Famous Birthdays on September 14

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 204

  • 1388 Claudius Clavus, Danish cartographer, born in Salling, Island of Fünen
  • 1486 Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, physician and theologian, born in Cologne, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1535)
  • 1531 Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German mathematician and cartographer, born in Ingolstadt, Germany (d. 1589)
  • 1543 Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit priest (5th Superior General of the Society of Jesus), born in Atri, Italy (d. 1615)
  • 1547 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1619)
  • 1580 Francisco Gómez de Quevedo, Spanish poet and writer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1645)
  • 1644 Gisbert Cuper, Dutch classicist and historian, born in Hemmen, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1716)
  • 1656 Thomas Baker, English antiquarian, born in Lanchester, Durham (d. 1746)
  • 1713 Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician, born in Tübingen, Germany (d. 1781)
  • 1721 Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge, born in Windham, Connecticut (d. 1807)
  • 1722 Joseph Paul Ziegler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1767)
  • 1724 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1735 Robert Raikes, British philanthropist and Sunday school pioneer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1811)
  • 1737 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, born in Rohrau, Austria (d. 1806)
  • 1742 James Wilson, One of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, born in Carskerdo, Scotland (d. 1798)
  • 1748 Johann Paul Schulthesius, German composer, born in Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany (d. 1816)

  • 1760 Luigi Cherubini, Italian prodigy and composer, born in Florence (d. 1842)
  • 1761 Pavel Lambert Mašek, Czech composer, born in Zvíkovec, Czech Republic (d. 1826)
  • 1768 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, born in Sinzig, Germany (d. 1833)

Person of interestAlexander von Humboldt

1769 Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1859)

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt
  • 1771 Nikolay Raevsky, Russian general and statesman, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1829)
  • 1792 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis, literary and Premier of Toscane, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1876)
  • 1804 John Gould, British ornithologist and bird artist, born in Lyme Regis, Dorset (d. 1881)
  • 1804 Louis Désiré Maigret, French Catholic prelate, born in Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé, France (d. 1882)
  • 1817 Theodor Storm, German judge and author (Imense China), born in Husum, Germany (d. 1888)
  • 1819 Henry Jackson Hunt, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1889)
  • 1835 Joseph Hayes, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in York County, Maine (d. 1912)
  • 1835 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (d. 1940 at 104)
  • 1836 Abraham Pieter Cornelis van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27), born in Amsterdam (d. 1925)
  • 1837 Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician, born in Georgia, Russian Empire (d. 1903)
  • 1838 John Pelham, U.S. Confederate artillery major, born in Alexandria, Alabama (d. 1863)
  • 1840 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, born in Holliston, Massachusetts (d. 1923)
  • 1847 William Edward Ayrton, English Physicist and Inventor, born in London, England (d. 1908)

Person of interestIvan Pavlov

1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist and pioneer in psychology (Nobel Prize 1904), born in Ryazan, Russia [N.S. September 26] (d. 1936)

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Physiologist
Ivan Pavlov
  • 1860 Hamlin Garland, American writer (Middle Border), born in West Salem, Wisconsin (d. 1940)
  • 1864 Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, British lawyer and politician who helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937), born in Cavendish Square, London (d. 1958)
  • 1867 Charles Dana Gibson, American illustrator (Gibson Girl), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1944)
  • 1869 Kid Nichols, American baseball player, born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 1953)

Person of interestMargaret Sanger

1879 Margaret Sanger, American nurse, birth control proponent and feminist, born in Corning, New York (d. 1966)

  • 1880 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes), born in Elbing, West Prussia (d. 1958)
  • 1880 Benjamin (Fedchenkov), Bishop of the Russian Church and Orthodox missionary, born in Russian Empire (d. 1961)

  • 1880 Archie Hahn, American sprinter, born in Dodgeville, Wisconsin (d. 1955)
  • 1882 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1883 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1947)
  • 1885 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1886 Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • 1887 Karl Taylor Compton, American physicist and 9th President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, born in Wooster, Ohio (d. 1954)
  • 1887 Stanley Ketchel [The Michigan Assassin], Polish-American heavyweight boxing champion (1908-10), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1910)
  • 1891 Ivan Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (analytic number theory), born in Velikoluksky District, Russian Empire (d. 1983)
  • 1898 Ernest Nash, German-American photographer and archaeologist, born in Nowawes, Germany (d. 1974)
  • 1899 Hal B. Wallis, American movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1900 Sidney Marion, American actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), born in Massachusetts (d. 1965)
  • 1902 Giorgos Papasideris Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, born in Salamis Island, Greece (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1997)
  • 1904 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment, The Arrival of Joachim Stiller), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • 1904 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1957)
  • 1907 A. Cecil Snyder, American lawyer and Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1959)
  • 1907 Cecil Brown, American war correspondent (worked closely with Edward R. Murrow during WW II), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Bernie Green, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Peter Scott, British naturalist and explorer, born in London (d. 1989)
  • 1910 Jack Hawkins, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1910 Gaston Defferre, French Socialist politician, born in Marsillargues, France (d. 1986)
  • 1910 Lehman Engel, American conductor and composer (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1982)
  • 1910 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon, born in Katakolo, Greece (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Yi Sang, Korean author and poet (Dying Words, Wings, Child’s Bone), born in Jongro, Seoul (d. 1947)
  • 1913 Jacobo Árbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1971)
  • 1914 Michael Spisak, Polish composer (d. 1965)
  • 1914 Pietro Germi, Italian actor, writer and director (Divorce Italian Style, The Facts of Murder), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1974)
  • 1914 Lída Baarová [Ludmila Babková], Czech actress (Die Fledermaus, Virginity), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1914 Robert McCloskey, American children's book writer and illustrator (Make Way For Ducklings), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • 1914 Robert S. Dietz, American geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, born in Westfield, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1915 Douglas Kennedy, American actor (Dark Passage, The Lone Ranger & the Lost City of Gold), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1916 Eric Bentley, British-American critic and writer (In Search of Theater), born in Bolton, Lancashire, England
  • 1918 Jack Somack, American actor (Ball Four, The Frisco Kid, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1983)
  • 1918 Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver, born in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1919 Kay Medford [ Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1919 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1920 Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician, born in Mendoza, Argentina (d. 1998)
  • 1920 Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist and poet, born in Paso de los Toros, Uruguay (d. 2009)
  • 1921 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1992)
  • 1922 Michel Auclair [Vladimir Vujović], German actor (Funny Face, Day of the Jackal), born in Koblenz, Weimar Republic (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Jerry Coleman, American MLB 2nd baseman, born in San Jose, California (d. 2014)
  • 1924 John Michael Grimes, British set designer (Philby, Burgess and MacLean) (d. 1994)
  • 1924 Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, born in Freetown, Sierra Leone (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Mauk de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70) and Minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1984)
  • 1925 Ruth Mompati, South African politician and Secretary of Nelson Mandela, born in Vryburg, North-West Province, South Africa (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1926 Michel Butor, French novelist and essayist, born in Mons-en-Baroeul (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1928 Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1928 Sir Angus Ogilvy, British businessman and husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, born in London, England (d. 2004)
  • 1928 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber

Person of interestJohn Gutfreund

1929 John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • 1929 Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), born in Cape Fair, Missouri (d. 2011)
  • 1929 Larry Collins, American writer, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (d. 2013)
  • 1930 Allan Bloom, American philosopher and author (Closing of the American Mind), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1992)
  • 1932 Harry Sinden, Canadian NHL player and coach (Team Canada), born in Weston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1932 Joshua Culbreath, American 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1932 John Tembo, Malawian politician (President of the Malawi Congress Party), born in Dedza District, Malawi
  • 1933 Harve Presnell, American actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Modesto, California (d. 2009)
  • 1933 Zoe Caldwell, Australian actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1934 Hans Faverey, Dutch poet, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1990)
  • 1934 Kate Millett, American feminist and author (Sexual Politics), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • 1934 Sarah Kofman, French philosopher, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1935 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, born in Luanping, Rehe, Manchuria (d. 2008)
  • 1936 Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Enfield, New Hampshire
  • 1936 Terence Donovan, English photographer, born in Stepney, London (d. 1996)
  • 1936 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)

  • 1936 Walter Koenig, actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist (Nobel 1998), born in Whiting, Indiana
  • 1936 Harry Danielsen, Norwegian educator and politician, born in Rødøy, Norway (d. 2011)
  • 1937 Renzo Piano, Italian architect (Whitney Museum of American Art), born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1939 DeWitt Weaver, American PGA golfer (1972 Southern Open), born in Danville, Kentucky
  • 1939 Piet Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador and MP (PvdA), born in Oldenzaal, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • 1940 Larry Brown, American NBA player and coach (NY Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Leo Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)
  • 1941 Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan musician, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1942 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, born in Tallin (d. 1995)
  • 1942 Oliver Lake, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Marianna, Arkansas
  • 1942 Bernard MacLaverty, Northern Irish writer (Grace Notes), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1944 Joey Heatherton, American dancer and actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • 1945 Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster, born in Chester, England
  • 1946 Jim Angle, American journalist and television reporter, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1947 Joan Thirkettle, British journalist, born in Kent, England (d. 1996)
  • 1947 Jon Bauman, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestSam Neill

1947 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • 1947 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1948 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1949 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Seneca, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • 1949 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003)
  • 1949 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1949 Edward "Ed" King, American psychedelic rock musician (Strawberry Alarm Clock, Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • 1950 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1950 Masami Kuwashima, Japanese race car driver, born in Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan
  • 1950 Michael Nifong, American attorney, born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1951 Eugene H. Trinh, Vietnamese-American astronaut (STS 50), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1952 Margit Schumann, German luger (Olympic gold 1976), born in Waltershausen, Bezirk Erfurt, East Germany
  • 1953 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, born in Yancey Mills, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • 1953 Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1954 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1955 Steve Berlin, American saxophonist, keyboardist and record producer (Los Lobos, Top Jimmy & the Rhythm Pigs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Kostas Karamanlis, Greek politician (Prime Minister of Greece 2004-09), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1956 Ray Wilkins, English former footballer and captain of the National Soccer Team, born in Hillingdon, England (d. 2018)
  • 1956 Lefteris Zagoritis, Greek lawyer and politician, born in Rhodes, Greece
  • 1957 Jerry Don Gleaton, American baseball player, born in Brownwood, Texas
  • 1957 Tim Wallach, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992), born in Huntington Park, California
  • 1957 Kepler Wessels, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
  • 1958 John Bennett Herrington,American astronaut and USN aviator, born in Wetumka, Oklahoma

  • 1959 Mary Crosby, American actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959 Morten Harket, Norwegian rocker (Aha-Take on Me), born in Kongsberg, Norway
  • 1960 Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2016)
  • 1960 Melissa Leo, American actress (All My Children), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1960 Callum Keith Rennie, British-Canadian actor, born in Sunderland, England
  • 1961 Antonia De Sancha, English actress and lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England
  • 1963 Antonia Real, Spanish 400m freestyle (Olympic-1976), born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • 1963 Jaromir Dragan, Slovak ice hockey goalie (Team Slovakia 1998), born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia
  • 1964 Faith Ford, American actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • 1964 Kurt Gouveia, American NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1965 Troy Neel, American baseball player, born in Freeport, Texas

Person of interestDmitry Medvedev

1965 Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister of Russia), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev
  • 1966 Mike Cooley, American guitarist (Drive-By Truckers), born in Tuscumbia, Alabama
  • 1968 Dan Cortese, American actor and TV host (Jess Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Ginger Helgeson-Nielson, American tennis star, born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 1968 Pete Chilcutt, American NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1970 Satoshi Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1970 Ben Garant, American actor
  • 1970 Craig Montoya, American musician (Everclear)
  • 1970 Francesco Casagrande, Italian cyclist
  • 1971 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971 Kimberly Williams, actress (Father of the Bride)
  • 1971 Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1971 Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore)
  • 1971 Andre Matos, Brazilian musician
  • 1972 David Bell, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1972 Donnell Bennett, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1973 Terrell Fletcher, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973 Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director
  • 1973 Linvoy Primus, English footballer
  • 1973 Mike Ward, Canadian comedian
  • 1973 Andrew Lincoln [Clutterbuck], English actor (The Walking Dead), born in London, England
  • 1974 Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m, 5k 2004), born in Berkane, Morocco
  • 1976 Jeremy Dunham, video game journalist
  • 1976 Agustín Calleri, Argentine tennis player
  • 1978 Carmen Kass, Estonian model
  • 1978 Danielle Peck, country music singer
  • 1978 Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer
  • 1979 Jesse Marunde, American Strongman/Athlete (d. 2007)
  • 1981 Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1982 Hiroki Narimiya, Japanese actor
  • 1983 Frostee Rucker, National Football League defensive end

Person of interestAmy Winehouse

1983 Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011)

  • 1984 Adam Lamberg, American actor
  • 1984 Melissa McGhee, American singer
  • 1985 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium)
  • 1985 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1985 Delmon Young, American baseball player
  • 1986 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)