Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 13 Birthdays

* 1372 – Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France (d. 1407)
* 1615 – Pope Innocent XII (d. 1700)
* 1683 – John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-British philosopher (d. 1744)
* 1700 – Michel Blavet, French flutist (d. 1768)
* 1719 – John Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal (d. 1797)
* 1720 – Charles Bonnet, Swiss naturalist and writer (d. 1793)
* 1733 – Joseph Priestley, English scientist and minister (d. 1804)
* 1741 – Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1790)
* 1753 – Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, great heiress and wife of Philippe Égalité (d. 1821)
* 1762 – Anine Frölich, Danish ballerina (d. 1784)
* 1763 – Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal (d. 1815)
* 1764 – Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1845)
* 1770 – Daniel Lambert, Englishman famous for his obesity (d. 1809)
* 1777 – Charles Lot Church, Nova Scotia politician (d. 1864)
* 1781 – Karl Friedrich Schinkel, German architect (d. 1841)
* 1782 – Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Baronet, Irish nobility (d.1863)
* 1798 – Abigail Fillmore, First Lady of the United States (d. 1853)
* 1815 – James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (d. 1911)
* 1825 – Hans Gude, Norwegian romanticist landscape painter (d. 1903)
* 1855 – Percival Lowell, American astronomer (d. 1916)
* 1855 – B. H. Roberts, Mormon leader, historian, and politician (d. 1933)
* 1860 – Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (d. 1903)
* 1864 – Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (d. 1941)
* 1870 – Albert Meyer, member of the Swiss Federal Council in the 1930s (d. 1953)
* 1883 – Enrico Toselli, Italian (Florentine) composer and pianist(d. 1926)
* 1884 – Sir Hugh Walpole, English novelist (d. 1941)
* 1886 – Home Run Baker, Hall of Fame third baseman (d.1963)
* 1888 – Paul Morand, French writer (d. 1976)
* 1890 – Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
* 1897 – Dan Gordon, American animator (d. 1969)
* 1897 – Yeghishe Charents, Armenian poet, writer and public activist (d. 1937)
* 1898 – Henry Hathaway, American film director and producer (d. 1985)
* 1899 – John Hasbrouck van Vleck, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1980)
* 1899 – Jan Lechoń, Polish poet (d. 1956)
* 1900 – Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (d. 1981)
* 1900 – Giorgos Seferis, Greek poet, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
* 1907 – Mircea Eliade, Romanian historian of religions and writer (d. 1986)
* 1908 – Walter Annenberg, American publisher and philanthropist (d. 2002)
* 1910 – Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
* 1910 – Sammy Kaye, American musician (d. 1987)
* 1911 – L. Ron Hubbard, American science fiction author and founder of Scientology (d. 1986)
* 1913 – William Casey, American CIA director (d. 1987)
* 1913 – Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (d. 1985)
* 1913 – Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer (d. 2009)
* 1914 – Edward "Butch" O'Hare, American pilot and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1943)
* 1914 – W.O. Mitchell, Canadian writer (d. 1998)
* 1916 – Lindy Boggs, American politician
* 1921 – Al Jaffee, American cartoonist
* 1923 – William F. Bolger, 65th Postmaster General of the United States (d. 1989)
* 1923 – Dimitrios Ioannidis, Greek military officer who was involved in the Greek military junta
* 1925 – Roy Haynes, American jazz drummer
* 1926 – Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (d. 2003)
* 1927 – Robert Denning, American interior designer (d. 2005)
* 1929 – Peter Breck, American actor
* 1929 – Joseph Mascolo, American actor
* 1930 – Jan Howard, American singer
* 1933 – Mike Stoller, American songwriter
* 1934 – Barry Hughart, American author
* 1935 – Leslie Parrish, American actress
* 1935 – Michael Walzer, American philosopher
* 1936 – Nana Meskhidze, Georgian artist-painter (d. 1997)
* 1938 – Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
* 1938 – Tochinoumi Teruyoshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 49th Yokozuna
* 1939 – Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter
* 1940 – Christopher Gable, British dancer, choreographer and actor (d.1998)
* 1940 – Jacqueline Sassard, French actress
* 1941 – Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian prominent poet and writer of prose (d. 2008)
* 1941 – Donella Meadows, American scientist (d. 2001)
* 1942 – Dave Cutler, American software engineer
* 1942 – Geoffrey Hayes, English television presenter and actor
* 1942 – Scatman John, American singer (real name John Larkin) (d. 1999)
* 1943 – André Téchiné, French film director and screenwriter
* 1945 – Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician
* 1946 – Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier (d. 1976)
* 1947 – Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
* 1948 – Robert S. Woods, American actor
* 1949 – Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (d. 1974)
* 1949 – Julia Migenes, American soprano
* 1950 – Charles Krauthammer, American political commentator
* 1950 – William H. Macy, American actor
* 1951 – Fred Berry, American actor and dancer (d. 2003)
* 1952 – Wolfgang Rihm, German composer
* 1953 – Ridley Pearson, American writer
* 1953 – Deborah Raffin, American actress
* 1955 – Bruno Conti, Italian footballer
* 1955 – Glenne Headly, American actress
* 1956 – Dana Delany, American actress
* 1956 – Jamie Dimon, American Banking executive
* 1956 – Davor Slamnig, Croatian writer and musician
* 1957 – John Hoeven, American politician, 31st governor and junior senator from North Dakota
* 1957 – Steve Lake, American baseball player
* 1958 – Linda Robson, English actress
* 1959 – Kathy Hilton, socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton
* 1960 – Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
* 1960 – Adam Clayton, Irish bassist (U2)
* 1960 – Joe Ranft, American animator (d. 2005)
* 1963 – Fito Páez, Argentine musician and songwriter
* 1964 – Will Clark, American baseball player
* 1964 – João Gordo, American musician (Ratos de Porão)
* 1965 – Gigi Rice, American actress
* 1967 – Andrés Escobar, Colombian footballer (d. 1994)
* 1968 – Akira Nogami, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1970 – Tim Story, American film director
* 1971 – Annabeth Gish, American actress
* 1971 – Robert Lanham, American author and satirist
* 1972 – Common, American rapper
* 1973 – Edgar Davids, Dutch footballer
* 1973 – David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed)
* 1973 – Bobby Jackson, American basketballer
* 1974 – Thomas Enqvist, Swedish tennis player
* 1974 – Vampeta, Brazilian footballer
* 1975 – Chris Ashworth, American actor
* 1976 – James Dewees, American musician
* 1976 – Troy Hudson, American basketball player
* 1976 – Danny Masterson, American actor
* 1977 – Momo Sylla, Guinean footballer
* 1977 – Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer
* 1978 – Tom Danielson, American cyclist
* 1978 – Kenny Watson, American football player
* 1979 – Spanky G, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
* 1979 – Johan Santana, Venezuelan baseball player
* 1979 – Cedric Van Branteghem, Belgian athlete
* 1980 – Caron Butler, American basketballer
* 1980 – Molly Stanton, American actress
* 1981 – Toccara Jones, American fashion model
* 1981 – Stephen Maguire, Scottish snooker player
* 1981 – April Matson, American actress and singer
* 1982 – Jeremy Curl, British explorer
* 1982 – Nicole Ohlde, WNBA basketball player
* 1982 – Adam Thomson, New Zealand rugby player
* 1983 – Dan Lupu, Romanian Actor
* 1983 – Kaitlin Sandeno, American swimmer
* 1984 – Rachael Bella, actress
* 1984 – Pieter Custers, Dutch athlete
* 1984 – Steve Darcis, Belgian tennis player
* 1984 – Noel Fisher, Canadian actor
* 1984 – Yuuka Nanri, Japanese seiyū
* 1984 – Marc Zwiebler, German badminton player
* 1985 – Alcides, Brazilian football player
* 1985 – Emile Hirsch, American actor
* 1985 – Austin Scott, American football player
* 1986 – Chiaki Kyan, Japanese gravure idol
* 1987 – Marco Andretti, American racecar driver
* 1987 – Rosela Gjylbegu, Albanian singer
* 1989 – Holger Badstuber, German footballer
* 1989 – Harry Melling, British actor
* 1991 – Lê Quang Liêm, Vietnamese chess player.
* 1999 – Wiktoria Gąsiewska, Polish actress

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