Famous Birthdays on 12th October

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1008 - Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (d. 1036)
1350 - Dmitry Donskoy, Grand Prince of Moscovy (d. 1389)
1490 - Bernardo Pisano, composer
1537 - Edward VI, Tudor, King of England (1547-53)
1558 - Archduke Maximilian III of Austria (d. 1618)
1558 - Jacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (d. 1651)
1576 - Thomas Dudley, English-born American colonial magistrate (d. 1653)
1602 - William Chillingworth, English religious leader (d. 1644)
1686 - Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer
1710 - Jonathan Trumbull, American politician and statesman (d. 1785)
1712 - William Shippen, American physician and statesman (d. 1801)
1725 - Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (d. 1810)
1742 - Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor
1759 - Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
1762 - John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811
1763 - John Ross, composer
1792 - Christian Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1860)
1798 - A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Kaiser of Brazil (1822-31)/king of Portugal
1798 - Charles Albert, King of Sardinia (1831-49)
1801 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss statesman (d. 1873)
1807 - John Tideman, Dutch Remonstrant theologist
1808 - John Liptrot Hatton, composer
1813 - Lyman Trumbull, MC (Union) died in 1896
1815 - William Joseph Hardee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1873
1822 - Joseph Haydn Potter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1832 - Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin)
1840 - Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian
1844 - George W Cable, American writer (Northampton Years)
1845 - Amintore Galli, composer
1855 - Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic)
1855 - August Sauer, Austria literature historian (Euphorion)
1855 - Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer/painter (Death of My Cat) [or 9/12]
1860 - Elmer A Sperry, inventor (gyrocompass)
1865 - Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)
1866 - Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer
1866 - James Ramsay MacDonald, (L) British PM (1924, 1929-35)
1872 - Ralph Vaughan Williams, Down Amp England, composer (Hugh the Drover)
1874 - Jimmy Burke, American baseball player (d. 1942)
1875 - Aleister [Edward S] Crowley, (75 pseudonames), British occultist
1878 - Karl Buresch, Austria politician
1880 - Healey Willan, composer
1880 - Louis Hémon, French novelist (d. 1913)
1881 - Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer
1881 - William Nigh, Berlin Wisconsin, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong)
1882 - Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
1884 - Godfrey Tearle, English/US actor (39 Steps)
1886 - Karl Dane, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Son of the Sheik)
1887 - Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet (d. 1951)
1890 - Luis de Freitas Branco, composer
1891 - Edith Stein, German philosopher
1892 - Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano (d. 1975)
1893 - Pall Isolfsson, composer
1893 - Velvalee Dickinson, American spy (d. 1980)
1894 - Charles Hodge, California, NYU professor (Answers for Americans)
1894 - Elisabeth A de Vreugd, chambermaid of Dutch queen
1896 - Eugenio Montale, Italy, poet/translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975)
1902 - Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion)
1903 - Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator
1904 - Ding Ling, Chinese writer (d. 1986)
1904 - Lester Dent, American writer (d. 1959)
1905 - Rick Ferrell, baseball Hall of Fame catcher
1906 - Edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer
1906 - Joe Cronin, baseball (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres)
1906 - Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar
1907 - Wolfgang Fortner, composer
1908 - Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street)
1908 - Paul Engle, American writer (d. 1991)
1909 - Josephine Hutchinson, Seattle WA, actress (Story of Louis Pasteur)
1909 - Zellig S Harris, US linguist
1910 - Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator (d. 1985)
1910 - Bob Sheppard, American baseball announcer
1911 - Louis M de Guiringaud, French foreign minister (1976-78)
1911 - Vijay Merchant, cricketer (all-time great Indian batsman)
1913 - William James Moyce, armaments scientist
1916 - Alice Childress, American actress and playwright (d. 1994)
1917 - Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train)
1918 - Emil Cossetto, composer
1919 - Andre Casanova, composer
1919 - Gilles Beaudoin, Quebec politician (d. 2007)
1920 - Alice Childress, US playwright/actress (Wedding Band)
1920 - Christy Ring, Irish hurler (d. 1979)
1921 - Jaroslav Drobny, Czech, hockey (Oly-gold-1948), tennis (Wimb-1954)
1923 - Jean Nidetch, Brooklyn, nutritionist founder (Weight Watchers)
1923 - Goody Petronelli, American boxing trainer and manager
1924 - Doris Grau, American actress (d. 1995)
1925 - Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)
1925 - Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier (court jester of beliefs)
1925 - Guitar Gabriel Robert Lewis Jones, singer/guitarist
1925 - William Steinkraus, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72)
1925 - Denis Lazure, Quebec politician (d. 2008)
1926 - Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)
1927 - Antonia Rey, Havana Cuba, actress (True Colors, Wise Guys)
1928 - Thomas Burnett Swann, US, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur)
1928 - Al Held, US, painter/sculptor (hard edge-style)
1929 - Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)
1929 - Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter (d. 2007)
1930 - Jack S Gottlieb, composer
1931 - Raoul Pleskow, composer
1932 - Dick Gregory, comedian/political activist/dietician (Bahamian Diet)
1932 - Dusan Makavejev, Belgrade Yugoslavia, director (Man is Not a Bird)
1932 - Jake Edwin Garn, (Sen-R-Utah, 1974- )/astronaut (STS 51D)
1932 - Mayer Joel Mandelbaum, composer
1932 - Ned Jarrett, Conover, North Carolina, American race car driver and announcer (50 Grand National victories)
1933 - Broos van Erp, Dutch MP (VVD)
1933 - Guido Molinari, Canadian painter (d. 2004)
1934 - Richard Meier, American architect
1934 - Albert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician
Operatic Tenor Luciano PavarottiOperatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti (1935) 1935 - Luciano Pavarotti, Modena Italy, operatic tenor (Oh Giorgio, 3 Tenors), (d. 2007)
1935 - Sam Moore, Miami Fl, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave-Soul Sister)
1935 - William Raspberry, Okolona, Mississippi, columnist (Pulitzer 1994), (d. 2012)
1936 - Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees)/sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden)
1937 - Robert Mangold, American artist
1938 - Bob Miller, American NHL broadcaster
1939 - Carolee Schneemann, Fox Chase Pennsylvania, American performance artist
1941 - Craig A Washington, (Rep-D-Texas)
1941 - Michael Mansfield, English barrister
1942 - Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel, actress (Casino Royalle, Lord Jim)
1942 - Melvin Franklin, Montgomery Alabama, rocker (Temptations)
1944 - Angela Rippon, British television personality
1945 - Aurore Clément, French actress
1946 - Ashok Mankad, cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78)
1947 - Chris Wallace, Chicago Illinois, newscaster (NBC Weekend News)
1947 - George Lam, Hong Kong singer
1948 - Rick Parfitt, Surrey England, pop guitarist/singer (Status Quo-Wanderer)
1949 - Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Venezuelan international terrorist
1949 - Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler
1950 - Susan Anton, Oak Glen California, actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever)
1950 - Robin Askwith, English actor
1950 - Dave Freudenthal, American politician
1950 - Kaga Takeshi, Japanese actor
1951 - Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton)
1951 - Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California)
1951 - Sally Little, Cape Town South Africa, LPGA golfer (1982 Dinah Shore)
1952 - Danielle Proulx, Quebec actress
1953 - Serge Lepeltier, French politician
1954 - Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host/producer (Evening Rush Hour)
1955 - Pat Dinizio, rock vocalist (Smithereens)
1955 - Ante Gotovina, Croatian general
1955 - Jane Siberry, Canadian musician
1956 - David Vanian, British singer, (The Damned)
1957 - Kristen Bjorn, British film director
1958 - Jeff Keith, rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
1958 - Bryn Merrick, British musician, (The Damned)
1959 - Abigail Kingsley Alling, NYC, executive (Biosphere 2)
1959 - Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States
1960 - Lionel Washington, cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1960 - Stephen Brent Lowery, Birmingham AL, PGA golfer (1994 Sprint)
1962 - Dhammika Ranatunga, cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan batsman 1990)
1962 - Sid Fernandez, Honolulu Hawaii, pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies)
1962 - Carlos Bernard, American actor
1962 - Chris Botti, American jazz musician
1962 - Branko Crvenkovski, Macedonian President
1963 - Michael Zordich, NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
1963 - Randy Wood, Princeton, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1963 - Lane Frost, American professional bull rider, (d. 1989)
1963 - Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime director
1963 - Alan McDonald, Northern Irish footballer, (d. 2012)
1964 - Darrick Heath, Hempstead NY, team handball left back (Olympics-1996)
1964 - Fanie De Villers, cricketer (great South African pace bowler 1993- )
1964 - Jo Ann Willette, actress (Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius)
1965 - Chris Chandler, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons)
1965 - J Daigneault, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1965 - Larry Silveira, Walnut Creek CA, Nike golfer (NIKE Knoxville Open-2nd)
1965 - Todd Krygier, Chicago Heights, NHL left wing (Anaheim, Washington)
1965 - Scott O'Grady, American military officer
1966 - Mel Rojas, Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Wim Jonk, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
1966 - Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician and author
1967 - Becky Iverson, Escanaba MI, LPGA golfer (1995 Friendly's Classic)
1968 - Adam Rich, NYC, actor (Nicholas-8 is Enough, Code Red, Gun Shy)
1968 - Charles Anthony, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
1968 - Leon Lett, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1968 - Mike Trombley, Springfield MA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1968 - Bill Auberlen, American race car driver
Actor Hugh JackmanActor Hugh Jackman (1968) 1968 - Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, Real Steel)
1969 - Alison Peek, Australia, field hockey halfback/midfielder (Olympics-96)
1969 - Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
1969 - David Collins, Bethpage NY, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1969 - Jose Valentin, Manati Puerto Rico, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 - Kimberly Ann Grimm, Mt Lake Park Md, Miss Maryland-America (1991)
1969 - Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Mass, figure skater (Olympics-silver-1994)
1969 - Terry Ray, NFL strong safety (NE Patriots)
1969 - Martie Maguire, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
1970 - Amy Beth Keller, Great Bend Kansas, Miss America (Kansas-Top 10-1996)
1970 - Charlie Ward, NBA guard (NY Knicks)/Heisman Trophy winner (1993)
1970 - Herman Arvie, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
1970 - Karen Courtland, Orange NJ, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994)
1970 - Kimberly Hoskins, Yuma Arizona, Miss Arizona-America (1991)
1970 - Kirk Cameron, Panorama City California, actor (Mike-Growing Pains)
1970 - Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player
1971 - Bronzel Miller, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Pavol Rybar, hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998)
1971 - Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer
1971 - Tony Fiore, American baseball player
1972 - Jeroen Egge, WLAF offensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 - Neriah Davis, Los Angeles CA, playmate (Mar, 1994)
1972 - Singor Mobley, safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 - Tom van Mol, soccer player (PSV)
1972 - Irina Pantaeva, Russian supermodel and actress
1972 - Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver

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