Famous Birthdays on 29th September

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106 BC Pompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman political and military leader (1st Triumvirate and Consul), (d. 48 BC)

Roman Military and Political Leader Pompey the Great
Roman Military and Political Leader
Pompey the Great
  • 1240 Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scotland, (d. 1275)
  • 1321 John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. 1387)
  • 1328 Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince (d. 1385)
  • 1388 Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV of England (d. 1421)
  • 1402 Ferdinand, the Saint, Portuguese slave of Fez/saint
  • 1511 Michael Servetus, Spain, physician (Christianism Rostituta)
  • 1518 Tintoretto, Italian painter

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1547 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish author and novelist (Don Quixote), (d. 1616)

  • 1548 William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)
  • 1561 Roomen, mathematician
  • 1571 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian artist (d. 1610)
  • 1583 Johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen/field marshall
  • 1620 John L baron of Elderen, 63rd prince-bishop of Luik (1688-94)
  • 1636 Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1715)
  • 1639 Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)
  • 1640 Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
  • 1654 Vincenz Lubeck, composer
  • 1674 Jacques Hotteterre, composer
  • 1678 Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)
  • 1691 Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (d. 1781)
  • 1703 François Boucher, French painter (d. 1770)
  • 1714 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1761-75)
  • 1718 Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)
  • 1727 Henry Harington, composer
  • 1746 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, composer
  • 1753 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer

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1758 Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson
  • 1786 Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)
  • 1794 William Michael Rooke, composer
  • 1803 Charles-Francois Sturm, French mathematician (Sturm's Theorem)
  • 1803 Mercator Cooper, American sea captain (d. 1872)
  • 1810 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, novelist, born in London, England
  • 1812 Gopel, mathematician
  • 1815 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver
  • 1829 Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1829 Giles Alexander Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1876)
  • 1830 John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1914)
  • 1831 John McAlister Schofield, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1838 Henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect
  • 1842 Louis J. Weichmann, chief witness in the trial of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1902)
  • 1843 Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • 1848 Caroline Ardelia Yale, US, educated deaf
  • 1849 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer
  • 1853 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1933)
  • 1854 Martin Pluddemann, composer
  • 1855 Michele Esposito, composer
  • 1857 Conrad T van Deventer, lawyer/2nd-Member of parliament
  • 1858 Leopoldo Mugnone, composer
  • 1863 Franz Zorell, German RC exegetist/lexicographer
  • 1863 Hugo Haase, German SPD-German parliament/revolutionary
  • 1864 Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Bilbao Spain, philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro)
  • 1867 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader
  • 1879 Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer
  • 1881 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian Economist
  • 1884 Boris Asafiev, composer
  • 1887 Billy Bevan, Orange Australia, actor (White Sin)
  • 1891 Gerda Bjorne, Varmland Sweden, actress (Familjen Bjork, Hemsoborna)
  • 1893 Fabien Sevitzky, Vishny Volotchok Russia, conductor (Phila Orch)
  • 1893 Phillip Tead, Somerville Mass, actor (Lightnin', Fighting Blade)
  • 1894 Franco Capuana, composer
  • 1895 Joseph Banks Rhine, Penn, parapsychologist (Extra-Sensory Perception)
  • 1895 Louise Granville, Australian entertainer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1895 Roscoe Turner, American aviator and racer (d. 1970)
  • 1897 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (d. 1980)
  • 1898 Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (d. 1976)
  • 1899 Billy Butlin, South Africa, holiday camp promoter
  • 1899 Jolie Gabor, mother of Magda, Zsa Zsa, & Eva
  • 1900 Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (d. 1983)

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1901 Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938)

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • 1901 Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Karl August Andersen, composer
  • 1903 Ted Decorsia, American actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1904 Dorothy Emmet, philosopher
  • 1904 Greer Garson, British actress (d. 1996)
  • 1905 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic
  • 1907 Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • 1907 Michael Shepley, Plymouth England, actor (Dick & the Duchess)
  • 1907 Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)
  • 1908 Greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips)
  • 1908 James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer
  • 1908 Eddie Tolan, American athlete (d. 1967)
  • 1909 Andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
  • 1910 Virginia Bruce, actress (Action in Arabia)
  • 1911 Reginald Victor Jones, CH, FRS natural philosopher
  • 1912 Lukas Ammann, Basel, actor (Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel)
  • 1912 Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)
  • 1912 Viscount Lambert
  • 1913 Silvio Piola, soccer star
  • 1913 Stanley E Kramer, producer/director (Inherit the Wind), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915 Ann Nagel, actress (Don Winslow of the Navy), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1915 Brenda Marshall, Philippines, actress (Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark)
  • 1915 Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (d. 2007)
  • 1916 Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist
  • 1916 Minao Shibata, composer
  • 1916 Trevor Howard, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Ryan's Daughter)
  • 1918 Don Castle, TX, actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol)
  • 1918 Harold Laurence Walters, composer
  • 1919 Masao Takemoto, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1920 Sergei F Bondarchuk, director/actor (Boris Godunov, Step, Otello)
  • 1920 Vaclav Neummann, conductor
  • 1920 Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1921 Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)
  • 1922 Lizabeth Scott, Scranton, Pa, American actress (Dark City, Desert Fury)
  • 1923 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • 1923 O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)
  • 1924 David Atkinson, British air marshal
  • 1925 Steve Forrest, Huntsville, Texas, American actor (Ben-Dallas, SWAT), (d. 2013)
  • 1925 John Balcombe, Lord Chief Justice of Appeal
  • 1925 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx)
  • 1925 Trevor Hughes, water engineer
  • 1926 Phyllis Taylor, educationist
  • 1927 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-52, 56)
  • 1927 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • 1928 Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author/poet
  • 1928 Lord Avebury [Eric Reginald Lubbock], English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)
  • 1929 Murray McLaggan, British Lord-Lieutenant (Mid Glamorgan)
  • 1930 Colin Dexter, author
  • 1930 Morag Timbury, director (Central Public Health Laboratory)
  • 1930 Peter Miller, CEO (Lloyd's of London)
  • 1930 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for India in 1950's)
  • 1930 Richard Bonynge, Australian conductor (Aust Orch Sydney-1976), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1930 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)

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1931 Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2014)

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
  • 1931 E S Orr Ewing, Lord-Lieutenant of Wigtown
  • 1931 Eddie Barth, Phila, actor (Shaft, Simon & Simon)
  • 1931 James Watson Cronin, nuclear physicist
  • 1931 Joseph M McDade, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1963- )
  • 1932 Canon Paul Oestreicher, CEO (British section, Amnesty International
  • 1932 Jeremy Isaacs, general director (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)
  • 1932 Mary Moon, Headmistress (Manchester High School for Girls)
  • 1932 Peter Stormonth Darling, CEO (Mercury Asset Management Group)
  • 1932 Robert Benton, Texas, writer/director (Kramer vs Kramer)
  • 1932 Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter/graphic artist (pop art)
  • 1932 Mehmood, Indian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1933 Samora Machel, president Mozambique (1975-86)
  • 1934 Lance Gibbs, cricketer (prolific West Indian off-spinner, 309 wickets)
  • 1934 Lindsay Kline, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler Hat-trick 1957)
  • 1934 Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, Psychology professor
  • 1935 David Hannay, diplomat

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1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, American country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin'), born in Ferriday, Louisiana

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 1936 Michael Partridge, British civil servant
  • 1936 Mylene Demongeot, Nice France, actress (3 Murderesses)
  • 1936 Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy
  • 1937 Alice Mahon, British MP
  • 1937 R B Heywood, director (British Antarctic Survey)
  • 1938 Henry Keswick, British businessman (CEO-Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd)
  • 1938 Mike McCormick, MLB Pitcher (SF Giants, Cy Young 1967)
  • 1938 Wim Kok, NVV/FNV-chairman/Dutch soc-dem party-premier (1994- )
  • 1939 Eberhard Koellner, German DR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 31 backup)
  • 1939 Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • 1939 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1939 Molly Haskell, American film critic
  • 1939 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1940 Jimmy Knapp, trade unionist
  • 1940 John Dawes, rugby coach
  • 1940 Mike Eischeid, NFL punter (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1940 Nicola Di Bari, Italian singer
  • 1941 Colin Niven, Headmaster (Alleyn's School)
  • 1941 David Steele, cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975)
  • 1941 Don Nix, US saxophonist (Last Night)
  • 1941 Kermit Zarley, PGA golfer (1970 Canadian Open), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1942 Donna Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Man Without a Star)
  • 1942 Ian McShane, Blackburn England, actor (Roots, Bare Essence)
  • 1942 Jean-Luc Ponty, France, fusion violinist (Frank Zappa)
  • 1942 Madeline Kahn, actress (Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Rajinder Goel, cricketer (slow lefty who didn't play for India)
  • 1942 Steve Tesich, screenwriter/playwright
  • 1942 William Nelson, (Rep-D-Fla, 1979- )/astronaut (STS 61C)
  • 1942 Felice Gimondi, Italian cyclist
  • 1942 Bill Nelson, American politician
  • 1943 Lech Walesa, Popowo Poland, Polish Solidarity movement leader (Nobel 1983)
  • 1943 Manuel Fernandez, rocker
  • 1943 Peter Rigby, CEO (Specialist Computer Holdings)
  • 1943 Mohammad Khatami, former President of Iran
  • 1943 Gary Boyd Roberts, American genealogist
  • 1944 Mike Post, composer (Rockford Files, Hill St Blues, Magnum PI)
  • 1944 Torben Jensen, Denmark, actor (Taxa, Hayfever, Watch Me Fly, Guldregn)
  • 1945 Kyriacos Sfetsas, composer
  • 1945 Nadezhda Chizova, USSR, shot putter (Oly-gold/silv/bronze-68/72/76)
  • 1945 Sarah Tyacke, Keeper of British Public Records
  • 1945 Tatiana Tauer, harpist
  • 1946 Alasdair Fraser, QC/director (Public Prosecutions for N Ireland)
  • 1946 Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • 1946 Patricia Hodge, actress (Heat of the Day, Shell Seekers, Sunset)
  • 1947 Altie Taylor, soccer star
  • 1947 Lyndon Harrison, MEP
  • 1947 R J Evans, FBA, historian
  • 1947 Martin Ferrero, American actor
  • 1948 Bryant Gumbel, sportscaster/TV host (Today Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948 John M McHugh, (Rep-R-NY)
  • 1948 Mark Farner, Mich, guitar/vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad-Locomotion)
  • 1948 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1948 Viktor Krovopouskov, USSR, sabres/fencer (Olympic gold, individual and team, 1976, 1980)
  • 1948 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
  • 1949 Steve Busby, footballer
  • 1949 Tony Hoty, Cleve OH, actor (Ransom, Paper)
  • 1949 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1951 David Murray, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper)

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1951 Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-10,2014-), born in Santiago

President of Chile Michelle Bachelet
President of Chile
Michelle Bachelet