Friday, January 13, 2012

January 13 Birthdays

* 1434 – King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)
* 1505 – Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1571)
* 1562 – Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)
* 1596 – Jan van Goyen, Dutch painter (d. 1656)
* 1610 – Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)
* 1616 – Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic (d. 1680)
* 1635 – Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (d. 1705)
* 1651 – Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
* 1683 – Christoph Graupner, German composer (d. 1760)
* 1720 – Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)
* 1749 – Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist (d. 1825)
* 1777 – Elisa Bonaparte, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte (d. 1820)
* 1787 – John Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1854)
* 1804 – Paul Gavarni, French caricaturist (d. 1866)
* 1805 – Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1862)
* 1808 – Salmon P. Chase, 6th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1873)
* 1812 – Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883)
* 1832 – Horatio Alger, Jr., American minister and author (d. 1899)
* 1845 – Félix Tisserand, French Astronomer (d. 1896)
* 1858 – Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d. 1931)
* 1859 – Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)
* 1861 – Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)
* 1864 – Wilhelm Wien, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
* 1865 – Princess Marie of Orléans (d. 1908)
* 1866 – Vasily Kalinnikov, Russian composer (d. 1901)
* 1869 – Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (d. 1931)
* 1870 – Ross Granville Harrison, American biologist (d. 1959)
* 1878 – Lionel Groulx, Canadian nationalist (d. 1967)
* 1881 – Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist (d. 1961)
* 1883 – Prince Arthur of Connaught (d. 1938)
* 1884 – Sophie Tucker, Russian-born singer and performer (d. 1966)
* 1885 – Alfred Fuller, Canadian businessman, The "Fuller Brush Man" (d. 1973)
* 1886 – Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)
* 1887 – Gabriel Gabrio, French actor (d. 1946)
* 1887 – George Gurdjieff, Georgian-Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)
* 1890 – Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (d. 1945)
* 1893 – Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
* 1893 – Clark Ashton Smith, American writer (d. 1961)
* 1898 – Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944)
* 1898 – Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
* 1901 – A. B. Guthrie, American novelist, historian (d. 1991)
* 1901 – Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (d. 1978)
* 1904 – Richard Addinsell, British composer (Warsaw Concerto) (d. 1977)
* 1905 – Kay Francis, American actress (d. 1968)
* 1906 – Zhou Youguang, Chinese linguist
* 1909 – Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist (d. 1934)
* 1910 – Yannis Tsarouchis, Greek painter (d. 1989)
* 1911 – Sir Johannes "Joh" Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland (d. 2005)
* 1913 – Jeff Morrow, American actor (d. 1993)
* 1914 – Lord Ted Willis, British television dramatist (d. 1992)
* 1919 – Robert Stack, American actor (d. 2003)
* 1921 – Dachine Rainer, British writer (d. 2000)
* 1922 – Albert Lamorisse, French film director and producer (d. 1970)
* 1923 – Daniil Shafran, Russian cellist (d. 1997)
* 1924 – Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
* 1924 – Roland Petit, French choreographer (d. 2011)
* 1925 – Georgi Kaloyanchev, Bulgarian actor
* 1925 – Gwen Verdon, American actress and dancer (d. 2000)
* 1926 – Michael Bond, British writer
* 1926 – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun, American feminist author (d. 2003)
* 1927 – Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
* 1927 – Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
* 1929 – Joe Pass, U.S. jazz guitarist (d. 1994)
* 1930 – Liz Anderson, American singer
* 1930 – Frances Sternhagen, American actress
* 1931 – Ian Hendry, English actor (d. 1984)
* 1931 – Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor (d. 2007)
* 1931 – Chris Wiggins, British actor
* 1932 – Barry Bishop, American mountaineer (d. 1994)
* 1934 – Rip Taylor, American actor
* 1935 – Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
* 1935 – Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress
* 1936 – Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone
* 1938 – William B. Davis, Canadian actor
* 1938 – Tord Grip, Swedish football manager
* 1938 – Shivkumar Sharma, santoor player, music composer
* 1939 – Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach
* 1939 – Cesare Maniago, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1940 – Edmund White, American author
* 1941 – Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
* 1942 – Carol Cleveland, English actress
* 1943 – Richard Moll, American actor
* 1946 – Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
* 1947 – John Lees, English Musician
* 1947 – Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
* 1947 – Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
* 1948 – Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
* 1949 – Klaus Brandner, German politician
* 1949 – Rakesh Sharma, first Indian and 138th person to visit space
* 1949 – Brandon Tartikoff, American television executive (d. 1997)
* 1950 – Bob Forsch, American baseball player
* 1950 – John McNaughton, American film director
* 1951 – Frank E. Peretti, author of Christian fiction
* 1954 – Trevor Rabin, South African guitarist (Yes)
* 1955 – Paul Kelly, Australian singer-songwriter
* 1955 – Jay McInerney, American writer
* 1956 – Janet Hubert-Whitten, American actress
* 1957 – Lorrie Moore, American writer
* 1957 – Mark O'Meara, Major winning American Golfer
* 1959 – James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
* 1960 – Takis Lemonis, Greek footballer and coach
* 1961 – Wayne Coyne, American singer (The Flaming Lips)
* 1961 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, American actress
* 1961 – Kelly Hrudey, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1961 – Suggs, English singer (Madness)
* 1962 – Trace Adkins, American country music singer-songwriter
* 1962 – Paul Higgins, Canadian hockey player
* 1962 – Kevin Mitchell, American baseball player
* 1963 – Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
* 1964 – Bill Bailey, British comedian
* 1964 – Penelope Ann Miller, American actress
* 1964 – Ronan Rafferty, Northern Irish golfer
* 1966 – Patrick Dempsey, American actor
* 1966 – Shelagh Fogarty, British radio presenter
* 1967 – Annie Jones, Australian actress
* 1968 – Traci Bingham, American actress
* 1968 – Chara, Japanese singer and actress
* 1968 – Mike Whitlow, English footballer
* 1969 – Stefania Belmondo, Italian cross-country skier
* 1969 – Stephen Hendry, Scottish snooker player
* 1970 – Keith Coogan, American actor
* 1970 – Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)
* 1970 – Shonda Rhimes, American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy)
* 1971 – John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director
* 1971 – Phil Whyman, English paranormal researcher, television personality, writer and musician
* 1972 – Mark Bosnich, Australian footballer
* 1972 – Nicole Eggert, American actress
* 1972 – James O'Brien, British radio presenter and journalist
* 1972 – Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
* 1972 – Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast
* 1972 – Park Jin-Young, Korean singer
* 1973 – Nikolai Khabibulin, Russian ice hockey player
* 1973 – Gloria Yip, Hong Kong actor
* 1974 – Sergei Brylin, Russian ice hockey player
* 1976 – Michael Peña, American actor
* 1976 – Tania Vicent, Canadian short track speed skater
* 1976 – Mario Yepes, Colombian footballer
* 1977 – Orlando Bloom, English actor
* 1977 – James Posey, American basketball player
* 1977 – William Ash (actor), British actor
* 1978 – Ashmit Patel, Indian actor
* 1978 – Nate Silver, American journalist and statistician
* 1980 – Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist
* 1980 – Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer
* 1980 – Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
* 1980 – Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
* 1981 – Reggie Brown, American football player
* 1981 – Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor
* 1981 – Jason James, Welsh bassist
* 1981 – Darrell Rasner, American baseball player
* 1982 – Kamran Akmal, Pakistan cricketer
* 1982 – Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
* 1983 – William Hung, American Idol contestant
* 1983 – Sebastian Kneißl, German footballer
* 1983 – Julian Morris, English actor
* 1983 – Ronny Turiaf, French basketball player
* 1984 – Matteo Cavagna, Italian footballer
* 1984 – Nathaniel Motte, American musician (3OH!3)
* 1985 – Qi Hui, Chinese swimmer
* 1986 – Laura Ludwig, German beach volleyball player
* 1986 – Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater
* 1987 – Stefano Del Sante, Italian footballer
* 1987 – Lee Seung Gi, South Korean singer
* 1987 – Daniel Oss, Italian cyclist
* 1987 – Alexandre Pliuschin, Moldovan cyclist
* 1987 – Marc Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1987 – Sven Wetzel, German rugby player
* 1988 – Josh Freeman, American football player
* 1989 – Bryan Arguez, American footballer
* 1989 – James Berrett, English footballer
* 1989 – Triinu Kivilaan, Estonian singer
* 1989 – Tim Matavž, Slovenian footballer
* 1990 – Liam Hemsworth, Australian actor
* 1991 – Goo Ha-ra, South Korean singer/actress/MC
* 1992 – Adam Matthews, Welsh footballer
* 1995 – Qaasim Middleton, American musician and actor

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