Birthdays in History in 1925 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 308 of 308

  • Aug 17 John Hawkes, US writer (2nd Skin)
  • Aug 17 John Howard Purnell, scientist
  • Aug 18 Brian W[ilson] Aldiss, UK, sci-fi author (Helliconia Trilogy)
  • Aug 18 Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
  • Aug 19 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • Aug 25 Thea Astley, Australian writer, (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Jack Hirshleifer, American economist (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and writer (d. 1999)
  • Aug 26 Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
  • Aug 27 Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
  • Aug 27 Viscount Rothermere, newspaper owner
  • Aug 28 Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
  • Aug 28 John Gillett, film researcher
  • Aug 28 Marvin Davis, CEO (Davis Oil Company), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 30 Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator
  • Sep 3 Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
  • Sep 4 Forrest Carter, American author (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)
  • Sep 5 Justin Kaplan, editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Price 1967), born in New York City (d. 2014)
  • Sep 7 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • Sep 7 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • Sep 14 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • Sep 14 Ruth Mompati, South African sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • Sep 15 Carlo Rambaldi, Vigarano Mainarda, Italy, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 16 Charles Haughey, Irish president (1979-81, 82, 87-92)
  • Sep 20 Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
  • Sep 23 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • Sep 24 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 William Edgar Mitchell, physicist
  • Sep 25 Paul MacCready, engineer/inventor (1st man-powered aircraft)
  • Sep 27 Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (Daily Mail, Evening News)
  • Sep 27 Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Seymour Cray, inventor (Cray I computer)
  • Sep 29 John Balcombe, Lord Chief Justice of Appeal
  • Sep 29 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx)
  • Sep 29 Trevor Hughes, water engineer
  • Sep 30 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist
  • Oct 2 Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal
  • Oct 3 Gore Vidal, West Point NY, author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 W Howard Baker, English publisher
  • Oct 5 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Oct 6 Shana Alexander, American journalist (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic
  • Oct 9 Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (d. 1958)
  • Oct 10 Ivan Svitak, philosopher
  • Oct 10 Great Antonio, Croatian-Canadian strongman (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Elmore Leonard, US writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 12 Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier (court jester of beliefs)
  • Oct 12 Denis Lazure, Quebec politician (d. 2008)
  • Oct 13 Frank D Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses)

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Oct 13 Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1979-90), born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (d. 2013)

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Oct 14 Louis Cohen, physicist
  • Oct 14 Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 14 Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 16 Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist
  • Oct 18 Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
  • Oct 19 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
  • Oct 20 Art Buchwald, columnist/author (Have I Ever Lied to You), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Oct 20 Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (d. 2002)
  • Oct 21 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • Oct 22 Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
  • Oct 24 Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
  • Oct 26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor/novelist (Brief American)
  • Oct 27 Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )
  • Oct 27 Albert Medwin, American inventor
  • Oct 28 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
  • Oct 28 Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Oct 28 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006)
  • Oct 29 Geraldine Brooks, American actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Dominick Dunne, American author
  • Oct 30 Gus Savage, American politician (Rep-D-IL, 1981- 93), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 31 John Pople, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
  • Nov 3 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)
  • Nov 6 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • Nov 9 Sir Alistair Horne, British historian
  • Nov 13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • Nov 15 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • Nov 15 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Nov 17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • Nov 19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born sociologist (Modernity and the Holocaust), born in Poznań (d. 2017)
  • Nov 20 Maya Plisetskaya, Rusiian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow

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Nov 20 Robert F. Kennedy, American politician (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • Nov 21 Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Jakarta
  • Nov 24 William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • Nov 24 Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador
  • Nov 26 Gregorio Alvarez, Uruguayan Dictator, President of Uruguay (1981-85), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 27 John Maddox, British science writer and editor
  • Dec 1 Martin Rodbell, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • Dec 3 Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 5 Anastasio Somoza Debayle [Tachito], President of Nicaragua (1967-72 and 1974-79), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1980)
  • Dec 8 Carmen Martín Gaite, Spanish author (d. 2000)
  • Dec 10 Carolyn Ashley Kizer, American writer (Yin, Pulitzer 1985), born in Spokane, Washington, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 11 Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 12 Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor
  • Dec 12 Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet (d. 2000)
  • Dec 13 Henry Charles Gordon, engineer and astronaut (Dynasoar), born in Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Dec 19 Tankred Dorst, German playwright, born in Oberlind
  • Dec 20 Bob de Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje, Lion of Flanders)
  • Dec 20 Datuk Seri Mahathir bin Mahamad, premier of Malaysia (1981- )
  • Dec 20 Frederick Edward Nicklin, architect
  • Dec 22 Lewis Glucksman, American financier (d. 2006)
  • Dec 25 Christmas F Tinto, South African ANC'er/UDF-leader
  • Dec 25 Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born American author and mystic (Eagle's Gift, Fire From Within), born in Cajamarca (d. 1998)
  • Dec 26 Baron Baker, Jamaician-born British activist, born in Port Antonia
  • Dec 28 Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough