Birthdays in History in October 1951

  • Oct 3 Kathryn Sullivan, Paterson NJ, geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Oct 3 Bernard Cooper, American writer
  • Oct 4 Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet
  • Oct 7 David J. Halberstam, American radio executive
  • Oct 8 Jack O'Connell, American politician
  • Oct 10 Epeli Ganilau, Fijian statesman
  • Oct 12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California)
  • Oct 16 Alan Wheat, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983- )
  • Oct 18 Terry McMillan, American author
  • Oct 19 Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematical physicist, recipient of the BĂ´cher Memorial Prize
  • Oct 20 Patrick Hall, British politician
  • Oct 20 Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician
  • Oct 23 Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
  • Oct 27 Carlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist
  • Oct 27 Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 27 Edward Lee Howard, American CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985, born in Alamogordo, New Mexico (d. 2002)

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • Oct 28 Ron & Don Gaylon, midwest US, siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show)
  • Oct 29 Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)
  • Oct 30 Frank Pallone Jr, (Rep-D-New Jersey)