Birthdays of Personalities on February 10

xxxx :Andrew Brimmer, 1st Black on Federal Reserve Board (1966- )
xxxx :Elaine [Kaufman], NYC, restauranteur (Elaine)
1609 :John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
1637 :Henri?tte Catharina van Nassau, Dutch daughter of Frederik Henry
1670 :Norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter
1670 :William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)
1685 :Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
1686 :Johann F Gronovius, Dutch physician/botany
1728 :Peter III Feodorovich, German/Russian czar of Russia (1761-62)
1775 :Charles Lamb, London England, critic/poet/essayist
1795 :Ary Scheffer, Dutch painter/etcher/sculptor
1807 :Abner Clark Harding, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1818 :Isham Green Harris, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1897
1821 :William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brig general, died in 1864)
1824 :Samuel Plimsoll, Bristol England, inventor (Plimsoll line for ships)
1827 :Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
1846 :Mildred Childe "Life" Lee, daughter of confederate gen Robert E Lee
1866 :Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
1868 :William Allen White, Emporia KS, editor (Pulitzer 1942)
1870 :Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter
1872 :Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)
1880 :Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine
1887 :[Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]
1888 :G Ungaretti, writer
1889 :Howard Spring, British author/novelist/writer/critic (O Absalom)
1890 :Boris L Pasternak, Russia, novelist/poet (Dr Zhivago, Nobel 1958) [OS]
1891 :Harold RLG, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Gov-gen of Canada (1945-52)
1893 :Jimmy Durante, NYC, long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash)
1894 :[Maurice] Harold MacMillan, London, (C) British PM (1957-63)
1897 :John Franklin Enders, Conn, microbiologist (polio-Nobel 1954)
1898 :Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)
1900 :Rebecca Negrin
1902 :Armand Bernier, Belgian poet (Sorcier Triste)
1902 :Walter H Brattain, Amoy China, US physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)
1905 :Max Schubert, winemaker
1905 :Walter Brown, sports organizer (NBA)
1906 :Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist
1906 :John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)
1906 :Walraven (Wally) van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis
1907 :Grace Hamilton, 1st black member of Georgia state legislature
1909 :Lord Milne
1910 :Dominique Pire, Belgium, educator, aided WW II refugees (Nobel 1958)
1912 :Lord Orr-Ewing
1913 :Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
1914 :Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
1916 :Edward R Roybal, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )
1918 :Gordon Pirie, England, Group Captain
1918 :Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman
1920 :Alexander Comfort, English poet/writer (Wreath for the Living)
1920 :J Heslop-Harrison, botanist
1922 :Harold Hughes, (Gov-D-NJ)
1923 :Cesare Siepi, Milan Italy, basso (NY Metropolitan Opera)
1924 :Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer
1924 :Randy Van Horne, El Paso Tx, vocalist (Nat King Cole Show)
1926 :Danny Blanchflower, British(?) soccer player
1927 :Jakov Lind, German/British author (Counting My Footsteps)
1927 :Leontyne Mary Violet Price, Laurel Miss, opera soprano (Porgy & Bess)
1927 :Nigel Bagnall, British field marshal
1927 :Viscount Cowdray, British financier/multi-millionaire
1928 :Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-St Louis, 1973- )
1929 :Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
1929 :Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
1929 :Jim Whittacker, mountain climber (1st American to climb Mt Everest)
1930 :John Gilpin, English ballet dancer (?tudes, Alice in Wonderland)
1931 :Thomas Bernhard, writer
1932 :Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)
1935 :Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
1936 :Olwyn Bowey, painter
1937 :Don Wilson, rock guitarist (Ventures-Walk Don't Run, Batman Theme)
1937 :Lord Justice Rose
1937 :Yuriy Poyarkov, USSR, volleyball player (Oly-2 gold/1 silver-1964-72)
1939 :Boris Pickett, vocalist (Monster Mash)
1939 :Roberta Flack, NC, vocalist (If Ever I Saw Your Face)
1940 :Jimmy Merchant, rocker
1940 :Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)
1940 :Peter Middleton, CEO (Lloyd's)
1942 :Jimmy Merchant, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools)
1942 :Michael Bishop, CEO (British Midland Airways)
1944 :Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
1945 :John Hayes, secretary-general (British Law Society)
1945 :Klas Tuinstra, Dutch MP (CDA)
1946 :Donovan [P Leech], Scotland, rocker (Mellow Yellow)
1946 :Keith Mans, MP
1949 :Joe Lavender, NFLer
1950 :Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)
1950 :Mark Spitz, Modesto Calif, swimmer (Oly-9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
1950 :Mike Rutherford, rocker (Genesis-Against All Odds, Mike & Mechanics)
1951 :Roxanne Pulitzer, Glendale Calif, author (Prize Pulitzer)
1951 :Zeudi Araya, Asmara Ethiopia, Miss Ethiopia (1969)
1952 :Mike Varty, NFLer
1953 :John Shirley, US, sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona)
1955 :Lusia Mae Harris, Minter City Miss, basketball player (Oly-silver-76)
1959 :Tonga, [Uliuli Fifita], wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders)
1960 :Lionel Cartwright, Ohio, country vocalist (I Watched it on the Radio)
1961 :George Stephanopoulos, presidential adviser (Clinton)
1962 :Cliff Burton, rocker (Metallica)
1962 :Jean-Marie Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
1963 :Bennie Thompson, NFLer (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens)
1963 :Harris Huizingh, soccer player (FC Groningen)
1963 :Lenny Dykstra, centerfielder (NY Met, Phila Phillies)
1964 :Mir Aimal Kansi, Quetta Pakistan, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1964 :Roger Reijners, soccer player (MVV)
1964 :Sam Graddy, Gaffney SC, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
1965 :Lenny Webster, New Orleans LA, catcher (Montreal Expos)
1967 :Dwayne "Road Grader" White, NFLer (NY Jets, St Louis)
1968 :Peter Popovic, Koping Swe, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 :Ryan Bowen, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1969 :Jayhawk Owens, Cincinnati Ohio, catcher (Colorado Rockies)
1969 :Tim Clark, US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1970 :Alberto Castillo, Dominican/US baseball catcher (NY Mets)
1970 :Bobby Jones, Fresno CA, pitcher (NY Mets)
1971 :Kevin Sefcik, Oaklawn IL, infielder (Phila Phillies)
1971 :Wayne Gandy, tackle (St Louis Rams)
1972 :Nancy Christian, Scottsdale Az, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1995)
1974 :Andrew English, CFL receiver (BC Lions)
1977 :Stephanie Ann Foisy, Concord NH, Miss America-NH (1996)



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