Birthdays in History in 1916 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 237 of 237

  • Oct 14 C Everett Koop, 13th US Surgeon General (1982-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 16 George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)
  • Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 19 Toby Rowland, theatrical manager
  • Oct 22 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)

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Oct 26 Francois Mitterrand, 21st President of France (1981-1995), born in Jarnac, France (d. 1996)

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Oct 27 Kazimierz Brandys, Polish essayist and writer, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 2000)
  • Oct 28 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, born in Inverness (d. 1994)
  • Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden, born in Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2012)
  • Nov 4 Ruth Handler [née Mosko], American toy manufacturer (invented the Barbie doll), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Peter Weiss, German Swedish author/dramatist/novelist (Marat/Sade)
  • Nov 11 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
  • Nov 14 Sherwood Schwartz, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Nov 15 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95)
  • Nov 16 Daws Butler, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Nov 17 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
  • Nov 20 Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
  • Nov 20 Robert A Bruce, MD, pioneer (exercise cardiology)
  • Nov 20 William John Elwyn Davies, painter
  • Nov 24 Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"
  • Nov 28 Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III
  • Dec 1 Wan Li, Chinese reform politician, born in Dongping County, Shandong province (d. 2015)
  • Dec 4 Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American writer (d. 1994)
  • Dec 7 Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (d. 1988)
  • Dec 8 Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep
  • Dec 9 Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)

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Dec 14 Shirley Jackson, writer (Road Through the Wall), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1965)

  • Dec 15 Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)
  • Dec 16 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
  • Dec 16 Udom Patpongsiri, property developer
  • Dec 17 Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes)
  • Dec 17 Penelope Fitzgerald, English writer (d. 2000)
  • Dec 19 Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
  • Dec 20 Michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader
  • Dec 21 Eve Perrick, journalist
  • Dec 21 John Boon, publisher (Mills and Boon), born in King's Lynn, Norfolk (d. 1996)
  • Dec 27 Werner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (d. 1953)