Birthdays of Personalities on August 14

xxxx :Lila Murillo, Maricibo, spanish singer
1552 :Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher
1599 :Florence Estienne M‚ric Casaubon, classical scholar
1626 :Dani‰l Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1642 :Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)
1687 :Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS]
1688 :Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
1714 :Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter
1737 :Charles Hutton, mathematician
1740 :Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
1742 :Marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)
1758 :Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
1777 :Hans Christian Oersted, Den, physicist/chemist (View of Chemical Law)
1784 :Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat
1802 :Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)
1814 :Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1821 :Clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1821 :Clement Hoffman Rock Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1824 :William Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1836 :Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen)
1840 :Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist
1842 :Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
1860 :Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938)
1861 :Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
1867 :John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
1876 :Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
1876 :Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)
1878 :Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)
1883 :Ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division)
1901 :James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller
1903 :Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
1905 :Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
1907 :Stanley Adams, songwriter
1908 :Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)
1911 :Ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press
1911 :Pieter Platteel, last governor Neth New-Guinea
1912 :Eva Strittmatter, writer
1913 :Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
1914 :Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
1915 :Lord Mishcon, economist
1916 :Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)
1924 :Georges Prˆtre, Waziers France, conductor (NY Met)
1925 :Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 :Alice Adams, US author
1926 :Buddy Greco, Phila Pa, jazz singer (Away We Go, Broadway Open House)
1926 :Ren‚ Goscinny, French song/cartoon text writer (Asterix)
1927 :Frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1927 :Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind)
1928 :Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist
1929 :Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1929 :Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
1929 :Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
1930 :Earl Weaver, St Louis Mo, manager (Balt Orioles 1968-82, 85-86)
1930 :Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
1930 :Lord Chorley, mountaineering enthusiast
1931 :Frederic Raphael, writer (After the War, California Time)
1931 :Marylyn Roberts, librarian/founding member (WIC)
1932 :Dom Philip Jebb, headmaster (Downside School Great Britain)
1932 :James V Hansen, (Rep-R-Utah, 1981- )
1934 :Robin McLaren, British ambassador (China)
1938 :Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)
1938 :Stuart McKinnon, high court judge
1940 :Dash Crofts, Cisco Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)
1940 :Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)
1941 :Connie Smith, Elkhart, Indiana, singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons)
1941 :David Crosby, LA Calif, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash-Southern Cross)
1942 :Sandy Gilmour, Montclair NJ, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)
1943 :Jon Andrew McBride, Charleston WV, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G)
1943 :Keith Hampson, MP
1943 :Ronald Campbell, MP
1944 :Robyn Smith Astaire, jockey/wife of Fred Astaire
1944 :Tim Bogert, Richfiled NJ, rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge) [or 8/27]
1945 :Jennifer d'Abo, CEO (Ryman, Moyses Stevens)
1945 :Steve Martin, comedian (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne)
1946 :Alexander Curly, [Harm Breemer], Dutch artist
1946 :Larry Graham Jr, rocker (Graham Central Station-One in a Million You)
1946 :Marga van Praag, Dutch radio hostess
1947 :Daniele Steel, NYC, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy)
1947 :George Newsome, rocker
1949 :John Tarrant, Tasmania, 1st Australian born Zen teacher
1950 :Gary Larson, cartoonist (Far Side)
1952 :Mark C Lee, Viroqua WI, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82,sk: 98)
1956 :Sharon Bryant, vocalist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1958 :"Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)
1958 :Beautiful Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)
1962 :Mark Robert Isfeld, combat engineer
1971 :Christopher R Nelloms, Dayton Ohio, sprinter
1972 :Brian Gragert, WLAF punter (Amsterdam Admirals)
1975 :Mike Vrabel, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1975 :Viaceslav Ivanovski, Israel, Men's Weightlifting 99kg



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