Famous Birthdays on September 18

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53 Trajan, XIII Roman Emperor (98 - 117 AD) famous for Trajan's Forum, born in Italica, Ancient Hispania (d. 117)

Roman Emperor Trajan
Roman Emperor
Trajan
  • 1344 Marie Valois, Princess of France (d. 1404)
  • 1434 Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1467)
  • 1574 Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer/poet
  • 1587 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer (d. circa 1640)
  • 1636 Pietro Sanmartini, composer
  • 1676 Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1733)
  • 1684 Johann Gottfried Walther, Erfurt Germany, composer and musicographer
  • 1709 Samuel Johnson, English scholar and lexicographer (A Dictionary of the English Language), born in Lichfield Staffordshire (d. 1784)
  • 1713 Jean Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher
  • 1733 George Read, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1750 Tomas de Iriarte, Spanish writer (Fabulas Literarias)
  • 1752 Adrien-Marie Lagendre, mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals
  • 1752 Johann Anton Sulzer, composer
  • 1765 Gregory XVI [Bartolomeo Alberto Mauro Cappellari], Pope (1831-1846), born in Belluno, Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1846)
  • 1765 Oliver Holden, composer
  • 1772 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
  • 1779 Joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)
  • 1786 Justinus AC Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer
  • 1786 Christian VIII, King of Denmark (1839-1848) and King of Norway (1814), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1848)
  • 1787 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1805 Robert Cowdin, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Jamaica, Vermont (d. 1874)
  • 1812 Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (d. 1880)
  • 1815 Henry Constantine Wayne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1818 Marcellus Augustus Stovall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1837 Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (d. 1880)
  • 1838 Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh
  • 1859 John L. Bates, 41st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)
  • 1859 Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (d. 1940)
  • 1860 Alberto Franchetti, composer
  • 1863 Hermann Kutter, Swiss Christ-social theologist
  • 1870 Clark Wissler, anthropologist (American Indian)
  • 1874 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)
  • 1875 Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (d. 1945)
  • 1876 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Pesme)
  • 1876 James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1953)
  • 1877 Jozef de Voght, Flemish priest/songwriter (Under the Snow)
  • 1883 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood)
  • 1885 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer
  • 1889 Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (d. 1970)
  • 1890 Vladimir Ambros, composer
  • 1893 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1893 William March, [Campbell], American writer (Company K)

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1895 John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1957-63), born in Neustadt, Ontario (d. 1979)

13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker
  • 1895 Tomoji Tanabe, the oldest man in the world as of June 2007
  • 1897 John Mens, writer (People Without Money)
  • 1897 Pablo Sorozabal Marialcurrena, composer
  • 1901 Harold Clurman, producer/director (Deadline at Dawn)
  • 1905 Agnes De Mille, American choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, actor (Jack Benny Show), born in Oakland, California

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1905 Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
Actress
Greta Garbo

  • 1906 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli), born in Odessa, Ukraine [OS=Sept 5]
  • 1907 Edwin M McMillan, American physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)
  • 1908 Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)
  • 1910 Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi
  • 1910 Josef Tal, Israeli composer (Israeli art music), born in Pinne, German Poland (d. 2008)
  • 1910 Leon Stein, American composer, born in Chicago (d. 2002)
  • 1911 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1976)
  • 1912 Kurt Lotz, German business executive, second postwar CEO of Volkswagen (d. 2005)
  • 1914 Jack Cardiff, British film director
  • 1915 Hetta [Hester Henrietta] Empson, artist, born in Orange Free State, South Africa (d. 1996)
  • 1915 Ronald Ogden, engineer
  • 1916 John J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az)
  • 1916 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), born in Bolognia, Italy (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Frank Bell, British educator (d. 1989)
  • 1917 Alan Ande Anderson, opera director
  • 1917 Gerrit Borgers, literature
  • 1917 June Foray, American voice actress (Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1918 John Berger, politician
  • 1920 Jack Warden, actor (NYPD, Crazy Like a Fox, Norby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1922 Grayson Hall, American actress (d. 1985)
  • 1922 Ray Steadman-Allen, English composer
  • 1923 J T Mellema, Boer politician (CHU)
  • 1923 Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)
  • 1923 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Zelda Fichandler, theater director and producer (Raisin, K2), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1924 J. D. Tippit, American police officer murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, born in Texas (d. 1963)
  • 1925 Harvey Haddix, baseball pitcher (pitched perfect game into 12th)
  • 1926 Bud Greenspan, documentary maker (Olympic Games)
  • 1926 Bob Toski, American golfer
  • 1927 Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Adam Walacinski, composer
  • 1928 Phyllis Kirk, actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1929 June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist
  • 1929 Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player
  • 1932 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1932 Nikolai N Rukavishnikov, Siberia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 10, 16, 33)
  • 1932 Valery Viktorovich Ryumin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 32/34, 35/37)
  • 1933 Jimmie F. Rodgers [James Frederick], American singer and guitarist (Jimmie Rodgers Show, Honey Comb), born in Camas, Washington
  • 1933 Manfred Niehaus, composer
  • 1933 Robert Blake, Nutley NJ, (Baretta, Little Rascals, Coast to Coast)
  • 1933 Robert F Bennett, (Sen-R Utah)

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1933 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • 1933 Valentina Ponomaryova, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1937 Norman Dinnerstein, composer
  • 1939 Bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
  • 1939 Fred Willard, American comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People), born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • 1939 Naresh Kumar Sohal, composer
  • 1939 Jorge Sampaio, 18th President of Portugal (Socialist Party: 1996-2006), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1940 Frankie Avalon [Francis Avallone], American actor and singer (Beach Party, Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Clive Burton, neuropathologist
  • 1941 Haflidi Magnus Hallgrimmson, composer
  • 1941 Mariangela Melato, actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1942 Koos van den Berg, Dutch politician (SGP)
  • 1942 Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper
  • 1943 Michael Vetter, composer
  • 1944 Charles Lacy Veach, astronaut (STS 39, STS 52), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Michael Franks, rocker
  • 1944 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1946 Alan "Bam" King, rocker
  • 1946 Nicholas Clay, English actor (d. 2000)
  • 1946 Otis Sistrunk, American football player
  • 1947 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
  • 1947 Giancarlo Minardi, Italian motor racing team boss
  • 1948 Ken Brett, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • 1949 Jim McCrery, (Rep-R-Louisiana)
  • 1949 Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1949 Mo Mowlam, British politician (d. 2005)
  • 1949 Peter Shilton, English footballer
  • 1949 Billy Drago, American actor known for his roles as a villain (Pale Rider, The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas
  • 1950 Helene Weijel, author (In the Street Without a Coat)
  • 1950 Mike Hossack, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers), born in Patterson, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1950 Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India

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1950 Darryl Sittler, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings), born in Kitchener, Ontario

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1951 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • 1951 Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon, Republican politician and US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1951 Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver
  • 1952 Rick Pitino, American basketball coach
  • 1953 Betsy Boze née: Vogel, American academic
  • 1954 Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • 1954 Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut (STS 87), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1954 Tommy Tuberville, American football coach
  • 1955 Jeana Tomasino, playmate (Nov, 1980), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1955 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
  • 1956 Peter Šťastný, Slovak ice hockey player
  • 1956 Chris Hedges, American journalist and author
  • 1958 John Aldridge, Irish footballer
  • 1958 Don Geronimo, American radio personality
  • 1959 Ryne Sandberg, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1959 Ian Arkwright, English footballer
  • 1959 Mark Romanek, American filmmaker
  • 1960 Karim Rashid, Egyptian/English industrial designer
  • 1961 Sharon Barrett, LPGA golfer (1993 Nabisco Dinah Shore-22nd), born in San Diego, California

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1961 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1962 Joanne Catherall, rock vocalist (Human League), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1962 John Fashanu, English footballer
  • 1963 Rich Weiss, US slalom single kayaker (Olympics-6th-96), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1963 Rob Brettle, British historian
  • 1963 Jim Pocklington, British racing driver
  • 1964 Holly Robinson, actress (21 Jump Street), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Marco Masini, Italian entertainer
  • 1966 Isabelle Demongeot, Gassin France, tennis star
  • 1966 Spike, guitarist (Ian Spice Breathe, Flash Cadillac) [or Feb 4]
  • 1967 Ricky Bell, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1967 Tara Fitzgerald, actress (Siren), born in Sussex, England
  • 1968 Toni Kukoc, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
  • 1968 Cappadonna [Darryl Hill], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1969 Robert Coons, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1970 Everett Lindsay, NFL guard/center (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1970 Gary Rogers, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1970 Michela Rocco, Udine Italy, Miss Italy (1987)
  • 1970 Mike Compton, NFL center/guard (Detroit Lions)
  • 1970 Dan Eldon, British photojournalist (d. 1993)
  • 1970 Aisha Tyler, American actress and comedian
  • 1971 Kate Starre, Armadale Australia, field hockey utility (Olympics-96)

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1971 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) barred from sport for using banned drugs, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • 1971 Oleg Ladik, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1971 Ron Childs, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1971 Anna Netrebko, Russian opera singer

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1971 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1972 Francois Gesthuizen, soccer player (PSV, NAC)
  • 1972 Michael Landes, actor (American Summer)
  • 1972 Richard Huntley, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972 Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • 1972 David Jefferies, British motorcycle racer (d. 2003)
  • 1973 Paul Brousseau, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1973 James Marsden, American actor
  • 1973 Ami Onuki, Japanese singer (Puffy AmiYumi)
  • 1973 Mark Shuttleworth, South African entrepreneur
  • 1974 Sol Campbell, English footballer
  • 1974 Ticha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player
  • 1974 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975 Kanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter
  • 1975 Jason Sudeikis, American actor and comedian
  • 1975 "Habacuc" Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
  • 1975 Youssef Chahed, Tunisian politician and Prime Minister of Tunisia (2016-present), born in Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1976 Gabriel Gervais, Canadian football player
  • 1977 Li Tie, Chinese footballer
  • 1977 Kieran West, British oarsman
  • 1978 Shelly Moore, Miss Teen USA (Tennessee, 1997)
  • 1978 Augustine Simo, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1978 Pilar López de Ayala, Spanish actress
  • 1979 Alison Lohman, American actress
  • 1979 Daniel Aranzubia, Spanish footballer
  • 1980 Avi Strool, Israeli footballer
  • 1980 Charles Hedger - British musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • 1980 Chris Tarrant, Australian football player
  • 1981 Jennifer Tisdale, American actress and model
  • 1983 Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer
  • 1984 Anthony Gonzalez, American football player