Birthdays of Personalities on May 6

xxxx :Kathleen Collins, Boston, Astronaut Michael's daughter/act (Grit Wins)
1501 :Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)
1581 :Frans Francken, the Younger, painter
1606 :Lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter
1758 :Maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781)
1759 :Fran‡ois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
1769 :Ferdinand III, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane
1785 :Arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller
1786 :Ludwig B”rne, writer
1801 :George Sears Greene, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1802 :Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer, artist
1806 :Chapin Aaron Harris, US, found America Society of Dental Surgeons
1812 :Marin R Delany, Charlestown Va, 1st black major in US Medical Corp
1813 :Joseph Tarr Copeland, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1825 :Joseph Bailey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1829 :Phoebe Ann Coffin, 1st female ordained minister in New England
1830 :Guido Gezelle, Flemish priest/poet
1843 :Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
1849 :Wyatt Eaton, artist
1856 :Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)
1856 :Sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology
1859 :Luis Mar”a Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
1859 :Willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet (Act of Simple Justice)
1868 :Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Poland, novelist (Chiopi, Nobel-1924)
1869 :Jan R Slotemaker de Bru‹ne, Dutch clergyman/politician (CHU)
1869 :Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist
1870 :Amedos Peter Giannine, San Jose Calif, founded Bank of America
1870 :John McClutcheon, cartoonist (Pulitzer Prize-1931)
1871 :Ch Morgenstern, writer
1875 :William Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949)
1879 :Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist
1880 :Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal
1880 :Ernst L Kirchner, German painter (Die Brcke)
1883 :Jos‚ Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]
1888 :Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)
1889 :Arthur Morison, typographer
1897 :Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube)
1898 :Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
1902 :Harry Golden, Jewish humorist/writer (2› Plain, Only in America)
1902 :Max Ophls, Saarland, dir/writer (Letters From an Unknown Woman)
1902 :Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall
1904 :Harry Martinson, Sweden, novelist/poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974)
1905 :[Bernard] Toots Shor, raconteur/restauranteur (Toots Shor)
1906 :Andr‚ Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician
1910 :Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
1912 :Barend Roest Crollius, painter/writer (Chronicle Sins of Youth)
1912 :Hugh Martell, British Vice Admiral
1913 :Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist
1913 :Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1915 :John Arnold, British high court judge
1915 :May Henriquez-Alvarez, Cura‡ao, sculptor
1915 :Theodore H White, historian/writer (Making of President)
1916 :Adriana Caselotti, animation voice (Show White)
1918 :Sydney Chatton, England
1919 :Frank Ereaut, Balliff of Jersey
1920 :John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England)
1921 :Erich Freid, writer
1921 :Freddy Randall, jazz trumpeteer
1921 :Robert Fell, CEO (British Stock Exchange)
1922 :Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)
1922 :Carlos J Moorhead, (Rep-R-CA, 1973- )
1922 :John Ernest, constructionist artist
1923 :Guiseppe Martelli, physicist
1924 :Mimi Benzell, Bridgeport Ct, operatic soprano (Gilda-Rigoletto)
1925 :Patrick Meany, CEO (Rank Organization)
1926 :John Hamilton-Jones, CEO (Richmond Enterprises)/British Maj-Gen
1926 :Marguerite Piazza, New Orleans LA, operatic soprano (Young Broadway)
1929 :John Polk Allen, Carnegie Okla, CEO (Biosphere 2)
1929 :John Taylor, bishop (St Albans)/Lord High Almoner to Queen
1929 :Rosemary Camp, president (Council for British Archaeology)
1931 :Marvin Leath, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
1932 :Viscount Coke, English large landowner/art collector
1933 :Lord Pender
1934 :Richard C Shelby, (Rep-D-AL (1979-86)/Sen-D-AL, 1987- )
1936 :Sylvia Robinson, rocker (Mickey & Sylvia-Love is Strange)
1938 :Eleanor Platt, QC
1939 :Anthony Blacker, master-general of Ordnance
1939 :Herbie Cox, rocker (Cleftones)
1939 :Zhanna Dmitriyevna Yerkina, Russian cosmonaut
1940 :Henry Habibe, Arubian poet (Kerensentenchi)
1940 :Murray Sidlin, Baltimore Maryland, conductor (Natl Symph 1973-77)
1941 :Fred J Eckert, (Rep-D-NY, 1985-87)
1942 :Colin Earl, rocker
1946 :Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
1947 :Dennis Cowan, London, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)
1947 :Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Ore, high jumper (Oly-gold-68)
1947 :Sandra Fisher, painter
1949 :David Cornell Leestma, Muskegon Mich, USN/astronaut (STS 41-G, 28, 45)
1950 :Robbie McIntosh, drummer (Avg White Band-Show your Hand)
1952 :Chiaki Naito-Mukai, Tatebayashi Japan, astronaut (STS 65, sk:95)
1953 :Tony Blair, British PM (Labour, 1997- )
1954 :Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russia, cosmonaut
1955 :Donald A Thomas, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94)
1955 :John Hutton, MP
1959 :Charles Hendry, MP
1959 :Eric D Fingerhut, (Rep-D-Ohio)
1960 :Bart de Boer, Dutch guitarist (Ivy Green)
1963 :Alessandra Ferri, British ballerina (American Ballet Theater)
1965 :Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
1973 :Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)
1976 :Lindsay Page, Madison Wis, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd)
1980 :Kasumi Takahashi, Tokyo Japan, Australian rhythmic gymnast (Oly-96)



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