History Quiz / Born on This Day (October)

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Can you name the individuals born on each day of October?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 22, 2016

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DateNameDescription (year of birth)
October 1Bank robber partner of Clyde Barrow (1910)
October 2Leader of the Indian independence movement assassinated in 1947 (1869)
October 3Lead singer of No Doubt (1969)
October 4Actor and star of Planet of the Apes, Ben Hur and The Ten Commandments (1923)
October 5Actress who starred in Titanic, Revolutionary Road, The Reader and Heavenly Creatures (1975)
October 6Final King of France forced to abdicate in 1848 (1773)
October 7Leading Nazi politician and head of the SS (1900)
October 8Author of the Goosebumps books (1943)
October 9French-Jewish army officer whose trial for treason sparked worldwide controversy (1859)
October 10Italian composer whose operas include Rigoletto, La Traviata and Aida (1813)
October 11English footballer who won the World Cup in 1966 and scored a then record 49 goals for England (1937)
October 12Italian tenor known for his rendition of Nessun Dorma (1935)
October 13The UK's first female Prime Minister (1925)
October 14WWII general who served as the 34th President of the United States (1890)
October 15German philosopher who challenged established morality and believed in life affirmation (1844)
October 16Irish playwright who wrote The Importance of Being Earnest (1854)
DateNameDescription (year of birth)
October 17Daredevil and entertainer who suffered 433 broken bones during his career (1938)
October 18Assassin of John F. Kennedy (1939)
October 19Author of the His Dark Materials series (1946)
October 20Architect of the new St Paul's Cathedral (1632)
October 21Actress known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies (1956)
October 22Actor who starred in The Fly, Jurassic Park and Independence Day (1952)
October 23Brazilian footballer named Player of the Century in 1999 (1941)
October 24Notorious London gangster twins who were sentenced to life imprisonment in 1969 (1933)
October 25Spanish cubist painter whose works include Guernica and The Weeping Woman (1881)
October 26Former US Secretary of State and wife of the 42nd President (1947)
October 27British sailor and explorer who reached Australia in 1770 (1728)
October 28Billionaire co-founder of Microsoft (1955)
October 29Actor who provides the voice of Homer Simpson (1957)
October 30Russian author of Crime and Punishment (1821)
October 31Director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy (1961)

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