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Notable Birthdays on February 12

Conrad - 1074 King of Germany and Italy
Kujo Yoritsune - 1218 Japanese shogun
Adolf van Egmond - 1438 duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
Lorenzo Campeggi(o) - 1474 archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
Thomas Campion - 1567 England, composer/poet/physician
Casparus Barleaus - 1584 Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
Caspar Bartholin - 1585 Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
Herman Witsius - 1636 [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
John Swammerdam - 1637 Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
Cotton Mather - 1663 witchcraft authority
Rudolph J Camerarius - 1665 German botanist/physician (sexuality plant)
Charles Pinot Duclos - 1704 French writer
Josef Christian - 1706 German sculptor
Étienne-Louis Boullée - 1728 French architect
Matej Sojka - 1740 composer
Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot - 1751 composer
François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers - 1753 French admiral
Lambert-Francois Godecharle - 1753 composer
Christian Ignatius Latrobe - 1758 composer
Jan Ladislav Dussek - 1760 Bohemia, pianist/composer
Francis II - 1768 Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)
Louise Catherine Johnson Adams - 1775 1st lady (1825-1829)
Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué - 1777 German poet
Franz Joseph Volkert - 1778 composer
Pierre Louis Dulong - 1785 French physicist
Jan D Zocher Jr - 1791 Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
Peter Cooper - 1791 industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)
Ferdinand de Braekeleer - 1792 Belgian painter
Alexander Petrov - 1794 Russian chess player
Heinrich Lenz - 1804 German physicist
Abraham Lincoln - 1809 Kentucky, (R) 16th pres (1861-65)
Charles Darwin - 1809 England, discovered evolution (Origin of species)
Arya Samaj Maha Rishi Dayanand Sarsvati - 1824 Indian hindu leader
George Meredith - 1828 England, poet/novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)
Robert Ransom Jr - 1828 Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
John Morrissey - 1831 boxer/developer of Saratoga Springs horse race track
Charles Carroll Walcott - 1838 Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898
Bert van Tienhoven - 1841 mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister
Gijsbert van Tienhoven - 1841 Dutch mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister
John Graham Chambers - 1843 English athlete who wrote the Queensberry rules for boxing
Amaat Vyncke - 1850 Flemish missionary (Flemish Flag)
Hendrik Blink - 1852 geographer (Van de Eems tot de Schelde)
Bertram Luard-Selby - 1853 composer
Bobby Peel - 1857 cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)
Lou [Andreas-]Salome - 1861 Russian/German author (Im Kampf um Gott)
Kazimierz P Tetmajer - 1865 Polish writer/poet (Young Poland)
Hedwig Courths-Mahler - 1867 German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
Joe Howard - 1867 NYC, vocalist (Gay Nineties Revue)
Johan H A Schaper - 1868 Dutch MP/founder (SDAP)
Hendrik P Marchant - 1869 Dutch minister of Education/Arts (VVD)
Marie Lloyd - 1870 English music-hall performer
Thubten Gyatso - 1876 13th Dalai Lama
John Llewellyn Lewis - 1880 union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)
Walter Vaes - 1882 Flemish painter/etcher
Ludwig Stossel - 1883 Austria, actor (Man With a Camera)
Johan Laidoner - 1884 Estonian military commander
Marie Vassilieff - 1884 Russian artist
Max Beckmann - 1884 German painter/graphic artist
Licinio Refice - 1885 composer
Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist - 1886 composer
Michel Brusselmans - 1886 composer
Cecil Dixon - 1891 cricket off-spinner (1 Test for S Africa, 3-118, pair)
Maurice Yvain - 1891 composer
Max Terhune - 1891 actor (Arizona Stagecoach, Hit the Saddle, Range Justice)
Marcel G J Minnaert - 1893 Dutch astronomer
Omar Bradley - 1893 General of Army WW II (GI General)
Vola Vale - 1897 American actress
Wallace Ford - 1898 [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy)
[Le]Roy Harris - 1898 Okla, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)
Albert Huybrechts - 1899 composer
Fred Emney - 1900 London England, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino)
William Collier - 1902 American stage and film actor
William D Revelli - 1902 Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader
Chick Hafey - 1903 baseball player
Joseph F. Biroc - 1903 American cinematographer
Ted Mack - 1904 Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)
Harry Bellaver - 1905 actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)
Clifton C. Edom - 1907 American photojournalism educator
August Neo - 1908 Estonian wrestler
Jacques Herbrand - 1908 French logician and mathematician
Jean Effel - 1908 French painter and journalist
Barry Wood - 1909 New Haven Ct, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
Forsyth Hardy - 1910 documentary film pioneer
Lee Byung Chull - 1910 Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)
Charles Mathiesen - 1911 Norway, 1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1936)
Frank Hercules - 1911 writer
Stephen H. Sholes - 1911 American recording executive
Sylvstre A Guzman Fernandez - 1911 president (Dominican Republic)
Eddie J Bush - 1912 golf professional
Ernest Clark - 1912 London England, actor (Doctor in the House)
R. F. Delderfield - 1912 English author
Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca - 1913 grandson of emperor Pedro I
Arvid Pardo - 1914 Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference"
Gordon Tex Beneke - 1914 saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
Nello Celio - 1914 Swiss president
Andrew J Goodpaster - 1915 US, general/supreme commander (NATO-Europe)
Lorne Greene - 1915 Ottawa Canada, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica)
Joseph L Alioto - 1916 (Mayor-SF)
Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske - 1916 Austrian composer (Vom Tode)
Raizo Matsuno - 1917 Japanese politician
Thomas K Scherman - 1917 NYC, conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75)
Dominic DiMaggio - 1918 baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
Julian S Schwinger - 1918 US physicist
Forrest Tucker - 1919 Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
Pran - 1920 Indian actor
William Roscoe Estep - 1920 Baptist historian and professor
Chaskel Besser - 1923 Orthodox rabbi
Franco Zeffirelli - 1923 Florence Italy, director (Romeo " Juliet)
James Abdnor - 1923 (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87)
Mel Powell - 1923 composer
Hans Berghuis - 1924 Dutch author/poet (3 Women, Adam)
Sir Anthony Berry - 1925 British politician
Charles Van Doren - 1926 American quiz show contestant
Joe Garagiola - 1926 St Louis Mo, sportscaster/host (Today Show)
Paul Hamlyn - 1926 English publisher/multi-millionaire (Octopus)
Anne Gillis - 1927 Little Rock Ark, actress (Adv of Tom Sawyer, Little Men)
Agustin Gonzalez Acilu - 1929 composer
Arlen Specter - 1930 (Sen-R-PA, 1981- )
Gerhard Rohm - 1930 writer
Constance A Morella - 1931 (Rep-R-Maryland)
Janwillem van de Wetering - 1931 Dutch author
Axel Jensen - 1932 Norwegian author
Lincoln Kilpatrick - 1932 St Louis Mo, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show)
Costa-Gavras - 1933 director
Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev - 1933 cosmonaut
Juanita [Ruth] Coulson - 1933 sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)
Anne Krueger - 1934 American economist
Annette Crosbie - 1934 British(?) actress
Bill Russell - 1934 Monroe La, NBAer (Boston Celtics, Oly-gold-56)
Gene McDaniels - 1935 US vocalist/bandleader/actor (Young Swingers)
Ken Still - 1935 golfer
Arnost Parsch - 1936 composer
Fang Lizhi - 1936 Chinese astrophysicist/dissident
Joe Don Baker - 1936 Groesback Tx, actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch)
Paul Shenar - 1936 Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Carrington-Roots)
Charles Everett Dumas - 1937 Tulsa Ok, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
Johnny Rutherford - 1938 auto racer
Judy Blume - 1938 author (Wifey)
John D Hancock - 1939 actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
Hank Brown - 1940 (Rep-R-CO, 1981-88)
Richard Lynch - 1940 American actor
Naomi Uemura - 1941 mountain climber (1st Japanese to scale Everest)
Ross Morgan - 1941 cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
Chananjit Vohra - 1942 Kenyan/British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
Ehud Barak - 1942 Prime Minister of Israel
Lionel Grigson - 1942 professor of jazz
Pat Dobson - 1942 American baseball player
Rick Frank - 1942 rocker
Charles Pasarell - 1944 tennis pro
Desmond Nuttall - 1944 English educator
Jackie Torrence - 1944 story teller/artist
Moe Bandy - 1944 Meridian Ms, country vocalist (Just Good Ol' Boys)
Cliff De Young - 1945 LA Calif, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment)
Joe Schermie - 1945 Madison Wi, bassist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
Maud Adams - 1945 Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
Ajda Pekkan - 1946 Turkish singer
Ever Meulen - 1946 [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch designer (children stamps 1992)
Guus Willemse - 1947 Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale - 1947 Indian leader of Damdami Taksal
Cindy Hill - 1948 LPGA golfer
Raymond Kurzweil - 1948 American inventor and author
Gundappa Viswanath - 1949 cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)
Len Randle - 1949 baseball player (NY Mets)
Stanley Knight - 1949 country artist (Black Oak Arkansas-High on the Hog)
Michael Ironside - 1950 actor, (Starship Troopers)
Steve Hackett - 1950 rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)
Gil "The Bird" Moore - 1951 rocker (Triumph)
Steven Parent - 1951 Manson murder victim
Michael McDonald - 1952 St Louis, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers)
Salvador Pineda - 1952 Mexico City, doctor
Joanna Kerns - 1953 [de Varona], SF Calif, actress (Maggie-Growing Pains)
Nabil Shaban - 1953 British actor
Robin Thomas - 1953 American actor
Philip Zimmermann - 1954 American cryptographer
Tzimis Panousis - 1954 Greek musician and stand-up comedian
Arsenio Hall - 1955 comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)
Bill Laswell - 1955 American bassist and record producer
Chet Lemon - 1955 American baseball player
Daniele Masala - 1955 Italy, pentathelete (Olympics-1976)
Ad P Melkert - 1956 Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994- )
Andie MacDowell - 1958 [Rosali Anderson], SC, actress (Green Card) [or 4/21]
Grant McLennan - 1958 Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)
Ingrid Klich - 1958 Whittier Calif, rower (Olympics-96)
Ruth Guerri - 1958 St Louis Mo, playmate (July, 1983)
Nancy Remy - 1959 reporter (NYC's Shadow Traffic)
Omar Hakim - 1959 drummer (Dire Straits, Weather Report)
Per Gessle - 1959 rocker (Roxette-Joy Ride)
Sigrid Thornton - 1959 Australia, actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise)
Chris Heyne - 1961 Offenbach Germ, WLAF General Manager (Frankfurt Galaxy)
Jim Harris - 1961 Canadian politician
Jimmy Kirkwood - 1962 Irish-born field hockey player
Brent Jones - 1963 NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
Ed Lover - 1963 American radio personality
John Michael Higgins - 1963 American actor
Maurice Douglass - 1964 NFL safety (NY Giants)
Michel Petit - 1964 St Malo, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Milton Small - 1964 cricket pace bowler (WI v Australia 1984)
Raphael Sbarge - 1964 actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf)
Ruben Amaro - 1965 US baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
Boty Goodwin - 1966 artist
Andrew Dunkley - 1967 Kent England, golfer (1991-93 Co-Captain U of W Fla)
Chitravina N. Ravikiran - 1967 Indian composer and musician
Chris McKinstry - 1967 Canadian computer scientist
Christopher McCandless - 1968 American nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild
Chynna Phillips - 1968 LA Calif, vocalist (Wilson Philips-Hold On)
Grégory Charles - 1968 French Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host
Josh Brolin - 1968 actor (Johnny-Private Eye, Jimmy Hickok-Young Riders)
Todd Fanning - 1968 Saskatoon Sask, golfer (Manitoba Amat-1984, 90, 91, 92)
Colin Keely - 1969 Buffalo NY, water polo driver (Olympics-96)
Darren Aronofsky - 1969 American director and writer
Hong Myung-Bo - 1969 Korean footballer
Meja - 1969 Swedish singer
Shauna Lyn Searles - 1969 Miss California USA (1996)
Bryan Roy - 1970 Surinam/Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
Dell Demps - 1970 NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
Jim Creeggan - 1970 Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies)
Judd Winick - 1970 writer and artist
Lamar Thomas - 1970 NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins)
Lincoln Kennedy - 1971 tackle (Oakland Raiders)
Romeo Bandison - 1971 NFL defensive tackle (Cleve Browns)
Shane Tonkin - 1971 Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
Shante Carver - 1971 NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
Tracy Kennick - 1971 Miss Utah USA (1996)
Andrew Cassesse - 1972 actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101)
Dulip Samaraweera - 1972 cricketer (Sri Lankan Test opening batsman 1993-)
Brendon Mark Cameron - 1973 Pirongia NZ, 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)
Kath Soucie - 1973 American voice actress
Tara Strong - 1973 Canadian voice actress
Fonzworth Bentley - 1974 American hip-hop artist
Ian Mcintyre - 1974 Montreal, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
Toranosuke Takagi - 1974 Japanese race car driver
Chris Szarka - 1975 CFL full back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
Matt Finkes - 1975 linebacker (NY Jets)
Scot Pollard - 1975 NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
Seth Payne - 1975 defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Anna Benson - 1976 American model
Christian Cullen - 1976 New Zealand rugby union footballer
Christopher Pettiet - 1976 LA Calif, actor (Young Riders)
Silvia Saint - 1976 Czech actress
Jimmy Conrad - 1977 American soccer player
Brett Hodgson - 1978 Australian rugby league footballer
Gethin Jones - 1978 British (Welsh) television presenter
Silver Meikar - 1978 Estonian politician
Antonio Chatman - 1979 National Football League runningback
Jesse Spencer - 1979 Australian actor
Matt Mauck - 1979 American football player
Christina Ricci - 1980 actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Mermaids, Casper)
Juan Carlos Ferrero - 1980 Spanish tennis player
Sarah Lancaster - 1980 KC KS, actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class)
Louis Tsatoumas - 1982 Greek long jumper
Onil Joseph - 1982 Dominican baseball player
Carlton Brewster - 1983 National Football League player
Brad Keselowski - 1984 NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver
Lolly Badcock - 1984 English pornographic actress
Peter Vanderkaay - 1984 American mid-distance swimmer
Saskia Burmeister Croft - 1985 Australian actress
Faisal ibn Hamad Al Khalifah - 1991 prince of Bahrain
Jennifer Stone - 1993 American actress
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