Famous Birthdays on October 11

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 214

  • 1335 Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1408)
  • 1573 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer
  • 1593 Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)
  • 1611 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome
  • 1616 Andreas Gryphius, German writer (d. 1664)
  • 1661 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
  • 1671 Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)
  • 1671 Richard Moungler (d. 1730)
  • 1672 Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina, diplomat (d. 1742)
  • 1675 Samuel Clarke, English philosopher (d. 1729)
  • 1738 Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales
  • 1747 Marian Paradeiser, composer
  • 1758 Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)
  • 1768 Adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist
  • 1782 Steen Steensen Blicher, Denmk, poet/short-story writer (E Binddstouw)
  • 1786 Stevenson Archer, American Congressman (d. 1848)
  • 1788 Simon Sechter, composer
  • 1803 Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen)
  • 1806 Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58)
  • 1809 Orson Squire Fowler, American phrenologist (d. 1887)
  • 1814 Jean Baptiste Lamy, first Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1888)
  • 1815 Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican representative of the people
  • 1820 Alfred Washington Ellet, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • 1821 Angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer
  • 1821 George Williams, England, founder YMCA
  • 1825 Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Swiss writer, born in Zürich (d. 1898)
  • 1825 Elkanah Brackin Greer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1877)
  • 1835 Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • 1841 Freidrich Hegar, composer

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1844 Henry John Heinz, founded prepared-foods company (Heinz-57 varieties), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1919)

Founder of Heinz Henry John Heinz
Founder of Heinz
Henry John Heinz
  • 1863 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer
  • 1865 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Mot Karnaval)
  • 1869 Frederic Norton, English composer (Chu Chin Chow), born in Broughton-in-Salford (d. 1946)
  • 1871 Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian Christian leader who founded the evangelical Brunstad Christian Church, born in Fredrikstad, Norway (d. 1943)
  • 1872 Harlan Fiske Stone, NH, Supreme Court (1925-41) Chief Justice (41-46)
  • 1875 Stefan O Iosif, Romania, poet (Beautiful Irine)
  • 1876 Gertrud von Le Fort, German writer (The Eternal Woman), born in Minden, Westphalia (d. 1971)
  • 1877 John Parsons Beach, composer
  • 1881 Stark Young, US critic/writer (So Red the Rose)
  • 1881 Hans Kelsen, Austrian legal theorist (d. 1973)
  • 1882 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer
  • 1882 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • 1883 Archibald T Davison, composer

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1884 Eleanor Roosevelt, American 1st lady (1933-1945) human rights advocate (UN), born in New York City (d. 1962)

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 1884 Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)
  • 1884 Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer
  • 1884 Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany
  • 1885 Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician
  • 1885 Francois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952)
  • 1888 Piero Coppola, composer
  • 1891 Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop
  • 1894 Albert Stoessel, composer
  • 1895 H Schiebelhuth, writer
  • 1896 Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)
  • 1897 Arvo Hannikainen, composer
  • 1897 George Preston Marshall, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
  • 1897 Nathan F Twining, USAF general (Neither Liberty nor Safety)
  • 1897 Russell Collins, New Orleans LA
  • 1899 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)
  • 1899 Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (d. 1964)
  • 1900 Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1901 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, born in Veselí nad Lužnicí (d. 1987)
  • 1902 Leon Belasco, Odessa Russia, actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen)
  • 1902 Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979)
  • 1905 Fred Trump, American real estate developer, father of Donald Trump (d. 1999)
  • 1906 Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit)
  • 1906 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)
  • 1908 Armen Carapetyan, composer
  • 1910 Eugene John Weigel, composer
  • 1910 Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier
  • 1910 Joseph Alsop, political newspaper columnist (Men Around the President)
  • 1913 J J Pickle, (Rep-D-TX, 1963- )
  • 1914 Edward J Day, US Postmaster General (1961)
  • 1917 Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer
  • 1918 Jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story)
  • 1919 Art Blakey, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1919 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice actress (d. 1999)
  • 1924 Mal Whitfield, American Olympic athlete, born in Bay City, Texas (d. 2015)
  • 1925 Elmore Leonard, US writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)
  • 1926 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
  • 1926 Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
  • 1927 Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Liselotte Pulver, Swiss actress
  • 1930 Bill Fischer, baseball player
  • 1930 Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)
  • 1930 Sam Johnson, American politician (Rep-R-Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1931 Dorothy Woolfolk, American comic book editor (d. 2000)
  • 1932 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes My Baby), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1935 Jan van Vlijmen, composer
  • 1936 Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer (d. 2001)
  • 1937 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player
  • 1937 Georgi Vladimirovich Machinski, cosmonaut
  • 1937 R. H. W. Dillard, American poet
  • 1939 Franklin A Sonn, union leader (South African workers)

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1939 Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (Wimbledon 1959), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • 1939 Woiciech Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer
  • 1941 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1999)
  • 1941 Charles Shyer, American film director
  • 1942 Amitabh Bachan, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Indian actor and film producer (Deewar)
  • 1942 Malvin Whitfield, Bay City Tx, track star (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-48, 52)
  • 1942 Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1943 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist/saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943 Gene Watson, Palestine Tx, country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff)
  • 1943 Keith Boyce, St Peter, Barbados, cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's)
  • 1943 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, composer
  • 1944 Rodney Marsh, British football player, coach and broadcaster, born in Hatfield
  • 1944 Mike Fiore, American baseball player
  • 1946 Felton Perry, actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death)
  • 1946 Gary Mallaber, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1946 Sawao Kato, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
  • 1946 Daryl Hall, [Hohl], Penn, rocker/songwriter (Hall & Oates-Sara Smile)
  • 1946 Oba Chandler, American convicted murderer
  • 1947 Al Atkins, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)
  • 1947 Lucas Papademos, Greek economist
  • 1947 Thomas Boswell, American sports columnist
  • 1949 Bobby Jones, baseball player
  • 1949 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1950 Amos Gitai, actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder)
  • 1950 Andrew Woolfolk, US pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star)
  • 1950 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950 Patty Murry, (Sen-D Washington)
  • 1950 Thomas J Tauke, (Rep-R-IA, 1979- )
  • 1951 Wesley Magoogan, rocker
  • 1953 David Morse, Beverly Mass, actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves)
  • 1956 Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay
  • 1957 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)
  • 1957 Blair Cunningham, rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957 Jon Moss, rock drummer (Culture Club)
  • 1957 Paul Bown, English actor
  • 1957 Paul Sereno, American paleontologist
  • 1959 Bob Inglis, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
  • 1959 Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
  • 1960 Curt Ford, baseball player
  • 1960 Joe Nash, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1961 Steve Young, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, NFL Player of Year '92), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1961 Neil Buchanan, English television presenter
  • 1961 Amr Diab, Egyptian singer
  • 1962 Eric Johnson, Seaside OR, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Louisiana Open-3rd)
  • 1962 Joan Cusack, Evanston Illinois, actress (SNL, Addams Family Values)
  • 1962 Leslie Landon, actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Martin Bayless, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
  • 1962 Philip Newport, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91)
  • 1962 Nicola Bryant, English actress
  • 1963 Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli footballer
  • 1963 Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan
  • 1964 Michael J. Nelson, American actor
  • 1965 Chris Spielman, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills)
  • 1965 Sean Patrick Flanery, actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder)
  • 1965 Alexander Hacke, German musician (Einstürzende Neubauten)
  • 1966 Gregg Olson, pitcher (Balt Orioles, Detroit Tigers), born in Omaha, Nebraska

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1966 Luke Perry, American actor (Beverly Hills 90210), born in Mansfield Ohio

Actor Luke Perry
Actor
Luke Perry
  • 1966 Shawn Chambers, Royal Oaks MI, NHL defenseman (Team USA, NJ Devils)
  • 1966 Solofa Fatu, aka Rikishi, American professional wrestler
  • 1967 Bruce Dickson, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1967 Charles Ogletree, Greenville NC, tornado sailor (Olympics-8th-1996)
  • 1967 Dennis Vaske, Rockford, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1967 John Lovell, Baton Rouge LA, tornado sailor (Olympics-8th-1996)
  • 1967 Rob Selby, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1967 Sean Moynihan, Burlington Vt, actor (Powell-One Life to Live)
  • 1967 Tony Chimel, American professional wrestling announcer
  • 1967 Artie Lange, American actor and comedian
  • 1967 David Starr, American race car driver
  • 1967 Tazz, American professional wrestler and commentator
  • 1968 Amy Louise Taylor, [Kallested], actress (Silent Night Deadly Night 5)
  • 1968 Claude Lapointe, Lachine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • 1968 Cynthia Johnston, basketball forward (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968 Jane Krakowski, American actress
  • 1969 Cal Dixon, NFL center/guard (NY Jets)
  • 1969 Mike Kerr, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969 Prince Constantijn, CF Aschwin, of Netherlands
  • 1969 Ty Murray, rodeo cowboy(5-time all-around world champion)
  • 1970 Chidi Ahanotu, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1970 Kelly Sims, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1970 Nicole Jeray, Cook County IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Sprint Champ-22nd)
  • 1970 Andy Marriott, English footballer
  • 1970 Constance Zimmer, American actress
  • 1971 Chann McRae, Albany Ga, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Natalie Jay, Hendon England, actress (Baywatch)
  • 1971 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals)
  • 1972 Brigitte Soucy, Moncton New Brunswick, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Cherokee Parks, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1972 Kyoko Ina, figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972 Troy Corbett, cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95)
  • 1972 Claudia Black, Australian actress
  • 1973 Sharon Dominguez, Miss Belize Universe (1997)
  • 1973 Takeshi Kaneshiro, actor/model
  • 1973 Steven Pressley, Scottish footballer
  • 1973 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot, Limp Bizkit)
  • 1974 Jason Arnott, Collingwood Ontario, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1974 Terje Haakonsen, Norwegian snowboarder
  • 1975 Zach Conrad, Ft Collins Colo, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1976 Emily Deschanel, American actress
  • 1976 Brent Bennett, American mercenary
  • 1977 Matthew Bomer, American actor
  • 1977 Desmond Mason, American basketball player
  • 1977 Claudia Palacios, Colombian television journalist
  • 1977 Ty Wigginton, American baseball player
  • 1978 Kali, Angolan footballer
  • 1979 Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress