Birthdays in History in 1944 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 309 of 309

  • Aug 9 Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger, Dutch MP (D66)
  • Aug 11 David Pearl, British judge
  • Aug 15 Tom Murphy, American politician
  • Aug 16 Dick Zimmer, (Rep-R-New Jersey)
  • Aug 17 Lawrence Joseph Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, Billionaire
  • Aug 19 Samuel J de Beer, South Africa vicar/underminister of Education
  • Aug 19 Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
  • Aug 19 Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer
  • Aug 19 Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
  • Aug 20 Rajiv Gandhi, PM of India (1984-89)
  • Aug 21 Perry Christie, former prime minister of the Bahamas
  • Aug 22 Henk Veldhoen, biochemist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Aug 23 Antonia Novello, 14th US Surgeon General (1990-92)
  • Aug 24 Gregory Bruce Jarvis, astronaut (STS 25), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 25 Sherley Anne Williams, US literary (Dessa Rose)
  • Aug 25 Conrad Black, newspaper magnate
  • Aug 26 Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester
  • Aug 27 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
  • Aug 28 Melvin Dummar, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate
  • Sep 2 Claude Nicollier, Swiss astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75), born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • Sep 3 Sherwood C "Woody" Spring, Col USA/astronaut (STS 61B), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 4 Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
  • Sep 5 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Sep 6 Gordon DeMarco, American writer and activist, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 M N Aubrey Mokoape, S Afr's VP (Azanian People Org)
  • Sep 7 Bertel Haarder, Danish politician
  • Sep 9 Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina
  • Sep 11 Freddy Thielemans, mayor of Brussels
  • Sep 12 Leonard Peltier, American activist
  • Sep 15 Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician
  • Sep 17 Reinhold Messner, Italian mountain climber (Mount Everest)
  • Sep 18 Charles Lacy Veach, astronaut (STS 39, STS 52), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 19 Anders Björck, Swedish politician
  • Sep 19 Jean Succar Kuri, Lebanese-born Mexican businessman
  • Sep 21 Hamilton Jordan, political advisor (Crisis, Last Year of Carter Pres)
  • Sep 21 Steve Beshear, American politician (D) Governor of Kentucky (2007-2015), born in Dawson Springs, Kentucky
  • Sep 22 John Tanner, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
  • Sep 23 Loren J Shriver, Iowa, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-C, STS 31, STS 46)
  • Sep 25 Doris Matsui, American politician
  • Sep 27 IDG Garnett, British Vice-Admiral, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (NATO)
  • Oct 2 Peter Hobson, headmaster (Giggleswick School)
  • Oct 2 Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
  • Oct 3 Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy)
  • Oct 3 Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
  • Oct 3 Bob Riley, American politician, governor of Alabama
  • Oct 5 Ben Korthals, advocate/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Oct 6 Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
  • Oct 7 Donald Tsang, current Chief executive of Hong Kong
  • Oct 8 Bruce A Morrison, (Rep-D-CT, 1983- )
  • Oct 10 Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader
  • Oct 10 Renier S Schoeman, South African MP (NP)/journalist
  • Oct 15 Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • Oct 15 Sali Berisha, President of Albania
  • Oct 15 Haim Saban, Egyptian-born American media proprietor
  • Oct 18 Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)
  • Oct 21 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator
  • Oct 25 James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
  • Oct 26 Ries [M] Smits, economist/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Oct 28 Anton Schlecker, German billionaire
  • Oct 29 Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
  • Oct 29 Otto Wiesheu, German minister
  • Oct 30 Ahmed Chalabi, Iragi politician (supported US 2003 invasion), born in Kadhimiya, Baghdad (d. 2015)
  • Nov 1 Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
  • Nov 2 Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Bkln, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75)
  • Nov 9 Bill Hendon, (Rep-R-NC, 1981-83, 85-87)
  • Nov 10 Silvestre Reyes, American politician
  • Nov 12 Johan van Doorn, [Johnny the Selfkicker], Dutch poet (War & Porridge)
  • Nov 13 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
  • Nov 14 Aditya Biria, industrialist
  • Nov 16 Hugo Dittberner, writer
  • Nov 16 Oliver Braddick, British psychologist
  • Nov 17 Jim Boeheim, Hall of Fame Coach
  • Nov 17 Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect
  • Nov 21 Marcia "Marcy" Carsey, TV executive/producer
  • Nov 21 Richard J Durbin, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
  • Nov 22 Robert Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph)
  • Nov 23 Jose Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)
  • Nov 24 Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author (7 Stories)
  • Nov 24 Dan Glickman, (Rep-D-KS, 1977- )
  • Nov 24 Jules Deelder, Dutch poet (T of Vondel)
  • Nov 24 Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • Nov 27 Martin Corbett, gay activist
  • Nov 27 Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
  • Nov 28 Timothy Krajcir, American serial killer
  • Dec 1 Tahar Ben Jelloun, French writer of Moroccan origin
  • Dec 1 Daniel Pennac, French writer born in Morocco
  • Dec 1 Michael W. Hagee, 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Dec 2 Roger Omond, journalist
  • Dec 2 Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo (d. 2006)
  • Dec 2 Botho Strauß, German author
  • Dec 2 Inger Davidson, Swedish politician
  • Dec 7 Jamiel Chagra, American drug trafficker
  • Dec 9 Ki Longfellow, American novelist
  • Dec 9 Bob O'Connor, American politician
  • Dec 12 Jean Doré, Canadian politician, mayor of Montreal

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Dec 15 Chico Mendes, Brazilian environmental activist and rubber tapper, born in Xapuri, Brazil (d. 1988)

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  • Dec 17 Jack L[aurence] Chalker, US, sci-fi author (Saga of Well World)
  • Dec 19 Richard Leakey, anthropologist
  • Dec 19 William Christie, American-born director of Les Arts Florissants
  • Dec 19 Mitchell Feigenbaum, American mathematical physicist
  • Dec 20 Gernot Wolfgruber, Austrian writer, born in Gmünd
  • Dec 21 Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese bureaucrat (d. 2007)
  • Dec 23 D J D Dees, pharmacist/Dutch minister of WVC (VVD)
  • Dec 23 Wesley Clark, American military officer
  • Dec 24 Oswald Gracias, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Bombay
  • Dec 28 Johnny Isakson, American politician
  • Dec 28 Kary Mullis, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 30 William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander
  • Dec 31 Taylor Hackford, American director (Devil's Advocate, Ray), born in Santa Barbara, California