1947 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 301 - 376 of 376

  • Oct 8 Yelena Ivanovna Dobrokvashina, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15a)
  • Oct 9 William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 11 Lucas Papademos, Greek economist
  • Oct 14 Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
  • Oct 16 David Zucker, director (Airplane, Naked Gun, Top Secret), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 17 Charles A Ingene, macromarketing researcher
  • Oct 17 Gene Green, (Rep-D-Texas)
  • Oct 17 Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist
  • Oct 18 Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • Oct 18 Job Cohen, Dutch politician, Mayor of Amsterdam
  • Oct 19 Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian comic strip artist
  • Oct 22 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
  • Oct 22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • Oct 22 Haley Barbour, American politician, governor of Mississippi
  • Oct 24 Edgar Broughton, rocker
  • Oct 26 Trevor Joyce, Irish poet

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Oct 26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • Oct 27 Terry Anderson, AP correspondent/US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91)
  • Oct 29 Helen Coonan, Australian politician
  • Oct 30 Timothy B Schmidt, rocker (Eagles), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 31 Russ Ballard, rocker (Argent)
  • Nov 3 Mazie Hirono, American politician
  • Nov 5 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
  • Nov 7 Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • Nov 8 Margaret Rhea Seddon, Murfreesboro Tenn, MD/astro (STS 51D, 40, SK:58)
  • Nov 10 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
  • Nov 11 Callum Alexander MacDonald, historian
  • Nov 11 Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Nov 12 Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)
  • Nov 14 P J O'Rourke, writer (Easy Money)
  • Nov 14 Buckwheat Zydeco [Stantley Dural Jr], US accordionist (On Track), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • Nov 17 Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Nov 17 Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
  • Nov 17 Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
  • Nov 17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • Nov 19 Lamar Smith, (Rep-R-Texas)
  • Nov 21 Dick de Cloe, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Nov 22 Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989-94)
  • Nov 22 Rod Price, rocker (Foghat)
  • Nov 22 Valerie Wilson Wesley, American author
  • Nov 23 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner
  • Nov 25 Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 25 Linda Laflamme, rocker
  • Nov 25 Val Fuentes, rocker (It's A Beautiful Day)
  • Nov 29 Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)
  • Nov 30 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 30 Sergio Badilla Castillo, Chilean poet
  • Dec 2 Michael Green, English TV/video producer
  • Dec 2 Ivan Atanassov Petrov, Bulgarian neurologist
  • Dec 4 Ursula Krechel, writer
  • Dec 5 Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
  • Dec 5 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
  • Dec 5 Bruce Golding, Jamaican politician
  • Dec 5 Tony Gregory, Irish politician
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
  • Dec 7 Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 8 Frans Leijnse, Dutch politician (PvdA 2nd Chamber)
  • Dec 8 Geoff Daking, American rocker (Blue Magoos)
  • Dec 8 Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 8 Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt Sámi writer
  • Dec 9 Tom Daschle, American politician
  • Dec 9 Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
  • Dec 10 Rəsul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician
  • Dec 14 Linda Sutton, English artist
  • Dec 14 Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2011-16), born in Belo Horizonte
  • Dec 15 Rodney Bingenheimer, Pioneering American radio personality
  • Dec 17 Marilyn Hassett, LA Ca
  • Dec 17 Simon Bates, English DJ
  • Dec 18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 22 Brian C Daley, American sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron)
  • Dec 23 Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)
  • Dec 24 Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC
  • Dec 26 James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Dec 30 Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
  • Dec 30 Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History