Famous Birthdays on this Day, August 14:

1297 - Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)
1473 - Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)
1479 - Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)
1552 - Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher
1575 - Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)
1586 - William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)
1599 - Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)
1625 - François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)
1626 - Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1642 - Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)
1653 - Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (d. 1688)
1675 - Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer
1687 - Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS]
1688 - Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
1714 - Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter
1727 - Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)
1727 - Louise-Elisabeth of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1759)
1737 - Charles Hutton, mathematician
1740 - Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
1742 - Marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)
1758 - Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
1769 - Friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer
1777 - Hans Christian Oersted, Den, physicist/chemist (View of Chemical Law)
1777 - Francis I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1830)
1784 - Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat
1802 - Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)
1810 - Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer
1814 - Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1817 - Alexander H. Bailey, American politician (d. 1874)
1821 - Clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1823 - Karel Miry, composer
1824 - William Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1836 - Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen)
1840 - Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist
1842 - Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
1847 - Robert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1922)
1850 - Earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris & Roses)
1851 - Doc Holliday, American gambler and dentist (d. 1887)
1857 - Max Wagenknecht, German composer (d. 1922)
1860 - Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938)
1861 - Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
1863 - Ernest Thayer, American poet (d. 1940)
1865 - Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (d. 1952)
1866 - Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (d. 1962)
1867 - John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
1867 - Cupid Childs, American baseball player (d. 1912)
1868 - Leone Sinigaglia, composer
1869 - Edvard Armas Jornefelt, Vyborg Finland, composer (Berceuse)
1876 - Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
1876 - Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)
1878 - Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)
1881 - Francis Ford, American actor (d. 1953)
1882 - Gisela Richter, English art historian (d. 1972)
1883 - Ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division)
1887 - Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)
1891 - Marinus de Jong, composer
1892 - Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer
1893 - Alfred Alessandrescu, composer
1893 - Carl Benton Reid, Lansing MI, actor (Pressure Point)
1895 - Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)
1899 - Jaroslav Jeremias, composer
1900 - Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer
1901 - James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller
1903 - John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)
1903 - Millard Mitchell, Havana Cuba, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter)
1903 - Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
1905 - Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
1907 - Stanley Adams, songwriter
1908 - Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)
1908 - Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (d. 1984)
1909 - Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)
1910 - Pierre Schaeffer, French engineer/composer
1911 - Ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press
1911 - Jan Koetsier, composer
1911 - Pieter Platteel, last governor Neth New-Guinea
1912 - Eva Strittmatter, writer
1913 - Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
1913 - Paul Dean, American baseball player (d. 1981)
1914 - Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
1915 - Lord Mishcon, economist
1915 - B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist (d. 1998)
1916 - Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)
1916 - Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005)
1920 - Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
1921 - Giorgio Strehler, theatre director
1923 - William Flanagan, composer
1924 - Georges Prêtre, French conductor
1925 - Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 - Alice Adams, US author
1926 - Alice Ghostley, Eve Montana, actress (Bewitched, Designing Women)
1926 - Buddy Greco, Phila Pa, jazz singer (Away We Go, Broadway Open House)
1926 - René Goscinny, French song/cartoon text writer (Asterix)
1927 - Frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1927 - Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind)
1928 - Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist
1928 - Lina Wertmueller, [Arcanguela von Elgg], Rome, actress (7 Beauties)
1929 - Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1929 - Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
1929 - Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
1929 - Dick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (d. 1971)
1930 - Earl Weaver, St Louis Mo, manager (Balt Orioles 1968-82, 85-86)
1930 - Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
1930 - Lord Chorley, mountaineering enthusiast
1931 - Frederic Raphael, writer (After the War, California Time)
1931 - Marylyn Roberts, librarian/founding member (WIC)
1932 - Dom Philip Jebb, headmaster (Downside School Great Britain)
1932 - James V Hansen, (Rep-R-Utah, 1981- )
1932 - Lee Hoffman, American author (d. 2007)
1933 - Richard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate
1934 - Robin McLaren, British ambassador (China)
1936 - Trevor Bannister, British actor
1937 - Brian Fenelly, composer
1938 - Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
1938 - Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)
1938 - Stuart McKinnon, high court judge
1940 - Dash Crofts, Cisco Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)
1940 - Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)
1941 - Connie Smith, Elkhart, Indiana, singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons)
1941 - David Crosby, LA Calif, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash-Southern Cross)
1941 - Peter Truscott, cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26)
1942 - Sandy Gilmour, Montclair NJ, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)
1943 - Barrie Leadbeater, cricket umpire
1943 - Jon Andrew McBride, Charleston WV, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G)
1943 - Keith Hampson, MP
1943 - Ronald Campbell, MP
1944 - Robyn Smith Astaire, jockey/wife of Fred Astaire
1944 - Tim Bogert, Richfiled NJ, rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge) [or 8/27]
1945 - Brenda Benet, Hollywood, actress (Lee-Days of Our Lives, Beach Ball)
1945 - Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer
1945 - Jennifer d'Abo, CEO (Ryman, Moyses Stevens)
1945 - Steve Martin, comedian (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne)
1945 - Tony Scannel, actor (Bill, Blue Money) [or 1932]
1945 - Wim Wenders, West German director (American Friend, Hammett)
1946 - Alexander Curly, [Harm Breemer], Dutch artist
1946 - Antonio Fargas, Bronx NY, actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch)
1946 - Larry Graham Jr, rocker (Graham Central Station-One in a Million You)
1946 - Marga van Praag, Dutch radio hostess
1946 - Susan Saint James, [Miller], LA CA, actress (McMillian & Wife)
1947 - Daniele Steel, NYC, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy)
1947 - George Newsome, rocker
1947 - Peter Christian, English actor
1947 - Danielle Steel, American novelist
1947 - Maddy Prior, English folk singer
1948 - Terry Adams, American musician (NRBQ)
1949 - John Tarrant, Tasmania, 1st Australian born Zen teacher
1949 - Bob Backlund, American wrestler
1950 - Gary Larson, cartoonist (Far Side)
1951 - Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)
1952 - Debbie Meyer, Annapolis Md, 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Oly-3 gold-68)
1952 - Mark C Lee, Viroqua WI, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82,sk: 98)
1952 - Carl Lumbly, American actor
1953 - James Horner, actor (Titanic, Apollo 13, Balto, Jade, Casper)
1953 - Cliff Johnson, American computer game author
1954 - Mark Fidrych, American baseball player
1956 - Sharon Bryant, vocalist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1956 - Johnny Lever, Indian actor
1956 - Rusty Wallace, American race car driver
1957 - Jackee [Harry], Winston-Salem NC, actress (Sandra-227)
1957 - Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
1958 - "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)
1959 - Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Mich, NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic-gold-92)
1959 - Frank Brickowski, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)
1959 - Marcia Gay Harden, American actress
1960 - Broderick Thompson, NFL tackle/guard (Denver Broncos)
1960 - Fred Roberts, NBA forward (LA Lakers)
1960 - Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano
1961 - Sarah Brightman, actress/singer (Phantom of the Opera)
1961 - Susan Olson, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch)
1961 - "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (d. 1995)
1962 - Jerry Foltz, Las Vegas NV, Nike golfer (1991 Pensacola Open-2nd)
1962 - Mark Gubicza, Philadelphia PA, pitcher (KC Royals)
1962 - Mark Robert Isfeld, combat engineer
1962 - Rameez Raja, cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman)
1964 - Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter
1965 - Emmanuelle Seigner, Paris France, actress (The Smile)
1965 - Lynette Falls, Ridgewood NJ, Miss NJ-America-1991
1966 - David Hallyday, Boulougne France, actor (He's My Girl)
1966 - Halle Berry, American actress
1966 - Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer
1968 - Glenn Leroy McLeay, Invercargill NZ, points race cyclist (Olympics-96)
1968 - Halle Berry, Cleve Ohio, Miss World USA (1986)/actress (Boomerang)
1968 - Praveen Amre, cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992)
1968 - Adrian Lester, English actor
1968 - Billy Mavreas, Greek-Canadian cartoonist
1969 - Stig Tøfting, Danish footballer
1969 - DJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ (d. 2001)
1970 - Arno Doornernik, soccer player (Roda JC)
1970 - Slava Dosedel, Czech, tennis star
1970 - Susan Veasey, Wilmington DE, LPGA golfer (U of S Fla)
1970 - Trise Jackson, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
1971 - Adam Timmerman, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1971 - Christopher R Nelloms, Dayton Ohio, sprinter
1971 - James Folston, NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
1971 - Mark Loretta, Santa Monica CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1971 - Pramodaya Wickremasinhghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
1971 - Sean Hill, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
1971 - Stan White, NFL/WLAF quarterback (NY Giants, London Monarchs)
1971 - Raoul Bova, Italian actor
1972 - Brian Gragert, WLAF punter (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 - Ed O'Bannon, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
1972 - Evan Pilgrim, NFL guard (Chic Bears)
1972 - Katja Maaria Lehtd, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1972 - Ross Schulte, NFL/WLAF kicker/punter (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 - Jay Manuel, Canadian make-up artist
1973 - Kieren Perkins, Australian free-style 1500m swimmer (world record)
1973 - Mike Mamula, NFL linebacker/defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 - Nancy Sweetnam, Lindsay Ontario, 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96)
1973 - Romane Bohringer, Pont-Sainte-Maxene France, actress (Savage Nights)
1973 - Wayne Chrebet, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
1973 - Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer
1973 - Jared Borgetti, Mexican footballer
1973 - Daisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer
1974 - Chucky Atkins, American basketball player
1974 - Martin Bulloch, Scottish musician (Mogwai)
1974 - Christopher Gorham, American actor
1974 - Ana Matronic, American singer (Scissor Sisters)
1975 - Mike Vrabel, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1975 - Viaceslav Ivanovski, Israel, Men's Weightlifting 99kg
1976 - Alex Albrecht, American actor
1976 - Maya Nasri, Lebanese actress and singer
1976 - Steve Braun, Canadian actor
1977 - Juan Pierre, American baseball player
1978 - Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer
1978 - Kate Ritchie, Australian actress
1979 - Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
1979 - Paul Burgess, Australian athlete
1980 - Estrella Morente, Spanish flamenco singer
1980 - Roy Williams, American football player
1981 - Matthew Etherington, English footballer
1981 - Julius Jones, American football player
1983 - Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian/British tennis player
1983 - Mila Kunis, Ukrainian/American actress
1983 - Leo Núñez, Dominican baseball player
1984 - Clay Buchholz, American baseball player
1984 - Josh Gorges, Canadian ice hockey player
1984 - Nick Grimshaw, English DJ/Television presenter
1985 - Christian Gentner, German footballer
1986 - Terin Humphrey, American gymnast
1987 - Tim Tebow, American football player
1988 - Shahd Barmada, Syrian singer
1989 - Kyle Turris, Canadian ice hockey player
1990 - Jaydee Bixby, Canadian singer
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