Monday, April 9, 2012

April 9 Birthdays

* 1498 – John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French cardinal (d. 1550)
* 1597 – John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)
* 1598 – Johann Crüger, German hymn composer (d. 1662)
* 1627 – Johann Kaspar Kerll, German baroque composer and organist (d. 1693)
* 1634 – Albertine Agnes of Nassau, Dutch noble (d. 1696)
* 1648 – Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1720)
* 1649 – James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, English noble (d. 1685)
* 1680 – Philippe Néricault Destouches, French dramatist (d. 1754)
* 1686 – James Craggs the Younger, British politician (d. 1721)
* 1691 – Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (d. 1761)
* 1717 – Georg Matthias Monn, Austrian composer and music teacher (d. 1750)
* 1757 – Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (d. 1833)
* 1770 – Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)
* 1773 – Étienne Aignan, French writer (d. 1824)
* 1794 – Theobald Boehm, German inventor (d. 1881)
* 1806 – Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer (d. 1859)
* 1821 – Charles Baudelaire, French poet (d. 1867)
* 1830 – Eadweard Muybridge, English-born photographer (d. 1904)
* 1835 – King Leopold II of Belgium (d. 1909)
* 1846 – Paolo Tosti, Italian composer (d. 1916)
* 1865 – Erich Ludendorff, German general (d. 1937)
* 1865 – Charles Proteus Steinmetz, German-born engineer (d. 1923)
* 1867 – Chris Watson, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
* 1872 – Léon Blum, French prime minister (d. 1950)
* 1882 – Frederick Francis IV, German aristocrat (d. 1946)
* 1888 – Sol Hurok, Russian-born impresario (d. 1974)
* 1889 – Efrem Zimbalist, Russian violinist (d. 1985)
* 1893 – Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian historian and writer (d. 1963)
* 1895 – Michel Simon, French actor (d. 1975)
* 1897 – John B. Gambling, American radio talk show host (d. 1974)
* 1898 – Earl "Curly" Lambeau, American football coach, executive (d. 1965)
* 1898 – Paul Robeson, American singer and activist (d. 1976)
* 1900 – Allen Jenkins, American actor (d. 1974)
* 1901 – Paul Willis, American actor (d. 1960)
* 1903 – Ward Bond, American actor (d. 1960)
* 1904 – Sharkey Bonano, American musician (d. 1972)
* 1905 – J. William Fulbright, American politician (d. 1995)
* 1906 – Rafaela Aparicio, Spanish actress (d. 1996)
* 1906 – Antal Dorati, Hungarian conductor (d. 1988)
* 1908 – Joseph Krumgold, American author and scriptwriter (d. 1980)
* 1908 – Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-born painter (d. 1997)
* 1910 – Abraham Ribicoff, American politician (d. 1998)
* 1912 – Lev Kopelev, Russian author (d. 1997)
* 1913 – Smaro Stefanidou, Greek actress (d. 2010)
* 1915 – Daniel Johnson, Sr., Canadian politician (d. 1968)
* 1917 – Johannes Bobrowski, German lyricist and writer (d. 1965)
* 1917 – Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
* 1918 – Jørn Utzon, Danish architect (d. 2008)
* 1919 – J. Presper Eckert, American computer pioneer (d. 1995)
* 1921 – Jean-Marie Balestre, French motorsports official (d. 2008)
* 1921 – Frankie Thomas, American actor (d. 2006)
* 1922 – Carl Amery, German writer (d. 2005)
* 1926 – Hugh Hefner, American entrepreneur and publisher
* 1928 – Paul Arizin, American basketball player (d. 2006)
* 1928 – Tom Lehrer, American satirist and mathematician
* 1929 – Paule Marshall, American author
* 1930 – Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
* 1930 – F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
* 1931 – Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
* 1932 – Jim Fowler, American zoologist
* 1932 – Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
* 1932 – Carl Perkins, American musician (d. 1998)
* 1933 – Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
* 1933 – Fern Michaels, American author
* 1934 – Bill Birch, New Zealand politician
* 1935 – Avery Schreiber, American actor (d. 2002)
* 1936 – Valerie Solanas, American feminist and crimanal (d. 1988)
* 1937 – Marty Krofft, Canadian television producer
* 1937 – Valerie Singleton, British TV presenter
* 1938 – Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician (d. 2010)
* 1939 – Michael Learned, American actress
* 1940 – Jim Roberts, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1941 – Kay Adams, American singer
* 1941 – Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
* 1941 – Hannah Gordon, British actress
* 1942 – Brandon De Wilde, American actor (d. 1972)
* 1943 – Terry Knight, American music promoter (d. 2004)
* 1944 – Joe Brinkman, American baseball umpire
* 1945 – Steve Gadd, American drummer
* 1945 – Peter Gammons, American sports journalist
* 1946 – Nate Colbert, American baseball player
* 1946 – David Webb, English footballer and coach
* 1948 – Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
* 1953 – John Howard, English singer-songwriter
* 1953 – Hal Ketchum, American musician
* 1954 – Dennis Quaid, American actor
* 1954 – Iain Duncan Smith, British politician
* 1955 – Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist
* 1955 – Kate Heyhoe, American food writer
* 1956 – Miguel Ángel Russo, Argentine footballer
* 1957 – Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
* 1957 – Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (d. 2011)
* 1957 – Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer
* 1961 – Mark Kelly, British keyboard player (Marillion)
* 1961 – Kirk McCaskill, Canadian baseball and ice hockey player
* 1962 – Ihor Podolchak, Ukrainian artist and film director
* 1962 – Imran Sherwani, British field hockey player
* 1963 – Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer
* 1963 – Joe Scarborough, American TV personality
* 1964 – Rob Awalt, American football player
* 1964 – Margaret Peterson Haddix, American author
* 1964 – Soyo Oka, Japanese musician
* 1964 – Rick Tocchet, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1965 – Jay Wesley Neill, American murderer (d. 2002)
* 1965 – Mark Pellegrino, American actor
* 1965 – Paulina Porizkova, Czechoslovakian actress and supermodel
* 1965 – Jeff Zucker, American TV executive
* 1966 – Cynthia Nixon, American actress
* 1967 – Alex Kahn, American artist
* 1970 – Mike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
* 1970 – Tricia Penrose, British actress and singer
* 1971 – Peter Canavan, Gaelic footballer
* 1971 – Earl Cole, American reality TV contestant
* 1971 – Austin Peck, American actor
* 1971 – Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver
* 1971 – Leo Fortune-West, English footballer
* 1972 – Bernard Ackah, Ivorian martial artist and comedian
* 1973 – Spenny Rice, Canadian entertainer
* 1974 – Jenna Jameson, American pornographic actress
* 1974 – Alexander Pichushkin, Russian serial killer
* 1975 – Robbie Fowler, English footballer
* 1975 – David Gordon Green, American producer
* 1977 – Gerard Way, American singer (My Chemical Romance)
* 1978 – Jorge Andrade, Portuguese footballer
* 1978 – Vesna Pisarović, Croatian singer
* 1978 – Rachel Stevens, English singer (S Club)
* 1978 – Veronica Taylor, American actress
* 1979 – Albert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes)
* 1979 – Katsuni, French pornographic actress
* 1979 – Keith Nobbs, American actor
* 1979 – Keshia Knight Pulliam, American actress
* 1979 – Jeff Reed, American football player
* 1980 – Clueso, German musician and producer
* 1980 – Yoanna House, American model
* 1980 – Jerko Leko, Croatian footballer
* 1980 – Lee Yo-Won, South Korean actress
* 1981 – Milan Bartovič, Slovak ice hockey player
* 1981 – Ireneusz Jeleń, Polish footballer
* 1981 – Dennis Sarfate, American baseball player
* 1981 – Arlen Escarpeta, Belizean actor
* 1982 – Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor
* 1982 – Carlos Hernández, Costa Rican footballer
* 1984 – Linda Chung, Canadian-born Chinese actress and singer
* 1984 – Adam Loewen, Canadian baseball player
* 1985 – Tomohisa Yamashita, Japanese actor and singer (NEWS)
* 1985 – Antonio Nocerino, Italian footballer
* 1985 – David Robertson, American baseball player
* 1986 – Brian Larsen, American musician and record producer
* 1986 – Leighton Meester, American singer and actress
* 1987 – Craig Mabbitt, American singer (Escape the Fate)
* 1987 – Jesse McCartney, American actor and singer
* 1987 – Jarrod Mullen, Australian rugby league footballer
* 1987 – Jazmine Sullivan, American R&B singer
* 1988 – Dino Imperial, Filipino actor
* 1988 – Michel Alves Baroni, Brazilian footballer
* 1988 – Uee, South Korean actress and singer (After School)
* 1989 – Danielle Kahle, American figure skater
* 1990 – Kristen Stewart, American actress
* 1998 – Elle Fanning, American actress
* 2000 – Jackie Evancho, American singer

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