Famous Birthdays on 16th October

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1396 - William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)
1430 - King James II of Scotland (d. 1460)
1483 - Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
1535 - Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)
1605 - Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
1663 - Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)
1679 - Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
1708 - Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
1710 - Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
1714 - Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)
1723 - Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer
1726 - Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
1729 - Pierre van Maldere, composer
1751 - Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia (d. 1805)
1754 - Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York (1804-07) (d. 1844)
Lexicographer Noah WebsterLexicographer Noah Webster (1758) 1758 - Noah Webster, West Hartford, Connecticut, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), (d. 1843)
1762 - Paul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina (1804-06) and U.S. Secretary of Navy (1809-12) (d. 1816)
1765 - Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer
1789 - William Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859-63) (d. 1866)
1795 - William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
1802 - Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (d. 1882)
1806 - William Pitt Fessenden, Secy Treas (Union), died in 1869
1811 - Gaetano Capocci, composer
1815 - Francis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
1816 - William Preston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887
1819 - Austin F. Pike, American politician from New Hampshire (d. 1886)
1821 - Albert Franz Doppler, composer
1825 - Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Brig Genl (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1826 - Piotr Studzinski, composer
1830 - Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliography
1832 - George Crockett Strong, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1832 - Vicente Riva Palacio, Mexico, writer/diplomat
1837 - John Francis Barnett, composer
1840 - Kuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
1841 - Itō Hirobumi, Japanese samurai, Japanese Prime Minister and Resident-General of Korea (d. 1909)
1849 - Arnold Krug, composer
1849 - Charles Harford Lloyd, composer
1851 - James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake)
1854 - Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist
Writer/Poet Oscar WildeWriter/Poet Oscar Wilde (1854) 1854 - Oscar Wilde, [Fingal O'Flahertie Wills], Dublin, (Pic of Dorian Gray), (d. 1900)
1855 - Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian
1855 - Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (d. 1931)
1861 - J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
1863 - Austen Chamberlain, British Foreign Secretary (Nobel 1925)
1866 - Pieter J Kromsigt, theologist/publicist (Troffel & Sword)
1868 - Franz X Ritter von Epp, German general (China)
1870 - Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist
1878 - Carlos Pedrell, composer
1878 - Maxey Long, American athlete (d. 1959)
1883 - Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (d. 1973)
1884 - Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
1885 - Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)
1886 - Armin T Wegner, writer
First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-GurionFirst Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion (1886) 1886 - David Ben-Gurion, Plonsk Poland, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (1948-53, 55)
1888 - Eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936)
1888 - Paul Popenoe, American activist (d. 1979)
1890 - Paul Strand, NYC, photographer (Native Land-1942)
1890 - Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)
1890 - Michael Collins, Sam's Cross County Cork, Irish revolutionary leader
1896 - Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter
1897 - Harrison Kerr, composer
1897 - Louis de Cazenave, France's oldest living man
1898 - Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR
1898 - William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)
Irish Nationalist Leader Michael CollinsIrish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins (1890) 1900 - Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)
1900 - [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
1900 - Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
1900 - Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
1903 - Mario Pilati, composer
1903 - Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
1904 - Reginald Dixon, Sheffield, Britain, theatre organist, (d. 1985)
1905 - Rex Bell, Chicago, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada)
1905 - Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento)
1906 - Dino Buzzati, writer
1906 - George Martin Lott Jr, tennis champ (1931 US Open runner-up)
1907 - Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
1908 - Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)
1910 - William Leonard Reed, composer
1913 - Alice Pearce, NYC, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched)
1913 - Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist
1914 - Christian J Modeste, gypsey king
1916 - George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)
1917 - Alice Pearce, American actress (d. 1966)
1918 - Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )
1919 - Kathleen Winsor, American writer (d. 2003)
1921 - Michael Conrad, Washington Hgts NY, actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues)
1921 - Matt Batts, San Anttonio, TX, MLB catcher (Red Sox), (d. 2013)
1922 - Max Bygraves, London, actor (Tom Brown's School Days)
1922 - Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed, Dark Avenger)
1923 - Linda Darnell, Dallas, Texas, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives)
1923 - Bert Kaempfert, rocker
Actress Angela LansburyActress Angela Lansbury (1925) 1925 - Angela Lansbury, London England, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote)
1925 - Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )
1925 - Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist
1927 - Gus Yatron, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
1927 - Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
1927 - Peter Brinson, dance educationalist
1927 - Günter Grass, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate
1928 - Mary Daly, American feminist
1928 - Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress
1929 - Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
1929 - Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
1930 - Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress
1931 - Charles W Colson, Boston Massachusetts, presidential adviser (Watergate figure), (d. 2012)
1931 - Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress and humanitarian
1932 - Henry Jay Lewis, Los Angeles California, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59)
1932 - John Grant, British politician (d. 2000)
1935 - Sugar Pie DeSanto, US singer (Soulful dress)
1936 - Gerardo Gandini, composer
1936 - Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
1936 - Akira Machida, Japanese judge
1936 - Peter Bowles, English actor
1937 - Emile Ford, rocker
1937 - Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)
1937 - Tom Monaghan, founder of Dominos pizza
1938 - Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
1938 - Carl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (d. 1999)
1940 - Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)
NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschereNBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere (1940) 1940 - Dave DeBusschere, Detroit Michigan, NBA foward (NY Knick)/last ABA commissioner
1941 - Derek David Bourgeois, composer
1941 - Erkki Jokinen, composer
1941 - Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)
1942 - Dave Lovelady, rocker
1943 - C Fred Turner, rock bassist/vocalist (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
1944 - Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)
1944 - Johnny Washbrook, Toronto, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka)
1945 - Paul Monette, writer
1946 - Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
1947 - Bob Weir, SF California, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band)
1947 - David Zucker, Milwaukee WI, director (Airplane, Naked Gun, Top Secret)
1948 - Michael Tylo, Detroit, actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young & Restless)
1948 - Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
1948 - Hema Malini, Indian Actress
1951 - Alan Wheat, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983- )
1951 - Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
1952 - Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
1952 - Boogie Mosson, American musician (P Funk)
1952 - Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
1953 - Martha Smith, Cleve Ohio, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973)
1953 - Susan Pedersen, US, 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
1953 - Tony Carey, Fresno Ca, rocker
1953 - Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
1954 - Stephen Mellor, American actor
1955 - Ellen Dolan, Monticello IO, actress (Guiding Light, Margo Hughes-ATWT)
1956 - James H Newman, Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD/Astronaut (STS 51, 69)
1956 - Johnny Chavis, American football coach
1958 - Tim Robbins, West Covina CA, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption)
1958 - Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
1959 - Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
1959 - Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
1960 - Val Skinner, Hamilton MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Sprint Championship)
1960 - Bob Mould, American musician
1961 - Billy Taylor, Monticello FL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1961 - Chris Doleman, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
1961 - Wilfried Brookhuis, soccer player (NEC)
1961 - Randy Vasquez, American actor
1961 - Marc Levy, French novelist
1962 - Flea, [Michael Balzary], bassist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1962 - Laura Coenen, Neenah Wisc, team handball goalie (Olymp-1988, 92, 96)
1962 - Manute Bol, NBA center (Golden State Warriors)
1962 - Tamara McKinney, Lexington KY, slalom skier (Olympic-4th-1984)
1962 - Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
1963 - Missy Hyatt, Atlanta Ga, wrestling manager (WCW, ECW)
1964 - Kay Cockerill, San Jose CA, LPGA golfer (1995 Friendly's Classic-32nd)
1965 - German Titov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Oly-Silver-1998)
1965 - Lisa Bonder, Columbus Ohio, tennis star
1966 - Donovan Right, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1966 - Gerhard Puschnik, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1967 - Joe Murphy, London, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1967 - Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1967 - Davina McCall, British television presenter
1968 - Randall Batinkoff, actor (For Keeps)
1968 - Robert van Oosterom, cricket opening batsman (Holland 1996 World Cup)
1968 - Scott Donie, Vicenza Italy, diver (Olympics-4th-96)
1968 - Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
1969 - Darren McKenzie-Potter, Auckland NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1969 - Doug Hocking, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1969 - Gregory Metcalf, Ellensburg Wash, 3k steeplechase
1969 - Spencer McLennan, CFL safety (Montreal Alouettes)
1969 - Wendy Wilson, Los Angeles Ca, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)
1969 - Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter
1969 - Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
1969 - Takao Ōmori, Japanese professional wrestler
1970 - Adrian Murrell, NFL running back/kick returner (NY Jets)
1970 - Mehmet Scholl, German footballer
1970 - Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
1971 - David Johnson, cricketer (Karnataka fast bowler, India 1996-)
1971 - Greg Jeffries, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1971 - Kathryn J Taylor, Miss USA-Kansas (1997)
1971 - Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Toni Foster, WNBA forward/center (Phoenix Mercury)
1971 - Chad Gray, American singer
1972 - Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
1972 - Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 - Kordell Stewart, NFL quarterback/wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1972 - Stephen O'Connor, Irish amateur snooker champ (1990)
1973 - Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
1973 - David Unsworth, English professional footballer
1974 - Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
1974 - Paul Kariya, Vancouver, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Oly-98)

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