On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 9 (Part 2)

  • 1977 Mikael Silvestre, French footballer (Manchester United), born in Chambray-lès-Tours, France
  • 1977 Jason Frasor, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977 Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player (Washington Mystics), born in Queens, New York
  • 1977 Adewale Ogunleye, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977 Aldona Nawrocka, Polish pianist, composer and educator, born in Rzeszów, Poland
  • 1979 Alizah Allen, American figure skater (1997 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980 Ryu Seung-beom, South Korean actor (The Unjust), born in Asan, South Korea
  • 1981 Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
  • 1982 Tyson Gay, American sprinter, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1983 Ashley Johnson, American actress (Chrissy-Growing Pains), born in Camarillo, California
  • 1983 Shane O'Brien, Canadian hockey player, born in Port Hope, Ontario
  • 1984 Saori Horii, Japanese gravure idol, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1985 Luca Filippi, Italian racing driver, born in Savigliano, Italy
  • 1985 Hayley Peirsol, American swimmer, born in Orange County, california
  • 1985 JaMarcus Russell, American football player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1985 Anna Kendrick, American actress and singer (Pitch Perfect), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1987 Noonie Bao [Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius], Swedish pop songwriter and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1989 Stefano Okaka Chuka, Italian footballer, born in Castiglione del Lago, Italy
  • 1990 Adelaide Kane, Australian actress (Reign), born in Claremont, Australia
  • 1991 Hansika Motwani, Indian actress ( Desamuduru), born in Bombay, India
  • 1994 King Von [Dayvon Bennett], American rapper and songwriter ("Cazy Story"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 2000 Arlo Parks [Anaïs Marinho], British singer-songwriter (Collapsed in Sunbeams - 2021 Mercury Prize)