Birthdays of Personalities on February 14

xxxx :Dwyanne Wiggins, Oakland Calif, rapper (Lifelines)
1462 :Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)
1483 :Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1487 :Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1515 :Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1533 :Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
1546 :Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1638 :Sybilla Schwarz, writer
1707 :Claude-Prosper J de Cr?billon, French writer (Le sopha)
1760 :Richard Allen, Phila, 1st black ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church
1766 :Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus)
1806 :Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary (1848-49)
1813 :John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1817 :Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor
1819 :James Green Martin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1824 :Winfield Scott Hancock, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1829 :Alfred Iverson Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
1835 :Fran?ois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
1838 :Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"
1845 :Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866)
1847 :Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette
1853 :Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)
1856 :Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)
1858 :Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist (Thomson's gazelle)
1859 :George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
1864 :Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)
1864 :Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
1868 :Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman
1869 :Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)
1881 :Otto Selz, German psychologist
1881 :William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar (Ynys yr Hud)
1882 :George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury)
1886 :Theodor Werner, German painter
1892 :Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
1893 :Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
1894 :Jack Benny, [Benjamin Kubelski], Waukegan Ill, "Oh! Rochester!"
1895 :Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
1898 :Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (super nova)
1899 :John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
1902 :Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Milwaukee, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch)
1904 :Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer
1904 :Hanning Phillips, Lord Lieutenant (Dyfed)
1904 :Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
1907 :Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
1909 :A Moses Klein, Montr?al, poet (Hath Not a Jew...)
1911 :Willem J Kolff, Dutch/US internist/inventor (Artificial Kidney)
1912 :Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
1912 :Juan Pujol Garcia, [Garbo/Arabel], Spanish British/German double agent
1912 :Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
1913 :Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
1913 :James Pike, Okla City, bishop (Beyond Anxiety)
1913 :Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
1913 :Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)
1915 :A W H Stewart-Moore, CEO (Gallaher)
1915 :Irving Gordon, songwriter
1917 :Herbert A Hauptman, NYC, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985)
1920 :Arnold Elton, consultant surgeon
1921 :Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
1921 :Hugh Downs, Akron Oh, TV journalist (20/20, Concentration)
1921 :Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
1921 :Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
1923 :Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
1924 :Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
1925 :Elliot Lawrence, Phila, orch leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell)
1926 :John Clark, CEO (Plessey Company)
1928 :Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
1928 :Juan Garc?a Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
1929 :Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
1930 :Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
1931 :Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing (Canadiens, Rangers)
1931 :Lord Rossmore
1931 :Phyllis McGuire, Middletown Oh, vocalist (McGuire Sisters)
1932 :Alexander Kluge, writer
1932 :Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
1932 :Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
1932 :Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
1933 :Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
1934 :Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
1935 :David Wilson, British governor (Hong Kong)
1935 :Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
1935 :Peter Phillips, printer
1936 :Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)
1937 :John MacGregor, British MP
1937 :Magic Sam, rocker (Chicago Bluesman)
1939 :Chris Pyne, trombonist
1940 :Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
1941 :John Butterfill, MP
1941 :Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)
1942 :Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Assn)
1943 :Eric Anderson, Pittsburgh Pa, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You)
1943 :Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
1944 :Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate)
1945 :Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
1945 :Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
1945 :William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )
1946 :Tim Buckley, Wash DC, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears-When I Die)
1947 :Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 :Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
1947 :Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
1948 :... Teller, Phila, magician (Penn & Teller)
1948 :Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
1948 :Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
1948 :Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
1949 :Jimmy Randell, rocker
1949 :Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
1951 :Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)
1955 :R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1956 :Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
1963 :John Marzano, Philadelphia PA, catcher (Seattle Mariners)
1966 :Petr Svoboda, Most Cze, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Oly-gold-1998)
1967 :Calle Johansson, Goteborg Swe, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1967 :Laura Martin, LaJolla Calif, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1994)
1970 :Kelly Stinnett, US baseball catcher (NY Mets)
1970 :Richard Smehlik, Ostrava CZE, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Rep, Buffalo)
1970 :Sean Hill, Duluth, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
1971 :Kenny Shedd, WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons, Oakland Raiders)
1972 :Bruno Heppell, CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 :Erika Rachael Schwarz, Folsom La, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997)
1972 :Mayne One, rocker (Young Nation)
1972 :Raymond Beerens, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
1973 :George Hegamin, NFL/WLAF tail back (Dallas Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 :Michael "Mike" Theodore Lambert IV, Thomaston Ga, rower (Oly-1996)
1975 :Jennifer Michelle Roberts, Greensboro NC, Miss America-NC (1997)
1977 :Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)



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