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Notable Birthdays on September 1st

1653Johann Pachelbel, Nuremberg, composer (Canon in D), (d. 1706)

1795James Gordon Bennett, Sr., Keith Scotland, American newspaper publisher (New York Herald)

1957Gloria Estefan, [Fajardo], Havana, singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga)

1923Rocky Marciano, Brockton, Massachusetts, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), (d. 1969)

September 1st Birthdays
Date Event
1286
Elisabeth Richeza of Poland, Queen of Poland (d. 1335) 
1453
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general (d. 1515) 
1529
Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter 
1549
Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, etc 
1566
Edward Alleyn, English actor (d. 1626) 
1588
Henry II, Prince of Condé, French nobleman (d. 1646) 
1608
Giacomo Torelli, Fano, Italy, stage designer, engineer and architect 
1651
Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (d. 1694) 
1653
Johann Pachelbel, Nuremberg, composer (Canon in D), (d. 1706) 
1689
Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) 
1711
Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau 
1712
Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator 
1724
John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) 
1732
Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer 
1732
Thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer 
1751
Emmanuel Johann Joseph Schikaneder, composer [or Apr 9] 
1758
Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant 
1768
Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer 
1787
John Bake, classical composer 
1789
Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer 
1791
Lydia Sigourney, US, religious author (How to Be Happy) 
1795
James Gordon Bennett, Sr., Keith Scotland, American newspaper publisher (New York Herald) 
1798
Richard Delafield, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873 
1803
Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter 
1816
Gustav Schmidt, composer 
1824
Isaac Hardin Duval, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 
1827
Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Overbetuwsche Novellen) 
1829
James Conner, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 
1845
Paul S Methuen, English fieldmarshal/governor of Natal/Malta 
1848
Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (d. 1931) 
1849
Elizabeth Harrison, US, educator (Natl Congress of Parents & Teachers) 
1854
Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) 
1855
Innokenty Annensky, Omsk, Russian Empire, poet, critic and interpreter (poètes maudits) 
1856
Sergei Winogradsky, Russian scientist (d. 1953) 
1862
Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist 
1862
Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2] 
1864
Roger David Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916) 
1866
James "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97) 
1868
Henri Bourassa, French Canadian politician and publisher (d. 1952) 
1870
Timotei Popovici, composer 
1871
J. Reuben Clark, Jr., American Undersecretary of State (d. 1961) 
1873
Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) 
1874
Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer 
1874
Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica) 
1875
Edgar Rice Burroughs, US, sci-fi author (Tarzan of Apes, Mars Saga) 
1876
Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (d. 1961) 
1877
Francis William Aston, Nobel laureate (d. 1945) 
1878
Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1942) 
1883
Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1934) 
1884
Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and filmdirector (d. 1947) 
1886
Othmar Schoeck, composer 
1887
Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer 
1887
Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar 
1888
Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958) 
1889
Richard Arlen, American actor (d. 1976) 
1892
Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979) 
1893
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer 
1895
Edit Angold, Germany, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel) 
1895
Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974) 
1896
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian theologian (d. 1977) 
1897
Andy Kennedy, Irish footballer (d. 1963) 
1898
Marilyn Miller, [Renolds], US actress (Sunny)/wife of Jack Pickford 
1900
Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) 
1900
Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer 
1900
Richard Arlen, Virginia, actor (Alice in Wonderland, Crawling Hand) 
1904
Johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail) 
1904
Ray Flaherty, AFL/NFL/AAFC coach (NY Giants) 
1905
Gervase Hughes, composer 
1905
Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000) 
1906
Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001) 
1907
Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic 
1907
Walter Reuther, labor leader/president (UAW & CIO) 
1908
Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist 
1908
Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980) 
1909
E. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (d. 1957) 
1911
Komei Abe, composer 
1911
Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader 
1913
Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993) 
1916
Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner 
1919
Roy John Britten, Washington, molecular biologist (repeated DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes), (d. 2012) 
1920
Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller) 
1920
Richard Farnsworth, Los Angeles California, actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester) 
1921
Matt Higgins Doran, composer 
1921
Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid) 
1922
Yvonne DeCarlo, Vancouver British Columbia, Canadian actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters) 
1922
Melvin R Laird, (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73) 
1922
Vittorio Gassman, Genoa Italy, actor (War & Peace) 
1922
Yvonne De Carlo, Vancouver BC, actress (10 Commandments, Munsters) 
1922
Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013) 
1923
Rocky Marciano, Brockton, Massachusetts, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), (d. 1969) 
1923
Theo H Joekes, journalist/Dutch MP (VVD) 
1925
Art[hur E] Pepper, US, alto saxophonist 
1925
Ruth S White, composer 
1925
Art Pepper, American musician (d. 1982) 
1926
Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh 
1927
Tommy Evans, rocker (Drifters) 
1928
George Maharis, Astoria New York, actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game) 
1928
Clifford Lincoln, Canadian politician 
1929
Anne Ramsey, American actress (d. 1988) 
1931
"Boxcar" Willie, singer 
1931
Matthew J Rinaldo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1973- ) 
1933
Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin') 
1933
Tom Vreugdenhil, Dutch MP (CDA) 
1933
Ann W. Richards, Lakeview Texas, American politician 
1933
Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013) 
1934
Terepai Maoate, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (1999-2002), (d. 2012) 
1935
Seiji Ozawa, Hoten Manchuria, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) 
1937
Al Geiberger, Red Bluff CA, PGA golfer (1962 Ontario Open) 
1937
Ron O'Neal, Utica NY, actor (Superfly) 
1938
Alan Dershowitz, NYC, attorney (Claus Von Bulow, OJ Simpson) 
1938
Art Agnos, US, politician(?) 
1939
Heinrich Messner, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1972) 
1939
Katie Webster, [Swamp-Boogie Queen]/US R&B pianist/singer 
1939
Lily Tomlin, Detroit, comedienne/actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me) 
1941
Sid Pye, drummer 
1942
C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherryh, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy) 
1943
Pat Connolly-Daniels-Winslow-Banks, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1968) 
1943
Don Stroud, Honolulu, Hawaii, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story) 
1944
Archie Bell, US singer (& the Drells-Tighten up) 
1944
Leonard Slatkin, Los Angeles California, conductor (Concert Orch, Neth) 
1945
Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer 
1946
Barry Gibb, Manchester England, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees) 
1946
Greg Errico, San Francisco, California, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!) 
1946
Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea 
1947
Al Green, American politician 
1948
Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher 
1948
James Rebhorn, Philadelphia, PA, actor (White Collar, Homeland), (d. 2014) 
1949
P.A. Sangma, Indian politician 
1950
Phillip Fulmer, American football coach 
1951
Timothy Zahn, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike) 
1951
David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998) 
1953
Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon) 
1953
Beau Billingslea, American voice actor 
1953
Ted Petty, American professional wrestler (d. 2002) 
1954
Gabor Ormai, viola Player 
1954
Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player 
1955
Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam) 
1955
Billy Blanks, American martial artist 
1957
Gloria Estefan, [Fajardo], Havana, singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga) 
1957
Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach 
1958
Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (d. 2002) 
1959
Keith Allen Clearwater, Long Beach CA, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl) 
1959
Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist 
1961
Bam Bam Bigelow, Secaucus NJ, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI) 
1962
Robert L Haller, coon Dog Trainer 
1962
Ruud Gullit, Suriname/Dutch soccer star (Feyenoord, PSV, AC Milan) 
1962
Tony Cascarino, Irish footballer 
1963
Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN-Bad bad woman) 
1963
David Zhuang, China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96) 
1963
Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer 
1964
Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player 
1964
Cécilia Rhode, Swedish model 
1964
Ray D'Arcy, Irish DJ and TV presenter 
1965
Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen) 
1965
Hardy Nickerson, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs) 
1966
Katja Bienert, Berlin Germany, actress (Praxis Bulowbogen) 
1966
Stephane Talbot, Greenfield Park Que, golfer (1992 Quebec PGA) 
1966
Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat) 
1967
David Whissell, Quebec politician 
1968
Mardi Lunn, Liverpool Australia, LPGA golfer (1994 McDonald's-17th) 
1968
Michelle Buckingham, Los Angeles California, Canadian 61 kg judoka (Olymp-20-92, 96) 
1968
Mohammed Atta, Egyptian terrorist (d. 2001) 
1969
Florence Descampe, Brussels Belgium, LPGA golfer (1992 McCall) 
1969
Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer 
1970
Barbara Paulus, Vienna Austria, tennis star 
1970
Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star 
1970
Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics-96) 
1970
Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor 
1970
Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress 
1970
Vanna, Croatian singer 
1971
Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31) 
1971
Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan 3K runner (world record) 
1971
Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer 
1971
Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor 
1971
Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer 
1971
Lââm, French singer 
1971
Jimmy Snuka, Jr., American professional wrestler 
1972
Eiman Thakeb, Miss Egypt Universe (1997) 
1972
Josh Davis, US, 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96) 
1972
Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics-96) 
1972
Matt O'Dwyer, NFL guard (NY Jets) 
1972
Doug Williams, British professional wrestler 
1973
Gillian Boxx, Fontana CA, softball catcher (Olympics-gold-96) 
1973
Trent Bray, NZ, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96) 
1973
Ram Kapoor, Indian actor 
1973
J. D. Fortune, Canadian singer (INXS) 
1973
Zach Thomas, American football player 
1973
Polly Shannon, Canadian actress 
1974
Jason Taylor, American football player 
1974
Jhonen Vasquez, American comic book artist 
1975
Scott Speedman, English-born actor 
1975
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist 
1975
Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player 
1976
Sebastián Rozental, Chilean footballer 
1976
Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver 
1976
Erik Morales, Mexican boxer 
1976
Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer 
1977
Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver 
1977
Aaron Schobel, American football player 
1977
Shoshana Bean, American stage actress 
1977
Aamir Ali, Indian television actor 
1977
David Albelda, Spanish footballer 
1978
Max Vieri, Australian soccer player 
1978
Lucie Blackman, English murder victim (d. 2000) 
1979
James O'Connor, Irish footballer 
1980
Sammy Adjei, Ghanaian footballer 
1980
Chris Riggott, English footballer 
1981
Clinton Portis, American football player 
1981
Adam Quick, Australian basketball player 
1982
Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver 
1982
Ryan Gomes, American basketball player 
1982
Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater 
1983
José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer 
1984
Joseph Trohman, American musician (Fall Out Boy) 
1984
Nick Noble, American soccer player 
1985
Camile Velasco, Filipino-American singer 
1986
H Debehogne discovers asteroid #8265 La Silla 
1986
Gaël Monfils, French tennis player 
1986
Anthony Allen, English rugby union player 
1987
Dann Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore) 
1988
Gabriel Ferrari, American soccer player 
1988
Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer 
1989
Juliana Lohmann, Brazilian actress 
1993
Ilona Mitrecey, French singer 
1994
Bianca Ryan, American singer 
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