Famous Birthdays on 1st October

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 240

  • 1207 Henry III, king of England (1216-72)
  • 1507 Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573)
  • 1540 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)
  • 1549 Anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery
  • 1577 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (d. 1622)
  • 1620 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher
  • 1644 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer
  • 1644 Jean Rousseau, composer
  • 1671 Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (d. 1742)
  • 1685 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40) (d. 1740)
  • 1691 Arthur Onslow, English politician (d. 1768)
  • 1724 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
  • 1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
  • 1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
  • 1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)
  • 1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
  • 1771 Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
  • 1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
  • 1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)
  • 1799 Rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame)
  • 1800 Lars Levi Laestadius, Swedish-born botanist and founder of Laestadianism (d. 1861)
  • 1808 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
  • 1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
  • 1830 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • 1831 Claudius Charles Wilson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1832 Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st wife of Benjamin Harrison
  • 1832 Henry Clay Work, composer
  • 1834 Francis Marion Cockrell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1915)
  • 1835 Robert Houston Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1888)
  • 1835 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1835 Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (d. 1920)
  • 1841 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer
  • 1842 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)
  • 1847 Annie Besant, [Wood], England, philosopher (Esoteric christianity)
  • 1865 Paul Dukas, French composer (d. 1935)
  • 1870 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells)
  • 1872 Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)
  • 1878 Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
  • 1881 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer
  • 1881 William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)
  • 1885 Louis Untermeyer, poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems), born in NYC, New York
  • 1886 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author
  • 1890 Alice Joyce, Kansas City MO, actress (Song O' My Heart)
  • 1890 Constantin Nottara, composer
  • 1890 Stanley Holloway, actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins), born in London, England
  • 1893 Faith Baldwin, New Rochelle NY, author/novelist (They Who Love)
  • 1893 Yip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972)
  • 1893 Cliff Friend, American songwriter (d. 1974)
  • 1894 Ricardo Castillo, composer
  • 1895 Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan (1947-51)
  • 1896 Ted Healy, American actor and comedian (d. 1937)
  • 1898 Karl Ranki, composer
  • 1899 Lajos Bardos, composer
  • 1899 Ernest Haycox, American writer (d. 1950)
  • 1900 Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)
  • 1903 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34), born in NYC, New York
  • 1903 George Coulouris, Manchester England, actor (Runaway Bus)
  • 1904 Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
  • 1904 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • 1904 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)
  • 1906 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist
  • 1907 Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare England, actress (Project Moonbase)
  • 1907 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • 1908 Herman David Koppel, composer
  • 1909 Everett Sloane, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Samuel Yorty, (Mayor-LA), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1910 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1910 José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)

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1910 Bonnie Parker, Rowena, Texas, outlaw (Bonnie and Clyde), (d. 1934)

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
  • 1911 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
  • 1911 Irwin Kostal, orchestra leader (Garry Moore Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1911 Richard Torriani, Switzerland, took Olympic oath (1948)
  • 1914 Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian and author (The Americans: The Democratic Experience - 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
  • 1914 Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)
  • 1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer
  • 1917 René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)
  • 1918 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
  • 1920 Lonny Chapman, actor (Investigator, For the People), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1920 Walter Matthau, actor (Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921 James Whitmore, White Plains NY, actor (Give 'em Hell Harry)
  • 1922 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer

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1924 Jimmy Carter, Plains, Georgia, 39th US President (D) (1977-81)

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • 1924 William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )
  • 1925 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1926 Roger Williams, American pianist
  • 1927 Tom Bosley, actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • 1928 George Peppard, actor (Banacek, A-Team, Blue Max), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1928 Laurence Harvey, [Larushka Skine], actor (Alamo, Romeo & Juliet)
  • 1928 Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (d. 1969)
  • 1928 Zhu Rongji, Chinese politician
  • 1929 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity
  • 1930 Philippe Noiret, Lille France, actor (Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino)

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1930 Richard Harris, Ireland, actor (Man Called Horse)/singer (MacArthur Park)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 1930 Frank Gardner, Australian racing driver
  • 1930 Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • 1931 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist
  • 1931 Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer
  • 1932 Albert Collins, Leona TX, blues guitarist (Frosty, Showdown)
  • 1933 Olga Pozzi Escot, composer

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1935 Julie Andrews, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, actress/singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins)

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
  • 1936 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936 Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
  • 1936 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • 1936 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1937 Hedy d'Ancona, Dutch minister of WVC (PvdA)
  • 1937 Saeed Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 41 Tests 1958-73)
  • 1938 J Bert Sonnier, race horse trainer
  • 1938 Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • 1939 George Archer, SF CA, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby)
  • 1939 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • 1940 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • 1943 Jerry Maitini, US saxophonist (Sly & Family Stone-Sex Machine)
  • 1943 Jim Martini, rocker (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • 1943 Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)
  • 1943 Jean-Jacques Annaud, Draveil France, director (Bear, Black & White, Name of the Rose)
  • 1944 Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover's Concerto)
  • 1944 Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, US singer (Persuasions-Spread the Word)
  • 1945 Donny Hathaway, singer/songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945 Rod Carew, baseball slugger (AL Rookie of Year 1967)
  • 1945 Spider Sabich, American skier (d. 1976)
  • 1946 Alfred Jones, Grace Miss, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • 1946 Eva Klobukowska, Poland, relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1947 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
  • 1947 Martin Turner, rocker (Wishbone)
  • 1947 Rob Davis, rocker
  • 1947 Stephen Collins, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1947 Aaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist
  • 1947 Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician
  • 1948 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)
  • 1948 Ellen McIlwaine, Nashville, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel)
  • 1949 Isaac Bonewits, American author
  • 1950 Boris Morukov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1950 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1950 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • 1951 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1952 Jacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey coach and executive
  • 1953 Greta Andersen Waitz, Oslo Norway, marathoner (NYC - 1984)
  • 1953 John Hegley, British poet
  • 1953 Pete Falcone, American baseball player
  • 1953 Grete Waitz, Norwegian athlete
  • 1954 Richard Schlesinger, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954 Martin Strel, Slovenian swimmer
  • 1955 Howard Hewett, Akron Oh, rock vocalist (Shalamar)
  • 1955 Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb
  • 1956 Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1956 Theresa May, British politician
  • 1957 Brad MacDonald, race horse trainer
  • 1957 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor
  • 1958 Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)
  • 1958 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)
  • 1958 Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
  • 1959 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
  • 1960 Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Nov 1]
  • 1961 Cornelius Johannes Petrus Gerhardus "Corrie" Van Zyl, cricketer (SAf)
  • 1961 Gary Ablett, Australian rules footballer
  • 1961 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality
  • 1962 Trevor Baxter, record holder for high jumping with a skateboard
  • 1962 Paul Walsh, English footballer
  • 1963 Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light)

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1963 Mark McGwire, Pomona California, MLB 1st baseman (AL rookie of year 1988, Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals)

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 1964 Kristi Atkinson, Van Nuys Ca, WP volleyballer (Best of Beach-6th-1994)
  • 1964 Marcia Pankratz, Wakefield Mass, field hockey forward (Oly-88, 96)
  • 1964 Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minnesota Twins)
  • 1964 Harry Hill, British comedian
  • 1964 Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer
  • 1964 Jonathan Sarfati, Australian-born chess player, scientist, and author
  • 1965 Cliff Ronning, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1965 Cindy Margolis, American model and actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Ted King, American Actor
  • 1965 Chris Reason, Australian journalist
  • 1966 Christopher Titus, American actor/comedian
  • 1966 George Weah, Liberian politician and footballer
  • 1966 Cuco Ziganda, Spanish footballer
  • 1967 Chuck McElroy, Galeston TX, pitcher (California Angels)
  • 1967 Geraldine Heaney, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 1967 Michael Pringle, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1967 Scott Young, Clinton MA, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967 Mike Pringle, American football player
  • 1968 Greg Briggs, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1968 Jay Underwood, American actor (The Boy Who Could Fly), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968 Malcolm Showell, WLAF defensive end (London Monarchs)
  • 1968 Matt Elliott, NFL center/guard (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1968 Jon Guenther, American author
  • 1969 Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexico, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • 1969 Igor Ulanov, Krasnokamsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 1969 Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
  • 1969 Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover, Birdman) born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
  • 1970 Alexei Zhamnov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Oly-S-98)
  • 1970 Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-Silver-1998, Buffalo)
  • 1970 Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970 Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1970 Ronnie Bradford, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
  • 1970 Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • 1970 Simon Davey, Barnsley football manager
  • 1971 Amp Lee, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)
  • 1971 Melinda Gainsford, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1971 Song Il Gook, Korean actor
  • 1971 Gigi Lai, Hong Kong actress
  • 1972 Danielle Scott, Baton Rouge LA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)