Famous Birthdays on March 13

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  • 1372 Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France (d. 1407)
  • 1548 Sasbout Vosmeer, Dutch Catholic theologist/apostole
  • 1585 Federico Cesi, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, 1603, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1599 Johannes Berchmans, Dutch Jesuit/saint
  • 1615 Innocent XII, [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700)
  • 1683 John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-British philosopher (d. 1744)
  • 1696 Louis F A D Duke de Richelieu, French marshal
  • 1700 James Kent, English composer, born in Winchester (d. 1776)
  • 1700 Michel Blavet, French composer, born in Besançon (d. 1768)
  • 1712 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, born in Türkheim an der Wertach (d. 1771)
  • 1719 John Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal (d. 1797)
  • 1720 Charles Bonnet, Swiss naturalist and writer (d. 1793)
  • 1741 Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1764-90) (d. 1790)
  • 1744 David Allan, Scottish painter
  • 1746 Maurus Haberhauer, composer
  • 1763 Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal (d. 1815)

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1764 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1830-34), born in Fallodon, Northumberland, England (d. 1845)

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
  • 1767 Heinrich Domnich, composer
  • 1768 Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant
  • 1770 Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)
  • 1779 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • 1781 Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)
  • 1798 Abigail Fillmore, American 1st lady (1850-53), born in Stillwater, New York (d. 1853)
  • 1815 James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (d. 1911)
  • 1818 Albion Parris Howe, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1897)
  • 1820 Louis Herbert, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1822 Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet
  • 1832 Alberto Randegger, composer
  • 1850 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer

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1855 Percival "Percy" Lowell, American astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

Astronomer Percival Lowell
Astronomer
Percival Lowell
  • 1858 Maximilien Luce, French painter
  • 1859 Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)
  • 1860 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (d. 1903)
  • 1862 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer
  • 1864 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • 1870 Albert Meyer, member of the Swiss Federal Council in the 1930s (d. 1953)
  • 1872 Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist
  • 1875 Maria E G "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane)
  • 1881 Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer
  • 1883 Enrico Toselli, composer
  • 1884 Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit)
  • 1884 Hugh S Walpole, NZ, novelist/playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40)
  • 1884 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926)
  • 1886 Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist
  • 1886 John "Home Run" Baker, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series)
  • 1887 Carlos Isamitt, composer
  • 1890 Michael Taube, composer
  • 1890 Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
  • 1892 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • 1892 Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)
  • 1896 Dorothy Aldis, American children's writer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1897 Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)
  • 1897 William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)
  • 1898 Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)
  • 1899 Pancho Vladigerov, composer
  • 1899 Jan Lechoń, Polish poet (d. 1956)
  • 1899 John Van Vleck, Middletown Connecticut, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism
  • 1900 Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (d. 1981)
  • 1901 Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 1904 Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot
  • 1907 Mircea Eliade, religious historian (Le Yoga) [O.S. 02-28]
  • 1907 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian
  • 1907 Dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to the Portuguese throne
  • 1907 Frank Wilcox, DeSoto Mo, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies)
  • 1907 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), born in Berlin (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician
  • 1908 Paul Stewart, American actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), born in NYC, New York
  • 1908 Walter Annenberg, publisher (Triangle-TV Guide)/Amb to GB, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1909 Gilbert Inglefield, Mayor of London (1967-68)
  • 1910 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • 1910 Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • 1911 Jose Ardevol, composer
  • 1911 L. Ron Hubbard, American sci-fi writer (Death Quest) and founder of the Scientology cult, born in Tilden, Nebraska (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, born in Schaffhausen (d. 1968)
  • 1912 Igor Youskevitch, dancer
  • 1912 James Friell, political cartoonist

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1913 William J. Casey, American head of the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey
  • 1913 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, born in Athens (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer
  • 1914 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
  • 1914 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, born in Cardiff (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Edward O'Hare, American pilot (d. 1943)
  • 1914 W.O. Mitchell, Canadian writer (d. 1998)
  • 1916 Corinne Boggs, political administrator
  • 1916 Lindy Boggs, (Rep-D-LA, 1973-1991), (d. 2013)
  • 1916 Jacque Fresco, American industrial designer and founder of the Venus Project, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1917 Ina Ray Hutton, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1917 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author
  • 1918 Faye Glenn Abdellan, US government official (health services)
  • 1918 George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)
  • 1920 Frans van der Elst, Flemish attorney/MP (Volksunie)
  • 1921 Allan Jaffee, comic strip cartoonist/illustrator (MAD Magazine)
  • 1921 Cyril Poole, cricketer (England batsman against India 1951-52)
  • 1922 Brun Smith, cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's)
  • 1922 Jim Rodger, sports writer
  • 1923 William F. Bolger, 65th Postmaster General of the United States (d. 1989)
  • 1925 Anthony Milner, composer
  • 1925 Bertha Tickey, Dinuba California, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973)
  • 1925 Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea)
  • 1926 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist
  • 1927 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet
  • 1927 Robert Denning, American interior designer (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Jim Slater, British financier and writer, born in Heswall, Cheshire (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Peter Breck, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
  • 1929 Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • 1929 Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • 1930 Jan Howard, American singer
  • 1930 Blue [Richard Allen] Mitchell, American jazz musician (Riverside, Blue Note), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1979)
  • 1931 Marc Dessauvage, Flemish architect
  • 1931 Rosalind Elias, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1931 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, actor/director/writer (Solo Sunday), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1933 Frank H Murkowski, (Sen-R-AK, 1981- )
  • 1933 Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)
  • 1933 Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), born in Florence County, South Carolina (d. 1991)
  • 1934 Barry Hughart, American author
  • 1935 Don Nute, Connellsville Penn (Denver University), actor
  • 1935 Joseph Mascolo, American actor
  • 1935 Leslie Parrish, American actress
  • 1935 Michael Walzer, American philosopher
  • 1935 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Fofo I F Sunia, (Rep-D-Amer Samoa, 1981- )
  • 1938 Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
  • 1938 Jean-Claude Risset, composer
  • 1938 Joseph Bellino, footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy)
  • 1938 Patricia W Amicone, educator/midwife
  • 1938 Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
  • 1939 Neil Sedaka, American singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Candi [Canzetta Maria] Staton, American gospel singer (Young Hearts Run Free), born in Hanceville, Alabama
  • 1941 Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian prominent poet and writer of prose.(d. 2008)
  • 1942 Dave Cutler, American software engineer
  • 1943 Andre Techine, director/writer (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous)
  • 1945 Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician
  • 1946 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda (d. 1976)
  • 1947 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
  • 1947 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
  • 1947 Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
  • 1948 Robert S. Woods, American actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons), born in Maywood, California
  • 1949 Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (d. 1974)
  • 1949 Julia Migenes, American soprano
  • 1950 Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)
  • 1950 Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)
  • 1950 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • 1950 William H Macy, actor (Homicide, Water Engine), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1950 Charles Krauthammer, American political commentator
  • 1951 Fred Berry, actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1952 Wolfgang Hihm, composer
  • 1953 Andy Bean, Lafayette Ga, PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978)
  • 1953 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954 Robin Duke, comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955 Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1955 Olga Rukavishnikova, USSR, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1955 Patricia J Engfer, general manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando)
  • 1955 Bruno Conti, Italian footballer
  • 1956 Dana Delany, American actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden), born in NYC, New York

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1956 Jamie Dimon, American business executive and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, born in NYC, New York

CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon
CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Jamie Dimon
  • 1957 Steve Lake, American baseball player
  • 1957 John Hoeven, American politician, governor of North Dakota
  • 1958 Debi Nicolle Johnson, Torrance California, playmate (October, 1984)
  • 1958 Rick A Lazio, (Rep-R-NY)
  • 1959 Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )
  • 1959 Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • 1959 Kathy Hilton, socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nikki Hilton and Paris Hilton
  • 1960 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow), born in Chinnor, England
  • 1960 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
  • 1960 Joe Ranft, American animator (d. 2005)
  • 1961 Cor Lems, soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90)
  • 1962 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1963 Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)
  • 1963 Vance Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos)
  • 1964 Will Clark, American MLB first baseman (San Francisco Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966 Akira Nogami, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1966 Tine Scheuer-Larsen, Denmark, tennis star
  • 1967 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics-96), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Satu Huotari, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
  • 1967 Andrés Escobar, Colombian footballer (d. 1994)
  • 1968 Christopher Collett, American actor (Manhattan Project), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968 Akira Nogami, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1969 Chris Zorich, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • 1969 Kevin Kaminski, Churchbridge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • 1970 Tim Story, American film director
  • 1971 Curtis Conway, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971 Li Chen, Changsha China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX)
  • 1971 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Ralf Kleinmann, WLAF kicker/punter (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1971 Robert Samuels, cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996)
  • 1971 Ryan Hayden, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1971 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • 1971 Tracy Wells, actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere)
  • 1971 Annabeth Gish, American actress
  • 1971 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist
  • 1972 Avrom Smith, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • 1972 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • 1972 Rickey Brady, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1972 Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
  • 1972 Shea Olliff, Miss America-Georgia (1997), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1972 Trent Dilfer, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1973 Ann Coale, Miss USA-Maryland (1997)