On This Day

Historical Figures Born in October 1945

  • Oct 1 Spider Sabich, American skier (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Ram Nath Kovind, Indian politician, 14th President of India (2017-), born in Paraukh, British India
  • Oct 2 Frank Tejeda, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Oct 3 Kay Baxter, American bodybuilder (NPC Gold's Classic 1981), born in Monroe County, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Oct 6 Domonic Barber, American celebrity attorney (Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco)
  • Oct 13 Dési Bouterse, Surinamese politician (8th President of Suriname), born in Domburg, Surinam
  • Oct 16 Paul Monette, American writer and LBT activist, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Oct 18 Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Oct 19 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
  • Oct 19 Patricia Ireland, American feminist (National Organization of Women president, 1991-2001), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Oct 20 Vladimir Kozlov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow (d. 2012)
  • Oct 21 Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)
  • Oct 24 Anthony Christian, English artist
  • Oct 24 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive, born in Ham-Nord, Quebec
  • Oct 25 David Schramm, American astrophysicist (pioneer in establishing particle astrophysics as a vibrant research field), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Oct 26 Pat Conroy, American writer (The Great Santini, Prince of Tides), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 26 Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Oct 27 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, 35th President of Brazil (2003-11), born in Caetés, Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Oct 30 Glenn Poshard, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois), born in Herald, Illinois

About October 1945

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)