Famous Birthdays on September 5

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 211

  • 1187 Louis VIII [Coeur-de-Lion], King of France (1223-26), born in Paris (d. 1226)
  • 1319 Peter IV, King of Aragon (1336-87), born in Perpignan, France (d. 1387)
  • 1567 Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan, born in Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan (d. 1636)
  • 1568 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet, born in Stignano, Kingdom of Sicily (d. 1639)
  • 1600 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, born in Spoleto (d. 1670) baptismal date
  • 1621 Juan Andrés Coloma, Spanish noble, born in Elda, Spain (d. 1694)

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1638 Louis XIV [Sun King], King of France (1643-1715), born in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1715)

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 1644 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft) (D. 1703)
  • 1666 Gottfried Arnold, German theologist, historian and songwriter, born in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany (d. 1714)
  • 1667 Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician, born in Sanremo, Italy (d. 1733)
  • 1688 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)
  • 1694 Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer
  • 1695 Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1770)
  • 1722 Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, born in Dresden Castle, Dresden, Germany (d. 1763)
  • 1725 Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician, born in Lyon, France (d. 1799)
  • 1734 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1794)
  • 1735 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1782)
  • 1737 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer
  • 1750 Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (Scottish poems), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1774)
  • 1771 Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1847)
  • 1775 Juan Martín Díez, El Empecinado (The Undaunted), Spanish guerrillero, born in Valladolid, Spain (d. 1825)
  • 1787 François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist, born in Paris (d. 1850)
  • 1791 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Golt Und Die Natur), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1864)
  • 1792 Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, composer
  • 1792 Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist, born in Sevran, France (d. 1857)
  • 1806 Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general, born in Nantes, France (d. 1865)
  • 1809 Manuel Montt Torres, President of Chile (851-61), born in Petorca, Chile (d. 1880)
  • 1815 Carl Wilhelm, composer
  • 1815 Tyree Harris Bell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Covington, Kentucky (d. 1902)
  • 1817 Aleksei K. Tolstoi, Russian poet and writer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1875) [NS]
  • 1826 John Wisden, England cricketer (prominent Sussex player), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1884)
  • 1827 Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer, born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1849)
  • 1836 Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (1894), born in Trujillo, Peru (d. 1921)
  • 1842 Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), born in Middelharnis, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1846 John W Cromwell, American lawyer and civil right activist (American Negro Academy), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1927)

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1847 Jesse James, American outlaw, son of a clergyman, born in Kearney, Missouri (d. 1882)

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
Jesse James
  • 1848 Manuel Giro, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1916)
  • 1867 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • 1874 Nap Lajoie, American baseball player, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island (d. 1959)
  • 1876 Abdelaziz Thâalbi, Tunisian politician, born in Tunis, Tunisia (d. 1944)
  • 1876 Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal, born in Landsberg am Lech, Germany (d. 1956)
  • 1877 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1920)
  • 1881 Otto Bauer, Austrian Social Democrat, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1883 Otto Erich Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1885 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • 1888 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, President of India (1962-67), born in Thiruttani, Madras Presidency, British India (d. 1975)
  • 1890 Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Zondebesef)
  • 1892 Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1897 Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1897 Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1897 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1992)

  • 1898 Ebbe Hamerik, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1951)
  • 1901 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1901 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1902 Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and President (20th Century Fox), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1979)
  • 1903 Gloria Holden, British actress (The Life of Emile Zola , Dracula's Daughter), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • 1905 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Arrow in Blue), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1983)
  • 1905 Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician, born in Tanza, Cavite, Philippines (d. 2005)
  • 1906 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli), born in Odessa, Ukraine [NS=Sept 18]
  • 1907 Sunnyland Slim [Albert Luandrew], American blues pianist, born in Vance, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • 1908 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban-Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • 1909 Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland (d. 1933)
  • 1912 John Cage, American composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1992)
  • 1912 Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2001)
  • 1912 Frank Thomas, American animator, born in Fresno, California (d. 2004)
  • 1913 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • 1913 Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), born in Hammond, Indiana (d. 1980)
  • 1914 Gail Kubik, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), born in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (d. 1984)
  • 1914 Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (Defense of Violeta Parra), born in San Fabián de Alico, Chile
  • 1914 Stuart Freeborn, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1916 Frank Yerby, American novelist (The Foxes of Harrow), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • 1916 Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster), born in Toronto, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1917 Jack Buetel, American actress (Outlaw, Half Breed), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1989)
  • 1918 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, born in Badajoz, Mexico (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Fons Rademakers, Dutch director (Assault) and actor (Daughter of Darkness), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Peter Racine Fricker, British composer, born in London (d. 1990)
  • 1921 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Arthur C. Nielsen, American businessman and market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1980)
  • 1923 Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 2009)
  • 1925 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist and playwright (Cola Drinkers), born in Zonhoven, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • 1925 Justin Kaplan, editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Price 1967), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

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1927 Paul Volcker, American economist and Chairman of the US Federal Reserve (1979-87), born in Cape May, New Jersey

Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist Paul Volcker
Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Economist
Paul Volcker
  • 1929 Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9), born in Shorshely, Russia (d. 2004)

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1929 Bob Newhart, comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart), born in Oak Park, Illinois

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • 1933 Vincent McDermott, American composer, born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilean catholic archbishop, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1934 Carol Lawrence, American actress (West Side Story), born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • 1935 Helen Gifford, Australian composer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1935 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1935 Werner Erhard, founded EST, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1936 Alcee Hastings, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • 1936 Bill Mazeroski, American MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1936 Cornelius Boyson, American bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • 1936 John C Danforth, American politician (Sen-R-Missouri, 1976-95), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1936 Jonathan Kozol, American writer and sociologist, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1937 William Devane, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • 1937 Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1939 George Lazenby, Australian actor (OHMSS-James Bond), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1939 John Stewart, American rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind), born in San Diego, California
  • 1939 Clay Regazzoni, Swiss Formula One driver, born in Mendrisio, Switzerland (d. 2006)
  • 1940 Lewis Spratlan, American composer, born in Miami, Florida

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1940 Raquel Welch, (Myra Breckenridge, 1,000,000 BC, 100 Rifles), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch
  • 1942 Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor (Improvisaciones), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1942 Werner Herzog, German director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck), born in Munich, Germany
  • 1942 Denise Fabre, French television presenter, born in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • 1943 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, American rocker (Impalas), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1943 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary (d. 2007)
  • 1944 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • 1944 Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Al Stewart, rocker (Year of the Cat), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1946 Buddy Miles, American musician (The Electric Flag), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • 1946 Dennis Dugan, American actor and director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling), born in Wheaton, Illinois

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1946 Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions), born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (d. 1991)

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury
  • 1946 Loudon Wainwright III, American vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1948 Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1949 David "Clem" Clempson, English rocker (Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • 1950 Cathy Guisewite, American cartoonist (Cathy), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1950 Kathy Cronkite, American actress (Annie-Hizzonner), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1950 Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer, born in Wales

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1951 Michael Keaton, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1951 Paul Breitner, German footballer, born in Kolbermoor, Germany
  • 1951 Patti McGuire, American model and television producer, born in Dexter, Missouri
  • 1952 Graham Salmon, British blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man) (d. 1999)
  • 1953 Paulie Carmen, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist
  • 1954 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia
  • 1954 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • 1955 Bruno Zarrillo, Italian-Canadian hockey forward (Team Italy 1998), born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1956 Sandra Guibord, actress (Donna-One Life to Live), born in West Germany
  • 1956 Steve Denton, tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph), born in Kingsville, Texas
  • 1956 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings), born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1957 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
  • 1959 Tom Pernice Jr, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1960 Rob Stull, American pentathlete (Olympic-92), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1960 Willie Gault, American NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • 1961 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1962 Peter Wingfield, Welsh rocker and actor (Methos-Highlander), born in Cardiff
  • 1962 Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics-26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • 1963 Brandon Krovoza, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1963 Dave Brantley, Florence Alabama, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1963 John Elliott, American professional golfer (1994 NIKE Miss Gulf Coast), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1963 Tim McKyer, American NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1963 Kristian Alfonso, American actress (Days of Lives, Falcon Crest), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 1964 Frank Farina, Australian footballer, born in Darwin, Australia
  • 1965 Christopher Nolan, Irish handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock), born in Mullingar, Ireland (d. 2009)
  • 1965 Tony Martin, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965 César Rincón, Colombian matador, born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1965 Chris Gore, American filmmaker, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • 1966 Simone Jacobs, British 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • 1966 Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1966 Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • 1967 Michele Ebadi, Miss Nebraska-America (1991), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1967 Rein van Duynhoven, Dutch soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV), born in Veghel, Netherlands
  • 1967 India Hicks, English model, born in London
  • 1968 Dennis Scott, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • 1968 Yuki Ishikawa, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1968 Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1969 Dweezil Zappa, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1969 Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1969 Leonardo Araujo, Brazilian footballer, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1969 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1970 Brad Hopkins, American NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1970 Lori Harrigan, American softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1970 Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • 1970 Willie Clay, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1970 Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 1971 Carlester Crumpler, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1971 Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1971 Adam Hollioake, England cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1972 Dirk Copeland, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Jimmy Haynes, Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • 1972 Tom Carter, American NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1973 Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • 1973 Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1974 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer, born in Grenada
  • 1975 Rod Barajas, Mexican-American baseball player, born in Ontario, California
  • 1975 George Boateng, Dutch footballer, born in Nkawkaw, Ghana
  • 1975 Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Blacktown, Sydney, Australia
  • 1975 Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976 Tatyana Gutsu, Ukrainian artistic gymnast, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1976 Carice van Houten, Dutch actress (Black Book, Game of Thrones), born in Leiderdor
  • 1977 Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Onoda, Yamaguchi
  • 1977 Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin), born in Khimki, Moscow
  • 1977 Rosevelt Colvin, American football player, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1977 Joseba Etxeberria, Spanish football winger, born in Elgoibar, Spain
  • 1977 Nazr Mohammed, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978 Laura Bertram, Canadian actress (Trance Gemini-Andromeda), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1978 Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer (All Blacks), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1978 Zhang Zhong, Chinese-Singaporean chess player, born in Chongqing, China
  • 1978 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • 1979 John Carew, Norwegian footballer, born in Lørenskog, Norway
  • 1979 Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster, born in Collingwood, Canada
  • 1979 George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer, born in Cork, Ireland
  • 1980 Franco Costanzo, Argentinian football goalkeeper, born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • 1981 Drew Carter, American football player, born in Solon, Ohio
  • 1981 Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player, born in Livorno, Italy
  • 1982 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland