Famous Birthdays on 28th October

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 227

  • 1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)

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1466 Desiderius Erasmus, Holland, humanist and theologian (The Praise of Folly), (d. 1536)

Humanist and Theologian Erasmus
Humanist and Theologian
Erasmus
  • 1510 Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572)
  • 1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
  • 1667 Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740)
  • 1689 Michel Mathieu, composer
  • 1691 Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720)
  • 1697 Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)
  • 1703 Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician (d. 1768)
  • 1718 Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary (d. 1793)
  • 1733 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer
  • 1767 Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1852)
  • 1789 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist (d. 1864)
  • 1793 Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker
  • 1795 Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)
  • 1798 Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer
  • 1801 Karl Georg Lickl, composer
  • 1804 Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)
  • 1805 John Thomson, composer
  • 1810 Adley Hogan Gladden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS]
  • 1834 Dudley McIver DuBose, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • 1837 Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japan's last shogun (d. 1913)
  • 1842 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)
  • 1842 Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908)
  • 1845 Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Polish physicist (d. 1888)
  • 1846 Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings
  • 1855 Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)
  • 1856 Franz Xavier Arens, composer
  • 1864 Adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
  • 1875 Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, American geographer and editor (d. 1966)
  • 1876 Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist
  • 1877 Joe Adams, American baseball player (d. 1952)
  • 1879 Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
  • 1879 Channing H. Cox, 49th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • 1881 Bruno Söderström, Swedish athlete (d. 1969)
  • 1881 Vin Coutie, Australian footballer
  • 1884 Miloje Milojevic, composer
  • 1885 Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (d. 1922)
  • 1886 Grigory K Ordzhonikidze, [Sergo], Russian revolutionary politician
  • 1889 Juliette Béliveau, Quebec comedian (d. 1975)
  • 1890 Andres Isasi, composer
  • 1891 Ormer Locklear, American movie stunt pilot (d. 1920)
  • 1892 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
  • 1892 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)
  • 1892 Dink Johnson, American musician (d. 1954)
  • 1893 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
  • 1893 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)

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1896 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1981)

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1897 Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander
  • 1901 Eileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (d. 1979)
  • 1902 Elsa Lanchester, , actress (Bride of Frankenstien), born in London, England
  • 1903 Evelyn A Waugh, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop), born in London, England
  • 1904 Louis de Meester, composer
  • 1905 Harry Broadhurst, airman
  • 1907 Edith Head, fashion designer (MGM)
  • 1907 Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl)
  • 1907 John Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (d. 1987)
  • 1909 Adolfs Skulte, composer
  • 1909 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
  • 1909 Francis Bacon, Ireland, painter (Study for a Pope)
  • 1910 Arthur Altman, songwriter
  • 1910 Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint
  • 1912 Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (d. 2005)
  • 1913 Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket)

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1914 Jonas Salk, medical reseacher (polio vaccine), born in NYC, New York

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • 1914 Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)
  • 1914 Glenn Robert Davis, U.S. Congressman (d. 1988)
  • 1915 Dody Goodman, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1915 Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator
  • 1916 Jessie Kesson, author
  • 1917 Jack Soo, American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1918 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
  • 1919 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)
  • 1921 Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer
  • 1922 Gershon Kingsley, German composer
  • 1922 Butch van Breda Kolff, American basketball coach (d. 2007)
  • 1922 Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer
  • 1924 Antonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver (d. 1996)
  • 1925 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
  • 1925 Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1925 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
  • 1927 Cleo Laine, Middlesex England, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger)
  • 1928 Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
  • 1928 Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general
  • 1928 Lawrie Reilly, Edinburgh, Scotland, footballer (Hibernian, 28 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1929 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • 1929 Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
  • 1929 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • 1929 Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (d. 1988)
  • 1929 John Hollander, American poet
  • 1930 Harry Gilbert Trythall, composer
  • 1930 John Henry Mayer, composer
  • 1930 Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1)
  • 1933 Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (d. 1983)
  • 1934 Jim Beatty, track runner (1st sub 4 minute indoor mile)
  • 1935 Folke Rabe, composer
  • 1936 Charlie Daniels, Wilmington NC, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia)
  • 1936 Horst Antes, German painter
  • 1936 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
  • 1936 Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer

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1937 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • 1938 Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)
  • 1938 David Dimbleby, English television commentator
  • 1938 Anne Perry, English-born novelist
  • 1939 Jane Alexander, [Quigley], actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1939 Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast
  • 1940 Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
  • 1940 Susan Harris, American television writer and producer
  • 1941 Curtis Lee, rocker
  • 1941 Glenn Moore, rocker
  • 1941 Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
  • 1941 John Hallam, Irish actor
  • 1942 Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympics-gold-68)
  • 1942 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
  • 1943 Conny Froboess, German singer
  • 1943 Charo López, Spanish actress
  • 1944 Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)
  • 1944 Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)
  • 1944 Anton Schlecker, German billionaire
  • 1945 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)
  • 1945 Wayne Fontana, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love), born in Manchester, England
  • 1946 Wim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach
  • 1946 John Hewson, Australian politician
  • 1947 Tom Fitzsimmons, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1948 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1948 Telma Hopkins, Louisville, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters)
  • 1948 Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1949 Caitlyn (born Bruce) Jenner, American decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Mt Kisco NY
  • 1949 Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • 1950 Sihem Bensedrine, Tunisian human rights activist
  • 1950 Ludo Delcroix, Belgian cyclist
  • 1951 Ron & Don Gaylon, midwest US, siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show)
  • 1952 Annie Potts, Nashville TN, actress (Mary Jo-Designing Women)
  • 1952 Flavian Aponso, cricketer (rebel Sri Lankan 1982, Neth World Cup 1996)
  • 1952 Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1953 Pierre Boivin, Canadian businessman and hockey executive

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1955 Bill Gates [William Henry], billionaire founder/CEO (Microsoft), born in Seattle, Washington

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates

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1956 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Aradan, Iran, President of Iran (2005-)

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • 1956 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • 1957 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
  • 1958 Jay Don Blake, St George UT, PGA golfer (1991 Shearson Lehman Open)
  • 1959 Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • 1960 Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)
  • 1960 Robert Pukalovic, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • 1960 Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
  • 1962 Bobby Tate, fictional character on Soap
  • 1962 Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962 Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)
  • 1962 Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • 1962 Scotty Nguyen, professional poker player
  • 1963 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter (Adesso Te)
  • 1963 Kevin Dineen, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • 1963 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Lisa Bettio, WPVA volleyballer (Ft Myers Beach-17th-1992), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1963 Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)
  • 1963 Veronica Gamba, Buenos Aires Arg, playmate (November, 1983)
  • 1963 James Miller, the "Fan Man" (d. 2002)
  • 1964 Lenny Harris, infielder (Cin Reds), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1964 Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)
  • 1965 Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1965 Jami Gertz, actress (Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1965 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1965 Luigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist
  • 1966 Andy Richter, Yorkville IL, writer/sidekick (Conan O'Brien)
  • 1966 Benoit Hogue, Repentigny, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
  • 1966 Juan Guzman, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1966 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Steve Atwater, NFL safety (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1966 Tim Bogar,infielder (NY Mets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1966 Aris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1967 James Joseph, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)

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1967 Julia Roberts, Smyrna Georgia, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman)

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
  • 1967 Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
  • 1967 Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
  • 1968 Aleksandr Koreshkov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • 1968 Chris Oldham, cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1968 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1968 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1968 Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers), born in Trinity, TX, (d. 2014)
  • 1968 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • 1968 Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • 1969 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
  • 1969 Pete Shufelt, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1969 Troy Ridgley, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1969 Ben Harper, American musician
  • 1970 Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
  • 1970 Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1971 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1971 Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
  • 1971 Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-4th)
  • 1972 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1972 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1972 Brad Paisley, American musician
  • 1973 Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Alvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler