September 17 - Births

Births

  • 879 – Charles the Simple, French king (d. 929)
  • 1192 – Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (d. 1219)
  • 1550 – Pope Paul V (d. 1621)
  • 1605 – Francesco Sacrati, Italian composer (d. 1650)
  • 1630 – Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1694)
  • 1639 – Hans Herr, Swiss bishop (d. 1725)
  • 1674 – Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (d. 1728)
  • 1677 – Stephen Hales, English physiologist and chemist, invented Forceps (d. 1761)
  • 1687 – Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (d. 1772)
  • 1688 – Maria Luisa of Savoy (d. 1714)
  • 1730 – Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian army officer (d. 1794)
  • 1739 – John Rutledge, American politician, 31st Governor of South Carolina (d. 1800)
  • 1743 – Marquis de Condorcet, French mathematician (d. 1794)
  • 1771 – Johann August Apel, German jurist and writer (d. 1816)
  • 1773 – Jonathan Alder, American farmer, first settler in Madison County, Ohio (d. 1849)
  • 1819 – Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, South African politician, 1st President of the South African Republic (d. 1901)
  • 1820 – Émile Augier, French playwright (d. 1889)
  • 1826 – Bernhard Riemann, German mathematician (d. 1866)
  • 1839 – Ira Davenport, American magician (d. 1911)
  • 1850 – Guerra Junqueiro, Portuguese lawyer, journalist, author, and poet (d. 1923)
  • 1854 – David Dunbar Buick, Scottish-American businessman, founded Buick Motor Company (d. 1929)
  • 1857 – Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Russian scientist (d. 1935)
  • 1859 – Frank Dawson Adams, Canadian geologist (d. 1942)
  • 1862 – Jean de Madre, French polo player (d. 1934)
  • 1868 – James Alexander Calder, Canadian politician (d. 1956)
  • 1869 – Christian Lous Lange, Norwegian historian, educator, and scientist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1938)
  • 1874 – Walter Murdoch, Australian academic and author (d. 1970)
  • 1878 – Vincenzo Tommasini, Italian composer (d. 1950)
  • 1878 – Antoine Védrenne, French rower (d. 1937)
  • 1879 – Rube Foster, American baseball player, manager, and executive (d. 1930)
  • 1879 – Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian businessman, politician, and activist (d. 1973)
  • 1881 – Alfred Carpenter, English soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1955)
  • 1883 – William Carlos Williams, American pediatrician and poet (d. 1963)
  • 1884 – Charles Tomlinson Griffes, American composer (d. 1920)
  • 1890 – Gabriel Heatter, American journalist (d. 1972)
  • 1892 – Hendrik Andriessen, Dutch composer and organist (d. 1981)
  • 1897 – Earl Webb, American baseball player (d. 1965)
  • 1900 – Hughie Critz, American baseball player (d. 1980)
  • 1900 – J. Willard Marriott, American businessman, founded the Marriott Corporation (d. 1985)
  • 1901 – Francis Chichester, English aviator and sailor (d. 1972)
  • 1902 – Bea Miles, Australian writer (d. 1973)
  • 1903 – Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (d. 1984)
  • 1903 – Frank O'Connor, Irish-American author (d. 1966)
  • 1903 – Minanogawa Tōzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 34th Yokozuna (d. 1971)
  • 1904 – Frederick Ashton, Ecuadorian-English dancer and choreographer (d. 1988)
  • 1904 – Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and comedian (d. 1986)
  • 1904 – Edgar G. Ulmer, Austrian-American director (d. 1972)
  • 1906 – Junius Richard Jayewardene, Sri Lankan politician, 2nd President of Sri Lanka (d. 1996)
  • 1906 – Edgar Wayburn, American environmentalist (d. 2010)
  • 1907 – Warren E. Burger, American politician and judge, 15th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1995)
  • 1908 – John Creasey, English author (d. 1973)
  • 1908 – Rafael Israelyan, Armenian architect (d. 1973)
  • 1912 – Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actress and comedian (d. 2011)
  • 1914 – Thomas J. Bata, Canadian businessman (d. 2008)
  • 1914 – Shin Kanemaru, Japanese politician (d. 1996)
  • 1915 – M. F. Husain, Indian painter and director (d. 2011)
  • 1916 – Mary Stewart, English author
  • 1917 – William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (d. 2012)
  • 1917 – Isang Yun, Korean-German composer (d. 1995)
  • 1918 – Lea Gottlieb, Israeli fashion designer (d. 2012)
  • 1918 – Chaim Herzog, Israeli politician, 6th President of Israel (d. 1997)
  • 1920 – Dinah Sheridan, English actress
  • 1922 – Agostinho Neto, Angolan politician, 1st President of Angola (d. 1979)
  • 1923 – Ralph Sharon, American pianist
  • 1923 – Hank Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Drifting Cowboys) (d. 1953)
  • 1925 – John List, American murderer (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – Bill Black, American bass player (The Blue Moon Boys) (d. 1965)
  • 1926 – Curtis Harrington, American director (d. 2007)
  • 1926 – Hovie Lister, American pianist (The Statesmen Quartet and Masters V) (d. 2001)
  • 1926 – Jean-Marie Lustiger, French cardinal (d. 2007)
  • 1926 – Jack McDuff, American organist (d. 2001)
  • 1927 – George Blanda, American football player (d. 2010)
  • 1928 – Roddy McDowall, English actor (d. 1998)
  • 1929 – Sil Austin, American saxophonist (d. 2001)
  • 1929 – Pat Crowley, American actress
  • 1929 – Stirling Moss, English race car driver
  • 1930 – David Huddleston, American actor
  • 1930 – Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist and composer
  • 1930 – Theo Loevendie, Dutch composer and clarinet player
  • 1930 – Edgar Mitchell, American astronaut
  • 1930 – Jim Rohn, American philosopher (d. 2009)
  • 1930 – Thomas Patten Stafford, American general and astronaut
  • 1931 – Anne Bancroft, American actress (d. 2005)
  • 1931 – Jean-Claude Carrière, French actor and screenwriter
  • 1932 – Robert B. Parker, American author (d. 2010)
  • 1933 – Chuck Grassley, American politician
  • 1933 – Dorothy Loudon, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1933 – Claude Provost, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
  • 1934 – Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (d. 1969)
  • 1935 – Ken Kesey, American author (d. 2001)
  • 1936 – Michael Hennagin, American composer and educator (d. 1993)
  • 1937 – Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1938 – Perry Robinson, American clarinet player and composer
  • 1938 – Bobby Wine, American baseball player and coach
  • 1939 – Shelby Flint, American singer
  • 1939 – David Souter, American jurist
  • 1940 – Jan Eliasson, Swedish diplomat, 60th President of the United Nations General Assembly
  • 1940 – Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (d. 2007)
  • 1941 – Stavros Damianides, Greek bouzouki player (d. 2001)
  • 1941 – Bob Matsui, American politician (d. 2005)
  • 1942 – Robert Graysmith, American author
  • 1942 – Des Lynam, Irish-English journalist
  • 1942 – Lupe Ontiveros, American actress (d. 2012)
  • 1944 – Les Emmerson, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Five Man Electrical Band)
  • 1944 – Reinhold Messner, Italian mountaineer
  • 1945 – David Emerson, Canadian politician
  • 1945 – Phil Jackson, American basketball player and coach
  • 1945 – Bruce Spence, New Zealand actor
  • 1945 – Bhakti Charu Swami, Indian spiritual leader
  • 1946 – Billy Bonds, English footballer
  • 1947 – Tessa Jowell, English politician
  • 1948 – Karl Alber, German footballer
  • 1948 – Raphy Leavitt, Puerto Rican composer
  • 1948 – Jeff MacNelly, American cartoonist (d. 2000)
  • 1948 – John Ritter, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1950 – Narendra Modi, Indian politician
  • 1950 – Fee Waybill, American singer-songwriter (The Tubes)
  • 1951 – Piet Kleine, Dutch speed skater
  • 1951 – Cassandra Peterson, American actress
  • 1953 – Tamasin Day-Lewis, English chef
  • 1953 – Altaf Hussain, Pakistani founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement
  • 1953 – Steve Williams, Welsh drummer and songwriter (Budgie)
  • 1954 – Joël-François Durand, French composer
  • 1955 – Koralia Karanti, Greek actress
  • 1955 – Charles Martinet, American actor
  • 1955 – Scott Simpson, American golfer
  • 1956 – Brian Andreas, American sculptor, painter and publisher
  • 1956 – Thad Bosley. American baseball player
  • 1956 – Rita Rudner, American comedian and actress
  • 1956 – Mandawuy Yunupingu, Australian guitarist (Yothu Yindi)
  • 1958 – Tom Waddell, Scottish baseball player
  • 1959 – Charles Lawson, Irish actor
  • 1960 – John Bottomley, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
  • 1960 – Kevin Clash, American voice actor and puppeteer
  • 1960 – John Franco, American baseball player
  • 1960 – Damon Hill, English race car driver
  • 1961 – Jim Cornette, American wrestling manager and promoter
  • 1961 – Nives Meroi, Italian mountaineer
  • 1961 – Ty Tabor, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (King's X, Platypus, and The Jelly Jam)
  • 1962 – Baz Luhrmann, Australian director
  • 1962 – Dustin Nguyen, Vietnamese-American actor
  • 1962 – Hesham Qandil, Egyptian politician, 51st Prime Minister of Egypt
  • 1962 – BeBe Winans, American singer-songwriter and producer (BeBe & CeCe Winans)
  • 1963 – Masahiro Chono, Japanese wrestler
  • 1963 – Wendy Northcutt, American author
  • 1963 – Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator
  • 1963 – William Shockley, American actor
  • 1963 – James Urbaniak, American actor
  • 1965 – Kyle Chandler, American actor
  • 1965 – Yuji Naka, Japanese video game programmer and designer
  • 1965 – Guy Picciotto, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Rites of Spring, Fugazi, Happy Go Licky, and One Last Wish)
  • 1965 – Bryan Singer, American director
  • 1966 – Doug E. Fresh, American rapper and producer
  • 1966 – Stéphane Rousseau, Canadian actor
  • 1967 – Koen Wauters, Flemish singer-songwriter and actor (Clouseau)
  • 1967 – Malik Yoba, American actor
  • 1968 – Akhenaton French rapper and producer
  • 1968 – Anastacia, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1968 – Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece
  • 1968 – Lord Jamar American rapper and actor (Brand Nubian)
  • 1968 – Jonn Penney English singer (Ned's Atomic Dustbin)
  • 1969 – Steady B, American rapper
  • 1969 – Adam Devlin, English guitarist and songwriter (The Bluetones)
  • 1969 – Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player
  • 1969 – Keith Flint, English singer-songwriter (The Prodigy and Flint)
  • 1969 – Greg King, New Zealand lawyer (d. 2012)
  • 1969 – Matthew Settle, American actor
  • 1970 – Mark Brunell, American football player
  • 1970 – Jim Conroy, American voice actor
  • 1971 – Nate Berkus, American interior designer and television host
  • 1971 – Mike Catt, English rugby player
  • 1971 – Adriana Karembeu, Slovak model and actress
  • 1971 – Mauro Milanese, Italian footballer
  • 1971 – Ian Whyte, Welsh basketball player and actor
  • 1972 – Brian Henry, American poet and critic
  • 1972 – Bobby Lee, American comedian and actor
  • 1973 – Diego Albanese, Argentinian rugby player
  • 1973 – Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
  • 1973 – Demis Nikolaidis, Greek footballer
  • 1974 – Mirah, American singer-songwriter and musician (The Microphones)
  • 1974 – Tormod Granheim, Norwegian skier
  • 1974 – Rasheed Wallace, American basketball player
  • 1975 – Jade Esteban Estrada, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
  • 1975 – Jimmie Johnson, American race car driver
  • 1975 – Constantine Maroulis, American singer-songwriter and actor (Pray for the Soul of Betty)
  • 1975 – Austin St. John, American actor and martial artist
  • 1975 – Wilko de Vogt, Dutch footballer
  • 1976 – Peja, Polish rapper, songwriter, and producer
  • 1976 – Daniella Rush, Czech porn actress
  • 1977 – Simone Perrotta, Italian footballer
  • 1978 – Shawn Horcoff, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Steffen Algreen, Danish footballer
  • 1979 – Akin Ayodele, American football player
  • 1979 – Chuck Comeau, Canadian drummer (Simple Plan and Reset)
  • 1979 – Billy Miller, American actor
  • 1980 – Danny Haren, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Oliver Risser, Namibian footballer
  • 1981 – Casey Janssen, American baseball player
  • 1981 – Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • 1981 – Francis Manioru, Solomon Islander sprinter
  • 1982 – Hope Larson, American illustrator
  • 1982 – Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982 – Wade Robson, Australian dancer and choreographer
  • 1983 – Jennifer Peña, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1983 – Sanaya Irani, Indian actress
  • 1984 – Domenico Citro, Italian footballer
  • 1984 – Mary Descenza, American swimmer
  • 1984 – De La Ghetto, Puerto Rican rapper and songwriter (Arcángel & De La Ghetto)
  • 1984 – John Kucera, Canadian skier
  • 1984 – Patrick van Luijk, Dutch sprinter
  • 1984 – Eugenia Volodina, Russian model
  • 1985 – Tomáš Berdych, Czech tennis player
  • 1985 – Brendan Clarke, Irish footballer
  • 1985 – José Gonçalves, Portuguese footballer
  • 1985 – Alexander Ovechkin, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Mason Raymond, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Jon Walker, American singer-songwriter and musician (Panic! at the Disco and The Young Veins)
  • 1986 – Paolo De Ceglie, Italian footballer
  • 1987 – Paul Huntington, English footballer
  • 1989 – Kate Deines, American soccer player
  • 1990 – Sean Scannell, Irish footballer
  • 1991 – Ryo Ishikawa, Japanese golfer

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