Famous Birthdays on November 30

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538 St Gregory of Tours, Gallo-Roman chronicler and bishop (Historia Francorum), born in Auvergne, Gaul (d. 594)

Chronicler/Bishop Gregory of Tours
Chronicler/Bishop
Gregory of Tours
  • 1340 John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector
  • 1364 John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (d. 1390)
  • 1373 Ferdinand I, the Righteous, king of Aragon/Sicily
  • 1427 Kazimierz IV, king of Poland (1447-92)
  • 1466 Andrea Doria, Genoese statesman/admiral
  • 1485 Veronica Gambara, Italian poetess
  • 1498 Andrés de Urdaneta, Spanish Augustinian friar, sail-captain and explorer (d. 1568)
  • 1508 Andrea Palladio, [Andrea di Pietro della Gondola], architect
  • 1554 Philip Sidney, England, poet/statesman/soldier (Arcadia)
  • 1593 Johann Dilliger, composer
  • 1594 John Cosin, English clergyman (d. 1672)
  • 1622 Thomas of Apshoven, Flemish painter, baptized
  • 1625 Jean Domat, French jurist (d. 1696)
  • 1634 Andres de Sola, composer
  • 1637 Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (d. 1698)
  • 1645 Andreas Werkmeister, composer

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1667 Jonathan Swift, satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1745)

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift
  • 1670 John Toland, Irish philosopher (d. 1722)
  • 1683 Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (d. 1744)
  • 1693 Christoph Förster, German composer (d. 1745)
  • 1699 Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway
  • 1719 Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (d. 1772)
  • 1722 Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (d. 1761)
  • 1723 William Livingston, revolutionary Governor of New Jersey (d. 1790)
  • 1726 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver
  • 1753 Johann Baptist Schenk, composer
  • 1756 Ernst Chladni, German physicist (d. 1827)
  • 1764 Franz Xaver Gerl, composer
  • 1768 Jędrzej Śniadecki, Polish writer, physician, chemist and biologist (d. 1838)
  • 1781 Alexander Berry, British adventurer (d. 1873)
  • 1796 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer
  • 1809 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer
  • 1810 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker (Winchester)
  • 1813 Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer
  • 1813 Hermann Kurz, German author/poet
  • 1813 Louise-Victorine Ackermann, French poet (d. 1890)
  • 1817 Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Imperial Lives, Nobel 1902), born in Garding, Duchy of Schleswig (d. 1903)
  • 1821 Gustavus Woodson Smith, Secy War (Confederacy), (d. 1896)
  • 1821 Frederick Temple, 95th Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1902)
  • 1826 George Washington Deitzler, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1827 Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator
  • 1827 Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants)
  • 1828 Jedediah Hotchkiss, Engineer (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)

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1835 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn), born in Florida, Missouri (d. 1910)

Author Mark Twain
Author
Mark Twain
  • 1836 Lord Frederick Cavendish, British politician (d. 1882)
  • 1840 Henry Birks, Canadian businessman (d. 1928)
  • 1843 Jozsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok)
  • 1847 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer
  • 1855 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance
  • 1857 Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)
  • 1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist (d. 1937)
  • 1859 Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer
  • 1861 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
  • 1861 Ludwig Thuille, composer
  • 1863 Andres Bonifacio, leader of 1896 Philippine revolt against Spain
  • 1863 Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer
  • 1869 Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1937)
  • 1870 Cecil Forsyth, composer
  • 1870 Princess Henriette, Duchess of Vendôme and Alençon (d. 1948)

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1872 John McCrae, Canadian physician, soldier and poet (In Flanders Fields), born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 1918)

World War I Soldier & Poet John McCrae
World War I Soldier & Poet
John McCrae

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1874 Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1940-45, 1951-55) during World War II and winner of the 1953 Nobel Prize in Literature, born in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1965)

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

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1874 Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canadian author (Anne of Green Gables), born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island (d. 1942)

  • 1885 Albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)
  • 1889 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)
  • 1890 John Tasker Howard, composer
  • 1890 Oege Bakker, Dutch economist
  • 1895 Johann Nepomuk David, composer
  • 1897 Andreas Nezertis, composer
  • 1897 Quinto Maganini, composer
  • 1898 Roy "Link" Lyman, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • 1900 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian
  • 1903 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist
  • 1904 Clyfford Still, US, abstract painter
  • 1904 Philip Burton, Mountain Ash, Glamorganshire, Wales, director/acting teacher and mentor to Richard Burton
  • 1906 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/husband of English prince George
  • 1907 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
  • 1907 Jacques Barzun, France, author (The House of Interlect), (d. 2012)
  • 1909 Robert Nighthawk, American musician (d. 1967)
  • 1910 Paul Cerutti, Monaco, trap shooter, disqualified for drugs in 76 oly
  • 1911 Jorge Negrete, Mexican singer and actor (d. 1953)
  • 1912 Constant Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Residence Orchestra)
  • 1912 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)
  • 1913 John K M McCaffery, Moscow Idaho, TV host (One Minute Please)
  • 1915 Angier Biddle Duke, US Ambassador (Spain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915 Henry Taube, chemist (Nobel 1983)
  • 1915 Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee, Knoxville Tennessee, American blues singer/guitarist
  • 1916 Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)
  • 1918 Efren Zimbalist Jr, actor (77 Sunset Strip, FBI, Scruples), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1919 Anne S Wadman, Frisian literary (Fioele & faem, Smearlappen)
  • 1919 Jan Elburg, [Joannes G], Dutch poet (Through the Night)
  • 1920 Virginia Mayo, actress (Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1922 Robert Evett, composer
  • 1924 Allan Sherman, parody singer/songwriter (Hello Muddah, Hello Fardah)
  • 1924 Klaus Huber, Swiss composer, born in Bern

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1924 Shirley Chisholm, 1st African American congresswoman and presidential candidate (Rep-D-NY), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm
  • 1925 Maxwell Street Jimmy Charles Davis Thomas, blues musician
  • 1926 Richard Crenna, LA Cal, actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles)
  • 1927 Robert Guillaume, [Williams], actor (Benson, Soap), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1928 Chic Hecht, (Sen-R-NV, 1983- )
  • 1928 Joe B. Hall, American basketball coach
  • 1929 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1930 G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930 James Felton Boyd, Rocky Mount NC, light HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1930 William H Dana, test pilot (X-15), born in Pasadena, California

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1931 Bill Walsh, NFL coach (San Francisco 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)

American Football Coach Bill Walsh
American Football Coach
Bill Walsh
  • 1931 Gunther Herbig, Usti-nad-Labem Czech, conductor (East Berlin Orch)
  • 1931 Jack Ging, Alva Ok, actor (11th Hour, Ripcord, Tales of Wells Fargo)
  • 1931 Jack Sheldon, actor (Run Buddy Run, Merv Griffin), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1932 David Lightbown, British politician and government whip
  • 1932 Cho Namchul, South Korean professional Go player (d. 2006)
  • 1933 Linwood C Ivey, NC, (Mayor-Garysburg NC)
  • 1933 Norman Deeley, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1936 Abbie Hoffman, aka Free, Yippie/activist/author (Steal this Book)
  • 1936 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer
  • 1937 Jimmy Bowen, American record producer and pop star, born in Santa Rita, New Mexico
  • 1937 Richard Threlkeld, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • 1937 Ridley Scott, English film director (Alien, Blade Runner), born in South Shields, England
  • 1937 Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese Writer
  • 1937 Tom Simpson, British cyclist (d. 1967)
  • 1938 Jean Eustache, French filmmaker
  • 1940 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
  • 1943 J[ames] J[ay] Barnes, US gospel/singer (Please Let Me In)
  • 1943 Jerry Hunt, American composer, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1993)
  • 1943 Leo Lyons, Standbridge Beds, rock bassist (Ten Years After)
  • 1943 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)
  • 1943 Terrence Malick, film director (Badlands, The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1944 Dian Parkinson, [Dianna Lynn Batts], Camp LeJune NC, Miss USA (1965)
  • 1944 Luther T Ingram, US singer/songwriter (I'll Be Your Shelter)
  • 1944 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Michael Joyce, Irish stage manager and theatre director, born in Galway, Ireland (d. 1994)
  • 1945 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
  • 1945 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)
  • 1946 Ken Wadsworth, cricket keeper (NZ dashing batsman)
  • 1946 Marina Abramović, Belgrade Serbia, US based performance artist
  • 1947 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Sergio Badilla Castillo, Chilean poet
  • 1949 Arthur Lee Washington Jr, murderer (FBI Most Wanted), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • 1949 Margaret Whitton, actress (Good & Evil, Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • 1950 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
  • 1950 Kathryn Witt, actress (Lenny, Pam-Flying High), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1950 Paul Westphal, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns)
  • 1951 Christian Bernard, mystic
  • 1951 June Chadwick, British actress
  • 1952 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Keith Giffen, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1953 Mike Espy, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
  • 1953 Shuggie Otis, American singer-songwriter, born in Los Angeles California
  • 1954 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • 1954 June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
  • 1954 Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)
  • 1955 Andy Gray, English soccer player
  • 1955 Billy Idol, [William Broad], rocker (White Wedding)
  • 1955 Brad Fabel, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Gateway Classic), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1955 Kevin Conroy, Westport CT, actor (Tour of Duty, Another World)
  • 1955 Richard Burr, American politician
  • 1955 Gordon Liu, Chinese actor
  • 1957 John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1957 Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)
  • 1957 Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • 1957 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • 1957 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1958 Juliette Bergmann, Dutch bodybuilder
  • 1958 Stacey Q, American singer

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1959 Sylvia Hanika, German tennis player (Avon-1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
  • 1959 Lorraine Kelly, British presenter and journalist
  • 1960 Bob Tewksbury, Concord NH, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • 1960 Dan Rashovich, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1960 Danny Briggs, Abilene TX, Nike golfer (1986 Tallahassee Open-6th)
  • 1960 Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)
  • 1960 Rich Fields, American television personality
  • 1961 Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1962 Bo Jackson, baseball/football player (KC Royals, LA Raiders)
  • 1962 Daniel Keys Moran, American writer
  • 1964 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1964 Michael Cudlitz, American actor
  • 1965 Ben Stiller, actor (Ben Stiller Show, Next of Kin, Cable Guy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Mike Zandofsky, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1965 Aldair, Brazilian footballer
  • 1965 Lee Klein, American Writer
  • 1965 Prince Akishino of Japan
  • 1966 Phillipe Bozon, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1966 Ed Kemper, American serial killer
  • 1966 Wil Mara, American author
  • 1966 David Nicholls, English novelist and screenwriter
  • 1967 Gary Jones, NFL safety (NY Jets)
  • 1967 Margaret Platt, golfer (1995 Healthsouth-9th), born in New York City
  • 1968 Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer (Feel So High, You Gotta Be, Life)
  • 1968 Laurent Jalabert, French cyclist
  • 1969 Carrie Jean Yazel, Huntington Beach California, playmate (May, 1991)
  • 1969 Larry Brown, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Mark Lewis, Hamilton OH, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1970 Corrina Kennedy, Saskatoon Saskatchawan, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 James Brown, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1970 John DeWitt, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1970 Mario Bailey, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1970 Natalie Williams, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970 Ricky Powers, WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)
  • 1970 Robert Griffith, NFL strong safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1970 Yayuk Basuki, Yogyakarta Indonesia, tennis star (1996 Hobart doubles)