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Notable Birthdays on September 6th

1888Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy

1947Jane Curtin, Cambridge Massachusetts, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie)

1943George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1860Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935)

September 6th Birthdays
Date Event
1577
Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point) 
1620
Isabella Leonarda, composer 
1627
Pierre Verdier, composer 
1633
Sebastian Knupfer, composer 
1644
Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer 
1648
Johann Schelle, composer 
1656
Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) 
1697
Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant 
1702
Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer 
1711
Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church (d. 1787) 
1729
Mozes Mendelssohn, German englightened philosopher (Haksalah) 
1732
Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist (d. 1796) 
1757
Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot, French revolutionary 
1762
Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral 
1766
John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter 
1781
Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer 
1788
F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari) 
1795
Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852) 
1797
Wililam "Extra Billy" Smith, Confederacy (Confederate Army) 
1802
Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist (d. 1857) 
1805
Horatio Greenough, US, neo-classical sculptor/writer (Form & Function) 
1808
Abd al-Qadir, Algerian political and military leader (d. 1883) 
1811
James Melville Gilliss, founder (Naval Observatory in Washington) 
1811
Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author (Rozeken Pot) 
1814
George Cartier, (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62) 
1815
John Richardson Liddell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) 
1815
Karol Katski, composer 
1816
Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1861 
1817
Alexander Tilloch Galt, a Canadian founding father 
1819
Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer 
1819
Nicolae Filimon, Romania, writer/critic (Ciocoii Vechi Si Noi) 
1819
William Starke Rosecrans, Mjr General (Union volunteers) 
1827
John Morrison Oliver, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) 
1829
Marie Zakrzewska, Polish physician (d. 1902) 
1838
Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (d. 1906) 
1850
Louis F H "Louis" Apol, painter/etcher/literary 
1855
Ferdinand B Hummel, composer 
1857
Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933) 
1860
Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935) 
1863
Rodolfo Lenz, German/Chilian linguist (El Papiamento) 
1868
Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1947) 
1869
Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria journalist (Bambi) 
1869
Walford Davies, composer 
1876
John J R Macleod, Scottish/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923) 
1876
Willem A Bonger, Dutch sociologist/criminologist (Race & Crime) 
1877
Petar Stojanovic, composer 
1877
Buddy Bolden, American musician (d. 1930) 
1879
Neal Rev Dodd, Iowa, actor (You Belong to Me) 
1879
Max Schreck, German actor (d. 1936) 
1880
Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess) 
1881
Charlie Dell, NYC, actor (Pickle in the Middle) 
1881
Leo Carrillo, Los Angeles California, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid) 
1882
John Powell, composer 
1884
Emerson Whithorne, composer 
1885
Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall) 
1885
Otto Kruger, Toledo Ohio, actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon) 
1888
Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy 
1890
Clara Kimball Young, Illinois, actress (Return of Chandu) 
1890
Manfred Gurlitt, composer 
1892
Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer) 
1893
Irving Bacon, St Joseph MO, actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti) 
1893
Claire Chennault, American pilot (d. 1958) 
1896
Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer 
1896
Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo) 
1896
Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer 
1899
Billy Rose, theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show) 
1900
Julien Green, US/French writer (Frere Francois) 
1900
W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1979) 
1901
John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas 
1902
Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News) 
1904
Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross) 
1904
Lyubomir Pipkov, composer 
1904
Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light heavyweight boxing champ (1930-34) 
1906
Alexander Bodon, Hungarian/Dutch architect (RAI building) 
1906
John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher 
1906
Raymond Keane, Denver CO, actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle) 
1907
Elizabeth Morna MacTaggart Ferrars, crime writer 
1907
John A Kelly, US marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991) 
1908
Anthony Wagner, genealogist 
1908
Paul Lavalle, Beacon NY, bandleader (Cities Service Band of America) 
1909
John Ridgely, Chicago IL, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force) 
1910
Frank Fidler, artist 
1911
Bentley Bridgewater, British Museum secretary 
1911
Harry Danning, American baseball player (d. 2004) 
1912
Stephen Murray, Partney England, actor (Alice in Wonderland) 
1912
Vincent DiMaggio, baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves) 
1912
Wayne Barlow, composer 
1915
Franz Josef Strauss, Germany, nazi/minister of defense (1956-62) 
1916
Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner 
1917
George Mann, captain English cricket team 
1917
Philipp von Boeselager, German Wehrmacht officer, failed assassin of Adolf Hitler (d. 2008) 
1919
Wilson Greatbatch, American Inventor 
1921
Robert Millar, journalist 
1921
Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004) 
1921
Norman Joseph Woodland, Atlantic City, New Jersey, inventor (barcode), (d. 2012) 
1923
Peter II Karadjordjevic, King of Yugoslavia (1934-45) 
1923
William Kraft, Chicago, Ill, composer/percussionist 
1924
John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO) 
1925
Jimmy Reed, Mississippi, blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man) 
1926
Arthur William Oldham, composer 
1926
Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands 
1927
Keith Humble, composer 
1928
Evgeny Svetlanov, Moscow Russia, conductor (Siberian Fantasy) 
1928
Rudolph Plukfelder, USSR, light heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964) 
1928
Robert M. Pirsig, American author 
1929
Tsang-houe' Hsu, composer 
1930
Andre Beullens, Flemish painter 
1931
Sander M Levin, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1983- ) 
1932
Earl of Cawdor, British large landowner 
1932
Gilles Tremblay, composer 
1934
Jody McCrea, Los Angeles California, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town) 
1935
Bob Bouber, [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks)/actor 
1935
Jock Wallace, soccer star/manager 
1937
Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut 
1937
Jo Anne Worley, Lowell Indiana, comedienne (Laugh-in) 
1937
John Bernard, Dutch TV weatherman 
1937
Sergio Aragonés, Spanish-born illustrator 
1937
Brigid Berlin, American actor 
1938
Alan Charles Downes, cameraman 
1938
Joan Tower, New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms) 
1939
David Allan Coe, country musician (Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy) 
1939
Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
1939
Dan Cragg, American soldier and author 
1940
Jackie Trent, singer 
1941
Monica Mason, England, ballerina 
1941
Willibrord Frequin, Dutch TV reporter 
1942
Dave Bargeron, NYC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears) 
1942
Harry Jack Max, rocker 
1942
Les Burns, local councillor 
1942
Mel McDaniel, Checotah Oklahoma, singer (Baby's got her Blue Jeans On) 
1943
George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall) 
1943
Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
1944
Gordon DeMarco, writer/activist 
1944
Linda Kaye Henning, Cal, actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction) 
1944
M N Aubrey Mokoape, S Afr's VP (Azanian People Org) 
1944
Swoosie Kurtz, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters) 
1946
Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40) 
1946
Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal) 
1947
Jane Curtin, Cambridge Massachusetts, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie) 
1947
Sylvester, rocker (Do Ya Wanna Funk) 
1947
Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach 
1948
Charles "Claydes" Smith, Jersey City NJ, guitarist (Kool & The Gang) 
1949
Jimmy Litherland, rocker (Mitarbeit) 
1949
Mhlabunzima Maphumulo, S Afr Kwazulu politician 
1950
Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Dutch MP (CDA) 
1951
Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist 
1953
Katherine Cannon, Hartford Ct, actress (Father Murphy, Survivors) 
1953
Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic-bronze-1980) 
1954
Banner Thomas, rocker (Molly Hatchet) 
1954
Jon Erikson, US, 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) 
1954
Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons) 
1954
Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard 
1955
Anne Henning, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972) 
1955
Carl Erwin Walz, Cleve Ohio, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79) 
1956
Pam Allen, Billings MT, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th) 
1956
Bill Ritter, American politician 
1957
"Curley" Joe Smyth, Westbrook Me, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad) 
1957
Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby player 
1957
Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park) 
1957
Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada 
1957
José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal 
1957
Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator 
1958
Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show) 
1958
Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian 
1958
Buster Bloodvessel, British singer 
1958
Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer 
1960
Michael Winslow, Spokane WA, actor/comedian (Police Academy) 
1961
Pal Waaktaar, Oslo Norway, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha) 
1961
Peggy MacIntaggart, Midland Ontario, playmate (January, 1990) 
1961
Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest) 
1961
Simon Reeve, Australian journalist 
1962
Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets) 
1962
Elizabeth Vargas, American journalist 
1963
Jozsef Kiprich, soccer player (Feyenoord) 
1963
Mark Chesnutt, Beaumont Tx, country singer (Too Cold at Home) 
1963
Alice Sebold, American novelist 
1963
Geert Wilders, Dutch politician 
1963
Bryan Simonaire, American politician 
1963
Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer 
1964
Rosie Perez, Bkln, actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump) 
1965
Johan Garrels, soccer player (Alphense Boys, RKC) 
1965
John Polson, Australian actor and film director 
1966
Joan Guetschow, Akron Ohio, biathelete (Olympics-1994) 
1967
Amy Lynn Baxter, model (Penthouse Pet 1990) 
1968
Gene Patrick, Phila, actor (Gemini: Twin Stars) 
1968
Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins) 
1968
Tommy Snider, American actor 
1968
Paul Rea, American television journalist 
1968
Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer 
1969
Aaron Pierce, NFL halfback (NY Giants) 
1969
Cece Peniston, Phoenix AZ, Miss Black AZ/singer (Finally) 
1969
Douglas Pirini, Auckland NZ, decathlete (Olympics-96) 
1969
Helen Labdan, Bracknell England, model (page 3) 
1969
Ben Finegold, American chess player 
1969
Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete 
1969
Michael Davis, American softball player (Solvents, et al) 
1970
Igor Korolev, Moscow Russia, NHLer (Team Russia, Winnipeg) 
1970
Shane Heal, Box Hill Melbourne VIC Austral, basketball guard (Oly-96) 
1970
Torrance Small, NFL wide receiver (NO Saints) 
1970
Paul Miller, American composer and author 
1971
Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets) 
1971
Holli Rene Hyche, Indianapolis Indiana, runner 
1971
Kathy Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets) 
1971
Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Oly-gild-98) 
1971
Sandra Natasha Abreu, Miss Universe-Dominican Republic (1996) 
1971
Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer 
1972
Eric Zeier, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns) 
1972
Frank Rocca, CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers) 
1972
China Miéville, English writer 
1972
Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress 
1972
Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer 
1972
Idris Elba, English/American actor 
1972
Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs) 
1973
Greg Rusedski, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Seoul) 
1973
Carlo Cudicini, Italian footballer 
1974
Justin Whalin, SF California, actor (Jimmy-Lois & Clark, Charles in Charge) 
1974
Tim Henman, English tennis player 
1974
Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans) 
1975
Derrek Lee, American baseball player 
1976
Danny Blankers, soccer player (PSV/Willem II) 
1976
Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996) 
1976
N.O.R.E., American rapper 
1976
Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer 
1976
Naomie Harris, American actress 
1977
Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer 
1978
Natalia Cigliuti, NY, actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class) 
1978
Cisco Adler, American singer 
1978
Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player 
1978
Mathew Horne, English Actor 
1978
Tony Thaxton, drummer (Motion City Soundtrack) 
1979
Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer 
1979
Carlos Adrián Morales, Mexican footballer 
1979
Foxy Brown, American rapper 
1979
Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler 
1980
Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer 
1980
Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer 
1980
Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer 
1980
Jillian Hall, American professional wrestler 
1981
Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong singer 
1981
Mark Teahen, American baseball player 
1985
Webbie, American rapper 
1985
Ali Ashfaq, Maldivian footballer 
1985
Alberto Valerio, Brazilian racing driver 
1987
Ramiele Malubay, American singer 
1989
Nikos Boutzikos, Greek footballer 
2000
Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (d. 2000) 
2006
Prince Hisahito of Akishino, Japan Imperial Family member 
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