Friday, 28 October 2011

28th October

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LGBT People Born 28th October:


1856 – Anna Elizabeth Klumpke – US Painter – Died 9th February 1942


1909 – Francis Bacon – Irish Painter – Died 28th April 1992


1915 – Karl Lange – German / US imprisoned by Nazis for homosexuality


1920 – Florence Klotz – US Costume Designer – Died 1st November 2006


1937 – Walter Capiau – Belgian Presenter / Politician


1939 – Andy Bey – US Musician / Singer


1943 – Fran Winant – US Poet / Painter / Activist


1967 – David Binder – US Producer


1969 – Derek Hartley – US Presenter


1971 – Peter van der Vorst – Dutch Producer / Presenter / Columnist



And Those Who Died:


1972 – Mitchell Leisen – US Director / Costume Designer – Born 6th October 1898


2007 – Joe Herzenberg – US Politician / Historian / Activist – Born 25th June 1941



Events in LGBT History:


2009 – President Obama signs bill to include sexual orientation into the 1969 United States federal hate-crime law


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