Birthdays of Personalities on August 31

xxxx :: Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)
xxxx :Aligula, [Gaius C‘sar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)
xxxx :Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)
1569 :Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India
1602 :Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
1663 :Guillaume Amontons, French physicist
1749 :Radistschew, writer
1811 :Goode Bryan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1811 :Th‚ophile Gautier, Tarbas France, writer/poet (Albertus)
1822 :Fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1823 :Galusha Aaron Grow, MC (Union), died in 1907
1828 :George Leonard Andrews, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1852 :Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister
1870 :Maria Montessori, Italy, educator (spontaneous response)
1879 :Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26)
1880 :Wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948)
1884 :George Al Sarton, Belgian/US historian
1885 :DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)
1887 :Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist
1888 :Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (La Obra de Trajano)
1897 :Marianne Bruns, writer
1899 :Paul E Garber, US founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum
1903 :Arthur Godfrey, NYC, radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout)
1903 :Bernard Lovell, England, radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank
1905 :Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]
1906 :Vivienne Byerley, publicist
1907 :August F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )
1907 :Ram˘n Magsaysay, Philippines, statesman (US Legion of Merit-1952)
1908 :Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian
1908 :William Saroyan, US, novelist/playwright (Time of Your Life)
1911 :Hilde Jarecki, educationist
1912 :Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone
1913 :Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Cura‡ao (1951-67)
1916 :Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)
1923 :Larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game)
1924 :Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man)
1926 :Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
1926 :Jan de Koning, minister of Agriculture/Social Businesses (CDA)
1928 :Jeremy Stephen Maas, writer/art dealer
1929 :Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer
1930 :Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1930 :Tiny Little Jr, Worthington Minn, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1931 :Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV)
1931 :Jean Marc Beliveau, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups)
1932 :Benito Wogatzki, writer
1932 :Robert [Franklin] Adams, US, sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)
1932 :Roy Castle, entertainer
1935 :Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican
1935 :Frank Robinson, baseball player/manager (MVP 1961-NL 1966-AL)
1936 :Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
1941 :Henk Terlingen, Dutch radio/TV-host (Paul Meier Show)
1945 :(George I) Van Morrison, Belfast, singer (Here Comes the Night)
1945 :Itzhak Perlman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/polio victim (14 Grammys)
1945 :Leonid Ivanovich Popov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 35/37, 40, T-7)
1945 :[George I] Van Morrison, Belfast, singer (Here Comes the Night)
1949 :Rick Roberts, rocker (Firefall)
1952 :Bruce Soboroff, Chic Il, rocker (Buckinghams)
1952 :Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer)
1953 :Marcia Clark, [Kleks], Berkeley CA, LA DA (OJ Simpson Case)
1954 :Tula, [Barry Kenneth Cossey], Engld, transsexual (For Your Eyes Only)
1957 :Gina Schock, rocker (Gogos-Our Lips Are Sealed)
1957 :Glenn Tilbrook, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Squeeze-Tempted)
1958 :David H Mattheisen, Blue Island Ill, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
1959 :Tony DeFranco, rocker (DeFranco Family)
1961 :David Chastain, heavy metal rocker (Chastain-Rule of Wasteland)
1963 :Reb Beach, heavy metal rocker (Winger-17)
1966 :Jeff Frye, Oakland CA, infielder (Boston Red Sox)
1969 :Andrew Phillip Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versache)
1970 :Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, Brooklyn NY, singer (Only in My Dreams)



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