Famous Birthdays on 19th May

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 209

1469 - Giovanni della Robbia, Italian sculptor
1611 - Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
1616 - Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1700 - José de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)
1724 - Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779)
1744 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)
1746 - Johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1755 - Gabriele Prota, composer
1762 - Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 - Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer
1773 - Arthur Aikin, English mineralogist (d. 1854)
1795 - Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University
1797 - Maria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1818)
1808 - Samuel Jameson Gholson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
1812 - Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1815 - John Gross Barnard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1882
1827 - Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (d. 1896)
1828 - Adin Ballou Underwood, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1839 - Alice Mary Smith, composer
1858 - Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)
1860 - Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19)
1861 - Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)
1862 - Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)
1864 - Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process
1869 - Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State
1870 - Albert Fish, American serial killer (d. 1936)
1873 - Federico Gerdes, composer
1874 - Gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)
1878 - Adam von Ahn Carse, composer
1879 - Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor
1880 - Allard R Hulshoff, architect of Amsterdam (1924)
1881 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938)
1882 - Mohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)
1883 - Henricus WJM Keuls, Dutch lawyer/poet (Dancing Lamp)
1884 - Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi MinhVietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh (1890) 1890 - Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Nghệ An Province, French Indochina, Vetnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69)
1891 - Oswald Boelcke, German World War I pilot (d. 1916)
1892 - Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Povestj Zjizni) [OS]
1895 - Albert Hay Malotte, composer
1895 - Cecil Gray, composer
1896 - Michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon
1897 - Frank Luke, American World War I pilot (d. 1918)
1898 - Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)
1899 - Leonid Maksimovich Leonov, novelist/playwright
1901 - Ivo Cruz, composer
1904 - Anthony Bushell, Kent England, actor (Journey's End)
1904 - Sven Thofelt, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1928)
1906 - Bruce Bennett, Tacoma, Washington, American athlete and actor (Before I Hang, Sahara)
1908 - Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (d. 1982)
1909 - Schlomo Joffe, composer
1909 - Nicholas Winton, British Humanitarian
1910 - Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
1913 - Albert Hardy, photographer
1913 - Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India
1914 - Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
1914 - Go Seigen, Japanese Go player
1914 - Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
Swimmer Florence ChadwickSwimmer Florence Chadwick (1918) 1918 - Florence Chadwick, San Diego, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), (d. 1995)
1918 - Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist (d. 2000)
1919 - Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
1919 - Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italy, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)
1920 - Tina Strobos, Netherlands, physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, (d. 2012)
1921 - Charles van de Reve, slavic (Belief of Kameraden)
1921 - Daniel Gelin, Angers France, Maria Schneider's dad, actor (Obsession)
1921 - Karel van het Reve, Dutch Slavist (Comrade's Religion)
1922 - David McLean, Akron Oh, actor (Tate-Tate)
1924 - Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer
African American Activist Malcolm XAfrican American Activist Malcolm X (1925) 1925 - Malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha Nebraska, human rights activist and founder of the Black Muslims
1925 - Guy Provost, French Canadian actor (d. 2004)
1926 - Paul Cooper, composer
1926 - Swami Kriyananda, Indian teacher and author
1928 - Anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)
1928 - Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (d. 1998)
1928 - Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Cars (d. 1982)
1928 - Dolph Schayes, New York City New York, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers)
1929 - Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City)
1929 - Michael Adamis, composer
1929 - John Stroger Chicago politician
NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph SchayesNBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes (1928) 1930 - Hans Kox, composer
1930 - Lorraine Hansberry, playwright (Raisin in the Sun)
1931 - Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
1931 - Ruben Radica, composer
1931 - Eric Tappy, Swiss tenor
1931 - Bob Anderson, British racing driver (d. 1967)
1932 - Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
1932 - Paul Erdman, American economist and author (d. 2007)
1932 - Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)
1934 - David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
1934 - James Charles Lehrer, Wichita Ks, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report)
1934 - Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
1934 - Ruskin Bond, Indian author
1935 - David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
1935 - F R Fries, writer
1936 - Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
1937 - Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer
1937 - Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
1938 - James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)
1938 - Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader (d. 1989)
1939 - 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)
1939 - Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut (STS 41C, 51L-Chal disaster)
1939 - James Fox, London, England, actor (The Servant)
1939 - Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, World of Suzie Wong)
1939 - Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, composer
1939 - Tomasz Sikorski, composer
1939 - Livio Berruti, Italian athlete
1940 - Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)
1940 - Frank Lorenzo, airline executive (Continental, Texas Air, Eastern)
1940 - Joan Staley, playmate (Nov, 1958)
1940 - Mickey Newbury, rocker
1940 - Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
1941 - Jane Brody, writer/nutritionist
1941 - Jimmy Hoffa Jr, son of Jimmy Hoffa/Teamster union leader
1941 - Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer
1941 - Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)
Computer scientist Gary KildallComputer scientist Gary Kildall (1942) 1942 - Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M
1942 - James Topping, author of CP/M
1942 - Robert Kilroy-Silk, British politician and television presenter
1942 - June 19 1942: Willie Frazier, El Dorado, AR, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), (d. 2013)
1944 - Peter Mayhew, British-American actor
1945 - Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (The Who-Tommy)
1946 - Diedre Lenihan, Atlanta Ga, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins)
1946 - Mary Bryan, LPGA golfer
1946 - Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)
Professional Wrestler André the GiantProfessional Wrestler André the Giant (1946) 1946 - André the Giant, French professional wrestler (d. 1993)
1946 - Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
1947 - Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1948 - Grace Jones, [Mendoza], Spanishtown Jamacia, singer/actress (Vamp)
1948 - Jean-Pierre Haignere, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17)
1948 - Tom Scott, LA, saxophonist/bandleader (Pat Sajak Show)
1949 - Dusty Hill, rocker (ZZ Top)
1951 - Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
1951 - Dick Slater, American professional wrestler
1952 - Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)
1952 - Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
1953 - Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary
1953 - Shavarsh Karapetyan, Soviet Armenian finswimmer
1953 - Victoria Wood, British comic actress
1953 - Dawud M. Mu'Min, American convicted murderer (d. 1997)
1954 - Rick Cerone, Newark NJ, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos)
1954 - Phil Rudd, Melbourne, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation)
1955 - Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, SD Padres)
1955 - Pierre J Thuot, Groton Conn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62)
1956 - Althea Gwyn, WBL center (NY Stars)
1956 - Martyn Ware, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)
1956 - Steve Ford, actor (Young & Restless)/son of Pres Gerald Ford
1957 - Bill Laimbeer, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons)
1957 - Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)
1959 - Nicole Brown Simpson, Frankford Germany, Mrs OJ Simpson (murdered)
1960 - Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], London, England, singer (Fine Time)
1961 - Lisa Rathgber, Hillsboro Ill, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1980)
1961 - Lisa Wagner, bowler (3-time LPBT Player of Year, Bowler of Decade)
1961 - Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
1962 - Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)
1963 - Rebecca Bradley, LPGA golfer
1963 - Filippo Galli, Italian footballer
1964 - Michael Dean Standly, Abilene TX, PGA golfer (1993 Freeport-McMoRan)
1965 - Edward Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1965 - Joshua Rifkind, actor (Marshall Chronicles)
1965 - Maile Flanagan, American actress
1966 - Keith Jennings, NFL tight end (Chic Bears)
1966 - Marc Bureau, Trois Rivieres, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)
1966 - Polly Walker, British actress
1966 - Sophia Crawford, English actress and martial artist
1967 - John Friesz, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
1967 - Turk Wendell, Pittsfield MA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1967 - Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
1968 - James Parrish, NFL outside linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Jeanne Basone, Brubank California, wrestler (Hollywood-GLOW)
1968 - Mark Janssens, Surrey, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
1968 - Paul Justin, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 - Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 - David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic-silver-88)
1969 - Kevin Scott, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
1969 - Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1970 - Choi Kyung-Ju, South Korean professional golfer
1971 - Darryl Morrison, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
1971 - Lori Ann Mundt, Yorkton Saskatchawan, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
1971 - Psicosis, Mexican professional wrestler
1972 - Ronald Williams, CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 - Willie Brown, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Seattle Seahawks. Rhein Fire)
1972 - Jenny Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
1973 - Andreas Johansson, Hofors SWE, NHL forward (Pitts, NY Islanders)
1974 - Andrew Johns, Australian rugby league footballer
1975 - London Fletcher, American football player
1975 - Masanobu Ando, Japanese actor
1975 - Pretinha, Brazilian footballer
1976 - Kevin Garnett, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1977 - Manuel Almúnia, Spanish footballer
1977 - Brandon Inge, American baseball player
1978 - Marcus Bent, English footballer
1979 - Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress
1979 - Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer
1979 - Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
1980 - Drew Fuller, American actor/model
1980 - Tony Hackworth, English footballer
1981 - Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
1981 - Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer
1981 - Klaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
1981 - Nate Cole, American singer
1982 - Pål Steffen Andresen, Norwegian footballer

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