Famous Birthdays on 12th September

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1492 - Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (d. 1519)
1494 - King Francis I of France (1515-47), (d. 1547)
1559 - Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect
1575 - Henry Hudson, England, navigator/explorer (Hudson River)
1605 - William Dugdale, English antiquarian (d. 1686)
1655 - Sebastien de Brossard, composer
1688 - Ferdinand Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1731)
1690 - Peter Dens, Belgian Catholic theologian (d. 1775)
1720 - Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)
1725 - Guillaume Le Gentil, French astronomer (d. 1792)
1740 - Johann Heinrich Jung, German author (d. 1817)
1761 - Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer
1768 - Bemnjamin Carr, composer
1788 - Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder (Disciples of Christ)
1801 - Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing-teacher
1803 - Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
1806 - Andrew Hull Foote, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1863
1811 - James Hall, US geologist (Natural history of NY)
1812 - Richard Hoe, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1886)
1818 - Richard Jordan Gatling, US, inventor (hand-cranked machine gun)
1829 - Anselm Feuerbach, German painter
1829 - Charles Dudley Warner, Mass, newspaperman/author (Being a Boy)
1830 - William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)
1852 - Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (L, 1908-16), (d. 1928)
1855 - Simon-Napoléon Parent, Canadian politician (d. 1920)
1856 - Johann Heinrich Beck, composer
1857 - George H Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter/water colors painter
1858 - Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor
1871 - Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, Romania
1873 - Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
1875 - Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (d. 1926)
1876 - Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter)
1877 - Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Jane Eyre)
1879 - Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter
1879 - H de Bie, Dutch lawyer (children's law)
Journalist and Critic H. L. MenckenJournalist and Critic H. L. Mencken (1880) 1880 - Henry Louis Mencken, Baltimore, Md, American newspaperman/critic (Prejudices)
1881 - Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)
1887 - George Georgescu, composer
1888 - Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)
1890 - Guido Guerrini, composer
1891 - Adolph Weiss, composer
1891 - Pedro Albizu Campos, advocate for Puerto Rican independence (d. 1965)
1892 - Alfred A Knopf, US, publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal)
1894 - Billy Gilbert, Louisville KY, actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday)
1895 - Alice Lake, Brooklyn NY, silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked)
1896 - Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe)
Physicist/Chemist Irene Joliot-CuriePhysicist/Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie (1897) 1897 - Irene Joliot-Curie, Paris, physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, (d. 1956)
1898 - Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters)
1898 - Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer (d. 1963)
1899 - Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter
1900 - Eric Harding Thiman, composer
1901 - Ben Blue, Montreal, Quebec, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show)
1901 - Ernst Pepping, German composer
1902 - Juscelino Kubitschek, president Brazil (1955-60)
1904 - Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer
1905 - Boris Arapov, composer
1906 - Ruvim Pergament, composer
1907 - Joe Lederer, Austrian actress/writer (Drei Tage Liebe)
1907 - Louis MacNeice, Irish poet (d. 1963)
1909 - Spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
1909 - Donald MacDonald, O.C., LL.D. former president of the Canadian Labour Congress and politician (d.1986)
1913 - Ben[jamin S] Polak, Neth, physician/communist/resistance fighter
1913 - Jesse Owens, track star, spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold
1913 - Kenneth Lo, cookery writer/restaurateur
1914 - Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst (d. 1988)
1914 - Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor (d. 1999)
1915 - Billy Daniels, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Billy Daniels Show)
1915 - Frank McGee, American journalist (d. 1974)
1916 - Tony Bettenhausen, American race car driver (d. 1961)
1917 - Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
1917 - Seamas NacNeill, piper
1917 - Pierre Sévigny, Canadian politician (d. 2004)
1920 - Irene Dailey, NYC, actress (Liz-Another World, Grissom Gang)
1920 - Jan W Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet/historian (Blossoming Stone)
1921 - Frank McGee, Monroe La, news anchor (NBC Evening News)
1921 - Stanislaw Lem, Lwów, Poland, sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible)
1922 - Jackson Mac Low, composer
1922 - Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1922 - Ellen Demming, American actress (d. 2002)
1924 - Howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
1924 - Jean Le Poulain, Marseille, France, actor (Divine)
1925 - Dickie Moore, Los Angeles California, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men)
1925 - Stan Lopata, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
1927 - Gianna Maria Canale, Reggio Calabria Italy, actress (Go For Broke)
1927 - Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1929 - Harvey Lester Schmidt, composer
1930 - Larry Austin, composer
1931 - George Jones, Saratoga Tx, singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), (d. 2013)
1931 - Ian Holm, Ilford Essex England, actor (Himmler-Holocaust)
1931 - Kristin Hunter, [Eggleston], US author (God Bless the Child)
1933 - Stafford Heginbotham, toymaker/Football Club Chairman
1933 - Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress
1934 - Gunther Gebel-Williams, lion tamer (Ringling Bros Circus)
1934 - Glenn Davis, American athlete
1934 - Jaegwon Kim, Korean-born American philosopher
1935 - Allan B Swift, (Rep-D-Washington, 1979- )
1935 - Richard H Hunt, Chicago, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction)
1937 - Daniela Rocca, Sicily, actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas)
1937 - Wesley Hall, West indian/British politician
1937 - George Chuvalo, Canadian boxer
1938 - Tatiana Troyanos, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier)
1939 - Henry A Waxman, (Rep-D-California, 1975-86)
1939 - Phillip Ramey, composer
1940 - Linda Gray, Santa Monica California, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas)
1940 - Mickey Lolich, pitcher (Detroit Tiger, won 25 in 1971)
1940 - Roger K Crouch, Jamestown Tenn, astronauts (STS 83, 94)
1940 - Stephen J Solarz, (Rep-D-NY, 1975-93)
1940 - Susan Sennett, Santa Monica California, actress (Big Bad Mama)
1940 - Patrick Mower, English actor
1941 - Hans-Karsten Raecke, composer
1942 - Tomés Marco, Basque/Spanish composer
1943 - Maria Muldaur, Greenwich Village, NY, singer (Midnight at the Oasis)
1943 - Michael Ondaatje, Sri Lankan-born writer
Singer Barry WhiteSinger Barry White (1944) 1944 - Barry White, Galveston Tx, singer (Love's Theme), (d. 2003)
1944 - Leonard Peltier, American activist
1945 - John Mauceri, NYC, conductor (Wash DC Opera)
1945 - Maria Aitken, actress (Fish Called Wanda)
1945 - Vern M Lindblad, Seattle WA, Turkologist
1948 - Max Walker, Australian cricket player
1948 - Luis Lima, Argentinian tenor
1949 - Irina Rodnina, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
1949 - Tony Stevens, rocker
1950 - Cynthia Meyers, playmate (Dec 1968)/actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls)
1950 - Gustav Brunner, Austrian engineer
1951 - Berty Ahern, Drumcondra, Dublin, PM of Ireland (1997-2008)
1951 - Joe Pantoliano, Jersey City NJ, actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive)
1951 - Gerald Stano, American serial killer
1952 - Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
1952 - Neil Peart, Canada, musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)
1953 - John Williams, US, archer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1953 - Nancy "Nan" Goldin, Washington D.C., Photographer
1954 - Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2
1954 - Adrian Adonis, American professional wrestler (d. 1988)
1954 - Jeff Jarvis, American journalist
1955 - Peter Scolari, New Rochelle New York, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
1955 - Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)
1956 - Brian Robertson, Glasgow Scotland, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy)
1956 - Charles Henry Beck, Fayetteville NC, PGA golfer (1990 Buick Open 1992)
1956 - Barry Andrews, British musician
1956 - Sam Brownback, American politician
1956 - Ricky Rudd, American race car driver
1957 - Hawk, [Michael Hegstrand], wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom)
1957 - Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)
1957 - Hans Zimmer, German composer
1958 - Gregg Edelman, Chicago IL, actor (Green Card)
1958 - Wilfredo Benitez, PR, boxer (world champ at 17y176d)
1959 - Cindy Rarick, Glenwood MN, LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer)
1960 - Lynn Connelly, Washington DC, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic-6th)
1961 - Mylene Farmer, Montreal Canada, french singer (Cendres de Lune)
1961 - Kathem Al Saher, Iraqi singer
1962 - Amy Yasbeck, Blue Ash, Ohio, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask)
1962 - Dino Merlin, Bosnian singer
1964 - Dieter Hecking, German footballer
1965 - Silke Horner, German DR, swimmer (world record 100m-breast stroke)
1965 - Vernon Maxwell, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
1965 - Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
1965 - John Norwood Fisher, American musician
1966 - Darren E Burrows, Kansas, actor (Ed Chigliak-Northern Exposure)
1966 - Ben Folds, American musician
1967 - Pat Listach, Natchitoches LA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1968 - [Reid Laurence] Larry LaLonde, Richmond, California, American guitarist (Primus-Frizzle Fry)
1968 - Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian
1969 - Ángel Cabrera, Argentine golfer
1969 - James Frey, American writer
1969 - Shigeki Maruyama, Japanese golfer
1969 - André Heinz, American environmentalist; son of Teresa Heinz
1970 - Rebecca Joyce, Australia, rower (Olympics-96)
1970 - Nathan Larson, American guitarist and composer (Shudder To Think, Hot One)
1971 - Terry Dehere, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1972 - Amy Locane, NJ, actress (Sandy Harling-Melrose Place)
1972 - Cady Cantrell, Lanett AL, playmate (Apr, 1992)
1973 - Darren Campbell, British athlete
1973 - Martin Lapointe, Canadian hockey player
Actor Paul WalkerActor Paul Walker (1973) 1973 - Paul Walker, Glendale, California, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), (d. 2013)
1974 - Nuno Valente, Portuguese footballer
1974 - Caroline Aigle, First female French fighter pilot (d. 2007)
1974 - Jennifer Nettles, American country singer, part of Sugarland
1975 - Tom Carroll, actor (J T Adams-Swan's Crossing)
1976 - Maciej Żurawski, Polish footballer
1976 - Bizzy Bone (Bryon Anthony McCane), American rapper, (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
1977 - James Louis McCartney, son of Paul & Linda McCartney
1977 - Idan Raichel, Israeli musician
1977 - Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer
1977 - Grant Denyer, Australian television personality and TV Host
1977 - Jeff Irwin, American musician
1977 - David Thompson, English footballer
1978 - Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress
1978 - Benjamin McKenzie, American actor
1978 - Michael Paget, Welsh guitarist (Bullet for My Valentine)
1978 - Ruben Studdard, American singer
1980 - Fernando Cesar de Souza, Brazilian footballer
1980 - Gus G., Greek guitarist (Firewind, Dream Evil)
1980 - Sean Burroughs, American baseball player
1980 - Josef Vašíček, Czech ice hockey player
1980 - Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player
1981 - Jered Guzman, Garden Grove California, pairs skater (& Natalie Vlandis)
Actress and Singer Jennifer HudsonActress and Singer Jennifer Hudson (1981) 1981 - Jennifer Hudson, Chicago, Illinois, American actress and singer (Dreamgirls, Jennifer Hudson)
1982 - Nana Ozaki, Japanese model
1983 - Carly Smithson, Irish singer
1983 - Daniel Muir, football player

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