Birthdays in History on September 22

  • 130 Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar
  • 1290 Bilbo Baggins, (in Shire Reconning)

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1515 Anne of Cleves, Queen of England and 4th wife of Henry VIII, born in Dusseldorf, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1557)

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Anne of Cleves
  • 1547 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
  • 1601 Anna van Oostenrijk, queen of France/daughter of Philip III
  • 1606 Li Zicheng, Chinese rebel (d. 1645)
  • 1680 Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
  • 1694 Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752)
  • 1715 Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (d. 1786)
  • 1717 Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (d. 1783)
  • 1722 John Home, Scottish writer (d. 1808)
  • 1738 Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae)
  • 1741 Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim)
  • 1743 Quintin Craufurd, British author (d. 1819)
  • 1757 Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)
  • 1765 Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822)
  • 1788 Theodore Edward Hook, English author (d. 1841)
  • 1791 Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor
  • 1796 Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1880)
  • 1819 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
  • 1822 Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
  • 1827 John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • 1829 William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1829 Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883)
  • 1833 Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • 1849 John Godden, English explorer (Curacao)
  • 1864 Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love)
  • 1876 André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
  • 1878 Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese Prime Minister (1946-54), born in Yokosuka (d. 1967)
  • 1880 Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
  • 1880 Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
  • 1882 Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
  • 1885 Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940)
  • 1885 Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)
  • 1890 Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
  • 1895 Babette Deutsch, US poet (Animal vegetable mineral)
  • 1900 William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967)
  • 1900 Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1901 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher
  • 1902 F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds)
  • 1903 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971)
  • 1904 Ellen Church, American 1st female airline stewardess (United flight in 1930 from San Francisco to Cheyenne), born in Cresco, Iowa (d. 1965)
  • 1905 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1906 Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor
  • 1909 David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
  • 1918 Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose)
  • 1920 Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (d. 1945)
  • 1922 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
  • 1923 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
  • 1924 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
  • 1924 Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
  • 1927 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1928 Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
  • 1929 William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • 1930 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
  • 1931 Fay Weldon, British feminist
  • 1931 George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003)
  • 1931 Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
  • 1939 Junko Tabei, Japanese mountain-climber, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest, born in Miharu (d. 2016)
  • 1939 Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming)
  • 1939 Timothy E Wirth, (Rep-D-CO, 1975- )
  • 1939 Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007)
  • 1941 Jeremiah Wright, American pastor
  • 1942 Dick Pickering, trade unionist
  • 1942 William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24)
  • 1944 John Tanner, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
  • 1946 Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88)
  • 1946 Dan Baker, American public address announcer
  • 1947 Robert Morace, American writer
  • 1947 Norma McCorvey, American abortion activist (Jane Roe in Roe vs Wade) who later became pro-life, born in Simmesport, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • 1948 Bill Orton, (Rep-D-Utah)
  • 1948 Mark A P Phillips, British ex of princess Anne
  • 1948 Denis Burke, Australian politician
  • 1949 Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
  • 1949 Jim McGinty, Australian politician
  • 1952 Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia)
  • 1953 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • 1953 Geoff Gilpin, American author
  • 1955 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA, born in North Bergen, New Jersey
  • 1958 Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1958 Neil Cavuto, American television commentator
  • 1959 Pope Michael, American anti-pope
  • 1960 Scott Baio, Bkln, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped)
  • 1961 Dr. Liam Fox, British Conservative politician
  • 1962 Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer
  • 1969 Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991)
  • 1971 Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
  • 2007 Albert Windsor, descendant of British monarch