Birthdays of Personalities on January 13

xxxx :Sam Woolworth
1381 :St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)
1434 :King Henry II of Castile,
1505 :Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)
1562 :Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet
1596 :Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
1610 :Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria
1616 :Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
1635 :Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian
1651 :Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician
1674 :Prosper Jolyot de Cr?billon, French poet (Atr?e et Thyeste)
1720 :Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer
1749 :Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist
1777 :Elisa Bonaparte, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte
1787 :John Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts
1802 :Eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright
1804 :Paul Gavarni, French caricaturist
1805 :Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago
1807 :Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1808 :Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)
1812 :Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1812 :Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic
1815 :William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1832 :Horatio Alger, Jr., American minister and author
1835 :Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior
1845 :Félix Tisserand, French Astronomer
1858 :Oskar Minkowski, Biologist
1859 :Kost?s Palam s, Greek poet/scholar (Flogera tou Bas?lia)
1861 :Max Nonne, German neurologist
1864 :Wilhelm K W Wien, German phyicist (Nobel 1911)
1865 :Princess Marie of Orléans,
1869 :Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist
1869 :Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat
1870 :Ross Granville Harrison, American biologist
1874 :Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin
1878 :Lionel Groulx, Canadian nationalist
1881 :Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist
1883 :Prince Arthur of Connaught,
1884 :Sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas
1885 :Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)
1887 :George Gurdjieff, Georgian-Armenian-Greek mystic
1890 :Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister
1892 :Paul Smart, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948)
1893 :Clark Ashton Smith, American writer
1895 :Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
1898 :Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
1898 :Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr
1898 :Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone
1901 :A. B. Guthrie, American novelist, historian
1901 :Mieczyslaw Zywczynski, Polish historian and priest
1905 :Percy Humphrey, musician
1906 :Zhou Youguang, Chinese linguist
1907 :Sabine Zlatin, nurse
1909 :Danny Barker, jazz guitarist
1909 :Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist
1910 :Yannis Tsarouchis, Greek painter
1911 :Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)
1911 :Sir Johannes "Joh" Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland
1913 :Ralph Edwards, Merino Colo, TV host (This is Your Life)
1914 :Lord Ted Willis, British television dramatist
1915 :Edward Frederick Weston Goodman, property developer
1916 :Bella Lewitsky, choreographer
1919 :Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
1921 :Dachine Rainer, British writer
1923 :Danil Shafran, cellist
1924 :Philip Rawson, artist/teacher
1924 :Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher
1924 :Roland Petit, French choreographer
1926 :Michael Bond, British writer
1926 :Carolyn Gold Heilbrun, American feminist author
1927 :Brock Adams, American politician
1927 :Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
1929 :Joseph Anthony Pass, guitarist
1929 :Joe Pass, U.S. jazz guitarist
1930 :Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
1932 :Barry Bishop, American mountaineer
1933 :Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
1934 :Rip Taylor, comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show)
1935 :Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
1936 :Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
1936 :Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone
1937 :Haj? J Schartman, Dutch MP (CDA)
1940 :Edmund White, American author
1941 :Meinhard Nehmer, German DR, 2 man bobsledder (Olympic-gold-1976)
1941 :Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
1946 :Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
1947 :John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
1947 :Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
1947 :John Lees, English Musician
1947 :Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
1948 :Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
1949 :Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
1949 :Rakesh Sharma, India, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11)
1949 :Klaus Brandner, German politician
1949 :Rakesh Sharma, first Indian and 138th person to visit space
1949 :Brandon Tartikoff, American television executive
1950 :John McNaughton, American film director
1951 :Frank E. Peretti, author of Christian fiction
1952 :Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
1954 :Vicki McCarty, Los Angeles Ca, playmate (Sep, 1979)
1954 :Trevor Rabin, South African guitarist (Yes)
1955 :Titus M Mafolo, S Afr journalist/ANC-leader
1955 :Jay McInerney, American writer
1956 :Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
1957 :Christina Seufert, Sacraento Calif, diver (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1957 :Lorrie Moore, American writer
1959 :James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
1961 :Graham "Suggs" McPherson, Sussex, rock vocalist (Madness-Our House)
1961 :Julia Louis-Dreyfus, NYC, comedienne (SNL, Seinfeld, Soul Man, Troll)
1961 :Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
1962 :Kevin Mitchell, US baseball outfielder (NY Met, SF Giants, Cin Reds)
1963 :Felita Carr, Ft Lauderdale Fl, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ)
1963 :Tim Patrick Kelly, Trenton NJ, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
1963 :Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
1966 :Tabitha Stevens, fictional character (Bewitched)
1966 :Shelagh Fogarty, British radio presenter
1969 :Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor)
1969 :John Flannery, guard/corner (Dallas Cowboys)
1969 :Kevin Foster, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1969 :Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)
1969 :Stephen Hendry, British(?) snookers player
1970 :Anne-Marie Goddard, Utrechtum Netherlands, playmate (Jan, 94)
1970 :Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
1970 :Nachi Abe, WLAF tight end (Scotland Claymores)
1970 :Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist
1970 :Shonda Rhimes, American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy)
1971 :Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1971 :Phil Whyman, English paranormal researcher, television personality, writer and musician
1972 :Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 :James O'Brien, British radio presenter and journalist
1972 :Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
1973 :Nikolai Khabibulin, Sverdlovsk Rus, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
1974 :Sergei Brylin, Moscow Rus, NHL center (NJ Devils)
1978 :Nate Silver, American journalist and statistician
1980 :Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist
1981 :Jason James, Welsh bassist
1983 :William Hung, American Idol contestant
1984 :Nathaniel Motte, American musician (3OH!3)



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