Birthdays in History in 1933

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 268

  • Jan 1 James A Abrahamson, USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 1 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • Jan 2 Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)
  • Jan 2 Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist
  • Jan 4 Ed Jenkins, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Jan 4 Ilia II Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia.
  • Jan 8 Jean-Marie Straub, France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)
  • Jan 9 Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), born on Roosevelt Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jan 9 Sonia Garmers, [Justina], Curacao, author (Dear Queen)
  • Jan 9 Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
  • Jan 12 Michael Aspel, British talk show host
  • Jan 13 Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
  • Jan 13 Ron[ald Joseph] Goulart, US, sci-fi author (Deadwalk, Plunder)
  • Jan 15 Ernest J. Gaines, American author
  • Jan 16 Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)
  • Jan 17 Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
  • Jan 17 Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 17 Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt
  • Jan 18 David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • Jan 18 John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)
  • Jan 18 Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)
  • Jan 18 Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut
  • Jan 21 Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam
  • Jan 21 William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)
  • Jan 21 Joseph W. Eschbach, American doctor (d. 2007)

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Jan 25 Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines (1986-92), born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines (d. 2009)

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • Jan 27 Mohamed Al Fayed, CEO (Harrods)
  • Jan 27 Rita Hennessy, matron-in-chief (QARANC)
  • Jan 29 A C Alston, bibliographer
  • Jan 29 Margaret Laird, Commissioner (Third Church Estates)
  • Jan 30 Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
  • Jan 30 Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
  • Jan 31 Joseph D Early, (Rep-D-MA, 1975- )
  • Jan 31 Walter Paulis, mineworker/pilot/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jan 31 Bernardo Provenzano, Mafia Boss (Cosa Nostra), born in Corleone, Sicily (d.2016)
  • Feb 1 Reynolds Price, US writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light)
  • Feb 2 Than Shwe, ruler of Myanmar
  • Feb 3 Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )
  • Feb 5 Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)
  • Feb 5 Ron Wilson, US percussionist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Feb 6 Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
  • Feb 6 Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )
  • Feb 9 Countess of Airlie [Virginia Ogilvy], Newport, New Jersey, American-born Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Feb 9 Charles Williams, Lord Williams of Elvel
  • Feb 12 Costa-Gavras, director
  • Feb 12 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut
  • Feb 12 Juanita [Ruth] Coulson, sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)
  • Feb 13 Emanuel Ungaro, France, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1969)
  • Feb 13 Paul Biya, president of Cameroon (1982- )
  • Feb 14 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
  • Feb 15 Adolfo, Cardones Cuba, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
  • Feb 17 Craig Thomas, (Rep-R-Wyoming)
  • Feb 20 Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist
  • Feb 22 Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent
  • Feb 22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 23 Donna J. Stone, American poet (Wielder of Words), born in Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Feb 24 Judah Folkman, American cancer researcher
  • Feb 26 James Goldsmith, corporate raider (Referendum Party), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 27 6th marquess of Bute, Scottish large landowner/bibliophile
  • Feb 27 Edward Lucie-Smith, British poet and poetry critic, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Feb 27 Geoffrey Maitland Smith, CEO (Sears)
  • Feb 27 Malcolm Wallop, (Sen-R-WY, 1977- )
  • Feb 28 Miro Steržaj, Slovenian 9-pin bowler
  • Feb 28 Rein Taagepera, Estonian politician
  • Mar 1 Myrlie Evers, politician/commissioner (LA Board of Public works)
  • Mar 3 Lee Radziwell Ross, American princess (Jackie O's sister), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 4 John W Mills, British sculptor
  • Mar 6 Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)
  • Mar 9 Mel Lastman, Canadian politician
  • Mar 11 Terry J Hatter Jr, US judge in California
  • Mar 13 Frank H Murkowski, (Sen-R-AK, 1981- )
  • Mar 13 Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), born in Florence County, South Carolina (d. 1991)
  • Mar 14 René Felber, former member of the Swiss Federal Council

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Mar 15 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Brooklyn, New York

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Mar 16 Sandy Weill, American financier and philanthropist
  • Mar 18 Unita Blackwell, 1st African American mayor in Mississippi
  • Mar 19 Philip Roth, novelist (Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 20 David James Moore, educationalist
  • Mar 20 Alexander Gorodnitsky, Russian geologist and poet
  • Mar 21 John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 21 Michael Heseltine, UK Secretary of State for Defence (1986)/MP
  • Mar 22 Buddy MacKay, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
  • Mar 22 Abolhassan Banisadr, former President of Iran
  • Mar 23 Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
  • Mar 23 Philip Zimbardo, American psychologist, known for the Stanford prison experiment
  • Mar 27 DRG Andrews, CEO (Land Rover-Leyland)
  • Mar 27 Frank Taylor, Chief Constable (Durham)
  • Mar 27 J Geoffrey Parker, high master (Manchestrer Grammar School)
  • Mar 29 Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
  • Mar 31 Nichita Stănescu, Romanian poet (d. 1983)
  • Apr 1 Dan Flavin, US minimalist sculptor
  • Apr 3 Robert K Dornan, (Rep-R-CA, 1977-83, 85- )
  • Apr 4 Fritz Bolkestein, Dutch CEO (Shell)/Minister of Defense (VVD)
  • Apr 4 Robin Phillips, English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer)
  • Apr 6 Roy Goode, British lawyer
  • Apr 6 Eduardo Malapit, American Democratic politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Jacques Molicard, translator/navigator
  • Apr 9 Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy (Strathclyde University)
  • Apr 10 Robert Rhodes James, historian (Gallipoli)
  • Apr 11 Tony Brown, Charleston WV, newsman (Tony Brown's Journal)
  • Apr 13 Ben Nighthorse Campbell, (Sen-D Colorado)
  • Apr 15 Boris Strugatski, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of Troika)
  • Apr 17 Penelope Lively, writer
  • Apr 18 Alan Devereux, CEO (Scottish Tourist Board)
  • Apr 22 John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
  • Apr 22 Robin Hutton, merchant banker
  • Apr 23 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
  • Apr 25 Helen Paling, British circuit judge
  • Apr 26 Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican activist (d. 2005)
  • Apr 29 Mark Eyskens, Economist and Prime Minister of Belgium (1981), born in Leuven, Belgium
  • May 6 John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender
  • May 8 Alistair Service, writer/publisher
  • May 10 Barbara Taylor Bradford, author
  • May 11 Louis Farrakhan, minister (black islam nation, million man march)
  • May 12 Andrey Voznesensky, Russian poet
  • May 13 Sid Morrison, (Rep-R-WA, 1981- )
  • May 18 Bernadette Chirac, French politician
  • May 23 Bruce A Peterson, US test pilot (M2, HL-10)
  • May 23 Gerrit J M Braks, Dutch minister of agriculture & land & fishing (CDA)
  • May 24 Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal
  • May 24 Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter
  • May 24 Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)
  • May 24 Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi
  • May 27 Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
  • May 28 Philip Otton, high court judge
  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, (Rep-D-TX, 1973- )
  • Jun 3 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 John Sparrow, Chairman (British Horserace Betting Levy Board)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 Henk E Koning, Dutch sect of Finances (VVD)
  • Jun 8 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
  • Jun 9 Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
  • Jun 9 Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
  • Jun 10 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • Jun 10 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
  • Jun 12 Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • Jun 14 Jerzy Kosinski, novelist (Painted Bird, Being There)
  • Jun 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Jun 17 Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
  • Jun 25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
  • Jun 25 James Meredith, American civil rights activist
  • Jun 25 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect
  • Jun 26 David Winnick, British MP
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Jul 2 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
  • Jul 3 Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007)
  • Jul 8 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • Jul 9 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jul 11 Olga Havlova, political activist
  • Jul 12 Donald E. Westlake, American author
  • Jul 14 Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- ), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 15 James Ball, British economist
  • Jul 18 Aad Nuis, Dutch writer/undersecretary of Education (D66)
  • Jul 18 Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet (Bratsk Station), born in Zima, Siberia (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Cormac McCarthy, American author
  • Jul 21 Brigitte Reimann, writer
  • Jul 21 John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)
  • Jul 22 Chuck Cassey, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 23 Richard Rogers, English architect
  • Jul 27 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)
  • Jul 31 Cees Nooteboom, Dutch writer
  • Aug 1 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
  • Aug 1 Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary, Welsh Office
  • Aug 1 Ko Un, South Korean poet, born in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province
  • Aug 2 Alan Tuffin, British trade union leader
  • Aug 3 The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman)
  • Aug 7 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
  • Aug 10 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • Aug 10 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • Aug 10 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • Aug 10 Doyle Brunson, American poker player
  • Aug 10 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • Aug 11 Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)
  • Aug 11 Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
  • Aug 13 Jocelyn Elders, 15th US Surgeon General (1993-94) 1st African American holder, born in Schaal, Arkansas
  • Aug 14 Richard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate
  • Aug 14 Bryce Courtenay, Australian novelist (The Power of One), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • Aug 16 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
  • Aug 16 Reiner Kunze, German writer (The Lovely Years), born in Oelsnitz, Saxony
  • Aug 16 Stuart A "Smokey" Roosa, Durango Colo, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 14)
  • Aug 17 Eugene F. Kranz, American NASA executive
  • Aug 18 Roman Polanski, Poland, director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates)
  • Aug 19 Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 20 Don Fuqua, (Rep-D-FL, 1963-86)
  • Aug 20 George John Mitchell, (Sen-D-ME, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989- )
  • Aug 22 Irmtraud Morgner, writer
  • Aug 23 Manfred Donike, chemist drug test pioneer
  • Aug 23 Pete Wilson, (Sen-R-CA, 1983-88/Gov-R-Ca 1991- )
  • Aug 23 Robert Curl, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

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Aug 24 Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2004)

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • Aug 27 Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
  • Aug 29 Jehan Sadat, Widow of Anwar Sadat and 1st Lady of Egypt, born in Cairo, Egypt