Monday, October 25, 2010

October 25 Birthdays

* 1102 – William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
* 1330 – Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
* 1510 – Renée of France, French princess (d. 1574)
* 1683 – Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)
* 1759 – Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg), Russian empress (d. 1828)
* 1759 – William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1834)
* 1767 – Benjamin Constant, Swiss writer (d. 1830)
* 1772 – Geraud Duroc, French general (d. 1813)
* 1782 – Levi Lincoln, Jr., 13th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1868)
* 1802 – Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (d. 1864)
* 1806 – Max Stirner, German philosopher (d. 1856)
* 1811 – Évariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
* 1825 – Johann Strauss II, Austrian composer (d. 1899)
* 1838 – Georges Bizet, French composer (d. 1875)
* 1856 – Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (d. 1936)
* 1864 – Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956)
* 1864 – John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920)
* 1867 – Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
* 1881 – Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
* 1886 – Leo G. Carroll, English actor (d. 1972)
* 1888 – Richard E. Byrd, American explorer (d. 1957)
* 1888 – Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)
* 1889 – Abel Gance, French film director (d. 1981)
* 1889 – Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (d. 1985)
* 1891 – Father Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and radio broadcaster (d. 1979)
* 1895 – Levi Eshkol, Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1969)
* 1902 – Henry Steele Commager, American historian (d. 1998)
* 1902 – Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
* 1903 – Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976)
* 1903 – Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
* 1908 – Edmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (d. 2004)
* 1910 – William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
* 1912 – Minnie Pearl, American comedian and singer (d. 1996)
* 1913 – Klaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal (d. 1991)
* 1914 – John Berryman, American poet (d. 1972)
* 1915 – Ivan M. Niven, Canadian mathematician (d. 1999)
* 1917 – Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive
* 1921 – King Michael I of Romania
* 1923 – Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (d. 1990)
* 1923 – Bobby Thomson, Scotland born American baseball player (d. 2010)
* 1924 – Billy Barty, American actor (d. 2000)
* 1924 – Henry Sy, Chinese-Filipino businessman
* 1926 – Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
* 1926 – Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano
* 1927 – Barbara Cook, American singer and actress
* 1927 – Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, former President of Uruguay
* 1928 – Marion Ross, American actress
* 1928 – Anthony Franciosa, American actor (d. 2006)
* 1931 – Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
* 1931 – Annie Girardot, French actress
* 1932 – Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
* 1933 – Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (d. 2005)
* 1935 – Russell Schweickart, astronaut
* 1936 – Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian
* 1936 – Masako Nozawa, Japanese actress
* 1939 – Nikos Nikolaidis, Greek film director and a writer (d. 2007)
* 1939 – Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
* 1940 – Bobby Knight, American basketball coach
* 1941 – Helen Reddy, Australian singer
* 1941 – Anne Tyler, American novelist
* 1944 – Jon Anderson, English singer (Yes)
* 1944 – Kati Kovács, Hungarian singer
* 1944 – James Carville, American political strategist and commentator
* 1945 – Peter Ledger, Australian artist (d. 1994)
* 1947 – Glenn Tipton, English guitarist (Judas Priest)
* 1948 – Dave Cowens, American basketball player and coach
* 1948 – Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer
* 1948 – Dan Gable, American wrestler and coach
* 1948 – Dan Issel, American basketball player
* 1949 – Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1950 – Chris Norman, English singer
* 1951 – Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
* 1952 – Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
* 1952 – Samir Geagea, Lebanese Politician
* 1954 – Mike Eruzione, American hockey player
* 1955 – Glynis Barber, English actress
* 1955 – Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
* 1955 – Matthias Jabs, German guitarist (Scorpions)
* 1957 – Nancy Cartwright, American voice actress
* 1958 – Phil Daniels, English actor
* 1958 – Kornelia Ender, East German swimmer
* 1961 – Ward Burton, American auto racer
* 1961 – Chad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
* 1962 – Nick Hancock, British television presenter
* 1962 – Darlene Vogel, American actress
* 1963 – Tracy Nelson, American actress
* 1964 – Michael Boatman, American actor
* 1964 – Nicole, German singer
* 1964 – Kevin Michael Richardson, American actor
* 1965 – Þorsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor
* 1965 – 2 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
* 1966 – Wendel Clark, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1966 – Perry Satullo, American professional wrestler
* 1969 – Josef Beranek, Czech ice hockey player
* 1969 – Nika Futterman, American voice actress
* 1969 – Oleg Salenko, Russian footballer
* 1970 – J.A. Adande, American sports columnist
* 1970 – Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
* 1970 – Adam Goldberg, American actor
* 1970 – Adam Pascal, American actor
* 1970 – Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
* 1971 – Simon Charlton, English footballer
* 1971 – Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
* 1971 – Neil Fallon, Lead singer of Clutch (band)
* 1971 – Midori Goto, Japanese violinist
* 1971 – Pedro Martínez, Dominican baseball player
* 1972 – Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor
* 1973 – Lamont Bentley, American actor (d. 2005)
* 1974 – Lee Byung-Kyu, South Korean baseball player
* 1975 – Ryan Clement, former XFL quarterback
* 1975 – Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian musician
* 1976 – Brett Kirk, Australian Rules footballer
* 1976 – Steve Jones, Irish footballer
* 1977 – Yehonathan Gatro, Israeli singer and actor
* 1977 – Birgit Prinz, German footballer
* 1978 – Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer
* 1978 – Markus Pöyhönen, Finnish athlete
* 1979 – Rob Hulse, English footballer
* 1979 – Natasha Khan, British singer (aka Bat For Lashes)
* 1979 – Milena Roucka, Canadian professional wrestler
* 1979 – Sarah Thompson, American actress
* 1979 – Tony Torcato, American baseball player
* 1980 – Sarah Benincasa, American comedian
* 1980 – Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
* 1981 – Josh Henderson, American actor and singer
* 1981 – Jerome Isaac Jones, American singer
* 1981 – Austin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
* 1981 – Jon Wood, American NASCAR driver
* 1981 – Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
* 1982 – Jerome Carter, American football player
* 1982 – Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
* 1983 – Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
* 1983 – Tim McGarigle, American football player
* 1984 – Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)
* 1984 – Katy Perry, American singer
* 1985 – Ciara Harris, American singer
* 1985 – Kara Lynn Joyce, American swimmer and Olympian
* 1986 – DJ Webstar, American disc jockey
* 1986 – Eddie Gaven, American footballer
* 1987 – Darron Gibson, Irish football player
* 1987 – Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist
* 1988 – Shane Edwards, Australian Rules footballer
* 1992 – Benjamin Martin, American Footballer
* 1995 – Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress
* 2001 – Princess Elisabeth of Belgium
* 2006 – Krista and Tatiana Hogan, Canadian craniopagus conjoined twins

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