Birthdays in History in October 1916

  • Oct 1 Tibor Reich, textile designer
  • Oct 3 Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer

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Oct 3 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], English veterinarian and novelist (All Creatures Great and Small), born in Sunderland, County Durham (d. 1995)

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot
  • Oct 4 Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer
  • Oct 5 Douglas Ranger, surgeon
  • Oct 7 Walt W Rostow, American economist (Politics & Stages of Growth), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen)
  • Oct 14 C Everett Koop, 13th US Surgeon General (1982-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 16 George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)
  • Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 19 Toby Rowland, theatrical manager
  • Oct 22 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)

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Oct 26 Francois Mitterrand, 21st President of France (1981-1995), born in Jarnac, France

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Oct 27 Kazimierz Brandys, writer
  • Oct 28 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, born in Inverness (d. 1994)
  • Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden