Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for Saturday 25th October 2014

Birthdays 1 - 226 of 226

1102 - William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
1330 - Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
1360 - Louis, founder of house of Anjou
1510 - Renée of France, French princess and Duchess of Ferrara (d. 1574)
1528 - Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/soldier/politician
1576 - Thomas Weelkes, composer
1683 - Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)
1692 - Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain
1709 - Georg Gebel, composer
1709 - John Wagenaar, Amsterdam merchant/historian, baptised
1716 - Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer
1721 - Pierre Talon, composer
1735 - James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth)
1759 - Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
1759 - Maria Fyodorovna of Russia, wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia (d. 1828)
1772 - Corneille Vander Planken, composer
1782 - Levi Lincoln, Jr., 13th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1868)
1800 - Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1802 - Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (d. 1864)
1803 - Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)
1806 - Max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)
1811 - Évariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
1814 - Louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 - Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer
1815 - Philipp Fahrbach, composer
1818 - Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
1819 - Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882
1825 - Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)
Composer Georges BizetComposer Georges Bizet (1838) 1838 - Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen)
1843 - Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
1856 - Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (d. 1936)
1859 - Stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)
1864 - Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956)
1864 - John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920)
1866 - Georg Alfred Schumann, composer
1867 - Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d.1937)
1869 - August Otto Halm, composer
1877 - Henry Norris Russell, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
1878 - Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher
1879 - Jean Rogister, composer
1879 - Mayhew Lake, composer
Artist Pablo PicassoArtist Pablo Picasso (1881) 1881 - Pablo Picasso, Malaga Spain, artist (3 Dancers, Guernica), (d. 1973)
1882 - Heinrich Max Ludwig, composer
1884 - Eduardo Barrios, Chile, novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy)
1887 - Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven)
1888 - Francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney
1888 - Richard E Byrd, Virginia, admiral/polar explorer (1926)
1888 - Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)
1889 - Abel Gance, French film director (d. 1981)
1889 - Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (d. 1985)
1891 - Father Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster (d. 1979)
1892 - Leo G. Carroll, English actor (d. 1972)
1895 - Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], Israeli PM (MWP) (1963-69)
1898 - Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician
1902 - Henry Steele Commager, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American historian (Atlas of Civil War)
1902 - Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
1903 - Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976)
1903 - Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny ShuteGolfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute (1904) 1904 - [Herman] Denny Shute, Cleveland Ohio, American golfer and three-time major champion
1908 - Edmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (d. 2004)
1909 - Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67)
1909 - Whit Bissel, NYC, actor (Time Machine, General Kirk-Time Tunnel)
1910 - William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
1912 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1912 - Minnie Pearl, [Sarah Ophelia Colley], Tenn, (Grand Old Opry, Hee-Haw)
1913 - Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)
1913 - Horace Grant Fletcher, composer
1914 - John Berryman, American poet (Friends & Associates)
1915 - Ivan M. Niven, Canadian mathematician (d. 1999)
1917 - Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive
Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza PahlaviLast Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919) 1919 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Aryamehr, Shah of Iran (1941-79)
1921 - Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist
1921 - Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 40-47)
1923 - Bobby Thomson, HR hitter (Giants win the pennant)
1923 - Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (d. 1990)
1924 - Billy Barty, Millsboro Pa, 3'9" actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play)
1925 - Yakov Rylskly, USSR, sabre team (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1926 - Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
1926 - Galina Vishnevskaya, Leningrad, USSR, soprano opera singer, (d. 2012)
1926 - Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
1927 - Barbara Cook, Atlanta Ga, stage singer/actress (Music Man)
1927 - Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
1927 - Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
1927 - Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, President of Uruguay
1928 - Anthony Franciosa, [Papaleo], NYC, actor (Jeff-Name of the Game)
1928 - Jeanne Cooper, Minneapolis, actress (Kay-Young & Restless), (d. 2013)
1928 - Marion Ross, Albert Lea Mn, actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge)
1929 - Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
1929 - Peter Rohmkorf, writer
1929 - Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist
1931 - Annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise)
1931 - Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
1932 - Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut
1932 - Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
1933 - Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- )
1933 - Ron Archer, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder mid-50's)
1933 - Roy Swetman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's)
1933 - Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (d. 2005)
1935 - Russell Luis Schweickart, Neptune NJ, astronaut (Apollo 9)
1935 - Zdenek Pololanik, composer
1936 - Alan Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (England1962-63 Aust-NZ tour)
1936 - Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian
1938 - Robert Webster, Berkeley Cal, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64)
1939 - Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
1939 - Zelmo Beaty, Hillister, TX, basketball player (St Louis Hawks, Utah Stars), (d. 2013)
1940 - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)
1941 - Anne Tyler, American writer (Accidental Tourist)
1941 - Bobby Keetch, soccer player/entrepreneur
1941 - Helen Reddy, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (I Am Woman)
1943 - Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)
1943 - Selly Fernandes, Curacao poetess (Winking with Selly)
1944 - Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes
1944 - Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)
1944 - James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
1945 - David Norman Schramm, physicist
1946 - Peter Lieberson, composer
1947 - Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
1947 - John Hall, rocker
1948 - Dan Gable, Waterloo Iowa, 68kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-72)
1948 - Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)
NBA Center and Head Coach Dave CowensNBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens (1948) 1948 - Dave Cowens, Newport Kentucky, NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks)
1948 - Rob Halford, Engl metal singer (Judas Priest-Sin After Sin) [or 8/25]
1948 - Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer
1949 - Brian Kerwin, Chicago Ill, actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo)
1949 - Walter Hyatt, Musician
1949 - Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
1950 - John Matuszak, Milwaukee Wisc, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat)
1951 - Ransom Wilson, Tuscaloosa Alabama, flutist (Soliste NY)
1951 - Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
1952 - Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
1953 - Mark Will McNulty, Bindwa Zimbabwe, PGA golfer (1982 Danny Thomas-4th)
1953 - Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Piqua OH, LPGA golfer (1985 MasterCard Pro-Am)
Ice Hockey Player Mike EruzioneIce Hockey Player Mike Eruzione (1954) 1954 - Mike Eruzione, Winthrop Massachusetts, American ice hockey player (Olympic Gold Medal 1980)
1955 - Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1955 - Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
1955 - Glynis Barber, English actress
1956 - Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
1957 - Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
1958 - Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
1958 - Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
1958 - Mark Miller, Dayton Ohio, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field)
1960 - Kelli McMullen-Temple, Columbus OH, Canadian equestrian (Olympics-96)
1960 - Scott Anthony Haneline, Indianapolis, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1960 - Tom Eplin, Hayward California, actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World)
1962 - Nick Hancock, British television presenter
1962 - Darlene Vogel, American actress
1963 - Tracy Nelson, California, American actress (Glitter, Square Pegs, Father Dowling)
1964 - Barb Broen-Ouellette, Edmonton Alberta, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1964 - Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1964 - Melinda McGraw, Nicosa Cyprus, actress (Macenzie-Pursuit Of Happiness)
1964 - Michael Boatman, Colo Springs Colo, actor (Carter-Spin City)
1964 - Nick Thorp, rocker
1964 - Pat Swilling, NFL defensive end/linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1964 - Nicole, German singer
1964 - Kevin Michael Richardson, American actor
1965 - Derrick Rostagno, Los Angeles California, tennis star
1965 - Leigh Ann Mills, Melbourne FL, LPGA golfer (1985 Mazda Champions)
1965 - Nick Thorpe, rocker (Curiosity Killed the Cat-Keep Your Distance)
1965 - Steve Decker, Rock Island IL, catcher (SF Giants)
1965 - Warren Ayres, cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88)
1965 - Þorsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor
1965 - 2 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
1966 - Wendel Clark, Kelvington, NHL left wing (Toronto, NY Islanders)
1966 - Perry Satullo, American professional wrestler
1967 - Anthony Johnson, NFL fullback (Chic Bears, Carolina Panthers)
1967 - Kelly Chase, Porcupine Plain Ca, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
1967 - Mazhar Hussein, cricketer (UAE batsman World Cup 1996)
1968 - Corey Miller, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1968 - Lisa Trusel, Cal, actress (Lizette-Father Murphy, Days of our Lives)
1969 - Corey Harris, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins)
1969 - Eric Guliford, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, NO Saints)
1969 - Josef Beranek, Litvinov Cze, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Oly-G-98)
1969 - Larry Thomas, Miami FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1969 - Oleg Salenko, Russian former footballer
1970 - Audra Wilks, Miss USA-Virginia (1997, Miss Photogenic)
1970 - Kelvin Ingram, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 - J.A. Adande, American sports columnist
1970 - Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
1970 - Adam Goldberg, American actor
1970 - Adam Pascal, American actor
1970 - Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
1971 - Jeffrey Prommayon, soccer player (PSV)
1971 - Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96)
1971 - Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)
1971 - Midori, violinist
1971 - Stephanie Martin-Cobb, LPGA golfer
1971 - Simon Charlton, English footballer
1971 - Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
1972 - Leland Taylor, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 - Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor
1973 - Joe Angel Acosta Jr, SD CA, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-3rd)
1973 - Steve White, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Chris Murray, Port Hardy, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1974 - Frank Middleton, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Joanne Black, Miss Universe-Ireland (1996)
1974 - Lee Byung-Kyu, Korean baseball player
1975 - Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian musician
1975 - Ryan Clement, former XFL quarterback
1976 - Steve Jones, Irish footballer
1977 - Birgit Prinz, German footballer
1978 - Riley Mants, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m breaststroker (Olympics-96)
1978 - Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer
1979 - Milena Roucka, Canadian former model current professional wrestler of Czech and Costa Rican descent.
1979 - Rob Hulse, English footballer
1979 - Sarah Thompson, American actress
1979 - Tony Torcato, American baseball player
1980 - Ilana Goldfogel, Denver Colorado, pairs skater (& Erik Schulz)
1980 - Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
1981 - Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
1981 - Jerome Isaac Jones, American singer
1981 - Austin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
1982 - Jerome Carter, American football player
1982 - Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
1983 - Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
1984 - Danny .S., English record producer
1984 - Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)
Pop Star Katy PerryPop Star Katy Perry (1984) 1984 - Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Waking Up In Vegas)
1985 - Maximillian Roeg, actor (Aria)
1985 - Ciara Harris, American singer
1986 - DJ Webstar, American disc jockey
1986 - Eddie Gaven, American footballer
1987 - Darron Gibson, Irish football player
1987 - Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist
1989 - Seth Mumy, actor (3 Wishes)
1995 - Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress
2001 - Princess Elisabeth of Belgium

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