Birthdays of Personalities on August 25

1530 :Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)
1664 :Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent
1724 :George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Li
1724 :George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)
1744 :Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet
1775 :Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)
1786 :[Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez)
1788 :Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constituti
1788 :Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)
1811 :Joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1812 :Percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865
1819 :Allan Pinkerton, founded Chicago detective agency
1823 :John Newton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1825 :Henry Warner Birge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1836 :Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat)
1841 :Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)
1845 :Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86)
1846 :Louise J Gautier, French poetess
1851 :[Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands
1887 :Friedrich Lbke, German politician
1900 :Mary Bruce, dance Teacher
1903 :Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantm
1903 :Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)
1906 :Eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)
1906 :Mollie Panter-Downes, writer
1906 :William J Brennan, Newark, supreme court justice (1957-90) [or
1906 :William J Brennan, Newark, supreme court justice (1957-90) [or 4/25]
1907 :Desmond Flower, publisher
1908 :Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
1909 :Ruby Keeler, Halifax NS, dancer (Dames, 42nd Street)
1910 :J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer
1912 :Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)
1913 :Walt Kelly, cartoonist, creator (Pogo)
1915 :Walter Trampler, Munich Germany, violist (Beaux Arts Trio)
1916 :Frederic Robbins, US bacteriologist
1919 :George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate
1920 :Jef Diederen, Dutch painter
1921 :Brian Moore, Ireland, novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife)
1922 :Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer/song writer/programmer
1923 :Monty Hall, Winnipeg Canada, TV game show host (Lets Make a De
1923 :Monty Hall, Winnipeg Canada, TV game show host (Lets Make a Deal)
1931 :Regis Philbin, host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathi
1931 :Regis Philbin, host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee)
1932 :Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russia, cosmonaut
1933 :Regis Philbin, TV talk show host (Joey Bishop, Regis & Kathie
1933 :Regis Philbin, TV talk show host (Joey Bishop, Regis & Kathie Lee)
1933 :Wayne Shorter, rocker (Weather Report)
1934 :John Stears, Middlesex England, special effects expert (Dr No)
1934 :Valery F Bykovsky, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok V, Soyuz 22, 31/39)
1938 :Frederick Forsyth, author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa
1938 :Frederick Forsyth, author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File)
1940 :Jos‚ Van Dam, Brussels Belgium, bass-baritone (Fran‡ois d'Assi
1940 :Jos‚ Van Dam, Brussels Belgium, bass-baritone (Fran‡ois d'Assisif)
1941 :Shirley Carter Burden, patrician
1942 :Imogen Hassall, Surrey England, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on
1942 :Imogen Hassall, Surrey England, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng)
1942 :Nathen Deal, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1942 :Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)
1944 :Sherley Anne Williams, US literary (Dessa Rose)
1946 :Larry LaRocco, (Rep-D-Idaho)
1947 :Wim J van Gelder, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 :Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS
1949 :Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
1950 :Willy Deville, NYC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville)
1951 :Rob Halford, heavy metal (Judas Priest-Got Another Thing) [or
1951 :Rob Halford, heavy metal (Judas Priest-Got Another Thing) [or Oct 25]
1954 :Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (
1954 :Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (Allison)
1954 :Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
1954 :Gilbert Gibus Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
1954 :Martin Jourard, keyboardist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1956 :Matt Aitken, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
1958 :Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)
1961 :Billy Ray Cyrus, Flatwoods Ky, country singer (Achy Breaky Hea
1961 :Billy Ray Cyrus, Flatwoods Ky, country singer (Achy Breaky Heart)
1962 :Mazzi Rawd, heavy metal rocker
1962 :Vivian Campbell, heavy metal rocker (White Snake-Here I Go Aga
1962 :Vivian Campbell, heavy metal rocker (White Snake-Here I Go Again)
1964 :Timothy Nicholson, journalist
1966 :Albert Belle, Shreveport LA, outfielder (Indians, White Sox)
1969 :Mike Gisler, corner (New England Patriots)
1971 :Quintis "Chico" Ristie, Suriname radio host
1971 :Quintis Chico Ristie, Suriname radio host
1972 :Bryan Stoltenberg, corner (NY Giants)
1972 :Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)



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