Famous Birthdays on 6th June

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  • 1236 Wen Tianxiang, Chinese prime minister (d. 1283)
  • 1436 Regiomontanus (Johannes Muller), prepares astronomical tables
  • 1502 King John III of Portugal (d. 1557)
  • 1519 Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher and botanist (d. 1603)
  • 1576 Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1649)
  • 1580 Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667)
  • 1599 Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660)
  • 1606 Pierre Corneille, France, dramatist (El Cid, Horace)
  • 1622 Claude-Jean Allouez, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (d. 1857)
  • 1625 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
  • 1661 Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer
  • 1676 Georg Riedel, German composer
  • 1695 Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen Neth-Indies (1737-41)/killed 8,000 Chinese
  • 1714 King Joseph I of Portugal (d. 1777)
  • 1722 Adrien Trudo Sale, composer
  • 1735 Anton Schweitzer, composer

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1755 Nathan Hale, American Revolutionary War patriot, "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.", born Coventry Connecticut (d. 1776)

US Patriot and Soldier Nathan Hale
US Patriot and Soldier
Nathan Hale
  • 1756 John Trumbull, US painter (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1765 Cornelis Loots, Dutch accountant/poet (Dwingelandij)
  • 1772 Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Holy Roman Empire Empress consort (d. 1807)
  • 1799 Alexander Pushkin, Russian writer and poet (Eugene Onegin) (5/26 OS)
  • 1804 Petter Conrad Boman, composer
  • 1807 Adrien Francois Servais, composer
  • 1813 Israel Washburn, gov (Union), (d. 1883)
  • 1815 Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer
  • 1819 William Howard Glover, composer
  • 1826 Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist
  • 1829 John Baillie McIntosh, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1888)
  • 1829 Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (d. 1862)
  • 1840 John Stainer, composer
  • 1840 William Francis Bartlett, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1841 Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (d. 1910)
  • 1842 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
  • 1844 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • 1847 Gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
  • 1850 Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
  • 1857 Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (d. 1918)
  • 1860 William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral
  • 1862 Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
  • 1867 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (d. 1931)

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1868 Robert Falcon Scott, Plymouth, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

Naval Officer and Explorer Robert Scott
Naval Officer and Explorer
Robert Scott
  • 1869 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
  • 1872 Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)

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1875 Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann
  • 1878 Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney (d. 1956)
  • 1879 L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect
  • 1880 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
  • 1886 Paul Dudley White, heart specialist
  • 1890 Dorothy Heyward, playwright (Porgy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1890 Ted Lewis, American bandleader (d. 1971)
  • 1891 Istvan Kardos, composer
  • 1891 Vladislac Vancura, writer
  • 1892 Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
  • 1893 Ludovic Feldman, composer
  • 1894 Sabin V Dragoi, composer
  • 1894 Violet Trefusis, English writer and socialite who had a famous affair with writer Vita Sackville-West, born in London England (d. 1972)
  • 1896 Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)
  • 1896 Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End)
  • 1896 Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran
  • 1898 Ninette de Valois, [Edris Stannus], Engl, ballerina (Royal Ballet)
  • 1898 Walter Abel, St Paul Mn, actor (Suspicion, Dream Girl)
  • 1900 Arthur Askey, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1900 Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957)

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1901 Sukarno, 1st President of Indonesia (1945-67), born in Surabaya, Java (d. 1970)

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • 1902 Avraham Daus, composer
  • 1902 Harold Roxbee Cox Kings Norton, aeronautical engineer
  • 1902 Jimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (d. 1947)
  • 1903 Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, Tiflis Georgia, musician/composer (Gayane)
  • 1905 John Gart, Russia, orchestra leader (Paul Winchell Show)
  • 1906 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
  • 1906 Stefan Andres, writer
  • 1907 Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)
  • 1909 Isaiah Berlin, philosopher
  • 1909 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
  • 1910 Ben Aerden, [John Mikkelsen], actor (Hamlet)
  • 1910 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
  • 1913 Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister
  • 1913 Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
  • 1915 Vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
  • 1917 Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), born in Fresno, California (d. 2015)
  • 1917 Prior Jones, cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52)
  • 1918 Maria Montez, Dominican Rep, actress (Arabian Nights)
  • 1918 Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)
  • 1918 Tom Scott, poet/editor
  • 1919 Charles Pringle, British air marshal
  • 1922 Ian Hamilton, composer
  • 1923 V. C. Andrews, American author (d. 1986)
  • 1924 Serge Nigg, composer
  • 1926 Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)
  • 1926 Tom Ryan, comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds)
  • 1928 George Deukmejian, Menands NY, (Gov-Cal)
  • 1929 Boguslaw Schaffer, composer
  • 1929 Viktor Konezki, writer
  • 1929 Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (d. 2005)
  • 1930 Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (2015)
  • 1931 Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp
  • 1932 Billie Whitelaw, English actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, (d. 2014)
  • 1932 David R Scott, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1933 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)
  • 1934 Ad G J Lansink, chemist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1934 Albert II FHTCEM, king of Belgium (1993- )
  • 1934 Philippe Entremont, France, pianist/conductor (Vienna Chamber Orch)
  • 1935 Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
  • 1935 Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
  • 1935 Misja Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist/composer (Reconstruction)
  • 1936 Levi Stubbs, rocker (4 Tops-Same Old Song)
  • 1938 Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza, pretender to the Brazilian throne
  • 1939 Gary "US" Bonds, [Anderson], Fla, singer/songwriter (New Orleans)
  • 1939 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction)
  • 1939 Marian Wright-Edelman, health care president (Childrens Defense Fund)
  • 1939 Nganani Enos J Mabuza, South African leader (Inyandza Natl Movement)
  • 1940 Laudir De Olivera, rocker (Chicago)
  • 1940 Phillip Rhodes, composer
  • 1940 Sandra Morgan, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1940 Willie-John McBride, British rugby player
  • 1941 Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Howie Kane, rocker
  • 1942 Sandra Morgan, US 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1943 Asif Iqbal, cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80)
  • 1943 Ken Hatfield, former N.C.A.A. Football Head Coach
  • 1944 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Vienna Austria
  • 1944 Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1944 David Penhaligon, British politician
  • 1944 Phillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1945 David Dukes, SF, actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War)
  • 1945 David E Bonior, (Rep-D-MI, 1977- )
  • 1946 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946 Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)
  • 1947 Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1947 Terry Williams, rocker (First Edition)
  • 1947 Robert Englund, Glendale, California, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • 1947 David Blunkett, English politician
  • 1947 Ada Kok, Dutch swimmer
  • 1948 Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
  • 1949 Edgar Warren Williams, composer
  • 1949 Holly Near, American folksinger
  • 1950 Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • 1951 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1951 Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
  • 1952 Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
  • 1952 Harvey Fierstein, American actor
  • 1953 Ken Calvert, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1953 Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1954 Harvey Fierstein, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 Cynthia Rylant, American author
  • 1955 Sandra Bernhard, Flint Mich, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne)
  • 1956 Andy Pycroft, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)

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1956 Bjorn Borg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1956 Jay C Buckey, physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Marilyn Jones, Pitts Pa, actress (Carey-King's Crossing)
  • 1957 Mike Gatting, cricketer (England batsman 1977-95 & captain)
  • 1958 Elaine Crosby, Birmingham MI, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic)
  • 1959 Amanda Pays, actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits), born in London, England
  • 1959 Georgios Voulgarakis, Greek politician
  • 1959 Jimmy Jam, American record producer
  • 1959 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • 1959 David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 1960 Lola Forner, Alicante SW Spain, Miss Spain (1979)
  • 1960 Steve Vai, Carle Place, New York, American guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake)
  • 1961 Bill Bates, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1961 Sydney Walsh, actress (Mo-Hooperman)
  • 1961 Tom Araya, Chilean musician (Slayer)
  • 1961 Nir Brand, Israeli composer
  • 1961 Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
  • 1963 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1963 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • 1963 Jason Isaacs, English actor
  • 1964 Dee C Lee, [Diane Sealey], rocker (Style Council-You're Best Thing)
  • 1964 Sherry J Traylor, Mexico Missouri, Miss Missouri-America (1991)
  • 1964 Konnan, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1965 David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • 1965 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1965 Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

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1965 Cam Neely, Comox British Columbia, NHL forward (Boston Bruins)

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • 1966 Angela Cavagna, Genoa Italy, singer
  • 1966 Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1966 Sean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
  • 1967 Max Casella, actor (Vinnie-Doogie Howser)
  • 1967 Michael Timpson, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1967 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
  • 1967 Paul Giamatti, American actor
  • 1968 Brian Wright, Stillwater Oklahoma, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)
  • 1968 Craig Roberts, Everett WA, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
  • 1968 Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1968 François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
  • 1968 Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
  • 1969 Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
  • 1969 Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
  • 1969 Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • 1969 Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)
  • 1970 Randy Jordan, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1970 Eugeni Berzin, Russian cyclist
  • 1970 Sarah Dessen, American author
  • 1970 Albert Ferrer, Spanish footballer
  • 1970 Anthony Norris, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Mike Craig, St Mary's, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • 1972 Dulip Liyanage, cricketer (Sri Lanka righty fast-medium Test bowler)
  • 1972 Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic-silver-96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1972 Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • 1972 Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)