Famous Birthdays on 27th October

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 202

  • 1156 Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (d. 1222)
  • 1401 Catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)

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1728 James Cook, Yorkshire, England, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands

Captain/Explorer James Cook
Captain/Explorer
James Cook
  • 1739 Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer
  • 1744 Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)
  • 1746 Georg Anton Kreusser, composer
  • 1760 August W A Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal
  • 1761 Matthew Baillie, Shotts Manse Lanarkshire, Scottish Physician (first systematic study of pathology in 1793)
  • 1762 Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch count/minister of Foreign affairs
  • 1763 William Maclure, Ayr, Scottish-American Geologist (first geological map)
  • 1775 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer
  • 1782 Niccolo Paganini, Genoa Italy, composer/violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca)
  • 1800 Benjamin Franklin Wade, MC (Union), (d. 1878)
  • 1809 Peter "Peerke" Donders, Dutch RC missionary to Suriname
  • 1811 Isaac Merrit Singer, Pittstown New York, inventor (1st practical home sewing machine)
  • 1811 Stevens Thomson Mason, first Governor of Michigan (d. 1843)
  • 1814 Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (d. 1891)
  • 1817 Antoni Katski, composer
  • 1828 Jacob Dolson Cox, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • 1829 Christopher Columbus Andres, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1838 John Davis Long, 32nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1915)
  • 1842 Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921)
  • 1844 Klas Arnoldson, Sweden, politician/pacifist (Nobel 1908)
  • 1854 Sir William Smith, Scottish founder of the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914)

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1858 Theodore Roosevelt, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), born in NYC, New York (d. 1919)

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1865 Charles Spencelayh, English painter (d. 1958)
  • 1872 Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)
  • 1873 Henry Tate, composer
  • 1876 Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Un Soir Un Train)
  • 1877 George Thompson, English cricketer (d. 1943)
  • 1885 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948)
  • 1889 Enid Bagnold, novelist (Chalk Garden, 1956 Award of Merit)
  • 1892 Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author/mayor of Palmeira
  • 1892 Victor E van Vriesland, Dutch poet/critic (Mirror of Dutch Poetry)
  • 1893 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • 1894 Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor (Residence-orch)
  • 1894 Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor
  • 1894 Oliver Leese, British general (d. 1978)
  • 1895 John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad)
  • 1896 Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor
  • 1904 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • 1906 Anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles
  • 1906 Earle Cabell, American politician (d. 1975)
  • 1907 Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)
  • 1907 Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles
  • 1908 Lee Krasner, American painter (d. 1984)
  • 1910 Fred de Cordova, film/TV producer (Tonight Show)
  • 1910 Jack Carson, Manitoba Canada, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce)
  • 1911 Leif Erickson, California, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront)
  • 1912 Conlon Nancarrow, Texarkana Arkansas, composer (Soundings 4)
  • 1914 Dylan Thomas, Swansea Wales, poet (Child's Christmas in Wales)
  • 1914 Stanislaw Brunstein, artist
  • 1915 Harry Saltzman, St Johns NB Canada, producer (Goldfinger)
  • 1916 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)
  • 1916 Kazimierz Brandys, writer
  • 1917 Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)
  • 1917 Oliver Tambo, co-founder (African National Congress)
  • 1917 Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (d. 2007)
  • 1918 Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)
  • 1918 Teresa Wright, actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Nanette Fabray, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California
  • 1920 K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India
  • 1921 Anestis Logothetis, composer
  • 1921 Warren Allen Smith, American encyclopedist
  • 1922 Carlos Andres Perez, president of Venezuela (1974-79/89-94)
  • 1922 George Young, soccer star
  • 1922 Ralph Kiner, HR hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (NY Mets)
  • 1923 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923 Roy Lichtenstein, American artist (d. 1997)
  • 1923 Ned Wertimer, actor (The Jeffersons), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1924 Alain Bombard, Paris, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive without provisions
  • 1924 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, OH, (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Michel Galabru, Safi Morocco, actor (Judge & the Assassin)
  • 1925 Jane Connell, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California
  • 1925 Mary Kay Steans, Glendale California, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny)
  • 1925 Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )
  • 1925 Albert Medwin, American inventor
  • 1926 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure), born in Los Angeles (d. 1993)
  • 1926 P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)
  • 1927 Dominick Argento, York Penn, composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint)
  • 1927 Edward Ralph Keinholz, sculptor
  • 1928 Datta Gaekwad, cricketer (father of Anshuman, batted in 11 Tests 50's)
  • 1928 Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61)
  • 1928 Stefan Wewerka, German architect/sculptor
  • 1929 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • 1930 Bill George, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, LA Rams)
  • 1931 David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host
  • 1931 Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian writer
  • 1932 Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paris France, actor (Trout)
  • 1932 Kathy Cornelius, LPGA golfer

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1932 Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
  • 1933 Floyd Cramer, La, hall of fame pianist (Last Date, On the Rebound)
  • 1933 John Sturdy, scholar
  • 1934 David Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1934 Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1934 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director
  • 1937 Lara Parker, American actress
  • 1938 Maurice Hinchey, (Rep-D-New York)

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1939 John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python)

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • 1940 Anthea Joseph, music producer
  • 1940 Maxine Hong Kingston, US, author

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1940 John Gotti, mafia head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • 1941 Dick Trickle, American auto racer, (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Lee Greenwood, American country singer (God Bless the USA), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942 Phillip Catherine, rocker
  • 1945 Carrie Snodgress, Park Ridge Ill, actress (Diary of Mad Housewife)
  • 1945 Peter Martins, Copenhagen, dancer-choreographer
  • 1945 Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
  • 1945 John Kane, actor/writer
  • 1946 Leslie Byrne, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • 1946 Peter Martins, Danish actor(?)
  • 1946 Steven R Nail, Canton Ill, USAF/astr (STS 51-G, 61-A, 37, 55)
  • 1946 Terry J Hart, astronaut (STS 41C), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1947 Terry Anderson, AP correspondent/US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91)
  • 1948 Byron Allred, Logan Ut, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
  • 1949 Garry W Tallent, rocker (E Street Band)
  • 1949 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1949 Jose J P Hageman, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1949 Mike Kopetski, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • 1949 Clifford Antone, American businessman (d. 2006)
  • 1950 Fran Lebowitz, author/actress (Resident Alien)
  • 1951 Jayne Kennedy-Overton, actress (Penitentary), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951 K K Downing, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • 1951 Carlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist
  • 1951 Nancy Jacobs, American politician

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1951 Edward Lee Howard, CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • 1952 Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor
  • 1953 Michael Baker, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953 Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess)
  • 1953 Robert Picardo, Phila, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2)
  • 1954 Chris Tavare, cricketer (England opener & occasional scorer of runs)
  • 1954 Jan Duursema, American comic book artist
  • 1955 Debra Bowen, American politician

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1956 Patty Sheehan, Middlebury Vermont, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open)

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 1956 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer
  • 1957 Glen Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham)
  • 1957 Jeff East, Kansas City, Missouri, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman)
  • 1958 Hazell Dean, rocker (Always Doesn't Mean Forever)
  • 1958 Simon Le Bon, rock vocalist (Duran, Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • 1958 Lee Carter, Alabama Judge of the 25th Judicial Circuit
  • 1960 Tom Nieto, American baseball player
  • 1961 Rick Gibson, Calgary Alta, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA)
  • 1963 Deborah Moore, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives), born in London, England
  • 1963 Marla Maples, [Trump], Dalton Ga, actress (Will Rogers Follies)
  • 1964 Jill Hetherington, Brampton Ontario, tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • 1964 Mark Taylor, cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994)
  • 1964 Mary Meagher-Plant, 100m butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-84, 88)
  • 1965 Krista Blomquist, New Haven Conn, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995)
  • 1966 Brad Lauer, Humboldt, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1966 Grant Kenny, Norfolk Island NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1966 Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback (NO Saints)
  • 1966 Matt Drudge, American blogger
  • 1967 Jaren Jackson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1967 Scott Weiland, American singer (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)
  • 1968 Antoinette Lucas, Crozier VA, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
  • 1968 Kata Karkkainen, Helsinki Finland, playmate (Dec, 1988)
  • 1968 Vinny Samways, English footballer
  • 1969 Annie Patterson, composer
  • 1969 Corey Foster, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1969 John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1970 Bert Emanuel, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1970 Vernon Lewis, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • 1970 Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer
  • 1970 Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer (Cradle of Filth)
  • 1971 Liz Pagano, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1971 Matt Brown, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971 Mike Ricci, Scarborough, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1971 Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
  • 1971 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
  • 1971 Jorge Soto, Peruvian footballer
  • 1972 Brad Radke, Eau Claire WI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1972 John Steel, Auckland NZ, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Maria Mutola, Maputo Mozambique, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1972 Lee Clark, English footballer
  • 1972 Elissa (singer), Lebanese singer
  • 1972 Marika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea)
  • 1973 Alison "Ali" Malyn Shumate, Union City Tenn, Miss America-Tenn (1996)
  • 1973 Monica Louwerens, Greenville Miss, Miss America (Miss-Top 10-1996)
  • 1974 Juan Viedna Schenkhuizen, soccer player (Ajax, NEC)
  • 1975 Emily John Orton, Creswell Oregon, Miss America (Oregon-2nd-1996)
  • 1975 Zadie Smith, British novelist
  • 1977 Jiří Jarosík, Czech footballer
  • 1977 Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1978 Vanessa-Mae, Singapore musician
  • 1978 Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1979 Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress
  • 1980 Tanel Padar, Estonian singer
  • 1980 Cassia Riley, American model
  • 1981 Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress
  • 1981 Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier
  • 1982 Patrick Fugit, American actor
  • 1982 Dennis Moran, American computer hacker
  • 1982 Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor
  • 1982 Keri Hilson, American singer, songwriter
  • 1983 Brent Clevlen, American baseball player
  • 1984 Kelly Osbourne, English television personality
  • 1984 Brady Quinn, American football player
  • 1984 Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • 1986 Matty Pattison, English footballer