Birthdays of Personalities on August 19

xxxx :Diamond Darrell, rocker (Pantera-Cowboys From Hell)
xxxx :Frank J Guarini, (Rep-D-NJ, 1979- )
xxxx :Louis Svitek, rocker (Mind Funk-Sugar Aint So Sweet, Fire)
1398 :I¤igo L˘pez, Spain, marques de Santillana, poet (Comedieta de Ponza)
1517 :Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (15
1521 :Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1526 :Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)
1558 :Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1596 :Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1625 :Thomas Corneille, French playwright
1631 :John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love)
1637 :Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam
1646 :John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England
1665 :Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)
1689 :Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
1702 :Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal
1710 :Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rules of Simpson)
1743 :Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV
1756 :Anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime
1764 :Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies
1778 :Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile
1779 :Freiherr J”ns J Berzelius, Swedish chemist (atomic weight)
1780 :B‚ranger, writer
1785 :Oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero (We have met the enemy)
1785 :Seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks
1799 :Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician
1802 :Cadwalader Ringgold, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1867
1811 :Gilman Marston, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1815 :John Porter McCown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1816 :Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs
1824 :Absalom Baird, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1905
1827 :Charles T H Coster, Belg literary (L‚gendes d'Ulenspiegel) [o
1831 :Stephen Gano Burbridge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 :Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor, died in 1913
1833 :Benjamin Harrison, North Bend Ohio, (R) 23rd Pres (1889-1893)
1839 :Oskar Brefeld, German botanist
1842 :Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
1844 :Minna Canth, Finland, novelist/playwright (social evils)
1848 :Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding design/painter (Rue de Paris)
1851 :Frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11)
1856 :Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS
1858 :Edith Nesbit, England, children books author (Railway Children)
1859 :Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox)
1859 :Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian/hagiographer
1860 :John Kane, Scottish-born US primitivist painter (Self-Portrait)
1860 :Raymond Poincar‚, France, president/PM (1912)
1870 :Bernard Baruch, financier/presidential adviser (Cold War)
1871 :Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)
1873 :Eliel Saarinen, Finland, architect (GM Tech Institute, Mich)
1878 :Manuel Luis Quez˘n y Molina, 1st president of Philippines (1935-42)
1881 :Edgar Albert Guest, Detroit Mich, poet/newspaperman
1885 :Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici)
1885 :Werner Elert, German luthers theologist
1886 :Paul Tillich, German/US theologist (Die sozial Entscheidung)
1889 :Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese
1890 :H P Lovecraft, US, Gothic novelist (At the Mountains of Madne
1890 :Howard Phillips Lovecraft, US horror writer (Weird Tales)
1890 :Yves Alix, French painter/graphic artist
1895 :Andrzejewski, writer
1895 :Arnoldt Bronnen, writer
1897 :Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)
1898 :Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love
1899 :Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und
1900 :Edward J Murt O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147
1901 :Salvatore Quasimodo, Italy, poet/critic/translator (Nobel 195
1902 :Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
1902 :Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself)
1903 :James Gould Cozzens, US, novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor)
1904 :Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA)
1904 :Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor
1905 :Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
1906 :Philo T Farnsworth, Beaver Utah, inventor (electronic TV)
1907 :Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
1907 :Stanley Devon, photographer
1907 :Thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969)
1908 :Jeanne Stern, writer
1908 :John Reginald Bevins, politician
1908 :Kingsley Davis, sociologist/demographer, coined (population e
1909 :Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds)
1910 :Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel
1910 :Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher
1911 :Ronald Udell, England, production designer (Pinewood Studios)
1912 :Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)
1913 :Conrad Hermann Hubertius Maria Apollinaris Josten, jazz guita
1913 :Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)
1915 :Lardner Ring Jr, Chicago, screenwriter (Woman of the Year)
1915 :Ring Lardner, jr, writer
1918 :James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
1918 :James George Jimmy Rowles, jazz pianist
1919 :Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
1920 :Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Cura‡ao painter
1921 :Jacqueline Susann, Phila Pa, author (Valley of the Dolls)
1921 :Philip A Potter, Dominica sec-gen World council of Churches
1922 :Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
1923 :Erik Aalb‘k Jensen, Danish vicar/author (Perleporten)
1927 :James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
1930 :D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
1931 :Bernhard Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20t
1931 :Don King, boxing promoter, shocking hairstyle [or Dec 6]
1931 :Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 :John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
1933 :Don Fuqua, (Rep-D-FL, 1963-86)
1933 :George John Mitchell, (Sen-D-ME, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989- )
1933 :Larry Robideaux, horse trainer
1933 :Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russia, cosmonaut
1934 :David F Durenberger, Minn, (Sen-R-MN, 1978- )
1935 :F Story Musgrave, Boston, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80)
1939 :Ginger [Peter] Baker, England, drummer (Cream-White Room)
1940 :Johnny Nash, Houston, Tx, rocker (I Can See Clearly Now)
1942 :Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )
1943 :Billy J Kramer, Liverpool, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me)
1944 :Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)
1944 :Samuel J de Beer, S Afr vicar/underminister of Education
1945 :Ian Gillian, heavy metal rocker (Deep Purple-Knocking at Backdoor)
1945 :Lan Gillan, rocker
1946 :Charles F Bolden Jr, Columbia SC, astronaut (STS 61C, 31, 45, 60)
1946 :Dawn Steel, film maker
1946 :William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton, 42nd US Pres (D, 1993-01)
1946 :William Jefferson Bill Clinton, 42nd US Pres (D, 1993-01)
1948 :Tipper Gore, wife of vice president Al Gore (1993-01)
1951 :John Deacon, British pop guitarist (Queen-Somebody to Love)
1953 :Johan F de Leeuw, Dutch MP (CDA)
1959 :Steve Grimmett, heavy metal rocker
1960 :Dan "Woody" Woodgate, rocker
1960 :Dan Woody Woodgate, rocker
1962 :Michael J Massimino, Oceanside NY, PhD/astronaut
1963 :Joey Tempest, rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
1967 :Jason Starkey, son of Beatle Ringo
1967 :Tabitha Soren, San Antonio Texas, MTV reporter (This Week in Rock)
1972 :Elizabeth Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
2335 :William T Riker, Valdez Alaska, character on Star Trek Next Generation



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