Famous Birthdays on November 10

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  • 745 Musa al-Kazim, Shia Imam, born in Al-Abwa, Medina (d. 799)
  • 1341 Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman, born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England (d. 1408)
  • 1433 Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy (1467-77), born in Dijon, France (d. 1477)
  • 1480 Bridget of York, English princess and nun, born in Eltham Palace, London (d. 1517)

Person of interestMartin Luther

1483 Martin Luther, German theologian and key figure in the Protestant Reformation, born in Eisleben, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1546)

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther
  • 1565 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex and favorite of Elizabeth I, born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1601)
  • 1565 Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish theologian and astronomer, born in Söderköping, Sweden (d. 1646)
  • 1577 Jacob Cats [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary and poet (Houwelyck), born in Brouwershaven, Netherlands (d. 1660)
  • 1620 Anne "Ninon" de l'Enclos, French patron of the arts, courtesan and writer, born in Paris, France (d. 1705)
  • 1636 Francesco Passarini, composer
  • 1668 Francois Couperin, French composer and organist (Concerts Royaux), born in Paris, France (d. 1733)
  • 1668 Louis III, Prince of Condé and Duke de Bourbon, born in Paris (d. 1710)
  • 1679 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, born in Teuchern, Germany (d. 1732)

Person of interestGeorge II

1683 George II [Georg August], King of Great Britain and Ireland, Elector of Hanover, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Germany (d. 1760)

King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
King of Great Britain and Ireland
George II
  • 1694 Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1768)
  • 1695 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (discovered Crab Nebula), born in Old Sarum, Wiltshire (d. 1771)

  • 1697 William Hogarth, English satiric painter and engraver (Rake's Progress), born in London (d. 1764)
  • 1704 Carlo Zuccari, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, nr Cremona (d. 1792)
  • 1710 Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish statesman, born in Walkendorf, Germany (d. 1792)
  • 1719 Georg Philipp Kress, composer
  • 1730 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish novelist and dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer), born in Kilkenny West, Ireland (d. 1774)
  • 1735 Granville Sharp, English abolitionist, born in Durham, England (d. 1813)
  • 1759 Frederich von Schiller, German poet and lyricist (Ode to Joy), born in Marbach am Neckar, Germany (d. 1805)
  • 1772 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, born in Prague Old Town (d. 1863)
  • 1786 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1868)
  • 1793 Jared Kirtland, American physician, naturalist and reformed penitentiaries, born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1877)
  • 1801 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer, born in Lugansk, Russian Empire (d. 1872)
  • 1801 Samuel Gridley Howe, United States physician, abolitionist, and advocate of education for the blind, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1876)
  • 1810 George Jennings, English sanitary engineer, born in Eling, Hampshire (d. 1882)
  • 1811 Louis Kufferath, German-Belgian composer, born in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (d. 1882)
  • 1819 Cyrus West Field, American financier noted for success of 1st transatlantic cable, born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts (d. 1892)
  • 1827 Alfred Howe Terry, American Major General (Union Army), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1890)
  • 1830 Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cabell County, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • 1833 Dobri Voynikov, Bulgarian teacher, playwright and journalist (The Phoney Civilization), born in Şumnu, Ottoman Empire (d. 1878)
  • 1834 Jose Hernandez, Argentine poet (MartinFierro), born in Chacra de Pueyrredon, Argentina (d. 1886)
  • 1834 Wager Swayne, American Colonel (Union Army), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1902)
  • 1844 Henry Eyster Jacobs, American Lutheran theologian, born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1932)

Person of interestJohn Thompson

1845 John Thompson, 4th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1892-94), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1894)

4th Prime Minister of Canada John Thompson
4th Prime Minister of Canada
John Thompson
  • 1846 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist and composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1906)
  • 1846 Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1897)
  • 1861 Robert T. A. Innes, Scottish astronomer (Proxima Centauri), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1933)

  • 1864 Alexandre Levy, Brazilian composer and pianist, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1892)
  • 1868 Gichin Funakoshi, Japanese martial artist, Father of Japanese Shotokan Karatedo, born in Shuri, Okinawa, Japan (d. 1957)
  • 1871 Winston Churchill, American author (Crisis, Crossing), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1947)
  • 1873 Henri Rabnaud, French composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France (d. 1949)
  • 1875 Maude Eburne, Canadian actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), born in Bronte-on-the-Lake, Ontario (d. 1960)
  • 1879 Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, American poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1931)
  • 1879 Patrick Pearse, Irish poet, nationalist and political activist, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1916)
  • 1880 Aart A van Schelven, Dutch church historian (Willem of Orange)
  • 1880 Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • 1882 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer and literary (Donauweibchen), born in Maribor, Slovenia (d. 1971)
  • 1883 Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, born in Ivanovice na Hané, Czech Republic (d. 1951)
  • 1884 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet and author (Bird Phoenix), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1965)
  • 1885 Esther Dale, American actress (The Awful Truth, Unfinished Business), born in Beaufort, South Carolina (d. 1961)
  • 1887 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist and author (Erziehung vor Verdun), born in Glogau, Silesia, Germany (d. 1968)
  • 1888 Andrej Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, born in Pustomazovo, Russia (d. 1972)
  • 1888 Hugh Wakefield, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Blithe Spirit), born in Wanstead, England (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Claude Rains, British actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca), born in London, England (d. 1967)
  • 1891 Carl Stalling, American film composer, born in Lexington, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • 1893 John P. Marquand, American writer (The Late George Apley), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1960)
  • 1895 John Knudsen Northrop, American aircraft designer (Northrop Air), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • 1896 Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
  • 1902 Antonio Maria Valencia, Colombian composer, born in Cali, Colombia (d. 1952)
  • 1902 Murk Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao)
  • 1904 Steven Geray, American actor (French Line), born in Ungvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1906 Josef Kramer, German concentration camp Commandant dubbed "The Beast of Belsen", born in Munich, Germany (d. 1945)

Person of interestJane Froman

1907 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

Singer Jane Froman
Jane Froman
  • 1907 John Moore, English author (Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1967)
  • 1908 Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross during World War II, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian, born in Ulyanovsk, Russia (d. 1970)
  • 1911 Harry Andrews, English actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha), born in Kent, England (d. 1989)
  • 1912 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer ( Grupo de los cuatro), born in Cuerámaro, Guanajuato (d. 1982)
  • 1913 Alvaro Cunhal, Portuguese politician and writer, born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 2005)
  • 1916 Billy May, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1916 Guido Turchi, Italian composer (Invettiva), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2010)
  • 1918 Ernst Fischer, German chemist (Nobel 1973), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2007)
  • 1918 Jack McCoy, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1918 Martin Hanley, South African cricketer (took 1-88 with off-spin in Test for South Africa), born in Aliwal North, Cape Province (d. 2000)
  • 1918 Oda Blinder, [Yolanda Corsen], Antillean poetess (Doorstep)
  • 1919 Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
  • 1919 Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire), born in Musumba (d. 1969)
  • 1919 George Fenneman, American radio and TV announcer (You Bet Your Life), born in Peking China (d. 1997)

Person of interestMikhail Kalashnikov

1919 Mikhail Kalashnikov, Russian general and inventor of the AK-47, born in Kurya, Kuryinsky District, Altai Krai, Russia (d. 2013)

  • 1919 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), born in Paris, France (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1920 Rafael del Pino, Spanish entrepreneur
  • 1924 Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, born in Ashley, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales (d. 1984)
  • 1927 Jacob Pleydell-Bouvery 8th earl of Radnor/art collector
  • 1928 Ennio Morricone, composer/musician, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1928 William Staveley, British admiral
  • 1929 Marilyn Bergman, American composer and songwriter
  • 1929 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • 1929 W. E. B. Griffin [William Edmund Butterworth], American best-selling author (Clandestine Operations, The Lieutenants), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • 1930 Norma Crane, American actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1930 Clarence M Pendleton Jr, chairman of US comm on Civil Rights (1981-88)
  • 1930 Gene Conley, MLB player/NBA player
  • 1931 Toma Prosev, Macedonian composer, born in Skopje
  • 1931 Don Henderson, British actor (The XYY Man, Strangers), born in Leytonstone, Essex (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • 1933 Seymour Nurse, cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 258 v NZ 1969)
  • 1933 Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
  • 1933 Mack Rice, musician and songwriter (Mustang Sally), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer
  • 1934 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas
  • 1935 Pippa Scott, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935 Ronald Ellwin Evans, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 17), born in St. Francis, Kansas
  • 1935 Igor Dmitrievich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist
  • 1935 Bernard Babior, American biochemist
  • 1937 Albert Hall, Boothton Alabama, actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4)
  • 1938 H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)

  • 1939 Tommy "Bubba" Facenda, American rock and roll artist (High School U.S.A.), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1939 Russell Means, Native American activist, actor, writer, and musician, born in Porcupine, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2012)
  • 1940 Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
  • 1941 John Geoghegan, Silver Star recipient (d. 1965)
  • 1942 Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor

Person of interestRobert F. Engle

1942 Robert F. Engle, American economist and 2003 Nobel laureate for economic time series analysis, born in Syracuse, New York

Economist Robert F. Engle
Robert F. Engle
  • 1942 Hans-Rudolf Merz, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1943 Saxby Chambliss, American politician
  • 1943 George Sauer, Jr., AFL player (New York Jets), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Dave Loggins, singer (Please come to Boston)

Person of interestTim Rice

1944 Tim Rice, English lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Lyricist Tim Rice
Tim Rice
  • 1944 Silvestre Reyes, American politician
  • 1945 Donna Fargo, NC, country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA)
  • 1946 Alaina Reed, actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • 1946 Bill Bryson, American singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1946 David Stockman, Reagan's ex-budget director
  • 1946 Jack Ketchum [Dallas William Mayr], American horror fiction author (Off Season, Red, The Woman), born in Livingston, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • 1946 Roy Thomas Baker, English record producer
  • 1947 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
  • 1947 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • 1947 Glen Buxton, American musician and composer (Alice Cooper), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1948 Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao)
  • 1948 Aaron Brown, American broadcast journalist
  • 1948 Hugh Moffatt, American songwriter
  • 1949 Ann Reinking, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1950 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (d. 2005)
  • 1951 Morris Hatalsky, American professional golfer, born in San Diego, California
  • 1952 Pat Severs, country singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • 1952 Gerry DiNardo, American football coach
  • 1954 Mario Cipollina, California, rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1955 Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)
  • 1955 James Chapman, American novelist
  • 1955 Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director
  • 1956 Matt Craven, actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • 1956 Sinbad, comedian and actor (Different World, At the Apollo)
  • 1956 Sinbad, [David Adkins], Benton Harbor MI, actor (1st Kid, Vibe)
  • 1956 Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian entrepreneur and activist
  • 1957 Chris Joyce, British drummer (Simply Red), born in Chorlton, Manchester
  • 1957 Jodi Anderson, US long jump champ (1978-81), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1958 George Lowe, American voice actor
  • 1958 Massimo Morsello, Italian singer
  • 1958 Brooks Williams, American musician
  • 1958 Stephen Herek, American film director
  • 1959 Frank Maudsley, rock bassist/vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • 1959 MacKenzie Phillips, American actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1959 Linda Cohn, American sports reporter
  • 1960 Lee Cross Rinker, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-6th), born in Stuart, Flordia
  • 1960 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1960 Dan Hawkins, American college football coach
  • 1961 Ramona Pagel, shot putter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Rudolf Grimm, Austrian physics professor ( Bose–Einstein condensation of molecules), born in Mannheim, West Germany
  • 1961 John Walton, English darts player
  • 1962 Cathy Boswell, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1963 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Hugh Bonneville, English actor
  • 1964 Jushin Liger, [Keiichi Yamada], wrestler (WCW/NJPW)
  • 1964 Keith Lockhart, infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • 1964 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1964 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1964 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete
  • 1965 Eddie Irvine, Irish auto racer (runner-up World F1 Championship 1999), born in Newtownards, Northern Ireland
  • 1965 Jamie Dixon, American basketball coach
  • 1965 Sean Hughes, Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2017)
  • 1966 Vanessa Angel, actress (Weird Science, Kingpin), born in London, England
  • 1966 Kyle Kopp, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1966 Bill DeMott, American professional wrestler
  • 1967 Donya Fiorentino, US model, born in Key Largo, Florida
  • 1967 Jed Roberts, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967 Michael Jai White, American actor and martial artist (Spawn), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967 Vivian Chow, Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • 1968 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1968 Jeffrey Kooistra, soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC)
  • 1968 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968 Lonnie Marts, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1968 Steve Brookstein, English X Factor winner
  • 1969 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1969 Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1969 Ed Ward, Edmonton, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969 Rod Milstead, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • 1969 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer
  • 1969 Ellen Pompeo, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Everett, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Jens Lehmann, German footballer
  • 1970 Trent Dimas, NM, gymnast (Olympic gold 1992, 96)
  • 1970 Warren G, American rapper
  • 1970 Freddy Loix, Belgian rally driver
  • 1971 Butch Huskey, infielder (NY Mets), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • 1971 Jennifer McFalls, US softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1971 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)