Famous Birthdays on November 4

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  • 1448 King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
  • 1575 Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)
  • 1590 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter
  • 1640 Carlo Mannelli, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1697)
  • 1656 Leonard Sailer, German composer and organist, born in Ulm (d. after 1694)
  • 1661 Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (d. 1742)
  • 1674 Anton Englert, German composer and organist, born in Schweinfurt (d. 1751)
  • 1708 Robert Praelisauer, composer
  • 1740 Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (d. 1778)
  • 1756 Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner
  • 1765 Pierre Girard, French mathematician (d. 1836)
  • 1779 John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
  • 1787 Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)
  • 1790 Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)
  • 1797 Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
  • 1800 Eduard Brendler, composer
  • 1809 Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1874)
  • 1812 Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)
  • 1816 William Polk Hardeman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
  • 1816 Stephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1899)
  • 1818 Alexander Robert Lawton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • 1820 Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
  • 1823 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, born in Netěchovice, Czech Republic (d. 1893)
  • 1835 Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
  • 1836 Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman and sawmill partner (d. 1912)
  • 1841 Carl Tausig, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1871)
  • 1842 William Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), (d. 1874)
  • 1845 Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, The First Indian Revolutionary (d. 1883)
  • 1846 Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer
  • 1859 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer
  • 1862 Eden Phillpotts, English novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)
  • 1867 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • 1868 Carolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (d. 1965)
  • 1872 Herman Finck, composer
  • 1873 G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)
  • 1874 Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (d. 1920)
  • 1876 James Fraser, designed buffalo nickel

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1879 Will Rogers, American humorist and actor (Judge Priest), born in Oologah, Oklahoma (d. 1935)

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
  • 1881 Gena Branscombe, composer
  • 1881 Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)
  • 1884 Harry Ferguson, Northern Irish aviator and inventor (d. 1960)
  • 1887 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
  • 1889 Alton Augustus Adams, composer
  • 1890 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
  • 1891 Miroslav Krejci, Czech composer
  • 1896 Ian Wolfe, actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors), born in Canton Illinois (d. 1992)
  • 1896 Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
  • 1897 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
  • 1899 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
  • 1899 Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje)
  • 1899 Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
  • 1900 Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
  • 1901 Princess Bang-ja of Korea (d. 1989)
  • 1901 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • 1902 Frank Jenks, actor (Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1903 Ion Vasilescu, composer
  • 1904 Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], actor (Captain Thunder), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1904 Walter Bauer, German Canadian writer, born in Merseburg (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
  • 1905 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • 1906 Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer
  • 1906 Bob Considine, sports columnist (Bob Feller Story)
  • 1906 Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat
  • 1906 Siegfried Borris, composer
  • 1908 Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)
  • 1908 Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer, born in New York City
  • 1909 Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1909 Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • 1909 Evelyn Johnson, Corbin Kentucky, female pilot (most flying hours - 57,685), (d. 2012)
  • 1911 Jack Rose, screenwriter
  • 1911 Ssamu Shimizu, composer
  • 1912 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • 1912 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
  • 1912 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer
  • 1913 Gig Young, St. Cloud Minnesota, American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They)
  • 1915 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
  • 1915 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
  • 1915 Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar

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1916 Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), born in St Joseph, Missouri (d. 2009)

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • 1917 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (d. 2012)

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1918 Art Carney, American actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2003)

Actor Art Carney
Actor
Art Carney
  • 1918 Cameron Mitchell, Dallastown Pa, actor (Buck-High Chaparral)
  • 1919 Martin Balsam, American actor (Murray-Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
  • 1921 Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer
  • 1922 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer
  • 1922 Benno Besson, Swiss actor (d. 2006)
  • 1923 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
  • 1924 Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician

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1925 Doris Roberts, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts
  • 1927 Vittorio Fellegara, composer
  • 1928 Hannah Weiner American experimental poet
  • 1929 Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
  • 1929 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (d. 1987)
  • 1930 Dick Groat, shortstop (NL MVP 1960)
  • 1930 Kate Reid, actress (Heaven Help US), born in London, England
  • 1931 Darla Hood, Leedey Oklahoma, singer/actress (Little Rascals)
  • 1932 David Shipman, film historian
  • 1932 Noam Pitlik, actor/director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1932 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1933 Mildred McDaniel, US high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1933 Tito Francona, American baseball player
  • 1934 Judith Herzberg, Dutch poetess/author (Charlotte Life or Theater)
  • 1935 Elgar Howarth, composer
  • 1936 Didier Ratsiraka, president of Madagascar
  • 1936 C. K. [Charles Kenneth] Williams, American poet and translator (Pulitzer prize 2000), (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Loretta Swit, actress (Hotlips Houlihan-M*A*S*H), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1938 Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
  • 1938 Harry Elston, R&B singer (Friends of Distinction ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1940 Delbert McClinton, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1941 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • 1943 Marlene Jobert, novelist (Adventures of John Difool)
  • 1943 Clark Graebner, American tennis player
  • 1944 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)
  • 1946 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer
  • 1946 Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady 2001-09
  • 1946 Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer
  • 1947 Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1947 Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • 1947 Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)
  • 1947 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
  • 1949 Berlinda Tolbert, actor (Jenny-Jeffersons), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1949 Kathy McMullen, LPGA golfer
  • 1950 Markie Post, [Marjorie], actress (Christine-Night Court), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950 Charles Frazier, American author
  • 1951 Traian Băsescu, President of Romania
  • 1953 Carlos Gutierrez, American politician
  • 1953 Jacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian racing driver
  • 1953 Dr. Marvel Williamson, American educator
  • 1954 Chris Difford, guitarist/vocalist (Squeeze-Tempted)
  • 1955 Peter Boynton, Danaiscotta Maine, actor (Tonio-As the World Turns)
  • 1955 Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland
  • 1956 James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
  • 1956 Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)
  • 1956 Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • 1957 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in New York City
  • 1957 Tony Abbott, Australian Prime Minister (2013-15), born in London, England
  • 1958 Anne Sweeney, American television executive
  • 1960 Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1960 Kathy Griffin, American comedienne (Suddenly Susan, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960 Marc Awodey, American artist and writer
  • 1960 Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
  • 1961 Carlos Espinosa, Mexico, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Philippine Open)
  • 1961 Ralph Macchio, Huntington NY, actor (Karate Kid, 8 is Enough)
  • 1961 Daron Hagen, American composer
  • 1961 Edward Knight, American composer
  • 1961 Les Sampou, American musician
  • 1961 Nigel Worthington, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1961 Edward Knight, Ann Arbor, Michigan, composer
  • 1962 Jeff Probst, American television host
  • 1963 David Williams, WI cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests 1992)
  • 1963 Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1963 Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist (Zébulon)
  • 1963 Rosario Flores, Spanish singer and actress
  • 1963 Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1963 Wang Shu, Chinese Architect, born in Ürümqi, Xinjiang
  • 1964 Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)
  • 1964 Kurt Krakowian, Berwyn, Illinios, child actor
  • 1965 Erik Norgard, NFL center/guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1965 Gregory Scott [Koenig], Dearborn Mich, guitarist (Signs of Life)
  • 1965 Malandra Burrows, English actress and singer
  • 1965 Tomoaki Ishizuka "Pata", Japanese musician
  • 1965 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1966 Bubba McDowell, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1966 Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • 1966 Petra Verkaik, playmate (Dec, 1989), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 H. John Heinz IV, American medieval armor craftsman; son of Teresa Heinz
  • 1967 Alex Rousseau, US water polo 2m Offense (Oly-4th-92, 96), born in Paris, France
  • 1967 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • 1967 Eric Karros, Hackansack NJ, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 1968 Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1968 Domingo Cedeno, La Ramona Dom Rep, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1968 Osvaldo Fernandez, Holguin Cuba, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • 1969 Jan Apell, Sweden, tennis star
  • 1969 Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)

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1969 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1969 Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

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1969 Puff Daddy [Sean Combs], American rapper and record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You), born in New York City

Rapper Puff Daddy
Rapper
Puff Daddy
  • 1970 Corey Schwab, North Battleford Canada, NHL goalie (NJ Devils)
  • 1970 Tim DeBoom, American triathlete
  • 1971 Russell Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
  • 1972 Tabassum Hashmi, Indian actress
  • 1974 Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta)
  • 1975 Eric Fichaud, Anjou Canada, NHL goalie (NY Islanders)
  • 1975 Heather Tom, actress (Victoria Howard-Young & Restless), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • 1975 Lorenzen Wright, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • 1975 Michael Osmond, Utah, singer (Osmond Boys)
  • 1975 Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1975 Eduard Kokcharov, Russian handball player
  • 1975 Curtis Stone, Australian chef and television personality
  • 1976 Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1976 Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • 1977 Roseanne Farrugia, Miss Universe-Malta (1996)
  • 1977 Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
  • 1977 So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
  • 1977 Tonicha Jeronimo, British actress
  • 1978 Carmen Cali, American baseball player
  • 1978 John Grabow, American baseball player