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Day History: March-27

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Events History


87 BC-Crown Prince Fuling, later Emperor Zhao of Han -is named as Emperor Wu of Han's successor and heir to the throne. Emperor Wu dies two days later.

1309- Pope Clement V -imposes excommunication, interdiction, and a general prohibition of all commercial intercourse against Venice, which had unjustly seized on Ferrara, a fief of the Patrimony of Peter.

1329- Pope John XXII -issues his ''In Agro Dominico'' condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.

1513-Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León -reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida.

1613-The first English child born in Canada at Cuper's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador|Cuper's Cove -Newfoundland (island)|Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.

1625- Charles I of England|Charles I -becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title English claims to the French throne|King of France.

1782- Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham -becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1794-The Federal government of the United States|United States Government -establishes a permanent United States Navy|navy and authorizes the building of Original six frigates of the United States Navy|six frigates.

1794-Denmark and Sweden form a neutral country|neutrality -compact.

1809- Peninsular War -A combined French First Empire|Franco-Duchy of Warsaw|Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad-Real.

1812-Hugh McGary Jr. establishes what is now Evansville, Indiana -on a bend in the Ohio River.

1814- War of 1812 -In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek (people)|Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814)|Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

1836- Texas Revolution -Goliad massacre

1851-First reported sighting of the Yosemite Valley -by Europeans.

1871-The 1871 England versus Scotland rugby union match|first -international rugby football match, when Scotland national rugby union team|Scotland defeats England national rugby union team|England in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place.

1881-Rioting takes place in Basingstoke -in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of Teetotalism by the Salvation Army.

1884-A mob in Cincinnati -Ohio, attacks members of a jury who had returned a verdict of manslaughter in a clear case of murder, and then over the next few days would Cincinnati riots of 1884|riot and destroy the courthouse.

1886-Famous Apache -warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.

1890-A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky -killing 76 and injuring 200.

1899- Emilio Aguinaldo -leads Philippine Revolutionary Army|Filipino forces for the only time during the Philippine–American War at the Battle of Marilao River.

1910-A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös -Hungary, kills 312.

1915- Typhoid Mary -the first Asymptomatic carrier|healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life.

1918- Bessarabia -is ceded to the Kingdom of Romania.

1938- Second Sino-Japanese War -The Battle of Taierzhuang begins, resulting several weeks later in the war's first major Chinese victory over Japan.

1941- World War II -Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the Axis powers|pro-Axis government in a Yugoslavian military coup of March 27, 1941|bloodless coup.

1945-World War II: Operation Starvation -the aerial mining of Japan's ports and waterways begins. Argentina Argentina in World War II|declares war on the Axis Powers.

1948-The Second Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea -is convened.

1958- Nikita Khrushchev -becomes Premier of the Soviet Union.

1963- Beeching Axe -Richard Beeching|Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.

1964-The Good Friday Earthquake -the most powerful earthquake in U.S. history at a moment magnitude scale|magnitude of 9.2 strikes South Central Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage, Alaska|Anchorage.

1975-Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System -begins.

1976-The first 4.6 miles of the Washington Metro -subway (rail)|subway system opens.

1977- Tenerife airport disaster -Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). Sixty-one survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the worst aviation accident in history.

1980-The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland (platform)|Alexander L. Kielland -collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.

1980- Silver Thursday -A steep fall in silver prices, resulting from Nelson Bunker Hunt|the Hunt Brothers attempting to corner the market in silver, led to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.

1981-The Solidarity (Polish trade union)|Solidarity -movement in Poland stages a 1981 warning strike in Poland|warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.

1986-A car bomb -explodes at Russell Street Bombing|Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people.

1990-The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí -an anti-Fidel Castro|Castro propaganda network, to Cuba.

1993- Jiang Zemin -is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.

1993-Italian former minister and Christian Democracy (Italy)|Christian Democracy -leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.

1998-The Food and Drug Administration -approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.

1999- Kosovo War -Yugoslav SAM downed F117A, the first and only kill of the stealth aircraft.

2000-A Phillips explosion of 2000|Phillips Petroleum plant explosion -in Pasadena, Texas kills one and injures 71.

2002- Passover massacre -A Palestinian people|Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people partaking of the Passover Seder|Passover meal in Netanya, Israel.

2002- Nanterre massacre -In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire at the end of a town council meeting, resulting in the deaths of eight councilors and the injury of 19 others.

2004-{{HMS|Scylla|F71|6}}, a decommissioned Leander class frigate -is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.

2009-The dam forming Situ Gintung -an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.

2009-A suicide bombing|suicide bomber -2009 Jamrud mosque bombing|kills at least 48 at a mosque in the Khyber Agency of Pakistan.

Famous Birthdays


972- Robert II of France -(d. 1031)

1196- Sviatoslav III of Vladimir -(d. 1252)

1306- Philip III of Navarre -(d. 1343)

1416- Antonio Squarcialupi -Italian organist and composer (d. 1480)

1416- Francis of Paola -Italian friar and saint, founded the Minim (religious order)|Order of the Minims (d. 1507)

1509- Wolrad II, Count of Waldeck -(d. 1575)

1588- Celestyn Myślenta -Prussian-Polish theologian and academic (d. 1653)

1623- Margrave Charles Magnus of Baden-Durlach -(d. 1658)

1627- Stephen Fox -English politician (d. 1716)

1632- Gustav Adolph, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken -(d. 1677)

1676- Francis II Rákóczi -Hungarian prince (d. 1735)

1681- Joaquín Fernández de Portocarrero -Spanish cardinal (d. 1760)

1696- Antoine Court (Huguenot)|Antoine Court -French minister (d. 1760)

1702- Johann Ernst Eberlin -German organist and composer (d. 1762)

1709- William Flackton -English organist, viola player, and composer (d. 1798)

1710- Joseph Abaco -Belgian cellist and composer (d. 1805)

1712- Claude Bourgelat -French surgeon (d. 1779)

1714- Francesco Antonio Zaccaria -Italian historian and theologian (d. 1795)

1723- James Madison, Sr. -American colonel and planter (d. 1801)

1724- Jane Colden -American botanist (d. 1766)

1730- Thomas Tyrwhitt -English scholar and critic (d. 1786)

1746- Michael Bruce (poet)|Michael Bruce -Scottish poet (d. 1767)

1746- Carlo Buonaparte -French lawyer and politician (d. 1785)

1753- Andrew Bell (educationalist)|Andrew Bell -Scottish priest, founded Madras College (d. 1832)

1760- Ishmail Spicer -American composer, educator, and publisher (d. 1832)

1760- Auguste Vestris -French ballet dancer (d. 1842)

1761- James Sykes (governor)|James Sykes -American physician and politician, 14th Governor of Delaware (d. 1822)

1765- Franz Xaver von Baader -German philosopher and theologian (d. 1841)

1767- Charles Didelot -Swedish-French dancer and choreographer (d. 1837)

1770- Eleonora Charlotta d'Albedyhll -Swedish poet (d. 1835)

1770- Sophie Mereau -German author (d. 1806)

1776- Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel -French botanist and politician (d. 1854)

1781- Alexander Vostokov -Estonian-Russian philologist (d. 1864)

1784- Sándor Kőrösi Csoma -Hungarian philologist, orientalist, and author (d. 1842)

1785- Filippo Giudice Caracciolo -Italian cardinal (d. 1844)

1785- Louis XVII of France -(d. 1795)

1781- Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Baronet, of Ancoats -English politician (d. 1871)

1791- Reuben Uther -English-Australian businessman (d. 1894)

1797- Alfred de Vigny -French author, poet, and playwright (d. 1863)

1801- Alexander Barrow -American lawyer and politician (d. 1846)

1802- Charles-Mathias Simons -German-Luxembourger jurist and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Luxembourg (d. 1874)

1802- Félix-Jacques Moulin -French photographer (d. 1875)

1804- Giacomo Panizza -Italian conductor and composer (d. 1860)

1807- James P. Kirkwood -American engineer (d. 1877)

1809- Jean-Louis Beaudry -Canadian businessman and politician, 11th Mayor of Montreal (d. 1886)

1809- Georges-Eugène Haussmann -French engineer (d. 1891)

1810- William Hepworth Thompson -English scholar and academic (d. 1886)

1810- Adolf Glassbrenner -German humorist (d. 1876)

1811- Charles Elliott (politician)|Charles Elliott -New Zealand politician (d. 1876)

1812- Ivan Panaev -Russian journalist, author, and publisher (d. 1862)

1812- Seymour Mills Spencer -American-New Zealand missionary (d. 1898)

1813- Nathaniel Currier -American illustrator, co-founded Currier and Ives (d. 1888)

1813- David Monro -Scottish-New Zealand physician and politician, 2nd Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives (d. 1877)

1814- Diego Archuleta -American general (d. 1884)

1814- Charles Mackay -Scottish journalist, author, and poet (d. 1889)

1818- Erminia Frezzolini -Italian soprano (d. 1884)

1820- Edward Augustus Inglefield -English admiral and explorer (d. 1894)

1820- Elias David Sassoon -Iraqi-Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1880)

1822- Henri Murger -French author and poet (d. 1861)

1824- Virginia Minor -American activist (d. 1894)

1825- Hubert de Castella -Swiss-Australian author and wine maker (d. 1907)

1827- Ernesto Rossi (actor)|Ernesto Rossi -Italian actor and playwright (d. 1896)

1831- Johann Friedrich Horner -Swiss ophthalmologist and academic (d. 1886)

1832- Mary Abigail Fillmore -American daughter of Millard Fillmore (d. 1854)

1832- Benjamin Pâquet -Canadian priest (d. 1900)

1834- Pierre Gaspard (mountaineer)|Pierre Gaspard -French mountaineer (d. 1915)

1839- John Ballance -Irish-New Zealand politician, 14th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1893)

1840- George Fisher Baker -American financier and philanthropist (d. 1931)

1843- George Frederick Leycester Marshall -English colonel and entomologist (d. 1934)

1844- Adolphus Greely -American general and explorer, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1935)

1845- Melville R. Hopewell -American lawyer and politician, 12th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska (d. 1911)

1845- Wilhelm Röntgen -German physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1923)

1845- Jakob Sverdrup (politician)|Jakob Sverdrup -Norwegian bishop and politician (d. 1899)

1847- Richard Martin Meredith -Canadian judge and academic, founded University of Western Ontario (d. 1934)

1847- Otto Wallach -German chemist, Nobel Prize in Physics|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1931)

1849- Carlo Dossi -Italian author and diplomat (d. 1910)

1851- Ruperto Chapí -Spanish composer, co-founded Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (d. 1909)

1851- Vincent d'Indy -French composer and educator (d. 1931)

1852- Jim Connell -Irish journalist and activist (d. 1929)

1853- John Edward Kelley -American journalist and politician (d. 1941)

1854- Giovanni Battista Grassi -Italian physician, zoologist, and entomologist (d. 1925)

1855- James Alfred Ewing -Scottish physicist and engineer (d. 1935)

1855- William Russell Lane-Joynt -Irish target shooter and lawyer (d. 1921)

1855- William Libbey -American target shooter, geologist, and geographer (d. 1927)

1857- Karl Pearson -English mathematician (d. 1936)

1859- George Giffen -Australian cricketer and footballer (d. 1927)

1859- Gerrit J. Diekema -American politician, 31st Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives (d. 1930)

1860- Frank Frost Abbott -American scholar (d. 1924)

1861- Nikolay Demyanov -Russian chemist (d. 1938)

1863- Henry Royce -English engineer and businessman, founded Rolls-Royce Limited (d. 1933)

1864- Agostina Livia Pietrantoni -Italian nun and nurse (d. 1894)

1865- Eugene Botkin -Russian physician (d. 1918)

1865- Alessandro Verde -Italian cardinal (d. 1958)

1865- Konrad Grallert von Cebrów -Russian-Austrian commander (d. 1942)

1866- John Allan (Australian politician)|John Allan -Australian politician, 29th Premier of Victoria (d. 1936)

1866- Andon Zako Çajupi -Albanian lawyer, poet, and playwright (d. 1830)

1867- Karl Zsigmondy -Austrian-Hungarian mathematician (d. 1925)

1868- Patty Hill -American songwriter and educator (d. 1946)

1869- James McNeill -Irish politician, 2nd Governor-General of the Irish Free State (d. 1938)

1871- Piet Aalberse (1871–1948)|Piet Aalberse -Dutch politician (d. 1948)

1871- Heinrich Mann -German author (d. 1950)

1871- Joseph G. Morrison -American captain and minister (d. 1939)

1872- Edward George Turner -English businessman (d. 1962)

1873- Christophorus III -Georgian patriarch (d. 1932)

1873- Giannina Russ -Italian soprano (d. 1951)

1873- Austin Harrison -English journalist and author (d. 1928)

1875- Albert Marquet -French painter (d. 1947)

1876- Ermenegildo Pellegrinetti -Italian cardinal (d. 1943)

1876- Karl Fredrik Wilkama -Finnish general (d. 1947)

1877- Oscar Grégoire -Belgian water polo player and swimmer (d. 1947)

1877- Konstantinos Skarlatos -Greek general and target shooter (d. 1969)

1879- Catherine Carswell -Scottish journalist and author (d. 1946)

1879- Sahan Dosova -Kazakhstani super-centenarian (d. 2009)

1879- Sándor Garbai -Hungarian politician, 19th Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1947)

1879- Miller Huggins -American baseball player and manager (d. 1929)

1879- Izaak Reijnders -Dutch general (d. 1966)

1879- Edward Steichen -Luxembourgish-American painter and photographer (d. 1973)

1880- Ruth Hanna McCormick -American politician (d. 1944)

1882- Horace Bonser -American target shooter (d. 1934)

1883- Paul McCullough -American actor (d. 1936)

1883- Marie Under -Estonian author and poet (d. 1980)

1883- Margaret Cobb Ailshie -American publisher and activist (d. 1959)

1884- Gordon Thomson (rower)|Gordon Thomson -English rower (d. 1953)

1885- Julio Lozano Díaz -Honduran politician, 40th President of Honduras (d. 1957)

1885- Reginald Fletcher, 1st Baron Winster -English soldier and politician, Governor of Cyprus (d. 1961)

1886- Wladimir Burliuk -Ukrainian painter and illustrator (d. 1917)

1886- Sergey Kirov -Russian politician (d. 1934)

1886- Clemens Holzmeister -Austrian architect and stage designer, designed Großes Festspielhaus (d. 1983)

1886- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe -German-American architect, designed IBM Plaza and Seagram Building (d. 1969)

1887- Väinö Siikaniemi -Finnish javelin thrower (d. 1932)

1887- Chapman Grant -American herpetologist, historian, and publisher (d. 1983)

1888- Bouke Benenga -Dutch swimmer and water polo player (d. 1968)

1888- George Alfred Lawrence Hearne -English-South African cricketer (d. 1978)

1889- Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu -Egyptian-Turkish journalist and politician (d. 1974)

1889- Leonard Mociulschi -Moldavian-Romanian general (d. 1979)

1890- Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton -Scottish admiral (d. 1974)

1890- Jean-François Pouliot (politician)|Jean-François Pouliot -Canadian lawyer, author, and politician (d. 1969)

1890- Harald Julin -Swedish swimmer and water polo player (d. 1967)

1891- A. P. Elkin -Australian anthropologist and priest (d. 1979)

1891- Vallance Jupp -English cricketer (d. 1960)

1891- Lajos Zilahy -Hungarian author and playwright (d. 1974)

1892- Ferde Grofé -American pianist and composer (d. 1972)

1892- Thorne Smith -American author (d. 1934)

1892- Swami Vipulananda -Sri Lankan author, poet, and critic (d. 1947)

1892- Dorrit Weixler -German actress (d. 1916)

1893- Ugo Agostoni -Italian cyclist (d. 1941)

1893- Karl Mannheim -Hungarian sociologist (d. 1947)

1893- G. Lloyd Spencer -American lieutenant and politician (d. 1981)

1894- Soeprapto (prosecutor)|Soeprapto -Indonesian lawyer and judge (d. 1964)

1894- René Fonck -French colonel and pilot (d. 1953)

1895- Juan Guzmán Cruchaga -Chilean poet and diplomat (d. 1979)

1895- Roland Leighton -English soldier and poet (d. 1915)

1895- Betty Schade -German-American actress (d. 1982)

1896- Wolfgang von Weisl -Austrian-Israeli journalist and author (d. 1974)

1897- Douglas Hartree -English mathematician and physicist (d. 1958)

1897- Cyril Slater -Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1969)

1898- Titina De Filippo -Italian actress (d. 1963)

1898- Josef Müller (CSU politician)|Josef Müller -German lawyer and politician (d. 1979)

1898- Herb Stein -American football player (d. 1980)

1898- Alma Tell -American actress (d. 1937)

1899- Carl Aage Hilbert -Danish-Faroese jurist and politician (d. 1953)

1899- Karim Mammadbeyov -Azerbaijani politician (d. 1938)

1899- Francis Ponge -French poet (d. 1988)

1899- Gloria Swanson -American actress, singer, and producer (d. 1983)

1901- Carl Barks -American illustrator and screenwriter (d. 2000)

1901- Enrique Santos Discépolo -Argentinian singer-songwriter, bandoneón player, and pianist (d. 1951)

1901- George Dowty -English businessman, founded Dowty Group (d. 1975)

1901- Erich Ollenhauer -German politician (d. 1963)

1901- Eisaku Satō -Japanese politician, 61st Prime Minister of Japan, Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)

1901- Kenneth Slessor -Australian journalist and poet (d. 1971)

1902- Sidney Buchman -American screenwriter and producer (d. 1975)

1902- Charles Lang -American cinematographer (d. 1998)

1903- Nobuo Aoyagi -Japanese director and producer (d. 1976)

1903- Betty Balfour -English actress (d. 1977)

1903- Leif Tronstad -Norwegian soldier and scientist (d. 1945)

1903- Xavier Villaurrutia -Mexican poet and playwright (d. 1950)

1904- Hal Kemp -American saxophonist, clarinet player, composer, and bandleader (d. 1940)

1905- Leroy Carr -American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1935)

1905- Domenico da Cese -Italian monk (d. 1978)

1905- Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff -German general (d. 1980)

1905- Johnny Gill (baseball)|Johnny Gill -American baseball player (d. 1984)

1905- László Kalmár -Hungarian mathematician and educator (d. 1976)

1905- Elsie MacGill -Canadian engineer (d. 1980)

1905- Jack Patten -Australian journalist and activist (d. 1957)

1905- Evaristo Sourdis Juliao -Colombian lawyer and politician, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Colombia)|Minister of Foreign Affairs for Colombia (d. 1970)

1906- Cecil Purdy -Egyptian-Australian chess player and author (d. 1979)

1906- Pee Wee Russell -American clarinet player, saxophonist, and composer (d. 1969)

1907- George Pollock (director)|George Pollock -English director (d. 1979)

1907- Mary Treen -American actress (d. 1989)

1908- Bernard Hügl -Croatian footballer and manager (d. 1982)

1908- Sol Leshinsky -Canadian-American mathematician and economist (d. 1985)

1908- Alberto Semprini -English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1990)

1909- Veikko Larkas -Finnish architect, designed the Pielisensuu Church (d. 1969)

1909- Golo Mann -German historian and author (d. 1994)

1909- Valery Marakou -Belarusian poet (d. 1937)

1909- Wally Nelson -American activist (d. 2002)

1909- Raymond Oliver -French chef (d. 1990)

1909- Ben Webster -American saxophonist (d. 1973)

1910- Hugh Nibley -American author (d. 2005)

1910- Ai Qing -Chinese poet (d. 1996)

1911- Viola Keats -Scottish actress (d. 1998)

1911- Norman Livermore -American environmentalist (d. 2006)

1911- Franc Rozman -Slovenian general (d. 1944)

1911- Veronika Tushnova -Russian poet and physician (d. 1965)

1912- James Callaghan -English lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2005)

1912- Robert Hughes (composer)|Robert Hughes -Scottish-Australian composer (d. 2007)

1913- Theodor Dannecker -German SS officer (d. 1945)

1913- Paul Maitla -Estonian commander (d. 1945)

1913- Ciril Praček -Slovenian skier (d. 2000)

1914- Richard Denning -American actor (d. 1998)

1914- Budd Schulberg -American author, screenwriter, and producer (d. 2009)

1914- Kris Sivara -Thai general and politician, List of Defence Ministers of Thailand|Defence Minister of Thailand (d. 1976)

1915- Wang Daohan -Chinese politician, Mayor of Shanghai (d. 2005)

1915- Robert Lockwood, Jr. -American guitarist (d. 2006)

1915- Bernardo Poli -Italian footballer (d. 1944)

1916- Heinz-Wilhelm Eck -German commander (d. 1945)

1916- Frank Pitelka -American ornithologist (d. 2003)

1916- Mario Tonelli -American football player (d. 2003)

1917- Joko Beck -American monk and educator (d. 2011)

1917- Reva Gerstein -Canadian psychologist and academic

1917- Cyrus Vance -American lawyer and politician, 57th United States Secretary of State (d. 2002)

1919- Cornelius Rost -Austrian-German soldier (d. 1983)

1920- William C. Conner -American judge (d. 2009)

1920- Richard Hayman -American harmonica player, conductor, and composer (d. 2014)

1920- Robin Jacques -English illustrator (d. 1995)

1920- Wallace McIntosh -Scottish lieutenant and pilot (d. 2007)

1920- Colin Rowe -English-American historian, theorist, and academic (d. 1999)

1920- Joe Tuminelli -American baseball player (d. 1980)

1921- Hélène Berr -French holocaust victim and author (d. 1945)

1921- Fred Foy -American radio and television announcer (d. 2010)

1921- Calvin Gotlieb -Canadian computer scientist and educator

1921- Harry Järv -Finnish-Swedish lieutenant, historian and author (d. 2009)

1921- Richard Marner -Russian-Scottish actor (d. 2004)

1921- Moacir Barbosa Nascimento -Brazilian footballer and coach (d. 2000)

1921- Harold Nicholas -American actor and dancer (d. 2000)

1922- Alex Agase -American football player and coach (d. 2007)

1922- Barnaby Conrad -American author (d. 2013)

1922- Dick King-Smith -English author (d. 2011)

1922- Dan Kurzman -American journalist and author (d. 2010)

1922- Murray Olderman -American illustrator

1922- Jules Olitski -Ukrainian-American painter and sculptor (d. 2007)

1922- Stefan Wul -French author (d. 2003)

1923- Shūsaku Endō -Japanese author (d. 1996)

1923- Lorenzo Semple, Jr. -American screenwriter and producer (d. 2014)

1923- Louis Simpson -Jamaican poet (d. 2012)

1923- Gennadi Yudin -Russian actor (d. 1989)

1923- Vladimír Zábrodský -Czech ice hockey and tennis player

1924- Ian Black (footballer born 1924)|Ian Black -Scottish footballer (d. 2012)

1924- Hideko Takamine -Japanese actress (d. 2010)

1924- Sarah Vaughan -American singer (d. 1990)

1925- Henry Plumb, Baron Plumb -English farmer and politician, 15th President of the European Parliament

1926- Bill Bagnall -American publisher, founded Motorcyclist (magazine)|Motorcyclist Magazine (d. 2006)

1926- Louis Blom-Cooper -English lawyer, author, and academic

1926- Frank O'Hara -American poet (d. 1966)

1926- Jacques Villeglé -French illustrator

1927- Ibrahim Abi-Ackel -Brazilian politician, Ministry of Justice (Brazil)|Minister of Justice for Brazil

1927- Jean Beetz -Canadian lawyer and judge (d. 1991)

1927- Ernest Eastman -Liberian politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Liberia)|Minister of Foreign Affairs for Liberia (d. 2011)

1927- François Furet -French historian (d. 1997)

1927- Anthony Lewis -American journalist (d. 2013)

1927- Lorenzo Miguel -Argentinian labor leader (d. 2002)

1927- Mo Ostin -American record producer, co-founded Warner Bros. Records and Reprise Records

1927- Cornelius Pasichny -Canadian bishop (d. 2014)

1927- Mstislav Rostropovich -Russian cellist and conductor (d. 2007)

1927- Jacek Sempoliński -Polish painter and critic (d. 2012)

1927- Ralph Sorenson -Canadian politician

1927- Gerald J. Wasserburg -American geologist, chemist, and astrophysicist

1928- Jean Dotto -French cyclist (d. 2000)

1928- Reg Evans -Welsh-Australian actor (d. 2009)

1928- Antonín Tučapský -Czech-English composer

1929- Salvador Botella -Spanish cyclist (d. 2006)

1929- Rita Briggs -American baseball player (d. 1994)

1929- Sybil Christopher -Welsh-American actress and director (d. 2013)

1929- Žarko Petan -Slovenian director and screenwriter

1929- Anne Ramsey -American actress (d. 1988)

1930- Bob den Uyl -Dutch author (d. 1992)

1930- Daniel Spoerri -Romanian-Swiss photographer

1931- Walter Hooper -American author and scholar

1931- David Janssen -American actor and screenwriter (d. 1980)

1932- Roberto Farias -Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter

1932- Bailey Olter -Micronesian politician, 3rd President of the Federated States of Micronesia (d. 1999)

1932- Agustín Rodríguez Sahagún -Spanish politician, Mayor of Madrid (d. 1991)

1932- Trevor Stubley -English painter and illustrator (d. 2010)

1933- Guido Bodrato -Italian politician

1933- Robert Castel -French sociologist (d. 2013)

1933- Vince Gibson -American football player and coach (d. 2012)

1933- Michel Guérard -French chef and author

1933- Hazel Henderson -English economist and activist

1933- Don Lassetter -American baseball player

1933- Gino Pivatelli -Italian footballer and coach

1933- Le Van Hung -Vietnamese general (d. 1975)

1934- István Csurka -Hungarian journalist, author, and politician (d. 2012)

1934- Arthur Mitchell (dancer)|Arthur Mitchell -American dancer and choreographer

1934- Ioannis Paleokrassas -Greek politician, 17th Minister of Finance (Greece)|Minister of Finance for Greece

1934- Peter Schamoni -German director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2011)

1935- Abelardo Castillo -Argentinian author

1935- Julian Glover -English actor

1935- John Henry Dowse -Australian rugby player

1935- Michael Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk -English politician

1935- Lars Andreas Larssen -Norwegian actor (d. 2014)

1935- Race Mathews -Australian economist and politician

1935- Stanley Rother -American priest and missionary (d. 1981)

1936- Malcolm Goldstein -American violinist and composer

1936- Otmar Issing -German economist

1936- Jerry Lacy -American actor

1937- Johnny Copeland -American singer and guitarist (d. 1997)

1937- Thomas Aquinas Daly -American painter

1937- Alan Hawkshaw -English keyboard player and songwriter (The Shadows)

1937- Affonso Romano de Sant'Anna -Brazilian author and academic

1938- Aloizs Tumiņš -Latvian boxer (d. 2009)

1939- José Bardina -Spanish-Venezuelan actor (d. 2009)

1939- Lawrence Eugene Brandt -American bishop

1939- Angelo Cifelli -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1939- Ladislas de Hoyos -Belgian-French journalist and politician (d. 2011)

1939- Bruce Johnston (criminal)|Bruce Johnston -American criminal (d. 2002)

1939- Jay Kim -South Korean-American politician

1939- Beba Selimović -Bosnian singer

1939- Cale Yarborough -American race car driver and businessman

1940- Silvano Bertini -Italian boxer

1940- Christina Jutterström -Swedish journalist

1940- Ullrich Libor -German sailor

1940- June Wilkinson -English model and actress

1940- Janis Martin -American singer (d. 2007)

1940- Derrick Morgan -Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer

1940- Sandro Munari -Italian race car driver

1940- Austin Pendleton -American actor, director, and playwright

1941- Per Abramsen -Dutch sculptor

1941- Kurt Felix (television presenter)|Kurt Felix -Swiss television host (d. 2012)

1941- Ivan Gašparovič -Slovak politician, 3rd President of Slovakia

1941- Peter Göbel -German figure skater

1941- Antonina Lazareva -Russian high jumper

1941- Helmuth Orthner -Austrian-American computer scientist (d. 2009)

1941- Chip Pashayan -American lawyer and politician

1941- Liese Prokop -Austrian pentathlete and politician (d. 2006)

1942- John Adshead -English-New Zealand footballer and manager

1942- Michael Jackson (writer)|Michael Jackson -English journalist and author (d. 2007)

1942- Wili Jønsson -Danish singer-songwriter and bass player (Gasolin')

1942- John Sulston -English biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate

1942- Michael York (actor)|Michael York -English actor

1943- Keith Allan (linguist)|Keith Allan -English-Australian linguist

1943- Mike Curtis (American football)|Mike Curtis -American football player

1943- Phil Frank -American cartoonist (d. 2007)

1943- Nicholas Humphrey -English psychologist

1943- Grant McCune -American special effects designer (d. 2010)

1943- Lorraine Michael -Canadian nun, educator, and politician

1943- Duncan Paterson -Scottish rugby player (d. 2009)

1944- Enrique Barón Crespo -Spanish economist, lawyer, and politician, 16th President of the European Parliament

1944- Bryan Campbell -Canadian ice hockey player

1944- Miguel Enríquez (politician)|Miguel Enríquez -Chilean politician, physician and activist (d. 1974)

1944- Judi Garman -American-Canadian softball player and coach

1944- Khosrow Shakibai -Iranian actor (d. 2008)

1944- Bebu Silvetti -Argentinian pianist and composer (d. 2003)

1944- Lorenzo Zambrano -Mexican businessman and philanthropist (d. 2014)

1945- Rolf M. Aagaard -Norwegian photographer

1945- Anna Mae Aquash -Canadian-American tribal leader (d. 1975)

1945- Liddy Holloway -New Zealand actress (d. 2004)

1945- Harry Rowohlt -German author and translator

1945- Brit Selby -Canadian ice hockey player

1945- Władysław Stachurski -Polish footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1946- Michael Aris -Cuban-English author and academic (d. 1999)

1946- Andy Bown -English bass player and songwriter (Status Quo (band)|Status Quo, The Herd (UK band)|The Herd, and Judas Jump)

1946- Boris Kopeikin -Russian footballer, coach, and manager

1946- Vyacheslav Kovalenko -Russian diplomat, 5th List of Ambassadors of Russia to Armenia|Russian Ambassador to Armenia

1947- Marc-Yvan Côté -Canadian politician

1947- Craig Defoy -Welsh golfer

1947- Aad de Mos -Dutch footballer, manager, and coach

1947- Oliver Friggieri -Maltese author and poet

1947- Brian Jones (aeronaut)|Brian Jones -English balloonist

1947- John Mayhew (musician)|John Mayhew -English-Australian drummer (Genesis (band)|Genesis) (d. 2009)

1947- Walt Mossberg -American journalist

1947- Olavi Suomalainen -Finnish runner

1948- Jens-Peter Bonde -Danish politician

1948- Dele Charley -Sierra Leonean author and playwright (d. 1993)

1948- Rosemary Follett -Australian politician, 1st Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory

1949- Nadia Arslan -Lebanese actress (d. 2008)

1949- Poul Ruders -Danish composer

1949- Leigh Steinberg -American lawyer and agent

1949- Nancy Sullivan (politician)|Nancy Sullivan -American educator and politician

1949- Dubravka Ugrešić -Croatian-Dutch author

1950- Julia Alvarez -American-Dominican author and poet

1950- Markku Andersson -Finnish politician

1950- Tony Banks (musician)|Tony Banks -English guitarist and songwriter (Genesis (band)|Genesis)

1950- Modou Dia -Senegalese politician and diplomat

1950- Petros Efthymiou -Greek academic and politician

1950- David Edgar (swimmer)|David Edgar -American swimmer

1950- Maria Ewing -American soprano

1950- Lynn McGlothen -American baseball player (d. 1984)

1950- Madeleine Moon -English social worker and politician

1950- Anton Ondruš -Czech-Slovak footballer

1950- Matt Siegel -American radio host

1950- Terry Yorath -Welsh footballer and manager

1951- Nigel Cawthorne -American-English author

1951- Marielle de Sarnez -French politician

1951- Andrey Kozyrev -Belgian-Russian politician and diplomat, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Russia)|Minister of Foreign Affairs for Russia

1951- Angelo Recchi -Italian footballer

1952- Jan Albers -Dutch field hockey player

1952- Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida -Catalan lawyer and politician

1952- Erwin Fuchsbichler -Austrian footballer

1952- Linda Martin -Irish singer-songwriter and journalist

1952- Joško Marušić -Croatian animator and illustrator

1952- Arnold Morgado -American football player

1952- Diosdado Peralta -Filipino lawyer and judge, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

1952- Maria Schneider (actress)|Maria Schneider -French actress (d. 2011)

1952- Richard Séguin -Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1952- Dana Stabenow -American author

1952- Gheorghe Tadici -Romanian handball player and coach

1953- Gary Alexander (baseball)|Gary Wayne Alexander -American baseball player

1953- Dennis Bevington -Canadian politician

1953- George Copos -Romanian businessman and politician

1953- Bairbre Dowling -Irish actress

1953- Gabriele Gatti -Sanmarinese politician, List of Captains Regent of San Marino|Captain Regent of San Marino

1953- Julian Glover -English actor

1953- Jørn Goldstein -Norwegian ice hockey player

1953- Edwarda O'Bara -American Diabetic coma|coma patient (d. 2012)

1953- Herman Ponsteen -Dutch cyclist

1953- Ranjit Sinha -Indian police officer

1954- Marie-Claire Baldenweg -Swiss-Australian painter

1954- Gerard Batten -English politician

1954- Paul Bennett (Canadian football)|Paul Bennett -Canadian football player

1954- Robbie Haines -American sailor

1954- Mauro Roman -Italian horse rider

1954- Armando Vara -Portuguese politician

1954- Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti -Brazilian diplomat

1955- Yisrael Eichler -Israeli journalist and politician

1955- Patrick McCabe (novelist)|Patrick McCabe -Irish author and playwright

1955- Lefteris Pantazis -Uzbek-Greek singer

1955- Mariano Rajoy -Spanish politician, Prime Minister of Spain

1955- Christian Sarron -French motorcycle racer

1955- Ion-Aurel Stanciu -Romanian general

1955- Hana Sweid -Israeli politician

1956- Dale Arnold -American sportscaster

1956- Dave Debol -American ice hockey player

1956- Leung Kwok-hung -Hong Kong activist

1956- Nora Volkow -Mexican-American physician

1956- Thomas Wassberg -Swedish skier

1956- Paul Wickens -English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

1957- Nick Hawkins -English lawyer and politician

1957- Konstantin Kokora -Russian figure skater

1957- Billy Mackenzie -Scottish singer-songwriter (Associates (band)|Associates) (d. 1997)

1957- Kostas Vasilakakis -Greek footballer and manager

1958- Wim Hofkens -Dutch footballer and manager

1958- Susan Molinari -American journalist and politician

1958- Wendy Jacob -American sculptor

1958- Parker Johnstone -American race car driver and sportscaster

1958- Ronald Keller -Dutch diplomat

1958- Adrian Rawlins -English actor

1959- Steve Crowley -American sergeant (d. 1979)

1959- Andrew Farriss -Australian keyboard player and songwriter (INXS)

1959- Tatyana Ivinskaya -Belarusian basketball player

1959- Kid Congo Powers -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Gun Club, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Congo Norvell, The Cramps and Knoxville Girls)

1959- Ivan Savvidis -Georgian-Russian businessman and politician

1959- Oleksandr Sorokalet (volleyball)|Oleksandr Sorokalet -Ukrainian volleyball player

1959- Mariusz Strzałka -Polish fencer

1959- Ivan Sunara -Croatian basketball player

1960- Johannes Kerkorrel -South African singer-songwriter, playwright, and journalist (d. 2002)

1960- Mark Lovell -English race car driver (d. 2003)

1960- Hans Pflügler -German footballer

1960- Renato Russo -Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Legião Urbana and Aborto Elétrico) (d. 1996)

1960- Heiki Vilep -Estonian poet and author

1960- Tim Wrightman -American football player and coach

1961- Mark Cohen (cricketer)|Mark Cohen -Irish cricketer

1961- Nikita Dzhigurda -Russian actor and singer

1961- Valery Kargin -Latvian banker

1961- Tak Matsumoto -Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (B'z and Tak Matsumoto Group)

1961- Tony Rominger -Swiss cyclist

1962- Kevin J. Anderson -American author

1962- Jann Arden -Canadian singer-songwriter

1962- Rob Hollink -Dutch poker player

1962- John O'Farrell (author)|John O'Farrell -English author

1962- Brad Wright (basketball)|Brad Wright -American basketball player

1963- Xuxa -Brazilian actress and singer

1963- Charly Alberti -Argentinian drummer (Soda Stereo)

1963- Cory Blackwell -American basketball player

1963- Randall Cunningham -American football player

1963- Pip Karmel -Australian director and screenwriter

1963- Dave Koz -American saxophonist and radio host

1963- Jörg Michael -German drummer (Stratovarius, Mekong Delta (band)|Mekong Delta, Running Wild (band)|Running Wild, and Rage (band)|Rage)

1963- Bedabrata Pain -Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

1963- Ed Pinckney -American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster

1963- Philippos Sachinidis -Canadian-Greek economist and politician, Ministry of Finance (Greece)|Minister of Finance for Greece

1963- Mikhail Scherbakov -Russian singer-songwriter and poet

1963- Gary M. Stevens -English footballer

1963- Quentin Tarantino -American director, producer, and screenwriter

1963- Tim Worstall -English author and blogger

1964- Glenn Carter -English actor and singer

1964- Clark Datchler -English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (Johnny Hates Jazz)

1964- Guy Guzzone -American politician

1964- Pascale Machaalani -Lebanese singer

1964- Kad Merad -Algerian-French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1964- Clive Rowe -English actor

1964- Jessica Soho -Filipino journalist and broadcaster

1965- Sonia Falcone -Bolivian painter

1965- Gregor Foitek -Swiss race car driver

1965- Dina Talaat -Italian-Egyptian actress and dancer

1966- Ramiro Castillo -Bolivian footballer (d. 1997)

1966- Arthur H -French singer-songwriter and pianist

1966- Žarko Paspalj -Serbian basketball player

1966- Paula Trickey -American actress

1966- Haruto Umezawa -Japanese illustrator

1967- David Bavaro -American football player

1967- Cathy Guetta -Senegalese-French businesswoman

1967- Kenta Kobashi -Japanese wrestler and rugby player

1967- Bob Morgan (diver)|Bob Morgan -Welsh diver

1967- Jaime Navarro -Puerto Rican baseball player and coach

1967- Anthony Thornton (field hockey)|Anthony Thornton -New Zealand field hockey player

1967- Heath Sherman -American football player

1967- Talisa Soto -American model and actress

1967- Dean Starkey -American pole vaulter

1968- Irina Belova (athlete)|Irina Belova -Russian heptathlete

1968- Sandra Hess -Swiss actress

1968- Stacey Kent -American singer

1968- Piret Viirma -Estonian draughts player

1969- Kevin Corrigan -American actor

1969- Mickey Hardt -Swiss-Luxembourgian actor and martial artist

1969- Mary Kiani -Scottish singer-songwriter (The Time Frequency)

1969- Stéphane Morin -Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)

1969- Victoria O'Keefe -English actress (d. 1990)

1969- Todd Raleigh -American baseball player, coach, and manager

1969- Stuart Slater -English footballer

1969- Pauley Perrette -American actress and singer

1970- Derek Aucoin -Canadian baseball player

1970- Kathalijne Buitenweg -Dutch politician

1970- Mariah Carey -American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

1970- Brent Fitz -Canadian-American drummer and songwriter (Theory of a Deadman, Union (band)|Union, Econoline Crush, and Indigenous (band)|Indigenous)

1970- Damian Hampson -Australian footballer

1970- Brendan Hill -English-American drummer (Blues Traveler and Stolen Ogre)

1970- Goran Janus -Slovenian ski jumper and coach

1970- Eleanor Maguire -Irish neuropsychologist

1970- Jarrod McCracken -New Zealand rugby player

1970- Elizabeth Mitchell -American actress

1970- Leila Pahlavi -Iranian daughter of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (d. 2001)

1970- Uwe Rosenberg -German game designer, created Bohnanza

1970- Niša Saveljić -Montenegrin footballer

1970- Mauricio Vallina -Cuban-Belgian pianist

1971- Kelvyn Alp -New Zealand politician

1971- Thom Barron -German porn actor

1971- Victor Bodiu -Moldovan economist and politician

1971- David Coulthard -Scottish race car driver

1971- Nathan Fillion -Canadian actor

1971- Santiago Herrero Amor -Spanish footballer

1971- Roger Owensby, Jr. -American sergeant and shooting victim (d. 2000)

1971- Matt Pegg -English bass player (Procol Harum)

1972- David Bain -New Zealand murderer

1972- Ignacio Garrido -Spanish golfer

1972- Charlie Haas -American wrestler

1972- Anne-Kat. Hærland -Norwegian comedian and television host

1972- Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink -Surinamese-Dutch footballer and coach

1972- Emily Kapnek -American actress, producer, and screenwriter

1972- Kieran Modra -Australian cyclist and swimmer

1972- Van Phillips (golfer)|Van Phillips -English golfer

1972- Simona Richter -Romanian martial artist

1972- Kazimír Verkin -Slovak race walker

1972- Serhan Yavaş -Turkish model and actor

1973- Ade Adepitan -Nigerian-English basketball player

1973- Rui Jorge -Portuguese footballer

1973- Greg Lalas -Greek-American soccer player and sportscaster

1973- Pablo Pozo -Chilean footballer and referee

1973- Roger Telemachus -South African cricketer

1974- Luca Banti -Italian footballer and referee

1974- Marek Citko -Polish footballer and manager

1974- Graham Clarke (hurler)|Graham Clarke -Irish hurler

1974- Andrea Conti (basketball)|Andrea Conti -Italian basketball player

1974- Bernard Curry -Australian actor

1974- Russ Haas -American wrestler (d. 2001)

1974- Aubrey Haynie -American fiddler, mandolin player, and songwriter

1974- Joan Horrach -Spanish cyclist

1974- George Koumantarakis -Greek-South African footballer

1974- Aram Margaryan -Armenian wrestler

1974- Gaizka Mendieta -Spanish footballer

1974- Jason Narvy -American actor

1974- Simon Terry -English archer

1974- Dmitri Yemets -Russian author

1975- Fergie (singer)|Fergie -American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (The Black Eyed Peas and Wild Orchid (band)|Wild Orchid)

1975- Yelena Vladimirovna Afanasyeva -Russian politician

1975- Andrew Blowers -New Zealand rugby player

1975- Kim Felton -Australian golfer

1975- Katsuaki Fujiwara -Japanese motorcycle racer

1975- Tom Goegebuer -Belgian weightlifter

1975- Bruce Jacobs (field hockey)|Bruce Jacobs -South African field hockey player

1975- Mihaela Melinte -Romanian hammer thrower

1975- Hennadiy Moroz -Ukrainian footballer

1975- Jeff Palmer -American-Argentinian porn actor

1975- Stefán Þórðarson -Icelandic footballer

1975- Andrea Jennifer Shubert -American video game designer

1976- Roberta Anastase -Romanian politician

1976- Djamel Belmadi -French-Algerian footballer and manager

1976- Danny Fortson -American basketball player

1976- Alexei Koledayev -Kazakhstani ice hockey player

1976- Carl Ng -Hong Kong actor

1977- Adrian Anca -Romanian footballer

1977- Víctor Ávila -Mexican basketball player

1977- Elías Larry Ayuso -American basketball player

1977- Noname Jane -American porn actress

1977- Malia Jones -American model and surfer

1977- Svetlana Malahova-Shishkina -Kazakh skier

1977- Vitor Meira -Brazilian race car driver

1977- Ioannis Melissanidis -Greek gymnast

1977- Juraj Minčík -Slovak canoe racer

1977- Zed Seselja -Australian politician

1977- Esther Wanjiru -Kenyan runner

1977- Nils Winter -German long jumper

1978- Marius Bakken -Norwegian runner

1978- Dee Brown (baseball)|Dee Brown -American baseball player

1978- Kate Church -Australian swimmer

1978- Amélie Cocheteux -French tennis player

1978- Kahlil Joseph -Indian actor

1978- Dorothea Lasky -American poet

1979- Vidas Alunderis -Lithuanian footballer

1979- Louise Brealey -English actress

1979- Michael Cuddyer -American baseball player

1979- Denis Golovanov -Russian tennis player

1979- Lee Ji-hoon -South Korean singer-songwriter and actor

1979- Martin Larsson (skier)|Martin Larsson -Swedish skier

1979- Hayden Mullins -English footballer

1979- Tom Palmer (rugby union)|Tom Palmer -English rugby player

1979- Jermaine Phillips -American football player

1979- Marcello Salazar -Brazilian mixed martial artist

1979- Brook Silva-Braga -American director, producer, and cinematographer

1979- Imran Tahir -Pakistani-South African cricketer

1979- Jennifer Wilson (field hockey)|Jennifer Wilson -South African field hockey player

1979- Jenny Wilson (field hockey)|Jenny Wilson -South African field hockey player

1980- Wilfred Bamnjo -Cameroonian footballer

1980- Cesare Cremonini (singer-songwriter)|Cesare Cremonini -Italian singer-songwriter and actor (Lùnapop)

1980- Nicolas Duvauchelle -French actor

1980- Sean Ryan (American football)|Sean Ryan -American football player

1980- Michaela Paštiková -Czech tennis player

1980- Terese Pedersen -Norwegian handball player

1980- Greg Puciato -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Error (band)|Error, and Soulfly)

1980- Basil Shaaban -Lebanese race car driver

1981- Cacau -Brazilian-German footballer

1981- Martin Abentung -Austrian sled racer

1981- Cesilie Carlton -American diver

1981- Carey Davis -American football player

1981- Sione Faumuina -New Zealand rugby player

1981- Jukka Keskisalo -Finnish runner

1981- Hilda Kibet -Kenyan-Dutch runner

1981- JJ Lin -Singaporean singer-songwriter and actor

1981- Terry McFlynn -Irish footballer

1981- Brian Miner -American comedian

1981- Tobias Schenke -German actor

1981- Gavin Skelton -English footballer

1981- Banky W. -American-Nigerian singer-songwriter, founded Empire Mates Entertainment

1981- Chen Yan (swimmer, born 1981)|Chen Yan -Chinese swimmer

1982- Radoslav Banga -Czech rapper (Gipsy.cz)

1982- Shawn Beveney -Guyanese footballer

1982- Kurara Chibana -Japanese model, Miss Universe Japan|Miss Universe Japan 2006

1982- Iman Crosson -American actor and dancer

1982- Luke Guttridge -English footballer

1982- Mitsuhide Hirasawa -Japanese wrestler

1982- Admiral P -Zambian-Norwegian singer-songwriter

1982- Tracy Phillips (actress)|Tracy Phillips -American actress, dancer, and choreographer

1982- Jhon Valencia -Colombian footballer and coach

1983- Alina Devecerski -Swedish singer-songwriter

1983- Yuliya Golubchikova -Russian pole vaulter

1983- Robert Guerrero -American boxer

1983- Joshua Hill (baseball)|Joshua Hill -Australian baseball player

1983- Yunus İçuz -Turkish footballer

1983- Vasiliy Koshechkin -Russian ice hockey player

1983- Román Martínez (footballer)|Román Martínez -Argentinian footballer

1983- Marc Marzenit -Spanish DJ and producer

1983- Ibezito Ogbonna -Nigerian footballer

1983- Igor Picuşceac -Moldovan footballer

1983- Jacques Riparelli -Cameroonian-Italian sprinter

1984- Adam Ashley-Cooper -Australian rugby player

1984- Nesar Ahmad Bahave -Afghan martial artist

1984- Michaël Cordier -Belgian footballer

1984- Laura Critchley -English singer-songwriter

1984- Kylie Cronk -Australian softball player

1984- Ben Franks -Australian-New Zealand rugby player

1984- Brett Holman -Australian footballer

1984- Emily Ann Lloyd -American actress

1984- Raffaele Nolè -Italian footballer

1984- Ryan Salvis -Canadian ice hockey player

1984- Jon Paul Steuer -American actor

1984- Fernando Usero -Spanish footballer

1984- Jonathan Wade -American football player

1985- Khadzhimurat Akkayev -Russian weightlifter

1985- Aman Ali (comedian)|Aman Ali -American comedian and journalist

1985- Anton Amelchenko -Belarusian footballer

1985- Dario Baldauf -Austrian footballer

1985- Luis Bolaños -Ecuadorian footballer

1985- Dustin Byfuglien -American ice hockey player

1985- Alison Carroll -English model, actress, and gymnast

1985- Ram Charan -Indian actor

1985- Stijn De Smet -Belgian footballer

1985- Oren Eizenman -Canadian-Israeli ice hockey player

1985- Jéssica Guillén -Venezuelan model, Miss Venezuela|Miss Venezuela 2009

1985- Vitaly Gurkov -Belarusian kick-boxer

1985- Guillaume Joli -French handball player

1985- Terry Kennedy (skateboarder)|Terry Kennedy -American skateboarder

1985- Blake McIver Ewing -American actor and singer

1985- David Navara -Czech chess player

1985- Tobias Salmelainen -Finnish ice hockey player

1985- Sabrina Seara -Venezuelan actress

1985- Nadezhda Skardino -Belarusian biathlete

1985- Karina Vnukova -Lithuanian high jumper

1985- Danny Vuković -Australian footballer

1985- Caroline Winberg -Swedish model and actress

1985- Jeremy Yasasa -Papua New Guinean footballer

1986- Titus Brown (American football)|Titus Brown -American football player

1986- Dan Bull -English rapper

1986- Boris Grachev -Russian chess player

1986- Darren Gribben -Scottish footballer

1986- Chris Lofton -American basketball player

1986- Ellen Joyce Loo -Canadian-Hong Kong singer-songwriter and guitarist (at17)

1986- Xavier Marshall -Jamaican cricketer

1986- Manuel Neuer -German footballer

1986- Marcus Pode -Swedish footballer

1986- Garrett Raboin -American ice hockey player

1986- Andrés Silva -Uruguayan hurdler and sprinter

1986- Pedro Solberg Salgado -Brazilian volleyball player

1986- SoCal Val -American wrestling manager and ring announcer

1986- Monica Vera -Spanish porn actress

1986- George Whitelock -New Zealand rugby player

1987- Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva -Brazilian footballer

1987- Alejandro Castro -Mexican footballer

1987- Chad Denny -Canadian ice hockey player

1987- Lene Egeli -Norwegian model, Miss Norway|Miss Norway 2008

1987- Samuel Francis (athlete)|Samuel Francis -Nigerian-Qatari sprinter

1987- Anthony Levine -American football player

1987- Florencio Morán -Mexican footballer

1987- Alex Pledger -New Zealand basketball player

1987- Buster Posey -American baseball player

1987- Ivan Todorov -Bulgarian footballer

1987- José Fernando Viana de Santana -Brazilian footballer

1987- Victor Vito (rugby union)|Victor Vito -New Zealand rugby player

1987- Shin Young-Rok -South Korean footballer

1987- Alexander Weckström -Finnish footballer

1987- Charonda Williams -American sprinter

1988- Mauro Goicoechea -Uruguayan footballer

1988- Holliday Grainger -English actress

1988- Jessie J -English singer-songwriter and producer

1988- Rodrigo Eduardo Costa Marinho -Brazilian footballer

1988- Anatoli Pulyayev -Russian footballer

1988- Mohamed Sbihi -English rower

1988- Darren Smith (footballer born 1988)|Darren Smith -Scottish footballer

1988- Brenda Song -American actress and singer

1988- Atsuto Uchida -Japanese footballer

1989- Nana Attakora -Canadian soccer player

1989- Curtis Hargrove -German-Canadian humanitarian and runner

1989- Matt Harvey (baseball)|Matthew Harvey -American baseball player

1989- Nolan Kasper -American skier

1989- Camilla Lees -New Zealand netball player

1989- Fábio Freire Martins -Brazilian footballer

1989- Caitlin Upton -American model, Miss South Carolina Teen USA|Miss Teen USA 2007

1989- Šarūnas Vasiliauskas -Lithuanian basketball player

1990- Joselu -German-Spanish footballer

1990- Kimbra -New Zealand-Australian singer-songwriter

1990- Taylor Benjamin -Canadian-Guyanese footballer

1990- Alessio Bugno -Italian footballer

1990- Leandro Chichizola -Argentinian footballer

1990- Maksim Dobroshtanov -Russian footballer

1990- Elena Gjorgjievska -Macedonian handball player

1990- Michelle Karvinen -Danish-Finnish ice hockey player

1990- Junior Lake (baseball)|Junior Lake -Dominican baseball player

1990- Nicolas N'Koulou -Cameroonian footballer

1990- Jake Odorizzi -American baseball player

1990- Meelis Peitre -Estonian footballer

1990- Natalia Sánchez (actress)|Natalia Sánchez -Spanish actress and singer (Santa Justa Klan)

1990- Scott Selwood -Australian footballer

1990- Pholien Systermans -Belgian swimmer

1990- Janina Toljan -Austrian tennis player

1991- Chloe Marshall -English model

1992- Cameron Edwards -Australian footballer

1992- Mark Gillespie (footballer)|Mark Gillespie -English footballer

1992- Emma Maembong -Malaysian model and actress

1992- Pedro Obiang -Spanish footballer

1992- Nino Sutidze -Georgian footballer

1992- Max Veloso -Portuguese-Swiss footballer

1992- Aoi Yūki -Japanese voice actress

1993- Dariya Derkach -Ukrainian-Italian hurdler and long jumper

1993- Fraser Fyvie -Scottish footballer

1994- Lucia Mokrášová -Slovak heptathlete

1994- Wesley Vázquez -Puerto Rican runner

1996- Rosabell Laurenti Sellers -American-Italian actress

1997- Princess Aisha bint Al Faisal -of Jordan

1997- Princess Sara bint Al Faisal -of Jordan

1999- Natasha Calis -Canadian actress

2000- Sophie Nélisse -Canadian teen actress

2004- Amira Willighagen -Dutch singer

History of Deaths


710- Rupert of Salzburg -Austrian saint (b. 660)

973- Hermann Billung -Frankish lieutenant (b. 900)

1350- Alfonso XI of Castile -(b. 1312)

1378- Pope Gregory XI -(b. 1336)

1462- Vasily II of Moscow -(b. 1415)

1482- Mary of Burgundy -(b. 1457)

1555- William Hunter (Protestant martyr)|William Hunter -English martyr (b. 1535)

1572- Girolamo Maggi -Italian scholar, jurist, and poet (b. 1523)

1625- James VI and I -of the United Kingdom (b. 1566)

1635- Robert Naunton -English politician (b. 1563)

1676- Bernardino de Rebolledo -Spanish poet, soldier, and diplomat (b. 1597)

1679- Abraham Minjon -Dutch painter (b. 1640)

1697- Simon Bradstreet -English-American politician, 20th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1603)

1757- Johann Stamitz -Czech violinist and composer (b. 1717)

1770- Giovanni Battista Tiepolo -Italian painter (b. 1696)

1778- Nicolas-Sébastien Adam -French sculptor (b. 1705)

1809- Joseph-Marie Vien -French painter (b. 1716)

1827- François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt -French reformer (b. 1747)

1836- James Fannin -American colonel (b. 1804)

1843- Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal -German jurist (b. 1769)

1849- Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford -Irish-Canadian politician, 35th List of Governors General of Canada|Governor General of Canada (b. 1776)

1850- Wilhelm Beer -Prussian astronomer and banker (b. 1797)

1864- Jean-Jacques Ampère -French philologist (b. 1800)

1873- Amédée Simon Dominique Thierry -French journalist and historian (b. 1797)

1875- Edgar Quinet -French historian (b. 1803)

1878- George Gilbert Scott -English architect, designed the Albert Memorial and St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh (Episcopal)|St Mary's Cathedral (b. 1811)

1879- Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1868–1879)|Prince Waldemar of Prussia -(b. 1868)

1889- John Bright -English politician (b. 1811)

1897- Andreas Anagnostakis -Greek physician (b. 1826)

1898- Syed Ahmad Khan -Indian philosopher and activist (b. 1817)

1910- Alexander Emanuel Agassiz -Swiss-American ichthyologist, zoologist, and engineer (b. 1835)

1911- Andreas Papagiannakopoulos -Greek judge and politician (b. 1845)

1918- Henry Adams -American journalist, historian, and author (b. 1838)

1918- Martin Sheridan -Irish-American discus thrower and jumper (b. 1881)

1923- James Dewar -Scottish chemist and physicist (b. 1842)

1924- Walter Parratt -English organist and composer (b. 1841)

1926- Georges Vézina -Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1887)

1927- Joe Start -American baseball player (b. 1842)

1931- Arnold Bennett -English author (b. 1867)

1934- Francis William Reitz -South African lawyer and politician, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (b. 1844)

1940- Madeleine Astor -American survivor of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic (b. 1893)

1940- Michael Joseph Savage -New Zealand politician, 23rd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872)

1952- Kiichiro Toyoda -Japan businessman, founded Toyota (b. 1894)

1965- Dirk Lotsy -Dutch footballer (b. 1882)

1967- Jaroslav Heyrovský -Czech chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)

1968- Yuri Gagarin -Russian pilot and astronaut (b. 1934)

1972- Sharkey Bonano -American singer and trumpet player (b. 1904)

1972- M. C. Escher -Dutch illustrator (b. 1898)

1973- Timo K. Mukka -Swedish-Finnish author (b. 1944)

1977- A. P. Hamann -American lawyer and politician (b. 1909)

1977- Diana Hyland -American actress (b. 1936)

1977- Eve Meyer -American model, actress, and producer (b. 1928)

1977- Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten -Dutch captain and pilot (b. 1927)

1978- Nat Bailey -Canadian businessman, founded the White Spot (b. 1902)

1981- Olle Björklund -Swedish actor and journalist (b. 1916)

1981- Mao Dun -Chinese journalist, author, and critic (b. 1895)

1982- Betty Schade -German-American actress (b. 1895)

1988- Renato Salvatori -Italian actor (b. 1934)

1989- May Allison -American actress (b. 1890)

1989- Jack Starrett -American actor and director (b. 1936)

1991- Ralph Bates -English actor (b. 1940)

1991- Aldo Ray -American actor (b. 1926)

1992- Easley Blackwood, Sr. -American bridge player and author (b. 1903)

1993- Clifford Jordan -American saxophonist (b. 1931)

1993- Paul László -Hungarian-American interior designer (b. 1900)

1995- René Allio -French director and screenwriter (b. 1924)

1996- Howard Wyeth -American drummer and pianist (b. 1944)

1998- David McClelland -American psychologist (b. 1917)

1998- Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche -Austrian businessman (b. 1909)

2000- Ian Dury -English singer-songwriter and actor (The Blockheads) (b. 1942)

2002- Milton Berle -American actor (b. 1908)

2002- Dudley Moore -English actor and singer (b. 1935)

2002- Billy Wilder -Polish-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1906)

2003- Daniel Ceccaldi -French actor (b. 1927)

2003- Ricardo Munguía (aid worker)|Ricardo Munguía -Swiss-Salvadoran aid worker (b. 1960)

2003- Paul Zindel -American author and playwright (b. 1936)

2004- Art James -American game show host (b. 1929)

2004- Adán Sánchez -American-Mexican singer-songwriter (b. 1984)

2005- Bob Casey (baseball announcer)|Bob Casey -American announcer (b. 1925)

2005- Wilfred Gordon Bigelow -Canadian surgeon (b. 1913)

2005- Grant Johannesen -American pianist (b. 1921)

2005- Ahmed Zaki (actor)|Ahmed Zaki -Egyptian actor and producer (b. 1949)

2006- Dan Curtis -American director and producer (b. 1928)

2006- Ian Hamilton Finlay -Scottish poet and gardener (b. 1925)

2006- Stanisław Lem -Polish author (b. 1921)

2006- Ruari McLean -Scottish typographer (b. 1917)

2006- Lyn Nofziger -American journalist and author (b. 1924)

2007- Paul Lauterbur -American chemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)

2008- Jean-Marie Balestre -French businessman (b. 1921)

2008- George Pruteanu -Romanian educator and politician (b. 1947)

2009- Jack Dreyfus -American businessman, founded the Dreyfus Corporation (b. 1913)

2009- Irving R. Levine -American journalist (b. 1922)

2009- Arnold Meri -Estonian colonel (b. 1919)

2010- Dick Giordano -American illustrator (b. 1932)

2010- Vasily Smyslov -Russian chess player (b. 1921)

2011- Lawrence Elion -Canadian-English actor (b. 1917)

2011- Farley Granger -American actor (b. 1925)

2012- Hugo Biermann -South African admiral (b. 1916)

2012- Larry Haws -American educator and politician (b. 1940)

2012- Harold G. Hillam -American religious leader (b. 1934)

2012- Hilton Kramer -American academic and critic (b. 1928)

2012- Adrienne Rich -American poet and author (b. 1929)

2012- Warren Stevens -American actor (b. 1919)

2012- Garry Walberg -American actor (b. 1921)

2013- Hjalmar Andersen -Norwegian speed skater (b. 1923)

2013- Yvonne Brill -Canadian-American scientist and engineer (b. 1924)

2013- Alfredo De Gasperis -Italian-Canadian businessman, founded ConDrain (b. 1934)

2013- Roosevelt Jamison -American songwriter and manager (b. 1936)

2013- Fay Kanin -American screenwriter and producer (b. 1917)

2013- Paul Williams (Crawdaddy! creator)|Paul Williams -American journalist and publisher, founded ''Crawdaddy!'' (b. 1948)

2014- Kent Cochrane -Canadian medical patient (b. 1951)

2014- Jeffery Dench -English actor (b. 1928)

2014- Richard N. Frye -American scholar and academic (b. 1920)

2014- Per Lillo-Stenberg -Norwegian actor (b. 1928)

2014- Derek Martinus -English actor and director (b. 1931)

2014- James R. Schlesinger -American economist and politician, 12th United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1929)