Birthdays in History on September 19

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86 Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], 15th Emperor of Rome (138-161 AD), born in Lanuvium, Italy (d. 161)

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius
  • 866 Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912)/writer (Problematica)
  • 1377 Albert IV, Duke of Austria (d. 1404)
  • 1551 Henry III, duke of Anjou/king of Poland/France (1573/4-89)
  • 1655 Jan Luyts, Netherlands, scholar/physicist/mathematician/astronomer
  • 1714 Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress (d. 1786)
  • 1737 Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, born in , Annapolis, Province of Maryland, British America (d. 1832)

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1749 Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (The History of Astronomy), born in Amiens, France (d. 1822)

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician/Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
  • 1754 John Ross Key, commissioned officer in the Continental Army, judge, lawyer and the father of Francis Scott Key (d. 1821)
  • 1759 William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)
  • 1769 Joseph Comb, missionary to Molukkas
  • 1770 Johann G Repsold, German instrument maker
  • 1778 Henry Peter Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1868)
  • 1796 Hartley Coleridge, English poet (d. 1849)
  • 1799 René Caillé, French explorer (d. 1838)
  • 1800 William Wister McKean, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1865)
  • 1802 Louis Kossuth, Hungary, President of Hungary (1849)
  • 1803 Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1884)
  • 1811 Orson Pratt, American religious leader (d. 1881)
  • 1822 Joseph Rodman West, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1828 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1880)
  • 1867 Arthur Rackham, England, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
  • 1871 Fritz Schaudinn, German animal expert (examined syphilis)
  • 1882 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • 1888 J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Sarah Delany, author/teacher
  • 1894 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, writer (Kings Children)
  • 1898 Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)
  • 1902 Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian
  • 1904 Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)
  • 1904 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)
  • 1905 James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser
  • 1905 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor (d. 1982)
  • 1907 Lewis F Powell Jr, Va, Supreme Court justice (1972-87)
  • 1908 Mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)
  • 1908 Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu Karate (d. 1975)
  • 1909 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)

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1911 William Golding, English novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983), born in Newquay, Cornwall (d. 1993)

Nobel Laureate and Novelist William Golding
Nobel Laureate and Novelist
William Golding
  • 1914 Rogers Morton, US Secretary of Interior (1968-75), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1917 Joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer (Spinout, Big City)
  • 1919 Harry Shorto, linguist
  • 1921 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • 1922 Catherine Mary Hall, nurse
  • 1922 Damon [Francis] Knight, US, sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier)
  • 1926 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • 1926 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • 1926 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • 1929 10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector
  • 1929 Margaret S Roukema, (Rep-R-New Jersey, 1981- )
  • 1929 Timothy Colman, Engl manufacturer/multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman)
  • 1932 Mike Royko, journalist (Chic Daily News)/author (Boss), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935 Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader
  • 1935 Robert Kruger, (Sen-D Texas)
  • 1935 Thomas W Ewing, (Rep-R-Illinois)
  • 1935 Benjamin Hacker, American naval aviator (d. 2003)
  • 1941 Umberto Bossi, Italian politician
  • 1943 Chris Joyce, photographer
  • 1944 Anders Björck, Swedish politician
  • 1944 Jean Succar Kuri, Lebanese-born Mexican businessman
  • 1947 Steve Bartlett, (Rep-R-TX, 1983- )
  • 1947 Tanith Lee, British sci-fi author (Don't Bite the Sun), born in London
  • 1948 Michael Cooper, sodomizer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1949 Barry Scheck, American lawyer, co-founder Innocence Project
  • 1950 Joan Lunden, Fair Oaks California, news host (Good Morning America)
  • 1952 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician
  • 1957 Richard M Linnehan, astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1960 Loïc Bigois, French engineer
  • 1963 Alessandra Martines, Italian entertainer
  • 1964 Patrick Marber, British playwright
  • 1966 Soledad O'Brien, American journalist
  • 1966 Eric Robert Rudolph, American criminal
  • 1976 La Chanda Jenkins, Miss District of Columbia USA (1996)
  • 1978 Nigel Mitchell, Quizmania and Capital Disney presenter
  • 1983 Matt Wiman, American mixed martial artist