On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1928

  • Nov 2 Geoffrey Pardoe, British engineer (Project Manager for the Blue Streak ballistic missile programme) (d. 1996)
  • Nov 2 Paul Johnson, English journalist, author and historian, born in Manchester, England
  • Nov 3 Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (Kimba the White Lion), born in Toyonaka City, Japan (d. 1989)
  • Nov 4 Hannah Weiner, American experimental poet, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1997)
  • Nov 7 Richard G. Scott, American scientist and LDS apostle, born in Pocatello, Idaho (d. 2015)
  • Nov 7 Norton Zinder, American biologist (genetic transduction), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Anne Sexton, American poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • Nov 10 William Staveley, British Royal Navy admiral (d. 1997)
  • Nov 11 Edward Zorinsky, American (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1987)
  • Nov 11 Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), born in Panama City, Panama (d. 2012)
  • Nov 12 Johan B W Polak, Dutch publisher/publicist (Bloom of Decadence)
  • Nov 15 William Heirens, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (d. 2008)
  • Nov 26 John Barton, British theatre director and co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • Nov 28 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng
  • Nov 28 Arthur Melvin Okun, American economist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 29 Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
  • Nov 29 Paul Simon, American politician (d. 2003)
  • Nov 30 Chic Hecht, (Sen-R-NV, 1983- )

About November 1928

How Old? 91 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)