Eric Hosking (1909, 2 October - 1991) was born - Great Britain, London. British artist, naturalist and photographer.
Annie Leibovitz (1949, 2 October - ) was born - US, CT, Waterbury. One of the most influential of American fashion and portrait color photographers. Widely published in magazines, especially Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair to which she moved in 1982.
Wilhelm Mikhailovsky (1942, 2 October - ) was born. Latvian photographer. [Uncertain]
John Pearson Nash (1828, 2 October - 1885, 17 August) was born.
Marcel Duchamp (1887, 28 July - 1968, 2 October) died - France, Neuilly-sur-Seine. French avant-garde artist associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movement. Influential not only as an innovative artist but as a person who could influence trends by profound insights into the relationships between art and marketing.