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Calendars - October

Events 
  
October 1889 First issue of the Bullettino della Società Fotografica Italiana and it continues until December 1914. 
1 October 1894ThumbnailThe Photo-Club of Paris ('le Photo Club de Paris') holds its first exhibition Première exposition d'art photographique
1 October 1938ThumbnailStephan Lorant founds the photographically illustrated Picture Post in the UK. The first issue comes out on 1 October 1938
12 October 1960 Inejiro Asanuma (Chairman of Japan's Socialist Party) is assassinated in the Hibiya Hall in Tokyo by a right wing student. Yasushi Nagao, working for the Tokyo daily newspaper Mainichi photographs the stabbing. 
12 October 2004ThumbnailA complete bound set of The North American Indian including all of the text volumes and all of the photogravure portfolios by Edward Curtis sells for $1,416,000 with the buyer's premium included. This is the most expensive single auction lot for a photographic work up to that date.
13 October 1860ThumbnailJames Wallace Black took an aerial photograph of Boston, MA, USA. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert O. Dougan Collection, Gift of Warner Communications Inc., 1981 (1981.1229.4)
21 October 1868ThumbnailCarleton E. Watkins photographs the destruction of the San Francisco earthquake that ruptured the Hayward fault at 7:53 AM local time.
22 October 1962ThumbnailCuban Missile Crisis 
23 October 1841 The first Daguerreotype studio in Ireland opens in Dublin above "the Rotunda". It was probably under the auspices of Richard Beard but this is not certain. On 23rd April 1842 an advertisement appeared announcing that Le Chevalier Alexander Doussin Dubreuil had commenced practice at this address.
24 October 1844ThumbnailJules Itier (1802-1877) with the French customs service on a commercial mission to China takes what may be the earliest photographs of Macao [Macau] and wrote:
 
"I spent the last two days capturing the most interesting features of Macau on daguerreotype; the people on the streets respond with greatest kindness to all my demands, and many Chinese allowed photographs to be taken of them, but I had to show them the inside of the apparatus and the object reflected on the polished glass."
 
As the head of the French trade commission in China he takes a Daguerreotype of the signing of the Sino-French peace treaty.
24 October 1929 Stock Market Crash (USA) 
25 October 1925 John Logie Baird transmits the first wireless photographic picture. 
 
  
Births 
  
Walter Rosenblum (1919, 1 October - 2006, 23 January) 
John Claude White (1853, 1 October - 1918, 19 February) 
Eric Hosking (1909, 2 October - 1991) 
Annie Leibovitz (1949, 2 October - ) 
Wilhelm Mikhailovsky (1942, 2 October - ) 
John Pearson Nash (1828, 2 October - 1885, 17 August) 
Jules Aarons (1921, 3 October - 2008, 21 November) 
Jimmy Hare (1856, 3 October - 1946, 24 June) 
Bert Stern (1929, 3 October - 2013, 26 June) 
Dr. John Anderson (1833, 4 October - 1900, 15 August) 
Sebastian Finsterwalder (1862, 4 October - 1951, 4 December) 
György Kepes (1906, 4 October - 2001) 
Vilem Kriz (1921, 4 October - 1994) 
Lothar Osterburg (1961, 4 October - ) 
Karl F. Kunkel (1900, 5 October - 1995, 20 February) 
Louis Lumière (1864, 5 October - 1948, 6 June) 
B.L. Spackman (1824, 5 October - 1879, 5 September) 
Jan Bulhak (1876, 6 October - 1950, 4 February) 
Ardaseer Cursetjee (1808, 6 October - 1877, 16 November) 
Alicia D'Amico (1933, 6 October - ) 
Pierre Gaudard (1927, 6 October - 2010, 29 July) 
Pedro Meyer (1935, 6 October - ) 
Marcus Selmer (1818, 6 October - 1900, 18 January) 
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (1853, 6 October - 1941, 31 May) 
Robert H. Cumming (1943, 7 October - ) 
Burton D. Holley (1900, 7 October - 1978, 3 January) 
Herbert List (1903, 7 October - 1975, 4 April) 
Theodor Scheimpflug (1865, 7 October - 1911, 22 August) 
Anneliese Štrba (1947, 7 October - ) 
John Benjamin Dancer (1812, 8 October - 1887, 24 November) 
Bevan Davies (1941, 8 October - ) 
Avi Ganor (1950, 8 October - ) 
Mladen Grcevic (1918, 8 October - ) 
Stephen Shore (1947, 8 October - ) 
Jon Goodman (1953, 9 October - ) 
René Groebli (1927, 9 October - ) 
Don McCullin (1935, 9 October - ) 
Joe Rosenthal (1911, 9 October - 2006, 20 August) 
Gianni Berengo Gardin (1930, 10 October - ) 
Jane Bell Edwards (1908, 10 October - 2002, 30 September) 
Moriyama Daidõ (1938, 10 October - ) 
Julius Shulman (1910, 10 October - 2009, 15 July) 
Major-General Henry Hamer Stansfeld (1839, 10 October - 1914, 30 November) 
Luc Van Muylem (1958, 10 October - ) 
Adam Woolfitt (1938, 10 October - ) 
Stan Douglas (1960, 11 October - ) 
Betty Hahn (1940, 11 October - ) 
William Horeis (1945, 11 October - ) 
Peter Hujar (1934, 11 October - 1987, 26 November) 
Paolo Gioli (1942, 12 October - ) 
Constantine Manos (1934, 12 October - ) 
Toby Old (1945, 12 October - ) 
Derek Bennett (1944, 13 October - ) 
Ruth Bernhard (1905, 14 October - 2006, 18 December) 
Antoon Dries (1910, 14 October - ) 
Hugo Erfurth (1874, 14 October - 1948, 14 February) 
William Larson (1942, 14 October - ) 
Roland Penrose (1900, 14 October - 1984, 23 April) 
Oladele Ajiboye Bamgboye (1963, 15 October - ) 
Isabella Bird (1831, 15 October - 1904, 7 October) 
Frank Hurley (1885, 15 October - 1962, 16 January) 
Willis Lee (1948, 15 October - ) 
Laverne L. Bovair (1914, 16 October - 1991, 12 July) 
Francis Bruguière (1879, 16 October - 1945, 8 May) 
Emma J. Farnsworth (1860, 16 October - 1952, 23 January) 
Gabriel Figueroa Flores (1952, 16 October - ) 
Bruce Gilden (1946, 16 October - ) 
Lane Ladd (1913, 16 October - 1988, 10 March) 
Paul Strand (1890, 16 October - 1976, 31 March) 
Gustav Anderson (1897, 17 October - 1974, 9 November) 
Alexander Gardner (1821, 17 October - 1882, 10 December) 
Roger Marshutz (1929, 17 October - 2007, 15 December) 
Alexander Rea (1858, 17 October - 1921, 4 February) 
Merrill H. Klassy (1900, 18 October - 1995, 14 December) 
Jill Freedman (1939, 19 October - ) 
Auguste Lumière (1862, 19 October - 1954, 10 April) 
George Edward Anderson (1860, 20 October - 1928, 9 May) 
Iain MacMillan (1938, 20 October - 2006, 8 May) 
Karoly Escher (1890, 21 October - 1966, 16 February) 
Colonel Boyce Edward Gowan (1839, 21 October - 1892, 3 March) 
Alfred Nobel (1833, 21 October - 1897, 10 December) 
Harry Callahan (1912, 22 October - 1999) 
Robert Capa (1913, 22 October - 1954, 25 May) 
Fritz Kempe (1909, 22 October - 1988) 
Robert Rauschenberg (1925, 22 October - 2008, 12 May) 
Anton Rohrbach (1825, 22 October - 1889) 
Leonard Freed (1929, 23 October - 2006, 29 November) 
Ralph Morse (1917, 23 October - 2014, 7 December) 
Henry Holmes Smith (1909, 23 October - 1986, March) 
Yngve Baum (1945, 24 October - ) 
Fred G. Korth (1902, 24 October - 1982, 2 May) 
Claude Cahun (1894, 25 October - 1954, 8 December) 
Domon Ken (1909, 25 October - 1990) 
Arthur Leipzig (1918, 25 October - 2014, 5 December) 
Pablo Picasso (1881, 25 October - 1973, 8 April) 
Angelika Rinnhofer (1962, 25 October - ) 
Comte Frédéric Flachéron (1813, 26 October - 1883, 28 June) 
Milton Montenegro (1954, 26 October - ) 
F. Jay Haynes (1853, 28 October - 1921, 10 March) 
Monroe P. Killy (1910, 28 October - 2010, 16 January) 
Slim Aarons (1916, 29 October - 2006, 30 May) 
Robert Heinecken (1931, 29 October - 2006, 19 May) 
Pierre Boogaerts (1946, 30 October - ) 
Joseph Janvier Woodward (1833, 30 October - 1884, 17 August) 
James W. Bagley (1881, 31 October - 1947, 19 February) 
Helmut Newton (1920, 31 October - 2004, 23 January) 
 
  
Deaths 
  
Richard Peter (1895, 10 May - 1977, 3 October) 
Richard Avedon (1923, 15 May - 2004, 1 October) 
Dr George Buist (1805, 22 August - 1860, 1 October) 
Marcel Duchamp (1887, 28 July - 1968, 2 October) 
Bill Eppridge (1938, 20 March - 2013, 3 October) 
Frank J. Heller (1917 - 2008, 3 October) 
André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819, 28 March - 1889, 4 October) 
Alexandra Boulat (1962 - 2007, 5 October) 
Isabella Bird (1831, 15 October - 1904, 7 October) 
Josef Breitenbach (1896, 3 April - 1984, 7 October) 
Léon Gimpel (1878, 13 May - 1948, 7 October) 
József Pécsi (1889, 1 April - 1956, 7 October) 
Irving Penn (1917, 16 June - 2009, 7 October) 
Josiah Rowe (1809 - 1874, 7 October) 
Marcel Gautherot (1910, 14 July - 1996, 8 October) 
Paulo Ignazio Pietro Porro (1801, 25 November - 1875, 8 October) 
Charles E. Brown (1896, 20 January - 1982, 9 October) 
Heinrich Kühn (1866, 25 February - 1944, 9 October) 
A.P. Low (1861, 24 May - 1942, 9 October) 
Ray K. Metzker (1931 - 2014, 9 October) 
Rev. Christian Georg Richter (1829, 4 May - 1913, 9 October) 
Hillary G. Bailey (1894, 5 June - 1988, 10 October) 
Hilla Becher (1934, 2 September - 2015, 10 October) 
Yul Brynner (1915, 7 July - 1985, 10 October) 
William Claxton (1927 - 2008, 11 October) 
Dorothea Lange (1895, 26 May - 1965, 11 October) 
Alexander Leventon (1895, 11 November - 1950, 12 October) 
Ernest Withers (1922, 7 August - 2007, 15 October) 
Charles Berg (1856 - 1926, 13 October) 
Jules Itier (1802, 8 April - 1877, 13 October) 
Gertrude Käsebier (1852, 18 May - 1934, 13 October) 
Hans Namuth (1915, 17 March - 1990, 13 October) 
Louis Stettner (1922, 7 November - 2016, 13 October) 
H. Mortimer-Lamb (1872, 21 May - 1970, 15 October) 
W. Eugene Smith (1918, 30 December - 1978, 15 October) 
Paul Outerbridge (1896, 15 August - 1958, 17 October) 
Josef Székely (1838, 2 February - 1901, 18 October) 
Sophus Williams (1835, 5 July - 1900, 18 October) 
Carl Curman (1833, 8 March - 1913, 19 October) 
Edward S. Curtis (1868, 16 February - 1952, 19 October) 
Kati Horna (1912, 19 May - 2000, 19 October) 
Albert Thomas Watson Penn (1849, 30 March - 1924, 19 October) 
Charles Wheatstone (1802, 6 February - 1875, 19 October) 
Konrad Brandel (1838, 26 November - 1920, 20 October) 
René Burri (1933, 9 April - 2014, 20 October) 
Alexander Bassano (1829, 10 May - 1913, 21 October) 
Edmund Kesting (1892, 27 July - 1970, 21 October) 
Andrew James Scott (1817, 18 August - 1884, 21 October) 
Volker Seding (1943, 2 January - 2007, 21 October) 
Athol Shmith (1914, 19 August - 1990, 21 October) 
Théophile Gautier (1811, 30 August - 1872, 23 October) 
Albert Kish (1937, 14 May - 2015, 23 October) 
Harland P. Nasvik (1908, 28 February - 1993, 23 October) 
Carl Ferdinand Stelzner (1805, 30 December - 1894, 23 October) 
Désiré Charnay (1828, 2 May - 1915, 24 October) 
Deborah Turbeville (1937, 6 July - 2013, 24 October) 
Julius Adolph Paul Kuntze (1848, 27 April - 1905, 25 October) 
David Armstrong (1954, 24 May - 2014, 26 October) 
John Lawrence William FFrench-Mullen (1868, 24 March - 1951, 26 October) 
Thurston Hopkins (1913, 16 April - 2014, 26 October) 
Roy DeCarava (1919, 9 December - 2009, 27 October) 
A. Aubrey Bodine (1906, 21 July - 1970, 28 October) 
D'Ora (1881, 20 March - 1963, 28 October) 
Alexander John Ellis (1814, 14 June - 1890, 28 October) 
John Kobal (1940, 30 May - 1991, 28 October) 
Kyoichi Sawada (1936, 22 February - 1970, 28 October) 
Rob Wright (1906, 28 July - 1976, 28 October) 
Ezra Stoller (1915, 16 May - 2004, 29 October) 
Charles Bodmer (1809, 6 February - 1893, 30 October) 
Anne Pilger Dewey (1890, 1 September - 1980, 31 October) 
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