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Birthdays in History in 1932 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 293 of 293

  • Aug 18 Luc Montagnier, French virologist (Nobel Prize 2008, discovered HIV), born in Chabris, France
  • Aug 19 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 19 Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
  • Aug 19 Banharn Silpa-archa, Prime Minister of Thailand (1995-96), born in Suphanburi, Thailand (d. 2016)
  • Aug 20 Vasily Aksyonov, Soviet-Russian novelist (The Burn), born in Kazan, Soviet Union (d. 2009)
  • Aug 22 Gerald P Carr, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 22 Theoni Vachliotis Aldredge, Greek-American award winning costume designer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 2011)
  • Aug 24 Robert D. Hales, LDS Church apostle, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 25 Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Sadovoye, Russia (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Joe H Engle, American Brigader General and astronaut (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 51I), born in Chapman, Kansas
  • Aug 27 Antonia Fraser, British author and biographer (Mary Queen of Scots), born in London, England
  • Aug 27 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 31 Benito Wogatzki, writer
  • Aug 31 Robert [Franklin] Adams, American sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)
  • Sep 4 Carlos Romero Barceló, Puerto Rican politician (5th Governor of Puerto Rico), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 7 John Paul Getty Jr., American-born British oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born onboard ship in the waters near Genoa, Italy (d. 2003)

  • Sep 11 Sonny [Herbert Leon] Callahan, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Sep 11 Bob Packwood, American attorney and politician (U.S. Senator from Oregon), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 14 John Tembo, Malawian politician (President of the Malawi Congress Party), born in Dedza District, Malawi
  • Sep 17 Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (1972-95), born in Rayyan (d. 2016)
  • Sep 18 Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 10, 16, 33), born in Tomsk, Russia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 18 Valery Ryumin, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 32/34, 35/37), born in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Russia
  • Sep 19 Mike Royko, American journalist (Chicago Daily News) and author (Boss), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)

Person of interestManmohan Singh

Sep 26 Manmohan Singh, Indian politician, 13th Prime Minister of India (2004-14), born in Gah, British India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Indian Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh
  • Sep 26 Clifton Williams, American major and NASA astronaut, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1967)
  • Sep 26 Vladimir Voinovich, Russian writer and dissident (Moscow 2042), born in Stalinabad, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2018)
  • Sep 27 Peter Holmes, British businessman, Chairperson of Royal Dutch Shell, born in Athens (d. 2002)
  • Sep 27 Oliver Williamson, American economist (Nobel Prize for Economics 2009), born in Superior, Wisconsin (d. 2020)
  • Sep 27 Yash Chopra, Indian director (Waqt), born in Lahore, British India (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Michael G[reatrex] Coney, Canadian sci-fi author (Cat Karina)
  • Sep 29 Canon Paul Oestreicher, CEO (British section, Amnesty International
  • Sep 29 Mary Moon, Headmistress (Manchester High School for Girls)
  • Sep 29 Peter Stormonth Darling, CEO (Mercury Asset Management Group)
  • Sep 29 Robert Benton, American writer/director (Kramer vs Kramer), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Sep 29 Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter and graphic artist (pop art)
  • Sep 29 Rainer Weiss, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, LIGO), born in Berlin, Germany

  • Sep 30 Shintaro Ishihara, Japanese author and politician (Governor of Tokyo)
  • 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 Brathwaite Burke, American politician (first African-American woman to represent the West Coast in Congress), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 6 Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
  • Oct 7 Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond, born in Oeffelt, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • 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, born in Kolomna, Russia (d. 2005)
  • Oct 15 Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, born in Rotterdam (d. 1977)
  • 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 interestRobert Mundell

Oct 24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999) "father of the euro", 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 interestSylvia Plath

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 Barun De, Indian historian, born in Calcutta, India (d. 2013)
  • Nov 2 Henri Namphy, President of Haiti (1986-88), born in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
  • Nov 2 Romano Mazzoli, American politician (Rep-D-KY, 1971-95), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 2 Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 3 Thomas J Manton, (Rep-D-NY, 1985- )
  • Nov 4 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (1992-2004), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • Nov 5 Arthur L. Liman, American trial lawyer (Oliver North), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 5 Salvatore Bonanno, American mafioso and son of crime boss Joseph Bonanno, born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • Nov 7 Yrrah [Harry Lammertink], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland), born in Apeldoorn, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Nov 8 Richard E. Lawyer, American astronaut, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 8 Ben Bova, American sci-fi author (Exiled from Earth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 9 Marian Christy, American author (Invasions of Privacy), born in Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Nov 22 Keith Wickenden, British politician (d. 1983)
  • Nov 23 Michael Knight, air chief marshall/British leader (NATO)
  • Nov 23 Michel David-Weill, French investment banker
  • Nov 26 Marten Beinema, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Nov 27 Benigno Aquino Jr, Philippine opposition leader; assassinated

Person of interestJacques Chirac

Nov 29 Jacques Chirac, President of France (1995-2007) and Prime Minister of France (1974-76, 1986-88), born in Paris, France (d. 2019)

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac
  • Nov 30 David Lightbown, British politician and government whip
  • Nov 30 Cho Namchul, South Korean professional Go player (d. 2006)
  • Dec 1 Robert T Herres, USAF/astronaut, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Dec 4 Joanne Battiste, artist (heroines) (d. 2009)
  • Dec 4 Roh Tae-Woo, 6th President South Korea (1988-93), born in Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
  • Dec 5 Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet, novelist and journalist who helped develop Dagestani in Russian literature, born in Khunzakhsky District, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • Dec 5 Sheldon Lee Glashow, American theoretical physicist (Electroweak theory, Georgi–Glashow model), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 7 Paul Caponigro, American photographer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 10 Ross Taylor [Robert Murray Taylor], Scottish transplant surgeon who pioneered kidney transplantations in the U.K, born in Scotland (d. 2003)
  • Dec 14 Étienne Tshisekedi, Congolese opposition leader, born in Luluabourg, Central Congo (d. 2017)
  • Dec 16 Quentin Blake, English illustrator, British Children's Laureate (1999-2001), born in Sidcup, England
  • Dec 19 Salvador Elizondo, Mexican writer
  • Dec 21 Edward Hoagland, American essayist, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 23 Tertius Metcalf, English businessman, born in Essex, England (d. 1996)
  • Dec 24 On Kawara, Japanese conceptual artist, born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan (d. 2014)
  • Dec 24 Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam, born in Bognor Regis, West Sussex (d. 2015)
  • Dec 25 Jose Maria Capricorne, Curacaos graphically designer/painter
  • Dec 26 Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter
  • Dec 28 Clem Schouwenaars, Flemish poet/writer
  • Dec 28 Manuel Puig, Argentina, writer (Blood of Requited Love)
  • Dec 28 Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader
  • Dec 28 Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (d. 2002)