Birthdays in History in October 1932

  • Oct 2 Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish paramilitary and political leader (Sinne Fein), born in Longford, Ireland (d. 2013)
  • Oct 4 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director
  • Oct 5 Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer (Rep)
  • Oct 6 Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
  • Oct 7 Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond
  • Oct 8 Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
  • Oct 10 Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist
  • Oct 12 Dusan Makavejev, Serbian film director (Man is Not a Bird), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 12 Jake Edwin Garn, American politician (Sen-R-Utah, 1974-93) and astronaut (STS 51D), born in Richfield, Utah
  • Oct 14 Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Riekus Waskowsky, poet
  • Oct 16 John Grant, British politician (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )
  • Oct 18 Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
  • Oct 23 Vasily Belov, Northern Krai, USSR, author (Business as Usual, Everything's Ahead), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 24 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)

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Oct 24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell
  • Oct 25 Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut
  • Oct 26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 27 Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
  • Oct 30 Louis Malle, French director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria)
  • Oct 30 Barun De, Indian historian