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1988     Rupert Grint, English Actor
1983     Christopher Parker, born in Lewisham, London, actor, television presenter, appeared in 'Hotel Babylon' BBC series
1981     Chad Michael Murray, American Actor
1978     Melissa McElroy, born in Houston, Texas, rhythmic gymnast, U.S. team-96
1976     Bjorn van der Doelen, Dutch soccer player, PSV
1976     Nordin Wooter, Dutch soccer player, Ajax
1974     Archie Amerson, CFL running back for the Hamilton Tiger Cats
1974     Tony McCombs, linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals
1973     Andrew Brunette, Sudbury, NHL left wing for the Washington Capitals
1973     Barret Oliver, actor, Never Ending Story, Secret Garden
1973     Dave Chappelle, American Comedian
1972     Chris Right, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes
1972     Christian Ruud, born in Oslo, Norway, tennis star, 1989 Norwegian
1972     Ian Moran, born in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. hockey defenseman, Olympics-1994, Pitts
1972     Kurt Miller, born in Tucson, Arizona, pitcher for the Florida Marlins
1972     Lee DeRamus, for the New Orleans Saints
1970     Dan Henderson, born in Downey, California, 180 lb greco-roman wrestler, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1970     Sandra Whyte, ice hockey forward, USA, 1998 Olympics
1968     Andreas Kisser, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist, Sepultura
1968     Arnold Galesloot, WLAF tight end for the Amsterdam Admirals
1968     Benoit Brunet, Pointe Claire, NHL left wing, Montreal Canadiens
1968     Tim Salmon, born in Long Beach, California, outfielder for the California Angels
1965     Marlee Matlin, Illinois, deaf actress, Children of Lesser God-Academy Award
1965     Reggie Miller, Riverside California, NBA guard, Indiana Pacers, Gold Medal 1996 Olympics
1965     Vince Alcalde, WLAF offensive assistant for the Scottish Claymores
1964     Salizhan Sharkirovich Sharipov, Kirhizia, astronaut, STS-89
1963     John Bush, U.S. heavy metal singer, Anthrax-Armed and Dangerous
1962     Mary Ellen Weber, born in Cleveland, Ohio, PhD/astronaut, STS-70
1962     Craig Kilborn, born in Kansas City, MO, comedian, original host of 'The Daily Show', anchor 'SportsCenter', host 'The Late Late Show'
1961     Cal Ripkin, Jr., all-star shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles
1961     Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician, Shamen, Ebeneezer Goode
1961     Mark "Bedders" Bedfored, London, rock bassist, Madness
1961     Jared Harris, born in London, England, actor, known for role of Lane Pryce on 'Mad Men' television series
1960     Cal Ripken, Havre de Grace, Maryland, shortstop, Baltimore Orioles, game streak
1960     Franz Vienboeck, Austria, cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-13
1960     Kris Monaghan, Spokane, Washington, golfer, 1990 Red Robin Kyocera Inamori
1960     Steven W. Lindsey, Arcadia, California, Major USAF/astronaut, STS-87
1959     Adrian Kuiper, cricketer, South African all-rounder
1959     Michel Valke, Dutch soccer player, Sparta, Dordrecht '90
1958     Steve Guttenberg, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Police Academy, Short Circuit
1957     Stephen Fry, born in Hampstead, England, actor, comedian, film director, starred in comedy series, 'Absolute Power', film 'Wilde'
1956     Gerry Cooney, heavyweight boxer, U.S. Olympics team 1980
1955     Jeffrey Daniel, born in Los Angeles, California, rock vocalist, Shalamar
1955     Mike Huckabee, born in Hope, Arkansas, politician, 44th Governor of Arkansas, Republican, candidate for President in 2008
1951     Jimmy Farrar, born in Jacksonville, Florida, rock vocalist, Molly Hatchet
1951     Orson Scott Card, U.S., sci-fi author, Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War
1950     Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1949     Anna Lee Fisher, St. Albans, New York, MD/astronaut, STS-51-A
1949     Joe Regalbuto, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown
1949     Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
1949     Bob Holden, American Politician
1947     Joe Manchin, American Politician
1947     Paulo Coelho, Brazilian Novelist
1946     Richard "Dick" N Richards, Key West, USN/astr, STS-28, 41, 50, 64
1946     Richard Richards, American Astronaut
1945     Ken Hensley, rock keyboardist, Blackfoot, Uriah Heep
1945     Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan, Scotland, saxophonist, Average White Band
1945     Vince McMahon, American Entertainer
1944     Gregory Bruce Jarvis, born in Detroit, Michigan, astronaut, STS-25
1944     Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter, Traffic-Something So Strong
1943     John Cipollina, San Francisco Cal, rock guitarist, Quicksilver Messenger Service
1942     Joe Chambers, born in Los Angeles, California, rock guitarist and vocalist, Chambers Brothers
1942     Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck, mathemetician/educator
1942     Max Cleland, American Politician
1941     Ernest Wright, Jr., U.S. rock vocalist, Imperials-So Much
1940     Tony Secunda, rock band manager
1938     David Freiberg, born in Boston, Massachusetts, rock bassist, Quicksilver Messenger
1938     Mason Williams, Abilene, Texas, writer, Smother Brothers Hour
1936     William J. Coyne, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Representative-D-Pennsylvania 1981 - 2003
1936     Kenny Guinn, American Politician
1934     Kenny Baker, actor, R2D2-Star Wars
1934     Roger Donald Dickerson, composer
1932     Richard Graham Meale, composer


1929     William Winfield, rocker, Harptones
1929     Betty Dodson, American Educator
1927     Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
1927     William V Shannon, journalist/ambassador to Ireland, 1977-81
1924     Louis Teicher, pianist, Ferante and Teicher-Exodus
1923     Helena Carter, Helen Rickerts, U.S. model/actress, River Lady
1922     Rene Levesque, Quebec premier, 1976-85
1922     Howard Zinn, American Historian
1919     "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
1919     Nils Viggo Bentzon, composer
1918     Ray McIntire, chemical engineer
1917     Dennis James, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, wrestling announcer/TV host, PDQ
1916     Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian
1916     Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick, oarsman
1915     Alice B[radley] Sheldon, U.S., sci-fi author, Byte Beautiful
1915     Wynonie Harris, rocker
1913     Dorothy Comingore, Linda Winters, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Citizen Kane
1912     Durward Kirby, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, TV announcer, Garry Moore Show
1911     Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister
1911     Leo Ferre, French singer/composer, Silly-aime, Ni Dieu ni maatre
1910     Bernhard Heiden, composer
1909     Ronnie Grieveson, South Africa cricket keeper/batsman, 2 Tests vs. England 1939
1906     Gerald Vann, British Theologian
1905     Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor, I Love You Again
1905     Sven Johan Stolpe, Swedish author, Latt, snabb och om
1904     Rod Redwing, New York, actor, Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory
1902     Fernand Braudel, French historian, Civililization and Capitalism
1900     Preston Foster, Ocean City, New Jersey, actor, Waterfront, Gunslinger
1900     Vasa Prihoda, Czechoslovakian violinist
1899     Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist, Island of Demons
1899     Jorge Luis Borges, born in Argentina, writer of fiction, essays, Labyrinths
1899     Ruth Schaumann, German painter/writer, Rose, Black King
1898     Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician, Nobel 1974
1898     Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author, Flowering of New England
1898     Marie J Hugenholtz, Doctor Grandi, surgeon on Curacao
1896     Phil Baker, Philadelphia, comedian, Who's Whose
1895     Richard Cardinal Cushing, American Clergyman
1894     Jean Rhys, Ella Williams, Dominica, writer, Voyage in the Dark
1891     Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer
1891     Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress, Kniertje in On hope
1890     Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer, Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24
1890     Franz Philipp, composer
1889     Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet
1886     William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships
1880     Joshua L Cowen, inventor, electric train
1880     Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat
1879     Rentaro Taki, composer
1872     Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit, Saturday Review
1865     Ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania
1856     Felix Mottl, composer
1854     Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
1842     Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter, Slave Market
1839     Eduard Napravnik, composer
1837     Theodore Dubois, composer
1828     George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1827     Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1821     Emmanuele Muzio, composer
1820     Jacopo Tomadini, composer
1817     Aleksei K Tolstoi, Kozjma Prutkov, Russian poet and writer
1816     Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables
1810     Theodore Parker, American Theologian
1808     Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1808     Thomas Fenwick Drayton, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1787     James Weddell, Ostend England, Antarctic explorer, Weddell Sea
1772     Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Netherlands, 1814-40
1759     Wilbur Wilberforce, England, crusaded against slavery
1759     William Wilberforce, English Politician
1750     M Laetitia Bonaparte-Ramolino, Madame Mere, mother of Napoleon I
1733     David Traugott Nicolai, composer
1725     Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer
1712     Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician and astronomer
1683     Meinrad Spiess, composer
1669     Alessandro Marcello, composer
1591     Robert Herrick, England, poet, Gather ye rosebuds, baptized
1579     John Amner, composer
1531     Ercole Bottrigari, composer
1420     Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson, Bamberg and Eichstatt
1210     Floris IV, Count of Holland
1113     Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy





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