Birthdays in History in 1946

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 291

  • Jan 1 Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
  • Jan 3 Cissy King, American entertainer
  • Jan 8 Tod Brannan, VP (Logos Network Corp)
  • Jan 11 John Piper, American theologian
  • Jan 12 Lady Cosgrove, Scottish judiciary figure
  • Jan 14 Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
  • Jan 16 Michael L Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 18 Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Jan 19 Alexandr Vladimirovich Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 19 Julian Barnes, England, writer (Before She Met Me)
  • Jan 21 Vincent Placoly, Martinique, writer (L'eau-de-mort guildive)
  • Jan 23 Don Whittington, American businessman, car & airplane racer and convicted felon

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 23 Arnoldo Aleman, 81st President of Nicaragua (1997-2002), born in Managua

President of Nicaragua Arnoldo Aleman
President of Nicaragua
Arnoldo Aleman
  • Jan 24 Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
  • Jan 25 Josephine M Verspaget, sociologist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Jan 25 Silvio Blatter, writer
  • Jan 26 Christopher Hampton, Azores, playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac)
  • Jan 26 Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)
  • Jan 30 Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
  • Feb 2 Alpha Oumar Konaré, ex-president of Mali
  • Feb 6 Jim Turner, American politician
  • Feb 9 M J H Sterling, Vice-Chancellor (Brunel University)
  • Feb 9 Séan Neeson, Northern Irish politician
  • Feb 9 Jim Webb, United States Senator from Virginia
  • Feb 11 M C Walker, CEO (Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Feb 11 Timothy Chambers, pediatrician
  • Feb 12 Ever Meulen, [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch designer (children stamps 1992)
  • Feb 14 David Green, English TV/video producer
  • Feb 14 Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)
  • Feb 15 Clare Short, British MP
  • Feb 15 John Greenway, British MP
  • Feb 15 Esko Seppänen, Finnish politician
  • Feb 16 J R Farndon, British consultant surgeon
  • Feb 18 Michael Buerk, British newsreader
  • Feb 19 Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 20 Mieke H A Boers-Wijnberg, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Feb 21 Tricia Nixon Cox, Richard Milhaus' daughter (or 0202)
  • Feb 21 Vito Rizzuto, Sicilian-born alleged mafia boss
  • Feb 24 Anthony Mayer, chief executive (Housing Corporation)
  • Feb 24 Michael Radford, director (1984, White Mischief)
  • Feb 24 Grigory Margulis, Russian mathematician
  • Feb 25 F Xaver Kroetz, writer
  • Feb 25 Jean Todt, French executive director of Scuderia Ferrari
  • Feb 26 Phyllis Eisenstein, American sci-fi author (Sorcerer's Son, Born to Exile)
  • Feb 26 Ahmed Zewail, Egyptian-American chemist, Nobel laureate (1999), born in Damanhur, Egypt (d. 2016)
  • Feb 28 Robin Cook, British politician (d. 2005)
  • Mar 1 Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], Santa Rosa California, (Diamonds are Forever)
  • Mar 2 Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Mar 3 James C Adamson, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43), born in Warsaw, New York
  • Mar 3 John Virgo, British snooker player
  • Mar 4 Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)
  • Mar 4 Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
  • Mar 4 Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)
  • Mar 6 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
  • Mar 9 Gherman Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russian cosmonaut (backup TM-6)
  • Mar 10 Mike Hollands, Australian animator
  • Mar 13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda (d. 1976)
  • Mar 15 Masaharu Satō, Japanese seiyū
  • Mar 18 Michael Reagan, talk show host, and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
  • Mar 22 Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, US, sci-fi author (Wetware)
  • Mar 24 Paul Williams, climber
  • Mar 25 Maurice Krafft, French vulcanologist (d. 1991)
  • Mar 25 Gerard John Schaefer, American serial killer (d. 1995)
  • Mar 26 Alain Madelin, French politician
  • Mar 28 Alejandro Toledo, President of Peru
  • Mar 28 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, born in Almelo Netherlands, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Bruce Weber, director (Broken Noses)
  • Mar 29 Ronald Farrow, radio producer/priest
  • Apr 1 William Frederick Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 1 Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, ballerina
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, US writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, AK (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 J R Baines, professor (Egyptologist)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russia, cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • Apr 19 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • Apr 22 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
  • Apr 22 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • Apr 22 John Waters, director (Hairspray)
  • Apr 22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
  • Apr 29 Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
  • Apr 30 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator
  • May 1 John Woo, Hong Kong director
  • May 6 Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
  • May 7 Richard L Brodsky, US lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983- )
  • May 7 Brian Turner, English celebrity chef
  • May 8 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • May 12 L. Neil Smith, American science fiction author
  • May 14 Robert Jarvik, surgeon/inventor (Jarvik 7 artificial heart)
  • May 16 Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • May 17 F. Paul Wilson, American novelist
  • May 18 Frank Hsieh, former Premier of Taiwan
  • May 19 Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
  • May 23 H. Paul Shuch, American SETI scientist
  • May 24 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)
  • May 25 Janet E[llen] Morris, US, sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus)
  • May 25 Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • May 25 David A. Hargrave, RPG designer
  • May 26 Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.
  • May 28 Satchidanandan, Indian poet
  • May 29 Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (d. 2000)
  • May 30 Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)
  • May 31 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director (Marriage of Maria Braum)
  • May 31 Ted Baehr, American media critic
  • Jun 2 Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer "The Yorkshire Ripper"
  • Jun 3 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Jun 3 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Jun 6 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 6 Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)
  • Jun 7 Jenny Jones, [Janina Stronski], Canada, comedienne (Jenny Jones Show)
  • Jun 8 Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
  • Jun 9 Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
  • Jun 10 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • Jun 11 Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)
  • Jun 12 Harry Glasper, English writer
  • Jun 12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City
  • Jun 14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • Jun 16 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • Jun 17 Marcy Kaptur, (Rep-D-HA, 1983- )
  • Jun 17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer
  • Jun 18 Russell Ash, British author
  • Jun 18 Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
  • Jun 20 Birgitte Eva Henriksen, Duchess of Gloucester, born in Odense, Denmark
  • Jun 20 Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor
  • Jun 21 Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
  • Jun 21 Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
  • Jun 21 Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 23 Russ Thacker, producer (Golden Seal), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 24 Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
  • Jun 24 Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
  • Jun 24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • Jun 25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator
  • Jun 27 Sally Priesand, 1st us woman rabbi
  • Jun 28 John "Mike" Lounge, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Robert L Asprin, US, sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
  • Jun 28 Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician.
  • Jun 29 Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
  • Jun 29 Ernesto Pérez Balladares, Panamanian politician
  • Jul 2 Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 4 Michael Milken, partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Ron Kovic, disabled vietnam vet (Born on 4th of July)
  • Jul 5 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • Jul 5 Paul Smith, British fashion designer
  • Jul 5 Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 6 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Jul 6 Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)
  • Jul 8 Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)
  • Jul 11 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
  • Jul 11 Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
  • Jul 13 Michael Shea, US, sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus), (d. 2014)
  • Jul 14 Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
  • Jul 15 Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei
  • Jul 16 Barbara Lee, American politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 21 Ken Starr, American lawyer who Investigated Bill Clinton (Starr Report), born in Vernon, Texas

Lawyer Who Investigated Bill Clinton Ken Starr
Lawyer Who Investigated Bill Clinton
Ken Starr
  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 25 John Gibson, American media host
  • Jul 26 Anne Wright, Vice-Chancellor (Sunderland U)
  • Jul 27 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Jul 28 Douglas H Bosco, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 28 Fahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist
  • Jul 29 Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
  • Jul 31 Karen Zerby, American religious leader
  • Aug 1 Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )
  • Aug 1 J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands
  • Aug 1 Richard O Covey, Fayetteville Ar, USAF/astro (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61)
  • Aug 1 Tom Loeffler, (Rep-R-TX, 1979- )
  • Aug 1 Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
  • Aug 3 Jack Straw, British politician
  • Aug 5 Ron Silliman, American poet
  • Aug 6 Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean politician
  • Aug 7 Ed Seykota, American commodities and futures trader
  • Aug 8 French W Weisglas, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Aug 8 Robin M Tallon, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )
  • Aug 8 James W. Lewis, American convicted extortionist
  • Aug 11 Marilyn Vos Savant, writer/world's highest IQ (228), born in St Louis, Missouri

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 13 Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve), born in Brooklyn,New York

15th Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen
15th Chair of the Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen
  • Aug 14 Alexander Curly, [Harm Breemer], Dutch artist
  • Aug 14 Marga van Praag, Dutch radio hostess
  • Aug 15 Kathryn Jean Whitmire, (4 time Mayor-Houston), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 16 Massoud Barzani, Iraqi Kurdish politician
  • Aug 19 Charles F Bolden Jr, astronaut (STS 61C, 31, 45, 60), born in Columbia, South Carolina

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 19 Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], 42nd US President (Democrat, 1993-2001), born in Hope, Arkansas

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Aug 20 N.R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman
  • Aug 21 Lev Alburt, USSR, International Chess Master (1976)
  • Aug 22 Felix Meurders, Dutch radio host
  • Aug 24 Richard "Dick" N Richards, Key West, USN/astr (STS 28, 41, 50, 64)
  • Aug 25 Larry LaRocco, (Rep-D-Idaho)
  • Aug 25 Charles Ghigna (Father Goose), American poet and Children's Author
  • Aug 30 Anne-Marie, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
  • Aug 31 Jerome Corsi, American writer