Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April 22 Birthdays

1451 – Isabella I of Castile (d. 1504)
1592 – Wilhelm Schickard, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1635)
1610 – Pope Alexander VIII (d. 1691)
1658 – Giuseppe Torelli, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1709)
1690 – John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1763)
1707 – Henry Fielding, English author and playwright (d. 1754)
1711 – Paul II Anton, Prince Esterházy, Austrian soldier (d. 1762)
1724 – Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (d. 1804)
1744 – James Sullivan, American lawyer and politician, 7th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1808)
1757 – Alessandro Rolla, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1841)
1766 – Germaine de Staël, French author (d. 1817)
1812 – Solomon Caesar Malan, Swiss-English orientalist (d. 1894)
1816 – Charles-Denis Bourbaki, French general (d. 1897)
1832 – Julius Sterling Morton, American journalist and politician, founded Arbor Day (d. 1902)
1844 – Lewis Powell, American attempted assassin of William H. Seward (d. 1865)
1852 – William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)
1854 – Henri La Fontaine, Belgian lawyer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)
1860 – Ada Rehan, American actress (d. 1916)
1868 – Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (d. 1924)
1870 – Vladimir Lenin, Russian politician (d. 1924)
1872 – Princess Margaret of Prussia (d. 1954)
1873 – Ellen Glasgow, American author (d. 1945)
1876 – Róbert Bárány, Austrian physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)
1876 – Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler and strongman (d. 1920)
1879 – Bernhard Gregory, Estonian-German chess player (d. 1939)
1881 – Alexander Kerensky, Russian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Russia (d. 1970)
1884 – Otto Rank, Austrian psychologist (d. 1939)
1886 – Izidor Cankar, Slovenian historian, author, and diplomat (d. 1958)
1889 – Richard Glücks, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1891 – Laura Gilpin, American photographer (d. 1979)
1891 – Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (d. 1965)
1891 – Harold Jeffreys, English mathematician, geophysicist, and astronomer (d. 1989)
1891 – Nicola Sacco, Italian-American criminal (d. 1927)
1892 – Vernon Johns, American minister and activist (d. 1965)
1899 – Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-American author (d. 1977)
1904 – J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist (d. 1967)
1905 – Robert Choquette, American-Canadian author, poet, and diplomat (d. 1991)
1906 – Eddie Albert, American actor (d. 2005)
1906 – Eric Fenby, English composer and educator (d. 1997)
1906 – Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (d. 1947)
1907 – Ivan Yefremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)
1909 – Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
1909 – Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
1910 – Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)
1912 – Kathleen Ferrier, English singer (d. 1953)
1912 – Kaneto Shindo, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
1914 – Baldev Raj Chopra, Indian director and producer (d. 2008)
1914 – Jan de Hartog, Dutch-American author and playwright (d. 2002)
1914 – José Quiñones Gonzales, Peruvian soldier and pilot (d. 1941)
1914 – Michael Wittmann, German SS officer (d. 1944)
1916 – Kanan Devi, Indian actress and singer (d. 1992)
1916 – Hanfried Lenz, German mathematician and educator (d. 2013)
1916 – Yehudi Menuhin, American-Swiss violinist and conductor (d. 1999)
1917 – Yvette Chauviré, French ballerina
1918 – William Jay Smith, American poet and academic
1918 – Mickey Vernon, American baseball player and coach (d. 2008)
1919 – Donald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)
1919 – Carl Lindner, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2011)
1922 – Richard Diebenkorn, American painter (d. 1993)
1922 – Charles Mingus, American bassist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1979)
1922 – Wolf V. Vishniac, American microbiologist (d. 1973)
1923 – Avis Bunnage, English actress (d. 1990)
1923 – Peter Kane Dufault, American poet (d. 2013)
1923 – Bettie Page, American model and actress (d. 2008)
1923 – Aaron Spelling, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1924 – Nam Duck-woo, South Korean politician, 12th Prime Minister of South Korea (d. 2013)
1925 – George Cole, English actor
1926 – Charlotte Rae, American actress and singer
1926 – James Stirling, Scottish architect, designed the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart and Seeley Historical Library (d. 1992)
1927 – Laurel Aitken, Cuban-Jamaican singer (d. 2005)
1929 – Michael Atiyah, English-Lebanese mathematician and academic
1929 – Robert Wade-Gery, English diplomat
1930 – Enno Penno, Estonian politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile
1931 – John Buchanan, Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Premier of Nova Scotia
1931 – Ronald Hynd, English dancer and choreographer
1933 – Mark Damon, American film actor and producer
1933 – Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American astronaut (d. 2013)
1934 – Nico Ladenis, Tanzanian-English chef
1935 – Christopher Ball, English linguist and academic
1935 – Paul Chambers, American bassist and composer (Miles Davis Quintet) (d. 1969)
1935 – Mario Machado, Chinese-American journalist and actor (d. 2013)
1936 – Glen Campbell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1936 – Pierre Hétu, Canadian pianist and conductor (d. 1998)
1937 – Jack Nicholson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1937 – Jack Nitzsche, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and conductor (Crazy Horse) (d. 2000)
1938 – Gani Fawehinmi, Nigerian lawyer and activist (d. 2009)
1938 – Issey Miyake, Japanese fashion designer
1938 – Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
1939 – Mel Carter, American singer and actor
1939 – John Chilcot, English civil servant
1939 – John Foley, English general and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
1939 – Ray Guy, Canadian journalist (d. 2013)
1939 – Jason Miller, American actor and playwright (d. 2001)
1939 – Ann Mitchell, English actress
1939 – Theodor Waigel, German lawyer and politician, German Federal Minister of Finance
1941 – Greville Howard, Baron Howard of Rising, English politician
1940 – Marie-José Nat, French actress
1942 – Giorgio Agamben, Italian philosopher and academic
1942 – Denis Lill, New Zealand-English actor
1942 – Mary Prior, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bristol
1943 – Keith Crisco, American businessman and politician (d. 2014)
1943 – Janet Evanovich, American author
1943 – Louise Glück, American poet
1943 – John Maples, Baron Maples, English lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
1944 – Steve Fossett, American businessman, pilot, and sailor (d. 2007)
1944 – Doug Jarrett, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014)
1944 – Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist
1945 – William Arthur Brown, English academic
1945 – Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Indian civil servant and diplomat, 22nd Governor of West Bengal
1945 – Demetrio Stratos, Egyptian-Italian singer-songwriter (Area) (d. 1979)
1946 – Steven L. Bennett, American captain and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1972)
1946 – Paul Davies, English physicist and author
1946 – Nicole Garcia, French actress and director
1946 – Louise Harel, Canadian politician
1946 – Archy Kirkwood, Baron Kirkwood of Kirkhope, Scottish politician
1946 – Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, English economist and academic
1946 – John Waters, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1948 – Larry Groce, American singer-songwriter and radio host
1948 – John Pritchard, English bishop
1950 – Peter Frampton, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Herd and Humble Pie)
1950 – Jancis Robinson, English journalist and critic
1950 – Zygi Wilf, German-American businessman
1951 – Paul Carrack, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Ace, Squeeze, Mike + The Mechanics, and Roxy Music)
1951 – Ana María Shua, Argentinian author and poet
1952 – François Berléand, French actor
1952 – Marilyn Chambers, American porn actress (d. 2009)
1952 – Phil Smith, American basketball player (d. 2002)
1953 – Valeri Bondarenko, Estonian footballer and coach
1953 – Richard Broadbent, English businessman
1953 – Tom Griswold, American radio host
1953 – Juhani Komulainen, Finnish composer
1954 – Jōji Nakata, Japanese voice actor
1955 – David Collier, English businessman
1955 – Johnnie To, Hong Kong director and producer
1957 – Donald Tusk, Polish politician, 14th Prime Minister of Poland
1958 – Ken Olandt, American actor and producer
1959 – Keith Boanas, English footballer and manager
1959 – Terry Francona, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1959 – Catherine Mary Stewart, Canadian actress
1959 – Ryan Stiles, American-Canadian actor and producer
1960 – Lloyd Honeyghan, Jamaican-English boxer
1960 – Mart Laar, Estonian politician, 9th Prime Minister of Estonia
1960 – Gary Rhodes, English chef and author
1960 – Randall L. Stephenson, American businessman
1960 – Tatiana Thumbtzen, American actress, model, and dancer
1961 – Alo Mattiisen, Estonian composer (d. 1996)
1961 – Ann McKechin, Scottish politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
1961 – Dewey Nicks, American photographer and director
1962 – Jeff Minter, English video game designer
1962 – Danièle Sauvageau, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1963 – Rosalind Gill, British feminist, and media commentator
1963 – Sean Lock, English comedian and actor
1963 – Magnús Ver Magnússon, Icelandic weightlifter and strongman
1964 – Estelle Asmodelle, Australian model and actress
1964 – Chris Makepeace, Canadian actor and director
1965 – Lauri Hendler, American actress
1965 – Miguel Leal, Portuguese football manager
1965 – Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey and soccer player (d. 2009)
1966 – Dana Barron, American actress
1966 – Kimberley Dahme, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Boston)
1966 – Fletcher Dragge, American guitarist and producer (Pennywise)
1966 – Mariana Levy, Mexican actress and singer (d. 2005)
1966 – Mickey Morandini, American baseball player and manager
1966 – Jeffrey Dean Morgan, American actor
1967 – Sheryl Lee, American actress
1967 – David J. C. MacKay, Scientist
1967 – Sherri Shepherd, American comedian, actress, and talk show host
1967 – Harvey Williams, American football player
1968 – Bimbo Coles, American basketball player
1968 – Zarley Zalapski, Canadian-Swiss ice hockey player
1969 – Dion Dublin, English footballer and sportscaster
1970 – Erkki Bahovski, Estonian journalist
1970 – Andrea Giani, Italian volleyball player and coach
1970 – Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer, actress, and producer
1971 – Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese businessman
1971 – Ingo Rademacher, German-Australian actor
1972 – Sabine Appelmans, Belgian tennis player
1972 – Owen Finegan, Australian rugby player
1972 – Milka Duno, Venezuelan race car driver
1972 – Sergei Hohlov-Simson, Estonian footballer
1972 – Willie Robertson, American hunter and businessman
1973 – Adem Poric, English-Australian footballer
1973 – Christopher Sabat, American voice actor, director, and producer
1973 – Ofer Talker, Israeli footballer
1974 – Opio, American rapper (Souls of Mischief and Hieroglyphics)
1974 – Shavo Odadjian, Armenian-American bass player, songwriter, and producer (System of a Down and Achozen)
1975 – Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (d. 1999)
1975 – Carlos Sastre, Spanish cyclist
1975 – Anders Nyström, Swedish guitarist (Katatonia, Bewitched, Bloodbath, Diabolical Masquerade)
1976 – Dan Cloutier, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1976 – Paul Henderson, Australian footballer
1976 – Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
1977 – Ambra Angiolini, Italian actress and singer
1977 – Anna Eriksson, Finnish singer
1977 – Aaron Fincke, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Stardog Champion)
1977 – Mark van Bommel, Dutch footballer
1978 – Ezekiel Jackson, Guyanese-American wrestler
1978 – Paul Malakwen Kosgei, Kenyan runner
1978 – Matt Orford, Australian rugby player
1978 – Jason Stollsteimer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Von Bondies and Hounds Below)
1978 – Esteban Tuero, Argentinian race car driver
1979 – Zoltán Gera, Hungarian footballer
1979 – Daniel Johns, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Silverchair and The Dissociatives)
1980 – Igor Budan, Croatian footballer
1980 – Clarke Dermody, New Zealand rugby player
1980 – Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
1980 – Courtney Friel, American journalist
1980 – Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
1980 – Kora Karvouni, Greek actress
1980 – Aaron Michael Metchik, American actor
1980 – Quincy Timberlake, Kenyan-Australian activist and politician
1981 – Ken Dorsey, American football player
1981 – Daniel Ghiță, Romanian kick-boxer
1981 – Madis Kallas, Estonian decathlete and activist
1981 – Rafael Sperafico, Brazilian race car driver (d. 2007)
1981 – Jonathan Trott, South African-English cricketer
1981 – Eglantina Zingg, Venezuelan model and actress
1982 – Kaká, Brazilian footballer
1982 – Cassidy Freeman, American actress, singer, and pianist
1982 – Joel Monaghan, Australian rugby player
1982 – David Purcey, American baseball player
1982 – Aidas Reklys, Lithuanian figure skater
1982 – Aleksander Saharov, Estonian footballer
1982 – Noriko Shitaya, Japanese voice actress
1983 – Remi Ayodele, American football player
1983 – Francis Capra, American actor
1983 – Elliott Jordan, English actor
1983 – Sam W. Heads, English-American entomologist and palaeontologist
1983 – Jos Hooiveld, Dutch footballer
1983 – Matt Jones, American football player
1983 – Vangelis Mantzios, Greek footballer
1984 – Breanne Benson, Albanian-American porn actress
1984 – Amelle Berrabah, English singer-songwriter (Sugababes)
1984 – Michelle Ryan, English actress
1985 – Matt Ballinger, American singer and actor (Dream Street)
1985 – Blake Fitzpatrick, American director and screenwriter
1985 – Pablo Cáceres Rodríguez, Uruguayan footballer
1985 – Kseniya Simonova, Ukrainian painter and sculptor
1986 – Amber Heard, American actress
1986 – Marshawn Lynch, American football player
1986 – Dušan Šakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
1987 – BC Jean, American singer-songwriter and actress
1987 – David Luiz, Brazilian footballer
1987 – David Mateos, Spanish footballer
1987 – John Obi Mikel, Nigerian footballer
1988 – Cherise Donovan, Australian actress
1988 – James Ross, American drag queen performer
1988 – Amadou Samb, Senegalese footballer
1989 – DeJuan Blair, American basketball player
1989 – Jasper Cillessen, Dutch footballer
1989 – Thomas James Longley, English actor and model
1990 – Óscar González, Mexican boxer (d. 2014)
1990 – Machine Gun Kelly, American rapper
1990 – Eve Muirhead, Scottish curler
1990 – Jade Windley, English tennis player
1991 – Braydon Smith, Australian boxer (d. 2015)
1992 – Joc Pederson, American baseball player
1992 – Kenny Stills, American football player
1992 – Rolene Strauss, South African model, Miss World 2014
1992 – Joonas Vaino, Estonian basketball player
1992 – Robin van Helsum, Dutch criminal
1993 – Ryu Hwayoung, South Korean rapper, dancer, and actress (T-ara)
1995 – Victoria Rodríguez, Mexican tennis player

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