Birthdays of Personalities on May 21

xxxx :Anthony Corder, rocker (Tora Tora-Walkin' Shoes)
xxxx :Isabel Pandora, spanish entertainer
xxxx :John Ricco, rock guitarist (Warrior Soul-Last Decade of The Century)
xxxx :Plato, [Aristocles], Athens(?), Greek philosopher (Politeia)
1471 :Albrecht Drer, Nrnberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
1527 :Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) & Portugal (1580-98)
1688 :Alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)
1775 :Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano
1780 :Elizabeth Fry, Quaker minister/prison reformer/nurse
1796 :Reverdy Johnson, rep (Union), died in 1876
1808 :G‚rard de Nerval, [Labrunie], French poet/writer (Sylvia)
1822 :Dabney Herndon Maury, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1822 :Mosby Monroe Parsons, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1865
1825 :George Lafayette Beal, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 :Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro
1834 :Charles-Albert Gobat, Switz, politician/lawyer/author (Nobel 1902)
1835 :Newton Martin Curtis, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1843 :Louis Renault, French lawyer
1851 :L‚on Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920)
1855 :Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes)
1858 :Jos‚ Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician
1860 :Willam Einthoven, Dutch physiologist/inventor (electrocardiograph)
1865 :C J Thomsen, Denmark, archaeologist, named Stone/Iron/Bronze Ages
1872 :Henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)
1873 :Emil Ermatinger, Switz, literature historian
1873 :Everard Verachtert, Flemish translator (I speak beschaafd Dutch)
1878 :Glenn Hammond Curtiss, US, inventor (hydroplane)
1878 :Louis L H de Visser, Dutch MP (CPN)
1890 :Albert van Raalte, conductor (AVRO-orchestra)
1892 :John Peale Bishop, US poet (This Side of Paradise)
1898 :Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)
1899 :Ilse Lagner, writer
1901 :Horace Heidt, Alameda Calif, orch leader (Swift Show Wagon)
1901 :Suzanne Lilar, [Verbist], France/Belgian writer (Le burlador)
1903 :Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier (1953..7)
1903 :Manly Wade Wellman, Angola, sci-fi author (After Dark, Devil's Planet)
1903 :Pedro Aramburu, president Argentina
1909 :Guy de Rothschild, French banker
1911 :Andr‚ Renard, Belgian worker's union leader (Syndical Unifi‚)[or 5/25]
1916 :Harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy)
1916 :Leonard Manasseh, architect
1917 :Heather Swift, local councillor
1917 :Jean-Louis Curtis, French writer (Just Causes)
1917 :Ronald John Bilsland Colville, businessman
1918 :Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist
1919 :Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)
1919 :Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)
1921 :Andrei Sakharov, Moscow, physicist, human rights worker (Nobel '75)
1926 :Dan Perlsweig, horse trainer
1926 :Robert Creeley, Mass, poet/novelist (Island)
1927 :George Levy, antique dealer/heritage campaigner
1929 :Charles Wadsworth, Barnesville Georgia, pianist (Lincoln Center)
1929 :Robert Welch, designer/silversmith (Robert Welch flatware)
1930 :David Smith, principal/vice chancellor (Edinburgh University)
1930 :Malcolm Fraser, 22nd PM of Australia (Liberal, 1975-83)
1931 :Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster
1931 :George Vassiliou, president of Cyprus (1988-93)
1932 :G Wohmann, writer
1932 :John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)
1933 :Barry Norman, Britain, film critic (Film Greats)
1934 :Phillip King, British sculptor
1935 :Terry Lightfoot, clarinetist/bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen)
1936 :Ama Samy, Burma, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher/disciple of Yamada Koun
1936 :Dipak Nandy, founder (Runnymead Trust)
1938 :Urs Widmer, writer
1941 :Anatoli Semyonovich Levchenko, USSR, cosmonaut (TM-4)
1942 :David Hunt, Wales sec of state
1942 :Robert C Springer, St Louis, Col USMC/astronaut (STS-29, STS-38)
1943 :Hilton Valentine, rock guitarist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1944 :Janet Dailey, US, author
1944 :Manual Pina, fashion designer
1944 :Marcie Blane, rocker
1944 :Mary Robinson, pres of Republic of Ireland (Labour, 1990- )
1944 :Mike Degett, horse trainer
1945 :Ernst Willi Messerschmid, Reutlingen Germany, astronaut (STS 22)
1946 :David Hill, Australian TV-reporter/owner (Fox Sports)
1947 :Bill Champlin, Oakland Ca, rocker
1949 :Andrew Nell, editor (Sunday Times)
1949 :Rosalind Plowright, British soprano (Aida, Senta)
1950 :Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
1955 :John Glavin, rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet
1955 :Stan Lynch, Gainesville Fl, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers)
1958 :Mike Barson, rock keyboardist (Madness)
1961 :Tim Lever, keyboard/sax (Dead or Alive-You Spin Me Round)
1967 :Rogel Nachum, Israel, Men's triple jump (Oly-1996)
1970 :Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)
1972 :Alesha Oreskovich, Tampa FL, playmate (Jun, 1993)
1974 :Fairuza Balk (The Craft, Gas Food Lodging)
1985 :Frustaci Septuplets, Calif, Patricia Frustaci gives birth to 7



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