Famous Birthdays on 19th October

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  • 1276 Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1328)
  • 1433 Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (d. 1499)
  • 1507 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, [Aytta van Zwichem], Dutch priest
  • 1545 Giovanale Ancina, composer
  • 1582 Dmitry Ivanovich [Dmitry of Uglich], Russian Tsarevich and son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" (d. 1591)
  • 1605 Thomas Browne, English writer (Garden of Cyrus), born in London
  • 1610 James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (d. 1688)
  • 1652 Louis Le Quointe, composer
  • 1658 Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1704)
  • 1680 John Abernethy, Irish Protestant minister (d. 1740)
  • 1684 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer
  • 1688 William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752)
  • 1690 Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer
  • 1718 Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Marshal of France (d. 1804)
  • 1720 John Woolman, American Quaker preacher and abolitionist (d. 1772)
  • 1721 Joseph de Guignes, French orientalist (d. 1800)
  • 1784 John McLoughlin, Hudson's Bay Co pioneer in Oregon Country
  • 1784 Leigh Hunt, British writer
  • 1792 Dirk Donker Curtius, Dutch attorney/minister of Justice (liberal)
  • 1810 Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1903)
  • 1819 Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist (Crises Commercial)
  • 1824 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
  • 1824 Rufus Saxton, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1908)
  • 1828 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer
  • 1834 Francis Channing Barlow, US lawyer/gen-major/co-founder (ABA)
  • 1850 Annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat
  • 1851 Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d. 1895)
  • 1858 George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (d. 1937)
  • 1860 Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)
  • 1862 Auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory)
  • 1863 John Huston Finley, Ill, editor (NY Times (1937-38)
  • 1865 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1892, 18 & 3)
  • 1866 Clarence Lucas, composer
  • 1868 Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)
  • 1871 Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Wisdom of the Body)
  • 1873 Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)

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1873 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • 1876 Mordecai (3 finger) Brown, hall of fame pitcher
  • 1882 Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright
  • 1885 Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956)
  • 1889 Uncle Art Satherly, entertainer (1968 Acad of Country Music Award)
  • 1892 Alexander A Alekhine, Russian/French chess champ (1927-35, 37-46)
  • 1892 Ilmari Hannikainen, composer
  • 1895 Louis Mumford, cultural historian/city planner/writer
  • 1895 Frank Durbin, last American veteran of the Battle of Verdun (d. 1999)
  • 1896 Bob O'Farrell, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • 1897 Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (d. 1994)

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1899 Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan novelist (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), journalist and poet, born in Guatemala City (d. 1974)

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • 1900 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • 1900 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • 1900 Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • 1900 Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • 1901 Arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)
  • 1903 Vittorio Giannini, composer
  • 1903 Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971)
  • 1907 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • 1908 Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer
  • 1908 Patrick Cairns "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician/composer (Elegy)
  • 1909 Robert Beatty, Ontario, actor (Amorous Mr Pawn, Where Eagles Dare)
  • 1909 Marguerite Perey, French physicist (d. 1975)
  • 1910 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)
  • 1911 George Cates, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1911 Hilde Spiel, writer
  • 1913 Jean Urruty, France, Jai-Alai champion
  • 1913 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)
  • 1913 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and songwriter (d. 1980)
  • 1914 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)
  • 1915 Farid al-Atrash, Syrian composer, musician, and actor (d. 1974)
  • 1916 David Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)
  • 1916 Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist (Brussels Competition-1938)
  • 1916 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Sweden, opera composer (Herr von Hancken)
  • 1916 Toby Rowland, theatrical manager
  • 1918 Louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife)
  • 1918 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor
  • 1920 LaWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons)
  • 1920 Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher (d. 2003)
  • 1921 George Nader, Pasadena California, actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats)
  • 1921 Gunnar Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1922 Jack Anderson, journalist (Wash Post), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1925 Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)
  • 1925 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
  • 1926 Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)
  • 1926 Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
  • 1927 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • 1928 Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress (Masquerade Party)
  • 1929 Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1948-56)
  • 1929 Dumitru Capoianu, composer
  • 1930 Tom ap Rees, botanist
  • 1931 Laszlo Kalmar, composer
  • 1931 John le Carré, English novelist
  • 1932 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
  • 1932 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse)
  • 1933 Brian Booth, cricketer (dual Australian cricket/hockey international)
  • 1933 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934 David Guard, rocker (Kingston Trio)
  • 1934 Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)
  • 1934 Jakubu Gowon, army staff chief/president of Nigeria (1966-75)
  • 1935 Jim Reeves, rocker
  • 1936 Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)
  • 1936 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936 James Bevel, American activist
  • 1937 Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer

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1937 Peter Max, American psychadelic artist (Dynamite Chicken), born in Berlin, Germany

Psychedelic Artist Peter Max
Psychedelic Artist
Peter Max
  • 1937 Sean Garrison, actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • 1938 Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader
  • 1940 Jerzy Kulej, Poland, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68), (d. 2012)
  • 1940 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • 1941 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Andrew Vachss, American author and attorney
  • 1943 Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper (WI early 70's)
  • 1943 Robert Morris, composer
  • 1943 Robin Greville Holloway, composer
  • 1943 Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1944 George McCrae, US singer (Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby)
  • 1944 Keith Adrian, [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)
  • 1944 Peter Tosh [Winston Hubert McIntosh], Jamaica, reggae musician (Mystic Man, Mama Africa)
  • 1945 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
  • 1945 Divine, [Harris Glenn Milstead], Balt MD, actress (Pink Flamingo)
  • 1945 Harris Glenn Divine, Baltimore MD
  • 1945 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1945 Keith Reid, rocker (Procol Harum) [or 10/10/46]
  • 1945 Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)
  • 1945 Divine, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1946 Bob Holland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner at age 38)
  • 1946 Philip Pullman, English writer
  • 1946 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld)
  • 1947 Wilbert Hart, US singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • 1947 Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian comic strip artist
  • 1948 Chester Biscardi, composer
  • 1948 Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
  • 1949 Lynn Dickey, American football player
  • 1949 Jamie McGrigor, British politician
  • 1951 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951 Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematical physicist, recipient of the Bôcher Memorial Prize
  • 1952 Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo (Oly-76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)
  • 1952 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexico, spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • 1954 Joe Bryant, American basketball player
  • 1954 Sam Allardyce, English football manager
  • 1954 Deborah Blum, American writer
  • 1955 Lonnie Shelton, NBA forward (NY Knick, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1955 Pat Klous, Hutchinson Ks, actress (Marcy-Flying High, Judy-Love Boat)
  • 1955 Melpo Kosti, Greek actress
  • 1956 Nino DeFranco, rocker (DeFranco Family)
  • 1956 Sue Barker, tennis pro (French Open 1976)
  • 1956 Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach
  • 1956 Sunny Deol, Indian actor
  • 1956 Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
  • 1957 Karl Wallingher, Prestatyn Wales, rocker (World Party)
  • 1957 Ray Richmond, American columnist and critic
  • 1957 Doug Kirby, American author and travel guide
  • 1958 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)
  • 1958 John Bloom, [Joe Bob Briggs], drive-in movie critic
  • 1958 Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
  • 1958 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor
  • 1960 Dan Woodgate, rock drummer (Madness, Voice of Beehive), born in London, England
  • 1960 Dawn Coe-Jones, Campbell River BC, LPGA golfer (1992 Kemper Open)
  • 1960 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960 Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist
  • 1961 Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)

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1962 Evander Holyfield, Atmore Ala, boxer (Oly-bronze-1988)/champ (1990-92)

  • 1962 Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1962 Tracy Chevalier, American author
  • 1963 Brian H Henniger, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit Guaranty), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1963 Jim Dombrowski, NFL guard (NO Saints)
  • 1963 Laurens BBM, Belgian prince/son of Albert II & Paola
  • 1963 Prince Laurent of Belgium, Château de Belvédère, Laeken, son of King Albert II and Queen Paola
  • 1964 Webster Slaughter, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • 1964 Jorge Luis Gonzales, Cuban-born American boxer
  • 1964 Ty Pennington [Gary Tygert Burton], American television host (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1965 Brad Daugherty, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1965 Lucio Topatigh, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1965 Maria Lee Ostapiej, La Mess California, Miss Calif-America (1991)
  • 1966 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966 Anna Clark, playmate (Apr, 1987), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966 Dave Veres, Montgomery AL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • 1966 Jon Favreau, actor/writer (Swingers)
  • 1966 Roger R. Cross, Jamaican-born actor
  • 1967 Amy Carter, Pres Carter's daughter/peace activist
  • 1967 Yoko Shimomura, Japanese composer
  • 1968 Sinitta, British-American singer (So Macho, Toy Boy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1969 Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1969 Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer
  • 1969 DJ Sammy, Spanish DJ
  • 1969 John Edward, American TV Psychic
  • 1970 Benita Brooks, Miss Alabama USA (1996)
  • 1970 Chamara Dunusinghe, cricket wicketkeeper (Sri Lanka 1995)
  • 1970 Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor
  • 1972 Glen Anthony Mitchell, Hamilton NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1972 Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Otto Steffers, Louisville KY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Reggie Rusk, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1972 Pras, American musician
  • 1973 Robert Tate, wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973 Shi Ting Wang, Tainan Taiwan, tennis star (1994 Taipei)
  • 1974 Percy Ellsworth, safety (NY Giants)
  • 1974 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1976 Amber Hamilton, Auburn Washington, Miss America-Washington (1996)
  • 1976 Omar Gooding, American actor