Birthdays in History on September 22

  • 130 Claudius Galenus, Italian physician and scholar

Anne of Cleves

1515 Anne of Cleves, Queen of England (1539-40), 4th wife of Henry VIII, born in Dusseldorf, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1557)

  • 1523 Charles de Bourbon, French cardinal, born in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, France (d. 1590)
  • 1547 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
  • 1601 Anna of Austria, Spanish princess, Austrian archduchess, Queen of France as wife of Louis XIII and regent of France (1643-51) for her son Louis XIV, born in Benavente Palace, Valladolid, Spain (d. 1666)
  • 1606 Li Zicheng "Dashing King", Chinese rebel (ousted Ming dynasty and briefly captured Beijing), born in Li Jiqian village, Shaanxi province (d. 1645)
  • 1680 Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
  • 1694 Philip Dormer Stanhope [Lord Chesterfield], English statesman and letter writer, responsible for introducing Gregorian calendar, born in London (1752)
  • 1715 Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (d. 1786)
  • 1717 Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (d. 1783)
  • 1722 John Home, Scottish writer (Douglas), born in Ancrum, Scotland (d. 1808)
  • 1738 Dionysius Godefridus van der Keessel, Dutch jurist (Theses Selectae, Select Theses on the Laws of Holland and Zeeland), born in Deventer, Overijssel (d. 1816)
  • 1741 Peter Simon Pallas, German geologist and zoologist (scientific expeditions through Russia and Siberia), born in Berlin (d. 1811)
  • 1743 Quintin Craufurd, British author (friend of Marie Antoinette), born in Kilwinning, Scotland (d. 1819)
  • 1757 Herman Hendrik Vitringa, Dutch politician (National Meetings)
  • 1765 Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822)
  • 1788 Theodore Hook, English author, famous practical joker and recipient of the world's 1st postcard, born in London (d. 1841)

Michael Faraday

1791 Michael Faraday, English scientist, discovered electromagnetic induction, invented 1st electric motor, born in Newington Butts, England (d. 1867)

  • 1796 Cornelius Stribling, American Naval Commander (Mexican war, Civil War), born in Pendleton, South Carolina (d. 1880)
  • 1819 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
  • 1822 Eppa Hunton, American representative and Brigadier-General who fought in most ANV campaigns, born in Warrenton, Virginia (d. 1908)
  • 1827 John Grubb Parke, American Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1900)
  • 1829 Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (1847-1883) (d. 1883)
  • 1829 William Worth Belknap, American lawyer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newburgh, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1833 Stephen Dill Lee, American 1st president of Mississippi State University, Lt General in Confederate Army, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1908)
  • 1849 John Godden, English miner (Klein Curacao)
  • 1864 Lodewijk van Deyssel, Dutch writer (A Love Affair), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1876 André Tardieu, French politician, Prime Minister of France (192-30, 1930, 1932), born in Paris, France (d. 1945)
  • 1878 Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese Prime Minister (1946-54), born in Yokosuka (d. 1967)
  • 1880 Asser B. Kleerekoper, Dutch journalist and politician, 2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP) (d. 1943)
  • 1880 Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, born in Manchester, England (d. 1958)

Wilhelm Keitel

1882 Wilhelm Keitel, Nazi Military Leader (head of the German High Command), born in Helmscherode, German Empire (d. 1946)

  • 1885 Ben Chifley, Australian politician and the 16th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1945-49), born in Bathurst, Colony of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1951)
  • 1885 Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (Skogskyrkogården), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1940)
  • 1890 Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician and philosopher, born in Sonvilier, Switzerland (d. 1975)
  • 1895 Babette Deutsch, American poet (Animal vegetable mineral), born in New York City (d. 1982)
  • 1900 Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1900 William Spratling, American silversmith who worked in Mexico, born in Sonyea, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1901 Charles Huggins, American-Canadian physician and cancer researcher (1966 Nobel Prize), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1997)
  • 1901 Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Russian woman who was the 2nd wife of Joseph Stalin, born in Baku, Russian Empire (d. 1932)
  • 1902 F R Boschvogel [Frans Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds), born in Aartrijk, Belgium (d. 1994)
  • 1903 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (Genovese mafia family), born in New York City (d. 1971)
  • 1904 Ellen Church, American 1st female airline stewardess (United flight in 1930 from San Francisco to Cheyenne), born in Cresco, Iowa (d. 1965)
  • 1905 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1906 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald"), born in Dresden, German Empire (d. 1967)
  • 1906 Phyllis Hartnoll, English writer and editor, born in Lyme Regis, England (d. 1997)
  • 1909 David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
  • 1918 Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose) (d. 1943)
  • 1920 Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (posthumously awarded Britain's Victoria Cross), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1945)
  • 1922 Chen Ning Yang, Chinese physicist (disproved parity, Nobel Prize for Physics 1957), born in Hofei, Anwhei, China
  • 1923 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, revolutionary, politician and pan-Africanist (Zanzibar revolution), born in Zanzibar, Sultanate of Zanzibar(d. 1996)
  • 1924 Charles Keeping, British illustrator (The Highwayman), born in London, England (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist (The Shell Seekers), born in Lelant, England (d. 2019)
  • 1925 Raymond Edwards, American doo-wop bass (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), born in Virginia (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1928 Eric Broadley, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
  • 1929 William E. Dannemeyer, American politician who opposed LGBT rights (Rep-R-CA, 1979-93), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2019)
  • 1930 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter, born in Huesca, Spain (d. 1998)
  • 1931 Fay Weldon, British feminist and writer (The Lives and Loves of a She-Devil), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1931 George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003)
  • 1931 Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher and scientist, born in Rampur, British India
  • 1936 Bill Orton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah), born in North Ogden, Utah (d. 2009)
  • 1939 Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007)
  • 1939 Junko Tabei, Japanese mountain-climber, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest, born in Miharu (d. 2016)
  • 1939 Mike Sullivan, American politician (Gov-Wyoming 1987-95), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1939 Timothy Wirth, American politician (Rep-D-CO, 1975-87), President of United Nations Foundation, born in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1940 Li Zhensheng, Chinese photographer during the Cultural Revolution, born in Dalian, China (d. 2020)
  • 1941 Jeremiah Wright, American pastor (f Trinity United Church of Christ), born in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania
  • 1942 Dick Pickering, British trade unionist, born in Manchester, England (d. 1996)
  • 1944 John S. Tanner, American politician (Rep-D-Tennessee 1989-2011), born in Halls, Tennessee
  • 1946 Dan Baker, American public address announcer (Philadelphia Phillies, 1972-present; Philadelphia Eagles, 1985-2014), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Dan Lungren, American politician (Rep-R-California, 1979-88, 2005-13), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1947 Mike Sexton, American poker player (World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2006; Poker Hall of Fame) and commentator (WPT), born in Shelbyville, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • 1947 Norma McCorvey, American abortion activist (Jane Roe in Roe vs Wade) who later became pro-life, born in Simmesport, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • 1948 Denis Burke, Australian politician, born in Townsville, Queensland
  • 1949 Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
  • 1949 Jim McGinty, Australian politician (Labour), born in Kalgoorlie, Australia
  • 1952 Bob Goodlatte, American politician (Rep-R-Virginia 1993-2019), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 1953 Ségolène Royal, French politician (Socialist party), 1st Frenchwoman to be nominated for the Presidency by a major party, born in Dakar, French West Africa

John Brennan

1955 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA (2013-18), born in North Bergen, New Jersey

  • 1958 Neil Cavuto, American television commentator (Fox), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1959 David Bawden [Pope Michael], American anti-pope, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1960 Scott Baio, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962 Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer
  • 1966 David Adjaye, Ghanaian British architect (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture), born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • 1970 Gladys Berejiklian, Australian politician (Premier of New South Wales 2019-21), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1971 Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, daughter of King Harald V of Norway and clairvoyant, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 2007 Albert Windsor, English son of Lord Nicholas Windsor, (1st royal child to be baptized a Catholic since 1688)