Birthdays in History in 1940 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 263 of 263

  • 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
  • Oct 1 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • Oct 2 Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian handball player
  • Oct 4 Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
  • Oct 6 Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 6 Wyche Fowler Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977-87)
  • Oct 7 Bruce F Vento, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977- )
  • Oct 7 Richard H Stallings, (Rep-D-ID, 1985- )
  • Oct 9 Gordon J. Humphrey, US Senator (R) New Hampshire (1979-90), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • Oct 15 Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 17 Peter Stringfellow, British nightclub owner
  • Oct 20 Robert Pinsky, American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States
  • Oct 21 Don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
  • Oct 21 Frances FitzGerald, American journalist/author (Fire in the Lake), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • Oct 26 Mario Orosco, 1st victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
  • Oct 27 Maxine Hong Kingston, US, author

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Oct 27 John Gotti, mafia head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

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  • Oct 28 Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
  • Oct 29 Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
  • Oct 29 Galen Weston, English Canadian multi-millionaire industrialist
  • Oct 29 José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop
  • Nov 1 Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
  • Nov 6 Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service
  • Nov 6 Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle
  • Nov 7 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
  • Nov 12 Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
  • Nov 12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
  • Nov 12 Jürgen Todenhöfer, German politician
  • Nov 18 Qaboos bin Sa'id, Sultan of Oman
  • Nov 20 Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Nov 21 Richard Marcinko, American author
  • Nov 24 Don Metz, American architect
  • Nov 24 Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
  • Nov 25 Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)
  • Nov 30 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
  • Dec 3 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • Dec 4 Gary Gilmore, American murderer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 5 Peter Pohl, Swedish writer
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
  • Dec 7 Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)
  • Dec 10 William Fred Dempster, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Berkeley, California
  • Dec 12 Sharad Pawar, Indian politician
  • Dec 14 Lex Gold, Scottish football administrator
  • Dec 17 Kåre Valebrokk, Norwegian journalist
  • Dec 18 Bramwell Morrison, member of Sharon, Lois & Bram
  • Dec 23 Robert Labine, French-Canadian politician
  • Dec 24 Anthony Fauci, US health official
  • Dec 25 Frans Moor, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Dec 26 Harmen Siezen, Dutch TV-journal host
  • Dec 26 Edward C. Prescott, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 29 Brigitte Kronauer, writer
  • Dec 31 Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut