Famous Birthdays on November 13

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 226

  • 354 Augustine of Hippo, North African Christian theologian and philosopher, born in Thagaste, Numidia (d. 430)

Person of interestEdward III

1312 Edward III, King of England (1327-77) noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority, born in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England (d. 1377)

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III
  • 1486 Johann Eck, German Scholastic theologian and early counter-reformer against Lutheran challenges, born in Egg, Swabia (d. 1543)
  • 1504 Philip I (the Generous), Landgrave of Hesse and important early protestant ruler, born in Marburg, Landgraviate of Hesse, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1567)
  • 1559 Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1621)
  • 1572 Cyril Lucaris, Greek theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople, born in Heraklion, Greece (d. 1638)
  • 1663 Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, German musician and composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1712)
  • 1679 Thomas Philip Wallrad de Hénin-Liétard d'Alsace, Cardinal- Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1759)
  • 1699 Jan Zach, Czech composer, born in Čelákovice, Bohemia (d. 1773) baptism date
  • 1710 Charles Simon Favart, French dramatist, born in Paris (d. 1792)
  • 1714 William Shenstone, English poet, born in Leasowes, England (d. 1763)
  • 1715 Dorothea Erxleben, German first female medical doctor, born in Quedlinburg, Germany (d. 1762)
  • 1718 Anton Laube, Bohemian composer, born in Brüx (d. 1784)

Person of interestJohn Dickinson

1732 John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania, born in Talbot County, Maryland (d. 1808)

Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson
Founding Father of the United States
John Dickinson
  • 1759 Timothy Olmstead, early American composer (d. 1848)
  • 1760 Jiaqing, 5th Emperor of Qing Dynasty, born in Beijing (d. 1820)
  • 1782 Esaias Tegnér, Swedish writer (Frithjof's Saga), born in Kyrkerud, Sweden (d. 1846)
  • 1785 Caroline Lamb, English aristocrat, author (Glenarvon), wife of William Lamb, lover of Lord Byron (d. 1828)
  • 1789 Martin de Ron, composer
  • 1792 Edward John Trelawny, English traveler and author (Adv of Younger Son), born in London (d. 1881)
  • 1801 Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Queen consort of Prussia (1840-61), born in Munich (d. 1873)
  • 1801 Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Queen of Saxony, born in Munich (d. 1877)
  • 1804 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), born in Sampson County, North Carolina (d. 1880)
  • 1809 John A. Dahlgren, US Navy officer and inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1870)
  • 1811 Yuri Karlovich Arnold, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Petrograd (d. 1898)
  • 1813 John Wolcott Phelps, American abolitionist, author and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Guilford, Vermont (d. 1885)
  • 1813 Peter II, prince-bishop of Montenegro (1830-51) and poet (The Ray of The Microcosm), born in Njeguši, Montenegro (d. 1851)
  • 1814 Joseph Hooker, American Major General (Union Army), born in Hadley, Massachusetts (d. 1879)
  • 1826 Charles Frederick Worth, English fashion designer (House of Worth), born in Bourne, Lincolnshire (d. 1895)

Person of interestEdwin Booth

1833 Edwin Booth, American Shakespearean actor (Hamlet), born in Bel Air, Maryland (d. 1893)

  • 1834 Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco), born in Tixtla, Guerrero, Mexico (d. 1893)
  • 1837 James T. Rapier, African-American politician, born in Florence, Alabama (d. 1883)
  • 1838 Joseph F. Smith, 6th President of Mormon church, born in Far West, Missouri (d. 1918)
  • 1841 Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, born in Burlington, New Jersey (d. 1913)
  • 1848 Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1889-1922), born in Paris (d. 1922)

Person of interestRobert Louis Stevenson

1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish author (Treasure Island), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1894)

  • 1853 John Drew Jr., American Shakespearean actor (The Big Bonanza), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1927)
  • 1854 George Whitfield Chadwick, American composer (Judi Van Winke), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1931)
  • 1855 Daniel François Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist and banker, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1927)
  • 1856 Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, born in Fredrikshald, Norway (d. 1941)
  • 1856 Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1941)
  • 1858 Percy McDonnell, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's), born in Kensington, London (d. 1896)
  • 1859 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains), born in Ruda bei Neumark, West Prussia (d. 1911)
  • 1866 Abraham Flexner, American educator, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1959)
  • 1868 Pierre Maurice, Swiss composer, born in Allaman, Switzerland (d. 1936)
  • 1869 Helene Stöcker, German feminist, pacifist and publicist, born in Elberfeld, Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1869 Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian writer and feminist, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1962)
  • 1874 Henry Kolker, German-American actor and director (Holiday, Baby Face, Mad Love), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1947)
  • 1875 Rogelio del Villar, Spanish composer, born in Leon, Spain (d. 1937)
  • 1878 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist and governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • 1878 Max Dehn, German mathematician (Dehn’s lemma), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1952)

  • 1879 Maurice Delage, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1961)
  • 1882 John Lowry, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1962)
  • 1885 Montague Fawcett Phillips, British composer, born in Tottenham, London (d. 1969)
  • 1886 Mary Wigman, German dancer and choreographer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1973)
  • 1893 Edward A Doisy Sr, American bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943), born in Hume, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1894 Arthur Nebe, German SS officer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1945)
  • 1896 Nobusuke Kishi, Prime Minister of Japan (1957-60), born in Yamaguchi, Japan (d. 1987)
  • 1897 Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1975)
  • 1898 Earl Sande, American jockey (Hall of Famer), born in Groton, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • 1900 Edward Buzzell, American film director (Child of Manhattan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1902 Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1906 Conrad Thibault, American singer (Jacques Fray Music Room), born in Northbridge, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1906 Hermione Baddeley, British actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude, Good Life), born in Broseley, England (d. 1986)
  • 1906 Eva Zeisel, American industrial designer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2011)
  • 1907 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), born in Mörkö, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • 1907 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
  • 1907 Giovanna of Italy, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria, born in Rome (d. 2000)
  • 1908 C. Vann Woodward, American historian and educator, born in Vanndale, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • 1909 Gunnar Bjornstrand, Swedish actor (Shame, Dreams), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • 1909 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • 1910 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher, born in Hartselle, Alabama (d. 1986)

Person of interestBuck O'Neil

1911 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (Kansas City Monarchs, 1st African-American coach in Major League Baseball), born in Carrabelle, Florida (d. 2006)

Baseball Player and Coach Buck O'Neil
Baseball Player and Coach
Buck O'Neil
  • 1913 Alexander Scourby, American actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Lon Nol, Cambodian politician, 7th President of the Khmer Republic (1972-75), born in Kampong Leav, Prey Veng, Cambodia (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Helen Mack, American actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1915 Howard Cooke, Governor-General of Jamaica (1991-2006), born in Goodwill, St. James, Jamaica (d. 2014)
  • 1915 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
  • 1917 Robert Sterling, American actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper), born in New Castle, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • 1918 Janine Andrade, French violinist, born in Besançon, France (d. 1997)
  • 1920 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1921 Eddie Calhoun, American jazz bassist, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • 1921 Joonas Kokkonen, Finnish composer, born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, born in Vladivostok, Russia (d. 1980)
  • 1922 Jack Narz, American TV game show host (Dotto, Video Village), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2008)
  • 1922 Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress (Mother Superior - Flying Nun), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Oskar Werner, Austrian film actor and director (The Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1984)
  • 1923 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), born in Tampico, Mexico (d. 2011)
  • 1923 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist, born in Okazaki, Japan (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1926 Max Vernon Mathews, American composer, born in Columbus, Nebraska (d. 2011)
  • 1926 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1926 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland (1979-87), born in Easton, Maryland
  • 1927 Billy Klüver, American scientist and engineer, born in Monaco (d. 2004)
  • 1927 John Pont, American college football coach (Miami, Yale, Northwestern, Indiana), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Steve Bilko, American baseball player, born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • 1929 Fred Phelps, American Baptist minister and civil rights attorney, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Fred Harris, American politician (Sen-D-Okla, 1964-73), born in Walters, Oklahoma
  • 1930 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist and poet, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • 1931 Anthony Jacobs, English businessman and industrialist (BSM)
  • 1931 Joan Lestor, British Labour politician (d. 1998)
  • 1931 John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)
  • 1931 Andrée Lachapelle, French-Canadian actress (The Last Escape), born in Canada
  • 1932 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, US discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956), born in Libiš, Czech Republic
  • 1932 Richard Mulligan, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933 Adrienne Corri, actress (River, Doctor Zhivago), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Garry Marshall, American TV and film director (Happy Days, Pretty Woman), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist, born in Riverton, New Zealand
  • 1935 Thomas Augustine Martin, Irish academic, born in Ballinamore, County Leitrim (d. 1995)
  • 1935 Tom Atkins, American actor (Escape from New York), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1935 George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury, born in The East End, Co. London
  • 1935 Michael Getler, American journalist and 1st ombudsman appointed by a US broadcasting network (PBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1937 Kamahl [Kandiah Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song), born in Kuala Lumpur
  • 1937 Tabu Ley Rochereau [Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu], African musician (Orchestre Afrisa International), born in Bagata, Bandundu, Belgian Congo (d. 2013)
  • 1938 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon), born in Marshaltown, Iowa (d. 1979)
  • 1938 Gérald Godin, French-Canadian poet and politician, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec (d. 1994)
  • 1939 Karel Brückner, Czech football manager, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1939 Idris Muhammad, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, (d. 2014)
  • 1940 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1940 Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater and sports reporter, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1940 Baby Washington, American singer (Only Those in Love), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • 1940 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1941 Dack Rambo, American actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas), born in Earlimart, California (d. 1994)
  • 1941 Mel Stottlemyre, American pitcher (NY Yankee) and pitching coach (NY Met), born in Hazleton, Missouri
  • 1941 Eberhard Diepgen, German politician, born in Pankow, Berlin
  • 1942 Beth Brickell, actress (Gentle Ben), born in Camden, Arkansas
  • 1942 John P Hammond, American blues singer (So Many Roads), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Robert Jay Sigel, American PGA golfer (1994 GTE West Classic), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician, born in Granby, Canada (d. 1977)
  • 1943 Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer, born in Mantua, Italy
  • 1944 Ken Shuttleworth, English cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour), born in St Helens, Lancashire
  • 1944 Timmy Thomas, American singer and songwriter (Why Can't We Live Together), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1944 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
  • 1945 John B. Craig, American diplomat, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1945 Masahiro Hasemi, Japanese racing driver, born in Ome, Tokyo
  • 1946 Al Luginbill, American football coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Pomona, California
  • 1946 Martin Bresnick, American composer, The Bronx, New York
  • 1947 Joe Mantegna, American actor (House of Games, Weeds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Gene Garber, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • 1947 Toy Caldwell, American Southern-rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • 1948 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • 1949 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • 1949 Yoshimi Ishibashi, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan

Person of interestGilbert Perreault

1950 Gilbert Perreault, Canadian NHL center (over 500 goals), born in Victoriaville, Quebec

  • 1951 Beth Anders, American field hockey sweeper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1951 Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1951 Janet Collins, ballerina, 1st African American dancer with Opera Co (Aida)
  • 1951 Boaz Vaadia, Israeli-born sculptor who worked in America, born in Gat Rimon (d. 2017)
  • 1952 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor
  • 1953 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer (The Pogues)
  • 1953 Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
  • 1953 Tracy Scoggins, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1953 Frances Conroy, American actress
  • 1953 Andrés Manuel López Obrador [AMOL], Mexican politician, President of Mexico (2018-), born in Tepetitán, Mexico
  • 1953 Waswo_X._Waswo, American Photographer
  • 1954 Scott McNealy, American CEO of Sun Microsystems
  • 1954 Chris Noth, American actor (Tyrant), born in Madison, Wisconsin

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

1955 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1956 Aldo Nova, rocker (Blood on the Bricks)
  • 1956 Christopher Noth, US actor (Law and Order, The Good Wife), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1956 Ginger Alden, American actress
  • 1957 Ronald Shusett, author (Project Mankind), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1958 Linda Jackson, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1959 Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959 Rosie Jones, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1960 Neil Flynn, American actor
  • 1961 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
  • 1962 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1962 Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1963 Thilo Timothy Newman, writer (Freejack, Alien), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1963 Vinny Testaverde, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • 1965 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1965 Rob Natal, catcher (Florida Marlins), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1965 Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
  • 1966 Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
  • 1967 Randi Ingerman, actress (Trade Winds), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Steve Christie, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1967 Juhi Chawla, Indian actress
  • 1967 Steve Zahn, American actor

Person of interestJimmy Kimmel

1967 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York

TV Host Jimmy Kimmel
TV Host
Jimmy Kimmel
  • 1968 Mark Fitzpatrick, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968 Tami Whitlinger-Jones, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona), born in Neenah, Wisconsin
  • 1969 Lori Berenson, American criminal
  • 1969 Gerard Butler, Scottish actor
  • 1969 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Dutch author
  • 1971 Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
  • 1971 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1971 John Francis Zingg, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971 Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
  • 1971 Noah Hathaway, actor (Troll, Neverending Story)
  • 1971 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972 Kimberlee Ann McKay, Belle Fourche SD, Miss America-SD (1996)
  • 1972 Shom-Rock, rocker (Young Nation)
  • 1972 Takuya Kimura, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1973 George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)