Often cited as the worst director of all time, but still beloved for his campy sci-fi horror movies and his work with Bela Lugosi, Ed Wood was born on October 24, 1924. Friday. Leap year.
Actress Helen Hayes was born on October 10, 1900. Tuesday. Leap year.
Mary of Waltham, Duchess of Brittany, daughter of King Edward III, was born on October 10, 1344. Sunday. It was a leap year.