Birthdays of Personalities on April 14

1578 :Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)
1592 :Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1629 :Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)
1710 :Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
1721 :William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader
1738 :Duck of Portland, (C) British PM (1783, 1807-09)
1762 :Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
1770 :George Canning, London, British PM (1827)
1797 :Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)
1803 :Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
1809 :George W Vreede, Dutch lawyer/politician
1813 :Junius S Morgan, US, merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
1819 :Charles Halle, pianist/conductor/founder (Halle Orch)
1820 :Harry Thompson Hays, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1831 :Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer/ambassador in Abyssinia
1832 :James Hewett Ledlie, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1862 :Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
1866 :Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
1874 :Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)
1877 :DaniČl Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar
1879 :James Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)
1886 :Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism)
1886 :Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
1889 :Arnold Toynbee, England, historian (Study of History)
1892 :Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
1897 :Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader
1901 :Alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)
1901 :Martin Kessel, writer
1902 :Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)
1904 :Reinout W van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist
1904 :Sonia Gaskell, Russian/Neth choreographer
1905 :Frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)
1906 :Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)
1907 :Franáois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
1907 :Otto F A H van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden)/MP (KVP)
1912 :Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
1912 :Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orch)
1912 :Robert Doisneau, photographer
1913 :Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
1913 :Jean Fournet, French conductor
1920 :John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court Justice
1922 :Maria Luisa Bemberg, film maker
1923 :William Darling, journalist
1925 :Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
1925 :Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
1928 :Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )
1929 :William Edgar Thornton, Faison NC, MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk:49)
1930 :George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
1933 :Buddy Knox, Happy Tx, rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey)
1938 :Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)
1941 :Anatoli Pavlocich Fyodorov, cosmonaut
1942 :Valentin Vitaliyevich Lebedev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 35, T-5)
1943 :Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)
1945 :Ritchie Blackmore, Engld, guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple)
1946 :Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade-Oh La Di Oh La Do)
1946 :Tom Monteleone, US writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
1948 :Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
1948 :Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1948 :Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
1951 :Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
1952 :Kenny Aaronson, rocker
1953 :Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
1954 :Bruce Sterling, US, sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
1958 :Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco
1960 :Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
1964 :Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1966 :David Justice, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)/husband of Halle Barry
1966 :Ricky Andrews, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1967 :Barret Martin, rocker (Screaming Trees)
1968 :Anthony Michael Hall, Boston Mass, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club)
1972 :Jason Mallett, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 :Zev Lumelski, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
1974 :Mike Allen Lambert, Honolulu HI, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)



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