Saturday, October 16, 2010

October 16 Birthdays

Births

* 1396 – William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)
* 1430 – King James II of Scotland (d. 1460)
* 1483 – Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
* 1535 – Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)
* 1663 – Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)
* 1710 – Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
* 1714 – Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)
* 1726 – Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
* 1751 – Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia (d. 1805)
* 1752 – Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (d. 1827)
* 1754 – Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York (1804–07) (d. 1844)
* 1758 – Noah Webster, American lexicographer (d. 1843)
* 1762 – Paul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina (1804–06) and U.S. Secretary of Navy (1809–12) (d. 1816)
* 1789 – William Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859–63) (d. 1866)
* 1795 – William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
* 1802 – Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864–68) (d. 1882)
* 1804 – Benjamin Russell, American artist (d. 1885)
* 1806 – William Pitt Fessenden, U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1864–65) (d. 1869)
* 1815 – Francis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
* 1819 – Austin F. Pike, American politician from New Hampshire (d. 1886)
* 1840 – Kuroda Kiyotaka, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
* 1841 – Hirobumi Ito, Japanese governor of Korea, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1909)
* 1854 – Karl Kautsky, Marxist theoretician (d. 1938)
* 1854 – Oscar Wilde, Irish writer (d. 1900)
* 1855 – Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (d. 1931)
* 1861 – J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
* 1863 – Austen Chamberlain, English statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1937)
* 1876 – Jimmy Sinclair, South African cricketer, rugby union and soccer player (d. 1913)
* 1878 – Maxey Long, American athlete (d. 1959)
* 1883 – Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (d. 1973)
* 1884 – Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
* 1886 – David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1973)
* 1888 – Eugene O'Neill, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
* 1888 – Paul Popenoe, American activist (d. 1979)
* 1890 – Michael Collins, Irish patriot (d. 1922)
* 1890 – Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)
* 1890 – Paul Strand, American photographer (d. 1975)
* 1897 – Louis de Cazenave, French supercentenarian (d. 2008)
* 1898 – William O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1980)
* 1900 – Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
* 1900 – Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
* 1900 – Goose Goslin, American baseball player (d. 1971)
* 1903 – Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
* 1906 – León Klimovsky, Argentine film director (d. 1996)
* 1908 – Enver Hoxha, Albanian dictator (d. 1985)
* 1912 – Clifford Hansen, American politician (d. 2009)
* 1914 – Mohammed Zahir Shah, Shah of Afghanistan (d. 2007)
* 1916 – George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)
* 1917 – Alice Pearce, American actress (d. 1966)
* 1918 – Louis Althusser, French Marxist philosopher (d. 1990)
* 1919 – Kathleen Winsor, American writer (d. 2003)
* 1922 – Max Bygraves, English singer/songwriter
* 1922 – Leon Sullivan, American civil rights leader and pastor (d. 2001)
* 1923 – Linda Darnell, American film actress (d. 1965)
* 1923 – Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. 1980)
* 1923 – Bill McLaren MBE, Scottish rugby commentator (d. 2010)
* 1925 – Angela Lansbury, English-born actress
* 1927 – Günter Grass, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate
* 1928 – Mary Daly, American feminist philosopher and theologian (d. 2010)
* 1928 – Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress
* 1929 – Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
* 1930 – Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress
* 1931 – Charles Colson, American Watergate conspirator
* 1931 – Valery Klimov, Russian violinist
* 1931 – Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress and humanitarian
* 1932 – John Grant, British politician (d. 2000)
* 1932 – Henry Lewis, American musician and conductor (d. 1996)
* 1934 – Peter Ashdown, British racing driver
* 1936 – Peter Bowles, English actor
* 1936 – Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
* 1936 – Akira Machida, Japanese judge
* 1938 – Carl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (d. 1999)
* 1938 – Nico German musician, fashion model and actress (d. 1988)
* 1940 – Barry Corbin, American actor
* 1940 – Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player (d. 2003)
* 1940 – Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
* 1941 – Tim McCarver, baseball player and commentator
* 1943 – Fred Turner, Canadian bass player (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
* 1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress
* 1947 – Terry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player
* 1947 – Bob Weir, American musician (Grateful Dead)
* 1947 – David Zucker, American film director
* 1948 – Hema Malini, Indian Actress
* 1948 – Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
* 1952 – Boogie Mosson, American musician (P Funk)
* 1952 – Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
* 1953 – Tony Carey, American-born rock keyboardist, producer (Rainbow, Planet P Project)
* 1953 – Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
* 1953 – Al Sobotka, Zamboni driver
* 1954 – Serafino Ghizzoni, Italian rugby player
* 1954 – Stephen Mellor, American actor
* 1956 – John Chavis, American football coach
* 1958 – Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek singer
* 1958 – Tim Robbins, American actor, director, and writer
* 1959 – Brian Harper, baseball player
* 1959 – Gary Kemp, British musician and actor
* 1959 – Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
* 1960 – Bob Mould, American musician
* 1961 – Marc Levy, French novelist
* 1961 – Randy Vasquez, American actor
* 1962 – Manute Bol, Sudanese-born basketball player (d. 2010)
* 1962 – Ken Chinn, American musician (SNFU)
* 1962 – Flea, Australian-born American musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
* 1962 – Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
* 1963 – Brendan Kibble, Australian musician
* 1965 – Steve Lamacq, British journalist and disc jockey
* 1965 – Tom Tolbert, American basketball player
* 1967 – Davina McCall, British television presenter
* 1968 – Randall Batinkoff, American actor
* 1968 – Mark Lee, Singaporean actor & comedian
* 1968 – Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
* 1969 – Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter
* 1969 – Takao Ōmori, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1969 – Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
* 1969 – Wendy Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips)
* 1970 – Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
* 1970 – Mehmet Scholl, German footballer
* 1971 – Chad Gray, American singer
* 1972 – Darius Kasparaitis, Russian Super League player
* 1972 – Tomas Lindberg, Swedish musician (At the Gates)
* 1972 – Kordell Stewart, American football player
* 1973 – María Eugenia Larraín, Chilean model, engineer and socialite
* 1973 – Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
* 1973 – David Unsworth, English professional footballer
* 1974 – Paul Kariya, Canadian hockey player
* 1975 – Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
* 1975 – Jacques Kallis, South African cricketer
* 1975 – Kellie Martin, American actress
* 1976 – Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian football (AFL) player and media personality
* 1977 – John Mayer, American musician
* 1978 – Ethan Luck, American musician (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K)
* 1979 – Erin Brown, American actress, model, filmmaker, and musician
* 1980 – Sue Bird, American basketball player
* 1980 – Jeremy Jackson, American actor
* 1980 – Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
* 1981 – Martin Halle, Danish footballer
* 1981 – Anthony Reyes, American baseball player
* 1981 – Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress
* 1982 – Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
* 1982 – Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
* 1982 – Pippa Black, Australian actress
* 1983 – Jennifer Hurt, American model
* 1983 – Philipp Kohlschreiber, German tennis player
* 1984 – Melissa Lauren, French pornographic actress
* 1984 – Shayne Ward, British singer
* 1985 – Verena Sailer, German sprinter
* 1985 – Casey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer
* 1986 – Nicky Adams, Welsh footballer
* 1986 – Craig Pickering, British sprinter
* 1988 – Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer
* 1991 – John and Edward Grimes, Irish twin entertainers
* 1992 – Bryce Harper, American baseball player
* 2003 – Princess Kritika of Nepal, daughter of Crown Prince Paras

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