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Ephemeris of August 22:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 22 is the 234th
(Two-hundredth thirtieth fourth) day of the year.

There are 131 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

There is no theory. You just have to listen. Pleasure is the law.

— Claude Debussy
French composer and pianist (born August 22, 1862)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 392: Arbogastes chooses Eugene as the new emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
  • 476: Odoacer is named “Rex italiae” by his own troops.
  • 502 (Friday): at night, the Israeli city of Acre is completely destroyed by an earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale. According to archaeological records, half of Tire (8th), Sidon (7th), Beirut (7th) and Safed (6th) are destroyed.
  • 1138: Battle of the Standard: Battle that faced David I of Scotland against the troops of King Stephen of England.
  • 1485: Battle of Bosworth: Considered the most important battle of the War of the Two Roses, it confronts the pretender to the throne Henry Tudor against King Richard III of England for the English crown.
  • 1526: in the Pacific Ocean, the conqueror Toribio Alonso de Salazar conquers the Caroline Islands.
  • 1559: Archbishop Bartolomé Carranza is arrested, accused of heresy.
  • 1639: the city of Chennai (formerly Madras) is founded by the British East India Company.
  • 1642: Charles I of England calls the members of the English Parliament traitors. The English Civil War begins.
  • 1646: in the old Western State (Mexico), Ignacio Molarja and Jerónimo de la Canal founded the Jesuit mission of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Arizpe, today Arizpe in the current state of Sonora.
  • 1717: Spanish troops set foot in Sardinia.
  • 1770: James Cook acquires the east coast of Australia which he names New South Wales on behalf of George III of England.
  • 1780: James Cook’s ship, HMS Resolution, returns to England without Cook himself, who was killed in Hawaii.
  • 1791: the Haitian Revolution begins
  • 1827: in Peru, José de La Mar assumes the presidency.
  • 1846: the beginning of the Second Federal Republic of Mexico is decreed
  • 1848: the United States annexes New Mexico.
  • 1851: the schooner América wins the first edition of the Hundred Guineas Cup (later America’s Cup).
  • 1864: in Geneva (Switzerland), the Welfare Society signs the First Geneva Convention, giving rise to what would later be called the International Red Cross.
  • 1902: The Cadillac Motor Company is born.
  • 1910: Japan officially announces the annexation of Korea.
  • 1922: Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Free State Army, is shot during the Irish Civil War.
  • 1926: the dictatorship of Theodoros Pangalos ends in Greece, due to a military coup led by Georges Kondylis.
  • 1930: in Peru the commander Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro leads a coup against Augusto Leguía.
  • 1932: in London (United Kingdom), the BBC makes its first experiments with television.
  • 1934: in the United States, a group of businessmen tries to seduce General Smedley Butler (1881-1940) to overthrow Franklin Delano Roosevelt. They claim that the New Deal designed by the president to reactivate the country does not do good to the business class.
  • 1942: World War II: Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy.
  • 1944: World War II: Romania is invaded by the Soviet Union.
  • 1944: World War II: Holocaust of Kedros, in Crete, by the German troops.
  • 1950: Tennis player Althea Gibson becomes the first African-American player in an international tennis competition.
  • 1951: on Avenida Nueve de Julio, in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Open Town Hall of Justicialism is held to present Perón-Evita, the Formula of the Fatherland. However, Evita Perón resigns to participate in the presidential formula (for the re-election of President Perón).
  • 1952: in French Guiana, the penal colony of Devil’s Island is permanently closed.
  • 1962: unsuccessful assassination attempt on President Charles de Gaulle.
  • 1964: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 2:17 p.m. m. (local time) The United States detonates its Canvasback atomic bomb, 18 kilotons (448 m underground). It is the 381st bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1968: Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogotá. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
  • 1972: John Wojtowicz, along with Salvatore Naturale and Robert Westenberg, attempted to rob a Chase Manhattan bank branch in Gravesend, Brooklyn. They held seven hostages inside the branch for 14 hours, Westenberg fled the building before the robbery began. Finally, they ended up negotiating with the police, and were transferred in a car with the hostages to the John F. Kennedy Airport to leave the country (said airport would be attacked years later by the Lucchese Family), upon arrival, the police assassinated Salvatore de one shot and John was arrested. This event would inspire the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon.
  • 1972: at the Almirante Zar Naval Air Base (Argentine Patagonia) the Argentine Navy assassinates 16 militants of left armed organizations (Trelew Massacre).
  • 1972: Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) is expelled from the Olympic Committee In national for its racist policies.
  • 1973: in Chile, Congress votes in favor of the resolution to condemn the government of Salvador Allende and force him to hold new elections.
  • 1978: in Managua (Nicaragua), a commando of FSLN guerrillas under the command of Edén Pastora seizes the National Palace, in Operation Chanchera, during a session of Congress.
  • 1991: the Soviet army begins its withdrawal from the three Baltic republics (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).
  • 1994: in Argentina the reform of the Argentine Constitution is approved.
  • 2003: At the Alcantara Launch Center (in northern Brazil) a VLS-3 rocket explodes, instantly killing 21 Brazilian scientists and engineers.
  • 2004: at the Munch Museum in Oslo (Norway), two paintings by the expressionist Edvard Munch, The Scream and Madonna, are robbed in broad daylight and at gunpoint.
  • 2010: in Atacama (Chile), after 17 days of searching, the 33 miners trapped in the San José deposit are found alive.
  • 2020: DC Fandome, a global online comic convention focused on DC Entertainment media franchises, is organized.
  • 2020: In Belarus, President Alexandr Lukashenko orders the Army to reinforce the defense of “territorial integrity” amid the civil crisis in the country.
  • 2020: in Peru, a massive stampede of people occurs in the Thomas Restobar nightclub, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving a balance of 13 deaths.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1412: Frederick II, Saxon king (d. 1464).
  • 1601: Georges de Scudéry, French writer and academic (d. 1667).
  • 1624: Jean Regnault de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701).
  • 1647: Denis Papin, French physicist and inventor (d. 1712).
  • 1749: Bishop Verdugo (Manuel Verdugo y Albiturría), Spanish religious (f. 1816).
  • 1760: Leo XII, Italian pope (d. 1829).
  • 1764: Charles Percier, French architect and designer (d. 1838).
  • 1771 – Henry Maudslay, British inventor (d. 1831).
  • 1773: Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (d. 1858).
  • 1811 – William Kelly, American inventor (d. 1888).
  • 1818: Rudolf von Ihering, German jurist and philosopher (d. 1892).
  • 1827: Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1906).
  • 1834: Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer (d. 1906).
  • 1841: Joaquín Crespo, military and Venezuelan (d. 1898).
  • 1843: Manuel Sales y Ferré archaeologist, philosopher, Spanish historian (d. 1910).
  • 1851: Salvador Calderón y Arana, Spanish geologist, botanist and zoologist (d. 1911).
  • 1854: Milan I of Serbia, King of Serbia (d. 1901).
  • 1857: Juan Picasso González, Spanish military man, second uncle of the painter Pablo Ruiz Picasso (d. 1935).
  • 1860: Paul Nipkow, German engineer (d. 1940).
  • 1860: Leonor Reuss-Köstritz, Tsarina of Bulgaria (d. 1917).
  • 1862: Claude Debussy, French composer (d. 1918).
  • 1869: Jaime Pujiula, Spanish priest and biologist (d. 1958).
  • 1873 – Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physicist and philosopher (d. 1928).
  • 1874: Max Scheler, German religious and social philosopher (d. 1928).
  • 1879: Valentín de Zubiaurre, Spanish painter (d. 1963).
  • 1880: George Herriman, American comic book author (d. 1944).
  • 1887: Lutz Schwerin von Krosigk, German Chancellor (d. 1977).
  • 1890: Floyd Allport, American social psychologist (d. 1978).
  • 1891: Jacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian cubist sculptor (d. 1973).
  • 1891: Francis McDonald, American actor (d. 1968).
  • 1893: Cecil Kellaway, British actor (d. 1973).
  • 1893: Dorothy Parker, American poet and writer (d. 1967).
  • 1895: László Almásy, Hungarian aviator (d. 1951).
  • 1902: Erwin Kramer, German politician (d. 1979).
  • 1902: Leni Riefenstahl, German actress and filmmaker (d. 2003).
  • 1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese politician (d. 1997).
  • 1907: Luis Felipe Vivanco, Spanish poet (d. 1975).
  • 1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (d. 2004).
  • 1909: Lucille Ricksen, American actress (d. 1925).
  • 1912: John Lee Hooker, American blues singer and guitarist (d. 2001).
  • 1920: Ray Bradbury American science fiction writer (d. 2012).
  • 1920: Denton Cooley, American surgeon (d. 2016).
  • 1920: Isaac Díaz Pardo, Spanish intellectual and artist (d. 2012).
  • 1921: Sotiria Bellou, Greek singer (f. 1997).
  • 1922: Roberto Aizenberg, Argentine painter and sculptor (f. 1996).
  • 1923: José Muñoz Ávila, Spanish politician (d. 2011).
  • 1923: Han Moo-hyup, South Korean military and businessman (d. 2017).
  • 1924: James Kirkwood, Jr., American screenwriter (d. 1989).
  • 1925: Honor Blackman, British actress (d. 2020).
  • 1925: Miguel Torra, Spanish footballer (d. 2014).
  • 1926: Ángela Jeria, Chilean archaeologist (f. 2020).
  • 1928: Karlheinz Stockhausen, German classical music composer (d. 2007).
  • 1930: Gylmar dos Santos Neves, Brazilian soccer player (d. 2013).
  • 1933: René Dahinden, Swiss zoologist (d. 2001).
  • 1934: Norman Schwarzkopf, American military man (d. 2012).
  • 1935: Annie Proulx, American writer.
  • 1937: Raúl Lavié, Argentine tango singer.
  • 1940: Valerie Harper, American actress.
  • 1943: Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist.
  • 1944: Peter Hofmann, German tenor (d. 2010).
  • 1945: David Chase, American screenwriter and director.
  • 1947: Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead).
  • 1947: Cindy Williams, American actress.
  • 1948: Carlos Geywitz, Chilean poet (f. 2008).
  • 1948: David Marks, American composer and guitarist (The Beach Boys).
  • 1949: Þórarinn Eldjárn, Icelandic writer.
  • 1952: Giovanna Pollarolo, Peruvian writer.
  • 1952: Santiago Santamaría, Argentine soccer player (d. 2013).
  • 1954: José Ramón Novoa, Uruguayan director.
  • 1955: Chiranjeevi, Hindu actor and politician.
  • 1957: Steve Davis, British snooker player.
  • 1958: Colm Feore, American actor.
  • 1958: Vernon Reid, American guitarist and composer (Living Color).
  • 1959: Juan Croucier, American composer and guitarist of Cuban origin.
  • 1959: Mark Williams, British actor and screenwriter.
  • 1961: Andrés Calamaro, Argentine rock and pop singer-songwriter.
  • 1961: Roland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears).
  • 1961: Silvia Peyrou, Argentine actress.
  • 1963: Tori Amos, American singer, pianist and composer.
  • 1963: Terry Catledge, American basketball player.
  • 1964: Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player.
  • 1964: Diane Setterfield, British writer.
  • 1966: GZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan).
  • 1966: Rob Witschge, Dutch footballer.
  • 1967: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor of Nigerian origin.
  • 1967: Ty Burrell, American actor.
  • 1967: Alfred Gough, producer and American screenwriter.
  • 1967: Layne Staley, American singer (Alice in Chains).
  • 1967: Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer and actress (d. 1986).
  • 1968: Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer.
  • 1968: Anne Nurmi, Finnish keyboardist for the band Lacrimosa.
  • 1968: Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis player (d. 2008).
  • 1970: Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and writer.
  • 1971: Richard Armitage, British actor.
  • 1972: Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver.
  • 1973: Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys).
  • 1973: Kristen Wiig, American comedian, actress and writer.
  • 1974: Luz Elena González, Mexican actress.
  • 1974: Agustín Pichot, Argentine rugby player.
  • 1975: Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor.
  • 1975: Franco Squillari, Argentine tennis player.
  • 1977: Heiðar Helguson, Icelandic footballer.
  • 1977: John Javier Restrepo, Colombian footballer.
  • 1978: Jeff Stinco, Canadian guitarist of Italian origin (Simple Plan).
  • 1978: James Corden, British-born television host.
  • 1979: Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress.
  • 1981: Sofía Elliot, Argentine actress.
  • 1981: Takumi Saitō, Japanese actor and model.
  • 1981: Logan Pause, American footballer.
  • 1982: Rodrigo Nehme, Mexican actor.
  • 1982: Marco Wölfli, Swiss footballer.
  • 1983: Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist.
  • 1983: Nacho, Venezuelan singer.
  • 1983: Laura Breckenridge, American actress.
  • 1984: Lee Camp, British footballer.
  • 1986: Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress.
  • 1988: Marco Mancosu, Italian footballer.
  • 1988: Artem Dzyuba, Russian footballer
  • 1989: Giacomo Bonaventura, Italian footballer.
  • 1991: Federico Macheda, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Vladimír Coufal, Czech footballer.
  • 1993: Zach Muscat, Maltese footballer.
  • 1995: Dua Lipa, British singer.
  • 1998: Germán Bracco, Mexican actor
  • 1999: Dakota Goyo, Canadian actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 408: Stilicho, Roman general (359).
  • 1155: Konoe, 76th Japanese Emperor (b. 1139).
  • 1241: Gregory IX, Roman pope (b. 1143).
  • 1280: Nicholas III, Roman pope (b. 1216).
  • 1350: Philip VI of France (b. 1293).
  • 1358: Elizabeth of France (b. 1292).
  • 1485: Richard III, English King (b.1452).
  • 1553: John Dudley, English general, admiral and politician (b.1504).
  • 1584: Jan Kochanowski, Polish poet (b. 1530).
  • 1599: Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (b. 1553).
  • 1607: Bartholomew Gosnold, English lawyer and explorer (b. 1572).
  • 1609: Rabbi Judah Loew, Polish mystic and philosopher (b. 1525).
  • 1652: Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (b. 1583).
  • 1680: John George II of Saxony (b.1613).
  • 1700: Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora, writer, astronomer and scientist from New Spain (b. 1645).
  • 1752 – William Whiston, British mathematician (b.1667).
  • 1773: George Lyttelton, British politician (b.1709).
  • 1806: Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French painter (b. 1732).
  • 1811: Juan de Villanueva, Spanish architect (b. 1739).
  • 1818 – Warren Hastings, British politician and colonial administrator (b. 1732).
  • 1823: Lazare Carnot, French mathematician and politician (b. 1753).
  • 1828 – Franz Joseph Gall, German physiologist, founder of phrenology (b. 1758).
  • 1835: Leopoldo Nobili, Italian physicist (b. 1784).
  • 1850: Nikolaus Lenau, Austrian poet (b.1802).
  • 1861 – Xianfeng, Chinese Emperor (b.1831).
  • 1878: María Cristina de Borbón, Spanish queen consort between 1829 and 1833, and regent between 1833 and 1840 (b. 1806).
  • 1891: Jan Neruda, Czech writer (b. 1834).
  • 1903: Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, British politician (b.1830).
  • 1904: Kate Chopin, American writer (b. 1850).
  • 1906: Quintín Banderas, patriot and Cuban guerrilla (b. 1837).
  • 1918: Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (b. 1868).
  • 1922 – Michael Collins, Irish politician and leader (b. 1890).
  • 1922: Liberato Marcial Rojas, President of Paraguay (b. 1870).
  • 1936: Melquiades Álvarez, Spanish politician (b. 1864).
  • 1936: José María Hinojosa, Spanish poet (b.1904).
  • 1936: Julio Ruiz de Alda, Spanish aviator (b. 1888).
  • 1940: Isidro Gomá, Spanish clergyman and writer (b. 1869).
  • 1940: Oliver Joseph Lodge, British physicist and writer (b. 1851).
  • 1942: Michel Fokine, Russian choreographer and dancer (b. 1880).
  • 1946: Döme Sztójay, Hungarian soldier and diplomat (b. 1883).
  • 1949: Amado Aguirre Santiago, Mexican engineer, military and politician (b. 1863).
  • 1950: Antonio Ejarque Pina, Spanish anarchist (b.1905).
  • 1958: Roger Martin du Gard, French novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1937 (b. 1881).
  • 1965: Ellen Church, the first stewardess in history (b.1904).
  • 1962: Amada Díaz, Mexican woman, daughter of President Porfirio Díaz (b. 1867).
  • 1967: Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American biologist (b.1903).
  • 1970: Bernardo Giner de los Ríos, Spanish architect and politician (b. 1888).
  • 1970: Vladimir Propp, Russian scholar (b.1895).
  • 1972: young revolutionary militants are assassinated in the Trelew Massacre
  • 1972: Carlos Astudillo (b.1944).
  • 1972: Eduardo Capello
  • 1972: Mario Emilio Delfino (b.1942).
  • 1972: Alfredo Kohan
  • 1972: Susana Lesgart (22), Montonera guerrilla (b.1949).
  • 1972: José Ricardo Mena
  • 1972: Miguel Ángel Polti (21), b. 1951.
  • 1972: Clarisa Lea Place
  • 1972: Mariano Pujadas
  • 1972: Carlos Alberto del Rey
  • 1972: María Angélica Sabelli
  • 1972: Humberto Suárez
  • 1972: Humberto Toschi
  • 1972: Alejandro Ulla
  • 1972: Ana María Villarreal de Santucho
  • 1974: Jacob Bronowski, British mathematician and biologist (b.1908).
  • 1976: Juscelino Kubitschek, Brazilian politician and president (b.1902).
  • 1977: Sebastian Cabot, British actor (b.1918).
  • 1978: Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan politician, prime minister between 1963 and 1964 and president between 1964 and 1978 (b. 1894).
  • 1980: James Smith McDonnell, American magnate (b. 1899).
  • 1980: Alfred Neubauer, manager of the German automobile team (b. 1891).
  • 1989: Huey P. Newton, American politician, co-founder of the Black Panther party (b. 1942).
  • 1991: Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian actress (b.1924).
  • 1998: Elena Garro, Mexican writer (b.1920).
  • 2001: José María de Azcárate Ristori, Spanish art historian (b.1919).
  • 2002: Manuel Lora-Tamayo, Spanish chemist and politician (b. 1904).
  • 2003: Argentine Empire, Spanish-Argentine dancer, actress and singer (b.1906).
  • 2005: Luc Ferrari, French composer (b.1929).
  • 2005: Mercedes Chaves Jaime, Colombian psychopedagogue (b. 1956).
  • 2008: Erik Thommesen, Danish sculptor (b.1916).
  • 2010: Raúl Oscar Belén, Argentine soccer player (b.1931).
  • 2010: Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav soccer player and coach (b.1923).
  • 2010: Luis Fernández-Vega Diego, Spanish ophthalmologist (b.1923).
  • 2010: Ángel Galán, Spanish politician (b.1943).
  • 2011: Jack Layton, Canadian Social Democratic politician (b.1950).
  • 2011: Julio Lois, Spanish theologian (b.1935).
  • 2012: Nina Bawden, English writer (b.1925).
  • 2012: Paulino Matip Nhial, Sudanese politician and rebel.
  • 2012: Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Chinese Catholic Bishop (b.1923).
  • 2013: Juan Gutiérrez Soto, Chilean politician (b.1945).
  • 2017: Han Moo-hyup, South Korean military and businessman (n.1923).
  • 2019: Gary Ray Bowles, American serial killer (b.1962).
  • 2020: Emil Gabriel Jula, Romanian footballer (b.1980).
  • 2021: Alberto Bica, Uruguayan soccer player (b.1958).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Day of Commemoration of the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Beliefs.
  • Spain: Asturias, Luarca (Council of Valdés): Saint Timothy Day.
  • Uruguay: Human and Citizen Rights Day.
  • Mexico: National Firefighter Day.
  • Paraguay: Folklore Day.
  • Argentina: National Folklore Day.
  • International Booktuber Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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

August 22 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Coronation of Mary Queen.
  • Saint Fabricio of Toledo,
  • Saint Philip Benicio,
  • Saint Filiberto of Toledo,
  • Saint Juan Wall,
  • Saint John Kemble,
  • Saint Sinforiano,
  • Saint Timothy of Rome.
  • Saint Guinefort, from France.
  • Blessed Bernardo Peroni,
  • Blessed Elías Leymarie de Laroche,
  • Blessed Jacobo Bianconi,
  • Blessed Simeon Lukac,
  • Blessed Timothy of Mound,
  • Blessed Thomas Percy.

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

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♌ Leo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 22 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1945 – David Chase, American screenwriter and director.
  • 1947 – Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead).
  • 1947 – Cindy Williams, American actress.
  • 1948 – Carlos Geywitz, Chilean poet (f. 2008).
  • 1948 – David Marks, American songwriter and guitarist (The Beach Boys).
  • 1949 – Þórarinn Eldjárn, Icelandic writer.
  • 1952 – Giovanna Pollarolo, Peruvian writer.
  • 1952 – Santiago Santamaría, Argentine soccer player (f. 2013).
  • 1954 – José Ramón Novoa, Uruguayan director.
  • 1955 – Chiranjeevi, Hindu actor and politician.
  • 1958 – Colm Feore, American actor.
  • 1958 – Vernon Reid, American guitarist and composer (Living Color).
  • 1959 – Juan Croucier, Cuban-American composer and guitarist.
  • 1959 – Mark Williams, English actor and screenwriter.
  • 1961 – Andrés Calamaro, Argentine rock and pop singer-songwriter.
  • 1961 – Roland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears).
  • 1963 – Tori Amos, American singer, pianist and songwriter.
  • 1963 – Terry Catledge, American basketball player.
  • 1964 – Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player.
  • 1964 – Diane Setterfield, English author.
  • 1966 – GZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan).
  • 1966 – Rob Witschge, Dutch footballer.
  • 1967 – Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor of Nigerian origin.
  • 1967 – Ty Burrell, American actor.
  • 1967 – Alfred Gough, American producer and screenwriter.
  • 1967 – Layne Staley, American singer (Alice in Chains).
  • 1967 – Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer and actress (d. 1986).
  • 1968 – Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer.
  • 1968 – Anne Nurmi, Finnish keyboardist for the band Lacrimosa.
  • 1968 – Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis player (d. 2008).
  • 1970 – Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and writer.
  • 1971 – Richard Armitage, English actor.
  • 1972 – Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver.
  • 1973 – Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys).
  • 1973 – Kristen Wiig, American comedian, actress, and writer.
  • 1974 – Agustín Pichot, Argentine rugby player.
  • 1975 – Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor.
  • 1975 – Franco Squillari, Argentine tennis player.
  • 1977 – Heiðar Helguson, Icelandic footballer.
  • 1977 – John Javier Restrepo, Colombian footballer.
  • 1978 – Jeff Stinco, Canadian guitarist of Italian origin (Simple Plan).
  • 1979 – Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress.
  • 1982 – Rodrigo Nehme, Mexican actor.
  • 1982 – Marco Wölfli, Swiss footballer.
  • 1983 – Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist.
  • 1983 – Laura Breckenridge, American actress.
  • 1984 – Lee Camp, English footballer.
  • 1984 – Missy Monroe, American porn actress.
  • 1985 – Cindy Hope, Hungarian porn actress.
  • 1986 – Lacie Heart, American porn actress.
  • 1986 – Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress.
  • 1991 – Federico Macheda, Italian footballer.
  • 1999 – Dakota Goyo, Canadian actor.

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