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Thank you for all the amazing bday wishes, my lovelies!

1455 – King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
1500 – Reginald Pole, English Cardinal/”heretic”
1520 – Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (d. 1575)
1678 – Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)
1705 – Michael Schevenstuhl, composer
1778 – Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of Hanover (d. 1841)
1805 – Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
1828 – Karl Collan, composer
1831 – George M Pullman, inventor (railway sleeping car)
1838 – George W Hill, US astronomer (Moon orbit)
1839 – Jamsetji Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1904)
1841 – John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Depths of the Ocean)
1845 – Georg Cantor, German mathematician (discoverer of transfinite numbers)
1847 – Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)
1848 – Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (d. 1880)
1857 – Alfred Bruneau, composer
1865 – Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer
1867 – Gustav Strube, composer
1868 – Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher/writer
1869 – Henry J Wood, English conductor (Gentle Art of Singing, Proms)
1877 – Garrett Morgan, African-American inventor
1880 – Anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic
1880 – Florence Auer, American actress (d. 1962)
1886 – James Friskin, composer
1886 – Reginald Owen Morris, composer
1889 – Fritz Behrend, composer
1890 – Norman Bethune, Canada, Doctor in Spain & China
1891 – Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
1892 – Rui Coelho, composer
1895 – Alex[ander] Nearmolen, composer
1895 – Alexander Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer
1895 – Ragnar Frisch, Norway, economist (1st Nobel prize in economy-1969)
1897 – Jose Moreno Gans, composer
1907 – Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter
1908 – Riccardo Nielsen, composer
1910 – Kittens Reichert, American silent screen child actor (d. 1990)
1911 – Francesco Siciliani, opera composer
1911 – Jean Harlow, [Harlean Carpentier], KS, 30s’ sex goddess (Dinner at 8)
1913 – Margaret AR Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger
1920 – James Doohan, Vancouver BC, actor (Montgomery Scott-Star Trek)
1921 – Allen Ginsberg, beat generation poet (1969 Arts & Letters Award)
1921 – Diana Barrymore, NYC, actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife)
1921 – Junior Parker, Arkansas, blues vocalist/songwriter (Mystery Train)
1922 – Kazimierz Serocki, composer
1929 – Nicos Mamangakis, composer
1933 – Lee Radziwell Ross, NYC, princess (Jackie O’s sister)
1936 – Jim Clark, Formula 1 racer (1963 champ)
1938 – Douglas Leedy, composer
1938 – Lew De Witt, singer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
1938 – Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1942 – Mike Pender, Liverpool, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
1942 – Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)
1943 – Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky’s II, Breaking Point)
1944 – Janice Garfat, rocker (Dr Hook)
1950 – Tim Kazurinsky, Johnstown Pa, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4)
1951 – Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
1951 – Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
1952 – Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (d. 1998)
1953 – Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 – Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can’t Fight this Feeling)
1958 – Miranda Richardson, Southport England, actress (Damage, Crying Game)
1962 – Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic-gold-88, 92)
1962 – Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
1972 – Christian Oliver, actor (Baby Sitters Club, Brian-Saved by the Bell)
1973 – Victoria Nika Zdrok, Kiev Ukraine, playmate (Oct, 1994)
1974 – Jared Rushton, actor (Big, Honey I Shrank the Kids)
1975 – Danica McKellar, actress (Winnie Cooper-Wonder Years) [or Jan 3]
1975 – David Faustino, CA, actor (I Had 3 Wives, Bud-Married With Children)
1982 – Jessica Biel, American actress
1989 – Erica Morningstar, Canadian Swimmer, and record holder.

(basically without this day we would have NO The Wonder Years, a whole bunch of missing composers and playmates, athletes, and royalty. SO I’m in good company, yeahs!?

It’s crazy that Jean Harlow and I have the same bday, because I’ve been told I look like her by quite a few people…. Could there be some weird DNA-Reincarnation link? Discuss. I’ll be drinking Champagne,


xx

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