Thursday, October 14, 2010

October 14 Birthdays

Births

* 1257 – King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
* 1404 – Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
* 1493 – Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
* 1499 – Claude of France, wife of Francis I of France (d. 1524)
* 1630 – Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
* 1633 – James II of England and VII of Scotland (d. 1701)
* 1643 – Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)
* 1644 – William Penn, English founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)
* 1687 – Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768)
* 1712 – George Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1770)
* 1726 – Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
* 1733 – François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
* 1784 – King Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833)
* 1790 – Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
* 1801 – Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (d. 1883)
* 1806 – Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
* 1840 – Dimitri Pisarev, Russian writer and social critic (d. 1868)
* 1842 – Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
* 1853 – Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer (d. 1883)
* 1861 – Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
* 1869 – Joseph Duveen, British art dealer (d. 1939)
* 1873 – Ray Ewry, American athlete (d. 1937)
* 1873 – Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
* 1882 – Eamon de Valera, Irish politician and patriot (d. 1975)
* 1882 – Charlie Parker, English cricketer (d. 1959)
* 1888 – Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (d. 1923)
* 1890 – Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th President of the United States (d. 1969)
* 1892 – Sumner Welles, American diplomat (d. 1961)
* 1893 – Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993)
* 1894 – E. E. Cummings, American poet (d. 1962)
* 1902 – Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
* 1904 – Christian Pineau, French World War II resistance fighter (d. 1995)
* 1906 – Hannah Arendt, German political theorist and writer (d. 1975)
* 1906 – Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
* 1907 – Allan Jones, American actor and singer (d. 1992)
* 1908 – Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
* 1909 – Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (d. 1938)
* 1909 – Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
* 1910 – John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
* 1911 – Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1990)
* 1914 – Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2006)
* 1914 – Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
* 1914 – Harry Brecheen, American baseball player (d. 2004)
* 1916 – C. Everett Koop, United States Surgeon General
* 1918 – Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
* 1927 – Bill Justis, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1982)
* 1927 – Roger Moore, English actor
* 1928 – Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
* 1929 – Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
* 1930 – Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire (d. 1997)
* 1931 – Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
* 1932 – Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
* 1932 – Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
* 1932 – Dyanne Thorne, American actress
* 1935 – La Monte Young, American composer
* 1938 – John W. Dean III, Watergate figure
* 1938 – Empress Farah Diba of Iran
* 1938 – Ron Lancaster, American-born Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)
* 1939 – Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer
* 1939 – Rocky Thompson, American golfer
* 1940 – Perrie Mans, South African snooker player
* 1940 – Cliff Richard, English singer
* 1940 – Christopher Timothy, British actor
* 1941 – Art Shamsky, American baseball player
* 1941 – Jerry Glanville, American football coach
* 1942 – Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer, and civil servant (d. 1986)
* 1944 – Udo Kier, German actor
* 1945 – Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
* 1946 – Justin Hayward, English musician (Moody Blues)
* 1946 – James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
* 1946 – Craig Venter, American biologist
* 1946 – Al Oliver, American baseball player
* 1946 – Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
* 1947 – Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
* 1947 – Norman Harris, American musician (The Trammps)
* 1948 – David Ruprecht, American game show host
* 1948 – Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
* 1949 – Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
* 1949 – Katha Pollitt, American writer
* 1949 – Dave Schultz, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1950 – Joey Travolta, American actor, producer, director and writer
* 1952 – Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast
* 1952 – Harry Anderson, American actor
* 1953 – Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer, singer
* 1953 – Greg Evigan, American actor
* 1954 – Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
* 1957 – Michel Després, Quebec politician
* 1958 – Thomas Dolby, English musician
* 1958 – Aino-Maija Luukkonen, Finnish politician
* 1959 – A.J. Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister)
* 1960 – Steve Cram, English athlete
* 1961 – Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
* 1962 – Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
* 1963 – Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
* 1963 – Lori Petty, American actress
* 1964 – Olu Oguibe, American artist
* 1964 – Joe Girardi, American baseball player and manager
* 1964 – Jim Rome, American sport talk show host
* 1964 – David Kaye, Canadian actor
* 1965 – Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
* 1965 – Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
* 1965 – Steve Coogan, English actor
* 1965 – Karyn White, American singer
* 1966 – Savanna Samson, American porn star
* 1966 – Mark Nyman, English Scrabble player
* 1967 – Pat Kelly, American baseball player
* 1967 – Jason Plato, English Racing driver
* 1967 – Sylvain Lefebvre, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1967 – Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
* 1968 – Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
* 1968 – Johnny Goudie, American musician
* 1969 – Christophe Agou, French photographer
* 1969 – David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
* 1969 – P. J. Brown, American basketball player
* 1970 – Jim Jackson, American basketball player
* 1970 – Daniela Peštová, Czech supermodel
* 1970 – Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
* 1970 – Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
* 1971 – Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
* 1973 – Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician
* 1974 – Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
* 1974 – Jessica Drake, American porn star
* 1974 – Joseph Utsler, American musician
* 1974 – Viktor Röthlin, Swiss marathoner
* 1975 – Floyd Landis, American cyclist
* 1975 – Shaznay Lewis, English singer (All Saints)
* 1976 – Nataša Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer
* 1976 – Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
* 1976 – Ben Pridmore, World Memory Champion
* 1976 – Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lankan Cricketer
* 1977 – Kelly Schumacher, Canadian basketball player
* 1977 – Bianca Beauchamp, adult model
* 1977 – Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
* 1977 – Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
* 1978 – Justin Brannan, American musician, writer
* 1978 – Ryan Church, American baseball player
* 1978 – Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)
* 1978 – Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
* 1978 – Usher, American singer and actor
* 1978 – Javon Walker, American football player
* 1979 – Stacy Keibler, American actress and professional wrestler
* 1980 – Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
* 1980 – Scott Kooistra, American football player
* 1980 – Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
* 1980 – Terrence McGee, American football player
* 1980 – Ben Whishaw, English actor
* 1981 – Gautam Gambhir, Indian cricketer
* 1982 – Cosmin Curiman, Romanian football player
* 1982 – Ryan Hall, American Olympic Marathoner
* 1982 – Matt Roth, American football player
* 1983 – Vanessa Lane, American porn star
* 1983 – Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
* 1984 – LaRon Landry, American football player
* 1985 – Daniel Clark, American actor
* 1985 – Digão, Brazilian footballer
* 1985 – Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian racing driver
* 1985 – Sherlyn, Mexican actress
* 1986 – Tom Craddock, English footballer
* 1986 – Skyler Shaye, American actress
* 1988 – Will Atkinson, English footballer
* 1988 – MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress
* 1988 – Max Thieriot, American actor
* 1989 – Mia Wasikowska, Australian actress
* 1990 – Alexandra Krosney, American actress
* 1991 – Shona McGarty, English actress
* 1992 – Savannah Outen, American singer

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