Birthdays in History in October 1927

  • Oct 3 Kenojuak Asheva, Ikirasaq, Canada, Inuit artist, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 5 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Oct 7 R. D. Laing, Govanhill, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 8 Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
  • Oct 8 César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russion Orthodox Priest
  • Oct 10 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
  • Oct 11 Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
  • Oct 15 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
  • Oct 16 Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )

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Oct 16 Günter Grass, German writer and playwright (The Tin Drum) and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), born in Danzig

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass
  • Oct 20 Oskar Pastior, Romanian-born German writer (Oulipo), born in Sibiu (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Joyce Brothers, American pop psychologist ($64,000 Question, Naked Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 21 Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina
  • Oct 22 Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of South African Labour Party
  • Oct 22 Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
  • Oct 23 Edward Kienholz, US sculptor (Roxy)
  • Oct 23 Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)
  • Oct 25 Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (2000-2005), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Oct 27 Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor
  • Oct 29 Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician