Famous Birthdays on 4th September

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  • 1241 Alexander III of Scotland (d. 1286)
  • 1249 Amadeus V de Great, count of Flanders/Savoy
  • 1383 Amadeus VIII, duke of Savoye/last antipope (Felix V (1439-48)
  • 1454 Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (d. 1483)
  • 1557 Sofie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1631)
  • 1563 Wanli, Emperor of China (d. 1620)
  • 1596 Constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly)
  • 1622 Jacob Hintze, composer
  • 1647 Gerard Noodt, Dutch lawyer
  • 1717 Job Orton, English minister (d. 1783)
  • 1736 Robert Raikes, England, Sunday school pioneer
  • 1746 Bernardus Bosch, Dutch Patriot/poet/writer, baptised
  • 1755 Count Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman. (d. 1810)
  • 1761 Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer
  • 1768 Francois René de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala)
  • 1778 Louis Napoleon, French King of Netherlands (1806-10)
  • 1793 Edward Bates, Atty Gen (Union), (d. 1869)
  • 1795 Friedrich [August] von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age)
  • 1801 Cullen Whipple, Providence Rhode Island, American Inventor (pointed screw machine)
  • 1802 Marcus Whitman, missionary, led to US securing Oregon
  • 1803 Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
  • 1810 Donald McKay, US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships
  • 1815 Andreas I Schaepman, archbishop of Utrecht 1868-82
  • 1815 Mihaly Mosonyi, composer
  • 1816 Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer
  • 1824 Anton Bruckner, Ansfelden, Austria, Wagner disciple and "monumental bore"/composer
  • 1824 Phoebe Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Poems of Alice & Phoebe Cary)
  • 1825 Dadabhai Naoroji, 1st Indian in British parliament
  • 1826 Martin Wiberg, Swedish computer pioneer (d. 1905)
  • 1832 Antonio Agliardi, Italian diplomat (d. 1915)
  • 1843 Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs
  • 1843 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer
  • 1846 Daniel Burnham, US, architect/built skyscrapers
  • 1848 Lewis H Latimer, inventor/engineer
  • 1848 Jennie Lee, American actress (d. 1925)
  • 1850 Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal/earl (WW I-Caporetto)
  • 1851 John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house member
  • 1853 Hermann von Wissmann, German Africa explorer/governor East-Africa
  • 1859 Edoardo Mascheroni, composer
  • 1869 Geert A D Wumkes, Frisian theologist/writer (Frision Movement)
  • 1870 Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied)
  • 1872 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress/wife of Joseph of Lyre
  • 1874 Johanna M "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Bruno Gerlach
  • 1880 Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo)
  • 1885 Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast (d. 1971)
  • 1885 Antonio Bacci, Italian cardinal (d. 1971)
  • 1886 Albert Orsborn, General of The Salvation Army (d. 1967)
  • 1888 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
  • 1892 Darius Milhaud, Aix-en-Provence France, composer (Maximilien)
  • 1893 Henry Schultz, US, farm commune leader
  • 1896 Agnes Ayres, [Hinkle], US, actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea)
  • 1896 Antonin Artaud, Marseilles France, songwriter/dir (Theatre Seraphin)
  • 1900 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder
  • 1901 Paul Osborn, playwright (Mornings at 7)

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1901 William Lyons, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), born in Blackpool, Lancashire (d. 1985)

Mr Jaguar William Lyons
Mr Jaguar
William Lyons
  • 1902 Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)
  • 1902 Thomas Mitchell, England cricketer (d. 1996)
  • 1904 Julian Hill, research chemist
  • 1904 Maudet Christian-Jacques, film director
  • 1905 Mary Renault, [Mary Challens], writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games)
  • 1906 Alexander Moyzes, composer
  • 1906 Antanas Raciunas, composer
  • 1906 Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, poet (Ongerijmde life)
  • 1907 Leo Castelli, Trieste, American art dealer
  • 1907 Maurice Ashley, historian
  • 1908 Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)
  • 1908 Richard Wright, US, author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)
  • 1909 Karel Horky, composer

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1909 Eduard Wirths, Geroldshausen, German Empire, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), (d. 1945)

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 1912 Alexander Liberman, editor/painter/photographer (639)
  • 1913 Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)
  • 1913 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (d. 1976)
  • 1914 Rudolf Leiding, German auto executive, third postwar chairman of Volkswagen (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Dick Thomas, Phila Pa, TV host (Village Barn)
  • 1915 Rudolf Schock, German opera/operette singer
  • 1916 Robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet)
  • 1917 Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)
  • 1918 Gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orchestra leader (Redd Foxx)

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1918 Paul Harvey, news commentator (Rest of the story), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey
ABC Radio Broadcaster
Paul Harvey
  • 1918 William Talbert, tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48)
  • 1919 Howard Morris, comedic actor (High Anxiety), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
  • 1920 Teddy Johnson, British singer
  • 1920 Clemar Bucci, Argentine racing driver
  • 1922 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)
  • 1924 Joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs
  • 1925 Forrest Carter, American author (d. 1979)
  • 1926 Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
  • 1926 Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sceptre, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1928 Dick York, actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1928 Donald E Petersen, Minn, exec (Ford Motors)
  • 1929 Thomas F Eagleton, (Sen-D-MO, 1968-86/VP candidate-D-1972)
  • 1930 Jerry Ragavoy, US songwriter/producer (Wonderful Dream)
  • 1931 Mitzi Gaynor, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932 Carlos Romero-Barcel, (Rep-D-Puerto Rico)
  • 1932 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932 Bevo Francis, American basketball player (college basketball record scorer), born in Hammondsville, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1933 Richard Castellano, actor (The Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger), born in The Bronx, New York

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1934 Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

Economist Clive Granger
Economist
Clive Granger
  • 1937 Dawn Fraser, NSW Australia, 100m freestyle (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
  • 1937 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director (d. 2006)
  • 1938 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 Marilena Chaui, Brazilian philosopher
  • 1941 Sushilkumar Shinde, Indian politician
  • 1941 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress
  • 1941 Ramesh Sethi, East African cricketer
  • 1942 Bob Filner, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1942 Merald "Bubba" Knight, singer (Gladys Knights & Pips), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1942 Jerry Jarrett, American professional wrestling promoter

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1942 raymond floyd, Fort Bragg North Carolina, American golfer (four-time Major winner)

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • 1943 Giuseppi Gentile, Italy, triple jumper (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • 1944 Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)
  • 1944 Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
  • 1944 Jennifer Salt, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1945 Daniel Wood Gatton, guitarist
  • 1946 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946 Gary Duncan, [Grubb], rock guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946 Greg Elmore, rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1947 Alan Greisman, Sally Field's husband/producer (Fletch, Surrender)
  • 1948 Marian H J Soutendijk, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1948 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer
  • 1949 Thomas Sturges Watson, KC MO, PGA golfer (1975 Byron Nelson)

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1949 Tom Watson, KC Mo, golfer (British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83)

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • 1949 Dean Pees, National Football League defensive coordinator
  • 1950 Doyle Alexander, American baseball player
  • 1950 Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1951 Judith Ivey, El Paso Texas, actress (Lady in Red, Hello Again)
  • 1951 Martin Chambers, rock drummer (Pretenders)
  • 1951 Nicu Ceaușescu, youngest child of Romanian Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and considered the President's heir apparent, born in Scornicești, Romania
  • 1951 Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician
  • 1952 Rishi Kapoor, Indian actor
  • 1953 Kengo Kimura, [Takashi Kimura], wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1953 Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953 Michael Stean, chess player
  • 1954 José Castro, Swedish actor.
  • 1955 Brian Schweitzer, American politician, governor of Montana
  • 1956 Candy Loving Oswego KS, playmate (Jan, 1979)
  • 1956 Shane Gould, freestyle swimmer (Olympics-3 Gold-1972)
  • 1956 Blackie Lawless, American musician, lead singer in W.A.S.P.
  • 1957 Khandi Alexander, American actress
  • 1957 Patricia Tallman, American actress
  • 1958 Ray Freeman, Greensboro NC, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina)
  • 1958 Shiro Koshinaka, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1958 George Hurley, American drummer (Minutemen)
  • 1959 Armin Kogler, Austria, skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup)
  • 1959 William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy accused of rape in Florida (1991)
  • 1959 Kevin Harrington, Australian actor
  • 1960 Damon Wayans, actor/comedian (In Living Color, Major Payne, Blankman)
  • 1960 Peter Virgile, soap actor (Hostage, Popeye Doyle)
  • 1960 Kim Thayil, American guitarist (Soundgarden, Probot)
  • 1961 Kevin Kennedy, English actor
  • 1961 Rizwan-uz-Zaman, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1962 Kiran More, Indian cricketer
  • 1962 Ulla Tørnæs, Danish politician

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1962 Shinya Yamanaka, Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine)

Physician Shinya Yamanaka
Physician
Shinya Yamanaka
  • 1963 Donna Wilkins, LPGA golfer (1987 S&H Golf Classic-5th), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1963 John Vanbiesbrouck, NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963 Sam Yaffa, Finnish musician (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls)
  • 1964 Guy Donald Boros, Ft Laud FL, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit Guaranty-3rd)
  • 1964 Tomas Sandstrom, NHL forward (Anaheim, Team Sweden 1998)
  • 1964 René Pape, German bass
  • 1965 Terri Lynn Doss, playmate (Jul, 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1966 Debra Lewin, South Burlington Vermont, Miss Vermont-America (1991)
  • 1966 Jearl A Miles, Gainesville FL, 400m/long jumper (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1967 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1968 Carlette Guidry-White, 100m/long jumper
  • 1968 John Preston, Utah, actor (Greg-General Hospital)
  • 1968 Mike Piazza, catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Rick McNair, Berkeley California, water polo 2m defender (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Phill Lewis, American actor
  • 1968 John DiMaggio, American actor
  • 1969 Alexander Coe, Welsh DJ and record producer
  • 1969 Noah Taylor, English-born actor
  • 1970 Cari Read, Edmonton Alberta, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1970 Igor Cavalera, Brazilian pop drummer (Sepultura)
  • 1970 Ione Skye, [Leitch], Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)
  • 1970 Janae Lautenschlager, Canoga Park California, diver (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
  • 1970 Luis Lopez, infielder (San Diego Padres)
  • 1970 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker
  • 1971 Brian Storey, Richmond BC, 470 yachter (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 John Thierry, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971 Monty Grow, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971 Tyrone Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1971 Maik Taylor, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1971 Anita Yuen, Hong Kong actress
  • 1972 Daniel Nestor, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Danny Ponce, Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)
  • 1972 Jason Fisk, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972 Myra Katherine Hale, Miss America-Nebraska (1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1972 Norman Hand, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1972 Françoise Yip, Canadian actress
  • 1973 Robert Couch, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1973 Stacy Sanches, playmate (Mar, 1995), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1974 Jean Lavertue, weightlifter (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1974 Nona Gaye, daughter of Marvin Gaye/singer
  • 1974 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls)
  • 1974 Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer