Birthdays of Personalities on August 9

xxxx :Tricky Lane, rocker (Sweet F A-Stick To Your Guns)
1513 :John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
1535 :Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
1578 :Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
1589 :Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
1764 :Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)
1766 :J Schopenhauer, writer
1777 :Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian
1802 :Thomas Davenport, invented 1st coml electric motor
1809 :Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist
1819 :Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine
1825 :Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters)
1831 :Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
1834 :Jan Neruda, Czech writer/poet (Povidky Malostransk‚)
1856 :Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)
1856 :Nikola Tesla, Croatia, electrical engineer/inventor (Tesla Coil)
1857 :Frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)
1858 :Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)
1864 :Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer
1878 :H V Kaltenborn, Milwaukee Wisc, newscaster (Who Said That?)
1879 :Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Strgkh
1887 :Samuel Eliot Morison, historian (Admiral of the Ocean Sea)
1898 :Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo)
1901 :Barbara Cartland, romance author (Camfield #69)
1902 :Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)
1905 :Clarence Campbell, Saskatchewan, 3rd NHL pres (1946-77)
1906 :Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance)
1910 :Harold C Fox, fashion designer/musician
1911 :Clan Fraser of Lovat, soldier/landowner
1911 :Lord Lovat, [Shimi], Scottish cattle breeder/leader of clan Fraser
1914 :Willi Stoph, president German DR
1916 :Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)
1917 :Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)
1918 :Rowley I Arenstein, S African attorney/communist/ANC'er
1919 :Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper
1921 :Jacob J Hage, Dutch farmer/WW II resistance fighter
1922 :Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
1924 :Leonard Pennario, Buffalo NY, pianist (LA Philharmonic)
1925 :Alan Dale, Bkln NY, singer (Alan Dale Show)
1925 :Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector
1925 :Thomas A Luken, (Rep-D-OH, 1973-74, 77- )
1927 :Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
1927 :Leonard Patrick Red Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
1929 :Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
1929 :Mawlai al-Hassan II, King of Morocco (1961- )
1930 :Buddy Bregman, Chicago, orch leader (Eddie Fisher Show)
1932 :Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
1932 :John Paul Getty II, US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil)
1935 :Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
1935 :Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
1935 :Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
1936 :June Jordan, US playwright/poet (His Own Where)
1937 :David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
1940 :John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
1941 :Don McPherson, rocker
1941 :Karin von Aroldingen, Germany, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
1941 :Scotty Baesler, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
1942 :Hermann Burger, writer
1942 :Paul B Henry, (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- )
1943 :Bon Scott, [Ronald Belford], Kirriemuir Scotland, rocker (AC/DC)
1943 :John H Casper, Greenville SC, USAF/astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77)
1944 :Glen [Charles] Cook, US, sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End)
1945 :Dean R[ay] Koontz, US, sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild)
1945 :Lewis F Payne Jr, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1946 :Joe Micelli, rocker
1946 :Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
1947 :Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)
1952 :John Tesh, Garden City NY, New age pianist/TV host (ET)
1953 :Dave Camp, (Rep-R-Michigan)
1953 :Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut
1954 :Debbie Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
1955 :Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)
1955 :Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1956 :[Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)
1959 :Jim Kerr, Glasgow Scotland, rock vocalist (Simple Minds)
1960 :Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Newton Mass, Major USMC/astronaut
1960 :Christopher J Gus Loria, Newton Mass, Major USMC/astronaut
1963 :Frank Bello, US heavy metal bassist (Anthrax-Soldiers of Metal)
1963 :Pamela Annette Sanders, Miami Florida, playmate (November, 1985)
1968 :Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Darkness & Deep), dies at 73
1971 :Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)



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