Birthdays in History in 1936

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 283

  • Jan 1 James Sinegal, American businessman
  • Jan 6 Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- )
  • Jan 7 Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer
  • Jan 8 Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education (1979-82)
  • Jan 8 Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Australian-born British scientist
  • Jan 9 Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer

Person of interestStephen E. Ambrose

Jan 10 Stephen E. Ambrose, American historian (Band of Brothers), born in Lovington, Illinois (d. 2002)

  • Jan 10 Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 10 Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
  • Jan 11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jan 13 Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
  • Jan 15 Concepcion Picciotto, American peace activist (longest political protest in US history, outside The White House), born in Vigo, Spain (d. 2016)
  • Jan 20 Eldred G Maduro, minister (Netherland Antilles)
  • Jan 22 Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 22 Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
  • Jan 24 Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle
  • Jan 25 Dan Schaefer, (Rep-R-CO, 1983- )
  • Jan 26 Sal Buscema, American comic book artist
  • Jan 27 Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)

Person of interestSamuel C. C. Ting

Jan 27 Samuel C. C. Ting, American physicist and Nobel Laureate (1976 J/ψ particle), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel C. C. Ting
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Samuel C. C. Ting
  • Jan 27 Barry C. Barish, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, gravitational waves), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 28 Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Jan 28 Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Jan 29 Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 F. Vernon Boozer, American politician
  • Feb 1 G H Blake, Principal (Collingwood College, Durham U)
  • Feb 1 Azie Taylor Morton, 35th Treasurer of the United States (d. 2003)
  • Feb 4 Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
  • Feb 6 J. Howard Marshall III, American businessman
  • Feb 10 Olwyn Bowey, British artist, born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
  • Feb 10 Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator
  • Feb 12 Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), born in Beijing, China (d. 2012)
  • Feb 14 Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
  • Feb 15 Andrew Miller, British principal (Stirling U)
  • Feb 16 Jill Kinmont, American skier

Person of interestCarl Icahn

Feb 16 Carl Icahn, American businessman (Icahn Enterprises), born in NYC, New York

Investor and business magnate Carl Icahn
Investor and business magnate
Carl Icahn
  • Feb 18 Jean M. Auel, Finnish-American writer (Earth's Children series), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 19 Marin Sorescu, Romanian poet, playwright and artist (Iona, House under surveillance), born in Bulzești, Dolj County (d. 1996)
  • Feb 19 Ione Mylonas Shear, archeologist
  • Feb 21 Barbara Jordan, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 22 J. Michael Bishop, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
  • Feb 26 Eduard Ivanovich Buinovski, cosmonaut
  • Feb 27 Ron Barassi, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 29 Jack R Lousma, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Mar 1 Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
  • Mar 1 Jean-Edern Hallier, writer
  • Mar 1 Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
  • Mar 1 Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
  • Mar 4 David Thompson, British food magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 5 Canaan Banana, 1st President of Zimbabwe (1980-87), born in Essexvale, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2003)
  • Mar 6 A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA)

  • Mar 6 Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Washington, D.C., 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment
  • Mar 7 Georges Perec, French writer (Seire Noire, Retour a la bien-aimee)
  • Mar 10 Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan Vocals and journalist (d. 1989)
  • Mar 11 Antonin Scalia, 105th Supreme Court Justice (1986-2016), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Mar 12 Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
  • Mar 12 Patrick Procktor, painter
  • Mar 15 Donald K Sundquist, (Rep-R-Tennessee, 1983- )
  • Mar 15 David Andrews, Irish politician
  • Mar 17 Thomas K Mattingly II, Chic, Capt USN/astro (Apollo 16, STS-4, 51C)
  • Mar 17 Ken Mattingly, American astronaut
  • Mar 17 Robert Daniel, republican Congressman for Virginia (1972-1983), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2012)
  • Mar 18 Hans Peter Bleuel, writer
  • Mar 21 Ed Broadbent, Canadian politician
  • Mar 22 Philip Ely, president (British Law Society)
  • Mar 22 Ron Carey, American labor leader (International Brotherhood of Teamsters), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • Mar 24 David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
  • Mar 28 Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian writer, poet, journalist, presidential candidate and Nobel Prize Laureate (Aunt Julia), born in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
  • Mar 28 Amancio Ortega, Spanish businessman and one of the wealthiest people in the world, (founder of the Inditex fashion group), born in Busdongo de Arbás, Spain
  • Mar 29 Mogens Camre, Danish politician andMember of the European Parliament, born in Randers, Denmark (d. 2016)
  • Mar 30 Mark Burns, British director (Juggernaut)
  • Mar 30 Richard Baker, Santa Fe NM, Zen teacher (Dharma Sangha)
  • Mar 31 Marge Piercy, author (Small Changes, Gone for Soldiers)
  • Apr 1 Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 and 1996 (d. 1998)
  • Apr 3 Reginald Hill, British crime author (Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe novels), born in West Hartlepool, County Durham (d. 2012)
  • Apr 5 John Albert, professor (Master of University College Oxford)
  • Apr 5 Michael Livesay, British admiral, Royal Navy officer, born in Middlesbrough, North Riding, Yorkshire (d. 2003)
  • Apr 5 John Kelly, Irish republican politician, born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 2007)
  • Apr 7 Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
  • Apr 7 Tariq Aziz, Iraqi politician and close adviser to Saddam Hussein, born in Tel Keppe, Iraq (d. 2015)
  • Apr 9 Valerie Solanas, American radical feminist, author of SCUM Manifesto, who attempted to assassinate Andy Warhol in 1968, born in Ventnor City, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • Apr 9 Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
  • Apr 10 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), born in Croydon (d. 1995)
  • Apr 11 Janet Allen, Headmistress (Benenden School)
  • Apr 12 Kennedy Simmonds, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts & Nevis (1983-95), born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Apr 14 Frank Serpico, American policeman
  • Apr 15 Maurice Shock, rector (Lincoln College in Oxford)
  • Apr 15 Pen Sovann, 1st post-Khmer Rouge Cambodian Prime Minister (1981), born in Takéo (d. 2016)
  • Apr 16 James Rand, British judge (Advocate General)
  • Apr 18 Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
  • Apr 18 Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator
  • Apr 19 Wilfried Martens, premier (Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 20 Pat Roberts, US Senator (Rep-R-KS, 1981-1997), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Apr 20 Pauli Ellefsen, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (1981-85), born in Miðvágur, Vágar, Faroe Islands (d. 2012)
  • Apr 21 James Dobson, American evangelist
  • Apr 23 Elias [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter, born in Ostend, Belgium
  • Apr 23 Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter, born in Diksmuide, Belgium (d. 2014)
  • Apr 26 Edward Cazalet, British High Court Judge
  • Apr 29 Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 4 El Cordobés [Manuel Benítez Pérez], Spanish matador, born in Palma del Río, Andalusia, Spain
  • May 6 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades)
  • May 8 Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)
  • May 10 Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
  • May 10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • May 10 Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
  • May 10 Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • May 12 Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • May 12 Frank Stella, American artist, born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • May 13 Alan Rayfield, governor (Long Latin Prison)
  • May 15 Donald [Anthony] Moffitt, American sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
  • May 15 Paul Zindel, playwright (Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds)
  • May 15 Wavy Gravy, American clown and activist
  • May 15 Ralph Steadman, British cartoonist
  • May 16 Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • May 16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • May 17 Lars Gustafsson, writer
  • May 21 Ama Samy, Burma, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher/disciple of Yamada Koun
  • May 21 Dipak Nandy, founder (Runnymead Trust)
  • May 21 Abdul Taib Mahmud, 4th Chief Minister of Sarawak (1981-2014) and 7th Governor of Sarawak (2014-), born in Miri, Kingdom of Sarawak
  • May 22 George H. Heilmeier, American engineer (helped invent LCD displays), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • May 22 M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Douglas John Gorman, businessman
  • May 27 Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff
  • May 27 Eric Anderson, headmaster (Eton)
  • May 27 Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party
  • May 27 Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
  • May 28 Claude Forget, French-Canadian politician
  • Jun 1 Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator
  • Jun 3 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
  • Jun 3 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
  • Jun 3 Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986), born in Archer City, Texas
  • Jun 3 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Jun 4 David Lyon, CEO (Bowater)
  • Jun 5 Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
  • Jun 8 Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist (Nobel 1982), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • Jun 10 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • Jun 11 Bryan Ingham, English artist, born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 1997)
  • Jun 12 Bill Zeliff, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire (1991-97), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jun 15 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
  • Jun 16 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • Jun 18 Ian Spurling, ballet designer
  • Jun 18 R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
  • Jun 23 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • Jun 25 Paul Nowee, Dutch writer of children's and youth books. (Eagle's Eye), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Jun 25 B. J. Habibie, 3rd President of Indonesia (1998-99), born in Parepare, South Sulawesi, Dutch East Indies
  • Jun 26 Robert Maclennan, Baron Maclennan of Rogart, born in Glasgow
  • Jun 27 John Shalikashvili, Polish-American general (NATO), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2011)
  • Jun 27 Lucille Clifton, American poet (Two-Headed Woman), born in Depew, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Bill Orton, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
  • Jun 28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Major R Owens, (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 29 Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), born in Kamembe, Rwanda (d. 2016)
  • Jul 2 Omar Suleiman, Qena, Egypt, army general and intelligence officer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
  • Jul 5 James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jul 9 June Jordan, Carribean-American playwright and poet (His Own Where), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 10 Barbara B. Kennelly, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 14 Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)
  • Jul 15 George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 19 Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jul 20 Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )
  • Jul 23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988- ), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 24 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
  • Jul 25 Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect (winner of Pritzker Architecture Prize 2002), born in London
  • Jul 27 J. Robert Hooper, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Jul 29 Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
  • Jul 30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • Jul 30 Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz, daughter of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, born in Cannes, French Third Republic
  • Aug 1 Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, born in Oran, French Algeria (d. 2008)
  • Aug 2 Christopher Hogg, British industrialist and CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)
  • Aug 7 Richard L[ouis] Tierney, American sci-fi author (Winds of Zarr)
  • Aug 8 Don Bowden, 1st American to run a sub 4 min mile (1957), born in San José, California
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • Aug 11 D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
  • Aug 11 J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
  • Aug 12 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
  • Aug 12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Aug 12 John Poindexter, US Chief of Staff
  • Aug 20 Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Aug 21 Mart Crowley, American playwright (Boys in the Band), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Aug 21 Radish Tordia, Georgian painter of Figurative Art, born in Abasha, Georgia
  • Aug 22 Anne Downey, British circuit judge
  • Aug 23 Henry Lee Lucas, American drifter and serial killer, born in Blacksburg, Virginia (d. 2001)
  • Aug 24 William J. Coyne, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981-2003), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Aug 24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist (The Virgin in the Garden), born in Sheffield, England
  • Aug 24 Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 25 Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, born in Haiti (d. 2015)
  • Aug 27 Joel Kovel, American politician
  • Aug 28 Harry McLevy, Scottish trade unionist, born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1995)

Person of interestJohn McCain

Aug 29 John McCain, American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona, 1983-2018, Presidential nominee 2008), born in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone (d. 2018)

US Senator John McCain
US Senator
John McCain
  • Aug 30 Fabrizia Ramondino, Italian author, born in Naples, Italy (d. 2008)
  • Aug 31 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
  • Sep 2 Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted

Person of interestAndrew Grove

Sep 2 Andrew Grove, Hungarian-American pioneer in the semiconductor industry and one of the founders and CEO of Intel, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2016)

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove
  • Sep 3 John Olver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 3 Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, 2nd President of Tunisia (1987-2011), born in Hammam Sousse, French Tunisia
  • Sep 5 Alcee Hastings, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • Sep 5 John C Danforth, American politician (Sen-R-Missouri, 1976-95), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 5 Jonathan Kozol, American writer and sociologist, born in Boston, Massachusetts