Birthdays of Personalities on May 1

xxxx :Art Fleming, Bronx NY, TV host (Jeopardy)
xxxx :Bruno Ravel, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It)
1238 :Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)
1493 :Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)
1545 :Franciscus Junius, [Fran‡ois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist
1567 :Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter
1577 :Fran‡ois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer
1620 :Mikl¢s Zr¡nyi, Hungarian general [or Jan 5]
1633 :S‚bastien le Prestre de Vauban, French fortress architect
1672 :Joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator)
1735 :John H van Kinsbergen, Dutch lt-admiral/founder of Dutch Marines Corp
1759 :Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
1764 :Benjamin Henry Latrobe, engineer/architect (built Capitol)
1769 :Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, British PM (C) (1828-30)
1800 :Ret Thomas Aloysius Dornin, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
1807 :John Bankhead "Prince John" Magruder, Major General (Confederate Army)
1818 :Jos‚ Amador de los R¡os, Spanish historian/poet
1819 :William Steele, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1825 :George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap)
1829 :Jos‚ M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice
1830 :Mary Harris Jones, [Mother Jones], hell-raiser
1835 :Alfred Napoleon Alexander "Natti" Duffie, Brig Gen (Union volunteers)
1839 :Chardonnet, inventor (rayon)
1851 :Eberhard Nestle, German ori‰ntalist/biblical scholar
1852 :Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter
1859 :Willem J Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat
1862 :Anthony G Kr”ller, entrepreneur/govt advisor/husband of Helene Mller
1862 :Marcel Pr‚vost, French publisher/writer (Les demis-vierges)
1880 :Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
1880 :Konrad Weiss, Dutch German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
1881 :Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist
1892 :Howard Barlow, Plain City Ohio, conductor (Voice of Firestone)
1898 :Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)
1900 :Ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread & Wine)
1905 :Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet PM (1980-85)
1907 :Jan Pauw, CEO (Aruban Theater Group)
1908 :Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)
1909 :Ethel Jane Cain, original UK Speaking Clock voice
1909 :Janis Ritsos, writer
1909 :Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet
1912 :Anna Pollak, mezzo-soprano
1913 :Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
1916 :Jack Paar, Canton Ohio, TV host (Jack Paar Show)
1916 :Jane Jacobs, Scranton, Pa, urbanologist
1919 :Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner
1921 :12th Lord Middleton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1921 :Paul Daels, president (Flemish Iron Pilgrimage committee)
1923 :Joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award)
1924 :Patricia Roberts Harris, 1st US black woman cabinet member
1924 :Terry Southern, writer
1925 :Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Boulder Colo, astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7)
1927 :Lord Bathurst, English earl/large landowner/multi-millionaire
1927 :Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)
1927 :William Mitchell Byers, musician
1928 :Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)
1929 :Sonny James, [James Loden], Hackelburg AL, rocker (Young Love)
1930 :Little Walter, [Marion Walter Jacobs], rocker
1933 :Uwe Greámann, writer
1934 :Alette Beaujon, Cura‡aos poet (Gedichten on the Bay & Elsewhere)
1939 :Max Robinson, Richmond VA, black news anchor (ABC Evening News)
1946 :Jerry Weiss, NYC, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1946 :Nick Fortune, [Nicholas Fortuna], rock bassist (Buckinghams Chicago)
1946 :Tony Ashton, rocker
1947 :Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)
1950 :Marina Stepanova, Russian hurdler (world record 1986)
1953 :Felix Hanemann, rocker (Zebra)
1954 :Michael Scott, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
1954 :Ray Parker Jr, Detroit Mich, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters)
1957 :Dick Swett, (Rep-D-New Hampshire)
1957 :Paul D Ronney, LA Calif, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt)
1957 :Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
1959 :Paul Smith, rock saxophonist (Haircut 100)
1961 :Charlie O'Brien, Tulsa OK, catcher (Brewers, Mets, Braves, Blue Jays)
1961 :Steven Cauthen, jockey (1978 Kentucky Derby-Affirmed)
1962 :Paula Weishoff, Hollywood CA, volleyballer (Oly-Sil-84, br-92, 96)
1962 :Reggie Pleasant, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
1964 :Carlos Aalbers, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
1964 :Ruth Picardie, journalist
1964 :Sarah FE Armstrong-Jones, daughter of princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon
1965 :Jon Warren, Akron Ohio, 1.5k runner
1966 :Armando Reynoso, San Luis Potosi Mexico, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1966 :Johnny Colt, Cherry Point NC, rock bassist (Black Crowes)
1967 :Tawni Cable, Salem Oregon, playmate (June 1989)
1967 :Yael Arad, Israel, Women's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)
1968 :Anton Scheutjens, soccer player (Roda JC)
1968 :Mark Scott, Paramus NJ, rock drummer (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
1969 :Carrie Stevens, Buffalo NY, playmate (June 1997)
1972 :Bobby Chouinard, Manilla Phillipines, pitcher (Oakland A's)



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