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Day History: November-14

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Famous Birthdays


1567 - [[Maurice, Prince of Orange]] -(d. 1625)

1601 - [[Jean Eudes]] -French missionary, founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary and Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Refuge (d. 1680)

1663 - [[Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow]] -German organist and composer (d. 1712)

1719 - [[Leopold Mozart]] -Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1787)

1765 - [[Robert Fulton]] -American engineer and inventor, invented the steamboat (d. 1815)

1771 - [[Marie François Xavier Bichat]] -French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)

1776 - [[Henri Dutrochet]] -French physician, botanist, and physiologist (d. 1847)

1777 - [[Nathaniel Claiborne]] -American politician (d. 1859)

1778 - [[Johann Nepomuk Hummel]] -Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1837)

1779 - [[Adam Oehlenschläger]] -Danish poet and playwright (d. 1850)

1797 - [[Charles Lyell]] -Scottish geologist and lawyer (d. 1875)

1803 - [[Jacob Abbott]] -American author (d. 1879)

1805 - [[Fanny Mendelssohn]] -German pianist and composer (d. 1847)

1812 - [[Aleardo Aleardi]] -Italian poet (d. 1878)

1812 - [[Maria Cristina of Savoy]] -(d. 1836)

1816 - [[John Curwen]] -English minister and educator (d. 1880)

1828 - [[James B. McPherson]] -American general (d. 1864)

1838 - [[August Šenoa]] -Croatian author, poet, and critic (d. 1881)

1840 - [[Claude Monet]] -French painter (d. 1926)

1856 - [[Madeleine Lemoyne Ellicott]] -American suffragette (d. 1945)

1861 - [[Frederick Jackson Turner]] -American historian and author (d. 1932)

1863 - [[Leo Baekeland]] -Belgian-American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)

1869 - [[John Lumsden]] -Irish physician and the founder of the St. John Ambulance Brigade of Ireland (d. 1944)

1875 - [[Gregorio del Pilar]] -Filipino general and politician (d. 1899)

1875 - [[Jakob Schaffner]] -Swiss author (d. 1944)

1877 - [[John Biller]] -American jumper (d. 1934)

1878 - [[Julie Manet]] -French painter and art collector (d. 1966)

1878 - [[Leopold Staff]] -Ukrainian-Polish poet and academic (d. 1957)

1883 - [[Ado Birk]] -Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942)

1889 - [[Jawaharlal Nehru]] -Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (d. 1964)

1891 - [[Frederick Banting]] -Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)

1895 - [[Walter Jackson Freeman II]] -American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972)

1895 - [[Louise Huff]] -American actress (d. 1973)

1896 - [[Mamie Eisenhower]] -American wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 36th List of First Ladies of the United States|First Lady of the United States (d. 1979)

1897 - [[John Steuart Curry]] -American painter (d. 1946)

1898 - [[Benjamin Fondane]] -Romanian-French philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1944)

1900 - [[Aaron Copland]] -American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1990)

1904 - [[Harold Haley]] -American lawyer and judge (d. 1970)

1904 - [[Harold Larwood]] -English-Australian cricketer (d. 1995)

1904 - [[Dick Powell]] -American actor, director, and producer (d. 1963)

1905 - [[John Henry Barbee]] -American singer and guitarist (d. 1964)

1906 - [[Louise Brooks]] -American actress and dancer (d. 1985)

1907 - [[Howard W. Hunter]] -American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995)

1907 - [[Astrid Lindgren]] -Swedish author and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1907 - [[William Steig]] -American author, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 2003)

1908 - [[Joseph McCarthy]] -American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 1957)

1910 - [[Eric Malpass]] -English author (d. 1996)

1912 - [[Barbara Hutton]] -American philanthropist (d. 1979)

1912 - [[Tung-Yen Lin]] -Chinese-American engineer, designed the Guandu Bridge (d. 2003)

1915 - [[Martha Tilton]] -American singer and actress (d. 2006)

1916 - [[Roger Apéry]] -Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1994)

1916 - [[Sherwood Schwartz]] -American screenwriter and producer (d. 2011)

1916 - [[George Silver (actor)|George Silver]] -English actor (d. 1984)

1917 - [[Park Chung-hee]] -South Korean general and politician, 3rd President of South Korea (d. 1979)

1919 - [[Johnny Desmond]] -American singer (d. 1985)

1919 - [[Veronica Lake]] -American actress and singer (d. 1973)

1919 - [[Lisa Otto]] -German soprano and actress (d. 2013)

1921 - [[Ea Jansen]] -Estonian historian and academic (d. 2005)

1921 - [[Brian Keith]] -American actor and director (d. 1997)

1922 - [[Boutros Boutros-Ghali]] -Egyptian politician and diplomat 6th Secretary General of the United Nations

1924 - [[Leonid Kogan]] -Ukrainian-Russian violinist (d. 1982)

1925 - [[Stirling Colgate]] -American physicist and academic (d. 2013)

1925 - [[James Mellaart]] -English archaeologist and author (d. 2012)

1927 - [[Lawrie Barratt]] -English businessman, founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)

1927 - [[Bart Cummings]] -Australian horse trainer (d. 2015)

1927 - [[McLean Stevenson]] -American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)

1927 - [[Narciso Yepes]] -Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)

1928 - [[Kathleen Hughes]] -American actress

1929 - [[Shirley Crabtree]] -English wrestler (d. 1997)

1929 - [[Jimmy Piersall]] -American baseball player and sportscaster

1930 - [[Peter Katin]] -English pianist and academic (d. 2015)

1930 - [[Monique Mercure]] -Canadian actress

1930 - [[Michael Robbins]] -English actor (d. 1992)

1930 - [[Edward Higgins White]] -American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1967)

1932 - [[Gunter Sachs]] -German astrologer and photographer (d. 2011)

1933 - [[Fred Haise]] -American pilot, engineer, and astronaut

1934 - [[Dave Mackay]] -Scottish-English footballer and manager (d. 2015)

1934 - [[Ellis Marsalis, Jr.]] -American pianist and educator

1934 - [[Catherine McGuinness]] -Irish lawyer, judge, and politician

1935 - [[Michael Busselle]] -English photographer and author (d. 2006)

1935 - [[Hussein of Jordan]] -(d. 1999)

1935 - [[Lefteris Papadopoulos]] -Greek songwriter and journalist

1936 - [[Carey Bell]] -American singer and harmonica player (d. 2007)

1936 - [[Freddie Garrity]] -English singer and actor (Freddie and the Dreamers) (d. 2006)

1936 - [[Cornell Gunter]] -American singer (The Coasters and The Flairs) (d. 1990)

1937 - [[Murray Oliver]] -Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)

1939 - [[Wendy Carlos]] -American keyboard player and composer

1942 - [[Manon Cleary]] -American painter (d. 2011)

1942 - [[Natalia Gutman]] -Russian cellist and educator

1943 - [[Peter Norton]] -American programmer and author

1944 - [[Karen Armstrong]] -English author and academic

1944 - [[David Nash (artist)|David Nash]] -English sculptor and academic

1945 - [[Louise Ellman]] -English academic and politician

1945 - [[Brett Lunger]] -American race car driver

1945 - [[Stella Obasanjo]] -Nigerian wife of Olusegun Obasanjo, 11th First Lady of Nigeria (d. 2005)

1945 - [[Sue Hamilton (model and actress)|Sue Williams]] -American actress and model (d. 1969)

1946 - [[Roland Duchâtelet]] -Belgian businessman and politician

1947 - [[Bharathan]] -Indian director and screenwriter (d. 1998)

1947 - [[P. J. O'Rourke]] -American journalist and author

1947 - [[Buckwheat Zydeco]] -American accordion player

1948 - [[Paul Dacre]] -English journalist

1948 - [[Michael Dobbs]] -English author and politician

1949 - [[Raúl di Blasio]] -Argentinian pianist, composer, and producer

1949 - [[Enzo Cucchi]] -Italian painter

1949 - [[Gary Grubbs]] -American actor

1949 - [[Ryo Hayami]] -Japanese actor

1949 - [[James Young (American musician)|James Young]] -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Styx (band)|Styx)

1950 - [[Sarah Radclyffe]] -English production manager and producer

1951 - [[Frankie Banali]] -American drummer and songwriter (Quiet Riot and W.A.S.P.)

1951 - [[Sandahl Bergman]] -American actress, singer, and dancer

1951 - [[Stephen Bishop (singer)|Stephen Bishop]] -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

1951 - [[Leszek Cichy]] -Polish mountaineer

1951 - [[Alec John Such]] -American bass player (Bon Jovi)

1951 - [[Zhang Yimou]] -Chinese actor, director, producer, and cinematographer

1952 - [[Johnny A.]] -American guitarist and songwriter

1953 - [[Phil Baron]] -American voice actor, puppeteer, and songwriter

1953 - [[Tim Bowler]] -English author

1953 - [[Dominique de Villepin]] -Moroccan-French lawyer and politician, 167th List of Prime Ministers of France|Prime Minister of France

1954 - [[Anson Funderburgh]] -American guitarist and bandleader

1954 - [[Bernard Hinault]] -French cyclist

1954 - [[Condoleezza Rice]] -American political scientist, academic, and politician, 66th United States Secretary of State

1954 - [[Yanni]] -Greek-American pianist, composer, and producer (Chameleon (American band)|Chameleon)

1955 - [[Philip Egan]] -English bishop

1955 - [[Jack Sikma]] -American basketball player and coach

1956 - [[Babette Babich]] -American philosopher, author, and scholar

1956 - [[Avi Cohen]] -Israeli footballer, manager and chairman of the Israel Professional Footballers Association (d. 2010)

1956 - [[Peter R. de Vries]] -Dutch journalist and producer

1956 - [[Steve Stockman]] -American politician

1957 - [[Donald Canfield]] -American geologist and academic

1957 - [[Michael J. Fitzgerald (writer)|Michael J. Fitzgerald]] -American author

1959 - [[Paul Attanasio]] -American screenwriter and producer

1959 - [[Paul McGann]] -English actor

1959 - [[Chris Woods]] -English footballer, coach, and manager

1960 - [[Tom Judson]] -American actor and composer

1960 - [[Remi Moses]] -English footballer and coach

1961 - [[Antonio Flores]] -Spanish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)

1961 - [[Elizabeth Keifer]] -American actress

1961 - [[D. B. Sweeney]] -American actor

1961 - [[Brett Walker]] -American songwriter and producer (d. 2013)

1962 - [[Laura San Giacomo]] -American actress

1962 - [[Satomi Kōrogi]] -Japanese voice actress

1962 - [[Atsuko Tanaka (voice actress)|Atsuko Tanaka]] -Japanese voice actress

1962 - [[Harland Williams]] -Canadian-American actor and screenwriter

1964 - [[Bill Hemmer]] -American journalist

1964 - [[Silken Laumann]] -Canadian rower

1964 - [[Rockie Lynne]] -American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1964 - [[Joseph Simmons]] -American rapper and producer (Run–D.M.C.)

1964 - [[Patrick Warburton]] -American actor, singer, and producer

1965 - [[Greg Hands]] -American-English politician, Treasurer of the Household

1966 - [[Charles Hazlewood]] -English conductor

1966 - [[Petra Rossner]] -German cyclist

1966 - [[Curt Schilling]] -American baseball player and sportscaster

1967 - [[Letitia Dean]] -English actress and singer

1967 - [[Nina Gordon]] -American singer-songwriter (Veruca Salt (band)|Veruca Salt)

1967 - [[Leo Kunnas]] -Estonian colonel and author

1968 - [[Janine Lindemulder]] -American porn actress

1968 - [[Serge Postigo]] -French-Canadian actor

1969 - [[Butch Walker]] -American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (SouthGang and Marvelous 3)

1970 - [[Brendan Benson]] -American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Raconteurs)

1970 - [[David Wesley]] -American basketball player and sportscaster

1971 - [[Adam Gilchrist]] -Australian cricketer and sportscaster

1971 - [[Vikas Khanna]] -Indian chef and author

1971 - [[Marco Leonardi]] -Australian-Italian actor

1972 - [[Matt Bloom]] -American wrestler, trainer, and sportscaster

1972 - [[Josh Duhamel]] -American model and actor

1972 - [[Edyta Górniak]] -Polish singer

1972 - [[Martin Pike (Australian rules footballer)|Martin Pike]] -Australian footballer and coach

1972 - [[Jonathan Slinger]] -English actor

1972 - [[Aaron Taylor (American football, born 1972)|Aaron Taylor]] -American football player and sportscaster

1972 - [[Dariusz Żuraw]] -Polish footballer and manager

1973 - [[Betsy Brandt]] -American actress

1973 - [[Kareem Campbell]] -American skateboarder

1973 - [[Lawyer Milloy]] -American football player

1973 - [[Moka Only]] -Canadian rapper and producer (Swollen Members)

1973 - [[Dana Snyder]] -American comedian, actor, and producer

1973 - [[Andrew Strong]] -Irish singer and actor

1974 - [[Matt Cedeño]] -American model and actor

1974 - [[Adina Howard]] -American singer-songwriter and chef

1974 - [[David Moscow]] -American actor and producer

1974 - [[Joe Principe]] -American singer and bass player (Rise Against and 88 Fingers Louie)

1975 - [[Travis Barker]] -American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Blink-182, +44 (band)|+44, Transplants (band)|Transplants, TRV$DJAM, Expensive Taste, and Box Car Racer)

1975 - [[Nicolai Cleve Broch]] -Norwegian actor

1975 - [[Luiz Bombonato Goulart]] -Brazilian footballer

1975 - [[Stephen Guarino]] -American actor

1975 - [[Martin Hairer]] -Austrian mathematician

1975 - [[Faye Tozer]] -English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (Steps (group)|Steps)

1975 - [[Gary Vaynerchuk]] -Russian-American businessman and critic

1977 - [[Obie Trice]] -American rapper

1978 - [[Bobby Allen]] -American ice hockey player

1978 - [[Michala Banas]] -New Zealand actress and singer

1978 - [[Delphine Chanéac]] -French model and actress

1978 - [[Xavier Nady]] -American baseball player

1978 - [[Chris Shar]] -American bass player (Stiffed (band)|Stiffed and Man Man)

1979 - [[Rallia Christidou]] -Greek singer-songwriter and producer

1979 - [[Carl Hayman]] -New Zealand rugby player

1979 - [[Mavie Hörbiger]] -German-Austrian actress

1979 - [[Olga Kurylenko]] -Ukrainian-French model and actress

1979 - [[Pushkar Lele]] -Indian singer

1979 - [[Moitheri Ntobo]] -Lesothan footballer

1979 - [[Miguel Sabah]] -Mexican footballer

1980 - [[Brock Pierce]] -American actor

1980 - [[Brooke Satchwell]] -Australian model and actress

1981 - [[Vanessa Bayer]] -American actress

1981 - [[Tom Ferrier]] -English race car driver

1981 - [[Russell Tovey]] -English actor

1982 - [[Kyle Orton]] -American football player

1983 - [[Lil Boosie]] -American rapper

1983 - [[Guillermo Moscoso]] -American baseball player

1983 - [[Chelsea Wolfe]] -American singer-songwriter

1984 - [[Lisa De Vanna]] -Australian footballer

1984 - [[Courtney Johns]] -Australian footballer

1984 - [[Marija Šerifović]] -Serbian singer

1985 - [[Thomas Vermaelen]] -Belgian footballer

1986 - [[Alo Jakin]] -Estonian cyclist

1986 - [[Cory Michael Smith]] -American actor

1986 - [[Yuna (singer)|Yuna]] -Malaysian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1987 - [[Giorgos Georgiadis]] -Greek footballer

1988 - [[Michael Cox (running back)|Michael Cox]] -American football player

1988 - [[Takurō Ōno]] -Japanese actor

1989 - [[Vlad Chiricheș]] -Romanian footballer

1989 - [[T. Y. Hilton]] -American football player

1989 - [[Jake Livermore]] -English footballer

1989 - [[The Ready Set]] -American singer-songwriter

1990 - [[Roman Bürki]] -Swiss footballer

1990 - [[Jessica Jacobs]] -Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)

1990 - [[Tereza Mrdeža]] -Croatian tennis player

1991 - [[Taylor Hall]] -Canadian ice hockey player

1991 - [[Graham Patrick Martin]] -American actor

1992 - [[Nathan Fox]] -English footballer

1993 - [[Shūhei Nomura]] -Japanese actor

1996 - [[Borna Ćorić]] -Croatian tennis player

2002 - [[Ben Bowen]] -American brain cancer victim (d. 2005)

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