Birthdays of Personalities on February 6

1461 :Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet
1564 :Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus)
1608 :Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
1612 :Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist
1637 :Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan
1665 :Anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14)
1724 :Paul-Louis Cyffl?, Flemish sculptor (Terre de Lorraine)
1753 :Evariste D?sir? Desforges chevalier de Parny, French poet
1756 :Aaron Burr, Newark NJ, (D-R), 3rd US VP (1801-05), dueler
1778 :Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
1797 :Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs
1798 :Th?odore Caruelle d'Aligny, French painter/etcher
1802 :Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7]
1804 :Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler
1818 :William Maxwell Evarts, (Union), died in 1901
1830 :Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), died in 1865)
1832 :John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1833 :James Ewell Brown "JEB" Stuart, Major General (Confederate Army)
1833 :Jos? M de Pereda y S nchez the Porr?a, Spanish writer (Sotileza)
1834 :William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1860 :Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)
1864 :John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists)
1866 :Karl T Sapper, German geography/geologist (Vulkankunde)
1872 :Theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
1874 :Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel)
1876 :Wilhelm Schmidtbonn[-Schmidt], German playwright (Der Sprechende Eros)
1879 :Carl Ramsauer
1886 :Louis Pi?rard, Belgian journalist/writer (Great Germany)
1888 :Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera)
1889 :Karel Wellens, Flemish painter
1889 :Siegfried Kracauer, writer
1890 :Anton Hermann Fokker, avation pioneer
1893 :Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, pres of UN General Assembly (1962-63)
1895 :George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Baltimore, baseball great (Yankees)
1900 :Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist
1900 :Rudolf V?rnlund, Swedish playwright (Heliga Familjen)
1902 :Louis Nizer, lawyer (defended blacklisted stars in '50s, Catspaw)
1903 :Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty)
1905 :Wladislaw Gomulka, premier of Poland
1907 :Sam Green, industrialist/inventor
1908 :Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy
1908 :Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, national Park Warden
1910 :George H Poyser, English soccer player/manager (Brentford)
1910 :Irmgard Keun, West German writer (Das kunstseidene M?dchen)
1911 :Ronald Reagan, Former American President between 1981-1989more...
1912 :Eva Braun, mistress (Adolph Hitler)
1913 :Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist
1915 :Derk Roemers, Dutch politician (Soc-Dem)
1916 :Bill Doggett, rocker
1917 :Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist
1919 :Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)
1920 :James H Scheuer, (Rep-D-NY, 1965-73, 75- )
1924 :Billy W William Ambrose right, soccer star
1924 :Billy Wright, English soccer player
1924 :Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)
1927 :Smokey Burgess, baseball catcher (Pitts Pirates)
1929 :Keith Waterhouse, English writer (Billy Liar, Say Who Are You?)
1929 :Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64)
1933 :Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
1933 :Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )
1936 :Otis Williams, rocker (Charms)
1937 :Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner
1940 :Tom Brokaw, Yankton SD, news anchor (NBC Nightly News 1982- )
1942 :John London, bassist (Michael Nesmith band)
1943 :Fabian Forte, Phila Pa, vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger)
1945 :Bob Marley, Jamacian reggae vocalist (& Wailers-Roots Rock Reggae)
1947 :Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
1949 :Frank Rich, US politician (?)
1949 :Richie Zisk, baseball player
1950 :Natalie Cole, LA Calif, vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy)
1950 :Punky Meadows, Washington DC, rock guitarist (Angel)
1950 :Rich Glover, NFLer
1951 :Maria Christina, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III
1952 :Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
1953 :Susie Hutchison, Flintridge Calif, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
1954 :Scott Kempner, "Top Ten" rocker (Del Lords)
1955 :Eric Money, NBAer
1957 :Jerry Marotta, rocker (Orleans-Love Takes Time)
1958 :Bill Dawley, baseball player
1958 :Cecily Adams, Queens NY, entertainment caster (American Heart)
1961 :Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
1962 :Axl Rose, [William Bailey], Lafayette In, vocalist (Guns & Roses)
1963 :Mike Hough, Montreal, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1964 :Skip Ewing, Redlands Calif, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)
1966 :Rick Astley, rock vocalist (Never Gonna Give You Up)
1967 :Bennie Dekker, Dutch soccer player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap)
1967 :Mike Evans, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 :Richard Newbill, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
1969 :Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chic White Sox, NY Yankees)
1969 :Greg Patrick, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 :Kurt Abbott, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
1970 :Jeff Rouse, US, 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96)
1970 :Mark Hutton, Adelaide Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1971 :Peter Tchernyshev, St Petersburg Russia, dance skater (& Naomi Lang)
1973 :Arie Obdam, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
1973 :Fred Miller, tackle (St Louis Rams)
1974 :Nathan Davis, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 :Olaf Lindenbergh, soccer player (Ajax, De Graafschap)
1975 :Leo Insam, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1976 :Elina Zisi, Miss Greece Universe (1997)
1976 :Kim Zmeskal, Houston TX, US gymnist (Olympic-92)



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