Famous Birthdays on 10th February

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1499 - Thomas Platter, Swiss humanist (d. 1582)
1524 - Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580)
1606 - Christine Marie of France, regent of Savoy (d. 1663)
1609 - John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
1637 - Henriette Catharina van Nassau, Dutch daughter of Frederik Henry
1670 - Norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter
1670 - William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)
1685 - Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
1686 - Johann F Gronovius, Dutch physician/botany
1696 - Johann Melchior Molter, composer
1702 - Jean-Pierre Guignon, composer
1717 - Pierre de La Garde, composer
1735 - Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer
1741 - Franz Adam Veichtner, composer
1750 - Stanislao Mattei, composer
1775 - Charles Lamb, London England, critic/poet/essayist
1783 - Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (d. 1873)
1788 - Johann Peter Pixis, composer
1795 - Ary Scheffer, Dutch painter/etcher/sculptor
1807 - Abner Clark Harding, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1818 - Isham Green Harris, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1897
1819 - Richard Storrs Willis, composer
1821 - William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brigadier General, died in 1864)
1824 - Samuel Plimsoll, Bristol England, inventor (Plimsoll line for ships)
1827 - Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
1841 - Walter Parratt, composer
1846 - Mildred Childe Lee, daughter of confederate General Robert E. Lee
1846 - Charles Beresford, British admiral and politician (d. 1919)
1846 - Ira Remsen, American chemist (d. 1927)
1847 - A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)
1859 - Alexandre Millerand, French President (d. 1943)
1862 - W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for South Africa 1889)
1866 - Bror Beckman, composer
1866 - Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
1868 - William Allen White, Emporia KS, editor (Pulitzer 1942)
1869 - Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer
1870 - Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter
1872 - Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)
1879 - Franz Carl Bornschein, composer
1880 - Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine
1884 - Herbert Hordern, cricketer (pioneering leggie for Aust & Phila)
1884 - Frederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (d. 1976)
1887 - [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]
1888 - G Ungaretti, writer
1889 - Howard Spring, British author/novelist/writer/critic (O Absalom)
Novelist & Poet Boris PasternakNovelist & Poet Boris Pasternak (1890) 1890 - Boris Pasternak, Moscow, Russian novelist/poet (Dr Zhivago, Nobel 1958)
1890 - Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage)
1890 - Fanny Kaplan, failed assassin of Vladimir Lenin. (d. 1918)
1891 - Harold RLG, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Gov-gen of Canada (1945-52)
1892 - Alan Hale, [Rufus A Mackahan], Wash DC, actor (Little John-Robin Hood)
1893 - Jimmy Durante, NYC, long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash)
1893 - William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)
1894 - Roy D'Arcy, SF, actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies)
1894 - [Maurice] Harold MacMillan, London, (C) British PM (1957-63)
1896 - Olin Howlin, Denver Colorado, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy)
1897 - John Franklin Enders, Conn, microbiologist (polio-Nobel 1954)
1898 - Bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer
1898 - Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)
1898 - Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon)
1898 - Robert Keith, Fowler IN, actor (Battle Circus, Branded, Wild One)
1902 - Armand Bernier, Belgian poet (Sorcier Triste)
1902 - Stella Adler, NY, actress (My Girl Tisa)
Physicist Walter Houser BrattainPhysicist Walter Houser Brattain (1902) 1902 - Walter Houser Brattain, Amoy, China, American physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)
1903 - Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, composer
1903 - Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
1903 - Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (d. 1939)
1904 - John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)
1905 - John Dierkes, Ohio US, actor (Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree)
1905 - Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker
1905 - Vilko Ukmar, Slovenian composer
1905 - Walter Brown, Massachusetts US, original owner of the Boston Celtics and important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States
1906 - Erik Rhodes, [Ernest Sharpe], actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz)
1906 - Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist
1906 - John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)
1906 - Lon Chaney Jr, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, actor (Hawkeye, Pistols 'n' Petticoats)
1906 - Walraven (Wally) van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis
1907 - Grace Hamilton, 1st black member of Georgia state legislature
1908 - Jean Coulthard, composer
1909 - Lord Milne
1910 - Dominique Pire, Belgium, educator, aided WW II refugees (Nobel 1958)
1910 - Douglas Spencer, actor (Thing, This Island Earth, River of No Return)
1910 - Joyce Grenfell, actress (Pickwick Papers, Americanization of Emily)
1910 - Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)
1912 - Lord Orr-Ewing [Charles Ian], great-grandson of Sir Archibald Orr-Ewing, Bt
1913 - Philippa Bevans, actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient)
1913 - Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
1914 - Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
1916 - Edward R Roybal, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )
1918 - Gordon Pirie, England, Group Captain
1918 - Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman
1920 - Alexander Comfort, English poet/writer (Wreath for the Living)
1920 - J Heslop-Harrison, botanist
1921 - Adrian Cruft, composer
1922 - Harold Hughes, Ida County Iowa, Governor of Iowa (D) and US Senator
1922 - Neva Patterson, Iowa, actress (Governor & JJ, Doc Elliot, Nichols)
1923 - Cesare Siepi, Milan Italy, basso (NY Metropolitan Opera)
1924 - Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer
1924 - Randy Van Horne, El Paso Tx, vocalist (Nat King Cole Show)
1926 - Danny Blanchflower, British(?) soccer player
1927 - Jakov Lind, German/British author (Counting My Footsteps)
Opera Soprano Leontyne PriceOpera Soprano Leontyne Price (1927) 1927 - Leontyne Mary Violet Price, Laurel Miss, opera soprano (Porgy & Bess)
1927 - Nigel Bagnall, British field marshal
1927 - Viscount Cowdray, British financier/multi-millionaire
1928 - Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-St Louis, 1973- )
1928 - Hans Nielsen, Denmark, lightweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)
1929 - Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
1929 - Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
1929 - Jerry Goldsmith, pianist/composer (Twilight Zone)
1929 - Jim Whittacker, mountain climber (1st American to climb Mt Everest)
1930 - Peter Phillips, composer [or Jun 18]
1930 - Robert Wagner, Detroit Mich, actor (It Takes a Thief, Hart to Hart)
1931 - Gerhard Rosenfeld, composer
1931 - Makoto Shinohara, composer
1931 - Thomas Bernhard, writer
1931 - Doug Young, American voice actor
1932 - Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)
1932 - Rockin Dopsie Sr, [Alton Jay Rubin], Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco)
1934 - Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
1935 - Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
1935 - Salvator Pueyo, composer
1935 - Theodore Antoniou, composer
1936 - Olwyn Bowey, painter
1936 - Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator
1937 - Don Wilson, rock guitarist (Ventures-Walk Don't Run, Batman Theme)
1937 - Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
1937 - Yuriy Poyarkov, USSR, volleyball player (Oly-2 gold/1 silver-1964-72)
1939 - Barbara Kolb, Hartford Ct, composer (Trobar Jus)
1939 - Roberta Flack, Black Mountain North Carolina, US vocalist (If Ever I Saw Your Face)
1939 - Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada
1940 - Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic
1940 - Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)
1940 - Peter Middleton, CEO (Lloyd's)
1940 - Jimmy Merchant, New York City, New York, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools)
1941 - John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)
1941 - Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)
1942 - Michael Bishop, CEO (British Midland Airways)
1943 - Ral Donner, [Ralph Stuart], Black Mountain NC, singer (Starfires)
1944 - Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
1944 - Frank Keating, American politician
1944 - Rufus Reid, American musician
1945 - John Hayes, secretary-general (British Law Society)
1945 - Klas Tuinstra, Dutch MP (CDA)
1946 - Keith Mans, MP
1947 - Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
1947 - Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
1947 - Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
1948 - Conrad Cummings, composer
1948 - Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (d. 1994)
1949 - Joe Lavender, NFLer
1949 - Maxime Le Forestier, French singer
1949 - Harold Sylvester, American actor
1950 - Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)
1950 - Mark Spitz, Modesto California, swimmer (Oly-9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
1951 - Roxanne Pulitzer, Glendale California, author (Prize Pulitzer)
1951 - Zeudi Araya, Asmara Ethiopia, Miss Ethiopia (1969)
1951 - Robert Iger, American entertainment executive
1952 - Mike Varty, NFLer
1952 - Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
1953 - Carl Joseph Stone, composer
1953 - John Shirley, US, sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona)
1954 - Larry McWilliams, baseball player
Golfer Greg NormanGolfer Greg Norman (1955) 1955 - Greg Norman, Queensland, Australia, PGA golfer (1984 Kemper)
1955 - Lusia Mae Harris, Minter City Miss, basketball player (Oly-silver-76)
1955 - Chris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
1955 - Jim Cramer, American television personality
1957 - Debbie Brinkley, Tasmania, golfer (1990 T25 Victorian Open)
1957 - Pranab Roy, cricketer (son of Pankaj, Indian batsman 1982)
1958 - Michael Weiss, American musician
1959 - Tonga, [Uliuli Fifita], wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders)
1959 - Lisa McPherson, Former Scientologist (d. 1995)
1960 - Lionel Cartwright, Ohio, country vocalist (I Watched it on the Radio)
1960 - Robert Addie, British actor (d. 2003)
1961 - David Ward, cricketer (prolific Surrey batsman)
1961 - Eva Pfaff, West Germany, tennis star
1961 - George Stephanopoulos, presidential adviser (Clinton)
1961 - Alexander Payne, American film director
1962 - Cliff Burton, rocker (Metallica)
1962 - Jean-Marie Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
1962 - Bobby Czyz, American boxer
1963 - Bennie Thompson, NFLer (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens)
1963 - Harris Huizingh, soccer player (FC Groningen)
1963 - Joakim Nystrom, Sweden, tennis star
1963 - Lenny Dykstra, centerfielder (NY Met, Philadelphia Phillies)
1964 - Francesca Neri, Trento Italy, actress (Ages of Lulu)
1964 - Mir Aimal Kansi, Quetta Pakistan, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1964 - Roger Reijners, soccer player (MVV)
1964 - Sam Graddy, Gaffney SC, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1964 - Glenn Beck, American radio and television host
1964 - Arthur Lenk, Israeli diplomat
1965 - Lenny Webster, New Orleans LA, catcher (Montreal Expos)
1965 - Marjolein Macrander, Dutch actress (Drowned)
1965 - Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor
1966 - Daryl Johnston, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
1967 - Laura Dern, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk)
1967 - Bradley Hughes, Mordialloc VIC, Australasia golfer
1967 - Dwayne "Road Grader" White, NFLer (NY Jets, St Louis)
1967 - Armand Serrano, Filipino animator
1967 - Jacky Durand, French cyclist
1968 - Peter Popovic, Koping Swe, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 - Ryan Bowen, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)

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