Birthdays of Personalities on August 11

1673 :Richard Mead, London, physician
1737 :Joseph Nollekins, London, sculptor
1772 :Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 :Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnvere(gymnastics) movement
1799 :Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1805 :Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 :David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849
1811 :Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1823 :Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1828 :Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died 1909
1832 :Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 :Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)
1836 :Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 :Marie Fran‡ois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated
1858 :Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 :Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson ‚tats de Normandie)
1862 :Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)
1867 :Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
1882 :Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 :Ernst Stadler, writer
1890 :Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1892 :Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1892 :Mac Diarmid, writer
1892 :Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general
1897 :Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 :Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1902 :Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 :Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 :Jess Stacy, pianist
1906 :Harry Elstrím, Danish/Belgian sculptor (Great Passion, Black Christ)
1909 :Hugo Buchthal, art historian
1911 :Alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)
1911 :Benny Lee, entertainer
1911 :Prem Bhatia, journalist
1911 :Ronald Batty, bookseller
1911 :Thanom Kittikachorn, general/premier Thailand (1958..73)
1913 :Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
1917 :Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible)
1920 :Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)
1920 :William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976)
1921 :Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots)
1925 :Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)
1925 :Mike Douglas, Chicago Ill, talk show host (Mike Douglas Show)
1926 :Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
1926 :Bernard Ashley, English fashion designer/pres (Laura Ashley)
1926 :Claus Von Bulow, accused of murdering his wife
1926 :J R S Fincham, geneticist
1926 :Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist
1927 :James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
1927 :Kenneth Eastham, MP
1927 :Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch MP (VVD)
1927 :Pentti Vihtori, Finland, writer/poet (Yksin„iset [Solitude])
1927 :Raymond Leppard, London England, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch)
1928 :Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher
1928 :Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary
1929 :Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen)
1930 :Michael Quinlan, civil servant
1930 :William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)
1932 :Angela Rumbold, MP
1932 :Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)
1932 :Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)
1932 :Lord Varley
1932 :Sam McCluskie, trade unionist
1932 :Wilson "Papa" Godett, Cura‡aos worker's union leader/boxer
1933 :Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)
1933 :Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
1933 :Tam…s Vasary, pianist/conductor
1934 :Bob Hepple, master (Clare College Cambridge)
1936 :D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
1936 :J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
1937 :Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
1938 :Allegra Kent, Santa Monica, Calif, ballerina
1941 :Elizabeth Holtzman, Bkln DA (D-Rep-NY, Watergate Committee)
1942 :Mike Huggs, rock drummer (Manfred Mann) [or 3/11/40]
1943 :Denis Payton, rocker (Dave Clarke 5-Glad All Over)
1943 :James Kale, rocker (Guess Who)
1943 :Kenny Gamble, US songwriter (Me & Mrs Jones)
1944 :David Pearl, British judge
1946 :John Conlee, Versailles Ky, country singer (Common Man)
1946 :Marilyn Vos Savant, St Louis Mo, writer/world's highest IQ (228)
1947 :Catherine Collard, French pianist (Schumann/Brahms)
1947 :Jeff Hanna, singer/guitarist (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) [or Jul 10]
1949 :Eric Carmen, Cleveland Ohio, rocker (All by Myself)
1949 :Tim Hutchinson, (Rep-R-Arkansas)
1950 :Erik Braunn, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
1950 :Steve Wozniak, co-founder (Apple Computers)
1951 :Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar Coneheads
1957 :Richie Ramone, [Richie Beau], rock drummer (Ramones-Pet Semtary)
1959 :Linda Rhys Vaughn, Grossmont Ca, playmate (Apr, 1982)
1961 :Frederick W Sturckow, La Mesa Calif, USMC capt/astronaut (sk: STS 88)
1963 :Mike Huff, Honolulu HI, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1964 :Hamish, rocker (The Pasedenas-Riding on the Train)
1968 :Charlie Sexton, rocker (Arc Angels)
1971 :Julie Anne Clark, Tucson Az, playmate (Mar, 1991)
1973 :Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)
1973 :Thomas Haskins, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)
1975 :Chris Kelly, [Mack Daddy], Teaneck NJ, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)



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