Birthdays in History in 1930 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 342 of 342

  • Jul 27 Shirley Williams, co-founder (Social Democratic Party)/labour minister
  • Jul 28 Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (Boule et Bill), born in Schaerbeek, Belgium (d. 2006)
  • Jul 30 Thomas Sowell, author/activist
  • Jul 31 Oleg Popov, Russian clown and circus artist, born in Vyrubovo, Moscow (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Karoly Grosz, politician
  • Aug 1 Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 2 Ron de Lugo, (Rep-D-Virgin Islands, 1973-79, 81- )
  • Aug 2 Vali Myers, Australian painter (d. 2003)
  • Aug 4 David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader
  • Aug 4 John Gorman, printer and socialist historian, born in Stratford, East London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 4 Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iranian shia cleric, born in Mashhad, Iran

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Aug 5 Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), born in Wapakoneta Ohio, (d. 2012)

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
  • Aug 5 Michal Kováč, President of Slovakia
  • Aug 8 Joan Mondale, wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale (1977-81)
  • Aug 8 Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7)
  • Aug 10 Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 11 Michael Quinlan, civil servant
  • Aug 11 William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • Aug 12 Ronald James Herron, architect
  • Aug 12 Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician
  • Aug 14 Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
  • Aug 14 Lord Chorley, mountaineering enthusiast
  • Aug 15 Ageeda Paavel, Estonian freedom fighter
  • Aug 17 James Gulliver, businessman

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Aug 17 Ted Hughes, Poet (British Poet Laureate 1984-98), born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire (d. 1998)

  • Aug 18 Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Aug 19 D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
  • Aug 21 Margaret Rose Countess of Snowdon, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II , born in London, England
  • Aug 23 Andy Ireland, (Rep-R-FL, 1977- )
  • Aug 23 John Fairclough, British scientific adviser
  • Aug 23 Michel Rocard, French politician, Prime Minister of France (1988-91), born in Courbevoie, Paris (d. 2016)
  • Aug 27 John Daly, British trade union leader
  • Aug 27 John Watts, chief of defense (Omani Armed Forces)
  • Aug 29 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
  • Aug 29 Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive (d. 2006)
  • Aug 30 Warren Burger, American author (The Midas Touch)

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Aug 30 Warren Buffett, American business magnate (world's wealthiest person in 2008), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Investor Warren Buffett
Investor
Warren Buffett
  • Aug 31 Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Sep 1 Charles Correa, Indian architect (McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT), born in Secunderabad (d. 2015)
  • Sep 3 Cherry Barbara Grimm, [Lockett], New Zealand sci-fi author (Nearest Fire)
  • Sep 3 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Sep 4 Norman Dorsen, American lawyer, human rights advocate and president of the American Civil Liberties Union, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sep 6 Andre Beullens, Flemish painter
  • Sep 7 Baudouin I, king of Belgium (1951-93)
  • Sep 8 Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon
  • Sep 8 Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam
  • Sep 8 Robert W. Firestone, Author, Artist, Clinical Psychologist
  • Sep 9 Frank Lucas, Drug Lord
  • Sep 10 Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat
  • Sep 13 Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)
  • Sep 14 Allan Bloom, American academic (d. 1992)

  • Sep 16 Ken Coates, MEP (Labour)
  • Sep 17 Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut (Apollo 14), born in Hereford Texas (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Gwyn Francis, British Forestry commissioner
  • Sep 17 Thomas P Stafford, Weatherford Ok, USAF/astronaut (Gem 6 9, Ap 10 18)
  • Sep 17 Jim Rohn, American business philosopher
  • Sep 22 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
  • Sep 23 Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)
  • Sep 23 Sehba Akhtar, poet of Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 John Watts Young, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 24 Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Herbert Heckmann, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1999)
  • Sep 27 Roger Birch, Chief Constable (Sussex)
  • Sep 28 Robin Buchanan, CEO (NHS Supplies Auth, Wessex Regional Health Auth)
  • Sep 29 Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), born in Stamford, Lincolnshire (d. 2017)
  • Sep 29 Morag Timbury, director (Central Public Health Laboratory)
  • Sep 29 Peter Miller, CEO (Lloyd's of London)
  • Oct 1 Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • Oct 2 Dave Barrett, Premier of British Columbia
  • Oct 5 Pavel Romanovich Popovich, Ukraine, cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14)
  • Oct 5 Reinhard Selten, German economist, (Nobel Prize 1994). born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2016)

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Oct 6 Hafez al-Assad, General and President of Syria (1971-2000), born in Qardaha, Alawite State, Syria (d. 2000)

General and President of Syria Hafez al-Assad
General and President of Syria
Hafez al-Assad
  • Oct 10 Adlai Stevenson III, (D-Sen-Ill)
  • Oct 10 Harold Pinter, playwright (Homecoming, Servant), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • Oct 10 Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet (d. 1970)
  • Oct 11 Sam Johnson, American politician (Rep-R-Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Oct 13 Peter J Clase, South African minister of Education/Culture (1985- )

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Oct 14 Mobutu Sese Seko, Dictator and President of Zaire (1965-97), born in Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 1997)

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • Oct 15 Fereydun M. Esfandiary, Iranian philosopher (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 Jimmy Breslin, American author and columnist (NY Post, News, Newsday), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Oct 17 Robert Atkins, American nutritionist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 18 Frank Carlucci, National Security Adviser/Sec of Defense (1987-89)
  • Oct 19 Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, born in Frome, England (d. 1996)
  • Oct 21 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
  • Oct 24 Johan Galtung, Norwegian polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
  • Oct 24 Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal
  • Oct 24 Sultan Ahmad Shah, King of Malaysia
  • Oct 26 John Arden, English novelist/playwright (Left Handed Liberty), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 29 Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 30 Nestor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (d. 1992)
  • Oct 31 Michael Collins, Mjr Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 10, Apollo 11), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 1 A. R. Gurney, American playwright
  • Nov 2 Denis Gerald Barrington, artist
  • Nov 3 Philip M Crane, (Rep-R-IL, 1969- )
  • Nov 3 William H Dana, pilot (X-15)
  • Nov 3 D. James Kennedy, American theologian (d. 2007)
  • Nov 7 Peter Woods, newsreader
  • Nov 7 Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )
  • Nov 8 Edmund Happold, engineer
  • Nov 10 Clarence M Pendleton Jr, chairman of US comm on Civil Rights (1981-88)
  • Nov 11 Kenneth Fleetwood, fashion designer
  • Nov 11 Hank Garland, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2004)
  • Nov 11 Hugh Everett, American physicist (d. 1982)
  • Nov 12 Tonke Dragt, Dutch children book author (Towers of February)
  • Nov 13 Fred Harris, (Sen-D-Okla)
  • Nov 13 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet
  • Nov 14 Edward H White II, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 14 Ornelio Martina, Antillian author/governor of Curacao
  • Nov 14 Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker
  • Nov 15 J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
  • Nov 15 Olene Walker, politician (R), 1st female Governor of Utah (2003-2005), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Nov 16 Alice Adams, American sculptor, born in New York City

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Nov 16 Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), born in Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria (d. 2013)

Novelist and Poet Chinua Achebe
Novelist and Poet
Chinua Achebe
  • Nov 16 Salvatore Riina, Sicilian mafioso
  • Nov 17 Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, born in Dundalk, County Louth (d. 1995)
  • Nov 22 John P. Schiffer, American nuclear physicist, born in Budapest
  • Nov 22 Owen Kay Garriott, Enid Oklahoma, astronaut (Skylab 3, STS 9)
  • Nov 23 William E Brock, (Sen-D)/US Secretary of Labor (1985-87)
  • Nov 26 Berthold Leibinger, German Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  • Nov 27 James M Taylor, Stamps ARK, USAF/astronaut
  • Nov 27 Vladimir Emel Yanovich Lev Alekseevich Samsonov Maksimov, educator
  • Nov 27 Joe DeNardo, American Meteorologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 29 Shirley Porter, English politician
  • Nov 30 G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 30 William H Dana, test pilot (X-15), born in Pasadena, California
  • Dec 1 Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
  • Dec 2 Gary Becker, American economist, recipient of the Bank of Sweden Prize, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 3 Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)
  • Dec 8 John Morressy, American sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane)
  • Dec 8 Julian Critchley, British politician (d. 2000)
  • Dec 10 Clayton K Yeutter, American trade negotiator and Republican National chairman, born in Eustis, Nebraska (d. 2017)
  • Dec 12 Bill Beutel, American journalist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 15 Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist and short story writer (Girl with Green Eyes, Casualties of Peace)
  • Dec 16 Bill Young, Harmarville, PA, politician (Congress, 1993-2013), (d. 2013)

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Dec 17 Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse, Omni), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • Dec 21 Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches
  • Dec 22 Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)
  • Dec 22 Larry Stevenson [Richard], skateboard innovator (kicktail), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 Salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (d. 1986)
  • Dec 27 Meg Greenfield, US politician(?)
  • Dec 27 Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)
  • Dec 30 Jerome Theisen, benedictine