Famous Birthdays on 15th September

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973 - Al-Biruni, mathematician (d. 1048)
1254 - Marco Polo, Venice, Italian explorer (Il Milione), (d. 1324)
1505 - Maria, queen of Hungary/wife of Louis II/governess of Neth (1531-55)
1533 - Catherine of Austria, queen consort of Poland and Lithuania (d. 1572)
1572 - Erasmus Widmann, composer
1580 - Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (d. 1659)
1586 - Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer
1613 - François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (d. 1680)
1649 - Titus Oates, English minister and plotter (d. 1705)
1666 - Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle (d. 1726)
1685 - Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
1690 - Ignazio Prota, composer
1736 - Jean-Sylvain, French historian (History of France)
Explorer Marco PoloExplorer Marco Polo (1254) 1744 - Georg Ritschel, composer
1760 - Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien, Prussian general of the Napoleonic Wars (d. 1824)
1764 - Friedrich Heine, composer
1764 - Paolo Francesco Parenti, composer
1789 - James Fenimore Cooper, Burlington New Jersey, 1st major American novelist (Last of Mohicans)
1808 - Louis Clapisson, composer
1811 - Jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer
1811 - Willem J van Zeggelen, Dutch author
1816 - Edward Wolff, composer
1828 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
Writer James Fenimore CooperWriter James Fenimore Cooper (1789) 1830 - Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
1834 - Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian/parliament member
1837 - Leo van Gheluwe, composer
1843 - Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
1851 - Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)
1851 - Josif Marinkovic, composer
1852 - Jan E Matzeliger, Surinamese inventor (shoe lacing machine)
1852 - Edward Bouchet, American physicist (d. 1918)
1857 - William Howard Taft, Cin, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice
27th US President William Howard Taft27th US President William Howard Taft (1857) 1858 - Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer/hermit
1858 - Jeno Hubay, composer
1860 - Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, Indian engineer (d. 1962)
1863 - Horatio William Parker, composer
1865 - Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer (Loi Falcidie)
1865 - Nicolaus Adriani, linguist (Middle-Celebes languages)
1868 - Dirk B Nanninga, Dutch painter
1876 - Bruno Walter, [B W Schlesinger], Berlin Germany, conductor (NY Phil)
1876 - Frank E Gannett, Rochester, newspaper publisher (Gannett)
1876 - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian novelist (d. 1938)
1877 - Jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and zionist (d. 1938)
1879 - Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)
1881 - Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti, Milan, race car builder (Amaz Bugattis)
1883 - Esteban Terradas i Illa, Spanish mathematician and engineer (d. 1950)
1884 - Floro Manuel Ugarte, composer
1887 - Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss sculptor, artist and poet
1887 - Carlos Dávila, former President of Chile (d. 1955)
1888 - Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (d. 1925)
1889 - Robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary)
Novelist Agatha ChristieNovelist Agatha Christie (1890) 1890 - Agatha Christie, Torquay, Devon, mystery writer (Murder on Orient Express), (d. 1976)
1890 - Claude McKaye, Jamaica/US author (Songs of Jamaica, Banjo)
1890 - Frank Martin, Geneva Switzerland, composer (In Terra Fax)
1892 - Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)
1894 - Jean Renoir, French director (Madame Bovary, Nana, Grand Illusion)
1894 - Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (d. 1977)
1895 - Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (d. 1977)
1895 - Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (d. 1974)
1896 - Tadeusz Szeligowski, composer
1898 - John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
1899 - Milton S Eisenhower, Dwight's brother/pres (Pennsylvania State)
1900 - Larry Kent, CA, director (High Stakes)
1901 - Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
1902 - Magda [Helena] Lupescu, wife of King Carol II of Romania
1903 - Roy Acuff, Maynardville Tenn, country musician (Hee Haw)
1904 - Tom Conway, Russia, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show)
1904 - Umberto II, van Piemonte, king of Italy (1946)
1906 - Kathryn Murray, Jersey City NJ, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)
1906 - Penny Singleton, Phila Pa, voice (Jane Jetsons)/actress (Blondie)
1907 - Fay Wray, Alberta Canada, actress-King Kong's main squeeze
1907 - Jack Bailey, Hampton Iowa, TV host (Queen for a Day)
1908 - Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
1908 - Penny Singleton, American actress (d. 2003)
1909 - Carlos Estrada, composer
1909 - Jean Batten, NZ air pioneer (1st woman to fly solo Australia-
1909 - Phil Arnold, NJ, actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees)
1909 - C.N.Annadurai, Former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu
1910 - George D Kilpatrick, Canadian/British bible scholar
1910 - Richard Baerlein, racing writer
1911 - Silas Hogan, blues singer/guitarist
1911 - Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
1912 - Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer
1913 - Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU)
1913 - Henry Dreyfus Brant, Montreal Canada, composer (Great American Goot)
1913 - John Mitchell, Nixon's attorney general who went to jail
1913 - Roger "Ram" Ramirez, jazz pianist/composer
1914 - Creighton Abrams, US, army general (Vietnam War)
1914 - Jens Otto Krag, premier of Denmark (1962-68, 71-72)
1914 - Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
1915 - Helmut Schoen, football coach
1915 - John Conte, Plamer Mass, actor (Mantovani)
1915 - Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)
1916 - Margaret Lockwood, Karachi India, actress (Lady Vanishes)
1917 - Richard Arnell, composer
1918 - Nipsey Russell, American comedian (d. 2005)
1919 - Fausto Coppi, Italian bicylist (world record 45,798 km)
1919 - Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
1921 - Jan Frank Fischer, composer
1921 - Norma MacMillan, Canadian actress (d. 2001)
1922 - Jackie Cooper, Los Angeles, California, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman)
1922 - Bob Anderson, English Olympic Fencer, renowned film fight choreographer (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings) (d.2012)
1923 - Anton Heiller, composer
1924 - Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
1924 - Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
1925 - Forrest Compton, Reading Pa, actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night)
1925 - Carlo Rambaldi, Vigarano Mainarda, Italy, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), (d. 2012)
1926 - Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
1926 - Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
1926 - Edward Derwinski, Chicago, Illinois, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992
1927 - Norm Crosby, Boston Mass, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club)
1927 - David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
1928 - Julian E "Cannonball" Adderley, Tampa Florida, US jazz hard bop musician (Black Messiah)
1928 - Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)
1929 - Murray Gell-Mann, physicist who predicted quarks
1929 - Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
1933 - Henry Darrow, NYC, actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show)
1933 - Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
1934 - Fred Nile, Australian politician
1935 - Jacques d'Ancona, journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show)
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley CooperTennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper (1936) 1936 - ashley j cooper, Melbourne Victoria, Australian tennis champ (US Open-1957)
1937 - Cynthia Anzolut, Harrisburg PA, LPGA golfer
1937 - Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate
1937 - Fernando de la Rúa, 51st President of Argentina
1938 - Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
1938 - Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)
1939 - Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet/painter
1940 - Frank Linzy, baseball player
1940 - Merlin Olsen, UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)
1940 - Norman [Richard] Spinrad, US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)
1941 - Miroslav Hermazewski, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 30)
1941 - Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer
1941 - Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut
1941 - Yuri Norstein, Russian animator
1942 - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, US, sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)
1942 - Phil Harris, English carpet manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1942 - Lee Dorman, American Bassist
1944 - Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician
1945 - Jessye Norman, US, opera singer (Carmen)
1945 - Carmen Maura, Spanish actress
1945 - Ron Shelton, American film director
1946 - Fighting Mack, [Edwin Alberto], Antillian welterweight boxer
1946 - Oliver Stone, NYC, director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon)
1946 - Tommy Lee Jones, actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, Fugitive)
1946 - Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author
1948 - Suzyn Waldman, American Sportscaster
1949 - Joe Barton, Waco Texas, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives since 1985)
1951 - Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer
1952 - Kelly Keagy, rock vocalist (Night Ranger)
1953 - Bruce Heuchan, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)
1953 - Jerry Page, golfer (largest PGA victory margin)
1953 - Pat Barrett, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1954 - 7th marquess of Bristol, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1954 - Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (d. 2007)
1955 - Mac Sweeney, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
1955 - Željka Antunović, Croatian politician
1955 - Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer
1956 - Jaki Graham, British personality
1956 - Ned Rothenberg, composer
1956 - Tawny Elaine Godin Schneider, Maine, Miss America (76)/(Eye on Hollywood)
1956 - Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
1957 - Fulton Peter Allem, Kroonstad South Africa, PGA golfer (1993 SW Bell)
1958 - Lesley Player, Redhill England, Sarah Fergusson's father's lover
1958 - Wendie Jo Sperber, Hollywood, California, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies)
1958 - Dr. Know, American guitarist (Bad Brains)
1960 - Scott Thompson Baker, Minneapolis, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children)
1960 - Kevin Allen, Welsh actor
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan MarinoHall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino (1961) 1961 - Dan Marino, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins)
1962 - Aubrey Matthews, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
1962 - Earnest Byner, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
1962 - Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
1962 - Dina Lohan, American actress and reality television star, mother of Lindsay Lohan
1964 - Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado yachter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1964 - Robert Farley, Ndola Zambia, Australasia golfer
1964 - Ryoko Kikuchi, Zama City, Kanagawa, Japanese cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11) and reporter
1964 - Róbert Fico, Slovak Prime minister
1964 - Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits
1965 - Rob Whitlock, Newcastle NSW, Australasia golfer
1966 - Sherman Douglas, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
1967 - Dexter Carter, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
1967 - Jerry Dixon, heavy metal bassist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1968 - Danny Nucci, actor (Gabriel Ortega-Falcon Crest)
1968 - Michael Puschacher, hockey goalie (Team Austria 1998)
1968 - Rich Robertson, Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1969 - KG, rocker (Naughty by Nature)
1969 - Jim Curtiss, American writer
1969 - Jeffrey Schwarz, American film director/producer
1970 - Danny Ellis, Orlando Fla, golfer (All-American-1990, 92, 93)
1971 - Chad Bratzke, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
1971 - Crystal McLaurin-Coney, Miss USA-North Carolina (1997)
1971 - Josh Charles, actor (Crossing the Bridge, Cooperstown)
1971 - Myron Bell, NFL safety (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1971 - Wayne Ferreira, Johannesburg South Africa, tennis star (Munich 1995)
1971 - Will Shields, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
1971 - Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
1972 - Amanda Lynn Granrud, Great Falls Montana, Miss America-Montana (1996)
1972 - Jimmy Carr, English comedian
1972 - Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
1972 - Princess Letizia of Spain
1973 - Julie Cox, English actress

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