October 15 Birthdays in History - October 15 Deaths - October 15 Events



1991 Owen Joseph Kline, son of Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline
1979 Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA, 3rd-1997
1978 Cheryl Crowe, Miss Delaware Teen USA 1997
1978 Devon Gummersall, born in Colorado, actor, 'Relativity', Brian in 'My So Called Life'
1973 Susannah Kate Pryde, Auckland New Zealand, road race cyclist 1996 Olympics
1972 Fred Hoiberg, NBA guard for the Indiana Pacers
1971 Angelia Savage, Miss USA-Florida, 1997, top 6
1971 Bernardo Harris, NFL linebacker, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1971 Roland McGhee, Flint Michigan, long jumper
1970 Cooper Harris, CFL linebacker for the Hamilton Tiger Cats
1970 Lonnie Palelei, guard for the New York Jets
1969 Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback, Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy
1969 Paige Davis, American Actress
1968 George Koonce, NFL linebacker, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1968 Meredith Rainey, born in Brooklyn, New York, 800m runner
1968 Vanessa Marcil, born in Indio, California, actress, appeared in television series, 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'General Hospital' soap opera
1967 Carlos Garcia, Venezuela, infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates
1966 Douglas Vipond, British pop drummer, Deacon Blue-Raintown
1966 Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor, Mork and Mindy, Whiz Kids
1965 Daniel Held, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10k runner
1963 Angela Rock, Lakewood California, WPVA volleyballer, U.S. Open-1992
1963 Stanley Menzo, Suriname/Dutch soccer goaltender, Ajax/PSV
1962 Susan DeMattei, born in San Francisco, California, cyclist 1996 Olympics bronze
1959 Sarah Magaret Fergusson, Fergie, born in London, England, Duchess of York
1959 Emeril Lagasse, American Celebrity
1958 Jayne Modean, Hartford, Connecticut, actress, Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center
1957 Mira Nair, Indian Director
1955 Cathy Ladman, comedienne, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
1955 Kristine Winder, Vancouver BC, playmate, Oct, 1977
1955 Tanya Roberts, Leigh, born in Bronx, New York, actress, Charlie's Angels, Sheena
1955 Victor Pecci, Paraguay, tennis star
1954 Jere Burns, Cambridge MS, actor, Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John
1954 Kip Byrne, born in Detroit, Michigan, Canadian Tour golfer, Michigan State Jr. 1970, 1971
1953 Larry Miller, New York City, comedian/actor, Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness
1953 [Toriano] Tito Jackson, singer, Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye
1953 Tito Jackson, American Musician
1951 Frank Dimino, Washington D.C., rock vocalist, Angel
1951 Roscoe Tanner, tennis player, Wimbledon Finals 1979
1950 Chris De Burgh, Davidson, Argent/Irish rock vocalist, Lady in Red
1948 Aleksandr S Puchkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1947 Lynn Lowry, E St. Louis, Illinois, actress, Cat People, Crazies
1946 Richard Carpenter, New Haven, Connecticut, vocalist, Carpenters-Close to You
1946 Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor, A Passage to India
1945 Jim Palmer, New York City, Oriole pitcher/sportscaster/jockey underwear salesman
1945 Steven Camacho, cricketer, WI batsman early seventies
1945 Tom McMillan, Canadian Politician
1944 Mac Collins, born in Jackson, Georgia, Representative-R-Georgia 1993 - 2005
1944 Steve Crocker, American Businessman
1944 David Trimble, Irish Politician
1942 Don Stevenson, born in Seattle, Washington rock drummer, Moby Grape
1942 Jim Leach, born in Davenport, Iowa, Representative-R-Iowa 1977 - 2007
1942 Penny Marshall, born in Bronx, New York, actress, Odd Couple, Laverne and Shirley
1942 James A. Leach, American Politician
1939 Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer 1960 Olympics silver
1938 Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, U.S. gospel/R&B singer, Move 2 mountains
1938 Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
1937 Anthony Hopkins, clinical neurologist
1937 Barry McGuire, Oklahoma City, singer, Eve of Destruction
1937 Linda Lavin, Portland Maine, actress, Alice, Barney Miller
1935 Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville, Texas, sprinter, Olympic-3 gold-1956
1935 Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director/actor, Witte Waan
1935 Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister
1934 Peter Haskell, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Bracken's World, Rituals
1932 Jaan Raats, born in Tartu, Estonia, composer, composed Estonian language films, wrote 'Aeg elada aeg armastada'
1931 Abdul Kalam, Indian Statesman
1930 Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist
1930 Phillipe Leroy, Paris, France, actor, Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci
1928 Mark Lenard, actor, Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek
1927 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
1927 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
1926 Evan Hunter, Ed McBain, American writer, Blackboard Jungle
1926 Jean Peters, born in Canton, Ohio, actress, Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters
1926 Karl Richter, composer
1926 Michel Foucault, French philosopher, History of Sexuality
1926 Paul-Michel Foucault, French philosopher, Les Mots et les Choses
1925 Mickey Baker, rocker
1924 Colin Romoff, New York City, orchestra leader, Andy Williams Show
1924 Lee A Iacocca, CEO, Chrysler Corp
1924 Nigel Green, South Africa, actor, Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File
1924 Lee Iacocca, American Businessman
1923 Italo Calvino, born in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba, author, Winter's Night a Traveler
1921 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player, World Champ 1950-55
1921 Gul Mahomed, cricketer, Indian and Pakistani batsman
1921 Mario Puzo, born in New York City, novelist, Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake
1919 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer, Earth is Heaven, Earthfall
1919 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head, MI5
1917 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Ohio, historian, 1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson
1917 Jan Miner, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Crime Photographer
1917 Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., born in Ohio, American historian, author, democratic activist, Pulitzer prize recipient
1913 Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief, Lyon
1911 James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author, Lion Game
1910 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer, South African leg-spinner of 30's
1909 Robert Trout, Wake County, North Carolina, newscaster, ABC
1908 John Kenneth Galbraith, economist, Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award
1907 John "Cardinal" Dearden, U.S. cardinal, 1969 - 1988, archbishop of Detroit
1905 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer
1905 Charles P Snow, England, novelist/scientist, Death Under Sail
1905 Dag Ivar Wiren, composer
1905 Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher
1904 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire, Hodge Group
1902 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
1902 William Edmundson, Spokane, Washington vocalist, Southernaires
1901 Bernard von Brentano, German writer, Big Cats
1901 Hermann Abs, director, Deutsche Bank, Hitler's advisor
1901 Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier
1900 Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor, Jack Benny Show, At the Circus
1900 Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer, Devil at 4 O'Clock
1898 Gunther Ramin, composer
1896 Melville Cooper, Birmingham England, TV panelist, I Got a Secret
1895 Alfred Neumann, German playwright, Devil
1893 Charles II, King of Romania, 1930-40
1892 Ina Claire, Fagan, Washington D.C., actress, Ninotchika
1890 Arcady Dubensky, composer
1881 P. G. Wodehouse, British-American writer, Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves
1880 Marie Carmichael Stopes, Scottish Author
1879 Jane Darwell, Patti Woodward, Palmyra, Missouri, actress, Huckleberry Finn
1879 Sara Allgood, Dublin Ireland, actress, Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup
1878 Paul Reynaud, premier France, May-June 1940
1874 Otallo Morales, composer
1865 Walther Amelung, German archaeologist
1859 Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author and poet, Salmos do Prisoneiro
1858 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer
1858 John L Sullivan, Massachusetts, heavyweight boxing champ, 1882-92
1856 R G Nivelle, French military man
1852 Wilhelm Posse, composer
1851 George F Moore, U.S. theologist, Hebrews, Old Testament
1844 Friedrich Nietzsche, born in Germany, philosopher
1836 Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Major General Confederate Army
1833 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
1832 Henry Harrison Walker, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1831 Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author, Ramona
1831 Isabella Bird, English Writer
1829 Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars, Phobos and Deimos
1822 Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
1819 Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary
1818 Irvin McDowell, Major General Union volunteers
1816 Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General Union volunteers
1814 Mikhail Lermontov, Russian Poet
1799 August Ferdinand Haeser, composer
1795 Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia, 1840 - 1861, Germany, 1849 - 1861
1785 Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile, 1811-14
1784 Thomas Hastings, composer
1779 Johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/songwriter/archbishop, Dodens Engel
1775 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer
1762 Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer
1761 Peter Gronland, composer
1674 Robert Herrick, Massachusetts, British poet, Together
1608 Evangelista Torricelli, Italian Scientist
1550 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange
1542 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India, 1556-1605
70 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet, Bucolica, Aeneis











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