Famous Birthdays on 11th August

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1467 - Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)
1600 - Paul Hallman, composer
1613 - Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer
1635 - Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)
1667 - Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)
1673 - Richard Mead, London, physician
1718 - Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)
1720 - Martin Gerbert, composer
1722 - Richard Brocklesby, English physician (d. 1797)
1737 - Joseph Nollekins, London, sculptor
1744 - Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1748 - Joseph Schuster, composer
1772 - Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 - Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement
1794 - James Barton Longacre, American engraver (d. 1869)
1799 - Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1805 - Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 - David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849
1811 - Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1823 - Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1828 - Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909
1832 - Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 - Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)
1833 - Kido Takayoshi, Japanese politician (d. 1877)
1836 - Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1836 - Warren Brown, American politician (d. 1919)
1837 - Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated
1855 - John Hodges, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan EijkmanPhysician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman (1858) 1858 - Christiaan Eijkman, Nijkerk Netherlands, physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), (d. 1930)
1860 - Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1862 - Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)
1863 - Arpad Szendy, composer
1867 - Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1867 - Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
1870 - Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1870 - Walter Bowman, Canadian soccer player (d. ?)
1872 - Shidehara Kijuro, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1951)
1873 - John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1877 - Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 - Frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 - Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 - Ernst Stadler, writer
1888 - Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 - Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1892 - Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve), Scotland, poet (Scots Unbound)
1892 - Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general
1892 - Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (d. 1962)
1892 - Archie Wiles, West Indian cricketer (d. 1957)
1894 - Wilhelm Grosz, composer
1897 - Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1897 - Enid Blyton, children's writer and fifth most popular author in the world (Famous Five, Secret Seven, The Adventure)
1898 - Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 - Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1900 - Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943)
1900 - Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994)
1902 - Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1902 - Lloyd Nolan, SF California, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place)
1902 - Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)
1903 - Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 - Jess Stacy, pianist
1905 - Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
1907 - Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
1909 - Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer
1909 - Hugo Buchthal, art historian
1909 - Jean Lancaster, director (WRNS)
1910 - Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
1911 - Alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)
1911 - Benny Lee, entertainer
1911 - Henry Kulky, Hastings-on-Hudson NY, actor (Otto-Life of Riley)
1911 - Prem Bhatia, journalist
1911 - Ronald Batty, bookseller
1911 - Thanom Kittikachorn, general/premier Thailand (1958..73)
1912 - Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)
1912 - Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (d. 1954)
1913 - Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
1913 - Paul Dupuis, French Canadian actor (d. 1976)
1913 - Bob Scheffing, American professional baseball player and manager (d. 1985)
1914 - José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999)
1915 - Kunio Toda, composer
1916 - Johnny Claes, Belgian racing driver (d. 1956)
1917 - Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible)
1919 - Ginette Neveu, French violinist (d. 1949)
1920 - Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)
1920 - William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976)
Writer Alex HaleyWriter Alex Haley (1921) 1921 - Alex Haley, Ithaca New York, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), (d. 1992)
1923 - Stan Chambers, American television reporter
1924 - Arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)
1925 - Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)
1925 - Mike Douglas, Chicago Ill, talk show host (Mike Douglas Show)
1925 - Robert Linn, composer
1925 - Floyd Curry, National Hockey League player (d. 2006)
1926 - Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
1926 - Bernard Ashley, English fashion designer/pres (Laura Ashley)
1926 - Claus Von Bulow, accused of murdering his wife
1926 - J R S Fincham, geneticist
1926 - Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist
1927 - James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
1927 - Kenneth Eastham, MP
1927 - Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch MP (VVD)
1927 - Raymond Leppard, London England, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch)
1928 - Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary
1928 - Arlene Dahl, American actress
1929 - Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)
1929 - Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen)
1930 - Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer
1930 - Michael Quinlan, civil servant
1930 - William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)
1932 - Angela Rumbold, MP
1932 - Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)
1932 - Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)
1932 - Lord Varley
1932 - Sam McCluskie, trade unionist
1932 - Wilson "Papa" Godett, Curacaos worker's union leader/boxer
1932 - Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
1932 - John Gorrie, English director
1933 - Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)
1933 - Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
1933 - Justin Connolly, composer
1933 - Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
1934 - Bob Hepple, master (Clare College Cambridge)
1936 - D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
1936 - J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
1937 - Allegra Kent, US actress (Addams Family)
1937 - Anna Massey, actress (De Sade, Doll's House)
1937 - Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
1938 - Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher
1938 - Allegra Kent, Santa Monica, California, ballerina
1938 - Rainer Boesch, composer
1938 - Branko Stanovnik, Slovenian chemist
1939 - Attila Bozay, composer
1939 - Ronnie Dawson, American rockabilly performer (d. 2003)
1940 - Kip King, Chicago Ill, actor (Charlie & Company)
1941 - Elizabeth Holtzman, Bkln DA (D-Rep-NY, Watergate Committee)
1941 - Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
1942 - Mike Huggs, rock drummer (Manfred Mann) [or 3/11/40]
1943 - Denis Payton, London, English rocker (Dave Clarke Five - Glad All Over)
1943 - James Kale, rocker (Guess Who)
1943 - Kenny Gamble, US songwriter (Me & Mrs Jones)
1943 - Krzysztof Meyer, composer
1943 - Pervaiz Musharaf, Delhi India, General and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008)
1943 - Abigail Folger, American heiress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
1944 - David Pearl, British judge
1944 - Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor
1946 - John Conlee, Versailles Ky, country singer (Common Man)
1946 - Marilyn Vos Savant, St Louis Mo, writer/world's highest IQ (228)
1947 - Catherine Collard, French pianist (Schumann/Brahms)
1947 - Sergey Kovalneko, USSR, basketball (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1947 - Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek politician
1948 - Don Boyd, director (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock)
1948 - Jan Palach, Czechoslovakian student protester (d. 1969)
1949 - Eric Carmen, Cleveland Ohio, rocker (All by Myself)
1949 - Ian Charleson, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire)
1949 - Tim Hutchinson, (Rep-R-Arkansas)
1950 - Erik Brann, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003)
1950 - Steve Wozniak, co-founder (Apple Computers)
1950 - Gennidy Nikonov, Russian weapons inventor
1951 - Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar in Coneheads
1951 - Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
1952 - Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
1952 - Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
WWF Wrestler Hulk HoganWWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan (1953) 1953 - Hulk Hogan, [Terry Bollea], Augusta Ga, WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89)
1953 - Sanford Jensen, South Haven Mich, actor (Foley Square)
1954 - Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come)
1954 - Lina Polito, Naples Italy, actress (Love & Anarchy)
1954 - M V Narasimha Rao, cricketer (Indian leg-spin all-rounder 1978-79)
1954 - Yashpal Sharma, cricketer (Indian right-handed batsman early 80')
1954 - Juan Maria Solare, Argentine composer
1955 - Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
1955 - Sylvia Hermon, British politician
1955 - Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
1956 - Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
1957 - Richie Ramone, [Richie Beau], rock drummer (Ramones-Pet Semtary)
1958 - Cordelia Gonzalez, San Juan PR, actor (La Gran Fiesta)
1958 - Lori Garbacz, South Bend IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Circle K Tucson Open)
1959 - Linda Rhys Vaughn, Grossmont Ca, playmate (Apr, 1982)
1959 - Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese investor
1959 - Gustavo Cerati, Argentinian musician (Soda Stereo)
1960 - Leora "Sam" Jones, Mt Olive NC, US team handball player (Olympic-92)
1961 - Craig Ehlo, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
1961 - Frederick W Sturckow, La Mesa California, USMC capt/astronaut (sk: STS 88)
1962 - Jonathan Hayes, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1962 - Uvais Karnain, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI bowler in mid 1980's)
1963 - Mike Huff, Honolulu HI, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1964 - Grant Osten Waite, Palmerston NZ, PGA golfer (1993 Kemper Open)
1964 - Hamish, rocker (The Pasedenas-Riding on the Train)
1964 - Jim Lee, Korean-born comic book artist
1964 - Miguel A. Núñez Jr., American actor
1965 - Marc Bergevin, Canadian professional ice hockey player
1965 - Shinji Mikami, Japanese video game designer (Resident Evil)
1965 - Viola Davis, American actress
1965 - Embeth Davidtz, Lafayette, Indiana, American actress (Bicentennial Man, Schindler's List)
1966 - Antonio Goss, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
1966 - Nigel Martyn, English footballer
1967 - Brad Dalgarno, Vancouver, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
1967 - Mike Lodish, NFL nose tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1967 - Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer
1967 - Eric Maleson, Brazilian Bobsleigh 2002 Olympian
1967 - Collin Chou, Taiwanese actor
1967 - Joe Rogan, American television host
1968 - Charlie Sexton, rocker (Arc Angels)

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