Famous Birthdays on June 10

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 244

  • 1213 Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher
  • 1613 Johann Georg II, elect of Saxon (1656-80)
  • 1630 Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1632 Esprit Fléchier, French writer and bishop (d. 1710)
  • 1637 Jacques Marquette, jesuit/missionary founder (Chicago)
  • 1657 James Cragg the Elder, British politician (d. 1721)
  • 1688 James Francis Edward Stuart 'The old Pretender', claimed thrones of England and Scotland as James III/James VIII (d. 1766)
  • 1710 James Short, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768)
  • 1735 John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
  • 1753 William Eustis, 12th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
  • 1781 Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer
  • 1782 Amable-G-P B de Barante, French politician/historian
  • 1790 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer
  • 1803 Henry Darcy, French scientist (d. 1858)
  • 1804 Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (d. 1884)
  • 1808 Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)

  • 1819 J D Gustave Courbet, French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
  • 1822 John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (Astor Estate holdings), born in New York (d. 1890)
  • 1825 Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier (d. 1897)
  • 1825 Princess Hildegard of Bavaria d. 1864
  • 1831 W. A. Remy [Wilhelm Mayer], Austro-Bohemian composer (d. 1898)
  • 1832 Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India)
  • 1832 Nikolaus A Otto, German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
  • 1834 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
  • 1835 Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian
  • 1835 Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane
  • 1835 Rebecca Latimer Felton, U.S. Senator (d. 1930)
  • 1836 Yamaoka Tesshu, Japanese swordsman/master of kendo
  • 1838 Meyer van Beem, Dutch actor (Mottige Janus, Black Venus), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • 1839 Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)
  • 1840 Thomas Fentress Toon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
  • 1840 Theodor Philipsen Danish painter (d. 1920)
  • 1843 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • 1844 Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1914)
  • 1844 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
  • 1859 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
  • 1861 Joseph Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem), born in Roermond, the Netherlands (d. 1949)
  • 1861 Pierre Duhem, French naturalist, philosopher and historian, born in Paris (d. 1916)
  • 1862 Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress and writer (Rocky Mountain Mystery, The Heart of Maryland), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1937)
  • 1863 Louis M A Couperus, Dutch poet/writer (Eline Vere)
  • 1865 Frederick A Cook, American explorer, claimed to have 1st discovered North Pole, born in Callicoon, New York (d. 1940)

  • 1869 Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary/headed La Gazette
  • 1879 Benjamin Lambord, composer
  • 1880 Margit Kaffka, Hungarian writer (Colors and Years), born in Nagykároly (d. 1918)
  • 1882 Neville Henderson, British diplomat
  • 1884 Leone Sextus Tollemache, British Army captain who was incorrectly alleged to have the longest English surname on record (Leone Sextus Denys Oswolf Fraudatifilius Tollemache-Tollemache de Orellana Plantagenet Tollemache-Tollemache), born in Lincolnshire, England (d. 1917)
  • 1886 Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
  • 1888 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)
  • 1889 Cliff Clark, American actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1890 Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
  • 1890 Powell Weaver, composer
  • 1890 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Hell to Eternity), born in Minamibōsō, Chiba, Japan (d. 1973)
  • 1891 Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru the Tulips)
  • 1893 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor
  • 1894 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
  • 1895 Immanuel Velikovsky, writer (Worlds in Collision)

Person of interestHattie McDaniel

1895 Hattie McDaniel, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Mammy-Gone With The Wind), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1952)

  • 1898 Virginia Valli [McSweeney], American actress (Pleasure Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • 1899 Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS)
  • 1900 Henri Bruning, Dutch literary
  • 1901 Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1902 Gaston Brenta, composer
  • 1902 J Wouterus van Dieren, Dutch biologist (Terschelling)
  • 1903 Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer and actor (Africa Screams, The Big Cage), born in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1903 Theo Lingen, German director and actor (M, Charm of La Boheme), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1906 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • 1907 Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • 1908 Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)
  • 1908 Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)
  • 1909 Erwin Dressel, composer
  • 1910 Howlin' Wolf, [Chester Arthur Burnett], harmonica (Big City Blues)
  • 1910 Frank Demaree, American MLB outfielder (2-time All Star), born in Winters, California (d. 1958)
  • 1910 Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
  • 1911 C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
  • 1911 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), born in Leominster, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • 1911 Terence Rattigan, playwright (Winslow Boy, Browning Version)
  • 1912 Leslie Brown, Bishop (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich)
  • 1912 William Gordon Harris, civil engineer
  • 1912 Jean Lesage, Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)
  • 1913 John Edmunds, composer
  • 1913 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
  • 1913 Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
  • 1913 Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
  • 1913 Wilbur J. Cohen, American pioneer of social security, worked on the New Deal, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1914 Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist

Person of interestSaul Bellow

1915 Saul Bellow, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2005)

Novelist Saul Bellow
Novelist
Saul Bellow
  • 1915 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1916 Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
  • 1917 William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
  • 1918 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), born in Shoreditch, London (d. 2009)
  • 1919 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
  • 1919 Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Negotiator and community leader (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Zbynek Vostrak, composer

Person of interestPrince Philip

1921 Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and consort of Great Britain's Elizabeth II, born in Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip
  • 1921 Jean Robic, French cyclist (d. 1980)

Person of interestJudy Garland

1922 Judy Garland [Frances Gumm], American actress and singer (The Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1922 Rose Mofford, American politician, 1st female Governor of Arizona (1988-1991), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Robert Maxwell, [Jan Hoch], Czech, billionaire/CEO (NY Daily News)
  • 1925 Don Costa, actor (Impossible Years, Soul of Nigger Charlie)
  • 1925 Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)
  • 1926 June Haver [Stovenour], American actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Lionel Jeffries, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Camelot), born in Forest Hill, London (d. 2010)
  • 1926 Willem Oltmans, Dutch journalist (Outlawed, Free as a Bird)
  • 1927 Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
  • 1927 Lin Yang-kang, Chinese politician
  • 1927 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Eugene Parker, American solar astrophysicist (Parker Space Probe named after him)
  • 1928 Asher Wallfish, journalist
  • 1928 Maurice Sendak, American author and illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2005)
  • 1929 James "Jim" McDivitt, American Brigadier General and astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1929 Vasile Herman, composer
  • 1929 Ian McCahon Sinclair, Australian politician
  • 1929 Edward O Wilson, American sociobiologist, world’s leading authority on ants, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1931 Jim [Purvis] Ferree Jr, Pine Bluff NC, PGA golfer (1958 Vancouver)
  • 1931 João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
  • 1932 Gardner McKay, American actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932 George Burns, British TV host
  • 1932 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
  • 1932 Branko Lustig, film producer
  • 1933 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • 1933 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
  • 1934 Nicolas Roussakis, composer
  • 1934 Paul Gibson, British high court judge
  • 1935 Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
  • 1935 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
  • 1936 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • 1937 Richard Foreman, American theatrical director (Daily Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939 Guy Harwood, horse trainer
  • 1940 John William Stevens, jazz drummer
  • 1941 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941 Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
  • 1941 Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1941 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1942 Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)
  • 1942 Preston Manning, Canadian politician
  • 1943 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)
  • 1944 Rick Price, rocker (Move)
  • 1945 Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
  • 1946 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • 1947 Ken Singleton, baseball player (Orioles), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1949 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 1949 John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
  • 1951 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951 Dan Fouts, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1951 Vicky Latta, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1953 John Edwards, American politician and lawyer
  • 1954 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1955 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1956 Georg Borwin, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • 1956 E. V. V. Satyanarayana, Indian Telugu film director, screenwriter and producer, born in Dommeru Village, India (d. 2011)
  • 1957 Lindsay Hoyle, British politician
  • 1957 Hidetsugu Aneha, Japanese architect
  • 1959 Timothy Van Patten, American actor (White Shadow, Master), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959 Eliot Spitzer, American politician (Governor of New York 2007-8), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1959 Carlo Ancelotti, A.C. Milan coach
  • 1960 Balakrishna Nandamuri, Indian actor
  • 1961 Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
  • 1961 Kim Deal, American musician (Pixies), (The Breeders)
  • 1961 Kelley Deal, American musician (The Breeders)
  • 1962 Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1962 Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
  • 1962 Floris Jansen, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
  • 1962 Gina Gershon, American actress
  • 1962 Vincent Perez, Swiss actor
  • 1962 Akie Abe, current First Lady of Japan
  • 1963 Brad Henry, American politician (current Oklahoma governor)
  • 1963 Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
  • 1964 Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • 1964 Ben Daniels, British actor
  • 1965 Claudio Mezzadri, Swiss tennis star

Person of interestElizabeth Hurley

1965 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • 1965 Vincent Perez, actor (The Crow-City of Angels)
  • 1966 Doug McKeon, NJ, actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial)
  • 1966 David Platt, English footballer
  • 1967 Human Beatbox, [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • 1967 Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
  • 1968 Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1968 Susan Haskell, actress (Marty-One Life to Live, Strictly Business)

Person of interestBill Burr

1968 Bill Burr, American comedian and podcaster (F Is for Family, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way), born in Canton, Massachusetts

Comedian and Podcaster Bill Burr
Comedian and Podcaster
Bill Burr
  • 1968 Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
  • 1968 The D.O.C., American rapper
  • 1969 Fred Foggie, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969 Kate Snow, American TV journalist
  • 1970 David Wilson, WLAF safety (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1970 Laurel Korholz, La Jolla California, rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1970 Mike Doughty, American singer
  • 1971 DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1971 Jeff Rodgers, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1971 Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1971 Bobby Jindal, American politician; Louisiana Congressman, Governor
  • 1971 Joel Hailey, American singer
  • 1971 Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • 1972 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972 Edward Reevey, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 SC Intercol), born in St John, New Brunswick