Famous Birthdays on 21st October

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  • 1449 George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)
  • 1527 Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)
  • 1570 Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer
  • 1574 Nicolo Rubini, composer
  • 1581 Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)
  • 1582 Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII
  • 1650 Jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth)
  • 1660 Georg Ernst Stahl, German scientist (d. 1734)
  • 1675 Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (d. 1710)
  • 1680 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer
  • 1687 Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1759)
  • 1712 Sir James Steuart, British economist (d. 1780)
  • 1725 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)
  • 1751 David Moritz Michael, composer
  • 1757 Pierre Augereau, Marshal of France and duc de Castiglione (d. 1816)
  • 1761 Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer/brigadier general
  • 1762 Herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11)
  • 1767 Francesco Ruggi, composer

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1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner), (d. 1834)

Poet, Critic, and Philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, Critic, and Philosopher
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 1775 Guiseppi Baini, composer
  • 1790 Alphonse-Marie Louis de Lamartine, Macon France, writer (René)
  • 1803 George Wright, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1865)
  • 1807 Hanri Reber, composer
  • 1807 Miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer
  • 1822 Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies (1888-90)
  • 1823 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer
  • 1827 Petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer

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1833 Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Stockholm, created dynamite & Peace Prizes, (d. 1896)

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel
  • 1839 Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)
  • 1843 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • 1846 Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (Cuore)
  • 1847 Guiseppe Giacosa, Italian songwriter (libretti opera Puccini)
  • 1851 George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93)
  • 1858 Ramabai Dongre' Medhavi, India, social reformer
  • 1873 George P Gooch, English historian/MP
  • 1874 Albert Aftalion, Bulgaria/French economist
  • 1879 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer
  • 1885 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
  • 1885 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg)
  • 1890 Gerrit Engelke, German writer/poet (Love Letters)
  • 1891 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US (About Tropical Atl Visschen)
  • 1891 Ted Shawn, US dancer/choreographer (Dance We Must)
  • 1894 Rampo Edogawa, Japanese author and critic (d. 1965)
  • 1895 Alexander d'Arbeloff, entrepreneur
  • 1895 Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer
  • 1895 Edna Purviance, Paradise Valley NV, silent film actress worked with Charlie Chaplin (The Kid)
  • 1898 Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa
  • 1898 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wresler and Olympic medalist (d. 1960)
  • 1901 Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium)
  • 1902 Hilarion Rubio, composer
  • 1902 Lillian Bronson, Lockport NY, actress (Next Voice you Hear)
  • 1904 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
  • 1904 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish poet (d. 1967)
  • 1906 Lillian Asplund, last American Titanic survivor (d. 2006)
  • 1907 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Jules Chevalier, French priest (b. 1824)
  • 1908 Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)
  • 1908 Howard Ferguson, composer
  • 1911 Peter Graves, English actor (Derby Day/Admirable Crichton), born in London, England
  • 1911 Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian/US composer (Creation) [NS=Nov 3]
  • 1912 Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist
  • 1912 Georg Solti, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Fidelio)
  • 1914 Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist
  • 1916 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)
  • 1916 Tomojiro Ikenouchi, composer
  • 1917 Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz
  • 1919 Claire Sterling, journalist
  • 1919 Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist
  • 1921 Jarmil Burghauser, composer
  • 1921 Malcolm Arnold, Northampton England, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)
  • 1922 Liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal
  • 1924 Celia Cruz, Cuban singer, Queen of Salsa. (d. 2003)
  • 1925 Joyce Randolph, actress (Trixie-Honeymooners), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1925 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Leonard Rossiter, actor (Britannia Hospital), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1926 Marga Richter, composer
  • 1927 Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina

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1928 Whitey Ford [Edward Charles Ford], American hall of fame baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in NYC

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1928 Mario Pinto, the Andrade, writer/president MPLA (Angola)
  • 1928 Vern Mikkelsen, Parlier, CA, basketball player (Lakers, HOF), (d. 2013)
  • 1929 Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, US, sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan)
  • 1930 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
  • 1931 Jim Parks, cricketer (England batsman-keeper in 46 Tests 1954-68)
  • 1933 Georgia Brown, [Lillian Getel], actress (Study in Terror, Fixer)
  • 1934 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • 1936 James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
  • 1937 Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings)
  • 1940 Don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
  • 1940 Frances FitzGerald, journalist/author (Fire in the Lake), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)
  • 1940 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)
  • 1940 Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], South Africa, rocker (Mighty Quinn)
  • 1940 Osamu Watanabe, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1941 Marina Ripa, countess/writer (My First 40 Years), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1941 Steve Cropper, TN, guitarist/songwriter (Booker T & MGs)
  • 1942 Elvin Bishop, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1942 Les AuCoin, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • 1942 Allan Grice, Australian racing driver

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1942 Judith Sheindlin, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jurist/TV Personality Judith Sheindlin
Jurist/TV Personality
Judith Sheindlin
  • 1943 Frans LAJ Wolters, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1943 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1943 Ron Elliott, musician (The Beau Brummels), born in Healdsburg, California
  • 1943 Tariq Ali, Pakistani author and historian
  • 1944 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator
  • 1945 Everett McGill, Miami Beach FL, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet)
  • 1945 Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • 1945 Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)
  • 1946 Lee Loughnane, rocker (Chicago)
  • 1946 Jim Hill, American sportscaster
  • 1946 Lux Interior, American singer (The Cramps)
  • 1947 Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)
  • 1948 Moses J "Moss" Mayekiso, South African union/SACP-leader
  • 1948 Shaye Cohen, Historian and Professor at Harvard University
  • 1948 Tom Everett, American actor

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1949 Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • 1949 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • 1949 Shulamit Ran, composer
  • 1949 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • 1950 David H G viscount Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • 1950 Ronald E McNair, Lake City SC, astr (STS 41B, 51L-Challenger disaster)
  • 1952 Brent Mydland, Munich Germany, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots)
  • 1952 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
  • 1952 Trevor Chappell, cricketer (bro of several Aussie underarm bowler)
  • 1952 Allen Hoey, American poet and novelist
  • 1953 Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)
  • 1953 Eleonora Giorgi, actress (Nu de Femme, To Forget Venice), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1953 Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)
  • 1953 Peter Mandelson, British politician
  • 1954 Brian Tobin, Canadian premier of Newfoundland
  • 1955 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1955 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • 1956 Carrie Fisher, Beverly Hills, actress (Princess Lelia-Star Wars)
  • 1957 Julian Cope, [Kevin Stapleton], Welsh pop musician (Eve's Volcano)
  • 1957 Steve Lukather, US rock singer/guitarist (Toto-Africa)
  • 1957 Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1959 George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
  • 1959 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • 1959 Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • 1960 Lionel Washington, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
  • 1961 Mark Finch, film festival organiser
  • 1962 Don Fardon, Toowoomba QLD, Australian golfer
  • 1962 David Campese, Australian rugby union footballer
  • 1964 Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who)
  • 1965 Alison Munt, Cairns Australia, LPGA golfer (1992 Jamie Farr-21st)
  • 1965 Chima McLean, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Conestoga), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1965 Chris Duplanty, Palo Alto California, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Ion Andoni Goikoetxea, Spanish footballer
  • 1966 Jonas B, Svensson Sweden, tennis star
  • 1966 Thomas Louis Tolles Jr, Ft Myers FL, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-3rd)
  • 1967 Bill Berg, St Catharines, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
  • 1967 Gavin Brian Lovegrove, javelin (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1967 John Flaherty, catcher (San Diego Padres), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967 Stanley Richard, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
  • 1967 Paul Ince, English footballer
  • 1968 Francois Gravel, hockey goaltender (Team France 1998)
  • 1969 John McMullen, Santa Rosa California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 NCAA-15th)
  • 1969 Mo Lewis, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
  • 1969 Tracy Yarbrough, Miss Idaho USA (1996)
  • 1969 Mo Lewis, American football player
  • 1970 Lance Teichelmann, WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
  • 1970 Marc Wilkins, Mansfield OH, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1971 Astrella Leitch, Celeste rocker, Donovan's daughter
  • 1971 Damien Martyn, cricketer (WA & Australian middle-order batsman)
  • 1971 Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France
  • 1971 Rebecca Lynn Gray, Miss America-Indiana (1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1971 René Ponk, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971 Shane Hannah, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971 Nick Oliveri, American musician
  • 1971 Paul Norman Telfer, Scottish footballer
  • 1972 Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972 Felicity Andersen, Australian actress
  • 1972 Saffron Burrows, English actress
  • 1972 Masakazu Morita, seiyu and actor
  • 1972 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • 1972 Evhen Tsybulenko, Ukrainian professor of international law
  • 1973 Dan Neil, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1973 Derrick Beatty, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1973 Lera Auerbach, Russian composer
  • 1973 Charlie Lowell, American Musician
  • 1975 Henrique Hilário, Portuguese footballer
  • 1975 Toby Hall, American baseball player
  • 1976 Jeremy Miller, West Covina California, actor (Ben-Growing Pains)
  • 1976 Nirachala Kumya, Miss Universe-Thailand (1996)
  • 1976 Lavinia Miloşovici, Romanian gymnast
  • 1976 Josh Ritter, American musician
  • 1976 Mélanie Turgeon, French Canadian alpine skier
  • 1977 Christie Lee Woods, Texas, Miss Teen USA (1996)
  • 1978 Will Estes, American actor
  • 1978 Joey Harrington, American football player
  • 1979 Khalil Greene, American baseball player
  • 1979 Gabe Gross, American baseball player

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1980 Kim Kardashian, American socialite

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • 1980 Brian Pittman, American musician (Relient K)
  • 1981 Nemanja Vidić, Serbian footballer
  • 1982 James White, American basketball player
  • 1982 Matt Dallas, American Actor
  • 1983 Zack Greinke, American baseball player
  • 1983 Ninette Tayeb, Israeli singer
  • 1983 Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • 1984 Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, French Canadian short track speed skater