September 2 - Births

Births

  • 1661 – Georg Böhm, German organist and composer (d. 1733)
  • 1675 – William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)
  • 1753 – Marie Joséphine of Savoy (d. 1810)
  • 1778 – Louis Bonaparte, French-Dutch king (d. 1846)
  • 1805 – Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (d. 1851)
  • 1810 – William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)
  • 1820 – Lucretia Hale, American journalist and author (d. 1900)
  • 1830 – William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)
  • 1838 – Liliuokalani of Hawaii (d. 1917)
  • 1839 – Henry George, American economist (d. 1897)
  • 1847 – Roger Wolcott, American politician, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1900)
  • 1850 – Eugene Field American writer and poet (d. 1895)
  • 1850 – Albert Spalding, American baseball player, manager, and businessman, co-founded the Spalding Sporting Goods Company (d. 1915)
  • 1850 – Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (d. 1919)
  • 1852 – Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (d. 1935)
  • 1853 – Wilhelm Ostwald, Russian-German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1932)
  • 1854 – Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and activist (d. 1910)
  • 1857 – Thomas Groube, Australian cricketer (d. 1927)
  • 1862 – Franjo Krežma, Croatian violinist (d. 1881)
  • 1865 – Simeón Ola, Filipino general (d. 1952)
  • 1866 – Charles Vintcent, South African cricketer (d. 1943)
  • 1877 – Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1956)
  • 1878 – Ion Dragoumis, Greek diplomat, writer, and revolutionary (d. 1920)
  • 1878 – Werner von Blomberg, German field marshal (d. 1946)
  • 1879 – An Jung-geun, North Korean activist, assassin of Ito Hirobumi (d. 1910)
  • 1883 – Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (d. 1963)
  • 1884 – Frank Laubach, American missionary and mystic (d. 1970)
  • 1886 – Warren Brittingham, American soccer player (d. 1962)
  • 1894 – Joseph Roth, Austrian novelist (d. 1939)
  • 1901 – Andreas Embirikos, Greek poet (d. 1975)
  • 1901 – Adolph Rupp, American basketball coach (d. 1977)
  • 1911 – Romare Bearden, American painter and writer (d. 1988)
  • 1912 – Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)
  • 1913 – Israel Gelfand, Russian mathematician (d. 2009)
  • 1913 – Bill Shankly, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1981)
  • 1914 – Tom Glazer, American singer-songwriter and composer (d. 2003)
  • 1915 – Benjamin Aaron, American attorney and scholar (d. 2007)
  • 1915 – Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (d. 2010)
  • 1917 – Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 1995)
  • 1917 – Cleveland Amory, American author (d. 1997)
  • 1918 – Allen Drury, American novelist (d. 1998)
  • 1919 – Marge Champion, American actress and dancer
  • 1923 – René Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • 1924 – Daniel arap Moi, Kenyan politician, 2nd President of Kenya
  • 1925 – Hugo Montenegro, American composer and bandleader (d. 1981)
  • 1927 – Milo Hamilton, American sportscaster
  • 1928 – Jim Jordan, Canadian politician (d. 2012)
  • 1928 – Horace Silver, American pianist and composer
  • 1929 – Hal Ashby, American director (d. 1988)
  • 1929 – Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor (d. 2012)
  • 1931 – Clifford Jordan, American saxophonist (d. 1993)
  • 1932 – Arnold Greenberg, American businessman, co-founded Snapple (d. 2012)
  • 1933 – Ed Conlin, American basketball player and coach (d. 2012)
  • 1934 – Sam Gooden, American singer (The Impressions)
  • 1934 – Chuck McCann, American actor
  • 1934 – Grady Nutt, American comedian, minister, and author (d. 1982)
  • 1935 – D. Wayne Lukas, American horse trainer
  • 1936 – Andrew Grove, Hungarian-American businessman, engineer, and author
  • 1936 – Károly Krajczár, Hungarian-Slovene educator and writer
  • 1937 – Len Carlson, Canadian voice actor (d. 2006)
  • 1937 – Derek Fowlds, English actor
  • 1937 – Peter Ueberroth, American sport executive
  • 1938 – Mary Jo Catlett, American actress
  • 1938 – Clarence Felder, American actor
  • 1938 – Giuliano Gemma, Italian actor
  • 1940 – Jimmy Clanton, American singer
  • 1941 – David Bale, South African–American pilot and activist (d. 2003)
  • 1941 – Graeme Langlands, Australian rugby player
  • 1941 – Jyrki Otila, Finnish economist, politician, and game show host (d. 2003)
  • 1941 – John Thompson, Jr., American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1943 – Rosalind Ashford, American singer (Martha and the Vandellas)
  • 1943 – Glen Sather, Canadian ice hockey player and executive
  • 1943 – Joe Simon, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1944 – Janet Simpson, English sprinter (d. 2010)
  • 1946 – Luis Ávalos, Cuban actor
  • 1946 – Billy Preston, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1946 – Walt Simonson, American illustrator and writer
  • 1946 – Dan White, American politician, assassin of George Moscone and Harvey Milk (d. 1985)
  • 1946 – Joe Yamanaka, Japanese singer and actor (Flower Travellin' Band and The Wailers Band) (d. 2011)
  • 1947 – Richard Coughlan, English drummer (Caravan and The Wilde Flowers)
  • 1947 – Louis Michel, Belgian politician
  • 1947 – Jim Richards, New Zealand race car driver
  • 1948 – Nate Archibald, American basketball player
  • 1948 – Terry Bradshaw, American football player
  • 1948 – Christa McAuliffe, American educator and astronaut (d. 1986)
  • 1949 – Moira Stuart, English journalist
  • 1950 – Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
  • 1950 – Michael Rother, German musician and composer (Neu!, Kraftwerk, and Harmonia)
  • 1950 – Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
  • 1951 – Jim DeMint, American politician
  • 1951 – Jon Feltheimer, American film executive
  • 1951 – Michael Gray, American actor
  • 1951 – Mark Harmon, American actor
  • 1951 – Mik Kaminski, English violinist (Electric Light Orchestra, Violinski, and ELO Part II)
  • 1952 – Jimmy Connors, American tennis player
  • 1953 – Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander (d. 2001)
  • 1953 – John Zorn, American saxophonist, producer, and composer (Naked City, Masada, and Painkiller)
  • 1956 – Angelo Fusco, Irish army officer
  • 1956 – Mario Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1957 – Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • 1958 – Olivier Grouillard, French race car driver
  • 1959 – Guy Laliberté, Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and poker player, founder of Cirque du Soleil
  • 1960 – Eric Dickerson, American football player
  • 1960 – John S. Hall, American poet
  • 1960 – Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
  • 1960 – Rex Hudler, American baseball player
  • 1961 – Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer
  • 1962 – Jon Berkeley, Irish author and illustrator
  • 1962 – Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • 1962 – Alonso Lujambio, Mexican politician (d. 2012)
  • 1962 – Prachya Pinkaew, Thai director
  • 1963 – Sam Mitchell, American basketball player and coach
  • 1964 – Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor
  • 1965 – Lennox Lewis, English-Canadian boxer
  • 1965 – Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian director and screenwriter
  • 1966 – Dino Cazares, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Fear Factory, Asesino, and Divine Heresy)
  • 1966 – Massimo Cuttitta, Italian rugby player and coach
  • 1966 – Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress, director, and producer
  • 1966 – Olivier Panis, French race car driver
  • 1966 – Tuc Watkins, American actor
  • 1967 – Andreas Möller, German footballer
  • 1968 – Kristen Cloke, American actress
  • 1968 – Cynthia Watros, American actress
  • 1969 – Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, American singer (K-Ci & JoJo)
  • 1969 – Stéphane Matteau, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1969 – Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1971 – Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier
  • 1971 – Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
  • 1971 – Tommy Maddox, American football player
  • 1971 – César Sánchez, Spanish footballer
  • 1971 – Shauna Sand, American model and actress
  • 1971 – Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist
  • 1972 – Robert Coles, English golfer
  • 1972 – Matthew Dunn, Australian swimmer
  • 1973 – Jason Blake, American ice hockey player
  • 1973 – Indika de Saram, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1973 – Katt Williams, American comedian, actor, and rapper
  • 1974 – Steven Johnson, Australian race car driver
  • 1974 – Inari Vachs, American porn actress
  • 1975 – MC Chris, American rapper, actor, and writer
  • 1976 – Phil Lipscomb, American bass player (Taproot)
  • 1976 – Erin Hershey Presley, American actress
  • 1976 – Aziz Zakari, Ghanaian sprinter
  • 1977 – Frédéric Kanouté, Malian footballer
  • 1977 – Amanda Marcotte, American blogger
  • 1979 – Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer
  • 1979 – Alex Chu, South Korean-Canadian singer and actor (Clazziquai)
  • 1979 – Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • 1979 – Brian Westbrook, American football player
  • 1980 – Dany Sabourin, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980 – Hiroki Yoshimoto, Japanese race car driver
  • 1981 – Fariborz Kamkari, Iranian director and producer
  • 1981 – Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • 1981 – Bracha van Doesburgh, Dutch actress
  • 1982 – Joey Barton, English footballer
  • 1982 – Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress
  • 1982 – Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Rich Boy, American rapper and producer
  • 1983 – Mark Foster, English rugby player
  • 1984 – Jack Peñate, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1984 – Danson Tang, Taiwanese model, actor, and singer
  • 1986 – Gelson Fernandes, Swiss footballer
  • 1986 – Kyle Hines, American basketball player
  • 1986 – Rob Ramsay, Canadian actor
  • 1987 – Scott Moir, Canadian ice dancer
  • 1987 – Spencer Smith, American drummer (Panic! at the Disco)
  • 1988 – Javi Martínez, Spanish footballer
  • 1988 – Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer
  • 1988 – Ishmeet Singh, Indian singer (d. 2008)
  • 1989 – Joel Goonan, English actor
  • 1989 – William Hanson, English etiquette consultant
  • 1989 – Marcus Morris, American basketball player
  • 1989 – Markieff Morris, American basketball player
  • 1989 – Alexandre Pato, Brazilian footballer
  • 1990 – Marcus Ericsson, Swedish race car driver
  • 1990 – Shayla Worley, American gymnast
  • 1992 – Alberto Masi, Italian footballer
  • 1993 – Montana Cox, Australian model
  • 1996 – Sungha Jung, South Korean guitarist
  • 1997 – Nikki Taylor Melton, American actress

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