Friday, April 13, 2012

April 13 Birthdays

* 1506 – Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546)
* 1519 – Catherine de' Medici, wife of Henry II of France (d. 1589)
* 1570 – Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)
* 1573 – Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)
* 1593 – Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English statesman (d. 1641)
* 1618 – Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (d. 1693)
* 1648 – Jeanne Guyon, French mystic (d. 1717)
* 1713 – Pierre Jélyotte, French operatic tenor (d. 1797)
* 1715 – John Hanson, President of the United States in Congress Assembled (d. 1783)
* 1729 – Thomas Percy, Bishop and magazine editor (d. 1811)
* 1732 – Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1792)
* 1735 – Isaac Low, delegate to the Continental Congress (d. 1791)
* 1743 – Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (d. 1826)
* 1747 – Louis Philip II, Duke of Orléans (d. 1793)
* 1762 – Charles Frederick Horn, English musician and composer (d. 1830)
* 1764 – Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (d. 1830)
* 1769 – Thomas Lawrence, English painter (d. 1830)
* 1771 – Richard Trevithick, English engineer and inventor (d. 1833)
* 1780 – Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (d. 1868)
* 1784 – Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal (d. 1877)
* 1787 – John Robertson, U.S. politician (d. 1873)
* 1802 – Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist (d. 1884)
* 1808 – Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (d. 1889)
* 1824 – William Alexander, Anglican bishop and Primate of All Ireland (d. 1911)
* 1825 – Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1868)
* 1828 – Joseph Barber Lightfoot, English theologian and Bishop (d. 1889)
* 1832 – Juan Montalvo, Ecuadoran author (d. 1889)
* 1841 – Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor (d. 1905)
* 1850 – Arthur Matthew Weld Downing, British astronomer (d. 1917)
* 1851 – Robert Abbe, American surgeon (d. 1928)
* 1852 – F.W. Woolworth, American businessman (d. 1919)
* 1860 – James Ensor, Belgian painter (d. 1949)
* 1866 – Butch Cassidy, American outlaw (d. 1908)
* 1872 – Alexander Roda Roda, Austrian writer (d. 1945)
* 1873 – John W. Davis, American politician (d. 1955)
* 1875 – Ray Lyman Wilbur, 31st United States Secretary of the Interior and 3rd President of Stanford University (d. 1949)
* 1879 – Edward Bruce, Director art projects (d. 1943)
* 1880 – Charles Christie, Canadian film studio owner (d. 1955)
* 1885 – Georg Lukács, Hungarian-born philosopher and literary critic (d. 1971)
* 1885 – Vean Gregg, American baseball player (d. 1964)
* 1887 – Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association (d. 1995)
* 1889 – Herbert Osborne Yardley, American cryptographer (d. 1958)
* 1890 – Frank Murphy, American public servant (d. 1949)
* 1891 – Maurice Vincent Buckley, Australian winner of the Victoria Cross (d. 1921)
* 1891 – Nella Larsen, African-American novelist (d. 1964)
* 1891 – Robert Scholl, German politician, father of Hans and Sophie Scholl (d. 1973)
* 1892 – Arthur Travers 'Bomber' Harris, British Air Force commander (d. 1984)
* 1892 – Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt, Scottish inventor (d. 1973)
* 1894 – Arthur Fadden, 13th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1973)
* 1897 – Werner Voss, German World War I pilot (d. 1917)
* 1899 – Alfred Mosher Butts, American architect and Scrabble inventor (d. 1993)
* 1900 – Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer (d. 1976)
* 1901 – Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst and semanticist (d. 1981)
* 1902 – Philippe de Rothschild, French race car driver and wine grower (d. 1988)
* 1902 – Marguerite Henry, American author
* 1904 – David Robinson, British entrepreneur and philanthropist (d. 1987)
* 1906 – Samuel Beckett, Irish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1989)
* 1906 – Bud Freeman, American musician (d. 1991)
* 1907 – Harold Stassen, American Presidential candidate (d. 2001)
* 1909 – Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Polish mathematician (d. 1984)
* 1909 – Eudora Welty, American writer (d. 2001)
* 1911 – Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer (d. 1946)
* 1911 – Jean-Louis Lévesque, Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist (d. 1994)
* 1916 – Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner, American actress, journalist, and publisher (d. 2006)
* 1917 – Robert O. Anderson, American businessman (d. 2007)
* 1919 – Roland Gaucher, French journalist (d. 2007)
* 1919 – Howard Keel, American actor, singer, and president of the Screen Actors Guild (d. 2004)
* 1919 – Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist activist (d. 1995)
* 1919 – Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer (d. 2000)
* 1920 – Roberto Calvi, Italian banker (d. 1982)
* 1920 – Claude Cheysson, French politician
* 1920 – Liam Cosgrave, fifth Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland
* 1920 – John LaPorta, American musician (d. 2004)
* 1922 – Heinz Baas, German footballer (d. 1994)
* 1922 – John Braine, British novelist (d. 1986)
* 1922 – Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian president (d. 1999)
* 1923 – Don Adams, American actor and comedian (d. 2005)
* 1924 – Jack Chick, American evangelist
* 1924 – Stanley Donen, American film director
* 1926 – John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough
* 1926 – Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (d. 1983)
* 1927 – Maurice Ronet, French film actor (d. 1983)
* 1928 – Alan Clark, English politician (d. 1999)
* 1931 – Robert Enrico, French film director and screenwriter (d. 2001)
* 1931 – Dan Gurney, American race car driver
* 1931 – Jon Stone, co-creator of Sesame Street (d. 1997)
* 1932 – Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician (d. 1976)
* 1933 – Ben Nighthorse Campbell, American politician
* 1935 – Lyle Waggoner, American actor
* 1937 – Edward Fox, English actor
* 1937 – Lanford Wilson, American playwright (d. 2011)
* 1939 – Seamus Heaney, Irish writer, Nobel laureate
* 1939 – Paul Sorvino, American actor
* 1940 – Mike Beuttler, British racing driver (d. 1988)
* 1940 – J.M.G. Le Clézio, French novelist, Nobel laureate in Literature.
* 1940 – Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
* 1940 – Max Mosley, British racing driver, engineer and former president of the FIA
* 1941 – Jean-Marc Reiser, French comics creator (d. 1983)
* 1941 – Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist, Nobel laureate
* 1942 – Ataol Behramoglu Turkish poet and writer
* 1942 – Bill Conti, American composer
* 1943 – Billy Kidd, American skier
* 1944 – Charles Burnett, American film director
* 1944 – Jack Casady, American musician
* 1944 – Susan Davis, American politician
* 1944 – Brian Pendleton, musician (d. 2001)
* 1945 – Tony Dow, American actor
* 1945 – Lowell George, American singer/guitarist (d. 1979)
* 1945 – Bob Kalsu, American football player (d. 1970)
* 1945 – Judy Nunn, Australian actress
* 1945 – Charles Robinson, American actor
* 1946 – Al Green, American singer and pastor
* 1947 – Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister
* 1948 – Sue Doughty, British politician
* 1948 – Nam Hae-il, Chief of Naval Operations of Republic of Korea Navy
* 1948 – Drago Jančar, Slovenian writer
* 1949 – Frank Doran, Scottish politician
* 1949 – Christopher Hitchens, English-born journalist, critic, and author (d. 2011)
* 1949 – Ricardo Zunino, Argentine racing driver
* 1950 – Terry Lester, American actor (d. 2003)
* 1950 – Ron Perlman, American actor
* 1950 – William Sadler, American actor
* 1951 – Peabo Bryson, American singer
* 1951 – Peter Davison, English actor
* 1951 – Joachim Streich, East German footballer
* 1951 – Max Weinberg, American drummer
* 1952 – Ron Dittemore, American space administrator
* 1952 – David Drew, British politician
* 1952 – Erick Avari, British-Indian actor
* 1953 – Stephen Byers, British politician
* 1954 – Jimmy Destri, American keyboardist
* 1954 – Niels Olsen, Danish singer
* 1954 – Barbara Roche, British politician
* 1955 – Ole von Beust, Mayor of Hamburg
* 1955 – Steve Camp, American contemporary Christian music artist
* 1955 – Lupe Pintor, Mexican boxer
* 1956 – Peter 'Possum' Bourne, New Zealand rally driver (d. 2003)
* 1957 – Amy Goodman, American activist
* 1957 – Gary Kroeger, American actor
* 1957 – Dallas Moir, Scottish cricketer
* 1957 – Saundra Santiago, American actress
* 1960 – Bob Casey, Jr., Democratic U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
* 1960 – Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist
* 1960 – Rudi Völler, German football manager
* 1961 – Hiro Yamamoto, American rock bassist
* 1962 – Dave Miley, former baseball player and manager
* 1962 – Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born guitarist (d. 1988)
* 1963 – Garry Kasparov, Russian chess player
* 1964 – Davis Love III, Professional Golfer
* 1964 – Caroline Rhea, Canadian actress
* 1965 – Patricio Pouchulu, Argentine architect
* 1966 – Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian football player
* 1966 – Mando, Greek singer
* 1966 – Marc Ford, American musician
* 1967 – Dana Barros, American basketball player
* 1967 – Olga Tañón, Puerto Rican singer
* 1969 – Dirk Muschiol, German footballer
* 1970 – Monty Brown, American professional wrestler
* 1970 – Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer
* 1970 – Szilveszter Csollány, Hungarian gymnast
* 1970 – Ricardo Rincon, Mexican baseball player
* 1970 – Rick Schroder, American actor
* 1971 – Dina Korzun, Russian actress
* 1971 – Bo Outlaw, American basketball player
* 1971 – Valensia, Dutch singer
* 1972 – Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish ice hockey player
* 1972 – Aaron Lewis, American singer (Staind)
* 1973 – Bokeem Woodbine, American actor
* 1974 – Sergei Gonchar, Russian ice hockey player
* 1974 – David Schurmann, Brazilian film director
* 1974 – Darren Turner, British racing driver
* 1974 – David Zdrilić, Australian soccer player
* 1975 – Lou Bega, German-born musician and artist
* 1975 – Bruce Dyer, English footballer
* 1975 – David Philip Hefti, Swiss composer and conductor
* 1976 – Jonathan Brandis, American actor (d. 2003)
* 1976 – Valentina Cervi, Italian actress
* 1976 – Patrik Eliáš, Czech ice hockey player
* 1976 – Glenn Howerton, American actor
* 1976 – Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor
* 1978 – Arron Asham, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1978 – Kyle Howard, American actor
* 1978 – James Jordan, English professional ballroom dancer
* 1978 – Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer
* 1978 – Chris Sligh, American Idol finalist
* 1979 – Baron Davis, American basketball player
* 1979 – Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player
* 1980 – Colleen Clinkenbeard, American voice actress
* 1980 – Jana Cova, Czech pornographic actress
* 1980 – Quentin Richardson, American basketball player
* 1981 – Nat Borchers, American soccer player
* 1981 – Courtney Peldon, American actress
* 1982 – Nellie McKay, American singer
* 1982 – Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
* 1982 – Jill Vidal, Hong Kong singer
* 1983 – Schalk Burger, South African rugby player
* 1983 – Hunter Pence, American baseball player
* 1984 – Anders Lindegaard, Danish footballer
* 1984 – Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor
* 1987 – Brandon Hardesty, American internet entertainer
* 1987 – Massimiliano Pesenti, Italian footballer
* 1987 – Antwone Taulton, American homeless advocate

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