Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - September 19th

866 - Leo VI, Byzantine Emperor (d. 912)

86 - Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (d. 161)

1983 - Joey Devine, American baseball player

1980 - Tegan and Sara Quin, Canadian singer/songwriters

1979 - Dannielle Brent, British actress

1974 - Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model

1974 - Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian

1973 - Nick Colgan, Irish footballer

1970 - Victor Williams, American actor

1969 - Tapio Wilska, Finnish singer

1967 - Jim Abbott, American baseball player

1967 - Alexander Karelin, Russian wrestler

1966 - Soledad O'Brien, American journalist

1965 - Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian

1965 - Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress

1964 - Trisha Yearwood, American singer

1964 - Patrick Marber, British playwright

1964 - Bob Papa, American sportscaster

1963 - David Seaman, English footballer

1958 - Lita Ford, English singer

1958 - Kevin Hooks, American actor and director

1958 - Azumah Nelson, Ghanian boxer

1955 - Charlie Reliford, American baseball umpire

1952 - Nile Rodgers, American musician and composer

1950 - Joan Lunden, American journalist and television host

1949 - Twiggy Lawson, English model

1949 - Barry Scheck, American lawyer, co-founder Innocence Project

1948 - Jeremy Irons, English actor

1945 - Randolph Mantooth, American actor

1943 - Joe Morgan, baseball player

1942 - Freda Payne, American singer and actress

1941 - Umberto Bossi, Italian politician

1941 - Mama Cass Elliot, American musician (d. 1974)

1940 - Paul Williams, American composer

1940 - Ed Westfall, Canadian ice hockey player

1937 - Abner Haynes, American football player

1936 - Al Oerter, American athlete

1935 - Benjamin Hacker, American naval aviator (d. 2003)

1934 - Brian Epstein, English musical group manager (the Beatles) (d. 1967)

1933 - David McCallum, Scottish actor

1931 - Brook Benton, American singer (d. 1988)

1930 - Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker

1928 - William Hickey, American actor (d. 1997)

1928 - Adam West, American actor

1926 - Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1926 - Duke Snider, baseball player

1922 - Emil Zatopek, Czech athlete (d. 2000)

1922 - Damon Knight, American writer (d. 2002)

1921 - Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)

1920 - Roger Angell, American sports writer

1919 - Mary Midgley, American philosopher

1913 - Frances Farmer, American actress (d. 1970)

1912 - Kurt Sanderling, German conductor

1911 - Sir William Golding, English writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1993)

1910 - Margaret Lindsay, American actress (d. 1981)

1909 - Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (d. 1998)

1908 - Mika Waltari, Finnish novelist (d. 1979)

1907 - Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. American Supreme Court Justice (d. 1998)

1905 - Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor (d. 1982)

1901 - Joe Pasternak, Russian-born film producer (d. 1991)

1898 - Giuseppe Saragat, president of the Italian Republic (d. 1988)

1828 - Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1880)

1811 - Orson Pratt, American religious leader (d. 1881)

1778 - Henry Peter Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain

1759 - William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)

1754 - John Ross Key commissioned officer in the Continental Army, judge, lawyer and the father of Francis Scott Key (d. 1821)

1749 - Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician (d. 1822)

1737 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, American signer of the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Senator (d. 1832)

1714 - Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress (d. 1786)

1676 - Eberhard IV Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1733)

1551 - King Henry III of France (d. 1589)

1377 - Duke Albert IV of Austria (d. 1404)



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