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Notable Birthdays on September 15

Mark U Trajanus - 53 13th Roman emperor (98-117)/conqueror of Ctesiphon
Al-Biruni - 973 mathematician
Marco Polo - 1254 Italian explorer
Catherine of Austria - 1533 queen consort of Poland and Lithuania
Erasmus Widmann - 1572 composer
Charles Annibal Fabrot - 1580 French lawyer
Cristobal de Isla Diego - 1586 composer
François de La Rochefoucauld - 1613 French writer
Titus Oates - 1649 English minister and plotter
Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle - 1666
Gottfried Kirkhoff - 1685 composer
Ignazio Prota - 1690 composer
Jean-Sylvain - 1736 French historian (History of France)
Georg Ritschel - 1744 composer
Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien - 1760 Prussian general of the Napoleonic Wars
Friedrich Heine - 1764 composer
Paolo Francesco Parenti - 1764 composer
James Fenimore Cooper - 1789 1st major US novelist (Last of Mohicans)
Louis Clapisson - 1808 composer
Jan Nepomuk Skroup - 1811 composer
Willem J van Zeggelen - 1811 Dutch author
Edward Wolff - 1816 composer
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov - 1828 Russian chemist
Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz - 1830 president of Mexico (1877-1911)
Heinrich von Treitschke - 1834 German historian/parliament member
Leo van Gheluwe - 1837 composer
Willem F Mauritius HK - 1843 prince of Orange/son of king Willem III
Emilia Pardo Bazan - 1851 Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)
Josif Marinkovic - 1851 composer
Edward Bouchet - 1852 American physicist
Jan E Matzeliger - 1852 Surinamese inventor (shoe lacing machine)
William Howard Taft - 1857 Cin, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice
Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld - 1858 French explorer/hermit
Jeno Hubay - 1858 composer
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya - 1860 Indian engineer
Horatio William Parker - 1863 composer
Henri [Lucien] Capitant - 1865 French lawyer (Loi Falcidie)
Nicolaus Adriani - 1865 linguist (Middle-Celebes languages)
Dirk B Nanninga - 1868 Dutch painter
Bruno Walter - 1876 [B W Schlesinger], Berlin Germany, conductor (NY Phil)
Frank E Gannett - 1876 Rochester, newspaper publisher (Gannett)
Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay - 1876 Indian novelist
Jakob Ehrlich - 1877 Austrian politician and zionist
Joseph Lyons - 1879 10th Prime Minister of Australia
Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti - 1881 Milan, race car builder (Amaz Bugattis)
Esteban Terradas i Illa - 1883 Spanish mathematician and engineer
Floro Manuel Ugarte - 1884 composer
Carlos Dávila - 1887 former President of Chile
Jean/Hans Arp - 1887 French/Swiss statues artist/poet
Antonio Ascari - 1888 Italian racing driver
Robert Benchley - 1889 Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary)
Agatha Christie - 1890 mystery writer (Murder on Orient Express)
Claude McKaye - 1890 Jamaica/US author (Songs of Jamaica, Banjo)
Frank Martin - 1890 Geneva Switzerland, composer (In Terra Fax)
Silpa Bhirasri - 1892 Italian sculptor
Jean Renoir - 1894 French director (Madame Bovary, Nana, Grand Illusion)
Oskar Klein - 1894 Swedish physicist
Charles "Chic" Harley - 1895 American football player
Magda Lupescu - 1895 consort of King Carol II of Romania
Tadeusz Szeligowski - 1896 composer
John J Slauerhoff - 1898 Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
Milton S Eisenhower - 1899 Dwight's brother/pres (Pennsylvania State)
Larry Kent - 1900 CA, director (High Stakes)
Sir Donald Bailey - 1901 British engineer
Magda [Helena] Lupescu - 1902 wife of King Carol II of Romania
Roy Acuff - 1903 Maynardville Tenn, country musician (Hee Haw)
Tom Conway - 1904 Russia, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show)
Umberto II - 1904 van Piemonte, king of Italy (1946)
Kathryn Murray - 1906 Jersey City NJ, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party)
Penny Singleton - 1906 Phila Pa, voice (Jane Jetsons)/actress (Blondie)
Jack Bailey - 1907 Hampton Iowa, TV host (Queen for a Day)
Gerd Gaiser - 1908 German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
C.N.Annadurai - 1909 Former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu
Carlos Estrada - 1909 composer
Jean Batten - 1909 NZ air pioneer (1st woman to fly solo Australia-
Phil Arnold - 1909 NJ, actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees)
George D Kilpatrick - 1910 Canadian/British bible scholar
Richard Baerlein - 1910 racing writer
Karsten Solheim - 1911 Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur
Silas Hogan - 1911 blues singer/guitarist
Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo - 1912 composer
Hans Filbinger - 1913 German politician (CDU)
Henry Dreyfus Brant - 1913 Montreal Canada, composer (Great American Goot)
Roger "Ram" Ramirez - 1913 jazz pianist/composer
Adolfo Bioy Casares - 1914 Argentine writer
Creighton Abrams - 1914 US, army general (Vietnam War)
Jens Otto Krag - 1914 premier of Denmark (1962-68, 71-72)
Helmut Schoen - 1915 football coach
Ismail Yasin - 1915 Egyptian comedian and actor
John Conte - 1915 Plamer Mass, actor (Mantovani)
Margaret Lockwood - 1916 Karachi India, actress (Lady Vanishes)
Richard Arnell - 1917 composer
Nipsey Russell - 1918 American comedian
Fausto Coppi - 1919 Italian bicylist (world record 45,798 km)
Nelson Gidding - 1919 American screenwriter
Jackie Cooper - 1921 LA Calif, actor/director (Hennesey, People's Choice)
Jan Frank Fischer - 1921 composer
Norma MacMillan - 1921 Canadian actress
Bob Anderson (fencer) - 1922 English sword-master
Anton Heiller - 1923 composer
Bobby Short - 1924 Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
Lucebert - 1924 Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
Forrest Compton - 1925 Reading Pa, actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night)
Jean-Pierre Serre - 1926 French mathematician
Shohei Imamura - 1926 Japanese film director
David Stove - 1927 Australian philosopher,
Eva Burrows - 1929 the 13th General of The Salvation Army
Murray Gell-Mann - 1929 physicist who predicted quarks
Henry Darrow - 1933 NYC, actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show)
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos - 1933 Spanish conductor
Fred Nile - 1934 Australian politician
Jacques d'Ancona - 1935 journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show)
Ashley J Cooper - 1936 tennis champ (US Open-1957)
Cynthia Anzolut - 1937 Harrisburg PA, LPGA golfer
Fernando de la Rúa - 1937 51st President of Argentina
Robert Lucas - 1937 Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate
Gaylord Perry - 1938 baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
Rafael H Osuna - 1938 tennis champ (US Open - 1963)
Breyten Breytenbach - 1939 South African poet/painter
Frank Linzy - 1940 baseball player
Merlin Olsen - 1940 UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)
Norman [Richard] Spinrad - 1940 US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)
Flórián Albert - 1941 Hungarian footballer
Miroslav Hermazewski - 1941 Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 30)
Mirosław Hermaszewski - 1941 Polish cosmonaut
Yuri Norstein - 1941 Russian animator
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - 1942 US, sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)
Lee Dorman - 1942 American Bassist
Sotirios Hatzigakis - 1944 Greek politician
Carmen Maura - 1945 Spanish actress
Jessye Norman - 1945 US, opera singer (Carmen)
Ron Shelton - 1945 American film director
Fighting Mack - 1946 [Edwin Alberto], Antillian welterweight boxer
Howard Waldrop - 1946 American science fiction author
Oliver Stone - 1946 NYC, director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon)
Tommy Lee Jones - 1946 actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, Fugitive)
Suzyn Waldman - 1948 American Sportscaster
Joe Barton - 1949 American politician
Joe L Barton - 1949 (Rep-R-Texas, 1985- )
Johan Neeskens - 1951 Dutch footballer
Kelly Keagy - 1952 rock vocalist (Night Ranger)
Bruce Heuchan - 1953 Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)
Jerry Page - 1953 golfer (largest PGA victory margin)
Pat Barrett - 1953 rocker (Crew Cuts)
7th marquess of Bristol - 1954 English large landowner/multi-millionaire
Hrant Dink - 1954 Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor
Mac Sweeney - 1955 (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
Renzo Rosso - 1955 Italian clothing designer
Željka Antunović - 1955 Croatian politician
Jaki Graham - 1956 British personality
Maggie Reilly - 1956 Scottish folk singer
Ned Rothenberg - 1956 composer
Tawny Elaine Godin Schneider - 1956 Maine, Miss Amer (76)/(Eye on Hollywood)
Fulton Peter Allem - 1957 Kroonstad South Africa, PGA golfer (1993 SW Bell)
Dr. Know - 1958 American guitarist (Bad Brains)
Lesley Player - 1958 Redhill England, Sarah Fergusson's father's lover
Wendie Jo Sperber - 1958 American actress
Kevin Allen - 1960 Welsh actor
Scott Thompson Baker - 1960 Minneapolis, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children)
Dan Marino - 1961 NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins)
Aubrey Matthews - 1962 NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
Dina Lohan - 1962 American actress and reality television star, mother of Lindsay Lohan
Earnest Byner - 1962 NFL running back (Cleve Browns)
Patricia "Patty" Shea - 1962 Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
Andrew Landenberger - 1964 Australian tornado yachter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein - 1964 former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits
R Kikuchi - 1964 Japan cosmonaut
Róbert Fico - 1964 Slovak Prime minister
Robert Farley - 1964 Ndola Zambia, Australasia golfer
Ryoko Kikuchi - 1964 Japan cosmonaut
Rob Whitlock - 1965 Newcastle NSW, Australasia golfer
Sherman Douglas - 1966 NBA guard (NJ Nets)
Dexter Carter - 1967 NFL running back (SF 49ers)
Jerry Dixon - 1967 heavy metal bassist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
Danny Nucci - 1968 actor (Gabriel Ortega-Falcon Crest)
Michael Puschacher - 1968 hockey goalie (Team Austria 1998)
Rich Robertson - 1968 Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minn Twins)
Jeffrey Schwarz - 1969 American film director/producer
Jim Curtiss - 1969 American writer
KG - 1969 rocker (Naughty by Nature)
Danny Ellis - 1970 Orlando Fla, golfer (All-American-1990, 92, 93)
Ben Wallers - 1971 English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
Chad Bratzke - 1971 NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
Crystal McLaurin-Coney - 1971 Miss USA-North Carolina (1997)
Josh Charles - 1971 actor (Crossing the Bridge, Cooperstown)
Myron Bell - 1971 NFL safety (Pitts Steelers)
Wayne Ferreira - 1971 Johannesburg S Africa, tennis star (Munich 1995)
Will Shields - 1971 NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
Amanda Lynn Granrud - 1972 Great Falls Montana, Miss America-Montana (1996)
Jimmy Carr - 1972 English comedian
Kit Chan - 1972 Singaporean singer
Princess Letizia of Spain - 1972
Julie Cox - 1973 English actress
Jamie Stevens - 1974 German singer
Tom Dolan - 1975 US, 400m freestyle/200m/400m medley swimmer (Oly-gold-96)
Tsutsumi Otomo - 1975 hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
Matt Thornton - 1976 American baseball player
Paul Thomson - 1976 Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand)
Angela Aki - 1977 Japanese singer-songwriter
Jason Terry - 1977 American basketball player
Leander Jordan - 1977 National Football League offensive lineman
Marisa Ramirez - 1977 American actress
Sophie Dahl - 1977 English model
Tom Hardy - 1977 British actor
Amanda Rochelle Penix - 1978 Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1997)
Eiður Guðjohnsen - 1978 Icelandic footballer
Amy Davidson - 1979 American actress
Carlos Ruiz - 1979 Guatemalan soccer player
Dave Annable - 1979 American actor
Patrick Marleau - 1979 Canadian ice hockey player
David Diehl - 1980 American football player
Jolin Tsai - 1980 Taiwanese pop singer
Mike Dunleavy - 1980 Jr., American basketball player
Luke Hochevar - 1983 American baseball player
Henry Charles Albert David - 1984 Prince of Wales, 3rd in British succession
Heidi Montag - 1986 American reality television star
Aly Cissokho - 1987 French football (soccer) player
Chelsea Staub - 1988 American actress
Chetan Ramlu - 1989 New Zealand musician
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