Famous Birthdays on 20th November

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 246

270 - Maximinus, Roman Emperor (d. 313)
1327 - Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan)
1602 - Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
1606 - Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian
1620 - Peregrine White, son of Wm & Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower
1621 - Avvakum, Russian priest and writer (d. 1682)
1625 - Artus II Quellinus "the Young", Flemish sculptor, baptised
1625 - Paulus Potter, Dutch painter (d. 1654)
1652 - Romanus Weichlein, composer
1660 - Daniel Ernst Jablonski, German theologian (d. 1741)
1726 - Oliver Wolcott, (Ct-Gov)/signed Decl of Independence [NS=Dec 1]
1750 - Tipu Sultan, Indian ruler (d. 1799)
1752 - Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel)
1757 - Giovanni Battista Gaiani, composer
1759 - Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer
1761 - Pius VIII, [Francesco S Castiglioni], Italy, 253rd Pope (1829-30)
1762 - Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (d. 1833)
1765 - Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer
1765 - Sir Thomas Fremantle, British naval captain (d. 1819)
1766 - John Wall Calcott, composer
1781 - Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian
1802 - James Lawrence Lardner, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1881
1830 - Patrick Henry Jones, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1834 - Franjo Zaver Kuhac, composer
1836 - John Thomas Croxton, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1839 - Christian Wilberg, German painter (d. 1882)
1841 - Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911)
1841 - Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (d. 1901)
1850 - Arthor Goring Thomas, composer
1851 - Queen Margherita of Italy (d. 1926)
Author and Nobel Laureate Selma LagerlöfAuthor and Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf (1858) 1858 - Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka, Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), (d. 1940)
1862 - Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)
1863 - Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (Black Griet)
1864 - Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer)
1866 - Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball
1867 - Vicente Ripolles, composer
1869 - Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)
1871 - William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher/educator
1873 - Daniel Gregory Mason, Brookline Mass, composer (Chanticker)
1874 - James Michael Curley, 53rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958)
1879 - Franz Pfemfert, writer
1880 - George McBride, baseball player (d. 1973)
1882 - Andy Coakley, baseball player and long-time coach at Columbia University (d. 1963)
1884 - Norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48)
1886 - Karl von Frisch, zoologist/bee expert (Nobel 1973)
Astronomer Edwin HubbleAstronomer Edwin Hubble (1889) 1889 - Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift)
1890 - Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter
1890 - Robert Armstrong, Saginaw MI, actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong)
1891 - Leon Cadore, pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game)
1891 - Reginald Denny Richmond England, actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)
1892 - James B Collip, Canadian biochemist/physiologist (insulin)
1894 - Carl Mayer, Graz, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise)
1896 - Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer
1896 - Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (d. 1977)
1897 - Lores Bonney, aviator
1897 - Margaret Sutherland, composer
1899 - Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer
1900 - Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy)
1902 - Wolfgang Kunkel, German law historian
1903 - Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (d. 1981)
1904 - Alexandra Danilova, ballet great
1907 - Fran Allison, LaPorte City Iowa, actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)
1907 - Henri-Georges Clouzot, France, director (Le salaire de la peur)
1908 - Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)
1909 - Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74)
1910 - Pauli Murray, famous African
1910 - Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist (d. 1944)
1911 - Jean Shiley, US, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1932)
1912 - Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman, head of the Habsburg house
1913 - Judy Canova, American actress (d. 1983)
1914 - Emilio Pucci, Naples, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954)
1915 - Kon Ichikawa, Japan, director (Matatabi, Money Talks)
1916 - Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
1916 - Judy Canova, Jacksonville Fla, comedienne/actress (Cannonball)
1916 - Robert A Bruce, MD, pioneer (exercise cardiology)
1916 - William John Elwyn Davies, painter
1916 - Evelyn Keyes, American actress
1917 - Max Georg Baumann, composer
1917 - Pam Henningen, [Cornelia CP Ingenegeren], Indonesian/Dutch dancer
1917 - Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)
1917 - Robert C Byrd, (Sen-D-WV, 1959- )/majority leader
1917 - Bobby Locke, South African golfer (d. 1987)
1918 - Dora Ratjen, Germany, man possing as woman high jumper (Oly-4th-1936)
1919 - Dulcie Gray, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, actress (Mine Own Executioner)
1919 - Evelyn Keyes, Port Arthur TX, actress (Adventure of Martin Eden)
1919 - Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician
1919 - John McCarthy, composer
1920 - Armin Schibler, composer
1920 - Douglas Dick, Charlestown WV, actor (Carl-Waterfront)
1921 - Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Fort Worth), (d. 2012)
1921 - Jim Garrison, American district attorney and judge (d. 1992)
1923 - Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
1923 - Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991)
1924 - Benoit Mandelbrot, Warsaw Poland, mathematician (proved Zipf's law)
1925 - Judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
1925 - June [Shirley L] Christy, US, jazz singer (Tampico)
1925 - Maya Plisetskaya, prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet)
US Attorney General Robert Francis KennedyUS Attorney General Robert Francis Kennedy (1925) 1925 - Robert Francis Kennedy, Brookline, Mass (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), (d. 1968)
1926 - Kaye Ballard, Cleve Ohio, actress/comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law)
1926 - Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (d. 2007)
1926 - Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist, Nobel laureate
1927 - Estelle Parsons, Lynn Mass, actress (Rachel Rachel, Bonnie & Clyde)
1928 - Franklin Cover, Cleve, actor (Tom-The Jeffersons)
1928 - Rex Reason, Berlin Germany, actor (Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s)
1928 - Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor
1928 - John Disley, Welsh athlete
1929 - Dick Clark, Mt Vernon NY, TV host (American Bandstand), (d. 2012)
1929 - Donald Ray January, Plainview TX, PGA golfer (1960 Tucson Open)
1929 - Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn, Schenectady NY, conductor (Amer Ballet)
1932 - John Barnes Chance, composer
1932 - Richard Dawson, Hampshire England, actor (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), (d. 2012)
1934 - Valentine J Peter, Omaha Neb, priest (Boy's Town 1985- )
1936 - Don DeLillo, American author
1937 - Jack Linkletter, SF California, TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny)
1937 - René Kollo, German tenor
1937 - Viktoriya Tokareva, Russian playwright
1938 - Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)
1939 - Dick Smothers, NYC, comedian (Smother Brothers' Show)
1940 - Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)
1941 - Gary Karr, Los Angeles California, double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic)
1941 - Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu playwright
1942 - Bob Einstein, Los Angeles, California, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne)
1942 - Joseph R Biden Jr, (Sen-D-DE, 1973- )
1942 - Meredith Monk, Lima, Peru, choreographer-composer-performing artist
1942 - Norman Greenbaum, Mass, folk singer (Spirit in the Sky)
1942 - Paulos Faraj Rahho, Iraqi Chaldean Catholic bishop (d. 2008)
1943 - Lindsay Thomas, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- )
1943 - Veronica Hamel, Phila, actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave)
1944 - Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwe, field hockey coach/player (Olympic-1980)
1945 - Dan McBride, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1945 - Rachid Mimouni, author
1945 - Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
1946 - Duane Allman, Nashville Tn, rock guitarist (Allman Brothers)
1946 - John "Blackfoot" Colbert, US singer (Soul Children, Taxi)
1946 - Judy Woodruff, newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report)
1946 - Ray Stiles, rocker
1946 - Greg Cook, American football player
1947 - George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
1947 - Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
1947 - Mardell Wilkins, LPGA golfer
1948 - Richard Masur, NYC, actor (David-One Day at a Time)
1948 - Samuel E Wright, Camden SC, actor (Enos, Ball Four)
1948 - John R. Bolton, American ambassador
1949 - Juha Mieto, Finland, 15KM skier (Olympic-silver-1980)
1949 - Ray Vitte, NYC, actor (Doc, Cody-Quest)
1949 - Thelma Drake, American politician
1950 - Gary Green, rocker (Gentle Giant)
1951 - David Walters, American politician
1952 - John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player
1953 - Greg Gibson, Stafford Va, Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic-silver-1984)
1954 - Frank Marino, Montreal Canada, rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush)
1954 - Steve Dahl, California, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM)
1954 - Berit Andnor, Swedish politician
1955 - Thea Vidale, actress (Family Matters)
1955 - Timothy Kristian Charles Mace, Great Britain, cosmonaut
1956 - Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], Long Beach Caliaforia, actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man)
1956 - Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)
1956 - Mark Gastineau, NFL end (NY Jets, Pro Bowl 1981-85)
1956 - Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut
1957 - James Brown, British reggae singer/drummer (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1957 - Mike Craven, former English professional footballer
1958 - Rickson Gracie, Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist
1959 - Sean Young, Louisville Ky, actress (Dune, Young Doctor in Love)
1959 - James P. McGovern, American politician
1960 - Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
1961 - Tim Harvey, British racing driver
1961 - Larry Karaszewski, American screenwriter
1961 - Dave Watson, English footballer
1962 - Steve Alexander, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1963 - Timothy Gowers, British mathematician
1963 - Ming-Na Wen, Macau-born actress
1964 - John Maclean, Oshawa, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
1964 - Ned Vaughn, actor (The Rescuer)
1965 - Andrew Stewart, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
1965 - Mike D[iamond], NYC, rap vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)
1965 - Sen Dog, Cuban rapper (Cypress Hill)
1965 - Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan)
1966 - Kevin Gilbert, American musician (d. 1996)
1966 - Jill Thompson, American comic book writer and artist
1967 - Alex Arias, NYC, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1967 - Chris Childs, NBA guard (NJ Nets, NY Knicks)
1967 - Chris Patton, Fountain Inn SC, Nike golfer (1993 NM Charity Classic)
1967 - Jeff Cotler, Long Beach California, actor (Brian-Struck by Lightning)
1967 - Teoman, Turkish rock singer
1968 - Jeff Tarango, California, tennis star (defaulted 1995 Wimbledon)
1968 - Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
1968 - Ming Na-Wen, actress (ER, One Night Stand, Lien-As the World Turns)
1968 - Richard Clarke, Toronto Ontario, Yachter Finn (Olympics-96)
1969 - Chris Harris, cricketer (son of Zin NZ all-rounder in ODI's)
1969 - Konstantin Semyonov, Israel, Men's pole vaulter (Oly-11th-1996)
1969 - Malvin Hunter, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 - Richard Dickson Reid, NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
1969 - Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner
1969 - Callie Thorne, American actor
1970 - Sabrina Lloyd, actress (Sliders)
1970 - Trevor Cobb, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 - Matt Blunt, American politician
1970 - Delia Gonzalez, American boxer
1970 - Geoffrey Keezer, American jazz pianist
1970 - Joe Zaso, American actor

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