Birthdays of Personalities on November 18

xxxx :Herman Rarebell, rock drummer (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
1527 :Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor
1787 :Louis-Jacques-Mand‚ Daguerre, French painter (daguerreotype)
1787 :Sojourner Truth, abolitionist/feminist
1803 :Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet
1810 :Asa Gray, Sauquoit NY, botanist (Flora of North America)
1810 :Benjamin Stone Roberts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1812 :Jesse Johnson Finley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1824 :Franz Sigel, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902
1824 :Isham Nicholas Hayne, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1832 :Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskj”ld, Sweden, Arctic explorer
1835 :Americus Vespucius Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1835 :Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist
1836 :M ximo G˘mez, BanŚ, general (Cuba)
1839 :August A Kundt, German physicist (sound vibration, test of Kundt)
1845 :John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker (1st Belgian farm gilde)
1846 :Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician
1863 :Richard Dehmel, writer
1869 :James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
1874 :Carrie White, oldest US woman (dies Nov 1990 at 116)
1874 :Clarence Shepard Day, NYC, author (Life with Father)
1877 :Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)
1882 :Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
1882 :Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
1882 :Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
1887 :Dorothy Dix, [Elizabeth Gilmer], journalist (advice to the lovelorn)
1889 :Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Cura‡ao)
1897 :Jules Buffano, St Louis Mo, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show)
1897 :Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)
1899 :Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
1900 :Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters)
1900 :Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
1901 :George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster (Gallup Poll)
1902 :Jírgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
1904 :Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
1906 :George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)
1906 :Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann
1907 :Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
1908 :Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)
1909 :Johnny Mercer, Savannah Ga, lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic)
1910 :Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist
1912 :Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
1916 :James L Lyons, jazz promoter
1920 :Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
1922 :Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)
1922 :Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)
1923 :Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)
1926 :Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer (Your Hit Parade)
1926 :Kim Besly, activist
1928 :Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip
1929 :William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
1935 :Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer
1936 :Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
1936 :Hank Ballard, Detroit, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker)
1939 :John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate
1939 :Margaret E Atwood, author/poet
1942 :Jeffrey Siegel, Chicago Ill, pianist (Chicago Symph)
1942 :Linda Evans, Hartford, actr (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo)
1942 :Qabus bin Said, sultan of Oman (1970- )
1946 :Alan Dean Foster, US, sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
1946 :Amanda Lear, French singer
1948 :Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
1949 :Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
1950 :Graham Parker, musician (Live Sparks, Mercury Poisoning)
1951 :Mark N Brown, Valparaiso In, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 28, 48, 66)
1953 :John McFee, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers, Clover)
1954 :Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner
1960 :Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)
1961 :Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, St Paul Minn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
1962 :Kirk Hammett, US heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica-Master of Puppets)
1962 :Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
1973 :Steve Christopher Petree, Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)



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