Famous Birthdays on November 11

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  • 995 Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1041)

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1050 Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1084–1105), born in Goslar, Kaiserpfalz (d. 1106)

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV
  • 1154 Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212)
  • 1155 Alfonso VIII, the Noble One, king of Castilia
  • 1220 Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (d. 1271)
  • 1493 Bernardo Tasso, Italian poet (d. 1569)

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1493 Paracelsus, Swiss physician and alchemist (Zinc, laudanum), born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland (d. 1541)

Physician/Alchemist Paracelsus
Physician/Alchemist
Paracelsus
  • 1523 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician
  • 1569 Martin Ruland the Younger, German physician and alchemist (d. 1611)
  • 1579 Frans Snyders, Flemish animal painter
  • 1599 Ottavio Piccolomini, Italian/Spanish marshal
  • 1633 George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax/author (Character of a Trimmer)
  • 1636 Yen Jo-chu, Chinese scholar of Ch'ing dynasty
  • 1657 Guido Starhemberg, Austria earl/fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
  • 1668 Johann Albert Fabricius, German scholar and bibliographer (d. 1736)
  • 1675 Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, 9th sikh guru
  • 1679 Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist
  • 1688 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, born in Turin (d. 1775)
  • 1690 Gerhard Hoffmann, composer
  • 1696 Andrea Zani, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, Cremona Province (d. 1757)
  • 1722 Johann Philipp Sack, composer
  • 1724 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
  • 1731 Carl Joseph Toeschi, composer
  • 1736 Johann H Schepp, German/Neth engraver
  • 1743 Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist (d. 1828)
  • 1748 King Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819) Reigned 1788-1808
  • 1767 Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer/royal chaplain bandmaster
  • 1771 Ephraim McDowell, surgeon (pioneered abdominal surgery)
  • 1788 Michal Wielhorski, composer
  • 1791 Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1855)
  • 1792 Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872)
  • 1811 Ben McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1832 Paolo Giorza, composer
  • 1836 Thomas Bailey Aldrich, American author/editor (Story of a Bad Boy)
  • 1852 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1925)
  • 1858 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884)
  • 1863 Paul Signac, French painter (d. 1935)
  • 1864 Alfred Hermann Fried, German pacifist (Nobel 1911)
  • 1864 George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock
  • 1868 Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist
  • 1869 Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
  • 1869 Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American anarchist (d. 1901)
  • 1870 Nils Kjaer, Norwegian playwright (Det evige Savn)
  • 1872 Maude Adams, American actress (Baldwin's Theatre-Peter Pan), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1953)
  • 1872 David I. Walsh, 46th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1947)
  • 1875 Vesto Slipher, Mulberry Indiana, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory
  • 1882 King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (d. 1973)
  • 1883 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor (Ruilles de Printemps), born in Vevey, Switzerland (d. 1969)

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1885 George S. Patton, American WWII general (Sicily, Italy and Normandy) known as "Old Blood & Guts", born in San Gabriel, California (d. 1945)

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
  • 1887 Roland Young, British-born American actor, born in London, England (d. 1953)
  • 1888 Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India

  • 1891 Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (d. 1954)
  • 1893 Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian author
  • 1894 Aaron Avshalomov, composer
  • 1894 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), born in England (d. 1967)
  • 1895 Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor
  • 1895 Jacov Gotovac, composer
  • 1897 Gordon W Allport, American psychologist (personalities)
  • 1898 Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, German Jesuit priest/Zen teacher
  • 1898 Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow)
  • 1899 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
  • 1899 Pat O'Brien, actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1900 Helena Konopacka, Polish discus thrower (Olympic gold 1928)
  • 1900 Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip
  • 1900 John Longden, British actor (Man From Interpol), born in the West Indies (d. 1971)
  • 1901 Sam Spiegel, producer (On the Waterfront, Bridge over River Kwai)
  • 1901 F. Van Wyck Mason, American author (d. 1978)
  • 1903 Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine
  • 1903 Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)
  • 1904 Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin
  • 1904 J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (d. 1960)
  • 1905 Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer

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1907 Joseph G. Hamilton, American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts (d. 1957)

  • 1909 Robert Ryan, actor (Billy Budd, Dirty Dozen, Longest Day), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1910 Arnold Tilanus, Dutch politician (CHU)
  • 1910 Franz Kemser, German 4 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1910 Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist
  • 1910 Yisrael Eldad, British extremist politician

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1910 Raemer Schreiber, American physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki, born in McMinnville, Oregon (d. 1998)

Physicist Raemer Schreiber
Physicist
Raemer Schreiber
  • 1911 Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], Horsforth, Yorkshire, English actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny)
  • 1912 Cissie Elizabeth Charlton, football matriarch
  • 1912 Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
  • 1913 German Leont'yevich Zhukovsky, composer
  • 1913 Peter Black, TV critic
  • 1914 Daisy Bates, publisher/head (Arkansas NAACP)
  • 1914 Hansje Toussaint, [Hermina A Schenk], singer (Sing of the Cross)
  • 1914 Howard Fast, American screenwriter (Rachel & the Stranger, Spartacus), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Perry Bass, Texas billionaire
  • 1914 Henry Wade, American lawyer (d. 2001)
  • 1915 Bernhard Heiliger, sculptor
  • 1915 William Proxmire, (Sen-D-WI, 1957-88) (Golden Fleece Awards)
  • 1916 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
  • 1917 Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer
  • 1917 [Dallas] Mack/McCord Reynolds, American sci-fi author (Earth War)
  • 1918 Jürg Baur, German composer, born in Düsseldorf (2010)
  • 1918 Stubby Kaye, American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919 Kalle Päätalo, Finnish novelist (d. 2000)
  • 1920 Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
  • 1921 Terrell Bell, American politician (d. 1996)

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1922 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author (Slaughterhouse Five, Sirens of Titan), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2007)

  • 1924 Piet van der Sanden, Dutch journalist and politician (CDA)
  • 1924 Rusi Modi, cricketer (strong Indian batsman in post-War years)
  • 1925 Jonathan Winters, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • 1925 June Whitfield, British comedian
  • 1925 John Guillermin, film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London, UK (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Richard Tufeld, voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), born in Naples (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Lord Wolfson, English multi-millionaire
  • 1927 Mose Allison, jazz artist (Black Country Suite), born in Tippo, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Arthur Cunningham, composer
  • 1928 Edward Zorinsky, (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88)
  • 1928 Ernestine Anderson, jazz vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • 1928 Carlos Fuentes, Panama City, Panama, author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (d. 1995)
  • 1929 H M Enzensberger, writer
  • 1929 LaVern Baker, R&B vocalist (I Cried a Tear), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1930 Kenneth Fleetwood, fashion designer
  • 1930 Hank Garland, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2004)
  • 1930 Hugh Everett, American physicist (d. 1982)
  • 1930 Vernon Handley, English conductor
  • 1931 Fortney H [Pete] Stark, (Rep-D-CA, 1973- )
  • 1932 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1934 Bibi Andersson, Swedish actress (Scenes From a Marriage)
  • 1934 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Polish long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1934 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, 2 silver, 1 bronze (Oly 1952-60)
  • 1936 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937 Buddy Jimmy Lee Land Ace, singer
  • 1937 Warner Wolf, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1937 Stephen Lewis, Canadian politician and diplomat
  • 1938 Narvel Felts, country singer
  • 1938 John Reilly, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic silver 1964)
  • 1938 Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
  • 1938 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • 1939 Claudia Boyarskikh, USSR, 5K/10K cross country (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1939 Denise Alexander, American actress (Mary McKinnon-Another World, Lesley Webber-General Hospital), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )
  • 1942 Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)
  • 1943 Chas Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London
  • 1943 Jan Adamski, Polish International Chess Master (1976)
  • 1943 Karin Kent, [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch singer
  • 1944 Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor
  • 1945 Chris Dreja, rocker (Yardbirds), born in London, England
  • 1945 Daniel Ortega Saavedra, president of Nicaragua (1984-90)
  • 1945 Niaz Ahmed, cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket)
  • 1945 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Len "Chip" Hawkes, English musician (the Tremeloes)
  • 1946 Corrine Brown, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • 1946 Vladimir Alekseyevich Soloviyov, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-10, T-15, TM-10)
  • 1947 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist
  • 1947 Callum Alexander MacDonald, historian
  • 1947 Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1948 Vincent Schiavelli, actor (Playroom, Waiting for the Light)
  • 1949 Kathy Postlewait, Norfolk VA, LPGA golfer (1989 Sara Lee)
  • 1950 Jim Peterik, rocker (Survivor)
  • 1950 Otis Armstrong, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
  • 1950 Rex Samuel Sellers, Tornado class sailor (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1950 Mircea Dinescu, Romanian poet
  • 1950 Ed Ordynski, Australian rally driver
  • 1951 Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller, New Albany IN, PGA golfer (Masters 1981)
  • 1951 Kim Peek, American megasavant
  • 1952 Paul Cowsill, rock keyboardist (The Cowsills-We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1953 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)
  • 1953 Kostas Skandalidis, Greek politician
  • 1954 Gail Marquis, WBL forward (NY Stars, Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1954 Mary Gaitskill, American novelist
  • 1955 Jigme Singye Wangchuk, king of Bhutan (1972- )
  • 1956 Billy Smith, Reidsville NC, country singer (Billy & Terry Smith)
  • 1956 Ian Craig Marsh, England, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)
  • 1958 Luz Casal, Spanish singer
  • 1958 Carlos Lacamara, Cuban-born American Actor
  • 1959 Vincent Irizarry, actor (Guiding Light, Santa Barbara), born in Queens, New York
  • 1959 Lee Haney, American bodybuilder
  • 1960 Lisa Welch Semler, Aberdeen Md, playmate (Sep, 1980)
  • 1960 Peter Parros, American actor
  • 1960 Stanley Tucci, American actor and director
  • 1961 Matt Ghaffari, Iranian-American greco-roman wrestler (Oly-sil-92, 96), born in Tehran, Iran

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1962 Demi Moore [Guynes], American actress (Ghost, Striptease, GI Jane), born in Roswell, New Mexico

Actress Demi Moore
Actress
Demi Moore
  • 1962 Mic Michaeli, Swedish keyboardist
  • 1962 James Morrison, Australian musician
  • 1964 Jon Hough, Royal Oak MI, Nike golfer (1986 NAIA Individual National Champ)
  • 1964 Philip McKeon, actor (Tommy-Alice, Return to Horror High), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1964 Robert Haynes, cricketer (Jamaica & WI leggie, one-dayer but no Tests)
  • 1964 Roberto Hernandez, Santurce Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • 1964 Calista Flockhart, American actress
  • 1964 Anabel Alonso, Spanish actress
  • 1965 Brian Wilson, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Ruthie Matthes, Sun Valley Idaho, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Max Mutchnick, American TV writer and producer
  • 1966 Benedicta Boccoli, Italian actress (Valzer), born in Milan Italy
  • 1966 Gina Pillitiere, WPVA volleyballer (National-25th-1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1967 Bill Musgrave, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos)
  • 1967 Gil de Ferran, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1968 Jo Kittsee, German rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • 1968 John Jett, NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions)
  • 1968 Lin Elliott, NFL kicker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1968 Wyatt Pauley, Ecuador, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
  • 1968 David L Cook, American singer and comedian