Famous Birthdays on 8th February

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 233

412 - St Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople
1191 - Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)
1291 - Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)
1487 - Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)
1552 - Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)
1577 - Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
1586 - Jacob Praetorius, composer
1612 - Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)
1649 - Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
1685 - Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)
1708 - Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer
1720 - Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)
1741 - Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer
1764 - Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer
1789 - Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer
1792 - Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)
1795 - Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)
1795 - Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer
1804 - Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)
1807 - Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman
1807 - Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)
1810 - Norbert Burgmuller, composer
1811 - Edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883
1813 - Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist
1817 - Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1818 - Austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894
1819 - John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)
Union General William Tecumseh ShermanUnion General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820) 1820 - William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
1822 - Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
1824 - Barnard Elliot Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1828 - Antonio Cagnoni, composer
1828 - Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon)
1847 - Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)
1851 - Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist
1852 - Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]
1859 - John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
1876 - Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
1878 - Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
1880 - Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
1882 - George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)
1882 - Thomas Selfridge, First person to die in an airplane crash (d. 1908).
1883 - Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
1884 - Reginald Baker, Australian athlete and actor (d. 1953)
1885 - Edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield)
1886 - Charlie Ruggles, Los Angeles California, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show)
1888 - Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
1888 - Dame Edith Evans, British actress (d. 1976)
1890 - Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino nationalist/opponent of US colonialism
1891 - Edgar Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
1892 - Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
1893 - Ba Maw, Burmese politician (d. 1977)
Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy BishopCanadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop (1894) 1894 - Billy Bishop [William Bishop], Owen Sound, Ontario, Canadian First World War flying ace
1894 - Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher
1895 - King Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas)
1896 - Orville Caldwell, Ca, actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning)
1900 - Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer
1900 - John Cameron, judge
1900 - Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987)
1901 - Janina Spychajowa-Kurkowska, Poland, women's world champion archer
1902 - Lyle Talbot, [Lysle Hollywood], Pittsburgh, actor (Glen or Glenda)
1902 - Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (d. 1966)
1903 - Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia
1903 - Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress (d. 1977)
1904 - Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
1905 - Truman Bradley, Missouri US, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)
1906 - Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
1906 - Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopy)
1906 - Henry Roth, Austria-Hungary/US writer (Call it Sleep)
1908 - Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer
1908 - Leslie Kenneth O'Brien, Lord O'Brien of Lothbury, missionary
1908 - Myron McCormick, Albany, actor (Hustler, Jolson Sings Again)
1909 - Henry Roth, writer
1911 - Anne Aitken, [nee Hopkins], Chicago, co-found (Diamond Sangha)
1911 - Elizabeth Bishop, US poet (North & South)/Pulitzer Prize (1956)
1911 - Henri Knap, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist/writer
1912 - Simon Jurovsky, composer
1913 - Betty Field, Boston MA, actress (Kings Row, Bus Stop)
1913 - John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
1914 - Bert Haas, baseball player
1914 - Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
1915 - Lambros Georges Guetary Worloou, singer
1918 - John Intoxication, resistance fighter
1918 - Lord Maxd Rayne, English broker/multi-millionaire
1918 - Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
1919 - Buddy Morrow, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
1920 - Buddy Blattner, baseball player
Actress Lana TurnerActress Lana Turner (1920) 1920 - Lana Turner, Wallace Idaho, actress (Survivors, Falcon Crest)
1921 - Hoot Evers, baseball player
1922 - Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
1922 - Audrey Meadows, American actress (The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show)
1923 - Andrew MacElhone, bar owner
1924 - Joe Black, baseball player
1925 - Alvin Brehm, composer
1925 - Jack Lemmon, Boston Mass, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing)
1925 - Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)
Actor Jack LemmonActor Jack Lemmon (1925) 1926 - Neal Cassady, American writer (d. 1968)
1927 - John T Myers, (Rep-R-IN, 1967- )
1927 - Stanley Baker, Ferndale Wales, actor (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu)
1927 - Zdenek Zouhar, composer
1928 - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
1930 - Alejandro Rey, Buenos Aires, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun)
1930 - Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
1930 - Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
1930 - Manuel Castillo, composer
1930 - James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
1931 - James Dean, Marion IN, stage/film actor (Giant, Rebel Without a Cause)
Actor James DeanActor James Dean (1931) 1932 - Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)
1932 - John Towner Williams, Flushing NY, composer/conductor (Boston Pops)
1933 - Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
1933 - Jack Larson, Los Angeles California, actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman)
1934 - Galina Bystrova, USSR, pentathelete (1957, 58)
1935 - Vincent Weir 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate
1936 - Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)
1936 - Larry Verne, singer (Custer)
1936 - Manohar Hardikar, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests India v WI 1958-59)
1937 - Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street)
1937 - Manfred Krug, Duisburg Germany, actor (Boxer)
1938 - Ray Sharpe, singer
1939 - Gerrit Lakmaaker, sculptor/painter (Leidsepleingroep)
1939 - José Maria Sison, Filipino communist
1940 - Averil Cameron, British(?) historian
1940 - Talib Rasul Hakim, composer
1940 - Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)
1941 - Nick Nolte, Omaha, Nebraska, American actor (The Thin Red Line, 48 Hrs)
1941 - Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
1942 - Fritz Peterson, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
1942 - Robert Klein, Bronx, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals)
1942 - Terry Melcher, Rip Chords, Doris Day's son
1943 - Bob Oliver, baseball player
1943 - Creed Bratton, California, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)
1943 - Jose de Almeida Prado, composer
1943 - Pirzada Qasim, Pakistani poet and VC of Karachi University
1944 - Bunky Henry, golfer
1944 - Sebastião Salgado, Brazilian documentary photographer
1946 - "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, Los Angeles California, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money)
1946 - Paul Wheatbread, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
1947 - Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
1948 - Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
1948 - Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
1949 - Brooke Adams, NYC, actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers)
1949 - Julia Barr, Ft Wayne Ind, actress (Brooke-All My Children)
1949 - Scott Allen, USA, skater (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1950 - Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuba, cosmonaut
1950 - Michael Goodroe, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1950 - Ted Turner, rocker (Wishbone Ash)
1950 - Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress
1951 - Camille LaPierre, NHLer
1951 - Z'EV, American text/sound artist (born Stefan Weisser)
1952 - Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
1952 - Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
1953 - Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
1953 - Roger Clavet, Québécois politician
1954 - "Sensational" Sherri Martel, [Russell], New Orl, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1955 - Ethan Phillips, actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager)
1955 - Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary)
Writer John GrishamWriter John Grisham (1955) 1955 - John Grisham, writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief)
1955 - Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
1956 - Dave Meros, American bassist (Spock's Beard)
1958 - Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
1959 - Heinz Gunthardt, Switzerland, tennis star
1959 - Irina Kalinina, USSR, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1980)
1959 - Pamela Jean Bryant, Indianapolis In, playmate (April, 1978)
1960 - Alex Scott, British horse trainer
1960 - Dino Ciccarelli, Sarnia Ontario, NHL right wing (Minnesota North Stars, Washington Capitals)
1960 - Linda Fratianne, Los Angeles California, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
NHL Right Winger Dino CiccarelliNHL Right Winger Dino Ciccarelli (1960) 1961 - Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)
1961 - Vince Neil, American singer (Mötley Crüe)
1961 - Bruce Timm, TV Producer (DC Animated Universe)
1963 - Mohammad Azharuddin, cricketer (elegant Indian batsman 1984-)
1963 - Raleigh MCkenzie, NFL center/guard (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
1963 - Joshua Kadison, American pianist and songwriter
1964 - Dennis Gibson, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
1964 - Trinny Woodall, British fashion guru
1965 - Carmen Savy, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Brisbane & District)
1965 - Jim Thornton, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)
1965 - Lee Knight, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1965 - Mathilda May, Paris France, actress (Lifeforce)
1965 - Rod Bernstine, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
1965 - Terry McDaniel, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders, LA Raiders)
1966 - Kirk Muller, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1966 - Hristo Stoichkov, Bulgarian footballer
1967 - Yvon Corriveau, Ontario, NHL left wing (Wash Caps)
1968 - Gary Coleman, Zion, llinois, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes)
1968 - Joy Fawcett, Inglewood California, soccer defender (Olympics-96)
1968 - Ron Goetz, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1968 - Claudette Pace, Maltese singer
1969 - Herb Hohenberger, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1969 - Mary McCormack, actress, (Murder One, Private Parts)
1969 - Shiva Rose, American actress
1970 - Alonzo Mourning, NBA center (Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets)
1970 - Cameron Cuffy, cricketer (St Vincent & WI fast bowler 1994-)
1970 - John Filan, Australian footballer
1971 - Heidi Mark, Columbus OH, playmate (Jul, 1995)
1972 - Adrian Rollins, cricketer (Derbyshire batsman, bro of Robert of Essex)
1972 - Marcus Pollard, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
1973 - Andreas Gliatis, soccer player (NEC)
1973 - Dave Dopek, Bolingbrook Illinois, 200m runner
1973 - Eric Kresser, quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
1973 - Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-bronze-96)
1973 - Tom King, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-96)

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