Famous Birthdays on 4th October

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 238

  • 1160 Alys, Countess of the Vexin, daughter of Louis VII of France (d. 1220)
  • 1276 Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany (d. 1311)
  • 1289 Louis X, the Stubborn, king of France (1314-16)
  • 1331 James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (d. 1382)
  • 1379 King Henry III of Castile (d. 1406)
  • 1515 Lucas Cranach, the Younger, German painter
  • 1542 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint/theologist (Doctor of the Church)
  • 1550 Charles IX, King of Sweden
  • 1562 Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (d. 1647)
  • 1570 Péter Pázmány, Hungarian cardinal (d. 1637)
  • 1585 Anna of Tyrol, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1618)
  • 1607 Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla, Span playwright (Del Rey Abajo Ninguno)
  • 1625 Jacqueline Pascal, French child prodigy (d. 1661)
  • 1626 Richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59)
  • 1657 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter (d. 1747)
  • 1659 Franz Weichlein, composer
  • 1720 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
  • 1723 Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, German entomologist (d. 1798)
  • 1744 Domenico Corri, composer
  • 1749 Jean-Louis Duport, composer
  • 1759 Antoine Arbogast, French mathematician (d. 1803)
  • 1762 Tommaso Sogner, composer
  • 1772 Francois-Louis Perne, composer
  • 1787 Francois P G Guizot, French historian/politician
  • 1796 John Richardson, Canadian writer (Wacousta, or the prophecy)
  • 1797 Jeremias Gotthelf [Albert Bitzius], writer (The Black Spider), born in Murten, Switzerland (d. 1854)
  • 1804 "Felix", cricketer (Nicholas Wanostracht)
  • 1807 Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician, prime minister of the Province of Canada (d. 1864)
  • 1809 Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia
  • 1809 Robert Cumming Schenck, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • 1810 Alexander Walewski, French earl/foreign minister/Napoleon I's son
  • 1816 Egbert Benson Brown, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • 1818 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier

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1822 Rutherford B. Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th US president (1877-81)

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes
  • 1832 William Griggs, inventor (photo chromo lithography)
  • 1836 Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue)
  • 1840 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer
  • 1841 Stephen Albert Emery, composer
  • 1841 Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (d. 1912)
  • 1841 Maria Sophie of Bavaria, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1925)
  • 1850 John W McGraw, (Gov-R-Wash) (1893-97)
  • 1857 Henry Schoenfeld, composer
  • 1858 Michael I. Pupin, Serbian-born telephone pioneer (d. 1935)
  • 1859 Henryk Pachulski, composer
  • 1860 Sidney Paget, British illustrator (Sherlock Holmes)
  • 1861 Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
  • 1861 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer
  • 1862 Edward Stratemeyer, American author (d. 1930)
  • 1865 Max Halbe, German playwright (Jugend), born in Güttland, Gdańsk (d. 1944)
  • 1868 Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28)
  • 1876 Hugh McCrae, Australian writer (d. 1958)
  • 1877 Razor Smith, English cricketer (d. 1946)
  • 1879 Edward Murray East, Du Quoin Illinois, American Botanist and Geneticist who developed hybrid corn

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1880 Damon Runyon, Manhattan, Kansas, journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), (d. 1946)

Journalist and Author Damon Runyon
Journalist and Author
Damon Runyon
  • 1881 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal
  • 1885 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace)
  • 1886 Luis Alberni, Spain, actor (Topaze)
  • 1887 Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)
  • 1888 Oscar Mathisen, Norwegian speed skater (d. 1954)
  • 1889 John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly
  • 1892 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
  • 1892 Luis Trenker, Sankt Ulrich, actor (Berge in Flammen)
  • 1892 Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist (d. 1934)
  • 1894 Cliff Hall, American actor (Crime Photographer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1895 Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr)
  • 1895 Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyo (WW II)
  • 1895 Sergei Jessenin, writer
  • 1901 [Robert] Carroll Nye, actor (Gone with the Wind), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1903 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD)
  • 1903 Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1903 Bona Arsenault, French Canadian politician, historian and genealogist (d. 1993)
  • 1904 Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator
  • 1905 Leon Orthel, composer
  • 1905 Rene Defossez, composer
  • 1906 Johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight)
  • 1909 James B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist
  • 1909 Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/Sax
  • 1910 Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • 1912 Alfonso Letelier-Llonas, composer
  • 1912 John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer (Baantjer, Pril Geluk)
  • 1913 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
  • 1914 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1914 Jim Cairns, Australian politician (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Koos Schuur, Dutch journalist/poet (7 Curses)
  • 1916 Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer
  • 1916 George Sidney, American film director (d. 2002)
  • 1917 Albert de Klerk, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1917 Jan Murray, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1918 Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1920 George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)
  • 1922 Malcolm Baldrige, Conn, US Secretary of Commerce (1981-87)
  • 1922 Shin Kyuk-Ho, Japanese businessman

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1923 Charlton Heston, actor (10 Commandments, Ben-Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008), born in Illinois (d. 2008)

  • 1928 Alvin Toffler, author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Torben Ulrich, Danish musician, writer, filmmaker and tennis player
  • 1929 Leroy Van Dyke, Spring Fork Mo, country singer (Walk on By)
  • 1929 Scotty Beckett, actor (Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California
  • 1930 Jozsef Soproni, composer
  • 1930 Bill Wade, NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Basil D'Oliveira, cricketer (England all-rounder of late 60's)
  • 1931 Dick Tracy, comic strip crimestopper
  • 1932 Dottie West, country singer
  • 1932 Felicia Farr, Westchester NY, actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch)
  • 1932 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director
  • 1934 Malva M Basoalto, daughter of Pablo Neruda & Marie Hagenaar Vogelzang
  • 1934 Sam Huff, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)
  • 1935 Eddie Applegate, Wyncote Pa, actor (Richard-Patty Duke Show)
  • 1936 David Pithey, cricketer (bro of Tony, South African all-rounder in 8 Tests)
  • 1936 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer
  • 1937 Franz Vranitzky, Austria union chancellor (1986- )
  • 1937 Jackie Collins, British-American author (The Stud, Lucky), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Jim Sillars, Scottish politician
  • 1938 Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1939 W Henson Moore, (Rep-R-LA, 1975- )
  • 1940 Silvio Marzolini, Argentine footballer
  • 1940 Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist

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1941 Anne Rice, author (Interview with a Vampire), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Author Anne Rice
Author
Anne Rice
  • 1941 Lori Saunders, Kansas City Mo (Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails)
  • 1941 Roy Blount, Jr., American writer
  • 1941 Karl Oppitzhauser, Austrian racing driver
  • 1942 Christopher Stone, Manchester NH, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns)
  • 1942 Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • 1942 Karl W. Richter, American aviator (d. 1967)
  • 1943 Bonnie Bryant, LPGA golfer
  • 1943 Buddy Roemer, (Gov/Rep-D-LA, 1981- )
  • 1943 Owen Keir Davidson, Australia, 4 time Wimbledon mix double champ
  • 1944 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)

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1944 Tony La Russa, MLB manager (Chicago, Oakland, St. Louis), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa
  • 1945 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945 Richard Bickell, race horse trainer
  • 1946 Andre Bolhuis, hockey player (World Cup 1973, European Cup 1978
  • 1946 Susan Sarandon, [Tomaling], Jackson Hgts NY, actress (Bull Durham)
  • 1946 Chuck Hagel, American politician
  • 1947 James Fielder, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Denton, Texas
  • 1947 Ann Widdecombe, British politician
  • 1947 Julien Clerc, French singer
  • 1948 Linda McMahon, CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment
  • 1949 Armand Assante, actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director
  • 1950 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Alan Rosenberg, actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill)
  • 1951 Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet
  • 1952 Anita Luceete Defrantz, rower (Olympic-bronze-1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952 Jody Stephens, rock drummer (Big Star)
  • 1952 Nina Carter, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in London, England
  • 1953 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • 1955 Joe Orseno, race horse trainer
  • 1955 Jorge Valdano, Argentine footballer
  • 1956 Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goaltender (PSV)

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1956 Sherri Turner, Greenville South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda LPGA Champ)

LPGA Golfer Sherri Turner
LPGA Golfer
Sherri Turner
  • 1957 Christina Smith, playmate (Mar, 1978), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1957 Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, astronaut (sk: STS 83)
  • 1957 Alexander Tkachyov, Soviet gymnast
  • 1957 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • 1957 Kyra Schon, American actress
  • 1958 Anneka Rice, Dutch TV hostess
  • 1958 Barbara MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • 1959 Tony Meo, English billiards champion (snookers)
  • 1960 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, Apopka Fla, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • 1960 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital)
  • 1960 Joe Boever, American baseball player
  • 1961 David W Harper, Abilene Tx, actor (Jim Bob-Waltons)
  • 1961 John Secada, Cuban American singer-songwriter, born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1961 Mary Ellen Stuart, actress (Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns)
  • 1961 Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese author
  • 1962 Aldo Sprenger, Dutch pop guitarist (Kong-Phlegm)
  • 1962 Dennis Cook, Lamarque TX, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
  • 1963 A C Green, NBA forward (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1963 Bruce Ruffin, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1963 Patti Berendt, LPGA golfer (1995 Star Bank Classic-24th), born in San Diego, California
  • 1963 Koji Ishikawa (children's book author and illustrator)Japanese children's author
  • 1964 David Brain, cricketer (Zimbabwe lefty seamer 1993-)
  • 1964 Mark McLemore, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964 Matthew Cetlinski, US 400m freestyle swimmer
  • 1964 Yvonne Murray, athlete
  • 1965 "Stuttering John" Melendez, interviewer (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1965 Skip Heller, American musician
  • 1966 John van de Brom, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1966 Mike Walker, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1967 Nick Green, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1967 Roger Pavlik, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967 Vicky Bullett, WNBA forward/center (Oly-gold-1988/Charlotte Sting)
  • 1967 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer
  • 1967 Liev Schreiber, American actor
  • 1968 Kanavis McGhee, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • 1969 Lucas Parsons, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970 Brian Kozlowski, NFL halfback (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)
  • 1970 Hency Charles, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1970 Lucy Nusrala, 5k runner, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970 Ryan McNeil, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions, St Louis Rams)
  • 1970 Richard Hancox, English footballer
  • 1971 Corey Sawyer, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971 Friderika Bayer, Hungarian singer
  • 1972 Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Kurt Thomas, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat)
  • 1972 Norberto Garrido, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Rusty Fitzgerald, NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1973 Emy Snook, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Kantroy Barber, fullback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1973 Kerry Joseph, WLAF quarterback (London Monarchs)