Famous Birthdays on March 13

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  • 1372 Louis I, Duke of Orléans, Brother of Charles VI of France, born in Paris (d. 1407)
  • 1548 Sasbout Vosmeer, Dutch Catholic theologist and apostole vicar, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1614)
  • 1585 Federico Cesi, Italian naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, 1603, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1630)
  • 1599 Johannes Berchmans, Dutch Jesuit and Roman Catholic saint, born in Diest, Seventeen Provinces (d. 1621)
  • 1615 Innocent XII [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700), born in Spinazzola, Italy (d. 1700)
  • 1683 John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-British natural philosopher and freemason, born in La Rochelle, France (d. 1744)
  • 1696 Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, French marshal and statesman, 3rd Duke of Richilieu, born in Paris (d. 1788)
  • 1700 James Kent, English composer, born in Winchester (d. 1776)
  • 1700 Michel Blavet, French composer, born in Besançon (d. 1768)
  • 1712 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, born in Türkheim an der Wertach (d. 1771)
  • 1719 John Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal, born in Oundle, Northamptonshire (d. 1797)
  • 1720 Charles Bonnet, Swiss naturalist and writer, born in Geneva (d. 1793)
  • 1741 Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1764-90), born in Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria (d. 1790)
  • 1744 David Allan, Scottish painter, born in Alloa, Scotland (d. 1796)
  • 1746 Maurus Haberhauer, Czech composer, born in Svitavy, Czech Republic (d. 1799)
  • 1763 Guillaume Brune, French marshal, born in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France (d. 1815)

Person of interestCharles Grey

1764 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1830-34), born in Fallodon, Northumberland, England (d. 1845)

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
  • 1767 Heinrich Domnich, German hornist and composer, born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1844)
  • 1768 Charles Louis Willem Josef van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant, born in Haelen, Netherlands (d. 1841)
  • 1770 Daniel Lambert, English gaol keep and famous for his unusually large size (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death), born in Blue Boar Lane, Leicester (d. 1809)
  • 1779 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • 1781 Karl Friedrich Schinkel, German architect, city planner and painter (Altes Museum, Neue Wache), born in Neuruppin, Margraviate of Brandenburg (d. 1841)
  • 1798 Abigail Fillmore, American 1st lady (1850-53), born in Stillwater, New York (d. 1853)
  • 1815 James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist, born in Milton, Pennsylvania (d. 1911)
  • 1818 Albion Parris Howe, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Standish, Maine (d. 1897)
  • 1820 Louis Hébert, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and civil engineer, born in Iberville Parish, Louisiana (d. 1901)
  • 1822 Moritz von Strachwitz, German poet, born in Peterwitz, Silesia (d. 1847)
  • 1832 Alberto Randegger, Italian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1911)
  • 1850 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, Spanish composer, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (d. 1939)

Person of interestPercival Lowell

1855 Percival "Percy" Lowell, American astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

Astronomer Percival Lowell
Astronomer
Percival Lowell
  • 1858 Maximilien Luce, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1941)
  • 1859 Ivo Bligh, British noble (8th Earl of Darnley) and cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83), born in Westminster, London (d. 1927)
  • 1860 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer, born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia (d. 1903)
  • 1862 Vasiliy Metallov, Russian composer and musical historian, born in Saratov, Russian Empire (d. 1926)
  • 1864 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter, born in Torzhok, Russia (d. 1941)
  • 1870 Albert Meyer, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1929-38), born in Fällanden, Switzerland (d. 1953)
  • 1872 Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist and editor of the New York Evening Post, born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1949)
  • 1875 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1959)
  • 1881 Balthazar Huibrecht Verhagen, Dutch dramatist and writer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1950)
  • 1883 Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1926)
  • 1884 Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1962)
  • 1884 Hugh S Walpole, British novelist and playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 1941)
  • 1884 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926), born in Świecie, Poland (d. 1941)
  • 1886 Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • 1886 Home Run Baker [John Franklin Baker], American baseball player, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series), born in Trappe, Maryland (d. 1963)
  • 1887 Carlos Isamitt, Chilean composer, born in Rengo, Chile (d. 1974)
  • 1890 Michael Taube, Polish composer, born in Lodz, Poland (1972)
  • 1890 Fritz Busch, German conductor, born in Siegen, Province of Westphalia (d. 1951)
  • 1892 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • 1892 Janet Flanner, American journalist (New Yorker), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1978)
  • 1896 Dorothy Aldis, American children's writer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)

  • 1897 Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant, born in Charleroi, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • 1897 William Herald, Australian swimmer (Olympic-1920), born in Glebe, New South Wales (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Josie Sedgwick, American actress (The Best Man, Queen of the Round-Up), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1973)
  • 1899 Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgarian composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1978)
  • 1899 Jan Lechoń [Leszek Józef Serafinowicz], Polish poet, born in Warsaw, Congress Poland (d. 1956)
  • 1899 John Van Vleck, American physicist, mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1980)
  • 1901 Paul Fix, American actor (Rifleman), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1904 Henry Iliffe Cozens, English Royal Air Force pilot, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Mircea Eliade, Romanian religious historian (Le Yoga) and author, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1986) [O.S. 02-28]
  • 1907 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher and historian (d. 1996)
  • 1907 Maria Pia de Braganca, Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, born in Lisbon (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Frank Wilcox, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies), born in De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri (d. 1974)
  • 1907 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), born in Berlin (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Helen Sinclair Glatz, English composer, born in Border country in England (d. 1996)
  • 1908 Paul Stewart, American actor (Citizen Kane, Kiss Me Deadly), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1908 Walter Annenberg, American publisher (Triangle-TV Guide) and philanthropist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2002)
  • 1909 Gilbert Inglefield, British architect and Mayor of London (1967-68) (d. 1991)
  • 1910 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • 1910 Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (Gertrud, Hooray for the Blue Hussars), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1985)
  • 1911 Jose Ardevol, Cuban composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1981)
  • 1911 L. Ron Hubbard, American sci-fi writer (Death Quest) and founder of the Scientology cult, born in Tilden, Nebraska (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, born in Schaffhausen (d. 1968)
  • 1912 Igor Youskevitch, Russian-Ukrainian ballet dancer, born in Pyriatyn, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine (d. 1994)
  • 1912 James Friell, Scottish political cartoonist (Daily Worker), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)

Person of interestWilliam Casey

1913 William J. Casey, American head of the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey
  • 1913 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (O blofatzis, Anna of Rhodes), born in Athen, Greeces (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Sergey Mikhalkov, Soviet writer and poet, born in Moscow (d. 2009) [NS]
  • 1913 Sir Reo Stakis, Anglo-Cypriot hotel magnate (d. 2001)
  • 1914 Carl-Olof Anderberg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1972)
  • 1914 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, born in Cardiff (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Edward O'Hare, American naval aviator of the U.S. Navy, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1943)
  • 1914 W.O. Mitchell, Canadian writer (Who Has Seen the Wind?), born in Weyburn, Canada (d. 1998)
  • 1916 Lindy Boggs [Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs], American political administrator, born in New Roads, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • 1916 Jacque Fresco, American industrial designer and founder of the Venus Project, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1917 Ina Ray Hutton, American orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • 1917 Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author
  • 1918 George McAfee, American football player, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears), born in Corbin, Kentucky (d. 2009)
  • 1919 Faye Glenn Abdellah, American pioneer in nursing research and US government official (health services), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1920 Frans van der Elst, Belgian attorney and MP (Volksunie), born in Neder-Over-Heembeek, Belgium (d. 1997)
  • 1920 Ralph J Roberts, American businessman and founder of Comcast, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1921 Al Jaffee, American comic strip cartoonist and illustrator (MAD Magazine), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1921 Cyril Poole, English cricketer (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Brun Smith, New Zealand cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's), born in Rangiora, New Zealand (d. 1997)
  • 1922 Jim Rodger, sports writer
  • 1923 William F. Bolger, 65th Postmaster General of the United States, born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • 1925 Bertha Tickey, American softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973), born in Dinuba, California (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Roy Haynes, American jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1926 F. H. McClintock, British criminologist, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1927 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet, born in Curacao, Costa Rica (d. 1994)
  • 1927 Robert Denning, American interior designer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Jim Slater, British financier and writer, born in Heswall, Cheshire (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Peter Breck, American actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
  • 1929 Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • 1929 Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • 1930 Jan Howard [Lula Grace Johnson], American country music singer, born in West Plains, Missouri
  • 1930 Blue [Richard Allen] Mitchell, American jazz musician (Riverside, Blue Note), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1979)
  • 1930 Doug Harvey, American National League umpire (Baseball Hall of Fame 2010), born in South Gate, California (d. 2018)
  • 1931 Marc Dessauvage, Belgian architect, born in Moorslede, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • 1931 Rosalind Elias, American mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1931 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, German actor, director and writer (Solo Sunday), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1933 Frank H. Murkowski, American politician, U.S. Senator from Alaska (1981-2002), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1933 Mike Stoller, American composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York
  • 1933 Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), born in Florence County, South Carolina (d. 1991)
  • 1934 Barry Hughart, American author of fantasy novels (Bridge of Birds), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1935 Don Nute, American actor, born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • 1935 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • 1935 Leslie Parrish, American actress and activist, born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • 1935 Michael Walzer, American political theorist, born in New York
  • 1935 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Fofó Iosefa Fiti Sunia, Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from American Samoa, born in Fagasá, Pago Pago
  • 1937 Terence "Terry" Cox, British musician (Pentangle, Duffy's Nucleus, Humblebums), born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • 1938 Hans-Joachim Hespos, German composer, born in Emden, Germany
  • 1938 Jean-Claude Risset, French composer, born in Le Puy-en-Velay, France (d. 2016)
  • 1938 Joe Bellino, American footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 1938 Patricia W Amicone, educator/midwife
  • 1938 Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer (Piece Of My Heart), born in Shelby, Mississippi (d. 2002)
  • 1939 Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Candi [Canzetta Maria] Staton, American gospel singer (Young Hearts Run Free), born in Hanceville, Alabama
  • 1941 Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian prominent poet and writer, born in al-Birwa, Galilee (d. 2008)
  • 1942 Dave Cutler, American software engineer, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1942 William "Bill" Curbishley, British music and film producer and band manager (The Who, Judas Priest, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant), born in London, England
  • 1942 Geoffrey Hayes, British TV presenter and actor (Rainbow, Z-Cars), born in Stockport, England
  • 1943 André Téchiné, French director and screenwriter (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous), born in Valence-d'Agen, Tarn-et-Garonne, France
  • 1945 Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician, born in Stalino, USSR
  • 1946 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1947 Lesley Collier, English ballet dancer, born in Orpington, England
  • 1947 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
  • 1947 Beat Richner, Swiss physician (founder of children's hospitals in Cambodia) and cellist, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1948 Robert S. Woods, American actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons), born in Maywood, California
  • 1949 Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver, born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan (d. 1974)
  • 1949 Julia Migenes, American soprano, born in NYC, New York
  • 1950 Bernard Julien, West Indies cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's), born in Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1950 Joe Bugner, Hungarian-British-Australian boxer (European Champ 1971), born in Szőreg, Hungary
  • 1950 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • 1950 William H. Macy, American actor (Homicide, Water Engine), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1950 Charles Krauthammer, American conservative political commentator and psychiatrist (The Washington Post), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1951 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1952 Wolfgang Rihm, German composer, born in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1953 Andy Bean, American PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978), born in LaFayette, Georgia
  • 1953 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954 Robin Duke, Canadian actress and comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955 Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1955 Olga Rukavishnikova, Soviet pentathlete (Olympic silver 1980), born in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk
  • 1955 Patricia J. Engfer, General manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1955 Bruno Conti, Italian footballer and manager, born in Nettuno, Rome
  • 1956 Dana Delany, American actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJamie Dimon

1956 Jamie Dimon, American business executive and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, born in NYC, New York

CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon
CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Jamie Dimon
  • 1957 Steve Lake, American baseball player, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1957 John Hoeven, American politician, governor of North Dakota, born in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • 1958 Debi Nicolle Johnson, playmate (October, 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • 1958 Rick Lazio, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York, born in Amityville, New York
  • 1959 Dirk Wellham, Australian cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut), born in Marrickville, Sydney
  • 1959 Ronnie Rogers, British guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul), born in Shrewsbury, England
  • 1959 Kathy Hilton, American socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nikki Hilton and Paris Hilton, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow), born in Chinnor, England
  • 1960 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist, born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • 1960 Joe Ranft, American screenwriter and animator (Toy Story, Cars), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2005)
  • 1961 Cor Lems, Dutch soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90), born in Rotterdam, Netherlansds
  • 1962 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1963 Mariano Duncan, infielder (NY Yankees), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1963 Vance Johnson, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1964 Will Clark, American MLB first baseman (San Francisco Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966 Akira Nogami, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Narashino, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1966 Tine Scheuer-Larsen, Danish tennis star, born in Ølstykke, Denmark
  • 1967 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Satu Huotari, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Oulu, Finland
  • 1967 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (murdered in World Cup aftermath), born in Medellín, Colombia (d. 1994)
  • 1968 Christopher Collett, American actor (Manhattan Project), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Chris Zorich, American NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969 Kevin Kaminski, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Churchbridge, Canada
  • 1970 Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Michael Arrington, American founder of blog TechCrunch, born in Orange, California
  • 1971 Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver and kick returner (Chicago Bears), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971 Chen Li-Ling, Chinese tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX), born in Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • 1971 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996), born in Casino, New South Wales
  • 1971 Ralf Kleinmann, American football player from Germany, born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1971 Robert Samuels, West Indian cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1971 Ryan Hayden, American athlete, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1971 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • 1971 Tracy Wells, American actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere), born in Encino, Los Angeles
  • 1971 Annabeth Gish, American actress (Shag, Hiding Out), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1971 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist (The Hipster Handbook), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1972 Avrom Smith, American football player (London Monarchs)
  • 1972 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants), born in Whippany, New Jersey
  • 1972 Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
  • 1972 Shea Olliff, Miss America-Georgia (1997), born in Augusta, Georgia