Famous Birthdays on 13th September

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 217

  • 1087 John II Komnenos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1143)
  • 1157 Alexander Neckum/de Sancto Albano, English theologist/encyclopedist
  • 1475 Cesare Borgia, Italian aristocrat (d. 1507)
  • 1502 John Leland, English antiquarian (d. 1552)
  • 1520 William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier
  • 1551 Pandolfo Zallamella, composer
  • 1594 Francesco Manelli, composer
  • 1604 William Brereton, English soldier and politician (d. 1661)

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1660 Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), born in London, England

Novelist Daniel Defoe
Novelist
Daniel Defoe
  • 1673 Hercule Brehy, composer
  • 1676 Élisabeth Charlotte of Orléans, Duchess of Lorraine (d. 1741)
  • 1682 Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer
  • 1688 Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
  • 1694 Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1776)
  • 1739 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer
  • 1751 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • 1755 Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine
  • 1766 Samuel Wilson, possible namesake of Uncle Sam (d. 1854)

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1775 Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine (d. 1868)

Canadian War Heroine Laura Secord
Canadian War Heroine
Laura Secord
  • 1802 Arnold Ruge, German philosopher and writer (d. 1880)
  • 1806 Joseph Lewis Hogg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1862
  • 1806 Moritz Ganz, composer
  • 1813 John Sedgwick, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1814 Nicolas Beets, [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura=
  • 1817 John McAuley Palmer, US Union msj-gen/(Gov-Ill, 1868-72)
  • 1818 Olivier Gloux, [Aimard], Fren world explorer/writer (Grande Flibuste)
  • 1819 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer (d. 1896)
  • 1830 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
  • 1831 Andrew Noble, Greenock, Scottish Physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics
  • 1836 John McCausland, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1927)
  • 1841 Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer
  • 1842 Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer
  • 1842 John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (d. 1920)
  • 1846 Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa)
  • 1847 Charles Dupee Blake, composer
  • 1851 Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever

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1857 Milton S. Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company) and philanthropist, (d. 1945)

Chocolate Tycoon Milton S. Hershey
Chocolate Tycoon
Milton S. Hershey
  • 1857 Michał Drzymała, Polish peasant rebel (d. 1937)
  • 1858 Catherinus Elling, composer

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1860 John J. Pershing (Blackjack), Laclede, Missouri, US commander (WW I), (d. 1948)

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • 1862 Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament
  • 1863 Arthur Henderson, Britain, socialist/disarmament worker (Nobel 1934)
  • 1866 Adolf Meyer, US, psychiatrist/neurologist (pioneered mental hygiene)
  • 1871 Alma Kruger, actress (Made For Each Other), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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1874 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1874 Henry Fountain Ashurst, American politician (d. 1962)
  • 1876 Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, author/publisher (Winesburg)
  • 1877 Wilhelm Filchner, German explorer (d. 1957)
  • 1877 Stanley Lord, captain of the SS Californian the night of the Titanic disaster (d. 1962)
  • 1882 Henri Potiron, composer
  • 1882 Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)
  • 1885 Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian geometer (d. 1962)
  • 1886 Alain LeRoy Locke, African American writer and philosopher “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”
  • 1887 Lavoslav Ruzicka, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1893 Larry Shields, American musician (d. 1953)
  • 1894 Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician/NCRV-chairman
  • 1894 John B[oynton] Priestly, author (Good Companions)/wed Jessica Hawkes
  • 1894 Julian Tuwim, Polish poet (d. 1953)
  • 1895 Ruth McDevitt, Coldwater Mich, actress (Jo-All in the Family)
  • 1896 Morris Kirksey, US, 4 X 100m (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • 1897 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer
  • 1899 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer
  • 1899 Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Iron Guard (d. 1938)
  • 1901 Philip Dorn, Scheveningen Netherlands, actor (I Remember Mama)
  • 1902 Hermine Heijermans, Dutch actress/author
  • 1902 Leland Hayward, US producer (Spirit of St Louis)
  • 1903 Claudette Colbert [Lily Chauchoin], French-born American actress (Texas Lady, It Happened One Night), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1904 Gladys George, Patten Maine, actress (Roaring Twenties)
  • 1907 Victor Reinganum, artist
  • 1908 Ray Burns Green, composer
  • 1909 Herbert Berghof, actor (Belarus File), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1911 Bill Monroe, Rosine Ky, country singer (Blue Moon of Kentucky)
  • 1912 Reta Shaw, South Paris Maine, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir)
  • 1913 Roy Engle, Mo, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian)
  • 1914 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician
  • 1915 Peter Guy Wykeham-Barnes, fighter Pilot

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1916 Roald Dahl, Llandaff, Cardiff, author (Over to You, Taste, 2 Fables), (d. 1990).

Author Roald Dahl
Author
Roald Dahl
  • 1916 Dick Haymes, Argentine vocalist (d. 1980)
  • 1917 Jon Thorarinsson, composer
  • 1917 Robert Eugene Ward, composer (Pantaloon), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1918 Ray Charles, orchestra leader (Perry Como), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1919 Mary Midgley, American philosopher
  • 1919 George Weidenfeld, British Publisher (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • 1920 Carole Mathews, Montgomery Ill, actress (Wilma-Californians)
  • 1922 Yma Sumac, [Chavarri], Ichocan Peru, 5 octave soprano (Omar Khayyam)
  • 1922 Charles Brown, American singer and pianist (d. 1999)
  • 1923 Reninca, [Renée Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind)
  • 1923 Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)
  • 1924 Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966)
  • 1924 Norman Alden, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Scott Brady, American actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1924 Harold Blair, Australian tenor, Aboriginal activist (d. 1976)
  • 1925 Gabriel Charpentier, composer
  • 1925 Mel Tormé, American singer (d. 1999)
  • 1926 Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)
  • 1928 Ernest L Boyer, educator/chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY)
  • 1929 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer (d. 2004)
  • 1930 James McLane, US, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1930 Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)
  • 1931 Barbara Bain, Chic, actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999)
  • 1931 Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1952) [or Feb 13]
  • 1932 Bengt Hallberg, composer
  • 1933 Arif Melikov, composer
  • 1933 Eileen Fulton, Asheville NC, actress (Our Private World)
  • 1936 Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-Nazi
  • 1937 Fred Silverman, broadcasting exec (ABC/NBC/CBS)
  • 1937 Don Bluth, American animator
  • 1938 Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)
  • 1939 Larry Speakes, presidential press secretary
  • 1939 Richard Kiel, American actor (So Fine, Jaws-Moonraker, Skidoo), born in Detroit, Michigan, (d. 2014)
  • 1940 Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)
  • 1940 Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1941 David Clayton-Thomas, singer (Blood Sweat & Tears - Joy to the World)
  • 1941 Tadao Ando, Japanese architect
  • 1941 Ahmet Necdet Sezer, 10th President of Turkey
  • 1942 Hissène Habré, dictator of Chad (1982-90), born in Faya-Largeau
  • 1944 Peter Cetera, lead singer (Chicago-25 or 6 to 4, Old Days), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 [Winifred] Jacqueline Bisset, England, actress (Class, Deep, Secrets)
  • 1945 Alain Louvier, composer
  • 1945 Noël Godin, Belgian humorist
  • 1945 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician, journalist (d. 2002)
  • 1948 Clyde Kusatsu, actor (Ali-Bring 'em Back Alive), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1948 Nell Carter, actress (Nell-Gimme a Break, Lobo), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1948 Dimitri Nanopoulos, Greek physicist
  • 1950 Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish politician
  • 1951 Jean Smart, American actress
  • 1952 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952 Karen Wyman, singer (Long & Winding Road), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People)
  • 1952 Raymond O'Connor, American actor
  • 1952 Don Was, American singer
  • 1953 Taryn Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Maria), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954 Ted Mueller, rock drummer (Axe)
  • 1955 Joe Morris, American musician
  • 1956 [Joan] Joni Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
  • 1957 Mark Charles Wiebe, Seaside OR, PGA golfer (1985 Anheuser-Busch)
  • 1957 John G. Trueschler, American politician
  • 1958 Ann Dusenberry, Tucson Az, actress (Jaws 2, Lies, Basic Training)
  • 1959 Jean Smart, actress (Charlene-Designing Women), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1960 Greg Baldwin, American voiceover actor (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • 1961 Dave Mustaine, American musician (ex-Metallica, Megadeth)
  • 1961 KK Null, Japanese musician
  • 1961 Peter Roskam, Republican Congressman from Illinois
  • 1962 Brian Andrew Fowler, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1962 Grady Neal Lancaster, Smithfield NC, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson)
  • 1962 Tõnu Õnnepalu, Estonian poet and author
  • 1963 Theodoros Roussopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1964 Peter Remie, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1965 Zak Starkey, English rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • 1965 Annie Duke, American poker player
  • 1965 Jeffrey Ross, American Comedian
  • 1966 Igor Kravchuk, Ufa Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, St Louis)
  • 1966 Maria Furtwängler, German physician
  • 1966 Louis Mandylor, Australian actor
  • 1967 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest)
  • 1968 Bernie Williams, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
  • 1968 Brad Johnson, NFL quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1968 Chris Morris, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1968 Denny Neagle, Prince Georges Cnty, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1968 Emma Sjöberg, Swedish model
  • 1969 Igor Kravchuk, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Russia Oly-Sil-98)
  • 1969 Ilka Knickenberg, German actress
  • 1969 Shane Warne, Australian cricketer (leg spin bowler) , born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970 Marc Latupeirissa, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1970 Martín Herrera, former Argentine footballer
  • 1970 Louise Lombard, British actress
  • 1970 Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress
  • 1971 Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, tennis star (1991, 1994, 1998 Wimbledon finalist; 2001 wildcard Wimbledon winner)
  • 1971 Nancy Anne Roberts, Miss Vermont USA (1996)
  • 1971 Richie Anderson, NFL running back (NY Jets)
  • 1971 Stella Nina McCartney, fashion designer and daughter of Paul & Linda McCartney
  • 1971 Ted Drury, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971 Manabu Namiki, Japanese composer
  • 1973 Brian Evans, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
  • 1973 Philip Dulebohn, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr - 3rd), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1973 Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer
  • 1973 Marcelinho Paulista, Brazilian footballer
  • 1973 Christine Arron, French runner
  • 1973 Kelly Chen, Chinese singer
  • 1974 Travis Knight, NBA center (Boston Celtics)
  • 1974 Keith Murray, American rapper
  • 1975 Patricia Spehar, Miss France Universe (1997)
  • 1975 Sean McClain, fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1975 Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts)
  • 1975 Akihiro Asai, Japanese racing driver
  • 1976 Giorgos Koltzos, Greek footballer
  • 1976 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1976 José Théodore, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977 Fiona Apple, American singer
  • 1977 Ivan De Battista, Maltese Actor, singer and composer
  • 1977 Daisuke Tsuda, Japanese singer (Maximum the Hormone)
  • 1978 Megan Henning, American actress
  • 1978 Darren Kenton, English footballer
  • 1979 Geike Arnaert, Belgian singer (Hooverphonic)
  • 1979 Ivan Miljković, Serbian volleyball player
  • 1980 Ben Savage, actor (Little Monsters, Wild Palms)
  • 1980 Evangelos Nastos, Greek footballer
  • 1980 Han Chae Young, South Korean actress
  • 1980 Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player