Famous Birthdays on 28th September

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551 BC Confucius, Chinese philosopher (founder of Confucianism), (d. 479 BC)

Philosopher Confucius
Philosopher
Confucius

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58 BC Livia Drusilla, wife of the Roman emperor Caesar Augustus

Roman Empress Livia
Roman Empress
Livia
  • 1330 Nicolas Flamel, French alchemist (d. 1417?)
  • 1493 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Italian monk (Golden Donkey)
  • 1565 Alessandro Tassoni, Modena Italy, political writer (Rape of Bucket)
  • 1596 Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor
  • 1605 Ismaël Bullialdus, French astronomer (d. 1694)
  • 1612 Michel Anguier, French sculptor
  • 1667 Asano Naganori, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
  • 1679 Mihael Omerza, composer
  • 1681 Johann Mattheson, Hamburg Germany, composer
  • 1698 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, France, mathematician/astronomer
  • 1705 Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, England, corrupt politician (Chiswick)
  • 1705 Johann Peter Kellner, composer
  • 1735 August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier
  • 1746 Sir William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist (d. 1794), born in London, England
  • 1748 Johann Michael Demmler, composer
  • 1761 Budan de Boislaurent, mathematician
  • 1780 Elie Decazes, France, Bourbon Restoration political figure
  • 1785 David Walker, Wilmington NC, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens)
  • 1789 Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis)
  • 1793 Denis-Auguste Affre, Franc, archbishop of Paris (1840-48) and opponent of King Louis-Philippe
  • 1803 Prosper Mérimée, French author (d. 1870)
  • 1807 Arnold Henry Guyot, Switzerland, US geologist/geographer/meteorologist
  • 1811 Friedrich Hecker, Baden, German revolutionary republican politician
  • 1813 Anton Wallerstein, composer
  • 1819 Jacob G de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch vicar/theologist
  • 1820 Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher
  • 1821 Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American politician (d. 1874)
  • 1823 Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (d. 1889)
  • 1824 Alfred Gilpin Jones, Weymouth NS, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06)
  • 1824 Francis Turner Palgrave, England, poet (Golden Treasury)/prof (Oxford)
  • 1828 Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism)
  • 1833 James Deering Fessenden, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1836 Thomas Crapper, English plumber and inventor (ballcock), born in Thorne, Yorkshire (d. 1910)
  • 1839 Frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union)
  • 1840 Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army)
  • 1840 Rudolf Baumbach, Thuringia [Germany], writer of student drinking songs
  • 1841 Georges Clemenceau, France, PM (1906-09, 17-20, defended Dreyfuss)
  • 1844 Michael Hertz, composer
  • 1844 Robert Stout, Shetland Islands Scotland, NZ prime minister (1884-87)
  • 1849 Dudley Allen Sargent, US, physician/educator (Harvard U gymnasium)
  • 1851 Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah)
  • 1852 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Earl of Ypres/British field marshall

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1852 Henri Moissan [Ferdinand-Frederic-], Paris France, chemist (Nobel 1906), (d. 1907)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan
  • 1854 Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
  • 1855 Thomas F Tout, historian (Manchester school of historiography), born in London, England
  • 1856 Edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization)
  • 1856 Kate Douglas Wiggins, author (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
  • 1860 Paul Ulrich Villard, Lyon, French Chemist and Physicist who discovered gamma rays
  • 1861 Pedro De Cordoba, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur), born in NYC, New York
  • 1861 Amélie of Orléans, queen of Portugal (d. 1951)
  • 1863 Charles, Lisbon Portugal, king (1889-1908)
  • 1864 Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch)
  • 1867 Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • 1871 Pietro Badoglio, Grazzano Monferrato, Italy, General/Libyan Governor (1928-33) and Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44)
  • 1872 Lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway)
  • 1872 Tom Terriss, director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), born in London, England
  • 1873 Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)
  • 1873 Waclaw Rawicz, [Berent], Warsaw Poland, biologist/writer
  • 1877 Stanner E V Taylor, St Louis MO, director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona)
  • 1879 Benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery)
  • 1880 Ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, (Sen-VT)
  • 1881 Henry Geehl, composer
  • 1881 Pedro De Cordoba, actor (Mexican Hayride, Before I Hang), born in NYC, New York
  • 1882 Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Barcelona Spain, essayist/philosopher
  • 1882 Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)
  • 1885 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)
  • 1887 Avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1888 Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
  • 1889 Carlos I King of Portugal, Lisbon (1889-1908)
  • 1889 D P "Dad" Carter, baritone (Chuck Wagon Gang)
  • 1889 Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, Dutch violinist/actor (Hippie)
  • 1889 Jack Fournier, American baseball player (d. 1973)
  • 1891 Myrtle Gonzalez, American actress (d. 1918)
  • 1892 Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot/air pioneer
  • 1892 Elmer Rice, playwright/director/novelist (Pulitzer-Street Scene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1892 Ruth Stonehouse
  • 1893 Marie V Felix, prince of Luxemburg/Bourbon-Parma
  • 1895 Charles Petrie, historian, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1895 Dave Franklin, composer (Hop-a-long Cassidy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1895 Lawton Whitey Witt, outfielder (NY Yankees, 1922-25)
  • 1895 Wallace K Harrison, Worcester Mass, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center)
  • 1897 Muchtar Auesow, writer
  • 1898 Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957)
  • 1901 Friedrichs, mathematician
  • 1901 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress/comedienne (Pygmalion)
  • 1901 William Samuel Paley, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1901 Ed Sullivan, New York NY, TV variety show host/gossip columnist (Ed Sullivan Show)
  • 1904 Hendrik J Hofstra, Dutch minister of Finance (PvdA)
  • 1905 Max Schmeling, Klein Luckow, Province of Pomerania, German world heavyweight boxing champ (1930-32)
  • 1905 William Northam, Austria, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1907 Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • 1907 Heikki Savolainen, Finland, pommel horse gymnist (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1907 Ida Turay, Budapest, actress (Deryne, Ida Regenye)
  • 1907 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist
  • 1907 Bhagat Singh, Indian activist (d. 1931)
  • 1908 Marin Goleminov, composer
  • 1909 Al Capp, [Alfred Gerald Caplin], New Haven Ct, cartoonist (Li'l Abner)
  • 1909 Stephen Spender, poet [or Feb 28]
  • 1909 Wiesje Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Doodzonde)
  • 1910 Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65)
  • 1910 Fran Lee, actress (Ms Wong-Major Dell Conway), born in NYC, New York
  • 1911 Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr, tennis (US Open 1931, 32)/golfer

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1913 Alice Marble, Beckworth California, tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40)

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • 1913 Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author
  • 1913 Vivian Fine, composer (Women in the Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1913 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator
  • 1914 Harold Taylor, Canada, educator (Art & the Future)
  • 1914 Jim Boyd, American country and western musician (Men of the West) (d. 1993)
  • 1914 Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], Datchet, Berkshire, English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove
  • 1916 Lord Cockfield, Horsham, United Kingdom, British politician (European Commissioner)
  • 1916 Peter Finch, actor (Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe), born in London, England
  • 1917 Michael [George] Somes, England, dancer (Royal Ballet)
  • 1917 Vaclav Kaslik, Czechoslovakia, opera composer/conductor
  • 1919 Lenn Hjortzberg, Karlskrona Sweden, director (Persona, Devil's Eye)
  • 1919 Tom Harmon, Rensselaer Indiana, sportscaster/NFL tailback (Heisman)
  • 1921 Ilhan Usmanbas, composer
  • 1922 Joe Silver, actor (Mr I Magination, Fay), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1922 Phyllis Friend, chief nursing officer (DHSS)
  • 1923 Duke of Buccleuch, British large landowner/art collector
  • 1923 Fred Robbins, Balt Md, DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest)
  • 1923 William Windom, actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Antonio Jacinto, Portuguese West Africa, Angolan poet
  • 1924 Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (d. 1996)
  • 1925 Arnold Stang, Mass, comedian/actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat)
  • 1925 Frank Latimore, [Kline], Darien Ct, actor (Patton, Breakin Up)
  • 1925 Seymour Cray, inventor (Cray I computer)
  • 1926 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • 1927 Thomas J J Altizer, Mass, US Radical theologian (God is Dead)
  • 1928 Naphtali Kupferberg, singer (Fugs)
  • 1928 Koko Taylor [Cora Walton], American blues singer known as the "Queen of the Blues", born in Millington, Tennessee (d. 2009)
  • 1929 Marilyn Clark, Spokane WA, actress (House of Party Beach)
  • 1929 Nigel Althaus, British government broker
  • 1929 Nikolay Ryzhkov, Premier of USSR (1985-1991)
  • 1929 Lata Mangeshkar, Indian playback singer
  • 1930 Robin Buchanan, CEO (NHS Supplies Auth, Wessex Regional Health Auth)
  • 1930 Tommy Collins, [Leonard Sipes], country singer (Don't Growl)
  • 1930 Ugo Gregoretti, Rome Italy, actor (Rogopag, Common Sense of Modesty)
  • 1931 John E Gilmore, tenor Saxophonist
  • 1932 Michael G[reatrex] Coney, Canada, sci-fi author (Cat Karina)
  • 1932 Víctor Jara, Chilean folk singer and activist (d. 1973)
  • 1933 Madeleine M Kunin, Switzerland (Gov-D-Vt), 1st Jewish gov of Vermont
  • 1933 Miguel Berrocal, Sculptor (d. 2006)
  • 1934 Brigitte Bardot, Paris France, sex kitten (And God Created Women)
  • 1934 Janet Munro, British actress (d. 1972)
  • 1935 Bruce Crampton, Australian PGA golfer (1961 Milwaukee Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1935 Heather Sears, actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England
  • 1936 Robert Hogan, actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Robert Wolders, Rotterdam Holland, actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo)
  • 1936 Sherwood L Boehlert, (Rep-R-NY, 1983- )
  • 1937 Colin Berry, professor (morbid anatomist)
  • 1937 Edward Applebaum, composer
  • 1937 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)
  • 1938 Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer (Stand by Me), born in Henderson, North Carolina
  • 1939 Stuart Kauffman, American biologist
  • 1939 Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • 1940 Alekander Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 29/31, T-6)
  • 1940 Aleksandr Y Kalery, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1940 George Greenstein, author (Secret of a Jewish Baker)
  • 1941 Charley Taylor, NFL wide receiver/running back (Wash Redskin)
  • 1941 Lady Braye
  • 1941 Edmund Stoiber, German politician
  • 1942 Grant "Mudcat" Jackson, pitcher (1972 NY Yankees, Phillies)
  • 1942 Marshall Bell, American actor
  • 1942 Pierre Clémenti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • 1942 Tim Maia, Brazilian Singer (d. 1998)
  • 1943 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 1943 J T Walsh, actor (Col Frank Bach-Dark Skies)
  • 1943 Joel Higgins, Bloomington Ill, actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons)
  • 1943 Lou Piniella, outfielder/manager (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners)
  • 1943 Mike Kreidler, (Rep-D-Washington)
  • 1943 Nick St Nicholas, Hamburg Germany, rock bassist (Steppenwolf)
  • 1943 Susanne Jagd, Denmark, actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • 1943 Warren Lieberfarb, American media executive
  • 1944 Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d 2014)
  • 1945 Conny Van Dyke, Nassawadox Va, actress (Framed, Hell's Angels '69)
  • 1945 Marielle Goitschel, Ste Maxime France, alpine skier (Olympic-gold-64)
  • 1946 Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
  • 1946 Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist
  • 1946 Herbert Jefferson Jr, Jersey City NJ, actor (Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1946 Majid Khan, cricketer (great Pakistani batsman 1964-82)
  • 1946 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • 1946 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1947 Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer
  • 1947 Harold Dow, Hackensack NJ, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours)
  • 1947 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer/harmonicaist (Family)
  • 1947 Jon Snow, British TV journalist (Channel 4)
  • 1947 Bob Carr, Australian politician
  • 1947 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladeshi politician
  • 1948 Marielle Goitschel, France, slalom (Olympic-gold-1968) [or 1945]
  • 1950 John Sayles, Schenetady NY, actor (Brother from Another Planet)
  • 1950 Paul Burgess, British drummer (10cc-Not Alone)
  • 1950 Laurie Lewis, American musician
  • 1951 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Dave Rajsich, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1951 Silvia Dionisio, Rome Italy, actress (Riavanti Marsh!, Amici Miei)
  • 1951 Wei Chen, Canadian journalist
  • 1952 Anthony Davis, footballer
  • 1952 Sylvia Kristel, Neth, actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls), (d. 2012)