Famous Birthdays on 6th October

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1289 - King Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (d. 1306)
1459 - Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (d. 1507)
1510 - Rowland Taylor, English clergyman (d. 1555)
1510 - John Caius, English physician (d. 1573)
1552 - Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)
1573 - Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English patron of the theater (d. 1624)
1610 - Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French soldier (d. 1690)
1618 - Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
1706 - Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )
1716 - George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (d. 1771)
1738 - Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (d. 1789)
1744 - James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813)
1767 - Henri Christophe, king of Haiti (d. 1820)
British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac BrockBritish Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock (1769) 1769 - Isaac Brock, St Peter Port, British Army officer (War of 1812)
1773 - King Louis-Philippe of France (d. 1850)
1777 - William Russell, composer
1801 - Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman (d. 1888)
1803 - Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (d. 1879)
1806 - Andreas Randel, composer
1808 - Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (1848-63)
1816 - William Batchelder Bradbury, composer
1818 - Joseph Rummel, composer
1819 - Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer
1820 - Jenny Lind, Swedish soprano (d. 1887)
1824 - Henry Chadwick, baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book
1827 - Cark Reidel, composer
1831 - J W Richard Dedekind, Ger mathematician (Nature & Meaning of Numbers)
1838 - Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (d. 1910)
Entrepreneur and Engineer George WestinghouseEntrepreneur and Engineer George Westinghouse (1846) 1846 - George Westinghouse, Central Bridge, New York, entrepreneur and engineer (alternated US currency), (d. 1914)
1847 - Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor
1849 - Basil Zaharoff, arms dealer, "merchant of death"
1860 - Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Curacao)
1860 - Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)
1862 - Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)
1866 - Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music
1872 - Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936)
1873 - Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
1874 - Frank G. Allen, 51st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1950)
1876 - Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (d. 1941)
1880 - Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
1882 - Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
1884 - Lloyd Spooner, US, marksman (Olympic-4 gold/1 silver/2 bronze-1920)
1886 - Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)
1887 - George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)
Architect/ City Planner Le CorbusierArchitect/ City Planner Le Corbusier (1887) 1887 - Le Corbusier [Charles Jeanneret], La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, architect/city planner/artist (Urbanisme), (d. 1965)
1887 - Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austria, singer (Vienna Opera)
1887 - MartinLuis Guzman, Mexico, novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)
1888 - Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Zedong (Chinese Communist Party)
1888 - Max Butting, composer
1888 - Roland Garros, French pilot (d. 1918)
1889 - Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Noce I Dnie)
1895 - Caroline Gordon, Kentucky, writer (Green Centuries)
1896 - Otto Siegl, composer
1897 - Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)
1900 - Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
1902 - Mihovil Logar, composer
1903 - Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
1904 - Horst Lange, writer
1905 - Helen Wills Moody, Centerville, California, American tennis player (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)
1906 - Janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)
1906 - Louis Borell, Amsterdam Neth, actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo)
1908 - Carol Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], Fort Wayne, Indiana, American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)
1908 - Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989)
1910 - Barbara Castle, British politician (d. 2002)
1912 - Anthony Cuthbert Baines, writer/curator
1913 - Meret Oppenheim, writer
1914 - Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
1915 - Edgardo Martin, composer
1915 - Harry van Doorn, [Henri W], CRM minister/Dutch politician (KVP/PPR)
1915 - Alice Timander, Swedish dentist (d. 2007)
1916 - Tommy Lawton, footballer
1918 - André Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1993)
1920 - Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005)
1920 - Lord Donaldson of Lymington, British judge (d. 2005)
1921 - Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
1922 - Joe Frazier, American baseball player
1925 - Shana Alexander, NYC, journalist (60 Minutes)
1926 - Alan Copeland, Los Angeles California, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)
1926 - Cyril Reuben, violinist
1927 - Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
1927 - Paul Badura-Skoda, Vienna Austria, pianist (Mozart Interpretation)
1929 - Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
1930 - Hafez al Assad, president (Syria)
1930 - Richie Benaud, cricket captain (great Aussie leg-spinner, commentator)
1931 - Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV)
1932 - Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
1933 - Horst Bingle, writer
1935 - Bruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler
1935 - Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)
1936 - Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
1936 - Glenn Hild, race horse trainer
1936 - Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)
1938 - Serge Nubret, French bodybuilder
1939 - Douglas K Bereuter, (Rep-R-Nebraska, 1979- )
1939 - John J LaFalce, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
1940 - Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut
1940 - Ellen Travolta, Englewood NJ, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge)
1940 - Wyche Fowler Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977-87)
1942 - Britt Ekland, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum)
1942 - Fred Travalena, NYC, comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell)
1942 - Millie Small, Jamaican singer
1943 - Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
1943 - Michael Durrell, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs)
1943 - Udo Zimmermann, composer
1943 - Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
1944 - Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
1944 - José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1977)
1945 - Domonic Barber, attorney (Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco)
1946 - Gary Gentry, baseball player (NY Mets)
1946 - Tony Greig, South Africa, cricketer (English all-rounder 1972-77), (d. 2012)
1946 - Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network
1946 - Lloyd Doggett, American politician
1946 - Vinod Khanna, Indian actor
1947 - Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1947 - Klaus Dibiasi, Italy, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
1948 - Dan Hamburg, (Rep-D-California)
1948 - Gerry Adams, Northern Irish politician
1948 - Glenn Branca, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, avant-garde composer and guitarist
1949 - Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
1950 - David Brin, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman)
1950 - Thomas McClary, US soul guitarist (Commodores-Still)
1951 - Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)
1952 - Ayten Mutlu, Turkish poet and writer
1953 - Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)
1954 - David Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys)
1955 - Tony Dungy, American football coach
1956 - Stephanie Zimbalist, NYC, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial)
1956 - Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
1957 - Dom Galluscio, race horse trainer
1957 - Shahzad Altaf, cricketer (UAE off-spinner 1996 World Cup)
1958 - Joseph Finder, American novelist
1959 - John Mackin, programmer
1959 - Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
1959 - Walter Ray Williams Jr, bowler (twice Player of the Year)
1959 - [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1959 - Brian Higgins, American politician, Member of US House of Representatives
1960 - Albert Lewis, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1960 - Jeffrey Trachta, Staten Island NY, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful)
1960 - Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)
1960 - Scott Stevens, jockey
1961 - Kathrin Dörre, East German marathoner (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1961 - Tim Burgess, rocker
1962 - Rich Yett, baseball player
Actress Elisabeth ShueActress Elisabeth Shue (1963) 1963 - Elisabeth Shue, Wilmington, Delaware, actress (Cocktail, Adv in Babysitting)
1963 - Jsu Garcia, American actor
1964 - Pam Kometani, Honolulu HI, LPGA golfer (1992 Welch's Classic-27th)
1964 - Thomas "Tom" Hunter, US 50M FREESTYLE swimmer (world record)
1965 - Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics-96)
1965 - David Spaulding, Newport Beach California, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1965 - Jim Sharp, US rodeo rider (Las Vegas 1988)
1965 - Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
1966 - Archi Cianfrocco, Rome NY, infielder (San Diego Padres)
1966 - Jimmie Johnson, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 - Julianne McNamara, Flushing NY, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
1966 - Oscar Caballos, jockey
1966 - Niall Quinn, Irish footballer
1966 - Jacqueline Obradors, American actress
1967 - Kennet Andersson, former Swedish footballer
1967 - Svend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman
1969 - Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
1969 - Jeff Lay, Ottawa Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 - Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Safeco Classic-21st)
1969 - Robert Person, St Louis MO, pitcher (NY Mets)
1969 - Troy Shaw, English snooker player
1970 - Darren Oliver, Kansas city MO, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1970 - Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer
1971 - Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Phil Bennett, British racing driver
1971 - Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress
1971 - Alan Stubbs, English footballer
1972 - J J Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
1972 - Ryu Shi-won, Korean actor and singer
1973 - Rebecca Lobo, Mass, WNBA center (Olympics-gold-96)/(NY Liberty)
1973 - Sylvain Legwinski, French footballer
1973 - Jeff Davis, American comedian
1973 - Ioan Gruffudd, Welsh actor
1974 - Brian Kelly, Mission Viejo California, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 - Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1974 - Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)
1974 - Jeremy Sisto, American actor
1974 - Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer
1975 - Ines Sainz, Miss Spain Universe (1997)
1975 - Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Veendam)
1975 - Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
1976 - Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
1977 - Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer
1977 - Vladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer
1977 - Daniel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 - Ricky Hatton, English boxer
1979 - David Di Tommaso, French footballer (d. 2005)
1979 - Richard Seymour, American football player
1979 - Lex Shrapnel, English actor
1980 - Abdoulaye Méïté, French footballer
1981 - Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer
1981 - José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
1982 - MC Lars, American hip-hop artist
1982 - William Butler, Musician and member of Arcade Fire
1984 - Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer
1986 - Mohammad Shukri, Malaysian cricketer
1986 - Olivia Thirlby, American actress

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