Birthdays in History in October 1942

About October 1942

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 4 Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)
  • Oct 9 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Oct 10 Radu Vasile, Prime Minister of Romania (1998-99), born in Sibiu, Romania (d. 2013)
  • Oct 10 James Marshall, American illustrator and author (George and Martha, The Stupids), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1992)
  • Oct 11 Vic Fazio, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • Oct 15 Jim Leach, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Oct 18 Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
  • Oct 19 Andrew Vachss, American author and attorney
  • Oct 21 Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • Oct 23 Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

Person of interestMichael Crichton

Oct 23 Michael Crichton, novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

  • Oct 26 John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)