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Notable Birthdays on September 14th

1929John Gutfreund, American investment banker and former CEO of Salomon Brothers Inc (King of Wall Street)

1879Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent

1769Alexander von Humboldt, Berlin, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), (d. 1859)

1983Amy Winehouse, Southgate, London, singer ("Stronger Than Me, Rehab), (d. 2011)

1849Ivan Pavlov, Russia, physiologist/pioneer in psychology (Nobel 1904)

1947Sam Neill, Northern Ireland, actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, Piano)

September 14th Birthdays
Date Event
1388
Claudius Clavus, Danish geographer 
1486
Agrippa von Nettesheim, German occultist/alchemist/royal astrologer 
1531
Philipp Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geography/cartographer 
1543
Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (d. 1615) 
1547
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch Grand Pensionary 
1580
Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish writer (d. 1645) 
1644
Gijsbert Cuper, Dutch classicist/regent 
1656
Thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746) 
1713
Johann Kies, German mathematician (d. 1781) 
1721
Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge (d. 1807) 
1722
Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer 
1737
Johann Michael Haydn, composer 
1742
James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) 
1748
Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer 
1760
M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer 
1761
Pavel Lambert Masek, composer 
1768
Georg Johann Schinn, composer 
1769
Alexander von Humboldt, Berlin, German naturalist and explorer (Kosmos), (d. 1859) 
1771
Nikolay Raevsky, Russian general and statesman (d. 1829) 
1792
Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane 
1804
John Gould, British ornithologist (d. 1881) 
1804
Louis Desiré Maigret, French Catholic prelate (d. 1882) 
1817
Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China) 
1819
Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889 
1835
J A de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 1940) 
1835
Joseph Hayes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1912 
1835
YES de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 5/30/1940) 
1836
Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27) 
1837
Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (d. 1903) 
1838
John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863 
1840
George Elbridge Whiting, composer 
1847
William Edward Ayrton, London, English Physicist and Inventor 
1849
Ivan Pavlov, Russia, physiologist/pioneer in psychology (Nobel 1904) 
1860
Hamlin Garland, American writer (d. 1940) 
1864
Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937) 
1867
Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl" 
1869
Kid Nichols, American baseball player (d. 1953) 
1879
Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent 
1880
Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes) 
1880
Metropolitan Benjamin (Fedchenkov), Orthodox missionary and writer (d. 1961) 
1880
Archie Hahn, American athlete (d. 1955) 
1882
Harald Fryklof, composer 
1883
Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes) 
1885
Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto) 
1886
Jan Garrique Masaryk, Czech, statesman/minister to London (1918-35) 
1887
Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist 
1887
Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, HW boxing champ (1908-10) 
1891
Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (d. 1983) 
1898
Ernest Nash, German-born archaeologist (d. 1974) 
1899
Hal Wallis, movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park) 
1900
Sidney Marion, MA, entertainer 
1902
Giorgos Papasideris Greek musician (d. 1977) 
1904
Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa) 
1904
Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment) 
1904
Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica) 
1907
A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico 
1907
Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS) 
1908
Bernie Green, NYC, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) 
1909
Peter Scott, British naturalist and explorer (d. 1989) 
1910
Jack Hawkins, London UK, actor (Ben-Four Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story) 
1910
Gaston Deferre, French politician 
1910
Lehman Engel, Jackson Miss, conductor/comp (Streetcar Named Desire) 
1910
Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (d. 2003) 
1913
Jacobo Arbenz, president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA 
1914
Kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love) 
1914
Michael Spisak, composer 
1914
Pietro Germi, Genoa Italy, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style) 
1914
Lída Baarová, Czech actress (d. 2000) 
1914
Clayton Moore, Chicago Illinois, American actor (d. 1999) 
1914
Robert McCloskey, American author (d. 2003) 
1914
Robert S. Dietz, Westfield New Jersey, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961 
1915
Douglas Kennedy, NY, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold) 
1916
Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater) 
1918
Jack Somack, Chicago Illinois, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show) 
1918
Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (d. 1967) 
1919
Deryck Victor Cooke, composer 
1920
Bud Palmer, Hollywood California, NBAer (NY Knicks)/sportscaster 
1920
Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998) 
1921
Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC) 
1922
Michel Auclair, [Vujovic], Germany, actor (Story of a Love Story) 
1924
Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres), (d. 2014) 
1924
John Michael Grimes, set Designer 
1924
Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author (d. 1994) 
1925
M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70) 
1925
Ruth Mompati, S Afr sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu 
1926
Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer 
1926
Richard Elsasser, composer 
1927
Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (d. 1997) 
1928
Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers) 
1928
Sir Angus Ogilvy, London, United Kingdom, husband of English princess Alexandra 
1928
John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber 
1929
John Gutfreund, American investment banker and former CEO of Salomon Brothers Inc (King of Wall Street) 
1929
Mel Hancock, (Rep-R-Missouri) 
1929
Larry Collins, American writer (d. 2005) 
1929
Maurice Vachon, French Canadian professional wrestler 
1930
Allan Bloom, American academic (d. 1992) 
1932
Harry Sinden, NHL player/coach (Team Canada) 
1932
Joshua Culbreath, Penn, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1956) 
1932
John Tembo, Malawian politician 
1933
Harve Presnell, Modesto California, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown) 
1933
Zoe Caldwell, Australia, actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) 
1934
Hans Faverey, Dutch poet 
1934
Kate Millett, St Paul Minn, feminist/author (Sexual Politics) 
1934
Sarah Kofman, philosopher 
1935
Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist (d. 2008) 
1936
Stan Williams, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers) 
1936
Terence Daniel Donovan, photographer 
1936
Nicol Williamson, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn) 
1936
Walter Koenig, Chicago Ill, actor (Checkov-Star Trek) 
1936
Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
1936
Harry Danielsen, Norwegian politician 
1937
Renzo Piano, Italian architect 
1939
DeWitt T Weaver Jr, Danville KY, PGA golfer (1972 Southern Open) 
1939
Piet R Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador/MP (PvdA) 
1940
Larry Brown, NBA player/NBA coach (NY Knicks) 
1940
Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman) 
1941
Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan musician 
1942
Kuldar Sink, composer 
1942
Oliver Eugene Lake, jazz saxophonist and composer 
1942
Bernard MacLaverty, Northern Irish writer 
1944
Joey Heatherton, Rockville Center NY, dancer/actress (Bluebeard) 
1945
Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster 
1946
Jim Angle, American television reporter 
1947
Joan Thirkettle, journalist 
1947
Jon "Bowser" Bauman, Queens NY, singer (Sha Na Na) 
1947
Sam Neill, Northern Ireland, actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, Piano) 
1947
Wolfgang Schwartz, Austria, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968) 
1948
Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist 
1949
Steve Gaines, Seneca Mo, rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) 
1949
Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003) 
1949
Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer 
1950
Paul Kossoff, London England, rock guitarist (Free) 
1950
Masami Kuwashima, Japanese race car driver 
1950
Michael Nifong, American attorney 
1951
Eugene H Trinh, Saigon Vietnam, PhD/astronaut (STS 50) 
1952
Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976) 
1953
Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (d. 1998) 
1953
Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer 
1954
Barry Cowsill, Newport RI, rock bassist (Cowsills-We Can Fly) 
1956
Joe Penny, London, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman) 
1956
Kostas Karamanlis, Greek prime-minister 
1956
Ray Wilkins, English former footballer 
1956
Lefteris Zagoritis, Greek politician 
1957
Jerry Don Gleaton, baseball player 
1957
Tim Wallach, Huntington Park, California, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992) 
1957
Kepler Wessels, Bloemfontein South Africa, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, the latter as captain. 
1958
John Bennett Herrington, Wetumka OK, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut 
1959
Mary Crosby, Los Angeles California, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates) 
1959
Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me) 
1960
Anthony Addabbo, actor (Jason-Generations) 
1960
Melissa Leo, American actress 
1960
Callum Keith Rennie, Canadian actor 
1961
Antonia De Sancha, London England, lover of Brit MP David Mellor 
1963
Antonia Real, Spain, 400m freestyle (Olympic-1976) 
1963
Jaromir Dragan, Liptovsky CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia 1998) 
1964
Faith Ford, Louisiana, actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown) 
1964
Kurt Gouveia, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles) 
1965
Troy Neel, baseball player 
1965
Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia 
1966
Mike Cooley, American guitarist 
1967
John Smit, soccer player (NAC) 
1968
Dan Cortese, actor/TV host (Jess Hanson-Melrose Place) 
1968
Ginger Helgeson Nielson, St Cloud Minn, tennis star 
1968
Pete Chilcutt, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies) 
1970
Satoshi Kojima, wrestler (NJPW) 
1970
Ben Garant, American actor 
1970
Craig Montoya, American musician (Everclear) 
1970
Francesco Casagrande, Italian cyclist 
1971
Jonathan "Adam" Holland, Philadelphia, rower (Olympics-1996) 
1971
Kimberly Williams, actress (Father of the Bride) 
1971
Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons) 
1971
Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore) 
1971
Andre Matos, Brazilian musician 
1972
David Bell, Cincinnati Ohio, infielder (St Louis Cardinals) 
1972
Donnell Bennett, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs) 
1973
Terrell Fletcher, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers) 
1973
Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director 
1973
Linvoy Primus, English footballer 
1973
Mike Ward, Canadian comedian 
1974
Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete 
1976
Jeremy Dunham, video game journalist 
1976
Agustín Calleri, Argentine tennis player 
1978
Carmen Kass, Estonian model 
1978
Danielle Peck, country music singer 
1978
Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer 
1979
Jesse Marunde, American Strongman/Athlete (d. 2007) 
1981
Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor 
1982
Hiroki Narimiya, Japanese actor 
1983
Frostee Rucker, National Football League defensive end 
1983
Amy Winehouse, Southgate, London, singer ("Stronger Than Me, Rehab), (d. 2011) 
1984
Adam Lamberg, American actor 
1984
Melissa McGhee, American singer 
1985
Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium) 
1985
Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer 
1985
Delmon Young, American baseball player 
1986
Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume) 
1986
A.J. Trauth, American actor 
1986
Alan Sheehan, Irish footballer 
1988
Kirsten Haglund, American Beauty Queen 
1989
Jesse James, American actor 
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