On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1941 (Part 2)

  • Sep 29 Frederick "Fred" West, British contractor and serial killer (12 charges of murder), born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 2 Zareh Baronian, Armenian theologian, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2017)

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Oct 4 Anne Rice, author (Interview with a Vampire), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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  • Oct 4 Lori Saunders, Kansas City Mo (Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails)
  • Oct 4 Roy Blount, Jr., American writer
  • Oct 5 Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina (2002-03), born in Lomas de Zamora, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 7 John Ford Noonan, American playwright (A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • Oct 8 Jesse Jackson, American clergyman and Democratic presidential candidate (1984, 88), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Oct 9 Trent Lott, American politician (Rep-R-MS, 1973-1989, Senator-R-MS 1989-2007), born in Grenada, Mississippi
  • Oct 9 Brian Lamb, American founder of c-span, born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Oct 10 Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, born in Bori, Nigeria (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Laurence Henry Tribe, Harvard Law professor, born in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 12 Craig Washington, American politician (Rep-D-Texas), born in Longview, Texas
  • Oct 12 Michael Mansfield, English barrister, born in London
  • Oct 14 Jim Courter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Oct 14 Alexander Burdonsky, Russian theater director and Joseph Stalin's grandson, born in Samara, Russia (d. 2017)

  • Oct 21 Marina Ripa, countess/writer (My First 40 Years), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 23 Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
  • Oct 24 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 nominee), born in Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • Oct 25 Anne Tyler, American writer (Accidental Tourist), born in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Oct 31 Dan Alderson, American scientist
  • Nov 1 Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Nov 10 John Geoghegan, U.S. Army infantry lieutenant and Silver Star recipient, born in Pelham, New York (d. 1965)
  • Nov 13 Eberhard Diepgen, German politician, born in Pankow, Berlin
  • Nov 14 Hermanus J Kriel, South African minister of Planning (1989- )
  • Nov 15 Daniel Manus Pinkwater, American sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
  • Nov 16 Ann McLaughlin Korologos, 19th United States Secretary of Labor (1987-89), born in Chatham, New Jersey
  • Nov 17 Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
  • Nov 19 Tommy Thompson, American politician (42nd Governor of Wisconsin), born in Elroy, Wisconsin
  • Nov 24 John de Andrea, US sculptor
  • Nov 25 Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Indian Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader (d. 2001)
  • Nov 29 Ronald D Coleman, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Dec 2 Paul Ching Wu Chu, Chinese-American physicist (superconductivity), born in Changsha, Hunan, China
  • Dec 6 Richard Speck, American mass murderer (raped and killed 8 student nurses in 1966), born in Kirkwood, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Dec 8 Albert J Evenhuis, Dutch undersecretary of Economic (VVD)
  • Dec 8 Randall "Duke" Cunningham, US Navy fighter pilot and Congressman
  • Dec 11 Max Baucus, American politician (11th United States Ambassador to China), born in Helena, Montana
  • Dec 14 Ellen Willis, American journalist and feminist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Dec 20 Frank Creton, Suriname/Neth painter
  • Dec 25 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author
  • Dec 28 Don Francisco, Spanish variety show host (Sabado Gigante)