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Who was born on August 20? Who died on August 20? What is celebrated on August 20? Who famous was born on August 20?
Historical Events of August 20 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of August 20:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 20 is the 232th
(Two-hundredth thirtieth second) day of the year.

There are 133 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

You will find more in the woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you what you will never learn from teachers.

— Bernardo de Claraval
French Cistercian monk (died August 20, 1153)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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August 20 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 636: At the Battle of Yarmuk, Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine from the hands of the Byzantine Empire, making the first great wave of Muslims outside of Arabia.
  • 917: at the Battle of Achelous, the forces of Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria defeat the Byzantine army.
  • 1000: the state of Hungary is created under King Stephen I. Today is the country’s National Day.
  • 1083: the Roman Pope Gregory VII canonizes the first King of Hungary, Stephen I of Hungary and his son Emericus.
  • 1391: Konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order.
  • 1487: in Spain, the Christian troops enter Gibralfaro and the last Muslim warden of Malaga, Hamet el Zegri is arrested and excluded from the capitulation, ending up as a slave in Carmona (Seville).
  • 1561: in the current province of Jujuy (Argentina), Juan Pérez de Zurita founds the village of Nieva. Due to the mistreatment against the Humahuaca Indians, in 1563 they rebelled and set fire to the ranchería.
  • 1672: in The Hague, Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered.
  • 1775: in Arizona, the Spanish founded the Presidio Real de San Agustín del Tucson, which would become the city of Tucson.
  • 1794: Battle of the Fallen Trees: United States troops force the flight of the confederation formed by the Indian tribes of Shawnee, Mingo, Lenape, Wyandot, Miami, Ottawa, Chippewa and Potawatomi.
  • 1804: as part of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Corps of Discovery conducting the Louisiana Purchase suffers the death of Sergeant Charles Floyd from appendicitis.
  • 1818: King Kamehameha I signs a treaty with Captain Hipólito Buchardo in which, among other things, Hawaii becomes the first country to recognize the independence of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata
  • 1836: During the Peru-Bolivian Confederation, General Andrés de Santa Cruz decrees the creation of the Litoral Province of Callao, with political autonomy in its internal affairs.
  • 1847: the Americans defeat the Mexicans in Padierna and Churubusco, as part of the War of Intervention.
  • 1866 – President Andrew Johnson formally declares the end of the American Civil War.
  • 1882: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812 is premiered in Moscow (Russia).
  • 1905: In Tokyo, Japan, Sun Yat-sen, Song Jiaoren and others found the Tongmenghui secret society, also known as the United League of China or the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance. It was a resistance movement largely responsible for leading the 1911 revolution against the Qing dynasty in China.
  • 1914: in the framework of the First World War, German forces occupy Brussels.
  • 1920: the first commercial radio in history, 8MK, begins to broadcast in Detroit.
  • 1920: in the United States the NFL (National Football League; national league of American football) is founded.
  • 1940: in Mexico City, the Russian revolutionary León Trotsky is seriously injured with an ice ax by Ramón Mercader. He will die the next day.
  • 1944: In the framework of World War II, 168 allied pilots – including Phil Lamason – arrive at the Buchenwald concentration camp.
  • 1944: in the framework of the Second World War, the Russian offensive of the Battle of Romania begins.
  • 1944: Club León is founded in Mexico, seven times champion and the first champion of professional soccer in that country.
  • 1953: The Soviet Union publishes that it has carried out successful tests of a hydrogen bomb.
  • 1955: In Morocco, Berber forces from the Atlas Mountains kill 77 invading French soldiers.
  • 1960: Senegal breaks with the Mali Federation and declares its independence.
  • 1967: in Mexico, professional gunmen hired by leaders of the Unión Regional de Productores de Copra del Estado de Guerrero and by Raymundo Abarca Alarcón, ambush around 800 peasant copreros in Acapulco as they entered the La Coprera building to hold a congress. The official balance leaves 32 dead and around 100 injured.
  • 1968: Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia and end the Prague Spring.
  • 1975: launch of the American Viking 1 probe to Mars.
  • 1977: Voyager 2 is launched to pass Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
  • 1980: Resolution 478 of the United Nations Security Council is adopted.
  • 1982: Lebanese Civil War: multinational forces land in Beirut to verify the withdrawal of the Organization for the Liberation of Palestine from Lebanon.
  • 1988: Yellowstone National Park burns down.
  • 1988: Peru becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
  • 1988: Iran-Iraq War: ceasefire is declared after eight years of war.
  • 1988: in Santander (Spain), the Campos de Sport de El Sardinero is inaugurated.
  • 1989: In London, 51 people perish when the pleasure boat Marchioness collides with the Bowbelle dredge on the River Thames.
  • 1991: Estonia becomes independent from Union Soviet.
  • 1991: Attempted coup in the Soviet Union: more than 100,000 people take over parliament in protest of the coup and with the intention of removing President Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • 1993: in Washington DC (United States), after a series of secret negotiations, representatives of Israel and Palestine sign the Oslo Accords in a public ceremony.
  • 1998: The Supreme Court of Canada establishes that the province of Quebec cannot legally become independent from Canada without the approval of the federal government.
  • 2007: in Mexico the new Banknote of 20 is circulated as official currency.
  • 2008: at Madrid-Barajas Airport (Madrid, Spain), a plane with 172 passengers suffers an accident a few seconds after taking off, with a total of 154 deaths and 18 survivors.
  • 2013: in Pune (India), Narendra Dabholkar (activist against superstition and black magic in India), is shot dead.
  • 2020: Alexei Navalny, the main opponent of the Russian government, is admitted to a hospital in Omsk (Russian Federation) with symptoms of poisoning.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

August 20 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1517: Antonio Perrenot de Granvella, French religious leader (d. 1586).
  • 1561: Jacopo Peri, Italian opera composer (d. 1633).
  • 1625: Thomas Corneille, French playwright (d. 1709).
  • 1632: Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit leader (d. 1704).
  • 1710: Thomas Simpson, British mathematician (d. 1761).
  • 1719: Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer (d. 1783).
  • 1757: Diego Corrientes Mateos, Spanish bandit (d. 1781).
  • 1757: Federico Carlos de Schleswig, German aristocrat (d. 1815).
  • 1761: José de Braganza, Portuguese aristocrat (d. 1788).
  • 1778: Bernardo O’Higgins, Chilean politician and military man, father of the Nation (d. 1842).
  • 1779: Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Swedish chemist (d. 1848).
  • 1786: José Joaquín Prieto, Chilean president between 1831 and 1841 (d. 1854).
  • 1789: Bernardo de Monteagudo, Argentine lawyer and journalist (d. 1825).
  • 1819 – Andrew Jackson Grayson, American military man, artist, and ornithologist (d. 1869).
  • 1821: Robustiana Armiño, Spanish poet (d. 1890).
  • 1833: Benjamin Harrison, American politician, president of the United States between 1889 and 1893 (d. 1901).
  • 1843 – Edward Lee Greene, American botanist and mycologist (d. 1915).
  • 1845: Alberto Chmielowski, Polish religious (d. 1916).
  • 1847: Agustín Lhardy, landscape architect and chef from Madrid (d. 1918).
  • 1847: Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (d. 1912).
  • 1849: Bernardo Reyes, Mexican military and politician (d. 1913).
  • 1856: Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Polish writer (d. 1909).
  • 1860: Raymond Poincaré, politician and president of France between 1913 and 1920 (d. 1934).
  • 1873: Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect (d. 1950).
  • 1877: Rodolfo Mondolfo, Italian philosopher (d. 1976).
  • 1879: Salvador González Anaya, Spanish writer (d. 1955).
  • 1885: Dino Campana, Italian poet (d. 1932).
  • 1886: Paul Tillich, German-American theologian (d. 1965).
  • 1887: Phan Khoi, Vietnamese intellectual, critical of the communist regime (d. 1959)
  • 1888: Tôn Đức Thắng, Vietnamese politician, second president of North Vietnam (d. 1980)
  • 1889: Concepción Castella de Zavala, Spanish writer (d. 1966).
  • 1890: Howard Phillips Lovecraft, American writer (d. 1937).
  • 1897: Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian writer (d. 1970).
  • 1898: Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian (d. 1973).
  • 1901: Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet, 1959 Nobel Prize winner for literature (d. 1968).
  • 1901: Ruben Arthur Stirton, American zoologist and paleontologist (d. 1966)
  • 1905: Jean Gebser, German poet and linguist (d. 1973).
  • 1905: Jack Teagarden, American musician (d. 1964).
  • 1906: José María Rosa, Argentine historian (d. 1991)
  • 1906: Misiem Yipintsoi, Thai painter and sculptor (d. 1988).
  • 1907: Anatole Fistoulari, British conductor and musician of Russian origin (d. 1995).
  • 1909: Olga Rubtsova, Russian chess player (d. 1994).
  • 1910: Eero Saarinen, American architect (d. 1961).
  • 1913: Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurobiologist, 1981 Nobel Prize for Medicine (d. 1994).
  • 1915: Koldo Mitxelena, Spanish linguist (d. 1987).
  • 1917: José Dammert, Peruvian Catholic priest (f. 2008)
  • 1918: Jacqueline Susann, American novelist (d. 1974).
  • 1919: Walter Bernstein, American screenwriter and film producer (d. 2021).
  • 1920: Juana Lecaros, Chilean painter and writer (d. 1993).
  • 1922: Akutsu Tetsuzo, a Japanese surgeon, worked on the construction of the first artificial heart (d. 2007)
  • 1923: Jim Reeves, American musician (d. 1964).
  • 1927: Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980).
  • 1929: Yolanda Mérida, Mexican actress (d. 2012).
  • 1932: Anthony Ainley, English actor (d. 2004).
  • 1932: Ernesto Baffa, Argentine bandoneonist and composer (f. 2016)
  • 1934: Armi Kuusela, Finnish model and first winner of the Miss Universe.
  • 1934: Peter Kleinow, American country music guitarist (d. 2007)
  • 1935: Ron Paul, American politician.
  • 1935: Francisco Valladares, Spanish actor (d. 2012).
  • 1936: Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, 2000 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry.
  • 1936: Antonio María Rouco Varela, Spanish religious.
  • 1936: Miriam Colón, Puerto Rican actress (d. 2017).
  • 1937: El Fary, Spanish singer and actor (f. 2007)
  • 1937: Andréi Konchalovsky, Russian filmmaker.
  • 1938: Jacqueline Andere, Mexican actress.
  • 1939: Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor (f. 2004)
  • 1940: Alberto Pandolfi Arbulú, Peruvian politician and businessman.
  • 1940: Rajendra K. Pachauri, Indian engineer and academic (d. 2020).
  • 1941: Slobodan Milošević, Serbian politician, president of Serbia between 1989 and 1997 and of Yugoslavia between 1997 and 2000 (d. 2006)
  • 1942: Isaac Hayes, American composer, singer and actor (d. 2008)
  • 1943: Sylvester McCoy, British actor.
  • 1943: Ángel Galán, Spanish politician (d. 2011).
  • 1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Indian politician, sixth prime minister (d. 1991).
  • 1946: Ralf Hütter, German musician, of the Kraftwerk band.
  • 1946: Laurent Fabius, French politician.
  • 1947: Alan Lee, British film and book illustrator.
  • 1948: John Noble, Australian actor.
  • 1948: Robert Plant, British rock singer-songwriter, of the band Led Zeppelin.
  • 1949: Phil Lynott, Irish musician, of the band Thin Lizzy (d. 1986).
  • 1949: Nikólas Ásimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988).
  • 1951: Francisco Javier Delicado Martínez, historian, essayist and critic of Spanish art.
  • 1951: Greg Bear, American science fiction writer.
  • 1951: Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian politician and engineer, President of Egypt between 2011 and 2013 (f. 2019).
  • 1954: John William Ashe, Antiguan diplomat (d. 2016).
  • 1955: Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer, actress and writer, nationalized Japanese
  • 1956: Joan Allen, American actress.
  • 1958: Daniel Torres, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1958: David O. Russell, American filmmaker
  • 1961: Manuel Merino, Peruvian businessman and politician, president of Peru in 2020.
  • 1962: James Marsters, American actor and musician.
  • 1962: Sophie Aldred, English actress.
  • 1962: Carlos Tapia, Argentine footballer.
  • 1965: KRS-One, American rapper.
  • 1966: Miguel Albaladejo, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1966: Dimebag Darrell, American guitarist, of the bands Pantera and Damageplan.
  • 1966: Enrico Letta, Italian politician.
  • 1967: Cristina Gallardo-Domâs, Chilean soprano.
  • 1968: Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer (d. 2014).
  • 1970: John Carmack, American video game programmer.
  • 1970: Fred Durst, American singer of rock, of the band Limp Bizkit.
  • 1971: Jonathan Ke Quan, American actor of Vietnamese origin.
  • 1971: Alexis Ravelo, Spanish writer.
  • 1971 – David Walliams, British writer, comedian and television personality.
  • 1973: Juan Becerra Acosta, Mexican journalist.
  • 1974: Maxim Vengerov, Russian violinist.
  • 1974: Misha Collins, American actor.
  • 1974: Amy Adams, American film and television actress.
  • 1974: Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian footballer.
  • 1974: Andy Strachan, Australian musician, of the band The Living End.
  • 1975: José Tomás, Spanish bullfighter.
  • 1977: Felipe Contepomi, former Argentine rugby player.
  • 1978: Sitapha Savané, Hispanic-Senegalese basketball player.
  • 1979: Jamie Cullum, British musician.
  • 1980: Corey Carrier, American actor.
  • 1980: Samuel Dumoulin, French cyclist.
  • 1980: Nicolás Tauber, Argentine footballer.
  • 1980: Enzo Maccarinelli, Welsh professional boxer.
  • 1980: Zheng Zhi, Chinese footballer.
  • 1981: Bernard Mendy, French footballer.
  • 1981: Ben Barnes, English actor.
  • 1982: Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1983: Andrew Garfield, British-American actor.
  • 1984: Joaquín Larrivey, Argentine footballer.
  • 1985: Brant Daugherty, American actor.
  • 1985: Álvaro Negredo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1986: Robert Clark, Canadian actor.
  • 1986: Manuel Pamić, Croatian footballer.
  • 1988: Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player.
  • 1990: Ihor Plastun, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1990: Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Dutch swimmer.
  • 1991: Marko Djokovic, Serbian tennis player.
  • 1992: Demi Lovato, American actress and singer.
  • 1995: Liana Liberato, American actress.
  • 1996: Gennaro Tutino, Italian footballer.
  • 1997: Vasyl Kravets, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 2000: Fatima Ptacek, American actress and model.
  • 2003: Gabriel of Belgium, Belgian aristocrat.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 20 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 917: Constantine Lips, Byzantine admiral (b.867).
  • 984: John XIV, Catholic Pope between 983 and 984 (n.930).
  • 1153: Bernard of Clairvaux, French religious and saint (b. 1090).
  • 1384: Geert Groote, Dutch founder of the Brethren of the Common Life (b.1340).
  • 1572: Miguel López de Legazpi, soldier and Spanish explorer (b.1503).
  • 1639: Martin Opitz, German poet (b. 1597).
  • 1648: Edward Herbert, English diplomat, poet and philosopher (b. 1583).
  • 1672: Johan de Witt, German politician (b.1625).
  • 1672: Cornelis de Witt, German politician (b.1623).
  • 1701: Charles Sedley, English playwright (b. 1639).
  • 1762: Shah Waliullah, Indian philosopher and theologian, Muslim reformist (b.1703)
  • 1773: Enrique Flórez, Spanish historian (born 1701).
  • 1811: Louis Antoine de Bougainville, French explorer (b. 1729).
  • 1823: Pius VII, Catholic Pope between 1800 and 1823 (b. 1742).
  • 1854: Friedrich Schelling, German philosopher (b. 1775).
  • 1859: Juan Bautista Ceballos, Mexican politician (b. 1811).
  • 1880: Luis Frías, Argentine politician (b. 1823).
  • 1887: Jules Laforgue, French Symbolist poet and critic (b. 1860).
  • 1904: René Waldeck-Rousseau, French statesman (b. 1846).
  • 1907: Carlos M. Elías, Colombian politician (b. 1841).
  • 1912 – William Booth, British theologian (b.1829).
  • 1914: Pius X, Catholic Pope between 1903 and 1914 (b. 1835).
  • 1915: Paul Ehrlich, German bacteriologist, 1908 Nobel Prize Winner (b. 1854).
  • 1915: Carlos Juan Finlay, Cuban doctor who discovered that malaria (malaria) and yellow fever were transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito (b. 1833).
  • 1917: Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist, 1905 Nobel Prize Winner (b. 1835).
  • 1945: Katti Anker Møller, Norwegian politician and reproductive rights activist (b.1868).
  • 1957: Raúl Marín Balmaceda, Chilean politician (b.1907).
  • 1959: William F. Halsey, American admiral (b. 1882).
  • 1960: Víctor Domingo Silva, Chilean poet (b. 1882).
  • 1961: Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, 1946 Nobel laureate in physics (b. 1882).
  • 1962: Heraclio Alfaro Fournier, Spanish engineer and aviator (b. 1893).
  • 1970: Román Viñoly Barreto, Uruguayan filmmaker (b.1914).
  • 1972: Roberto Urdaneta, Colombian president (b. 1890).
  • 1975: José L. Lasplazas, Spanish journalist and athlete (b. 1897).
  • 1979: Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and writer (b. 1922).
  • 1980: Queta Garay: Mexican singer and actress (b.1935)
  • 1980: Joe Dassin, American singer (b.1938).
  • 1980: Pedro Ferreira, Uruguayan musician (b.1910).
  • 1987: José María Bueno Monreal, Spanish priest (b.1904).
  • 1987: Fernando Oria de Rueda y Fontán, Spanish engineer and politician (b.1900).
  • 1993: Bernard Delfgaauw, German philosopher (b.1912).
  • 1995: Hugo Pratt, Italian cartoonist (b.1927)
  • 1996: Carlos Jáuregui, Argentine LGBT activist (b. 1957).
  • 1996: Rio Reiser, German singer (b.1950).
  • 1997: Norris Bradbury, American physicist (b.1909).
  • 1997: Léon Dion, Canadian scientist (b.1922).
  • 2001: Marty Cosens, Argentine actor and singer (b.1935).
  • 2001: Sir Fred Hoyle, British astrophysicist and writer (b.1915).
  • 2005: Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer (b.1970).
  • 2006: Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b.1911).
  • 2008: Hua Guofeng, Chinese politician (b.1921).
  • 2008: Stephanie Tubbs Jones, American politician (b.1949).
  • 2009: Larry Knechtel, American rock keyboardist and guitarist (b.1940).
  • 2010: Dang Phong, Vietnamese historian (b.1937)
  • 2011: Héctor Barreiros, Argentine actor (b.1929).
  • 2011: Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian (b.1919)
  • 2012: Phyllis Diller, American actress (b.1917).
  • 2012: Dom Mintoff, Maltese prime minister and politician (b.1916).
  • 2012: Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian politician (b.1955).
  • 2012: Kapu Rajaiah, Indian painter (b.1925)
  • 2013: Elmore Leonard, American writer and screenwriter (b.1925).
  • 2013: Ted Post, American film and television director (b.1918).
  • 2013: Narendra Dabholkar, Indian activist against superstition and black magic. He was assassinated in Pune (India) (b.1945)
  • 2014: Eduardo Moliné O’Conor, Minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina (b. 1938).
  • 2014: B. K. S. Iyengar, yoga teacher and Indian writer (b.1918).
  • 2016: Tom Searle, British musician (b.1987).
  • 2017: Jerry Lewis, American actor and comedian (b.1926).
  • 2018: Andrés Aylwin, Chilean politician, noted for his defense of human rights during the military dictatorship of his country (b.1925).
  • 2018: María Isabel Chorobik de Mariani, Argentine activist, founder and president of the Association Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo (b.1923).
  • 2020: Frankie Banali, American rock drummer for the band Quiet Riot (b.1951).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

August 20 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Mexico: Tawanky Hairpin Day. Papacuila, 1987.
  • Chile: Birth Day of the Liberator Bernardo O’Higgins. Chillán Viejo, 1778.
  • Hungary: Constitution Day.
  • Peru: Callao Day.
  • Venezuela: Firefighters Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 20 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Amador.
  • Saint Bernardo de Candeleda.
  • Saint Bernard Tolomei.
  • Saint Brogan.
  • Saint Burcard of Worms.
  • Saint Cristóbal de Córdoba.
  • Saint Egbert.
  • Saint Filiberto de Tournus.
  • Saint Gobert.
  • Saint Haduino.
  • Saint Heliodorus.
  • Saint Herbert Hoscam.
  • Saint Laura de Pollenza.
  • Saint Leovigildo of Córdoba.
  • Saint Lucius of Cyprus.
  • Saint Maria de Mattias.
  • Saint Maximus of Chinon.
  • Saint Oswin.
  • Saint Porphyry of Palestine.
  • Saint Ragnvaldo.
  • Blessed Angelina of Spoleto.
  • Blessed Donorcio de Murthlac.
  • Blessed Francisco Matienzo.
  • Blessed Gervasio Brunel.
  • Blessed Jorge Hafner.
  • Blessed Ladislao Maczkowski.
  • Blessed Luis Francisco Le Brun.
  • Blessed María Climent Mateu.
  • Blessed Teofilio Matulionis.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 20 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♌ Leo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 20 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1946 – Ralf Hütter, German musician, of the Kraftwerk band.
  • 1946 – N. R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman.
  • 1947 – Alan Lee, British film and book illustrator.
  • 1948 – John Noble, Australian actor.
  • 1948 – Robert Plant, British rock singer-songwriter, of the band Led Zeppelin.
  • 1949 – Phil Lynott, Irish musician, of the band Thin Lizzy.
  • 1949 – Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988).
  • 1951 – Greg Bear, American science fiction writer.
  • 1952 – Doug Fieger, American musician, of the band The Knack (d. 2010).
  • 1952 – John Hiatt, American musician.
  • 1954 – Don Stark, American actor.
  • 1955 – Juan García-Beamud Pérez, Illustrious lawyer from Cadiz.
  • 1956 – Joan Allen, American actress.
  • 1958 – Daniel Torres, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1961 – Greg Egan, Australian writer.
  • 1961 – Joe Pasquale, English comedian.
  • 1962 – James Marsters, American actor and musician.
  • 1962 – Sophie Aldred, English actress.
  • 1963 – Uwe Bialon, German footballer.
  • 1965 – KRS-One, American rapper.
  • 1966 – Miguel Albaladejo, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1966 – Dimebag Darrell, American guitarist, of the bands Pantera and Damageplan.
  • 1967 – Colin Cunningham, American actor.
  • 1968 – Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer.
  • 1969 – Karina Calmet, Peruvian actress.
  • 1970 – John Carmack, American video game programmer.
  • 1970 – Fred Durst, American rock singer, of the band Limp Bizkit.
  • 1970 – Els Callens, Belgian tennis player
  • 1971 – Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese American actor.
  • 1971 – Alexis Ravelo, Spanish writer.
  • 1972 – Chaney Kley, American actor (d. 2007).
  • 1974 – Maxim Vengerov, Russian violinist.
  • 1974 – Misha Collins, American actor.
  • 1974 – Amy Adams, American film and television actress.
  • 1974 – Big Moe, American rapper (d. 2007).
  • 1974 – Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian footballer
  • 1974 – Andy Strachan, Australian musician, of the band The Living End.
  • 1975 – José Tomás, Spanish bullfighter.
  • 1977 – Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player.
  • 1979 – Jamie Cullum, British musician.
  • 1980 – Corey Carrier, American actor.
  • 1980 – Samuel Dumoulin, French cyclist.
  • 1981 – Bernard Mendy, French footballer.
  • 1981 – Ben Barnes, English actor.
  • 1982 – Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1983 – Andrew Garfield, British actor.
  • 1985 – Álvaro Negredo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1986 – Robert Clark, Canadian actor.
  • 1988 – Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player.
  • 1991 – Marko Djokovic, Serbian tennis player.
  • 1992 – Demi Lovato, American actress and singer.
  • 1995 – Liana Liberato, American actress.

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