1928 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 335

  • Jul 4 Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer/essayist/critic
  • Jul 4 Sylvius G M "Boy" Rozendal, premier (Netherland's Antilles)
  • Jul 4 Ruth Westerheimer, German psychosexual therapist (Dr Ruth), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jul 5 Pierre Mauroy, French politician (Prime Minister, 1981-4), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 7 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 8 Carol Henry, choreographer (Garry Moore Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 10 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
  • Jul 10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
  • Jul 11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • Jul 12 Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 12 Hayden White, American "literary criticism" historian (Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe), born in Martin, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Jul 13 Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
  • Jul 14 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher
  • Jul 15 Carl Woese, American microbiologist
  • Jul 16 James Kilfedder, MP (Ulster Popular Unionist)
  • Jul 16 Ray Thornton, (Rep-D-Arkansas)
  • Jul 16 Robert Sheckley, American sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap)
  • Jul 16 Anita Brookner, English novelist (Hotel du Lac) and art historian, born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jul 17 Jean Muir, British fashion designer and dressmaker, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Simon Vinkenoog, Dutch writer
  • Jul 19 John Bratby, painter/writer (Breakdown)
  • Jul 20 Jan Meyers, (Rep-R-Kansas, 1985- )
  • Jul 20 Pavel Kohout, Czech and Austrian writer (Poor Murderer) and dissident, born in Prague
  • Jul 20 Charles David Ganao, Djambala, French Equatorial Africa, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (1996-1997), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 23 Hubert Selby Jr., American author (d. 2004)
  • Jul 23 Vera Rubin, American astronomer who discovered dark matter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Jul 26 Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet (d. 1980)
  • Jul 26 Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician
  • Jul 28 Anne Braden, American civil rights activist, journalist, and educator, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2006)
  • Jul 29 Li Ka-Shing, Chinese philanthropist and chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings, born in Chaozhou, Guangdong
  • Jul 29 Li Ka-Shing, Hong Kong business magnate (CK Holdings), born in Chaozhou, China
  • Jul 31 Bill Frenzel, (Rep-R-MN, 1971- )
  • Aug 2 Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist
  • Aug 7 Amazing [James] Randi, skeptic magician (Nova), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 7 Herbert H Bateman, (Rep-R-Virginia)
  • Aug 8 Ken Scowcroft, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 11 Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • Aug 12 Charles Blackman, Australian artist
  • Aug 14 Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, born in Maastricht, Germany
  • Aug 17 Jean R Adams, entomologist
  • Aug 21 Mário Pinto de Andrade, Angolan poet and politician who founded the Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), born in Golungo Alto, Portuguese Angola (d. 1990)
  • Aug 22 Tinga Seisay, Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy advocate, born in Moyamba, Sierra Leone
  • Aug 26 Naïm Kattan, Canadian novelist and essayist
  • Aug 27 Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
  • Aug 27 Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
  • Aug 28 F. William Free, American advertising executive (d. 2003)
  • Aug 31 Jeremy Stephen Maas, writer/art dealer
  • Sep 1 Clifford Lincoln, Canadian politician
  • Sep 2 Peter Mansfield, British politial journalist and author (d. 1996)
  • Sep 3 Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007)
  • Sep 4 Donald E Petersen, Minn, exec (Ford Motors)
  • Sep 6 Robert M. Pirsig, American author (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Sep 7 Donald Henderson, American epidemiologist, led world campaign that eradicated smallpox, born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Leo P[atrick] Kelley, American sci-fi author (Dead Moon, Vacation in Space)
  • Sep 10 Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
  • Sep 10 Walter Martin, American Christian apologist (d. 1989)
  • Sep 11 Reubin Askew, (Gov-Fla)
  • Sep 13 Ernest L Boyer, educator/chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY)
  • Sep 14 Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers)
  • Sep 14 Sir Angus Ogilvy, husband of English princess Alexandra, born in London, England
  • Sep 14 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber
  • Sep 15 Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 17 Brian Matthew, British disc jockey (Saturday Club), born in Coventry (d. 2017)
  • Sep 20 Donald Hall, American poet and US Poet Laureate
  • Sep 22 Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
  • Sep 27 G H Martin, British keeper of Public Records
  • Sep 27 Margaret Rule, consultant (Mary Rose Trust)
  • Sep 29 Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author/poet
  • Sep 29 Lord Avebury [Eric Reginald Lubbock], English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)

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Sep 30 Elie Wiesel, Jewish Auschwitz survivor and author (Night), Nobel Prize winner 1986, born in Sighet, Romania (d. 2016)

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  • Oct 1 Zhu Rongji, Chinese politician
  • Oct 2 Anthony Tippett, British chief of Fleet Support
  • Oct 2 Clay Felker, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 2 George Emmett McFarland, Dallas, act (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals)
  • Oct 2 James Porter, CEO (Commonwealth Institute)
  • Oct 2 Robin Duthie, CEO (Britoil)
  • Oct 2 Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologian
  • Oct 3 Shridath Surendranath "Sonny" Ramphal, Guyanese sec-gen (1975- )
  • Oct 4 Alvin Toffler, author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 5 Louise Fitzhugh, American author (d. 1974)
  • Oct 7 Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)
  • Oct 8 M. Russell Ballard, LDS apostle
  • Oct 12 Thomas Burnett Swann, American sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1976)
  • Oct 12 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Oct 14 Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
  • Oct 16 Mary Daly, American feminist
  • Oct 17 Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)
  • Oct 21 Yú Guāngzhōng [Yu Kwang-chung], Taiwanese poet, essayist, and translator (Nostalgia), born in Nanjing, Republic of China (d. 2017)
  • Oct 24 Gabriel Laub, Polish writer
  • Oct 26 Francisco Solano López, Argentine comics artist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 2011)
  • Oct 27 Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Oct 28 Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general
  • Oct 30 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (Carol Burnett Show), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Michael Andrews, British painter, born in Norwich, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
  • Nov 2 Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer
  • Nov 2 Paul Johnson, English journalist, author and historian, born in Manchester, England
  • Nov 3 Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (d. 1989)
  • Nov 4 Hannah Weiner American experimental poet, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1997)
  • Nov 7 Richard G. Scott, LDS apostle

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Deaths in History