Famous Birthdays on 20th November

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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)
Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid LaurierPrime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier (1841) 1841 - Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911)
1841 - Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (d. 1901)
1850 - Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer
1851 - Queen Margherita of Italy (d. 1926)
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
Author and Nobel Laureate Selma LagerlöfAuthor and Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf (1858) 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
Radio and Television Personality Dick ClarkRadio and Television Personality Dick Clark (1929) 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)
47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden (1942) 1942 - Joseph biden Jr, Scranton Pennsylvania, 47th US Vice President
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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