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Notable Birthdays on September 9th

214Aurelian, Serdica, Roman Emperor (270-275)

1966Adam Sandler, Brooklyn New York, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live)

1980Michelle Williams, Kalispell, Montana, actress (Dawson's Creek)

1890Harland Sanders, Henryville Ind, colonel/CEO (Kentucky Fried Chicken), (d. 1980)

September 9th Birthdays
Date Event
214
Aurelian, Serdica, Roman Emperor (270-275) 
384
Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423) 
1349
Duke Albert III of Austria (d. 1395) 
1427
Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (d. 1464) 
1466
Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (d. 1523) 
1558
Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602) 
1583
Girolamo Frescobaldi, composer 
1585
Armand-Jean du Plessicide de Richelieu, premier of France (1624-42) 
1618
Joan Cererols, composer 
1629
Cornelis Tromp, Dutch lt-adm-gen/son of Maarten Tromp 
1646
Zeger B van Espen, Flemish theologist 
1664
Johann Christoph Pez, composer 
1687
Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer 
1700
Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (d. 1780) 
1711
Thomas Hutchinson, American politician (d. 1780) 
1731
Francisco Javier Clavijero, Mexican writer (d. 1787) 
1752
Johann Friedrich Christmann, composer 
1754
William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) 
1755
Benjamin Bourne, American politician (d. 1808) 
1769
Cornelis F van Maanen, Dutch minister of Justice (1807..42) 
1789
William Cranch Bond, US, astronomer (codiscovered Hyperion) 
1794
William Lonsdale, Bath, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral) 
1809
William Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890 
1817
Speed Smith Fry, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 
1819
Martin Luther Smith, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1866 
1822
Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention 
1826
Frederich I W L, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907) 
1826
Thomas John Lucas, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1908 
1828
Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS] 
1834
Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant) 
1834
William MacRae, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882 
1840
Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer 
1850
Harishchandra, India, poet/dramatist/father of modern Hindi 
1850
Leopoldo Miguez, composer 
1853
Frederick R Spofforth, Australia, cricketer (Demon) 
1855
Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist 
1855
Anthony Francis Lucas Croatian-born oil exploration pioneer (d. 1921) 
1858
Benjamin Kidel, English Sudan (Control of the Tropics) 
1865
Edwin Lehare, composer 
1868
Mary Austin, Ill, feminist/nature writer (Land of Little Rain) 
1872
Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers) 
1872
Josef Stransky, composer 
1873
Edward Burlingame Hill, composer 
1877
Frank Chance, baseball player/manager, Tinkers to Evers to Chance 
1878
Adelaide Crapsey, American poet (d. 1914) 
1878
Sergio Osmeña, 4th President of the Philippines (d. 1961) 
1880
Viking Eggeling, Sweden, artist/film maker (Diagonal Symphony) 
1882
Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (d. 1962) 
1887
Alf (Alfred) Landon, (R-Ks) American politician and Presidential candidate (1932, 1936). Dies 1987 
1887
Raymond Walburn, Plymouth In, actor (Christmas in July) 
1890
Harland Sanders, Henryville Ind, colonel/CEO (Kentucky Fried Chicken), (d. 1980) 
1892
Bruno Sturmer, composer 
1892
Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (d. 1961) 
1894
Arthur Freed, American songwriter and film producer (d. 1973) 
1894
Bert Oldfield, Australian cricketer (d. 1976) 
1896
Fritz Reuter, composer 
1898
Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, NYC, baseball player (NL MVP 1931) 
1899
Louis Cheslock, composer 
1899
Neil Hamilton, Lynn Mass, actor (Commisioner Gordon-Batman) 
1899
Waite Hoyt, American baseball player (d. 1984) 
1900
James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips) 
1903
Phyllis Whitney, American writer (d. 2008) 
1904
Feroze Khan, Pakistani field hockey player (d. 2005) 
1905
Hussain Sha - Indian Saint, Philosopher, Pithapuram 
1907
Leon Edel, biographer 
1907
Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront) 
1908
Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate) 
1908
John Haeton, US, bobsled (Olympic-silver-1928, 48) 
1909
Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again) 
1911
John Gorton, Australian politician (d. 2002) 
1911
Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972) 
1917
Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (d. 1942) 
1918
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Novara, Italy, politician (Italian President, 1992-1999), (d. 2012) 
1919
Jacques Marin, Paris, actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo) 
1919
Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, gambler/sportscaster (lay you 5 to 1) 
1919
Richard Webb, Bloomington IL, actor (Invisible Monster, Git) 
1919
Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998) 
1920
Michael Aldridge, Glastonbury England, actor (Murder in Cathedral) 
1920
Robert Wood Johnson III, American philanthropist (d. 1970) 
1920
Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (d. 1993) 
1921
Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer 
1922
Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat 
1922
MacKenzie John, pipe major 
1922
Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer 
1922
Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (d. 2000) 
1923
Cliff Robertson, La Jolla, California, American actor (Charly) and spokesman for AT&T 
1923
Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
1924
Jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown) 
1924
Nino Bibbia, Italy, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1948) 
1924
Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003) 
1926
Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian 
1926
Jake Carey, US R&B-singer (Flamingos-I Know Better) 
1926
Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric 
1927
Elvin Jones, Pontiac Michigan, American jazz drummer (Coltrane's A Love Supreme') 
1929
Stan Parris, (Rep-R-VA, 1973-74, 81- ) 
1929
Claude Nougaro, French singer (d. 2004) 
1930
Paolo Castaldi, composer 
1930
Frank Lucas, Drug Lord 
1932
Ali Doelman-Pel, Dutch MP (PvdA) 
1932
Sylvia Miles, NYC, actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely) 
1934
Sonia Sanchez, US playwright/poet (The Bronx is Next) 
1935
[Chaim] Topol, Tel Aviv Israel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof) 
1935
Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author 
1936
Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter, composer 
1937
Mikhail N Tai, Latvia, World chess champion (1960-61) 
1938
Richard Sharpe, English rugby player 
1939
Howard P McKeon, (Rep-R-California) 
1939
Carlos Ortiz, Puerto Rican boxer 
1940
Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers) 
1941
Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, composer 
1941
Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good) 
1941
Otis Redding, Dawson Ga, rock bassist (Sitting on the Dock of the Bay) 
1941
Dennis Ritchie, American computer scientist 
1942
Inez Foxx, Greensboro NC, rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle) 
1942
John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia) 
1942
Luther Simmons, rocker (Main Ingredient 
1943
Art LaFleur, American actor 
1944
Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina 
1945
Omukama Patrick David Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro 
1945
Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway) 
1946
Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author 
1946
Doug Ingle, Omaha Nebraska, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly) 
1946
Pete Gavin, rocker 
1946
Hayato Tani, Japanese actor 
1947
David Rosenboom, composer 
1947
Freddy Weller, Georgia, rocker (Paul Revers & The Raiders) 
1947
Lynn Fitzgerald, marathoner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hrs) 
1949
Joe Theismann, NFL QB (Redskins)/sportscaster 
1949
John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976) 
1949
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesian politician 
1950
John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers) 
1951
Corry Konings, Dutch singer 
1951
Robert Desiderio, Bronx NY, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City) 
1951
Tom Wopat, Lodi, Wisconsin, American actor and singer (The Dukes of Hazzard, One Life to Live) 
1951
Alexander Downer, Australian politician 
1952
Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space) 
1952
Bonnie Large, Glendale CA, playmate (March 1973) 
1952
David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again) 
1952
Lee M Morin, Manchester NH, cmdr USN/astronaut 
1952
Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel) 
1954
Walter Paul Davis, Pineville NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976) 
1954
Jeffrey Combs, American actor 
1955
John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator 
1956
Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky, Russia, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12) 
1957
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist 
1957
Gabriele Tredozi, Italian engineer 
1959
Eric Serra, French composer 
1960
Christopher Sherratt White, Hamilton NZ, rower (Olympics-96) 
1960
Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months) 
1960
Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur 
1960
Bob Stoops, American football coach 
1961
Jim Corsi, Newtonville MA, pitcher (Oakland A's) 
1962
Aleta Rzepecki Sill, Detroit Mich, bowler (1983 WIBC single) 
1962
Derek Kennard, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys) 
1962
Jack Trudeau, NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers) 
1963
Leslie Thompson, Burlington Vt, cross country skier (Olympics-1994) 
1964
Skip [Jules I] Kendall, Milwaukee WI, PGA golfer (1993 Intl-8th) 
1964
Willie Broughton, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints) 
1965
Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless) 
1965
Dan Majerle, NBA guard (Miami Heat) 
1965
Marc Dunn, Kingston Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96) 
1965
Todd Zeile, Van Nuys CA, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies) 
1966
Adam Sandler, Brooklyn New York, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live) 
1966
Alison Sydor, Edmonton Alberta, x-ctry cyclist (Olympics-silver-96) 
1966
David Bennent, Lausanne, actor (Tin Drum, Legend) 
1966
Kevin Hatcher, Detroit MI, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts) 
1966
Georg Hackl, German luger 
1967
B J Armstrong, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets) 
1967
Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, Metisse,) 
1967
Akshay Kumar, Indian Actor 
1968
Jonathan A Drummond Jr, Phila, 4X400m runner (Olympics-silver-96) 
1968
Julia Sawalha, actress (Saffron-Abfab, Chrissy-Buddy's Song) 
1968
Thomas P Auth, Orange NJ, rower (Olympics-1996) 
1968
Jon Drummond, American former sprinter 
1968
Clive Mendonca, English Footballer 
1969
Christine Smith, Darien Conn, rower (Olympics-96) 
1969
Scott DeFreitas, Newton Mass, actor (Andy Dixon-As the World Turns) 
1969
Sean Rooks, NBA center (LA Lakers) 
1969
Constance Marie, American actress 
1970
Dan Miceli, Newark NJ, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates) 
1970
Joey Hamilton, Statesboro GA, pitcher (San Diego Padres) 
1970
Mike Faulkerson, NFL fullback (Chic Bears) 
1970
Natalia Streignard, Venezuelan actress 
1971
Jill Sudduth, Balt MD, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96) 
1972
Ben Bronson, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions) 
1972
Mike Hampton, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Houston Astros) 
1972
Miriam Oremans, Berlicum Neth, tennis star 
1972
James Farmer, American educator and artist 
1972
Natasha Kaplinsky, British newsreader 
1972
Goran Višnjić, Croatian actor 
1973
Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons) 
1973
Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96) 
1973
Todd McMillon, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders) 
1973
Troy Rudolph, production asst (Suburbanators, Viper) 
1973
Kazuhisa Ishii, Japanese baseball player 
1974
Jennie Kwan, Glendale California, actress (Samantha Woo-California Dreams) 
1974
Leah O'Brien, Garden Grove California, softball infielder (Olympic-gold-96) 
1974
Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin) 
1974
Vikram Batra, Officer of the Indian Army 
1974
Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician 
1975
Michael Bublé, Canadian singer and actor 
1976
Mattias Ohlund, NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998) 
1976
Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian musician (Ulver, ex-Borknagar) 
1976
Aki Riihilahti, Finnish footballer 
1976
Emma de Caunes, French film actress 
1976
Chace Ambrose, American actor and writer 
1976
Juan A. Baptista, Venezuelan actor 
1977
Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer 
1977
Soulja Slim, American rapper (d. 2003) 
1977
Kyle Snyder, Major League Baseball pitcher 
1978
Jhane Landwier, Miss Bonaire Universe (1997) 
1978
Kurt Ainsworth, Major League Baseball pitcher 
1978
Shane Battier, American basketball player 
1978
Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player 
1980
Todd Coffey, American baseball player 
1980
Michelle Williams, Kalispell, Montana, actress (Dawson's Creek) 
1981
Julie Gonzalo, Argentinian actress 
1982
Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter 
1983
Kyle Davies, American baseball player 
1983
Edwin Jackson, Major League Baseball pitcher 
1983
Sam Hollenbach, National Football League quarterback 
1983
Cleveland Taylor, International footballer 
1984
James Hildreth, English Cricketer 
1985
Luka Modrić, Croatian footballer 
1985
J.R. Smith, American basketball player 
1986
Justice Chibhabha, Zimbabwean cricketer 
1986
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Cameroonian basketball player 
1986
Michael Bowden, American baseball player 
1987
Alexandre Song, Cameroonian footballer 
1987
Joshua Herdman, English actor 
1990
Melody Klaver, Dutch actress 
2000
Victoria Federica de Marichalar y de Borbón, granddaughter of king Juan Carlos I of Spain 
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