Famous Birthdays on September 23

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480 BC Euripides, Greek playwright (Medea), born in Salamis, Greece (d. 406 BC)

Greek Playwright Euripides
Greek Playwright
Euripides

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63 BC Augustus Caesar [Gaius Octavius], First Roman Emperor (27BC-14AD), born in Rome (d. 14)

Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar
Roman Emperor
Augustus Caesar
  • 1158 Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1186)
  • 1161 Emperor Takakura of Japan (d. 1181)

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1215 Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (1260-94) and founder of the Yuan dynasty in China (1271-94), born in Monoglia (d. 1294)

Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty Kublai Khan
Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty
Kublai Khan
  • 1434 Yolande of Valois, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1478)
  • 1555 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange
  • 1591 Michael Lohr, German composer, born in Marienberg (d. 1654)
  • 1596 Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher
  • 1598 Eleonore Gonzaga, wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1655)
  • 1605 Daniel von Czepko, German poet
  • 1641 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, theologist (against jansenisme)
  • 1642 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer
  • 1647 Joseph Dudley, American statesman (d. 1720)
  • 1650 Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)
  • 1684 Johann Theodor Romhild, composer
  • 1703 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer
  • 1712 Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)
  • 1740 Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1813)
  • 1745 John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)
  • 1768 William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)
  • 1771 Emperor Kokaku of Japan (d. 1840)
  • 1781 Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (d. 1860)
  • 1782 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer
  • 1791 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
  • 1791 Karl T Korner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)
  • 1795 Alexander Twilight, minister and politician, first African American to graduate and to hold public office, born in Corinth Vermont (d. 1857)
  • 1800 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
  • 1804 David Van de Kellen, coin engraver
  • 1805 Matthew Adams Stickney, Rowley Mass, numismatist
  • 1816 Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), (d. 1887)
  • 1816 Julius White, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • 1817 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer
  • 1819 Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (d. 1896)
  • 1820 Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1838 Victoria Woodhull, in Ohio US, feminist/reformer - first woman to be nominated for US presidency
  • 1842 Karl Munzinger, composer
  • 1849 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer
  • 1852 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school
  • 1853 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar
  • 1854 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/Governor of Suriname (1902-05)
  • 1856 William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)
  • 1861 Edmond H H Allenby, British field marshal
  • 1861 Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
  • 1863 Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)
  • 1863 Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist
  • 1864 Draga Mašin, Queen of Serbia (d. 1903)
  • 1865 Emmuska Orczy, Tarnaörs Hungary, Hungarian-born British writer (Scarlet Pimpernel)
  • 1866 Edouard Combe, composer

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1869 Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient ('Typhoid Mary') 1st person in the US known to be immune to typhoid, and carrier of the disease (infected at least 51 people in New York City), born in Cookstown, Ireland (d. 1938)

  • 1870 John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist
  • 1871 Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer
  • 1880 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
  • 1888 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)

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1889 Walter Lippmann, American journalist/political writer (Public Opinion), born in NYC, New York

Writer and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann
Writer and Political Commentator
Walter Lippmann
  • 1890 Arthur Walter Kramer, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1890 Friedrich Paulus, German Generalfieldmarshal (Stalingrad). Dies 1957.
  • 1894 Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (Edda & Thora)
  • 1895 Miron Merzhanov, Soviet architect (d. 1975)
  • 1895 Johnny Mokan, American baseball player (d. 1985)
  • 1897 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
  • 1897 Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)
  • 1899 Louise Nevelson, sculptor (Sky Cathedral), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1899 Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], actor (China Gate), born in Paris, France
  • 1899 William Levi Dawson, composer
  • 1900 Bill Stone, British serviceman; one of the last surviving veterans of World War I
  • 1901 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, born in Antwerp (d. 1987)
  • 1901 Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)
  • 1902 Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)
  • 1904 Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, born in Šiauliai, Russian Empire
  • 1904 Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • 1905 Jeno Kenessey, composer
  • 1906 Willard F McMurry, musician
  • 1907 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • 1907 Dominique Aury, French novelist (d. 1998)
  • 1907 Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)
  • 1907 Herbert Kappler, German head of Nazi police and security services (SS) in Rome during WWII, born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1978)
  • 1909 Marianne Straub, weaver
  • 1910 Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
  • 1910 Soulima Stravinsky, Lausanne Switz, Russian pianist (Igor's son)
  • 1911 Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)
  • 1912 Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)
  • 1912 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1913 Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer
  • 1914 Norman Cazden, composer
  • 1914 Omar Ali Saifuddin III, Sultan of Brunei (d. 1986)
  • 1915 Finn Arnestad, composer
  • 1915 Ian Dawson-Shepherd, campaigner

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1916 Aldo Moro, Italian Prime Minister (1963-68 and 1974-76), born in Maglie, Italy (d. 1978)

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro
Italian Prime Minister
Aldo Moro
  • 1917 Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1920 Alexander Arutiunian, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
  • 1920 Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, born in Smilkov (d. 1986)
  • 1920 Mickey Rooney, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1922 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
  • 1923 Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, born in Rice, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • 1925 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
  • 1925 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Eleonora Rossi Drago, Italian actress

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1926 John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer (Blue Train), born in Hamlet, North Carolina (d. 1967)

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane
  • 1928 Robert Helps, composer
  • 1929 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
  • 1930 Colin Blakely, Bangor N Ireland, actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear)
  • 1930 Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)

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1930 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2004)

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • 1930 Sehba Akhtar, poet of Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • 1931 Ruud van den Hende, sports reporter
  • 1931 Gerald Stairs Merrithew, Canadian educator (d. 2004)
  • 1934 Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx)
  • 1935 Pierre Marietan, composer
  • 1936 Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician
  • 1938 Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA golfer
  • 1938 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938 Tom Lester, American actor
  • 1939 Roy Buchanan, American blues guitarist, born in Ozark, Arkansas (d. 1988)
  • 1939 Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
  • 1939 Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • 1940 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington D. C. (d. 2002)
  • 1941 Simon Nolet, French-Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1942 Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
  • 1943 Bob Clement, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
  • 1943 Julio Iglesias, Spain, singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
  • 1943 Walter Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)

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1943 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • 1944 Loren J Shriver, Iowa, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-C, STS 31, STS 46)
  • 1945 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945 Ronald Bushy, rock drummer (Iron Butterfly), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1945 Igor Ivanov, Russian politician
  • 1946 Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
  • 1947 Don Grolnick, jazz musician
  • 1947 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1948 Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
  • 1949 Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], Asbury NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)
  • 1951 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1954 Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1955 Patti Weaver, WV, actress (Days of our Life, Gina-Young & Restless)
  • 1956 June Forester, country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1956 Lili Carati, Varese, Italy, Miss Italy (1975) and actress (Alcove)
  • 1956 Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1956 Paolo Rossi, Italian footballer
  • 1956 Peter David, American writer
  • 1957 Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
  • 1957 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1957 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • 1957 Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • 1958 Larry Hogan Mize, PGA golfer (1987 Masters), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1958 Danielle Dax, British musician
  • 1958 Marvin Lewis, American football coach
  • 1959 Heather Drew, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic-5th), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959 Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], actor (George-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1960 John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze)
  • 1961 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • 1961 Phyllis Hines, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1961 William C McCool, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in San Diego, California
  • 1961 Chi McBride, American actor
  • 1962 Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler
  • 1963 Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)
  • 1964 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1964 Clayton Blackmore, Welsh footballer
  • 1964 Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer (B'z)
  • 1965 Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)
  • 1965 Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
  • 1966 Doug Widell, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
  • 1966 Pete Harnisch, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Commack, New York
  • 1967 LisaRaye, American actress
  • 1968 Yvette Fielding, English television presenter
  • 1969 Jeff Cirillo, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969 Patrick Fiori, French singer
  • 1969 Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
  • 1970 Brian Wells, Carmel California, pairs skater (& Lyons-1995 Midwest champ)
  • 1970 Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer
  • 1970 Ani DiFranco, American musician
  • 1971 Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1971 Marcel Boudesteyn, soccer player (Excelsior/FC Groningen)
  • 1971 Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1971 Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)
  • 1971 Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1971 Sean Spicer, American political strategist, White House Press Secretary (2017-), born in Barrington, Rhode Island
  • 1972 Karl Pilkington, British radio personality
  • 1972 Jermaine Dupri, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1973 Grant McDonald, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
  • 1973 Michelle Tolson, Miss America-NH (1997), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1973 Ingrid Fliter, Argentinian pianist
  • 1974 Doris Glenn Easterly, diver (Olympics-96), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974 Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
  • 1975 Vitaliy Yeremeyev, hockey goalie (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
  • 1975 Jaime Bergman, American model and actress
  • 1975 Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
  • 1975 Chris Hawkins, British radio personality
  • 1976 Faune A. Chambers, American actress
  • 1976 Kip Pardue, American actor and model
  • 1977 Rachael Yamagata, American singer and songwriter
  • 1977 Matthieu Descoteaux, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2008)
  • 1978 Worm Miller, American filmmaker
  • 1978 Keri Lynn Pratt, American actress
  • 1979 Red, rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979 Ricky Davis, American basketball player