Birthdays of Personalities on May 14

xxxx :Eric Peterson, rocker (Testament-Souls of Black)
1316 :Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)
1679 :Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
1686 :Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]
1710 :Adolf Frederik, king of Sweden (1751-70)
1727 :Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), baptized
1780 :Auguste De Polignac, premier France (Rponse mes adversaires)
1781 :Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian
1798 :Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian
1830 :George Pierce Doles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1836 :James Patrick Major, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1846 :Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch lib politician/founder (Social Weekly newspaper)
1846 :Pieter W A Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18)
1867 :Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)
1881 :Ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)
1883 :Jan Olieslagers, Belgian aviation pioneer (Antwerp Devil)
1883 :Julian Eltinge, Mass, vaudeville star/greatest female impersonator
1897 :Sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader
1898 :Zutty Singleton, US jazz drummer
1906 :Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)
1907 :Dick Bentley, entertainer
1907 :Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president (Pakistan)
1909 :Vladimir Alatortsev, USSR, International Chess Master (1950)
1911 :J Borremans, Belgian politician (communist)/MP
1912 :Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator
1915 :Harry Joseph Chick Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers)
1917 :Herta Ryder, literary agent
1919 :Heloise, columnist (Heloise & her helpful hints) [or Apr 15, 1921?]
1919 :Maarten Vrolijk, Dutch soc-dem party minister (CRM 1965-66)
1922 :Agha Hasan Abedi, banker
1923 :Diane Arbus, [Nemerov], NYC, photographer (Vogue/Harper's Bazaar)
1925 :Patrice Munsel, Spokane Wash, soprano (Patrice Munsel Show)
1929 :Vladimir Antoshin, USSR, International Chess Grandmaster (1964)
1930 :Edward V "Ned" Regan, Planfield NJ, (Controller-R-NY, 1978- )
1930 :Phillipo Seed, social work academic
1937 :Dick Howser, shortstop (Kansas City A's), manager (KC Royals)
1939 :M N Fathulin, cosmonaut
1940 :Chay Blyth, English sailor (Alone in Order to the World)
1942 :Byron L Dorgan, (Rep-D-ND, 1981- )
1943 :Alan B Mollohan, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )
1943 :Dereck "Lek" Leckenby, guitarist
1943 :Elizabeth Ray, Marshall NC, congressman Wilbur Mills' lover
1943 :Jack Bruce, Lanarkshire Scotland, bassist (Cream-White Room)
1944 :Gene Cornish, Ottawa, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals)
1944 :Troy Shondell, rocker (Many Sides of Troy Shondell)
1946 :Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits-Kinda Hush)
1946 :Robert Jarvik, surgeon/inventor (Jarvik 7 artificial heart)
1947 :Al Ciner, Chicago Ill, rock guitarist (American Breed)
1947 :Karin Struck, writer
1951 :Jay Beckenstein, saxophonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1952 :Donald R McMonagle, Flint Mich, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 39, 54, 66)
1953 :Tom Cochrane, Toronto Canada, rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider)
1955 :[Jose] Dennis Martinez, Nicaragua, pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians)
1956 :Gillian [Marucha] Bradshaw, US, sci-fi author (Hawk of May)
1956 :Steve Hogarth, Kendal England, vocals (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
1957 :William G Gregory, Lockport NY, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 67)
1959 :Connie Brighton, Wichita Falls TX, playmate (Sept, 1982)
1962 :C C Deville, rocker (Poison-Talk Dirty to Me)
1962 :Ian Astbury, Merseyside, rock vocalist (Cult-Fire Woman)
1962 :Martin Rongen, Dutch pop drummer (Rowwen Hze-Boem)
1963 :Pat Borders, Columbus OH, catcher (California Angels)
1964 :James M Kelly, Burlington Iowa, Capt USAF/astronaut
1965 :Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1966 :Fab Morvan, France, Lip Syncher (Milli Vanilli)
1966 :Leroy Blugh, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
1967 :Natasha Elaine Kaiser-Brown, Des Moines Iowa, 400m runner
1967 :Valeria Marini, Rome Italy, sports commentator (Italian Soccer)
1969 :David William Wood, Boston, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever)
1971 :Raphael Wiggins, Oakland Calif, rapper (Lifelines)
1973 :Shanice, [Wilson], Pittsburgh Pa, vocalist (Discovery, Loving You)



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