Famous Birthdays on 1st November

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  • 846 Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (877-79) (d. 879)
  • 1339 Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)
  • 1351 Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)
  • 1500 Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor/goldsmith/author (Perseus)
  • 1526 Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, queen of Sweden and duchess of Finland (d. 1583)
  • 1530 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)
  • 1539 Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
  • 1549 Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1580)
  • 1567 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
  • 1578 Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (d. 1642)
  • 1585 Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (d. 1652)
  • 1607 Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (d. 1658)
  • 1611 François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
  • 1618 Johannes Flittner, composer
  • 1629 St. Oliver Plunkett, last Catholic martyr to die in England. (d. 1681)
  • 1636 Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic (d. 1711)
  • 1643 John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)
  • 1661 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
  • 1666 James Sherard, composer
  • 1704 Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (d. 1779)
  • 1720 Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte, French admiral (d. 1791)
  • 1727 Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, founder of the Moscow University (d. 1797)
  • 1731 Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer
  • 1748 Christoph Rheineck, composer
  • 1757 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor
  • 1761 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer
  • 1762 Spencer Perceval, (Tory), British PM (1809-12)
  • 1778 Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
  • 1782 Viscount Goderich, (Tory), British PM (1827-28)
  • 1798 Benjamin Lee, Baronet Guinness, Irish brewer/Dublin mayor
  • 1805 Alessandro Nini, composer
  • 1808 John Taylor, American religious leader (d. 1887)
  • 1815 Crawford Williamson Long, surgeon/pioneer (use of ether)
  • 1815 Douglas Hancock Cooper, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • 1825 Joseph Benjamin Palmer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1890)
  • 1832 Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer
  • 1835 Godfrey Weitzel, (Union volunteers Major general, (d. 1884))
  • 1847 Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
  • 1853 Jose Santos Zelaya, (L), ruler of Nicaragua (1893-1910)
  • 1855 Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)
  • 1859 Charles Brantley Aycock, (Gov-NC)
  • 1859 William Henry Grattan Flood, composer
  • 1860 Boies Penrose, United States Senator from Pennsylvania (d. 1921)
  • 1862 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
  • 1863 Alfred Reisenauer, composer
  • 1865 Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)
  • 1871 Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer

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1871 Stephen Crane, Newark, New Jersey, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage), (d. 1900)

Novelist Stephen Crane
Novelist
Stephen Crane
  • 1877 Roger Quilter, British composer

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1878 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Buenos Aires, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), (d. 1959)

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • 1878 Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter (d. 1925)
  • 1879 Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)

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1880 Alfred L Wegener, German meteorologist (continental shift)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener
  • 1880 Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)
  • 1880 Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)
  • 1880 Sholem Asch, Poland, Yiddish novelist/playwright (Three Cities)
  • 1881 Edward Van Sloan, American actor (d. 1964)
  • 1886 Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)
  • 1887 Max Trapp, composer
  • 1887 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes (d. 1976)
  • 1889 Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)
  • 1890 James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)
  • 1891 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
  • 1892 Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)
  • 1896 Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)
  • 1897 Naomi Mitchison, author (African Heroes, Return to Fairy Hill)
  • 1898 Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
  • 1902 Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orch)
  • 1902 Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1943)
  • 1903 Don Robey, US gospel singer
  • 1903 Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH)
  • 1903 Jean Tardieu, author
  • 1903 Max Adrian, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover)
  • 1903 Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • 1904 Laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary)
  • 1905 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • 1906 Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (d. 1968)
  • 1907 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • 1907 Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist
  • 1909 Bruno Bjelinski, composer
  • 1911 Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • 1911 Donald William Kerst, Madison, Wisconsin, American Physicist who developed the betatron (device to accelerate electron beams)
  • 1914 William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger
  • 1915 Carlos A Nicolaas, Bonaire, teacher/poet
  • 1915 Michael Denison, York England, actor (Importance of Being Ernest)
  • 1917 Clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
  • 1917 Margaret Taylor Burroughs, US author/house painter (Black Queen)
  • 1917 Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson, US, sci-fi author (Anything Box)
  • 1919 John Secondari, Rome Italy, newscaster (Open Hearing)
  • 1920 James J Kilpatrick, columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1920 Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
  • 1921 Ilse Aichinger, Austria, author
  • 1921 Jan Tausinger, composer
  • 1921 John Willard Peterson, composer
  • 1922 George S Irving, singer/actor (Dumplings), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1922 Jeff Richards, Portland Oregon, actor (Don't Go Near the Water)
  • 1923 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
  • 1923 Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
  • 1923 Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canada, sci-fi author (Genetic General)
  • 1923 Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Robert N Rapoport, social anthropologist
  • 1924 Suleyman Demirel, President of Turkey (1993-2000) and Prime Minister, born in Isparta, Atabey (d. 2015)
  • 1928 James Edward Bradford, DC, HW weightlifer (Olympic-silver-1952, 56)
  • 1928 Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)
  • 1929 Betsy Palmer, E Chicago Ind, actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th)
  • 1929 Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • 1929 Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
  • 1930 A. R. Gurney, American playwright
  • 1932 John Clark, English-born actor/director
  • 1932 Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Aat Veldhoen, Dutch artist
  • 1934 Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)
  • 1934 Umberto Agnelli, VP (Fiat)
  • 1934 William James Matthias, composer
  • 1934 William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)

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1935 Gary Player, Johannesburg, South African PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • 1935 Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)
  • 1935 Charles Koch, American businesman and philanthropist (Koch Industries), - 6th= richest person in the world (2015), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1936 Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1937 Bill Anderson, country singer (Still, From This Pen)
  • 1938 Patrick Buchanan, commentator/politician (Crossfire)
  • 1939 Barbara Bosson, Belle Vernon Pa, actress (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman)
  • 1940 Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
  • 1940 Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
  • 1941 Joe Louis Caldwell, Texas City, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1941 Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • 1941 Robert Foxworth, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1941 Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach
  • 1942 John M Spratt Jr, (Rep-D-SC, 1983- )

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1942 Larry Flynt, Lakeville, Kentucky, magazine publisher (Hustler)

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt
  • 1942 Marcia Wallace, Creston Iowa, actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Shere Hite, author/sex therapist
  • 1943 Salvatore Adamo, popular singer
  • 1943 John McEnery, English actor
  • 1944 Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia
  • 1945 Rick Grech, Bordeaux France, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic)
  • 1946 Dennis Muren, American special effects artist
  • 1947 Rolando Garbey, Oriente Cuba, light MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1947 Jim Steinman, American songwriter
  • 1947 Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)
  • 1948 Anna Stuart, American Actress (Another World, All My Children)
  • 1948 Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949 Jeannie Berlin, LA Cal, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint)
  • 1949 Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
  • 1950 Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)
  • 1950 Tony Hymphris, political activist
  • 1951 Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)
  • 1951 Ronald Bell, Youngstown Oh, rock sax (Kool & The Gang)
  • 1951 Fabrice Luchini, French actor
  • 1953 Michael Zaslow, Inglewood CA, actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light)
  • 1953 N Jan Davis, Cocoa Beach Florida, PhD/astronaut (STS 47, 60, 85)
  • 1954 Ruben Guerrero, Mexico, relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)
  • 1955 Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • 1956 Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph)
  • 1957 Lyle Lovett, Klein Tx, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth)
  • 1957 Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
  • 1958 Rachel Ticotin, actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
  • 1959 Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)
  • 1960 Damon Green, Pensacola FL, Nike golfer (1990 Pensacola Open-49th)
  • 1960 Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Oct 1]
  • 1960 Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers, SD Padres)
  • 1960 Said Aquita, runner (Oly-gold/bronze-1984)
  • 1960 Tim Cook, American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1961 Anne Donovan, Ridgewood NJ, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1961 Kim Krizan, California, writer/actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused)
  • 1961 Magne Furuholmen, Oslo Norway, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me)
  • 1961 Paul Jackson, cricketer (slow lefty bowler for Victoria & Queensland)
  • 1961 Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
  • 1961 Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
  • 1962 Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • 1962 Kelly Kelland, London Ontario, softball 1st baseman (Olympics-96)
  • 1962 Maga Furuholmen, rocker
  • 1962 Michelle Estill, Scottsdale AZ, LPGA golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One)
  • 1962 Robert Willis, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1963 Antonella Ella, Italian entertainer
  • 1963 Brian Forde, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1963 Rick Allen, rock drummer (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
  • 1963 Kenny Alphin, American guitarist (Big & Rich)
  • 1963 Monty Sopp, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Mark Hughes, Welsh footballer
  • 1964 Eddie Williams, Sheveport LA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1964 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
  • 1964 Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (NO Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1964 Daran Norris, American actor
  • 1965 Richard Stephens, NFL guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1966 Bob Wells, Yakima WA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1966 Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1966 Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • 1966 Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1966 Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys
  • 1966 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
  • 1967 Steve Fritz, Salina Kansas, decathlete
  • 1967 Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
  • 1967 Tina Arena, Australian singer
  • 1967 Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
  • 1968 Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1968 Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1968 Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
  • 1969 Barron Wortham, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)