Famous Birthdays on 15th October

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70 BC Virgil, (Publius Vergilius Maro) Andes, Cisalpine Gaul, Roman Republican poet (Aeneid), (d. 19 BC)

Roman Poet Virgil
Roman Poet
Virgil
  • 1471 Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)

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1542 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, Mughal Emperor in India (1556-1605)

Mughal Emperor Akbar
Mughal Emperor
Akbar
  • 1550 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange
  • 1608 Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)
  • 1686 Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)
  • 1701 Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)
  • 1711 Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)
  • 1761 Peter Gronland, composer
  • 1762 Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer
  • 1775 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer
  • 1784 Thomas Hastings, composer
  • 1784 Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly (d. 1849)
  • 1785 Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)
  • 1795 Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)
  • 1799 August Ferdinand Haeser, composer
  • 1816 Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1863)
  • 1818 Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1885)
  • 1819 Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary
  • 1822 Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
  • 1825 Queen Marie of Prussia (d. 1889)
  • 1829 Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)
  • 1831 Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)
  • 1832 Henry Harrison Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1912)
  • 1833 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
  • 1836 Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • 1836 James Tissot, French artist (d. 1902)
  • 1840 Honoré Mercier, politician and premier of Quebec (d. 1894)

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1844 Friedrich Nietzsche, Röcken bei Lützen, Prussia, German philosopher (Beyond Good and Evil), (d. 1900)

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche
Philosopher
Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 1851 George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)
  • 1852 Wilhelm Posse, composer
  • 1856 R G Nivelle, French military man
  • 1858 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer
  • 1858 John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92)
  • 1859 Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro)
  • 1865 Walther Amelung, German archaeologist
  • 1872 Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian president (d. 1956)
  • 1874 Otallo Morales, composer
  • 1874 Prince Alfred of Edinburgh (d. 1899)
  • 1878 Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)
  • 1879 Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1879 Sara Allgood, actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1881 P G Wodehouse, British-American writer (Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves)
  • 1882 Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (d. 1941)
  • 1884 Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator (d. 1910)
  • 1890 Arcady Dubensky, composer
  • 1892 Ina Claire, [Fagan], actress (Ninotchika), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1893 Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)
  • 1894 Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)
  • 1895 Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil)
  • 1896 Melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1898 Gunther Ramin, composer
  • 1898 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (d. 1951)
  • 1900 Fritz Feld, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1900 Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
  • 1901 Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)
  • 1901 Hermann Abs, director (Deutsche Bank)/Hitler's advisor
  • 1901 Robert Bromston Thesiger Daniell, soldier
  • 1902 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
  • 1902 William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)
  • 1904 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
  • 1905 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer
  • 1905 Charles P Snow, English novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)
  • 1905 Dag Ivar Wiren, composer
  • 1905 Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher
  • 1905 C. P. Snow, British writer (d. 1980)
  • 1906 Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
  • 1907 John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit
  • 1907 Varian Fry, American journalist (d. 1967)

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1908 John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist and Author
John Kenneth Galbraith
  • 1909 Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)
  • 1910 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • 1911 James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)
  • 1915 W Weyrauch, writer
  • 1915 Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (Prime Minister 1983–84, 1986–1992, (d. 2012)
  • 1917 Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)
  • 1917 Jan Miner, actress (Crime Photographer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1919 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)
  • 1919 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head (MI5)
  • 1919 Malcolm Ross, American balloonist and atmospheric physicist (d. 1985)

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1920 Mario Puzo, novelist (The Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo
  • 1920 Henri Verneuil, French film director (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55)
  • 1921 Gul Mahomed, cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman)
  • 1922 Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer
  • 1923 Italo Calvino, Cuba, author (Winter's Night a Traveler)
  • 1924 Colin Romoff, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1924 Lee A Iacocca, CEO (Chrysler Corp)
  • 1924 Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)
  • 1924 Mark Lenard, American actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 Marguerite Andersen, German writer
  • 1925 Mickey Baker, rocker
  • 1926 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
  • 1926 Jean Peters, Canton OH, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters)
  • 1926 Karl Richter, composer
  • 1926 Michel Foucault, French philosopher (History of Sexuality)
  • 1926 Paul-Michel Foucault, French philosopher (Les Mots et les Choses)
  • 1927 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist
  • 1927 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat
  • 1927 Bill Henry, Alice, TX, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Phillipe Leroy, Paris France, actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci)
  • 1930 Fereydun M. Esfandiary, Iranian philosopher (d. 2000)
  • 1931 [Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen] Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu (d. 2015)
  • 1932 Jaan Raats, composer
  • 1932 Riekus Waskowsky, poet
  • 1934 Peter Haskell, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1934 N. Ramani, Indian flutist
  • 1935 Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville TX, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956)
  • 1935 Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director/actor (Witte Waan)
  • 1935 Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister
  • 1935 Barry McGuire, American singer
  • 1936 Kari Rydman, composer
  • 1937 Anthony Hopkins, clinical neurologist
  • 1937 Barry McGuire, singer (Eve of Destruction), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1937 Linda Lavin, Portland Maine, actress (Alice, Barney Miller)
  • 1938 Fela Ransome/Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian singer/saxophonist (d. 1997)
  • 1938 Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/R&B singer (Move 2 mountains)
  • 1938 Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
  • 1939 Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1940 Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1942 Don Stevenson, rock drummer (Moby Grape), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1942 James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )
  • 1943 Penny Marshall, American actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1944 Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • 1944 Sali Berisha, President of Albania
  • 1944 Haim Saban, Egyptian-born American media proprietor
  • 1945 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Steven Camacho, cricketer (WI batsman early seventies)
  • 1945 Jere Burns, American actor
  • 1946 Richard Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You)
  • 1946 Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)
  • 1946 Stewart Stevenson, Scottish politician
  • 1947 Lynn Lowry, E St Louis Ill, actress (Cat People, Crazies)
  • 1948 Aleksandr S Puchkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1950 Chris De Burgh, [Davidson], Argent/Irish rock vocalist (Lady in Red)
  • 1950 Koos van der Vaart, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1951 Frank Dimino, rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.

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1951 Roscoe Tanner, Kiawah Island South Carolina, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner
  • 1953 Larry Miller, comedian/actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953 [Toriano] Tito Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye)
  • 1953 Betsy Clifford, Canadian alpine skier
  • 1954 Jere Burns, Cambridge MS, actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John)
  • 1954 Kip Byrne, Canadian Tour golfer (Mich State Jr-1970-71), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1955 Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
  • 1955 Kristine Winder, playmate (Oct, 1977), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1955 Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York

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1955 Victor Pecci, Asuncion Paraguay, tennis star

Tennis Player Victor Pecci
Tennis Player
Victor Pecci
  • 1955 Kulbir Bhaura, British field hockey player
  • 1957 Mira Nair, Indian director
  • 1957 Stacy Peralta, American director
  • 1958 Jayne Modean, Hartford Ct, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center)
  • 1959 Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], Duchess of York, born in London, England
  • 1959 Emeril Lagasse, American chef
  • 1959 Todd Solondz, American film director
  • 1962 Susan DeMattei, cyclist (Olympics-bronze-96), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1963 Angela Rock, Lakewood CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1992)
  • 1963 Stanley Menzo, Suriname/Dutch soccer goaltender (Ajax/PSV)
  • 1964 Roberto Vittori, Italian astronaut

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1964 Jack Ma, Chinese entrepreneur and founder of Alibaba Group, born in Hangzhou

Alibaba Entrepreneur Jack Ma
Alibaba Entrepreneur
Jack Ma
  • 1965 Daniel Held, Milwaukee Wisc, 10k runner
  • 1966 Douglas Vipond, British pop drummer (Deacon Blue-Raintown)
  • 1966 Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids)
  • 1966 Jorge Campos, Mexican footballer
  • 1967 Carlos Garcia, Venezuela, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1968 George Koonce, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1968 Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968 Jyrki 69, Finnish musician The 69 Eyes
  • 1968 Didier Deschamps, French footballer
  • 1969 Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969 Vítor Baía, Portuguese footballer
  • 1969 Dominic West, British actor
  • 1970 Cooper Harris, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1970 Lonnie Palelei, guard (NY Jets)
  • 1970 Eric Benét, American singer
  • 1971 Angelia Savage, Miss USA-Florida (1997, top 6)
  • 1971 Bernardo Harris, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971 Roland McGhee, Flint Michigan, long jumper
  • 1971 Andy Cole, British footballer
  • 1972 Fred Hoiberg, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1972 Matt Keeslar, American actor
  • 1973 Susannah Kate Pryde, Auckland NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Dax Riggs, American musician
  • 1975 Ginuwine, American singer
  • 1975 Glen Little, English footballer
  • 1976 Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer
  • 1977 Masato Kawabata, Japanese racing driver
  • 1977 Erin McKeown, American musician
  • 1977 Patricio Urrutia, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1977 David Trezeguet, French football player
  • 1978 Cheryl Crowe, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1997)
  • 1978 Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life)
  • 1978 Takeshi Morishima Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1979 Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)
  • 1979 Paul Robinson, English football player
  • 1979 Māris Verpakovskis, Latvian football player
  • 1979 Blue Adams, American Football Player
  • 1980 Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist
  • 1980 Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
  • 1981 Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver
  • 1981 Radoslav Židek, Slovak snowboarder