Happy Birthday to these Libra's who were born on October 8th.

  1. 1515 - Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)
  2. 1676 - Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)
  3. 1713 - Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist (d. 1793)
  4. 1715 - Michel Benoist, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1774)
  5. 1720 - Jonathan Mayhew, American minister and patriot (d. 1766)
  6. 1747 - Jean-François Rewbell, French politician (d. 1807)
  7. 1765 - Harman Blennerhassett, Irish lawyer (d. 1831)
  8. 1789 - John Ruggles, American politician (d. 1874)
  9. 1818 - John Henninger Reagan, American politician (d. 1905)
  10. 1834 - Walter Kittredge, American musician/composer (d. 1905)
  11. 1850 - Henri Louis le Chatelier, French chemist (d. 1936)
  12. 1863 - Edythe Chapman, American actress (d. 1948)
  13. 1864 - Ozias Leduc, Québécois painter (d. 1955)
  14. 1870 - Louis Vierne, French organist (d. 1937)
  15. 1877 - Hans Heysen, German-born landscape artist (d. 1968)
  16. 1883 - Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  17. 1887 - Huntley Gordon, Canadian actor (d. 1956)
  18. 1888 - Ernst Kretschmer, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
  19. 1889 - C. E. Woolman, American airline founder (d. 1966)
  20. 1890 - Edward Rickenbacker, American pilot (d. 1973)
  21. 1890 - Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)
  22. 1895 - Juan Perón, President of Argentina (d. 1974)
  23. 1895 - Zog I, King of Albania (d. 1961)
  24. 1896 - Julien Duvivier, French film director (d. 1967)
  25. 1901 - Doris Allen, American psychologist (d. 2002)
  26. 1901 - Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer (d. 1977)
  27. 1910 - Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)
  28. 1910 - Gus Hall, American union organizer (d. 2000)
  29. 1910 - Ray Lewis, Canadian runner (d. 2003)
  30. 1917 - Billy Conn, American boxer (d. 1993)
  31. 1917 - Walter Lord, American author (d. 2002)
  32. 1917 - Danny Murtaugh, American baseball player and manager (d. 1976)
  33. 1917 - Rodney Robert Porter, English biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  34. 1918 - Jens Christian Skou, Danish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  35. 1920 - Frank Herbert, American writer (d. 1986)
  36. 1924 - Alphons Egli, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  37. 1927 - Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
  38. 1927 - César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
  39. 1928 - Neil Harvey, Australian cricketer
  40. 1928 - Bill Maynard, British actor
  41. 1932 - Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
  42. 1936 - Rona Barrett, American gossip columnist
  43. 1938 - Fred Stolle, Australian tennis player
  44. 1938 - Walter Gretzky, father of Wayne Gretzky
  45. 1939 - Paul Hogan, Australian actor
  46. 1940 - Fred Cash, American singer (The Impressions)
  47. 1941 - Jesse Jackson, American clergyman and civil rights activist
  48. 1943 - Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor
  49. 1943 - R. L. Stine, American author
  50. 1944 - Susan Raye, American country singer
  51. 1946 - Jean-Jacques Beineix, French film director
  52. 1946 - Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Congressman
  53. 1948 - Sarah Purcell, American television host
  54. 1948 - Johnny Ramone, American guitarist (The Ramones) (d. 2004)
  55. 1948 - Pedro López, Colombian serial killer
  56. 1949 - Sigourney Weaver, American actress
  57. 1950 - Robert Kool Bell, American musician (Kool & the Gang)
  58. 1952 - Jan Marijnissen, Dutch politician
  59. 1952 - Edward Zwick, American film director/producer
  60. 1954 - Michael Dudikoff, American actor
  61. 1954 - Huub Rothengatter, Dutch racing driver
  62. 1955 - Bill Elliott, American NASCAR driver
  63. 1956 - Stephanie Zimbalist, American actress
  64. 1956 - Jeff Lahti, American baseball player
  65. 1958 - Steve Coll, American journalist
  66. 1959 - Nick Bakay, American actor
  67. 1959 - Mike Morgan, American baseball player
  68. 1960 - François Pérusse, Québécois humorist (2 minutes du peuple)
  69. 1964 - CeCe Winans, American singer
  70. 1965 - Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian
  71. 1965 - C-Jay Ramone, American bassist (The Ramones)
  72. 1966 - Art Barr, American professional wrestler (d. 1994)
  73. 1968 - Leeroy Thornhill, British musician (The Prodigy)
  74. 1969 - Julia Ann, American porn actress
  75. 1969 - Dylan Neal, Canadian actor
  76. 1970 - Matt Damon, American actor
  77. 1970 - Gauri Khan, wife of Indian actor Shahrukh Khan
  78. 1970 - Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video-game designer
  79. 1970 - Soon-Yi Previn, Korean American actress
  80. 1972 - DJ Q-Ball, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  81. 1974 - Fredrik Modin, Swedish hockey player
  82. 1976 - Renate Groenewold, Dutch speed skater
  83. 1977 - Anne-Caroline Chausson, French mountain-bike rider
  84. 1979 - Kristanna Loken, American actress and model
  85. 1980 - Mike Mizanin, American professional wrestler and host of Smackdown!
  86. 1980 - Nick Cannon, American rapper and actor
  87. 1983 - Travis Pastrana, American motorsports competitor
  88. 1985 - Eiji Wentz, German-Japanese entertainer
  89. 1987 - Dustin Breeding, American singer (B5)