Famous Birthdays on 14th October

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  • 1257 King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
  • 1404 Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
  • 1493 Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
  • 1499 Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524)
  • 1542 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
  • 1606 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
  • 1630 Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
  • 1633 James Stuart, King James VII of Scotland / James II of England (d. 1688)
  • 1639 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
  • 1643 Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)

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1644 William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)

English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania
William Penn
  • 1687 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
  • 1712 George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
  • 1726 Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
  • 1730 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
  • 1733 François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
  • 1734 Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1738 Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
  • 1740 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
  • 1753 Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
  • 1764 Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
  • 1774 Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
  • 1784 Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
  • 1789 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
  • 1790 Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
  • 1796 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist (d. 1870)
  • 1801 Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs)
  • 1806 Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
  • 1827 James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1892)
  • 1827 Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque
  • 1837 Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • 1842 Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
  • 1853 Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
  • 1855 George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)
  • 1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st US autos
  • 1859 Camille Chevillard, composer
  • 1861 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
  • 1861 Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
  • 1864 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
  • 1867 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
  • 1869 Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
  • 1871 Alexander von Zemlinsky, composer (Schneeman), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1873 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
  • 1873 Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
  • 1873 Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
  • 1874 Margarete Susman, writer
  • 1880 Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
  • 1882 Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
  • 1882 Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59), (d. 1975)
  • 1883 Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
  • 1884 Jimmy Conlin, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1888 Ernest Pingoud, composer

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1888 Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1923)

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield
  • 1889 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor

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1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, born in Denison, Texas

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1890 Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)
  • 1891 Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
  • 1892 Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
  • 1893 Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • 1894 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
  • 1894 E.E.Cummings (Edward Estlin), poet (Tulips & Chimneys), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1898 Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
  • 1899 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • 1900 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • 1901 Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
  • 1902 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
  • 1902 Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
  • 1904 Karel Srom, Czech composer, born in Plzeň (d. 1981)
  • 1906 Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy), born in London, England

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1906 Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
  • 1906 Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
  • 1907 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • 1907 Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1907 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
  • 1907 Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
  • 1908 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
  • 1909 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
  • 1909 Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
  • 1909 Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1910 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
  • 1910 John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
  • 1911 Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975)
  • 1912 Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
  • 1912 Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
  • 1912 Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
  • 1913 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
  • 1913 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
  • 1914 Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
  • 1916 C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
  • 1918 Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
  • 1918 Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
  • 1919 Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
  • 1924 Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue)
  • 1925 Louis Cohen, physicist
  • 1925 Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Bill Justis, rock and roll musician (Raunchy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1982)
  • 1926 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
  • 1927 Roger Moore, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint), born in London, England
  • 1928 Gary Graffman, pianist (Leventritt Award), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
  • 1929 Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
  • 1929 Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)

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1930 Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, President Zaire (1965-97)

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • 1930 Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
  • 1931 Rafael Puyana, Bogota Colombia, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957)
  • 1931 Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
  • 1932 Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
  • 1935 La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)
  • 1938 John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
  • 1938 Empress Farah Diba of Iran
  • 1939 Hugh Delane Thompson, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

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1939 Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren
  • 1940 Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small)

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1940 Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)

  • 1940 Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Philadelphia Classic)
  • 1940 Pat Finley, Asheville NC, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show)
  • 1941 Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
  • 1941 Art Shamsky, American baseball player
  • 1942 Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)
  • 1943 Anthony Iannaccone, composer
  • 1943 Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
  • 1943 Noreen Corcoran, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1944 Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
  • 1945 Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
  • 1946 Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • 1946 James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
  • 1946 Craig Venter, American biologist
  • 1946 Al Oliver, American baseball player
  • 1946 Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
  • 1947 Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
  • 1947 Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
  • 1948 Harry Anderson, American actor
  • 1948 David Ruprecht, American game show host
  • 1948 Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
  • 1949 Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
  • 1949 Katha Pollitt, American writer
  • 1950 Sheila Young Ochowicz, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1951 Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
  • 1952 Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
  • 1952 Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
  • 1952 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
  • 1952 Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1953 Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)
  • 1953 Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)
  • 1953 Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1953 Roland Butcher, Barbados born English cricketer (1st cricketer of Caribbean descent to play for England 1981)
  • 1953 Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer, singer
  • 1954 Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist

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1956 Beth Daniel, Charleston South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 1957 Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, PhD/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
  • 1957 Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
  • 1957 Michel Després, Quebec politician
  • 1958 Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
  • 1959 A J Pero, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1960 John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • 1960 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
  • 1961 Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)
  • 1961 Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
  • 1962 Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
  • 1962 Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
  • 1963 Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
  • 1963 Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
  • 1964 Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1964 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • 1964 Olu Oguibe, American artist
  • 1965 Karyn White, American singer (Romantic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
  • 1965 Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
  • 1967 Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos)
  • 1967 Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
  • 1967 Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967 Pat Kelly, American baseball player
  • 1967 Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
  • 1968 Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1968 Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • 1968 Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
  • 1968 Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
  • 1968 Johnny Goudie, American musician
  • 1969 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • 1969 P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
  • 1969 David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1970 Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal)
  • 1970 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1970 Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • 1970 Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
  • 1970 Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
  • 1971 Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1971 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1971 Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
  • 1972 Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972 J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
  • 1972 Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1972 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1972 Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1973 DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1973 Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician
  • 1974 Kim Williams, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)