1947 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 301 - 365 of 365

  • Oct 17 Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist
  • Oct 18 Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • Oct 18 Job Cohen, Dutch politician, Mayor of Amsterdam
  • Oct 19 Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian comic strip artist
  • Oct 22 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
  • Oct 22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • Oct 22 Haley Barbour, American politician, governor of Mississippi
  • Oct 24 Edgar Broughton, rocker
  • Oct 26 Trevor Joyce, Irish poet (The Poems of Sweeny Peregrine), born in Dublin

Person of interestHillary Clinton

Oct 26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • Oct 27 Terry Anderson, American journalist, US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91), born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Oct 29 Helen Coonan, Australian politician
  • Oct 30 Timothy B Schmidt, rocker (Eagles), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 31 Russ Ballard, English rocker (Argent), born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
  • Nov 3 Mazie Hirono, American politician
  • Nov 5 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
  • Nov 8 Margaret Rhea Seddon, Murfreesboro Tenn, MD/astro (STS 51D, 40, SK:58)
  • Nov 10 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
  • Nov 11 Callum Alexander MacDonald, historian
  • Nov 11 Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Nov 12 Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)

Person of interestP. J. O'Rourke

Nov 14 P. J. O'Rourke, American journalist and satirist (Parliament of Whores, Easy Money), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist and Satirist P. J. O'Rourke
Journalist and Satirist
P. J. O'Rourke
  • Nov 14 Buckwheat Zydeco [Stantley Dural Jr], US accordionist (On Track), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • Nov 17 Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Nov 17 Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
  • Nov 17 Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
  • Nov 17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • Nov 19 Lamar Smith, (Rep-R-Texas)
  • Nov 22 Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989-94)
  • Nov 22 Rod Price, rocker (Foghat)
  • Nov 22 Valerie Wilson Wesley, American author
  • Nov 23 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner
  • Nov 25 Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 25 Linda Laflamme, rocker
  • Nov 25 Val Fuentes, rocker (It's A Beautiful Day)
  • Nov 29 Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)
  • Nov 30 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 30 Sergio Badilla Castillo, Chilean poet
  • Dec 2 Michael Green, English TV/video producer
  • Dec 2 Ivan Atanassov Petrov, Bulgarian neurologist
  • Dec 4 Ursula Krechel, German writer (Shanghai far from where), born in Trier, Germany
  • Dec 5 Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
  • Dec 5 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
  • Dec 5 Bruce Golding, Jamaican politician
  • Dec 5 Tony Gregory, Irish politician
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
  • Dec 7 Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 8 Geoff Daking, American rocker (Blue Magoos)
  • Dec 8 Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 8 Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt Sámi writer
  • Dec 9 Tom Daschle, American politician
  • Dec 9 Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
  • Dec 10 Rəsul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician
  • Dec 14 Linda Sutton, English artist
  • Dec 14 Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2011-16), born in Belo Horizonte
  • Dec 15 Rodney Bingenheimer, Pioneering American radio personality
  • Dec 17 Marilyn Hassett, LA Ca
  • Dec 18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 22 Brian C Daley, American sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron)
  • Dec 23 Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)
  • Dec 24 Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC
  • Dec 26 James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Dec 30 Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
  • Dec 30 Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History