Famous Birthdays on September 19

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Person of interestAntoninus Pius

86 Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], 15th Emperor of Rome (138-161 AD), born in Lanuvium, Italy (d. 161)

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius
  • 866 Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912) and writer (Problematica), born in Constantinople (d. 912)
  • 1377 Albert IV, Duke of Austria, born in Vienna (d. 1404)
  • 1551 Henry III, King of Poland and France (1573-89), born in Château de Fontainebleau, France (d. 1589)
  • 1655 Jan Luyts, Dutch physicist and mathematician, born in Hoorn, Netherlands (d. 1721)
  • 1705 Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer and violinist, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1786)
  • 1714 Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Haverford, Pennsylvania (d. 1786)
  • 1737 Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, born in Annapolis, Province of Maryland, British America (d. 1832)

Person of interestJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

1749 Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (The History of Astronomy), born in Amiens, France (d. 1822)

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician/Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
  • 1754 John Ross Key, American lawyer, commissioned officer in the Continental Army and the father of Francis Scott Key, born in Redland, Frederick County, Maryland (d. 1821)
  • 1759 William Kirby, English entomologist and original member of the Linnean Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society, born in Witnesham, Suffolk, England (d. 1850)
  • 1769 Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas (d. 1833)
  • 1770 Johann Georg Repsold, German instrument maker and astronomer, born in Wremen, Wurster Nordseeküste, Germany (d. 1830)
  • 1778 Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux and Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, born in Cowgate, Edinburgh (d. 1868)
  • 1796 Hartley Coleridge, English poet, born in Kingsdown, Bristol, England (d. 1849)
  • 1799 René Caillé, French explorer and the first European to return alive from the town of Timbuktu, born in Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon, Deux-Sèvres, France (d. 1838)

  • 1800 William McKean, American naval officer (Union Navy), born in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (d. 1865)
  • 1802 Lajos Kossuth, Governor-President of Hungary (1849), born in Monok, Hungary (d. 1894)
  • 1803 Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, born in Palazzo Colonna, Rome, Papal States (d. 1884)
  • 1811 Orson Pratt, American mathematician and religious leader, born in Hartford, New York (d. 1881)
  • 1822 Joseph Rodman West, American senator and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1898)
  • 1824 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, Austrian composer, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1902)
  • 1828 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor, born in Frauenfeld, Switzerland (d. 1880)
  • 1837 Adolf Sonnenfeld, Polish violinist and composer, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1914)
  • 1862 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, American actress (Son of Dracula), born in Benton County, Iowa (d. 1961)
  • 1867 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), born in London, England (d. 1939)
  • 1871 Fritz Schaudinn, German zoologist (examined syphilis), born in Röseningken, East Prussia (d. 1906)
  • 1882 Paul-Marie Masson, composer
  • 1882 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • 1887 Lovie [Cora] Austin, American jazz pianist (Down Hearted Blues), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1972)
  • 1887 Lynne Overman, American actor (Reap the Wild Wind), born in Maryville, Missouri (d. 1943)
  • 1888 Porter Hall, American actor (Half-Breed, Double Indemnity), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1953)
  • 1888 James Waddell Alexander II, American mathematician and topologist, born in Sea Bright, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Ernest Truex, American actor (Fluffy, Scared, His Girl Friday, Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1973)
  • 1889 Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany, American author and teacher, born in Lynch's Station, Campbell County, Virginia (d. 1999)
  • 1894 Kees Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Kings Children), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1898 Giuseppe Saragat, 5th President of Italy (1964-71), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1900 Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • 1900 Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, born in Parigi, France (d. 1962)
  • 1901 Joe Pasternak, Hungarian-American film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy), born in Szilágysomlyó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1991)
  • 1902 Jimmy [James Henry] Van Alen, American tennis official who created Simplified Scoring System for tennis, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1991)

  • 1902 Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist and historian, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Else-Marie Hansen, Danish actress (Hvor går Karl hen?), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1904 Bergen Evans, American professor of English ($64,000 Question), born in Franklin, Ohio (d. 1978)
  • 1904 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Betty Garde, American actress (Aggie-Real McCoys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • 1905 James Holland, English artist and exhibition organiser, born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1996)
  • 1905 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1982)
  • 1906 Dalibor Cyril Vačkář, Czech composer, born in Korčula, Croatia (d. 1984)
  • 1906 Massimo Freccia, Italian-American composer, born in Valdibure, Pistoia, Italy (d. 2004)
  • 1907 Lewis F. Powell Jr., American Supreme Court justice (1972-87), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • 1908 Mika Waltari, Finnish novelist (Egyptian), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1979)
  • 1908 Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist and founder of Isshinryu Karate, born in Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan (d. 1975)
  • 1909 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1910 Margaret Lindsay, American actress (Take a Guess), born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1981)
  • 1910 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, born in Granhammar Castle, Uppland, Sweden (d. 1980)
  • 1911 Weldon Hart, American composer, born in Bear-Place Spring, Tennessee (d. 1957)

Person of interestWilliam Golding

1911 William Golding, English novelist (Lord of the Flies, Nobel Prize for Literature 1983), born in Newquay, Cornwall (d. 1993)

Nobel Laureate and Novelist William Golding
Nobel Laureate and Novelist
William Golding
  • 1912 Kurt Sanderling, German conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77), born in Arys, German Empire (d. 2011)
  • 1913 Frances Farmer, American actress (Son of Fury, Flowing Gold, Among the Living), born in Seattle, Washington (1970)
  • 1914 Rogers Morton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1979)
  • 1915 Tin-Tan [Germán Valdés], Mexican actor, singer and comedian (Spanish dubbing of The Jungle Book, The Aristocats), born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico (d. 1973)
  • 1919 Blanche Thebom, American mezzo-soprano (Amneris-Aida), born in Monessen, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • 1919 Harry Shorto, British philologist and linguist (A Dictionary of the Mon Inscriptions) (d. 1995)
  • 1920 Karen Khachaturian, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2011)
  • 1921 Billy Ward, American singer and songwriter (Billy Ward and his Dominoes), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator and philosopher, born in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil (d. 1997)
  • 1921 Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Damon Francis Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier), born in Baker City, Oregon (d. 2002)
  • 1922 Dana Zátopková, Czech javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1952), born in Fryštát, Czechoslovakia
  • 1922 Emil Zátopek, Czech distance runner (4 x Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Kopřivnice, Czech Republic (d. 2000)
  • 1924 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire (d.2015)
  • 1926 Arthur Wills, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, England
  • 1926 Duke Snider, American baseball centerfielder (406 HRs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • 1926 Lurleen Wallace, American politician (46th Governor of Alabama), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (d. 1968)
  • 1926 Pierre Janssen, Dutch art museum director, born in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • 1926 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1927 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Rosemary Harris, British actress (Spider-Man, The Lion in Winter, Holocaust, Notorious Woman, Tom & Viv), born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • 1928 Adam West [William West Anderson], American actor (Batman, Last Precinct), born in Walla Walla, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1929 Marge Roukema, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • 1929 Timothy Colman, English manufacturer and multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman), born in Norfolk, England
  • 1930 Muhal Richard Abrams, American educator and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1930 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (Yor, the Hunter from the Future), born in Rome (d. 2002)
  • 1930 Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher (World Series MVP, 1958), born in Troy, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Brook Benton [Benjamin Franklin Peay], American soul vocalist (It's Just a Matter of Time, Rainy Night in Georgia), born in Lugoff, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • 1931 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1931 Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter and actor, who frequently collaborated with Luis Buñuel on his screen plays (Belle de Jour, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom of Liberty), born in Colombières-sur-Orb, France
  • 1932 Mike Royko, American journalist (Chicago Daily News) and author (Boss), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • 1933 David McCallum, Scottish-American actor (Ilyla Kuryakin-Man From UNCLE), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1934 Brian Epstein, English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1967)
  • 1935 Nick Massi, American rocker (4 Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2000)
  • 1935 Bob Krueger, American Democrat politician and diplomat (U.S. ambassador to Botswana & Burundi), born in New Braunfels, Texas
  • 1935 Thomas W. Ewing, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), born in Atlanta, Illinois
  • 1935 Benjamin T. Hacker, American naval aviator (first Naval Flight Officer (NFO) to achieve Flag rank), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2003)
  • 1936 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1937 Abner Haynes, American football player, born in Denton, Texas
  • 1938 Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1938 Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (Point of Departure: Fire Dance Fire Song), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • 1940 Bill Medley, American singer and songwriter (The Righteous Brothers), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1940 Paul Williams, American singer, actor and composer (Rainy Days and Mondays, Evergreen), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1940 Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario
  • 1941 "Mama" Cass Elliot, American rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1974)
  • 1941 Jim Fox, British pentathlete (Olympics gold 1972), born in Pewsey, Wiltshire, England
  • 1941 Umberto Bossi, Italian politician (leader of the Northern League), born in Cassano Magnago, Italy
  • 1942 Freda Payne, American singer and actress, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943 Christopher Joyce, British photographer, born in Turnbridge Wells, England (d. 1994)
  • 1943 Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzbühel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • 1943 Joe Morgan, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds) and commentator (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas
  • 1944 Anders Björck, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Nässjö, Jönköping County, Sweden

  • 1945 David Bromberg, American musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1945 Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1946 Hans van de Berg, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat), born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • 1946 John Coghlan, English rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1946 Brian Henton, English racing driver, born in Castle Donington, Leicestershire
  • 1947 Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme], English rock vocalist and guitarist (10cc), born in Prestwich, Lancashire, England
  • 1947 Larry Brown, American NFL runningback (3rd to rush over 4,000 yards), born in Clairton, Pennsylvania
  • 1947 Steve Bartlett, American politician (56th Mayor of Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Tanith Lee, British sci-fi author (Don't Bite the Sun), born in London

Person of interestJeremy Irons

1948 Jeremy Irons, English actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King), born in Isle of Wight, England

  • 1948 Michael Cooper, sodomizer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1948 Nadezhda Tkachenko, Ukrainian pentathlete (Olympic gold 1980), born in Kremenchuk, Ukraine
  • 1948 Mihai Timofti, director and actor (Lautarii), born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
  • 1949 Twiggy [Leslie Hornby], English model and actress (Boyfriend, W), born in Neasden, Middlesex, England
  • 1949 Barry Scheck, American lawyer and co-founder of Innocence Project, born in Queens, New York
  • 1950 Joan Lunden, American journalist and news host (Good Morning America), born in Fair Oaks, California
  • 1950 Rudy Ramos, American actor (Wind-High Chaparral), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • 1951 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • 1952 Nile Rodgers, American guitarist and music producer (Chic), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952 Rhys Chatham, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1952 Scott Colomby, actor (Stash-Sons & Daughters, Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952 Bernard de Dryver, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1952 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Ystad, Skåne County, Sweden
  • 1955 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1955 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, born in Owosso, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • 1956 Juan Manuel Fangio II, Argentine racing driver, born in Balcarce, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1957 Richard M. Linnehan, American astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1958 Lita Ford, English-American vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), born in London, England
  • 1958 Kevin Hooks, American actor (Sounder, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958 Azumah Nelson, Ghanaian professional boxer, born in Accra, Ghana
  • 1960 Julianna Young, American model and Playmate (Nov, 1993), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • 1960 Loïc Bigois, French Formula One engineer and aerodynamicist, born in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • 1962 Randy Myers, American pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles), born in Vancouver, Washington
  • 1962 Tonja Walker, American actress (Alex-One Life to Live), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • 1962 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1962 Ken Rosenthal, American sportswriter and reporter, born in Oyster Bay, Long Island
  • 1963 Alessandra Martines, Italian-French dancer and actress (Chance or Coincidence), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1963 Jarvis Cocker, English musician (Pulp), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1963 David Seaman, English football goalkeeper (Arsenal), born in Rotherham, England

  • 1964 Kim Richards, American actress (Nanny & Prof, James at 15), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1964 Trisha Yearwood, American country singer (Sweetest Gift), born in Monticello, Georgia
  • 1964 Patrick Marber, British playwright and comedian, born in Wimbledon, London, Engla
  • 1964 Bob Papa, American sportscaster (NBC Sports), born in Dumont, New Jersey
  • 1965 Debbye Turner, Miss America (1990) and TV host, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1965 Katrina McClain, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1965 Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress (Highlander: The Series), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1965 Sabine Paturel, French singer (Les Bêtises) and actress, born in Toulon, France
  • 1966 Michael Campbell, CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1966 Soledad O'Brien, American journalist (Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien), born in St. James, New York
  • 1966 Eric Robert Rudolph, American criminal (domestic terrorist convicted with series of bombings), born in Merritt Island, Florida
  • 1966 Yoshihiro Takayama, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Sumida, Tokyo
  • 1967 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967 Alexander Karelin, Russian-Soviet Greco-Roman wrestler, born in Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 1969 Candy Dulfer, Dutch saxophonist (Lily Was Here), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1969 Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 1969 Tapio Wilska, Finnish singer (Sethian), born in Savonlinna, Finland
  • 1970 Antti Törmänen, NHL forward (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Ottawa), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1970 Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop-rock singer (T.M.Revolution), born in Yasu, Japan
  • 1970 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971 Colleen Coyne, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1971 Jeremy Nunley, American NFL defensive tackle and defensive end (Houston Oilers), born in Winchester, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • 1971 Sanaa Lathan, American actress (The Best Man Holiday), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Amy Frazier, American tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972 David Tamburrino, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1972 Eric van de Merwe, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1972 Fred McCrary, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Naples, Florida
  • 1973 Jeremy Jordan, American singer and actor, born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1973 Nick Colgan, Irish football goalkeeper, born in Drogheda, Ireland
  • 1973 Cristiano da Matta, Brazilian auto racer (CART FedEx Series 2002), born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • 1974 Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model (1997 Playmate of the Year), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden

Person of interestJimmy Fallon

1974 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian, born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • 1976 Alison Sweeney, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Jim Ward, American musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1977 Ryan Dusick, American drummer (Maroon 5), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977 Aakash Chopra, Indian cricketer, born in Agra, India
  • 1978 Michelle Alves, Brazilian supermodel, born in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
  • 1978 Nick Johnson, American baseball player, born in Tempe, Arizona
  • 1978 Nigel Mitchell, English TV presenter (Quizmania and Capital Disney), born in Kingston Upon Thames, England
  • 1978 Jorge López Montaña, Spanish footballer, born in Logroño, Spain
  • 1979 Dannielle Brent, British actress (Bad Girls), born in Rush Green, London
  • 1979 Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress, born in Les Ulis, France
  • 1980 Sara Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980 Tegan Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1981 Damiano Cunego, Italian cyclist (Nippo–Vini Fantini team), born in Cerro Veronese, Italy
  • 1981 Scott Baker, American baseball player, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1981 Rick DiPietro, American ice hockey player, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • 1981 Scott Bradlee, American musician and arranger (Postmodern Jukebox), born on Long Island, New York
  • 1982 Eleni Daniilidou, Greek tennis player, born in Chania, Crete, Greece