Birthdays in History in October 1932

  • Oct 2 Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish paramilitary and political leader of Sinn Féin, born in Longford, Ireland (d. 2013)
  • Oct 4 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director
  • Oct 5 Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer (Rep)
  • Oct 6 Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
  • Oct 7 Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond
  • Oct 8 Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
  • Oct 10 Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist
  • Oct 12 Jake Edwin Garn, American politician (Sen-R-Utah, 1974-93) and astronaut (STS 51D), born in Richfield, Utah
  • Oct 14 Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Riekus Waskowsky, poet
  • Oct 16 John Grant, British politician (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )
  • Oct 18 Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
  • Oct 23 Vasily Belov, Northern Krai, USSR, author (Business as Usual, Everything's Ahead), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 24 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (1991), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell
  • Oct 26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 27 Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
  • Oct 30 Louis Malle, French director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria)
  • Oct 30 Barun De, Indian historian