Famous Birthdays on 8th November

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30 Nerva, Narni, Roman Emperor (96-98)

Roman Emperor Nerva
Roman Emperor
Nerva
  • 1342 Julian of Norwich, English saint (d. 1416)

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1431 vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476)

Wallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler
Wallachian Prince
Vlad the Impaler
  • 1491 Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)
  • 1572 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia
  • 1590 Francesco Gonzaga, composer
  • 1592 Domenico Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1622 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War)
  • 1622 Karl X Gustaf, King of Sweden (1654-60)
  • 1647 Pierre Bayle, French/Neth theologist/philosopher/writer
  • 1656 Edmund Halley, English astronomer (comet of Halley) [OS=Oct 29]
  • 1657 Thomas Bullis Jr., English composer (d. 1712)
  • 1693 Leonhard Trautsch, composer
  • 1706 Johann Ulrich von Cramer, German judge and philosopher (d. 1772)
  • 1710 Sarah Fielding, English writer (d. 1768)
  • 1715 Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederik II "the Great"
  • 1723 John Byron, British naval officer (d. 1786)
  • 1760 Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, South Neth earl/general
  • 1768 Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, (d. 1840)
  • 1770 Friedrich Witt, composer
  • 1777 Désirée Clary, queen of Sweden (d. 1860)
  • 1785 Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner, composer
  • 1814 Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet (Skanderbeku)
  • 1817 Claudius Wistar Sears, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • 1817 Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter
  • 1829 Samuel Wylie Crawford, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1830 Oliver Otis Howard, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
  • 1831 Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880)
  • 1836 Milton Bradley, American game manufacturer (d. 1911)

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1847 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)

Novelist Bram Stoker
Novelist
Bram Stoker
  • 1847 Jean Casimir-Perier, French politician (d. 1907)
  • 1848 Gottlob Frege, Germany, mathematician/logician (Begriffsschrift)
  • 1849 Edward Julius Biedermann, composer
  • 1850 Karel Komzák II, Viennese composer, born in Prague (d. 1905)
  • 1854 Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist (d. 1919)
  • 1863 René [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier (1914-15)
  • 1866 Herbert Austin, English automobile pioneer (d. 1941)
  • 1867 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer
  • 1868 Felix Hausdorff, German mathematician (d. 1942)
  • 1876 Frank L Gillespie, Ark, founded Supreme Life Insurance Company
  • 1878 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)
  • 1879 King Baggot I, director (Tumbleweeds), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1881 Frank Speck, American Anthropologist (Algonquin Tribes and Eastern Woodland Native Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1881 Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French Engineer and aviation pioneer who contributed to early heavier-than-air flight in Europe, born in Paris, France
  • 1882 Lazare Saminsky, composer
  • 1883 Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, composer (Farewell My Youth) (d. 1953), born in London, England
  • 1883 Ethel Clayton, MO, actress (Hotel Continental)
  • 1884 Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1922)
  • 1885 Hans Cloos, German geologist (d. 1951)
  • 1885 Tomoyuki Yamashita, Japanese general (d. 1946)
  • 1885 Emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966)
  • 1887 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
  • 1888 David Monrad Johansen, composer
  • 1893 John Miljan, Lead City SD, actor (Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox)
  • 1893 Clarence Williams, American composer (d. 1965)
  • 1893 Prajadhipok, Rama VII, king of Thailand (d. 1941)
  • 1895 Hermann Schey, German/Neth singer
  • 1895 Photios Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer (d. 1965)
  • 1896 Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)

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1897 Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert Dorothy Day
Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert
Dorothy Day
  • 1898 Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (d. 1937)
  • 1900 Georges Lonque, composer

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1900 Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone With the Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949)

  • 1900 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
  • 1900 Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Küssnacht, Swiss Botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology
  • 1901 Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president
  • 1901 Szymon Laks, composer
  • 1902 Mihail A Suslov, Soviet-party ideologist [NS=Nov 22]
  • 1902 Walerian Josef Gniot, composer
  • 1904 Cedric Belfrage English-born writer (d. 1990)
  • 1905 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • 1907 Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader
  • 1908 Martha Gellhorn, American writer (d. 1998)
  • 1909 Alberto Erede, Italian conductor
  • 1912 Jean-Louis Martinet, composer
  • 1912 Joseph Fattorini, businessman
  • 1913 Robert Strauss, actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 June Havoc, American actress
  • 1914 Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter
  • 1914 Norman Lloyd, actor (Auschlander-St Elsewhere), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1916 Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)
  • 1916 June Havoc, actress (Willy, Panic, GE Theater), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1916 Peter Weiss, Germany, Swedish author/dramatist/novelist (Marat/Sade)
  • 1918 Hermann Zapf, German typeface designer ( Palatino and Optima), born in Nuremberg (d. 2015)
  • 1919 P. L. Deshpande, Indian author (d. 2000)
  • 1920 Esther Rolle, American actress (d. 1998)
  • 1920 Eugênio de Araújo Sales, Brazilian cardinal
  • 1921 Douglas Townsend, composer
  • 1921 Gene Saks, NY, actor/director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)
  • 1921 Jerome Hines, [Heinz], basso (I am The Way), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1922 Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant)
  • 1922 Esther Rolle, Pompano Beach Fla, actress (Florida-Good Times, Maude)
  • 1922 Ademir Marques de Menezes, Brazilian footballer (d. 1996)
  • 1923 Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense (1991 coup)

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1923 Jack Kilby, Jefferson City, Missouri, electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), (d. 2005)

Engineer Jack Kilby
Engineer
Jack Kilby
  • 1924 Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), born in Youngstown, Ohio

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1927 Patti Page, [Clara Ann Fowler], Claremont Ok, singer (Tennessee Waltz), (d. 2012)

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page
  • 1927 Ken Dodd, English comedian
  • 1929 Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India & Pak 1955-56)
  • 1929 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher
  • 1929 Bobby Bowden, American football coach
  • 1930 Bob Harris, actor (Jim-Troubleshooters), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1930 Edmund Happold, engineer
  • 1931 Morley Safer, Toronto California, TV newscaster (60 Minutes)
  • 1932 Richard E Lawyer, astronaut, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1932 Stephane Audran, Versailles France, actress (Just Before Nightfall)
  • 1932 Ben[jamin William] Bova, US, sci-fi author (Exiled from Earth)
  • 1934 Roberta Hazard, USN Admiral
  • 1935 Alain Delon, France, actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro)
  • 1935 Alfonso López Trujillo, Colombian Cardinal Bishop
  • 1936 Edward George Gibson, astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1936 Viscount Mountgarret, [Butler], English large landowner
  • 1938 John Asprey, British jeweler/multi-millionaire
  • 1938 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress (Black Rider)
  • 1938 Pleuntje "Pleuni" Cordon, actress (Dear Guys)
  • 1938 Richard Stoker, composer
  • 1938 Driss Basri, Moroccan Interior Minister (d. 2007)
  • 1942 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kramarenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1942 Angel Cordero Jr, jockey (won over 6,000 races) [or May 8]
  • 1942 Gerald Alston, US singer (Manhattans-Crazy)
  • 1943 Martin Peters, British soccer player
  • 1944 Bonnie Bramlett, rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie)
  • 1944 Rodney Desborough Slater, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)
  • 1945 Arnold Rosner, composer
  • 1945 David Jessel, British TV-reporter
  • 1945 Judith Lang Zaimont, composer
  • 1945 Tony Mann, Aust cricket leggie (1977 century as nightwatchman v India)
  • 1946 Roy Wood, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1947 Margaret Rhea Seddon, Murfreesboro Tenn, MD/astro (STS 51D, 40, SK:58)
  • 1947 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948 Dale A Gardner, Fairmont Minn, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 8, STS 51A), (d. 2014)
  • 1949 Al Berger, rocker
  • 1949 Bonnie Raitt, country singer (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949 Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the US National Rifle Association, born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1951 Larry Burnette, rocker (Firefall)
  • 1951 Mary Hart, Sioux Falls SD, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1951 Alfredo Astiz, Argentine general
  • 1952 Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1952 Christie Ann Hefner, daughter of Hugh Hefner, CEO (Playboy)
  • 1952 Jan Raas, Dutch cyclist
  • 1952 Jerry Remy, American baseball player, color commentator
  • 1952 John Denny, American baseball player
  • 1953 John Musker, American animation director
  • 1954 Rickie Lee Jones, singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1954 Michael D. Brown, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency director
  • 1954 Kazuo Ishiguro, British author
  • 1954 Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk)
  • 1956 Beverly Klass, LPGA golfer
  • 1956 Randi Brooks, actress (Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Richard Curtis, British screenwriter
  • 1957 Yohan Gunasekera, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983)
  • 1957 Porl Thompson, British musician (The Cure)
  • 1957 Alan Curbishley, English football manager
  • 1958 Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
  • 1958 Don Byron, American clarinetist
  • 1959 Simon Davis, Victorian cricket pace bowler (Test v NZ 1986, no wkts)
  • 1960 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor
  • 1960 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor
  • 1961 Leif Garrett, Hollywood Cal, singer/actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road)
  • 1962 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics-1996)
  • 1963 Dwight Smith, Tallahassee FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1963 Paul Butcher, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1964 Chuck Cecil, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • 1965 Bart Latuheru, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1965 Jeff Blauser, Los gatos CA, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1965 Mike Peluso, Pengilly Canada, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
  • 1965 Craig Chester, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1966 Michael Soles, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1966 Ulrich Cruden, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1966 Gordon Ramsay, British chef and reality television personality
  • 1967 Courtney Thorne-Smith, actress (Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School)
  • 1967 Henry Rodriguez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
  • 1967 Jay Taylor, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1967 Kim Dugger, Wichita Kansas, Miss Kansas-America (1991)
  • 1967 Mark Zollitsch, Orono Maine, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1967 Rhonda Kottke, Minneapolis Minn, WPVA volleyballer
  • 1968 Jose Offerman, San Pedro de Macoris, infielder (KC Royals)
  • 1968 Keith Jones, Brantford, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
  • 1968 Michelle Kline, Circle Pines Minn, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • 1968 Parker Posey, Balt Md, actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns)
  • 1968 Zara Whites, Dutch actress
  • 1968 Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer
  • 1969 Devon McDonald, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 Ricardo McDonald, NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969 Roxana Zal, American actress
  • 1970 Qadry Ismail, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins)
  • 1970 Tom Anderson, co-founder of MySpace
  • 1970 José Francisco Porras, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1970 Diana King, Jamaican singer
  • 1971 Anna Katrina Simcic, backstroker (Olympics-96), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1971 Twan Scheepers, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1971 Carlos Atanes, Spanish film director
  • 1972 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972 Ken Blackman, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1972 Gretchen Mol, American actress
  • 1973 Frantisek Kaberle, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Oly-gold-1998)
  • 1973 Nicole Teter, 800m runner, born in San Diego, California
  • 1973 Tara Johnson, Miss USA-Wisconsin (1997)
  • 1973 Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model