Famous Birthdays on this Day, October 14:

1257 - King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
1404 - Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
1493 - Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
1499 - Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524)
1542 - Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
1606 - Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1630 - Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
1633 - James II Stuart, king of England/Scotland (James VII) (1685-88)
1639 - Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
1643 - Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)
1644 - William Penn, English Quaker & founder of PA
1687 - Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
1712 - George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
1726 - Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
1730 - Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1733 - François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
1734 - Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence)
1738 - Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1740 - Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
1753 - Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
1764 - Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
1774 - Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
1784 - Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
1789 - Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
1790 - Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
1796 - Adolf Ganz, composer
1801 - Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist (blinded-stared at Sun 25 secs)
1806 - Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865)
1827 - James Sidney Robinson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1827 - William GGVV Harcourt, English lawyer/Min of Finance
1837 - Ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908
1842 - Joe Start, American baseball player (d. 1927)
1853 - Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
1855 - George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)
1857 - Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st US autos
1859 - Camille Chevillard, composer
1861 - Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
1861 - Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944)
1864 - Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
1867 - Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
1869 - Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)
1871 - Alexander von Zemlinsky, Vienna Austria, composer (Schneeman)
1873 - Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
1873 - Ray Ewry, Lafayette Ind, jumper (Olympics-10 gold-1900, 04, 06, 08)
1873 - Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)
1874 - Margarete Susman, writer
1880 - Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
1882 - Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)
1882 - Eamon DeValera, NY, Pres of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59)
1882 - Eamon de Valera, Irish politician and patriot (d. 1975)
1883 - Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
1884 - Jimmy Conlin, Camden NJ, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock)
1888 - Ernest Pingoud, composer
1888 - Kathrin Mansfield, NZ writer (Aloe, Garden Party)
1889 - Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
1890 - Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)
1890 - Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)
1891 - Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
1892 - Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
1893 - Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993)
1894 - Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
1894 - e. e. cummings, Cambridge Mass, poet (Tulips & Chimneys)
1896 - Lillian Gish, silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation)
1898 - Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)
1899 - Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
1900 - Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
1901 - Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
1902 - Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
1902 - Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
1904 - Karel Srom, composer
1906 - Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)
1906 - Hannah Arendt, Germany, historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)
1906 - Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
1907 - "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
1907 - Allan Jones, Scranton PA, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat)
1907 - Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
1907 - Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)
1908 - Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)
1909 - Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
1909 - Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
1909 - Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996)
1910 - Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
1910 - John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
1911 - Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese representive at Paris peace talk
1912 - Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1912 - Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
1912 - Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
1913 - Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
1913 - Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
1914 - Brendan Gill, critic
1914 - Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
1916 - C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
1918 - Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)
1918 - Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
1919 - Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
1924 - Robert Webber, Santa Ana Calif, actor (79 Park Avenue)
1925 - Louis Cohen, physicist
1926 - Bill Justis, rocker
1926 - Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
1927 - Roger Moore, London England, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint)
1928 - Gary Graffman, NYC, pianist (Leventritt Award)
1928 - Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
1929 - Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
1929 - Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
1930 - Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, president Zaire (1965- )
1930 - Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
1931 - Rafael Puyana, Bogota Colombia, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957)
1931 - Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
1932 - Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
1932 - Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
1935 - La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)
1938 - John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
1938 - Empress Farah Diba of Iran
1939 - Hugh Delane Thompson, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse)
1939 - Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps)
1940 - Christopher Timothy, English actor (All Creatures Great & Small)
1940 - Cliff Richards, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, rock voclist (Suddenly)
1940 - Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Phila Classic)
1940 - Pat Finley, Asheville NC, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show)
1941 - Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
1941 - Art Shamsky, American baseball player
1942 - Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)
1943 - Anthony Iannaccone, composer
1943 - Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
1943 - Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father)
1944 - Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
1945 - Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
1946 - Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1946 - James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
1946 - Craig Venter, American biologist
1946 - Al Oliver, American baseball player
1946 - Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
1947 - Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
1947 - Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
1948 - Harry Anderson, American actor
1948 - David Ruprecht, American game show host
1948 - Engin Arik, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
1949 - Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
1949 - Katha Pollitt, American writer
1950 - Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham Mich, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76)
1951 - Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1952 - Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
1952 - Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
1952 - Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
1952 - Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
1953 - Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)
1953 - Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)
1953 - Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 - Roland Butcher, cricketer (1st black to play for England 1981)
1953 - Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer, singer
1954 - Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
1956 - Beth Daniel, Charleston SC, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)
1957 - Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, PhD/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1957 - Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
1957 - Michel Després, Quebec politician
1958 - Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
1959 - A J Pero, Staten Is, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It)
1960 - John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1960 - Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
1961 - Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)
1961 - Mike Tramp, Denmark, heavy metal rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction)
1961 - Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
1962 - Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
1962 - Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
1963 - Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
1963 - Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
1964 - Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)
1964 - Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
1964 - Olu Oguibe, American artist
1965 - Karyn White, singer
1965 - Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
1965 - Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
1966 - Savanna Samson, American porn star
1967 - Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos)
1967 - Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1967 - Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1967 - Pat Kelly, American baseball player
1967 - Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
1968 - Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
1968 - Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1968 - Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
1968 - Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
1968 - Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
1968 - Johnny Goudie, American musician
1969 - Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
1969 - P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
1969 - David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
1970 - Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal)
1970 - Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phila 76ers)
1970 - Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1970 - Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
1970 - Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
1971 - Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 - Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 - Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
1972 - Erika de Lone, Boston Mass, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE)
1972 - J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
1972 - Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
1972 - Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 - Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 - DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
1973 - Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician
1974 - Kim Williams, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
1974 - Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
1974 - Jessica Drake, American porn star
1974 - Joseph Utsler, American musician
1975 - Floyd Landis, American cyclist
1975 - Shaznay Lewis, English singer (All Saints)
1976 - Natasa Kejzar, Slovenian swimmer
1976 - Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
1976 - Ben Pridmore, World Memory Champion
1977 - Kelly Schumacher, Canadian basketball player
1977 - Bianca Beauchamp, adult model
1977 - Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
1977 - Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
1978 - Justin Brannan, American musician, writer
1978 - Ryan Church, American baseball player
1978 - Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)
1978 - Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
1978 - Usher, American singer and actor
1978 - Javon Walker, American football player
1979 - Coty Strickler, Miss Montana Teen USA (1997)
1979 - Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler
1980 - Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
1980 - Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
1980 - Terrence McGee, American football player
1981 - Boof Bonser, American baseball player
1983 - Vanessa Lane, American porn star
1983 - Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
1984 - LaRon Landry, American football player
1985 - Digão, Brazilian footballer
1985 - Daniel Clark, Canadian actor
1985 - Sherlyn González, Mexican actress
1985 - Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian racing driver
1986 - Tom Craddock, English footballer
1986 - Skyler Shaye, American actress
1988 - MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress
1988 - Max Thieriot, American actor
1992 - Savannah Outen, American singer/songwriter
1996 - Lourdes Marie Ciccone Leon, daughter of singer Madonna
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