Famous Birthdays on October 9

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 220

  • 1201 Robert de Sorbon, founded Sorbonne University, Paris
  • 1221 Salimbene di Adam, Italian chronicler
  • 1261 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)
  • 1328 King Peter I of Cyprus (d. 1369)
  • 1581 Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
  • 1586 Jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn
  • 1586 Archduke Leopold V of Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1626 John Ferrabosco, composer
  • 1663 Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia)
  • 1704 Ján Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (d. 1777)
  • 1727 Johann Wilhelm Hertel, composer
  • 1757 Charles X, reactionary king of France (1824-30); deposed
  • 1760 Pierre Gaveaux, composer
  • 1766 Bedrich Divis Weber, composer
  • 1771 Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15)
  • 1782 Lewis Cass, (Gov-Mich)
  • 1796 Joseph Bonomi the Younger, English Egyptologist (d. 1878)
  • 1813 John Jones Pettus, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63)
  • 1819 Samuel McGowan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • 1822 George Sykes, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1880)
  • 1823 Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Publisher and anti-slavery campaigner, 1st African American newspaper publisher ('Provincial Freeman'), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1830 Harriet Hosmer, sculptor
  • 1835 Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer (d. 1921)
  • 1840 Simeon Solomon, British artist (d. 1905)
  • 1847 Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburg's coal basin)
  • 1847 Stephanus J du Toit, South Africa theologist/journalist (Afr Bond)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1852 Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist,Fischer esterification (Nobel Prize 1902), born in Euskirchen, Rhine Province (d. 1919)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil Fischer
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Hermann Emil Fischer
  • 1858 Gerard L F Philips, Dutch engineer/manufacturer (Philips)
  • 1859 Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)
  • 1863 Alexander Siloti, Kharkov Russia, pianist/prof (Moscow Cons 1888-91)
  • 1869 Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer
  • 1871 Gerrit Bolkestein, minister of Education (1939-4-)
  • 1871 George Gauthier, Bishop of Montreal and rector of the Université de Montréal (d. 1940)
  • 1871 Didak Buntić, Croatian monk and scholar.
  • 1873 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
  • 1873 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (d. 1944)
  • 1874 Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter (d. 1947)
  • 1878 Robert Warwick, [Bien], actor (Falcon's Adventure), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1884 Helene Deutsch, [Rosenbach], psychoanalyst (Boston)
  • 1884 Martin Elmer Johnson, explorer/photographer
  • 1886 Frank Newburg, actor (Homemaker)
  • 1886 Rube Marquard, American baseball player (d. 1980)
  • 1888 Hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres)
  • 1888 Irving Cummings Sr, silent screen star/director (Curly Top), born in NYC, New York
  • 1888 Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, Russian politician (d. 1938)
  • 1890 Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist (Pentecostal)/radio preacher
  • 1890 Alfred Julius Swan, composer
  • 1890 Janis Medins, composer
  • 1892 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia, novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel Prize for Literature 1961)
  • 1892 Marina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (d. 1941)
  • 1893 Heinrich George, (Schulz), German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex)
  • 1893 Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer, photographer and modernist, born in São Paulo (d. 1947)
  • 1899 Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War)
  • 1900 Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
  • 1900 Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
  • 1902 Freddie Young, British cinematographer (d. 1998)
  • 1903 Walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)
  • 1904 Carl Parrish, composer
  • 1904 J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)
  • 1904 Wally Brown, Malden MA, actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush)
  • 1905 Euphemia MacDonald, dance producer
  • 1905 Howard St John, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1906 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner
  • 1906 Janis Ivanovs, composer
  • 1906 Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician (d. 2001)
  • 1907 Klaes Karppinen, Findland, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1907 Quintin Hogg, British politician (d. 2001)
  • 1908 Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)
  • 1908 James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59)
  • 1908 Harry Hooton, Australian poet (d. 1961)
  • 1908 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (d. 1975)
  • 1910 Donald Coggan, English archbishop of York/Canterbury (Glory of God)
  • 1910 Phil Hanna, River Forest Ill, singer (Once Upon a Tune)
  • 1911 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)
  • 1914 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)
  • 1914 Roger Goeb, American composer, born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Clifford M. Hardin, United States Secretary of Agriculture
  • 1917 Kusuo Kitamura, Japan, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • 1918 E Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in
  • 1918 Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1988)
  • 1920 Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)
  • 1920 Vivienne Della Chiesa, US, actress (?)
  • 1920 Yusef Lateef, Chattanooga Tennessee, American Jazz Saxophonist and Flautist
  • 1920 Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian author (d. 1976)
  • 1921 Michel Boisrond, French film director (d. 2002)
  • 1922 Fyvush Finkel, actor (Middle Ages, Picket Fences), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Raymond Wilding-White, composer
  • 1923 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014)
  • 1923 Ronald Tremain, composer
  • 1924 Robert A Rushworth, Madison Maine, test pilot (X-15)
  • 1925 Robert Finch, actor (Academy Theater)
  • 1925 Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (d. 1958)
  • 1926 Danièle Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russion Orthodox Priest
  • 1928 Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer (Kaivos), born in Helsinki (d. 2016)
  • 1930 David Rounds, Bronxville NY, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill)
  • 1930 Fjolnir Stefansson, composer
  • 1931 Tony Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair
  • 1933 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)
  • 1934 Jacobo Majluta Azar, politician
  • 1934 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author
  • 1935 Don[ald] McCullin, British photographer
  • 1935 Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent
  • 1935 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!)
  • 1935 Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa)
  • 1935 Paul J M Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
  • 1936 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • 1937 Pat Burke, rocker (Foundations)
  • 1938 Heinz Fischer, Austrian politician
  • 1939 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American singer, born in Lenow, Tennessee, (d. 1980)
  • 1939 Pierre Mertens, French/Belgian writer (Lettres Clandestines)
  • 1940 Gordon J. Humphrey, US Senator (R) New Hampshire (1979-90), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1940 Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1940 Joe Pepitone, MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York

MLB First Baseman and Outfielder Joe Pepitone
MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Joe Pepitone

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1940 John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1980)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1941 Trent Lott, (Rep-R-MS, 1973- )
  • 1941 Brian Lamb, Founder of c-span
  • 1941 Chucho Valdés, Cuban musician
  • 1942 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1943 Mike Peters, American cartoonist
  • 1944 John Entwistle, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England
  • 1944 Nona Hendryx, R&B singer (Patti LaBelle & Blue Belles)
  • 1945 Jeannie C Riley, Texas, singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw)
  • 1945 Naftali Bon, Kapsabet Kenya, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1945 Taiguara, Brazilian musician (d. 1996)
  • 1947 France Gall, French singer
  • 1947 William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (d. 2007)
  • 1947 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer
  • 1948 Dave Samuels, vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1948 Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)
  • 1949 Shep Messing, Israel, soccer goal tender (NY Cosmos)
  • 1950 Gary Frank, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1950 Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)
  • 1950 Jody Williams, American teacher and aid worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1950 Brian Downing, former baseball player
  • 1951 Richard Chaves, actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951 Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1952 Sharon Osbourne, English/American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • 1953 Hank Pfister, Bakersfield Cat, tennis star
  • 1953 Tony Shalhoub, actor (Antonio Scarpacci-Wings, Big Night)
  • 1954 Scott Bakula, actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1955 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1955 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
  • 1957 Yuri Vladimirovich Usachyov, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-18, TM-23)
  • 1957 Don Garber, American sports commissioner
  • 1958 Michael Pare, American actor
  • 1958 Al Jourgensen, American musician (Ministry)
  • 1959 Mike Singletary, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • 1959 Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, born in Sochi, Soviet Union (assassinated 2015)
  • 1961 Arlene Boxhall, Zimbabwe, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1961 Jean Sagal, actress (Kate-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Liz Sagal, actress (Allison-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Trevor Matich, NFL center/guard (Washington Redskins)
  • 1961 Julian Bailey, British racing driver
  • 1962 Jorge Burruchaga, Argentinian footballer
  • 1964 Martin Jaite, Argentina, tennis star
  • 1964 Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director
  • 1966 Mike Williams, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1966 Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher and entrepreneur

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1966 David Cameron, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2010-16), born in London

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron
  • 1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canada, tennis player/actress (Spring Fever)
  • 1967 Gheorge Popescu, Romania, soccer player (Barcelona)
  • 1967 Gica Popescu, Romania, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1967 Eddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1969 Charles Jordan, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1969 Dwayne Sabb, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 1969 P.J. Harvey, English musician
  • 1969 Steve McQueen, English filmmaker and artist (12 Years a Slave), born in London
  • 1970 Annika Sorenstam, LPGA golfer (1995 US Women's Open), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1970 Kenny Anderson, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1970 Oleg Kryazhev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • 1970 Park Sang-min, South Korean actor
  • 1970 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)
  • 1971 Pete Mitchell, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971 Simon Atlee, British photographer (d. 2004)
  • 1972 Maurice Kelly, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • 1972 Roman Oben, tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1972 Sarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor
  • 1973 A J Ofodile, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1973 Alexey Trochshinskiy, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • 1973 Brandon Pollard, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973 Dexter McCleon, cornerback (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973 Terry Balsamo, American guitarist
  • 1973 Erin Daniels, American actress
  • 1973 Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
  • 1973 Carlos Pavón, Honduran footballer
  • 1974 Kavika Pittman, defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1974 Keith Booth, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
  • 1974 Kieren Hutchison, New Zealand actor
  • 1975 Mahendra Nagamootoo, cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner)
  • 1975 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • 1975 Sean Ono Lennon, Son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's, born in NYC, New York
  • 1976 Rebecca Darrington, Gillette Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1997)
  • 1976 Nick Swardson American actor
  • 1977 Lee San San, Miss Hong Kong Universe (1997)
  • 1977 Brian Roberts, American baseball player
  • 1978 Randy Spelling, actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Nicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife)
  • 1978 Juan Dixon, American basketball player