Famous Birthdays on 9th February

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1404 - Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor
1441 - Ali Sjir Neva'i [Fani], Turkish poet/author (Mahbub al-kulub)
1533 - Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai (d. 1611)
1578 - Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)
1579 - John Meursius, [van Meurs], Dutch historian
1602 - Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
1607 - Abraham Megerle, composer
1645 - Johann Aegidius Bach, German violistian (d. 1716)
1666 - George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737)
1735 - Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
1741 - Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer
1744 - Amos Bull, composer
1748 - Luther Martin, American patriot (d. 1826)
1756 - Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer
1763 - Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (d. 1830)
1769 - Susette Gontard, the beloved of the poet Friedrich Hölderlin (d. 1802)
1771 - Daniel Belknap, composer
1773 - William Henry Harrison, Va, (Whigs) 9th Pres (March 4-April 4, 1841)
1775 - Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungary, mathematician (parallel axiom)
1780 - Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer
1781 - Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826)
1783 - Vasily Zhukovsky, Russian poet (d. 1852)
1789 - Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German inventor of the stenography (d. 1849)
1808 - Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer
1814 - Samuel Jones Tilden, philanthropist for NY Public Library
1822 - Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
1826 - John Alexander Logan, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1830 - Abd-ul-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
1834 - Felix Dahn, writer
1834 - Franz Xaver Witt, composer
1839 - Silas Adams, American lawyer and politician (d. 1896)
1846 - Wilhelm Maybach, German engineer, designer of 1st Mercedes
1846 - Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (d. 1904)
1853 - Leander Starr Jameson, PM of South African Cape colony
1854 - Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician
1854 - Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)
1857 - Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education
1863 - Anthony Hope [Hopkins], London, novelist
1865 - Erich von Drygalski, Germany, geographer/glaciologist/Antarctic expl
1865 - Mrs [Beatrice] Patrick Campbell, England, actress (Pygmalion)
1866 - George Ade, US, journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)
1867 - Edward Naylor, composer
1871 - Franc S Finzgar, Slovenian clergyman/writer (Our Blood)
1871 - Howard T Ricketts, US pathologist (studied typhus fever)
1874 - Amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed)
1874 - Vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)
1875 - Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer
1876 - Martin Stixrud, Norway, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1920)
1879 - Carl Natanael Berg, composer
1879 - Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist
1880 - Lipót Fejér, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1959)
1882 - Thomas Campbell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12)
1884 - Frederik Gerretson, [Geerten Gossaert], Dutch poet/politician)
1885 - Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Vienna Austria, a Lulu of a composer!
1887 - Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs)
1887 - Vital Celen, Flemish writer (Puppy Love)
1890 - Jacobus J P Oud, Dutch architect/co-founder (Stijl)
1891 - Pietro Nenni, Italy, socialist/minister of foreign affairs (1946-47)
1891 - Ronald Colman, England, 1947 Acad Award actor (Tale of 2 Cities)
1892 - Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
1892 - Peggy Wood, Brooklyn New York, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama)
1892 - Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
1895 - Hermann Brill, German politician (d. 1959)
1897 - Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith, pioneer Australian aviator
1901 - Brian Donlevy, Ireland, actor (Barbary Coast, Glass Key, Wake Island)
1901 - James Murray, American actor (d. 1936)
1902 - Blanche Calloway, US vocalist/dancer (12 Clouds of Joy)
1902 - Chester H Lauck, Allene AR, actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live)
1902 - Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's leader (d. 1999)
1903 - Georg Trexler, composer
1906 - Gwen Catley, British(?) soprano
1906 - André Kostolany, stock market expert and speculator (d. 1999)
1907 - Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)
1908 - Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)
1909 - Carmen Miranda, Brazil, vocalist/actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy)
1909 - Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69)
1909 - Harald Genzmer, composer
1909 - Heather Angel, Oxford England, actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans)
1909 - John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian
1910 - Jacques Monod, French biochemist
1911 - Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord
1911 - William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)
1912 - Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist
1913 - Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)
1914 - Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner
1914 - Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
1914 - Gypsy Rose Lee, Seattle Wash, stripper (or 0109 or 0208)
1914 - Max Manus, resistance fighter
1914 - Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)
1915 - Lennard Pearce, English actor (d. 1984)
1916 - Tex Hughson, American baseball player (d. 1993)
1921 - B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)
1921 - Charles Montgomery Monteith, publisher
1922 - James C "Jim" Laker, Bradford England, cricket off spinner
Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan BehanIrish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan (1923) 1923 - Brendan Behan, Dublin Ireland, author/poet (Hostage)
1923 - Kathryn Grayson, NC, vocalist/actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate)
1923 - Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
1924 - George Guest, British organist
1925 - Vic Wertz, baseball player
1925 - Burkhard Heim, German physicist (d. 2001)
1926 - Garret FitzGerald, Prime Minister of Ireland
1927 - Donald Miller, CEO (Scottish Power)
1927 - Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
1928 - Roger Mudd, Wash DC, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News)
1928 - Frank Frazetta, American illustrator
1928 - Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)
1929 - Bill Barrett, (Rep-R-Nebraska)
1929 - James Mulcro Drew, composer
1929 - Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
1929 - Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
1929 - Clement Meadmore, Australian-born sculptor (d. 2005)
1930 - Emil Petrovics, composer
1930 - Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (d. 2003)
1931 - Robert Morris, sculptor
1931 - Xavier Benguerel, composer
1931 - Josef Masopust, Czech footballer
1932 - Tatsuro Hirooka, Japanese baseball player
1932 - Gerhard Richter, German painter
1933 - Countess of Airlie [Virginia Ogilvy], Newport, New Jersey, American-born Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II
1933 - Jo Ann Prentice, LPGA golfer
1933 - Justice Johnson
1933 - Charles Williams, Lord Williams of Elvel
1934 - John A Ziegler Jr, Grosse Pointe Mich, 4th NHL pres (1977-92)
1935 - Paul Flynn, MP
1936 - Clive Swift, Liverpool, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India)
1936 - Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country singer, (d. 2013)
1937 - Brian Wenham, media consultant/journalist
1937 - Johnny Sayles, US vocalist (You Made Me Wiggle)
1937 - Clete Boyer, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1939 - Barry Mann, R&B singer (Who Put the Bomp in the Bomp Bomp Bomp)
1939 - Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)
1940 - Brian Bennett, London, rock drummer (Shadows)
1941 - Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
1942 - Carole King, [Klein], Brooklyn NY, pianist/singer (Tapestry)
1942 - Charlie Morrow, composer
1942 - Milos Stedron, composer
1942 - Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
1943 - Barbara Lewis, US vocalist (Hello Stranger)
1943 - James King, New Orleans LA, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 - Joe Pesci, Newark NJ, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas)
1943 - Jonny Nilsson, Sweden, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 - Ryland Davies, tenor
1943 - Squire Fridell, Oakland California, actor (Rosetti & Ryan)
Economist Joseph E. StiglitzEconomist Joseph E. Stiglitz (1943) 1943 - Joseph E. Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel laureate
1944 - Alice Walker, US, novelist (Color Purple, Meridian)
1944 - Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality
1945 - Bill Bergey, NFLer
1945 - Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actr (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)
1946 - Annette Penhaligon
1946 - M J H Sterling, Vice-Chancellor (Brunel University)
1946 - Séan Neeson, Northern Irish politician
1946 - Vince Papale, American football player
1946 - Jim Webb, United States Senator from Virginia
1947 - Joe Ely, Amarillo Tx, country vocalist (Honky Tonk Masquerade)
1947 - Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
Novelist Alice WalkerNovelist Alice Walker (1944) 1947 - Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
1949 - Bernard Gallacher, British golfer
1949 - Janet Issaca Ashford, writer
1949 - Judith Light, Trenton NJ, (Angela-Who's the Boss, 1 Life to Live)
1950 - Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist
1950 - Lloyd Weldon Keasor, Pumphrey Md, wrestler (Olympic-silver-1976)
1950 - Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator
1950 - Richard F. Colburn, American politician
1951 - Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, saxophonist (Kool & Gang-Celebration)
1951 - Jay Inslee, (Rep-D-Washington)
1951 - Penny Peyser, Irvington NY, actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing)
1952 - Danny White, quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
1952 - Mookie Wilson, American baseball player
1953 - Andre Sevard, NHLer
1953 - Antonius GM "Toon" Agterberg, Dutch actor (Hunk)
1953 - Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
1953 - Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
1954 - Ulrich Walter, German FR, cosmonaut
1954 - Mary Jo Duffy, American comic book writer and editor
1954 - Christopher Gardner, American entrepreneur
1954 - Kevin Warwick, Cyborg Scientist
1955 - Charles Shaughnessy, London, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny)
1955 - Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)
1956 - Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1957 - Gordon Strachan, soccer player
1957 - Mohammed Valli Moosa, South African leader (UDF)
1958 - Alexander W B Lyle, Shrewsbury England, PGA golfer (1988 Phoenix Open)
1958 - Sandy Lyle, British golfer
1958 - Cyrille Regis, English former footballer
1960 - Peggy A Whitson, Mt Ayr Iowa, PhD/astronaut
1960 - Holly Johnson, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)
1961 - John Kruk, US baseball 1st baseman (Philadelphia Phillies)
1961 - Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor
1962 - Diego Perez, Spain, tennis star
1962 - Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1962 - Anik Bissonnette, Quebec ballet dancer (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens)
1963 - Bonnie Levin, Miami Beach Fla, WPVA volleyballer
1963 - Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], Milan Italy, wrestler (WCW)
1963 - Mike Rindel, cricketer (N Transvaal opening bat ODI ton v Pak 1995)
1963 - Travis Tritt, Marietta Ga, country vocalist (Country Club)
1963 - Brian Greene, American physicist
1964 - Rachel Bolan, rocker (Skid Row)
1965 - David Brandon, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Falcons)
1965 - Igor Malkov, Russian speedskater
1966 - Amanda Roocroft, opera singer

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