Birthdays in History in 1936

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 281

  • Jan 1 James Sinegal, American businessman
  • Jan 6 Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- )
  • Jan 7 Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer
  • Jan 8 Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education (1979-82)
  • Jan 8 Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Australian-born British scientist
  • Jan 9 Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
  • Jan 10 Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002)
  • Jan 10 Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 10 Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
  • Jan 11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jan 13 Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
  • Jan 15 Concepcion Picciotto, American peace activist (longest political protest in US history, outside The White House), born in Vigo, Spain (d. 2016)
  • Jan 20 Eldred G Maduro, minister (Netherland Antilles)
  • Jan 22 Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 22 Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
  • Jan 24 Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle
  • Jan 25 Dan Schaefer, (Rep-R-CO, 1983- )
  • Jan 26 Sal Buscema, American comic book artist
  • Jan 27 Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)

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Jan 27 Samuel Ting, American physicist and Nobel Laureate, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Samuel Ting
  • Jan 28 Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Jan 28 Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Jan 29 Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 F. Vernon Boozer, American politician
  • Feb 1 G H Blake, Principal (Collingwood College, Durham U)
  • Feb 1 Azie Taylor Morton, 35th Treasurer of the United States (d. 2003)
  • Feb 4 Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
  • Feb 6 J. Howard Marshall III, American businessman
  • Feb 10 Olwyn Bowey, British artist, born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
  • Feb 10 Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator
  • Feb 12 Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), born in Beijing, China (d. 2012)
  • Feb 14 Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
  • Feb 15 Andrew Miller, British principal (Stirling U)
  • Feb 16 Jill Kinmont, American skier

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Feb 16 Carl Icahn, American businessman (Icahn Enterprises), born in NYC, New York

Corporate Raider Carl Icahn
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Carl Icahn
  • Feb 18 Marin Sorescu, poet/dramatist
  • Feb 18 Ronald William Eastman, cinematogrpaher
  • Feb 18 Jean Auel, American writer
  • Feb 19 Ione Mylonas Shear, archeologist
  • Feb 21 Barbara Jordan, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 22 J. Michael Bishop, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
  • Feb 26 Eduard Ivanovich Buinovski, cosmonaut
  • Feb 27 Ron Barassi, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 29 Jack R Lousma, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Mar 1 Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
  • Mar 1 Jean-Edern Hallier, writer
  • Mar 1 Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
  • Mar 1 Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
  • Mar 4 David Thompson, British food magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 5 Canaan Banana, 1st President of Zimbabwe (1980-87), born in Essexvale, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2003)
  • Mar 6 A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA)
  • Mar 6 Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Washington, D.C., 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment
  • Mar 7 Georges Perec, French writer (Seire Noire, Retour a la bien-aimee)
  • Mar 10 Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan Vocals and journalist (d. 1989)
  • Mar 11 Antonin Scalia, 105th Supreme Court Justice (1986-2016), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Mar 12 Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
  • Mar 12 Patrick Procktor, painter
  • Mar 15 Donald K Sundquist, (Rep-R-Tennessee, 1983- )
  • Mar 15 David Andrews, Irish politician
  • Mar 17 Thomas K Mattingly II, Chic, Capt USN/astro (Apollo 16, STS-4, 51C)
  • Mar 17 Ken Mattingly, American astronaut
  • Mar 17 Robert Daniel, republican Congressman for Virginia (1972-1983), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2012)
  • Mar 18 Hans Peter Bleuel, writer
  • Mar 21 Ed Broadbent, Canadian politician
  • Mar 22 Philip Ely, president (British Law Society)
  • Mar 22 Ron Carey, American labor leader (Teamsters)
  • Mar 24 David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
  • Mar 28 Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru, writer (Aunt Julia)/presidential candidate
  • Mar 29 Mogens Camre, Danish politician
  • Mar 30 Mark Burns, British director (Juggernaut)
  • Mar 30 Richard Baker, Santa Fe NM, Zen teacher (Dharma Sangha)
  • Mar 31 Marge Piercy, author (Small Changes, Gone for Soldiers)
  • Apr 1 Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 and 1996 (d. 1998)
  • Apr 3 Reginald Hill, British crime author (Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe novels)
  • Apr 5 John Albert, professor (Master of University College Oxford)
  • Apr 5 Michael Livesay, British admiral/pres (RN College Greenwich)
  • Apr 5 John Kelly, Irish republican politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 7 Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
  • Apr 7 Tariq Aziz, Iraqi politician and close adviser to Saddam Hussein, born in Tel Keppe, Iraq (d. 2015)
  • Apr 9 Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
  • Apr 10 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), born in Croydon (d. 1995)
  • Apr 11 Janet Allen, Headmistress (Benenden School)
  • Apr 12 Kennedy A Simmonds, premier (St Kitts & Nevis, 1983-95)
  • Apr 14 Frank Serpico, American policeman
  • Apr 15 Maurice Shock, rector (Lincoln College in Oxford)
  • Apr 15 Pen Sovann, 1st post-Khmer Rouge Cambodian Prime Minister (1981), born in Takéo (d. 2016)
  • Apr 16 James Rand, British judge (Advocate General)
  • Apr 18 Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
  • Apr 18 Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator
  • Apr 19 Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 20 Pat Roberts, Topeka, Kansas, US Senator (Rep-R-KS, 1981-1997)
  • Apr 20 Pauli Ellefsen, Miðvágur, Vágar, Faroe Islands, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • Apr 21 James Dobson, American evangelist
  • Apr 23 Elias, [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter
  • Apr 23 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter
  • Apr 26 Edward Cazalet, British High Court Judge
  • Apr 29 Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 4 El Cordobés, Spanish matador
  • May 6 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades)
  • May 8 Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)
  • May 10 Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
  • May 10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • May 10 Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
  • May 10 Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • May 12 Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • May 12 Frank Stella, American painter
  • May 13 Alan Rayfield, governor (Long Latin Prison)
  • May 15 Donald [Anthony] Moffitt, US, sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
  • May 15 Paul Zindel, playwright (Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds)
  • May 15 Wavy Gravy, American clown and activist
  • May 15 Ralph Steadman, British cartoonist
  • May 16 Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • May 16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • May 17 Lars Gustafsson, writer
  • May 21 Ama Samy, Burma, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher/disciple of Yamada Koun
  • May 21 Dipak Nandy, founder (Runnymead Trust)
  • May 21 Abdul Taib Mahmud, 4th Chief Minister of Sarawak (1981-2014) and 7th Governor of Sarawak (2014-), born in Miri, Kingdom of Sarawak
  • May 22 M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Douglas John Gorman, businessman
  • May 27 Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff
  • May 27 Eric Anderson, headmaster (Eton)
  • May 27 Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party
  • May 27 Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
  • May 28 Claude Forget, French-Canadian politician
  • Jun 1 Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator
  • Jun 3 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
  • Jun 3 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
  • Jun 3 Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986), born in Archer City, Texas
  • Jun 3 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Jun 4 David Lyon, CEO (Bowater)
  • Jun 5 Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
  • Jun 8 Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2013)
  • Jun 10 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • Jun 11 George Bryan Ingham, artist
  • Jun 12 Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)
  • Jun 15 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
  • Jun 16 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • Jun 18 Ian Spurling, ballet designer
  • Jun 18 R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
  • Jun 23 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • Jun 25 Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)
  • Jun 25 Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia
  • Jun 26 Robert Maclennan, British MP
  • Jun 27 John MD "Shali" Shalikashvili, Polish/US general (NATO)
  • Jun 27 Lucille Clifton, American poet
  • Jun 28 Bill Orton, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
  • Jun 28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Major R Owens, (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 29 Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), born in Kamembe, Rwanda (d. 2016)
  • Jul 2 Omar Suleiman, Qena, Egypt, army general and intelligence officer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
  • Jul 5 James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jul 9 June Jordan, US playwright/poet (His Own Where)
  • Jul 10 Barbara B Kennelly, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1982- )
  • Jul 14 Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)
  • Jul 15 George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 20 Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina
  • Jul 22 Tom Robbins, American author
  • Jul 23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988- ), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 24 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
  • Jul 25 Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect
  • Jul 27 J. Robert Hooper, American politician
  • Jul 29 Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
  • Jul 30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • Jul 30 Infanta Pilar of Spain
  • Aug 1 Yves Saint-Laurent, Oran Algeria, fashion designer (Opium, Obsession)
  • Aug 2 Christopher Hogg, CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)
  • Aug 7 Richard L[ouis] Tierney, US, sci-fi author (Winds of Zarr)
  • Aug 8 Don Bowden, US, 1st American to run a sub 4 min mile
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • Aug 11 D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
  • Aug 11 J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
  • Aug 12 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
  • Aug 12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Aug 12 John Poindexter, US Chief of Staff
  • Aug 17 Patrick Manning, Trinidad and Tobago politician, Prime Minister (1991-95, 2001-10), born in San Fernando (d. 2016)
  • Aug 20 Carla Fracci, ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 20 Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Aug 21 Mart Crowley, playwright (Boys in the Band)
  • Aug 21 Radish Tordia, painter of Figurative Art from Georgia
  • Aug 22 Anne Downey, British circuit judge
  • Aug 23 Henry Lee Lucas, American serial killer (d. 2001)
  • Aug 24 William J Coyne, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- )
  • Aug 24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist
  • Aug 24 Kenny Guinn, American Governor, Nevada
  • Aug 25 Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, (d. 2015)
  • Aug 27 Joel Kovel, American politician
  • Aug 28 Harry McLevy, trade Unionist
  • Aug 29 John McCain, (Rep-R-Arizona, 1983-86)
  • Aug 30 Fabrizia Ramondino, writer
  • Aug 31 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
  • Sep 2 Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted
  • Sep 3 John W Olver, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • Sep 3 Zine al-Abidine Ben Ami, general/president of Tunisia (1987- )
  • Sep 5 Alcee Hastings, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • Sep 5 John C Danforth, (Sen-R-Missouri, 1977- )
  • Sep 5 Jonathan Kozol, American writer, sociologist
  • Sep 7 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician