Birthdays in History in 1924 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 289 of 289

  • Aug 27 David Rowbotham, Australian poet
  • Aug 28 Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry)
  • Aug 29 James W. Wood, American astronaut (Dynasoar), born in Paragould, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • Sep 2 Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya
  • Sep 4 Joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs
  • Sep 6 John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO)
  • Sep 7 Charles Braswell, McKinney TX, entertainer
  • Sep 7 Daniel K. Inouye, politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2012)
  • Sep 8 Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )
  • Sep 8 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
  • Sep 10 Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, born in Brigham City, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Sep 11 Daniel Kahikina Akaka, (Rep-D-HI, 1977- /Sen-D Hawaii)
  • Sep 11 Rudolf Vrba, Jewish Canadian professor, Holocaust survivor (d. 2006)
  • Sep 12 Howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
  • Sep 14 John Michael Grimes, set Designer
  • Sep 14 Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author (d. 1994)
  • Sep 15 Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • Sep 16 Paddy Stone, Winnipeg Manitoba, choreographer (Piccadilly Palace)
  • Sep 20 James Galanos, fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame 1959), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 John Vassall, spy/civil servant
  • Sep 22 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
  • Sep 22 Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
  • Sep 22 Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
  • Sep 24 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
  • Sep 24 Walter Fufido, Iwo Jima casualty (WW II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 27 Bernard Waber, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Sep 27 Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia, writer and publisher (End of the Nylon Age, The Cowards) (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Antonio Jacinto, Portuguese West Africa, Angolan poet
  • Sep 29 David Atkinson, British air marshal

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Sep 30 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Oct 1 Jimmy Carter, American politician, 39th US President (D) (1977-81), born in Plains, Georgia

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Oct 1 William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )
  • Oct 2 Sam Wainwright, deputy chairman (British Post Office)
  • Oct 3 Harvey Kurtzman, U.S. cartoonist and founding editor of Mad magazine (d. 1993)
  • Oct 5 Jose Donoso, Chilean writer (The Place Without Limits), born in Santiago (d. 1996)
  • Oct 8 Alphons Egli, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Oct 9 Robert A Rushworth, Madison Maine, test pilot (X-15)
  • Oct 10 James Clavell, England, author (Tai Pan, Shogun) [or 1920, 22, 26)
  • Oct 15 Lee A Iacocca, CEO (Chrysler Corp)
  • Oct 15 Marguerite Andersen, German writer
  • Oct 18 Frank Liedel, [Leo van Assche], Flemish writer (Kaperbrief)
  • Oct 20 Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist
  • Oct 20 Stanley Eric Francis Booth-Clibborn, bishop (Manchester)
  • Oct 24 Piet Roozenburg, World champ checker player (1948 . . 55)
  • Oct 26 Tom F Lewis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )
  • Oct 27 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive without provisions, born in Paris, France
  • Oct 29 Zbigniew Herbert, writer
  • Oct 30 Serge Golovine, French ballet choreographer (Death of Narcissus)
  • Nov 1 Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist
  • Nov 1 Suleyman Demirel, President of Turkey (1993-2000) and Prime Minister, born in Isparta, Atabey (d. 2015)
  • Nov 2 Rudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer
  • Nov 6 Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler, AKA Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (d. 2005)
  • Nov 7 Wolf Mankowitz, British(?) playwright
  • Nov 9 Robert Frank, Swiss Photographer
  • Nov 11 Piet J A van der Sanden, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Nov 12 Audouin Dollfus, French Astronomer (discovered Janus, a moon of Saturn), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 13 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (d. 1994)
  • Nov 14 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist
  • Nov 14 Kenneth J Gray, (Rep-D-IL, 1955-75, 85- )
  • Nov 16 Joep J P de Boer, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Nov 18 Alexander Mackenzie Stuart, Scottish jurist (d. 2000)
  • Nov 20 Benoit Mandelbrot, mathematician (proved Zipf's law), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Nov 21 Christopher Tolkien, British author
  • Nov 23 Colin Turnbull, anthropologist
  • Nov 24 Victor Grinich, Croatian-American businessman (d. 2000)
  • Nov 25 Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, critic, and philosopher.
  • Nov 26 George Segal, New York, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver)
  • Nov 27 Theresa R van der Pant, sculptor

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Nov 30 Shirley Chisholm, 1st African American congresswoman (Rep-D-NY) and presidential candidate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm
  • Dec 2 Alexander Haig Jr, Bala-Cynwyd Pa, US Secretary of State (1981-82)/General
  • Dec 3 John Backus, inventor (FORTRAN computer language)
  • Dec 3 Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature
  • Dec 4 John Portman, SC, architect (Ivan Allen Award-1964)
  • Dec 6 Sergey Yablonsky, Soviet and Russian mathematician and one of the founders of the Soviet school of mathematical cybernetics and discrete mathematics (d. 1998), born in Moscow, Russia

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Dec 7 Mário Soares, 17th President of Portugal (1986-96) and Prime Minister (1976-78 and 1983-85), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2017)

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares
  • Dec 12 Ed Koch, lawyer and politician (NY Mayor (D) 1977-89), Judge (People's Court), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Dec 19 Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Dec 19 Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (d. 1994)
  • Dec 19 Gary Morton, second husband of Lucille Ball (d. 1999)
  • Dec 19 Michel Tournier, French writer ( Friday, or, The Other Island), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Dec 21 Johan W "Jo" van Marle, KNVB-chairman (1980-93)
  • Dec 24 Willem Drees, economist/Dutch politician (DS'70)
  • Dec 25 Rod Serling, writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Dec 25 Henry Sy Sr. Chinese Malay businessman 'Philippines Retail King' in Amoy China
  • Dec 27 James A McClure, (Sen-R-Idaho)
  • Dec 27 Mokta Ould Daddah, president Mauritania (1961-78)
  • Dec 27 Wouter Eijkelemboom, Dutch architect (Holy-hospital, Vlaardingen)
  • Dec 28 Milton Obote, President of Uganda (d. 2005)