Katherine Mary Knight (born 24 October 1955) was the first Australian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. She was convicted of the murder of her partner, John Charles Thomas Price (born 6 January 1955) in October 2001, and is currently detained in Mulawa Correctional Centre now known as Silverwater women’s prison.
Eric Hindle (born 24 October 1955) is the author of this blog.
Also born on this day:
Françoise Mouly is a Paris-born French artist and designer.
Hassan Rowshan is an Iranian football coach, manager, and former player.
Walter Micallef is a leading Maltese singer songwriter.
Slobodan Pavkovic is a Serbian former footballer.
Tom Hendrie is a Scottish former professional football player and manager.
Dirk Geeraerts holds the chair of theoretical linguistics at the University of Leuven , Belgium.
Minodora Cliveti is a Romanian Social Democratic Party politician.
Cheryl Studer is a Grammy Award winning American dramatic soprano.
Malcolm McGowan is a British rower.
Amy Ruley is a former women’s head basketball coach at North Dakota State University.