Birthdays of Personalities on May 10

1536 :Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
1724 :Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 :Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 :George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)
1754 :Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
1760 :J P Hebel, writer
1769 :Jean Lannes, duc de Montebello, Marshal of France
1770 :Louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal (defeated Prussians)
1788 :Augustin-Jean Fresnel, optics pioneer/physicist
1795 :Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
1810 :James Shields, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1813 :Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford)
1822 :August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
1823 :John Sherman, MC (Union), died in 1900
1824 :Charles Henry Van Wyck, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1830 :Fran‡ois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
1837 :Pinckney B S Pinchback, Lt gov (Louisiana)
1838 :James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman
1843 :Benito P‚rez Gald˘s, Spain, novelist (Fountain of Gold, Naz arin)
1843 :Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
1850 :Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea)
1857 :Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
1873 :Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor
1873 :Jan Kalf, literary/art historian (Preservation of museums)
1876 :Ivan Cankar, Slavs author (Hlapec Jernej-Njegova Pravica)
1878 :Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
1885 :Fritz v Unruh, writer
1886 :Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
1886 :Olaf Stapleton, British religious sci-fi writer (Star Maker)
1887 :Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)
1897 :Ewart Levy
1898 :Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)
1901 :Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist
1902 :Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)
1903 :Kay Petre, early racing driver
1904 :David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
1905 :Angus Paton, civil engineer
1908 :Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House
1908 :Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP
1909 :Harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist
1909 :Lord Collison, British union leader (agriculture workers)
1910 :Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
1912 :Edward Gardner, Queen's Court/MP
1912 :Harold Myers, film journalist
1914 :Lord Smith, British surgeon
1915 :Christian Beyers Naud‚, South African anti-apartheid fighter
1915 :Denis Thatcher, husband of British PM Margaret (1979-90)
1915 :Duke of Sutherland
1915 :Monica Dickens, author/founder (US Samaritians)
1918 :T Berry Brazelton, doctor (On Being a Father)
1919 :Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
1919 :Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
1920 :Basil Kelly, Lord Justice of Appeals (Northern Ireland)
1921 :Bert Weedon, rocker
1922 :David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)
1923 :John Dugdal, Lord-Lt (Salop)
1925 :Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)
1926 :Duncan Watson, president (World Blind Union)
1929 :Brian Corby, CEO (Prudential)
1929 :Fats Domino, rocker (Blueberry Hill)
1929 :Marquess of Downshire
1930 :June Knox-Mawer, British radio host/novelist (World of Islands)
1931 :Lord Michael Mustill, of Pateley Bridge, Lord Justice of Appeal
1932 :Earl of Rothes
1933 :Barbara Taylor Bradford, author
1934 :Cliff Wilson, snooker player
1934 :William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
1935 :Larry Williams, rocker
1936 :Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
1936 :Gary Owens, Mitchell SD, disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show)
1936 :Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
1936 :Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
1937 :Arthur Kopit, US, playwright (Day Whores Came Out to Play Tennis)
1937 :Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-gold-60)
1938 :Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)
1938 :Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)
1940 :William Cash, MP
1941 :Danny Rapp, Phila, rocker (Danny & Juniors)
1941 :Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)
1943 :Bruce Raymond, jockey
1943 :James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist
1944 :Anne-Marie Pisier
1944 :Jackie Lomax, Liverpool, rocker (Is This What You Want)
1945 :Justice Laws
1945 :Pamelo Mounk'a, musician
1946 :Graham Gouldman, Manchester England, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today)
1947 :Jay Ferguson, Burbank Calif, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)
1947 :Paul Nicholas Young, architect
1948 :Christopher Gent, CEO (Vodafone Group)
1951 :Steve Gunderson, (Rep-R-WI, 1981- )
1953 :Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
1955 :Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
1955 :Homer Simpson, animation (Simpsons)
1955 :Mark David Chapman, assassin (John Lennon)
1957 :Phil Mahre, Yakima Wash, alpine slalom skier (Oly-gold/silver-80, 84)
1957 :Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], England, bassist (Sex Pistols)
1957 :Steve Mahre, Yakima Wash, twin alpine slalom skier (Oly-Silver-80, 84)
1958 :Ellen Ochoa, LA Calif, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66)
1958 :Rick Santorum, (Rep-R-Penn)
1960 :Bono Vox, [Paul Hauson], Dublin Ireland, rocker (U2-Joshua Tree)
1962 :Garry Daley, keyboard (China Crisis-Christian)
1962 :Robby Thompson, W Palm Beach FL, infielder (SF Giants)
1963 :Lisa M Nowak, Wash DC, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1969 :Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
1969 :Pete Schourek, Austin TX, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1971 :Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
1972 :Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
1977 :Amanda Borden, Cincinnati Ohio, gymnast (World-silv-94, Oly-gold-96)
1991 :Emily McEnroe, daughter of Tatum O'Neal & John McEnroe



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