Birthdays in History in October 1934

  • Oct 2 Duncan Thompson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
  • Oct 2 Richard Scott, British high court judge
  • Oct 4 Malva M Basoalto, daughter of Pablo Neruda & Marie Hagenaar Vogelzang
  • Oct 5 Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • Oct 7 Imamu Amiri Baraka, [Everett Leroi Jones], American poet/writer
  • Oct 7 Ulrike Meinhof, German Red Army member
  • Oct 7 [Everett] LeRoi Jones, [Amiri Baraka], American writer (Black Music)
  • Oct 8 J Carter Brown, art director (Washington National Gallery), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Oct 9 Jacobo Majluta Azar, politician
  • Oct 9 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author
  • Oct 12 Richard Meier, American architect and abstract artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 12 Albert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician, known for his work in probability theory, statistics and financial mathematics, born in Shchyolkovo, Russia
  • Oct 17 Barend P Tammeling, Dutch journalist (Trouw, Groninger Gezinsbode)
  • Oct 18 Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
  • Oct 19 Jakubu Gowon, army staff chief/president of Nigeria (1966-75)
  • Oct 19 Yakubu Gowon, Nigerian head of state (1966–75), born in Plateau State, Nigeria
  • Oct 20 Michiko, empress of Japan
  • Oct 21 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • Oct 26 Ulrich Plentzdorf, writer
  • Oct 27 David Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 27 Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 29 Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor