Tuesday, April 14, 2015

April 14 Birthdays

1126 – Averroes, Spanish physician and philosopher (d. 1198)
1527 – Abraham Ortelius, Flemish cartographer and geographer (d. 1598)
1572 – Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)
1578 – Philip III of Spain (d. 1621)
1629 – Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician, astronomer, and physicist (d. 1695)
1668 – Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish general and politician (d. 1741)
1678 – Abraham Darby I, English iron master (d. 1717)
1709 – Charles Collé, French playwright and songwriter (d. 1783)
1714 – Adam Gib, Scottish minister (d. 1788)
1738 – William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1809)
1741 – Emperor Momozono of Japan (d. 1762)
1773 – Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French politician, 6th Prime Minister of France (d. 1854)
1788 – David G. Burnet, American politician, 2nd Vice-President of Texas (d. 1870)
1800 – John Appold, English engineer (d. 1865)
1814 – Dimitri Kipiani, Georgian publicist and author (d. 1887)
1818 – Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (d. 1909)
1827 – Augustus Pitt Rivers, English general, ethnologist, and archaeologist (d. 1900)
1854 – Martin Lipp, Estonian pastor and poet (d. 1923)
1857 – Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (d. 1944)
1866 – Anne Sullivan, American educator (d. 1936)
1868 – Peter Behrens, German architect, designed the AEG turbine factory (d. 1940)
1870 – Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (d. 1905)
1870 – Syd Gregory, Australian cricketer (d. 1929)
1872 – Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-English scholar and translator (d. 1953)
1881 – Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian poet and scholar (d. 1948)
1882 – Moritz Schlick, German-Austrian physicist and philosopher (d. 1936)
1886 – Ernst Robert Curtius, German philologist and scholar (d. 1956)
1886 – Árpád Tóth, Hungarian poet (d. 1928)
1889 – Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian and academic (d. 1975)
1891 – B. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist and politician (d. 1956)
1891 – Otto Lasanen, Finnish wrestler (d. 1958)
1892 – Juan Belmonte, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1962)
1892 – V. Gordon Childe, Australian archaeologist and philologist (d. 1957)
1897 – Claire Windsor, American actress (d. 1972)
1902 – Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (d. 1974)
1903 – Henry Corbin, French philosopher and educator (d. 1978)
1904 – John Gielgud, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2000)
1905 – Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (d. 1999)
1905 – Jean Pierre-Bloch, French activist (d. 1999)
1907 – François Duvalier, Haitian politician, 40th President of Haiti (d. 1971)
1912 – Robert Doisneau, French photographer (d. 1994)
1912 – Georg Siimenson, Estonian footballer (d. 1978)
1913 – Jean Fournet, French conductor (d. 2008)
1916 – Don Willesee, Australian politician (d. 2003)
1917 – Valerie Hobson, British actress (d. 1998)
1917 – Marvin Miller, American businessman (d. 2012)
1918 – Mary Healy, American actress and singer (d. 2015)
1919 – Shamshad Begum, Indian singer (d. 2013)
1919 – K. Saraswathi Amma, Indian feminist writer (d. 1975)
1920 – Ivor Forbes Guest, English lawyer, historian, and author
1921 – Thomas Schelling, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1923 – Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentinian golfer
1924 – Shorty Rogers, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1994)
1924 – Joseph Ruskin, American actor (d. 2013)
1924 – Philip Stone, English actor (d. 2003)
1924 – Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, English philosopher an academic
1925 – Gene Ammons, American saxophonist (d. 1974)
1925 – Abel Muzorewa, Zimbabwean politician, 1st Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (d. 2010)
1925 – Rod Steiger, American actor (d. 2002)
1926 – Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author (d. 2013)
1926 – Frank Daniel, Czech director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1926 – Liz Renay, American actress and author (d. 2007)
1927 – Alan MacDiarmid, New Zealand chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
1927 – Dany Robin, French actress (d. 1995)
1929 – Gerry Anderson, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1929 – Inez Andrews, American singer-songwriter (The Caravans) (d. 2012)
1930 – Martin Adolf Bormann, German theologian (d. 2013)
1930 – Arnold Burns, American lawyer and politician, 21st United States Deputy Attorney General (d. 2013)
1930 – René Desmaison, French mountaineer (d. 2007)
1930 – Bradford Dillman, American actor and author
1930 – Jay Robinson, American actor (d. 2013)
1931 – Geoffrey Dalton, English admiral
1931 – Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
1932 – Atef Ebeid, Egyptian academic and politician, 47th Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2014)
1932 – Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)
1932 – Loretta Lynn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1932 – Cameron Parker, Scottish businessman
1933 – Paddy Hopkirk, Northern Irish rally driver
1933 – Boris Strugatsky, Russian author (d. 2012)
1933 – Shani Wallis, British-American actress
1934 – Fredric Jameson, American philosopher and theorist
1935 – Susan Cunliffe-Lister, Baroness Masham of Ilton, English politician
1935 – John Oliver English bishop
1935 – Erich von Däniken, Swiss author
1936 – Arlene Martel, American actress and singer (d. 2014)
1936 – Bobby Nichols, American golfer
1936 – Frank Serpico, American police officer
1937 – Efi Arazi, Israeli businessman, founded the Scailex Corporation (d. 2013)
1937 – Sepp Mayerl, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2012)
1940 – David Hope, Baron Hope of Thornes English archbishop
1940 – Julie Christie, Anglo-Indian actress
1940 – Richard Thompson English physician and academic
1941 – Pete Rose, American baseball player and manager
1942 – Valeriy Brumel, Russian high jumper (d. 2003)
1942 – Valentin Lebedev, Russian engineer and astronaut
1942 – Björn Rosengren, Swedish politician
1943 – Fouad Siniora, Lebanese politician, 65th Prime Minister of Lebanon
1944 – John Sergeant, English journalist
1945 – Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist and songwriter (The Outlaws, Deep Purple, Rainbow, and Blackmore's Night)
1945 – Roger Frappier, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1945 – Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, Samoan politician, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa
1946 – Mireille Guiliano, French-American author
1946 – Michael Sarris, Cypriot economist and politician
1947 – Dominique Baudis, French journalist and politician (d. 2014)
1948 – Berry Berenson, American model, actress, and photographer (d. 2001)
1948 – Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
1949 – Dave Gibbons, English illustrator
1949 – DeAnne Julius, American-British economist
1949 – Chris Langham, English actor and screenwriter
1949 – John Shea, American actor and director
1950 – Francis Collins, American physician and geneticist
1950 – Péter Esterházy, Hungarian author
1951 – José Eduardo González Navas, Spanish politician
1951 – Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
1951 – Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, English politician
1952 – Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish footballer and manager
1952 – David Urquhart, Scottish bishop
1953 – David Buss, American psychologist
1954 – Sue Hill, English pathologist and civil servant
1954 – Katsuhiro Otomo, Japanese director, screenwriter, and illustrator
1954 – Bruce Sterling, American author
1956 – Barbara Bonney, American soprano
1956 – Boris Šprem, Croatian politician, 8th President of Croatian Parliament (d. 2012)
1956 – Larry Winters, American wrestler and trainer (d. 2015)
1957 – Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
1957 – Richard Jeni, American comedian and actor (d. 2007)
1957 – Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor
1958 – Peter Capaldi, Scottish actor, director, and screenwriter
1958 – John D'Aquino, American actor
1960 – Brian Forster, American actor
1960 – Brad Garrett, American comedian and actor
1960 – Myoma Myint Kywe, Burmese historian
1960 – Tina Rosenberg, American journalist and author
1961 – Robert Carlyle, Scottish actor
1961 – Daniel Clowes, American cartoonist and screenwriter
1962 – Scott Boman, American politician
1962 – Guillaume LeBlanc, Canadian race walker
1963 – Kalle Vellevoog, Estonian architect
1964 – Jeff Andretti, American racing driver
1964 – Greg Battle, American-Canadian football player
1964 – Gina McKee, English actress
1965 – Tom Dey, American director and producer
1965 – Alexandre Jardin, French author
1965 – Kirk Windstein, English-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Crowbar, Down, Valume Nob, and Kingdom of Sorrow)
1966 – André Boisclair, Canadian politician
1966 – David Justice, American baseball player and sportscaster
1966 – Greg Maddux, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1967 – Nicola Berti, Italian footballer
1967 – Steve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
1967 – Alain Côté, Canadian ice hockey player
1967 – Barrett Martin, American drummer, producer, and songwriter (Mad Season, Screaming Trees, Skin Yard, and Tuatara)
1967 – Julia Zemiro, French-Australian actress and singer
1968 – Anthony Michael Hall, American actor, director, and producer
1969 – Brad Ausmus, American baseball player
1969 – Martyn LeNoble, Dutch-American bass player (Porno for Pyros, Jane's Addiction, and Thelonious Monster)
1969 – Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist
1969 – Pieter Zandvliet, Dutch mixed media artist
1970 – Emre Altuğ, Turkish singer-songwriter and actor
1970 – Steve Avery, American baseball player
1970 – Shizuka Kudō, Japanese singer and actress (Onyanko Club)
1971 – Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer and manager (d. 2012)
1971 – Carlos Pérez, Dominican-American baseball player
1971 – Gregg Zaun, American baseball player and sportscaster
1972 – Paul Devlin, English-Scottish footballer
1972 – Roberto Mejía, Dominican baseball player
1973 – Roberto Ayala, Argentinian footballer
1973 – Adrien Brody, American actor and producer
1973 – David Miller, American tenor and actor (Il Divo)
1974 – Da Brat, American rapper and actress
1975 – Lita, American wrestler and singer (The Luchagors)
1975 – Luciano Almeida, Brazilian footballer
1975 – Amy Birnbaum, American voice actress
1975 – Avner Dorman, Israeli-American composer
1975 – Konstantinos Nebegleras, Greek footballer
1975 – Rajeshwari Sachdev, Indian actress
1975 – Anderson Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist
1976 – Christian Älvestam, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Scar Symmetry, Miseration, and Solution .45)
1976 – Georgina Chapman, English model, actress, and fashion designer, co-founded Marchesa
1976 – Anna DeForge, American basketball player
1976 – Kyle Farnsworth, American baseball player
1976 – Jason Wiemer, Canadian ice hockey player
1977 – Nate Fox, American basketball player (d. 2014)
1977 – Martin Kaalma, Estonian footballer
1977 – Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress and producer
1977 – Chandra Levy, American murder victim (d. 2001)
1977 – Rob McElhenney, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1977 – JD McPherson, American singer-songwriter
1978 – Roland Lessing, Estonian biathlete
1978 – Paul O'Brien, South African-Australian actor
1979 – Rebecca DiPietro, American wrestler and model
1979 – Marios Elia, Cypriot footballer
1979 – Ross Filipo, New Zealand rugby player
1979 – Noé Pamarot, French footballer
1979 – King Girado, Filipino singer
1979 – Patrick Somerville, American novelist and short story writer
1980 – Win Butler, American-Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Arcade Fire)
1980 – Claire Coffee, American actress
1980 – Ayumi Ito, Japanese actress
1981 – Mustafa Güngör, German rugby player
1981 – Amy Leach, English director and producer
1983 – James McFadden, Scottish footballer
1983 – William Obeng, Ghanaian-American football player
1983 – Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player
1984 – Blake Costanzo, American football player
1984 – Charles Hamelin, Canadian speed skater
1984 – Harumafuji Kōhei, Mongolian sumo wrestler, 70th yokozuna
1984 – Kristina Rose, American porn actress
1984 – Adán Sánchez, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
1984 – Tyler Thigpen, American football player
1985 – Grant Clitsome, Canadian ice hockey player
1986 – Matt Derbyshire, English footballer
1986 – Todd Gilles, American ice dancer
1986 – Anne Watanabe, Japanese model, actress, and singer
1987 – Michael Baze, American jockey (d. 2011)
1987 – Erwin Hoffer, Austrian footballer
1987 – Korina Perkovic, German tennis player
1988 – Eliška Klučinová, Czech heptathlete
1988 – Vasileios Pliatsikas, Greek footballer
1988 – Roberto Bautista Agut, Spanish tennis player
1989 – Aleksei Olegovich Alekseyev, Russian footballer
1989 – Joe Haden, American football player
1989 – Dafina Zeqiri, Swedish-Kosovar singer and dancer
1990 – Christian Alexander, Greek-American actor
1990 – Markus Smarzoch, German footballer
1992 – Frederik Sørensen, Danish footballer
1992 – Princess Snell, Filipino actress
1992 – Dar Bernardo, Filipino actor
1993 – Vivien Cardone, American actress
1993 – Graham Phillips, American actor and singer
1993 – Burnell Taylor, American singer
1993 – Ellington Ratliff, American drummer
1994 – Skyler Samuels, American actress
1996 – Abigail Breslin, American actress

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