Journalist in History (Part 4)

Literature: Author - Dramatist - Essayist - Jurist - Newspaper - Novelist - Playwright - Poetess - Poetry - Radio - Scholar - Writer

Related Topics: Newspaper

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 594

  • 1927-05-27 Jan Blokker, Dutch writer/journalist (VPRO, People's Newspaper)
  • 1927-07-19 Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer/journalist (Albania Defiant)
  • 1927-08-24 William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • 1927-10-01 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • 1927-10-15 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
  • 1928-06-10 Asher Wallfish, journalist
  • 1928-06-28 Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • 1928-07-12 Sir Alastair Burnet [James William Alexander Burnet], British journalist and broadcaster (News at Ten), Born in Sheffield, England (d. 2012)
  • 1928-09-02 Peter Mansfield, British politial journalist and author (d. 1996)
  • 1928-10-02 Clay Felker, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1929-01-28 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist
  • 1929-03-12 U Win Tin, jailed Burmese journalist
  • 1929-07-07 Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and poet (d. 2005)
  • 1929-07-31 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2006)
  • 1929-09-11 David S Broder, Chicago Hgts Ill, journalist (Pulitzer 1973)
  • 1929-11-21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator
  • 1930-01-06 Denis Pitts, journalist
  • 1930-03-27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Bird Watching)
  • 1930-04-03 Max Frankel, journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds)
  • 1930-12-12 Bill Beutel, American journalist (d. 2006)
  • 1931-01-06 P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), born in Worthing, Sussex (d. 2015)
  • 1931-01-16 Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist
  • 1931-03-02 Tom Wolfe, journalist and author (Right Stuff), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1931-03-04 Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
  • 1931-04-19 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
  • 1931-08-26 Gordon Greig, journalist
  • 1931-09-24 Brian Glanville, author/journalist
  • 1931-10-06 Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV)
  • 1931-10-31 Dan Rather, Wharton, Texas, American journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes)
  • 1931-12-12 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian writer and journalist, born in Sirjan, Kerman (d. 1994)
  • 1932-04-17 Han J A Hansen [Jansen], Dutch journalist (King Comes!)
  • 1932-06-21 Bernard Ingham, British journalist and press secretary for Margaret Thatcher, born in Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
  • 1932-07-01 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1932-09-19 Mike Royko, journalist (Chic Daily News)/author (Boss), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932-12-05 Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet, novelist and journalist who helped develop Dagestani in Russian literature, born in Khunzakhsky District, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • 1932-12-28 Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader
  • 1933-04-24 Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer and biographer
  • 1934-04-01 Vladimir Posner, Russian/French/American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris
  • 1934-06-26 Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist (d. 1965)
  • 1934-08-26 Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist
  • 1934-10-17 Barend P Tammeling, Dutch journalist (Trouw, Groninger Gezinsbode)
  • 1934-11-13 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist
  • 1934-12-05 Joan Didion, US author and journalist (The year of Magical Thinking), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1934-12-25 Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist
  • 1935-06-24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-09-15 Jacques d'Ancona, journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show)
  • 1935-11-16 Elizabeth Drew, journalist (Politics & Money: The Road to Corruption)
  • 1936-03-10 Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan Vocals and journalist (d. 1989)
  • 1936-08-12 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
  • 1936-12-28 Lawrence Schiller, American journalist
  • 1937-02-09 Brian Wenham, media consultant/journalist
  • 1937-06-15 Ray Coleman, British music journalist and biographer, born in Leicester (d. 1996)
  • 1937-07-18 Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas) (d. 2005)
  • 1937-08-11 Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
  • 1938-04-22 Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
  • 1938-08-07 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
  • 1938-08-28 Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist
  • 1938-08-31 Martin Bell, British journalist
  • 1938-09-13 Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)
  • 1938-09-20 Pia Lindstrom, critic (WNBC-TV)/journalist (From Russia With Love)
  • 1938-10-02 Lloyd Turner, journalist
  • 1938-10-08 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service)
  • 1938-10-13 Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1939-05-01 Max Robinson, 1st African American network TV anchor (ABC), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1988)

1st African-American Network TV Anchor Max Robinson
1st African-American Network TV Anchor
Max Robinson
  • 1939-06-11 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player and journalist, born in Wolverhampton (d. 2017)
  • 1939-07-10 Ahmet Taner Kışlalı, Turkish politician, journalist, and educator (d. 1999)
  • 1939-07-12 Phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist
  • 1940-01-06 Penny Lernoux, American journalist (d. 1989)
  • 1940-02-08 Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)
  • 1940-03-03 Germán Castro Caycedo, Colombian writer and journalist
  • 1940-03-03 Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
  • 1940-05-07 Angela Carter, English novelist and journalist (d. 1992)
  • 1940-09-03 Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist and writer, born in Montevideo
  • 1940-10-21 Frances FitzGerald, American journalist/author (Fire in the Lake), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-12-17 Kåre Valebrokk, Norwegian journalist
  • 1941-01-07 Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist
  • 1941-01-18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • 1941-05-27 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/author (Mussert)
  • 1941-06-06 Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, (d. 2012)
  • 1941-06-16 Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
  • 1941-06-22 Ed Bradley, Journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-08-20 Robin Oakley, British journalist
  • 1941-12-14 Ellen Willis, American journalist (d. 2006)
  • 1942-01-17 Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and businesswoman
  • 1942-04-10 Nick Auf der Maur, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1998)
  • 1942-05-03 Dave Marash, American journalist
  • 1942-05-08 Ruth Holland, journalist
  • 1942-07-27 Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician
  • 1942-08-22 Uğur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (Cumhuriyet Murder), born in Kırşehir, Turkey (d. 1993)
  • 1942-09-27 Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist, survivor of the Cambodian genocide and subject of the movie "The Killing Fields", born in Siem Reap, Cambodia (d. 2008)
  • 1942-12-03 Alice Schwarzer, German journalist
  • 1943-02-14 Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
  • 1943-03-09 Charles Gibson, American television journalist
  • 1943-04-06 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • 1943-07-16 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker
  • 1943-12-24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield
  • 1944-01-14 Nina Totenberg, American journalist
  • 1944-03-05 Roy Gutman, American journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner
  • 1944-03-29 John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News)
  • 1944-05-03 Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 453

  • 1996-12-29 Daniel Raphaeautl Mayer, journalist/resistance leader, dies at 86
  • 1996-12-31 Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist, dies at 55
  • 1997-01-06 Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52
  • 1997-01-22 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist, dies at 73
  • 1997-01-27 Matthew Coady, journalist, dies at 73
  • 1997-01-28 James Colin Ross Welch, journalist, dies at 72
  • 1997-02-12 Nora Beloff, journalist, dies at 78
  • 1997-08-25 James Dewar, journalist/documentary filmmaker, dies at 70
  • 1997-09-18 Harry Brian Boyne, journalist, dies at 87
  • 1997-09-22 Ruth Picardie, journalist, dies at 33
  • 1997-09-29 Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician, dies at 55
  • 1997-10-18 Nancy Dickerson, American pioneering journalist, 1st female news correspondent (CBS), dies at 70
  • 1997-11-04 Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
  • 1997-11-14 Stefan Lorant, Hungarian-American writer, photojournalist and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 1997-12-27 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), dies at 83
  • 1998-08-08 Mahmoud Saremi, Iranian journalist
  • 1999-01-02 Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and author (b. 1907)
  • 1999-08-13 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (b. 1960)
  • 1999-11-11 Jacobo Timmerman, Argentine writer and journalist (b. 1923)
  • 2000-01-01 Colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (b. 1931)
  • 2000-09-10 Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
  • 2000-09-16 Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
  • 2000-09-23 Carl Rowan, American journalist (b. 1925)
  • 2000-11-14 Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • 2001-01-16 Auberon Waugh, British author and journalist (b. 1939)
  • 2001-02-06 Fulgence Charpentier, Quebec journalist (b. 1897)
  • 2001-03-02 John Diamond, British journalist (b. 1953)
  • 2001-03-23 Rowland Evans, American journalist (b. 1921)
  • 2001-04-03 Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist, dies at 89
  • 2001-07-22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (b. 1909)
  • 2001-07-26 Peter von Zahn, German journalist (b. 1913)
  • 2001-08-19 Donald Woods, South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1933)
  • 2001-10-22 Prof. Dr. Dkfm. Helmut Krackowizer, journalist and motorcycle racer (b. 1922)
  • 2001-12-21 Dick Schaap, American sports journalist (b. 1934)
  • 2002-02-15 Howard K. Smith, American journalist (b. 1914)
  • 2002-02-22 Daniel Pearl, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • 2002-05-11 Renaude Lapointe, French Canadian journalist and senator (b. 1912)
  • 2002-12-10 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician, journalist (b. 1945)
  • 2003-01-09 Will McDonough, American sports journalist (b. 1935)
  • 2003-01-19 Françoise Giroud, French writer and journalist (b. 1916)
  • 2003-03-03 Luis Marden, American photojournalist (b. 1913)
  • 2003-03-23 Fritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2003-04-03 Michael Kelly, American journalist (b. 1957)
  • 2003-09-22 Hugo Young, British journalist (b. 1938)
  • 2004-01-22 Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (b. 1918)
  • 2004-03-30 Alistair Cooke, English-born journalist (b. 1908)
  • 2004-04-21 Mary McGrory, American journalist and columnist, dies at 85
  • 2004-06-13 Ralph Wiley, American journalist and writer (b. 1952)
  • 2004-07-09 Paul Klebnikov, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • 2004-07-18 Paul Foot, British journalist (b. 1937)
  • 2004-07-28 Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938)
  • 2004-09-15 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (b. 1931)
  • 2004-12-18 Anthony Sampson, British journalist and biographer (b. 1926)
  • 2005-01-10 Jack Horner, American sports journalist (b. 1912)
  • 2005-01-16 Marjorie Williams, American journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2005-01-20 Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, Polish journalist, writer, and politician (b. 1913)
  • 2005-01-21 John L. Hess, American journalist (b. 1917)
  • 2005-01-25 Stanisław Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (b. 1923)
  • 2005-02-15 Samuel Francis, American journalist (b. 1947)
  • 2005-02-20 Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (b. 1937)
  • 2005-03-12 Bill Cameron, Canadian journalist (b. 1943)
  • 2005-03-26 Gérard Filion, Quebec businessman and journalist (b. 1909)
  • 2005-04-28 Taraki Sivaram, Tamil journalist of Sri Lanka (b. 1959)
  • 2005-05-04 David Hackworth, U.S. Army officer and military journalist (b. 1930)
  • 2005-05-24 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (b. 1913)
  • 2005-06-02 Samir Kassir, Lebanese journalist and teacher (b. 1950)
  • 2005-06-12 Scott Young, Canadian sportswriter, novelist, and journalist (b. 1918)
  • 2005-08-01 Al Aronowitz, American music journalist (b. 1928)
  • 2005-08-02 Steven Vincent, American journalist and writer (b. 1955)
  • 2005-09-06 Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet (b. 1929)
  • 2005-11-04 Nadia Anjuman, Afghan poet and journalist (b. 1980)
  • 2005-11-21 Hugh Sidey, American journalist (b. 1927)
  • 2005-12-17 Jack Anderson, American journalist (b. 1922)
  • 2006-02-20 Lucjan Wolanowski, Polish journalist, writer and traveller (b. 1920)
  • 2006-03-12 Victor Sokolov, Russian dissident journalist and priest (b. 1947)
  • 2006-03-18 Bill Beutel, American journalist (b. 1930)
  • 2006-03-27 Franklyn C "Lyn" Nofziger, American journalist and political advisor to Ronald Reagan, dies of cancer at 81
  • 2006-05-06 Lorne Saxberg, Canadian television journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2006-07-23 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1927)
  • 2006-09-11 Joachim Fest, German journalist and author (b. 1926)
  • 2006-09-15 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, dies at 77
  • 2006-09-29 Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic (b. 1926)
  • 2006-10-07 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2006-10-27 Brad Will, American anarchist and independent journalist (b. 1970)
  • 2006-11-07 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (b. 1924)
  • 2006-11-09 Ed Bradley, American journalist (b. 1941)
  • 2006-12-18 Shaukat Siddiqui, Pakistani author, journalist and political activist (b. 1923)
  • 2007-01-23 Ryszard Kapuściński, Polish journalist and writer (b. 1932)
  • 2007-02-05 Alfred Worm, Austrian investigative journalist (b. 1945)
  • 2007-03-02 Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (b. 1956)
  • 2007-03-04 Ian Wooldridge, British sports journalist (b. 1932)
  • 2007-04-14 June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (b. 1924)
  • 2007-04-23 David Halberstam, American journalist, historian and author (b. 1934)
  • 2007-05-07 Octavian Paler, Romanian writer and journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2007-06-19 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (b. 1932)
  • 2007-07-19 A. K. Faezul Huq, Lawyer, politician, and freelance journalist (b. 1945)
  • 2007-08-02 Chauncey Bailey, American journalist and editor (b. 1950)
  • 2007-08-09 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer, photojournalist (b. 1922)
  • 2007-08-17 Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913)
  • 2007-08-28 Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935)