Famous Birthdays on 4th May

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1006 - Khajeh Abdullah Ansari, The Persian Sufi (d. 1088), Herat, Khorasan (now Afghanistan)
1008 - King Henry I of France (d. 1060)
1611 - Carlo Rainaldi, composer
1631 - Mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England
1635 - Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)
1654 - Kangxi Emperor of China (d. 1722)
1655 - Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
1715 - Richard Graves, English writer (d. 1804)
1733 - Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor (d. 1799)
1738 - Josef Kohaut, composer
1744 - Marianne von Martinez, composer
1752 - John Brooks, 11th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
1763 - Franz Stanislaus Spindler, composer
1767 - Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music (d. 1847)
1769 - Charles Hague, composer
1772 - Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German publisher (d. 1823)
1776 - Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist
1777 - Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer
1781 - Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, German philosopher (d. 1832)
Father of American Education Horace MannFather of American Education Horace Mann (1796) 1796 - Horace Mann, Franklin Massachusetts, American educator/author/editor (pioneered public schools)
1796 - Joseph Pannell Taylor, Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1864
1796 - William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)
1820 - Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack
1820 - Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of Pres John Tyler (1841-45)
1822 - Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)
1825 - Thomas Henry Huxley, scientist/humanist/Darwinist
1825 - Augustus Le Plongeon, French antiquitarian (d. 1908)
1826 - Frederick Church, US romantic landscape painter (Hudson River Sch)
1827 - John Hanning Speke, British explorer (d. 1864)
1835 - Edmund Hart Turpin, composer
1852 - Alice Pleasance Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)
1860 - Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, Vienna Austria, composer (Donna Diana)
1867 - Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer
1870 - Alexandre Benois, Russian artist (d. 1960)
1871 - Mynona, writer
1873 - Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director (d. 1940)
1875 - Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote & Celestine)
1875 - Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (1st of great South African googlists)
1877 - Arthur Lang, US, boxer/businessman (Died Aug 8, 1992 at 115)
1881 - Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)
1882 - Wilhelm Lehmann, writer
1889 - Francis J Spellman, US Cardinal
1891 - Frederick Jacobi, composer
1891 - Johan W F Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread)
1893 - Edgar Dearing, Ceres CA, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy)
1893 - Royal Butler, [Edwin Richey], Atlanta GA, actor
1902 - Cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor (Neth Antilles)/author
1902 - Cvjetko Rihtman, composer
1902 - Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter
1903 - Luther Adler, NYC, actor (Dr Bernard Altman-Psychiatrist)
1904 - Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer (official Date of Birth) (d. 1975)
1905 - Mátyás Seiber, Budapest Hungary, composer (Scherzando)
1906 - Esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder)
1907 - Lincoln Kirstein, American impresario (d. 1996)
1909 - Howard Da Silva, [Silverblatt], Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776)
1909 - Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright
1910 - Mady Alfredo, [Maria M the Brieder], actress (Alicia)
1912 - Lou Brown, Bkln, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show)
1913 - Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
1914 - Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq (1958-63)
1914 - Emmanuel Robles, Algerian-Fren journalist/playwright (Lesson Hauteurs)
1915 - Curt Conway, Boston MA, actor (Raw Deal)
1915 - Pedro Saenz, composer
1916 - Maurice "Moe" Purtill, jazz drummer
1917 - Edward Toner Cone, composer
1918 - Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking
1918 - Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (d. 2004)
1919 - Dimiter Petkov, composer
1919 - Mary Ann McCall, singer
1921 - John van Kesteren, Dutch tenor (Komische Oper, West-Berlin)
1921 - Patsy Garrett, Atlantic City NJ, actress (Nanny & the Professor)
1921 - Edo Murtić, Croatian painter (d. 2005)
1922 - John Paul Hammerschmidt, (Rep-R-AR, 1967- )
1923 - Ed Cassidy, American musician (Spirit)
1923 - Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author
1924 - Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey
1924 - Tat'yana Petrovna Nikolayeva, composer
1925 - Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet (Capricorn)
1925 - Maurice R. Greenberg, American businessman
1926 - G Reinshagen, writer
1926 - Milton "Milt" Thompson, US NASA-test pilot/chief-engineer (X-15)
1927 - Terry (Owen John) Scott, Watford UK, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films)
1928 - Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg South Carolina, golfer (US Womens Open-51, 53, 57, 60)
Egyptian President Hosni MubarakEgyptian President Hosni Mubarak (1928) 1928 - Hosni Mubarak, Kafr-El Meselha, Egypt, Egyptian president (1981-2011)
1928 - Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)
1928 - Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (d. 1961)
1929 - Audrey Hepburn, Brussels Belg, (Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady), (d. 1993)
1929 - Sidney Lamb, American linguist
1930 - Roberta Peters, NYC, operatic soprano (NY Met)
1931 - Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor
1931 - Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Moscow Russia, conductor (USSR State Radio)
1931 - Thomas Stuttaford, British doctor and writer
1932 - Fausto Razzi, composer
Actress Audrey HepburnActress Audrey Hepburn (1929) 1933 - J. Fred Duckett, Texan sports announcer and teacher
1934 - Pete Barbutti, Scranton Pa, comedian (Garry Moore Show)
1936 - El Cordobés, Spanish matador
1937 - Ron Carter, jazz bassist (Ron Carter Meets Bach)
1937 - Hans Ulrich Lehmann, composer
1937 - Mr. Fuji, Former professional wrestler
1937 - Dick Dale, American guitarist
1938 - Tyrone Davis, US R&B singer (Are you serious)
1938 - William J Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)
1938 - Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican writer
1939 - Amos Oz, Jerusalem, Israel, author (My Michael)
1939 - Paul Gleason, American actor (d. 2006)
1940 - Dick Curl, Chester Pa, offensive coordinator coach (Barcelona Dragons)
1940 - Robin Cook, American novelist
1941 - David LaFlamme, Utah, electric violinist (It's a Beautiful Day)
1941 - George Will, Champaign, Illinois, American political analyst (Night Line)
1942 - Ronnie Bond, drummer (Troggs-Wild Thing)
1943 - Nickolas Ashford, SC, singer (Ashford & Simpson-Solid as a Rock)
1943 - Stella Parton, sister of Dolly Parton/singer (A Woman's Touch)
1943 - Mikhail Chemiakin, Russian painter
1944 - Paul Gleason, Jersey City NJ, actor (Breakfast CLub, Die Hard)
1944 - Peggy Santiglia, Belleville, New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (Angels)
1945 - George Wadenius, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1945 - Monika van Paemel, Belgian writer (Accursed Fathers)
1945 - Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist
1946 - Renee Powell, LPGA golfer
1946 - John Watson, Northern Irish racecar driver
1948 - Billy O'Donnell, harness racer driver of year (1984)
1948 - Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1948 - George Tupou V, Tonga, King of Tonga (2006-2012), (d. 2012)
1949 - Gerrit J P van Otterloo, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 - Sybil Danning, [Danninger], Weis Austria, actress (Chained Heat)
1949 - Zal Cleminson, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
1949 - John Force, American race car driver
1949 - Graham Swift, British author
1950 - Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes)
1950 - Hilly Hicks, Los Angeles California, actor (Roll Out, Roots)
1950 - René CM van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10)
1951 - Gene Greenwood, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
1951 - Jackie Jackson, [Sigmund], Gary In, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC)
1951 - Colin Bass, British bassist (Camel)
1951 - Mick Mars, American guitarist (Mötley Crüe)
1951 - Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer.
1952 - Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer
1954 - Julie Budd, Bkln, singer (Child of Plenty)
1954 - Pia Zadora, American actress
1955 - Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer
1956 - Jackie Bertsch, LPGA golfer
1956 - Michael L Gernhardt, Mansfield OH, astronaut (STS 69, 83, 94, sk 100)
1956 - Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt West Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1956 - David Guterson, American author
1956 - Ken Oberkfell, American baseball player
1956 - Sharon Jones, Augusta Georgia, soul/funk singer (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings)
1957 - Peter Sleep, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90)
Artist & Social Activist Keith HaringArtist & Social Activist Keith Haring (1958) 1958 - Keith Haring, Kutztown Pa, American graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review)
1959 - Randy Travis, Marshville NC, country singer (Diggin' Up Bones)
1959 - Robert Raymond Tway, Oklahoma City OK, PGA golfer (1986 Shearson)
1959 - Rohn Stark, NFL punter (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1959 - Scott Armstrong, American professional wrestling referee
1960 - Martyn Moxon, cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89)
1960 - Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian
1961 - Eugene Daniel, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens)
1961 - Jay Aston, rocker
1961 - Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Van Nuys Cal, actress (Erin-Waltons)
1961 - Luis Herrera, Colombian cyclist
1961 - Ishita Bhaduri, Indian (Bengali) Poet
1962 - Tracy Vaccaro, Glendale California, playmate (October, 1983)
1962 - Oleta Adams, American singer
1964 - Goran Prpic, Yugoslavia, tennis star
1964 - Zsuzsa Mathe, Hungarian painter and visual artist, founder of transrealism
1965 - Adri Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
1966 - Monica Tranel [Michini], Billings Mont, rower (Olympics-96)
1966 - Jane McGrath, co-founder of the McGrath Foundation for breast cancer (d. 2008)
1967 - Derek MacCready, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
1967 - John Child, East York Ontario, beach volleyballer (Olympics-bronze-96)
1967 - Matthew Crane, Kimberton Pa, actor (Matt Cory-Another World)
1967 - Ana Gasteyer, American actress
1967 - Kate Garraway, English GMTV Presenter
1968 - Andre Collins, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
1968 - Eddie Perez, Cuidad Ojeda Venezuela, catcher (Atlanta Braves)
1968 - Kevin Todd, Winnipeg, NHL center (LA Kings)
1968 - Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
1969 - Micah Aivazoff, Canadian ice hockey player
1969 - Ryan Shamrock, American wrestling valet
1970 - Dawn Staley, Phila, basketball guard (Olympics-gold-96)
1970 - Gregg Alexander, American musician (New Radicals)
1970 - Will Arnett, Toronto Ontario, Canadian-American actor
1971 - Derrick Clark, NFL/WLAF fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire)
1971 - Steve Glenn, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
1971 - Joe Borowski, American baseball player
1971 - Luiz Garcia, Jr., Brazilian racing driver
Bassist Rocker Mike DirntBassist Rocker Mike Dirnt (1972) 1972 - Mike Dirnt [Michael Ryan Pritchard], Berkeley, California, American musician (Green Day)
1972 - Ethan Watts, Phila, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
1972 - Gretchen Ulion, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1972 - Marc Lamb, WLAF T (London Monarchs)
1973 - Edward Hervey, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
1973 - Matthew Barnaby, Ottawa, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1973 - Melissa Boyd, Miss Ohio USA (1996)
1973 - Michelle Martinez, Dallas Texas, Miss America (Texas-Top 10-1997)
1973 - Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Argentine footballer
1974 - Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player
1975 - Pablo Ruiz, Buenos Aires Arg, spanish singer
1975 - Laci Peterson, American murder victim (d. 2002)
1976 - Heather Kozar, Akron OH, playmate (Jan, 1998)
1976 - Ben Grieve, American baseball player
1976 - Jason Michaels, American baseball player
1977 - Emily Perkins, Canadian actress

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