Birthdays in History on September 7

  • 786 Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan (d. 842)
  • 1438 Louis II, Landgrave of Hesse (d. 1471)
  • 1524 Thomas Erastus, Swiss theologian (d. 1583)

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

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • 1674 Ernest Augustus (d. 1728)
  • 1683 Mary Anne of Austria, Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal (d. 1754)
  • 1694 Johan Ludvig, Danish policitian (d. 1763)
  • 1705 Matthäus Günther, German painter (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)
  • 1735 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.) (d. 1822)
  • 1737 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist/physicist
  • 1740 Johan Tobias Sergel, Swedish sculptor (d. 1814)
  • 1756 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet/literature (Disease of Scientists)
  • 1782 Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/general-major (Maastricht)
  • 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 (d. 1858)
  • 1811 William Hemsley Emory, American Major General (Union Army), born in Queen Anne's County, Maryland (d. 1887)
  • 1815 Howell Cobb II, Major General/Secy of Treas (Union), (d. 1868)
  • 1815 John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer (d. 1866)
  • 1817 Louise of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark (d. 1898)
  • 1818 Thomas Talbot, 31st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1886)
  • 1819 Jean E "Adriaan" van Bevervoorde, journalist (History of Holland)
  • 1829 August Kekule von Stradonitz, German chemist who discovered structure of benzene ring, born in Darmstadt, Hesse (d. 1896)
  • 1829 Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, American geologist (Geograph Survey 1859-86)
  • 1831 Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter (d. 1900)

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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 (d. 1912)
  • 1842 Johannes H Zukertort, German chess player
  • 1851 Edward Ashael Birge, American pioneer in limnology (d. 1950)
  • 1855 William Friese-Greene, British photographer (d. 1921)

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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 H Nolens, priest/Dutch ambassador to Vatican
  • 1866 Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist (d. 1947)
  • 1867 Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)
  • 1869 Margot Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje) (d. 1957)
  • 1870 Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [OS=Aug 26]
  • 1876 C.J. Dennis, Australian poet and writer (d. 1938)
  • 1881 Constantly WL Scheurleer, Dutch archaeologist/banker/art expert
  • 1882 Johanna F Zandstra-Giezen, oldest person in Netherland, born in Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1887 Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)
  • 1889 Bruce F Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man)
  • 1893 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport
  • 1899 Leendert A Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)
  • 1900 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), born in Manchester, England (d. 1985)
  • 1905 John Whitley, British air-marshal
  • 1908 Michael E DeBakey, artificial heart pioneer
  • 1909 Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)
  • 1911 Todor C Zjivkov, Bulgaria partizan/premier/president
  • 1912 David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman
  • 1913 Oswald Szemerenyi, philologist
  • 1913 Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer/undersec of Economy

  • 1914 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist
  • 1914 Ian Ball, photographer
  • 1914 James Van Allen, US physicist (discovered Van Allen radiation belts)
  • 1917 John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2013)
  • 1918 Robert Lewis Campbell Lorimer, publisher
  • 1920 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, born in Swansea, Wales (d. 1994)
  • 1921 Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
  • 1922 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host (d. 2007)
  • 1924 Charles Braswell, McKinney TX, entertainer
  • 1924 Daniel K. Inouye, politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • 1925 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • 1926 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)

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

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • 1927 Eric Hill, British children's Author
  • 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, situationist
  • 1930 Baudouin I, king of Belgium (1951-93)
  • 1931 Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist
  • 1934 Omar Karami, Prime Minister of Lebanon (1990-92, 2004-05), born in An Nouri
  • 1934 Mary Bauermeister, German artist
  • 1935 Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal (1981- )
  • 1936 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician
  • 1937 George Patrick Reid, schoolkeeper
  • 1939 Stanley David Griggs, astronaut (STS 51-D), STS 33), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1989)
  • 1940 Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)
  • 1940 Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born in Denanyar, East Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 2009)
  • 1941 Mogoboya NN Ramadike, South African politician in Lebowa

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

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo
  • 1943 Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada
  • 1944 Bertel Haarder, Danish politician
  • 1949 Barry Siegel, American journalist
  • 1950 Peggy Noonan, author (What I Saw at the Revolution)
  • 1955 Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
  • 1957 Melvin Edward Mays, one of FBI's most wanted
  • 1960 Carlos Martinez, American bowler
  • 1962 Jennifer Egan, American novelist
  • 1969 Rudy Galindo, 1996 US Mens' Champion, born in San Jose, California
  • 1975 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (d. 2007)
  • 1979 Pavol Hochschorner and Peter Hochschorner - Slovak slalom canoers
  • 1985 Tatia Jayne Starkey, Ringo's 1st grandchild
  • 1993 Joshua Wilkinson, prince of self proclaimed principality sealand