Famous Birthdays on 19th February

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3 - Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl)
1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus, Toruń Royal Prussia, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543)
1526 - Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (d. 1609)
1552 - Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (d. 1630)
1588 - Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies
1611 - Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)
1616 - Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
1630 - Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (d. 1680)
1660 - Friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (d. 1742)
1671 - Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer
1683 - Philip V, France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
1687 - Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer
1717 - David Garrick, actor/producer/writer (Aboan-Oroonoko), (d. 2013)
1722 - Tiphaigne de la Roche, French writer (d. 1774)
Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus CopernicusAstronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus (1473) 1743 - [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)
1751 - Cornelis de Gijselaar, Dutch politician/patriot
1754 - Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)
1755 - Pieter G van Overstraten, governor-general of Neth-Indies
1762 - Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer
1763 - Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer
1780 - Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied)
1780 - Richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)
1792 - Roderick Murchison, Muir of Ord Ross-shire, Scottish Geologist (Silurian system)
1802 - Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1881)
1804 - Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, German physician (d. 1878)
1804 - David Wark, Canadian politician (d. 1905)
1812 - Lauro Rossi, composer
1817 - Willem III, last male King of Netherlands (1849-90)
1819 - Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author/novelist/writer
1821 - Francis Preston Blair Jr, Lexington Ky, (Rep-Missouri)
1827 - Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855
1828 - Johannes von Miquel, German politician
1841 - Felipe Pedrell, composer
1843 - Adelina Patti, Madrid Spain, opera soprano (Lucio)
1859 - Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)
1863 - Emanuel Moor, composer
1864 - Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911)
1865 - Adrian van Oordt, Dutch writer (neo-romantic)
1865 - Sven Hedin, Sweden, scientist/explorer (Tibet)
1877 - Else Berg, German/Dutch painter
1877 - Louis Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera)
1877 - Gabriele Münter, German painter (d. 1962)
1880 - Arthur Shepherd, composer
1881 - Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
1881 - Evert Gorter, founder of Dutch medical child care
1881 - Paul Zech, writer
1886 - George Luther Foote, composer
1888 - Aurora Quezon, First Lady of the Philippines (d. 1949)
1889 - Jose Eustasio Rivera, Colombia, poet/novelist (Vortex)
1891 - J C "Farmer" White, cricketer (Somerset slow lefty 1909-37)
1893 - Cedric Hardwicke, Stourbridge England, actor (Peter Pan, Richard III)
1893 - Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Scrittori d'Oggi)
1894 - Herb Pennock, hall of fame pitcher (Yankees, 243 career wins)
1895 - Louis Calhern, NYC, actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle)
1896 - André Breton, French poet (d. 1966)
1897 - Alma Rubens, American actress (d. 1931)
1898 - Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader
1899 - Yury Olesha, Russian novelist (d. 1960)
1900 - Giorgos Seferis, writer
1901 - Cor[nelis RJ] Kieboom, Dutch resistance fighter/chairman (Feyenoord)
1902 - Hugo Haas, Brno Czechoslovakia, actor/director (2 Smart People)
1902 - John Bubbles, Louisville Ky, rhythm tap dancer (No Maps on My Taps)
1902 - Nydia Westman, NYC, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins)
1903 - Kay Boyle, St. Paul, Minnesota, American novelist (Plagued by Nightingales)
1904 - Havank, [HF vqan der Kallen], Dutch thriller writer (St Eustache)
1906 - Grace Mary Williams, composer
1906 - Hendrik W C Spruit, Dutch conductor
1909 - Charlie Walker, South Aust cricket wicket-keeper (toured but no Tests)
1911 - Merle Oberon, Calcutta India, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion)
1911 - Nikola Hercigonja, composer
1912 - Adolf Rudnicki, Polish writer (Niekochana)
1912 - Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher
1912 - Stan Kenton, [Newcomb], Wichita Ks, jazz musician (Music 55)
1912 - Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
1913 - Alvin Derold Etler, composer
1914 - Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
1915 - John Freeman, British politician (Labour)/ambassador/TV host
1916 - Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
1917 - Carson McCullers, US, novelist (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
1920 - Frances K Bairstow, educator/labor relations consultant
1920 - George Rose, Bicester England, actor (Beacon Hill, Holocaust)
1920 - C. Z. Guest, American socialite (d. 2003)
1920 - Jaan Kross, Estonian writer (d. 2007)
1921 - Andries Treurnicht, [Dr No], founder (S Afr Conservative Party)
1921 - Claude Rene Georges Pascal, composer
1922 - Beant Singh, politiician
1922 - Josef Matej, composer
1923 - Donald Lybbert, composer
1924 - Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)
Actor Lee MarvinActor Lee Marvin (1924) 1924 - Lee Marvin, NYC, actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou)
1924 - David Bronstein, Ukrainian chess player (d. 2006)
1925 - Jindrich Feld, composer
1925 - Leslie Laing, Linstead Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1926 - Gyorgy Kurtag, composer
1927 - Rene Firino-Martell, cognac manufacturer
1929 - Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)
1930 - John Frankenheimer, NYC, director (Birdman of Alcatraz)
1932 - Jean-Pierre Ponnele, Paris France, opera director (Carmina Burana)
1932 - Joseph P Kerwin, Oak Park Ill, Capt Med Corps USN/astro (Skylab 2)
1934 - David Hugh Jones, Poole Dorset England, director (Betrayal)
1934 - Julian Belfrage, theatre Agent
1934 - Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
1936 - Bob Engemann, singer
1936 - Ione Mylonas Shear, archeologist
1937 - Norman O'Neill, cricketer (great Aussie bat of 60's Brilliant field)
1938 - Penny Zavichas, LPGA golfer
1939 - Gwen Taylor, British actress (Life of Brian, Sob Sisters, Screaming)
1940 - Smokey Robinson, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter (The Miracles-Tears of a Clown)
1940 - Bobby Rogers, US vocalist (Miracles-You Really Got a Hold on Me), (d. 2013)
1940 - Carlin Glynn, US actress (Continental Divide)
1940 - William "Smokey" Robinson, Det, vocalist (& Miracles-Being With You)
1940 - Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan (d. 2006)
1941 - Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
1941 - Stephen Dobyns, US author/poet (Cold Dog Soup)
1942 - Kenneth R Kramer, (Rep-R-CO, 1979- )
1943 - "Mama" Cass Elliot, actress (Mamas & Papas-Monday Monday)
1943 - Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, American singer-songwriter (Lightning Striking Again)
1943 - Homer Hickam, American author and retired NASA engineer
1943 - Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate
1944 - Jan Bart Klaster, mythologist (Slogan)
1945 - Jon Whiteley, actor (Moonfleet)
1945 - Michael Nader, actor (Dynasty, All My Children)
1945 - Thomas Brasch, writer
1946 - Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy)
1946 - Pierre van der Linden, Dutch drummer (Brainbox)
1946 - Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer
1947 - Peter Bird, ocean rower
1947 - Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand
1948 - Byron K Lichtenburg, Stroudsburg Pa, astronaut (STS 9, STS 45)
1948 - Mark Andes, Philadelphia Pa, rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball)
1948 - Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
1948 - Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician (d. 2002)
1948 - Big John Studd, American professional wrestler (d. 1995)
1949 - Eddie Hardin, London, United Kingdom, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group)
1949 - Ewa Aulin, Stockholm, actress (Candy)
1949 - Dan Bunten, American software developer (d. 1998)
1949 - William Messner-Loebs, American comics writer
1950 - Andy Powell, rocker (Wishbone Ash)
1951 - Stephen Nichols, Cincinnati OH, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives)
1951 - Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
1952 - Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
1952 - Amy Tan, American novelist
1953 - Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
1953 - Cristina Elisabet Fernández - Argentinian politician
1954 - Frances Bucholz, rocker (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
1954 - Jamie West-Oram, rock guitarist (Fixx)
1954 - Socrates, Brazilian footballer
1955 - Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
1956 - Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
1956 - George David Low, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43)
1956 - Peter Holsapple, rocker (Continental Drifters)
1956 - Steve Randell, Tasmanian cricket Test umpire (international panel)
1956 - Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1957 - Dave "Smoke" Stewart, Oakland California, pitcher (Oakland Athletic)
1957 - Falco, [John Hoelcel], rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus)
1957 - Johann Hoelzel Falco, musician
1957 - Paul Dean, guitarist
1957 - Ray Winstone, British actor
1958 - Helen Fielding, English writer
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger GoodellCommissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell (1959) 1959 - Roger Goodell, Jamestown New York, American NFL Commissioner
1960 - Keith Musa[kawukhathi] Zondi, South African head of Inkatha Youth Brigade
1960 - Prince Andrew, Albert Christian Edward, of Britain/Duke of York
1960 - Vicki Lynn Lasseter Iola Kansas, playmate (Feb, 1981)
1961 - Justin Fashanu, English footballer (d. 1998)
1961 - Andy Wallace, English race car driver
1962 - Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)
1962 - Hana Mandlikova, Prague Czechoslovakia, tennis player (1985 US Open)
1962 - John Laroche, American orchid poacher
1963 - Jessica Tuck, NYC, actress (Megan-1 Life to Live)
Musician & Songwriter SealMusician & Songwriter Seal (1963) 1963 - Seal, English vocalist/songwriter (Killer, Crazy, Kiss by a Rose)
1963 - Laurell K. Hamilton, American writer
1964 - Doug Aldrich, rocker
1964 - Dmitri Lipskerov, Russian writer
1964 - Sonu Walia, Indian actress
1965 - Andrew Jameson, British(?) swimmer
1965 - John Commins, cricketer (South African Test batsman v NZ 1994-95)
1966 - Justine Bateman, Rye NY, actress (Mallory-Family Ties, Satisfaction)
1966 - Matthew Ryan, Port Jefferson NY, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
1966 - Paul Haarhuis, Eindhoven Neth, tennis star (1994 US/Austral doubles)
1966 - Peter Douris, Toronto, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1966 - Prince Markie D, [Mark Morale], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
1966 - William White, NFL safety (KC Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons)
1966 - Enzo Scifo, Belgian footballer
1967 - Benicio Del Toro, Puerto Rico, actor (Licence to Kill, Usual Suspects)
1967 - Roel Liefden, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
1968 - Frank Watkins, US heavy metalist bass (Obituary, Cause of Death)
1968 - Rob Dimaio, Calgary, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers)
1969 - Burton C. Bell, American vocalist
1970 - Garland Hawkins, NFL defensive end (Chic Bears)
1970 - Ruwan Kalpage, cricket off-spinner (Sri Lankan)
1971 - Becca Lee, Tennessee, Miss USA (Tenn-3rd-1996)
1971 - Becky Dyroen-Lancer, San Jose California, synchro swimmer (Oly-gold-96)
1971 - Glyn Milburn, NFL running back/kick returner (Den Broncos, Det Lions)
1971 - Richard Green, Australasia golfer
1971 - Wally Williams, NFL center/guard (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1971 - William Henderson, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1971 - Gil Shaham, Israeli/American violinist
1972 - Andrey Pchelyakov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1972 - Francine, American professional wrestler
1973 - Masafumi Kawaguchi, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

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