Famous Birthdays on September 5

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 216

  • 1187 Louis VIII, [Coeur-de-Lion] king of France (1223-26)
  • 1319 Peter IV, King of Aragon (1336-87), dies at 67
  • 1567 Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan (d. 1636)
  • 1568 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)
  • 1600 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, born in Spoleto (d. 1670) baptismal date
  • 1621 Juan Andrés Coloma, Spanish noble (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)
  • 1666 Gottfried Arnold, German theologist/historian/songwriter
  • 1667 Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (d. 1733)
  • 1688 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)
  • 1694 Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer
  • 1695 Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (d. 1770)
  • 1722 Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (d. 1763)
  • 1725 Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician (d. 1799)
  • 1734 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, composer
  • 1735 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • 1737 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer
  • 1750 Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (Scots poems)
  • 1767 August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet/translator/critic
  • 1771 Charles L J, archduke of Austria/Gov (Austria Netherland)
  • 1775 Juan Martín Díez, el Empecinado (the undaunted), Spanish guerrillero (d. 1825)
  • 1787 François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1850)
  • 1791 Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vogelsdorf Germany, composer (Golt Und Die Natur)
  • 1792 Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, composer
  • 1792 Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857).
  • 1806 Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (d. 1865)
  • 1807 Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish Anglican clergyman and philologist (d. 1886)
  • 1809 Manuel Montt Torres, President of Chile (d. 1880)
  • 1815 Carl Wilhelm, composer
  • 1815 Tyree Harris Bell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
  • 1817 Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [NS]
  • 1826 John Wisden, England cricketer (d. 1884)
  • 1827 Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
  • 1836 Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)
  • 1842 Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)
  • 1846 John W Cromwell, Secy (American Negro Academy)

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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)
  • 1856 Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command)
  • 1867 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
  • 1874 Nap Lajoie, American baseball player (d. 1959)
  • 1875 Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie, RI, hall of fame shortstop (.426 in 1901)
  • 1876 Abdelaziz Thâalbi, Tunisian politician. (d. 1944)
  • 1876 Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
  • 1877 O W Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1881 Otto Bauer, Austrian social-democrat
  • 1883 Otto E Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier)
  • 1885 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)
  • 1888 Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
  • 1890 Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Zondebesef)
  • 1892 Joseph Szigeti, violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1897 Doris Kenyon, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1897 Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1897 Morris Carnovsky, actor (Dead Reckoning), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1898 Ebbe Hamerik, composer
  • 1901 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1901 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer
  • 1902 Darryl F Zanuck, film magnate/president (20th Century Fox)
  • 1905 Arthur Koestler, Hungary, British writer (Arrow in Blue)
  • 1905 Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician (d. 2005)
  • 1906 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [NS=Sept 18]
  • 1907 Sunnyland Albert Luandrew Slim, blues pianist
  • 1908 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban/Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1908 Gloria Holden, British actress (The Life of Emile Zola , Dracula's Daughter), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • 1909 Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
  • 1912 John Cage, composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1912 Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer (d. 2001)
  • 1912 Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
  • 1913 Connie Stuart, [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1913 Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), born in Hammond, Indiana (d. 1980)
  • 1914 Gail Kubik, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, composer (Gerald McBoing Boing)
  • 1914 Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (Defense of Violeta Parra)
  • 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 (d. 1991)
  • 1916 Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster) (d. 2002)
  • 1917 Jack Buetel, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1918 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)
  • 1920 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father)
  • 1920 Peter Racine Fricker, British composer
  • 1921 Jack Valenti, Pres (Motion Picture Association of America)
  • 1923 Arthur C Nielsen, market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings)
  • 1923 Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer
  • 1925 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)
  • 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)

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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, composer
  • 1933 Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilian catholic archbishop
  • 1934 Carol Lawrence, Illinois, dancer/actress (West Side Story)
  • 1935 Helen Gifford, composer
  • 1935 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1935 Werner Erhard, founded EST, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1936 Alcee Hastings, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • 1936 Bill Mazeroski, MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts)
  • 1936 Cornelius Boyson, bassist
  • 1936 John C Danforth, (Sen-R-Missouri, 1977- )
  • 1936 Jonathan Kozol, American writer, sociologist
  • 1937 William Devane, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • 1937 Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer
  • 1939 George Lazenby, Goulburn Australia, actor (OHMSS-James Bond)
  • 1939 John Stewart, rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind), born in San Diego, California
  • 1939 Clay Regazzoni, Swiss racing driver (d. 2006)
  • 1940 Lewis Spratlan, composer

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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, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Improvisaciones)
  • 1942 Werner Herzog, director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck)
  • 1942 Denise Fabre French television presenter.
  • 1943 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, rocker (Impalas)
  • 1943 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary. (d. 2007)
  • 1944 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • 1944 Rod Arrants, 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, Wheaton IL, actor/director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling)

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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, vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn)
  • 1948 Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician
  • 1949 David "Clem" Clempson, rocker (Humble Pie)
  • 1950 Cathy Guisewite, US cartoonist (Cathy)
  • 1950 Kathy Cronkite, actress (Annie-Hizzonner)
  • 1950 Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer

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

  • 1951 Paul Breitner, German footballer
  • 1951 Patti McGuire, American model and television producer
  • 1952 Graham Salmon, blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man)
  • 1953 Paulie Carmen, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist
  • 1954 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1954 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive
  • 1955 Bruno Zarrillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1956 Sandra Guiboard, US AFB German FR, actress (Donna-One Life to Live)
  • 1956 Steve Denton, tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph)
  • 1956 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
  • 1957 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete
  • 1959 Tom Pernice Jr, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1960 Rob Stull, Damascus Md, US pentathlete (Olympic-92)
  • 1960 Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)
  • 1961 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist
  • 1962 Beth Underhill, Guelph Ontario, equestrian jumper (Olympics-26-92, 96)
  • 1962 Peter Wingfield, Welsh actor
  • 1963 Brandon Krovoza, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1963 Dave Brantley, Florence Alabama, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1963 John Elliott, professional golfer (1994 NIKE Miss Gulf Coast), born in Bristol Connecticut
  • 1963 Tim McKyer, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1963 Kristian Alfonso, Brockton, Massachusetts, American actress (Days of Lives, Falcon Crest)
  • 1964 Frank Farina, Australian footballer
  • 1965 Christopher Nolan, Ireland, handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock)
  • 1965 Tony Martin, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965 César Rincón, colombian matador
  • 1965 Chris Gore, American filmmaker
  • 1966 Simone Jacobs, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1966 Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director
  • 1966 Milinko Pantić, retired Serbian footballer
  • 1967 Michele Ebadi, Miss Nebraska-America (1991), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1967 Rein van Duynhoven, soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV)
  • 1967 India Hicks, English model
  • 1968 Dennis Scott, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1968 Yuki Ishikawa, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1968 Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
  • 1969 Dweezil Zappa, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1969 Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1969 Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1969 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
  • 1970 Brad Hopkins, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • 1970 Lori Harrigan, Anaheim California, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1970 Michael Potts, Langdale AL, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1970 Willie Clay, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
  • 1970 Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly)
  • 1970 Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1971 Carlester Crumpler, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1971 Kim Maher, Saigon Vietnam, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1971 Adam Hollioake, England cricketer
  • 1972 Cari Shayne, Penn, actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital)
  • 1972 Dirk Copeland, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Jimmy Haynes, La Grange GA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1972 Tom Carter, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)
  • 1973 Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1973 Paddy Considine, English actor
  • 1974 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer
  • 1975 Rod Barajas, American baseball player
  • 1975 George Boateng, Dutch footballer
  • 1975 Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1975 Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper
  • 1976 Tatyana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast
  • 1976 Carice van Houten, Dutch actress (Black Book, Game of Thrones), born in Leiderdor
  • 1977 Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1977 Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin)
  • 1977 Rosevelt Colvin, American football player
  • 1977 Joseba Etxeberria, Spanish football winger
  • 1977 Nazr Mohammed, American Basketball player
  • 1978 Laura Bertram, Canadian actress
  • 1978 Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • 1978 Zhang Zhong, Chinese chess player
  • 1978 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer
  • 1979 John Carew, Norwegian footballer
  • 1979 Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster