Famous Birthdays on 14th February

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  • 1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
  • 1468 Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522)
  • 1483 Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, Andijan, Mughalistan, founder of the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent
  • 1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
  • 1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
  • 1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
  • 1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
  • 1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
  • 1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer
  • 1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
  • 1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer
  • 1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
  • 1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
  • 1680 John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor (d. 1737)
  • 1692 Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (d. 1754)
  • 1701 Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (d. 1773)
  • 1760 Richard Allen, 1st African American ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1763 Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (d. 1813)
  • 1778 Fernando Sor, Spanish composer (d. 1839)
  • 1800 Emory Washburn, 22nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1877)
  • 1806 Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary (1848-49)
  • 1812 Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (d. 1846)
  • 1813 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer
  • 1813 John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)

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1818 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor (exact year unknown)

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
  • 1819 James Green Martin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1878)
  • 1819 Christopher Sholes, Mooresburg Penn, newspaper man, politician and inventor of the typewriter
  • 1824 Winfield Scott Hancock, Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1886)
  • 1828 Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (d. 1885)
  • 1829 Alfred Iverson Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • 1835 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
  • 1838 Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"
  • 1845 Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866)
  • 1846 Julian Scott, American artist and Civil War Medal of Honor recipient. (d. 1901)
  • 1847 Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette
  • 1847 Maria Pia of Italy, queen of Portugal (d. 1911)
  • 1848 Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer (d. 1934)
  • 1853 Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)
  • 1856 Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)
  • 1858 Charles Beach Hawley, composer
  • 1858 Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist (Thomson's gazelle)
  • 1859 George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
  • 1860 Eugen Schiffer, German politician (d. 1954)
  • 1860 Waldemar Lindgren, Kalmar, Swedish-American Geologist (economic geology, ore classification)
  • 1864 Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)
  • 1864 Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
  • 1868 Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman
  • 1869 Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)
  • 1871 Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (d. 1959)
  • 1878 Julius Nieuwland, Hansbeke Belgium, Belgian-American Chemist (inventor of neoprene)
  • 1880 Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)
  • 1880 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
  • 1881 Otto Selz, German psychologist
  • 1881 William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)
  • 1882 George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
  • 1882 Ignaz Friedman, composer
  • 1884 Hezekiah M. Washburn, missionary (d. 1972)
  • 1884 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
  • 1884 Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet (d. 1974)
  • 1885 Syed Zafarul Hasan, Prominent Muslim Indian/Pakistani philosopher (d. 1949)
  • 1886 Theodor Werner, German painter
  • 1890 Nina Hamnett, Welsh artist (d. 1956)
  • 1892 Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
  • 1892 Radola Gajda, Czech military commander (d. 1948)
  • 1893 Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
  • 1894 Jack Benny, [Benjamin Kubelski], Waukegan Ill, "Oh! Rochester!"
  • 1895 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
  • 1896 Arthur Milne [Edward Arthur Milne], Hull Yorkshire, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity)
  • 1897 Jorgen Bentzon, composer
  • 1898 Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (supernova, dark matter)
  • 1899 John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
  • 1902 Fred Scott, vocalist/actor (Vincent Lopez), born in Fresno, California
  • 1902 Ray "Crash" Corrigan, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1902 Stu Erwin, Squaw Valley California, actor (Stu Erwin Show)
  • 1902 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer
  • 1902 Thelma Ritter, American actress (Miracle on 34th Street), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1904 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer
  • 1904 Hanning Phillips, Lord Lieutenant (Dyfed)
  • 1904 Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
  • 1907 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
  • 1909 A Moses Klein, poet (Hath Not a Jew...), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1911 Florence Rice, actress (Double Wedding, Riding on Air), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1911 Willem J Kolff, Dutch/US internist/inventor (Artificial Kidney)
  • 1912 Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
  • 1912 Juan Pujol Garcia, [Garbo/Arabel], Spanish British/German double agent
  • 1912 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
  • 1912 Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (d. 1988)
  • 1913 Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
  • 1913 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • 1913 James Pike, bishop (Beyond Anxiety), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1913 Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
  • 1913 Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1914 Margarete Mewes, Nazi overseer at concentration camp
  • 1914 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
  • 1915 A W H Stewart-Moore, CEO (Gallaher)
  • 1915 Irving Gordon, songwriter
  • 1916 Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1916 Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (Joi-uchi)
  • 1916 Wawrzyniec Zulawski, Polish composer (d. 1957)
  • 1916 Marcel Bigeard, French general
  • 1917 Herbert A Hauptman, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Arnold Elton, consultant surgeon
  • 1921 Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
  • 1921 Hugh Downs, TV journalist (20/20, Concentration), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1921 Jeanne Demessieux, composer
  • 1921 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
  • 1921 Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
  • 1922 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle)
  • 1923 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
  • 1923 Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
  • 1924 Arghyris Kounadis, composer
  • 1924 Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
  • 1925 Elliot Lawrence, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1926 John Clark, CEO (Plessey Company)
  • 1927 Lois Maxwell, actress (Miss Moneypenny), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1928 Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
  • 1928 Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
  • 1929 Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
  • 1929 Vic Morrow, American actor (Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie), born in New York City, New York
  • 1930 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
  • 1931 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing (Canadiens, Rangers)
  • 1931 Phyllis McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1931 Brian Kelly, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • 1932 Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
  • 1932 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
  • 1932 Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
  • 1932 Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
  • 1933 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
  • 1933 Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
  • 1933 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
  • 1933 Madhubala, Indian actress (d. 1969)
  • 1934 Florence Henderson, Dale Ind, actress/singer (Carol-Brady Bunch)
  • 1934 Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
  • 1934 Michel Corboz, Swiss conductor
  • 1935 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
  • 1935 David Wilson, British governor (Hong Kong)
  • 1935 Lord Wilson of Tillyorn

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1935 [Mary] Mickey Wright, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ), born in San Diego, California

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1935 Peter Phillips, printer
  • 1936 Andrew Pine, Jennings Fla, actor (V, WEB, Wide Country)
  • 1936 Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
  • 1936 Andrew Prine, American actor
  • 1937 John MacGregor, British MP
  • 1937 Magic Sam, rocker (Chicago Bluesman)
  • 1938 Lee Chamberlin, actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Chris Pyne, trombonist
  • 1939 Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)
  • 1940 Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
  • 1941 Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)
  • 1941 Donna Shalala, American educator
  • 1942 Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Association)
  • 1942 Andrew Robinson, American actor
  • 1942 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1962)
  • 1943 Eric Anderson, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
  • 1943 Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
  • 1943 Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943 Aaron Russo, American movie producer (d. 2007)
  • 1944 Alan Parker, English actor (Bugsy Malone, Evita)
  • 1944 Bruce Summerhays, PGA golfer (Provo Open-1966, 91 93), born in St Louis, Missouri

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1944 Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate)

Investigative Reporter Carl Bernstein
Investigative Reporter
Carl Bernstein
  • 1944 Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
  • 1945 Gregory Hines, actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
  • 1945 K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)
  • 1945 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
  • 1945 William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )
  • 1945 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Piriápolis, Uruguay, football goalkeeper, (d. 2013)
  • 1946 David Green, English TV/video producer
  • 1946 Tina Aumont, actress (Master of Love, Casanova), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1946 Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)
  • 1947 Tim Buckley, singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1975)
  • 1947 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1947 Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
  • 1947 Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
  • 1947 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • 1948 ... Teller, magician (Penn & Teller), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1948 Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1948 Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
  • 1949 Ewa Aulin, actress (Candy, Fiorina LeVacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1949 Jimmy Randell, rocker
  • 1949 Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • 1950 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)
  • 1950 Roger Fisher, American musician (Heart)
  • 1951 Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)
  • 1951 Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
  • 1951 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater
  • 1952 Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
  • 1953 Wayne Siegel, composer
  • 1955 R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • 1955 Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
  • 1955 James Eckhouse, American actor
  • 1955 Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • 1955 Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler
  • 1956 Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
  • 1956 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1956 Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Soile Isokoski, Finnish soprano