Famous Birthdays for 15th October 2021

1761 – Peter Grønland, Danish composer, born in Wilster, Germany (d. 1825)
1856 – Robert Nivelle, French military officer, born in Tulle, France (d. 1924)
1888 – S.S. Van Dine [pseudonym for William Huntingdon Wright], American art critic and crime writer (Philo Vance), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1939)
1893 – Carol II, King of Romania (1930-40), born in Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Kingdom of Romania (d. 1953)
1908 – John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award), born in Iona Station, Ontario (d. 2006)
1915 – Yitzḥak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister (1983–84, 1986–1992), born in Ruzinoy, Poland (d. 2012)
1922 – Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer (A Sibila), born in Vila Mea, Portugal
1934 – N. Ramani, Indian flutist, born in Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India (d. 2015)
1962 – Susan DeMattei, American cyclist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
1968 – Jyrki 69 [Jyrki Pekka Emil Linnankivi], Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes), born in Helsinki, Finland

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