Birthdays in History in 1946

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 333

  • Jan 1 Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
  • Jan 3 Cissy King, American entertainer
  • Jan 8 Tod Brannan, VP (Logos Network Corp)
  • Jan 10 Aynsley Dunbar, rocker (Journey, Jefferson Starship)
  • Jan 11 Tony Kaye, rocker (Yes)
  • Jan 11 John Piper, American theologian
  • Jan 12 George Duke, San Rafael Ca, rocker, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 12 Lady Cosgrove, Scottish judiciary figure
  • Jan 14 Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
  • Jan 16 Michael L Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 18 Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Jan 19 Alexandr Vladimirovich Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 19 Julian Barnes, England, writer (Before She Met Me)
  • Jan 20 Susan Vreeland, American author (The Passion of Artemisia), born in Racine, Wisconsin (d. 2017)
  • Jan 21 Vincent Placoly, Martinique, writer (L'eau-de-mort guildive)
  • Jan 23 Don Whittington, American businessman, car & airplane racer and convicted felon

Person of interestArnoldo Aleman

Jan 23 Arnoldo Aleman, 81st President of Nicaragua (1997-2002), born in Managua

President of Nicaragua Arnoldo Aleman
President of Nicaragua
Arnoldo Aleman
  • Jan 24 Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
  • Jan 25 Ronnie Brandon, rocker (McCoys)
  • Jan 25 Silvio Blatter, writer
  • Jan 26 Christopher Hampton, Azores, playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac)
  • Jan 26 Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)
  • Jan 30 Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
  • Feb 2 Alpha Oumar Konaré, ex-president of Mali
  • Feb 6 Jim Turner, American politician
  • Feb 7 Lawrence Ascott, rocker (Isotope)
  • Feb 7 Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 8 "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 Paul Wheatbread, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Young Girl)
  • Feb 9 M J H Sterling, Vice-Chancellor (Brunel University)
  • Feb 9 Séan Neeson, Northern Irish politician
  • Feb 9 Jim Webb, United States Senator from Virginia
  • Feb 11 M C Walker, CEO (Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Feb 11 Timothy Chambers, pediatrician
  • Feb 12 Ever Meulen [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch illustrator and cartoonist (children stamps 1992), born in Kuurne, Belgium
  • Feb 14 David Green, English TV/video producer
  • Feb 14 Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)
  • Feb 15 Clare Short, British MP
  • Feb 15 John Greenway, British MP
  • Feb 15 Esko Seppänen, Finnish politician
  • Feb 16 J R Farndon, British consultant surgeon
  • Feb 18 Michael Buerk, British newsreader
  • Feb 19 Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer
  • Feb 21 Tricia Nixon Cox, Richard Milhaus' daughter (or 0202)
  • Feb 21 Vito Rizzuto, Sicilian-born alleged mafia boss
  • Feb 24 Anthony Mayer, chief executive (Housing Corporation)
  • Feb 24 Michael Radford, director (1984, White Mischief)
  • Feb 24 Grigory Margulis, Russian mathematician
  • Feb 25 F Xaver Kroetz, writer
  • Feb 25 Jean Todt, French executive director of Scuderia Ferrari
  • Feb 26 Phyllis Eisenstein, American sci-fi author (Sorcerer's Son, Born to Exile)

  • Feb 26 Ahmed Zewail, Egyptian-American chemist, Nobel laureate (1999), born in Damanhur, Egypt (d. 2016)
  • Feb 27 Mary-Claire King, American human geneticist (breast cancer genes), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Feb 28 Robin Cook, British politician (d. 2005)
  • Mar 1 Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], (Diamonds are Forever), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Mar 2 Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Mar 3 James C Adamson, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43), born in Warsaw, New York
  • Mar 4 Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)
  • Mar 4 Harvey Goldsmith, impresario
  • Mar 4 Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)
  • Mar 4 Robert Raymond, rocker
  • Mar 6 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
  • Mar 6 Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Mar 6 Richard Noble, Scottish businessman (land speed record 1983-97), born in Edinburgh
  • Mar 9 Gherman Semyonovich Arzamazov, Russian cosmonaut (backup TM-6), born in Shubino, Russia
  • Mar 10 Mike Hollands, Australian animator
  • Mar 13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Mar 15 Masaharu Satō, Japanese seiyū
  • Mar 18 Michael Reagan, talk show host, and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
  • Mar 21 Ray Dorset, rocker (Cold Blue Excursion)
  • Mar 22 Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, American sci-fi author (Wetware)
  • Mar 23 Alan Bleasdale, English author, playwright and scriptwriter (Are You Lonesome Tonight), born in Liverpool
  • Mar 24 Paul Williams, climber
  • Mar 25 Maurice Krafft, French vulcanologist (d. 1991)
  • Mar 25 Gerard John Schaefer, American serial killer (d. 1995)
  • Mar 25 Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher and a leader of the Trotskyist movement in France, born in Toulouse, France (d. 2010)
  • Mar 26 Alain Madelin, French politician
  • Mar 28 Alejandro Toledo, 63rd President of Peru (2001-06), born in Cabana, Peru
  • Mar 28 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, born in Almelo Netherlands, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest (d. 1995)
  • Apr 1 William Frederick Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 1 Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico (1988-94), born in Mexico City
  • Apr 3 Dee Murray [David M Oates], British rocker (Elton John's Band), born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1992)
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist, founder and director of Satojuku Karate, born in Sakhalin, Japan
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 7 Robert Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (invented Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 9 Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • Apr 13 Roy Loney, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, American writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 J R Baines, professor (Egyptologist)
  • Apr 18 Harvey Kagan, American rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Apr 18 Lenny Baker, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer/underminister of Law & Order
  • Apr 19 Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky, Russian cosmonaut (BST-02)
  • Apr 19 Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
  • Apr 22 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
  • Apr 22 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • Apr 22 John Waters, director (Hairspray)
  • Apr 22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, Irish businessman (Allied Irish Banks) and politician (Fine Gael), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian nationalist and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Apr 29 Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
  • Apr 30 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator
  • May 1 Jerry Weiss, American rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • May 1 John Woo, Hong Kong director
  • May 4 Richard L. Brodsky, American lawyer and NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983-2010), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 6 Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
  • May 7 Brian Turner, English celebrity chef, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
  • May 8 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • May 11 Robert Jarvik, American scientist and researcher (developed the Jarvik-7 artificial heart), born in Midland, Michigan
  • May 12 L. Neil Smith, American sci-fi author
  • May 16 Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • May 17 F. Paul Wilson, American novelist
  • May 18 Frank Hsieh, former Premier of Taiwan
  • May 19 Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
  • May 23 H. Paul Shuch, American SETI scientist
  • May 24 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)
  • May 25 Janet E[llen] Morris, American sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus)
  • May 25 Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • May 25 David A. Hargrave, RPG designer
  • May 26 Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.
  • May 28 Satchidanandan, Indian poet
  • May 29 Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (d. 2000)
  • May 30 Candy Lightner, American political activist/founder (MADD), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 31 Ted Baehr, American media critic
  • Jun 2 Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer "The Yorkshire Ripper"
  • Jun 3 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Jun 3 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Jun 5 Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
  • Jun 5 Michael Monarch, rocker (Steppenwolf)
  • Jun 6 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Jenny Jones [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show), born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Jun 8 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 9 Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
  • Jun 10 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • Jun 12 Harry Glasper, English writer, born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Jun 12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City
  • Jun 14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • Jun 16 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • Jun 17 Marcy Kaptur, (Rep-D-HA, 1983- )
  • Jun 17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer
  • Jun 18 Russell Ash, British author
  • Jun 18 Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
  • Jun 20 Birgitte Eva Henriksen, Duchess of Gloucester, born in Odense, Denmark
  • Jun 20 Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor
  • Jun 21 Kate Hoey, British MP (Labour)
  • Jun 21 Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
  • Jun 21 Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 23 Russ Thacker, producer (Golden Seal), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 24 Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
  • Jun 24 Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
  • Jun 24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • Jun 25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator and humanitarian, born in Denekamp, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 Sally Priesand, 1st U.S. woman rabbi, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 28 John "Mike" Lounge, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Robert L Asprin, American sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
  • Jun 28 Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician.
  • Jun 29 Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • Jun 29 Ernesto Pérez Balladares, President of Panama (1994-99), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Jul 2 Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 3 Michael Shea, American sci-fi author (World Fantasy Award: Nifft the Lean, Growlimb), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Jul 4 Michael Milken, American financier and partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Ron Kovic, American anti-war activist and writer (Born on the Fourth of July), born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin
  • Jul 5 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • Jul 5 Paul Smith, British fashion designer
  • Jul 5 Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete

Person of interestGeorge W. Bush

Jul 6 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Jul 6 Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)
  • Jul 6 Peter Singer, Australian philosopher
  • Jul 9 Joe Micelli, American rocker, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Jul 11 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
  • Jul 11 Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
  • Jul 13 Rodney Mills, American mastering engineer (The Doobie Brothers, Pearl Jam, Gucci Mane), born in Douglas, Georgia
  • Jul 14 Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
  • Jul 15 Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei
  • Jul 16 Barbara Lee, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 18 Tim Lynch, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Jul 21 Barry "Bean" Whitwam, rocker

Person of interestKen Starr

Jul 21 Ken Starr, American lawyer who Investigated Bill Clinton (Starr Report), born in Vernon, Texas

Lawyer Who Investigated Bill Clinton Ken Starr
Lawyer Who Investigated Bill Clinton
Ken Starr
  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 25 John Gibson, American media host (The John Gibson Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 26 Anne Wright, British academic and Vice-Chancellor (Sunderland University)
  • Jul 27 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Jul 28 Douglas H Bosco, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 28 Jonathan Edwards, rocker
  • Jul 28 Fahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist, born in Meerut, India
  • Jul 29 Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
  • Jul 31 Karen Zerby, American religious leader, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Aug 1 Rick Boucher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia), born in Abingdon, Virginia
  • Aug 1 Richard O. Covey, American astronaut (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61) and USAF officer, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Aug 1 Tom Loeffler, American politician (member of the United States House of Representatives from central Texas), born in Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Aug 1 Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist (Telethon Institute for Child Health Research), born in Little Bay, Sydney, Australia
  • Aug 3 Jack Straw, British politician (Member of Parliament for Blackburn), born in Buckhurst Hill, Essex
  • Aug 5 Ron Silliman, American poet