Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March 28 Birthdays

* 1472 – Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (d. 1517)
* 1515 – Teresa of Avila, Spanish Carmelite nun and saint (d. 1582)
* 1522 – Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (d. 1557)
* 1569 – Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1622)
* 1592 – John Amos Comenius, Czech bishop (d. 1670)
* 1599 – Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer (d. 1658)
* 1613 – Empress Xiaozhuangwen of the Qing Dynasty (d. 1688)
* 1621 – Heinrich Schwemmer German music teacher and composer (d. 1696)
* 1652 – Samuel Sewall, American magistrate (d. 1730)
* 1725 – Andrew Kippis, English clergyman and biographer (d. 1795)
* 1750 – Francisco de Miranda, Venezuelan nationalist (d. 1816)
* 1760 – Thomas Clarkson, British abolitionist (d. 1846)
* 1773 – Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (d. 1844)
* 1793 – Henry Schoolcraft, American geographer and geologist (d. 1864)
* 1795 – Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian (d. 1876)
* 1806 – Thomas Hare, English political scientist (d. 1891)
* 1811 – Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, Bohemian-born American bishop and Roman Catholic saint (d. 1860)
* 1815 – Arsène Houssaye, French novelist (d. 1896)
* 1818 – Wade Hampton III, American soldier and politician (d. 1902)
* 1819 – Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (d. 1891)
* 1836 – Frederick Pabst, American brewer (d. 1904)
* 1840 – Emin Pasha, Equatorian politician (d. 1892)
* 1842 – William Harvey Carney, American Civil War officer (d. 1908)
* 1849 – James Darmesteter, French author and antiquarian (d. 1894)
* 1851 – Bernardino Machado, Portuguese politician (d. 1944)
* 1862 – Aristide Briand, French politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932)
* 1866 – Jimmy Ross, Scottish footballer (d. 1902)
* 1868 – Maxim Gorky, Russian author (d. 1936)
* 1871 – Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (d. 1951)
* 1879 – Terence MacSwiney, Irish nationalist (d. 1920)
* 1890 – Paul Whiteman, American bandleader (d. 1967)
* 1892 – Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
* 1892 – Tom Maguire, Irish republican (d. 1993)
* 1893 – Spyros Skouras, Greek-born American movie executive (d. 1971)
* 1894 – Ernst Lindemann, German naval officer (d. 1941)
* 1895 – Christian Herter, American politician (d. 1966)
* 1895 – Spencer W. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1985)
* 1897 – Sepp Herberger, German football coach (d. 1977)
* 1897 – Tillie Voss, American football player (d. 1975)
* 1899 – Harold B. Lee, American religious figure (d. 1973)
* 1899 – August "Gussie" Anheuser Busch, Jr., American brewer and baseball executive (d. 1989)
* 1899 – Buck Shaw, American football coach (d. 1977)
* 1900 – Edward Wagenknecht, American literary critic (d. 2004)
* 1902 – Dame Flora Robson, English actress (d. 1984)
* 1902 – Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988)
* 1903 – Rudolf Serkin, Austrian pianist (d. 1991)
* 1903 – Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986)
* 1905 – Marlin Perkins, American zoologist and television host (d. 1986)
* 1905 – Pandro S. Berman, American film producer (d. 1996)
* 1907 – Irving "Swifty" Lazar, American talent agent (d. 1993)
* 1907 – Norrey Ford (aka Jill Christian and Christian Walford), British writer (d. 1985)
* 1909 – Nelson Algren, American writer (d. 1981)
* 1910 – Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr., American librarian (d. 2001)
* 1910 – Jimmie Dodd, American actor (d. 1964)
* 1910 – Queen Ingrid of Denmark (d. 2000)
* 1911 – John Langshaw Austin, British language philosopher (d. 1960)
* 1912 – A. Bertram Chandler Australian author (d. 1984)
* 1912 – Marina Raskova, Russian navigator (d. 1943)
* 1914 – Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
* 1914 – Bohumil Hrabal, Czech writer (d. 1997)
* 1914 – Edmund Muskie, American politician (d. 1996)
* 1914 – Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist (d. 2003)
* 1915 – Jay Livingston, American composer and songwriter (d. 2001)
* 1919 – Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
* 1921 – Walter Neugebauer, Croatian comic book author (d. 1992)
* 1921 – Sir Dirk Bogarde, English actor (d. 1999)
* 1921 – Herschel Grynszpan, German assassin of Ernst vom Rath (year of death unknown)
* 1922 – Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
* 1922 – Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
* 1922 – Joey Maxim, American boxer (d. 2001)
* 1923 – Thad Jones, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1986)
* 1924 – Freddie Bartholomew, Irish actor (d. 1992)
* 1924 – Byrd Baylor, American author
* 1925 – Dorothy DeBorba, American child actress (d. 2010)
* 1926 – Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba
* 1927 – Marianne Fredriksson, Swedish author (d. 2007)
* 1928 – Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-born American political scientist and geostrategist
* 1928 – Alexander Grothendieck, German mathematician
* 1929 – Paul England, Australian racing driver
* 1930 – Robert Ashley, American composer
* 1930 – Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
* 1930 – Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, Nobel laureate
* 1933 – Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist (d. 1997)
* 1933 – Frank Murkowski, American politician
* 1934 – Lester Brown, American environmentalist
* 1935 – Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster
* 1936 – Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian author, politician and Nobel laureate
* 1937 – Liz Trotta, American journalist
* 1940 – Tony Barber, Australian television personality
* 1940 – Kevin Loughery, American basketball coach
* 1941 – Alf Clausen, America orchestra conductor
* 1941 – Jim Turner, American pro football player
* 1941 – Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, American author
* 1942 – Daniel Dennett, American philosopher
* 1942 – Kitanofuji Katsuaki, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 52nd Yokozuna
* 1942 – Neil Kinnock, British politician
* 1942 – Mike Newell, English film director
* 1942 – Samuel Ramey, American opera singer
* 1942 – Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (d. 1998)
* 1942 – Jerry Sloan, American basketball player and head coach
* 1943 – Conchata Ferrell, American actress
* 1944 – Rick Barry, American basketball player
* 1944 – Ken Howard, American actor
* 1945 – Count Björn Hamilton, Swedish politician
* 1946 – Alejandro Toledo, President of Peru
* 1946 – Henry Paulson Jr., American economist
* 1946 – Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut
* 1947 – John Landecker, American disk jockey
* 1948 – Dianne Wiest, American actress
* 1948 – Gerry House, American radio personality
* 1948 – John Evan, British musician (Jethro Tull)
* 1948 – Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (d. 2006)
* 1948 – Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
* 1948 – Jayne Ann Krentz, American novelist
* 1948 – Dennis Unkovic, American author
* 1950 – Claudio Lolli, Italian singer-songwriter
* 1951 – Karen Kain, Canadian ballerina
* 1951 – Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
* 1952 – Tony Brise, British racing driver (d. 1975)
* 1953 – Melchior Ndadaye, Burundian politician (d. 1993)
* 1954 – Morris Mason, American convicted rapist and murderer (d. 1985)
* 1955 – John Alderdice, Northern Irish politician
* 1955 – Reba McEntire, American singer and actress
* 1956 – Susan Ershler, American mountaineer
* 1956 – April Margera, mother of Bam Margera
* 1957 – Paul Eiding, American voice actor
* 1958 – Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
* 1958 – Edesio Alejandro, Cuban music composer
* 1958 – Lou Franceschetti, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1959 – Chris Myers, American sportscaster
* 1960 – Chris Barrie, British actor
* 1960 – José Maria Neves, Cape Verdeian politician
* 1960 – Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
* 1961 – Orla Brady, Irish actress
* 1961 – Byron Scott, American basketball player and coach
* 1962 – Jure Franko, Slovenian skier
* 1962 – Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler
* 1965 – Steve Bull, English footballer
* 1967 – John Ziegler, American talk-show host
* 1968 – Iris Chang, American author (d. 2004)
* 1968 – Nasser Hussain, English cricketer
* 1968 – Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)
* 1968 – Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter
* 1968 – Max Perlich, American actor
* 1969 – Brett Ratner, American film director
* 1969 – Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter
* 1969 – Elliot Perry, American basketball player
* 1970 – Vince Vaughn, American actor
* 1970 – Michelle Gildernew, Irish republican politician
* 1970 – Jennifer Weiner, American author
* 1970 – Aiga Zagorska, Lithuanian track and road cyclist
* 1971 – Christianne Meneses Jacobs, Nicaraguan-born American writer and educator
* 1971 – Mr. Cheeks, American rapper
* 1971 – Wesley Person, American basketball player
* 1972 – Eby J. Jose, Indian journalist
* 1972 – Keith Tkachuk, American ice hockey player
* 1972 – Nick Frost, English comedian and actor
* 1973 – Eddie Fatu, Samoan professional wrestler (d. 2009)
* 1973 – Matt Nathanson, American singer-songwriter
* 1973 – Scott Mills, British radio disc jockey
* 1974 – Mark King, English snooker player
* 1975 – Shanna Moakler, American beauty queen and TV personality
* 1975 – Iván Helguera, Spanish footballer
* 1975 – Matt Reis, American soccer goalkeeper
* 1975 – Richard Kelly, American film director
* 1975 – Derek Hill, American racing driver
* 1975 – Kate Gosselin, American TV personality
* 1976 – Dave Keuning, American guitar player (The Killers)
* 1977 – Erik Rasmussen, American ice hockey player
* 1977 – Lauren Weisberger, American novelist
* 1977 – Annie Wersching, American actress
* 1979 – Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress
* 1979 – Crystal Cox, American reality television contestant
* 1980 – Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper
* 1980 – Luke Walton, American basketball player
* 1980 – Chitrangada Singh, Indian actress
* 1980 – Rasmus Seebach, Danish singer
* 1981 – Lindsay Frimodt, American model
* 1981 – Gareth David-Lloyd, Welsh Actor
* 1981 – Edwar Ramirez, American baseball player
* 1981 – Antonio Rizzo, Italian footballer
* 1981 – Julia Stiles, American actress
* 1982 – Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
* 1983 – Ryan Ashington, English footballer
* 1984 – Christopher Samba, Congolese footballer
* 1984 – Nikki Sanderson, British actress and model
* 1984 – Yordanos Abay, Ethiopian footballer
* 1984 – Ol Drake, English guitarist (Evile)
* 1985 – Stefano Ferrario, Italian footballer
* 1986 – Abuda, Brazilian footballer
* 1986 – J-Kwon, American rapper
* 1986 – Lady Gaga, American singer-songwriter and dancer
* 1986 – Yoon Joon-Soo, South Korean footballer
* 1986 – Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová, Czech tennis player
* 1987 – Lee Hea-Kang, South Korean footballer
* 1988 – Patrick Mayer, German footballer
* 1988 – Lacey Turner, British actress
* 1989 – Lukas Jutkiewicz, English footballer
* 1989 – David Goodwillie, Scottish footballer
* 1989 – Mira Leung, Canadian figure skater
* 1989 – Marek Suchý, Czech footballer
* 1990 – Zac Clarke, Australian rules footballer
* 1991 – Amy Bruckner, American actress
* 1992 – Sergi Gómez, Spanish footballer
* 1992 – Liam Hess, British actor

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