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Notable Birthdays on September 10th

1947Larry Nelson, Fort Payne Alabama, American golfer (three-time Major Championship winner)

1960Colin Firth, Hampshire England, actor (Femme Fatale, Hostages)

1638Maria Theresa of Spain, El Escorial, Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683)

1934Roger Maris, Hibbing, Minnesota, Yankee, HR champ (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), (d. 1985)

1929Arnold Daniel Palmer, Latrobe PA, PGA golfer (1964 Masters)

1941Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist (d. 2002)

1975Dan O'Toole, Peterborough Ontario, Canadian sports anchor (TSN, Fox Sports 1)

1890Elsa Schiaparelli, Rome, Italian fashion designer

September 10th Birthdays
Date Event
1169
Alexios II Komnenos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1183) 
1487
Julius III, Counter-Reformation pope (1550-55) 
1550
Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Spanish Armada commander (d. 1615) 
1561
Hernando Arias de Saavedra, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1634) 
1585
Ercole Porta, composer 
1588
Nicholas Lanier, composer 
1624
Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689) 
1638
Maria Theresa of Spain, El Escorial, Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683) 
1645
Romeyn de Hooghe, Haarlem Neth, painter/goldsmith 
1659
Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) 
1714
Niccolo Jommelli, Italy, composer 
1736
Carter Braxton, US farmer/signer (Declaration of Independence) 
1751
Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor 
1753
John Soane, English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum) 
1758
Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840) 
1779
Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer 
1786
Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854) 
1786
William Mason, American politician (d. 1860) 
1787
John Jordan Crittenden, MC (Union), died in 1863 
1788
Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (d. 1868) 
1801
Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881) 
1810
Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
1815
Eleazer Arthur Paine, Brigadier General (Union volunteers) 
1823
Adolf von Doss, composer 
1832
Randall Lee Gibson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 
1836
Joseph Wheeler II, Maj Gen (Confederacy/Cavalry/Army of Tennessee) 
1836
Karl Merz, composer 
1839
Isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk & Wagnalls) 
1839
Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914) 
1844
Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (d. 1918) 
1848
William M Harnett, US painter (Old Violin) 
1852
Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935) 
1854
Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman) 
1857
James E Keeler, US, astronomer (rings of Saturn) 
1861
Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941) 
1866
Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer 
1866
Jeppe Aakjær, Danish writer (d. 1930) 
1869
Caro Roma, composer 
1871
Charles Collett, British mechanical engineer (d. 1952) 
1872
Josephina "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Verdoold Sheep) 
1872
Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, India, cricketer/politician 
1875
Paul Scheinpflug, composer 
1877
Georgia B D Camp Johnson, US, poet/playwright (Autumn Love Cycle) 
1882
Paul Harvey, IL, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree) 
1883
Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist 
1885
Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie) 
1885
Carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (9th Wave) 
1885
Johannes de Jong, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht (Handbook) 
1886
Hilda Doolittle, US, poetess (imagisten) 
1887
Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy 
1889
Vilem Petrzelka, composer 
1890
Franz Werfel, Austria, author (40 Days of Musa Dagh) 
1890
Elsa Schiaparelli, Rome, Italian fashion designer 
1892
Arthur H Compton, US physicist (X-rays) 
1893
Al "Fuzzy" St John, Santa Ana California, actor (Lash of the West) 
1893
Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian 
1895
Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (d. 1976). 
1896
Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946) 
1896
Adele Astaire, American dancer and entertainer (d. 1981) 
1896
Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970) 
1897
Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector 
1897
Georges Bataille, French writer (d. 1962) 
1897
Hilde Hildebrand, German actress (d. 1976) 
1898
Adele Marie Astaire, Omaha NE, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer 
1898
Bessie Love, Midland TX, actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned) 
1898
Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999) 
1902
Toivo R Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Wegwerkers) 
1904
Max Shachtman, American politician (d. 1972) 
1906
Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Hooglied) 
1907
Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989) 
1908
Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Brooklyn New York, American composer ('The Toy Trumpet') 
1908
Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (d. 1996) 
1912
Brother William Oliver Antoninus Everson, poet 
1912
Mary Walter, Filipina actress (d. 1993) 
1913
Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- ) 
1914
Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story) 
1915
Edmond O'Brien, NYC, actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight) 
1916
Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician 
1917
Franfo Fortini, poet 
1917
Miguel Serrano, Chilean author and diplomat 
1918
Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog (d. 1932) 
1919
John Noorda, resistance fighter 
1919
Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer 
1920
Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor/director (Assault) 
1920
Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001) 
1921
Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter 
1924
Boyd K. Packer, LDS apostle 
1924
Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player (d. 1988) 
1925
Roy James Brown, New Orleans, boxer/soul singer (Good Rockin' Tonight) 
1926
Beryl Cook, British painter 
1927
Gwen Watford, British actress (Body in the Library, Ghoul) 
1928
Leo P[atrick] Kelley, US, sci-fi author (Dead Moon, Vacation in Space) 
1928
Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate 
1928
Walter Martin, American Christian apologist (d. 1989) 
1929
Akio Yashiro, composer 
1929
Arnold Daniel Palmer, Latrobe PA, PGA golfer (1964 Masters) 
1929
Pentti Siimes, [Pentti Kalevi Siimes], Helsinki Finland 
1930
Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat 
1931
Philip Baker Hall, American actor 
1932
Bo Goldman, American screenwriter 
1933
David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire 
1933
Yevgeny Vassilyevich Khrunov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5) 
1933
Karl Lagerfeld, Hamburg Germany, German fashion designer (Chanel) 
1934
Charles Kuralt, Wilmington NC, newscaster (On the Road) 
1934
James L Oberstar, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1975- ) 
1934
Larry Sitsky, composer 
1934
Roger Maris, Hibbing, Minnesota, Yankee, HR champ (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), (d. 1985) 
1934
Vasil Kazandzhiev, composer 
1935
John Palmer, Kingsport Tenn, news anchor (NBC Weekend News) 
1935
Paul van Vliet, Dutch cabaret performer 
1935
Mary Oliver, American poet 
1937
Alun Edward Islwyn Pask, rugby International 
1937
Paul Martin Palombo, composer 
1937
Jared Diamond, American biologist and author 
1939
Artie Tripp, rocker (Mothers Of Invention) 
1939
Greg Mullavey, Buffalo NY, actor (Tom-Mary Hartman, Rituals) 
1939
Topham Brinton, English carpet magnate/multi-millionaire 
1940
Roy Ayers, LA, disco jazz artist (Fever, You Send Me) 
1940
Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russia, cosmonaut 
1941
Pyotr I Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30) 
1941
Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist (d. 2002) 
1941
Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997) 
1942
Danny Hutton, Ireland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night) 
1943
Garrett List, composer 
1943
Eldridge Coleman ("Superstar" Billy Graham), American professional wrestler 
1943
Daniel Truhitte, American actor 
1943
Neale Donald Walsch, American author 
1944
Thomas Allen, British opera singer 
1945
Jose Feliciano, Lares, Puerto Rican singer/songwriter (Light my Fire) 
1945
Rein van den Broek, Dutch trumpeteer (Ekseption) 
1945
Richard M Mullane, Tx, USAF/astro (STS 41-D, STS-27, STS-36) 
1945
Tom Ligon, New Orleans, actor (Joyride) 
1946
James R Hines, Dumas Ark, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968) 
1946
Jim Hines, American athlete 
1946
Michèle Alliot-Marie, French politician 
1947
Larry Gene Nelson, Ft Payne AL, PGA golfer (1980 Atlanta Classic) 
1947
Larry Nelson, Fort Payne Alabama, American golfer (three-time Major Championship winner) 
1948
Bob Lanier, NBA center (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks) 
1948
Judy Geeson, Arundei Sussex England, actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk) 
1948
Margaret Trudeau, Vancouver BC, former Canadian 1st lady 
1948
Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born director 
1948
Bob Lanier, American basketball player 
1948
Zhang Chengzhi, Chinese writer 
1948
Charlie Waters, American football player 
1949
Barriemore Barlow, rocker (Jethro Tull) 
1949
Don Muraco, professional wrestler 
1949
Bill O'Reilly, American journalist and commentator 
1950
Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade) 
1950
Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way) 
1951
Albert R Wynn, (Rep-D-Maryland) 
1951
Alder Taylor, rocker 
1951
Peter Tolson, rocker 
1952
Gerry Conway, Marvel comics writer (Punisher) 
1952
Vic Toews, Canadian politician 
1953
Amy Irving, Palo Alto, Cal, actress (Yentl, Carrie, Crossing Delancy) 
1954
Martha Nause, Sheboygan WI, LPGA golfer (1994 du Maurier Ltd Classic) 
1955
Charlotte Lewis, Chicago Illinois, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1976) 
1955
Giannina Facio Franco, San Jose Costa Rica, Mrs Phillipe Junot 
1955
Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson) 
1956
Johnny Fingers, rocker (Boomtown Rats) 
1956
Johnny Hickman, American musician 
1957
Brian Fitzpatrick, Upper Darby Pa, actor (Rick Alden-Loving) 
1957
Kate Burton, Geneva Switzerland, actress (Ice Storm, August) 
1957
Siobhan Fahey, Dublin, rocker (Bananarama-Venus, Shakespear's Sister) 
1957
Carol Decker, UK singer (T'Pau-Heart & Soul) 
1958
Chris Columbus, writer/director (Mrs Doubtfire, Nine Months) 
1959
Peter Nelson, American actor 
1960
Colin Firth, Hampshire England, actor (Femme Fatale, Hostages) 
1960
Miranda Wilson, Nebraska, actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara) 
1960
Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist 
1960
David Lowery, American musician 
1962
Esteban Toledo, Mexicali Mexico, Nike golfer (1991 Ben Hogan Reno-2nd) 
1963
David Titlow, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous) 
1963
Susan Gautier-Smith, TV producer 
1963
Bill Stevenson, American music producer and musician 
1964
Karl Wilson, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills) 
1964
Peter Vogler, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996) 
1964
Tim Harris, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers) 
1964
John E. Sununu, American politician 
1965
Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light) 
1965
Brian Washington, NFL safety (KC Chiefs) 
1966
Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward (Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998) 
1966
Kimble Anders, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs) 
1966
Ted Popson, NFL tight end (SF 49ers) 
1968
Yvo Joordens, soccer player (MVV) 
1968
Big Daddy Kane, American rapper 
1968
Guy Ritchie, British film director 
1969
Bob Spitulski, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks) 
1969
Matt Geiger, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets) 
1969
Jonathon Schaech, American actor 
1970
Julie Halard, Versailles France, tennis star (1995 Prague) 
1970
Robert Green, NFL running back (Chic Bears) 
1970
Paula Kelley, musician 
1971
Brandon Harrison, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers) 
1971
Brian Earley, Fresno California, diver (Olympics-96) 
1971
Chris Oeding, Santa Ana California, water polo driver (Olympics-96) 
1972
James Duval, American actor 
1973
Ghada Shouaa, Syria, heptatlete (Olympics-gold-96) 
1973
Ferdinand Coly, Senegalese footballer 
1974
Ben Wallace, NBA forward (Wash Wizards) 
1974
Jill Chartier, Miss Oregon USA (1996) 
1974
Sandra Cacic, Joliet Ill, tennis star 
1974
Ryan Phillippe, American actor 
1975
Temple Taggart, Miss USA-Utah (1997, top 6) 
1975
Jonathan Hoenig, American investment advisor 
1975
Dan O'Toole, Peterborough Ontario, Canadian sports anchor (TSN, Fox Sports 1) 
1976
Gregory Robert Henderson, Dunedin NZ, 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96) 
1979
Jacob Young, American actor and singer 
1980
Timothy Goebel, Evanston Ill, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ) 
1986
Hiroki Uchi, Japanese Idol 
1988
Jordan Staal, Canadian ice hockey player 
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