Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for Saturday 1st November 2014

Birthdays 1 - 237 of 237

846 - Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (877-79) (d. 879)
1339 - Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)
1351 - Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)
1500 - Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor/goldsmith/author (Perseus)
1526 - Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, queen of Sweden and duchess of Finland (d. 1583)
1530 - Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)
1539 - Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
1549 - Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1580)
1567 - Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
1578 - Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (d. 1642)
1585 - Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (d. 1652)
1607 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (d. 1658)
1611 - François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
1618 - Johannes Flittner, composer
1629 - St. Oliver Plunkett, last Catholic martyr to die in England. (d. 1681)
1636 - Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (d. 1711)
1643 - John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)
1661 - Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
1666 - James Sherard, composer
1704 - Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (d. 1779)
1720 - Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte, French admiral (d. 1791)
1727 - Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, founder of the Moscow University (d. 1797)
1731 - Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer
1748 - Christoph Rheineck, composer
1757 - Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor
1761 - Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer
1762 - Spencer Perceval, (Tory), British PM (1809-12)
1778 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
1782 - Viscount Goderich, (Tory), British PM (1827-28)
1798 - Benjamin Lee, Baronet Guinness, Irish brewer/Dublin mayor
1805 - Alessandro Nini, composer
1808 - John Taylor, American religious leader (d. 1887)
1815 - Crawford Williamson Long, surgeon/pioneer (use of ether)
1815 - Douglas Hancock Cooper, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1825 - Joseph Benjamin Palmer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1890
1832 - Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer
1835 - Godfrey Weitzel, (Union volunteers Major general, died in 1884)
1847 - Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
1853 - Jose Santos Zelaya, (L), ruler of Nicaragua (1893-1910)
1855 - Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)
1859 - Charles Brantley Aycock, (Gov-NC)
1859 - William Henry Grattan Flood, composer
1860 - Boies Penrose, United States Senator from Pennsylvania (d. 1921)
1862 - Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
1863 - Alfred Reisenauer, composer
1865 - Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)
1871 - Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer
Novelist Stephen CraneNovelist Stephen Crane (1871) 1871 - Stephen Crane, Newark, New Jersey, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage), (d. 1900)
1877 - Roger Quilter, British composer
1878 - Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Buenos Aires, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), (d. 1959)
1878 - Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter (d. 1925)
1879 - Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)
1880 - Alfred L Wegener, German meteorologist (continental shift)
1880 - Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)
1880 - Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred WegenerMeteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener (1880) 1880 - Sholem Asch, Poland, Yiddish novelist/playwright (Three Cities)
1881 - Edward Van Sloan, American actor (d. 1964)
1886 - Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)
1887 - Max Trapp, composer
1887 - L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes (d. 1976)
1889 - Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)
1890 - James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)
1891 - Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
1892 - Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)
1896 - Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)
1897 - Naomi Mitchison, author (African Heroes, Return to Fairy Hill)
1898 - Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
1902 - Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orch)
1902 - Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat)
1903 - Don Robey, US gospel singer
1903 - Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH)
1903 - Jean Tardieu, author
1903 - Max Adrian, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover)
1903 - Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
1904 - Laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary)
1905 - Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
1906 - Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (d. 1968)
1907 - Rio Gebhardt, composer
1907 - Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist
1909 - Bruno Bjelinski, composer
1911 - Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
1911 - Donald William Kerst, Madison, Wisconsin, American Physicist who developed the betatron (device to accelerate electron beams)
1914 - William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger
1915 - Carlos A Nicolaas, Bonaire, teacher/poet
1915 - Michael Denison, York England, actor (Importance of Being Ernest)
1917 - Clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
1917 - Margaret Taylor Burroughs, US author/house painter (Black Queen)
1917 - Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson, US, sci-fi author (Anything Box)
1919 - John Secondari, Rome Italy, newscaster (Open Hearing)
1920 - James J Kilpatrick, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, columnist (60 Minutes)
1920 - Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
1921 - Ilse Aichinger, Austria, author
1921 - Jan Tausinger, composer
1921 - John Willard Peterson, composer
1922 - George S Irving, Springfield Mass, singer/actor (Dumplings)
1922 - Jeff Richards, Portland Oregon, actor (Don't Go Near the Water)
1923 - Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
1923 - Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
1923 - Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canada, sci-fi author (Genetic General)
1923 - Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
1924 - Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist
1924 - Süleyman Demirel, 9th President of Turkey
1928 - James Edward Bradford, DC, HW weightlifer (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)
1928 - Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)
1929 - Betsy Palmer, E Chicago Ind, actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th)
1929 - Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
1929 - Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
1930 - A. R. Gurney, American playwright
1932 - John Clark, English-born actor/director
1932 - Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1934 - Aat Veldhoen, Dutch artist
1934 - Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)
1934 - Umberto Agnelli, VP (Fiat)
1934 - William James Matthias, composer
1934 - William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)
Golfer Gary PlayerGolfer Gary Player (1935) 1935 - Gary Player, Johannesburg, South African PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)
1935 - Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)
1936 - Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
1937 - Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)
1938 - Patrick Buchanan, commentator/politician (Crossfire)
1939 - Barbara Bosson, Belle Vernon Pa, actr (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman)
1940 - Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
1940 - Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
1941 - Joe Louis Caldwell, Texas City, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1941 - Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
1941 - Robert Foxworth, Houston Texas, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein)
1941 - Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach
1942 - John M Spratt Jr, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )
Magazine Publisher Larry FlyntMagazine Publisher Larry Flynt (1942) 1942 - Larry Flynt, Lakeville, Kentucky, magazine publisher (Hustler)
1942 - Marcia Wallace, Creston Iowa, actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), (d. 2013)
1942 - Shere Hite, author/sex therapist
1943 - Salvatore Adamo, popular singer
1943 - John McEnery, English actor
1944 - Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
1945 - Rick Grech, Bordeaux France, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic)
1946 - Dennis Muren, American special effects artist
1947 - Rolando Garbey, Oriente Cuba, light MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 - Jim Steinman, American songwriter
1947 - Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)
1948 - Anna Stuart, American Actress (Another World, All My Children)
1948 - Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
1949 - Jeannie Berlin, LA Cal, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint)
1949 - Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
1950 - Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)
1950 - Tony Hymphris, political activist
1951 - Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)
1951 - Ronald Bell, Youngstown Oh, rock sax (Kool & The Gang)
1951 - Fabrice Luchini, French actor
1953 - Michael Zaslow, Inglewood CA, actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
1953 - N Jan Davis, Cocoa Beach Florida, PhD/astronaut (STS 47, 60, 85)
1954 - Ruben Guerrero, Mexico, relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)
1955 - Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
1956 - Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph)
1957 - Lyle Lovett, Klein Tx, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth)
1957 - Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
1958 - Rachel Ticotin, NYC, actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall)
1958 - Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
1958 - Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter
1959 - Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)
1960 - Damon Green, Pensacola FL, Nike golfer (1990 Pensacola Open-49th)
1960 - Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Oct 1]
1960 - Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers, SD Padres)
1960 - Said Aquita, runner (Oly-gold/bronze-1984)
1961 - Anne Donovan, Ridgewood NJ, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Kim Krizan, California, writer/actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused)
1961 - Magne Furuholmen, Oslo Norway, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me)
1961 - Paul Jackson, cricketer (slow lefty bowler for Victoria & Queensland)
1961 - Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
1961 - Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
1962 - Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1962 - Kelly Kelland, London Ontario, softball 1st baseman (Olympics-96)
1962 - Maga Furuholmen, rocker
1962 - Michelle Estill, Scottsdale AZ, LPGA golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One)
1962 - Robert Willis, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1963 - Antonella Ella, Italian entertainer
1963 - Brian Forde, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
1963 - Rick Allen, rock drummer (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
1963 - Kenny Alphin, American guitarist (Big & Rich)
1963 - Monty Sopp, American professional wrestler
1963 - Mark Hughes, Welsh footballer
1964 - Eddie Williams, Sheveport LA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1964 - Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
1964 - Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (NO Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
1964 - Daran Norris, American actor
1965 - Richard Stephens, NFL guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1966 - Bob Wells, Yakima WA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1966 - Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1966 - Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1966 - Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)
1966 - Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys
1966 - Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
1967 - Steve Fritz, Salina Kansas, decathlete
1967 - Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
1967 - Tina Arena, Australian singer
1967 - Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
1968 - Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
1968 - Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
1968 - Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
1969 - Barron Wortham, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1969 - Darryl Ashmore, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1969 - Jill Reeve, Hoosick Falls NY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1969 - Tie Domi, Windsor, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1970 - Alla Korot, Odessa USSR, actress (Jenna Norris-Another World)
1970 - Dawn Marple, Salem Ohio, team handball wing/back (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Sherwin Campbell, cricketer (WI opening batsman 1995)
1971 - Keith Whitecotton, Camrose Alberta, golfer (Alberta Jr-1989, 90)
1971 - Laura Moss, Kings Mt Ohio, actress (Amanda Cory-Another World)
1971 - Rob Waldrop, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
1971 - Terry Dean, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1971 - Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
1972 - Glen Murray, Halifax, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
1972 - Jenny McCarthy, Chicago IL, playmate (Oct, 1993)/host (Singled Out)
1972 - Toni Collette, Australian actress
1972 - Paul Dickov, Scottish footballer
1973 - Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress
1973 - Geoff Horsfield, English footballer
1974 - V V S Laxman, cricketer (Indian Test batsman v South Africa 1996- )
1975 - Van Hiles, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
1975 - Bo Bice, American singer
1975 - Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician
1976 - Matt Chapman, American cartoonist and voice actor
1976 - Logan Marshall-Green, American actor
1978 - Manju Warrier, Indian actress
1978 - Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress
1979 - Delgado, Angolan footballer
1979 - Milan Dudić, Serbian footballer
1979 - Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler
1979 - Coco Crisp, American baseball player
1982 - Michael Copon, American actor
1983 - Yuko Ogura, Japanese model
1983 - Josh Wicks, American soccer player
1983 - Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer
1984 - Natalia Tena, English actress
1985 - Dizzee Rascal, English rapper
1986 - Penn Badgley, American actor
1987 - Caitlin McCarthy, Victoria's Secret model
1988 - Ross Montague, English footballer

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