Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - February 23rd

1994 - Dakota Fanning, American child actress

1983 - Mido, Egyptian footballer

1981 - Gareth Barry, English footballer

1978 - Dan Snyder, Canadian hockey player (d. 2003)

1977 - Kristina ?migun, Estonian cross-country skier

1974 - Leko, American DJ

1974 - Jaime Villarreal, Mexican musician

1973 - Andre Tanneberger, German DJ

1965 - Michael Dell, American computer manufacturer

1965 - Kristin Davis, American actress

1965 - Helena Sukova, former Czech tennis player

1963 - Bobby Bonilla, former baseball player

1960 - Alan Griffin, Australian politician and member for Bruce in the House of Representatives

1959 - Richard Dodds, British field hockey player

1958 - Tony Barrell, English writer and journalist

1958 - David Sylvian, English musician

1955 - Howard Jones, British pop singer

1954 - Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

1952 - Brad Whitford, American musician (Aerosmith)

1951 - Patricia Richardson, American actress

1951 - Ed Jones, American football player

1945 - Allan Boesak, South African activist

1944 - Johnny Winter, American musician

1943 - Fred Biletnikoff, American football player and coach

1940 - Peter Fonda, American actor

1938 - Diane Varsi, American actress (d. 1992)

1937 - Tom Osborne, American football coach and politician

1932 - Majel Barrett, American actress

1928 - Vasili Lazarev, cosmonaut (d. 1990)

1924 - Allan McLeod Cormack, South-African born physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1998)

1918 - Richard G. Butler, American fascist (d. 2004)

1915 - Paul Tibbets, American pilot

1915 - Jon Hall, American actor (d. 1979)

1914 - Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)

1908 - William McMahon, twentieth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1988)

1904 - William L. Shirer, American historian (d. 1993)

1904 - Leopold Trepper, Soviet spy (d. 1982)

1899 - Erich Kästner, German writer (d. 1974)

1889 - Musidora, French actress and director (d. 1957)

1883 - Victor Fleming, American director (d. 1949)

1883 - Karl Jaspers, German philosopher (d. 1969)

1878 - Kazimir Malevich, Ukrainian painter and art theorist (d. 1935)

1874 - Konstantin Päts, Estonian president (d. 1956)

1873 - Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (d. 1929)

1868 - W.E.B. DuBois, American civil rights leader (d. 1963)

1840 - Carl Menger, Austrian economist (d. 1921)

1743 - Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German-born banker (d. 1812)

1723 - Richard Price, Welsh philosopher (d. 1791)

1688 - Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)

1685 - Georg Friederich Händel, German composer (d. 1759)

1680 - Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonizer and Governor of Louisiana (d. 1767)

1648 - Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)

1646 - Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)

1633 - Samuel Pepys, English diarist (d. 1703)

1417 - Pope Paul II (d. 1471)



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