Famous Birthdays on September 7

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 233

  • 786 Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan (d. 842)
  • 1438 Louis II, Landgrave of Hesse (d. 1471)
  • 1524 Thomas Erastus, Swiss physician and theologist, born in Baden, Switzerland (d. 1583)

Person of interestElizabeth I

1533 Elizabeth I Tudor [Virgin Queen], Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, born in Greenwich, London (d. 1603)

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • 1631 Clemens Thieme, German composer, born in Grossdittmannsdorf (d. 1668)
  • 1635 Paul Esterhazy, Hungarian prince, composer and patron, born in Eisenstadt (d. 1713)
  • 1674 Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, German soldier and served under Emperor Leopold I, born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1728)
  • 1683 Maria Anna of Austria, Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1754)
  • 1694 Johan Ludvig, Danish policitian (Minster of State, 1735-51) (d. 1763)
  • 1703 Jean Monnet, French composer, born in Condrieu, Rhône (d. 1785)
  • 1705 Matthäus Günther, German painter, born in Peissenberg, Germany (d. 1788)
  • 1707 George-Louis Leclerc, count de Buffon, French naturalist and writer on natural history (Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière), born in Montbard, France (d. 1788)
  • 1726 François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess champion, born in Dreux, France (d. 1795)
  • 1731 Damasus Brosmann, Moravian composer, born in Fulnek, Czech Republic (d. 1798)
  • 1731 Elisabetta de Gambarini, English composer, born in Holles Street, St Marylebone, Middlesex (d. 1765)
  • 1735 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), born in Ediburgh (d. 1822)

  • 1737 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist and physicist, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1798)
  • 1739 Joseph Legros, French singer and composer who was the most prominent haute-contres of his generation, born in Monampteuil, France (d. 1793)
  • 1740 Johan Tobias Sergel, Swedish sculptor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1814)
  • 1756 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet and literature (Disease of Scientists), born in Amsterdam (d. 1831)
  • 1777 Heinrich Stölzel, German musician and composer, born in Schneeberg, Saxony (d. 1844)
  • 1782 Bernardus Johannes Dibbets, Dutch baron and general-major (Maastricht), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1839)
  • 1784 František Max Kníže, Czech composer, born in Drahelčice Czech Republic (d. 1840)
  • 1805 Samuel Wilberforce, English bishop and one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), born in London (d. 1873)
  • 1810 Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist, born in Düren, Germany (d. 1858)
  • 1811 William Hemsley Emory, American Major General (Union Army), born in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (d. 1887)
  • 1815 Howell Cobb, American politician (U.S. Secretary of Treasury), born in Jefferson County, Georgia (d. 1868)
  • 1815 John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer, born in Dysart, Fife, Scotland (d. 1866)
  • 1817 Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Queen of Denmark, born in Kassel, Electorate of Hesse, Imperial Confederate of Germany (d. 1898)
  • 1818 Thomas Talbot, 31st Governor of Massachusetts, born in Cambridge, New York (d. 1886)
  • 1819 Adriaan van Bevervoorde, Dutch journalist (History of Holland), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1851)
  • 1829 August Kekule von Stradonitz, German chemist who discovered structure of benzene ring, born in Darmstadt, Hesse (d. 1896)
  • 1829 Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, American geologist (Geograph Survey 1859-86), born in Westfield, Massachusetts (d. 1887)
  • 1831 Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1900)

Person of interestHenry Campbell-Bannerman

1836 Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British Prime Minister (Liberal: 1905-08), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1908)

British Prime Minister Henry Campbell-Bannerman
British Prime Minister
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
  • 1836 August Toepler, German physicist, born in Brühl bei Bonn, Germany (d. 1912)
  • 1842 Johannes Zukertort, German chess player, born in Lublin, Russian Empire (d. 1888)
  • 1851 Edward Asahel Birge, American pioneer in limnology, born in Troy, New York (d. 1950)
  • 1855 William Friese-Greene, British photographer and inventor (motion pictures), born in Bristol, England (d. 1921)

Person of interestGrandma Moses

1860 Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], American primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), born in Greenwich, New York (d. 1961)

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • 1860 Willem Hubert Nolens, Dutch priest and ambassador to Vatican, born in Venlo (d. 1931)

  • 1864 Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1952)
  • 1866 Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist, born in Besançon, Doubs, France (d. 1947)
  • 1867 Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1952)
  • 1867 Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1926)
  • 1867 Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor, born in Mineral Ridge, Ohio (d. 1918)
  • 1867 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • 1869 Margo Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1870 Aleksandr Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok), born in Narovchat, Penza Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938) [OS=Aug 26]
  • 1870 Thomas Curtis, American athlete (Olympic 1896 Gold), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1944)
  • 1876 C. J. Dennis, Australian poet (The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke), born in Auburn, South Australia (d. 1938)
  • 1877 Mike O'Neill, Irish-American baseball player, born in Maum, County Galway, Ireland (d. 1959)
  • 1880 Attilio Brugnoli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Rome (d. 1937)
  • 1880 Kurt von Wolfurt, German composer, born in Lettin (d. 1957)
  • 1882 Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland - dies at 111 years and 9 days), born in Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1887 Edith Sitwell, English poet and author (Wheels), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire (d. 1964)
  • 1889 Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer and founder (KLM), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • 1889 Bruce Frederick Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man), born in barnstaple, England (d. 1919)
  • 1891 Roscoe Karns, American actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 1970)
  • 1893 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British politician (Minister of Transport), born in Hampstead, London (d. 1957)
  • 1899 Leendert Antonie Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA), born in Almkerk, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • 1900 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), born in Manchester, England (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1902 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!, Freckles), born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska (d. 1969)
  • 1905 John Whitley, British air-marshal (d. 1997)
  • 1906 Philip Herschkowitz, Romanian composer, born in Iași, Romania (d. 1989)
  • 1907 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Turkish composer, born in İzmir, Ottoman Empire (d. 1991)
  • 1908 Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Michael DeBakey, Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon and artificial heart pioneer, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana (d. 2008)

Person of interestPaul Brown

1908 Paul Brown, NFL hall of fame coach (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Norwalk, Ohio (d. 1991)

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • 1909 Elia Kazan, Greek-American director (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 2003)
  • 1909 Jo Juda, Dutch musician (1st concertmaster of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra), born in Amsterdam (d. 1985)
  • 1909 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer (d. 1995)
  • 1910 John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1911 Todor Zjivkov, Bulgaria communist leader of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (PRB), born in Pravets, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 1998)
  • 1912 David Packard, American electronic engineer and businessman, born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire (d. 1989)
  • 1913 Oswald Szemerényi, Hungarian linguist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Billy Hughes, British educationist and Labour Party politician, born in Swindon, England (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Hugo Pfister, Swiss composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • 1914 Ian Ball, newspaper photographer, born in Dhariwal, India (d. 1995)
  • 1914 James Van Allen, American physicist (discovered Van Allen radiation belts), born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • 1914 Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia (d. 2012)
  • 1917 John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist (Nobel Prize 1975), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2013)
  • 1918 Robin Lorimer, Scottish publisher (New Testament from Greek into Scots), born in Glasgow (d. 1996)
  • 1919 Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist, born in Kanegem, Belgium (d. 2004)
  • 1920 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, born in Swansea, Wales (d. 1994)
  • 1920 Al Caiola, American guitarist (Bonzanza theme), born in Jersey City (d. 2016)
  • 1921 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist and composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1921 Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000), born in Guriezo, Cantabria, Spain
  • 1922 Kirill Molchanov, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)
  • 1922 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, born in Paris (d. 2007)

Person of interestLouise Suggs

1923 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1923 Peter Lawford, British actor, producer and socialite (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1924 Charles Braswell, American actor (Only Game in Town), born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1924 Daniel K. Inouye, American politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Hugh Aitken, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Leonard Rosenman, American composer (Rebel Without A Cause; Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1924 Bridie Gallagher, singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from County Armagh), born in Donegal, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Saskatchewan), born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (d. 2011)
  • 1925 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • 1926 Don Messick, American cartoon voice (Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1926 Erich Juskowiak, German footballer, born in Oberhausen, Germany (d. 1983)
  • 1926 Donald J. Irwin, American politician (32nd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2013)

Person of interestEd Warren

1926 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • 1926 Ronnie Gilbert, American folk singer (The Weavers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden, Wiltshire (d. 2007)
  • 1927 John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), born in Johnstown, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1927 Eric Hill, British children's books author and illustrator (Where's Spot), born in Holloway, London (d. 2014)
  • 1927 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)

  • 1928 Donald Henderson, American epidemiologist, led world campaign that eradicated smallpox, born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Gil Wolman, French artist, born in Paris (d. 1995)
  • 1929 T. P. McKenna [Thomas Patrick McKenna], Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), born in Mullagh, Ireland (d. 2011)
  • 1930 Baudouin I, King of Belgium (1951-93), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • 1930 Sonny Rollins, American jazz saxophonist (Blue Room), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Al McGuire, American basketball coach (Marquette), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Charles Camilleri, Maltese composer, born in Ħamrun, Malta (d. 2009)
  • 1932 John Paul Getty Jr., American-born British oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born onboard ship in the waters near Genoa, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Bill Giles, American baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1934 Little Milton [James Milton Campbell], American blues singer and guitarist (Grits Ain't Groceries), born in Inverness, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • 1934 Omar Karami, Prime Minister of Lebanon (1990-92, 2004-05), born in An Nouri
  • 1934 Mary Bauermeister, German artist, born in Frankfurt
  • 1935 Abdou Diouf, 2nd President of Senegal (1981-2000), born in Louga, French West Africa

Person of interestBuddy Holly

1936 Buddy Holly [Charles Holley], American musician (Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 1959)

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly
  • 1936 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1936 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician, born in Lefkada, Greece
  • 1937 John Phillip Law, American actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937 Olly Wilson, American composer and founder of TIMARA, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1937 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor (The Adam Trilogy), born in Gökçeoğlu village, Alpu, Eskişehir Province, Turkey
  • 1939 Stanley David Griggs, American astronaut (STS 51-D), STS 33), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1989)
  • 1939 [Benjamin] Latimore, American singer (Let's Straighten It Out), born in Charleston, Tennessee
  • 1940 Dario Argento, Italian director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1940 Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born in Denanyar, East Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 2009)
  • 1941 Mogoboya Noko Nelson Ramodike, South African politician in Lebowa (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Alan Oakes, British footballer (Manchester City), born in Winsford, England

Person of interestRoy DeMeo

1942 Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo
  • 1943 Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer, born in Klaipėda, Lithuania
  • 1943 Beverley McLachlin, Canadian jurist (17th Chief Justice of Canada), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada
  • 1944 Bertel Haarder, Danish politician (Minister of Education), born in Kruså, Denmark
  • 1945 Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled in Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1946 Alfa Anderson, American rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1948 Susan Blakely, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1948 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 2nd President of the United Arab Emirates (2004-present), born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • 1949 Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1949 Barry Siegel, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize - A Father's Pain, a Judge's Duty, and a Justice Beyond Their Reach), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1950 Peggy Noonan, American author (What I Saw at the Revolution), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Chrissie Hynde, American rocker (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1951 Mark R McCumber, American PGA golfer (1979 Doral-Eastern), born in Jacksonville, Florida

  • 1951 Morris Albert [Maurício Alberto Kaisermann], Brazilian singer (Feelings), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1951 Mark Isham, American musician and film composer (The Hitcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Ricardo Tormo, Spanish Grand Prix motocycle racer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1998)
  • 1953 Ben Bossi, American rocker (Romeo Void), born in San Francsico, California
  • 1953 Michael Byron, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1954 Corbin Bernsen, North actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1954 Michael Emerson, American actor (Person of Interest), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1955 Efim Zelmanov, Russian-American mathematician, born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • 1955 Mira Furlan, Croatian actress (Babylon 5), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1956 Michael Feinstein, American pianist (Isn't It Romantic), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1956 Byron Stevenson, British footballer (Leeds United), born in Llanelli, Wales (d. 2007)
  • 1956 Diane Warren, American songwriter (Music of My Heart), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1957 Margot Chapman, American singer (Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1957 Melvin Edward Mays, one of FBI's most wanted
  • 1958 Nadieh, Dutch singer, guitarist and composer (Haifa Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1959 Jermaine Stewart, American R&B singer (We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960 Carlos Martinez, American bowler
  • 1960 Andrew Voss, Australian television personality (Fox League), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1961 Mohammad Aslam, UAE cricketer batsman (1996 World Cup), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1961 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • 1961 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • 1962 Jennifer Egan, American novelist (A Visit from the Goon Squad), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper, born in Compton, California (d. 1995)
  • 1963 W. Earl Brown, American actor, writer, and musician (Deadwood, Scream, Stovall-Operation Petticoat), born in Golden Pond, Kentucky
  • 1965 Bruce Armstrong, American NFL offensive tackle (NE Patriots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965 Danny Harris, American 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • 1965 Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer (won European Golden Boot Award 1991), born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • 1965 Andreas Thom, German footballer (Dynamo Berlin), born in Rüdersdorf, East Germany
  • 1965 Uta Pippig, German long distance runner, born in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1966 Christopher Acland, English musician (Lush), born in Lancaster, England (d. 1996)
  • 1967 Kathaleen K Cutone, American figure skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
  • 1967 Toby Jones, British actor (Infamous), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1967 Leslie Jones, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1968 Erik Williams, American NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Kyle Stevens, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
  • 1969 Angie Everhart, American model and actress (Jade, Last Action Hero), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1969 Darren Bragg, American outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969 Rudy Galindo, 1996 US Mens' Champion, born in San Jose, California
  • 1969 Diane Farr, American actress (Numb3rs), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1969 Jimmy Urine, American singer (Mindless Self Indulgence), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 1971 Briana Scurry, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971 Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1971 Wesley Leasy, American NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • 1972 Andreas Pušnik, Austrian hockey forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1972 Cedric Davis, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brandon, Florida
  • 1972 Jason Isringhausen, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Brighton, Illinois
  • 1972 Willy Tate, American NFL tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Montana, California