Birthdays in History in October 1956

  • Oct 1 Theresa May, British politician (C), Prime Minister (2016-), born in Eastbourne, England
  • Oct 2 Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Oct 6 Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
  • Oct 8 Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)
  • Oct 8 Scott Michael Pellaton, barefoot water ski champ
  • Oct 8 Janice Voss, South Bend, Indiana, astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 11 Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay
  • Oct 16 James H Newman, Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD/Astronaut (STS 51, 69)

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Oct 17 Mae Jemison, 1st African American woman in space (STS 47), born in Decatur, Alabama

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison
  • Oct 17 Robin LO Linschoten, Dutch ass. secretary of Social Affairs (VVD)
  • Oct 18 Craig Bartlett, American animator
  • Oct 18 Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • Oct 24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • Oct 25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Oct 26 Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman
  • Oct 27 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer

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Oct 28 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran (2005-13), born in Aradan, Iran

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Oct 30 Tim Roemer, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • Oct 31 Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician