Famous Birthdays on November 14

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  • 1511 Janus Secundus, neo latin poet (Basia)
  • 1567 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
  • 1601 Jean Eudes, French missionary (d. 1680)
  • 1650 Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England (1689-1702)
  • 1663 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
  • 1679 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • 1719 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, composer
  • 1740 Johann van Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven's father and first teacher (d. 1792)
  • 1746 Giulio Gabrielli the Younger, Italian Cardinal

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1765 Robert Fulton, American inventor and engineer (1st commercial steamboat), born in Little Britain, Pennsylvania (d. 1815)

Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton
Commercial Steamboat Inventor
Robert Fulton

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1771 Marie François Xavier bichat, anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), born in Paris, France (d. 1802)

Anatomist and Physiologist Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
Anatomist and Physiologist
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
  • 1774 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, composer
  • 1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
  • 1778 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer
  • 1779 Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (d. 1850)
  • 1796 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, born in Arpino (d. 1868)

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1797 Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist (Principles of Geology), born in Kinnordy, Angus, Scotland (d. 1875)

Geologist Charles Lyell
Geologist
Charles Lyell
  • 1800 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer
  • 1802 August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)
  • 1803 Jacob Abbott, American writer (d. 1879)
  • 1805 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer
  • 1812 Maria Christina of Savoy, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1836)
  • 1814 Michael Kelly Lawler, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), dies in 1882
  • 1816 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, born in Heckmondwike, Yorkshire (d. 1880)
  • 1822 William Harrow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1872)
  • 1823 Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)
  • 1825 August Reissmann, composer
  • 1827 Isaac Wistar, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • 1828 James Birdseye MacPherson, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1829 Giulio Roberti, composer
  • 1833 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
  • 1838 August Senoa, Croatian author (Zlatarevo zlato)

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1840 Claude Monet, impressionist (Water Lilies), born in Paris, France (d. 1926)

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • 1842 Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)
  • 1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
  • 1845 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer
  • 1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
  • 1863 Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
  • 1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
  • 1875 Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general (d. 1899)
  • 1877 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
  • 1878 Leopold Staff, Polish poet (d. 1957)
  • 1878 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • 1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
  • 1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
  • 1883 Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
  • 1885 Sonia Delaunay, Russian born French artist
  • 1887 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)
  • 1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)

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1891 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario (d. 1941)

  • 1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • 1893 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
  • 1893 Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)
  • 1893 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)
  • 1893 Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italian writer, born in Milan (d. 1973)
  • 1894 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • 1894 Seena Owen, silent screen actress (Queen Kelly), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1895 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • 1895 Louise Huff, American actress (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
  • 1897 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
  • 1898 Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French writer and filmmaker (d. 1944)
  • 1900 Clara Fasano, sculptor

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1900 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
  • 1904 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer
  • 1904 Dick Powell, Mt View Ark, actor (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater)
  • 1904 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
  • 1904 Marya Mannes, author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
  • 1905 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
  • 1905 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • 1906 Louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box)
  • 1907 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • 1907 Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader
  • 1907 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • 1908 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)

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1909 Joseph McCarthy, American Senator, (Rep - Wisconsin) who claimed anti-communists had infiltrated the US government, born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (d. 1957)

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy
  • 1910 Eric Lawson Malpass, writer
  • 1910 Norman MacCaig, Scottish poet, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
  • 1910 Rosemary DeCamp, Prescott Az, actress (Love That Bob, That Girl)
  • 1912 Barbara Hutton, American heiress (Woolworth)
  • 1914 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
  • 1914 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • 1914 Ken Carson, Coalgate Oklahoma, singer (Garry Moore Show)
  • 1915 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist
  • 1916 Sherwood Schwartz, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1919 Lisa Otto, German soprano
  • 1920 Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1921 Brian Keith, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1922 Veronica Lake, [Constance Ockleman], actress (I Married a Witch) (d. 1973)
  • 1922 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), born in Cairo (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Marina Candael, Flemish dancer/choreography (Rhapsody in Blue)
  • 1923 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
  • 1924 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist
  • 1924 Billy Jim Layton, composer
  • 1924 Kenneth J Gray, (Rep-D-IL, 1955-75, 85- )
  • 1924 Leonid B Kogan, Dnepropetrovsk Russia, violinist (Lenin Prize-1952)
  • 1924 Phyllis Avery, actress (Alice-George Gobel Show, Ruth-Mr Novak), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)
  • 1927 McLean Stevenson, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1928 Kathleen Hughes, actress (It Came From Outer Space), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1928 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
  • 1929 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • 1929 McLean Stevenson, Normal Ill, actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry)
  • 1930 Alan Moss, cricket pace bowler (England during 50's)
  • 1930 Edward H White II, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1930 Ornelio Martina, Antillian author/governor of Curacao
  • 1930 Shirley Crabtree, professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1930 Charles De Sorgher, Belgian bobsledder
  • 1930 Monique Mercure, French Canadian actress
  • 1930 Michael Robbins, British actor (d. 1992)
  • 1930 Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker
  • 1930 Jay Migliori, saxophonist (Supersax), born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Claudia Jane Archibald, parapsychologist
  • 1932 Henk Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom tien)
  • 1932 Ramon Zupko, American composer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1933 Fred W Haise Jr, Biloxi Miss, astronaut (Apollo 13 STS T-1, T-3, T-5)
  • 1934 Ellis Marsalis, jazz musician
  • 1934 Roman A Gulyayev, cosmonaut
  • 1934 Kurt Hamrin, Swedish soccer player
  • 1935 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
  • 1935 Donald Edwin White, advertising copywriter/opera administrator
  • 1935 Gennadi Aleksandrovich Dolgopolov, cosmonaut
  • 1935 Hussein ibn Talal I, king of Jordan (1953- )
  • 1935 Jakusho Kwong, Santa Rosa California, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center
  • 1936 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939 Wendy (Walter) Carlos, Pawtucket RI, composer (Switched on Bach)
  • 1940 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • 1941 Hermanus J Kriel, South African minister of Planning (1989- )
  • 1942 John Du Preez, cricketer (South African leg-spin all-rounder v Aust 1966-67)
  • 1943 Peter Norton, American software engineer
  • 1944 Aditya Biria, industrialist
  • 1944 Scherrie Payne, US singer (Supremes-Incredible)
  • 1945 Paul Hirsch, American film editor
  • 1945 Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian First Lady (d. 2005)
  • 1947 P J O'Rourke, writer (Easy Money)
  • 1947 Buckwheat Zydeco [Stantley Dural Jr], US accordionist (On Track), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)

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1948 Prince Charles [Charles Philip Arthur George], Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall, born in London

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • 1948 Jacob Kohnstamm, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (D66, 1994-)
  • 1948 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949 Terry Lee Johnson, Alabama, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1949 Phil Baron, American voice actor (Piglet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1951 Barry Brandt, rock drummer (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951 Sandahl Bergman, KC Missouri, actress (Conan, All that Jazz)
  • 1951 Stephen Bishop, rocker vocalist
  • 1951 Alec John Such, US pop bassist (Bon Jovi-Wanted Dead or Alive)
  • 1951 Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director
  • 1952 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953 Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France
  • 1954 Bernard Hinault, French cyclist (Tour de France)
  • 1954 Yanni, new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance)

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1954 Condoleezza Rice, 1st female African-American U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09), born in Birmingham, Alabama

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • 1955 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois
  • 1955 Willie Hernandez, pitcher (Cy Young Award)
  • 1956 Kenneth D Bowersox, Portsmouth Va, USN/astro (STS 50, 61, 73, 82)
  • 1957 Frank Affolter, pianist/writer/composer (If Nobody Does)
  • 1957 Michael J Fitzgerald, American writer
  • 1958 Lynda Lehmann, Karoonda Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1959 Paul McGann, English actor (Dr Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1959 Annie Schilder, Dutch singer (BZN)

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1959 Bryan Stevenson, American social justice activist and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, born in Milton, Delaware

Lawyer and Social Justice Activist Bryan Stevenson
Lawyer and Social Justice Activist
Bryan Stevenson
  • 1960 Tom Judson, American actor and composer
  • 1961 D B Sweeney, actor (Cutting Edge, Fire in the Sky, Day in October)
  • 1961 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor
  • 1962 Laura San Giacoma, Danville NJ, actress (Pretty Woman, Vital Signs)
  • 1962 Morgan Reeser, 470 sailor (Olymp-8th-1992, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1962 Harland Williams, Canadian-born actor
  • 1963 Mike Prior, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1964 Andrew, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • 1964 Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • 1964 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Oly-bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1964 Bill Hemmer, American television news reporter
  • 1964 Patrick Warburton, American actor
  • 1964 Rev Run, American rapper
  • 1966 Carl Coulter, CFL corner (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1966 Curt Schilling, Anchorage AK, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1966 Eric Hill, NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966 Rod Harris, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1966 Petra Roßner, German cyclist
  • 1967 Letitia Dean, actress (Sharon Watts-EastEnders)
  • 1967 Matthew King, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • 1967 Nina Gordon, American singer
  • 1968 Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968 Claudia Porwik, Coburg Ger, tennis star (1995 Futures-Valladolid)
  • 1968 Kent Bottenfield, Portland Oregon, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1968 Lionel Simmons, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1968 Serge Postigo, Canadian actor
  • 1969 Butch Walker, Rome Ga, heavy metal guitarist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • 1969 David Webb, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1969 Mark Henderson, US, 4X100m butterfly (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1969 Sue Stewart, basketball guard (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970 Dana Stubblefield, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
  • 1970 Darrien Gordon, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1970 David Wesley, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics)
  • 1970 Derrick Hoskins, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1970 Dexter Nottage, NFL defensive end (Wash Redskins, KC Chiefs)
  • 1971 Adam Gilchrist, cricket wicket-keeper (hard-hit Australian ODI 1996)