Famous Birthdays on 27th September

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1275 - John II of Brabant (d. 1312)
1389 - Cosimo de Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of the arts (d. 1464)
1507 - Guillaume Rondelet, Montpellier, French Naturalist famous for his study of marine animals
1600 - John Galle, Flemish engraver/printer, baptised
1601 - Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43)
1627 - Jacques-Benigne bossuet, French bishop and writer (Louis XIV court preacher), (d. 1704)
1637 - Hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer
1643 - Solomon Stoddard, American Puritan clergyman
1657 - Sophia, regent of Russia (1682-89)
1677 - Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer
1696 - Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Ital theologist/bishop/religious order founder
1719 - Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician (d. 1800)
1722 - Samuel Adams, US revolutionary and politican (Lt Gov-Mass, 1789-94)
1729 - Michael Denis, Austrian poet, bibliographer and lepidopterist (d. 1800)
US Revolutionary Samuel AdamsUS Revolutionary Samuel Adams (1722) 1772 - Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1836)
1776 - Maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney)
1783 - Agustin I de Iturbide, Valladolid Michoacán, General and 1st Emperor of Mexico (1822-23)
1786 - Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer
1792 - George Cruikshank, London, caricaturist (Oliver Twist)
1803 - Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1865
1805 - George Müller, Prussian orphanage builder (d. 1898)
1809 - Raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1877
1817 - Hiram R. Revels, Fayetteville NC, 1st black US senator
Minister and US Senator Hiram R. RevelsMinister and US Senator Hiram R. Revels (1817) 1821 - Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Grains de Mil)
1824 - William Nelson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1830 - William Babcock Hazen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1835 - John Murray Corse, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1893 [or 4/27]
1838 - Antony E J Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83)
1840 - Alfred Thayer Mahan, US, naval officer (Influence of Sea Power)
1840 - Thomas Nast, Landau Germany, political cartoonist of late 1800s America
Political Cartoonist Thomas NastPolitical Cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840) 1842 - Alphonse Francois Renard, Belgian geologist (d. 1903)
1843 - Gaston Tarry, French mathematician (d. 1913)
1858 - Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician, founder of symbolic logic
1858 - Porsteinn Erlingsson, Iceland, poet (Pyrnar)
1862 - Louis Botha, Greytown South Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19)
1864 - Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist/author
1864 - Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and Catholic Priest (d. 1938)
1866 - Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Fra Cancelliraadens Dage)
1866 - Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (d. 1932)
1867 - Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
1871 - Grazia Deledda, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
1879 - Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)
1879 - Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician (d. 1934)
1881 - Ernest Samuel Williams, composer
1881 - Johanna "Annie" Bakker, Dutch revue-artist/singer/actress
1881 - William J Clothier, 1st pres of tennis hall of fame/(US Open-1906)
1885 - Harry Blackstone, Sr., American magician (d. 1965)
1887 - Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje)
1892 - John Mylong, Austria, actor (Robot Monsters)
1893 - Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
1894 - Olive Tell, American actress (d. 1951)
1894 - Lothar von Richthofen German pilot (d. 1922)
1895 - Woolf Barnato, British racing driver (d. 1948)
1896 - George Bender, Cleveland, (Rep/Sen-R-Oh)
1896 - Sam Ervin, (Sen-D-NC), Watergate committee chairman (d. 1985)
1898 - Vincent (Miller) Youmans, US composer/songwriter (Tea for Two)
1902 - Miguel Aleman Valdes, Mexican attorney/president (1946-52)
1905 - Ernest Baier, Germany, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1936)
1905 - Vjekoslav Kaleb, Yugoslavia, writer (Splendor of the Fabric)
1906 - William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)
1906 - Jim Thompson, American author (d. 1977)
1907 - Bernard Miles, British actor (In Which We Serve, Mermaid Theatre)
1907 - Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)
1908 - Shiv Verma, soldier
1909 - Jean Berger, composer
1910 - Donald Lindsay, headmaster (Malvern College)
1910 - Eve March, CA, actress (Curse of the Cat People)
1910 - Giles William Playfair, writer
1911 - Peter Muir Doig, politician
1912 - Gerben Wagenaar, resistance fighter/Dutch Communist MP
1912 - Tauno Marttinen, composer
1912 - Mary Grierson, Bangor, Wales, botanical artist, (d. 2012)
1913 - Albert Ellis, American psychologist (d. 2007)
1916 - Samuel S Stratton, (Rep-D-NY, 1959- )
1916 - Frank Handlen, American artist
1917 - Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires)
1917 - William T. Orr, American television producer (d. 2002)
1918 - James McCallion, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet)
1918 - Lord Shepherd
1918 - Martin Ryle, Britain, radio astronomer/astronomer royal (1972-82)
1919 - Charles H Percy, (Sen-R-Ill)
1919 - Earl of Clanwilliam
1919 - Jayne Meadows, Wu Chang China, Mrs Steve Allen, actr (Dark Delusion)
1919 - James H. Wilkinson, American mathematician (d. 1986)
1919 - Johnny Pesky, American baseball player, (d. 2012)
1920 - J K Gill, president (Saatchi & Saatchi)
1920 - William Conrad, Louisville Ky, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Cannon)
1921 - D E Nineham, theologian
1922 - Arthur Penn, Phila, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde)
1922 - Carl Ballantine, actor (McHale's Navy)
1922 - James Wilson, composer
1923 - Mary McCarty, Winfield Ks, actress/singer (Starch-Trapper John MD)
1924 - Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer
1924 - Bernard Waber, American author, (d. 2013)
1924 - Fred Singer, American scientist
1924 - Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia, writer and publisher (End of the Nylon Age, The Cowards) (d. 2012)
1925 - Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (Daily Mail, Evening News)
1925 - Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
1927 - Boris Porena, composer
1927 - Eli van der Merwe Louw, S Afr minister of Transport/Manpower
1927 - Patrick O'Neal, actor (King Rat, Night of the Iguana)
1927 - Red Robert Chudnick Rodney, jazz trumpeter
1927 - Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
1928 - Earring George Mayweather, blues Harmonica Player
1928 - G H Martin, British keeper of Public Records
1928 - Margaret Rule, consultant (Mary Rose Trust)
1929 - Sada Thompson, Des Moines Ia, actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness)
1930 - Igor Kipnis, Berlin Germany, harpsichordist/professor (Fairfield)
1930 - Roger Birch, Chief Constable (Sussex)
1931 - Gerald Warner, deputy secretary (Cabinet Office)
1931 - Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
1932 - Mario Bertoncini, composer
1932 - Michael Colvin, MP
1932 - Peter Holmes, CEO (Shell Transport & Trading Company
1932 - Roger C Carmel, actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws)
1932 - Oliver E. Williamson, American economist
1932 - Yash Chopra, Indian director, (d. 2012)
1932 - Geoff Bent, English footballer (d. 1958)
1933 - Kathleen Nolan, St Louis Mo, actress (Real McCoys, Janie, Broadside)
1933 - Will Sampson, American actor (d. 1987)
1933 - Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)
1934 - Barbara Howar, Nashville, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight)
1934 - Claude Jarman Jr, Nashville Tn, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight)
1934 - DAER Peake, CEO (Kleinwort Benson Group)
1934 - Dick Schaap, sportscaster/author (Bo Knows Bo, Instant Replay)
1934 - Greg Morris, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Mission Impossible, Vega$)
1934 - Wilford Brimley, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon)
1935 - Jerome Shipp, US, basketball (Olympic-gold-1964)
1936 - Gordon Honeycombe, broadcaster/author
1936 - Yuri Nikolayevich Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
1936 - Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), (d. 2012)
1938 - Alexander Graham, Lord Mayor of London
1939 - Jim Ross Lightfoot, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1985- )
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth (1939) 1939 - Kathy Whitworth, Monahans Texas, golfer (7 time LPGA Player of Year)
1939 - Nicholas Haslam, interior designer
1939 - Carol Lynn Pearson, American poet and writer
1940 - Josephine Barstow, opera singer
1940 - Benoni Beheyt, Belgian cyclist
1941 - Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star
1941 - Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
1941 - Peter Bonetti, English footballer
1942 - Baroness Blackstone
1942 - Dith Pran, Cambodian-born photojournalist
1942 - Alvin Stardust, English singer
1943 - Anna Gael, [Gyarmarthy], Budapest Hungary, Lady Weymouth
1943 - Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)
1943 - Randy Bachman, Winnipeg, rocker (Bachman-Turner Overdrive-Roll On)
1943 - Steve Boone, NC, rock vocalist/bassist (Lovin' Spoonful)
1943 - Amedeo, 5th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat
1944 - IDG Garnett, British Vice-Admiral
1945 - Misha Dichter, Shanghai China, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966)
1945 - Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
1945 - Kay Ryan, American poet
1946 - Peter H Kostmayer, (Rep-D-PA, 1977-81, 83- )
1946 - Ronald Fox, senior partner (Fox Williams)
1946 - Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
1946 - T.C. Cannon, Kiowa/Caddo artist (d. 1978)
1947 - Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
1947 - Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Education
1947 - Liz Torres, Bronx NY, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show)
1947 - Meat Loaf, [Marvin Lee Aday], Dallas, rocker (Bat Out of Hell)
1948 - A Martinez, Glendale, California, American actor (L.A. Law, Santa Barbara)
1948 - Barbara Dickson, singer
1948 - Michael Houlihan, director (Horniman Museum & Gardens)
1948 - Michele Dotrice, English actor
1948 - Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
1948 - John K. Reed, American coral biologist
MLB Third Baseman Mike SchmidtMLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt (1949) 1949 - Mike Schmidt, Dayton Ohio, MLB third baseman & HR hitter (Phillies)
1949 - Robb Weller, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Home Show)
1949 - Graham Richardson, Australian politician
1949 - Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
1950 - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japan, actor (Lt A J Shimamura-Nash Bridges)
1951 - Jim Shooter, American comic book writer
1951 - Paul Craig, British law professor
1951 - Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage)
1952 - Del Russel, Pasadena California, actor (Richard-Arnie)
1952 - Doemitri Dorin Prunariu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40)
1952 - Didier Dubois, French mathematician
1952 - André Viger, French Canadian marathoner
1953 - Benjamin Gene Brown, SF California, 4X400 runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1953 - Diane Abbott, MP
1953 - Heather Watts, Los Angeles California, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave)
1953 - Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaica, reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie-DJ Riot)
1953 - Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian religious leader
1953 - Claudio Gentile, Italian footballer
1954 - Ray Hadley, Australian radio broadcaster
1957 - Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)
1957 - Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
1958 - Shaun Cassidy, Los Angeles California, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away)
1959 - Beth Heiden, Madison Wisc, 3000m speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1960 - Nick della Casa, British/Brazillian/Argentine cameraman (Emmy Award)
1960 - Barron Lerner, American physician and historian
1961 - Christopher J Perry, Edenton NC, PGA golfer (1987 Kemper Open-2nd)
1961 - Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer
1961 - Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer
1962 - Dennis Paulson, San Gabriel CA, PGA golfer (1994 Freeport-McMoRan-4th)
1962 - Gavin Larsen, cricketer (NZ medium-pace all-rounder)
1963 - Caren Metschuck, German DR, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic-gold-1980)
1964 - Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind)
1965 - Steve Kerr, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)

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