Famous Birthdays on 28th November

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 224

  • 1118 Manuel I Komnenos, Greek Byzantine Emperor (d. 1180)
  • 1489 Margaret Tudor, wife of James IV of Scotland (d. 1541)
  • 1570 James Whitelocke, English judge (d. 1632)
  • 1598 Hans Nansen, Danish statesman (d. 1667)
  • 1607 Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist: Istoria del Concilio di Trento
  • 1628 John Bunyan, England, cleric/author (Pilgrim's Progress)
  • 1632 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer
  • 1640 Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)
  • 1650 John Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps) [or Nov 25]
  • 1661 Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon, British Governor of New York and New Jersey (d. 1723)
  • 1681 Jean Cavalier, French Protestant rebel leader (d. 1740)
  • 1700 Nathaniel Bliss, Astronomer Royal (d. 1764)
  • 1700 Sophia Magdalen of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1770)
  • 1704 Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies)

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1757 William Blake, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827)

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake
  • 1763 Matthaus Fischer, composer
  • 1770 F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V & Wilhelmina of Prussia
  • 1772 Luke Howard, British meteorologist (d. 1864)
  • 1777 Georg A Kestner, German art collector/diplomat
  • 1784 Ferdinand Reis, composer
  • 1785 Achille-Charles, duc de Broglie, French PM (1835-36)
  • 1792 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education
  • 1793 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck)
  • 1795 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer
  • 1805 John Stephens, US archaeologist; founded study of Central America
  • 1810 William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect
  • 1811 Maximilian II Jozef, king of Bayern (1848-64)
  • 1812 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer
  • 1820 Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator
  • 1820 Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1829 Anton Rubinstein, Vykhvatinetz Podolia, composer (Omitri Doskoy) [NS]
  • 1837 John Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid)
  • 1841 E M Grace, cricketer (brother of W G)
  • 1843 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer
  • 1853 Helen Magill White, first American woman to earn a Ph.D. (d. 1944)
  • 1854 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist
  • 1856 Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer
  • 1857 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85)
  • 1864 Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver
  • 1864 James Allen English writer (d. 1912)
  • 1864 Lindley M. Garrison, American Secretary of War (d. 1932)
  • 1866 Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)

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1866 Henry Bacon, Watseka Illinois, American architect (Lincoln Memorial)

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon
  • 1866 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor/husband of Truus Soete
  • 1868 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer
  • 1876 Bert Vogler, cricketer (early South African googly bowler)
  • 1878 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
  • 1880 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [OS=11/16]
  • 1880 Marinus van Meel, 1st Dutch aviator
  • 1881 Stefan Zweig, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1883 Paul Hastings Allen, composer
  • 1887 Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian
  • 1887 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
  • 1887 Jacobo Palm, Curacaos pianist/organist
  • 1891 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (d. 1949)
  • 1892 Thomas Wood, composer
  • 1894 Brooks Atkinson, drama critic (Broadway theater namesake)
  • 1895 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist (d. 1980)
  • 1896 Lilia Skala, actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1896 Dawn Powell, American writer (d. 1965)
  • 1897 Uno Choyo, writer
  • 1898 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [OS]
  • 1900 Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage)
  • 1902 Victor Jory, Dawson City Canada, actor (Kings Row, Manhunt)
  • 1904 James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss)
  • 1904 Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a cold climate)
  • 1907 Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)
  • 1908 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
  • 1908 Roberto Lupi, composer
  • 1908 Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist
  • 1909 Aleksandar Rankovic, Yugoslavic partisan/vice-premier
  • 1911 Václav Renč, Czech poet (d. 1973)
  • 1912 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)
  • 1912 Morris Louis, US painter (post abstract)
  • 1913 Hugo Pos, Suriname/Neth WW II prosecutor of minor war crimes Tokyo
  • 1915 Pamela Harrison, composer
  • 1915 Evald Okas, Estonian painter
  • 1916 Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III
  • 1917 Kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host
  • 1919 Keith Miller, cricketer (one of Australia's best ever all-rounders)
  • 1920 Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1936)
  • 1922 Helen Kinney Copley, newspaper publisher
  • 1923 Helen Delich Bentley, (Rep-R-MD, 1985- )
  • 1923 Phyllis Jenkins, literary & theatrical agent community activist
  • 1923 Ted Stevens, (Sen-R-AK, 1968- )
  • 1923 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1924 Kees [Gerrit C] Otten, Dutch flutist
  • 1925 Aurelio de la Vega, composer
  • 1925 Virginia Hewitt, Shreveport La, actress (Carol-Space Patrol)
  • 1925 József Bozsik, Hungarian footballer (d. 1978)
  • 1927 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (d. 1992)
  • 1928 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng
  • 1928 Arthur Melvin Okun, American economist (d. 1980)

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1929 Berry Gordy, record company owner (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy
  • 1931 Dervla Murphy, travel author (Full Tilt, In Ethiopia with a Mule)
  • 1931 Hope Lange, Redding Ridge Ct, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir)
  • 1931 Ian Skipper, English businessman/multi-millionaire (Heritage Projects)
  • 1931 Rinus Ferdinandusse, editor/author (Nude on Fence)
  • 1931 Thomas Enders, diplomat
  • 1932 Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)
  • 1932 Terence Frisby, poet/screenwriter (There's a Girl in My Soup)
  • 1933 Joe Knollenberg, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • 1934 Carlos Farinas, composer
  • 1934 Dick Rhyan, Columbus OH, PGA golfer (1994 GTE-5th)
  • 1935 Randolph Stow, author/poet (Suburbs of Hell)
  • 1935 Prince Hitachi, Japanese royalty
  • 1936 Gary Hart, (Sen-D-Co, 1975-86)
  • 1936 Celin Romero, Spanish guitarist
  • 1939 Gary Troxel, rocker
  • 1940 Bruce Channel, rocker
  • 1940 Clem Curtis, rocker
  • 1941 Laura Antonelli, actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), born in Pola, Italy
  • 1942 Paul Warfield, NFL/WFL wide receiver (Cleveland, Miami, Memphis)
  • 1942 Manolo Blahnik, Santa Cruz de La Palma Spain, shoe designer
  • 1943 Randy Newman, vocalist (Short People, Love LA, Raindrops), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1944 Rita Mae Brown, actress (Long Hot Summer, Slumber Party Massacre)
  • 1944 R.B. Greaves, Guyanan singer, (d. 2012)
  • 1944 Timothy Krajcir, American serial killer
  • 1946 Joe Dante, director (Matinee, Twilight Zone, Police Squad, Gremlins)
  • 1946 Susan Spencer, NY, correspondent (48 Hours) [1946 approx]
  • 1947 Michel Berger, French songwriter (d. 1992)
  • 1947 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • 1948 Agnieszka Holland, Warsaw Poland, actress/director (Europa Europa)
  • 1948 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • 1949 Alexander Godunov, Russia, composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • 1949 Hugh McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • 1949 Paul Shaffer, Thunder Bay Ont, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman)
  • 1949 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)

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1950 Ed Harris, Tenafly NJ, actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma)

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris
  • 1952 Jeff Fahey, actor (Darkman III, Crossover, Serpent's Lair)
  • 1952 S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw Michigan, American actress (Jacob's Ladder, Terminator 2)
  • 1953 Nadezhda Olizarenko, USSR, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1953 Sixto Lezcano, baseball player
  • 1955 Adem Jashari, Albanian freedom fighter
  • 1955 Alessandro Altobelli, Italian footballer
  • 1955 Jeffrey Byron, American actor
  • 1956 Kristine Arnold, Torrance, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)
  • 1956 Lucy Gutteridge, actress (Top Secret, Trouble With Spies)

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1958 Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants), born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • 1958 David Van Day, rocker (Dollar-Loves Gotta Hold on Me)
  • 1958 Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1958 Tim Mullens, Dutch singer/guitarist (Ivy green)
  • 1958 Georges Rutaganda, Rwandan war criminal
  • 1959 Judd Nelson, Portland ME, actor (Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan)
  • 1959 R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • 1959 Stephen Roche, bicylist
  • 1960 Deneice Lewis, model, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1960 Ken Howell, baseball player
  • 1960 John Galliano, Gibraltar, British fashion designer
  • 1961 Jane Sibbett, actress (Teddy Z, Heddy Newman-Herman's Head)
  • 1961 Patty Zomer, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • 1961 Martin Clunes, British actor
  • 1961 Alfonso Cuarón, Mexican film director (Gravity), born in Mexico City
  • 1962 Karen Marsden, Perth Australia, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
  • 1962 Matt Cameron, musician (Soundgarden)
  • 1962 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor
  • 1962 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in New York, NY
  • 1962 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1963 Johnny Newman, NBA guard/foward (Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1963 Walt Weiss, Tuxedo NY, shortstop (Oakland A's, Colorado Rockies)
  • 1963 Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964 Cornelia Guest, debutante (Debutante's Guide to Life)
  • 1964 John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1965 David Ecob, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965 Matt Williams, infielder (SF Giants)
  • 1965 Erwin Mortier, Belgian author
  • 1966 Sam Seder, American comedian
  • 1967 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967 Stephnie Weir, American comedian
  • 1967 José del Solar, Peruvian footballer
  • 1968 Dawn Robinson, singer (En Vogue)
  • 1968 Jonathan Brown, rower (Olympics-5th-1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Dale Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1969 Doug Petersen, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1969 Marc Spindler, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets, Detroit Lions)
  • 1969 Nick Knight, cricketer (England opening batsman 1995- )
  • 1969 Pedro Astacio, Hato Mayor Dom Rep, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • 1969 Pio Sagapolutele, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints, Cleveland Browns)
  • 1969 Robb Nen, San Pedro, California, American MLB pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1969 Sonia O'Sullivan, Ireland, 5k runner (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
  • 1970 Arshad Laiq, cricket all-rounder (United Arab Emirates World Cup 1996)
  • 1970 Evan Droop, Yarrawonga VIC, Australian golfer
  • 1970 Jason Day, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Todd Perry, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Álex López Morón, Spanish tennis player
  • 1971 Karin Taylor, Kingston Jamacia, playmate (June, 1996)
  • 1971 William Simas Jr, Hanford CA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • 1971 Rob Conway, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
  • 1972 Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
  • 1973 Jade Puget, American musician (AFI)
  • 1974 Jason Ferguson, defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1974 Joerg Heckenbach, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1974 apl.de.ap, American rapper (Black Eyed Peas)
  • 1974 András Tölcséres, Hungarian footballer
  • 1974 Kristian Schmid, Australian actor
  • 1975 Sigurd Wongraven, Norwegian musician (Satyricon (band))
  • 1975 Eka Kurniawan, Indonesian writer
  • 1977 Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer
  • 1977 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer