Birthdays in History in September 1940

  • Sep 3 Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist and writer, born in Montevideo
  • Sep 7 Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)
  • Sep 8 Quentin L. Cook, LDS apostle
  • Sep 10 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Sep 11 Theodore Olson, U.S. Solicitor General
  • Sep 11 Robert Palmer, last CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Sep 12 Roger K Crouch, Jamestown Tenn, astronauts (STS 83, 94)
  • Sep 12 Stephen J Solarz, (Rep-D-NY, 1975-93)
  • Sep 13 ├ôscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sep 14 Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)
  • Sep 15 Norman [Richard] Spinrad, US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)
  • Sep 17 Jan Eliasson, Swedish diplomat
  • Sep 20 Joseph J DioGuardi, (Rep-R-NY, 1985- )
  • Sep 21 Hermann Knoflacher, Austrian civil engineer
  • Sep 24 Yves Navarre, French writer (d. 1994)
  • Sep 25 Timothy Severin, author/explorer
  • Sep 28 Alekander Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 29/31, T-6)
  • Sep 28 Aleksandr Y Kalery, Russian cosmonaut
  • Sep 28 George Greenstein, author (Secret of a Jewish Baker)
  • Sep 29 Jimmy Knapp, trade unionist