Famous Birthdays on 10th August

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1267 - King James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
1296 - John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
1360 - Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)
1397 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
1489 - Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
1520 - Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)
1556 - Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1560 - Hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1567 - Girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1589 - Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1602 - Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician (d. 1675)
1645 - Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
1652 - Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)
1654 - Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
1657 - Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director
1699 - Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
1708 - John Stinstra, baptist vicar
1720 - Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
1737 - Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
1740 - Samuel Arnold, composer
1744 - Alexandrine-Jeanne d'Étiolles (nicknamed "Fanfan"), daughter of the courtesan Madame de Pompadour (d. 1754)
1750 - Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer
1762 - Santiago Ferrer, composer
1782 - Charles Napier, London, soldier
1793 - Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
1794 - Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)
1801 - Robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882
1808 - Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
1810 - Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM
1810 - Cornelis Outshoorn, Dutch architect
1814 - Jacob Edvard Gille, composer
1814 - John Clifford Pemberton, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1881
1814 - William Lowndes Yancey, MC (Confederacy), died in 1863
1814 - Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890)
1821 - Jay Cooke, American financier (d. 1905)
1823 - Charles Keene, Hornsey, artist
1823 - Charles Thomas Campbell, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1823 - Hugh Stowell Brown, Manx preacher (d.1886)
1835 - Gyula Beliczay, composer
1836 - Jose Teodor Vilar, composer
1839 - Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (d. 1896)
1845 - Abai Qunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher (d. 1904)
1854 - J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
1856 - Paul Geisler, composer
1860 - Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (d. 1936)
1861 - Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist
1865 - Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
1869 - Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)
31st US President Herbert Hoover31st US President Herbert Hoover (1874) 1874 - Herbert Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st US President (1929-1933), (d. 1964)
1874 - James (Tod) Sloan, jockey, created monkey crouch riding style
1874 - Bill Johnson, American musician (d. 1972)
1877 - Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
1877 - Frank Marshall, American chess player (d. 1944)
1878 - Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
1880 - Clarence Cameron White, composer
1880 - Robert L. Thornton, American businessman, philanthropist, and Mayor of Dallas, Texas (d. 1964)
1881 - Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
1882 - Max Kowalski, composer
1883 - Carlos Lavin, composer
1884 - Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (d. 1935)
1886 - Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement
1888 - Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)
1889 - Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer
1889 - Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic-gold-1912)
1889 - Charles Darrow, Inventor (d. 1967)
1890 - Angus L. MacDonald, Canadian politician (d. 1954)
1891 - Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)
1893 - Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
1893 - Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
1893 - Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)
1894 - Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (d. 1980)
1895 - Michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author
1895 - Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
1897 - Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
1897 - Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)
1897 - John Galbreath, American businessman (d. 1988)
Actor Jack HaleyActor Jack Haley (1898) 1898 - Jack Haley [John Joseph], Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)
1900 - Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)
1902 - Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983)
1902 - Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
1902 - Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
1903 - Lisle, British lord
1905 - Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
1905 - Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
1906 - Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
1908 - Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer
1908 - Adelino ("Billy") Gonsalves, American soccer player (d. 1977)
1909 - Brian Easdale, composer
1909 - Claude Thornhill, composer
1909 - Frank Bowden, industrialist/landowner
1909 - George W Crockett Jr, (Rep-D-MI, 1980- )
1909 - Julio A Abraham, president (Democratic Party Bonaire)
1909 - Leo Fender, Anaheim California, rocker (Fender guitars)
1909 - Mohammed V ibn Yusuf, King of Morocco (1953, 1955-61)
1910 - Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
1911 - A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
1912 - Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
1912 - Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
1912 - Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (O Pais do Carnaval)
1912 - Richard Reeves, NYC, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel)
1912 - Romain Maes, Belgian bicylist (Tour de France 1935)
1913 - Noah Beery Jr, NYC, actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot)
1913 - Steven Nagy, bowler, 1st to bowl 300 on TV (1954)
1914 - Jeff Corey, NYC, actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men)
1914 - Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
1916 - John Clark, Hampton IA, actor (Graveyard of Horror)
1918 - Eugene Wilkinson, Long Beach, CA, naval officer (first nuclear sub commander), (d. 2013)
1919 - Elizabeth Thomas, literary consultant
1919 - Sacha Vierny, French cinematographer (d. 2001)
1920 - William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)
1921 - Leonard Lickorish, dir-gen (British Tourist Authority)
1923 - Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
1923 - Gillian Brown, diplomat
1923 - Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], Hollywood California, actress (Spellbound)
1924 - Martha Hyer, TX, actress (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly)
1925 - Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher
1925 - George Cooper, general
1925 - Lawrence Byford, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
1926 - Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer
1926 - Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
1927 - Vernon Washington, American actor (d. 1988)
1928 - Eddie Fisher, Phila Pa, singer (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain)
1928 - Jimmy Dean, Tx, actor/singer (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever)
1928 - Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor
1929 - John Alldis, composer/conductor
1930 - Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island), (d. 2012)
1930 - Saeedi Sirjani, poet
1932 - Alexander Goehr, composer
1933 - Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
1933 - Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
1933 - Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
1933 - David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
1933 - Rocky Colavito, Bronx, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game)
1933 - Doyle Brunson, American poker player
1933 - Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
1934 - James Carl Tenney, composer
1935 - Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers)
1935 - Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general
1935 - Lord Stewartby
1936 - Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
1937 - Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)
1937 - Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
1939 - Charles Rose, (Rep-D-North Carolina, 1973- )
1939 - Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
1940 - Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions
1940 - Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)
1940 - Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)
1940 - Sid Waddell, Darts Commentator for the PDC
1941 - Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)
1941 - Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
1942 - Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)
1943 - Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], NYC, singer (Be My Little Baby)
1943 - Shafqat Rana, Pakistani cricket batsman (5 Tests 1964-69)
1943 - Veronica Bennett, rocker
1943 - Michael Mantler, American trumpeter and composer
1945 - Harry Thomas, Dutch founder (Schlager Festival Gay Party)
1945 - Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
1945 - Harriet Miers, White House counsel
1947 - Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
1947 - Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle)
1948 - Pal Gerevich, Hungary, fencer (Olympic-bronze-1972, 80)
1948 - Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
1949 - Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1950 - A L Harris, clinicaloncologist
1950 - James Reynolds, Oskaloosa Ks, actor (Abe Carver-Days of our Lives)
1950 - Rémy Girard, Canadian actor
1951 - Maria Combs, LPGA golfer
1952 - Ashley Putnam, NYC, soprano (NY City Opera 1978)
1952 - Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1952 - Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
1952 - Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
1952 - Diane Venora, American actress
1953 - Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer
1955 - Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Oly-gold-1984)
1956 - Dianne Fromhottz, Balestrat Australia, tennis star
1956 - Tugboat, [Fred Ottman], WWF wrestler
1958 - Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
1959 - Mark Price, bass/vocals (All About Eve, Tin Huey-Contents Dislodged)
Actress Rosanna ArquetteActress Rosanna Arquette (1959) 1959 - Rosanna Arquette, NYC, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hour)
1959 - Florent Vollant, Innu-Canadian musician (Kashtin)
1960 - Antonio Banderas, Malaga Spain, actor (Phila, Evita, Mambo Kings)
1960 - [James] Kenneth Perry, Elizabethtown KY, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial)
1960 - Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
1961 - Beatrice Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress (Lisa-Four Seasons)
1961 - Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
1962 - Dan Donovan, rocker (Bad)
1963 - Andrew Sullivan, English-born journalist
1963 - Phoolan Devi, Indian bandit and revolutionary (d. 2001)
1964 - Andy Stankiewicz, Inglewood CA, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos)
1964 - Aaron Hall, American songwriter
1965 - Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)
1965 - John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
1965 - Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympics-gold-1984)
1965 - Claudia Christian, American actress
1965 - Mike E. Smith, American jockey
1966 - Gerald Williams, New Orleans LA, outfielder (NY Yankees)
1966 - Hansi Kürsch, German singer
1967 - Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Oly-br-92, 96)
1967 - Lori Tatum, LPGA golfer
1967 - Lorraine Pearson, Romford Essex, rock vocalist (5 Star-Silk & Steel)

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