Birthdays of Personalities on February 4

1465 :French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen
1575 :Pierre de B?rulle, French cardinal
1646 :Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, Silesian poet
1688 :Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)
1693 :George Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)
1698 :Heinrich A Fouqu?, Prussian general
1747 :Tadeusz Kosciusko, Poland, patriot, (NY Bridge)
1758 :Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer
1764 :Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral/minister of Navy
1768 :Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician
1769 :Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer
1778 :Augustin P de Candolle, Swiss botanist (Th?orie ?l?mentaire)
1799 :Joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright
1802 :Mark Hopkins, US, educator/philosopher (Williams College)
1805 :William H Ainsworth, English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)
1819 :Joshua Norton, SF, Norton I, emperor of USA
1820 :Bozena Nemcov , [Barnora Panklov ], Czech author (Babicka)
1826 :Halbert Eleazer Paine, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1841 :Cl?ment Ader, French inventor (1st to fly a heavier-than-air craft)
1842 :Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic
1842 :Vasili O Klyutshevski, Russian historian
1848 :[Fran?ois-Victor-]Jean Aicard, Fren playwright/poet (Jeune Croyances)
1849 :Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)
1865 :Charles Bally, Swiss linguist (Le langage et la vie)
1868 :Constance Gore-booth Markiewicy, Irish patriot/playwright/MP
1874 :Robert Liefmann, German economist (Unternehmersverb?nde)
1875 :Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics)
1881 :Fernand L?ger, France, painter/ceramist/cubist (City)
1881 :Kliment J Woroshilov, marshal/president USSR (1953-60)
1884 :Julius Callewaert, Flemish dominican/bringing up children
1885 :Cairine Ray Wilson, Montr?al, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)
1888 :Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)
1891 :Yuri Losmann, Estonia, marathon runner (Olympic-silver 1920)
1892 :Ugo Betti, Italian playwright
1893 :Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus)
1895 :Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)
1895 :Hanns [Johann] Rauter, German SS-lt-general/SS police chief in Neth
1896 :Friedrich Glauser, writer
1897 :Ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU)
1900 :Jacques Pr?vert, France, poet/screenwriter (Paroles)
1902 :Charles A Lindbergh, Detroit, pilot (1st fly solo across Atlantic)
1903 :Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician
1903 :Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)
1903 :Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brig General (Answers for Americans)
1904 :Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
1904 :MacKinlay Kantor, Webster City Iowa, novelist (Andersonville)
1906 :Clyde William Tombaugh, US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)
1906 :Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist (Confessing Church)
1908 :Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter
1908 :Gordon Fraser, Lawrence Mass, newscaster (All Star News)
1909 :Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)
1910 :Uys Krige, South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)
1912 :Erich Leinsdorf, Vienna Austria, available conductor & banana eater
1913 :Rosa Lee Parks, civil rights activist (bus protestor)
1913 :Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of yr)
1914 :Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
1916 :Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner
1916 :Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker
1916 :Gavin Buchanan Ewart, English poet (Pleasures of the Flesh)
1917 :Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician
1918 :Norman Wisdom, London England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
1919 :Frank van Klingeren, Dutch architect (De Meerpaal, Dronten)
1920 :Derek Worlock, English RC archbishop (Liverpool)
1920 :John Hartford Worlock, rC Bishop of Liverpool
1921 :Betty Friedan, Peoria Ill, feminist writer (Feminine Mystique)
1925 :Russell Hoban, US children's book author (Riddley Walker/Pilgermann)
1926 :John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer
1929 :Mary Joan Nielubowicz, rear admiral/nurse
1929 :Paul Burlison, rocker
1931 :Argentina Rioja
1931 :Isabel Per?n, [Maria Martinez], dancer/president Argentina
1932 :Ivan Davis, Electra Tx, pianist/writer (Hunger, Corn is Green)
1935 :Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
1936 :Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
1937 :John Devitt, Australia, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960)
1937 :Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
1938 :Donald W Riegle Jr, (Sen-D-MI, 1976- )
1939 :Jacques Charlier, Belgian sculptor
1939 :Jane Bryant Quinn, newspaper & television reporter
1939 :John Schuck, Boston Mass, comedian (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo)
1939 :Stan Lundine, (Rep-D-NY, 1976-86)
1941 :John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1942 :Johnny Gamble, rocker (Classics)
1944 :Daniel A Mica, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )
1944 :Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
1945 :David Brenner, Phila, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife)
1946 :Mary Meyer, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-silver-1968)
1946 :Roy Yeager, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1947 :Dan Quayle, (Rep-R-Ind)/(44th VP-R, 1989-93)
1947 :Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1948 :Alice Cooper, [Vincent Furnier], Detroit, rocker (School's Out)
1948 :Robert Coover, novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
1948 :Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
1950 :James Dunn, US vocalist (Stylistics-You make me feel Brand New)
1950 :Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)
1952 :Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
1953 :Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
1958 :Werner Schwab, writer
1959 :Lawrence Taylor, [LT], NFL's greatest linebacker (NY Giants)
1959 :Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
1961 :Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1961 :Vern Fleming, LIC NY, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1962 :Clint Black, Long Branch NJ, country vocalist (A Better Man)
1962 :Dan Plesac, Gary IN, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1963 :Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1988)
1963 :Tracie Ruiz-Conforto, Hawaii, sync swimmer (Oly-2 gold/silver-84, 88)
1965 :John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
1966 :Marissa Laakso, Boston Mass, Miss Mass-America (1991)
1966 :Spike, rocker [or Sep 18]
1967 :Sergei Grinkov, Russian ice skater
1969 :Brad Cornett, US baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1969 :Chris Crooms, WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
1969 :Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1969 :Joe Sacco, Medford, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1970 :Alisa Marie Kimble, Miss USA-California (1997)
1970 :John Frascatore, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 :Nicole Wood, Canton OH, playmate (Apr, 1993)
1971 :Maarten Atmodikoro, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
1972 :Kelvin Anderson, CFL running back (Calgary Stampeders)
1974 :Brandon Convery, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1974 :Chris Ward, defensive end (Baltimore Ravens)
1975 :Elana Eve Chomiszak, Providence RI, Miss America-Rhode Island (1997)
1975 :Miriam Ruppert, Miss Universe-Germany (1996)
1978 :Laurence Borremans, Miss Belgium Universe (1997)
1980 :Kelly Marie Sodan, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1996)



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