Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Birthdays 1 - 213 of 213

480 BC - Euripides, Salamís, Greek playwright (Medea), (d. 406 BC)
63 BC - Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)
1158 - Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1186)
1161 - Emperor Takakura of Japan (d. 1181)
1215 - Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1294)
1434 - Yolande of Valois, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1478)
1555 - Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange
1591 - Michael Lohr, composer
1596 - Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher
1598 - Eleonore Gonzaga, wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1655)
1605 - Daniel von Czepko, German poet
1641 - Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, theologist (against jansenisme)
1642 - Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer
1647 - Joseph Dudley, American statesman (d. 1720)
1650 - Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)
Roman Emperor Augustus CaesarRoman Emperor Augustus Caesar (63 BC) 1684 - Johann Theodor Romhild, composer
1703 - Jean-Marie Leclair, composer
1712 - Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)
1740 - Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1813)
1745 - John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)
1768 - William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)
1771 - Emperor Kokaku of Japan (d. 1840)
1781 - Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (d. 1860)
1782 - Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer
1791 - Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
1791 - Karl T Korner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)
1800 - William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
1804 - David Van de Kellen, coin engraver
1805 - Matthew Adams Stickney, Rowley Mass, numismatist
1816 - Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), died in 1887
1816 - Julius White, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1817 - Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer
1819 - Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (d. 1896)
1820 - Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 - Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio US, feminist/reformer
1842 - Karl Munzinger, composer
1849 - Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer
1852 - William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school
1853 - Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar
1854 - Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)
1856 - William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)
1861 - Edmond H H Allenby, British field marshal
1861 - Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
1863 - Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)
1863 - Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist
1864 - Draga Mašin, Queen of Serbia (d. 1903)
1865 - Emmuska Orczy, Tarnaörs Hungary, Hungarian-born British writer (Scarlet Pimpernel)
1866 - Edouard Combe, composer
1870 - John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist
1871 - Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer
1880 - John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
1888 - Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
Writer and Political Commentator Walter LippmannWriter and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann (1889) 1889 - Walter Lippmann, New York City New York, American journalist/political writer (Public Opinion)
1890 - Arthur Walter Kramer, composer
1890 - Friedrich Paulus, German Generalfieldmarshal (Stalingrad). Dies 1957.
1894 - Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (Edda & Thora)
1895 - Miron Merzhanov, Soviet architect (d. 1975)
1895 - Johnny Mokan, American baseball player (d. 1985)
1897 - Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
1897 - Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)
1899 - Louise Nevelson, Kiev, Russia, sculptor (Sky Cathedral)
1899 - Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], Paris France, actor (China Gate)
1899 - William Levi Dawson, composer
1900 - Bill Stone, British serviceman; one of the last surviving veterans of World War I
1901 - Adrian Pitlo, lawyer
1901 - Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)
1902 - Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)
1904 - Meyer Schapiro, art historian
1904 - Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
1905 - Jeno Kenessey, composer
1906 - Willard F McMurry, musician
1907 - Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/pres of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
1907 - Dominique Aury, French novelist (d. 1998)
1907 - Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)
1909 - Marianne Straub, weaver
1910 - Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
1910 - Soulima Stravinsky, Lausanne Switz, Russian pianist (Igor's son)
1911 - Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)
1912 - Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)
1912 - Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
1913 - Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer
1914 - Norman Cazden, composer
1914 - Omar Ali Saifuddin III, Sultan of Brunei (d. 1986)
1915 - Finn Arnestad, composer
1915 - Ian Dawson-Shepherd, campaigner
Italian Prime Minister Aldo MoroItalian Prime Minister Aldo Moro (1916) 1916 - Aldo Moro, Maglie Italy, Italian politician (d. 1978)
1917 - Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)
1920 - Alexander Arutiunian, composer, (d. 2012)
1920 - Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
1920 - Jiri Jaroch, composer
1920 - Mickey Rooney, American actor
1922 - Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
1923 - Jermaine Dupri, Asheville, NC, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together)
1925 - Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
1925 - Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
1925 - Eleonora Rossi Drago, Italian actress
Jazz Musician John ColtraneJazz Musician John Coltrane (1926) 1926 - John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight)
1928 - Robert Helps, composer
1929 - Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
1930 - Colin Blakely, Bangor N Ireland, actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear)
1930 - Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)
1930 - Ray Charles [Robinson], Albany Ga, singer/pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around) (d. 2004)
1930 - Sehba Akhtar, poet of Pakistan (d.1996)
1931 - Ruud van den Hende, sports reporter
1931 - Gerald Stairs Merrithew, Canadian educator (d. 2004)
1934 - Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx)
1935 - Pierre Marietan, composer
Musician Ray CharlesMusician Ray Charles (1930) 1936 - Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician
1938 - Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA golfer
1938 - Romy Schneider, Vienna Austria, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch)
1938 - Tom Lester, American actor
1939 - Roy Buchanan, Ozark Ark, rocker
1939 - Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
1939 - Roy Buchanan, American guitarist (d. 1988)
1939 - Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
1940 - Tim Rose, rocker
1941 - Simon Nolet, French-Canadian ice hockey player
1942 - Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
1943 - Bob Clement, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
1943 - Julio Iglesias, Spain, singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
1943 - Walter Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
NFL Coach Marty SchottenheimerNFL Coach Marty Schottenheimer (1943) 1943 - Marty Schottenheimer, McDonald Pennsylvania, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
1944 - Loren J Shriver, Iowa, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-C, STS 31, STS 46)
1945 - Paul Petersen, Glendale California, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show)
1945 - Ronald Bushy, Washington DC, rock drummer (Iron Butterfly)
1945 - Igor Ivanov, Russian politician
1946 - Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
1947 - Don Grolnick, jazz musician
1947 - Mary Kay Place, Tulsa Oklahoma, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!)
1948 - Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
1949 - Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], Asbury NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)
1951 - Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1954 - Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
1955 - Patti Weaver, WV, actress (Days of our Life, Gina-Young & Restless)
1956 - June Forester, Chattanooga Tn, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
1956 - Lili Carati, Varese Italy, Miss Italy (1975)/actress (Alcove)
1956 - Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
1956 - Paolo Rossi, Italian footballer
1956 - Peter David, American writer
1957 - Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
1957 - Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1957 - Rosalind Chao, American actress
1957 - Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
1958 - Larry Hogan Mize, Augusta GA, PGA golfer (1987 Masters)
1958 - Danielle Dax, British musician
1958 - Marvin Lewis, American football coach
1959 - Heather Drew, St Louis MO, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic-5th)
1959 - Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], Newark NJ, actor (George-Seinfeld)
1960 - John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze)
1961 - Elizabeth Peña, Elizabeth, New Jersey, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder)
1961 - Phyllis Hines, Nashville TN, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1961 - William C McCool, San Diego California, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1961 - Chi McBride, American actor
1962 - Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler
1963 - Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)
1964 - Diane Dixon, Brooklyn New York, American 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1964 - Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
1964 - Clayton Blackmore, Welsh footballer
1964 - Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer (B'z)
1965 - Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)
1965 - Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
1966 - Doug Widell, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
1966 - Pete Harnisch, Commack NY, pitcher (NY Mets)
1967 - LisaRaye, American actress
1968 - Yvette Fielding, English television presenter
1969 - Jeff Cirillo, Pasadena CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 - Patrick Fiori, French singer
1969 - Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
1970 - Brian Wells, Carmel California, pairs skater (& Lyons-1995 Midwest champ)
1970 - Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer
1970 - Ani DiFranco, American musician
1971 - Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
1971 - Marcel Boudesteyn, soccer player (Excelsior/FC Groningen)
1971 - Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
1971 - Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)
1971 - Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cin Reds)
1972 - Karl Pilkington, British radio personality
1973 - Grant McDonald, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
1973 - Michelle Tolson, Manchester NH, Miss America-NH (1997)
1973 - Ingrid Fliter, Argentinian pianist
1974 - Doris Glenn Easterly, Richmond Va, diver (Olympics-96)
1974 - Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler
1974 - Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
1975 - Vitaliy Yeremeyev, hockey goalie (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
1975 - Jaime Bergman, American model and actress
1975 - Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
1975 - Chris Hawkins, British radio personality
1976 - Faune A. Chambers, American actress
1976 - Kip Pardue, American actor and model
1977 - Rachael Yamagata, American singer and songwriter
1977 - Matthieu Descoteaux, Canadian ice hockey player
1977 - Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2008)
1978 - Worm Miller, American filmmaker
1978 - Keri Lynn Pratt, American actress
1979 - Red, Los Angeles California, rapper (Another Bad Creation)
1979 - Ricky Davis, American basketball player
1979 - Bryant McKinnie, Woodbury, NJ, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
1980 - Cameron Litvack, American television producer
1981 - Robert Doornbos, Dutch race car driver
1981 - Natalie Horler, German singer (Cascada)
1981 - Misti Traya, American actress
1984 - Anneliese van der Pol, American actress
1984 - Louie Stephens, American musician (Rooney)
1984 - Nathan Jendrick, American author
1984 - Matt Kemp, American baseball player
1985 - Maki Goto, Japanese pop singer
1985 - Jared High, American victim of bullying (d. 1998)
1985 - Brian Brohm, American football player
1985 - Lukáš Kašpar, Czech ice hockey player
1985 - Hossein Ka'abi, Iranian footballer
1985 - Joba Chamberlain, American baseball player
1986 - Martin Cranie, English footballer
1989 - Brandon Jennings, American basketball player

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