Friday, January 11, 2013

January 11 Birthdays


347 – Roman Emperor Theodosius I "the Great" (d. 395)
889 – Abd-ar-Rahman III, Emir and Caliph of Cordoba (d. 961)
1322 – Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
1359 – Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
1395 – Michelle of Valois, Duchess of Burgundy (d. 1422)
1503 – Parmigianino, Italian artist (d. 1540)
1591 – Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)
1630 – John Rogers, American educator (d. 1684)
1638 – Nicolas Steno, Danish scientist (d. 1686)
1642 – Johann Friedrich Alberti, German composer and organist (d. 1710)
1671 – François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
1755 – Alexander Hamilton, Nevis born American Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher; 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1804)
1757 – Samuel Bentham, English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)
1786 – Joseph Jackson Lister, English opticist and physicist (d. 1869)
1788 – William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)
1800 – Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
1807 – Ezra Cornell, American businessman and university founder (d. 1874)
1814 – James Paget, British surgeon and pathologist (d. 1899)
1815 – John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1891)
1825 – Bayard Taylor, American poet (d. 1878)
1839 – Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and nationalist (d. 1903)
1842 – William James, American psychologist and philosopher (d. 1910)
1843 – Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
1845 – Albert Victor Bäcklund, Swedish physicist (d. 1912)
1850 – Joseph Charles Arthur, American botanist (d. 1942)
1852 – Konstantin Fehrenbach, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1926)
1853 – Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
1856 – Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer (d. 1932)
1857 – Fred Archer, English jockey (d. 1886)
1858 – Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)
1859 – Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, British statesman, Viceroy of India (d. 1925)
1864 – Thomas Dixon, American playwright and legislator (d. 1946)
1867 – Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
1868 – Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)
1870 – Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945)
1872 – George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)
1873 – John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)
1875 – Reinhold Glière, Russian composer (d. 1956)
1875 – Fritz Manteuffel, German gymnast (d. 1941)
1876 – Elmer Flick, American baseball player (d. 1971)
1878 – Theodoros Pangalos, Greek general (d. 1952)
1879 – John Symes, English cricket player (d. 1942)
1885 – Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)
1885 – Alice Paul, American women's rights activist (d. 1977)
1886 – Chester Conklin, American comedian and actor (d. 1971)
1887 – Aldo Leopold, American ecologist (d. 1948)
1888 – Joseph B. Keenan, American political figure (d. 1954)
1889 – Calvin Bridges, American geneticist (d. 1938)
1890 – Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (d. 1954)
1890 – Harold Bride, English wireless officer on RMS Titanic (d. 1956)
1890 – Max Carey, American baseball player (d. 1976)
1895 – Laurens Hammond, American inventor (d. 1973)
1897 – August Heissmeyer, German SS officer (d. 1979)
1897 – Bernard DeVoto, American historian (d. 1955)
1899 – Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress (d. 1991)
1901 – Kwon Ki-ok, Korean pilot (d. 1988)
1902 – Maurice Duruflé, French composer (d. 1986)
1903 – Alan Paton, South African writer (d. 1988)
1905 – Clyde Kluckhohn, American anthropologist (d. 1960)
1905 – Manfred B Lee, American author (d. 1971)
1906 – Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (d. 2008)
1907 – Abraham Joshua Heschel, Warsaw-born American rabbi, theologian, and philosopher (d. 1972)
1907 – Pierre Mendès-France, French politician (d. 1982)
1908 – Lionel Stander, American actor (d. 1994)
1910 – Nikos Kavvadias, Greek poet and writer (d. 1975)
1910 – Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)
1910 – Izler Solomon, American conductor (d. 1987)
1911 – Nora Heysen, Australian artist (d. 2003)
1911 – Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)
1912 – Don "Red" Barry, American actor (d. 1980)
1913 – Karl Stegger, Danish actor (d. 1980)
1915 – Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier (d. 1955)
1916 – Bernard Blier, French actor (d. 1989)
1917 – John Robarts, Canadian politician (d. 1982)
1921 – Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (d. 1990)
1921 – Juanita M. Kreps, American economist, educator, & civil servant; 24th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)
1922 – Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
1923 – Jerome Bixby, American writer (d. 1998)
1923 – Ernst Nolte, German historian
1923 – Carroll Shelby, American race car driver, automobile designer and businessman (d. 2012)
1924 – Don Cherry, American singer and golfer
1924 – Roger Guillemin, French neuroendocrinologist, Nobel laureate
1924 – Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
1924 – Slim Harpo, American musician (d. 1970)
1925 – Grant Tinker, American television executive
1926 – Lev Demin, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1928 – David L. Wolper, American television producer (d.2010)
1928 – Mitchell Ryan, American actor
1930 – Ron Mulock, Australian politician
1930 – Rod Taylor, Australian-born American actor
1931 – Betty Churcher, Australian museum director and curator
1932 – Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
1934 – Jean Chrétien, Canadian politician, 20th Prime Minister of Canada
1934 – Sir C. A. R. Hoare, British computer scientist
1935 – Melvyn Hayes, British actor
1935 – Ghita Nørby, Danish actress
1937 – Felix Silla, Italian actor
1938 – Fischer Black, American economist (d. 1995)
1938 – Vladimir Krpan, Croatian pianist
1938 – Arthur Scargill, British politician
1938 – John August Swanson, American artist
1939 – Anne Heggtveit, Canadian alpine skier
1941 – Gérson, Brazilian footballer
1942 – Charles Acton, American basketball player
1942 – Clarence Clemons, American musician (E Street Band) (d. 2011)
1942 – Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (d. 2010)
1942 – George Mira, American Football Player
1943 – Jill Churchill, American mystery writer
1943 – Jim Hightower, American radio host, author, and activist
1944 – Mohammed Abed Elhai, Sudanese writer and academic (d. 1989)
1944 – Shibu Soren, Indian politician
1945 – Christine Kaufmann, German-Austrian actress
1946 – Naomi Judd, American singer (The Judds)
1946 – Tony Kaye, British piano and organ player (Yes)
1946 – John Piper, American theologian
1948 – Fritz Bohla, German football player and manager
1948 – Wajima Hiroshi, Japanese sumo wrestler (the 54th Yokozuna) and professional wrestler
1948 – Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Love Sculpture, Man and Dire Straits)
1949 – Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer (Sherbet)
1949 – Chris Ford, American basketball player and coach
1951 – Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
1952 – Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
1952 – Ben Crenshaw, American golfer
1952 – Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
1952 – Diana Gabaldon, American author
1952 – Lee Ritenour, American musician and composer
1953 – John Sessions, Scottish actor
1956 – Robert Earl Keen, American singer
1957 – Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player
1957 – Bryan Robson, English footballer and manager
1958 – Vicki Peterson, American musician (The Bangles)
1958 – Diego León Montoya Sánchez, Colombian organized crime figure
1959 – Rob Ramage, Canadian ice hockey player
1961 – Jasper Fforde, British author
1961 – Karl Habsburg-Lothringen, Prince of Austria and Prince Royal of Hungary
1961 – Eva O, American musician, singer/song writer (Christian Death, Shadow Project and Super Heroines)
1962 – Kim Coles, American actress
1962 – Susan Lindauer, American journalist, and antiwar activist
1963 – Tracy Caulkins, American swimmer
1963 – Dean Reynolds, English snooker player
1965 – Roland Scholten, Dutch darts Player
1966 – Marc Acito, American novelist and humorist
1966 – Kelley Law, Canadian curler
1966 – Tao Wei, Chinese footballer and sportscaster (d. 2012)
1967 – Derek Riddell, Scottish actor
1968 – Anders Borg, Swedish politician
1968 – Saša Ćirić, Macedonian footballer
1968 – Tom Dumont, American musician (No Doubt and Invincible Overlord)
1969 – Manny Acta, Dominican baseball player
1969 – Kyle Richards, American actress
1970 – Manfredi Beninati, Italian visual artist.
1970 – Chris Jent, American basketball player and coach
1970 – Malcolm D. Lee, American actor, film director, and screenwriter
1970 – Joy Nilo, Filipino Composer
1971 – Mary J. Blige, American singer
1971 – Chris Willsher, English singer-songwriter and musician (Bus Station Loonies, Oi Polloi and Disorder)
1972 – Marc Blucas, American actor
1972 – Christian Jacobs, American singer (The Aquabats)
1972 – Amanda Peet, American actress
1973 – Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress
1973 – Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer
1973 – Rockmond Dunbar, American actor
1974 – Roman Görtz, German footballer
1974 – Cody McKay, Canadian baseball player
1974 – Jens Nowotny, German footballer
1975 – Rory Fitzpatrick, American ice hockey player
1975 – Kevin Koe, Canadian curler
1975 – Dan Luger, English rugby player
1976 – Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player
1977 – Shomari Buchanan, American football player
1977 – Anni Friesinger-Postma, German speed skater
1977 – Devin Ratray, American actor
1977 – Nadia Turner, American singer
1978 – Holly Brisley, Australian actress
1978 – Michael Duff, Northern Irish footballer
1978 – Emile Heskey, English footballer
1978 – Stijn Schaars, Dutch footballer
1979 – Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director
1979 – Michael Lorenz, German footballer
1979 – Siti Nurhaliza, Malaysian singer
1979 – Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler
1980 – Lovieanne Jung, American softball player
1980 – Mike Williams, American football player
1980 – Deanna Wright, American actress
1981 – Jamelia, English singer
1981 – Bafo Biyela, South African footballer
1981 – Tom Meighan, English singer (Kasabian)
1981 – Jaime Valdés, Chilean footballer
1981 – Ali Zitouni, Tunisian footballer
1982 – Tony Allen, American basketball player
1982 – Ashley Taylor Dawson, British actor and singer (allSTARS*)
1982 – Son Ye-jin, South Korean actress
1983 – Matthew Palleschi, Canadian soccer player
1983 – Ted Richards, Australian rules footballer
1983 – Adrian Sutil, German racing driver
1984 – Kevin Boss, American football player
1984 – Dario Krešić, Croatian footballer
1985 – Newton Faulkner, British singer
1985 – Rie Fu, Japanese singer
1985 – Lucy Knisley, American artist
1985 – Kazuki Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
1985 – Aaron Porter, British politician
1986 – Rachel Riley, British television presenter
1987 – Scotty Cranmer, American BMX rider
1987 – Daniel Semenzato, Italian footballer
1988 – Jun Jun, Chinese/Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
1988 – Daniel Dzufer, Australian rules footballer
1988 – Fuska, Brazilian footballer
1989 – Sammy Carlson, American freeskier
1989 – Darko Bodul, Croatian footballer
1991 – Hyorin, South Korean singer (leader group SISTAR)
1993 – Will Keane, English footballer
1993 – Michael Keane, English footballer
1993 – Flora Cross, French actress
1994 – Jose Sanchez, Mexican/Hollywood Actor & International Singer
1997 – Cody Simpson, Australian singer

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