History Hop Tags - William

William - Notable Historical Events

William WallaceSep 11, 1297

Queen Elizabeth IJan 22, 1575

William ShakespeareJan 29, 1595

William PennMar 4, 1681

William KiddJul 6, 1699

William AllenJun 24, 1731

William Pitt SrNov 20, 1755

Paul RevereApr 18, 1775

William WilberforceMay 12, 1789

NapoleonJan 9, 1799

William ClarkJul 24, 1799

William Henry HarrisonNov 7, 1811

William Lloyd GarrisonJan 1, 1831

Davy CrockettMar 6, 1836

John TylerApr 4, 1841

Alfred TennysonNov 19, 1850

William T. ShermanDec 29, 1862

William GladstoneFeb 21, 1874

William Jennings BryanJul 8, 1896

William McKinleyNov 3, 1896

William Howard TaftJul 4, 1901

Theodore RooseveltSep 14, 1901

William Randolph HearstNov 6, 1906

William George BarkerNov 15, 1916

William FaulknerFeb 19, 1932

FDRAug 17, 1940

Gloria SwansonAug 10, 1950

William ShockleyJul 5, 1951

Audrey HepburnMar 25, 1954

Alec GuinnessOct 2, 1957

Henry KissingerAug 22, 1973

William J CaseyJan 28, 1981

Prince WilliamJun 22, 1982

William ShatnerApr 15, 1992

President ClintonJul 19, 1993

David AttenboroughSep 14, 2009

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William - Historical Events
Date Event
942-12-17

Assassination of William I Longsword, 2nd Duke of Normandy.

1066-09-27

William the Conqueror's troops set sail for England

1066-09-28

William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex

1066-10-14

Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II

1066-12-25

Duke William of Normandy ('William the Conqueror) crowned king of England

1086-08-01

Results of the Domesday inquiry presented to William the Conqueror in Salisbury (the date of compilation and the Great Domesday are historically contestable)

1095-02-25

Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus

1100-08-02

King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest.

1156-05-28

Battle at Brindisi: Norman-Sicillian King William beats Byzantine fleet under John Doukas and Alexios Bryennios

1174-07-13

William I of Scotland, key rebel in Revolt of 1173-1174, captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.

1217-05-20

The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.

1230-05-02

William de Braose, 10th Baron Abergavenny is hanged by Prince Llywelyn the Great.

1297-09-11

Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel William Wallace beats English

1305-08-05

William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.

1305-08-23

William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.

1307-11-18

William Tell reputedly shoots apple off his son's head

1315-10-25

Adam Banastre, Henry de Lea and William Bradshaw, led an attack on Liverpool Castle.

1328-05-26

William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII

1477-11-18

First English dated printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers" by William Caxton

1484-03-26

William Caxton printed his translation of Aesop's Fables.

1537-10-04

The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.

1550-09-05

William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs

1555-11-17

William of Orange becomes member of Council of State

1561-02-22

William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais

1563-02-27

William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral

1567-04-11

Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda

1568-01-24

In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw

1568-10-05

William of Oranges army occupies Brabant

1572-07-23

William of Orange's troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden

1575-01-22

English Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly

1580-06-15

Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.

1582-03-18

Prince William of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp

1583-06-18

Richard Martin of London takes out first life insurance policy, on William Gibbons; premium was £383

1593-01-05

William Louis of Nassau becomes governor/viceroy of Drenthe

1595-01-29

William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed. First published early 1597

1597-04-23

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.

1604-11-01

William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" first presented

1609-05-20

Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.

1611-11-01

Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented

1613-06-29

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre burns down

1621-12-25

Gov William Bradford of Plymouth Colony (now in Massachusetts) forbids game playing on Christmas

1634-02-17

William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti

1639-05-08

William Coddington founds Newport RI

1639-11-24

1st observation of transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree - helped establish size of the Solar System

1643-12-25

Christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.

1668-02-07

Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"

1675-03-02

Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel

1677-04-11

Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III

1678-08-14

Battle of Mons - French repulse William of Orange

1681-03-04

English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania

1682-06-18

William Penn founds Philadelphia, US

1682-08-24

Duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn

1682-08-30

William Penn left England to sail to New World

1682-10-26

William Penn accepts area around Delaware River from Duke of York

1682-10-29

William Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania

1683-06-23

William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"

1687-09-26

The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.

1688-06-30

Whig Lords questions prince William III of Orange on Protestantism

1688-11-24

General strategist John Churchill meets William III

1688-12-04

General John Churchill (later 1st Duke of Marlborough) changes allegiance from James II to William of Orange

1688-12-20

Prince William of Orange's troops arrive in London

1688-12-23

English King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France and from William of Orange

1689-01-22

Prince William of Orange (future King William III of Britain), summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary

1689-02-14

English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince William III on the throne

1689-02-23

Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England

1689-03-14

Scotland dismisses William III & Mary Stuart as king & queen

1689-04-11

William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain

1689-04-21

William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England

1689-05-09

English King William III declares war on France

1690-06-11

English king William III departs to Ireland

1690-06-24

King William III's army lands at Carrickfergus Ireland [OS=June 14]

1690-07-01

Army of Protestant King William III defeats deposed Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of Boyne in Ireland

1690-07-11

Battle of Drogheda Boyne (William III beat deposed James II)

1690-07-12

Battle of Boyne in Ireland, Protestant King William III defeats English Catholic King James II

1691-07-12

Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) Ireland, William III beats James II

1692-02-13

Glencoe Massacre : about 78 MacDonalds are killed early in the morning by rival Campbell clan members, allegedly for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange.

1692-07-24

French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)

1693-02-06

Royal charter granted College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va

1693-02-08

William & Mary college is chartered in the Dominion and Colony of Virginia (2nd in North America)

1693-02-13

College of William & Mary opens in Virginia

1694-10-23

American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.

1695-04-30

William Congreve's "Love for Love" premieres in London

1695-05-12

English king William III departs to Netherlands

1695-09-01

French garrison of castle Namur surrenders fto the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England

1696-03-07

English King William III departs Netherlands

1697-05-24

English King William III travels through northern Europe

1697-09-03

King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick

1699-07-06

Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston

1700-05-07

William Penn began monthly meetings for blacks advocating emancipation

1701-05-23

Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore.

1701-11-08

William Penn presents Charter of Priviliges

1702-03-08

England: Queen Anne ascends throne upon death of King William III

1731-06-24

Freemason and Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen is appointed Provincial Grand Master of Pennsylvania, the first and youngest Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

1752-06-05

Prince William of Orange becomes Knight of Garter

1755-04-02

Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.

1755-11-20

English minister William Pitt Sr resigns

1757-04-06

British King George II fires minister William Pitt Sr

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1766-11-10

The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).

1774-03-04

First sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)

1774-12-13

1st incident of American Revolution - 400 attack Ft William and Mary, New Hampshire

1774-12-14

Portsmouth, New Hampshire militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William & Mary

1775-04-18

Paul Revere & William Dawes ride from Charleston to Lexington warning the "regulars are coming!"

1776-12-05

1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms

1777-09-25

British general William Howe conquers Philadelphia

1777-09-27

British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution

1780-05-02

William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris

1781-03-13

Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)

1783-02-01

William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex

1783-12-07

William Pitt Jr (24) becomes the youngest ever British Prime Minister

1783-12-19

British government of William Pitt the Younger forms

1787-01-11

Titania & Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel

1789-04-28

Fletcher Christian leads mutiny on HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh

1789-05-12

William Wilberforce makes his first major speech on abolition in UK House of Commons, reasons the slave trade morally reprehensible and an issue of natural justice

1789-06-14

Capt William Bligh reaches Timor

1789-08-28

Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus

1789-09-17

William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn

1791-11-29

Chatham Islands sighted by HMS Chatham commanded by William Broughton

1792-10-29

Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who spotted the mountain near the mouth of the Willamette River.

1795-02-07

Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies

1795-04-23

William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason

1797-02-25

Colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain

1797-07-08

1st US senator (William Blount of Tennessee) expelled by impeachment

1799-01-09

British Prime Minister William Pitt introduces income tax to raise funds for the war against Napoleon.

1799-07-24

William Clark (of Lewis & Clark) is willed the slave York

1800-07-10

The British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.

1802-04-15

William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a "long belt" of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud".

1803-02-04

William Dunlap, adapts French melodrama "Voice of Nature"

1804-01-31

British vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao

1804-02-26

Vice-admiral William Bligh (of Bounty fame) ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad

1804-05-14

Meriwether Lewis & William Clark's expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson sets out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

1806-10-08

British forces lay siege to French port of Boulogne using Congreve rockets, invented by Sir William Congreve

1808-04-13

William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance

1809-01-20

1st US geology book published by William Maclure

1809-06-08

William Hyde Wollaston invents the first reflective goniometer

1811-11-07

Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen. William Henry Harrison defeats the Native Americans of the Tecumesh Confederation

1811-12-26

A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable.

1812-12-29

The USS Constitution under the command of Captain William Bainbridge, captures the HMS Java off the coast of Brazil after a three hour battle.

1813-05-11

In Australia, William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth, lead an expedition westwards from Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continued expansion throughout the 19th century.

1819-02-19

British explorer William Smith discovers the South Shetland Islands, and claims them in the name of King George III.

1819-07-04

William Herschel makes last telescopic observation of 1819 comet

1824-01-28

William Kneass becomes 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40)

1827-04-23

William Rowan Hamilton presents his Theory of systems of rays.

1829-07-23

William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)

1829-08-03

Gioacchino Rossini's "William Tell" premieres in Paris

1830-09-15

1st person to be run over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, England)

1831-01-01

William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal

1831-09-08

William IV is crowned King of Great Britain.

1834-03-06

Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor

1834-11-14

William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months

1835-04-18

William Lamb (Lord Melbourne) forms British government

1836-03-06

Battle of the Alamo: after 13 days of fighting during Texas Revolution between 1,500 and 3,000 Mexicans overwhelmed the Texians at the Alamo. Between 182 and 257 Texians died, including William Travis, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett.

1837-06-20

Queen Victoria at 18 ascends British throne following death of uncle King William IV. She ruled for 63 years ending in 1901

1837-07-25

The first commercial use of an electric telegraph was successfully demonstrated by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone on 25 July 1837 between Euston and Camden Town in London.

1837-08-28

Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufacture Worcestershire Sauce

1837-12-05

Uprising under William Lyon Mackenzie in Canada

1839-02-24

Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia

1840-01-29

First Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi Captain William Hobson arrives in the Bay of Islands, NZ

1840-05-21

Captain William Hobson proclaims British sovereignty over New Zealand; the North Island by treaty and the South Island by 'discovery'

1840-12-02

William Henry Harrison elected the 9th President of the United States of America

1841-03-04

Longest inauguration speech (8,443 words), William Henry Harrison

1841-04-04

Vice President John Tyler becomes the 10th President of the United States after the death of President William Henry Harrison

1842-01-13

Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for (reputedly) being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.

1843-10-16

Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.

1844-03-21

The original date predicted by William Miller of Massachusetts for the return of Christ and the end of the world.

1845-02-15

William Parsons, Earl of Rosse, 1st uses 72 inch (183 cm) reflector

1846-09-30

Anesthetic ether used for 1st time by American dentist Dr William Morton who extracts a tooth

1846-10-10

Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell

1846-10-15

Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether

1846-10-16

Dentist William T Morton demonstrates effectiveness of ether

1847-10-20

Little William Nelman poisons his grandpa

1848-05-30

William G Young patents ice cream freezer

1848-06-05

Statue of prince William the Silent, Prince of Orange, unveiled

1848-12-26

William & Ellen Craft escape from slavery in Georgia

1849-12-18

William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope

1850-03-18

Henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo

1850-11-19

Alfred Tennyson becomes British Poet Laureate, succeeding William Wordsworth

1851-10-24

William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus

1852-03-01

Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

1853-03-04

William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP

1853-04-26

Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber

1853-07-06

William Wells Brown publishes "Clotel", 1st novel by an African American

1854-01-04

The McDonald Islands are discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang.

1854-01-18

Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico

1855-06-01

US adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery

1855-09-03

Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.

1856-05-27

Doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning

1857-05-01

William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy

1857-05-19

William Francis Channing & Moses G Farmer patents electric fire alarm

1858-01-30

William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"

1858-07-28

First use of fingerprints as a means of identification is made by Sir William James Herschel of the Indian Civil Service

1859-07-12

Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass

1862-06-07

Gen B Butler orders William Mumford hanged after he removed & destroyed US flag on display over New Orleans Mint

1862-12-29

Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat General William T. Sherman

1863-01-13

Chenille manufacturing machine patented by William Canter, NYC

1863-04-14

William Bullock patents continuous-roll printing press

1863-04-30

-5/1] Battle of Snyder's Bluff, Virginia (part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War): General Sherman beaten by Confederate forces

1863-08-21

Raid at Lawrence KS by William Quantrill

1864-01-14

General Sherman begins his march to the South

1864-05-06

US Civil war: General Sherman begins advance to Atlanta Georgia

1864-08-29

William Huggins discovers chemical composition of nebulae

1864-09-02

Union General William T. Sherman captures and burns Atlanta during US Civil War

1864-11-15

Union Major General Sherman leaves Atlanta on the "March to the Sea"

1864-11-16

Union General William T. Sherman begins march to sea during Civil War

1864-12-10

General Sherman's armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins

1864-12-21

General Sherman conquers Savannah, Georgia

1865-02-01

General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins

1865-03-11

General William T. Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC

1865-03-23

General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC

1865-04-14

U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell.

1865-04-18

Confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to General William T. Sherman in North Carolina

1865-07-02

One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission

1865-08-22

William Sheppard is issued the first US patent for liquid soap

1868-01-16

Refrigerator car patented by William Davis, a fish dealer in Detroit

1868-07-28

US Secretary of State William H. Seward announces 14th Amendment ratified by states, grants citizenship to ex-slaves

1869-12-28

William Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum

1870-09-20

Mayor William Tweed accused of robbing NY treasury

1871-03-22

William Holden of NC becomes 1st governor removed by impeachment

1871-04-10

William Hammond Hall's maps & surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted

1871-05-17

Indian fighter General William T. Sherman escapes Comanches in an ambulance

1871-10-27

Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after NY Times exposed his corruption

1873-11-19

William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment

1874-02-21

Benjamin Disraeli succeeds William Gladstone as British premier

1874-05-26

2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5

1875-11-16

William Bonwill, patents dental mallet to impact gold into cavities

1875-12-04

William Marcy "Boss" Tweed (NYC-Tammany Hall) escapes from jail

1876-06-10

10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40.5

1881-07-13

5th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats J Hartley (6-0 6-1 6-1)

1881-09-03

1st US Men's Tennis: Richard D Sears beats William E Glyn (6-0 6-3 6-2)

1882-04-10

Captain William Matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii)

1882-07-17

6th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-1 2-6 4-6 6-2 6-2)

1883-05-23

9th Kentucky Derby: William Donohue aboard Leonatus wins in 2:43

1883-07-16

7th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (2-6 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-3)

1884-01-18

Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Iesu Grist (Welsh for Jesus Christ) Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom.

1884-06-05

William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected"

1884-07-19

8th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 6-4 9-7)

1885-07-17

9th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (7-5, 6-2 4-6 7-5)

1886-03-01

The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.

1886-04-08

William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.

1886-07-17

10th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 5-7 6-3 6-4)

1887-03-15

1st salaried fish & game warden (William Alden Smith in Michigan)

1887-05-13

15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25

1888-08-21

William Seward Burroughs patents adding machine

1888-09-06

Queen Victoria grants William Mackinnons' Imperial British East Africa Company political & commercial rights

1889-07-13

13th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-4 6-1 3-6 6-0)

1889-08-13

William Gray patents coin-operated telephone

1889-12-24

Daniel Stover & William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake

1890-08-06

At Auburn Prison, New York murderer William Kemmler becomes first person to be executed by electric chair.

1890-11-23

King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit.

1891-08-19

William Huggins describes astronomical application of spectrum

1892-01-11

William D McCoy of Indiana appointed US minister to Liberia

1892-02-01

Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite

1892-02-02

Bottle cap with cork seal patented by William Painter (Baltimore)

1892-08-15

4th & last British government of William Gladstone forms

1893-08-01

Henry Perky & William Ford patent shredded wheat

1894-05-23

William Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal

1895-02-23

William Heard, AME minister & educator, named minister to Liberia

1896-07-08

William Jennings Bryan's "cross of gold" speech at Democrat convention

1896-10-05

William Gillette's "Secret Service," premieres in NYC

1896-11-03

William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president

1897-03-04

William McKinley inaugurated as 25th president of US

1897-04-24

1st reporter, William Price (Wash Star), assigned to White House

1897-05-18

American baseball NY Giant William (Bill) Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game

1897-06-17

William Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti

1898-01-04

1st installment of William Dean Howell's "Life & Letters" appears

1900-02-03

Gubernatorial candidate William Goebel is assassinated in Frankfort, Kentucky.

1900-06-19

In the USA, the Republican Party nominate President William McKinley for re-election, but choose a new candidate for Vice-President: Theodore Roosevelt

1900-11-06

Republican President William McKinley and his Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt, defeat Democrats' William Jennings Bryan in the US elections

1901-03-04

President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president; Theodore |Roosevelt serves as Vice President

1901-07-04

William Howard Taft, a former Federal judge, is installed as first governor-general of the Philippines and declares amnesty for all insurgents who take an oath of allegiance

1901-08-21

21st US Men's Tennis: William Larned beats Beals C Wright (6-2 6-8 6-4 6-4)

1901-09-06

US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York

1901-09-14

Theodore Roosevelt is sword in as President, the youngest man to serve as President of the US, after William McKinley finally dies after an anarchist shoots him in Buffalo

1901-09-19

11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley

1903-08-27

23rd US Men's Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (6-0 6-3 10-8)

1904-08-24

24th US Men's Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (10-8 6-4 9-7)

1906-02-22

Black evangelist William J Seymour arrives in LA Calif

1906-08-29

William J Clothier wins the US Tennis Open

1906-10-03

William Vaughan Moody's "Great Divide" premieres in NYC

1906-11-06

Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY Gov beats William Randolph Hearst

1908-06-16

The Republican Party convenes in Chicago where President Roosevelt picks William H. Taft as his successor

1908-07-07

The Democratic Party meets in Denver at the start of their convention; William Jennings Bryan is nominated as presidential nominee

1908-09-16

Carriage-maker, William Durant, founds General Motors in Flint, Michigan

1908-11-03

William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan

1909-03-04

President Taft inaugrated at 27th president during 10" snowstorm

1909-08-18

Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.

1909-09-27

US President Taft sets aside some 3 million acres of oil-rich public land (including Teapot Dome, Wyoming) for conservation purposes

1910-02-08

The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce.

1910-03-26

William H Lewis appointed asst attorney general of US

1910-04-14

President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day

1910-06-13

William D Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia

1910-11-08

William H. Frost receives the first U.S. patent for an electrical insect destroyer

1911-04-27

Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the United States Senate.

1911-05-23

NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft

1911-08-14

United States Senate leaders begin to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye's death.

1912-03-16

Mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Wash DC

1913-01-07

William M Burton patents a process to "crack" petroleum

1913-02-16

President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico

1913-03-10

William Knox becomes 1st in American Bowling Congress to bowl 300

1914-08-15

US Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, in a letter to J P Morgan, declares that loans to any of the belligerents go against US neutrality

1914-09-11

William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"

1915-01-28

1st US ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)

1915-06-09

William Jennings Bryan quits as US Secretary of State

1915-06-17

The League to Enforce Peace is organised at Independence Hall in Philadelphia with William Howard Taft as president; its program anticipates the League of Nations

1915-08-12

"Of Human Bondage" by William Somerset Maugham, published

1915-09-05

35th US Men's Tennis: William Johnston beats McLoughlin (1-6 6-0 7-5 10-8)

1915-10-21

William Jennings Bryan's successor as US Secretary of State, Robert Lansing, sends a note to Britain protesting interference with US shipping

1915-10-27

Andrew Fisher is replaced as Labour Prime Minister by William 'Billy' Hughes, who will advocate a more active role for Australians in the war

1916-05-24

US pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker

1916-07-15

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

1916-11-15

William George Barker, flying very low over the Ancre River, spots a large concentration of German troops massing for a counter-attack on Beaumont Hamel, and sends an emergency Zone Call brought to bear all available artillery fire in the area onto the specified target. The force of some 4,000 German infantry was effectively broken up, and Barker is awarded the Military Cross

1918-04-03

US House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler

1918-05-11

44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8

1918-09-03

38th US Men's Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (6-3 6-1 7-5)

1919-07-06

William Veeck, sportswriter, replaces Fred Mitchell as Cubs president

1919-09-04

39th US Men's Tennis: William M Johnston beats Wm T Tilden (6-4 6-4 6-3)

1921-01-18

William Archer's "Green Goddess," premieres in NYC

1921-09-19

41st US Men's Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 6-3 6-1)

1922-05-30

Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000

1922-09-09

William T Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins

1923-07-07

43rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Johnston beats F Hunter (60 63 61)

1923-09-15

43rd US Mens Tennis: William T Tilden beats W M Johnston (6-4 6-1 6-4)

1924-09-02

44th US Men's Tennis: William Tilden beats William Johnston (6-1 9-7 6-2)

1925-06-12

William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"

1925-12-17

Col William "Billy" Mitchell court-martialed for insubordination

1927-07-09

Atty William T Francis named minister to Liberia

1927-09-17

47th US Men's Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats William T Tilden (11-9 6-3 11-9)

1929-01-03

27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS pres

1930-02-03

William Howard Taft, resigns as chief justice for health reasons

1930-03-11

Pres & Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington

1931-10-10

William Waltons "Belshazzar's Feast" premieres in Leeds

1932-02-19

William Faulkner completes his novel "Light in August"

1932-02-29

TIME magazine features eccentric American politician William "Alfalfa" Murray on its cover after Murray stated his intention to run for President of the United States.

1933-03-27

Polythene discovered by Reginald Gibson & Eric William Fawcett

1934-01-15

While robbing the First National Bank in East Chicago, Indianapolis, Dillinger is shot several times by officer William O'Malley, but survives because he is wearing a bullet proof vest.

1934-08-02

William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour

1934-08-16

US explorer William Beebe descends 3,028' (923 m) in Bathysphere

1935-06-10

Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous

1936-11-12

St Louis Browns sold to Donald L Barnes & William O DeWitt

1937-03-26

William H Hastie becomes 1st black federal judge (Virgin Islands)

1939-03-08

Lenore Coffee & William Joyce Cowan's "Family Portrait" premieres

1939-09-18

William Joyce's first Nazi propaganda broadcast.

1939-09-19

Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin

1939-10-25

William Saroyan's "Time of Your Life" premieres in NYC

1939-12-07

William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland

1940-08-17

FDR & Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission

1942-01-16

William Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in US army

1942-05-11

William Faulkner's collections of short stories, Go Down, Moses, is published.

1942-11-03

William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago

1943-01-05

William H Hastie, civilian aide to secretary of war, resigns to protest segregation in armed forces

1943-02-18

William D Cox buys Philadelphia Phillies

1943-07-06

US destroyer William D Porter [Willie Dee] launched

1943-11-23

Phils owner William D Cox is permanently banned from baseball for having bet on his own team

1945-04-10

William Schuman & Antony Tudors ballet premieres in NYC

1945-05-23

Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) arrested at Danish boundary

1945-06-10

US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze

1945-06-18

William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) charged with treason

1945-09-19

Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London

1946-05-07

William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands

1947-01-03

William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee

1947-10-01

William Wister Haines' "Command Decision" premieres in NYC

1948-06-12

"William Tell Overture" by Spike Jones peaks at #6

1948-07-20

US Communist Party chairman William Forster arrested

1950-04-26

U of Miami ends William & Mary straight tennis match victories at 82

1950-05-06

76th Kentucky Derby: William Boland on Middleground wins in 2:01.6

1950-06-10

82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6

1950-08-10

"Sunset Boulevard", starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson, premieres at Radio City Music Hall

1950-10-07

William H Jackson becomes deputy director of CIA

1950-11-10

Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner

1951-07-05

Dr William Shockley invents junction transistor (Murray Hill NJ)

1951-08-03

William H Jackson ends term as deputy director of CIA

1953-01-14

Vaughan William's "Sinfonia Antartica," premieres in Manchester

1953-02-19

William Inge's "Picnic," premieres in NYC

1954-03-25

26th Academy Awards - "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor/actress

1954-08-24

William Heatherton's "Reluctant Debutante" premieres in London

1954-12-03

William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida" premieres in London

1955-03-02

William Inge's "Bus Stop," premieres in NYC

1956-01-21

William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of New Yorker

1956-10-15

William J Brennan Jr appointed to US Supreme Court

1956-10-16

William J Brennan Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice

1957-10-02

"The Bridge on the River Kwai", starring William Holden and Alec Guinness, is released

1957-12-05

William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" premieres in NYC

1958-01-16

William Gibson's "Two for the Seesaw," premieres in NYC

1958-01-18

1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)

1958-03-08

William Faulkner says US school degenerated to become babysitters

1958-07-07

William Shea outlines plans for a $12M stadium at Flushing Meadows NY

1958-11-18

Indians minority stockholders sell their stock to William Delay

1959-05-16

85th Preakness: William Harmatz aboard Royal Orbit wins in 1:57

1959-07-18

African American William 'Bill' Wright is the 1st coloured person to win a major golf tournament (U.S. Amateur Public Links Championships)

1959-07-27

William Shea announces plans to have a baseball team in NYC in 1961

1959-10-19

William Gibson's "Miracle Worker," premieres in NYC

1959-11-17

William Shea shows proposed NYC stadium with transparent roof

1960-09-02

William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres

1960-09-11

The Young Americans for Freedom, meeting at home of William F. Buckley, Jr., promulgate the Sharon Statement.

1961-06-08

Test Cricket debut of William Morris Lawry, v England at Edgbaston, 57

1962-03-23

William DeWitt buys Cin Reds for $4,625,000

1964-03-28

9.2 earthquake shakes Prince William Sound, Alaska

1965-04-28

William F Raborn Jr replaces John A McCone as 7th head of CIA

1965-10-06

William Goodhart's "Generation" premieres in NYC

1965-11-11

William Alfred's "Hogan's Goat" premieres in NYC

1965-11-17

William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball

1965-12-15

William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th commissioner of baseball

1966-06-04

98th Belmont: William Boland aboard Amberoid wins in 2:29.6

1966-06-30

Vice Adm William F Raborn Jr, USN, ends term as 7th director of CIA

1966-11-01

William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km

1967-04-24

Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."

1967-10-03

William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72

1967-11-21

Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."

1968-02-04

Bowie Kuhn replaces William Eckert as 5th commissioner of baseball

1968-05-08

Pulitzer prize awarded to William Styron (Confessions of Nat Turner)

1968-08-21

William Dana reaches 80 km (last high-altitude X-15 flight)

1968-10-03

The proposed civil rights march in Derry, Northern Ireland, is banned from the area of the city centre and the Waterside area; the banning order is issued under the Public Order Act by William Craig, then Home Affairs Minister

1968-11-13

William Craig, Home Affairs Minister, bans all marches, with the exception of 'customary' parades, in Derry, Northern Ireland; the exception of 'customary' parades meant that Loyalist institutions could parade but civil rights marches could not

1968-12-06

Baseball dismisses Commissioner William Eckert after 3 years

1968-12-11

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill sacks Home Affairs Minister, William Craig

1969-01-26

Minister of Health and Social Services William Morgan resigns from the Northern Ireland government

1969-11-12

US army announces investigating William Calley for alleged massacre of civilians at Vietnamese village of My Lai in March, 19

1969-11-24

Lt William L Calley charged with massacre of over 100 civilians in My Lai Vietnam in March 1968, ordered to stand trial by court martial

1970-03-18

Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland

1970-12-02

Environmental Protection Agency begins (Dir: William Ruckelshaus)

1970-12-08

Head of the Catholic Church in Ireland Cardinal William Conway publishes a pamphlet on the topic of segregation in education in Northern Ireland

1971-02-25

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark holds a meeting with Catholic Cardinal of Ireland William Conway, the first such meeting between men holding these offices since 1921

1971-03-26

"Cannon" with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV

1971-03-29

1st Lt William L Calley Jr found guilty in My Lai (Vietnam) massacre

1971-03-31

William Calley sentenced to life for Mi Lai Massacre

1971-05-15

Irish Republican Army member William 'Billy' Reid is shot dead by British soldiers in Belfast

1971-09-06

William Craig and Ian Paisley speak at a rally in Belfast before a crowd of approximately 20,000 people and call for the establishment of a 'third force' to defend 'Ulster'

1971-10-21

William H Rehnquist & Lewis F Powell nominated to US Supreme Court by Nixon, following resignations of Justices Hugo Black & John Harlan

1971-12-10

William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice

1972-01-07

William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1972-02-02

Lefty Gomez, Ross Youngs & William Harridge selected for Hall of Fame

1972-02-09

William Craig, who had been Northern Ireland Minister for Home Affairs, launches 'Ulster Vanguard' as an umbrella movement for the right-ring of Unionism

1972-03-18

Ulster Vanguard hold a rally of 60,000 people in Belfast; William Craig tells the crowd: "if and when the politicians fail us, it may be our job to liquidate the enemy"

1972-03-26

William Whitelaw appointed as the first Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

1972-05-21

The Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) kidnap and shoot dead William Best (19), a member of the Royal Irish Rangers

1972-05-22

Over 400 women in Derry attack the offices of Official Sinn Féin in Derry, North Ireland, following the shooting of William Best by the Official Irish Republican Army

1972-06-19

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland William Whitelaw concedes 'special category' status, or 'political status' for paramilitary prisoners in Northern Ireland

1972-10-19

Ulster Vanguard leader William Craig speaks at a meeting of right-wing Members of Parliament at Westminster: "We are prepared to come out and shoot and kill"

1973-01-27

US & North Vietnam's William Rogers & Nguyen Duy Trinh sign cease-fire, ending longest US war and miltary draft

1973-02-05

Funeral for LC William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam War

1973-08-22

Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as min of Foreign affairs

1973-09-04

William E Colby, becomes 10th director of CIA

1975-02-10

William "Judy" Johnson selected to baseball Hall of Fame

1975-11-12

Supreme Court Justice William O Douglas retired after 36 years

1976-01-30

William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA

1976-06-18

A Joseph William Turner watercolor auctioned for £340,000

1976-10-18

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to William N Lipscomb Jr

1977-10-21

US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa

1978-01-19

Judge William H Webster appointed head of FBI

1978-08-31

Emily & William Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of Patty Hearst

1980-05-01

Amer Book Award: William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff)

1981-01-28

William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)

1981-04-19

William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos" premieres in NYC

1981-07-17

Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta

1982-06-22

Prince Charles & Princess Diana take son Prince William home from hospital

1982-06-28

Prince Charles & Lady Diana name their baby "William"

1982-12-22

William Mastrosimones "Extremities" premieres in NYC

1984-03-16

Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut

1984-11-25

William Schroeder is second person to receive Jarvik-7 artificial heart

1984-11-28

Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.

1984-12-13

Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffers 1st stroke

1985-02-19

William Schroeder is 1st artificial heart patient to leave hospital He spent 15 minutes outside Humana Hospital in Louisville, Ky

1985-05-01

William Hoffman's "As Is" premieres in NYC

1985-10-04

Shite Moslems claim to have killed hostage William Buckley

1986-03-24

58th Academy Awards - "Out of Africa", William Hurt & G Page win

1986-09-17

US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice

1986-09-26

William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Chief Justice of Supreme Court

1986-12-15

CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure

1987-01-29

William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA

1987-05-26

William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA

1987-10-12

21st Country Music Association Award: Hank William Jr wins

1988-02-17

Lebanese terrorists kidnap UN truce observer Lt Col William Higgins

1989-02-16

William Hayden becomes governor-general of Australia

1989-10-23

William Nicholson's "Shadowlands" premieres in London

1990-03-23

Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound & pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill

1990-07-20

Justice William Brennan resigns from Supreme Court after 36 years

1991-03-30

William Kennedy Smith allegedly rapes a woman (found not guilty)

1991-05-08

CIA director William H Webster resigns

1991-08-31

William H Webster, ends term as 14th director of CIA

1991-12-04

Patricia Bowman testifies that William Kennedy Smith raped her

1991-12-11

William Kennedy Smith found not guilty of rape

1992-04-09

William O Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA

1992-04-15

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

1992-07-14

386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution. Linus Torvalds release his Linux soon afterwards.

1993-02-04

Admiral William Studeman ends term as acting director of CIA

1993-07-19

President Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions

1993-08-02

Peter Angelos & William DeWitt purchase Orioles

1993-10-11

Norwegian Rushdie publisher William Nygaard injured in attack

1994-03-02

William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), casts his 18,401 & last consecutive vote

1994-07-22

William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)

1995-06-27

Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland

1996-05-06

The body of former CIA director William Colby is found washed up on a riverbank in southern Maryland, eight days after he disappeared.

1996-08-03

US General William F. Garrison accepts responsibility for outcome of the 1993 raid in Somalia, and retires from military service.

1998-06-07

James Byrd, Jr. is dragged to death by Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jasper, Texas in a racially-motivated hate crime.

2009-09-14

David Attenborough and Prince William officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London, in what is the Museum's most significant expansion since 1881

2012-06-07

16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London

2014-10-08

Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy

2017-08-31

Prince William, Prince Harry pay tribute to Princess Diana before 20th anniversary of her death

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William - Notable Birthdays

William ShakespeareApr 26, 1564

William PennOct 14, 1644

William KiddMar 23, 1645

William AllenAug 5, 1704

William Pitt the ElderNov 15, 1708

William BlackstoneJul 10, 1723

William BlakeNov 28, 1757

William WilberforceAug 24, 1759

William ClarkAug 1, 1770

William Henry HarrisonFeb 9, 1773

William BeaumontNov 21, 1785

William Henry Fox TalbotFeb 11, 1800

William Lloyd GarrisonDec 10, 1805

William Ewart GladstoneDec 29, 1809

William Tecumseh ShermanFeb 8, 1820

William Schwenck GilbertNov 18, 1836

John William StruttNov 12, 1841

William JamesJan 11, 1842

William McKinleyJan 29, 1843

William Howard TaftSep 15, 1857

Billy the KidNov 23, 1859

William Jennings BryanMar 19, 1860

William Randolph HearstApr 29, 1863

Du BoisFeb 23, 1868

Mackenzie KingDec 17, 1874

Billy BishopFeb 8, 1894

William George BarkerNov 3, 1894

William FaulknerSep 25, 1897

William LyonsSep 4, 1901

William ShockleyFeb 13, 1910

William HannaJul 14, 1910

William GoldingSep 19, 1911

William J CaseyMar 13, 1913

William Peter BlattyJan 7, 1928

William SafireDec 17, 1929

William ShatnerMar 22, 1931

Bill ClintonAug 19, 1946

Bill JamesOct 5, 1949

Bill GatesOct 28, 1955

Payne StewartJan 30, 1957

Kate MiddletonJan 9, 1982

Prince WilliamJun 21, 1982

William - Birthdays
Date Event
1071-10-22

William IX, Duke of Aquitaine and poet (d. 1126)

1102-10-25

William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)

1328-06-25

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)

1396-10-16

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)

1417-11-23

William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1487)

1422-08-13

William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)

1520-09-13

William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier

1533-04-24

William I of Orange (d. 1584)

1544-05-24

William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)

1548-09-29

William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)

1550-10-15

Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange

1551-05-02

William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)

1554-12-19

Philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)

1560-01-05

William Cobbold, composer

1564-04-23

William Shakespeare, Stratford upon Avon, English Poet and playwright, traditionally regarded as his birthdate

1564-04-23

William Shakespeare, Romeo + Juliet

1564-04-26

William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, baptism, English playwright and poet

1564-09-24

William Adams, British navigator (d. 1620)

1572-04-04

William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)

1573-10-07

William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)

1574-03-05

William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)

1578-04-01

William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)

1582-05-28

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662)

1585-12-13

William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)

1586-08-14

William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)

1589-03-19

William Bradford, gov of Plymouth colony for 30 years (baptized)

1602-04-30

William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler

1602-10-12

William Chillingworth, English religious leader (d. 1644)

1603-04-03

William Smith, composer

1604-09-13

William Brereton, English soldier and politician (d. 1661)

1605-09-12

William Dugdale, English antiquarian (d. 1686)

1609-10-26

William Sprague, English co-founder of Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1675)

1610-03-04

William Dobson, English portraitist and painter (d. 1646)

1616-01-30

William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)

1620-02-16

Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia

1621-04-23

William Penn, English admiral (d. 1670)

1623-05-27

William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (d. 1687)

1624-01-03

William Tucker, 1st Black child born in America

1624-08-05

William Tucker, Jamestown Va, 1st child of African descent born in English America

1626-05-27

William II, prince of Orange/stadholder

1631-09-30

William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (d. 1701)

1639-09-29

Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)

1640-01-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)

1641-03-28

William Wycherley, The Country Wife

1644-10-14

William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)

1645-03-23

William Kidd, Pirate Legend From Scotland (d. 1701)

1649-02-11

William Carstares, Scottish minister (d. 1715)

1650-04-20

William Bedloe, English informer (d. 1680)

1650-11-04

William III of Orange, king of England (1689-1702)

1650-11-14

Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England (1689-1702)

1651-03-04

John Baron Somers, (Whig), William III's chief minister (1696-1700)

1652-06-08

William Dampier, English explorer/pirate

1657-11-26

William Derham, English minister and writer (d. 1735)

1659-03-26

William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher

1663-05-20

William Bradford, British-born printer (d. 1752)

1666-08-13

William Wotton, English scholar (d. 1727)

1667-12-09

William Whiston, English mathematician (d. 1752)

1670-01-24

William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)

1670-01-24

William Congreve, Semele

1670-02-10

William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)

1675-09-02

William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)

1678-12-30

William Croft, composer

1684-02-22

William Pulteney, London, statesman (Earl of Bath)

1687-11-07

William Stukeley, English archaeologist (d. 1765)

1688-08-15

Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)

1688-10-19

William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752)

1694-12-02

William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)

1695-02-02

William Borlase, English naturalist (d. 1772)

1696-06-27

William Pepperrell, British colonial soldier (d. 1759)

1696-07-14

William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (d. 1761)

1697-11-10

William Hogarth, England, satiric painter/engraver (Rake's Progress)

1697-11-10

William Hogarth, Bedlam

1698-12-24

William Warburton, English Bishop of Gloucester (d. 1779)

1699-12-19

William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)

1701-05-14

William Emerson, English mathematician (d. 1782)

1704-08-05

William Allen, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Mayor of Philadelphia

1705-03-02

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, Scottish judge and politician (d. 1793)

1705-04-12

William Cookworthy, English chemist (d. 1780)

1708-01-26

William Hayes, composer

1708-11-15

William Pitt the Elder, London, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner', (d. 1778)

1710-02-07

William Boyce, English organist/composer of Cathedral music

1710-04-15

William Cullen, Scottish physician (d. 1790)

1710-05-16

William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)

1712-10-12

William Shippen, American physician and statesman (d. 1801)

1714-11-13

William Shenstone, English poet (d. 1763)

1715-04-03

William Watson, English physician and scientist (d. 1787)

1717-01-05

William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (d. 1793)

1718-05-23

William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer

1719-01-17

William Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806)

1721-04-14

William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader

1721-12-25

William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet

1722-08-09

Augustus William, Prince of Prussia (d. 1758)

1722-11-05

William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English duelist (d. 1798)

1723-07-10

William Blackstone, London England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries)

1723-11-30

William Livingston, revolutionary Governor of New Jersey (d. 1790)

1726-07-20

William Jones, composer

1727-12-22

William Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence)

1729-05-13

Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker

1730-01-14

William Whipple, merchant/judge (Declaration of Independence signer)

1730-05-29

William Jackson, composer

1731-04-08

William Williams, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence)

1731-11-15

William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]

1731-11-26

William Cowper, England, pre-romantic poet (His Task) [NS]

1731-11-26

William Cowper, John Gilpin's Ride

1732-03-01

William Cushing, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States. (d. 1810)

1734-12-17

William Floyd, US soldier/signer (Declaration of Independence)

1735-02-25

Ernst William Wolf, composer

1737-05-02

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1805)

1737-05-20

William Petty Fitzmaurice, British statesman (d. 1805)

1738-04-14

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783, 1807-09) Dies 1809.

1738-11-15

F William Herschel, German/English astronomer (discovered Uranus)

1740-10-31

William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)

1742-06-17

William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)

1745-01-23

William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)

1746-01-11

William Curtis, English botanist/publisher (Botanical Magazine)

1746-09-28

Sir William Jones, London England, British Orientalist/jurist (d. 1794)

1746-10-07

William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)

1748-03-05

William Shield, composer

1748-03-08

William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic

1748-12-27

William Marshall, composer

1749-03-26

William Blount, American Statesman (d. 1800)

1753-03-08

William Roscoe,

1753-06-10

William Eustis, 12th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)

1753-07-09

William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1825)

1754-08-21

William Murdoch, Scottish inventor (d. 1839)

1754-09-09

William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)

1754-12-02

William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)

1754-9-09

William Bligh, Captain Bligh: Mutiny on the Bounty

1756-03-03

William Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams)

1756-03-03

William Godwin, Episode #1.4

1757-11-28

William Blake, London, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), (d. 1827)

1757-11-28

William Blake, The Great Beauty

1759-05-20

William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)

1759-05-28

William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)

1759-08-24

William Wilberforce, Kingston upon Hull, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade

1759-09-19

William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)

1760-10-01

William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)

1762-09-24

William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)

1763-03-09

William Cobbett, English journalist and author (d. 1835)

1763-10-27

William Maclure, Ayr, Scottish-American Geologist (first geological map)

1765-08-21

William IV of the United Kingdom (1830-37)

1768-09-23

William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)

1768-10-02

William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (d. 1854)

1769-03-23

William Smith, geologist (Strata Identified by Organized Fossils)

1770-04-07

William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)

1770-04-07

William Wordsworth, Episode dated 30 November 2003

1770-08-01

William Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition

1772-05-20

William Congreve, English officer (design fire rocket)

1772-08-24

William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)

1773-02-09

William Henry Harrison, Charles City Virginia, 9th President of the United States (March 4-April 4, 1841)

1774-05-07

William Bainbridge, American Commodore (d. 1833)

1774-06-02

William Lawson, explorer of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1850)

1774-11-15

William Horsley, composer

1775-07-05

William Crotch, composer

1775-08-26

William Joseph Behr, German writer (d. 1851)

1777-10-06

William Russell, composer

1778-04-10

William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic

1778-05-18

Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (d. 1854)

1779-01-01

William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)

1779-03-15

William Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)

1779-04-21

William Knyvett, composer

1780-04-07

William Ellery Channing, US, Unitarian clergyman

1780-06-03

William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)

1783-08-23

William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (d. 1852)

1784-01-01

William Beale, composer

1785-07-06

William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)

1785-11-21

William Beaumont, Lebanon, Connecticut, surgeon (Father of gastric physiology), (d. 1853)

1786-04-07

William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)

1786-09-10

William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)

1786-12-12

William L. Marcy, American statesman (d. 1857)

1787-03-10

William Etty, English painter (nudes)

1788-01-11

William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)

1789-09-09

William Cranch Bond, US, astronomer (codiscovered Hyperion)

1789-10-08

William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (d. 1855)

1789-10-16

William Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859-63) (d. 1866)

1790-08-13

William Wentworth, Australian explorer and politician (d. 1872)

1790-12-19

William Parry, England, Arctic explorer

1792-03-07

John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer

1792-08-13

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849)

1792-09-26

William Hobson, first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, born Waterford, Ireland (D.1842)

1792-12-06

King William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)

1793-01-18

William Henry Havergal, composer

1793-03-03

William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)

1794-02-20

William Carleton, Irish novelist (d. 1869)

1794-05-24

William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)

1794-09-09

William Lonsdale, Bath, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral)

1794-09-29

William Michael Rooke, composer

1794-10-10

William Whiting Boardman, American politician (d. 1871)

1794-11-03

William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)

1795-10-16

William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)

1796-01-25

William McGillivray, Old Aberdeen, naturalist

1796-05-04

William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)

1797-02-22

William I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)

1797-10-13

William Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet

1799-06-18

William Lassell, discoverer (satellites of Uranus & Neptune)

1799-11-03

William Sprague III, American politician from Rhode Island (d. 1856)

1800-02-11

William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer

1800-04-16

William Chambers, author/publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding)

1800-08-22

William S. Harney, U.S. general (d. 1889)

1800-09-19

William Wister McKean, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1865

1800-09-23

William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)

1801-05-16

William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State, bought Alaska at 2 ¢/acre (d. 1872)

1801-09-17

Edward William Lane, translator (Thousand & 1 Nights)

1802-02-27

William George Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, Lord George Bentinck

1803-01-03

Douglas William Jerrold, London, author/playwright/wit (Punch Mag)

1803-12-18

William Allen, (Rep/Gov-Oh)

1804-05-22

John William (Turk) Livingston, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885

1805-02-04

William H Ainsworth, English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)

1805-04-30

William Kerley Strong, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

1805-06-15

William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)

1805-08-04

William Rowan Hamilton, Irish mathematician (d. 1865)

1805-12-10

William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

1806-10-16

William Pitt Fessenden, Secy Treas (Union), died in 1869

1806-11-24

William Webb Ellis, credited with the invention of Rugby (d. 1872)

1807-02-01

William Bowen Campbell, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

1808-05-15

Michael William Balfe, composer

1808-05-15

Michael William Balfe, Chaplin

1808-07-09

Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (d. 1887)

1808-08-09

William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

1809-03-10

William David Porter, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1864

1809-05-06

William Walker, composer

1809-06-18

Sylvanus William Godon, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1879

1809-08-09

William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo

1809-09-09

William Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890

1809-12-26

William Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1809-12-29

William Ewart Gladstone, Liberal British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94), (d. 1898)

1810-03-27

William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)

1810-09-02

William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)

1810-11-26

William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Baron/British industralist (hydraulic crane)

1810-11-28

William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect

1811-07-11

William Robert Grove, Swansea, Welsh Physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell

1811-07-18

William Makepeace Thackeray, England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair)

1811-07-18

William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon

1811-08-22

William Kelly, American inventor (d. 1888)

1811-09-07

William Hamsley Emory, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887

1812-01-08

William Henry Holmes, composer

1812-03-11

William Vincent Wallace, composer

1812-03-11

William Vincent Wallace, Maritana

1812-04-27

William W. Snow, American politician (d. 1886)

1812-12-16

William Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900

1812-12-23

William Hauser, composer

1813-06-25

William Hugh Keim, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

1813-07-07

William Scott Ketchum, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871

1813-08-19

William Henry Fry, composer

1814-08-10

William Lowndes Yancey, MC (Confederacy), died in 1863

1815-01-09

William Jackson, composer

1815-01-13

William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881

1815-06-19

John William Glover, composer

1815-10-12

William Joseph Hardee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1873

1815-11-23

William Dennison, postmaster/general (Union), died in 1882

1816-04-08

Frederick William Burton, painter

1816-04-13

William Sterndale Bennett, composer

1816-06-19

William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899)

1816-07-20

William Bowman, English anatomist

1816-10-06

William Batchelder Bradbury, composer

1816-10-16

William Preston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

1816-11-04

William Polk Hardeman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1816-11-26

William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army)

1817-05-18

James William Denver, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

1818-01-31

William Raine Peck, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1871

1818-02-06

William Maxwell Evarts, (Union), died in 1901

1818-03-06

William Claflin, 27th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1905)

1818-05-20

William George Fargo, founder (Wells Fargo)

1818-06-17

Sophia Frederika Mathilde, queen of Netherlands/wife of William III

1818-08-18

William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879

1818-12-04

William Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army)

1819-03-22

William Wirt Adams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1819-05-01

William Steele, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1819-05-28

William Birney, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1907

1819-05-30

William McMurdo, British army officer (d. 1894)

1819-06-06

William Howard Glover, composer

1819-06-30

William A Wheeler, (R) 19th VP (1877-81)

1819-08-09

William Thomas Green Morton, dentist, used ether (HOF 1920)

1819-09-06

William Starke Rosecrans, Mjr General (Union volunteers)

1820-01-31

William B. Washburn, 28th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1887)

1820-02-08

William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891

1820-07-05

William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872)

1820-08-03

William Miller, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909

1820-09-03

George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891)

1820-10-13

John William Dawson, Canadian geologist (d. 1899)

1821-02-10

William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brigadier General, died in 1864)

1821-03-15

William Milligan, Scottish theologian (d. 1892)

1821-03-19

William Allingham, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Irish poet (The Fairies, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland)

1821-05-08

William Henry Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (d. 1885)

1821-07-08

William Harvey Lamb Wallace, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)

1821-07-24

William Poole, American gang member (New York City's Bowery Boys) (d. 1855)

1821-08-21

William Barksdale, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1821-10-07

William Sill, with The Underground Railroad

1822-04-13

William Stephen Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1822-11-14

William Harrow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1872

1822-12-28

William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1823-01-05

William Rockstro, composer

1823-02-27

William Buel Franklin, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903

1823-03-12

William Flank Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1823-03-16

William Henry Monk, composer

1823-03-16

William H. Monk, 28 Days Later...

1823-03-25

William Thompson Martin, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1823-04-03

William Macy "Boss" Tweed, corrupt political boss (NYC)

1823-11-09

William Henry Forney, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1824-01-08

William Wilkie Collins, English novelist (Woman in White)

1824-02-07

William Higgins, discoverer (nature of spiral nebulae)

1824-02-17

William Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903

1824-03-22

William Henry Chase Whiting, Major General (Confederate Army)

1824-04-27

William Richard Bexfield, composer

1824-05-08

William Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)

1824-05-09

William Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1824-06-08

William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1824-06-26

Kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale)

1824-06-28

William Tatus Wofford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

1824-08-03

William Burnham Woods, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

1824-08-14

William Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1824-09-27

William Nelson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

1825-03-08

George William Martin, composer

1825-03-20

William Nelson Rector Beall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1825-06-21

William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)

1825-07-28

William Duncan Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1825-07-31

William S. Clark, American senator and scholar (d. 1886)

1825-09-03

William Wallace Burns, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

1826-03-14

William Fisk Sherwin, composer

1826-08-02

William Denison Whipple, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1902

1826-08-13

William Thomas Best, composer

1826-10-07

William Brimage Bate, US Confederate brig-gen/(Gov-D-Tenn, 1882-86)

1826-11-02

William Haines Lytle, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

1826-12-01

William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1827-01-01

William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1827-03-12

William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1827-04-02

William Holman Hunt, Cheapside London, English painter (Light of the World), (d. 1910)

1827-04-22

William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900

1827-05-21

William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (d. 1899)

1827-07-07

William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1827-10-14

Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt, British Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Excheque

1828-03-18

William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)

1828-04-06

Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1828-05-20

James William Reilly, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1905

1828-06-04

Alexander William Campbell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-08-17

George William Warren, composer

1828-08-28

William Alexander Hammond, Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1900

1828-11-21

William McComb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1918

1829-01-09

Thomas William Robertson, England, playwright (Caste)

1829-01-24

William Mason, composer

1829-02-11

William Anderson Pile, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889

1829-03-18

William Robertson Boggs, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

1829-04-10

William Booth, founder (Salvation Army)

1829-04-10

William Booth, General and Staff Leaving Strand Hall

1829-09-22

William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

1829-09-25

William Michael Rossetti, civil servant

1829-11-24

William Passmore Carlin, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903

1830-01-27

William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1830-03-12

William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870

1830-07-08

Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)

1830-07-22

William Sooy Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1916

1830-09-02

William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)

1830-09-12

William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)

1830-09-27

William Babcock Hazen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887

1831-01-01

William Joseph Westbrook, composer

1831-06-29

William Thomas Clark, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1905

1831-07-14

William Dwight, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1888

1832-03-10

William Henry Penrose, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1903

1832-03-11

William Ruffin Cox, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

1832-06-17

William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium)

1832-09-25

William Le Baron Jenney, US, architect/"father of skyscraper"

1832-10-04

William Griggs, inventor (photo chromo lithography)

1832-11-05

William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), died in 1900

1833-02-13

William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1915

1833-08-12

William Price Sanders, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

1833-10-02

Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)

1834-01-05

William John Wills, English explorer of Australia, member of the Burke and Wills expedition (d. 1861)

1834-01-14

William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer

1834-02-06

William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1834-02-15

William Preece, English electrical engineer/wireless pioneer

1834-03-20

Charles William Elliot, Boston, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909)

1834-03-24

William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist

1834-04-21

William Rufus Terrill, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

1834-09-09

William MacRae, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882

1835-01-31

William Charles Lunalilo, Monarch of Hawaii (d. 1874)

1835-08-08

James William Forsyth, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1906

1835-09-03

William Gaston Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1835-09-11

William Wirt Allen, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1835-10-01

William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1835-10-16

William Rufus Shafter, Major General Shafter

1836-07-20

William S. Hooser, The Highest Bid

1836-11-18

William Schwenck Gilbert, London, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan)

1836-11-18

William S. Gilbert, The Pirate Movie

1837-01-19

William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)

1837-03-01

William Dean Howells, US, novelist/critic/editor (Atlantic)

1837-03-01

William Dean Howells, Christmas Every Day

1837-04-25

William Charles Levey, composer

1837-05-31

William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee, Major General (Confederate Army)

1837-07-31

William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1837-12-14

William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

1838-01-01

William Hugh Young, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1838-03-03

George William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)

1838-03-12

William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)

1839-03-25

William Bell Wait, US, educated the blind

1839-06-18

William Henry Seward Jr, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1920

1839-11-16

William de Morgan, Somehow Good

1840-01-31

William Pittenger, The General

1840-02-08

William T. Sampson, Admiral Sampson on Board the Flagship

1840-03-18

William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)

1840-06-06

William Francis Bartlett, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

1840-10-30

William G Sumner, US sociologist/political analyst

1841-02-01

William H H Davenport, Buffalo, stage medium

1841-03-07

William Rockhill Nelson, founder of The Kansas City Star and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)

1841-07-05

William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)

1841-07-11

William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1841-08-04

William Henry Hudson, Green Mansions

1841-11-12

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Malden Essex, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), (d. 1919)

1842-01-11

William James, New York City New York, American psychologist/philosopher (Pragmatism)

1842-03-28

William Harvey Carney, American Civil War officier (d. 1908)

1842-11-04

William Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1874

1843-01-29

William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)

1843-01-29

William McKinley, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1843-03-05

William F Sudds, composer

1843-08-23

William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (d. 1932)

1843-11-02

Caryl Florio, composer, Pen-name of William James Rob John

1843-12-03

William Dillon Otter, In Fighting Trim

1844-04-22

Lewis Thornton Powell, would-be assassin of Secretary of State William H. Seward (d. 1865)

1844-07-22

William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)

1844-09-20

William H. Illingworth, American photographer (d. 1893)

1844-10-05

Francis William Reitz, State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)

1845-04-30

William H. Crane, The Saphead

1845-05-25

William Muldoon, The Other Girl

1845-06-08

William J. Ferguson, John Smith

1845-08-22

William Lewis Douglas, 42nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1924)

1846-01-08

William Wallace Gilchrist, composer

1846-02-26

William F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes

1846-02-26

William F. Cody, The Indian Wars

1846-06-11

William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (d. 1920)

1847-04-09

Francis William Davenport, composer

1847-09-14

William Edward Ayrton, London, English Physicist and Inventor

1848-02-25

King William II of Württemberg, Der König von Württemberg im Schloß zu Stuttgart

1848-03-10

William Courtright, Hard Boiled

1848-03-25

William Keith Brooks, Cleveland Ohio, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals)

1848-07-18

William Gilbert Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer

1848-09-10

William M Harnett, US painter (Old Violin)

1848-10-17

William "Candy" Cummings, created curve ball

1848-12-12

William Vanderbilt, yachtsman (donated Vanderbilt Cup)

1849-04-06

John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)

1849-04-17

William R. Day, American diplomat and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1923)

1849-04-17

William R. Day,

1849-07-12

William Osler, Canada, physician/author (circulatory system)

1849-08-23

William Ernest Henley, British poet, critic, and editor (d. 1903)

1849-08-23

William Ernest Henley, The Captain

1850-04-08

William Henry Welch, US, pathologist (founded John Hopkins)

1851-03-10

William Haggar, The Poachers

1851-03-19

William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)

1851-06-11

Mrs. Humphrey Ward, The Marriage of William Ashe

1852-02-16

William Scarborough, Macon Ga, linguist/author (Birds of Aristophanes)

1852-03-25

William Furst, Joan the Woman

1852-04-24

William H. Thompson, Eye of the Night

1852-05-25

William Muldoon, US wrestler and owner of NY health institute "The Olympia," (d. 1933)

1852-06-04

William Lugg, Old Scrooge

1852-08-11

William S. Rising, The Musician's Daughter

1852-09-23

William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school

1852-10-02

William Ramsay, chemist

1853-05-05

William Herford, The Man from Hell's River

1853-06-03

William Matthew Flinders Petrie, English Egyptologist (d. 1942)

1853-07-23

William H Gillette, actor (Sherlock Holmes on stage)

1853-07-24

William Gillette, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1853-08-20

William Farren, La poupée

1853-12-23

William H. Moody, Review of U.S. Marine Band by Sec'y Moody, U.S. Navy

1853-12-31

William T. Rock, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

1854-04-21

William Stang, Roman Catholic Bishop (d. 1907)

1854-05-24

William Granger, 6 Day Bike Rider

1854-07-04

William Tilghman, The Bank Robbery

1854-10-03

William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever

1854-10-27

Sir William Smith, Scottish founder of the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914)

1855-01-28

William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)

1855-09-07

William Friese-Greene, British photographer (d. 1921)

1855-9-07

William Friese-Greene, Hyde Park Corner

1855-9-25

William Shepherd Benson, Victory

1856-01-09

William Parry, A Cigarette Maker's Romance

1856-03-04

Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)

1856-04-12

William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)

1856-09-23

William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)

1856-10-06

William Shea, Auld Robin Gray

1856-9-23

William Archer, The Green Goddess

1857-01-06

William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)

1857-03-12

William V. Ranous, King Lear

1857-03-18

Mrs. William Vaughn Moody, The Faith Healer

1857-05-07

William A. MacCorkle, American politician (d. 1930)

1857-06-02

Edward William Elgar, Broadheath, England, composer (Pomp & Circumstance)

1857-09-15

William Howard Taft, Cin, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice

1857-9-15

William Howard Taft, Taft Playing Golf

1857-9-28

William Huch, Five Millions Seek an Heir

1858-02-15

William Pickering, Boston, astronomer (9th & 10th moons of Saturn)

1858-06-01

William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream)

1858-06-23

William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician

1858-07-05

William Nathaniel Harben, Love Never Dies

1858-08-02

Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands

1858-08-02

William Watson, British poet (Prince's Quest, Father of Forest)

1859-02-13

William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver

1859-05-02

William L. Abingdon, Manon Lescaut

1859-08-07

William Wandahl, Et Justitsmord

1859-10-17

William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cin Reds)

1859-11-01

William Henry Grattan Flood, composer

1859-11-23

Billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], NYC, frontier outlaw, (d. 1881)

1859-12-08

Cardinal William O'Connell, Cavalcade of Faith

1859-12-26

William Stephens, U.S. political figure (d. 1944)

1859-12-27

William Henry Hadow, composer

1860-01-02

William C Mills, museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds)

1860-02-25

William James Ashley, English economic-historian

1860-03-18

William Jennings Bryan, Bryan Train Scene at Orange

1860-03-19

William Jennings Bryan, Salem Illinois, "The Great Commoner" orator/statesman

1860-05-09

William Kemmier, The Chair

1860-06-06

William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral

1860-07-03

William Wallace, composer

1860-07-26

William H. West, The Dream Seekers

1860-08-03

William K.L. Dickson, Newark Athlete

1860-10-09

William Ingersoll, The Cheat

1860-9-16

William Foster, The Railroad Porter

1861-01-01

William Morris, Monsieur Lecoq

1861-01-03

William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)

1861-03-31

William Clarkson, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1861-04-27

William Arms Fisher, Killer of Sheep

1861-06-12

William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)

1861-06-12

Mrs. William Bechtel, The Land Beyond the Sunset

1861-06-28

Reverend William E. Barton, The King of Kings

1861-06-29

William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota

1861-07-11

George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement)

1861-08-08

William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")

1861-09-30

William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)

1861-10-19

William J. Burns, The Anthony Case

1861-10-21

William H. Turner, Traffic in Souls

1861-12-08

William Crapo Durant, founded General Machine

1861-9-30

William Wrigley Jr., Catalina, Here I Come

1862-03-13

William E. Dever, Faith of Millions

1862-03-26

George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer

1862-04-11

William W Campbell, US astronomer/director Lick Observatory

1862-05-22

William Holden, Weary River

1862-05-23

William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99

1862-07-02

William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942)

1862-07-26

George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio

1862-08-26

Herbert Booth, American son of William and Catherine Booth (d. 1926)

1862-09-11

O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (d. 1910)

1863-01-02

William Humphrey, Husks

1863-01-28

Ernst William Christmas, Australian painter (d. 1918)

1863-03-18

William Sulzer, The Governor's Boss

1863-03-20

William J. Locke, Ladies in Lavender

1863-04-29

William Randolph Hearst, San Francisco California, newspaper publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)

1863-04-29

William Randolph Hearst, Little Old New York

1863-05-11

William McClain, Gone with the Wind

1863-06-19

William A. Brady, Paying the Price

1863-07-01

William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (d. 1892)

1863-09-15

Horatio William Parker, composer

1864-01-08

William Addison Lathrop, A Bachelor's Children

1864-02-06

William 'Cap' Anderson Hatfield,

1864-03-14

William Nicholas Selig, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

1864-04-28

William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)

1864-06-04

Nassau William Senior, British economist

1864-07-02

William Le Queux, Sadounah

1864-10-08

William Ryno, Bullet Proof

1864-11-12

William Collier Sr., Wife and Auto Trouble

1864-12-06

William S. Hart, American actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)

1864-12-06

William S. Hart, The Narrow Trail

1865-03-08

Frederick William Goudy, US, printer/type designer

1865-03-19

William Morton Wheeler, American entomologist, myrmecologist, pioneer in ethology (d. 1937)

1865-05-18

William Heinemann, England, publisher (Chemical Instrumental)

1865-06-13

William Butler Yeats, Ireland, poet (Wild Swans at Coole-Nobel 1923)

1865-06-13

William Butler Yeats, Dancing at Lughnasa

1865-06-29

William E Borah, lawyer/(Sen-R-Id)

1865-07-15

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe

1865-10-28

William H. Gardner, Look for the Silver Lining

1865-9-30

William Jerome, Everyone Says I Love You

1866-01-08

William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)

1866-02-16

William "Sliding Billy" Hamilton, NJ, hall of fame baseball player

1866-03-16

William Augustinus, Mislykket Optagelse af levende Billeder

1866-07-26

William Meredith, Diana of the Crossways

1866-08-06

William Carr, The Taking of Rattlesnake Bill

1866-08-16

William H. Brown, Hoodoo Ann

1866-10-26

William Wauer, Am Abgrund

1866-9-16

William E. Shay, The Lighthouse Keeper

1867-01-16

William Bewer, Tidens krav

1867-02-17

William Cadbury, England, chocolate manufacturer (Cadbury)

1867-04-10

George William Russell, Irish nationalist (d. 1935)

1867-04-11

William Wallace Cook, By Indian Post

1867-05-13

William E. Danforth, The Gates of Eden

1867-06-12

William Bechtel, Spite Marriage

1867-06-28

William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)

1867-06-28

William Courtleigh, Ashes

1867-07-08

William H. Post, Never Say Die

1867-08-01

William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)

1867-08-01

William Orlamond, Flesh and the Devil

1867-08-13

William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)

1867-08-19

William Burress, The Little Colonel

1867-08-19

William Burgess, The Price of Silence

1867-11-02

William Malan, Three Miles Up

1867-11-17

William Gillis, When Paris Green Saw Red

1868-01-18

William Barker, Henry VIII

1868-01-31

Theodore William Richards, chemist (atomic weights, Nobel-1914)

1868-02-10

William Allen White, Emporia KS, editor (Pulitzer 1942)

1868-02-10

William Allen White, A Certain Rich Man

1868-02-12

William Faversham, Arizona Days

1868-02-23

William E B Du Bois, Great Barrington Massachusetts, civil rights activist and writer (Souls of Black Folk)

1868-03-06

William Locke, While New York Sleeps

1868-05-12

Halsey William Wilson, US, publisher of reference books

1868-05-14

William 'Big Bill' Thompson, Is Your Daughter Safe?

1868-07-05

William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum, Laren)

1869-04-25

William Elmer, Carmen

1869-04-27

William Victor Harris, composer

1869-05-16

William Hutchinson, Small Town Stuff

1869-06-04

William T. Horne, Half a Hero

1869-07-01

William Strunk Jr., American grammarian (d. 1946)

1869-07-01

William Strunk Jr., Romeo and Juliet

1869-07-04

William E. Wing, Tarzan and the Golden Lion

1869-07-04

William Vaughn Moody, The Great Divide

1869-07-08

William V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)

1869-08-02

William A. Norton, The Unpardonable Sin

1869-9-02

William H. Tooker, The Scarlet Letter

1870-02-09

William Welsh, The Shock

1870-02-18

William Laurel Harris, American mural painter, writer (d. 1924)

1870-05-19

William McCall, His Marriage Wow

1870-06-15

William Norris, The Love Piker

1870-06-18

William A. Williams, The Cliff Girl

1870-12-12

William De Vaull, The Old Batch

1870-12-18

Saki, [Hector Hugo Munro], Burma, author (Reginald, When William Came)

1871-03-31

William McLaughlin, The Devil's Bowl

1871-04-20

William Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)

1871-04-29

Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)

1871-06-22

William McDougall, British psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)

1871-06-22

William MacLeod Raine, The Man from Bitter Ridge

1871-07-12

William Ricciardi, San Francisco

1871-08-08

William Henry Squire, composer

1871-08-09

William Frederick Peters, Orphans of the Storm

1871-11-20

William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher/educator

1872-04-07

William Monroe Trotter, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, newspaper editor and African-American rights activist

1872-04-08

William Worthington, The Grail

1872-04-08

William B. Mack, Backbone

1872-04-26

William Desmond Taylor, Johanna Enlists

1872-05-31

William Heath Robinson, England, illustrator/cartoonist (Don Quixote)

1872-05-31

William Luff, Scrooge

1872-10-03

William P. Carleton, A Wife's Awakening

1872-10-21

William K. Ziegfeld, The Black Panther's Cub

1872-11-23

William Raymond, The Woman in 47

1872-12-25

William Conklin, The Divine Lady

1872-12-30

William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)

1872-9-18

William MacHarg, Wine

1873-01-07

William Hamilton Osborne, The Boomerang

1873-02-11

William P. Burt, Danger Lights

1873-03-03

William Green, president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52)

1873-08-20

William Henry Bell, composer

1873-10-23

William D. Coolidge, American physicist and inventor (d. 1975)

1873-11-16

William Christopher Handy, Alabama, jazz star (St Louis Blues) (d. 1958)

1873-9-09

William Vedder, The Wild One

1874-01-25

[William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, British novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage)

1874-01-31

William Cavanaugh, Love's Plaything

1874-02-26

William Gorham, The Bank

1874-06-04

William Postance, Sherlock Holmes

1874-06-07

William Wadsworth, A Christmas Accident

1874-07-23

William Zollinger, The Unfortunate Marriage

1874-10-14

William Balfour, A Son of the Hills

1874-11-24

Charles William Miller, Brazilian footballer (d. 1953)

1874-12-17

William Lyon Mackenzie King, (L), 10th Canadian PM (1921-30, 1935-48)

1874-12-17

William Lyon Mackenzie King, Johnny at the Fair

1875-01-09

William A. Carroll, The Conscience of Hassan Bey

1875-01-13

William 'Shorty' Blanche, Sally of the Sawdust

1875-04-14

William Steiner, Tom and Jerry

1875-05-06

William Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949)

1875-05-06

William D. Leahy, Return of the Allies

1875-06-07

William Piltz, Sea Sirens

1875-06-16

William J. Kelly, When My Ship Comes In

1875-06-19

William Courtenay, The Show of Shows

1875-06-25

William V. Mong, The Grudge

1875-07-30

James William Tate, composer

1875-08-09

Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)

1875-08-13

William Fables, A Day and a Night

1875-08-23

William Eccles, English radio pioneer (d. 1966)

1875-11-30

William Crolly, A Gay Old Dog

1876-01-07

William Yeates Hurlstone, composer

1876-02-03

William Tedmarsh, silent movie actor (d. 1937)

1876-02-03

William Tedmarsh, Two Beds and No Sleep

1876-03-26

Prince William of Wied (d. 1945)

1876-04-20

Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Prince William of Orange)

1876-04-25

William Jefferson, Butterflies and Orange Blossoms

1876-05-19

William King Gregory, Greenwich Village New York, American palaeontologist (mammalian teeth, evolutionary theory)

1876-06-13

William Sealey Gosset, English chemist, statistician (d. 1937)

1876-07-04

William Farnum, Boston MA, actor (Spoilers, Man who Fights Alone)

1876-07-04

William Farnum, Samson and Delilah

1876-07-23

William Gillies Whittaker, composer

1877-03-17

William J. Holmes, The Fear Ship

1877-06-17

William Fazan, Murder!

1877-06-27

William Clifford, The Kiss of Mary Jane

1877-07-20

William Crowell, Revolt of the Zombies

1877-07-20

William Colvin, The Ranger

1877-07-29

William Beebe, Titans of the Deep

1877-09-01

Francis William Aston, Nobel laureate (d. 1945)

1877-11-06

William Dillon, Tin Pan Alley

1877-11-15

William Hope Hodgson, Matango

1877-11-25

William Sorelle, Faust

1877-11-27

William F. Haddock, The Immortal Alamo

1877-9-07

William L. Roubert, Heritage

1878-01-12

William Marion, The Boss

1878-01-23

William Desmond, Society for Sale

1878-02-17

William Sidmore, Among Those Present

1878-03-02

William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (d. 1944)

1878-03-02

William K. Vanderbilt, Over the Seven Seas

1878-07-13

William Hurlbut, Bride of Frankenstein

1878-07-25

William C. de Mille, Captain Fury

1878-08-14

William Parsons, He Did and He Didn't

1878-10-14

William L. Thorne, Abraham Lincoln

1878-12-30

William Aberhart, Canadian politician (d. 1943)

1878-12-30

William Aberhart, Branding Irons of the Antichrist

1879-01-01

William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)

1879-01-01

William Fox, Sunrise

1879-02-26

Frank Bridge, Clouds of Glory: William and Dorothy

1879-03-05

Sir William Beveridge, British economist (d. 1963)

1879-03-25

William S. Knudsen,

1879-06-23

William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman

1879-11-10

Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)

1879-11-14

William Lord Wright, The Indians Are Coming

1879-12-13

William R. Fraser, The Kid Brother

1879-12-16

William Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail)

1879-12-16

William Duncan, Marian, the Holy Terror

1879-12-25

William Stark, Within Our Gates

1880-01-19

William Bertram, The Smoking Trails

1880-01-29

W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], Phila, actor (Bank Dick)

1880-03-10

William Broadus, Sullivan's Travels

1880-06-05

William Cosgrave, Roaming the Emerald Isle with Will Rogers

1880-06-06

William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state

1880-12-20

William Gilmore, A Romeo of the Range

1880-12-28

William C. Foster, Too Wise Wives

1881-02-14

William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)

1881-02-15

William Beckway, Stampede

1881-02-25

William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)

1881-02-28

William J. McKenna, The Crucible of Life

1881-03-11

William Dyer, The Martyr Sex

1881-04-19

William von Simpson, Die Barrings

1881-05-16

William Cannell, Arch of Triumph

1881-07-09

William Anthony McGuire, The Great Ziegfeld

1881-08-14

William G. Beymer, Lady for a Night

1881-09-27

William J Clothier, 1st pres of tennis hall of fame/(US Open-1906)

1881-10-01

William Edward Boeing, founded aircraft co (Boeing)

1881-10-08

William Brotherhood, The Fable of the Twelve-Cylinder Speed of the Leisure Class

1881-10-12

William Nigh, Berlin Wisconsin, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong)

1881-10-12

William Nigh, Mr. Wong, Detective

1881-10-15

William Temple, Message from Canterbury

1882-03-05

William Stack, Mary of Scotland

1882-03-16

William A. Crinley, The Radio Detective

1882-08-23

William Kahn, Das Mädchen von der Heilsarmee

1882-08-23

William M. Hough, The Spanish Prisoner

1882-10-05

William David, Outcast

1882-10-30

William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific)

1882-10-30

William F. Halsey, Universal Newsreel

1882-12-05

William W. Cohill, Life Without Soul

1882-12-28

William P.S. Earle, The Scarlet Runner

1882-9-14

William S. Darling, The Song of Bernadette

1882-9-21

William Dowling, The Lost World

1882-9-21

William C. Dowlan, The Two-Gun Parson

1883-01-10

William A. Burton, Shiraz

1883-02-16

William LeBaron, Cimarron

1883-02-26

Coningsby William Dawson, The Girl from Scotland Yard

1883-03-11

William M. Edmond, The Cheater

1883-03-13

William Brunton, Fast Freight 3205

1883-03-28

William H Harris, composer

1883-03-29

William Halligan, Moontide

1883-05-07

William Millman, Stampede

1883-05-29

William Beatton Moonie, composer

1883-06-26

William Warters, The Girl, Glory

1883-07-04

William Hedgcock, Saboteur

1883-08-18

William Howard, The Sultan of Zulon

1883-09-17

William Carlos Williams, American poet

1883-10-29

William K. Wells, The Cohens and the Kellys in Africa

1883-11-01

William Thornley, Border Vengeance

1883-11-07

William Wagner, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

1883-12-24

William Horwitz, Carmen

1883-9-17

William Carlos Williams, 26 Summer Street

1884-01-03

William Aguet, La Marseillaise

1884-01-06

William Arnold, The Overland Express

1884-01-31

William J. O'Brien, The Thing from Another World

1884-02-22

William B. Seabrook, Witchcraft

1884-02-27

William Bowman, From Broadway to a Throne

1884-03-19

William Sistrom, Hungry Hill

1884-04-12

William Russell, Robin Hood

1884-04-28

William Garwood, The Evidence of the Film

1884-05-05

William Walters, The Harvest of Flame

1884-06-12

William Austin, It

1884-06-12

William Campbell, Nu-Ma-Pu - Cannibalism

1884-07-11

William Dawson Hoffman, Breed of the Border

1884-08-07

Billie Burke [Mary William Ethelbert Appleton], Washington, DC, American actress (The Wizard of Oz, Merrily We Live)

1884-08-21

William H. Tuers, The Dixie Flyer

1884-08-26

William Slade, His Military Figure

1884-10-07

William Tyroler, Phantom of the Opera

1884-10-31

William Ely, One More River

1884-12-13

William Quinn, The Cry of the First Born

1884-12-25

William Farris, Greatheart

1885-01-11

William T. Dagwell, Captain Blood

1885-01-16

William Marshall, The Sheik

1885-01-25

William Wand, ITV Opening Night at the Guildhall

1885-03-13

William Stowell, Fighting Mad

1885-05-21

Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, wife of Prince William of Wied (d.1936)

1885-06-13

William H. Strauss, Golden Boy

1885-06-19

William Davis, Jazz Mamas

1885-07-13

William Räisänen, Pirteä ja kadonnut kori

1885-07-22

William Lowery, Robin Hood

1885-08-16

William 'Lone Star' Dietz, Fool's Gold

1885-08-19

William David Ball, Rustler by Proxy

1885-10-06

William Dangman, Making an Impression

1885-10-08

William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer

1885-12-04

William Elliott, Comrade John

1885-12-29

William Mathieson, You Can't Have Everything

1885-9-12

William Slavens McNutt, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

1886-03-15

William N. Porter,

1886-03-27

William Harrigan, The Invisible Man

1886-04-03

William Bodie, The Power of a Hymn

1886-04-29

William Kent, King of Jazz

1886-05-02

William Gould, Mr. Wong, Detective

1886-05-17

William Blatchford, The Old Fashioned Way

1886-06-15

William S. Johnson, Don Q Son of Zorro

1886-06-20

William Van Vleck, Ranger of the North

1886-08-24

William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships

1886-10-15

William R. Schmidt, All Quiet on the Western Front

1886-12-10

William Booth, cricketer (Yorks all-rounder, England before WW I)

1886-12-10

Frederick William Wallace, Captain Salvation

1886-12-21

William J. Cowen, Stung

1886-9-02

William McConnell, The Maltese Falcon

1886-9-17

William Parker, What Every Woman Wants

1886-9-26

William Bailey, Fightin' Jack

1887-01-11

William Schiller, All Quiet on the Western Front

1887-01-21

William Webb,

1887-02-16

Francis William Sullivan, The Wilderness Trail

1887-02-28

William Zorach, Lithuania, US sculptor (Spirit of the Dance)

1887-03-22

William Royle, Drums of Fu Manchu

1887-04-04

William Cumming Rose, Greenville South Carolina, American Biochemist who discovered threonine (an amino acid)

1887-05-08

William Adams, Damn Yankees!

1887-06-07

William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)

1887-06-19

William Ehfe, The Best Man

1887-07-28

William J. Oliver, Beaver Family

1887-08-24

William O'Leary, South Sea Woman

1887-10-31

William Jacobs, Calamity Jane

1887-11-23

Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich England, actor (Frankenstein)

1887-9-04

Roy William Neill, The Woman in Green

1888-01-18

William Cody, White Zombie

1888-01-23

William Dewhurst, Sabotage

1888-03-04

William Steudeman, The Maltese Falcon

1888-03-28

William Steele, The Mysterious Outlaw

1888-04-01

William Knight, Monsieur Verdoux

1888-04-19

William L Axt, composer

1888-04-19

William Axt, The Thin Man

1888-05-23

William R. Dunn, A Cure for Pokeritis

1888-06-16

William B. Davidson, The Most Dangerous Game

1888-06-18

S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)

1888-06-21

William J. Bantel, America

1888-06-27

William Charles Lengel, Tin Pan Alley

1888-10-02

William F. Moran, Blowing Bubbles

1888-11-03

William Charles Denis Browne, composer

1888-12-06

William Eckstein,

1888-9-24

William Podmore, A Christmas Carol

1889-03-19

William J. Scully, On the Avenue

1889-03-30

William C. Thompson, Plan 9 from Outer Space

1889-05-20

William Lawther, union leader

1889-08-04

William Keighley, The Adventures of Robin Hood

1889-08-05

William K. Williamson, One More River

1889-08-16

William J. Reiter, Broadway

1889-11-14

William H. Rupertus,

1889-12-16

William L. Nolte, Bride of the Monster

1889-12-18

William 'Stage' Boyd, The Lost City

1890-01-28

William C. Hammond, The Fool and the Princess

1890-02-06

William M. Pizor, Poetic Gem: Boyhood

1890-02-25

William Fildew, Reggie Mixes In

1890-03-05

William H. Jenner, The Strong Man

1890-03-12

William Dudley Pelley, American leader of the Silver Legion (d. 1965)

1890-03-12

William Dudley Pelley, The Shock

1890-03-12

William A. Lee, Edge of the City

1890-03-31

William Lawrence Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1890-04-18

William von Wymetal, San Francisco

1890-06-10

William A. Seiter, Sons of the Desert

1890-07-08

Hanns Johst, The Legend of William Tell

1890-07-09

William T. Crespinel, The Enchanted Forest

1890-07-11

William O'Dwyer, Episode dated 2 August 1950

1890-07-31

L. William O'Connell, Scarface

1890-08-04

William Lemuels, The Sea Fiend

1890-10-05

William Musgrave, The Hero of Bunko Hill

1890-10-19

William Trow, Around the World in Eighty Days

1890-12-02

William Gaxton, The Professor's Punch

1890-12-04

William Brockway, Music for Millions

1891-01-25

William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador to USSR

1891-02-21

William Kernell, The Big Party

1891-04-25

William Carlock, Husks of Love

1891-05-20

William Hauber, The Wizard of Oz

1891-05-21

William Elam, Greed for Gold

1891-05-24

William F Albright, US old testament scholar/archaeologist

1891-06-03

William Augustin, Poisoned Ivory

1891-07-19

William H. O'Brien, Let Us Be Gay

1891-08-06

William Slim, British general (d. 1970)

1891-09-11

William Thomas Walsh, American author (d. 1949)

1891-10-22

William Eddritt, The Picture of Dorian Gray

1891-11-21

William Bach, The Witch

1891-12-02

William Colt MacDonald, Santa Fe Stampede

1892-02-06

William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)

1892-02-27

William Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)

1892-03-05

William Tummel, Shadow of a Doubt

1892-07-01

William Knoblauch, Venus fra Vestø

1892-07-29

William Powell, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey)

1892-07-29

William Powell, The Thin Man

1892-12-21

William Le Maire, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

1892-12-30

William E. Hinckley, The Circus

1893-02-10

William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)

1893-02-26

William Frawley, Burlington, Iowa, American actor (I Love Lucy, Bub-My 3 Sons)

1893-05-09

William Moulton Marston, American psychologist, writer (co-creator, Wonder Woman) (d. 1947)

1893-05-09

William M. Marston, Justice League

1893-06-16

William K. Howard, Fire Over England

1893-06-18

William Hughes Curran, The Freshie

1893-09-18

William March, [Campbell], US, writer (Company K)

1893-12-02

William Gaxton, SF California, actor (Destry, Convoy)

1893-9-18

William March, The Bad Seed

1894-02-08

Billy Bishop [William Bishop], Owen Sound, Ontario, Canadian First World War flying ace

1894-03-25

Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer

1894-03-27

William Harrigan, NYC

1894-05-24

William Fairbanks, The Torrent

1894-11-02

William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)

1894-11-03

William George Barker, Dauphin Manitoba, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient)

1894-12-02

Warren William, [Krech], Aitkin MN, actor (Caesar in Cleopatra)

1894-9-11

William Hinckley, The Children in the House

1895-03-12

William C. Lee, U.S. Army general (d. 1948)

1895-04-02

William Moll, On the Level

1895-05-11

William Grant Still, Woodville Mississippi, composer (Afro-American)

1895-05-15

William D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (d. 1941)

1895-06-05

William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)

1895-11-26

William Wilson (Bill), East Dorset, Vermont, co-founder (alcoholics anonymous), (d. 1971)

1895-11-29

William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)

1896-02-29

William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born)

1896-02-29

William A. Wellman, A Star Is Born

1896-06-16

William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)

1896-08-01

William Scott, Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

1897-01-23

Sir William Samuel Stephenson, Canadian soldier, W.W.II codename, Intrepid. Inspiration for James Bond. (d. 1989)

1897-03-13

William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)

1897-06-23

Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)

1897-09-25

William Faulkner, New Albany Mississippi, author (Sound & Fury-Nobel 1949), (d. 1962)

1898-02-25

William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles)

1898-04-01

William James Sidis, American genius (d. 1944)

1898-10-16

William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)

1899-03-26

William Baines, composer

1899-04-04

William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)

1899-04-05

William Hornby Steer, barrister/judge

1899-08-01

William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)

1899-09-23

William Levi Dawson, composer

1899-09-24

Sir William Dobell, Australian portrait artist (d. 1970)

1899-11-25

William R Burnett, US, author (Little Caesar)

1899-12-04

Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)

1900-01-01

William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney)

1900-01-15

William Heinesen, The Dance

1900-01-23

William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988)

1900-08-11

Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943)

1900-09-22

William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967)

1901-03-18

William H. Johnson, African-American artist of the Harlem Renaissance (d. 1970)

1901-06-26

William Busch, composer

1901-09-04

William Lyons, Blackpool, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), (d. 1985)

1901-09-28

William Samuel Paley, Chicago Ill, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90)

1902-02-12

William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader

1902-02-12

William Collier, American stage and film actor (d. 1987)

1902-03-21

William Downie Forrest, journalist

1902-03-29

William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins)

1902-06-26

William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp)

1902-10-10

William Forrest, One-Eyed Jacks

1902-10-15

William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)

1902-9-16

William Eugene, Small Change

1903-01-28

William Austin, The Bat

1903-03-04

William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983)

1903-03-04

William Hall, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

1903-06-01

Percy William Whitlock, composer

1903-06-14

Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot

1903-08-23

William Primrose, Glasgow Scot, violist (Method for Violin & Viola)

1903-10-03

William Berke, Gunfire

1903-11-25

William Dehart Hubbard, Cin Ohio, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1924)

1903-12-10

William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)

1904-01-16

William Forest Crouch, Reet, Petite, and Gone

1904-02-14

Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer

1904-02-23

William L Shirer, historian (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich)

1904-02-29

Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausen

1904-05-26

George Formby, [William Booth], British singer/comic (Let George Do It)

1904-07-04

William Meader, Court Martial

1904-08-21

[William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)

1904-10-15

William MacAllister Weatherwax, It All Came True

1904-12-15

William Hitzig, Austria, Maxwell physician

1905-01-17

William Marceau, The Plainclothesman

1905-02-27

William Casel, The Silent Enemy

1905-03-10

William H. Lynch, Destination Moon

1905-04-09

J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)

1905-04-09

J. William Fulbright, The Ten Thousand Day War

1905-04-15

William Kaplan, The Exorcist

1905-05-03

William Brown Meloney, The Secret Heart

1905-05-15

William MacQuitty, A Night to Remember

1905-06-19

William Whaley, Four Days in November

1905-07-17

William Gargan, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen)

1905-07-28

Charles William Hutton, architect

1905-08-16

William Classen, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1905-09-28

William Northam, Austria, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1964)

1905-10-12

William Brisbane, Shall We Dance

1905-11-03

William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist

1905-11-07

William Alwyn, composer

1905-11-07

William Alwyn, A Night to Remember

1905-11-09

James William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Mo)

1905-11-09

William Remick, The Angry Red Planet

1905-11-11

William Bendtz, The People of Hemso

1905-9-08

William Bradford, The Fighting Seabees

1905-9-10

William Clemens, Nancy Drew... Reporter

1906-01-05

William Margulies, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

1906-01-10

William O'Rourke, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1906-01-14

William Bendix, NYC, actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley)

1906-01-14

William Bendix, Lifeboat

1906-01-22

William Sanders, Willy et l'heure légale

1906-01-27

William Dodds, Topaz

1906-02-04

Clyde William Tombaugh, US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)

1906-03-14

William Hamel, Lucy's Last Birthday

1906-04-22

Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)

1906-04-24

William Joyce, Irish fascist (d. 1946)

1906-04-25

William J Brennan Jr, NJ, 92nd Supreme Court judge (1956-90) [or 8/25]

1906-04-26

William Glasgow, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

1906-05-05

William Crider, The Searchers

1906-05-12

William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist

1906-07-07

William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)

1906-08-01

William Hayter, Oxford, Oxfordshire, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-1957)

1906-08-18

William Franklin, Beggar's Holiday

1906-08-25

William J Brennan, Newark, supreme court justice (1957-90) [or 4/25]

1906-09-27

William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)

1906-10-05

R. William Jones,

1906-10-29

Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)

1906-11-02

William Ellfeldt, Confidential Agent

1906-11-02

E. William Carter, The Cat's-Paw

1906-11-19

William Cottrell, Alice in Wonderland

1906-12-05

William Spier, Operation Souvenir

1906-12-12

William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Season restaurant, NYC)

1906-12-25

William McChesney Martin, Chairman of Federal Reserve Bank (1951-70)

1907-02-11

William Levitt,

1907-03-28

William R. Laidlaw, Command Decision

1907-04-11

William Henry Swinburne, music teacher

1907-04-20

William Dollar, St Louis, ballet dancer/choreographer

1907-04-20

William Dollar, The Goldwyn Follies

1907-05-10

William Tubbs, The Wages of Fear

1907-06-27

William Lively, East Side Kids

1907-08-16

William Morrow, Road to Bali

1907-08-31

William Shawn, American editor (d. 1992)

1907-10-01

William Kozlenko, Dance with Me, Henry

1907-10-02

William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)

1907-10-05

William Fritzsche, All That Heaven Allows

1907-11-14

Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader

1907-11-14

William Steig, Shrek

1907-9-15

William Sittel, The House on 92nd Street

1907-9-15

William M. Weiss, The Proton Pulsator

1908-01-08

William Hartnell, London England, actor (Agitator, Jackpot)

1908-01-08

William Hartnell, This Sporting Life

1908-01-27

William Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing)

1908-02-07

William Johnstone, As the World Turns

1908-02-15

William Janney, Coquette

1908-02-23

William McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)

1908-02-25

William P. Whitley, Queen of Outer Space

1908-02-28

William Coldstream, The King's Stamp

1908-03-03

William Glock, The Keller Instinct

1908-03-12

William Lally, The Super Snooper

1908-03-26

Robert William Paine, architect

1908-05-02

William Bakewell, Los Angeles California, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)

1908-05-02

William Bakewell, Gone with the Wind

1908-05-05

William P. Barbour, Practice Tee

1908-06-01

William 'Bill' Phillips, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

1908-06-13

William Candreva, Swing High, Swing Low

1908-06-21

William Frankena, American philosopher (d. 1994)

1908-06-23

William S. Bland, Animal Farm

1908-06-27

William Eric David Davis, broadcaster

1908-08-16

William Maxwell, American novelist and editor (d. 2000)

1908-08-16

William Maxwell, Episode dated 1 March 1995

1908-08-31

William Saroyan, US, novelist/playwright (Time of Your Life)

1908-08-31

William Saroyan, The Banishment

1908-10-09

William Robertson, Christmas Evil

1908-12-06

William Mishkin, Fight for Your Life

1908-12-17

William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer

1908-9-17

William Wister Haines, Slim

1908-9-27

William Chappell, The Trial

1909-01-01

William Fadiman, Jubal

1909-02-10

William L. Kuehl, Mister Roberts

1909-02-24

August William Derleth, Sauk City Wisc, writer (Judge Peck Mysteries)

1909-02-26

William Kissell, Planet of the Apes

1909-03-04

William Eckhardt, Planet of the Apes

1909-04-06

William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)

1909-04-08

William James Millar Mackenzie, political scientist

1909-04-26

William Connor, Episode #2.16

1909-06-04

William Batten, CEO (NY Stock Exchange 1976-84)

1909-06-08

William Odling, major-general

1909-06-24

William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)

1909-07-14

William Justine, The Bride and the Beast

1909-08-21

Jon William Jr Haussermann, composer

1909-09-11

William H Natcher, (Rep-D-Kentucky, 1953- )

1909-10-17

Crozy [William] Cole, US jazz drummer

1909-12-07

William Cowitt, The Man Who Knew Too Much

1909-12-23

William Corson, Stage Door

1909-9-04

William H. Ziegler, My Fair Lady

1909-9-22

William Greer, Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination

1910-02-01

William Dorfman, Notorious

1910-02-13

William Shockley, London, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist

1910-02-13

William Shockley,

1910-03-23

William H. Williams, The Shadow Man

1910-04-06

William J. Kelly, Bridge to the Sun

1910-04-06

William Avenell, Episode #1.1366

1910-04-11

Henry William Collins, artist

1910-04-29

William Bender, Episode #1.3

1910-05-05

William I Martin, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II)

1910-05-14

William Hawley, Tomorrow

1910-06-05

William Loose, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

1910-06-14

William Reynolds, The Godfather

1910-07-02

William Douglas Denny, composer

1910-07-04

William T "Champion Jack" Dupree, US boxer/slaughterhouse pianist

1910-07-14

William Hanna, Melrose New Mexico, animator (Hanna-Barbera- Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), (d. 2001)

1910-07-14

William Hanna, Scooby-Doo

1910-07-20

Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)

1910-08-04

William H Schuman, NYC, composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard)

1910-08-04

William Schuman, Episode dated 30 September 1962

1910-08-06

William J Law, sailor

1910-09-27

Giles William Playfair, writer

1910-10-16

William Leonard Reed, composer

1910-10-25

William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)

1910-11-13

William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)

1910-11-13

William Bradford Huie, Awakenings: 1954-1956

1910-11-18

William A. Calihan Jr., One, Two, Three

1911-01-05

William Wright, Reveille with Beverly

1911-01-06

William E. Sands, The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped

1911-01-09

Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor

1911-01-21

Stanley William Reed, cineaste

1911-01-26

William Fox, The Lavender Hill Mob

1911-02-03

William John Ranaldi, The Giant Gila Monster

1911-02-09

William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)

1911-03-02

William Hansen, WA, actor (Homebodies)

1911-03-02

William Hansen, Fail Safe

1911-03-18

William Lava, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1911-04-16

William Stearn, botanist

1911-05-20

William Kendall Clarke, Revelry at Red Deer

1911-06-04

William M.L. Fiske, White Heat

1911-06-10

William Copeland, Prince of Pirates

1911-06-25

William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)

1911-06-27

William Reunanen, The Unknown Soldier

1911-07-20

William Dillard, trumpeter/singer

1911-08-09

William A Fowler, US, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1911-08-13

William Bernbach, Famous Advertiser (d. 1982)

1911-09-19

William Golding, Cornwall England, novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983), (d. 1993)

1911-10-08

William Abbey, Hawaii Calls

1911-11-01

Donald William Kerst, Madison, Wisconsin, American Physicist who developed the betatron (device to accelerate electron beams)

1911-11-03

William Lind, Suddenly

1911-11-09

William F. Calvert, Elmer Gantry

1911-11-12

William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian

1911-11-17

William Tannen, NYC, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull)

1911-11-17

William Tannen, Woman of the Year

1911-11-19

William A. Attaway, The Great Gatsby

1911-12-05

William Devlin, Jamaica Inn

1911-12-17

William Roerick, actor (Guiding Light)

1911-12-17

William Roerick, Guiding Light

1911-9-02

William Fisk Harrah, Episode #6.1

1911-9-14

William H. Armstrong, Sounder

1911-9-19

William Golding, Lord of the Flies

1912-01-03

William Mervyn, The Ruling Class

1912-01-18

William Sansom, English writer (Loving Eye)

1912-01-18

William Sanson, The Wild Affair

1912-01-28

William "Bill" Henson, English diplomat (Prague 1939)

1912-02-09

Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist

1912-02-11

William Heuman, Sudden Silence

1912-03-13

William L. Stuart, Where the Sidewalk Ends

1912-03-19

William Frankland, Health Before the NHS: A Medical Revolution

1912-03-28

William Lally, Escaped Mental Patient

1912-03-31

William J. Lederer, The Ugly American

1912-04-04

William Fremdling, Rascals

1912-04-13

William Tuttle, North by Northwest

1912-04-19

William Murray, teacher/educationalist

1912-05-26

William Ludwig, Oklahoma!

1912-06-03

William Douglas-Home, playwright (Now .. Barabbas)

1912-06-03

William Douglas-Home, What a Girl Wants

1912-06-10

William Gordon Harris, civil engineer

1912-06-11

William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)

1912-06-23

William D. Faralla, The Wild Bunch

1912-06-25

William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)

1912-07-03

William Gossling, Person to Person

1912-09-10

Brother William Oliver Antoninus Everson, poet

1912-10-11

William N. Graf, A Man for All Seasons

1912-10-22

William Saracino, The Deer Hunter

1912-12-15

William Hawes, The Fighting Kentuckian

1912-12-24

William Draper, They Drew Fire

1912-9-27

William Shakespeare, The Big Game

1913-01-01

William R. Forman, Krakatoa: East of Java

1913-01-22

William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)

1913-01-26

William Prince, Nichols NY, actor (City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac)

1913-01-26

William Prince, Another World

1913-03-08

William Magerman, Trading Places

1913-03-13

William J Casey, headed CIA during Iran-contra scandal (1981-87)

1913-03-13

William Casey,

1913-03-18

William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author

1913-03-19

William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)

1913-05-03

William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)

1913-05-03

William Inge, Splendor in the Grass

1913-05-13

William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)

1913-05-20

William Hewlett, cofounder (Hewlett-Packard Co)

1913-05-21

William Brady, New Faces of 1937

1913-06-07

William Templeton, The Fallen Idol

1913-06-23

William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)

1913-06-23

William Rogers, The Most Powerful Nation

1913-07-03

William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)

1913-07-03

William Deakin, The Churchills

1913-07-05

William Weber, Happy Land

1913-07-21

William B. Hartley, The Cruel Tower

1913-08-26

Robertson William Davies, novellist essayist/dramatist

1913-08-27

William Corrigan, The Land of Oz

1913-10-02

William Ching, D.O.A.

1913-10-05

William Lehman, (Rep-D-FL, 1973- )

1913-10-12

William James Moyce, armaments scientist

1913-10-15

William Swetland, The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

1913-10-31

George William Wenzel Jr., Jiggs and Maggie Out West

1913-11-26

Joshua William Steward, polymath

1913-12-19

William C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart)

1913-12-23

William Layton, Bearn o la sala de las muñecas

1913-9-04

William Roberts, The Magnificent Seven

1913-9-25

David Hunt, William Treadwell's Daily Journal

1914-01-22

William G. Troiano, The Wild World of Batwoman

1914-02-05

William S Burroughs, St Louis, novelist (Naked Lunch)

1914-02-05

William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch

1914-03-07

William Stelling, Doomed to Die

1914-03-20

William Baddeley, rector (St James's Piccadilly)

1914-03-21

William Terry, Strangers in the Night

1914-03-26

William Westmoreland, Saxon SC, army general (Vietnam era)

1914-03-26

William C. Westmoreland, Don't Ask Me, Ask God

1914-03-26

William Westmorland, From Hollywood to Hanoi

1914-04-08

William Grueneberg, The Psychophonic Nurse

1914-04-24

William Castle, House on Haunted Hill

1914-04-26

James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls/Columbia, Maryland)

1914-05-21

William Reich, The Night Child

1914-06-12

William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax)

1914-06-12

William Lundigan, Santa Fe Trail

1914-06-21

William Vickrey, economist

1914-07-20

William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)

1914-08-01

William R. Poole, That's Entertainment, Part II

1914-09-25

Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist

1914-10-14

William Capitan, College Holiday

1914-10-22

William F. Claxton, The Last Flight

1914-11-01

William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger

1914-11-10

William Henry, The Thin Man

1914-11-13

William Gibson, The Miracle Worker

1914-11-30

William Hadnott, Look-Out Sister

1914-12-12

William Rose, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

1914-12-17

William Barby Faherty, Guns for San Sebastian

1915-01-26

William Hopper, NYC, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason)

1915-01-26

William Hopper, Rebel Without a Cause

1915-01-31

William Crosbie, artist

1915-02-04

William Talman, Detroit Mich, actor (Crashout, Hamilton-Perry Mason)

1915-02-04

William Talman, The Hitch-Hiker

1915-03-17

William Roycroft, Austria, equestrian 3 day (Olympic-bronze-1976)

1915-04-12

William F. Broidy, Phantom Trails

1915-04-24

William Goyen, The Left Handed Gun

1915-04-24

William Davidson, Rosemary's Baby

1915-04-25

William Goyen, writer

1915-05-15

William Witney, Zorro's Fighting Legion

1915-05-22

William A. Forester, Basic Training

1915-06-09

Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss) Waukesha Wisconsin, American musician and inventor

1915-06-15

William Munchow, Doctor Detroit

1915-07-17

William T. Cline, Fade Out, Fade In

1915-08-02

William Soose, Playing for Keeps

1915-08-04

William Keene, Days of Our Lives

1915-08-25

William F. Leicester, The Last Man on Earth

1915-08-26

William Bardwell, composer

1915-11-11

William Proxmire, (Sen-D-WI, 1957-88) (Golden Fleece Awards)

1915-11-11

William Proxmire, Invisible Universe Revealed

1915-11-24

William Bruckner, Three Queens Full

1915-12-27

William Howell Masters, sex author/physician

1915-12-27

William H. Masters, The Truth About Sex

1916-01-12

William Pleeth, British cellist (d. 1999)

1916-01-17

William Bowers, The Gunfighter

1916-02-02

William Dufty, Lady Sings the Blues

1916-02-06

William Borberg, Firhændigt med Vorherre

1916-02-16

William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician

1916-02-16

William Doggett, Blue Velvet

1916-02-22

William Gulick, Bend of the River

1916-02-23

William Walsh, academic

1916-03-03

William Baskin, The Raven

1916-03-04

William Alland, Revenge of the Creature

1916-03-22

William Johnson, Episode #9.20

1916-04-19

William Moore, Black Jack

1916-04-29

William Squire, The Lord of the Rings

1916-05-09

Bernard William George Rose, composer/organist

1916-05-20

William Carey, At Your Service

1916-05-23

William LeMassena, As the World Turns

1916-05-27

William Kendis, The Fever

1916-06-20

William Balchin, geographer

1916-06-21

William B. Ruger Sr., The Story of the Gun

1916-08-19

William Martel, Marathon Man

1916-08-21

William John Raff Hooper, cartoonist

1916-10-18

William Stegmeyer, Episode #1.1

1916-11-20

William John Elwyn Davies, painter

1916-12-27

William Garnett, From Here to There

1917-01-12

William Markus, Miriam

1917-01-28

William Walker, The North Star

1917-01-28

William Gottlieb, Bill Gottlieb: Riffs

1917-02-24

William Fairbank, Minneapolis, physicist (superconductivity)

1917-03-07

William Archibald, The Innocents

1917-04-16

William 'Billy' Benedict, The Sting

1917-04-17

William P. Clements Jr.,

1917-05-07

William Geoffrey Biddle, bomb disposal expert

1917-05-26

William Sellers, The Gunfighter

1917-05-29

William F. Schlener, Obsession

1917-06-01

William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2012)

1917-06-10

William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)

1917-06-25

William Woolfolk, The Invisible Badge

1917-06-26

William Hamilton, British MP

1917-07-07

William Kaye, Barnaby Jones

1917-07-12

William Griffis, All My Children

1917-07-14

William Eastlake, Castle Keep

1917-07-15

William Yamadera, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1917-07-16

William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)

1917-07-16

William Woodson, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

1917-07-19

William W Scranton, (Gov-R-Pa), (d. 2013)

1917-07-26

William Magginetti, Forty Guns

1917-07-26

William Conselman Jr., False Paradise

1917-08-26

William French Smith, Attorney General (1981-85)

1917-08-30

William 'Pop' Gates, The Harlem Globetrotters

1917-09-24

William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier & Vagaries)

1917-09-27

William T. Orr, American television producer (d. 2002)

1917-10-02

William Marshall, Chicago IL, band leader (Pennsylvanians)

1917-10-12

William Marshall, State Fair

1917-10-20

William Dalzell, Les Miserables

1917-10-21

William Dale Jennings, The Cowboys

1917-10-31

William Hardy McNeill, historian (Rise of the West)

1917-11-11

William Pullen, All About Eve

1917-12-01

William Tracy, Pitts, actor (To the Shores of Tripoli)

1917-12-01

William Tracy, The Shop Around the Corner

1917-12-21

William Joyce, The Joe Louis Story

1917-9-10

William Brinkley, Don't Go Near the Water

1917-9-24

William Bundy, LBJ: Part 2 - My Fellow Americans

1917-9-27

William T. Orr, Sex and the Single Girl

1918-01-04

William D. Gordon, Amy Prentiss: Part 2

1918-01-06

William Fairchild, Malta Story

1918-01-06

William Cayton, A Journey to the Beginning of Time

1918-01-10

William Gaillard Falor, Pied Piper Malone

1918-01-27

William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)

1918-01-27

William Shaw, The Choppers

1918-01-29

William Rigney, baseball manager (SF Giants)

1918-02-14

William L. Snyder, Munro

1918-02-27

William Lambert, Ocean's 11

1918-02-28

William A. Schaefer, To the Shores of Hell

1918-03-27

William Jordan, The Safety Net

1918-04-07

William Eythe, The Ox-Bow Incident

1918-04-11

William Perrie, British prison governor

1918-04-17

William Holden, Ill, actor (Stalag 17, Bridge Over River Kwai, SOB)

1918-04-17

William Holden, The Bridge on the River Kwai

1918-06-06

William Cottrell, Julius Caesar

1918-06-07

William Anderson, Forbidden Grass

1918-06-28

William Whitelaw, Empire of the Censors

1918-07-16

William Bishop, Short Cut to Hell

1918-09-04

William Talbert, tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48)

1918-10-07

Harry Jaffa, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1918-10-26

William Hammerstein, 13 Stars for Channel 13

1918-11-24

William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician

1918-12-01

William J. Hole Jr., The Bionic Woman

1918-12-06

William P. McGivern, The Big Heat

1918-12-09

William Craig Smith, Victor Victoria

1918-12-22

William Kennedy, baseball player

1918-9-13

William Meigs, The Protégé

1919-01-24

William Hudson, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

1919-03-03

William Epstein, A Tickle in the Heart

1919-04-07

William T. Hurtz, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

1919-05-01

William Alley, The Westerner

1919-05-02

William Flaherty, The Monolith Monsters

1919-07-07

William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)

1919-07-07

William Kunstler, Incident at Oglala

1919-07-07

William Paterson, Dirty Harry

1919-07-13

William F. Quinn, Episode dated 22 January 1961

1919-09-02

Gideon William Waldrop, composer

1919-10-08

William Bryan Jennings, Manos: The Hands of Fate

1919-10-12

William O. Harbach, Gypsy in My Soul

1919-12-09

William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1919-12-12

William Wildermann, Un ballo in maschera

1919-12-27

William Gibberson, Kennedy

1919-9-16

William Cowley, Dennis' Paper Drive

1920-01-04

William Egan Colby, CIA director (Nixon)

1920-01-04

William Colby, Spycraft: The Great Game

1920-01-05

William K. Chulack, Yours, Mine and Ours

1920-01-22

William Warfield, singer (Show Boat)

1920-01-22

William Warfield, Bernstein in London

1920-02-12

William Roscoe Estep, Baptist historian and professor (d. 2000)

1920-02-12

William Rosenberg, En kvinde er overflødig

1920-03-17

William W. Lewis, Hosszú vágta

1920-03-19

William Nyrén, Den lange reisen hjem

1920-03-23

William G. Chalmers, Band of Thieves

1920-03-29

William Kramer, The Seventh Sign

1920-04-09

William Raynor, Without Warning!

1920-04-16

John William Farr, Detroit, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List)

1920-05-02

William Hutt, The Statement

1920-05-07

William C. Anderson, Bat*21

1920-05-09

William Tenn, American author

1920-05-09

William Tenn, Time in Advance

1920-05-10

William Berney, Dark of the Moon

1920-05-11

H. William Miller, Kitten with a Whip

1920-05-20

William Simpson, British trade union leader

1920-05-27

William Crawshay, Lord-Lt of Gwent

1920-06-12

William Woodward,

1920-06-13

William Moss, The Canterville Ghost

1920-06-21

William Pawley Jr., The Crowning Experience

1920-07-06

William Worthington, horse trainer

1920-07-18

William Cabanne, The Forest Rangers

1920-08-10

William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)

1920-08-11

William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976)

1920-08-25

William T. Cartwright, Don't Pave Main Street: Carmel's Heritage

1920-09-27

William Conrad, Louisville Ky, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Cannon)

1920-10-02

William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)

1920-10-13

William W. Gray, Barefoot in the Park

1920-10-13

William L. Guisewite, Cathy's Valentine

1920-10-21

William Eckart, Damn Yankees!

1920-10-31

William Sackheim, First Blood

1920-10-31

Helmut Newton, Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton

1920-11-14

William H. Carrick, Ducks, of Course

1920-11-18

Alfred William Bedford, test pilot

1920-11-21

William C. Coleman, The Pink Dragon

1920-12-21

William Thunhurst Jr., Lorenzo's Oil

1920-9-12

William H. O'Docharty, The Terror of Tiny Town

1920-9-27

William Conrad, The Killers

1920-9-30

William McGraw, Foster Child

1921-01-02

William Chaiken, Trading Places

1921-01-07

William Abney, The City of the Dead

1921-01-09

William Murphy, Sands of Iwo Jima

1921-03-12

William Bagdad, Girl in Gold Boots

1921-03-20

William Friml, What About Linda?

1921-03-24

William R. Lasky, Thank God It's Friday

1921-04-01

William L Bergsma, Oakland California, composer (Fortunate Island)

1921-04-01

William Fishman, The Whitechapel Murders

1921-04-28

William Beaudine Jr., Country

1921-05-23

John Martell, Just William's Luck

1921-06-17

William Anderson, Episode dated 23 August 1963

1921-06-21

William Self, The Reluctant Stowaway

1921-06-25

William White, The Hideous Sun Demon

1921-06-26

William Davies, America

1921-06-29

William Cahn, Brooks Robinson

1921-07-07

William Worthy, Yanki, No!

1921-07-08

William Lazar, Answer Yes or No

1921-07-22

William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )

1921-07-28

William W. Spencer, The Mephisto Waltz

1921-07-30

William Peters, A Class Divided

1921-08-08

William Asher, Beach Blanket Bingo

1921-08-26

William Preston, Columbia Penn, actor (Fisher King, Waterworld)

1921-08-26

William Preston, Waterworld

1921-08-26

William Tregoe, Airplane!

1921-09-16

William Johnston, Chaplain to Queen of Scotland

1921-10-29

William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)

1921-11-02

William Donald Schaefer, ..And Justice for All

1921-11-26

William Hayes, The Living Swamp

1921-11-29

Rosamund Barnes, Just William

1921-12-02

William Reilly, Come Play with Me

1921-12-18

William Roberts, Lady in the Lake

1921-12-21

William Reid, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1921-9-19

William Myers, A Force of One

1921-9-22

William J. Daprato, Bill

1922-01-07

William Harlow, Doughboy

1922-01-31

William Sylvester, Oakland California, actor (2001, Gorgo, Gemini Man)

1922-01-31

William Sylvester, 2001: A Space Odyssey

1922-02-04

William Phipps, The War of the Worlds

1922-02-08

William L. Cooper Jr., Time of the Apes

1922-02-28

William Skipper, Up in Central Park

1922-03-01

William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)

1922-03-01

William M. Gaines, Bordello of Blood

1922-03-26

William Milliken, actor (Drive-in)

1922-04-01

William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)

1922-04-01

William Raymond Manchester, American Caesar

1922-04-23

William Long, Square One

1922-04-28

William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )

1922-05-26

William Froug, Homes $weet Homes

1922-05-29

William Alspaugh, Firestarter

1922-07-06

William Schallert, Los Angeles California, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)

1922-07-06

William Schallert, Santa Barbara

1922-07-13

William Douglas Lansford, Villa Rides

1922-07-18

William Bosche, Mars and Beyond

1922-08-12

William F. Storke, A Christmas Carol

1922-08-16

William Alfred, Hogan's Goat

1922-08-18

Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister

1922-09-20

William Kapell, American pianist (d. 1953)

1922-10-01

William Neathery, Invasion Earth: The Aliens Are Here

1922-10-07

William Zinsser, Stardust Memories

1922-10-09

John William, Candide

1922-10-12

William Sullivan, Peace Is at Hand: 1968-1973

1922-11-12

William Lanteau, On Golden Pond

1922-11-22

William Boeing Jr., War Planes of World War II

1922-12-03

William McAlpine, Countess Maritza

1922-12-29

William Gaddis, American writer (d. 1998)

1922-12-29

William Gaddis, Female Animal

1922-9-07

William Burchinal, Night of the Living Dead

1922-9-08

William K. McClure, For All the World's Children

1923-01-24

William Durkee, The Unholy Wife

1923-02-07

William Jenner,

1923-02-21

William Winter, Bloody Murder

1923-03-13

William F. Bolger, 65th Postmaster General of the United States (d. 1989)

1923-04-02

William E. Hines, MacGyver

1923-04-14

William Darling, journalist

1923-04-21

William Frambes, Live Wires

1923-04-27

William H. Burkett, Bar-B-Que

1923-04-28

William Guarnere, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American WWII Veteran portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, (d. 2014)

1923-04-28

William Guarnere, Points

1923-04-30

William Chapman, The Hard-Boiled Canary

1923-05-01

William Reeves, Brigadoon

1923-05-01

William Marchant, Desk Set

1923-05-02

William Batliner, Resurrection

1923-05-11

William R. Lieb, One Way Ticket to Hell

1923-05-21

William F. Kraemer, Johnny Tremain

1923-05-22

William Sabatier, The Clockmaker of St. Paul

1923-06-08

William Riker, Palookaville

1923-06-12

William N. Clark, Magnum Force

1923-06-25

William Mulvihill, Sands of the Kalahari

1923-07-03

William Mills, painter

1923-07-19

William A. Rusher, American columnist

1923-07-19

William Rusher, How to Win Arguments

1923-08-06

William B Williams, Babylon NY, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company)

1923-08-06

William B. Williams, The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears

1923-08-14

William Flanagan, composer

1923-08-30

William Duell, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1923-09-06

William Kraft, Chicago, Ill, composer/percussionist

1923-09-28

William Windom, NYC, actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), (d. 2012)

1923-10-07

William Masters, Ransom

1923-10-30

William Campbell, Dementia 13

1923-11-12

William H. Boesen, Putney Swope

1923-11-28

William Mosquiera, When You're in Love

1923-12-01

William F. House, The Incredible Machine

1923-12-15

William DeNicholas, The Towering Inferno

1923-12-31

William Kayden, Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story

1923-9-06

William Kraft, Carlito's Way

1923-9-07

William Ross, Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats

1923-9-28

William Windom, To Kill a Mockingbird

1923-9-29

William A. Fraker, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1924-01-22

William Thourlby, Two Weeks Notice

1924-01-27

William van Straubenzee, British MP

1924-01-31

William Bryant, General Hospital

1924-02-01

William Comstock, Here Comes Elmer

1924-02-23

William Watkins, Coming to America

1924-02-23

Dennis Friedman, Prince William: A Royal Portrait

1924-02-24

William Pillar, British admiral

1924-02-25

William Washington, Broken Strings

1924-03-06

William H Webster, US, judge/head FBI/CIA

1924-03-06

William Webster, The Gulf War

1924-03-27

William Holbrook, McCloud

1924-04-13

William Arrowsmith, Dionysus in '69

1924-04-22

William Putch, The Cradle Will Fall

1924-06-01

William Sloane Coffin, American clergyman (d. 2006)

1924-06-01

William Sloane Coffin, Splendor and Wisdom

1924-06-07

William Close, Plague Fighters

1924-06-08

William Barlow, CEO (BICC)

1924-06-18

William Humphrey, Home from the Hill

1924-07-06

William F. Ganong, Quest for Planet Mars

1924-07-24

William Stevenson, The Bushbaby

1924-07-30

William Gass, Fargo ND, novelist/philosopher (Omensetter's Luck)

1924-08-19

William Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value)

1924-08-19

William Marshall, Blacula

1924-10-01

William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )

1924-10-01

William Rehnquist, Bush v. Gore

1924-10-19

William Obanhein, Alice's Restaurant

1924-10-20

Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist

1924-11-19

William Russell, British actor

1924-11-19

William Russell, The Great Escape

1924-12-02

William Craig, A Sense of Loss

1924-12-04

William Diehl, Primal Fear

1924-12-20

William Wyrick, Our Time in Hell: The Korean War

1924-9-22

J. William Middendorf, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1924-9-29

William L. Heath, Violent Saturday

1925-01-02

William J Crowe Jr, Kentucky, chairman joint chief of staff

1925-01-02

William J. Crowe Jr., Hot Rocks

1925-01-24

William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)

1925-02-06

William de Marois, Bronco Smith

1925-02-23

William B. Keene, Todd vs. Todd

1925-02-27

William Powell, The Countess

1925-03-12

William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)

1925-03-14

William Clay Ford, Barry Sanders

1925-03-27

William Leslie, Queen Bee

1925-04-14

William Lucas, Sons and Lovers

1925-04-27

William R. Thompkins, Incident at Deadhorse: Part II

1925-05-11

William Glasser, Cleveland, OH, psychiatrist (reality therapy, choice theory), (d. 2013)

1925-05-11

William Glasser, Psychiatry: An Industry of Death

1925-05-24

William Herrin, Daniel Boone: The Promised Land

1925-06-05

William L Dickinson, (Rep-R-AL, 1965- )

1925-06-11

William Styron, Va, novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice)

1925-06-11

William Styron, Sophie's Choice

1925-07-06

William Whitman, Papa Romani

1925-08-03

William Pajaud, William Pajaud: Art & Work

1925-08-06

William S. Baker, The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant

1925-08-14

William Goodhart, Exorcist II: The Heretic

1925-08-16

William Hundley, Galíndez

1925-09-25

William Edgar Mitchell, physicist

1925-10-12

William Steinkraus, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72)

1925-11-07

William Wharton, Birdy

1925-11-10

William E. Weber, Korean War Stories

1925-11-18

William Robert Mayer, composer

1925-11-24

William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)

1925-11-24

William F. Buckley, Who Wrote Shakespeare's Works?

1925-12-08

William Bragg Ewald, The Life and Times of Dwight D. Eisenhower

1925-12-09

Kathleen Stuart, Just William's Luck

1925-12-19

William Schutz, Here Comes Every Body

1925-12-28

Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough

1925-12-28

William C. Miller, The Captive City

1925-9-13

William Redmond, A Bit of a Lift

1925-9-22

William Franklyn, The Satanic Rites of Dracula

1925-9-24

William W. Norton, The Scalphunters

1925-9-25

William R. Corson, In the Year of the Pig

1926-01-05

William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet

1926-01-24

William Thomson, Episode #2.7

1926-02-28

William Brower, Battleship Bismarck

1926-04-08

William Murray, The Sweet Ride

1926-04-09

William Price Fox, Cold Turkey

1926-04-24

William Riggs, Daddy-O

1926-05-15

William A. Graham, Return to the Blue Lagoon

1926-05-30

Christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual (born George William Jorgensen, Jr)

1926-06-16

William F. Roemer Jr., Sugartime

1926-06-24

David William, The Father

1926-06-26

William Roemer, Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion

1926-07-03

William Roll, Bremen, Germany, parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), (d. 2012)

1926-07-03

William Rotsler, Agony of Love

1926-07-17

William Pierson, Stalag 17

1926-07-18

William Burnside, The Karate Killers

1926-07-24

William C. Patrick III, Chemical and Biological Weapons

1926-07-28

William Yetter Jr., The Key Story

1926-08-05

William Manville, Deadly Magic

1926-08-23

William Callahan, Bread

1926-09-06

Arthur William Oldham, composer

1926-09-22

William O Smith, composer

1926-10-04

William Leavitt, Saps at Sea

1926-10-08

William Greaves, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

1926-10-13

Georges Weiss, William Tell

1926-10-25

William E. Greene, Episode #1.4

1926-10-26

William A. Barry,

1926-11-25

Poul [William] Anderson, US, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Mirkheim)

1926-9-11

William Katz, Jackass 3D

1926-9-22

William O. Smith, Four in the Afternoon

1927-01-03

William Boyett, General Hospital

1927-01-15

William Mims, The Children's Hour

1927-01-22

William Allyn, Cousins

1927-01-26

William Redfield, NYC, actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage)

1927-01-26

William Redfield, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1927-02-15

William Bentley, diplomat

1927-02-23

William Flatley, Attica

1927-03-01

Robert Bork, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1927-03-06

William J Bell, Chicago Ill, soap opera creator (Young & Restless)

1927-03-06

William J. Bell, The Young and the Restless

1927-03-31

William Daniels, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776)

1927-03-31

William Daniels, The Graduate

1927-04-17

William Kerwin, Blood Feast

1927-05-01

William Mitchell Byers, musician

1927-05-23

William Becker, Life as a Dream

1927-07-03

William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]

1927-07-10

William Smithers, Richmond Va, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!)

1927-07-10

William Smithers, Guiding Light

1927-07-14

John William Chancellor, Chicago Ill, news anchor (NBC, VOA)

1927-08-06

William David Ford, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1965- )

1927-08-11

William Rubin, Painters Painting

1927-08-22

William T. Southard, The Frogmen

1927-08-24

William V Shannon, journalist/ambassador to Ireland (1977-81)

1927-09-19

William Hickey, Brooklyn, New York, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas)

1927-10-12

William Claxton, Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton

1927-10-26

William H. McDonald, The Postman Always Rings Twice

1927-11-20

William Larsen, JFK

1927-11-26

William Hughes, Ole Rex

1927-11-27

William Simon, US sect of Treasury

1927-11-27

William Simon, Harlan County U.S.A.

1927-12-03

William Wiard, Tom Horn

1927-12-13

William Monroe Cypert, Christopher Columbus

1927-9-19

William Hickey, The Nightmare Before Christmas

1928-01-07

William Peter Blatty, NYC, author/director (The Exorcist)

1928-01-07

William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

1928-01-16

John William Fozard, aircraft designer

1928-01-16

William Kennedy, US writer

1928-01-16

William Kennedy, The Cotton Club

1928-01-16

William P. Kennedy, Toy Soldiers

1928-01-20

William Berger, Austria, actress (Adventure of Hercules)

1928-01-21

William Read Woodfield, Columbo Cries Wolf

1928-02-06

William Swan, Lady in a Cage

1928-02-12

William Olvis, Deep in My Heart

1928-02-15

William Dickerson, The Pride of Jesse Hallam

1928-03-04

William Berry, Running Brave

1928-03-06

William F. Nolan, Logan's Run

1928-03-07

William Blankenship, All My Children

1928-03-16

William Mayne, A Swarm in May

1928-03-17

William John McKeag, Canadian politician (d. 2007)

1928-03-18

William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg

1928-03-25

William D. Middleton, The New York Central: The Water Level Route

1928-04-01

William Hairston, Take the High Ground!

1928-04-16

William F. Brown, The Wiz

1928-04-18

William Bramley, West Side Story

1928-04-19

William Klein, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

1928-05-08

William Jay Sydeman, composer

1928-05-24

William Trevor, Brit writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune)

1928-05-24

William Roy, Hangmen Also Die!

1928-05-24

William Trevor, Felicia's Journey

1928-06-16

William McGrath, The Turn of the Screw

1928-06-20

William Berger, Keoma

1928-06-25

William Joseph Russo, composer

1928-06-25

William Russo, Everybody Rides the Carousel

1928-06-27

William D. DeCinces, The Reluctant Astronaut

1928-07-14

William Rees-Mogg, Episode #1.1

1928-08-28

F. William Free, American advertising executive (d. 2003)

1928-10-28

William Rodgers, Episode dated 27 February 2000

1928-10-30

William Campbell, Newark NJ, actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty)

1928-11-10

William Staveley, British admiral

1928-11-15

William Heirens, Evanston, Illinois, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), (d. 2012)

1928-11-15

William Heirens, William Heirens: The Lipstick Killer

1928-12-26

Martin Cooper, How William Shatner Changed the World

1928-12-29

William Pfaff, France: The Precarious Generation

1928-9-04

William B. Fosser, Home Alone

1928-9-04

William P. Wilson, The Delegate

1928-9-10

William McKeever Riley, They Were Expendable

1928-9-11

William X. Kienzle, The Rosary Murders

1928-9-25

William Gleason, Shakedown

1929-01-13

Colin Morris, William Johnston

1929-01-23

William L. Stevenson, Halloween

1929-01-29

William McMillan, US, rapid pistol (Olympic-gold-1960) [or Jul 3]

1929-03-12

William Pabst, The King of Marvin Gardens

1929-03-30

William Grannel, The Abductors

1929-04-04

William F Clinger Jr, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )

1929-04-08

WIlliam K Everson, film historian

1929-04-08

William K. Everson, Crimes and Misdemeanors

1929-04-14

William Edgar Thornton, Faison NC, MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk:49)

1929-04-21

Herman Badillo, William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

1929-04-28

William Benegal Rau, The Devil's Soul

1929-05-07

William Goldgraber, Amprenta

1929-05-27

William Kelley, Witness

1929-06-27

William Afflis, American wrestler (d. 1991)

1929-06-29

William Wolkovich, Once Around

1929-07-02

William C. Gerrity, The French Connection

1929-07-03

William Randall, Dirty Harry

1929-08-24

William Winfield, rocker (Harptones)

1929-09-22

William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )

1929-11-03

William Kozlov, Gde ty teper, Maksim?

1929-11-18

William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)

1929-11-26

William Dysart, The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 4

1929-11-26

William Lundmark, Chopper Four

1929-12-12

William L. McCaughey, The Deer Hunter

1929-12-17

William Safire, political columnist (NY Times)/speech writer (Nixon), (d. 2009)

1929-12-17

William Safire, Forever Free (1862)

1929-9-22

William Dannemeyer, The Clinton Chronicles

1930-01-08

William Cobbett, O Grande Palhaço

1930-01-15

William Beckley, The Picture of Dorian Gray

1930-01-16

Norman Podhoretz, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1930-01-23

William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)

1930-01-23

William R. Pogue, We're Go for Launch to Zero-g

1930-03-01

William Driskill, Troubled Waters

1930-03-28

William Cronjager, Swan Song

1930-05-02

John William Anglin,

1930-05-11

William Carey, Baltimore, Maryland, American businessman and philanthropist (W.P. Carey & Co. LLC) (d. 2012)

1930-05-13

William B. Corrie, The Witch of Hound Dog

1930-05-17

William Grefe, Stanley

1930-05-27

William S Sessions, Arkansas, director of FBI

1930-05-27

William Sessions, The Journey

1930-05-31

William Taylor, British Chairman of Convocation (London University)

1930-06-04

William Job, Prick Up Your Ears

1930-06-12

William Bronder, Stand by Me

1930-06-24

William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (d. 2006)

1930-06-24

William Gaskill, The National Theatre: Part One - The Dream

1930-07-11

Harold Bloom, William Shakespeare

1930-07-20

William H. Goetzmann, The West of the Imagination

1930-08-11

William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)

1930-08-18

William Neely, Stroker Ace

1930-09-29

Billy Strange [William], Long Beach, California, singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), (d. 2012)

1930-10-08

William Traylor, Fletch

1930-10-21

William Joyce, The Parallax View

1930-11-03

William H Dana, pilot (X-15)

1930-11-23

William E Brock, (Sen-D)/US Secretary of Labor (1985-87)

1930-11-28

William Sargent, The Conscience of the King

1930-11-30

William H Dana, Pasadena California, test pilot (X-15)

1931-01-04

Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001

1931-01-04

William Visteen, Class

1931-02-17

William T. Lane, Ghostbusters II

1931-03-12

William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascals)

1931-03-21

Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist

1931-03-22

William Shatner, Montreal Canada, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker)

1931-03-22

William Shatner, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1931-04-03

William Bast, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake

1931-04-11

William Lovett, Did You Know? Well You Should!

1931-04-18

William Miles, Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II

1931-04-29

William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando)

1931-04-29

William Ball, Suburban Commando

1931-04-30

William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )

1931-05-13

William Utting, chief inspector (British Social Services)

1931-05-17

William Kisum, Final Hour

1931-05-19

William Bell, The Immovable Object

1931-05-27

William Cain, The Ice Storm

1931-06-09

William C. Virdon, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

1931-07-04

Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Glengormley, County Antrim, Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)

1931-07-26

William J. Creber, Planet of the Apes

1931-07-30

William Wintersole, General Hospital

1931-07-30

William 'Duke' Meeks, One of the Hollywood Ten

1931-08-12

William Goldman, author

1931-08-12

William Goldman, The Princess Bride

1931-08-19

William Shoemaker, Episode #7.13

1931-09-25

Patrick WIlliam Walker, British astrologer

1931-10-16

William Luce, Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter

1931-10-17

William Rice, Coffee and Cigarettes

1931-10-22

William Hanley, Something About Amelia

1931-11-20

William Ware Theiss, Harold and Maude

1931-12-09

William Reynolds, American actor

1931-12-09

William Reynolds, All That Heaven Allows

1931-9-18

William O'Malley, The Exorcist

1931-9-27

Peter William Blaxill, The Groove Tube

1932-01-08

William Severs, The Departed

1932-02-25

Martin William Karlins, composer

1932-03-13

William W. Gillett Jr., The Giant Spider Invasion

1932-03-24

William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)

1932-03-29

William Charette, Ludington, Michigan, United States Navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)

1932-04-23

William Douglas, PT 109

1932-04-25

William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)

1932-04-25

William Roache, Episode #1.8708

1932-06-14

William P. D'Angelo, Webster

1932-06-23

William Odom, The World According to Bush

1932-07-03

William Rose, 50,000 B.C. (Before Clothing)

1932-07-12

Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist

1932-07-22

William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist

1932-07-24

William D Ruckelshaus, headed Environmental Protection Agency

1932-07-24

William Ruckelshaus, The Breach

1932-07-25

William Marlowe, The Snow Goose

1932-08-18

William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia

1932-08-24

William Morgan Sheppard, The Prestige

1932-10-01

William Woodman, Long Day's Journey Into Night

1932-10-17

William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )

1932-10-20

William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H)

1932-10-20

William Christopher, The Fortune Cookie

1932-10-28

John William Corrington, I Am Legend

1932-11-08

Ben[jamin William] Bova, US, sci-fi author (Exiled from Earth)

1933-01-01

William Fruet, My Secret Identity

1933-01-06

William Strange, The Florentine Apprentice

1933-01-19

William Hardy, The Tree of Life

1933-01-21

William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)

1933-01-25

William J. Caunitz, One Police Plaza

1933-03-06

William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)

1933-03-06

William Davis, Episode #10.36

1933-03-09

William Francis McBeth, composer

1933-03-09

William McBeth, Ropesville, Texas, composer, (d. 2012)

1933-03-24

William Smith, Conan the Barbarian

1933-03-30

William David Brohn, Alexander Nevsky

1933-05-16

William Osler, The Girl in Blue

1933-08-20

William O'Connell, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1933-09-11

William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)

1933-10-17

William A Anders, Hong Kong, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8)

1933-10-29

William Harrison, Rollerball

1933-11-22

William Hasswani, Auliban, the Seller of Jokes

1933-12-15

William Link, Murder, She Wrote

1933-9-01

Marshall Lytle, William

1933-9-02

William Packard, Bukowski: Born into This

1933-9-11

William L. Pierce, Nazi America: A Secret History

1934-01-02

William Kronick, Really Wild Animals

1934-01-05

William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (d. 1971)

1934-01-19

William Agosto, Doublecrossed

1934-02-02

William Bulger, Primary Motive

1934-03-24

William Smith, American actor

1934-04-22

William Cole, Anne of Green Gables

1934-05-10

William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire

1934-06-04

William Elliott, Coffy

1934-06-15

William Newman, Mrs. Doubtfire

1934-06-16

William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate

1934-07-11

William Hale, Cheyenne

1934-07-20

M. Stanton Evans, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1934-07-30

William Belasco, The Last Hard Men

1934-08-03

William 'Haystacks' Calhoun, WWF All-Star Wrestling

1934-08-19

William Cleary, Cambridge Massachusetts, hockey center, (Oly-gold/silv-56, 60)

1934-10-07

Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

1934-11-01

William James Matthias, composer

1934-11-01

William Mathias, British composer (d. 1992)

1934-11-01

William Mathias, Forward to First Principles

1934-12-06

William Knight, Navy Seals

1935-01-04

William Donaldson, Root Into Europe

1935-01-08

William Tailford, Jerusalem Countdown

1935-01-12

William Lee Gloden, Brewton Al, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys)

1935-03-05

William Fischer, Born to Win

1935-03-24

William Beeton, The Gate

1935-05-12

William 'Shorty' Young, Hero Tomorrow

1935-05-15

William Jay, Mark of the Beast

1935-07-15

William G. Stewart, Doctor Down Under

1935-08-05

William S. Jones, Space Is the Place

1935-08-28

William Hinnant, The World of Henry Orient

1935-08-29

William Friedkin, Chicago, Illinois, American director/producer/writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection)

1935-08-29

William Friedkin, The Exorcist

1935-10-10

William Brayne, National Wealth

1935-10-12

William Raspberry, Okolona, Mississippi, columnist (Pulitzer 1994), (d. 2012)

1935-11-23

William Lewis, Francesca da Rimini

1935-12-16

William Linton, Noctambulous

1935-12-20

William Julius Wilson, Reflections of Us

1935-12-28

William Bassett, House of 1000 Corpses

1935-9-08

William Vance, XIII

1935-9-21

William Norton, Fearless Fonzarelli: Part 1

1936-01-25

William Bogert, Dog Day Afternoon

1936-02-18

Ronald William Eastman, cinematogrpaher

1936-02-24

William J. Fulco, The Passion of the Christ

1936-03-21

William Carter, American Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

1936-04-25

William Coyman, The Cider House Rules

1936-05-02

William Mooney, All My Children

1936-06-12

William E. Paul, Episode dated 12 July 1996

1936-06-15

William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate

1936-07-08

William Cort, Ghost

1936-07-11

William Ferriter, All My Children

1936-08-24

William J Coyne, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- )

1936-10-01

William H. Perry Jr., Love in a Goldfish Bowl

1936-10-24

S. William Hinzman, Night of the Living Dead

1936-11-25

William McIlvanney, Crossing the Line

1936-9-16

William Henry Phen, Nobody's Baby

1937-01-20

William Wellman Jr., It's Alive

1937-02-11

Doran William Cannon, Brewster McCloud

1937-04-03

William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)

1937-04-03

William Gaunt, King Lear

1937-08-02

William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)

1937-08-18

William George Rushton, London, actor/author/cartoonist (TW3)

1937-08-18

William Rushton, That Was the Year That Was

1937-08-19

William Motzing, Battlefield Earth

1937-09-05

William Devane, Albany NY, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October)

1937-10-13

William Jordan, Kingpin

1937-10-26

William Lubtchansky, Shoah

1937-11-12

William Teagardin, Bastards

1937-11-15

William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)

1938-01-13

William B. Davis, Canadian actor

1938-01-13

William B. Davis, The X Files

1938-01-17

William Severn, Journey for Margaret

1938-01-20

William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)

1938-02-02

William Hollingsed, Miami Connection

1938-03-01

William Galarno, New York Nights

1938-05-04

William J Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)

1938-05-26

William Elden Bolcom, Seattle Washington, composer (Oracles)

1938-05-26

William Bolcom, Hester Street

1938-06-30

William Mervin Mills, Pine Ridge SD, 10K runner (Olympic-gold-64)

1938-10-05

William Watson, In the Heat of the Night

1938-10-08

William Corlett, Emmerdale

1938-11-28

William A. Poulsen, Another Thin Man

1938-12-09

William Thomas McKinley, composer

1938-12-16

William Chappelle, Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly

1938-12-25

William Sumper, Josie's Castle

1938-9-23

William Mandell, Detour to Terror

1939-01-10

William Levy, Dutch writer

1939-01-12

William Lee Golden, The Oak Ridge Boys

1939-01-16

William Bell, Repo Men

1939-01-29

William Hobbs, Shakespeare in Love

1939-02-12

William Chun, Riverside High: Belle, WV

1939-02-21

William Engesser, Gator

1939-02-27

William G. Clark, Carnosaur 2

1939-03-08

George William Reed, astronomy writer/cartoonist (Dark Sky Legacy)

1939-03-14

William Benjamin Lenoir, Miami Florida, astronaut (STS 5)

1939-04-12

William M. Hoffman, As Is

1939-04-23

William Hagerty, editor (People)

1939-05-13

William W Cobey Jr, (Rep-R-NC, 1985-87)

1939-05-29

William J. Kenney, All Our Yesterdays

1939-07-15

William David Hellerman, composer

1939-07-16

William Bell, [Yarborough], US singer (Tryin' to Love Two)

1939-07-27

William J. Eggleston, William Eggleston in the Real World

1939-08-06

William "Sonny" Sanders, US singer (Rayber Voices)

1939-08-08

William Alden Hibbard, composer

1939-08-09

William Gargaro Jr., Wally's Car Accident

1939-08-20

William Woollard, The Secret War

1939-08-27

William Least Heat-Moon, Blue Highways

1939-08-30

William G. Schilling, Ruthless People

1939-9-05

William Devane, Interstellar

1939-9-13

William Janklow, Incident at Oglala

1940-01-07

William Elgin Swinton, child psychiatrist

1940-02-19

William "Smokey" Robinson, Det, vocalist (& Miracles-Being With You)

1940-03-22

William Ritchie, vice-chancellor (Lancaster U)

1940-03-23

William Schub, Bus Stop

1940-04-04

John William Galt, Forrest Gump

1940-04-25

William Duff-Griffin, Basic Instinct

1940-05-10

William Cash, MP

1940-05-11

William Wise, In the Bedroom

1940-06-10

John William Stevens, jazz drummer

1940-06-19

William Cairncross, Life Goes On

1940-06-26

William Randolph Stevens, Deadly Intentions

1940-08-28

William S Cohen, (Sen-R Maine, 1979- )

1940-08-28

William Cohen, War with Iraq/Finding Saddam/Protecting New York

1940-11-17

William Simons, The Woman in Black

1940-12-10

William Fred Dempster, Berkeley California, crew member (Biosphere 2)

1940-12-18

William Butler, X2

1940-9-20

William Finley, Phantom of the Paradise

1941-01-20

William Pigott-Brown, Figures in a Landscape

1941-02-10

William Nack, Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion

1941-02-23

William Hjortsberg, Angel Heart

1941-03-06

William Cashman, Flight 93

1941-03-27

William Hayward, Easy Rider

1941-04-04

William Tarmey, Coronation Street: Viva Las Vegas!

1941-04-29

Tim Wellman, William Wellman

1941-05-06

William Moritz, Oskar Fischinger: The Creative Spirit

1941-05-18

William Hogue, Ghost

1941-06-02

William Guest, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight Show)

1941-06-02

William Guest, The George Burns One-Man Show

1941-06-07

Elizabeth Anson, William at 30

1941-06-17

William Lucking, The Rundown

1941-07-18

William Delahunt, Tell Me Cuba

1941-08-20

William H Gray III, Baton Rouge La, (Rep-D-PA, 1978-1991), (d. 2013)

1941-08-20

William Gray III, The 7th Annual Black Achievement Awards

1941-08-31

William DeWitt, Jr., American businessman

1941-09-17

William Grut, Sweden, penthalete (Olympic-gold-1948), (d. 2012)

1941-10-24

William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer

1941-10-24

William Dobelle, Episode #4.10

1941-10-27

William Gay, That Evening Sun

1941-11-04

William Boswell, Judicial Consent

1941-12-09

William Powell, Episode #2.50

1941-12-13

F. William Parker, General Hospital

1941-9-28

William Cornish, The Pony

1942-01-16

William Francis, rocker

1942-01-26

William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)

1942-02-19

William Provine, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed

1942-05-09

William Olner, MP

1942-06-03

William Mogush, Night of the Living Dead

1942-06-16

William P. Cartlidge, You Only Live Twice

1942-06-21

William Bradford Reynolds, Conn, US asst attorney general

1942-07-01

William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)

1942-07-12

William G. Knight, Wall Street

1942-07-20

T G Sheppard, [William Browder], Humbolt Tn, singer (Devil in Bottle)

1942-08-31

William Tannen, Hero and the Terror

1942-09-22

William C Nelson, rep/astronaut (STS 24)

1942-09-29

William Nelson, (Rep-D-Fla, 1979- )/astronaut (STS 61C)

1942-11-21

Al Regnery, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1942-11-24

William Perly, Distress

1942-12-18

William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V

1942-9-06

William N. Panzer, Highlander

1943-01-04

William Ellis, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1943-01-11

William Albert Penn, composer

1943-01-13

William Duckworth, composer

1943-01-23

William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer

1943-03-14

William Marquez, The Mask of Zorro

1943-03-16

William Rothlein, Rambo: First Blood Part II

1943-04-08

William Garth Morrison, Chief scout

1943-05-06

Milton William Cooper, Part Five

1943-06-08

William Calley, American war criminal

1943-06-09

Joe [William] Haldeman, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Worlds Apart)

1943-06-25

Bill Moggridge [William], London, England, designer (1st laptop computer), (d. 2012)

1943-07-03

William J. Bennett, Responsibility

1943-07-20

Seth Shostak, How William Shatner Changed the World

1943-07-25

William Tasker, Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens

1943-07-31

William Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)/drug tsar

1943-08-12

William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter

1943-10-02

William Margold, World of Sexual Fantasy

1943-10-18

William Roberts, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

1943-10-31

Pierre-William Glenn, Day for Night

1943-12-14

R. Emmett Tyrrell, William F. Buckley: Right from the Start

1943-12-17

William Brooks, composer

1943-12-19

William De Vries, Bkln, surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart)

1944-01-10

William Sanderson, American actor

1944-01-10

William Sanderson, Blade Runner

1944-01-18

William R. 'Mojo' Collins, Pirate Kids II: The Search for the Silver Skull

1944-02-05

William Mays, Burn After Reading

1944-06-08

Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], Dallas Tx, rocker (Steve Miller Band)

1944-06-11

William Illerbrun, Au pays des couchers de soleil

1944-06-21

William Fuller, Porky's II: The Next Day

1944-06-30

William R. 'Bob' Smedley, Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

1944-07-20

William Browder, The Princess and the Cabbie

1944-07-22

William Elliott, The Pirates of Penzance

1944-08-04

William Frankfather, Death Becomes Her

1944-10-08

William Broyles Jr., Cast Away

1944-10-17

William Aldrich, Flight of the Phoenix

1944-10-20

William Hugh Albright, composer

1944-11-23

William Delligan, Praying Mantis

1944-11-30

William Dear, Harry and the Hendersons

1944-12-19

William Christie, American-born director of Les Arts Florissants

1944-12-19

William Christie, Il sant' Alessio

1944-12-30

William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander

1945-01-15

William R. Higgins, USMC colonel (d. 1990)

1945-01-17

William Hart, US singer (4 Gents, Delfonics-I'm Sorry)

1945-01-17

William Hart, Jackie Brown

1945-02-13

William Sleator, House of Stairs

1945-02-14

William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )

1945-06-07

Elizabeth M. Fink, William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

1945-07-18

James William Guercio, Electra Glide in Blue

1945-07-25

William Steis, Raiders of the Sun

1945-07-31

William Floyd Weld, (Gov-R-Mass)

1945-08-15

William Lindsay, Lifeforce

1945-11-24

William Edgar, Madame Wang's

1945-9-13

William Bingham, Faith of My Fathers

1946-01-16

William Derrick, Octopussy

1946-04-01

William Frederick Fisher, Dallas Texas, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I)

1946-04-18

William Johnston, Loyalties

1946-05-09

William 'Bo' Jim, Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys

1946-05-13

Tim Pigott-Smith, actor (Sweet William, Jewel in Crown)

1946-05-28

William Shawcross, The Queen's Longest Reign: Elizabeth & Victoria

1946-07-09

William Sheller, Joe Dassin

1946-07-24

William "Junior" Campbell, singer/guitarist (Marmalade)

1946-08-15

William Waldegrave, Episode dated 15 March 1997

1946-08-19

Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], Hope Arkansas, 42nd United States President (Democrat, 1993-01)

1946-09-30

William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012)

1946-10-14

William Bartman, O'Hara's Wife

1946-9-08

William Buck, One False Move

1947-01-08

William Bonin,

1947-02-01

William Van Hunter, Rent Control

1947-02-02

William Carden, Valley Forge

1947-02-04

William Leymergie, Episode dated 4 September 2015

1947-02-28

William Bickley, Family Matters

1947-03-04

William Dudley, The Streets of Illusion

1947-03-14

William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)

1947-03-14

William Jefferson, Episode dated 7 September 2005

1947-05-20

William Hankins, Courage Under Fire

1947-05-31

William H Campbell Jr, rocker

1947-06-04

William L. Nagle, Death of a Soldier

1947-07-18

William Donohue, William A. Donohue

1947-07-21

William S. Burroughs Jr., Burroughs

1947-07-30

William Atherton, Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)

1947-07-30

William Atherton, Die Hard

1947-07-30

Margo Sappington, William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet

1947-08-16

William Pell, Tannhäuser

1947-08-19

William Mastrosimone, The Beast of War

1947-10-06

William J. Bratton, Bernhard Goetz

1947-10-07

William Parry, Domestic Disturbance

1947-10-09

William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (d. 2007)

1947-10-22

William Girdler, 'Sheba, Baby'

1947-11-15

William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

1947-9-07

William Utay, Species

1948-01-10

William Sanderson, Memphis Tenn, actor (Larry-Newhart, Blade Runner)

1948-01-12

William Nicholson, English writer

1948-01-19

William Howard, The Susan Smith Story: A Mother's Confession

1948-03-12

William M. Anderson, The Truman Show

1948-03-16

William Solo, Preppies

1948-03-17

William [Ford] Gibson, Canada, sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)

1948-03-17

William Gibson, Johnny Mnemonic

1948-04-21

William Moffitt, Scared Straight!

1948-04-27

Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.

1948-05-08

William J. Fisher, Young Guns II

1948-05-25

William Roberts, The Super

1948-06-28

William Bemister, Moscow's Man

1948-07-05

William Hootkins, American actor (d. 2005)

1948-07-05

William Hootkins, Star Wars

1948-07-19

William Gray Espy, Another World

1948-07-23

Michael Wood, In Search of William the Conqueror

1948-10-13

William Zappa, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

1948-11-13

William Raban, Black and Silver

1948-11-19

William Shakespeare, Hard Knocks

1949-01-30

William King, Alabama, soul trumpeteer (Commodores-Easy)

1949-01-30

William King, Tropic Thunder

1949-02-16

William D. Barber, Star Trek

1949-02-19

William Messner-Loebs, American comics writer

1949-05-16

William Sputnik Spooner, rock guitarist (Grateful Dead, Tubes)

1949-05-18

William Wallace, rocker (Guess Who)

1949-05-24

William Forward, My First Mister

1949-06-18

William Randolph Hearst III, publisher/editor

1949-06-20

William Crain, The Dukes of Hazzard

1949-07-15

William C. Faure, Part I

1949-07-26

William M Shepherd, Oak Ridge Tn, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 27, 41, 52)

1949-08-23

William Craig, The Case for Christ

1949-10-03

William F. Haxby, Island of the Sharks

1949-10-05

Bill James [George William James], Holton Kansas, American baseball writer and statistician

1949-10-13

William D. McLane, The Pacifier

1949-11-16

William Ackerman, composer

1949-11-26

William L. Fox, Death Valley Project: The Making of the Last Supper Sculpture

1949-9-02

William Vincent Kulak, The Idolmaker

1950-01-01

William Brotherton,

1950-03-13

William H Macy, Miami FL, actor (Homicide, Water Engine)

1950-03-13

William H. Macy, Fargo

1950-03-20

William Hurt, Wash DC, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God)

1950-03-20

William Hurt, Into the Wild

1950-04-09

William Atkinson, The Big British Immigration Row: Live

1950-04-13

William Sadler, The Shawshank Redemption

1950-04-15

William Aldridge, Mio in the Land of Faraway

1950-05-14

William B. Jones, Crisis at Central High

1950-07-10

William Thomas Jones, Charmed & Easy

1950-08-15

Billy Griffin [William], US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)

1950-08-18

William C. Seward, Doonby

1950-08-25

Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], NYC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville)

1950-09-05

Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer

1950-10-20

William Russ, American History X

1950-11-27

William Sandidge, Yes Man

1950-11-30

William Vail, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening

1950-12-17

William Olsen, Rockin' Road Trip

1951-01-14

William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)

1951-01-28

William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections & Disconnections)

1951-02-04

William K. Halliwell, Romper Stomper

1951-02-16

William Katt, Los Angeles, California, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie)

1951-02-16

William Katt, The Greatest American Hero

1951-02-21

William McDonough, The 11th Hour

1951-03-10

William H. McIlhany, Heroes of Magic

1951-03-23

John William Young, Santa Barbara

1951-04-21

William Totok, Drakula árnyéka

1951-05-20

William Cullen Bryant, actor (Hell Squad)

1951-07-26

William Surles "Bill" McArthur Jr, NC, astro (STS 58, 74, sk: 92)

1951-08-07

William Stanford Davis, City of Angels

1951-08-17

William Whitener, Amadeus

1951-08-26

William Whitaker, Airport '77

1951-09-07

William Katt, US, actor (Butch & Sundance Kid, Carrie)

1951-10-19

William Parker, The Legacy

1951-10-26

William "Bootsy" Collins, US bassist (Psychotic bump school)

1951-11-27

William F. Carollo, Super Bowl XXXVII

1951-12-27

William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner

1951-9-05

William Joseph Brookes, Alchimie

1952-01-24

William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)

1952-02-28

William Finn, American composer

1952-02-28

William Finn, The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina

1952-03-07

William Boyd, Chaplin

1952-03-09

William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana California, actor (How the West Was Won)

1952-03-09

William Kirby Cullen, The Macahans

1952-07-13

William Stetz, I'm a Member

1952-07-31

William Colquitt, Deadland

1952-08-15

William Griffin, Donnie Brasco

1952-08-19

Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)

1952-08-30

William Waack, O Velho - A História de Luiz Carlos Prestes

1952-11-17

William Hummer, The Chapman Report

1952-12-23

William Kristol, American political commentator

1952-12-23

William Kristol, Bill Kristol

1952-9-19

William Paxton, Family Honor

1952-9-23

William Shimell, Amour

1953-02-21

William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)

1953-02-21

William Petersen, Manhunter

1953-03-02

William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)

1953-05-19

William 'W' Gilpin, Anger Management

1953-06-09

William Steinkamp, Scent of a Woman

1953-10-19

William Bennett, Shatter Dead

1953-11-20

William Branden Blinn, Thirteen or So Minutes

1953-12-08

William Shipman, Forrest Gump

1953-9-22

William Graves, Series 7: The Contenders

1954-01-24

William Allen Young, District 9

1954-02-09

Kevin Warwick, How William Shatner Changed the World

1954-04-10

William Moody, Episode dated 3 December 2010

1954-04-28

William Ergle, Miami Connection

1954-05-17

William Mang, The Piano Teacher

1954-06-05

William Jones, The Phantom

1954-06-06

William Armstrong, The Dark Knight

1954-06-18

William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)

1954-07-19

William Baggett, Fields of Fuel

1954-07-31

William Paul Brown, Django Unchained

1954-08-20

William Quinn Buckner, Phoenix Ill, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1976)

1954-08-31

William Murray, Sleepless Nights

1954-10-19

William Broderick, Rising Up: The Story of the Zombie Rights Movement

1954-12-14

Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)

1954-9-16

William McKeen, Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood

1954-9-25

William D. Parrish, Jerry Maguire

1955-01-18

William Harris, Color Me Blood Red

1955-01-21

William Cameron, Day of the Dead

1955-01-29

William Dix, Doctor Dolittle

1955-02-01

William Lustig, Maniac

1955-03-02

William Hope, Aliens

1955-03-20

William Corcoran, Going, Going... Steady

1955-05-11

William Paul Young, Cosmos at the Crossroads

1955-05-28

William Gay, Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steelers

1955-05-30

John William Hoge, Dallas: J.R. Returns

1955-06-07

William Koch, US skier (World Cup 1982)

1955-06-07

William Forsythe, American actor

1955-06-07

William Forsythe, The Rock

1955-06-29

Jeffrey William Evans, Jeepers Creepers

1955-07-06

William Wall, Irish writer

1955-09-17

Scott William Simpson, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1987 US Open)

1955-10-28

Bill Gates [William Henry], Seattle Wash, billionaire founder/CEO (Microsoft)

1955-11-14

Heidi Hautala, William Golding - Kärpästen herra

1955-11-30

Billy Idol, [William Broad], rocker (White Wedding)

1955-12-25

William Andrews, actor (Sealed Cargo)

1955-12-25

William Andrews, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1955-9-30

William Christian, Another World

1956-01-22

William Lewis, Murder on a Sunday Morning

1956-02-29

William Marsh, When the Sun Went Down

1956-03-25

William Bumiller, Species

1956-04-09

William Primrose, Obsessions, Progressions, & Expectations

1956-05-20

William Michaelian, American novelist and poet

1956-06-04

William Lawrence Fabrizio, The Annihilation of Fish

1956-06-26

William Buzick III, No Rest for the Wicked

1956-10-12

William A. Baker, The Truth About the War in Heaven: Weapons of Our Warfare

1956-10-17

Mae C. Jemison, How William Shatner Changed the World

1956-11-22

William Knuttel, Italian for Beginners

1956-11-22

William Valverde, The Call of the Oboe

1956-11-27

William Fichtner, American actor

1956-11-27

William Fichtner, The Dark Knight

1956-12-14

William J. Males, Necromancer

1956-12-15

William Orbit, Heat

1956-9-09

William Martin Brennan, Rock Star

1957-01-30

William Payne Stewart, Springfield Missouri, PGA golfer (1983 Walt Disney)

1957-03-27

William Scott Brown, S.F.W.

1957-04-01

Donald William Hammond, Frederick MD, PGA golfer (1986 Bob Hope)

1957-04-10

William Oswald, The Zygon Invasion

1957-05-14

William G Gregory, Lockport NY, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 67)

1957-06-21

William Rogers, House vs. God

1957-06-27

William Louthe, I Am Legend

1957-07-20

William C. Martell, Steel Sharks

1957-08-04

William Walentowski, Tuff Turf

1957-09-30

William Christian, Wash DC, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children)

1957-10-04

Silvia Pasello, Macbeth horror suite di Carmelo Bene da William Shakespeare

1957-10-19

William O'Leary, Hot Shots!

1957-11-18

William Coryn, Pif and Hercules

1957-12-03

William Alan Coats, Peter Pan

1957-12-11

William Joyce, Epic

1957-9-17

William De Acutis, Nine 1/2 Weeks

1958-02-01

William Dufris, Space Adventure Cobra

1958-02-14

William Schenker, Chasing Chekhov

1958-04-20

William Ilkley, Pirate Radio

1958-04-25

Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)

1958-06-01

William R. Pace, Charming Billy

1958-06-25

William Basinski, The Rover

1958-10-28

William Reid, Lost in Translation

1958-11-08

William Lee, The Departed

1958-9-16

William Dorfman, Reality Exposed

1958-9-25

William Herman, By God's Grace

1959-02-04

William E. Corcoran, People I Know

1959-02-11

William B. Gillooly Jr., Ghost in the Machine

1959-03-26

William Judson, Super Bowl XIX

1959-04-17

William Sampson, Confessions of an Innocent Man

1959-07-03

William Abello, The Vanishing

1959-07-07

Billy Campbell [William Oliver], Charlottesville, Virginia, American actor (Once and Again, Dracula)

1959-09-04

William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy accused of rape in Florida (1991)

1959-11-02

William Goldenberg, The Imitation Game

1959-11-10

William K. Campbell, Breaking the Ice

1959-11-17

William R Moses, Los Angeles California, actor (Cole-Falcon Crest)

1959-11-17

William R. Moses, Mystic Pizza

1959-9-21

William Ostrander, Christine

1960-01-06

Paul William Azinger, Holyoke MA, PGA golfer (1987 Phoenix Open)

1960-02-05

William John Readings, literary theorist

1960-03-01

William Schifrin, Quest for Camelot

1960-03-27

William de Bruijn, Tegenlicht: The Tax Free Tour

1960-03-30

William D Johnson, US alpine skier

1960-04-18

Gerald Lazar, The Triumph of William Henry Harrison

1960-04-29

William Lee Glasson Jr, Fresno CA, PGA golfer (1985 Kemper Open)

1960-05-03

William Gibson, Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops

1960-06-07

William J. White, Northern Exposure

1960-06-15

William Snow, Dead End

1960-07-14

William A. Fraker Jr., SpaceCamp

1960-08-13

William C. Crawford, The Murder of Mary Phagan

1960-11-03

William Monahan, The Departed

1960-11-25

William H. Burns, The Bourne Ultimatum

1960-12-23

William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen-Move Any Mountain)

1960-12-28

W. William Winokur, The Perfect Game

1960-9-04

William Kennedy Smith, Florida v. Smith

1960-9-18

William L. Wright, Broadcast News

1961-01-19

William Ragsdale, AK, actor (Fright Night, Mannequin 2, Smooth Talk)

1961-01-19

William Ragsdale, Fright Night

1961-01-24

William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete

1961-03-26

William Hague, Secretary of State for Wales

1961-03-26

William Hague, Episode #25.2

1961-07-12

William Cooper, Saddle Up with Dick Wrangler & Injun Joe

1961-07-19

William Koshowany, The Rock

1961-09-23

William C McCool, San Diego California, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

1961-10-14

William Lee, Code Black

1961-10-15

William Munroe, Inception

1961-12-16

William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, Valdosta, Georgia, American stand-up comedian and social critic

1961-9-03

William Shue, Gracie

1961-9-10

William McInnes, Unfinished Sky

1961-9-18

Mike Dean, William Higgins' Class Reunion

1962-02-03

William Myrick, Enchiridion

1962-02-06

Axl Rose, [William Bailey], Lafayette In, vocalist (Guns & Roses)

1962-02-20

William Joyner, La Chauve-Souris/Die Fledermaus

1962-02-25

William A. Pancake Jr., The Rock

1962-03-08

William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)

1962-03-08

William Fuller, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles

1962-08-05

William Roberts, NFL guard (NY Jets, NE Patriots)

1962-08-05

William Roberts, Super Bowl XXV

1962-08-11

William A. Purcell, Point Pleasant

1962-12-16

William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)

1962-12-16

William Perry, King of the Nerds

1962-9-08

William Frizzell, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Phoenix Cardinals

1963-02-20

William Baldwin, NY, actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners)

1963-02-21

William Baldwin, Backdraft

1963-03-15

William Chartoff, Rocky Balboa

1963-03-26

William Boston, I, Robot

1963-05-31

John Simonson, Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story

1963-06-14

William R. Perry, The Lost Boys

1963-08-20

William A. Robertson, I Love You Came Too Late

1963-08-29

Adrian Dannatt, William Clears the Slums

1963-11-04

Robert William Newhart, Heart and Souls

1963-11-08

Russell Malone, Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton

1963-11-14

William Key, Velvet Goldmine

1963-11-16

William Bonner, Jornal Nacional

1963-11-23

William Vince, Capote

1963-12-04

William E. Wagner, Ozone

1963-9-17

William Shockley, RoboCop

1963-9-20

William Arbogast, The Twenty

1963-9-24

Hugo Burnand, William & Kate: The First Year

1963-9-28

William Walker, Our Father

1964-01-25

William Thomas Andrade, Fall River MA, PGA golfer (1991 Kemper Open)

1964-02-12

William M. Weberg, The Dark Knight Rises

1964-04-14

William Darold McDonald, Cauldron: Baptism of Blood

1964-05-23

William T. Stromberg, Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation

1964-05-28

William Doyle, The Social Network

1964-06-29

William J. Vila, Closure

1964-07-24

William Asher Jr., Episode #1.3483

1964-08-16

William Salyers, Bedazzled

1964-10-03

William Winckler, Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove

1964-10-24

William Eric Kreth, Heat and Sunlight

1964-11-02

William Garcia, The Soldier

1964-12-06

William McNully, Sing and Dance with Barney

1965-03-20

William Dalrymple, Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam

1965-03-29

William Oefelein, American Astronaut

1965-03-31

William McNamara, Dallas TX, actor (Texasville, Beat, Stealing Home)

1965-03-31

William McNamara, Copycat

1965-04-06

William Seymour, Basquiat

1965-04-17

William Mapother, American actor

1965-04-17

William Mapother, Another Earth

1965-04-17

William Carl, 19 at 11

1965-08-05

Scott William Winters, American actor

1965-08-05

Scott William Winters, Good Will Hunting

1965-10-20

William Zabka, American actor

1965-10-20

William Zabka, The Karate Kid

1965-11-27

William Gallagher, Episode #1.81

1965-12-14

William Hutchings, We're the Millers

1965-12-25

William Lucas, Weekend at Bernie's II

1965-12-29

William Shockley, Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!

1966-01-21

William E. Johnson III, The Kingdom

1966-01-26

Julie Kate Olivier, A Candle in the Dark: The Story of William Carey

1966-02-14

William J. Phillips, Like a Tree in Which There Are Three Black Birds

1966-02-19

William White, NFL safety (KC Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons)

1966-02-19

William White, Super Bowl XXXIII

1966-04-05

Stephen William Moore, The Doctor

1966-04-10

Brad William Henke, Fury

1966-05-03

William D. Byrd, Children of a Lesser God

1966-07-20

William J. Gavin, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

1966-08-06

William Fred Mayfair, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1993 Greater Milw Open)

1966-08-13

William Tucci, Some Trouble of a SeRRious Nature

1966-10-01

William B. Brahms, The Grand Old Lady

1966-11-03

William Franck, Anatomy

1967-01-17

William Michael Heinen Jr, Rayne LA, PGA golfer (1994 Shell Houston)

1967-01-22

William Ballard, Looper

1967-02-15

William Nunez, Full Metal Racket

1967-05-16

William Kania, The Dark Knight Rises

1967-06-03

William "Bill" Carlucci, Minneapolis Minn, rower (Olympics-bronze-96)

1967-06-20

Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)

1967-06-24

Gretchen Lira, Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story

1967-08-14

William Shunn, Pop Meets the Void

1967-10-25

William Harvey,

1967-11-20

William Wheeler, The Hoax

1967-11-26

William Jimeno, World Trade Center

1967-9-21

William Butler-Sloss, Eleven: Twelve

1967-9-24

William Wing Hong So, Fly Me to Polaris

1968-01-28

Rakim, born William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper

1968-02-24

William Gordon, Speed of Silence

1968-03-19

William J. Mendola, The Cut Runs Deep

1968-04-20

William deVry, The Lost World

1968-05-15

Sophie Raworth, William & Kate: A Royal Engagement

1968-07-03

William Wood, Tears of the Sun

1968-07-19

William Houston, Sherlock Holmes

1968-07-30

William Cote, The Wolf of Wall Street

1968-07-31

William Hainsworth, Spaced Out

1968-08-13

William Thomas, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)

1968-08-13

William Thomas, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles

1969-03-11

William Porquet, The Wild

1969-04-10

William Jayne, actor (Mikey Randall-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)

1969-04-21

Craig Salles, William's Doll

1969-05-14

David William Wood, Boston, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever)

1969-06-28

William J. Hodgson, Sidewalks Entertainment

1969-08-27

William Joseph Hill, The Muffin Man

1969-10-25

William T. Farley II, Zero Hour

1969-11-01

Gil Reyes, 4 Nights Later: a Tribute to William Tell Mitchell

1969-11-02

William DeVizia, Bully

1969-12-24

William K. Baker, Old Fashioned

1969-9-15

William S. McIntire, The Silencer

1970-02-08

William Lorton, Dr. Phil

1970-03-21

William Warren, Roosters

1970-03-22

William Azaroff, CheckMating

1970-04-18

William Roaf, NFL tackle (NO Saints)

1970-04-29

William Martin III, Charleston SC, finn yachter (Olympics-23rd-1996)

1970-06-11

William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

1970-07-15

William Joseph Elk III, What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole

1970-07-16

William Van Landingham, Columbia TN, pitcher (SF Giants)

1970-07-18

William Bolander, Pilot

1970-09-11

William Joppy, American boxer

1970-10-14

William García Silva, Exorcismo Documentado

1970-11-12

William Cheney, Cheney's Tomorrow Never Comes?

1970-12-13

William J. Slevin III, Sebrina and Marco

1970-9-02

William Millhench, Southern California Sports Report

1970-9-10

William Smith, Courage Doesn't Ask

1971-01-05

James William Evans, Life Lines

1971-02-19

William Henderson, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

1971-02-19

William Henderson, Super Bowl XXXII

1971-03-02

William Scarboro, Rise of the Triad: Dark War

1971-04-12

William Egle, Food of the Gods

1971-05-14

Deanne Bray, I See The Crowd Roar: The Story of William Dummy Hoy

1971-06-14

William Poulin, Tacklebox Charlie

1971-06-20

William Gaines, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)

1971-07-03

William Lambers, Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Arms Control

1971-07-09

William Pruss, Big Fish

1971-07-20

William Deering Jr, South Bend Indiana, pole vaulter

1971-07-22

William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

1971-11-03

William Strong, NFL cornerback (NO Saints)

1971-11-28

William Simas Jr, Hanford CA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)

1971-12-28

William Gates, American basketball player

1971-12-28

William Gates, Hoop Dreams

1971-9-04

William Levin, He Shoots, He Scores

1971-9-22

William Aymerich, Lynch Mob

1972-01-22

William Welles, Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen

1972-02-07

Loic Valmy, William

1972-02-17

William Floyd, full back (San Francisco 49ers)

1972-05-17

William Archer, Hand to Hand

1972-06-17

William Hiney Jr., 0 % Chance

1972-07-04

William Goldsmith, Beastly

1972-08-02

William R. Dean, The Hunger Games

1972-08-14

William Collins, Episode #1.1

1972-10-21

William Applegate Jr., Skyscraper

1972-12-30

William Mark Howard, Spider-Man

1972-9-29

William Mason, Invisible

1973-01-17

William Rosenfeld, Big Nothing

1973-01-24

William Gregory Lee, Bitch Slap

1973-02-24

William Abers, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

1973-03-09

William Martin Hayes, SubUrbia

1973-03-19

William Grayburn, Inside Deep Throat

1973-04-26

William Edward Duran, 11:14

1973-06-22

William Eliscu, Inception

1973-07-06

William Lee Scott, Pearl Harbor

1973-07-18

William P Shea, Premiya Muz-TV 2003

1973-08-11

William Le Bris, We Should Not Exist

1973-08-11

William, Peep show heros

1973-08-19

William Chiu, Red Planet

1973-08-20

William Todd Stinson, Hellboy

1973-11-14

William Wakayama, The Killing Machine

1973-11-21

William Meredith, 28 Weeks Later

1973-12-12

William Hutton, American engineer

1973-12-24

William Peragine, The Ashlee Simpson Show

1973-12-24

William Cooper, Music Store Massacre

1974-01-07

William Hudson, Dueling Ministers

1974-02-03

James William Visconti III, Iron Man 3

1974-05-18

William S. Tolliver, Temporally Yours: Or Paradox Lost

1974-05-30

William Zajac,

1974-08-22

William Kucmierowski, Gourmet Sandwich Roast Hounds

1974-08-30

Seth William Meier, Phone Booth

1974-10-21

William Joseph Barker, Night of the Scarecrow

1974-11-15

William Cleere, Deadball

1975-01-17

Chris William Martin, Buried

1975-03-07

William Hampton, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)

1975-04-26

William Anthony Morales, Chop Shop

1975-04-30

David William Mueller, Mortal Kombat: Armageddon

1975-05-02

Murray William Burdan, Wellington NZ, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1975-06-14

William Nakia Yelland, Innocent Victims

1975-06-19

William Kidd, Happy Birthday Michael Peck

1975-08-04

William James Jones, Executive Decision

1975-10-27

William Carrera, Sono tutte stupende le mie amiche

1975-9-22

Óscar Hernández, Miguel and William

1976-01-03

William J. Hasler, Late Show with David Letterman

1976-01-19

William Oliver Watkins, Nasty Baby

1976-02-02

William Rocha, Posey

1976-02-05

William Villiers, Four

1976-05-04

William Reiss, Big Pink Loser/Bubble Buddy

1976-05-26

William Kilmartin, Leah Remini: It's All Relative

1976-07-07

David William Watts, Pongerz

1976-08-21

Bruce William Harper, Pete Winning and the Pirates: The Motion Picture

1976-10-03

Seann William Scott, American actor

1976-10-03

Seann William Scott, Role Models

1976-11-27

William Light, 9:04 AM

1976-12-23

William David Jones, Revelation Trail

1976-9-07

William Instone, Go to Sleep

1976-9-17

Christopher T. Carley, How William Shatner Changed the World

1976-9-24

William Dodds, Skyfall

1977-01-13

William Ash, Hush

1977-04-21

William T.M. Taylor, Click

1977-04-27

William Lilly, Dead End Job

1977-05-01

William Olsson, The Traveler

1977-06-17

Jordan Frieda, Prince William

1977-07-25

William Chaffin, Watch

1977-08-08

William Dalphin, The Rejection

1977-08-17

William Gallas, French footballer

1977-08-17

William Gallas, Final: Italy vs. France

1977-08-19

William Day, Fudgie & Jane

1977-10-28

William Maurer, X-Men: Days of Future Past

1977-12-02

Jason William Spencer, Change of Heart

1977-12-18

William Welch, Xtreme Pro Wrestling

1978-04-04

William S. White, The Wackness

1978-04-14

William Bell Taylor, Episode #1.1

1978-05-10

William Drucker, The Restaurant

1978-05-23

William Lemoyce Tiller, The Last War

1978-10-23

Anderson William, Time

1978-11-18

William Stamey, June Gloom

1978-11-21

William Ngo, Episode #1.1

1978-9-09

William Miller, Rottweiler

1979-03-01

William Galatis, Sunny Side Up

1979-06-01

William Groothuis, Say It in Russian

1979-06-25

William R Phillips, Shortcut to Salvation

1979-07-09

William Gerad Jones,

1979-07-20

William Orendorff, Proper Villains

1979-11-20

William Hernandez, A Four Letter Word

1979-11-25

William Grammer, Blue Milk

1979-12-08

William Suretté, A Little Bit of Lipstick

1979-9-08

J. William Grantham, Outlander

1979-9-23

William F. Reed, Star Trek

1980-01-05

William Patrick Brown, Interstellar

1980-02-08

William Jackson Harper, True Story

1980-02-16

William Springfield, Blue Hill Avenue

1980-06-20

Michelle Fitz-William, Wrath of the Gods

1980-07-05

William Sanders, Paranormal Activity

1980-08-24

William B. Demeritt III, The Lazarus Effect

1980-08-29

William Levy, The Single Moms Club

1980-12-11

William James, Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller

1980-9-10

William Mueller, IWA Mid South: Gory Days 4 - Home Sweet Home

1980-9-14

William G. Smith, Shadowhunters

1981-01-09

Frederick William Springer III, A Beautiful Mind

1981-01-17

Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], McComb, Mississippi, American singer and actor (Everything You Want, Sex tape)

1981-02-16

William Akers, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV

1981-03-27

William Sagona, Nickelodeon Magazine's Big 10 Birthday Bash

1981-04-01

William Ledru, Loft story, saison 2

1981-04-22

Michael William Freeman, In Time

1981-06-15

William Dean Martin, American musician (Good Charlotte)

1981-07-22

William Ramos Jr., South of the Border: Part Uno

1981-07-22

William Paul Smith, Labor of Life

1981-07-30

William Drayton, Redemption

1981-11-19

William Palmer Jr., The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

1982-01-09

Kate Middleton, Reading, England, Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William

1982-01-29

William Thomas Cannon, The Courier

1982-01-30

William Best, This Is a Recording

1982-02-23

Bud William Allen, The Sentimental Engine Slayer

1982-03-08

William Bibbiani, Saug's Lament

1982-05-10

Jeremy Gable, Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton

1982-06-21

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana

1982-06-21

Prince William Windsor, The Royal Wedding

1982-10-06

William Butler, Musician and member of Arcade Fire

1982-10-14

William Valle, The Uncrucibles

1982-11-14

William Harvey, Circling Around: The Violin Virtuosi

1982-12-28

Adam William Wilson, Cottage Country

1982-12-30

William Scott Stewart, There Will Come Soft Rains

1983-01-13

William Hung, American Idol contestant

1983-01-13

William Hung, Fakin' It

1983-01-27

William Douglas McMaster, Forest Man

1983-01-27

Daniel William Bones, Utopia

1983-03-08

William Spaaij, 30 Milligram

1983-03-21

William 'Bill' Rinaldi, Venom of the Red Lotus

1983-04-14

William Yaw Obeng, Arena Football League lineman

1983-04-15

William Tanoos, The Drunk

1983-07-02

Paul William Lloyd, Ex Cathedra

1983-07-13

Scott Henson, William Shatner Lent Me His Hairpiece: An Untrue Story

1983-08-17

Henry William Galpin, Psychosis of a Sane Man

1983-10-11

William Sledd, American internet personality

1983-10-27

William Penson, Pit Stop

1983-11-03

William Wedig, Forged

1983-11-16

William Perkins,

1983-9-05

William Staeton, The Fondas

1984-02-24

William Thomas Andrew Davies, The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy

1984-02-29

David William James Elliott, The Dark Knight

1984-03-01

Oliver Rokison, William Turns Over a New Leaf

1984-05-06

William Clevinger, The Devil's Carnival

1984-05-26

Charles William Cook, Furious 7

1984-06-18

William Beatty, Second Hand Smoke

1984-10-05

Haydn William Carter,

1984-10-15

William Blunden, 1408

1984-10-20

William Hyler, Jumper

1984-10-31

William Toth, My Name is Curtis

1984-12-15

William Mallon, The Fate of Phoenix

1984-9-16

William Hamilton, Bam Margera Presents: Where the #$&% Is Santa?

1984-9-26

William Vaughan, If I Stay

1984-9-28

William-Michael S. Taylor, Fish Out of Water

1985-01-01

William Gay, Super Bowl XLIII

1985-01-07

Jay William Robin, 99 Percent Sure

1985-01-31

William P. Duncanson Jr., WAW Aftermath

1985-02-11

William Beckett, lead singer of the American rock band The Academy Is...

1985-02-11

William Beckett, P.S. I Love You

1985-02-18

Lee Boyd Malvo, Confessions of the DC Sniper with William Shatner: An Aftermath Special

1985-02-22

William Donald Kaufman, Blowing Smoke

1985-04-17

William Snape, The Full Monty

1985-05-28

William Karevoll, Intoxicated Demons

1985-06-07

William Ruane, Sweet Sixteen

1985-06-22

William Loyd-Holmes, Mamma Mia!

1985-06-29

William A. Sandoval, Deep Into the Rabbit Hole

1985-07-12

Ryan William Stewart, The Commute

1985-12-28

William Wolffe, Layover

1986-01-20

William Travis Stephens, Christ Complex

1986-02-13

William V. Ullman, The Last of Us

1986-04-11

William Eguienta, D Dopa

1986-04-23

William Coffey, Streamline

1986-05-17

William Grennan, April Showers

1986-11-03

William Hickey, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

1986-12-03

William Archiello, Vindication

1987-02-25

William Honeyball, Two Down

1987-03-25

William Conlin, SBCC at 100

1987-03-31

"Baby M" born to a surrogate mother, awarded to her dad William Stern

1987-04-27

William Moseley, British actor

1987-04-27

William Moseley, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1987-05-20

William L. Bozarth, Top Five

1987-08-04

William DuFresne, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

1987-08-05

William Kamkwamba, William and the Windmill

1987-08-21

William Dickens, The Otis Revue

1987-11-05

William J. Hopper, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

1987-12-03

William Greenblatt, Homecoming

1988-01-21

William Johansson, Swedish composer

1988-05-17

Keith William Miller, School of Life

1988-05-26

John William Reynolds, Untitled

1989-01-07

William Cafasso, Alter Ego

1989-01-24

Calvin Goldspink, William & Kate

1989-04-12

William Frasca, Lincoln's Last Day

1989-07-16

William Stuart Ross, Revenge of the Green Dragons

1989-07-19

William R. Brock, Homeless

1989-11-10

Joshua William James, Losers' Holiday

1989-9-02

William Hanson, Episode dated 23 October 2012

1990-04-09

William John Riche, Diamonds to Dust

1990-04-29

Elís Philip William Scobie, Cold Light

1990-05-15

William Sitts, Time Capsule

1990-07-29

Nicholas Arnold, William's Lullaby

1990-08-30

William Keith Stevens, Open Mike Night

1990-10-02

Anthony William,

1990-10-22

Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)

1991-05-09

William Gonçalves, Melissa e a Boneca

1991-07-20

William Tomlin, British actor

1991-07-20

William Tomlin, Zoxim

1991-12-10

Garrett William Henson, San Andreas

1992-03-18

Jack William Sharp, Shame the Devil

1992-04-04

William Villiers, The Lake

1992-06-16

Magnus William Hansen, Haunted 2: Theatre of Blood

1992-06-25

William Pavey, Miracle on the 17th Green

1992-07-01

William Potter, Philosophical Punk

1992-07-07

William R. Amyot, Not Unusual

1992-12-06

William Alexander McClam, It's Coming (Album Promo)

1993-02-19

William A. Rodriguez,

1993-03-29

William Phan, Daniel and the Superdogs

1993-04-19

Eric William McGlynn Ruszkowski, Six Feet Deep

1993-08-09

William Bornkessel, Blue Sky

1994-06-11

William Godfrey,

1994-07-06

William Rush, Episode #7.23

1994-11-30

William Melling, An Education

1995-03-13

William Marshall, The Most Unusual Mr Wood

1996-05-23

William Huddleston, Miserable

1996-06-08

William Miller, Episode #1.5

1996-06-09

Matthew William Jones, The Wolf of Wall Street

1996-9-02

William Stütz, Pope Joan

1997-06-12

William Cuddy, Canadian actor

1997-06-12

William Cuddy, The Armoire

1997-07-05

William Jøhnk Nielsen, In a Better World

1997-07-08

William McMinn, Death of a Ghost Hunter

1998-10-17

William Hagedorn-Rasmussen, Allegro

1999-02-06

Maeve Power, Missing William

2001-11-01

William Nero Jr., Public Enemies

2004-06-03

William Cole,

2008-04-14

William Hall, Episode #1.4102

2013-07-22

Prince George of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince William of England (3rd in line to the English throne)

2335-08-19

William T Riker, Valdez Alaska, character on Star Trek Next Generation

William - Notable Weddings

William ShakespeareNov 28, 1582

William AllenFeb 16, 1734

William Pitt the ElderNov 16, 1754

William BlackstoneMay 5, 1761

William BlakeAug 18, 1782

William Henry HarrisonNov 25, 1795

William WilberforceMay 30, 1797

William ClarkJan 5, 1808

William Henry Fox TalbotDec 20, 1832

William Lloyd GarrisonSep 4, 1834

Ada LovelaceJul 8, 1835

William GladstoneJul 25, 1839

William Tecumseh ShermanMay 1, 1850

Mary Ann NicholsJan 16, 1864

William McKinleyJan 25, 1871

William Jennings BryanOct 1, 1884

William TaftJun 19, 1886

Juliette Gordon LowDec 21, 1886

William Randolph HearstApr 28, 1903

Beatrix PotterOct 15, 1913

William FaulknerJun 20, 1929

William HannaAug 7, 1936

William GoldingSep 30, 1939

William CaseyFeb 22, 1941

Claire TrevorApr 17, 1943

Gloria SwansonJan 29, 1945

Bette DavisNov 30, 1945

Joan FontaineMay 2, 1946

Leontyne Mary Violet PriceAug 31, 1952

William ShockleyNov 23, 1955

William ShatnerAug 12, 1956

Elizabeth MontgomeryOct 26, 1963

Doris RobertsNov 10, 1963

William Peter BlattyJul 20, 1975

Danielle SteelApr 15, 1978

Lennox LewisJul 15, 2005

Kate MiddletonApr 29, 2011

William - Weddings
Date Event
1575-04-24

William (the Silent) of Orange marries 3rd wife Charlotte de Bourbon and former French nun

1582-11-28

Playwright & poet William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

1583-04-12

William of Orange marries Louise de Coligny

1652-05-02

Daughter of the Prince of Orange, Albertine Agnes marries William Frederick Prince of Nassau-Dietz

1734-02-16

Jurist William Allen (29) weds Margaret Hamilton

1734-03-25

William IV, Prince of Orange-Nassau marries princess Anne of Great Britain, eldest daughter of King George II at St. James' Palace

1754-11-16

British PM William Pitt the Elder (46) weds Lady Hester Grenville (34) in Argyle Street, London

1761-05-05

Jurist William Blackstone (37) weds Sarah Clitherow

1782-08-18

Romantic Age poet and artist William Blake (24) marries Catherine Boucher, 5 years his junior, in St. Mary's Church, Battersea, London.

1795-11-25

US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio

1797-05-30

Abolitionist William Wilberforce (37) weds Barbara Spooner (25) at St Swithins Church in Walcot, Bath

1802-10-04

English romantic poet William Wordsworth (32) marries childhood friend Mary Hutchinson

1808-01-05

Explorer William Clark (37) weds Julia Hancock in Fincastle, Virginia

1832-12-20

Inventor William Henry Fox Talbot (32) weds Constance Mundy

1834-09-04

Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson

1835-07-08

Mathematician Ada Lovelace [Ada Byron] (19) weds Earl of Lovelace, William King (30)

1836-08-20

English novelist (Vanity Fair) William Makepeace Thackeray (25) marries Isabella Gethin Shawe (20)

1839-06-18

Dutch prince Willem Alexander (later William III) weds cousin Princess Sophia

1839-07-25

British PM William Gladstone (29) weds Catherine Glynne (27) in England

1850-05-01

Soldier William Tecumseh Sherman (30) weds Eleanor Boyle Ewing in Washington, D.C.

1855-06-16

Salvation Army founder William Booth marries Catherine Mumford

1864-01-16

White chapel murder victims Mary Ann Nichols (18) weds printer's machinist William Nichols

1871-01-25

US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton

1884-10-01

Politician William Jennings Bryan (24) weds Mary sweetheart Elizabeth Baird

1886-06-19

US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

1886-12-21

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low (26) weds William Mackay Low in Savannah, Georgia

1903-04-28

Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst (40) weds William Randolph Hearst (21) in New York City

1904-02-02

US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey

1913-10-15

Author Beatrix Potter (47) weds solicitor William Heelis at St Mary Abbots in Kensington, London

1917-10-21

Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats (52) weds Georgie Hyde-Lees (25)

1929-06-20

Author William Faulkner (31) weds Estelle Oldham at College Hill Presbyterian Church outside Oxford, Mississippi

1936-08-07

Animator William Hanna (26) weds Violet Blanch Wogatzke (23)

1939-09-30

Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding (28) weds analytic chemist Ann Brookfield

1941-02-22

CIA Director William Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz

1943-04-17

Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico

1945-01-29

Actress Gloria Swanson (45) weds William N. Davey

1945-11-30

Actress Bette Davis (37) weds artist William Grant Sherry

1946-05-02

"Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (28) weds producer and actor William Dozier (38)

1950-07-03

Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage

1952-08-31

Soprano singer Leontyne Mary Violet Price (25) weds concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32)

1955-11-23

Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning

1956-08-12

Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Rand

1963-10-26

Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas

1963-11-10

Actress Doris Roberts (33) weds novelist William Goyen (48)

1973-10-20

Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty

1975-07-20

"The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

1976-02-02

Actress Gloria Swanson (76) weds writer William Dufty (60)

1978-04-15

Novelist Danielle Steel (30) weds William George Toth

1993-08-14

Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)

1993-12-05

Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)

1995-09-09

Chynna Phillips weds William Baldwin

1996-02-14

Secretary of Defense and former US Senator William Cohen of Maine (56) weds Black Entertainment Television host Janet Langhart (54) at United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

1997-09-06

"Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman (34) weds "Fargo" actor William H. Macy (47) in Woody Creek, Colorado

1997-11-15

"Rescue 911" TV host and actor William Shatner (66) weds former Ford model Norine Kidd (37) in Pasadena, California

2005-07-15

Heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis (39) weds former Miss Jamaica runner-up Violet Chang at William Knibb Memorial Baptist Church in Falmouth, Jamaica

2011-04-29

Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton.

William - Notable Divorces

Elizabeth MontgomeryOct 10, 1974

William - Divorces
Date Event
1974-10-10

Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage

1982-12-09

Mary-Beth & William Hurt divorce

William - Notable Deaths

William WallaceAug 23, 1305

William ShakespeareApr 23, 1616

William KiddMay 23, 1701

William PennJul 30, 1718

William Pitt SrMay 11, 1778

William BlackstoneFeb 14, 1780

William AllenSep 6, 1780

William BlakeAug 12, 1827

William WilberforceJul 29, 1833

William ClarkSep 1, 1838

William Henry HarrisonApr 4, 1841

William BeaumontApr 25, 1853

William Henry Fox TalbotSep 17, 1877

William Lloyd GarrisonMay 24, 1879

William Tecumseh ShermanFeb 14, 1891

William Ewart GladstoneMay 19, 1898

William McKinleySep 14, 1901

William JamesAug 26, 1910

William Schwenck GilbertMay 29, 1911

John William StruttJun 30, 1919

William Jennings BryanJul 26, 1925

William Howard TaftMar 8, 1930

William George BarkerMar 12, 1930

Lead BellyDec 6, 1949

William Randolph HearstAug 14, 1951

William FaulknerJul 6, 1962

William LyonsFeb 8, 1985

William J CaseyMay 6, 1987

William ShockleyAug 12, 1989

William GoldingJun 19, 1993

William HannaMar 22, 2001

William SafireSep 27, 2009

William - Deaths
Date Event
963-04-03

William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)

995-02-05

William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)

1030-01-30

William V, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 969)

1086-09-25

William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1025)

1087-09-09

William I, The Conqueror, King of England/Duke of Normandy, dies

1100-08-02

William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44

1120-11-25

William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England (b. 1104) dies in White Ship tragedy trying to save his illegitimate half-sister Countess of Perche while crossing the English Channel

1126-02-10

William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, poet (b. 1071)

1128-07-28

William Clito, Count of Flanders (b. 1102)

1137-04-09

William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099)

1176-10-12

William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel, English politician

1199-09-04

Joan of England, Queen consort of Sicily, wife of William II of Sicily (b. 1165)

1214-12-04

William I of Scotland

1217-09-10

William de Reviers, 5th Earl of Devon

1221-10-04

William III Talvas, Count of Ponthieu (b. 1179)

1226-03-07

William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader

1230-05-02

William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)

1250-02-08

William II Longespee

1305-08-23

William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded at Smithfield London

1396-07-31

William Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342)

1397-06-03

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)

1401-02-19

William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London

1404-09-27

William of Wykeham, chancellor/Bishop of Winchester, dies

1406-07-15

Duke William of Austria (b. c.1370)

1414-09-01

William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros, Lord Treasurer of England (b. 1369)

1450-05-02

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)

1495-02-10

William Stanley, Engl lord chamberlain, executed for conspiracy

1514-01-02

William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)

1522-02-25

William Lilye, English classical scholar

1532-08-22

William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82

1535-12-31

William Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)

1536-09-06

William Tyndale, Protestant bible translator (b. c. 1494)

1555-03-27

William Hunter, Protestant martyr

1563-06-09

William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English statesman (b. 1506)

1582-03-18

Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards

1584-07-10

William I "the Silent" [William of Orange], Earl of Nassau, is assassinated at 51in his home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar Gérard.

1594-10-16

William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62

1596-08-11

Hamnet Shakespeare, son of William Shakespeare (b. 1585)

1598-08-04

William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77

1603-12-09

William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559)

1603-12-10

William Gilbert, Queen Elizabeth's physician, dies at 59

1604-09-10

William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)

1610-11-21

Benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies

1616-04-23

William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (b. 1564) (Julian calendar) dies aged 52

1616-04-23

William Shakespeare, Romeo + Juliet

1618-02-20

Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554)

1620-05-16

William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)

1622-01-23

William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38

1622-07-01

William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, British politician (b. 1575)

1623-07-04

William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80

1623-08-06

Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, dies

1623-10-21

William Wade, English statesman and diplomat (b. 1546)

1623-11-09

William Camden, English historian: Brittania/Annales, dies at 72

1626-02-07

William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)

1630-02-26

William Brade, composer, dies

1633-11-14

William Ames, English philosopher (b. 1576)

1634-08-09

William Noy, English jurist (b. 1577)

1639-11-07

William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79

1642-02-07

William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)

1643-11-29

William Cartwright, English dramatist (b. 1611)

1644-01-30

William Chillingworth, Engl theologian, Cambridge Platonist, dies

1644-07-02

William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24

1645-01-10

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded, for treason, in the Tower of London at 71

1645-04-19

William Smith, composer, dies at 42

1646-10-28

William Dobson, English painter (b. 1610)

1649-12-04

William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (b. 1585)

1657-05-09

William Bradford, Governor (Plymouth Colony, Mass), dies

1657-06-03

William Harvey, English physician (b. 1578)

1660-06-30

William Oughtred, English mathematician (b. 1575)

1661-03-24

William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston

1661-04-07

Sir William Brereton, 1st Baronet, English soldier and politician (b. 1604)

1662-04-14

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582)

1662-09-03

William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591)

1663-06-04

William Juxon, archbishop of Canterbury (1660-63), dies

1668-04-07

William Davenant, English poet (b. 1606)

1668-09-19

William Waller, English soldier

1669-10-24

William Prynne, English Puritan leader (b. 1600)

1675-10-26

William Sprague, English co-founder of Charlestown, Massachusetts (b. 1609)

1676-12-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English soldier (b. 1592)

1678-11-01

William Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601)

1679-07-11

William Chamberlayne, English poet (b. 1619)

1679-10-12

William Gurnall, English writer (b. 1617)

1680-08-20

William Bedloe, English informer (b. 1650)

1681-06-09

William Lilly, English astrologer, dies

1683-07-21

Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded

1684-04-05

William Brouncker, 2nd viscount/1st pres of Royal Society, dies

1686-02-10

William Dugdale, Garter King of Arms (1677-86), dies

1686-06-23

William Coventry, English statesman

1687-12-16

William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (b. 1623)

1688-05-09

Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68

1689-08-21

William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier

1690-02-07

William Morice, English royalist statesman

1691-10-09

William Sacheverell, English statesman (b. 1638)

1692-12-09

William Mountfort, English actor and dramatist

1699-01-27

William Temple, statesman, dies

1701-05-23

William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock

1701-07-07

William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (b. 1631)

1702-03-08

William III, Dutch King of England (1689-1702), dies at 51 [NS-Mar 19] (b. 1650)

1702-03-19

Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England/Scot, dies at 51

1704-04-10

William Egon of Fürstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629)

1707-08-18

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (b. 1640)

1709-03-08

William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62

1715-12-28

William Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)

1715-12-31

William Wycherley, The Country Wife

1716-01-01

William Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75

1718-07-30

William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (No cross, no crown), dies at 73

1722-01-21

Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661)

1723-10-10

William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1665)

1727-02-13

William Wotton, English scholar (b. 1666)

1727-08-14

William Croft, composer, dies at 48

1729-01-19

William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58

1729-01-19

William Congreve, Semele

1729-09-07

William Burnet, British-born American statesman (b. 1688)

1733-04-19

Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England

1735-04-05

William Derham, English minister and writer (b. 1657)

1737-12-27

William Bowyer, English printer (b. 1663)

1740-05-31

Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51

1740-06-17

Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)

1742-07-19

William Somervile, English poet (b. 1675)

1748-04-12

William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies

1749-07-03

William Jones, Welsh mathematician (b. 1675)

1751-05-24

William Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies

1752-05-23

William Bradford, English-born printer (b. 1663)

1752-08-22

William Whiston, English mathematician (b. 1667)

1756-12-08

William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat

1758-06-12

Augustus William, Prince of Prussia (b. 1722)

1759-06-12

William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37

1761-04-09

William Law, British minister and theologian (b. 1686)

1761-04-15

William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (b. 1696)

1763-02-11

William Shenstone, English poet (b. 1714)

1764-07-07

William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, English politician (b. 1683)

1764-10-02

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1764-10-26

William Hogarth, British painter (b. 1697)

1764-10-26

William Hogarth, Bedlam

1765-03-03

William Stukeley, English archaeologist (b. 1687)

1765-10-20

William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44

1772-08-31

William Borlase, English naturalist (b. 1695)

1772-11-19

William Nelson, American colonial governor of Virginia (b. 1711)

1774-07-11

Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer

1775-02-06

William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)

1777-07-27

William Hayes, composer, dies at 69

1778-05-11

William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69

1779-02-07

William Boyce, composer, dies at 67

1779-02-16

William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies

1779-06-07

William Warburton, English critic and Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1698)

1780-02-14

William Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56

1780-09-06

William Allen, Mayor of Philadelphia, dies at 76

1780-10-17

William Cookworthy, English chemist (b. 1705)

1781-09-28

William Henry Nassau de Zuylestein, 4th Earl of Rochford, British diplomat and statesman (b. 1717)

1782-04-27

William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (b. 1710)

1782-05-20

William Emerson, British mathematician (b. 1701)

1783-01-07

William Tans'ur, English hymnist (b. 1700)

1783-03-30

William Hunter, Scottish anatomist (b. 1718)

1783-12-16

Sir William James, British naval commander (b. 1720)

1785-04-14

William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715)

1785-05-23

William Woollett, engraver, dies

1785-08-14

John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies

1785-11-28

William Whipple, merchant/judge/signer (US Declaration of Independence), dies at 55

1787-05-10

William Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715)

1790-02-05

William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710)

1790-05-09

William Clingan, American delegate to the Continental Congress

1790-07-25

William Livingston, Governor of New Jersey (b. 1723)

1790-10-14

William Hooper, US attorney/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 48

1791-01-11

William Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717)

1791-09-25

William Bradford, American printer (b. 1719)

1792-11-30

Ernst William Wolf, composer, dies at 57

1793-02-01

William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (b. 1717)

1793-02-02

William Aiton, English botanist (Kew Gardens), dies at 61

1793-03-20

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, Scottish judge and politician (b. 1705)

1794-04-27

William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47

1795-10-13

William Prescott, American Revolutionary soldier, dies

1797-11-16

King Frederick William II of Prussia (b. 1744) Reigns 1786-97

1798-05-19

William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English dueler (b. 1722)

1799-07-07

William Curtis, English botanist (Botanical Magazine), dies at 53

1799-10-23

William Paca, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 58

1800-01-06

William Jones, composer, dies at 73

1800-04-25

William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68

1800-04-25

William Cowper, John Gilpin's Ride

1800-09-29

William Billings, US composer (Rose of Sharon), dies at 53

1801-05-17

William Heberden, English physician (b. 1710)

1801-11-04

William Shippen, American physician and delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1712)

1803-03-13

William Emes, English landscape architect (b. 1729 or 1730)

1803-07-05

William Jackson, composer, dies at 73

1804-07-25

William Forsyth, English gardening expert (Forsythia), dies

1805-05-07

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)

1805-05-25

William Paley, English philosopher (b. 1743)

1806-01-23

William Pitt, the Younger, PM Great Britain (1783..1806), dies at 46

1806-04-09

William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic dies at 58

1806-09-09

William Paterson, American jurist and statesman (b. 1745)

1806-12-22

William Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719)

1809-10-30

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1738)

1811-08-02

William Williams, US merchant/signer (Decl of Indep), dies at 80

1813-11-21

William Russell, composer, dies at 36

1814-11-18

William Jessop, British civil engineer (b. 1745)

1816-07-03

Dorothea Jordan, French actress/mistress (William IV), dies at 65

1817-12-07

William Bligh, British naval officer of "Bounty" fame, dies at 63

1817-12-07

William Bligh, Captain Bligh: Mutiny on the Bounty

1820-02-15

William Ellery, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 92

1821-08-04

William Floyd, US soldier/signer (Declar of Independence), dies at 86

1822-04-25

Frederick "William" Herschel, German/British astronomer, dies at 83

1822-08-25

F William Herschel, German astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 85

1825-08-20

William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)

1826-12-15

William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC

1827-08-12

William Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69

1827-08-12

William Blake, The Great Beauty

1828-12-22

William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist (b. 1766)

1829-01-25

William Shield, composer, dies at 80

1829-01-28

William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh

1829-05-16

William Congreve, English officer, dies at 56

1830-09-15

William Huskisson, first rail fatality (b. 1770)

1830-09-18

William Hazlitt, critic/essayist, dies

1831-06-30

William Roscoe,

1833-01-17

William Rush, Indians sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill), dies

1833-05-29

William Marshall, composer, dies at 84

1833-07-29

William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73

1834-01-12

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)

1834-06-09

William Carey, one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society (b. 1761)

1835-04-17

William Henry Ireland, forger (Shakespearean manuscripts), dies

1835-06-18

William Cobbett, English journalist and author (b. 1763)

1836-04-07

William Godwin, English political writer (b. 1756)

1836-04-07

William Godwin, Episode #1.4

1837-06-20

William IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1765)

1838-09-01

William Clark, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 68

1839-08-28

William Smith, English geologist (b. 1769)

1840-03-23

William Maclure, Scottish-American Geologist (first geological map), dies at 76

1840-08-27

William Kneass, 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40), dies in office

1841-04-04

William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, becomes 1st president to die in office at 68 of pneumonia

1842-08-10

Captain William Hobson, first British Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi dies of a stroke aged 49

1842-10-02

William Ellery Channing, cleric/writer, dies

1843-01-09

William Hedley, British industrial engineer (b. 1773)

1843-04-28

William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (rights of Wallace), dies

1844-05-24

William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies

1847-02-17

William Collins, landscape painter, dies

1847-10-14

William Michael Rooke, composer, dies at 53

1847-12-29

William Crotch, composer, dies at 72

1848-05-18

William A Leidesdorf, mixed-race early Californian, dies at 38 in SF

1848-11-24

William Lamb 2nd viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834..41), dies at 69

1849-03-17

William II King of the Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56

1849-11-13

William Etty, English painter best known for paintings of nudes, dies at 62

1849-12-02

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, wife of William IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1792)

1850-04-07

William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87

1850-04-09

William Prout, physician/chemist, dies

1850-04-23

William Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80

1850-04-23

William Wordsworth, Episode dated 30 November 2003

1850-06-16

William Lawson explorer of New South Wales, Australia (b. 1774)

1850-07-04

William Kirby, English entomologist (b. 1759)

1851-08-01

William Joseph Behr, German writer (b. 1775)

1851-12-19

J M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam & Speed), dies at 76

1852-09-04

William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist (b. 1796)

1852-09-22

William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (b. 1783)

1853-04-18

William King, US VP, dies a month after his inauguration

1853-04-25

William Beaumont, physiologist, dies at 67

1853-10-29

William Richard Bexfield, composer, dies at 29

1854-01-08

William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)

1854-03-06

Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, British soldier and politician (b. 1778)

1854-04-06

William Strickland, US architect, dies

1854-05-03

William Beale, composer, dies at 70

1855-03-08

William Poole, Infamous member of New York City's Bowery Boys gang (b. 1821)

1855-07-08

Sir William Edward Parry, English Arctic explorer (b. 1790)

1855-12-06

William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (b. 1789)

1856-01-16

Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)

1856-05-06

William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies

1856-08-14

William Buckland, dean (Westminster)/geologist, dies

1856-10-19

William Sprague III, American politician from Rhode Island (b. 1799)

1856-11-17

William Knyvett, composer, dies at 77

1857-06-08

Douglas William Jerrold, British playwright and satirist (b. 1803)

1857-07-04

William L. Marcy, American statesman (b. 1786)

1857-08-12

William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies

1858-06-12

William Horsley, composer, dies at 83

1860-01-13

William Mason, American politician (b. 1786)

1862-03-07

William Slack, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle

1862-04-10

William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40

1862-05-18

William H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48

1862-06-07

William B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42

1862-07-03

William Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40

1862-08-31

George William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle

1862-09-17

William Edwin Starke, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at about 48

1862-09-29

William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38

1862-10-04

William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36

1862-10-08

William Rufus Terrill, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 28

1863-07-18

William Dorsey Pender, US Confederate gen-mjr, dies of injuries at 29

1863-07-27

William Lowndes Yancey, American Confederate leader (b. 1813)

1863-12-24

William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon

1864-02-15

William Dyce, painter, dies

1864-02-19

William Edwin Baldwin, US Confederate brig-general, dies

1864-05-14

William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies

1864-06-05

William Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 39

1864-07-22

William Henry Talbot Walker, Confederate gen-mjr, dies in battle at 47

1864-12-21

William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51

1865-03-10

William Henry "Little Billy" Chase Whiting, Confed gen-maj, dies at 48

1865-05-30

William Clarke Quantrill, criminal/Confederate bushwhacker, dies at 27

1865-06-21

Frances Adeline Seward, wife of United States Secretary of State William H. Seward (b. 1824)

1865-08-12

William Jackson Hooker, botanist, dies

1865-09-20

William H Revere Jr, US Union brig-general, dies

1865-10-12

William Vincent Wallace, composer, dies at 53

1865-10-12

William Vincent Wallace, Maritana

1865-10-31

William Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies

1866-03-06

William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)

1866-04-15

William Jackson, composer, dies at 51

1867-05-12

Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)

1868-01-07

William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51

1868-07-15

William Thomas Morton, dentist (1st to use ether), dies

1868-09-19

William Sprague, American minister and politician from (b. 1809)

1869-01-30

William Carleton, Irish novelist (b. 1794)

1870-04-19

William Henry Havergal, composer, dies at 77

1870-10-20

Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62

1870-10-20

Michael William Balfe, Chaplin

1871-08-27

William Whiting Boardman, American politician (b. 1794)

1871-11-11

William Lonsdale, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral), dies at 77

1872-04-01

William Frederick Horry, English convicted murderer (b. 1843)

1872-10-10

William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State (b. 1801)

1872-12-24

William John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820)

1873-04-20

William Tite, English architect (b. 1798)

1873-04-27

William Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)

1875-02-01

William Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58

1875-08-27

William Chapman Ralston, American banker (b. 1826)

1875-09-24

William Walker, composer, dies at 66

1875-10-28

William Howard Glover, composer, dies at 56

1876-05-07

William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (b. 1795)

1877-09-17

William Henry Fox Talbot, photographic pioneer, dies at 77

1878-03-16

William Banting, English undertaker, dies

1878-04-12

William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies

1879-05-04

William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68

1879-05-24

William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73

1879-08-31

William Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies

1880-09-15

William Hauser, composer, dies at 67

1880-10-04

William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies

1881-04-16

George William Martin, composer, dies at 56

1881-07-15

Billy the Kid [William H Bonney], shot by sheriff Pat Garrett at 21

1882-01-03

William H Ainsworth, English writer (Guy Fawkes), dies at 76

1882-01-04

John William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811)

1883-05-20

William Chambers, author/publisher, dies

1883-11-05

William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle

1884-12-01

William Swainson (lawyer), second, and last, Attorney-General (New Zealand) of the Crown Colony of New Zealand (b. 1809)

1885-04-23

William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73

1885-12-08

William Henry Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1821)

1886-09-03

William W. Snow, American politician (b. 1812)

1886-11-22

William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)

1887-01-17

William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)

1887-08-08

Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (b. 1808)

1888-03-09

William I, German Emperor (b. 1797)

1888-04-14

William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62

1889-03-18

William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66

1889-03-28

Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler

1889-05-09

William S. Harney, U.S. general (b. 1800)

1889-05-17

William Roxby Beverly, artist, dies

1889-09-23

Wilkie (William) Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies (b. 1824)

1889-11-18

William Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68

1890-08-06

William Kemmier, The Chair

1891-02-14

William Tecumseh Sherman, Union Civil War General, dies at 71

1891-09-18

William Ferrel, American mathematician (b. 1817)

1892-01-02

Frederick William Barber, South African frontiersman and scientist, dies at 78

1892-03-29

William Bowman, English anatomist, dies at 75

1892-06-09

William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (b. 1863)

1892-10-29

William M Harnett, US painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies

1892-12-03

William Bonaparte, grandson of Lucien, dies

1892-12-11

William Milligan, Scottish theologian (b. 1821)

1893-07-09

William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide

1894-05-24

William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63

1894-08-18

William Charles Levey, composer, dies at 57

1895-07-02

William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72

1896-01-08

William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)

1896-07-16

William Hamilton Gibson, illustrator/author/novelist, dies

1896-08-01

William Robert Grove, Welsh Physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell, dies at 85

1896-10-03

William Morris, artist and writer associated with Arts and Crafts movement, dies at 62 London

1897-05-02

William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63

1897-05-10

William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70

1897-11-19

William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).

1897-12-28

Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833)

1897-12-29

William James Linton, American wood engraver and political reformer. (b. 1812)

1898-03-11

William Rosecrans, American Civil War Union general (b. 1819)

1898-05-19

William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809)

1898-09-14

William Seward Burroughs, American inventor (b. 1857)

1899-03-01

William H. Monk, 28 Days Later...

1899-03-03

William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (b. 1827)

1899-10-30

William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1816)

1899-12-18

John William Glover, composer, dies at 84

1900-02-23

William Butterfield, architect of the Gothic revival, dies

1900-09-23

William Marsh Rice, American philanthropist and university founder (b. 1816)

1900-12-27

William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90

1901-04-22

William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies

1901-07-20

William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (b. 1840)

1901-09-14

Pres William McKinley, dies in Buffalo, after being shot 8 days earlier by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz

1901-09-14

William McKinley, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1902-03-17

George William Warren, composer, dies at 73

1902-05-06

William T. Sampson, Admiral Sampson on Board the Flagship

1902-09-29

William Topaz McGonagall, British poet (b. 1825)

1903-02-22

Frederick William Farrar, writer/dean (Canterbury 1895-1903), dies

1903-07-11

William Ernest Henley, The Captain

1903-12-14

William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair

1904-02-02

William C. Whitney, American financier (b. 1841)

1904-04-24

William Pittenger, The General

1904-08-25

William Hall, Canadian Royal Naval sailor (b. 1827)

1904-10-01

William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76

1906-05-30

William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30

1906-06-17

William Dale, international legal consultant, dies

1906-10-20

William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67

1906-11-12

William Rufus Shafter, Major General Shafter

1907-06-15

William Le Baron Jenney, US architect, dies

1907-07-14

William Henry Perkin, English chemist and inventor (b. 1838)

1907-12-17

Kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83

1908-07-14

William Mason, composer, dies at 79

1908-07-22

William Randal Cremer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1828)

1908-11-08

William Edward Ayrton, English Physicist and Inventor, dies at 60

1908-11-12

William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), dies at 60

1910-04-12

William G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69

1910-04-13

William Orchardson, British painter, dies

1910-05-10

William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies

1910-08-26

William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

1910-09-07

William Holman Hunt, English painter, dies at 83

1910-10-17

William V Moody, US poet (Sabine Woman, Great Divide), dies

1910-10-17

William Vaughn Moody, The Great Divide

1911-05-29

William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist (Gilbert & Sullivan), dies at 74

1911-05-29

William S. Gilbert, The Pirate Movie

1911-08-08

William P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)

1912-04-15

William T. Stead American author and journalist. (b. 1849)

1912-08-20

William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies

1912-08-20

William Booth, General and Staff Leaving Strand Hall

1913-10-31

William Evans-Gordon, British politician (b. 1857)

1914-09-08

William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74

1915-03-04

William Willett, inventor of Daylight Saving Time (b. 1856)

1915-04-01

William V. Ranous, King Lear

1915-04-25

Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (b. 1830)

1915-06-04

William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26

1915-07-18

George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer, dies at 53

1915-08-20

William H. West, The Dream Seekers

1915-09-11

William Sprague IV, American politician (b. 1830)

1915-09-11

William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (b. 1843)

1916-07-01

William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies

1916-07-23

William Ramsey, chemist, dies

1916-07-27

William T. Rock, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

1916-12-20

William Wallace Gilchrist, composer, dies at 70

1917-01-10

William F. Cody, The Indian Wars

1917-01-15

William de Morgan, Somehow Good

1917-02-10

John William Waterhouse, Italian-born artist (b. 1849)

1917-03-18

William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies

1917-07-02

William H. Moody, Review of U.S. Marine Band by Sec'y Moody, U.S. Navy

1917-07-11

William Furst, Joan the Woman

1917-11-14

William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20

1918-03-13

William Courtleigh, actor (Susie Snowflake), dies at 26

1918-03-13

William Courtleigh Jr., Neal of the Navy

1918-04-19

William Hope Hodgson, Matango

1918-05-04

William Hinckley, The Children in the House

1918-05-17

William L. Abingdon, Manon Lescaut

1918-07-29

Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863)

1918-09-07

William Hutchinson, Small Town Stuff

1918-11-05

William Shea, Auld Robin Gray

1919-01-01

William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60

1919-02-07

William Halford, American naval officer and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1841)

1919-04-04

William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86

1919-06-30

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76

1919-08-07

William Nathaniel Harben, Love Never Dies

1919-09-28

William Parsons, He Did and He Didn't

1919-11-24

William Stowell, Fighting Mad

1919-12-18

Horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56

1920-03-26

William Chester Minor, American surgeon and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary (b. 1834)

1920-03-26

Mrs. Humphrey Ward, The Marriage of William Ashe

1920-04-29

William Henry Seward, Jr., Union Brigadier General in the American Civil War (b. 1839)

1920-05-11

William D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83

1920-05-11

William Dean Howells, Christmas Every Day

1920-07-02

William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (b. 1846)

1920-07-22

William Kissam Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1849)

1920-09-25

William F Sudds, composer, dies at 77

1920-11-21

William James Robjohn, composer, dies at 77

1921-05-05

William Friese-Greene, Hyde Park Corner

1921-09-07

Alfred William Rich, watercolor painter (b. 1856)

1921-10-02

King William II of Württemberg, Der König von Württemberg im Schloß zu Stuttgart

1922-02-01

William Desmond Taylor, director/actor (Broken Coin), dies at 49

1922-02-01

William Desmond Taylor, Johanna Enlists

1922-02-05

James William Tate, composer, dies at 46

1922-06-04

William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies

1922-08-18

William Henry Hudson, Green Mansions

1922-08-28

William Musgrave, The Hero of Bunko Hill

1922-11-06

William Baines, composer, dies at 23

1923-01-18

William C. Foster, Too Wise Wives

1923-02-04

William H. Thompson, Eye of the Night

1923-07-09

William R. Day,

1924-02-03

William H. Brown, Hoodoo Ann

1924-11-01

William Tilghman, The Bank Robbery

1924-12-27

William Archer, Scottish critic/playwright (Green Goddess), dies at 68

1924-12-27

William Archer, The Green Goddess

1925-01-02

William Addison Lathrop, A Bachelor's Children

1925-02-04

William Haggar, The Poachers

1925-04-01

Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77

1925-05-07

William Hesketh Lever, First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851)

1925-07-26

William Jennings Bryan, lawyer (Scopes-monkey trial), dies at 65

1925-07-26

William Jennings Bryan, Bryan Train Scene at Orange

1925-08-03

William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies

1925-10-24

William Augustinus, Mislykket Optagelse af levende Billeder

1926-08-22

Charles William Eliot, American University president (Harvard, 1869-1909), dies at 92

1926-09-25

Herbert Booth, son of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1862)

1926-12-28

William A. Crinley, The Radio Detective

1927-06-06

William K. Ziegfeld, The Black Panther's Cub

1927-06-11

William Attewell, cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies

1927-10-13

William Le Queux, Sadounah

1928-01-26

William A. Carroll, The Conscience of Hassan Bey

1928-03-07

William H. Crane, The Saphead

1928-05-16

Edmund William Grosse, poet/author, dies

1928-05-22

William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54

1928-08-06

William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68

1929-02-18

William Russell, Robin Hood

1929-03-20

William Norris, The Love Piker

1929-07-17

William Hauber, The Wizard of Oz

1929-07-30

William Crowell, Revolt of the Zombies

1929-09-03

William E. Dever, Faith of Millions

1930-03-06

William Milton, cricketer (S Afr Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies

1930-03-08

William Howard Taft, 27th US pres (1909-13)/Chief Justice, dies at 72

1930-03-08

William Howard Taft, Taft Playing Golf

1930-03-12

William George Barker, Canadian fighter ace (Victoria Cross recipient), dies in a training accident at 35

1930-03-12

William George Barker,

1930-05-03

William J. Ferguson, John Smith

1930-05-15

William J. Locke, Ladies in Lavender

1930-08-08

William Colvin, The Ranger

1930-08-10

William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies

1930-08-21

William 'Cap' Anderson Hatfield,

1930-08-25

William H. Post, Never Say Die

1930-08-29

William Archibald Spooner, English writer (b. 1844)

1930-08-30

William H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies

1930-09-24

William A. MacCorkle, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1857)

1930-10-05

William S. Rising, The Musician's Daughter

1930-10-27

William Bechtel, Spite Marriage

1930-12-03

William S. Adams, Won in the Clouds

1930-12-07

Reverend William E. Barton, The King of Kings

1930-12-27

William Courtleigh, actor (Madame X, Eyes of Youth), dies at 63

1930-12-27

William Courtleigh, Ashes

1931-01-14

William Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies

1931-04-28

William W. Cohill, Life Without Soul

1931-08-02

William 'Shorty' Blanche, Sally of the Sawdust

1932-01-26

William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies

1932-01-26

William Wrigley Jr., Catalina, Here I Come

1932-02-05

William Elliott, Comrade John

1932-02-22

Mrs. William Vaughn Moody, The Faith Healer

1932-02-27

William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (b. 1843)

1932-03-03

William Holden, Weary River

1932-03-12

William H. Gardner, Look for the Silver Lining

1932-04-14

William J. Burns, The Anthony Case

1932-05-16

William Pember Reeves, politician/poet, dies

1932-05-20

William Shepherd Benson, Victory

1932-06-25

William Jerome, Everyone Says I Love You

1932-11-22

William Walker Atkinson, American author (b. 1862)

1933-03-06

William Courtright, Hard Boiled

1933-04-20

William Courtenay, The Show of Shows

1933-05-01

William Bertram, The Smoking Trails

1933-06-03

William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88

1933-06-03

William Muldoon, The Other Girl

1933-07-20

William Wallace Cook, By Indian Post

1933-10-19

William Casel, The Silent Enemy

1933-11-11

William Le Maire, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

1933-12-22

William Dyer, The Martyr Sex

1934-02-23

Edward William Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode), dies at 76

1934-03-27

Francis William Reitz, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (b. 1844)

1934-04-07