Famous Birthdays on 28th February

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1155 - Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)
1261 - Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)
1409 - Elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)
1533 - Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher
1552 - Jost/Jobst Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (d. 1632)
1573 - Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)
1612 - John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686)
1616 - Kaspar Forster, composer
1663 - Thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine)
1670 - Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)
1675 - Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)
1683 - René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (d. 1757)
1690 - Aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great
1704 - Louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)
1712 - Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, French military commander (d. 1759)
1724 - George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)
1747 - Justin Morgan, composer
1750 - Ignacy Potocki, Polish foreign minister
1764 - Robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist
1771 - French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter
1786 - D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician
1792 - Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist
1797 - Mary Lyon, US, educator (Mt Holyoke) (Hall of Fame)
1797 - W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral (10 day campaign)
1810 - Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian
1817 - James Craig, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1888
1820 - John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)
1822 - Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1823 - Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion
1824 - Charles Blondin, France, acrobat/aerialist
1824 - John Creed Moore, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1825 - Quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1888
1833 - Alfred von Schlieffen, Count/Prussian general-fieldmarshal
1838 - Maurice Lévy, French engineer (d. 1910)
1840 - Henri Duveyrier, French explorer (d. 1892)
1841 - Adrien Albert Marie de Mun, French politician (d. 1914)
1850 - Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist)
1851 - Samuel W. McCall, 47th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1923)
1854 - Juliusz Zarebski, composer
1857 - Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer
1858 - Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)
1865 - Arthur Symons, Welsh poet/critic/co-founder (Savoy)
1865 - Wilfred Grenfell, England, medical missionary
1866 - Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]
1874 - Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range)
1875 - Viliam Figus, composer
1876 - John Alden Carpenter, Chicago Illinois, composer (Sea Drift)
1877 - Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer
1878 - Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (d. 1929)
1878 - Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (d. 1952)
1882 - Geraldine Farrar, US soprano/actress (Story of American Singer)
1882 - Jose Vasconcelos, Oaxaca Mexico, politician/essayist/philosopher
1882 - Richard Heinrich Stein, composer
1886 - Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter/author (Madrid Escenas)
1886 - Max Vasmer, German slavic (La Tertulia de Pombo)
1887 - William Zorach, Lithuania, US sculptor (Spirit of the Dance)
1889 - Victor Sutherland, Paducah KY, actor (Captive City)
1890 - Vaslav Nijinsky, Kiev Ukraine, ballet dancer (3/12 NS)
1893 - Ben Hecht, NYC, novelist/playwright/screenwriter (Front Page)
1895 - Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit)
1895 - Marcel Pagnol, French playwright/director (Marchands de Gloire)
1896 - Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel)
1898 - Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey)
1899 - Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist
1900 - Laura Z Hobson, writer
1900 - Wolfram Hirth, German pilot (d. 1959)
Chemist & Peace Activist Linus PaulingChemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling (1901) 1901 - Linus Pauling, Portland, Oregon, American chemist/peace activist (Nobel 1954, 1962)
1901 - Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen)
1903 - Vincente Minnelli, American film director (d. 1986)
1905 - Glyn Jones, Wales, novelist, poet and literary historian
1906 - Bugsy Siegel, gangster created casinos in Las Vegas
1907 - Milton Caniff, Hillsboro Ohio, Dutch cartoonist (Terry & Pirates)
1908 - Billie Bird, American actress (d. 2002)
1908 - Alexander Golitzen, American art director (d. 2005)
1909 - Olan Soule, La Harpe Ill, actor (My 3 Sons, Arnie)
1909 - Stephen Harold Spender, England, poet/critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness)
Mobster Bugsy SiegelMobster Bugsy Siegel (1906) 1910 - Roman Maciejewski, composer
1910 - Vincente Minnelli, Chicago IL, director (American in Paris, Gigi)
1911 - Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet (Njanji Sunji)
1912 - Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director (Max-Planck-institute)
1912 - Clara Petacci, Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)
1914 - Jim Boles, Lubbock Tx, actor (Joe-One Man's Family)
1915 - Peter Medawar, England, zoologist, immunologist (Nobel 1953)
1915 - Zero "Samuel" Mostel, Brooklyn, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)
1917 - Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer
1917 - John B Connally, (Gov/Sen-D/R-Tx), took a bullet with JFK
1918 - Alfred Burke, London England, actor (Backfire)
1920 - Edward Kassner, music publisher
1920 - Jim Olin, (Rep-D-VA, 1983- )
1920 - Marjorie M Sweeting, English geomorphologist
1921 - John Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Fool of Heideloo)
1921 - Vladimir Sommer, composer
1921 - Pierre Clostermann, French World War II pilot (d. 2006)
1923 - Charles Durning, Highland Falls NY, actor (Fury, Sting, Tootsie), (d. 2012)
1924 - Robert A Roe, (Rep-D-NJ, 1969- )
1925 - Harry H Corbett, Rangoon Burma, actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky)
1926 - Seymour Shifrin, composer
1926 - Stanley Glasser, composer
1926 - Svetlana Alliluyeva, daughter of Josef Stalin/author (My Life)
1927 - Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer
1927 - John Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)
1928 - Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville SC, actress (Maggie Graham-Ben Casey)
1928 - Tom Aldredge, Dayton OH, actor (What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers)
1929 - Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Oklahoma City)
1929 - Hayden Fry, American football coach
1929 - John Montague, Irish poet
1929 - Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer
1930 - Frank Malzone, baseball player
1930 - Leon Cooper, US physicist (Nobel 1972)
1930 - Bruce Dawe, Australian poet
1931 - Gavin MacLeod, Mt Kisco NY, actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat)
1931 - Gustav Thoni, Italy, skiier (World Cup-1971, 72, 73, 75)
1931 - Jack Thieuloy, writer
1931 - Iajuddin Ahmed, Bikrampur, British Raj, President (Bangladesh, 2002-2009), (d. 2012)
1932 - Brian Moore, British commentator (Big Match)
1932 - Don Francks, Vancouver, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow)
1933 - Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (d.1989)
1933 - Miro Steržaj, Slovenian 9-pin bowler
1933 - Rein Taagepera, Estonian politician
1934 - Willie Bobo, NYC, jazz drummer (Cos)
1935 - Clive Halse, cricketer (S Afr fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)
1938 - Martin Olav Sabo, (Rep-D-MN, 1979- )
1939 - Charles Brown, Cin Oh, featherweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1939 - John Fahey, singer (Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death)
1939 - Tommy Tune, Wichita Falls Tx, dancer/choreographer (Boyfriend)
1940 - Joe South, Atlanta, Georgia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Games People Play), (d. 2012)
Racing Car Driver Mario AndrettiRacing Car Driver Mario Andretti (1940) 1940 - Mario Andretti, Italian American race-car driver (1969 Indianapolis 500, 1978 Formula One World Champion)
1941 - Alice May Brock, American author
1941 - Marty Sanders, rock vocalist
1942 - Frank Bonner, Little Rock AR, actor (WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love)
1942 - Brian Jones, [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English rock guitarist (Rolling Stones)
1942 - Dino Zoff, Italian footballer
1943 - Barbara Acklin, [Allen], Chicago, R&B singer (Love Makes a Woman)
1943 - Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace}, Ellwood City Pennsylvania, rock musician
1943 - Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)
1943 - Charles Bernstein, American composer
1944 - Colin Nutley, director/writer (Such is Life, Black Jack)
1944 - Kelly Bishop, CO, actress (Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn)
1944 - Sepp Maier, German footballer
1945 - Charles "Bubba" Smith, Tx, NFLer (Balt Colts)/actor (Police Academy)
1945 - Mimsy Farmer, Chicago Ill, actress (Devil's Angel, Road to Salina)
1945 - Ronnie Rosman, rocker (Tommy James Shondells-Crystal Blue Persuasion)
1946 - Graham Vivian, cricketer (son of Giff, 5 Tests for NZ 1965-72)
1946 - Robin Cook, British politician (d. 2005)
1947 - Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
1948 - Bernadette Peters, [Lazzara], Queens NY, actress (Jerk)
1948 - Mercedes Ruehl, Queens NY, actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People)
1948 - Willie Donnell Smith
1948 - Mike Figgis, English director
1950 - Ilene Graff, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere)
1950 - Stephen Chatman, composer
1951 - Gustavo Thoeni, Italy, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1972)
1951 - Karsan Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s)
1951 - Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer (d. 1998)
1952 - Cristina Raines, [Tina Herazo], Manila Phil, actress (Sentinel)
1952 - Eddie Manion, saxophonist
1952 - Jennie Lynn, San Diego California, actress (Love & Marriage)
1952 - Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
1952 - William Finn, American composer
1953 - Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
1953 - Ingo Hoffmann, Brazilian racing driver
Economist Paul KrugmanEconomist Paul Krugman (1953) 1953 - Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008)
1954 - Brian Billick, American football coach
1955 - Adrian Dantley, Wash DC, NBA forward (Olympic-gold-1976, Utah Jazz)
1955 - Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)
1955 - Randy Jackson, New Orleans, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want)
1956 - Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
1956 - Mike Tenay, American wrestling commentator
1957 - Cindy Wilson, Athens Georgia, rock vocalist (B-52's-Love Shack)
1957 - Ian Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of the 80's)
1957 - Ian Stanley, keyboardist
1957 - Jeff Woodland, Papua New Guinea, Nike golfer (1991 Dakota Dunes Open)
1957 - John Turturro, Bkln, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever)
1957 - Phil Gould, rock percussionist (Level 42-Hot Water)
1957 - Paul Delph, American musician and producer (d. 1996)
1957 - Ainsley Harriott, British celebrity chef
1958 - Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Oly-gold-76)
1958 - Mark Pavelich, NHLer (NY Rangers)
1958 - Jeanne Mas, French singer and actress
1959 - Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)
1960 - Dorothy Stratten, Vancouver BC, playmate (August, 1979) (Galixina)
1961 - Barry McGuigan, British(?) boxer
1961 - Wayne Smith, Albany WA, Australasia golfer
1961 - Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver
1962 - Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)
1962 - Chunli Li, Auckland NZ, table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1962 - Rae Dawn Chong, Edmonton Alberta, actress (Quest for Fire)
1962 - Steve Tsujiura, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1963 - Claudio Chiappucci, Italian cyclist
1964 - Djamolidine Abdoujaparov, Uzbekistan cyclist
1965 - Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
1965 - Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
1966 - Erik van Kessel, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1966 - Jan Varholik, Kosice CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
1966 - Tim Goad, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland Browns)
1966 - Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)
1966 - Paulo Futre, Portuguese footballer
1967 - Antone Davis, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 - Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, Detroit, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1967 - Marcus Lillington, rock guitarist (Breathe-All I Need)

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