Birthdays of Personalities on May 23

xxxx :Charles Pierce, SF, female impersonnator (Judy Garland)
xxxx :Charytin, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, TV entertainer (El Show de Charytin)
xxxx :Phil Allocco, rocker (Law & Order-Whiskey Song)
1598 :Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized
1617 :Elias Ashmole, antiquary
1620 :Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized
1707 :Carolus Linn‘us, Sweden, biological classifier
1710 :Fran‡ois-Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures)
1718 :William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer
1729 :Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno)
1734 :Friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism)
1735 :Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author
1754 :Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)
1790 :Jules-S‚bastien-C‚sar Dumont d'Urville, explorer
1795 :Charles Barry, architect
1812 :Henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles)
1813 :Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1820 :James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis)
1824 :Ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers)
1828 :Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)
1832 :Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer
1837 :James Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1844 :'Abdu'l-Bah , early Bah '¡ leader ('Azamat 7, 1)
1848 :Helmuth J L von Moltke, German general/chief of staff (WW I)
1848 :Otto Lilienthal, pioneer aviator
1849 :K roly earl Khuen-H‚derv ry, Premier of Hungary (1910-12)
1866 :Gustav Aschaffenburg, German psychiatrist/criminalologist
1873 :Leo Baeck, rabbi/president (World Union for Progressive Judaism)
1886 :Hermann Neiáe, writer
1888 :Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired)
1890 :Virginia Eames, Ft Davis TX, entertainer
1891 :P„r Lagerkvist, Sweden, novelist/dramatist (Barabbas, Nobel 1951)
1898 :Joseph Hazen, lawyer
1903 :Walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic)
1907 :Kenneth Allen, engineer
1907 :Matthew Campbell, British senior civil servant
1908 :John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)
1908 :Max Abramovitz, US architect (Lincoln Center, UN Building)
1909 :Edwin Arrowsmith, diplomat
1910 :Artie Shaw, [Arthur Arshawsky], NYC, bandleader (Come'on my House)
1910 :Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
1910 :Hugh Casson CH, architect
1911 :Melvin M Payne, president (National Geographic Society)
1912 :David Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England)
1912 :Samuel Curran, vice chancellor (Strathclyde University)
1913 :Ian Graeme, major-general
1914 :Alec Dickson, founder (VSO)
1914 :Barbara Ward, economist/writer (Only One Earth)
1914 :Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher
1915 :Clyde Wiegand, physicist
1916 :Margaret Hayden Rector, playwright (living legacy award 1995)
1918 :Bumps Blackwell, rocker
1919 :Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary
1921 :James [Benjamin] Blish, US/UK, sci-fi author (Hugo, Star Trek Reader)
1921 :Montague Modlyn, broadcaster
1921 :Sanderson Temple, circuit judge
1922 :Dennis Compton, author/crickleter
1923 :Alicia de Larrocha, Copenhagen Denmark, pianist (Orquesta Sinfonica)
1924 :Desmond Carrington, British radio host (Jim-Calamity the Cow)
1924 :Michael McCrum, master (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)
1928 :Nina Otkalenko, USSR, 800m runner (9 world records)
1929 :Joe Modise, South African commandant of Umkhonto we Sizwe (1965- )
1930 :Richard Anuszkiewicz, Erie, Pa, painter
1932 :James Lester, MP
1932 :John Lyons, Cambridge England, Master (Trinity Hall)
1933 :Bruce A Peterson, US test pilot (M2, HL-10)
1933 :Gerrit J M Braks, Dutch minister of agriculture & land & fishing (CDA)
1934 :Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)
1934 :Robert A Moog, inventor (Moog Synthesizer)
1935 :Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)
1935 :Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank
1936 :Douglas John Gorman, businessman
1936 :Robert Sangster, horse owner/trainer
1937 :John Mazza, horse trainer
1938 :John R Miller, (Rep-R-WA, 1985- )
1938 :Peter Preston, editor (Guardian)
1939 :Ron Stevens, horse trainer
1943 :Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat
1943 :Peter Kenilorea, PM Solomon Islands
1944 :Giles Smith, TV journalist
1944 :Olga Maitland, MP
1944 :Ramon "Tiki" Fulwood, US drummer (Funkadelic, Knee Deep)
1945 :Elliott Bernerd, English broker/multi-millionaire
1945 :Misty Morgan, country keyboardist (duo with Jack Blanchard)
1946 :Tom Dorris, horse trainer
1949 :Alan Garc¡a P‚rez, pres of Peru (1985-90)
1952 :"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, NJ, middleweight boxing champ (1982-83)
1952 :James Mankey, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
1955 :John Stevens, MEP
1958 :Thomas Reiter, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-22)
1960 :Theo Vogelaars, pop bassist (Tr”ckener Kecks/Paid Love)
1968 :Tiffany Rochelle-Anderson, Laguna Beach Ca, WPVA (Nationals-13th-1995)
1970 :Ricky Gutierrez, Miami FL, infielder (Houston Astros)
1971 :Joseph Rogers, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1971 :Marshall Boze, San Manual AZ, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1972 :Marco van Hoogdalem, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1972 :Rene Ingoglia, running back (Buffalo Bills)
1974 :Duane Clemons, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
1974 :Jewel [Kilcher], Alaska, folk/rock vocalist (Pieces of You)
1974 :Kimber West, Atlanta GA, playmate (Feb 1997)
1975 :Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1976 :Kelly Marie Monaco, Phila PA, playmate (April, 1997)
1980 :Sarah Louise Catherwood, Christchurch NZ, 4x200m swimmer (Oly-96)



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