Birthdays of Personalities on February 8

xxxx :Alice Kramden, fictional character (Honeymooners)
1291 :Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)
1552 :Th?odore-Agrippa d'Aubign?, French/Swiss historian/poet (Tragiques)
1577 :Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)
1612 :Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)
1712 :L Joseph de Montcalm de Saint-V?ran, French general in America
1795 :Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)
1795 :Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer
1807 :Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman
1811 :Edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883
1813 :Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist
1817 :Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1818 :Austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894
1819 :John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)
1820 :William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
1822 :Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
1824 :Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1828 :Antonio C novas del Castillo, premier of Spain
1828 :Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon)
1851 :Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist
1852 :Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]
1859 :John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
1876 :Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
1878 :Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
1880 :Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
1883 :Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
1890 :Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino nationalist/opponent of US colonialism
1892 :Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
1894 :Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher
1900 :John Cameron, judge
1901 :Janina Spychajowa-Kurkowska, Poland, women's world champion archer
1903 :Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia
1905 :Truman Bradley, MO, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)
1906 :Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
1906 :Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopy)
1906 :Henry Roth, Austria-Hungary/US writer (Call it Sleep)
1908 :Leslie Kenneth O'Brien, Lord O'Brien of Lothbury, missionary
1909 :Henry Roth, writer
1911 :Anne Aitken, [nee Hopkins], Chicago, co-found (Diamond Sangha)
1911 :Elizabeth Bishop, US poet (North & South)/Pulitzer Prize (1956)
1911 :Henri Knap, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist/writer
1913 :John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
1914 :Bert Haas, baseball player
1914 :Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
1918 :John Intoxication, resistance fighter
1918 :Lord Maxd Rayne, English broker/multi-millionaire
1919 :Buddy Morrow, orch leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
1920 :Buddy Blattner, baseball player
1921 :Hoot Evers, baseball player
1922 :Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
1923 :Andrew MacElhone, bar owner
1924 :Joe Black, baseball player
1925 :Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)
1927 :John T Myers, (Rep-R-IN, 1967- )
1928 :Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
1930 :Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977- )
1930 :Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
1932 :Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)
1933 :Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
1934 :Galina Bystrova, USSR, pentathelete (1957, 58)
1935 :Vincent Weir 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate
1936 :Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)
1939 :Barry Mann, vocalist (Who Put the Bump)
1939 :Gerrit Lakmaaker, sculptor/painter (Leidsepleingroep)
1940 :Averil Cameron, British(?) historian
1940 :Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, news anchor (ABC Nightline)
1941 :Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
1942 :Fritz Peterson, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
1942 :Terry Melcher, Rip Chords, Doris Day's son
1943 :Bob Oliver, baseball player
1943 :Creed Bratton, Calif, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)
1944 :Jim Capaldi, rocker (Traffic)
1946 :"Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, LA Calif, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money)
1946 :Paul Wheatbread, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
1948 :Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, vocalist (Seals & Crofts-You Still Move Me)
1949 :Scott Allen, USA, skater (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1950 :Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuba, cosmonaut
1950 :Michael Goodroe, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1950 :Ted Turner, rocker (Wishbone Ash)
1951 :Camille LaPierre, NHLer
1952 :Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
1954 :"Sensational" Sherri Martel, [Russell], New Orl, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1955 :Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary)
1955 :John Grisham, writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief)
1959 :Irina Kalinina, USSR, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1980)
1959 :Pamela Jean Bryant, Indianapolis In, playmate (April, 1978)
1960 :Alex Scott, British horse trainer
1960 :Dino Ciccarelli, Ontario, NHL right wing (Minn North Stars, Wash Caps)
1960 :Linda Fratianne, LA Calif, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
1961 :Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)
1961 :Vince Neil [Wharton], Ca, vocalist (M?tley Cr?e-Girls Girls Girls)
1965 :Lee Knight, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1966 :Kirk Muller, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1967 :Yvon Corriveau, Ontario, NHL left wing (Wash Caps)
1968 :Ron Goetz, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1969 :Herb Hohenberger, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1971 :Heidi Mark, Columbus OH, playmate (Jul, 1995)
1973 :Andreas Gliatis, soccer player (NEC)
1973 :Dave Dopek, Bolingbrook Illinois, 200m runner
1973 :Eric Kresser, quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
1975 :Damon Denson, guard (New England Patriots)
1979 :Tara Tucker, Miss Alabama Teen USA (1997)



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