Famous Birthdays on 14th October

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1257 - King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
1404 - Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
1493 - Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
1499 - Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524)
1542 - Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
1606 - Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1630 - Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
1633 - James Stuart, King James VII of Scotland / James II of England (d. 1688)
1639 - Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
1643 - Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)
1644 - William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)
1687 - Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
1712 - George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
1726 - Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
1730 - Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1733 - François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William PennEnglish Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn (1644) 1734 - Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence)
1738 - Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1740 - Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
1753 - Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
1764 - Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
1774 - Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
1784 - Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
1789 - Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
1790 - Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
1796 - Adolf Ganz, composer
1801 - Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs)
1806 - Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
1827 - James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
1827 - Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque
1837 - Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
1842 - Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
1853 - Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
1855 - George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)
1857 - Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st US autos
1859 - Camille Chevillard, composer
1861 - Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
1861 - Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
1864 - Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
1867 - Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
1869 - Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
1871 - Alexander von Zemlinsky, composer (Schneeman), born in Vienna, Austria
1873 - Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
1873 - Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
1873 - Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
1874 - Margarete Susman, writer
1880 - Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
1882 - Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
1882 - Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59), (d. 1975)
1883 - Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
1884 - Jimmy Conlin, Camden NJ, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock)
1888 - Ernest Pingoud, composer
Short story writer Katherine MansfieldShort story writer Katherine Mansfield (1888) 1888 - Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), Wellington New Zealand, short story writer (Aloe, Garden Party)
1889 - Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
1890 - Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, born in Denison, Texas
1890 - Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)
1891 - Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
1892 - Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
1893 - Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation), (d. 1993)
1894 - Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
1894 - E.E.Cummings (Edward Estlin), Cambridge Massachusetts, poet (Tulips & Chimneys)
1898 - Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890) 1899 - Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1900 - Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
1901 - Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
1902 - Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
1902 - Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
1904 - Karel Srom, composer
1906 - Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy), born in London, England
1906 - Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)
1906 - Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
1907 - "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
1907 - Allan Jones, Scranton PA, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat)
1907 - Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
1907 - Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
Political Theorist Hannah ArendtPolitical Theorist Hannah Arendt (1906) 1908 - Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
1909 - Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
1909 - Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
1909 - Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
1910 - Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
1910 - John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
1911 - Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975)
1912 - Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1912 - Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
1912 - Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
1913 - Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
1913 - Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
1914 - Brendan Gill, critic
1914 - Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
1916 - C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
1918 - Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
1918 - Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
1919 - Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
1924 - Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue)
1925 - Louis Cohen, physicist
1925 - Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)
1925 - Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
1926 - Bill Justis, rocker
1926 - Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
1927 - Roger Moore, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint), born in London, England
1928 - Gary Graffman, pianist (Leventritt Award), born in NYC, New York
1928 - Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
1929 - Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
1929 - Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
President of Zaire Mobutu Sese SekoPresident of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko (1930) 1930 - Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, President Zaire (1965-97)
1930 - Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
1931 - Rafael Puyana, Bogota Colombia, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957)
1931 - Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
1932 - Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
1932 - Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
1935 - La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)
1938 - John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
1938 - Empress Farah Diba of Iran
1939 - Hugh Delane Thompson, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse)
1939 - Ralph Lauren, Bronx, New York, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren)
1940 - Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small)
1940 - Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)
Singer Cliff RichardSinger Cliff Richard (1940) 1940 - Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Phila Classic)
1940 - Pat Finley, Asheville NC, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show)
1941 - Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
1941 - Art Shamsky, American baseball player
1942 - Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)
1943 - Anthony Iannaccone, composer
1943 - Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
1943 - Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father)
1944 - Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
1945 - Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
1946 - Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1946 - James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
1946 - Craig Venter, American biologist
1946 - Al Oliver, American baseball player
1946 - Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
1947 - Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
1947 - Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
1948 - Harry Anderson, American actor
1948 - David Ruprecht, American game show host
1948 - Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
1949 - Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
1949 - Katha Pollitt, American writer
1950 - Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham Mich, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76)
1951 - Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1952 - Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
1952 - Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
1952 - Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
1952 - Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
1953 - Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)
1953 - Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)
1953 - Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 - Roland Butcher, Barbados born English cricketer (1st cricketer of Caribbean descent to play for England 1981)
1953 - Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer, singer
1954 - Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
LPGA Golfer Beth DanielLPGA Golfer Beth Daniel (1956) 1956 - Beth Daniel, Charleston South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)
1957 - Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, PhD/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1957 - Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
1957 - Michel Després, Quebec politician
1958 - Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
1959 - A J Pero, Staten Is, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It)
1960 - John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1960 - Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
1961 - Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)
1961 - Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
1962 - Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
1962 - Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
1963 - Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
1963 - Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
1964 - Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)
1964 - Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
1964 - Olu Oguibe, American artist
1965 - Karyn White, singer
1965 - Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
1965 - Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
1967 - Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos)
1967 - Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1967 - Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1967 - Pat Kelly, American baseball player
1967 - Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
1968 - Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
1968 - Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1968 - Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
1968 - Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
1968 - Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
1968 - Johnny Goudie, American musician
1969 - Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
1969 - P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
1969 - David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
1970 - Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal)
1970 - Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phila 76ers)
1970 - Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1970 - Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
1970 - Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
1971 - Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 - Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 - Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
1972 - Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1972 - J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
1972 - Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
1972 - Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 - Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 - DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
1973 - Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician

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