Famous Birthdays on 13th October

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 224

  • 1162 Leonora of England, Queen of Castile (d. 1214)
  • 1244 Jaques de Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templars (d. 1314)
  • 1453 Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales and the only son of King Henry VI of England and Margaret of Anjou, born in London (d. 1471)
  • 1474 Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter
  • 1537 Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days
  • 1563 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint (Caracciolini)
  • 1566 Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician (d. 1643)
  • 1613 Luisa of Medina-Sidonia, queen of Portugal (d. 1666)
  • 1652 Johann Heinrich Kittel, composer
  • 1696 John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English statesman and writer (d. 1743)
  • 1713 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter (d. 1784)
  • 1714 Pieter Burmann the Younger, Dutch philologist (d. 1778)
  • 1759 Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)
  • 1761 Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War [NS]
  • 1768 Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin, French explorer (d. 1839)
  • 1769 Horace H Hayden, cofounded 1st dental college
  • 1783 Frantiszek Soltyk, composer
  • 1792 Moritz Hauptmann, composer
  • 1794 Anselm Huttenbrenner, composer
  • 1797 William Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet
  • 1808 Henry Haywood Bell, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1868)
  • 1810 James Shedden Palmer, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1867)
  • 1815 Jules Quicherat, French historian/archaeologist
  • 1820 John William Dawson, Canadian geologist (d. 1899)

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1821 Rudolf Virchow, Schivelbein, Pomerania, Prussia, German politician/anthropologist/pathologist (cell pathology), (d. 1902)

Anthropologist/Pathologist Rudolf Virchow
Anthropologist/Pathologist
Rudolf Virchow
  • 1822 Karl Reinthaler, composer
  • 1823 Immanuel Faisst, composer
  • 1824 Henry Stephen Cutler, composer
  • 1826 Lafayette Curry Baker, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1853 Lillie Langtry, [Jersey Lily], vaudevillian actress (Lillie)
  • 1853 Maria E "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr
  • 1862 Mary Kingsley, English writer and explorer (d. 1900)
  • 1863 C-E Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer (Rateau steam turbine)
  • 1876 Rube Waddell, American baseball player (d. 1914)
  • 1877 Bernard Bosanquet, cricketer (pioneer of googly)
  • 1878 Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (d. 1952)
  • 1879 Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)
  • 1880 Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (d. 1932)
  • 1881 George Bacovia, [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer/painter
  • 1887 Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (d. 1947)
  • 1889 Douglass Dumbrille, Hamilton Ont, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town)
  • 1890 Conrad Richter, writer (Light in the Forest)
  • 1890 Gosta Nystroem, composer
  • 1891 Irene Rich, [Luther], actress (Beau Brummell, Champ), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1891 Ludwig Weber, composer
  • 1895 Kurt Schumacher, German politicial chairman (SPD) [NS]
  • 1895 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress
  • 1895 Mike Gazella, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • 1899 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer
  • 1900 Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
  • 1900 Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
  • 1901 Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam
  • 1901 Edward Chapman, Harrogate England, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt)

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1902 Arna Bontemps, Louisiana, American poet (100 years of negro freedom)

  • 1902 Franco Giorgetti, Italy, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • 1903 Jens Bjerre, composer
  • 1903 Patsy Moran, PA, actress (Children of the Wild)
  • 1904 Jutta Hecker, writer
  • 1904 Wilfred Pickles, Halifax England, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog)
  • 1907 Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)
  • 1908 John Grant, British rear-admiral
  • 1908 Werner Reinowski, writer
  • 1909 Herblock, [Herbert L Block], Roosevelt, Utah, political cartoonist
  • 1910 Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer
  • 1910 Otto Joachim, composer
  • 1911 Ticker Freeman, Paterson NJ, pianist (Dinah Shore Show)
  • 1911 Ashok Kumar, Indian actor (d. 2001)
  • 1912 Hugo David Weisgall, Ivancice Moravia, composer (4 Impressions)
  • 1913 Frances Tustin, child psychologist
  • 1915 Cornel Wilde, actor (High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915 Terry Frost, English artist (d. 2003)
  • 1916 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus)
  • 1917 Burr Tillstrom, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918 Jack MacGowran, actor (King Lear, Exorcist), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1918 Robert Walker, Salt Lake City Utah, actor/writer (Bataan, Mme Curie)
  • 1920 Albert Hague, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1920 Nipsey Russell, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1920 Laraine Day, American actress (Dr KIldaire, I've Got a Secret), born in Roosevelt, Utah
  • 1921 Harper MacKay, orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1921 Yves Montand, France, actor/singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix)
  • 1922 Alan Scott, Haddonfield NJ, TV host/songwriter (Spin the Picture)
  • 1922 Gilberto Mendes, composer
  • 1923 Servaas "Faas" Wilkes, Dutch soccer star (Xerxes/Fortuna/Inter Milan)
  • 1923 Cyril Shaps, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Terry Gibbs, American orchestra leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Frank D Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses)
  • 1925 Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obsenity

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1925 Margaret Thatcher, Grantham England, (Tory) British PM (1979-90)

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1925 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (d. 1979)
  • 1926 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1926 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • 1930 Peter J Clase, South African minister of Education/Culture (1985- )
  • 1931 Ed Matthews, Hall of Famer/Milwaukee Brave/HR hitter (512)
  • 1931 Janice Elliott, English novelist (d. 1995)
  • 1931 Eddie Mathews, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Raymond Kopa, French footballer
  • 1932 Jack Colvin, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1933 Adam Kaczynski, composer
  • 1933 Raynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Nana Mouskouri, Crete Greece, singer (Try to Remember) [or 10/10/36]
  • 1935 Philippine J Aeckerlin, Dutch actress (Oh Venus, Daddy Longlegs)
  • 1936 Cliff Gorman, Jamacia NY, actor (Boys in the Band, Angel)
  • 1936 Elizabeth Furse, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • 1936 John Menzies, Scottish publisher/banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1938 Jim McMullan, Long Beach NY, actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey)
  • 1938 Mahboob Shah, cricketer (Pakistani Test umpire on intl panel)
  • 1938 Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1939 Melinda Dillon, Hope Ark, actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot)
  • 1939 T. J. Cloutier, American poker player
  • 1940 Chris Farlowe, rocker
  • 1940 Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
  • 1941 John Snow, cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies)
  • 1941 Paul Simon, Newark NJ, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony)
  • 1942 Jerry Jones, owner/GM (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1942 Pamela Tiffin, [Pamela Wonso], actress (Viva Max!), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1942 Bob Bailey, American baseball player
  • 1943 Mike Barnicle, American newspaper columnist
  • 1944 Buddy Allin, Bremerton WA, PGA golfer (1980 NZ Open)
  • 1944 Robert Lamm, rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Karen Akers, singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Christophe, French singer
  • 1945 Dési Bouterse, Surinam politician
  • 1946 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop)
  • 1946 Demond Wilson, Valdosta GA, actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back)
  • 1946 Edwina Currie, British politician
  • 1947 Sammy Hagar, Monterey CA, rock vocalist (Van Halen-Jump)
  • 1947 Jerry Trupiano, American sports broadcaster
  • 1948 Lacy J Dalton, Bloomsburg Pa, country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes)
  • 1948 John Ford Coley, American musician
  • 1948 Ted Poe, American politician
  • 1949 Craig McGregor, rocker (Foghat)
  • 1949 Tom Mees, American sports broadcaster (d. 1996)
  • 1949 Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver
  • 1949 Marisol Malaret, Miss Universe 1970
  • 1950 Annegret Richter-Irrang, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1950 Ellen Brusse, [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess
  • 1951 John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
  • 1951 Olympia-Ann Sylvers, rocker
  • 1952 Beverly Johnson, model/actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy)
  • 1952 Michael "Rich"ard Clifford, Cal, Army/Astronaut (STS 53, 59, 76)
  • 1953 Bill Schuette, (Rep-R-MI, 1985- )
  • 1953 Pat Day, American jockey
  • 1954 Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear technician
  • 1954 George Frazier, American baseball player
  • 1954 Claude Ribbe, French historian
  • 1956 Anura Ranasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman in 3 Tests 1982)
  • 1956 Chris Carter, American television producer
  • 1958 Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak, Toronto ON, LPGA golfer (1984 Chrysler)
  • 1958 Dwayne Evans, Phoenix Az, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1958 Joseph Richard Sylvers, rocker
  • 1958 Maria Cantwell, (Rep-D-Washington)
  • 1958 Jair-Rohm Parker Wells, American musician and composer
  • 1959 Marie Osmond, Ogden Ut, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts)
  • 1960 Greg Derr, Marshfield Mass, free pistol (Olympics-1996)
  • 1960 Joey Belladonna, Oswego NY, heavy metal vocalist (Anthrax-Protest)
  • 1960 Tim Brewster, American football coach
  • 1960 Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary
  • 1960 Peter Keisler, acting United States attorney general
  • 1961 Derek Harper, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)

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1962 Jerry Rice, Starkville Mississippi, NFL wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)

NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice
NFL Wide Receiver
Jerry Rice
  • 1962 Kelly Preston, actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1963 Colin Channer, Jamaican writer
  • 1964 Chris Gwynn, LA CA, outfielder (San Diego Padres)
  • 1964 Niè Hǎishèng, Chinese astronaut
  • 1964 Christopher Judge, American actor
  • 1965 Cherelle, rocker (Affair-First Bite)
  • 1965 Linda Brenneman, Wheat Ridge Colo, cyclist (Olympics-11th-96)
  • 1965 Rob Schneider, actor (Saturday Night Live, Men Behaving Badly)
  • 1965 Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist
  • 1967 Derrick Moore, NFL running back (Az Cardinals, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1967 Javier Sotomayor, Cuban jumper (world record 1989)
  • 1967 Trevor Hoffman, Anaheim CA, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • 1967 Steve Vickers, English footballer
  • 1967 Kate Walsh, American actress
  • 1968 David Alcoriza, Lodi California, double trap (Olympics-1996)
  • 1968 Julio Valera, San Sebastian Puerto Rico, pitcher (KC Royals)
  • 1968 Tisha Campbell, Newark NJ, actress (Gina-Martin, House Party)
  • 1968 Carlos Marin, Spanish baritone (Il Divo)
  • 1969 Cady McClain, Burbank California, actress (Dixie Martin-All My Children)
  • 1969 Rhonda Mapp, WNBA center/forward (Charlotte Sting)
  • 1969 Tim Crabtree, Jackson MI, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1970 Ann Grossman, Grove City Ohio, tennis star (1994 LA finalist)
  • 1970 Eric Gant, WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1970 Steve Matthews, NFL/WLAF quarterback (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • 1970 Serena Altschul, American reporter
  • 1970 Mel Jackson, American actor and R&B musician
  • 1970 Paul Potts, British Opera singer and winner of Britain's Got Talent
  • 1971 Hitesh Modi, cricketer (Kenyan left-handed batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 1971 Irv Smith, NFL tight end (NO Saints)
  • 1971 Jay Williams, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1971 Sean O'Donnell, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Ottawa, Ontario

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1971 Sacha Baron Cohen, comedian/actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Comedian/Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen
  • 1971 Billy Bush, American TV host
  • 1972 Jaime Bernardo, prince of Netherlands
  • 1972 Jean Foster, Columbus GA, 3x20 rifle (Olympics-1996)
  • 1972 Margarita Maria Beatriz, princess of Netherlands
  • 1972 Summer Sanders, California, butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-1992, 96)
  • 1973 Brian Dawkins, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1973 Peter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver
  • 1973 Matt Hughes, American mixed martial artist