Famous Birthdays on 18th November

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  • 1522 Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Flemish general and statesman (d. 1568)
  • 1527 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor
  • 1584 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp
  • 1630 Eleanor Gonzaga, Empress of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1686)
  • 1680 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer
  • 1727 Philibert Commerçon, French naturalist (d. 1773)
  • 1736 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer
  • 1742 Felix Maximo Lopez, composer
  • 1772 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
  • 1774 Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (d. 1837)
  • 1781 Felice Blangini, composer
  • 1785 David Wilkie, British artist (d. 1841)
  • 1786 Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor
  • 1786 Carl Maria von Weber, Germany, romantic composer (Der Freischutz), [or 19]

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1787 Sojourner Truth [Isabella Baumfree], Swartekill, New York, US abolitionist/feminist

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Sojourner Truth

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1787 Louis-Jacques Daguerre, Cormeilles-en-Parisis France, inventor and photographer (d. 1851)

Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre
Photographer and Inventor
Louis-Jacques Daguerre
  • 1803 Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet
  • 1804 Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (d. 1878)
  • 1808 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer
  • 1810 Asa Gray, Sauquoit NY, botanist (Flora of North America)
  • 1810 Benjamin Stone Roberts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
  • 1812 Jesse Johnson Finley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1904)
  • 1824 Franz Sigel, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • 1824 Isham Nicholas Hayne, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1832 Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Swedish explorer (d. 1901)
  • 1835 Americus Vespucius Rice, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1904)
  • 1835 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist

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1836 William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan), born in London, England

English Dramatist William Schwenck Gilbert
English Dramatist
William Schwenck Gilbert
  • 1839 August A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)
  • 1845 John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker (1st Belgian farm gilde)
  • 1846 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician
  • 1856 Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia (d. 1929)

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1860 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20)

Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
  • 1861 Dorothy Dix, pseudonym of US journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (d. 1951)
  • 1863 Richard Dehmel, writer
  • 1869 James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
  • 1871 Amadeo Vives, composer
  • 1874 Carrie White, oldest US woman (dies Nov 1990 at 116)
  • 1874 Clarence Shepard Day, author (Life with Father), born in NYC, New York
  • 1874 Riccardo Martin, composer
  • 1877 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)
  • 1881 Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove)
  • 1882 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
  • 1882 Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
  • 1882 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • 1883 Carl Vinson, U.S. Congressman (d. 1981)
  • 1888 Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)
  • 1889 Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao)
  • 1895 Ernst Levy, composer
  • 1897 Jules Buffano, St Louis Mo, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show)
  • 1897 Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)
  • 1898 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)
  • 1898 Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer
  • 1899 Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
  • 1900 Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters)
  • 1900 Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
  • 1900 George Kistiakowsky, Kiev, Ukrainian-American Chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons

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1901 George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster (Gallup Poll)

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup
Inventor of the Gallup Poll
George Gallup
  • 1902 Barbara Giuranna, composer
  • 1902 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
  • 1903 Lillian Fuchs, composer
  • 1904 Guido Santorsola, composer
  • 1904 Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
  • 1904 Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (d. 1990)

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1906 George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)

Scientist George Wald
Scientist
George Wald
  • 1906 Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann
  • 1906 Alec Issigonis, Greek-British car designer (d. 1988)
  • 1907 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
  • 1907 Compay Segundo, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2003)
  • 1908 Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)

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1909 Johnny Mercer, Savannah Ga, lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic)

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
Johnny Mercer
  • 1910 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist
  • 1911 Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (d. 2000)
  • 1912 Arthur Peterson, Mandan ND, actor (Major-Soap, Crisis)
  • 1912 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • 1915 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player and umpire (d. 2004)
  • 1916 James L Lyons, jazz promoter
  • 1918 Tasker Watkins, Welsh World War II hero (d. 2007)
  • 1919 Jocelyn Brando, actress (Ugly American), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1920 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
  • 1920 Louis Alfred Mennini, composer
  • 1920 Mustafa Khalil, Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2008)
  • 1921 Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)
  • 1922 Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)
  • 1922 Marjorie Gestring, US, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1922 Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)
  • 1922 Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (d. 2004)
  • 1923 Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)
  • 1923 Ted Stevens, American politician
  • 1924 Alexander Mackenzie Stuart, Scottish jurist (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)
  • 1925 William Robert Mayer, composer
  • 1926 Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer (Your Hit Parade)
  • 1926 Kim Besly, activist
  • 1926 Estanislao Basora, Catalonia, Spain, footballer (The Monster of Colombes, 22 caps for Spain, 301 matches for Barcelona), (d. 2012)
  • 1927 Lawrence Kenneth Moss, composer
  • 1927 Hank Ballard, American musician (d. 2003)
  • 1927 Eldar Ryazanov, Russian film director and screenwriter (A Cruel Romance), born in Kuybyshev, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip
  • 1928 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer
  • 1929 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
  • 1932 Nasif Estéfano, Argentine racing driver {d. 1973)
  • 1933 Jacques Charpentier, composer
  • 1934 Vassilis Vassilikos, Greek writer and ambassador
  • 1935 Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer
  • 1935 Rudolf Bahro, German dissident (d. 1997)
  • 1935 Rodney Hall, Australian author
  • 1936 Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
  • 1936 Hank Ballard, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1937 Rajinder Pal, cricketer (pace bowler in one Test India v England, 0-22)
  • 1938 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • 1939 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

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1939 Margaret Atwood, Canadian author/poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • 1939 Tom Johnson, composer
  • 1940 Qaboos bin Sa'id, Sultan of Oman
  • 1941 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)
  • 1942 Jeffrey Siegel, pianist (Chicago Symph), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Linda Evans, Hartford, actress (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo)
  • 1942 Susan Sullivan, actress (Dharma & Greg, Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Glen Walken, Astoria Queens, actor (Leave it to Larry)
  • 1946 Alan Dean Foster, US, sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
  • 1946 Amanda Lear, French singer
  • 1947 Jameson Parker, Balt Md, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon)
  • 1948 Andrea Marcovicci, actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Jack Tatum, Cherryville NC, NFL defensive back (Raiders)
  • 1948 Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1949 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • 1949 Ted Sator, Utica NY, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres)
  • 1950 Graham Parker, musician (Live Sparks, Mercury Poisoning)
  • 1950 Rudy Sarzo, Cuban bass guitarist
  • 1950 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • 1951 Marga Stubblefield, LPGA golfer
  • 1951 Mark N Brown, Valparaiso In, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 28, 48, 66)
  • 1951 Justin Raimondo, American author
  • 1952 Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • 1952 Peter Beattie, Australian politician
  • 1953 Kevin Nealon, Bridgeport Conn, actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads)
  • 1953 Alan Moore, British comic book writer and novelist
  • 1954 Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner
  • 1954 John Parr, British pop singer
  • 1954 Evan Gray, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1955 Carter Burwell, American composer
  • 1956 Sinbad, [David Adkins], Benton Harbor MI, actor (1st Kid, Vibe)
  • 1956 Tony Franklin, NFL kicker (Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots)
  • 1956 Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)
  • 1956 Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1995)
  • 1957 Jenny Burton, rocker (Nobody Loves Me Like You Do), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Seán Mac Falls, Irish-born poet
  • 1957 J.C. Watts (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 4th district, in office Jan 3, 1995 - Jan 3, 2003
  • 1958 Oscar Nunez, Cuban American actor
  • 1959 Jimmy Quinn, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1960 Elizabeth Perkins, actress (About Last Night, Big), born in Queens, New York
  • 1960 Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)
  • 1961 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, St Paul Minn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • 1962 Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1962 Jill Briles-Hinton, Elmhurst IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Women's Open-16th)
  • 1962 Kirk Hammett, US heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica-Master of Puppets)
  • 1962 Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1963 Dante Bichette, W Palm Beach FLA, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1963 Peter Schmeichel, Danish footballer
  • 1964 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
  • 1964 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1965 Mark Petkovsek, Beaumont TX, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1965 Matt Kabayama, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • 1966 Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1966 Gwendolyn Hajek, Shreveport La, playmate (September, 1987)
  • 1966 Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1966 Tommie Stowers, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • 1966 Jorge Camacho, Spanish poet
  • 1967 Jocelyn Lemieux, Mont Laurier, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1967 Tom Gordon, Sebring FL, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1968 Gary Sheffield, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968 Lubomir Sekeras, Liptovsky CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • 1968 Mel Stewart, NC, 200m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-92)
  • 1968 Milica Vukadinovic, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
  • 1968 Barry Hunter, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1968 Romany Malco, American actor and music producer

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1968 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1969 Cheryl Bachman, Jacksonville Fla, playmate (October, 1991)
  • 1969 Lee Anne Ketcham, Tallahassee Fla, female pitcher (Silver Bullets)
  • 1969 Raghib Ismail, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Sam Cassell, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets)
  • 1969 Duncan Sheik, American singer
  • 1969 Ahmed Helmi, Egyptian actor
  • 1970 Allen Watson, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970 Toby Wright, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • 1970 Elizabeth Anne Allen, American actress
  • 1970 Mike Epps, American actor
  • 1970 Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor
  • 1970 Johan Liiva, Sweden vocalist (Arch Enemy)
  • 1971 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • 1972 Jessi Alexander, American country music singer/songwriter
  • 1972 Robert Shapiro, American politician/humorist
  • 1973 Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)
  • 1974 Autumn Smith, Miss USA-Alabama (1997, top 10)
  • 1974 Christian Schmidt, actor (Mullers Baro)
  • 1974 Chloë Sevigny, American actress