Famous Birthdays for 8th October 2019

1789 – William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist, born in Newington, London (d. 1855)
1790 – Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1828)
1813 – Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, German composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1889)
1899 – Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)
1919 – Mac Anderson, New Zealand cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946), born in Westport, West Coast, New Zealand (d. 1979)
1920 – Maxi Herber, German figure skater pairs (Olympic gold 1936), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2006)
1938 – David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service) (d. 1993)
1950 – Robert “Kool” Bell, American rocker (Kool and the Gang-Joanna), born in Youngstown, Ohio
1968 – Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia
1973 – Toby Haenen, Australian backstroke swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Launceston, Tasmania

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