Famous Birthdays on September 10

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  • 1169 Alexios II Komnenos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1183)
  • 1487 Julius III, Counter-Reformation pope (1550-55)
  • 1550 Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Spanish Armada commander (d. 1615)
  • 1561 Hernando Arias de Saavedra, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1634)
  • 1585 Ercole Porta, Italian church composer (d. 1630)
  • 1588 Nicholas Lanier, composer
  • 1624 Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)

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1638 Maria Theresa of Spain, Queen of Louis XIV of France, born in El Escorial, Spain (d. 1683)

Queen of Louis XIV Maria Theresa of Spain
Queen of Louis XIV
Maria Theresa of Spain
  • 1645 Romeyn de Hooghe, Haarlem Neth, painter/goldsmith
  • 1659 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
  • 1714 Niccolo Jommelli, Italian composer
  • 1736 Carter Braxton, US farmer/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1751 Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1753 John Soane, English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)
  • 1758 Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840)
  • 1779 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer
  • 1786 Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854)
  • 1786 William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)
  • 1787 John Jordan Crittenden, MC (Union), (d. 1863)
  • 1788 Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (d. 1868)
  • 1801 Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881)
  • 1810 Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1815 Eleazer Arthur Paine, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Geauga County, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • 1823 Adolf von Doss, composer
  • 1832 Randall Lee Gibson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1836 Joseph Wheeler II, Maj Gen (Confederacy/Cavalry/Army of Tennessee)
  • 1836 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), (d. 1890)
  • 1839 Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (Funk & Wagnalls)
  • 1839 Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914)
  • 1844 Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (Violet Crumble), born in East Sussex, England (d. 1918)
  • 1848 William M Harnett, US painter (Old Violin)
  • 1852 Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935)
  • 1854 Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
  • 1857 James E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn)
  • 1861 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941)
  • 1866 Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer
  • 1866 Jeppe Aakjær, Danish writer (d. 1930)
  • 1869 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], composer and singer, born in California (d. 1937)
  • 1871 Charles Collett, British mechanical engineer (d. 1952)
  • 1872 Josephina "Frieda" Herberich, German actress (Salontiroler, Verdoold Sheep), born (d. 1958)
  • 1872 Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, India, cricketer/politician
  • 1875 Paul Scheinpflug, composer
  • 1877 Georgia B D Camp Johnson, American poet/playwright (Autumn Love Cycle)
  • 1882 Paul Harvey, American actor (Spellbound, Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), born in Sandwich, Illinois (d. 1955)
  • 1883 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist
  • 1885 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
  • 1885 Carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (9th Wave)
  • 1885 Johannes de Jong, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht (Handbook)
  • 1886 Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (imagisten)
  • 1887 Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy
  • 1889 Vilem Petrzelka, composer

  • 1890 Franz Werfel, Austrian author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)

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1890 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1973)

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli
  • 1892 Arthur H Compton, US physicist (X-rays)
  • 1893 Al "Fuzzy" St John, American actor (Lash of the West), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 1963)
  • 1893 Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian
  • 1895 Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (d. 1976).
  • 1896 Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946)
  • 1896 Adele Astaire [Lady Charles Cavendish], American dancer and entertainer, sister of Fred Astaire (Last Man on Earth, Millie), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1981)
  • 1896 Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970)
  • 1897 Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector
  • 1897 Georges Bataille, French writer (d. 1962)
  • 1897 Hilde Hildebrand [Emma Minna Hildebrand], German actress (Port of Freedom), born in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Bessie Love, American actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned), born in Midland, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1898 Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
  • 1902 Toivo R Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Wegwerkers)
  • 1904 Max Shachtman, American politician (d. 1972)
  • 1906 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Hooglied)
  • 1907 Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)
  • 1908 Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, American composer ('The Toy Trumpet'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1908 Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (d. 1996)
  • 1912 Brother William Oliver Antoninus Everson, poet
  • 1912 Mary Walter, Filipina actress (d. 1993)
  • 1913 Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- )
  • 1914 Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)
  • 1915 Edmond O'Brien, American actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916 Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician
  • 1917 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, born in Florence (d. 1994)
  • 1917 Miguel Serrano, Chilean author and diplomat
  • 1918 Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog (d. 1932)
  • 1919 John Noorda, resistance fighter
  • 1919 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer
  • 1920 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Assault)
  • 1920 Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)
  • 1921 Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter
  • 1924 Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, born in Brigham City, Utah (d. 2015)
  • 1924 Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • 1925 Roy James Brown, boxer/soul singer (Good Rockin' Tonight), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1926 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • 1927 Gwen Watford, British actress (Body in the Library, Ghoul)
  • 1928 Leo P[atrick] Kelley, American sci-fi author (Dead Moon, Vacation in Space)
  • 1928 Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
  • 1928 Walter Martin, American Christian apologist (d. 1989)
  • 1929 Akio Yashiro, composer

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1929 Arnold Palmer, American golfing great (4x Masters), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

  • 1929 Pentti Siimes, [Pentti Kalevi Siimes], Helsinki Finland
  • 1930 Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat
  • 1931 Philip Baker Hall, American actor
  • 1932 Bo Goldman, American screenwriter
  • 1933 David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire
  • 1933 Yevgeny Vassilyevich Khrunov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5)
  • 1933 Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (Chanel), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1934 Charles Kuralt, newscaster (On the Road), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1934 James L Oberstar, American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1975-2011), born in Chisholm, Minnesota, (d. 2014)
  • 1934 Larry Sitsky, composer

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1934 Roger Maris, American baseball player and HR champion (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), born in Hibbing, Minnesota (d. 1985)

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • 1934 Vasil Kazandzhiev, composer
  • 1935 John Palmer, Kingsport Tenn, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
  • 1935 Paul van Vliet, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1935 Mary Oliver, American poet
  • 1937 Alun Edward Islwyn Pask, rugby International
  • 1937 Paul Martin Palombo, composer
  • 1937 Jared Diamond, American biologist and author
  • 1939 Artie Tripp, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
  • 1939 Greg Mullavey, actor (Tom-Mary Hartman, Rituals), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1939 Topham Brinton, English carpet magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1939 Cynthia Lennon [nee Powell], wife of Beatle John Lennon, born in Blackpool, Lancashire (d. 2015)
  • 1940 Roy Ayers, LA, disco jazz artist (Fever, You Send Me)
  • 1940 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1941 Pyotr I Klimuk, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)

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1941 Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist and popular science writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)

Paleontologist and Evolutionary Biologist Stephen Jay Gould
Paleontologist and Evolutionary Biologist
Stephen Jay Gould
  • 1941 Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997)
  • 1942 Danny Hutton, Irish rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1943 Garrett List, composer
  • 1943 Eldridge Coleman ("Superstar" Billy Graham), American professional wrestler
  • 1943 Daniel Truhitte, American actor
  • 1943 Neale Donald Walsch, American author
  • 1944 Thomas Allen, British opera singer
  • 1945 Jose Feliciano, Lares, Puerto Rican singer/songwriter (Light my Fire)
  • 1945 Rein van den Broek, Dutch trumpeteer (Ekseption)
  • 1945 Richard M Mullane, Tx, USAF/astro (STS 41-D, STS-27, STS-36)
  • 1945 Tom Ligon, actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1946 James R Hines, American athlete, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Dumas, Arkansas
  • 1946 Michèle Alliot-Marie, French politician

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1947 Larry Nelson, American professional golfer (three-time Major Championship winner), born in Fort Payne, Alabama

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
  • 1948 Bob Lanier, NBA center (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1948 Judy Geeson, Arundei actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Sussex, England
  • 1948 Margaret Trudeau, former Canadian 1st lady, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1948 Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born director
  • 1948 Bob Lanier, American basketball player
  • 1948 Zhang Chengzhi, Chinese writer
  • 1948 Charlie Waters, American football player
  • 1949 Barriemore Barlow, rocker (Jethro Tull)
  • 1949 Don Muraco, professional wrestler
  • 1949 Bill O'Reilly, American TV host host and commentator (The O'Reilly Factor), born in New York City
  • 1950 Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)
  • 1950 Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way)
  • 1951 Albert R Wynn, (Rep-D-Maryland)
  • 1951 Peter Tolson, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1952 Gerry Conway, Marvel comics writer (Punisher)
  • 1952 Vic Toews, Canadian politician
  • 1953 Amy Irving, actress (Yentl, Carrie, Crossing Delancy), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1954 Martha Nause, LPGA golfer (1994 du Maurier Ltd Classic), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 1955 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955 Giannina Facio Franco, San Jose Costa Rica, Mrs Phillipe Junot
  • 1955 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • 1956 Johnny Fingers, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • 1956 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1957 Brian Fitzpatrick, actor (Rick Alden in Loving), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Kate Burton, actress (Ice Storm, August), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1957 Siobhan Fahey, rocker (Bananarama-Venus, Shakespear's Sister), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1957 Carol Decker, UK singer (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • 1958 Chris Columbus, writer/director (Mrs Doubtfire, Nine Months)
  • 1959 Peter Nelson, American actor

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1960 Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • 1960 Miranda Wilson, Nebraska, actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara)
  • 1960 Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist
  • 1960 David Lowery, American musician
  • 1962 Esteban Toledo, Mexican professional golfer, born in Mexicali, Mexico
  • 1963 David Titlow, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous)
  • 1963 Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer (d. 1996)
  • 1963 Bill Stevenson, American music producer and musician
  • 1964 Karl Wilson, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1964 Peter Vogler, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
  • 1964 Tim Harris, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • 1964 John E. Sununu, American politician
  • 1965 Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light)
  • 1965 Brian Washington, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
  • 1966 Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward (Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998)
  • 1966 Kimble Anders, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1966 Ted Popson, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • 1968 Yvo Joordens, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1968 Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
  • 1968 Guy Ritchie, British film director (Sherlock Holmes), born in Hartfield
  • 1969 Bob Spitulski, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1969 Matt Geiger, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1969 Jonathon Schaech, American actor
  • 1970 Julie Halard, Versailles France, tennis star (1995 Prague)
  • 1970 Robert Green, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Paula Kelley, musician
  • 1971 Brandon Harrison, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971 Brian Earley, diver (Olympics-96), born in Fresno, California
  • 1971 Chris Oeding, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1972 James Duval, American actor
  • 1973 Ghada Shouaa, Syria, heptatlete (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1973 Ferdinand Coly, Senegalese footballer
  • 1974 Ben Wallace, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)
  • 1974 Sandra Cacic, tennis star, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1974 Ryan Phillippe, American actor
  • 1975 Temple Taggart, Miss USA-Utah (1997, top 6)