Famous Birthdays on this Day, November 04:

1448 - King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
1575 - Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)
1587 - Samuel Scheidt, German organist/composer, baptised
1590 - Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter
1640 - Carlo Mannelli, composer
1650 - William III of Orange, king of England (1689-1702)
1656 - Leonard Sailer, composer
1661 - Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (d. 1742)
1674 - Anton Englert, composer
1708 - Robert Praelisauer, composer
1740 - Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (d. 1778)
1756 - Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner
1765 - Pierre Girard, French mathematician (d. 1836)
1779 - John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
1787 - Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)
1790 - Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)
1797 - Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
1800 - Eduard Brendler, composer
1809 - Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1874)
1812 - Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)
1816 - William Polk Hardeman, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1816 - Stephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1899)
1818 - Alexander Robert Lawton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1820 - Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1870
1823 - Karel Komzak, composer
1835 - Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1913
1836 - Henry J. Lutcher, American businessman (d. 1912)
1841 - Carl Tausig, composer
1842 - William Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1874
1845 - Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, The First Indian Revolutionary (d. 1883)
1846 - Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer
1859 - Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer
1862 - Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)
1867 - Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish PM (1944-47)
1868 - Carolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (d. 1965)
1872 - Herman Finck, composer
1873 - G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)
1874 - Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (d. 1920)
1876 - James Fraser, designed buffalo nickel
1879 - Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist
1881 - Gena Branscombe, composer
1881 - Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)
1884 - Harry Ferguson, Northern Irish aviator and inventor (d. 1960)
1886 - Ian Wolfe, Canton Ill, actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors)
1887 - Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
1889 - Alton Augustus Adams, composer
1890 - Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
1891 - Miroslav Krejci, composer
1896 - Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
1897 - Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
1899 - Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
1899 - Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje)
1899 - Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (d. 1985)
1900 - Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
1900 - Lucretiu Patrascanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
1901 - Princess Bang-ja of Korea (d. 1989)
1901 - Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (d. 1974)
1902 - Frank Jenks, Des Moines IA, actor (Zombies on Broadway)
1903 - Ion Vasilescu, composer
1904 - Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder)
1904 - Walter Bauer, writer
1904 - Tadeusz Zylinski, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
1905 - Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
1906 - Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer
1906 - Bob Considine, sports columnist (Bob Feller Story)
1906 - Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat
1906 - Siegfried Borris, composer
1908 - Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)
1908 - Stanley Cortez, cinematographer
1909 - Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (d. 1986)
1909 - Bert Patenaude, American soccer player (d. 1974)
1911 - Jack Rose, screenwriter
1911 - Ssamu Shimizu, composer
1912 - H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
1912 - Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
1912 - Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer
1913 - Gig Young, St. Cloud Minnesota, American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They)
1915 - Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
1915 - Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
1915 - Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar
1916 - Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
1918 - Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
1918 - Cameron Mitchell, Dallastown Pa, actor (Buck-High Chaparral)
1919 - Martin Balsam, NYC, actor (Murray-Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22)
1920 - Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
1921 - Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer
1922 - Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer
1922 - Benno Besson, Swiss actor (d. 2006)
1923 - Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
1924 - Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
1927 - Vittorio Fellegara, composer
1928 - Hannah Weiner American experimental poet
1929 - Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
1929 - Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (d. 1987)
1930 - Dick Groat, shortstop (NL MVP 1960)
1930 - Doris Roberts, St Louis Mo, actress (Angie, Maggie, Emmy 1983)
1930 - Kate Reid, London England, actress (Heaven Help US)
1931 - Darla Hood, Leedey Okla, singer/actress (Little Rascals)
1932 - David Shipman, film historian
1932 - Noam Pitlik, Phila Pa, actor/director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart)
1932 - Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)
1933 - Mildred McDaniel, US high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1933 - Tito Francona, American baseball player
1934 - Judith Herzberg, Dutch poetess/author (Charlotte Life or Theater)
1935 - Elgar Howarth, composer
1936 - Didier Ratsiraka, president of Madagascar
1936 - C. K. Williams, American poet
1937 - Loretta Swit, Passaic NJ, actress (Hotlips Houlihan-M*A*S*H)
1938 - Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
1938 - Harry Elston, rocker
1940 - Delbert McClinton, Lubbock Tx, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman)
1941 - Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
1943 - Marlene Jobert, novelist (Adventures of John Difool)
1943 - Clark Graebner, American tennis player
1944 - Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)
1946 - Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer
1946 - Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady 2000-
1946 - Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer
1947 - Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
1947 - Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1947 - Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)
1947 - Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
1949 - Berlinda Tolbert, Charlotte NC, actor (Jenny-Jeffersons)
1949 - Kathy McMullen, LPGA golfer
1950 - Markie Post, [Marjorie], Palo Alto Cal, actr (Christine-Night Court)
1950 - Charles Frazier, American author
1951 - Dan Hartman, US singer/songwriter/producer (Instant Replay)
1951 - Traian Basescu, President of Romania
1953 - Carlos Gutierrez, American politician
1953 - Jacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian racing driver
1953 - Dr. Marvel Williamson, American educator
1954 - Chris Difford, guitarist/vocalist (Squeeze-Tempted)
1955 - Peter Boynton, Danaiscotta Maine, actor (Tonio-As the World Turns)
1955 - Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland
1956 - James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
1956 - Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)
1956 - Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
1957 - Najee, rocker
1958 - Anne Sweeney, American television executive
1960 - Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
1960 - Marc Awodey, American artist and writer
1960 - Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
1961 - Carlos Espinosa, Mexico, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Philippine Open)
1961 - Ralph Macchio, Huntington NY, actor (Karate Kid, 8 is Enough)
1961 - Kathy Griffin, American comedian
1961 - Daron Hagen, American composer
1961 - Edward Knight, American composer
1961 - Les Sampou, American musician
1961 - Nigel Worthington, Northern Irish footballer
1962 - Jeff Probst, American television host
1963 - David Williams, WI cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests 1992)
1963 - Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1963 - Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist (Zébulon)
1963 - Rosario Flores, Spanish singer and actress
1963 - Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach
1964 - Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)
1965 - Erik Norgard, NFL center/guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1965 - Gregory Scott [Koenig], Dearborn Mich, guitarist (Signs of Life)
1965 - Malandra Burrows, English actress and singer
1965 - Tomoaki Ishizuka "Pata", Japanese musician
1965 - Wayne Static, American musician (Static-X)
1966 - Bubba McDowell, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers)
1966 - Kathy Griffin, Chicago, comedienne (Vicki Groener-Suddenly Susan)
1966 - Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
1966 - Petra Verkaik, Los Angeles Ca, playmate (Dec, 1989)
1966 - H. John Heinz IV, American medieval armor craftsman; son of Teresa Heinz
1967 - Alex Rousseau, Paris France, US water polo 2m Offense (Oly-4th-92, 96)
1967 - Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
1967 - Eric Karros, Hackansack NJ, infielder (LA Dodgers)
1968 - Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
1968 - Domingo Cedeno, La Ramona Dom Rep, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1968 - Osvaldo Fernandez, Holguin Cuba, pitcher (SF Giants)
1969 - Jan Apell, Sweden, tennis star
1969 - Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)
1969 - Matthew McConaughey, actor (Contact, A Time to Kill)
1969 - Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 - Sean "Diddy" Combs, American rapper
1970 - Corey Schwab, North Battleford Canada, NHL goalie (NJ Devils)
1970 - Tim DeBoom, American triathlete
1971 - Russell Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1972 - Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
1972 - Tabassum Hashmi, Indian actress
1974 - Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta)
1975 - Eric Fichaud, Anjou Canada, NHL goalie (NY Islanders)
1975 - Heather Tom, Hinsdale Ill, actress (Victoria Howard-Young & Restless)
1975 - Lorenzen Wright, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
1975 - Michael Osmond, Utah, singer (Osmond Boys)
1975 - Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)
1975 - Eduard Kokcharov, Russian handball player
1975 - Curtis Stone, Australian chef and television personality
1976 - Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
1976 - Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
1977 - Roseanne Farrugia, Miss Universe-Malta (1996)
1977 - Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
1977 - So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
1977 - Tonicha Jeronimo, British actress
1978 - Carmen Cali, American baseball player
1978 - John Grabow, American baseball player
1979 - Daisy Eagan, Bkln NY, actresss (Secret Graden)
1979 - Jesse Camp, former MTV veejay
1979 - Trishelle Cannatella, American reality tv castmember and model
1979 - Audrey Hollander, American pornographic actress
1980 - Sabrina Colie, Jamaican actress
1980 - Jerry Collins, New Zealand rugby union footballer
1980 - Richard Owens, American football player
1980 - Marcy Rylan, American actress
1981 - Vince Wilfork, American football player
1982 - Devin Hester, American football player
1985 - Marcell Jansen, German footballer
1986 - Alexz Johnson, Canadian singer and actress
1986 - Adrian Zaugg, South African racing driver
1993 - Jonathan Ric Ocasek, son of rocker Ric & model Paulina Porizkova
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