Famous Birthdays on 14th February

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1462 - Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1468 - Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522)
1483 - Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, Andijan, Mughalistan, founder of the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent
1487 - Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1513 - Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1515 - Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1533 - Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1546 - Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1572 - Hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1602 - Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1638 - Sybilla Schwarz, writer
1670 - Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1679 - Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1680 - John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor (d. 1737)
1692 - Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (d. 1754)
1701 - Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (d. 1773)
1760 - Richard Allen, Phila, 1st African American ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church
1763 - Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (d. 1813)
1778 - Fernando Sor, Spanish composer (d. 1839)
1800 - Emory Washburn, 22nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1877)
1806 - Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary (1848-49)
1812 - Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (d. 1846)
1813 - Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer
1813 - John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
Abolitionist Frederick DouglassAbolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818) 1818 - Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor (exact year unknown)
1819 - James Green Martin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1819 - Christopher Sholes, Mooresburg Penn, newspaper man, politician and inventor of the typewriter
1824 - Winfield Scott Hancock, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1828 - Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (d. 1885)
1829 - Alfred Iverson Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1835 - Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
1838 - Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"
1845 - Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866)
1846 - Julian Scott, American artist and Civil War Medal of Honor recipient. (d. 1901)
1847 - Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette
1847 - Maria Pia of Italy, queen of Portugal (d. 1911)
1848 - Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer (d. 1934)
1853 - Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)
1856 - Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)
1858 - Charles Beach Hawley, composer
1858 - Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist (Thomson's gazelle)
1859 - George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
1860 - Eugen Schiffer, German politician (d. 1954)
1860 - Waldemar Lindgren, Kalmar, Swedish-American Geologist (economic geology, ore classification)
1864 - Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)
1864 - Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
1868 - Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman
1869 - Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)
1871 - Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (d. 1959)
1878 - Julius Nieuwland, Hansbeke Belgium, Belgian-American Chemist (inventor of neoprene)
1880 - Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)
1880 - Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
1881 - Otto Selz, German psychologist
1881 - William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)
1882 - George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
1882 - Ignaz Friedman, composer
1884 - Hezekiah M. Washburn, missionary (d. 1972)
1884 - Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
1884 - Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet (d. 1974)
1885 - Syed Zafarul Hasan, Prominent Muslim Indian/Pakistani philosopher (d. 1949)
1886 - Theodor Werner, German painter
1890 - Nina Hamnett, Welsh artist (d. 1956)
1892 - Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
1892 - Radola Gajda, Czech military commander (d. 1948)
1893 - Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
1894 - Jack Benny, [Benjamin Kubelski], Waukegan Ill, "Oh! Rochester!"
1895 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
1896 - Arthur Milne [Edward Arthur Milne], Hull Yorkshire, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity)
1897 - Jorgen Bentzon, composer
1898 - Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (supernova, dark matter)
1899 - John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
1902 - Fred Scott, Fresno California, vocalist/actor (Vincent Lopez)
1902 - Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Milwaukee, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch)
1902 - Stu Erwin, Squaw Valley California, actor (Stu Erwin Show)
1902 - Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer
1902 - Thelma Ritter, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
1904 - Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer
1904 - Hanning Phillips, Lord Lieutenant (Dyfed)
1904 - Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
1907 - Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
1909 - A Moses Klein, Montreal, poet (Hath Not a Jew...)
1911 - Florence Rice, Cleveland OH, actress (Double Wedding, Riding on Air)
1911 - Willem J Kolff, Dutch/US internist/inventor (Artificial Kidney)
1912 - Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
1912 - Juan Pujol Garcia, [Garbo/Arabel], Spanish British/German double agent
1912 - Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
1912 - Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (d. 1988)
1913 - Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
1913 - Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
1913 - James Pike, Oklahoma City, bishop (Beyond Anxiety)
1913 - Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
1913 - Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)
1914 - Margarete Mewes, Nazi overseer at concentration camp
1914 - Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
1915 - A W H Stewart-Moore, CEO (Gallaher)
1915 - Irving Gordon, songwriter
1916 - Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
1916 - Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (Joi-uchi)
1916 - Wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer
1916 - Marcel Bigeard, French general
1917 - Herbert A Hauptman, NYC, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985)
1920 - Arnold Elton, consultant surgeon
1921 - Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
1921 - Hugh Downs, Akron Oh, TV journalist (20/20, Concentration)
1921 - Jeanne Demessieux, composer
1921 - Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
1921 - Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
1922 - Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle)
1923 - Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
1923 - Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
1924 - Arghyris Kounadis, composer
1924 - Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
1925 - Elliot Lawrence, Phila, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell)
1926 - John Clark, CEO (Plessey Company)
1927 - Lois Maxwell, Kitchener Ontario, actress (Miss Moneypenny)
1928 - Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
1928 - Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
1929 - Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
1929 - Vic Morrow, American actor (d. 1982)
1930 - Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
1931 - Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing (Canadiens, Rangers)
1931 - Lord Rossmore
1931 - Phyllis McGuire, Middletown Oh, vocalist (McGuire Sisters)
1931 - Vic Morrow, Bronx NY, actor (Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie)
1931 - Brian Kelly, American actor (d. 2005)
1932 - Alexander Kluge, writer
1932 - Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
1932 - Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
1932 - Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
1932 - Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
1933 - Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
1933 - Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
1933 - Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
1933 - Madhubala, Indian actress (d. 1969)
1934 - Florence Henderson, Dale Ind, actress/singer (Carol-Brady Bunch)
1934 - Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
1934 - Michel Corboz, Swiss conductor
1935 - Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
1935 - David Wilson, British governor (Hong Kong)
1935 - Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright (1935) 1935 - [Mary] Mickey Wright, San Diego California, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ)
1935 - Peter Phillips, printer
1936 - Andrew Pine, Jennings Fla, actor (V, WEB, Wide Country)
1936 - Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
1936 - Andrew Prine, American actor
1937 - John MacGregor, British MP
1937 - Magic Sam, rocker (Chicago Bluesman)
1938 - Lee Chamberlin, NYC, actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale)
1939 - Chris Pyne, trombonist
1939 - Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)
1940 - Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
1941 - John Butterfill, MP
1941 - Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)
1941 - Donna Shalala, American educator
1942 - Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Association)
1942 - Andrew Robinson, American actor
1942 - Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1962)
1943 - Eric Anderson, Pittsburgh Pa, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You)
1943 - Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
1943 - Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
1943 - Robert J Murphy Jr, Brooklyn NY, PGA golfer (1968 Phila Classic)
1943 - Aaron Russo, American movie producer (d. 2007)
1944 - Alan Parker, English actor (Bugsy Malone, Evita)
1944 - Bruce Summerhays, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (Provo Open-1966, 91 93)
Investigative Reporter Carl BernsteinInvestigative Reporter Carl Bernstein (1944) 1944 - Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate)
1944 - Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
1945 - Gregory Hines, NYC, actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps)
1945 - Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
1945 - K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)
1945 - Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
1945 - William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )
1945 - Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Piriápolis, Uruguay, football goalkeeper, (d. 2013)
1946 - David Green, English TV/video producer
1946 - Tim Buckley, Wash DC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears-When I Die)
1946 - Tina Aumont, Hollywood California, actress (Master of Love, Casanova)
1946 - Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)
1947 - Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 - Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
1947 - Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
1947 - Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
1948 - ... Teller, Phila, magician (Penn & Teller)
1948 - Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
1948 - Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
1948 - Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
1949 - Ewa Aulin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Candy, Fiorina LeVacca)
1949 - Jimmy Randell, rocker
1949 - Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
1950 - Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)
1950 - Roger Fisher, American musician (Heart)
1951 - Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)
1951 - Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
1951 - JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater
1952 - Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
1953 - Wayne Siegel, composer
1955 - R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1955 - Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
1955 - James Eckhouse, American actor
1955 - Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
1955 - Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler
1956 - Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated

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