Birthdays of Personalities on August 22

1601 :Georges de Scudry, French writer (Observations sur le Cid)
1647 :Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)
1760 :Leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italy, Pope (1823-29)
1788 :Thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter
1795 :Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary
1822 :George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87)
1827 :Joseph Anthony Mower, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1870
1834 :Nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1836 :Archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76)
1846 :B Amalie Skram-Alver, Norway, writer (Hellemyrsfolket)
1852 :Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)
1854 :Milan I, King of Serbia
1856 :Friedrich Kstner, German astronomer
1860 :Gustaf Frding, Swedish poet (Stnk och flikar)
1860 :Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award)
1865 :Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade)
1873 :Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist
1874 :Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte)
1890 :Floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist
1891 :Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/US painter/cubist sculptor
1893 :Dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award)
1902 :Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)
1903 :Ren Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism)
1904 :Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983)
1908 :Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer
1909 :Stojan T Daskalov, Bulgaria, writer (A Farm)
1911 :Somerset de Chair, MP
1912 :Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1919 :Earl Cathcart, British major-general
1919 :Leo Pliatzky, senior civil servant
1920 :Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
1920 :Denton Cooley, Houston, heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant)
1920 :Pierre A Lauffer, Antillian poet (Patria)
1920 :Ray[mond Douglas] Bradbury, Ill, sci-fi author (Fahrenheit 451)
1920 :W Schnurre, writer
1921 :James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)
1923 :Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)
1924 :Peter Allsop, publisher
1926 :Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)
1926 :Marc Bohan, dress designer
1929 :Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Lab) spokesperson on Home Affairs
1932 :Gerald P Carr, Denver Colorado, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 4)
1932 :Theoni Vachliotis aldredge, award winning costume designer
1933 :Irmtraud Morgner, writer
1934 :H Norman Schwarzkopf, Trenton NJ, 4-star Army general (Gulf War)
1934 :Margaret Douglas, chief political adviser (BBC)
1935 :Morton Dean, Fall River Mass, TV newscaster (CBS, ABC)
1936 :Anne Downey, British circuit judge
1936 :Lex P Humphries, drummer
1937 :Donald MacLeary, dancer
1937 :Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
1938 :Dale Hawkins, music writer (Suzy Q)
1939 :Carl Yastrzemski, NY, Boston Red Sox great (1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame)
1939 :Fred Milano, Bronx NY, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts) [or 8/26/40]
1940 :Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher multi-millionaire
1940 :Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher/multi-millionaire
1940 :David Vance, horse trainer
1940 :John Banham, director-general (CBI)
1940 :Valerie Harper, Sufferin NY, (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie)
1942 :Kathy Lennon, Santa Monica Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1943 :Alun Michael, MP (Labour)
1944 :Henk Veldhoen, biochemist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1945 :Derek Fatchett, MP (Labour)
1945 :Ron Dante, Staten Island NY, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar)
1945 :Steve Kroft, Kokomo Ind, co-editor (60 Minutes)
1946 :Felix Meurders, Dutch radio host
1947 :Bud Cramer, (Rep-D-Alabama)
1947 :Donna Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead)
1950 :Teresa Davis, rocker
1954 :Frank Marino, rocker
1956 :Jeff Lloyd, jockey
1957 :Holly Dunn, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Daddy's Hands)
1957 :Randy Romero, Garden City NY, jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89)
1958 :Ian Mitchell, Edinburgh, rocker (Bay City Rollers)
1959 :Juan Croucier, heavy metal rocker (Ratt-Round & Round)
1961 :Debbi Peterson, LA Calif, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame)
1961 :Jay Ashton, rocker (Gene Loves Jezebel)
1961 :Roland Orzabal, rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels)
1962 :James Debarge, Grand Rapids Mi, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Debarge)
1962 :Marie Laurie Mahabir, Guadeloupe, N Amer Bodybuilding Champ (1985-87)
1963 :Thomas Ansberry, Okinawa Japan, US 10K runner
1963 :Tori Amos, [Myra Ellen Amos], NC, pianist/vocalist (Under The Pink,)
1964 :Dean Evason, Flin Flon, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
1966 :Mark Michaels, heavy metal guitarist (Teach Yourself Rhythm Guitar)
1967 :Curt Bourque, jockey
1967 :Layne Staley, US rock singer/guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt)
1970 :Jean-Michel Bombardier, Brantford Ont Canada, ice pairs (1995, 96 Can)



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