Famous Birthdays on 14th April

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  • 1336 Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)
  • 1572 Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)
  • 1578 Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)
  • 1592 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
  • 1629 Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)
  • 1668 Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741)
  • 1676 Ernst Christian Hesse, composer
  • 1710 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
  • 1714 Adam Gib, Scottish religious leader (d. 1788)
  • 1718 Emanuele Barbella, composer
  • 1721 William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader
  • 1723 John Wainwright, composer
  • 1738 William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783, 1807-09) Dies 1809.
  • 1741 Emperor Momozono of Japan (d. 1762)
  • 1762 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
  • 1770 George Canning, British PM (1827), born in London, England
  • 1782 Carlo Coccia, composer
  • 1788 David G. Burnet, interim president of the Republic of Texas (d. 1870)
  • 1797 Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)
  • 1803 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
  • 1809 George W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician
  • 1813 Junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
  • 1818 Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, queen of Hanover (d. 1909)
  • 1819 Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
  • 1820 Harry Thompson Hays, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1827 Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900)
  • 1831 Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia
  • 1832 James Hewett Ledlie, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • 1842 Sven August Korling, composer
  • 1843 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • 1852 Henrique Oswald, composer
  • 1857 Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)
  • 1861 Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
  • 1862 Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
  • 1866 Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
  • 1868 Peter Behrens, German architect (d. 1940)
  • 1870 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912)
  • 1870 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • 1872 Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-born Islamic scholar and translator (d. 1953)
  • 1873 Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer
  • 1874 Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)
  • 1876 Murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)
  • 1877 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar
  • 1879 James Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)
  • 1881 Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
  • 1882 Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936)
  • 1886 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
  • 1886 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian

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1889 Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), born in London (d. 1975)

  • 1889 Efim D Bogoljubov, Russian chess player
  • 1889 James Stephenson, actor (Letter, Espionage Agent, Nancy Drew)
  • 1891 B. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d. 1956)
  • 1892 Giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)
  • 1892 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
  • 1895 Mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)
  • 1895 Wiktor Labunski, composer
  • 1897 Barbara Wootten, U.K. baroness
  • 1897 Claire Windsor, American actress (d. 1972)
  • 1898 Lee Tracy, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1900 Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby)
  • 1901 Alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)
  • 1901 Martin Kessel, writer
  • 1902 Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)
  • 1902 Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974)

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1904 John Gielgud, actor and director (Arthur, Ages of Man), born in London, England

  • 1904 Lionel Birkett, cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31)
  • 1904 Reinout W van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist
  • 1904 Sonia Gaskell, Russian/Neth choreographer
  • 1905 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)
  • 1905 Holmesdale Charles "Slinger" Nitschke, cricket batsman (S Aus & Test)
  • 1905 Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (d. 1999)
  • 1906 Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)
  • 1906 Hunter Johnson, composer
  • 1907 Francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
  • 1907 Otto F A H van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden)/MP (KVP)
  • 1907 Phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), born in London, England
  • 1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer
  • 1912 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
  • 1912 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orch)
  • 1912 Robert Doisneau, photographer
  • 1913 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • 1913 Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • 1913 John Howard, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dave-My Three Sons)
  • 1916 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)
  • 1916 Denis ApIvor, composer
  • 1916 Emerson Buckley, composer
  • 1917 Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
  • 1917 Marvin Miller, American labor activist, (d. 2012)
  • 1918 Mary Healy, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1920 Eduardo Maturana, composer
  • 1920 John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court Justice
  • 1921 Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • 1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
  • 1922 Maria Luisa Bemberg, filmmaker
  • 1923 William Darling, journalist
  • 1923 Roberto DeVicenzo, Argentine golf player
  • 1924 Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer
  • 1925 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
  • 1925 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
  • 1925 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
  • 1925 Rod Steiger, West Hampton NY, actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker)
  • 1926 Jan Carl Christian Maegaard, composer
  • 1926 Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director and teacher (d. 1996)
  • 1926 Liz Renay, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1927 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta)
  • 1927 Gloria Jean, actress (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1929 William Edgar Thornton, Faison NC, MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk:49)
  • 1929 Gerry Anderson, English television producer, (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor (works of Sibelius)
  • 1930 Bradford Dillman, actor (Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1930 George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
  • 1930 Jay Robinson, actor (Born Again, Malibu Bikini Shop), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932 Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1933 Buddy Knox, Happy Tx, rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey)
  • 1933 Morton Subotnick, composer (Wild Bull), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1934 Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
  • 1934 Fredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist
  • 1935 Joan Darling, actress (Frieda-Owen Marshall), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1935 Loretta Lynn, Butcher's Hollow Ky, singer (Coal Miner's Daughter)
  • 1935 Erich von Däniken, Zofingen, Aargau, Swiss writer (Chariots of the Gods)
  • 1936 Robert Herman Nichols, Louisville KY, PGA golfer (1986 Showdown)
  • 1936 Kenneth Mars, American actor
  • 1936 Frank Serpico, American policeman
  • 1938 Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)
  • 1939 Jennifer Fowler, composer
  • 1940 Patricia Bruder, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 Anatoli Pavlocich Fyodorov, cosmonaut
  • 1941 Julie Christie, Assam India, British actress (Darling, Doctor Zhivago)

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1941 Pete Rose, MLB player and manager (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1942 Valentin Vitaliyevich Lebedev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5)
  • 1942 Björn Rosengren, Swedish politician
  • 1943 Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
  • 1943 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1945 Derek Leckenby, rocker/actor (Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter)

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1945 Ritchie Blackmore, England, guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple)

  • 1945 Uwe Beyer, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1945 Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa
  • 1946 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade-Oh La Di Oh La Do)
  • 1946 Tom Monteleone, US writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • 1947 Bob Massie, cricketer (Aust swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972)
  • 1948 Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
  • 1948 Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 1948 Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
  • 1948 Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
  • 1949 John Shea, North Conway NH, actor (Honeymoon, New Life, Lois & Clark)
  • 1949 Michael Shea, Glendale NY, actor (Lucas- New Dick Van Dyke Show)
  • 1949 DeAnne Julius, American/English economist
  • 1950 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • 1950 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1950 Francis Collins, American scientist
  • 1951 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
  • 1951 Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
  • 1952 Kenny Aaronson, rocker
  • 1952 Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish sportsman
  • 1953 Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953 David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
  • 1954 Bruce Sterling, US, sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
  • 1955 Simone Griffeth, Savannah Georgia, actress (Death Race 2000, Amanda's)
  • 1957 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
  • 1957 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1957 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
  • 1958 Michael Patrick Hulbert, Elmira NY, PGA golfer (1989 BC Open)
  • 1958 John D'Aquino, American actor
  • 1960 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
  • 1960 Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )
  • 1961 John Clarke, actor (Mickey-Days of Our Life)

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1961 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1962 James Carpenter, Canton Conn, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
  • 1963 Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic-gold-1988)

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1963 Meg Mallon, Natick Massachusetts, LPGA golfer (1991 US Women's Open)

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • 1964 Allen James, 50K walker (Olympics-24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1964 Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1964 Jim Grabb, Tucson AZ, tennis star
  • 1965 Craig McDermott, cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984)
  • 1965 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965 Tom Dey, American film director

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1966 David Justice, Cincinnati Ohio, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice

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1966 Greg Maddux, San Angelo Texas, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1966 Greg Myers, Riverside CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1966 Ricky Andrews, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1966 André Boisclair, Quebec politician (Parti Québécois)
  • 1967 Barret Martin, rocker (Screaming Trees)
  • 1967 Jeff Finley, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1967 Marla Wynne, Easton Penn, Miss Penn-America (1991) (top 10)
  • 1967 Steve Chiasson, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1967 Barrett Martin, American drummer and composer
  • 1967 Nicola Berti, Italian International footballer
  • 1967 Alain Côté, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1968 Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968 Anthony Michael Hall, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968 Jesse Levis, Philadephia PA, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1969 Brad Ausmus, New Haven CT, catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1969 Brad Pennington, Salem IN, pitcher (California Angels)
  • 1969 David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1969 Mark Macon, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1969 Tim Roberts, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
  • 1969 Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist
  • 1969 Martyn LeNoble, Dutch musician
  • 1970 Brian Stablein, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)