Birthdays in History on October 1

  • 1207 Henry III, king of England (1216-72)
  • 1507 Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573)
  • 1540 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)
  • 1549 Anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery
  • 1577 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (d. 1622)
  • 1600 Theodorus "Dirck" Graswinckel, Dutch States-General court clerk, born in Delft, South Holland, The Netherlands
  • 1620 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher
  • 1671 Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (d. 1742)
  • 1685 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40) (d. 1740)
  • 1691 Arthur Onslow, English politician (d. 1768)
  • 1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)
  • 1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
  • 1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
  • 1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russian novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)
  • 1799 Rufus Choate, American lawyer (Hall of Fame)
  • 1800 Lars Levi Laestadius, Swedish-born botanist and founder of Laestadianism (d. 1861)
  • 1830 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Madison, Indiana (d. 1890)
  • 1831 Claudius Charles Wilson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1832 Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st wife of Benjamin Harrison
  • 1834 Francis Marion Cockrell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1915)
  • 1835 Robert Houston Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1888)
  • 1835 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1835 Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (d. 1920)
  • 1842 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)
  • 1847 Annie Besant, [Wood], England, philosopher (Esoteric christianity)
  • 1870 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells)
  • 1872 Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)
  • 1878 Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
  • 1881 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)
  • 1885 Louis Untermeyer, American poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems), born in NYC, New York
  • 1886 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author
  • 1893 Faith Baldwin, author/novelist (They Who Love), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1893 Yip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972)
  • 1895 Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan (1947-51)
  • 1899 Ernest Haycox, American writer (d. 1950)
  • 1904 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • 1904 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)
  • 1906 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist
  • 1909 Samuel Yorty, (Mayor-LA), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1910 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1910 José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)

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1910 Bonnie Parker, American outlaw of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas (d. 1934)

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
  • 1911 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
  • 1914 Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian and author (The Americans: The Democratic Experience - 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
  • 1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer
  • 1917 René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)

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1924 Jimmy Carter, American politician, 39th US President (D) (1977-81), born in Plains, Georgia

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • 1924 William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )
  • 1928 Zhu Rongji, Chinese politician
  • 1930 Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician

  • 1931 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist
  • 1936 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1937 Hedy d'Ancona, Dutch minister of WVC (PvdA)
  • 1940 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • 1943 Jean-Jacques Annaud, Draveil France, director (Bear, Black & White, Name of the Rose)
  • 1945 Spider Sabich, American skier (d. 1976)
  • 1947 Martin Turner, rocker (Wishbone)
  • 1947 Aaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist
  • 1947 Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician
  • 1949 Isaac Bonewits, American author
  • 1950 Boris Morukov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1953 Greta Andersen Waitz, marathoner (NYC - 1984), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1953 John Hegley, British poet
  • 1954 Rodney William "Rod" Ansell, Australian bushman and inspiration for "Crocodile Dundee", born in Murgon, Queensland (d. 1999)
  • 1955 Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb

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1956 Theresa May, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2016-), born in Eastbourne, England

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • 1961 Gary Ablett, Australian rules footballer
  • 1964 Jonathan Sarfati, Australian-born chess player, scientist, and author
  • 1965 Chris Reason, Australian journalist
  • 1968 Jon Guenther, American author
  • 1969 Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexican murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • 1973 Rodney Kite-Powell, historian
  • 1976 Antonio Roybal, American painter and sculptor
  • 1978 Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver
  • 1979 Cameron Bruce, Australian rules footballer
  • 1982 Harry Lawrence, Bath born Entrepreneur
  • 1985 Revazi Zintiridis, Greek judoka