Famous Birthdays on 1st September

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  • 1286 Elisabeth Richeza of Poland, Queen of Poland (d. 1335)
  • 1453 Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general (d. 1515)
  • 1529 Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter
  • 1549 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, etc
  • 1566 Edward Alleyn, English actor (d. 1626)
  • 1588 Henry II, Prince of Condé, French nobleman (d. 1646)
  • 1608 Giacomo Torelli, Fano, Italy, stage designer, engineer and architect
  • 1651 Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (d. 1694)

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1653 Johann Pachelbel, Nuremberg, composer (Canon in D), (d. 1706)

  • 1689 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
  • 1711 Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau
  • 1712 Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator
  • 1724 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
  • 1732 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer
  • 1732 Thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer
  • 1751 Emmanuel Johann Joseph Schikaneder, composer [or Apr 9]
  • 1758 Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant
  • 1768 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer
  • 1787 John Bake, classical composer
  • 1789 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer
  • 1791 Lydia Sigourney, US, religious author (How to Be Happy)

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1795 James Gordon Bennett, Sr., Keith Scotland, American newspaper publisher (New York Herald)

Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett
Founder of the New York Herald
James Gordon Bennett
  • 1798 Richard Delafield, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1873)
  • 1803 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
  • 1816 Gustav Schmidt, composer
  • 1824 Isaac Hardin Duval, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • 1827 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Overbetuwsche Novellen)
  • 1829 James Conner, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • 1845 Paul S Methuen, English fieldmarshal/governor of Natal/Malta
  • 1848 Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (d. 1931)
  • 1849 Elizabeth Harrison, US, educator (Natl Congress of Parents & Teachers)
  • 1854 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
  • 1855 Innokenty Annensky, Omsk, Russian Empire, poet, critic and interpreter (poètes maudits)
  • 1856 Sergei Winogradsky, Russian scientist (d. 1953)
  • 1862 Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist
  • 1862 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • 1864 Roger David Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916)
  • 1866 James "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97)
  • 1868 Henri Bourassa, French Canadian politician and publisher (d. 1952)
  • 1870 Timotei Popovici, composer
  • 1871 J. Reuben Clark, Jr., American Undersecretary of State (d. 1961)
  • 1873 Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)
  • 1874 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • 1874 Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
  • 1875 Edgar Rice Burroughs, US, sci-fi author (Tarzan of Apes, Mars Saga)
  • 1876 Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (d. 1961)
  • 1877 Francis William Aston, Nobel laureate (d. 1945)
  • 1878 Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1942)
  • 1883 Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1934)
  • 1884 Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and filmdirector (d. 1947)
  • 1886 Othmar Schoeck, composer
  • 1887 Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer
  • 1887 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar
  • 1888 Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958)
  • 1889 Richard Arlen, American actor (d. 1976)
  • 1892 Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • 1893 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1895 Edit Angold, Germany, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel)
  • 1895 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974)
  • 1896 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian theologian (d. 1977)
  • 1897 Andy Kennedy, Irish footballer (d. 1963)
  • 1898 Marilyn Miller, [Renolds], US actress (Sunny)/wife of Jack Pickford
  • 1900 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht)
  • 1900 Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer
  • 1900 Richard Arlen, Virginia, actor (Alice in Wonderland, Crawling Hand)
  • 1904 Johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail)
  • 1904 Ray Flaherty, AFL/NFL/AAFC coach (NY Giants)
  • 1905 Gervase Hughes, composer
  • 1905 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1906 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
  • 1907 Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic
  • 1907 Walter Reuther, labor leader/president (UAW & CIO)
  • 1908 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
  • 1908 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1909 E. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (d. 1957)
  • 1911 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
  • 1911 Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader
  • 1913 Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993)
  • 1916 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner
  • 1919 Roy John Britten, Washington, molecular biologist (repeated DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes), (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)
  • 1920 Richard Farnsworth, actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1921 Matt Higgins Doran, composer
  • 1921 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)
  • 1922 Melvin R Laird, (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73)
  • 1922 Vittorio Gassman, Genoa Italy, actor (War & Peace)
  • 1922 Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)
  • 1922 Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)

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1923 Rocky Marciano, Brockton, Massachusetts, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), (d. 1969)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • 1923 Theo H Joekes, journalist/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1925 Art[hur E] Pepper, US, alto saxophonist
  • 1925 Ruth S White, composer
  • 1925 Art Pepper, American musician (d. 1982)
  • 1926 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh
  • 1927 Tommy Evans, R&B singer (Drifters)
  • 1928 George Maharis, Astoria New York, actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game)
  • 1928 Clifford Lincoln, Canadian politician
  • 1929 Anne Ramsey, American actress (d. 1988)
  • 1930 Charles Correa, Indian architect (McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT), born in Secunderabad (d. 2015)
  • 1931 "Boxcar" Willie, singer
  • 1931 Matthew J Rinaldo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1973- )
  • 1931 Cecil Parkinson, British politician (C), born in Carnforth, North Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin')
  • 1933 Tom Vreugdenhil, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1933 Ann W. Richards, Lakeview Texas, American politician
  • 1933 Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)
  • 1934 Terepai Maoate, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (1999-2002), (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Seiji Ozawa, Hoten Manchuria, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
  • 1937 Al Geiberger, Red Bluff CA, PGA golfer (1962 Ontario Open)
  • 1937 Ron O'Neal, Utica NY, actor (Superfly)
  • 1938 Alan Dershowitz, attorney (Claus Von Bulow, OJ Simpson), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Art Agnos, US, politician(?)
  • 1939 Heinrich Messner, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1939 Katie Webster, [Swamp-Boogie Queen]/US R&B pianist/singer
  • 1939 Lily Tomlin, comedienne/actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941 Sid Pye, drummer
  • 1942 C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherryh, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy)
  • 1943 Pat Connolly-Daniels-Winslow-Banks, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1968)
  • 1943 Don Stroud, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1944 Archie Bell, US singer (& the Drells-Tighten up)
  • 1944 Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Concert Orch, Neth), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer
  • 1946 Barry Gibb, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees), born in Manchester, England
  • 1946 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946 Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea
  • 1947 Al Green, American politician
  • 1948 Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher
  • 1948 James Rebhorn, PA, actor (White Collar, Homeland), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1949 P.A. Sangma, Indian politician
  • 1950 Phillip Fulmer, American football coach
  • 1951 Timothy Zahn, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)
  • 1951 David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998)
  • 1953 Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon)
  • 1953 Beau Billingslea, American voice actor
  • 1953 Ted Petty, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1954 Gabor Ormai, viola Player
  • 1954 Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)
  • 1955 Billy Blanks, American martial artist

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1957 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga), born in Havana, Cuba

  • 1957 Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach
  • 1958 Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (d. 2002)
  • 1959 Keith Allen Clearwater, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1959 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist
  • 1961 Bam Bam Bigelow, Secaucus NJ, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI)
  • 1962 Robert L Haller, coon Dog Trainer
  • 1962 Ruud Gullit, Suriname/Dutch soccer star (Feyenoord, PSV, AC Milan)
  • 1962 Tony Cascarino, Irish footballer
  • 1963 Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN-Bad bad woman)
  • 1963 David Zhuang, China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • 1963 Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer
  • 1964 Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1964 Cécilia Rhode, Swedish model
  • 1964 Ray D'Arcy, Irish DJ and TV presenter
  • 1965 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1965 Hardy Nickerson, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1966 Katja Bienert, actress (Praxis Bulowbogen), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1966 Stephane Talbot, Greenfield Park Que, golfer (1992 Quebec PGA)
  • 1966 Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • 1967 David Whissell, Quebec politician
  • 1968 Michelle Buckingham, Canadian 61 kg judoka (Olymp-20-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Mohammed Atta, Egyptian terrorist (d. 2001)
  • 1969 Florence Descampe, LPGA golfer (1992 McCall), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1969 Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer
  • 1970 Barbara Paulus, tennis star, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1970 Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star
  • 1970 Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
  • 1970 Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
  • 1970 Vanna, Croatian singer
  • 1971 Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971 Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan 3K runner (world record)
  • 1971 Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer
  • 1971 Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • 1971 Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer
  • 1971 Lââm, French singer
  • 1971 Jimmy Snuka, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • 1972 Eiman Thakeb, Miss Egypt Universe (1997)
  • 1972 Josh Davis, US, 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1972 Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Matt O'Dwyer, NFL guard (NY Jets)
  • 1972 Doug Williams, British professional wrestler
  • 1973 Gillian Boxx, Fontana CA, softball catcher (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1973 Trent Bray, NZ, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Ram Kapoor, Indian actor
  • 1973 J. D. Fortune, Canadian singer (INXS)
  • 1973 Zach Thomas, American football player
  • 1973 Polly Shannon, Canadian actress
  • 1974 Jason Taylor, American football player
  • 1974 Jhonen Vasquez, American comic book artist
  • 1975 Scott Speedman, English-born actor
  • 1975 Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
  • 1975 Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player
  • 1976 Sebastián Rozental, Chilean footballer
  • 1976 Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver
  • 1976 Erik Morales, Mexican boxer
  • 1976 Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • 1977 Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver
  • 1977 Aaron Schobel, American football player
  • 1977 Shoshana Bean, American stage actress