6cb.......................... Famous Birthday 1391 - Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425) 1479 - Johanna, the Insane, Queen of Castile (1504-20) 1494 - Suleiman I (the Magnificent), Ottoman Sultan (d. 1566). Longest reigning Sultan from 1520 till death in 1566. 1550 - Karin Månsdotter, Queen of Sweden (d. 1612) 1558 - Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy) 1566 - Julien Perrichon, composer 1607 - Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer 1613 - Luis de Garay, composer 1659 - Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer 1661 - Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (reigns 1665-1700) 1671 - Colley Cibber, England, dramatist/poet laureate (Loves Last Shift) 1692 - Louis Racine, French poet (d. 1763) 1746 - African-American abolitionist and clergyman Absalom Jones born into slavery in Delaware 1753 - Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer 1753 - Mikhail Kozlovsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1802) 1757 - Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer 1771 - Alois Senefelder, inventor (lithography) 1779 - Michal Bogdanowicz, composer 1796 - George Back, English sea officer/explorer (North Canada) 1800 - Eduard Grell, composer 1814 - Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician/inventor (saxophone) 1818 - Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [OS=Oct 25] 1822 - Gordon Granger, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1876 1833 - Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908) 1836 - Francis Ellingwood Abbot, Boston, theologian (Scientific Theism) 1838 - John Grant Mitchell, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 1841 - Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (d. 1915) 1841 - Armand Fallières, French president (d. 1931) 1851 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902) 1854 - John Philip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), (d. 1932) 1855 - Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer 1855 - Ezra Seymour Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist (d. 1942) 1856 - Nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia 1861 - James Naismith, Almonte, Canada, inventor (basketball, football helmet), (d.1939) 1867 - Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru) 1875 - Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator 1878 - Ernest Irving, English composer 1879 - Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician 1880 - Robert Musil, Austrian novelist (d. 1942) 1880 - Chris van Abkoude, Dutch-American writer and novelist (d. 1959) 1883 - Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director 1884 - Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche) 1885 - Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor 1887 - Walter Johnson, Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218) 1892 - John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean) 1892 - John Sigvard Ole Olsen, Wabash Ind, comedian (Olsen & Johnson) 1892 - Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951) 1893 - August Defresne, Dutch playwright/director (Uninhabited Island) 1896 - Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee) 1901 - Juanita Hall, Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy) 1903 - June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984) 1904 - Selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady) 1906 - Francis Lederer, Prague Czech, actor (Diary of a Chambermaid) 1906 - James D. Norris, sportsman and businessman (Chicago Black Hawks) (d. 1966) 1908 - Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding) 1909 - Heinz Rottger, composer 1909 - Henk Bijvanck, composer 1910 - Arthur Cohn, composer 1914 - Jonathan Harris, actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space) 1916 - Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) 1918 - Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, Whats Up Nurse, Ritz) 1919 - Alan Lisette, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956) 1920 - John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC) 1921 - Geoff Rabone, cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950s) 1921 - James Jones, Robinson Ill, novelist (From Here to Eternity) 1922 - Lars Edlund, composer 1923 - Aleksandra Chudina, USSR, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952) 1923 - Clay Jones, gardener 1923 - Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone 1924 - Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler, AKA Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (d. 2005) 1925 - Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SSer 1926 - Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration 1928 - Peter Matz, Pitts Pa, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnette Show) 1930 - Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses) 1931 - Mike Nichols, [Peschowsky], director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues) 1931 - Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer 1931 - Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958) 1932 - Stonewall Jackson, rocker 1933 - Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Dont Bother Me) 1933 - Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964) 1936 - David Ward-Steinman, composer 1936 - K Schippers, [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author 1936 - Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut 1937 - Bas de Gaay Fortman, Dutch MP (PPR) 1937 - Edwin Roxburgh, composer 1937 - Joe Warfield, American actor 1938 - P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker 1938 - Mack Jones, American baseball player (d. 2004) 1938 - Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen) 1938 - Dumitru Rusu, Romanian painter 1939 - Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist 1940 - Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service 1940 - Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle 1941 - Doug Sahm, San Antonio Texas, country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero) 1941 - Guy Clark, Rockport Tx, country singer (Heartbroke) 1941 - James Bowman, English contratenor 1943 - Michael Schwerner, civil rights worker, murdered in 1964 1944 - Bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack) 1945 - Robert J Mrazek, (Rep-D-NY, 1983- ) 1946 - Sally Field, Pasadena California, we really like her (Gidget, Flying Nun) 1946 - Fred Penner, Canadian childrens entertainer 1947 - Doug Young, rocker (Flash In The Pan) 1947 - Edward Yang, director (Tewrrorizers) 1947 - George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968) 1947 - George Young, Glasgow, Scotland, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC) 1947 - Jack Arnold, character on Wonder Years 1947 - John Wilson, rock drummer (Them).........................
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