Famous Birthdays on June 9

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  • 1508 Primož Trubar, Slovenian Protestant reformer (d. 1586)
  • 1510 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem
  • 1573 Henricus Hondius, Dutch etcher/publisher
  • 1580 Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)
  • 1588 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer
  • 1595 Władysław IV Vasa, King of Poland (1632-48), born in Kraków (d. 1648)
  • 1597 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter
  • 1640 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)
  • 1661 Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)

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1672 Peter the Great [Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov],Tsar of Russia (1682-1725), born in Moscow (d. 1725)

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
  • 1686 Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (d. 1747)
  • 1768 Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)

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1781 George Stephenson, English engineer known as the "Father of Railways" (Locomotion No. 1, Standard Guage), born in Newcastle, England

Engineer Known as the Father of Railways George Stephenson
Engineer Known as the Father of Railways
George Stephenson
  • 1791 John Howard Payne, American actor, playwright (Fair Warning), author and creator of the hit song "Home! Sweet Home!", born in NYC, New York (d. 1852)
  • 1792 Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary
  • 1810 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
  • 1812 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)
  • 1812 Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune)
  • 1828 Carlo Marsili, composer
  • 1829 Gaetano Braga, composer
  • 1833 John Rogers Cooke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • 1836 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st qualified woman physician in Britain, first woman mayor (Aldeburgh), born in London (d. 1917)
  • 1843 Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • 1845 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (d. 1914)
  • 1849 Joseph Vezina, composer
  • 1849 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
  • 1851 Charles Joseph Bonaparte, French politician (d. 1921)
  • 1854 Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
  • 1861 Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • 1865 Carl Nielsen, Norre-Lyndelse Denmark, composer (Det Uuslukkelige)
  • 1865 Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, French composer
  • 1875 Henry Dale, physiologist (Nobel-1936), born in London, England
  • 1877 Rudolf Borchardt, writer
  • 1879 Dudley Digges, Irish actor, born in Dublin (d. 1947)
  • 1879 Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
  • 1882 Bobby Kerr, Canadian sprinter (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor
  • 1886 Kusaku Yamada, composer
  • 1888 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer
  • 1888 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, born in Tovačov (d. 1972)
  • 1890 Leslie Banks, English actor/director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)
  • 1891 Cole Porter, Indiana, composer/lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate)
  • 1893 Samuel N Behrman, US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
  • 1893 Irish Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1963)
  • 1896 Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)
  • 1896 Catherine Filene Shouse, philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute)
  • 1898 Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
  • 1898 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • 1900 Fred Waring, American musician and conductor (name behind the Waring Blender), born in Tyronne, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • 1900 Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot
  • 1901 George Price, cartoonist
  • 1901 Marion Gering, actress (Sarumba, Rumba, Ready for Love, 24 Hours)
  • 1905 Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)
  • 1905 Walter Kraft, composer
  • 1906 Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
  • 1908 J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)
  • 1908 Robert Cummings, Joplin Mo, actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder)
  • 1909 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
  • 1910 Geoffrey Musson, British General
  • 1910 Vbilmos Demian, composer
  • 1911 George Webb, British actor (d. 1998)
  • 1912 Edgar Evans, Welsh tenor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Cardiganshire (d. 2007)
  • 1912 Ingolf Dahl, composer (Andante & Arioso), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1913 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
  • 1913 Patrick Steptoe, scientist (developed in vitro fertilization)
  • 1914 Barbara Mullen, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1914 Hermann Haller, composer
  • 1915 Jane Cowan, cello teacher
  • 1915 Les Paul, American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter and inventor (solid-body electric guitar), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin (d. 2009)
  • 1916 Robert S McNamara, US Sec of Defense (1961-68)/head (World Bank)
  • 1917 Eric J. Hobsbawm, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt, Marxist historian (The Age of Revolution; Capital; and Empire), (d. 2012)
  • 1918 Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat)
  • 1919 Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player
  • 1920 Isobel June Braybrooke English, novellist
  • 1921 Agnes Keleti, Hungary gymnast (Olympic-gold-1952, 56) born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1921 Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Forrest Bird, American aviator and inventor (1st respirators and ventilators), born in Stoughton, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1922 George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
  • 1922 Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)
  • 1922 John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • 1922 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Christine Goitschel, France, slalom (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1924 Peter Heatly, Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation, born in Leith, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • 1924 Tony Britton, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1925 Roy Hughes, Baron Islwyn, British politician (L), born in Pontllanfraith, Monmouthshire (d. 2003)
  • 1925 [John] Keith Laumer, [Anthony LeBaron], US, sf author (Retief's War)
  • 1926 Mona Freeman, American actress (Black Beauty, Dear Wife, Heiress), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)
  • 1926 Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)
  • 1927 Franco Donatoni, composer
  • 1927 Norman Sisisky, (Rep-D-VA, 1983- )
  • 1928 Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)
  • 1929 Johnny Ace [John Marshall Alexander, Jr.], rhythm and blues singer (My Song), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)
  • 1929 June O'Dell, deputy CEO (Equal Opportunities Commission)
  • 1929 Keith A St H Gardner, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 1929 Robert E Badham, (Rep-R-CA, 1977- )
  • 1930 Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • 1930 Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • 1930 Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • 1931 Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)
  • 1931 Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)
  • 1931 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1932 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
  • 1933 Dick Orkin, Williamsport Pa, actor (Tim Conway Show)
  • 1933 Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
  • 1933 Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
  • 1934 Donald Duck, famous fowl
  • 1934 Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934 Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • 1934 Michael Mates, British politician (C) resigned during Asil Nadir scandal, born in Brentford, Middlesex
  • 1934 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist
  • 1935 Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
  • 1936 Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager
  • 1937 Sven Conrad Stayers, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962)
  • 1937 Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
  • 1938 Anne Kenny, Mudgee NSW, golfer (1968, 71 Australian Champ)
  • 1938 Charles Wuorinen, American composer (Pulitzer 1980), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Jeremy Hardie, CEO (W H Smith Group)
  • 1938 Peter Sanders, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
  • 1938 Roger Hurn, CEO (Smith's Industries)
  • 1939 David Hobbs (auto racer)
  • 1939 Derek Hunt, CEO (MFI Furniture Group)
  • 1939 Ileana Cotrubaş, Romanian soprano
  • 1939 Charles Webb, American writer (The Graduate), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1940 Dick Vitale, US, sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!")
  • 1941 Billy Hatton, English rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • 1941 Jon Lord, British keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), born in Leicester, England (d. 2012)
  • 1941 Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)
  • 1942 Nicholas Lloyd, editor (Daily Express)
  • 1942 Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)
  • 1943 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • 1943 Joe Haldeman, American sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1944 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
  • 1944 Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
  • 1945 Faina Myelink, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1945 Luis Ocaña, Spanish cyclist (d. 1994)
  • 1945 Nike Wagner, German woman of the theater
  • 1946 Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
  • 1947 John Gurda, American historian
  • 1948 Jim Bailey, NCAA punter (most punts in season-101, Va Milt Academy)
  • 1948 Nathaniel Rosen, Altadena Ca, cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978)
  • 1948 Gudrun Schyman, Swedish politician
  • 1949 Douglas Henderson, British MP
  • 1951 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
  • 1951 Dave Parker, baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978)
  • 1951 James Newton Howard, American film composer
  • 1952 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
  • 1954 Pete Byrne Bath, English rocker (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, Somerset
  • 1954 George Pérez, American comic book artist
  • 1954 Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer
  • 1956 Patricia Cornwell, American author
  • 1957 Elly van Holly, running star (3k indoor world record)
  • 1958 Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1959 Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1959 Christian Wulff, German politician, prime minister of Lower Saxony (2003-10) and President of Germany (2010-12), born in Osnabrück, West Germany
  • 1960 Nancy Taylor, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist

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1961 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • 1961 Aaron Sorkin, American writer
  • 1962 Eddie Lundon, rocker (China Crisis-Christian)

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1963 Johnny Depp, American actor (21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

  • 1963 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author
  • 1964 Gloria Reuben, actress (Jeanie Boulet - ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964 Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1964 Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1965 Jeff Williams, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1965 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner
  • 1966 Anthony Martino, CFL punter (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1967 Robert Reading, 110m hurdler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1968 Tom Rouen, NFL punter (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1969 Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1969 Mitch McLee, [Douglas Lee Mitchell], Miles Mi, drummer (Southgang)
  • 1969 Eric Wynalda, American footballer
  • 1970 Harry Van Hofwegen, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • 1970 Russ Romaniuk, Winnipeg, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1971 D'Marco Farr, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1971 Joey Gullion, Gallopolis OH, Nike golfer (NIKE SC Classic-18th)
  • 1971 Roderick Lewis, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1971 Romano Sion, soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen)
  • 1971 Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer
  • 1971 Rick Renstrom, American guitarist
  • 1972 Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
  • 1972 Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1972 Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
  • 1972 Wesley Reid Scantlin, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1973 Chris Villarrial, center/guard (Chicago Bears)
  • 1973 Grant Marshall, Mississauga, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars)
  • 1973 Orlondo Steinauer, CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1973 Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • 1973 Laura Ponte, Spanish model and royal
  • 1973 Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
  • 1974 Jana Nejedly, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1974 Jon Harris, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1974 Samoth, Norwegian guitarist (Emperor, Zyklon)
  • 1974 Tim Shaw, British radio personality
  • 1974 Randy Winn, American baseball player
  • 1975 Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
  • 1975 Carolyne Lepage, 48 kg judoka (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975 Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)