Birthdays in History in October 1966

  • Oct 5 Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker referee
  • Oct 9 Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher and entrepreneur

Person of interestDavid Cameron

Oct 9 David Cameron, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2010-16), born in London

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron

Person of interestDoug McMillon

Oct 17 Doug McMillon, American CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2014-), born in Memphis, Tennessee

CEO of Wal-Mart Doug McMillon
CEO of Wal-Mart
Doug McMillon
  • Oct 20 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaeda leader (d. 2006)
  • Oct 20 Stefan Raab, German entertainer
  • Oct 20 Patrick J. Volkerding, Founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution
  • Oct 24 Roman Abramovich, Russian oil magnate
  • Oct 27 Matt Drudge, American political commentator and blogger (Drudge Report), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Oct 28 Andy Richter, Yorkville IL, writer/sidekick (Conan O'Brien)
  • Oct 28 Aris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician
  • Oct 31 Joseph Boyden, Canadian novelist (Three Day Road), born in Willowdale, North York, Ontario