Famous Birthdays for 17th October 2019

1833 – Paul Bert, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and ‘the bends’, made possible space and ocean exploration, born in Auxerre, Burgundy (d. 1886)
1853 – Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1920)
1928 – James “Junior” Gilliam, Dodgers (NL rookie of year 1953)
1928 – Ivan Marinov, composer
1932 – Paul Anderson, American light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1956)
1943 – Susan Davenny Wyner, soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize), born in New Haven, Connecticut
1982 – Nick Riewoldt, Australian rules footballer
1983 – Ivan Saenko, Russian football player
1983 – Felicity Jones, English actress (Rogue One), born in Birmingham
1987 – Bea Alonzo, Filipina actress

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