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Notable Birthdays on September 22nd

1957Nick Cave, Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australian singer/songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads)

1927Tom Lasorda [Thomas], Norristown, Pennsylvania, baseball manager (LA Dodgers)

1958Andrea Bocelli, Pisa, Italian tenor (The Prayer)

1515Anne of Cleves, Düsseldorf, Queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII

September 22nd Birthdays
Date Event
130
Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar 
1290
Bilbo Baggins, (in Shire Reconning) 
1515
Anne of Cleves, Düsseldorf, Queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII 
1547
Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590) 
1601
Anna van Oostenrijk, queen of France/daughter of Philip III 
1606
Li Zicheng, Chinese rebel (d. 1645) 
1680
Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747) 
1694
Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752) 
1715
Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (d. 1786) 
1717
Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (d. 1783) 
1720
Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer 
1722
John Home, Scottish writer (d. 1808) 
1729
George Wilhelm Gruber, composer 
1733
Anton Filtz, composer 
1738
Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae) 
1741
Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim) 
1743
Quintin Craufurd, British author (d. 1819) 
1757
Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings) 
1765
Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822) 
1788
Theodore Edward Hook, English author (d. 1841) 
1791
Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor 
1796
Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880 
1819
Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897) 
1822
Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns 
1827
John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900 
1829
William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
1829
Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883) 
1833
Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1908 
1849
John Godden, English explorer (Curacao) 
1860
Heinrich Reitsch, composer 
1864
Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love) 
1870
Arthur Willard Pryor, composer 
1872
Luis Villalba Munoz, composer 
1875
Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer 
1876
André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945) 
1878
Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54) 
1880
Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP) 
1880
Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958) 
1882
Emil Abranyi, composer 
1882
Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal 
1883
Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer 
1884
Minerva Urecal, CA, actress (Accent on Love, Crazy Knights) 
1885
Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion) 
1885
Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940) 
1885
Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951) 
1887
Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel) 
1888
Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) 
1889
Hooks Dauss, American baseball player (d. 1963) 
1890
Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher 
1891
Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orch) 
1892
Billy West, Russia, actor (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy) 
1892
Frank Sullivan, humorist (NYer Magazine) 
1892
Hans Albers, Hamburg Germany, actor (Blue Angel) 
1894
Hieronim Feicht, composer 
1894
Johnnie Gough, Boston MA, actor (Smooth as Satin, Circus Kid) 
1895
Babette Deutsch, US poet (Animal vegetable mineral) 
1895
Paul Muni, actor (Acad Award 1936-Angel on My Shoulder, Juarez) 
1896
Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930) 
1898
Katherine Alexander, American actress (d. 1981) 
1900
William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967) 
1900
Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985) 
1901
Allan "Rocky" Lane, Mishawaka Ind, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder) 
1901
Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher 
1902
F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds) 
1902
John Houseman, Bucharest Romania, actor (Kingsfield-Paper Chase) 
1903
Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971) 
1904
Ellen Church, American stewardess (d. 1965) 
1905
Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964) 
1906
Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor 
1907
Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981) 
1909
David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd) 
1910
Klement Slavicky, composer 
1912
Alfred G Vanderbilt, thoroughbred horse owner (Native Dancer) 
1912
Martha Scott, Jamesport, Missouri, American actress (Our Town, Ben-Hur) 
1913
Leroy Holmes, Pittsburgh Pa, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57) 
1915
Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army) 
1917
Peter Adams, LA CA, actor (Alternative) 
1918
Archibald James Potter, composer 
1918
Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose) 
1918
Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto) 
1919
Jack Russell, Saratoga Springs NY, singer (Your Show of Shows) 
1920
Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978) 
1920
Ismay Thomas, teacher 
1920
Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (d. 1945) 
1922
Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957) 
1923
Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer 
1924
Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician 
1924
Norvel la Follette Ray Lee, lt-HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1952) 
1924
Sieto Hoving, actor (Holiday in Havana, Palm Beach Story) 
1924
Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988) 
1924
Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist 
1925
Virginia Capers, Sumter SC, actress (White Mama, Original Intent) 
1926
William O Smith, composer 
1927
Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, (Rep-D-Texas, 1965- ) 
1927
Tom Lasorda [Thomas], Norristown, Pennsylvania, baseball manager (LA Dodgers) 
1927
Gordon Astall, English footballer 
1928
Eugene Roche, Boston MA, actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five) 
1928
Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars) 
1929
Serge Garant, composer 
1929
William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- ) 
1930
Antonio Saura, Spanish painter 
1930
Roger Durham Hannay, composer 
1931
Fay Weldon, British feminist 
1931
George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003) 
1931
Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher 
1932
Ingemar Johansson, Sweden, world heavyweight boxing champ (1952) 
1933
Leonardo Balada, composer 
1934
Lute Olson, American basketball coach 
1935
Harriet King, US, fencing (Olympic-1972) 
1936
Art Metrano, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi) 
1936
Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000) 
1938
Gene Mingo, American football player 
1939
Junko Tabei, Japan, mountain-climber and 1st woman to climb Mount Everest 
1939
Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming) 
1939
Timothy E Wirth, (Rep-D-CO, 1975- ) 
1939
Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007) 
1940
Anna Karina, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Alphaville) 
1940
Edward Boguslawski, composer 
1941
Jeremiah Wright, American pastor 
1942
David J Stern, NBA commissioner (1984- ) 
1942
Dick Pickering, trade unionist 
1942
William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24) 
1943
Toni Basil, American singer 
1944
John Tanner, (Rep-D-Tennessee) 
1945
Paul LeMat, Rahway, New Jersey, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard) 
1946
Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88) 
1946
King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer 
1946
Dan Baker, American public address announcer 
1947
Robert Morace, American writer 
1948
Bill Orton, (Rep-D-Utah) 
1948
Mark A P Phillips, British ex of princess Anne 
1948
Denis Burke, Australian politician 
1948
Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician 
1949
David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) 
1949
Harold Carmichael, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles) 
1949
Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999) 
1949
Jim McGinty, Australian politician 
1950
Kirka, Finnish singer (d. 2007) 
1951
David Coverdale, English singer 
1952
Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia) 
1952
Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985) 
1953
Ségolène Royal, French politician 
1953
Geoff Gilpin, American author 
1954
Shari Belafonte Harper, NYC, actress (Julie-Hotel) 
1954
Randy Lanier, American racing driver 
1955
Jerry Anderson, Montreal, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83) 
1955
Jeffrey Leonard, Major League baseball player 
1956
Debby Boone, Hackensack NJ, singer (You Light Up My Life) 
1956
Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star) 
1957
Johnette Napolitano, rocker (Concrete Blonde) 
1957
Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital) 
1957
Mark Johnson, Madison WI, NHL forward (Olympic-gold-1980, Pitts, NJ) 
1957
Nick Cave, Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australian singer/songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads) 
1957
Pete Jones, rocker 
1957
Philip Arnold Blackmar, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1988 Provident) 
1957
Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist 
1958
Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut 
1958
Andrea Bocelli, Pisa, Italian tenor (The Prayer) 
1958
Neil Cavuto, American television commentator 
1959
Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic) 
1959
Pope Michael, American anti-pope 
1960
Joan Jett, Phila, singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll) 
1960
Scott Baio, Bkln, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped) 
1960
Victor Stevenson, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos) 
1961
Catherine Oxenberg, NYC, princess/actress (Dynasty, Overexposed) 
1961
Dot Richardson, Orlando Fla, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96) 
1961
Vince Coleman, American baseball player 
1961
Dr. Liam Fox, British Conservative politician 
1961
Bonnie Hunt, American actress 
1962
Rob Stone, Chicago Ill, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere) 
1962
Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer 
1963
Michele Berteotti, LPGA golfer 
1963
Missie Berteotti, Pittsburgh PA, LPGA golfer (1993 PING/Welch's Champ) 
1964
Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money) 
1965
Mark Guthrie, Buffalo NY, pitcher (LA Dodgers) 
1965
Andy Cairns, Irish musician 
1966
Mike Richter, Abington PA, NHL goalie (NY Rangers, Team USA 1998) 
1966
Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer 
1966
Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer 
1967
Elfrid Payton, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes) 
1967
Harald Hasselbach, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32) 
1967
Matt Howard, Fall River MA, infielder (NY Yankees) 
1967
Matt Besser, American comedian 
1967
Félix Savón, Cuban boxer 
1967
Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter 
1968
Godfrey Myles, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys) 
1968
Lisa Alexander, Toronto Ontario, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96) 
1969
Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen) 
1969
Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991) 
1969
Nicole Bradtke, Melbourne Australia, tennis star (1995 Auckland) 
1969
Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals) 
1970
Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos) 
1970
Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars) 
1970
Mike Matheny, Columbus OH, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers) 
1970
Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats) 
1970
Mystikal, American rapper 
1970
Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor 
1970
Emmanuel Petit, French footballer 
1971
Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive) 
1971
Christian Fauria, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks) 
1971
Ian Van Der Wal, Darwin Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96) 
1971
Princess Märtha Louise of Norway 
1972
Nate Dingle, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles) 
1974
Gary Trent, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers) 
1974
Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress 
1975
Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player 
1975
Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter 
1976
"Ronaldo" de Lima, Brazilian soccer player (Cruzeiros/PSV) 
1976
Karita Tuomola, Miss Finland Universe (1997) 
1977
Paul Sculthorpe, English rugby league footballer 
1978
Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer 
1978
Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player 
1979
Emilie Autumn, American singer, violinist, and harpsichordist 
1979
Michael Graziadei, American actor 
1980
Fernanda Tavares, Brazilian supermodel 
1981
Ashley Drane, American actress 
1981
Adam Lazzara, American singer (Taking Back Sunday) 
1981
Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer, actor (Kanjani8) 
1982
Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress 
1982
Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer 
1982
Billie Piper, English singer and actress 
1984
Eduardo Rubio, Mexican pilot and pianist 
1984
Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress 
1984
Ross Jarman, Drummer The Cribs 
1984
Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress 
1985
Faris Haroun, Belgian footballer 
1987
Tom Felton, English Actor 
1988
Bethany Dillon, American musician 
1995
Juliette Goglia, American actress 
2007
Albert Windsor, descendant of British monarch 
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