Birthdays in History in October 1949

  • Oct 1 Isaac Bonewits, American author
  • Oct 3 Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
  • Oct 4 Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director
  • Oct 5 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
  • Oct 12 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Venezuelan international terrorist
  • Oct 14 Katha Pollitt, American writer
  • Oct 19 Jamie McGrigor, British politician

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Oct 21 Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Oct 21 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Oct 22 Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
  • Oct 22 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 23 Nick Tosches, American writer
  • Oct 24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • Oct 27 Jose J P Hageman, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Oct 27 Mike Kopetski, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • Oct 27 Clifford Antone, American businessman (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Oct 31 Dumisa B Ntsebeza, South African attorney/anti-apartheid activist
  • Oct 31 Mike Parker, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
  • Oct 31 Terrence W Wilcutt, Russellville Ky, Major USMC/astronaut (STS 68, 79)