On This Day

What Happened in October 1946 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 29 Peter Green [Greenbaum], English guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), born in Bethnal Green, London (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • Oct 29 Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist, born in Durban, Natal
  • Oct 30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Chris Slade [Rees], Welsh drummer (Manfred Mann's Earth Band; The Firm; AC/DC, 1989-94), born in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Oct 30 Ian McGeechan, Scottish rugby player, born in Headingley, Leeds, England
  • Oct 30 Lynne Marta, American actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 30 Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson, American aviator, aeronautical engineer and astronaut (STS 41B,61C,27,47,71), born in Cooperstown, New York
  • Oct 31 Stephen Rea, Irish film and stage actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 31 Ramnath Parkar, Indian cricket batsman (Indian in 2 Tests v England 1972-73), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1999)
  • Oct 31 Norman Lovett, English stand-up comedian and actor (Red Dwarf), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England

Famous Deaths