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Birthdays in History in 1933 (Part 2)

  • Sep 8 Michael Frayn, English playwright (Copenhagen), born in Mill Hill, England
  • Sep 10 David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire
  • Sep 10 Yevgeny Khrunov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 5), born in Prudy, Tula Oblast, Soviet Union (d. 2000)
  • Sep 10 Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (Fendi, Chanel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2019) birth date disputed
  • Sep 11 William Luther Pierce, American author and activist, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 16 Jim Gilbert, British artist and criminal, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 17 Chuck Grassley, American (Sen-R-Iowa, 1981- ), born in New Hartford, Iowa
  • Sep 17 Desmond Fennell, British high court judge, born in Sheffield, England (d. 2011)
  • Sep 18 Robert "Bob" Bennett, American politician (U.S. Senator from Utah), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2016)
  • Sep 18 Valentina Ponomaryova, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Sep 20 Bob Banas, American choreographer (Malibu U, Jonathan Winters Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 24 Catherine Hughes [Pestell] British principal (Somerville College Oxford), born in County Durham, England (d. 2014)
  • Sep 25 Adolfo Suárez, Prime Minister of Spain (1976-81), born in Cebreros, Spanish Republic (d. 2014)
  • Sep 27 Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Madeleine M Kunin, Switzerland (Gov-D-Vt), 1st Jewish gov of Vermont
  • Sep 28 Miguel Berrocal, Sculptor (d. 2006)

  • Sep 29 Samora Machel, president Mozambique (1975-86)
  • Sep 30 Mars Zakirovich Rafikov, Russian cosmonaut

Person of interestJohn B. Gurdon

Oct 2 John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

Developmental biologist John B. Gurdon
Developmental biologist
John B. Gurdon
  • Oct 9 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga), born in Tranmere, England
  • Oct 9 Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 10 Gerald Masters, South African-British author (Pan Book of Dates)
  • Oct 10 Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and Manson murder victim, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • Oct 13 Raynald Fréchette, Quebec politician and judge, born in Asbestos, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • Oct 17 William A Anders, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8), born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 22 Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
  • Oct 24 Norman Rush, American writer (Mating), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 24 Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray, English gangsters (the Kray twins), born in London, England
  • Oct 25 Larry J. Hopkins, American politician (Rep-R-KY, 1979-93), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 3 Louis W Sullivan, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1989- )
  • Nov 3 Michael Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts (1975-79 and 1983-91) and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

Person of interestAmartya Sen

Nov 3 Amartya Sen, Indian economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory), born in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen
  • Nov 10 Ronald Evans, American naval officer and NASA astronaut, born in St. Francis, Kansas (d. 1990)

Person of interestJalal Talabani

Nov 12 Jalal Talabani, Iraqi-Kurdish politician and President of Iraq (2005-2014), born in Kelkan, Iraq (d. 2017)

6th President of Iraq Jalal Talabani
6th President of Iraq
Jalal Talabani
  • Nov 14 Fred W Haise Jr, Biloxi Miss, astronaut (Apollo 13 STS T-1, T-3, T-5)

  • Nov 19 Jerry Sheindlin, American jurist; husband of Judith Sheindlin
  • Nov 21 Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
  • Nov 21 Henry Hartsfield Jr, American astronaut (STS-4, STS 41-D, STS 61A), born in Birmingham Ala, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 23 Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist & revolutionary, born in Kahak, Iran (d. 1977)
  • Nov 28 Joe Knollenberg, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Nov 29 David Reuben, author (Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex)
  • Nov 29 James Rosenquist, American pop artist, born in Grand Forks, North Dakota (d. 2017)
  • Nov 30 Linwood C Ivey, NC, (Mayor-Garysburg NC)
  • Dec 2 K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist, born in Cuddalore, Madras Presidency, British India
  • Dec 3 Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 5 Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, born in Belleek, County Fermanagh (d. 2016)
  • Dec 11 Ernst van Altena, Dutch author and interpreter (Chansons van Earnest), born in Amsterdam (d. 1999)
  • Dec 11 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino politician (23rd President of the Senate of the Philippines), born in Claveria, Misamis Oriental, Philippine Islands
  • Dec 15 Donald Woods, South African journalist, anti-apartheid activist and author (Biko, Asking for Trouble), born in Elliotdale, South Africa (d. 2001)
  • Dec 17 Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet
  • Dec 18 Arthur Leigh Allen, Suspected Zodiac serial killer (d. 1992)
  • Dec 20 Jean Carnahan, US politician and writer (Missouri, Senator 2001–2002), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 21 Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in Kapelle, Netherlands (d. 2012)

Person of interestAkihito

Dec 23 Akihito, Emperor of Japan (1989-2019), born in Tokyo, Japan

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
Akihito
  • Dec 28 John Y. Brown, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 31 Chryssa [Vardea-Mavromichali], Greek-American artist, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2013)