Birthdays of Personalities on February 20

xxxx :Andrew Stele, Willmington Delaware, (Billy Campbell-Melrose Place)
xxxx :Carl Mayer, writer (Cabinet of Dr Caligari)
xxxx :Corey Blakely, Boston Mass, rapper (Perfect Gentlemen)
1494 :Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
1507 :Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)
1523 :Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)
1632 :Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)
1633 :Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher
1751 :J H Vo?, writer
1784 :Adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher
1796 :Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician
1805 :Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer
1808 :Daumier, Marseilles France, artist
1809 :Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1809 :Henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1820 :Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1827 :Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
1835 :Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist
1838 :James Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1844 :Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics)
1844 :Mih ly von Munk csy, [Michael von Lieb], Hungarian painter
1852 :Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russian author (Tjoma Kartashov)
1861 :Nicolaas van Meeteren, Cura?ao, folklorist
1870 :Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Holland, mystic poet/scholar (Verzen)
1874 :Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star
1881 :Pedro Mu?oz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo)
1883 :Shiga Naoya, Japan, novelist (Road Through Dark Night)
1886 :Bela Kun, Czehul Romania, head of Hungarian Soviet Republic (1919)
1887 :Hesketh Pearson, England, biographer/playwright (Writ for Libel)
1888 :Georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest)
1893 :Russel Crouse, journalist/novelist/playwright (Life with Father)
1895 :Freida Geiken, autobiographer (National Historic Taping)
1896 :Henri de Lubac sj, French theologist/anti-fascist
1897 :Ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window)
1898 :Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari)
1899 :Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, LI NY, founder (Pan Am Airways)
1899 :Leon Woizikowski, Polish dancer/ballet master (Ballets Russes)
1900 :Graham Spry, St Thomas Ontario, Canadian radio pioneer
1900 :Jean Negulesco
1901 :Ali Muhammad Naguib, Khartoum, president of Egypt (1952-54)
1901 :Cecil H King, Irish/British daily newspaper publisher (Daily Mirror)
1901 :Henry Eyring, Mexican/US chemist
1901 :Louis I Kahn, Estonia, architect (Bryn Mawr dormitory) [or Dec 20]
1901 :Ren? Jules Dubos, France, US microbiologist/author (Health & Disease)
1902 :Ansel Adams, photographer (1966 ASMP Award)
1903 :Ella Maillart, explorer
1904 :Aleksei N Kosygin, Soviet premier (1964-80)
1905 :Jascha Golowanjuk, Swedish writer (Acrobat)
1907 :Nadine Conner, Calif, soprano (Carmen, Pamina-Magic Flute)
1908 :Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1)
1908 :Rosalind Laura Burke, aviatrix
1910 :Julian Trevelyan, English Surrealist painter/collage maker
1910 :Millicent Fenwick, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82)
1911 :Margot Grahame
1913 :Mary Durack, poet
1914 :John Daly, S Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
1914 :Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)
1916 :Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)
1916 :Paul Tripp, NYC, TV host (Mr I Magination)
1917 :Frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group)
1921 :Joseph Albert Walker, Wash DC, test pilot (X-15)
1923 :Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana (1964-85)
1924 :Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl)
1925 :Alex La Guma, Cape Town South Africa, novelist (A Walk in the Night)
1925 :Pramudya Ananta Tur, Javanese author (Anak semua bangsa)
1926 :Cameron Rusby, British Vice-Admiral
1926 :Kenneth H Olsen, US, engineer/founder (Digital Equipment Corp)
1926 :Robert Eugene Richards, Ill, pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-48, 52, 56)
1927 :Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)
1928 :Donald Longmore, British cardiac surgeon
1928 :Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1930 :Bill Walker, British MP
1933 :Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist
1934 :Bobby Unser, auto racer (1968, 75, 81 Indianapolis 500)
1934 :Lady Wharton
1936 :Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)
1936 :Roy Beggs, British MP
1937 :David Ackles, Illinois, vocalist/songwriter (American Gothic)
1937 :Nancy Wilson, Chillicothe Ohio, jazz vocalist (Feel Like Making Love)
1937 :Robert Huber, Munich Germany, biochemist (Nobel 1988)
1937 :Roger Penske, auto racer
1938 :Jack Bicknell, WLAF head coach (Barcelona Dragons)
1938 :Mona Mitchell, Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Alexandra
1939 :Barbara Ellis, Olympia Wa, rocker (Fleetwoods)
1939 :Roy George Elroy Josephs, jazz dance teacher
1940 :Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor
1940 :Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
1940 :V Payne, British headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)
1942 :Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)
1942 :David O'Dowd, Chief Constable (Northamptonshire)
1942 :Mitch McConnell, (Sen-R-KY, 1985- )
1942 :Phil Esposito, NHL center/GM (Bruins, Rangers)
1943 :Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov, Russian, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9, TM-3)
1943 :Antonio Inoki, [Kanji Rikidozan], wrestler (NJPW/JWA)
1943 :Lord McNally
1944 :Lew Soloff, Bkln NY, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1944 :Roger Knapman, British MP
1944 :Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)
1946 :J[erome] Geils, NYC, rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1946 :Mieke H A Boers-Wijnberg, Dutch MP (CDA)
1947 :Andr? van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
1948 :A C Fabian, astronomer
1948 :Barry Wordsworth, conductor
1948 :Billy Zoom, musician
1948 :John Browne, group chief executive, British Petroleum Company
1949 :Ivana Trump, Gottwaldov Cz, ex-wife of Donald Trump (1st Wives Club)
1950 :Walter Becker, NYC, rock bassist (Steely Dan-Peg)
1951 :Gordon Brown, British MP
1951 :Kathy Baillie, Morristown NJ, country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart)
1951 :Phil Neal, English soccer player
1951 :Randy California, [Wolfe], Cal, guitarist (Spirit-I Got a Line on You)
1952 :Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
1953 :Carol Cummins, Clintwood Va, 2nd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
1953 :Riccardo Chailly, Milan Italy, conductor (West Berlin Symph Orch)
1954 :Jon Brant, rock bassist (Cheap Trick)
1954 :Patty Hearst Shaw, SF, famous kidnap hostage (Tanya)
1954 :Vasili Vasilyevich Tsibliyev, Rus col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17, TM-25)
1956 :Charles Cummins, Clintwood Va, 3rd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
1958 :Carol Ficatier, Auscene France, playmate (December, 1985)
1959 :Bill Gullickson, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1959 :Joel Rifkind, NY serial killer
1959 :Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver
1960 :Kee Marcello, rocker (Europe-Final Countdown)
1960 :Mark Reilly, [Matt Bianco], rocker (Indio-Big Harvest)
1961 :Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
1962 :Joel Ellis, rocker
1962 :Ria Coyne, Scranton Penn, comedienne (Betsy-Batman Forever)
1963 :Ian Brown, English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)
1964 :Christian Ruuttu, Lappeenranta FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
1964 :Terry Ilous, rock vocalist (XYZ, Cannibal Jacket) [or Jun 28]
1965 :Federica Moro, Carate Brianza Italy, Miss Italy (1982)
1966 :Cecilia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 5th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
1966 :Derek Lilliquist, US baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)
1967 :Kurt Cobain, rock vocalist (Nirvana)/husband of Courtney Love
1967 :Kurt Knudsen, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1967 :Rebekka Lynn Armstrong, Bakersfield Ca, playmate (Sep, 1986)
1968 :Bennie Goods, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
1968 :Lorraine Olivia, Geneva Ill, playmate (Nov, 1990)
1970 :Bryan Robinson, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
1970 :Cheyenne Brando, Papeete Tahiti, daughter of Marlon
1970 :Leo Stefan, Chelyabinsk RUS, hockey forward (Team Germany)
1971 :Jari Litmanen, soccer player (Ajax)
1971 :Shalanda Burt, US murderess
1972 :Corinna Harney, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (Aug, 1991)
1973 :Vladimir Iiic, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons, Rhein Fire)
1975 :Brendan Witt, Humboldt, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1975 :Ismael Kirui, Marakwet Kenya, 5k runner
1977 :Veronica Ledesma, Miss Universe-Argentina (1996)



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