Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 9th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

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Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 9th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

Welcome, dear readers! It brings me great joy to present a heartfelt tribute to the remarkable individuals born on this significant date. Today, we commemorate the birth anniversary of a diverse array of extraordinary personalities who have left an indelible mark on the world.

Year Person
1278 Philip I, Prince of Taranto (d. 1332)
1341 Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English politician (d. 1408)
1433 Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1477)
1480 Bridget of York, English nun (d. 1517)
1483 Martin Luther, German monk and priest, leader of the Protestant Reformation (d. 1546)
1489 Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Prince of Wolfenbüttel (d. 1568)
1490 John III, Duke of Cleves (d. 1539)
1520 Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine, Princess of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1580)
1547 Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg, Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1601)
1565 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1601)
1565 Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish astronomer and theologian (d. 1646)
1577 Jacob Cats, Dutch poet, jurist, and politician (d. 1660)
1584 Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (d. 1638)
1620 Ninon de l’Enclos, French courtier and author (d. 1705)
1668 François Couperin, French organist and composer (d. 1733)
1668 Louis, Prince of Condé (d. 1710)
1695 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (d. 1771)
1697 William Hogarth, English painter, illustrator, and critic (d. 1764)
1710 Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish courtier, politician, and diplomat (d. 1792)
1728 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish-English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1774)
1735 Granville Sharp, English activist and scholar, co-founded the Sierra Leone Company (d. 1813)
1755 Franz Anton Ries, German violinist and educator (d. 1846)
1759 Friedrich Schiller, German poet, playwright, and historian (d. 1805)
1764 Andrés Manuel del Rio, Spanish-Mexican scientist and discoverer of vanadium (d. 1849)
1779 Anne-Marie Javouhey, French nun, founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of Cluny (d. 1851)
1801 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer and author (d. 1872)
1801 Samuel Gridley Howe, American physician and activist (d. 1876)
1810 George Jennings, English plumber and engineer, invented the flush toilet (d. 1882)
1834 José Hernández, Argentinian journalist, poet, and politician (d. 1886)
1844 Henry Eyster Jacobs, American educator and theologian (d. 1932)
1845 John Sparrow David Thompson, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1894)
1848 Surendranath Banerjee, Indian academic and politician (d. 1925)
1850 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer (d. 1892)
1851 Richard Armstedt, German philologist, historian, and educator (d. 1931)
1858 Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (d. 1928)
1868 Gichin Funakoshi, Japanese martial artist and educator, founded Shotokan (d. 1957)
1869 Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American assassin of Umberto I of Italy (d. 1901)
1871 Winston Churchill, American author and painter (d. 1947)
1873 Henri Rabaud, French conductor and composer (d. 1949)
1874 Idabelle Smith Firestone, American composer and songwriter (d. 1954)
1878 Cy Morgan, American baseball player (d. 1962)
1879 Vachel Lindsay, American poet and educator (d. 1931)
1879 Patrick Pearse, Irish lawyer, poet, teacher, and insurrectionist; executed for his role in the Easter Rising (d. 1916)
1880 Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (d. 1959)
1884 Zofia Nałkowska, Polish author and playwright (d. 1954)
1886 Edward Joseph Collins, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1951)
1887 Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu, Romanian engineer and academic (d. 1973)
1887 Arnold Zweig, German author and activist (d. 1968)
1888 Andrei Tupolev, Russian engineer and designer, founded the Tupolev Company (d. 1972)
1889 Claude Rains, English-American actor (d. 1967)
1891 Carl Stalling, American pianist and composer (d. 1972)
1893 John P. Marquand, American author (d. 1960)
1894 Boris Furlan, Slovenian lawyer, jurist, and politician (d. 1957)
1895 József Mátyás Baló, Hungarian physician and academic (d. 1979)
1895 Jack Northrop, American businessman, founded the Northrop Corporation (d. 1981)
1896 Jimmy Dykes, American baseball player and manager (d. 1976)
1906 Josef Kramer, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1907 Jane Froman, American actor and singer (d. 1980)
1907 John Moore, English activist and author (d. 1967)
1908 Noemí Gerstein, Argentinian sculptor and illustrator (d. 1996)
1908 Charles Merritt, Canadian colonel and politician, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
1909 Paweł Jasienica, Russian-Polish soldier, journalist, and historian (d. 1970)
1909 Johnny Marks, American composer and songwriter (d. 1985)
1910 Angelo Frattini, Italian sculptor (d. 1975)
1912 Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (d. 1999)
1913 Karl Shapiro, American poet and academic (d. 2000)
1916 Louis le Brocquy, Irish painter and illustrator (d. 2012)
1916 Billy May, American trumpet player and composer (d. 2004)
1918 Ernst Otto Fischer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
1919 George Fenneman, American radio and television announcer (d. 1997)
1919 Mikhail Kalashnikov, Russian general and engineer, designed the AK-47 (d. 2013)
1919 Moise Tshombe, Congolese accountant and politician, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 1969)
1920 Ina Clough, English actress (d. 2003)
1920 Rafael del Pino, Spanish businessman, founded the Ferrovial Company (d. 2008)
1923 Hachikō, Japanese dog famous for his loyalty to his owner (d. 1935)
1924 Bobby Limb, Australian comedian, actor, and bandleader (d. 1999)
1925 Richard Burton, Welsh actor and singer (d. 1984)
1927 Vaughn O. Lang, American general (d. 2014)
1927 Sohei Miyashita, Japanese politician, Japanese Minister of Defense (d. 2013)
1927 Vedat Dalokay, Turkish architect and a former mayor of Ankara (d. 1991)
1927 Sabah, Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2014)
1928 Ennio Morricone, Italian trumpet player, composer, and conductor
1929 Marilyn Bergman, American composer and songwriter
1929 W. E. B. Griffin, American soldier and author
1929 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress and dancer (d. 2015)
1931 Lilly Pulitzer, American fashion designer (d. 2013)
1932 Paul Bley, Canadian-American pianist and composer (d. 2016)
1932 Necmettin Hacıeminoğlu, Turkish linguist, author, and academic (d. 1996)
1932 Roy Scheider, American actor (d. 2008)
1932 Arthur K. Snyder, American lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
1933 Ronald Evans, American captain, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1990)
1933 Seymour Nurse, Barbadian cricketer
1934 Lucien Bianchi, Italian-Belgian race car driver (d. 1969)
1934 Garry Runciman, 3rd Viscount Runciman of Doxford, English sociologist and academic
1934 A. Thurairajah, Sri Lankan engineer and academic (d. 1994)
1935 Bernard Babior, American physician and biochemist (d. 2004)
1935 Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Russian astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist
1939 Anscar Chupungco, Filipino monk and theologian (d. 2013)
1939 Tommy Facenda, American rock & roll singer and guitarist
1939 Allan Moffat, Canadian-Australian race car driver
1940 Richard Cotton, Australian geneticist and academic (d. 2015)
1940 Screaming Lord Sutch, English singer-songwriter and politician (d. 1999)
1941 John Geoghegan, American lieutenant (d. 1965)
1942 Robert F. Engle, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1942 James Hood, American activist (d. 2013)
1942 Hans-Rudolf Merz, Swiss lawyer and politician, 92nd President of the Swiss Confederation
1943 Saxby Chambliss, American lawyer and politician
1943 Ross Warner, Australian rugby league player
1944 Askar Akayev, Kyrgyzstani economist and politician, 1st President of Kyrgyzstan
1944 Mark E. Neely, Jr., American historian, author, and academic
1944 Silvestre Reyes, American sergeant and politician
1944 Tim Rice, English lyricist and author
1945 Terence Davies, English actor, director, and screenwriter
1945 Donna Fargo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1947 Glen Buxton, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1997)
1947 Bachir Gemayel, Lebanese commander and politician (d. 1982)
1947 Greg Lake, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2016)
1947 Dave Loggins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948 Aaron Brown, American journalist and academic
1948 Shigesato Itoi, Japanese video game designer and voice actor, created EarthBound
1948 Steven Utley, American author and poet (d. 2013)
1949 Ann Reinking, American actress, dancer, and choreographer
1949 Don Saleski, Canadian ice hockey player
1949 Mustafa Denizli, Turkish footballer and manager
1950 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2005)
1950 Bram Tchaikovsky, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1953 Les Miles, American football player and coach
1954 Kevin Spraggett, Canadian chess player
1954 Bob Stanley, American baseball player and coach
1955 Jack Clark, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1955 Roland Emmerich, German director, producer, and screenwriter
1956 Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian businessman and activist
1956 Sinbad, American comedian, actor, and producer
1957 Nigel Evans, Welsh politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
1958 Deborah Cameron, English linguist, anthropologist, and academic
1958 Stephen Herek, American director and producer
1958 Omar Minaya, American baseball player and manager
1958 Massimo Morsello, Italian singer-songwriter and activist (d. 2001)
1958 Brooks Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1959 Mackenzie Phillips, American actress
1959 Michael Schröder, German footballer and manager
1960 Neil Gaiman, English author, illustrator, and screenwriter
1960 Dan Hawkins, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
1960 Naomi Kawashima, Japanese actress and singer (d. 2015)
1960 Maeve Sherlock, English politician
1961 Rudolf Grimm, German-Austrian physicist and academic
1961 John Walton, English darts player
1962 Bob Lindner, Australian rugby league player and coach
1962 Daniel Waters, American director and screenwriter
1963 Hugh Bonneville, English actor
1963 Mike McCarthy, American football player and coach
1963 Mike Powell, American long jumper
1963 Tommy Davidson, American actor and comedian
1964 Kenny Rogers, American baseball player and coach
1965 Jamie Dixon, American basketball player and coach
1965 Eddie Irvine, Northern Irish race car driver
1965 Robert Jones, Welsh rugby player and coach
1967 Jackie Fairweather, Australian runner and coach (d. 2014)
1968 Tracy Morgan, American comedian, actor, and producer
1968 Tom Papa, American comedian, actor, television host
1969 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer and coach
1969 Jens Lehmann, German footballer and actor
1969 Ellen Pompeo, American actress and producer
1970 Freddy Loix, Belgian race car driver
1970 Sergei Ovchinnikov, Russian footballer and manager
1970 Warren G, American rapper and producer
1971 Big Pun, American rapper (d. 2000)
1971 Holly Black, American journalist, author, and poet
1971 Walton Goggins, American actor and producer
1971 Magnus Johansson, Swedish footballer
1971 Niki Karimi, Iranian actress, director, and screenwriter
1971 Terry Pearson, American baseball player
1972 Virág Csurgó, Hungarian tennis player
1972 Shawn Green, American baseball player
1972 Greg LaRocca, American baseball player
1973 Patrik Berger, Czech footballer
1973 Marco Antonio Rodríguez, Mexican footballer and referee
1974 Chris Lilley, Australian comedian and producer
1975 Jim Adkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jimmy Eat World)
1975 Markko Märtin, Estonian race car driver
1976 Martin Åslund, Swedish footballer and sportscaster
1976 Sergio González Soriano, Spanish footballer and manager
1976 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer
1976 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer and manager
1976 Mike Leclerc, Canadian ice hockey player
1977 Josh Barnett, American mixed martial artist and wrestler
1977 Brittany Murphy, American actress (d. 2009)
1977 Erik Nevland, Norwegian footballer
1978 Ruth Davidson, Scottish politician
1978 Jorge DePaula, Dominican baseball player
1978 Eve, American rapper and producer
1978 Kristian Huselius, Swedish ice hockey player
1978 Drew McConnell, Irish bass player
1978 David Paetkau, Canadian actor
1979 Chris Joannou, Australian bass player
1979 Anthony Réveillère, French footballer
1979 Ragnvald Soma, Norwegian footballer
1980 Danilo Belić, Serbian footballer
1980 Troy Bell, American basketball player
1980 Agustín De La Canal, Argentinian footballer
1980 Jeroen Ketting, Dutch footballer
1980 Donté Stallworth, American football player
1981 Tony Blanco, Dominican baseball player
1981 Jason Dunham, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2004)
1981 Ezequiel Garré, Argentinian footballer
1981 Paul Kipsiele Koech, Kenyan runner
1981 Ryback, American wrestler
1981 Miroslav Slepička, Czech footballer
1981 Brett Tamburrino, Australian baseball player
1982 Shane Cansdell-Sherriff, Australian footballer
1982 Chris Canty, American football player
1982 Clayton Fortune, English footballer
1982 Heather Matarazzo, American actress
1982 Matt Pagnozzi, American baseball player
1982 Rafael Rosell, Filipino actor and model
1983 Brian Dinkelman, American baseball player
1983 Dinko Felić, Norwegian footballer
1983 Miranda Lambert, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1983 Ryan Mattheus, American baseball player
1983 Craig Smith, American basketball player
1983 Marius Žaliūkas, Lithuanian footballer
1984 Jarno Mattila, Finnish footballer
1984 Ludovic Obraniak, Polish footballer
1984 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player
1985 Ricki-Lee Coulter, New Zealand singer-songwriter and dancer
1985 Daan Huiskamp, Dutch footballer
1985 Aleksandar Kolarov, Serbian footballer
1985 Cherno Samba, Gambian footballer
1985 Krystian Trochowski, German rugby player
1986 Aaron Crow, American baseball player
1986 Will Hendry, English footballer
1986 Josh Peck, American actor
1986 Goran Jerković, French footballer
1986 Stanislav Namașco, Moldovan footballer
1986 Eric Thames, American baseball player
1986 Samuel Wanjiru, Kenyan runner (d. 2011)
1987 Sam Malsom, English footballer
1987 Kana Oya, Japanese model and actress
1987 Charles Hamilton, American rapper
1987 Theo Peckham, Canadian ice hockey player
1988 Massimo Coda, Italian footballer
1988 Pauleen Luna, Filipino actress
1988 Aiden Tolman, Australian rugby league player
1989 Daniel Agyei, Ghanaian footballer
1989 Luke Daley, English footballer
1989 Taron Egerton, Welsh actor
1989 Matt Magill, American baseball player
1989 Adrian Nikçi, Swiss footballer
1989 Sarah Wells, Canadian hurdler
1990 Andre Blackman, English footballer
1990 Marcus Browne, American boxer
1990 Aaron Murray, American football player
1990 Robert Primus, Trinidadian footballer
1990 Kristina Vogel, German track cyclist
1990 Leo, South Korean singer
1992 Marko Blaževski, Macedonian swimmer
1992 Teddy Bridgewater, American football player
1992 Marek Frimmel, Slovak footballer
1992 Dimitri Petratos, Australian footballer
1992 Rafał Wolski, Polish footballer
1992 Wilfried Zaha, English footballer
1993 Daieishō Hayato, Japanese sumo wrestler
1994 Zoey Deutch, American actress
1994 Claudio Dias, English footballer
1995 Ralfs Grīnbergs, Latvian ice hockey player
1999 Kiernan Shipka, American actress

As we come to the end of this tribute to today’s famous birthdays, let us carry forward the inspiration and lessons gleaned from these exceptional individuals. Their journeys remind us that with determination, passion, and resilience, we can leave our own unique imprint on the world. May their stories serve as a guiding light, igniting the spark within each of us to pursue greatness and make a positive impact.

Stay tuned for more insightful posts dedicated to celebrating the lives and contributions of notable personalities. Their stories continue to resonate and inspire, shaping the course of history and leaving an unforgettable legacy for generations to come. Until next time, may the spirit of these extraordinary individuals continue to guide and inspire you on your own remarkable journey.

Laila is a seasoned content writer at USInsightNews, renowned for her captivating storytelling and incisive analysis. Outside of her professional endeavors, Laila can be found exploring new literary works, immersing herself in nature, and advocating for the power of education in empowering communities.

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