Birthdays in History in October 1942

  • Oct 4 Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)
  • Oct 9 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Oct 10 Radu Vasile, Romanian Prime Minister
  • Oct 11 Malvin Whitfield, Bay City Tx, track star (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-48, 52)
  • Oct 11 Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • Oct 15 James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )
  • Oct 18 Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
  • Oct 19 Andrew Vachss, American author and attorney
  • Oct 21 Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • Oct 23 Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 23 Michael Crichton, novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

  • Oct 26 John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)
  • Oct 31 Ben M J Hennekam, Dutch MP (CDA)