Saturday, March 10, 2012

March 10 Birthdays

* 1415 – Vasili II of Russia (d. 1462)
* 1452 – Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1516)
* 1503 – Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1564)
* 1536 – Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, English politician (d. 1572)
* 1628 – Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (d. 1694)
* 1709 – Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746)
* 1745 – John Gunby, American soldier (d. 1807)
* 1749 – Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)
* 1769 – Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist (d. 1840)
* 1772 – Friedrich von Schlegel, German aesthetician (d. 1829)
* 1776 – Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia (d. 1810)
* 1787 – William Etty, English painter (d. 1849)
* 1787 – Francisco de Paula Martinez de la Rosa, Spanish statesman and dramatist (d. 1862)
* 1788 – Joseph von Eichendorff, German writer (d. 1857)
* 1810 – Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
* 1839 – Dudley Buck, American composer, organist, and writer on music (d. 1909)
* 1842 – Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer (d. 1912)
* 1844 – Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist (d. 1908)
* 1845 – Tsar Alexander III of Russia (d. 1894)
* 1846 – Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850)
* 1847 – Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragist (d. 1934)
* 1850 – Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (d. 1906)
* 1875 – Alexander Goldenweiser, Russian pianist, teacher, and composer (d. 1961)
* 1876 – Ernst Tandefelt, Finnish nobleman, assassin of Minister Ritavuori (d. 1948)
* 1881 – Thomas Quinlan, musical impresario (d. 1951)
* 1887 – Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Grandmaster of Ninjutsu (d. 1972)
* 1888 – Baldwin Cooke, American actor d. 1953
* 1888 – Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (d. 1961)
* 1892 – Arthur Honegger, French-born Swiss composer (d. 1955)
* 1892 – Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)
* 1899 – Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran (d. 2007)
* 1900 – Pandelis Pouliopoulos, secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (d. 1943)
* 1903 – Bix Beiderbecke, American musician (d. 1931)
* 1905 – Betty Amann, German-American actress. (d. 1990)
* 1905 – Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985)
* 1906 – Lionel Bertrand, Canadian politician and newspaper editor (d. 1979)
* 1911 – Warner Anderson, American actor (d. 1976)
* 1915 – Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978)
* 1915 – Sir Charles Groves, English conductor (d. 1992)
* 1916 – Davie Fulton, Canadian politician and judge (d. 2000)
* 1917 – Frank Perconte, American sergeant.
* 1918 – Günther Rall, German ace fighter pilot (d. 2009)
* 1919 – Marion Hutton, American singer (d. 1987)
* 1920 – Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur (d. 2007)
* 1920 – Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959)
* 1923 – Val Logsdon Fitch, Nobel laureate
* 1925 – Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (d. 2005)
* 1925 – Jean-Guy Cardinal, French Canadian politician (d. 1979)
* 1926 – Višnja Stahuljak, Croatian writer (d. 2011)
* 1927 – Claude Laydu, Belgian-born French actor (d. 2011)
* 1928 – Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer
* 1928 – James Earl Ray, American assassin (d. 1998)
* 1929 – Huey P. Meaux, American record producer (d. 2011)
* 1931 – Georges Dor, Québécois author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
* 1935 – Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
* 1936 – Sepp Blatter, Swiss FIFA President
* 1936 – Alfredo Zitarrosa, Uruguayan Vocals and journalist (d. 1989)
* 1937 – Joe Viterelli, American actor (d. 2004)
* 1938 – Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens
* 1940 – Chuck Norris, American actor, martial artist and internet meme
* 1940 – David Rabe, American playwright and screenwriter
* 1940 – Dean Torrence, American singer (Jan and Dean)
* 1945 – Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician
* 1946 – Hiroshi Fushida, Japanese racing driver
* 1946 – Mike Hollands, Australian animator
* 1946 – Jim Valvano, American basketball coach (d. 1993)
* 1947 – Kim Campbell, 19th Prime Minister of Canada
* 1947 – Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former police commissioner
* 1947 – Bob Greene, American journalist
* 1947 – Tom Scholz, American songwriter and guitarist (Boston)
* 1948 – Austin Carr, American basketball player
* 1948 – Richard Park, British media consultant and broadcaster
* 1949 – Bill Buxton, Canadian computer scientist and designer
* 1951 – Gloria Diaz, Filipina actress, Miss Universe 1969
* 1952 – Johanna Lindsey, American novelist
* 1952 – Mike O'Donnell, American Composer
* 1952 – Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
* 1953 – Jacqueline Gareau, Canadian marathon runner
* 1953 – Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
* 1954 – Didier Barbelivien, French singer and songwriter
* 1955 – Toshio Suzuki, Japanese racing driver
* 1955 – Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
* 1956 – Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor, son of Roy Lichtenstein
* 1956 – Robert Llewellyn, Writer, Actor, Presenter
* 1957 – Osama bin Laden, Saudi Islamist and leader of al-Qaeda (d. 2011)
* 1957 – Matt Knudsen, American actor
* 1957 – Shannon Tweed, Canadian actress and model
* 1957 – Jim White, American folk singer-songwriter
* 1958 – Steve Howe, American baseball player (d. 2006)
* 1958 – Sharon Stone, American actress
* 1960 – Lance Burton, American stage illusionist
* 1960 – Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen, German keyboardist and songwriter
* 1960 – Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
* 1961 – Laurel Clark, physician and astronaut (d. 2003)
* 1961 – Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast
* 1961 – Pam Oliver, American sportscaster
* 1961 – Bobby Petrino, American football coach
* 1962 – Jasmine Guy, American actress
* 1962 – Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
* 1963 – Jeff Ament, American musician (Pearl Jam)
* 1963 – Rick Rubin, American record producer
* 1964 – Neneh Cherry, Swedish musician
* 1964 – Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
* 1964 – David Faber, American television reporter
* 1965 – Rod Woodson, American football player
* 1966 – Edie Brickell, American singer
* 1966 – Gráinne Mulvey, Irish composer
* 1966 – Mike Timlin, American baseball player
* 1967 – Daichi Suzuki, Japanese swimmer
* 1968 – Felice Arena, Australian children's author
* 1968 – Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law professor and NMP
* 1969 – Paget Brewster, American actress
* 1969 – Walter Schreifels, American musician (Gorilla Biscuits)
* 1970 – Matt Barlow, American singer (Iced Earth)
* 1970 – Michel van der Aa, Dutch composer
* 1971 – Steve Arnold, British racing driver
* 1971 – Jon Hamm, American actor
* 1971 – Timbaland, American rapper
* 1972 – Takashi Fujii, Japanese television performer
* 1972 – Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
* 1972 – Paraskevi Tsiamita, Greek athlete
* 1973 – Eva Herzigova, Czech model
* 1973 – John LeCompt, American guitarist
* 1973 – Chris Sutton, English footballer
* 1973 – Dan Swanö, Swedish musician
* 1973 – Mauricio Taricco, Argentine footballer
* 1974 – Cristián de la Fuente, Chilean model and actor
* 1975 – Lyne Bessette, Canadian bicycle racer
* 1975 – Jerry Horton, American guitarist (Papa Roach)
* 1976 – Kisaki, Japanese musician
* 1976 – Haifa Wehbe, Lebanese actress, model and singer
* 1977 – Peter Enckelman, Finnish footballer
* 1977 – Shannon Miller, American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist
* 1977 – Colin Murray, British radio DJ
* 1977 – Rita Simons, English actress
* 1977 – Robin Thicke, American singer
* 1977 – Bree Turner, American dancer and actress
* 1978 – Neil Alexander, Scottish footballer
* 1978 – Benjamin Burnley, American musician (Breaking Benjamin)
* 1979 – Edi Gathegi, American actor
* 1981 – Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
* 1981 – Efthimios Kouloucheris, Greek footballer
* 1981 – Steven Reid, Irish International footballer
* 1982 – Kwame Brown, American basketball player
* 1983 – Che'Nelle, Malaysian Australian singer
* 1983 – Rafe Spall, English actor
* 1983 – Carrie Underwood, American country singer
* 1983 – Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997)
* 1984 – Nikos Arabatzis, Greek footballer
* 1984 – Ben May, English footballer
* 1984 – Olivia Wilde, American actress
* 1985 – Lassana Diarra, French footballer
* 1985 – Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter
* 1986 – JC de Vera, Filipino actor
* 1987 – Martellus Bennett, American football player
* 1987 – Tuukka Rask, Finnish ice hockey player
* 1988 – Christian Beck, German footballer
* 1988 – Michael Dunlop, Northern Irish motorbike racer
* 1988 – Ivan Rakitić, Croatian footballer
* 1992 – Emily Osment, American actress and singer
* 1993 – Jeffrey Scaperrotta, American actor

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