Birthdays in History in October 1929

  • Oct 2 John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
  • Oct 3 Bert Stern, American photographer
  • Oct 5 Autherine Lucy, Shiloh, Alabama, 1st African American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • Oct 5 Richard F Gordon Jr, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 7 Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
  • Oct 7 Harold Zirin, astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 12 Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)
  • Oct 16 Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Oct 18 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
  • Oct 21 Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)
  • Oct 22 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • Oct 24 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • Oct 25 Peter Rohmkorf, writer
  • Oct 25 Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist
  • Oct 26 Georgette Amowitz, choreographer/educator
  • Oct 27 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • Oct 28 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 John Hollander, American poet
  • Oct 31 Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (d. 2004)