Famous Birthdays on October 22

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  • 1071 William IX, Duke of Aquitaine and poet (d. 1126)
  • 1197 Emperor Juntoku of Japan (d. 1242)
  • 1592 Gustaf Horn, Swedish soldier and politician (d. 1657)
  • 1686 Georg Balthasar Schott, composer
  • 1688 Nadir Shah of Persia (d. 1747)
  • 1689 King John V of Portugal (d. 1750)
  • 1698 Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer
  • 1701 Maria Amalia of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1756)
  • 1729 Johann Reinhold Forster, German botanist (d. 1798)
  • 1737 Vincenzo Manfredini, composer
  • 1752 Ambrogio Minoja, composer
  • 1761 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer
  • 1765 Daniel Steibelt, composer
  • 1766 Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king
  • 1770 Thomas Seebeck, Baltic German physicist (d. 1831)
  • 1790 Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist
  • 1807 Magnus Huss, Swedish Physician who coined the word alcoholism and was the first to define it as a disease
  • 1809 Federico Ricci, composer
  • 1809 Volney E. Howard, American politician (d. 1889)
  • 1810 Henry Bohlen, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)

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1811 Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), born in Raiding, Hungary (d. 1886)

Composer/Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer/Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • 1818 Leconte de Lisle, writer
  • 1821 Collis Potter Huntington, American railroad executive (d. 1900)
  • 1826 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, (d. 1882)
  • 1832 August Labitzky, composer
  • 1832 Leopold Damrosch, composer
  • 1838 Carl Fuchs, German composer and musician, born in Potsdam (d. 1922)
  • 1843 Stephen Babcock, Oneida County New York, American Agricultural Chemist (Babcock test and father of scientific dairying)
  • 1845 Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth)
  • 1847 Jacobus Herculas [Uncle Koos] de la Rey, South African politician
  • 1865 Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (d. 1943)
  • 1870 Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from San Francisco-Nobel 1933)
  • 1870 Alfred Douglas, English partner of Oscar Wilde (d. 1945)
  • 1873 Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)
  • 1876 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)
  • 1880 Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
  • 1881 Clinton Davisson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
  • 1883 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
  • 1883 Viktor Jacobi, composer
  • 1885 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
  • 1885 Lothar Windsperger, composer
  • 1886 Erik Bergman, Lutheran pastor (d. 1970)
  • 1887 John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
  • 1891 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer
  • 1891 Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • 1894 Méi Lánfāng, Chinese opera performer (d. 1961)
  • 1896 Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
  • 1898 Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
  • 1898 Marcel Mihalovici, composer
  • 1900 Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
  • 1900 James Hall, actor (Hell's Angels), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1901 Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
  • 1902 Frank Spedding, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1903 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
  • 1903 Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • 1904 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • 1905 Constance Bennett, actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • 1905 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
  • 1906 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
  • 1906 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)
  • 1907 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
  • 1907 Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
  • 1908 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
  • 1908 John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
  • 1908 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
  • 1909 Litz Pisk, movement teacher
  • 1912 Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1913 Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
  • 1913 Bo Dai, Huế, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55)
  • 1913 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, US dancer/actress (Handle With Care)
  • 1913 Tamara Desni, German-born British actress (d. 2008)
  • 1913 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)

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1913 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1915 Harry Hickox, Big Springs Tx, (Herb-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • 1916 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
  • 1916 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)

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1917 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine
  • 1918 Lou Klein, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • 1919 Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook), (d. 2013)
  • 1919 Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
  • 1920 Mitzi Green, actress (Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1920 Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
  • 1921 Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
  • 1921 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1922 John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )
  • 1922 John Weidner, war hero, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1922 Ton Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen)
  • 1922 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1923 Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
  • 1923 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, (d. 2013)
  • 1925 Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
  • 1925 Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings and Iguanas), born in Woodbridge, New Jersey, (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • 1927 Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of South African Labour Party
  • 1927 Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
  • 1928 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director
  • 1929 Giorgio Gaslini, composer
  • 1929 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • 1931 Hikaru Hayashi, composer
  • 1933 Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
  • 1933 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Donald McIntyre, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1935 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
  • 1936 Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • 1937 Tadeas Salva, composer
  • 1937 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
  • 1938 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1938 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1939 Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
  • 1939 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • 1939 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 George Cohen, English footballer
  • 1941 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1942 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Robin John Maconie, composer
  • 1942 Bobby Fuller, Baytown, Texas, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
  • 1943 Allen James Coage, HW judo (Olympic-bronze-1976), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • 1943 Paul Zukofsky, violinist (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1945 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
  • 1945 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1946 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • 1946 Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)
  • 1946 Kelvin MacKenzie, British media tycoon
  • 1946 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1947 Edward F Feighan, (Rep-D-OH, 1983- )
  • 1947 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
  • 1947 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
  • 1947 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • 1947 Haley Barbour, American politician, governor of Mississippi
  • 1948 John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1948 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • 1948 Lynette Fromme, American who attempted to assassinate US President Gerald Ford
  • 1949 Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1949 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • 1949 Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
  • 1949 Arsène Wenger, French football manager
  • 1949 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1952 Jeff Goldblum, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953 Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
  • 1954 Carla Dunlap, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1956 Frank DiPino, American baseball player
  • 1958 Bobby Blotzer, rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1959 Todd Graff, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
  • 1959 Marc Shaiman, American composer
  • 1960 Darryl Jenifer, American bassist (Bad Brains)
  • 1961 Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
  • 1961 Donna Wynd, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1961 Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • 1961 Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
  • 1961 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1962 Derrick Waldroup, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962 Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • 1963 Brian Boitano, Mountainview California, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1963 Cherie Witter, playmate (February, 1985), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1964 Toby Mac, American singer and songwriter
  • 1965 Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
  • 1965 Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
  • 1965 John Wesley Harding, American musician
  • 1966 Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
  • 1966 Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames)
  • 1967 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
  • 1967 Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1967 Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
  • 1968 Keith Osik, Port Jefferson NY, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1968 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
  • 1968 Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • 1968 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)

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1968 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], reggae rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • 1968 Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
  • 1969 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • 1969 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1969 Spike Jonze, American director and film producer
  • 1969 Helmut Lotti, Belgian singer
  • 1970 Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • 1970 Steve Campbell, tennis star, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970 Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
  • 1971 Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
  • 1971 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1971 Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
  • 1971 Timothy Christopher Carswell, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1972 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1972 Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
  • 1972 Victoria Lagerstrom, Miss Sweden Universe (1997)
  • 1972 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • 1973 Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
  • 1973 Andrés Palop, Spanish footballer
  • 1973 Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player
  • 1974 Layla Harvest Roberts, Kealakekua HI, playmate (Oct, 1997)
  • 1974 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
  • 1974 Tim Kinsella, American musician
  • 1975 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1975 Martín Cardetti, Argentine footballer
  • 1975 Míchel Salgado, Spanish footballer
  • 1976 Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)