Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 22 Birthdays

* 841 – Bernard Plantapilosa, Count of Auvergne (d. 885)
* 875 – William I, Duke of Aquitaine (d. 918)
* 1212 – Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (d. 1235)
* 1366 – Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (d. 1399)
* 1459 – Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1519)
* 1503 – Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (d. 1583)
* 1599 – Anthony van Dyck, Flemish painter (d. 1641)
* 1609 – King John II Casimir of Poland (d. 1672)
* 1663 – August Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (d. 1727)
* 1712 – Edward Moore, English writer (d. 1757)
* 1720 – Nicolas-Henri Jardin, French architect (d. 1799)
* 1723 – Charles Carroll, American statesman (d. 1783)
* 1759 – Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1818)
* 1797 – William I, German Emperor (d. 1888)
* 1808 – David Swinson Maynard, American frontiersman and physician (d. 1873)
* 1812 – Stephen Pearl Andrews, American abolitionist (d. 1886)
* 1817 – Braxton Bragg, American Confederate general (d. 1876)
* 1818 – John Ainsworth Horrocks, English explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)
* 1846 – Randolph Caldecott, British artist and illustrator
* 1852 – Otakar Ševčík, Czech violinist and violin teacher (d. 1934)
* 1857 – Paul Doumer, French President (d. 1932)
* 1860 – Alfred Ploetz, German physician (d. 1940)
* 1866 – Jack Boyle, American baseball player (d. 1913)
* 1868 – Robert Millikan, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
* 1869 – Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino statesman (d. 1964)
* 1878 – Michel Théato, Luxembourgian athlete (d. 1919)
* 1880 – Ernie Quigley, Canadian-born American sports official (d. 1960)
* 1885 – Aryeh Levin, Lithuanian rabbi (d. 1969)
* 1887 – Chico Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1961)
* 1896 – He Long, Chinese marshal (d. 1969)
* 1901 – Greta Kempton, American artist (d. 1991)
* 1902 – Madeleine Milhaud, French actress (d. 2008)
* 1903 – Bill Holman, American cartoonist (Smokey Stover) (d. 1987)
* 1907 – James Gavin, American general and ambassador (d. 1990)
* 1907 – Lúcia Santos, Portuguese nun and mystic (d. 2005)
* 1908 – Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (d. 1991)
* 1908 – Louis L'Amour, American author (d. 1988)
* 1909 – Gabrielle Roy, Canadian author (d. 1983)
* 1910 – Nicholas Monsarrat, British novelist (d. 1979)
* 1912 – Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (d. 1985)
* 1912 – Karl Malden, American actor (d. 2009)
* 1913 – Sabiha Gökçen, Turkish combat pilot (d. 2001)
* 1913 – Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon (d. 1983)
* 1913 – Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
* 1915 – Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (d. 2005)
* 1917 – Virginia Grey, American actress (d. 2004)
* 1917 – Irving Kaplansky, American mathematician (d. 2006)
* 1918 – Cheddi Jagan, Guyanan politician (d. 1997)
* 1920 – Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (d. 2000)
* 1920 – Ross Martin, Polish-American actor (d. 1981)
* 1921 – Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (d. 2004)
* 1923 – Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (d. 2007)
* 1924 – Allen Neuharth, American businessman
* 1924 – Bill Wendell, American television announcer (d. 1999)
* 1928 – Carrie Donovan, American fashion editor (d. 2001)
* 1928 – E.D. Hirsch. American social commentator
* 1928 – Ed Macauley, American basketball player
* 1929 – Yayoi Kusama, Japanese artist
* 1930 – Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator
* 1930 – Pat Robertson, American televangelist
* 1930 – Stephen Sondheim, American composer and lyricist
* 1931 – Burton Richter, American physicist, Nobel laureate
* 1931 – William Shatner, Canadian actor
* 1932 – Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster and journalist (d. 2010)
* 1933 – Abolhassan Banisadr, Iranian politician
* 1933 – May Britt, Swedish actress
* 1934 – Orrin Hatch, American politician
* 1934 – Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
* 1935 – M. Emmet Walsh, American actor
* 1936 – Ron Carey, American labor leader
* 1936 – Roger Whittaker, British singer
* 1937 – Angelo Badalamenti, American composer
* 1937 – Armin Hary, German athlete
* 1937 – Frank Pulli, American Major League Umpire
* 1940 – Dave Keon, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1940 – Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian/American actor (d. 1996)
* 1941 – Jeremy Clyde, British actor and musician (Chad and Jeremy)
* 1941 – Billy Collins, American poet
* 1941 – Bruno Ganz, Swiss actor
* 1941 – Cassam Uteem, Mauritian political figure
* 1942 – Bernd Herzsprung, German actor
* 1942 – Jorge Ben Jor, Brazilian musician
* 1942 – Dick Pound, Canadian amateur sports executive
* 1943 – George Benson, American musician
* 1943 – Keith Relf, English musician (The Yardbirds) (d. 1976)
* 1945 – Eric Roth, American screenwriter
* 1946 – Don Chaney, American basketball player and head coach
* 1946 – Rivka Golani, Israeli violist
* 1946 – Rudy Rucker, American author
* 1947 – James Patterson, American author
* 1948 – Wolf Blitzer, American television journalist
* 1948 – Andrew Lloyd Webber, English theatre composer
* 1949 – Fanny Ardant, French actress
* 1949 – Brian Hanrahan, English journalist and broadcaster (d.2010)
* 1950 – Jocky Wilson, Scottish darts player
* 1952 – Bob Costas, American sports commentator
* 1952 – Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer
* 1955 – Lena Olin, Swedish actress
* 1955 – Pete Sessions, American politician
* 1955 – Valdis Zatlers, Latvian politician
* 1956 – Generosa Ammon, American murder suspect (d. 2003)
* 1957 – Jürgen Bucher, German footballer
* 1957 – Stephanie Mills, American actress and singer
* 1958 – Laurie David, American political activist
* 1958 – Pete Wylie, British singer/songwriter
* 1959 – Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
* 1959 – Avraham Fried, American entertainer
* 1959 – Matthew Modine, American actor
* 1965 – John Kordic, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1992)
* 1965 – Emma Wray, English actress
* 1966 – Artis Pabriks, Latvian politician
* 1966 – Brian Shaw, American basketball player
* 1967 – Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
* 1967 – Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (d. 2011)
* 1968 – Euronymous, Norwegian musician (d. 1993)
* 1970 – Andreas Johnson, Swedish singer
* 1970 – Leontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist
* 1971 – Iben Hjejle, Danish actress
* 1971 – Will Yun Lee, American actor
* 1972 – Shawn Bradley, American basketball player
* 1972 – Cory Lidle, American baseball player (d. 2006)
* 1972 – Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure skater
* 1973 – Beverley Knight, English singer
* 1973 – Joe Nedney, American football player
* 1974 – Marcus Camby, American basketball player
* 1974 – Philippe Clement, Belgian footballer
* 1974 – Kidada Jones, American actress
* 1974 – Gert Peens, South African-born Italian rugby player
* 1975 – Anne Dudek, American actress
* 1975 – Jason Fletcher, American sports agent
* 1975 – Cole Hauser, American actor
* 1975 – Jiří Novák, Czech tennis player
* 1976 – Teun de Nooijer, Dutch field hockey player
* 1976 – Kathryn Jean Lopez, American pundit
* 1976 – Kellie Shanygne Williams, American actress
* 1976 – Reese Witherspoon, American actress
* 1977 – Joey Porter, American football player
* 1978 – Tom Poti, American ice hockey player
* 1979 – Aaron North, American musician
* 1979 – Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
* 1980 – Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
* 1980 – Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer
* 1984 – Piotr Trochowski, German footballer
* 1985 – Mayola Biboko, Belgian footballer
* 1985 – Jakob Fuglsang, Danish professional cyclist
* 1985 – Mike Jenkins, American football player
* 1985 – Justin Masterson, American baseball player
* 1986 – David Choi, American musician
* 1987 – Ike Davis, American baseball player
* 1988 – Tania Raymonde, American actress
* 1989 – Ruben Popa, Romanian footballer
* 1990 – Lisa Mitchell, Australian singer-songwriter
* 1995 – Nick Robinson, American actor

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