Famous Birthdays on 14th September

  • 1388 Claudius Clavus, Danish geographer
  • 1486 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German occultist/alchemist/royal astrologer
  • 1531 Philipp Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geography/cartographer
  • 1543 Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (d. 1615)
  • 1547 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch Grand Pensionary
  • 1580 Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish writer (d. 1645)
  • 1644 Gijsbert Cuper, Dutch classicist/regent
  • 1656 Thomas Baker, English antiquarian (d. 1746)
  • 1713 Johann Kies, German mathematician (d. 1781)
  • 1721 Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge (d. 1807)
  • 1722 Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer
  • 1737 Johann Michael Haydn, composer
  • 1742 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1748 Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer
  • 1760 M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer
  • 1761 Pavel Lambert Masek, composer
  • 1768 Georg Johann Schinn, composer

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1769 Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1859)

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt
  • 1771 Nikolay Raevsky, Russian general and statesman (d. 1829)
  • 1792 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane
  • 1804 John Gould, British ornithologist (d. 1881)
  • 1804 Louis Desiré Maigret, French Catholic prelate (d. 1882)
  • 1817 Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)
  • 1819 Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1835 Joseph Hayes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1912)
  • 1835 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (d. 1940 at 104)
  • 1836 Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27)
  • 1837 Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (d. 1903)
  • 1838 John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1840 George Elbridge Whiting, composer
  • 1847 William Edward Ayrton, English Physicist and Inventor, born in London, England

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1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russia, physiologist/pioneer in psychology (Nobel 1904)

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Physiologist
Ivan Pavlov
  • 1860 Hamlin Garland, American writer (d. 1940)
  • 1864 Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)
  • 1867 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
  • 1869 Kid Nichols, American baseball player (d. 1953)

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1879 Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent

  • 1880 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)
  • 1880 Metropolitan Benjamin (Fedchenkov), Orthodox missionary and writer (d. 1961)
  • 1880 Archie Hahn, American athlete (d. 1955)
  • 1882 Harald Fryklof, composer
  • 1883 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)
  • 1885 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)
  • 1886 Jan Garrique Masaryk, Czech, statesman/minister to London (1918-35)
  • 1887 Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist
  • 1887 Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, HW boxing champ (1908-10)
  • 1891 Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (d. 1983)
  • 1898 Ernest Nash, German-born archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • 1899 Hal Wallis, movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park)
  • 1900 Sidney Marion, MA, entertainer
  • 1902 Giorgos Papasideris Greek musician (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa)
  • 1904 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment)
  • 1904 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
  • 1907 A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico
  • 1907 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS)
  • 1908 Bernie Green, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Peter Scott, British naturalist and explorer (d. 1989)
  • 1910 Jack Hawkins, actor (Ben-Four Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), born in London, England
  • 1910 Gaston Deferre, French politician
  • 1910 Lehman Engel, conductor/comp (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1910 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (d. 2003)
  • 1913 Jacobo Arbenz, president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA
  • 1914 Kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Michael Spisak, composer
  • 1914 Pietro Germi, Genoa Italy, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style)
  • 1914 Lída Baarová, Czech actress (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Clayton Moore, American actor (d. 1999), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1914 Robert McCloskey, American author (d. 2003)
  • 1914 Robert S. Dietz, Westfield New Jersey, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961
  • 1915 Douglas Kennedy, NY, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold)
  • 1916 Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater)
  • 1918 Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918 Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (d. 1967)
  • 1919 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1920 Bud Palmer, NBAer (NY Knicks)/sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1920 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
  • 1920 Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist and poet, born in Paso de los Toros, Uruguay (d. 2009)
  • 1921 Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC)
  • 1922 Michel Auclair, [Vujovic], Germany, actor (Story of a Love Story)
  • 1924 Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres), (d. 2014)
  • 1924 John Michael Grimes, set Designer
  • 1924 Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author (d. 1994)
  • 1925 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • 1925 Ruth Mompati, S Afr sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • 1926 Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer
  • 1926 Richard Elsasser, composer
  • 1927 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (d. 1997)
  • 1928 Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers)
  • 1928 Sir Angus Ogilvy, husband of English princess Alexandra, born in London, England
  • 1928 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber

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1929 John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in New York City (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • 1929 Mel Hancock, (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • 1929 Larry Collins, American writer (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Maurice Vachon, French Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1930 Allan Bloom, American academic (d. 1992)
  • 1932 Harry Sinden, NHL player/coach (Team Canada)
  • 1932 Joshua Culbreath, Penn, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1932 John Tembo, Malawian politician
  • 1933 Harve Presnell, Modesto California, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown)
  • 1933 Zoe Caldwell, Australia, actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
  • 1934 Hans Faverey, Dutch poet
  • 1934 Kate Millett, St Paul Minn, feminist/author (Sexual Politics)
  • 1934 Sarah Kofman, philosopher
  • 1935 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist (d. 2008)
  • 1936 Stan Williams, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
  • 1936 Terence Daniel Donovan, photographer
  • 1936 Nicol Williamson, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn)
  • 1936 Walter Koenig, actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1936 Harry Danielsen, Norwegian politician
  • 1937 Renzo Piano, Italian architect
  • 1939 DeWitt T Weaver Jr, Danville KY, PGA golfer (1972 Southern Open)
  • 1939 Piet R Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador/MP (PvdA)
  • 1940 Larry Brown, NBA player/NBA coach (NY Knicks)
  • 1940 Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)
  • 1941 Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan musician
  • 1942 Kuldar Sink, composer
  • 1942 Oliver Eugene Lake, jazz saxophonist and composer
  • 1942 Bernard MacLaverty, Northern Irish writer
  • 1944 Joey Heatherton, Rockville Center NY, dancer/actress (Bluebeard)
  • 1945 Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster
  • 1946 Jim Angle, American television reporter
  • 1947 Joan Thirkettle, journalist
  • 1947 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York

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1947 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • 1947 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1948 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist
  • 1949 Steve Gaines, Seneca Mo, rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1949 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003)
  • 1949 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer
  • 1950 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England
  • 1950 Masami Kuwashima, Japanese race car driver
  • 1950 Michael Nifong, American attorney
  • 1951 Eugene H Trinh, Saigon Vietnam, PhD/astronaut (STS 50)
  • 1952 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1953 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (d. 1998)
  • 1953 Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer
  • 1954 Barry Cowsill, Newport RI, rock bassist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
  • 1956 Joe Penny, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman), born in London, England
  • 1956 Kostas Karamanlis, Greek prime-minister
  • 1956 Ray Wilkins, English former footballer
  • 1956 Lefteris Zagoritis, Greek politician
  • 1957 Jerry Don Gleaton, baseball player
  • 1957 Tim Wallach, Huntington Park, California, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992)
  • 1957 Kepler Wessels, Bloemfontein South Africa, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, the latter as captain.
  • 1958 John Bennett Herrington, Wetumka OK, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
  • 1959 Mary Crosby, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959 Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)
  • 1960 Anthony Addabbo, actor (Jason-Generations)
  • 1960 Melissa Leo, American actress
  • 1960 Callum Keith Rennie, Canadian actor
  • 1961 Antonia De Sancha, lover of Brit MP David Mellor, born in London, England
  • 1963 Antonia Real, Spain, 400m freestyle (Olympic-1976)
  • 1963 Jaromir Dragan, Liptovsky CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • 1964 Faith Ford, Louisiana, actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown)
  • 1964 Kurt Gouveia, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1965 Troy Neel, baseball player

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1965 Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister of Russia), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian politician Dmitry Medvedev
Russian politician
Dmitry Medvedev
  • 1966 Mike Cooley, American guitarist
  • 1967 John Smit, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1968 Dan Cortese, actor/TV host (Jess Hanson-Melrose Place)
  • 1968 Ginger Helgeson Nielson, St Cloud Minn, tennis star
  • 1968 Pete Chilcutt, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1970 Satoshi Kojima, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1970 Ben Garant, American actor
  • 1970 Craig Montoya, American musician (Everclear)
  • 1970 Francesco Casagrande, Italian cyclist
  • 1971 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971 Kimberly Williams, actress (Father of the Bride)
  • 1971 Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1971 Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore)
  • 1971 Andre Matos, Brazilian musician
  • 1972 David Bell, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1972 Donnell Bennett, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1973 Terrell Fletcher, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973 Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director
  • 1973 Linvoy Primus, English footballer
  • 1973 Mike Ward, Canadian comedian
  • 1974 Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete
  • 1976 Jeremy Dunham, video game journalist
  • 1976 Agustín Calleri, Argentine tennis player
  • 1978 Carmen Kass, Estonian model
  • 1978 Danielle Peck, country music singer
  • 1978 Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer
  • 1979 Jesse Marunde, American Strongman/Athlete (d. 2007)
  • 1981 Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1982 Hiroki Narimiya, Japanese actor
  • 1983 Frostee Rucker, National Football League defensive end

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1983 Amy Winehouse, Southgate, London, singer ("Stronger Than Me, Rehab), (d. 2011)

  • 1984 Adam Lamberg, American actor
  • 1984 Melissa McGhee, American singer
  • 1985 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium)
  • 1985 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1985 Delmon Young, American baseball player
  • 1986 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
  • 1986 A.J. Trauth, American actor
  • 1986 Alan Sheehan, Irish footballer
  • 1988 Kirsten Haglund, American Beauty Queen
  • 1989 Jesse James, American actor