Monday, March 19, 2012

March 19 Birthdays

* 1434 – Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1443)
* 1488 – Johannes Magnus, Swedish religious figure (d. 1544)
* 1534 – José de Anchieta, Spanish missionary (d. 1597)
* 1590 – William Bradford, English colonial settler and politician (d. 1657)
* 1593 – Georges de la Tour, French artist (d. 1652)
* 1661 – Francesco Gasparini, Italian composer and teacher (d. 1727)
* 1684 – Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (d. 1766)
* 1721 – Tobias Smollett, Scottish novelist (d. 1771)
* 1734 – Thomas McKean, American lawyer and signatory (d. 1817)
* 1739 – Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, French statesman (d. 1824)
* 1742 – Túpac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)
* 1749 – Princess Louisa of Great Britain (d. 1768)
* 1778 – Edward Pakenham, British general (d. 1815)
* 1813 – David Livingstone, Scottish missionary and explorer (d. 1873)
* 1821 – Richard Francis Burton, British explorer, diplomat and author (d. 1890)
* 1823 – Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (d. 1914)
* 1824 – William Allingham, Irish author (d. 1889)
* 1829 – Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
* 1848 – Wyatt Earp, American marshall (d. 1929)
* 1849 – Alfred von Tirpitz, German admiral (d. 1930)
* 1851 – William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)
* 1860 – William Jennings Bryan, American statesman (d. 1925)
* 1861 – Lomer Gouin, Canadian politician (d. 1929)
* 1864 – Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926)
* 1865 – William Morton Wheeler, American entomologist and myrmecologist (d. 1937)
* 1871 – Schofield Haigh, British cricketer (d. 1921)
* 1873 – Max Reger, German composer (d. 1916)
* 1881 – Edith Nourse Rogers, American politician (d. 1960)
* 1883 – Walter Haworth, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1950)
* 1883 – Joseph Stilwell, American general (d. 1946)
* 1888 – Josef Albers, German artist (d. 1976)
* 1888 – Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (d. 1969)
* 1891 – Earl Warren, American politician (d. 1974)
* 1892 – James Van Fleet, American general (d. 1992)
* 1894 – Moms Mabley, American comedian (d. 1975)
* 1898 – Karl Theodor Bleek, German politician (d. 1969)
* 1900 – Frédéric Joliot, French physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1958)
* 1902 – Louisa Ghijs, Belgian stage actress (d. 1985)
* 1904 – John Sirica, American judge (d. 1992)
* 1905 – Joe Rollino, American weightlifter and boxer (d. 2010)
* 1905 – Albert Speer, German architect (d. 1981)
* 1909 – Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (d. 1990)
* 1909 – Louis Hayward, British actor (d. 1985)
* 1910 – Joseph Carroll, American general (d. 1991)
* 1914 – Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)
* 1914 – Jay Berwanger, American football player (d. 2002)
* 1914 – Fred Clark, American film actor (d. 1968)
* 1915 – Robert G. Cole, American Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1944)
* 1915 – Patricia Morison, American actress
* 1916 – Eric Christmas, British actor (d. 2000)
* 1916 – Irving Wallace, American novelist (d. 1990)
* 1917 – Dinu Lipatti, Romanian pianist (d. 1950)
* 1917 – Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian chess player (d. 1998)
* 1920 – Tige Andrews, American actor (d. 2007)
* 1920 – Kjell Aukrust, Norwegian author (d. 2002)
* 1920 – Paul Hagen, Danish actor (d. 2003)
* 1921 – Tommy Cooper, Welsh comedy magician (d. 1984)
* 1923 – Pamela Britton, American actress (d. 1974)
* 1923 – Benito Jacovitti, Italian comic artist (d. 1997)
* 1923 – Henry Morgentaler, Canadian gynecologist
* 1923 – Giuseppe Rotunno, Italian cinematographer
* 1924 – Joe Gaetjens, Haitian-American footballer (d. c. 1964)
* 1924 – Mary Wimbush, British actress (d. 2005)
* 1925 – Brent Scowcroft, American military officer and diplomat
* 1927 – Richie Ashburn, American baseball player (d. 1997)
* 1928 – Hans Küng, Swiss theologian
* 1928 – Patrick McGoohan, American actor (d. 2009)
* 1929 – Miquel Martí i Pol, Catalan poet (d. 2003)
* 1930 – Gualtiero Marchesi, Italian chef
* 1930 – Eugene Selznick, American volleyball player
* 1932 – Gay Brewer, American golfer (d. 2007)
* 1933 – Philip Roth, American author
* 1933 – Renée Taylor, American actress
* 1933 –Richard Williams, Canadian animator
* 1935 – Nancy Malone, American actress
* 1936 – Ursula Andress, Swiss actress
* 1936 – Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
* 1937 – Clarence "Frogman" Henry, American musician
* 1937 – Egon Krenz, last President of East Germany
* 1939 – Joe Kapp, American football player
* 1942 – Richard Dobson, American singer and songwriter
* 1943 – Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist, Nobel laureate
* 1943 – Mario Monti, Italian politician
* 1943 – Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
* 1944 – Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize
* 1944 – Sirhan Sirhan, Palestinian-born assassin
* 1945 – Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
* 1946 – Paul Atkinson, English guitarist (The Zombies) (d. 2004)
* 1946 – Bigas Luna, Spanish film director
* 1946 – Ruth Pointer, American musician and producer (Pointer Sisters)
* 1946 – Jack Schaeffer, American singer (Royale Monarchs)
* 1947 – Glenn Close, American actress
* 1947 – Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player
* 1948 – Vincent van der Bijl, South African cricketer
* 1949 – Valery Leontiev, Russian pop singer
* 1949 – Hirofumi Hirano, Japanese politician
* 1952 – Wolfgang Ambros, Austrian singer-songwriter
* 1952 – Warren Lees, New Zealand Test wicket-keeper
* 1952 – Harvey Weinstein, American film producer
* 1953 – Billy Sheehan, American bassist (Mr. Big)
* 1953 – Ricky Wilson, American musician (The B-52's) (d. 1985)
* 1954 – Jill Abramson, American journalist
* 1954 – Cho Kwang-Rae, South Korean football manager
* 1954 – Indu Shahani, Indian educator
* 1955 – Bruce Willis, American actor
* 1955 – Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
* 1956 – Yegor Gaidar, Russian politician and economist.
* 1958 – Andy Reid, American pro football coach
* 1959 – Terry Hall, British singer
* 1960 – Simo Aalto, Finnish magician
* 1960 – Eliane Elias, Brazilian jazz musician and composer
* 1961 – Jos Lansink, Dutch-Belgian equestrian
* 1962 – Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2003)
* 1962 – Jim Korderas, American wrestling referee
* 1963 – Neil LaBute, American playwright and filmmaker
* 1964 – Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
* 1964 – Jake Weber, British actor
* 1965 – Kevin F. Harris, American composer and graphic artist
* 1966 – Andy Sinton, English footballer
* 1967 – Michael Bletsas, Greek engineer
* 1967 – Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian ice hockey player
* 1967 – Mary Scheer, American actress and comedian
* 1967 – Katia Tiutiunnik, Australian violist and composer
* 1968 – Mots'eoa Senyane, Lesotho diplomat
* 1968 – Tyrone Hill, American basketball player
* 1969 – Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
* 1969 – Connor Trinneer, American actor
* 1969 – Tom McRae, British singer and songwriter
* 1970 – Michael Krumm, German race car driver
* 1971 – Nadja Auermann, German supermodel
* 1971 – Sébastien Godefroid, Belgian sailor
* 1973 – Bun B, American rapper (UGK)
* 1973 – Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Australian actress
* 1974 – Vida Guerra, Cuban-American swimsuit model
* 1974 – Marcel Tiemann, German racing driver
* 1975 – Brann Dailor, American drummer
* 1975 – Antonio Daniels, American basketball player
* 1975 – Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
* 1975 – Matthew Richardson, Australian rules footballer
* 1976 – Rachel Blanchard, Canadian actress
* 1976 – Andre Miller, American basketball player
* 1976 – Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer
* 1976 – Stelios Sfakianakis, Greek footballer
* 1977 – Jorma Taccone, American writer and comedian
* 1979 – Sheldon Brown, American football player
* 1979 – Hee-Seop Choi, Korean baseball player
* 1979 – Ivan Ljubičić, Croatian tennis player
* 1979 – Christos Patsatzoglou, Greek footballer
* 1979 – Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
* 1980 – Luca Ferri, Italian footballer
* 1980 – Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer
* 1980 – Don Sparrow, Canadian illustrator
* 1981 – Kim Rae Won, South Korean actor and model
* 1981 – Kolo Touré, Ivorian footballer
* 1982 – Jonathan Fanene, American football player
* 1982 – Brad Jones, Australian footballer
* 1982 – Matt Littler, British actor
* 1982 – Eduardo Saverin, Brazilian entrepreneur
* 1983 – Ana Rezende, Brazilian film director and musician (CSS)
* 1983 – Matt Sydal, American wrestler
* 1984 – Tanushree Dutta, Indian actress
* 1985 – E. J. Viso, Venezuelan racing driver
* 1986 – Tyler Bozak, Canadian-Ukrainian ice hockey player
* 1987 – Alexander Metz, German rugby player
* 1987 – Michal Švec, Czech footballer
* 1987 – Milos Teodosic, Serbian basketball player
* 1987 – April Jeanette, American wrestler
* 1987 – Josie Lopez, American actress
* 1988 – Clayton Kershaw, American baseball player
* 1989 – Craig Lamar Traylor, American actor
* 1999 – Tatum McCann, American actress
* 2007 – Prince Abdullah bin Ali of Jordan

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