488)
7th of October 1577 DEATH George Gascoigne, English poet
7th of October 1612 DEATH Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian poet, dramatist, and diplomat, (Born 1538)
7th of October 1620 DEATH Stanis?aw Zo?kiewski, Polish military leader (Born 1547)
7th of October 1637 DEATH Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (Born 1587)
7th of October 1651 DEATH Jacques Sirmond, French Jesuit scholar (Born 1559)
7th of October 1653 DEATH Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (Born 1581)
7th of October 1708 DEATH Guru Gobind Singh, tenth Sikh Guru (Born 1666)
7th of October 1772 DEATH John Woolman, American Quaker preacher and abolitionist (Born 1720)
7th of October 1787 DEATH Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church (Born 1711)
7th of October 1792 DEATH George Mason, American statesman (Born 1725)
7th of October 1793 DEATH Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, English politician (Born 1718)
7th of October 1796 DEATH Thomas Reid, Scottish philosopher (Born 1710)
7th of October 1849 DEATH Edgar Allan Poe, American writer and poet (Born 1809)
7th of October 1894 DEATH Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American writer (Born 1809)
7th of October 1896 DEATH Emma Wedgwood, English naturalist, wife of Charles Darwin, (Born 1808)
7th of October 1903 DEATH Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician (Born 1832)
7th of October 1904 DEATH Isabella Bird, English explorer, writer, and natural historian (Born 1831)
7th of October 1906 DEATH Honore Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (Born 1848)
7th of October 1911 DEATH John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (Born 1835)
7th of October 1919 DEATH Alfred Deakin, second Prime Minister of Australia (Born 1856)
7th of October 1925 DEATH Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (Born 1880)
7th of October 1926 DEATH Emil Kraepelin, German psychologist (Born 1856)
7th of October 1939 DEATH Harvey Cushing, Father of Modern Neurosurgery (Born 1869)
7th of October 1943 DEATH Eugeniusz Bodo, Polish actor (Born 1899)
7th of October 1943 DEATH Radclyffe Hall, British author (Born 1880)
7th of October 1944 DEATH Helmut Lent, German night fighter pilot (Born 1918)
7th of October 1956 DEATH Clarence Birdseye, American inventor (Born 1886)
7th of October 1959 DEATH Mario Lanza, American tenor (Born 1921)
7th of October 1966 DEATH Smiley Lewis, American musician (Born 1913)
7th of October 1966 DEATH Grigoris Asikis, Greek singer and songwriter. (Born 1890)
7th of October 1967 DEATH Norman Angell, British politician and Nobel Laureate (Born 1872)
7th of October 1969 DEATH Leon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (Born 1888)
7th of October 1970 DEATH Alphonse-Marie Parent, Canadian priest, educator and academic executive (Born 1906)
7th of October 1991 DEATH Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (Born 1905)
7th of October 1992 DEATH Tevfik Esenc, last known speaker of Ubykh (Born 1904)
7th of October 1992 DEATH Allan Bloom, American philosopher and educator (Born 1930)
7th of October 1993 DEATH Cyril Cusack, Irish actor (Born 1910)
7th of October 1994 DEATH Niels Kaj Jerne, English-born Danish immunologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1911)
7th of October 1995 DEATH Ernest Ingenito, American mass murderer (Born 1924)
7th of October 1998 DEATH Arnold Jacobs, American tuba player a.k.a. Song and Wind (Born 1915)
7th of October 2001 DEATH Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (Born 1955)
7th of October 2001 DEATH Roger Gaudry, French Canadian chemist, businessman and corporate director (Born 1913)
7th of October 2001 DEATH Herblock, American cartoonist (Born 1909)
7th of October 2002 DEATH Pierangelo Bertoli, Italian singer-songwriter (Born 1942)
7th of October 2003 DEATH Wally George, American conservative TV commentator (Born 1931)
7th of October 2003 DEATH Izzy Asper, Canadian tax lawyer and media magnate (Born 1932)
7th of October 2003 DEATH Arthur Berger, American composer (Born 1912)
7th of October 2004 DEATH Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (Born 1942)
7th of October 2005 DEATH Charles Rocket, American actor (Born 1949)
7th of October 2006 DEATH Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (Born 1958)
7th of October 2006 DEATH Julen Goikoetxea, Spanish Basque cyclist (Born 1985)
7th of October 2006 DEATH Abraham Afewerki, Eritrean singer (Born1966)
7th of October 2007 DEATH George E. Sangmeister, American politician (Born 1931)
7th of October 2007 DEATH Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (Born 1975)
7th of October 2008 DEATH Leslie Hardman, Jewish Orthodox rabbi (Born 1913)
7th of October 2009 DEATH Irving Penn, American photographer (Born 1917)
7th of October 2010 DEATH Milka Planinc, former PM of Yugoslavia (Born 1924)
7th of October 2010 DEATH Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (Born 1966)
7th of October 2010 DEATH T Lavitz, American musician (Born 1956)