Famous Birthdays on 9th April

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1336 Tamerlane (Timur), Turkic conqueror and founder of the Timurid Dynasty, born in Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan (d. 1405)

Turkic Conqueror Tamerlane
Turkic Conqueror
Tamerlane
  • 1498 John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)
  • 1597 John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)
  • 1611 Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer
  • 1627 Johann Kaspar Kerll, composer
  • 1634 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau
  • 1648 Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)
  • 1649 James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
  • 1680 Philippe Néricault Destouches, French dramatist (d. 1754)
  • 1686 James Craggs the Younger, British politician (d. 1721)
  • 1691 Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (d. 1761)
  • 1716 Johann Georg Zechner, composer
  • 1717 Georg Matthias Monn, composer
  • 1751 Emanuel Schikaneder, [Johann Schickeneder], German playwright [or 9/1]
  • 1754 Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky, composer
  • 1754 Pieter Paulus, Dutch lawyer/CEO (National Convention)
  • 1757 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer
  • 1770 Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)
  • 1773 Étienne Aignan, French writer (d. 1824
  • 1785 Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch physician/chemist (electric car 1835)
  • 1791 George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)
  • 1794 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (d. 1881)
  • 1798 Giuditta Pasta, [Negri], soprano
  • 1806 Isambard Kingdom Brunel, designer of 1st transatlantic steamer
  • 1812 Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1887)
  • 1821 Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, France, symbolist poet (Flowers of Evil)
  • 1826 Thomas Hewson Neill, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1885)
  • 1830 Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
  • 1835 Leopold II, King of Belgians (1865-1909)
  • 1847 Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer
  • 1847 Francis William Davenport, composer
  • 1848 F A MacKinnon, cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon)
  • 1848 Helena Lange, German feminist
  • 1850 Herman Zumpe, composer
  • 1851 C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
  • 1854 Seaborn M Denson, composer
  • 1855 Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet
  • 1861 Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher
  • 1864 Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, English electrical Engineer and Inventor, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1865 Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity
  • 1865 Erich Ludendorff, general (Germany)
  • 1867 Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
  • 1871 Arthur Fickenscher, composer
  • 1872 Leon Blum, French premier (People's front government)
  • 1874 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet)
  • 1879 Gerald Festus Kelly, artist
  • 1882 Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (d. 1946)
  • 1883 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, born in Como (d. 1965)
  • 1884 Franco Vittadini, composer
  • 1888 Florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)
  • 1888 Sol Hurok, theatrical impresario
  • 1889 Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist
  • 1891 John Gobau, Flemish/Dutch actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights)
  • 1894 Ernest Kanitz, composer
  • 1895 Mance Lipscomb, Texas, blues musician (Texas Sharecropper)
  • 1895 Michel Simon, [Francois], Geneva Switzerland
  • 1895 Rudolf Kattnigg, composer

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1898 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1898 Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer
  • 1898 Paul Robeson, singer (Old Man River)/actor/footballer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1899 James Smith McDonnell, American aviator and engineer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1900 Allen Jenkins, actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1901 Paul Willis, American actor (d. 1960)
  • 1902 Frantisek Suchy, composer [or April 21, 1891]
  • 1903 Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]
  • 1903 Ward Bond, actor (Seth-Wagon Trains), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1903 Willem Pee, Belgian linguist
  • 1904 Lyle Latell, IA, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon)
  • 1904 Sharkey Bonano, American musician (d. 1972)
  • 1905 J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)
  • 1906 Antal Dorati, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29
  • 1906 Todd Naylor "Hugh" Gaitskell, MP (Labour)
  • 1906 Rafaela Aparicio, Spanish actress (d. 1996)
  • 1908 Fred Lohse, German composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
  • 1909 Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio
  • 1909 Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer
  • 1909 Robert Helpmann, Mount Gambier, Australia, actor/dancer (Second Time Lucky, The Red Shoes)
  • 1910 Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)
  • 1910 Sharon Lynn, Weatherford TX, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast)
  • 1911 Albert Remy, Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train)
  • 1911 Lord Deramore, architect
  • 1912 Lew Kopelew, Russian author (d. 1997)
  • 1914 Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
  • 1915 Daniel Johnson, Sr., Quebec politician (d. 1968)
  • 1917 Johannes Bobrowski, writer
  • 1917 Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer
  • 1917 Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
  • 1918 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
  • 1919 John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)
  • 1920 Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)
  • 1920 Art Van Damme, Norway Mich, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)
  • 1920 David Walker, Professor of Law (Glasgow University)
  • 1920 F Don Miller, Racine Wisc, Boxing coach (Olympic-1956)
  • 1921 Frankie Thomas, actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921 Jean-Marie Balestre, French motorsports official (FIA) (d. 2008)
  • 1921 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), born in Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine,(d. 2015)
  • 1922 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, born in Munich (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
  • 1922 Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
  • 1923 Bruno Kiefer, composer
  • 1923 Dann Cahn, film editor (I Love Lucy, Beverly Hillbillies), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Harald Heilmann, composer
  • 1925 Michael Richardson, vice CEO (N M Rotschild)
  • 1925 Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office)
  • 1926 Graham Hills, principal (Strathclyde University, England)
  • 1926 Harris Wofford, (Sen-R-Pennsylvania)

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1926 Hugh Hefner, American magazine publisher and businessman (Playboy), born in Chicago, Illinois

Playboy Founder & Businessman Hugh Hefner
Playboy Founder & Businessman
Hugh Hefner
  • 1926 Lord Fitt, MP (Belfast Ireland)
  • 1926 Michael Ogden, British barrister (Ogden Tables), born in London (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant
  • 1928 Floyd D Spence, (Rep-R-SC, 1971- )
  • 1928 Tom Lehrer, parody/folk singer (That Was The Week That Was)
  • 1929 Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
  • 1930 F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
  • 1930 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • 1931 Bill Gilbert, sports author (They Also Served, Big E), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1931 Martin Rogers, director (Farmington Institute for Christian Studies)
  • 1931 Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
  • 1932 Carl Perkins, Jackson Tn, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes)
  • 1932 Jim Fowler, Albany Ga, naturalist (Wild Kingdom)
  • 1932 Paul Krassner, comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
  • 1932 Peter Moores, director (Littlewoods)
  • 1932 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, cosmonaut
  • 1932 Jim Fowler, American zoologist
  • 1932 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
  • 1932 Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
  • 1933 Jacques Molicard, translator/navigator
  • 1933 Jean-Paul Belmondo, actor (Casino Royale, Magnifique), born in Paris, France
  • 1933 Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy (Strathclyde University)
  • 1934 Bill Birch, New Zealand politician
  • 1935 Aulis Sallinen, composer
  • 1935 Avery Schreiber, comedian (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Jerzy Maksymiuk, composer
  • 1936 Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)
  • 1937 Barrington J[ohn] Bayley, UK, sci-fi author (Collision Course)
  • 1937 Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
  • 1938 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician
  • 1939 Michael Learned, actress (Olivia-Waltons, Nurse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1940 Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1940 Jimmy [James] Roberts, NHL defenceman (1st Blues draft pick), born in Toronto (d. 2015)
  • 1941 Hannah Gordon, actress (Oh Alfie)
  • 1941 Kaye Adams, American country singer
  • 1941 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
  • 1942 Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942 Earl F Hillard, (Rep-D-Alabama)
  • 1943 Terry Knight, rock producer and singer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Lapeer, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • 1945 Gus Hardin, [Carol Ann Blankenship], country singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1946 Alan Knott, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)
  • 1946 Les Gray, vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In)
  • 1946 Philip Wright, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • 1948 Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
  • 1949 Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
  • 1949 Steve Gadd, jazz drummer (Triplet Hop, Complex Jazz)
  • 1950 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • 1950 Kenneth D Cockrell, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1950 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952 Magnar Åm, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim
  • 1953 Hal Ketchum, Greenwich NY, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night)
  • 1953 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer, born in New York City
  • 1954 Dennis Quaid, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1954 Iain Duncan Smith, British politician
  • 1955 Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist
  • 1955 Kate Heyhoe, American food writer
  • 1956 Miguel Ángel Russo, Argentine footballer
  • 1957 Ednita Nazario, Ponce PR, spanish singer

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1957 Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88), born in Pedrena, Spain (d. 2011)

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros
  • 1957 Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
  • 1957 Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer
  • 1958 Tony Sibson, English boxer, born in Leicester
  • 1959 Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1961 Kirk McCaskill, Kapuskasing Ont, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • 1961 Mark Kelly, keyboardist (Marillion-Real to Reel), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1962 Freddie Joe Nunn, NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1962 Jeff Turner, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1963 Joe Scarborough, American television personality
  • 1964 Shane Robinson, Adelaide SA, Australian golfer
  • 1964 Rob Awalt, American football player
  • 1964 Soyo Oka, Japanese musician
  • 1965 Hal Morris, Fort Rucker Alabama, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1965 Helen Alfredsson, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1993 Dinah Shore)
  • 1965 Paolo Cane, Itaty, tennis star
  • 1965 Paulina Porizkova, Prostejov Czech, model (Playboy-Aug 87)
  • 1965 Jeff Zucker, American television executive
  • 1965 Jay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
  • 1965 Mark Pellegrino, American actor

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1966 Cynthia Nixon, actress (Addams Family Values, Pelican Brief), born in NYC, New York

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon
  • 1966 Oliver Barnett, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • 1967 Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1967 Alex Kahn, American artist
  • 1968 Janne Ojanen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
  • 1969 Amy Feng, Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • 1969 Karl Krikken, cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper)
  • 1969 Timothy Young, rower (Olympics-silver-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Chuck Bradley, CFL/WLAF tackle (BC Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1970 Neal Caloia, Torrance California, free pistol (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970 Olaf Kolzig, Johannesburg SAF, NHL goalie (Team Germany, Washington)
  • 1970 Mike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
  • 1971 Anthony Redmon, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971 Austin Peck, Hawaii, actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives)