Famous Birthdays on 10th August

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  • 1267 King James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
  • 1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
  • 1360 Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)
  • 1397 Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
  • 1489 Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
  • 1520 Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)
  • 1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
  • 1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer
  • 1567 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer
  • 1589 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
  • 1602 Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician (d. 1675)
  • 1645 Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
  • 1652 Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)
  • 1654 Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
  • 1657 Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director
  • 1699 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
  • 1708 John Stinstra, baptist vicar
  • 1720 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
  • 1737 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
  • 1740 Samuel Arnold, composer
  • 1744 Alexandrine-Jeanne d'Étiolles (nicknamed "Fanfan"), daughter of the courtesan Madame de Pompadour (d. 1754)
  • 1750 Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer
  • 1762 Santiago Ferrer, composer
  • 1782 Charles Napier, soldier, born in London, England
  • 1793 Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
  • 1794 Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)
  • 1801 Robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), (d. 1882)
  • 1808 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
  • 1810 Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM
  • 1810 Cornelis Outshoorn, Dutch architect
  • 1814 Jacob Edvard Gille, composer
  • 1814 John Clifford Pemberton, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1881)
  • 1814 William Lowndes Yancey, MC (Confederacy), (d. 1863)
  • 1814 Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890)
  • 1821 Jay Cooke, American financier (d. 1905)
  • 1823 Charles Keene, Hornsey, artist
  • 1823 Charles Thomas Campbell, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1823 Hugh Stowell Brown, Manx preacher (d. 1886)
  • 1835 Gyula Beliczay, composer
  • 1836 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer
  • 1839 Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (d. 1896)
  • 1845 Abai Qunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher (d. 1904)
  • 1854 J Scott Lidgett, theologist, born in London, England
  • 1856 Paul Geisler, composer

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1856 Edward L. Doheny, American oil tycoon, born in Fond du lac, Wisconsin

Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
Oil Tycoon
Edward L. Doheny
  • 1860 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (d. 1936)
  • 1861 Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist
  • 1865 Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
  • 1869 Lawrence Binyon, poet (Symbolic Wounds), born in Vienna, Austria

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1874 Herbert Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st US President (1929-1933), (d. 1964)

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • 1874 James (Tod) Sloan, jockey, created monkey crouch riding style
  • 1874 Bill Johnson, American musician (d. 1972)
  • 1877 Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
  • 1877 Frank Marshall, American chess player (d. 1944)
  • 1878 Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
  • 1880 Clarence Cameron White, composer
  • 1880 Robert L. Thornton, American businessman, philanthropist, and Mayor of Dallas, Texas (d. 1964)
  • 1881 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
  • 1882 Max Kowalski, composer
  • 1883 Carlos Lavin, composer
  • 1884 Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (d. 1935)
  • 1886 Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement
  • 1888 Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)
  • 1889 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, English composer, born in Great Baddow, Essex (d. 1960)
  • 1889 Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • 1889 Charles Darrow, Inventor (d. 1967)
  • 1890 Angus L. MacDonald, Canadian politician (d. 1954)
  • 1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)
  • 1893 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • 1893 Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
  • 1893 Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)
  • 1894 Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (d. 1980)
  • 1895 Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian author and satirist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1958)
  • 1895 Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1897 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
  • 1897 Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1897 John Galbreath, American businessman (d. 1988)

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1898 Jack Haley [John Joseph], American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor Jack Haley
Actor
Jack Haley
  • 1900 Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)
  • 1902 Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983)
  • 1902 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
  • 1902 Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • 1903 Lisle, British lord
  • 1905 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • 1905 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • 1906 Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
  • 1908 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer
  • 1908 Adelino ("Billy") Gonsalves, American soccer player (d. 1977)
  • 1909 Brian Easdale, composer
  • 1909 Claude Thornhill, composer
  • 1909 Frank Bowden, industrialist/landowner
  • 1909 George W Crockett Jr, (Rep-D-MI, 1980- )
  • 1909 Julio A Abraham, president (Democratic Party Bonaire)
  • 1909 Leo Fender, Anaheim California, rocker (Fender guitars)
  • 1909 Mohammed V ibn Yusuf, King of Morocco (1953, 1955-61)
  • 1910 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
  • 1911 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
  • 1912 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
  • 1912 Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
  • 1912 Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (O Pais do Carnaval)
  • 1912 Richard Reeves, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Romain Maes, Belgian bicylist (Tour de France 1935)
  • 1913 Noah Beery Jr, actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 Steven Nagy, bowler, 1st to bowl 300 on TV (1954)
  • 1914 Jeff Corey, actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • 1916 John Clark, Hampton IA, actor (Graveyard of Horror)
  • 1918 Eugene Wilkinson, naval officer (first nuclear sub commander), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2013)
  • 1919 Elizabeth Thomas, literary consultant
  • 1919 Sacha Vierny, French cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • 1920 William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)
  • 1921 Leonard Lickorish, dir-gen (British Tourist Authority)
  • 1923 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • 1923 Gillian Brown, diplomat
  • 1923 Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], Hollywood California, actress (Spellbound)
  • 1924 Martha Hyer, American actress (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly), born in Fort Worth, TX, (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher
  • 1925 George Cooper, general
  • 1925 Lawrence Byford, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • 1926 Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer
  • 1926 Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
  • 1926 Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner (1984-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Vernon Washington, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1928 Eddie Fisher, Phila Pa, singer (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain)
  • 1928 Jimmy Dean, Tx, actor/singer (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever)
  • 1928 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor
  • 1929 John Alldis, composer/conductor
  • 1930 Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island), (d. 2012)
  • 1930 Saeedi Sirjani, poet
  • 1932 Alexander Goehr, composer
  • 1933 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • 1933 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1933 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • 1933 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • 1933 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933 Doyle Brunson, American poker player
  • 1933 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • 1934 James Carl Tenney, composer
  • 1935 Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers)
  • 1935 Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general
  • 1935 Lord Stewartby
  • 1936 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • 1937 Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937 Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • 1939 Charles Rose, (Rep-D-North Carolina, 1973- )
  • 1939 Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
  • 1940 Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions
  • 1940 Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)
  • 1940 Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)
  • 1940 Sid Waddell, Darts Commentator for the PDC
  • 1941 Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)
  • 1941 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • 1942 Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)
  • 1943 Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], singer (Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Shafqat Rana, Pakistani cricket batsman (5 Tests 1964-69)
  • 1943 Veronica Bennett, rocker
  • 1943 Michael Mantler, American trumpeter and composer
  • 1945 Harry Thomas, Dutch founder (Schlager Festival Gay Party)
  • 1945 Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
  • 1945 Harriet Miers, White House counsel
  • 1947 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
  • 1947 Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle)
  • 1948 Pal Gerevich, Hungary, fencer (Olympic-bronze-1972, 80)
  • 1948 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • 1949 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
  • 1950 A L Harris, clinicaloncologist
  • 1950 James Reynolds, Oskaloosa Ks, actor (Abe Carver-Days of our Lives)
  • 1950 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 1951 Maria Combs, LPGA golfer
  • 1952 Ashley Putnam, soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1952 Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
  • 1952 Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • 1952 Diane Venora, American actress
  • 1953 Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer
  • 1955 Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Oly-gold-1984)
  • 1956 Dianne Fromhottz, Balestrat Australia, tennis star
  • 1956 Tugboat, [Fred Ottman], WWF wrestler
  • 1958 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
  • 1959 Mark Price, bass/vocals (All About Eve, Tin Huey-Contents Dislodged)

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1959 Rosanna Arquette, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hour), born in NYC, New York

  • 1959 Florent Vollant, Innu-Canadian musician (Kashtin)
  • 1960 Antonio Banderas, Malaga Spain, actor (Phila, Evita, Mambo Kings)
  • 1960 [James] Kenneth Perry, Elizabethtown KY, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial)
  • 1960 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • 1961 Beatrice Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress (Lisa-Four Seasons)
  • 1961 Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
  • 1962 Dan Donovan, rocker (Bad)
  • 1963 Andrew Sullivan, English-born journalist
  • 1963 Phoolan Devi, Indian bandit and revolutionary (d. 2001)
  • 1964 Andy Stankiewicz, Inglewood CA, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos)
  • 1964 Aaron Hall, American songwriter
  • 1965 Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • 1965 Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympics-gold-1984)
  • 1965 Claudia Christian, American actress
  • 1965 Mike E. Smith, American jockey
  • 1966 Gerald Williams, outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966 Hansi Kürsch, German singer
  • 1967 Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Oly-br-92, 96)