Famous Birthdays on September 6

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  • 1577 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
  • 1620 Isabella Leonarda, composer
  • 1627 Pierre Verdier, composer
  • 1633 Sebastian Knupfer, composer
  • 1644 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer
  • 1648 Johann Schelle, composer
  • 1656 Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)
  • 1697 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant
  • 1702 Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer
  • 1711 Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church (d. 1787)
  • 1729 Moses Mendelssohn, German Jewish enlightenment philosopher (Haksalah), born in Dessau, Principality of Anhalt (d. 1786)
  • 1732 Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist (d. 1796)
  • 1757 Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot, French revolutionary
  • 1762 Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral
  • 1766 John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter
  • 1781 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer
  • 1788 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)
  • 1795 Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852)
  • 1797 Wililam "Extra Billy" Smith, Confederacy (Confederate Army)
  • 1802 Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist (d. 1857)
  • 1805 Horatio Greenough, US, neo-classical sculptor/writer (Form & Function)
  • 1808 Abd al-Qadir, Algerian political and military leader (d. 1883)
  • 1811 James Melville Gilliss, founder (Naval Observatory in Washington)
  • 1811 Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author (Rozeken Pot)
  • 1814 George Cartier, (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62)
  • 1815 John Richardson Liddell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1815 Karol Katski, composer
  • 1816 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), (d. 1861)
  • 1817 Alexander Tilloch Galt, a Canadian founding father
  • 1819 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer
  • 1819 Nicolae Filimon, Romania, writer/critic (Ciocoii Vechi Si Noi)
  • 1819 William Starke Rosecrans, Mjr General (Union volunteers)
  • 1827 John Morrison Oliver, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1829 Marie Zakrzewska, Polish physician (d. 1902)
  • 1838 Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (d. 1906)
  • 1850 Louis F H "Louis" Apol, painter/etcher/literary
  • 1855 Ferdinand B Hummel, composer
  • 1857 Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933)

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1860 Jane Addams, American pacifist, social worker and feminist (Nobel 1931), born in Cedarville, Illinois (d. 1935)

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams
  • 1863 Rodolfo Lenz, German/Chilian linguist (El Papiamento)
  • 1868 Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1947)
  • 1869 Felix Salten [Siegmund Salzmann], Austrian author (Bambi, a Life in the Woods), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1947)
  • 1869 Walford Davies, composer
  • 1876 John J R Macleod, Scottish/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923)
  • 1876 Willem A Bonger, Dutch sociologist/criminologist (Race & Crime)
  • 1877 Petar Stojanovic, composer
  • 1877 Buddy Bolden, American musician (d. 1930)
  • 1879 Neal Rev Dodd, Iowa, actor (You Belong to Me)
  • 1879 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), born in Berlin (d. 1936)
  • 1880 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess)
  • 1881 Charlie Dell, actor (Pickle in the Middle), born in NYC, New York
  • 1881 Leo Carrillo, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1882 John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Emerson Whithorne, composer
  • 1885 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
  • 1885 Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon), born in Toledo, Ohio

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1888 Joseph P Kennedy, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • 1890 Clara Kimball Young, Illinois, actress (Return of Chandu)
  • 1890 Manfred Gurlitt, composer
  • 1892 Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer)
  • 1893 Irving Bacon, actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • 1893 Claire Chennault, American pilot (d. 1958)
  • 1896 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer
  • 1896 Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo)
  • 1896 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer
  • 1899 Billy Rose, theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show)
  • 1900 Julien Green, US/French writer (Frere Francois)
  • 1900 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1979)
  • 1901 John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas
  • 1902 Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News)
  • 1904 Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross)
  • 1904 Lyubomir Pipkov, composer
  • 1906 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian/Dutch architect (RAI building)
  • 1906 John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher
  • 1906 Raymond Keane, actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1907 Elizabeth Morna MacTaggart Ferrars, crime writer
  • 1907 John A Kelly, US marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991)
  • 1908 Anthony Wagner, genealogist
  • 1908 Paul Lavalle, Beacon NY, bandleader (Cities Service Band of America)
  • 1909 John Ridgely, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1910 Frank Fidler, English artist, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Bentley Bridgewater, British Museum secretary
  • 1911 Harry Danning, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1912 Stephen Murray, Partney England, actor (Alice in Wonderland)
  • 1912 Vincent DiMaggio, baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves)
  • 1912 Wayne Barlow, composer
  • 1915 Franz Josef Strauss, Germany, nazi/minister of defense (1956-62)
  • 1916 Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner
  • 1917 George Mann, captain English cricket team
  • 1917 Philipp von Boeselager, German Wehrmacht officer, failed assassin of Adolf Hitler (d. 2008)
  • 1919 Wilson Greatbatch, American Inventor
  • 1921 Robert Millar, journalist
  • 1921 Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004)
  • 1921 Norman Joseph Woodland, inventor (barcode), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1923 Peter II Karadjordjevic, King of Yugoslavia (1934-45)
  • 1923 William Kraft, composer/percussionist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO)
  • 1925 Jimmy Reed, Mississippi, blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man)
  • 1926 Arthur William Oldham, composer
  • 1926 Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
  • 1927 Keith Humble, composer
  • 1928 Evgeny Svetlanov, Moscow Russia, conductor (Siberian Fantasy)
  • 1928 Rudolph Plukfelder, USSR, light heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1928 Robert M. Pirsig, American author
  • 1929 Tsang-houe' Hsu, composer
  • 1930 Andre Beullens, Flemish painter
  • 1931 Sander M Levin, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1983- )
  • 1932 Earl of Cawdor, British large landowner
  • 1932 Gilles Tremblay, composer
  • 1934 Jody McCrea, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935 Bob Bouber, [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks)/actor
  • 1935 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • 1937 Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1937 Jo Anne Worley, Lowell Indiana, comedienne (Laugh-in)
  • 1937 John Bernard, Dutch TV weatherman
  • 1937 Sergio Aragonés, Spanish-born illustrator
  • 1937 Brigid Berlin, American actor
  • 1938 Alan Charles Downes, cameraman
  • 1938 Joan Tower, New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms)
  • 1939 David Allan Coe, country musician (Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy)
  • 1939 Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1939 Dan Cragg, American soldier and author
  • 1940 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • 1941 Monica Mason, England, ballerina
  • 1941 Willibrord Frequin, Dutch TV reporter
  • 1942 Dave Bargeron, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Harry Jack Max, rocker
  • 1942 Les Burns, local councillor
  • 1942 Mel McDaniel, Checotah Oklahoma, singer (Baby's got her Blue Jeans On)

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1943 George Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist/Vocalist George Roger Waters
Rock Bassist/Vocalist
George Roger Waters
  • 1943 Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1944 Gordon DeMarco, American writer and activist, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1944 Linda Kaye Henning, Cal, actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction)
  • 1944 M N Aubrey Mokoape, S Afr's VP (Azanian People Org)
  • 1944 Swoosie Kurtz, actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1946 Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)
  • 1946 Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)

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1947 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin
  • 1947 Sylvester, rocker (Do Ya Wanna Funk)
  • 1947 Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach
  • 1948 Claydes Charles Smith, guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1949 Jimmy Litherland, rocker (Mitarbeit)
  • 1949 Mhlabunzima Maphumulo, South African Kwazulu politician
  • 1950 Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1951 Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist
  • 1952 [Steven] Buddy Miller, American singer, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • 1953 Katherine Cannon, actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1953 Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1954 Banner Thomas, rocker (Molly Hatchet)
  • 1954 Jon Erikson, US, 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)
  • 1954 Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons)
  • 1954 Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and political (R) candidate, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1955 Anne Henning, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1955 Carl Erwin Walz, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956 Pam Allen, Billings MT, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th)
  • 1956 Bill Ritter, American politician
  • 1957 "Curley" Joe Smyth, Westbrook Me, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • 1957 Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby player
  • 1957 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park)
  • 1957 Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada
  • 1957 José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal
  • 1957 Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator
  • 1958 Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show)
  • 1958 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1958 Buster Bloodvessel [Douglas Trendle], English singer (Bad Manners), born in London
  • 1958 Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer
  • 1961 Pal Waaktaar, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1961 Peggy MacIntaggart, Midland Ontario, playmate (January, 1990)
  • 1961 Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest)
  • 1961 Simon Reeve, Australian journalist
  • 1962 Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
  • 1962 Elizabeth Vargas, American journalist
  • 1962 Chris Christie, US politician (Governor of New Jersey (R) 2010-), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1963 Jozsef Kiprich, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1963 Mark Chesnutt, Beaumont Tx, country singer (Too Cold at Home)
  • 1963 Alice Sebold, American novelist
  • 1963 Geert Wilders, Dutch politician
  • 1963 Bryan Simonaire, American politician
  • 1963 Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer
  • 1964 Rosie Perez, Bkln, actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump)
  • 1965 Johan Garrels, soccer player (Alphense Boys, RKC)
  • 1965 John Polson, Australian actor and film director
  • 1966 Joan Guetschow, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1967 Amy Lynn Baxter, model (Penthouse Pet 1990)
  • 1968 Gene Patrick, actor (Gemini: Twin Stars), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1968 Tommy Snider, American actor
  • 1968 Paul Rea, American television journalist
  • 1968 Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
  • 1969 Aaron Pierce, NFL halfback (NY Giants)
  • 1969 Cece Peniston, Phoenix AZ, Miss Black AZ/singer (Finally)
  • 1969 Douglas Pirini, decathlete (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969 Helen Labdan, Bracknell England, model (page 3)
  • 1969 Ben Finegold, American chess player
  • 1969 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete
  • 1969 Michael Davis, American softball player (Solvents, et al)
  • 1970 Igor Korolev, Moscow Russia, NHLer (Team Russia, Winnipeg)
  • 1970 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Oly-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970 Torrance Small, NFL wide receiver (NO Saints)
  • 1970 Paul Miller, American composer and author