Birthdays of Personalities on February 13

1440 :Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1480 :Hieronymus Aleander, [Gir?lamo Aleandro], Italian diplomat/cardinal
1599 :Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
1610 :Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1622 :Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1658 :Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter
1682 :Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Venice, painter (Fortune Teller)
1754 :Charles-Maurice duke of Talleyrand-P?rigord, Fr bishop/premier (1815)
1756 :Joannes van der Linden, lawyer/judge (Ware Pleiter)
1757 :John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician
1764 :Talleyrand, France/Napolean's foreign minster
1768 :?douard Mortier, French general, duke, prime minister (1834-35)
1805 :David Dudley Field, lawyer/law codifier
1805 :Peter G L Dirichlet, Germany, number theorist/analysist
1807 :Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder (Liefdezusters)
1813 :Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59)
1822 :Lev A Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
1829 :Gerard Keller, writer (Netherlands Spectator)
1831 :John Aaron Rawlins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1869
1833 :William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1915
1849 :Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father
1852 :Johan L E Dreyer, Danish astronomer (New gen catalogue of nebulae)
1859 :Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
1859 :William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver
1861 :Uchimura Kanzo, Tokyo, religious writer (How I Became a Christian)
1874 :Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)
1875 :? Kanouse, Watertown Wisc, 1st quintuplets in US, born to Edna Kanouse
1881 :Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)
1883 :Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player/manager
1885 :Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady (1945-52)
1886 :Ricardo G?iraldes, Argentina, novelist/poet (Don Segundo Sombra)
1887 :Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
1888 :Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
1888 :Heintje Davids, [Hendrika], Dutch revue star
1892 :Grant Wood, US, painter (American Gothic)
1892 :Robert Houghwout Jackson, 84th Supreme Court justice (1941-54)
1893 :Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romania, communist/foreign minister (1945-52)
1898 :Neville Pearson, English publisher
1902 :Blair Moody, New Haven Ct, (Sen-Mich)
1902 :Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician (theory of dimension)
1903 :Georges Simenon, Belgium, mystery writer (Snow Was Black)
1908 :Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)
1908 :Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
1910 :William B Shockley, London, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist
1912 :Jose de Capriles, US, fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)
1913 :Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
1913 :Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
1914 :Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)
1918 :Helen Stephens, Fulton Mo, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)
1919 :Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)
1919 :Joan Edwards, NYC, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show)
1920 :Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1920 :Eileen Farrell, Willimantic Conn, opera soprano (Interrupted Melody)
1921 :Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist
1921 :Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist
1922 :Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
1923 :Chuck Yeagar, US test pilot (1st man to break sound barrier)
1924 :Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
1925 :Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
1927 :Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
1929 :Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama
1930 :Dotty McGuire, Middletown Oh, vocalist (McGuire Sisters)
1931 :Marjorie Jackson, Austria, 100m/200m dash (Oly-gold-1952) [or Sep 13]
1933 :Emanuel Ungaro, France, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1969)
1933 :Paul Biya, president of Cameroon (1982- )
1936 :Leamon King, Tulare Calif, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1937 :Sigmund Jaehn, German DR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 31/29)
1939 :Valery Illych Rozhdestvensky, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 23)
1942 :Donald E Williams, Lafayette Ind, Capt USN/astro (STS 51D, STS 34)
1943 :F C Delius, writer
1943 :Leo Frankowski, US, sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord)
1944 :Jerry Springer, London England, talk show host (Jerry Springer Show)
1944 :Sal Bando, baseball player (Oakland A's)
1945 :Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
1945 :King Floyd, rocker
1945 :Roy Dyke, Liverpool, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
1947 :Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
1947 :Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
1950 :Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)
1952 :David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1952 :Ed Gagliardi, NYC, rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice)
1953 :Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor)
1955 :Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
1955 :Scott Smith, rock bassist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
1956 :Liam Brady, British soccer player
1956 :Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)
1957 :Doris King, Nashville Tenn, vocalist (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel)
1958 :Mark Fox, congas/percussionist (Haircut 100-Nobody's Fool)
1960 :Kelly McCormick, Anaheim Calif, diver (Olympic-silver-1984)
1960 :Michael Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me)
1961 :Henry Rollins, US vocalist/poet (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box)
1961 :Les Warner, rocker (Cult-Fire Woman)
1962 :Jackie Silva, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, volleyballer (Pan Am-Bronze)
1963 :Roberta Vasquez, LA Calif, playmate (November, 1984)
1965 :Kenny Harrison, Milwaukee Wisc, triple jumper
1967 :Bas Roorda, soccer player (FC Groningen) [or Feb 21]
1967 :Eddie Pye, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
1967 :Melanie Denise Bridges, Derry NH, Miss NH-America (1991)
1968 :Matt Mieske, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1970 :Kevin Stocker, US baseball infielder (Phila Phillies)
1971 :Mats Sundin, Bromma SWE, NHL center (Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs)
1971 :Todd Williams, US baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1972 :Juha Ylonen, Helsinki FIN, NHL forward (Oly-Bronze-1998, Phoenix)
1974 :Anthony Mortas, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1979 :Julie Nagle, Miss North Dakota Teen USA (1997)



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