Famous Birthdays on 13th August

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582 - Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)
1311 - King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)
1422 - William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)
1584 - Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)
1617 - Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist
1625 - Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
1655 - Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
1662 - Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)
1666 - William Wotton, English scholar (d. 1727)
1692 - Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer
1700 - Heinrich, count von Brühl, German statesman (d. 1763)
1704 - Lorenzo Fago, composer
1717 - Christoph Nichelsmann, German composer
1717 - Louis François I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (d. 1776)
1721 - Francis Ireland, composer
1747 - Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer
1748 - Pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot
1752 - Marie Caroline of Austria, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1814)
1764 - Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (d. 1816)
1790 - William Wentworth, Australian explorer and politician (d. 1872)
1792 - Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849)
1802 - Nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser)
1803 - Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869)
1814 - Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (d. 1874)
1817 - Karoly Thern, composer
1818 - Lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Association)
1819 - George Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope)
1820 - George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer
1820 - Joseph Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet (Dietsche Warande)
1823 - Goldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (d. 1910)
1826 - William Thomas Best, composer
1831 - Salomon Jaoassohn, composer
1841 - Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)
1851 - John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937
1851 - Felix Adler, German-born educator (d. 1933)
Sharp Shooter Annie OakleySharp Shooter Annie Oakley (1860) 1860 - Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], North Star Ohio, sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), (d. 1926)
1866 - Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)
1867 - Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)
1867 - William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)
1871 - Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
1872 - Richard Willstätter, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1942)
1878 - Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer
1878 - Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist/socialist theorist
1879 - John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
1881 - Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
1884 - Harry Dean, England cricketer (d. 1957)
1886 - Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter
1887 - Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (d. 1952)
1888 - John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)
1888 - Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1975)
1889 - Camillien Houde, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)
1890 - [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, African American advocate in Virginia
1894 - Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
1894 - Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer
1895 - Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz)
1895 - Robert Burton, actor (Dr Gordon-Kings Row)
1896 - Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
1898 - Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64)
Director Alfred HitchcockDirector Alfred Hitchcock (1899) 1899 - Alfred Hitchcock, Leytonstone Essex, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)
1901 - Ian Whyte, composer
1902 - Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
1902 - Felix Wankel, Germany, inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)
1902 - Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)
1902 - Regis Toomey, Pitts Pa, actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction)
1903 - Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn)
1904 - Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)
1907 - Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
1907 - Sir Basil Spence, Scottish architect (d. 1976)
1908 - Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
1909 - John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)
1909 - Wilhelmina Von Bremen, US 4X100 relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932)
1911 - William Bernbach, Famous Advertiser (d. 1982)
Golfer Ben HoganGolfer Ben Hogan (1912) 1912 - Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)
1912 - Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter/monumental artist
1912 - Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)
1912 - Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
1912 - Rita Johnson, Worcester Mass, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give)
1912 - Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)
1913 - Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
1913 - Francisco Escudero, composer
1913 - Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent
1913 - Lord Oram, British MP (Labour)
1913 - Makarios III, [Michail Moeskos], archbishop/president Cyprus
1914 - Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970)
1917 - Sid Gordon, American baseball player (d. 1975)
1918 - Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal
1918 - Frederick Sanger, England, biochemist (Nobel 1958, 1980)
1918 - John Bunting, senior civil servant
1919 - Rex Humbard, televanglist
1920 - Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
1920 - George Shearing, London, blind pianist/composer (Lullabye of Byrdland)
1920 - Neville Brand, Griswold, Iowa, American actor (DOA, Eaten Alive)
1921 - Jimmy McCracklin, St. Louis, Missouri, blues musician, (d. 2012)
1924 - John Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
1925 - Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
1925 - Leslie Joseph, QC
Cuban President Fidel CastroCuban President Fidel Castro (1926) 1926 - Fidel Castro, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator/prime minister/president (1959-2008)
1929 - Augustyn Bloch, composer
1929 - Charles Lyon, gen-sect (Transport Salaried Staffs Association)
1929 - Michael Beavis, deputy cmdr-in-chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)
1929 - Pat Harrington Jr, NYC, actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time)
1930 - Don Ho, Hawaii, ukulele player (Tiny Bubbles)
1930 - Heino Jurisalu, composer
1930 - Marquess Camden
1930 - Don Ho, American musician (d. 2007)
1930 - Wilmer David Mizell, American baseball player (d. 1999)
1931 - Bernard Manning, British comedian
1931 - Norman Read, NZ, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1956)
1931 - Roy Evans, general sect (British Iron & Steel Trade Confederation)
1933 - Jocelyn Elders, US Surgeon General (-1994)
1933 - Madhur Jaffrey, cookbook writer/actress (Shakespeare Wallah)
1934 - Gary Davidson, US sports league founder (ABA, WHA, WFL)
1934 - Leifur Thorarinsson, composer
1935 - Rod Hull, entertainer
1935 - Mudcat Grant, American baseball player
1938 - Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
1939 - Saul Steinberg, artist (The Art of Living)
1940 - Ann Armstrong Dailey, founder (Children's Hospice Intl)
1940 - Timothy Wood, British government asst whip
1941 - Jim Barnes, Tuckerton Ark, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1941 - Erin Fleming, Canadian actress (d. 2003)
1942 - Robert Lee Stewart, Wash DC, Brig Gen US Army/astronaut (STS 41B, 51J)
1942 - Sheila Armstrong, soprano
1943 - Gary Ilman, US, 100m freestyle (Olympic-4th-1964)
1943 - Susan Jameson, actress (Secret World of Polly Flint)
1943 - Yuri Fedorovich Isaulov, Russia, cosmonaut
1944 - David Mahler, composer
1944 - Kevin Tighe, LA CA, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9)
1944 - Divina Galica, British athlete and racing driver
1945 - Robin Jackman, cricketer (England medium-pacer early eighties)
1945 - Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician
1946 - Janet Yellen, Brooklyn New York, American economist
1947 - Gretchen Corbett, Camp Sherman Ore, actress (Beth-Rockford Files)
1947 - John Stocker, Canadian actor
1947 - Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician
1948 - Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)
1948 - Kathleen Battle, Portsmouth Ohio, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser)
1948 - Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota, South African UDF/ANC-leader
1948 - Tony Santini, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1949 - Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Phila Flyer)
1949 - Peter J Visclosky, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1985- )
1949 - Sheralee, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
1950 - Andre van de Berg, actor/director (Transport)
1951 - Dan Fogelberg, Peoria Ill, rocker (Same Auld Lang Syne)
1951 - Gwen Cheeseman, Harrisburg Pa, field hockey goalie (Oly-bronze-1984)
1951 - Jeff Altman, comedian/actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man)
1952 - Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
1952 - Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2004)
1952 - Hughie Thomasson, American musician (d. 2007)
1954 - Lincoln Diaz-Balart, (Rep-R-Florida)
1954 - Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player (d. 2001)
LPGA Golfer Betsy KingLPGA Golfer Betsy King (1955) 1955 - Betsy King, Reading Pennsylvania, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open)
1955 - Keith Ahlers, British racing driver
1955 - Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver
1955 - Paul Greengrass, English film director
1958 - David W Feherty, Bangor N Ireland, PGA golfer (1994 New England-2nd)
1958 - Feargal Sharkey, rocker (Undertones-Never Never, Good Heart)
1958 - Scott Hamilton, Toledo Ohio, figure skater (Oly-gold-1984)
1958 - Randall Shughart, American Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)
1959 - Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)
1959 - Danny Bonaduce, actor (Danny-Partridge Family)/Chicago DJ (WLUP)
1959 - Mark Nevin, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
1959 - Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player
1960 - Koji Kondo, Japanese composer
1960 - Phil Taylor, English darts player
1961 - Bettine Vriesekoop, Dutch table tennis star
1961 - Dawnn Lewis, actress (Jaleesa-Different World)
1961 - Neil Mallender, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)
1961 - Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
1961 - Tom Perrotta, American novelist
1961 - Sunil Shetty, Indian Actor, Producer
1962 - Adam Kase, Socorro NM, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta Open-3rd)
1962 - John Slattery, Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau)
1963 - Elizabeth Bourland, Costa Rica, US 3x20 rifle (Olympics-7th-1996)
1963 - Pamela Jean Stein, Syracuse NY, playmate (Nov, 1987)
1963 - Tigg Ketler, Chula Vista Ca, drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
1963 - Sridevi, Indian actress
1964 - Ian Haughland, heavy metal rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
1964 - Jay Buhner, Nassau TX, outfielder (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees)
1964 - Tom Prince, Kankakee IL, catcher (LA Dodgers)
1964 - Hank Cheyne, American actor
1965 - Cris Dishman, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers, Wash Redskins)
1965 - Leo Groenewegen, CFL guard (Edmonton Eskimos)
1965 - Mark Lemke, Utica NY, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1965 - Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
1966 - Glenn Donald Hamilton, NZ, beach volleyball player (Olympics-96)
1966 - Shayne Corson, NHL forward (Team Canada Oly-1998, Montreal)
1967 - Quinn Cummings, Los Angeles California, actress (Annie-Family, Goodbye Girl)
1967 - Taro Tan, Montreal Quebec, 65 kg judoka (Olympics-96)
1967 - Tracy Rogers, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
1967 - Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer
1968 - Joe Garten, WLAF corner/guard (Barcelona Dragons)
1968 - William Thomas, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
1969 - Alex Fernandez, Miami Beach FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1969 - Midori Ito, Tokyo Japan, ice skater (Oly-silver-92)
1970 - Elvis Grbac, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs)
1970 - Tim Watson, NFL/WLAF safety (Raiders, Barcelona Dragons)
1970 - Will Clarke, American novelist
1970 - Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler
1970 - Alan Shearer, English footballer

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