Famous Birthdays on 8th September

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801 - Ansgar, German Catholic archbishop (d. 865)
828 - Ali al-Hadi, Shia Imam (d. 868)
1157 - Richard I, [Richard the Lion Hearted], King of England (1189-99)
1207 - Sancho II, king of Portugal
1271 - Charles Martel d'Anjou, son of Charles II of Naples (d. 1295)
1380 - Bernardinus of Siena, Italian saint
1474 - Ludovico Ariosto, Italy, poet (Orlando Furioso)
1515 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (d. 1585)
1588 - Marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)
1591 - Jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess
1611 - Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (d. 1671)
1621 - Louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy)
1633 - Ferdinand IV of Germany (d. 1654)
King Richard the LionheartKing Richard the Lionheart (1157) 1672 - Nicolas de Grigny, composer
1718 - Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer
1736 - Bernardo Ottani, composer
1749 - Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac, French aristocrat (d. 1793)
1749 - Marie-Louise, Princesse de Lamballe, French aristocrat (d. 1792)
1756 - Anton Teyber, composer
1767 - Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer
1774 - Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet
1778 - Clemens Brentano, German poet (d. 1842)
1779 - Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer
1779 - Mustafa IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08)
1783 - Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (d. 1872)
1792 - Joseph Netherclift, composer
1804 - Eduard Mörike, German poet (d. 1875)
1814 - Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874)
1815 - Alexander Ramsey, Gov (Union), died in 1903
1821 - Henry Baxter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873
1824 - Jaime Nuno, composer
1826 - Disma Fumagalli, composer
1827 - Emil Naumann, composer
1828 - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 - George Crook, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1829 - Seth Maxwell Barton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1900
Provencal Poet Frederic MistralProvencal Poet Frederic Mistral (1830) 1830 - Frederic Mistral, Maillane, France, Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), (d. 1914)
1831 - Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor)
1841 - Antonín Dvořák, Nelahozeves Czech, composer (New World Symphony). Dies 1904
1841 - Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of James A. Garfield (d. 1882)
1852 - Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)
1854 - Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
1857 - Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
1863 - Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer
1865 - Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top)
1870 - Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer
1873 - David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
1873 - Max Reinhardt, Austria, theatrical director (Oedipus Rex)
1873 - Alfred Jarry, French absurdist playwright (d. 1907)
1880 - Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber)
1881 - Harry Hillman, American athlete (d. 1945)
1884 - Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1921)
1886 - Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)
1887 - Prince George of Yugoslavia (d. 1972)
1888 - Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)
1889 - Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)
1894 - Willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic
1895 - Sara García, Mexican actress (d. 1980)
1896 - Howard Dietz, American lyricist and librettist (d. 1983)
Country Singer Jimmie RodgersCountry Singer Jimmie Rodgers (1897) 1897 - [James Charles] Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman
1898 - Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side)
1900 - Claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate
1901 - Hendrik F Verwoerd, premier South Africa (1958-66) (assassinated)
1902 - Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary
1904 - Carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer
1905 - Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, 10 Commandments)
1906 - Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
1907 - Buck O'Neil, Old Negro League Baseball player
1907 - Gavin Muir, Chicago Illinois, actor (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show)
1907 - Leon Askin, Vienna Austria, actor (Pierre-Charlie Farrell Show)
1907 - Sid Tomack, actor (Life of Riley)
1908 - Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
1910 - Gella Allaert, Flemish actress (La Round)
1910 - Jean-Louis Barrault, Vesinet France, actor (Les Enfants du Paradis)
1912 - Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy)
1912 - Leo Cherne, NYC, economist/commentator (All Star News)
1914 - Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians)
1914 - Hillary Brooke, Abbott & Costello's neighbor (Hillary)
1915 - Frank Cady, actor (Mr Drucker-Green Acres), (d. 2012)
1915 - Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (d.1992)
1918 - Derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)
1918 - John F Seiberling, (Rep-D-OH, 1971-86)
1919 - David Johan Kvandal, composer
1919 - Richard Pool, naval Officer
1919 - Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
1921 - Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
1921 - Harry Secombe, Swansea Wales, actor, singer and goon (Down Among the "Z" Men)
1922 - Lyndon LaRouche, American presidental candidate (1980)
1922 - Sid Caesar, Yonkers NY, comedian (Your Show of Shows)
1923 - Alan Weeks, sports commentator
1923 - Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine)
1924 - Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )
1924 - Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
1924 - Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
1925 - Alexander Nikolayevich Kholminov, composer
1925 - Denise Darcel, Paris France, actress (Dangerous When Wet)
1925 - Heinz Lau, composer
1925 - Magnus Blondal Johansson, composer
Actor and Comedian Peter SellersActor and Comedian Peter Sellers (1925) 1925 - Peter Sellers, England, actor and goon (Kato, Bobo, Pink Panther), (d. 1980)
1927 - Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter (d. 2002)
1929 - Severn Darden, actor (Popesco-Mary Hartman)
1929 - Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
1929 - Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958
1930 - Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon
1930 - Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952)
1930 - Mario Adorf, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Bachelor, Abyssinia)
1930 - Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam
1930 - Robert W. Firestone, Author, Artist, Clinical Psychologist
1931 - John Garrett, British politician (d. 2007)
1932 - Patsy Cline, Winchester Va, country singer (Crazy)
1933 - Eric Salzman, composer
1933 - Asha Bhonsle, Indian singer
1933 - Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician; father of Heidi Fleiss
1933 - Michael Frayn, British playwright
1934 - Peter Maxwell Davies, Manchester England, composer (Prolation, Taverner)
1934 - Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
1935 - James Clay, saxophonist
1937 - Virna Lisi, Italy, actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard)
1938 - Sam Nunn, American politician (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972 - 1997)
1938 - Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer
1939 - Carsten Keller, German field hockey player
1939 - Guitar Shorty, American musician
1940 - Willie Tyler, Red Level Ala, ventriloquist (Lester)
1940 - Quentin L. Cook, LDS apostle
1941 - Alan Feinstein, NYC, actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree)
1941 - Bernard Sanders, (Rep-R-Vermont)
1941 - Dante Drowty, rocker
1941 - Bernie Sanders, American politician
1942 - Brian Cole, Tacoma Wash, rock vocalist/bassist (Association)
1942 - Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)
1942 - Sal Valentino, rocker
1943 - Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician
1945 - Kelly Groucutt, rocker
1945 - Rogie Vachon, Quebec, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968)
1945 - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, California, rocker (Grateful Dead, Grass Roots)
1946 - Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1946 - L.C. Greenwood, American football player, (d. 2013)
1947 - Amos Biwott, Uasin Gishee Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Oly-gold-1968)
1947 - Ann Beattie, Wash DC, short story writer (NYer Magazine)
1947 - Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
1948 - Great Kabuki, [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS)
1948 - Kathy Hite-James, LPGA golfer
1948 - Lynn/Marilyn [Lorraine] Abbey, US, sci-fi author (Black Flame)
1950 - Daniel Victor Starr, composer
1950 - Will Lee, bassist (Late Show with David Letterman)
1950 - Mike Simpson, American politician
1951 - Mark McCumber, golfer
1951 - Randy T Odle, Port Arthur Texas, astronaut
1951 - Timothy Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player/coach (Pete Sampras)
1951 - Tom Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player (US mixed Doubles 1984)
1951 - Nikos Karvelas, Greek composer
1954 - Clayton Norcross, actor (Bold & Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara)
1954 - Mark Foley, American politician
1956 - Maurice Cheeks, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Phila '76ers)
1956 - Frank Tovey, British musician (d. 2002)
1957 - Heather Thomas, Greenwich Ct, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever)
1957 - Melissa Whitmire, LPGA golfer
1958 - David Lewis, guitarist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1958 - Michael Lardie, American musician
1958 - Mitsuru Miyamoto, Japanese voice actor
1959 - Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer and actor
1960 - Stefano Casiraghi, husband of princess Caroline of Monaco
1960 - Aimee Mann, American musician
1961 - Franny Michel, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way)
1961 - Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist
1962 - René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue)
1962 - Sergio Casal, Spanish tennis player
1962 - Christopher Klim, American novelist
1962 - Thomas Kretschmann, German actor
1963 - Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
1963 - Li Ning, Chinese gymnast
1963 - Brad Silberling, American television and film director
1963 - Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian
1964 - Steffan Peters, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)
1964 - Michael Johns, American business executive
1964 - Scott Levy, American professional wrestler
1964 - Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
1965 - Barbra Fontana Harris, Manhattan Beach CA, volleyballer (Oly-4th-96)
1966 - Mike Dyer, Upland California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Raymond Atteveld, Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC)
1966 - Carola, Swedish singer
1966 - Peter Furler, musician (Newsboys)
1967 - Brett Winslow, Santa Barbara California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
1967 - Kimberly Peirce, American film director
1969 - Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
1969 - Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer
1969 - Gary Speed, Welsh footballer
1970 - Clarence Weatherspoon, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1970 - Tomur Barnes, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers)
1970 - Neko Case, American musician
1971 - Cristy Thom, LA Ca, playmate (Feb, 1991)
1971 - David Merritt, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Greg Minor, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
1971 - Henry Thomas, San Antonio TX, actor (ET)
1971 - Jan Pardavy, hockey forward (Team Slovakia)
1971 - David Arquette, Winchester, Virginia, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell)
1971 - Brooke Burke, American model
1971 - Martin Freeman, English actor
1972 - Markus Babbel, German footballer
1972 - Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor

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