September 18 - A Day as Today - International Day for Equal Pay!

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Historical Events of September 18 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of September 18:

In the Gregorian Calendar, September 18 is the 261th
(Two-hundredth sixtieth first) day of the year.

There are 104 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient data.

— Samuel Johnson
English writer (born September 18, 1709)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

September 18 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 14: Tiberius is confirmed as Roman Emperor by the Senate.
  • 96: the Roman Emperor Domitian is assassinated, ending the Flavian dynasty with him. Nerva is proclaimed the new emperor, thus initiating the Antonine dynasty.
  • 323: the Roman imperial troops under Crispus defeat Licinius in the naval battle of Chrysopolis.
  • 795: the battle of the Babias occurs.
  • 1180: Philip Augustus becomes King of France.
  • 1502: Christopher Columbus arrives in Costa Rica on his fourth and last trip.
  • 1544: Francisco I of France and Carlos I of Spain (and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire), sign the Peace of Crépy, which marked the departure of Carlos from the Italian war of 1542-1546.
  • 1546: the Battle of Iñaquito takes place, which confronted the rebel forces of Gonzalo Pizarro (gonzalistas) against the soldiers loyal to the Viceroy of Peru Blasco Núñez Vela (royalists).
  • 1589: the French Royal Army of Enrique IV of France defeats the troops of the Holy League of Paris, commanded by Carlos de Lorena in the battle of Arques.
  • 1635: Ferdinand II of Habsburg declares war on France.
  • 1691: The Battle of Leuze takes place, one of the most famous victories of the French cavalry in the Nine Years’ War.
  • 1714: in Spain the capitulation of Cardona happens in the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • 1714: George I of England arrives in Britain for the first time after his coronation as king on August 1.
  • 1739: the Treaty of Belgrade is signed, between the Ottoman Empire and the Archduchy of Austria and that ends the Austro-Turkish War (1737-39).
  • 1759: in Canada, in the framework of the Seven Years’ War, the British capture Quebec.
  • 1793: the siege of Toulon takes place, a military confrontation between French royalists, supporters of Louis XVII, and the republican and revolutionary forces of the Convention during the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 1809: in London the Royal Opera House reopens after it closed due to a fire.
  • 1810: in Santiago (Chile) the First Governing Board meets, the first precedent for independence and currently celebrated as the date of the National Holidays in Chile.
  • 1812: the fire in Moscow is extinguished, caused by the citizens to prevent the entry of Napoleon and his troops. An estimated three-quarters of the city of Moscow was destroyed by fire.
  • 1832: in Mexico, the Battle of El Gallinero takes place, where the rebels of the Zacatecas troop commanded by Gral. José Esteban Moctezuma were defeated by the presidential forces commanded by Gral. And conservative vice-president Anastasio Bustamante.
  • 1837: Tiffany and Co. (first called Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York.
  • 1838: the Combat of Matucana takes place, a confrontation that occurred during the War against the Peru-Bolivian Confederation.
  • 1838: The Ecuadorian, José Rodríguez Labandera, makes the first Latin American submarine sail. called “Hippopotamus”
  • 1851: The New York Times newspaper is founded in the United States.
  • 1858: the Battle of Ixtlahuaca takes place in Mexico, an episode of the Reform War, where the liberal troops defeat the conservative ones.
  • 1872: King Oscar II of Sweden accedes to the Swedish-Norwegian throne.
  • 1873: in Philadelphia (United States), the bankruptcy of the banking company Jay Cooke and Company occurs, giving rise to a stock market panic with which the first of the great depressions or systemic crises of capitalism began, the Great Depression of 1873.
  • 1882: Argentine commander Luis Jorge Fontana (1846-1920) returns from his exploration trip to the then mysterious Pilcomayo River (which rises in Bolivia and separates the borders between Paraguay and Argentina).
  • 1897: in Uruguay, the Pact of the Cross is produced between the Colorado Party (chaired by Juan Lindolfo Cuestas) and the leadership of the National Party, which brought an end to the 1897 revolution led by the white leader Aparicio Saravia.
  • 1904: in Lima (Peru) the Lawn Tennis Club is founded.
  • 1914: in the framework of the First World War, South African troops enter the German Southwest Africa.
  • 1919: The Netherlands grants the right to vote to women.
  • 1922: Hungary is admitted to the League of Nations.
  • 1927: the CBS television channel begins broadcasting in the United States.
  • 1928: the Graf Zeppelin flies for the first time in Germany.
  • 1928: Juan de la Cierva makes his first flight across the English Channel aboard his autogyro.
  • 1930: XEW Radio starts broadcasting in Mexico.
  • 1931: in the city of Mendoza (Argentina) LV10 Radio de Cuyo begins transmissions.
  • 1931: Japan invades Manchuria.
  • 1934: the Soviet Union is admitted to the League of Nations.
  • 1943: in Sobibór, in the framework of the Second World War, the Jews of Minsk are massacred.
  • 1943: in the framework of the Second World War, Adolf Hitler orders the deportation of Danish Jews.
  • 1945: in Japan, the American general Douglas MacArthur transfers his command to Tokyo.
  • 1947: the USAF (United States Air Force) becomes active.
  • 1948: the Government of the Indian Union ends the Hyderabad Campaign by which the independent State of Hyderabad is annexed and overthrows its nizam (ruler) Asaf Jah VII.
  • 1950: Rede Tupi, the first television network in that country, is founded in Brazil.
  • 1960: Fidel Castro arrives in New York as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.
  • 1960: in Havana (Cuba) ―in the framework of the attacks organized by the CIA―, a shooting takes place in front of the City Hall of the city. The chief of staff, Commander Jorge Páez Sánchez, was wounded by a bullet.1
  • 1962: Burundi, Jamaica, Rwanda, and Trinidad and Tobago are admitted to the United Nations.
  • 1964: The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam begin the invasion of South Vietnam.
  • 1968: in Mexico, 10,000 army soldiers occupy the University City of UNAM, arresting several students and leaders of the student movement. There are several dead and missing.
  • 1973: the Bahamas and the two Germanies are admitted to the United Nations.
  • 1977: Voyager I takes the first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.
  • 1980: Cuban Arnaldo Tamayo becomes the first Latin American and the first Afro-descendant to fly into space, aboard the Soviet Soyuz-38 spacecraft.
  • 1981: the National Assembly of France votes for the elimination of capital punishment.
  • 1984: Joe Kittinger completes the first solo balloon ride over the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1987: Jerzy Kukuczka becomes the second man, after Reinhold Messner, to crown all the “eight thousand” (the fourteen peaks higher than 8000 meters that exist on Earth).
  • 1989: in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Hugo causes serious damage.
  • 1990: Liechtenstein joins the UN.
  • 1990: in Tokyo (Japan), the American city of Atlanta is designated as the venue for the 1996 Centennial Olympics.
  • 1992: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States detonates its Hunters Trophy atomic bomb. It is the penultimate of 1,132 bombs that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1992: Luar begins in Spain, one of the oldest programs in the history of Spanish television.
  • 1998: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is created.
  • 1999: in Spain the terrorist group ETA declares an indefinite truce unilaterally (concluded on December 3, 1999).
  • 2001: anthrax attacks begin in the United States and last until October 9 of that same year.
  • 2004: American singer and dancer Britney Spears marries dancer Kevin Federline.
  • 2006: Jorge Julio López, one of the main witnesses in the trial against former commissioner Miguel Etchecolatz, who was accused of homicides, torture and disappearances committed during the civic-military dictatorship (1976-1983), disappears in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  • 2009: shooting at the Balderas station of the Mexico City subway, where 2 people are killed and 5 injured.
  • 2009: the mining explosion in Wujek-Śląsk happens in Poland.
  • 2011: an earthquake happens in Sikkim (India).
  • 2014: Scotland holds a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 2019: British singer Liam Payne releases his single Stack It Up in collaboration with A Boogie wit da Hoodie.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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

September 18 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 53: Trajan, Roman emperor (f. 117).
  • 1434: Eleanor of Portugal and Aragon, Portuguese aristocrat, wife of Emperor Frederick III of Habsburg (d. 1467).
  • 1495: Louis X of Bavaria, Bavarian aristocrat (d. 1545).
  • 1505: Maria of Austria, Hungarian queen (d. 1558).
  • 1525: Pedro Enríquez de Acevedo, Spanish military and politician (d. 1610).
  • 1539: Luis Gonzaga-Nevers, Italian Duke (d. 1595).
  • 1587: Francesca Caccini, Italian composer of the Baroque (d. 1640).
  • 1619: Alonso de los Ríos y Berriz, Peruvian religious (d. 1706).
  • 1636: Pietro Sammartini, Italian organist and composer (d. 1701).
  • 1664: Anton Maria Maragliano, Italian sculptor (d. 1739).
  • 1676: Everardo Luis de Wurtemberg, German aristocrat (d. 1733).
  • 1684: Johann Gottfried Walther, German composer (d. 1748).
  • 1709: Samuel Johnson, British writer and lexicographer (d. 1784).
  • 1718: Maria Ana of Austria, German princess (d. 1744).
  • 1750: Tomás de Iriarte, Spanish writer, poet and playwright (d. 1791).
  • 1752: Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (d. 1833).
  • 1764: Mauro Gandolfi, Italian painter (d. 1834).
  • 1765: Gregory XVI, Catholic Pope between 1831 and 1846 (d. 1846).
  • 1779: Tomás Roda Rodríguez, Spanish bishop (d. 1858).
  • 1779: Ludolf Christian Treviranus, German botanist (d. 1864).
  • 1782: José Tomás Boves, Spanish military man (d. 1814).
  • 1786: Christian VIII of Denmark, King of Norway and Denmark (d. 1848).
  • 1786: Justinus Kerner, German poet (d. 1862).
  • 1795: Tomás de Heres, Venezuelan military and politician (d. 1842).
  • 1795: Kondrati Ryléyev, Russian revolutionary (d. 1826).
  • 1804: Charles-Emmanuel Sédillot, French physician (d. 1883).
  • 1809: Armand Barbès, French politician (d. 1870).
  • 1815: Juan José Pérez Vergara, Chilean politician (d. 1882).
  • 1819: Leon Foucault, French physicist (d. 1868).
  • 1822: Tomás Gallo Goyenechea, Chilean businessman and politician (d. 1896).
  • 1830: José Tomás de Cuéllar, Mexican writer and politician (d. 1894).
  • 1832: Tomás Martín Feuillet, Panamanian poet and writer (d. 1862).
  • 1836: Anton Goering, German painter and zoologist (d. 1905).
  • 1838: Anton Mauve, Dutch painter (d. 1888).
  • 1841: Carlos M. Elías, Peruvian politician (d. 1907).
  • 1841: George William Ross, Canadian politician (d. 1914).
  • 1844: Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, American painter (d. 1934).
  • 1846: Bernhard Moritz Carl Ludwig Riedel, German physician (d. 1916).
  • 1850: Désiré Briden, French sculptor (d. 1936).
  • 1858: Pedro Nel Ospina, Colombian military and politician (d. 1927).
  • 1860: Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer (d. 1942).
  • 1860: Adolfo González Posada, Spanish jurist, sociologist and writer (d. 1944).
  • 1862: Maria Teresa of Austria-Toscana, Archduchess of Austria (d. 1933).
  • 1863: Lamberto Alonso, Spanish painter and tenor (d. 1929).
  • 1863: Adolfo Orma, Argentine politician (d. 1947).
  • 1870: Clark Wissler, American anthropologist (d. 1947).
  • 1872: Carl Friedberg, German composer (d. 1955).
  • 1874: Oskari Mantere, Finnish educator and politician (d. 1942).
  • 1875: Tomás Burgos Sotomayor, Chilean entrepreneur (d. 1945).
  • 1876: Enrico Guazzoni, Italian filmmaker and screenwriter (d. 1949).
  • 1879: Tomás Rueda Vargas, Colombian writer and educator (d. 1943).
  • 1882: Henry Edwards, British actor and filmmaker (d. 1952).
  • 1883: Alberto Weisbach, Uruguayan writer (d. 1929).
  • 1885 – Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Azerbaijani composer, playwright, and publicist (d. 1948).
  • 1886: Carmine Gallone, Italian filmmaker (d. 1973).
  • 1887: Walter de Navazio, Argentine painter (d. 1921).
  • 1887: Armando Discépolo, Argentine playwright (d. 1971).
  • 1888: Casilda Fernández, Spanish aristocrat (d. 1987).
  • 1888: Toni Wolff, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1953).
  • 1889: Leslie Morshead, Australian military and businessman (d. 1959).
  • 1890: Tomás Bilbao, Spanish architect and politician (d. 1954).
  • 1890: Anastasio de Gracia, trade unionist and Spanish politician (d. 1981).
  • 1890: Enrique Gorostieta Velarde, Mexican military (d. 1929).
  • 1891: Demetrius Romanov, Russian prince (d. 1942).
  • 1891: Rafael Pérez y Pérez, Spanish writer (d. 1984).
  • 1891: Mercedes Gaibrois de Ballesteros, Spanish historian (d. 1960).
  • 1893: Victorio Blanco, Mexican actor (d. 1977).
  • 1893: Joaquín Manuel Gutiérrez, Costa Rican soccer player and coach (d. 1983).
  • 1893: William March, American writer (d. 1954).
  • 1893: Frederic Marès, Spanish sculptor (d. 1991).
  • 1894: Fay Compton, British actress (d. 1978).
  • 1894: Ermilo Abreu Gómez, Mexican writer, historian and journalist (d. 1971).
  • 1895: Gregory Pedro XV Agagianian, Armenian cardinal (d. 1971).
  • 1895: John George Diefenbaker, Canadian politician and Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1979).
  • 1895: Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese supercentennial (d. 2009).
  • 1897: Pablo Sorozábal, Spanish composer (d. 1988).
  • 1897ː Nikolai Moskalev, artist, graphic artist, painter, poster maker and Soviet medalist (d. 1968)
  • 1899: Ricardo Cortez (Jakob Krantz), Viennese Jewish actor and Latin lover of silent movies (d. 1977).
  • 1899: Eleazar Guzmán Barron, Peruvian physician, biochemist and researcher (d. 1957).
  • 1900: Walther Wenck, Nazi military man (d. 1982).
  • 1901: Harold Clurman, American filmmaker (F. 1980).
  • 1901: Eduard Junyent, Spanish priest, historian and archaeologist (d. 1978).
  • 1902: Eduardo Bottinelli, Uruguayan physician and politician (d. 1978).
  • 1902: Willy Zielke, German photographer and filmmaker (d. 1989).
  • 1903: Jorge Carrera Andrade, Ecuadorian poet (d. 1978).
  • 1905: Enrique Caballero Aburto, Mexican politician (d. 1975).
  • 1905: Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (f. 1990).
  • 1905: Agnes de Mille, American dancer and choreographer (d. 1993).
  • 1905: José Zanier, Italian-Argentine engineer (d. 1973).
  • 1907: Leon Askin, Austrian actor (d. 2005).
  • 1907: Edwin Mattison McMillan, American chemist, 1951 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1991).
  • 1908: Víktor Ambartsumián, Soviet scientist (d. 1996).
  • 1909: Vasco José Taborda Ribas, Brazilian writer, teacher and linguist (f. 1997).
  • 1910: Joseph Tal, Israeli composer (d. 2008).
  • 1911: Carmen Kurtz, Spanish writer (f. 1999).
  • 1911: Manuel Pérez Guerrero, Venezuelan economist and politician (d. 1985).
  • 1912: Carlos René Correa, Chilean writer (f. 1999).
  • 1912: María de la Cruz Toledo, Chilean activist and journalist (d. 1995).
  • 1913: Anselmo Pardo Alcaide, Spanish entomologist (d. 1977).
  • 1913: Marta Rocafort, Spanish aristocrat, second wife of Alfonso de Borbón (f. 1993).
  • 1913: Antonio Tormo, Argentine singer (f. 2003).
  • 1915: Jilma Madera, Cuban plastic artist, sculptor of the Christ of Havana (f. 2000).
  • 1915: Eduardo Boza Masvidal, Cuban religious (f. 2003).
  • 1916: Osvaldo Brandao, Brazilian soccer player and coach (d. 1989).
  • 1916: Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor and singer (d. 1994).
  • 1917: Jozsef Asboth, Hungarian tennis player (d. 1986).
  • 1917: Pedro Coronado Arrascue, Peruvian educator (d. 1963).
  • 1917: June Foray, American actress (d. 2019).
  • 1918: Hank Penny, American musician (d. 1992).
  • 1918: José Pérez Gil, Spanish painter (d. 2008).
  • 1919: Diana Lewis, American actress (d. 1997).
  • 1920: Jack Warden, American actor (d. 2006).
  • 1923: Ana de Borbón-Parma, French aristocrat, wife of the King of Romania (d. 2016).
  • 1923: Frank Socolow, American saxophonist (d. 1981).
  • 1923: Peter Smithson, British architect (d. 2003).
  • 1923: Xavier Valls, Spanish painter (d. 2006).
  • 1924: J.D. Tippit, American policeman (d. 1963).
  • 1926: James Cooley, American mathematician.
  • 1926: Joe Kubert, American writer and illustrator (d. 2012).
  • 1926: José Naranjo, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1926: Enrico Maria Salerno, Italian actor and filmmaker (d. 1994).
  • 1928: Iris Alonso, Argentine actress.
  • 1928: Franco Franchi, Italian actor (d. 1992).
  • 1930: Ignacio Moisés I Daoud, Syrian religious, patriarch of the Roman Church (f. 2012).
  • 1931: Julio Grondona, Argentine sports leader (d. 2014).
  • 1932: Luis Ayala, Chilean tennis player.
  • 1932: Leonardo Hagel Arredondo, Chilean surgeon and politician (d. 2004).
  • 1932: Hisashi Owada, Japanese diplomat.
  • 1932: Adalberto Rodríguez, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1933: Bob Bennett, American politician.
  • 1933: Robert Blake, American actor.
  • 1933: Robert Foster Bennett, American politician.
  • 1933: Leonid Mikhailovich Kharitonov, Soviet opera singer.
  • 1933: Mikhail Semyonov, Soviet basketball player.
  • 1933: Julio César Strassera, Argentine lawyer and prosecutor (d. 2015).
  • 1937: José Andreu García, Puerto Rican jurist.
  • 1938: Domingo Arcángel López, Argentine footballer.
  • 1939: Billy Robinson, American wrestler.
  • 1939: Jorge Sampaio, Portuguese politician, president between 1996 and 2006.
  • 1939: Fred Willard, American comedian and actor.
  • 1940: Frankie Avalon, American actor and singer.
  • 1940: Abbas el Fassi, Moroccan Prime Minister.
  • 1941: Michael Hartnett, Irish poet (d. 1999).
  • 1941: Bobby Tambling, British footballer.
  • 1942: Gabriella Ferri, Italian singer (d. 2004).
  • 1942: Marco Rota, Italian cartoonist.
  • 1942: Wolfgang Schäuble, German politician.
  • 1943: Henry Giroux, American cultural critic.
  • 1944: Michael Franks, American singer.
  • 1944: Jesús Martínez Álvarez, Mexican politician.
  • 1944: Isabelo Ramírez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1944: Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006).
  • 1945 – John McAfee, British-American computer magnate and programmer (d. 2021).
  • 1945: Vicente Ripa, Spanish politician and professor.
  • 1945: Ottorino Sartor, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1946: Gerardo Bernal, Mexican physicist of Argentine origin.
  • 1946: Nicholas Clay, British actor (d. 2000).
  • 1946: Billy Drago, American actor.
  • 1946: Hugo Horacio Lóndero, Argentine footballer.
  • 1946: Africa Pratt, Spanish actress.
  • 1947: Walter Cancela, Uruguayan economist and politician.
  • 1947: Drew Gilpin Faust, American historian.
  • 1947: Giancarlo Minardi, Italian businessman, founder and CEO of the Minardi Formula 1 team.
  • 1948: Vinko Jelovac, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1949: Javier Barrero, Spanish politician.
  • 1949: Beth Grant, American actress.
  • 1949: Kerry Livgren, American keyboardist and drummer, of the band Kansas.
  • 1949: Mo Mowlam, British politician (d. 2005).
  • 1949: Peter Shilton, British footballer.
  • 1949: Poncho Zuleta, Colombian composer and formerly.
  • 1950: Shabana Azmi, Indian actress.
  • 1950: Anna Deavere Smith, American actress and playwright.
  • 1950: Josefa Frau, Spanish politician.
  • 1950: Empar de Lanuza Hurtado, Spanish writer.
  • 1950: Roger William Sanders, American botanist.
  • 1950: Carl Verbraeken, Belgian composer.
  • 1951: Gerrit Barron, writer from Suriname.
  • 1951: Ben Carson, American neosurgeon.
  • 1951: Ricardo Ortega Perrier, Chilean aviator.
  • 1951: Dee Dee Ramone, American bassist, of the band Ramones (f. 2002).
  • 1951: Marc Surer, Swiss racing driver.
  • 1952: Rick Pitino, American basketball coach.
  • 1953: Luis Ajenjo, Chilean businessman and politician.
  • 1953: Carlos Aránguiz, Chilean judge and writer.
  • 1953: Roberto Diringuer, Uruguayan musician, guitarist and composer.
  • 1953: Rafael Guilisasti, Chilean businessman and union leader.
  • 1953: Anna Levine, American actress.
  • 1954: Francisco Canals Beviá, Spanish politician.
  • 1954: Einar Már Guðmundsson, Icelandic writer.
  • 1954: Dennis Johnson, American basketball player and coach.
  • 1954: Steven Pinker, Canadian psychologist and linguist.
  • 1955: Guillermo Carlos Cazenave, Argentine musician.
  • 1955: David Mirkin, American filmmaker.
  • 1955: Keith Morris, American singer, of the bands Black Flag and Circle Jerks.
  • 1956: Chris Hedges, American journalist and writer.
  • 1956: Tim McInnerny, British actor.
  • 1957: Carlos Azagra, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1957: Xosé Manuel Barreiro, Spanish politician.
  • 1957: Javier Cansado, Spanish humorist.
  • 1957: Emily Remler, American guitarist (f. 1990).
  • 1957: Tom Wright, British architect.
  • 1958: John Aldridge, Irish footballer.
  • 1958: Jeff Bostic, American football player.
  • 1958: Rachid Taha, Algerian singer.
  • 1959: Mark Romanek, American filmmaker.
  • 1960: Nils Petter Molvær, Norwegian jazz musician.
  • 1960: Sergio Saturno, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1960: Elena Valenciano, Spanish politician.
  • 1960: Montserrat Ontiveros, actress and Mexican presenter.
  • 1961: James Gandolfini, American actor (d. 2013).
  • 1961: Carlos Guirland, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1961: El Papirri, Bolivian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1961: Iñigo Urkullu, Spanish politician.
  • 1961: Bernard Werber, French writer.
  • 1962: Xavier Capellas, Spanish composer.
  • 1962: Hólger Quiñónez, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1962: Joanne Catherall, one of the two vocalists of the British band The Human League.
  • 1963: Ricardo Pacheco Rodríguez, Mexican politician.
  • 1963: Dan Povenmire, director and producer of American cinema.
  • 1963: John Powell, British composer.
  • 1963: Fabiola Posada, Colombian comedian and actress.
  • 1963: Gary Russell, British actor and director.
  • 1963: Neus Sanz, Spanish actress.
  • 1964: Luca Belcastro, Italian composer.
  • 1964: Émile Bravo, French cartoonist and illustrator.
  • 1964: Marco Masini, Italian singer.
  • 1964: Holly Robinson Peete, American actress and singer.
  • 1965: Riccardo Morandotti, Italian basketball player.
  • 1966: Gabino Diego, Spanish actor.
  • 1966: Fermín Trujillo Fuentes, Mexican politician.
  • 1967: Ricky Bell, British singer, of the bands New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe.
  • 1967: Antonio Méndez Rubio, Spanish poet and essayist.
  • 1967: El Yuyu (José Guerrero Roldán), Mexican radio announcer.
  • 1967: Roberto Rosetti, Italian referee.
  • 1967: Samuel Ruiz Fuertes, Spanish politician.
  • 1968: Ricardo Bango, Spanish footballer.
  • 1968: Cristián Castañeda, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1968: Silvio Guerra, Ecuadorian athlete.
  • 1968: Toni Kukoc, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1969: Rafael Araneda, Chilean television host.
  • 1969: Cappadonna, American rapper, of the bands Wu-Tang Clan and Theodore Unit.
  • 1969: Stéphane Lannoy, French soccer referee.
  • 1969: Christophe Mabillon, French sculptor and painter.
  • 1970: Alejandro Agag, Spanish businessman.
  • 1970: Aisha Tyler, comedian and American actress.
  • 1970: Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, Mexican politician.
  • 1971: Lance Armstrong, American cyclist.
  • 1971: Greg Minor, American basketball player.
  • 1971: Leo Montero, Argentine television host.
  • 1971: Anna Netrebko, Russian-Austrian soprano.
  • 1971: Jada Pinkett Smith, American model and actress.
  • 1971: Juan José Valencia, Spanish footballer.
  • 1972: Michael Landes, American actor.
  • 1972: Éric Rabésandratana, Malagasy footballer.
  • 1972: Gerardo Villanueva Albarrán, Mexican politician.
  • 1973: Aitor Karanka de la Hoz, Spanish footballer.
  • 1973: Laurent Foirest, French basketball player.
  • 1973: Dario Frigo, Italian cyclist.
  • 1973: Thierry Gadou, French basketball player.
  • 1973: Mário Jardel, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1973: James Marsden, American actor.
  • 1973: Ami Onuki, singer of Japanese pop (Puffy AmiYumi).
  • 1973: Mark Shuttleworth, first South African cosmonaut.
  • 1974: Sol Campbell, British footballer.
  • 1974: Ticha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player.
  • 1974: Emily Rutherfurd, American actress.
  • 1974: Xzibit, American rapper, actor and host of the Pimp my ride program.
  • 1975: Igor Demo, Slovak footballer.
  • 1975: Pierre Desarmes, Haitian singer and model.
  • 1975: Don Hany, Australian actor.
  • 1975: Jason Sudeikis, American actor.
  • 1975: Josh Quong Tart, Australian actor.
  • 1976: Carlitos, Spanish footballer.
  • 1976: Kikki Daire, American porn actress.
  • 1976: Mabrouk El Mechri, French actor and director.
  • 1976: Josué Méndez, Peruvian film director.
  • 1977: Andrés Parra, Colombian actor.
  • 1977: David Soria, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1977: Lil Tie, Chinese footballer.
  • 1978: Pilar López de Ayala, Spanish actress.
  • 1978: Irache Quintanal, Spanish athlete.
  • 1978: Maricris Rubio, Peruvian model.
  • 1978: Andrés Saldarriaga, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1979: Dani Aranzubia, Spanish footballer.
  • 1979: Bobo Chan, Chinese model and singer.
  • 1979: Junichi Inamoto, Japanese footballer.
  • 1979: Alison Lohman, American actress.
  • 1979: Silvia Muñoz, Mexican field hockey player.
  • 1980: Charles Hedger, British guitarist, of the bands Cradle of Filth and Mayhem.
  • 1980: Adriana Louvier, Mexican actress.
  • 1980: Pablo Ibarluzea, Spanish actor, director and theater educator.
  • 1980: Ahmed Al Bahri, Saudi footballer.
  • 1981: Sebastián Decoud, Argentine tennis player.
  • 1981: Aitor Luna, Spanish actor.
  • 1981: Nicole da Silva, Australian actress.
  • 1981: Jennifer Tisdale, American actress and singer.
  • 1981: Kristaps Valters, Latvian basketball player.
  • 1982: José Devaca, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1982: Alfredo Talavera, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1982: Tata, Indonesian singer.
  • 1983: Andrew Boyens, New Zealand footballer.
  • 1983: Yūzō Kurihara, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1983: Rodolfo López, Mexican boxer.
  • 1983: Sasha Son, Lithuanian singer.
  • 1984: Tomasz Bandrowski, Polish footballer.
  • 1984: Jack Carpenter, American actor.
  • 1984: Travis Outlaw, American basketball player.
  • 1984: Dizzee Rascal, British rapper.
  • 1985: Pete Cashmore, British blogger.
  • 1985: Braulio Nóbrega, Spanish footballer.
  • 1986: Keeley Hazel, British model.
  • 1986: Renaud Lavillenie, French athlete.
  • 1986: Eloise Mignon, Australian actress.
  • 1987: Ludovic Genest, French footballer.
  • 1987: Margarita Muñoz, Colombian model and actress.
  • 1987: Luísa Sobral, Portuguese singer and songwriter.
  • 1987: Mona Johannesson, Swedish model.
  • 1988: Annette Obrestad, Norwegian poker player.
  • 1988: Giovanny Romero Infante, Peruvian homosexual journalist and activist. (f. 2020)
  • 1988ː Christina Chong, British actress.
  • 1989: Rossy Félix, Dominican fencer.
  • 1989: Serge Ibaka, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1990: Lewis Holtby, German footballer.
  • 1990: Marco Pérez Murillo, Colombian footballer.
  • 1990: Cristina Ouviña, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1990: José Ramírez Agudelo, Argentine footballer.
  • 1991: Scharllette Allen, Nicaraguan model.
  • 1991: Bruno Hortelano, Spanish athlete.
  • 1992: Martín Antoniazzi, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1993: Patrick Schwarzenegger, American model and actor.
  • 1995: Max Meyer, German footballer.
  • 1995: Taylor Dye, American singer, of the band Maddie & Tae.
  • 1996: C. J. Sanders, American actor.
  • 2003: Aidan Gallagher, American actor.
  • 2008: Jackson Robert Scott, American actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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September 18 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 96: Domitian, Roman Emperor (b. 51).
  • 411: Constantine III, Roman Emperor.
  • 887: Pietro I Candiano, Venetian aristocrat (b. 842).
  • 895: Ricarda de Andlau, empress and wife of Carlos III the Fat (b. 840).
  • 993: Arnulf of Holland, Dutch aristocrat (b. 951).
  • 1180: Louis VII, French King (b. 1120).
  • 1328: Garci Álvarez Albornoz, Spanish aristocrat.
  • 1345: Andrew I of Naples, Italian King (b.1327).
  • 1354: Tomás Szécsényi, Hungarian aristocrat.
  • 1586: Octavio Farnesio, Italian aristocrat (b. 1524).
  • 1598: Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese military man (b. 1537).
  • 1624: Pedro Osores de Ulloa, Spanish military and administrator (b. 1540).
  • 1647: Pietro Carrera, Italian priest, writer and chess player (b. 1573).
  • 1660: Henry Stuart, English aristocrat (b. 1640).
  • 1675: Charles IV, French aristocrat (b.1604).
  • 1707: Petter Dass, Norwegian poet and pastor (b.1647).
  • 1721: Matthew Prior, British poet and diplomat (b.1664).
  • 1722: André Dacier, French scholar and philologist (b.1651).
  • 1742: Vincenzo Ludovico Gotti, Italian cardinal and theologian (b.1664).
  • 1744: Lewis Theobald, British writer (b.1688).
  • 1783: Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (b.1707).
  • 1786: Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Italian luthier (b. 1711).
  • 1790: Henry of Cumberland, British aristocrat (b. 1745).
  • 1816: Benito Salas Vargas, Colombian military leader (b. 1770).
  • 1817: Ángel Augusto de Monasterio, Argentine sculptor, soldier and politician (b. 1777).
  • 1821: Jean-Nicolas Corvisart, French physician (b. 1755).
  • 1826: Prospero García, Argentine politician (d. 1894).
  • 1830: Juan Bautista Bustos, Argentine politician and military man (b. 1779).
  • 1830 – William Hazlitt, British writer (b. 1778).
  • 1842: Edward Nathaniel Bancroft, British physician and naturalist (b. 1772).
  • 1848: Felix Lichnowsky, German diplomat and politician (b. 1814).
  • 1857: Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer (b. 1785).
  • 1859: Juan Vidaurre-Leal Morla, Chilean military man (b.1802).
  • 1863: Pedro Calvo Asensio, Spanish politician, pharmacist, journalist and playwright (b. 1821).
  • 1863: Hermann Adolf Wollenhaupt, German pianist and composer (b. 1827).
  • 1872: Ana María Martínez de Nisser, Colombian heroine and writer (b. 1812).
  • 1872: Charles XV, Swedish King (b. 1826).
  • 1887: Robert Caspary, German explorer and botanist (b. 1818).
  • 1890: Dion Boucicault, Irish actor and playwright (b. 1820).
  • 1893: Joan Baptista Grau i Vallespinós, Spanish clergyman (b. 1832).
  • 1894: Rafael Núñez, Colombian president (b. 1825).
  • 1896: Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (b. 1819).
  • 1897: José Mariano Astigueta, Argentine physician and politician (b. 1850).
  • 1898: Brynjulf ​​Bergslien, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1830).
  • 1900: José Ravest y Bonilla, Chilean lawyer and writer (b. 1823).
  • 1903 – Alexander Bain, British philosopher and psychologist (b.1818).
  • 1904: Juan Andrés Gelly y Obes, Argentine military man (b. 1815).
  • 1905: Agnes De Mille, American dancer and choreographer (d. 1993).
  • 1905: George MacDonald, British writer and poet (b. 1824).
  • 1908: Emilia Calé, Spanish writer (b. 1837).
  • 1909: Auguste Choisy, French architect (b. 1841).
  • 1911: Piotr Stolypin, Russian politician and prime minister (b. 1862).
  • 1913: Rosendo García-Ramos y Bretillard, Spanish scientist and archaeologist (b. 1835).
  • 1916: Antonio de la Paz Guerra, Mexican lawyer and military man (b. 1882).
  • 1921: Paulina de Metternich, German aristocrat (b. 1836).
  • 1922: Jules Aimé Battandier, French botanist (b.1848).
  • 1924: Emilio Barilari, Argentine sailor (b. 1859).
  • 1924 – Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (b.1846).
  • 1931: Geli Raubal, Austrian personality (b.1908).
  • 1935: Alice Dunbar-Nelson, American writer and activist (b.1875).
  • 1935: Vojislav Marinković, Yugoslav politician (b. 1876).
  • 1936: Emiliano Bajo Iglesias, Spanish politician (b. 1889).
  • 1936: Teodoro Olarte Aizpuru, Spanish businessman and politician.
  • 1939: Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, photographer, philosopher and painter (b. 1885).
  • 1941: James Ashmore Creelman, American screenwriter (b. 1894).
  • 1941: Gwendoline Eastlake-Smith, British tennis player (b.1883).
  • 1941: Fred Karno, British comedian and producer (b.1866).
  • 1943: Magdalena Cruells y Comas, Spanish nun (b. 1864).
  • 1945 – Heinrich Mack, German historian (b.1867).
  • 1945: Jack Thayer, survivor of the Titanic (b. 1894).
  • 1949: Frank Morgan, American actor (b.1890).
  • 1951: Pamela Colman Smith, British artist and writer (b. 1878).
  • 1953: Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (b.1927).
  • 1954: Johannes Drost, Dutch swimmer (b. 1880).
  • 1954: Armando Reverón, Venezuelan painter (b. 1889).
  • 1955: Tyko Sallinen, Finnish painter (b.1879).
  • 1956: Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (b.1892).
  • 1958: Olaf Gulbransson, Norwegian illustrator (b.1873).
  • 1959: Bob Doll, American basketball player (b. 1919).
  • 1959: Benjamin Péret, French writer (b. 1899).
  • 1960: Walther Kranz, German philosopher (b. 1884).
  • 1961: Dag Hammarksjöld, Swedish economist and diplomat, secretary general of the UN between 1953 and 1961 (b.1905).
  • 1962: Teresa Neumann, German mystical and stigmatized (b.1898).
  • 1962: Ahmad ibn Yahya, Yemeni King (b.1891).
  • 1963: Zacarías de Vizcarra, Spanish bishop (b. 1880).
  • 1964: Clive Bell, British critic (b. 1881).
  • 1964: Sean O’Casey, Irish playwright (b. 1880).
  • 1965: Regina Pacini, Portuguese soprano, wife of the Argentine president Torcuato T. de Alvear (b. 1871).
  • 1966: José de Jesús del Valle y Navarro, Mexican bishop (b. 1888).
  • 1967: John Douglas Cockcroft, British physicist, 1951 Nobel laureate in physics (b. 1897).
  • 1967: Alejandro Ogloblin, Argentine zoologist (b. 1891).
  • 1967: Arkady Ostrovsky, Russian composer (b.1914).
  • 1968: León Felipe, Spanish poet (b. 1884).
  • 1968: Francis McDonald, American actor (b. 1891).
  • 1968: Franchot Tone, American actor (b.1905).
  • 1970: José Pedro Cea, Uruguayan soccer player (b.1900).
  • 1970: Jimi Hendrix (27), American rock guitarist (b.1942).
  • 1973: Antonio Barbosa Heldt, teacher and Mexican politician (b.1908).
  • 1974: Flora Sanhueza, Chilean anarchist (b.1911).
  • 1975: Luis Concha Córdoba, Colombian cardinal (b. 1891).
  • 1975: Felix Weil, German-Argentine intellectual and patron (b. 1898).
  • 1977: Jaume Elías, Spanish soccer player (b.1919).
  • 1978: Konrad Kaletsch, German businessman (b.1898).
  • 1979: Gloria Guzmán, Argentine actress (b.1902).
  • 1979: José Pascual Vila, Spanish chemist (b. 1895).
  • 1980: Hugo Irurzún, Argentine guerrilla; tortured (b.1946).
  • 1980: Katherine Anne Porter, American novelist (b.1890).
  • 1980: Dick Stabile, American saxophonist (b.1909).
  • 1981: Humberto Cozzo, Brazilian sculptor (b.1900).
  • 1981: Alfredo Moreno Uribe, Spanish engineer (b.1902).
  • 1982: Pei Wenzhong, Chinese paleontologist and archaeologist (b.1904).
  • 1983: Miguel Kast, Chilean economist and politician (b. 1948).
  • 1983: José Pérez Ocaña, Spanish painter and activist (b. 1947).
  • 1983: María Esther Podestá, Argentine actress (b. 1896).
  • 1984: Riccardo Lombardi, Italian politician and engineer (b.1901).
  • 1985: Monroe Beardsley, American philosopher (b.1915).
  • 1985: Gerald Holtom, British designer and artist (b.1914).
  • 1985: Don Otten, American basketball player (b.1921).
  • 1986: Pat Phoenix, British actress (b.1923).
  • 1987: Golbery do Couto e Silva, Brazilian military and geopolitical man (b.1911).
  • 1987: Américo Tomás, admiral and Portuguese politician (b. 1894).
  • 1988: Camilla Ravera, Italian politician (b. 1889).
  • 1988: Arnulfo Treviño Garza, Mexican doctor and military man (b.1912).
  • 1990: Richard Eric Holttum, British botanist (b.1895).
  • 1990: Luis Papic Ramos, Chilean politician (b.1919).
  • 1990: Ed Sadowski, American basketball player and coach (b.1917).
  • 1992: Lona Andre, American actress (b.1915).
  • 1992: Margaret of Denmark, Danish aristocrat (b. 1895).
  • 1994: Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer (b.1950).
  • 1995: Salvador Ananía, Argentine dentist and politician (b. 1915).
  • 1995: Donald Davie, British poet and literary critic (b. 1922).
  • 1996: Annabella, French actress (b.1907).
  • 1996: Henri Caffarel, French priest (b.1903).
  • 1997: Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (b.1920).
  • 1998: Poch, Spanish musician, of the band Derribos Arias (b. 1954).
  • 1999: Gérard Landry, French actor (b.1912).
  • 1999: Leo Valiani, Italian journalist and politician (b.1909).
  • 2002: Bob Hayes, American athlete (b. 1942).
  • 2003: Jean Dieuzaide, French photographer (b.1921).
  • 2003: Richard A. Howard, American botanist (b.1917).
  • 2003: Eugenio Marcano, Dominican researcher and naturalist (b. 1923).
  • 2003: Juan Palmero, Argentine lawyer and politician (b.1903).
  • 2004: Fernando Gallardo, Chilean actor and director (b. 1942).
  • 2004: Russ Meyer, American filmmaker (b.1922).
  • 2004: Rafael Minor Franco, Mexican politician (b.?).
  • 2005: Michael Park, British rally driver (b. 1966).
  • 2005: Rupert Riedl, Austrian zoologist (b.1925).
  • 2007: Pyotr Abramov, Soviet pilot (b.1915).
  • 2008: Mauricio Kagel, Argentine composer (b.1931).
  • 2008: Fabiola Salazar, Peruvian physician and politician (b. 1966).
  • 2008: Humberto Solás, Cuban filmmaker and producer (b.1941).
  • 2009: Irving Kristol, American publicist (b.1920).
  • 2009: Manuel H, Colombian photographer (b.1920).
  • 2009: Juan Emilio Salinas, Peruvian soccer player (b.1925).
  • 2009: Henk Tjon, Surinamese playwright (b.1948).
  • 2010: Joe Holland, American basketball player (b.1925).
  • 2010: Egon Klepsch, German politician (b.1935).
  • 2010: Bobby Smith, British footballer (b.1933).
  • 2011: Jamey Rodemeyer, American activist (b. 1997).
  • 2011: Rosa Wunder, Peruvian actress (b.1925).
  • 2012: Santiago Carrillo, Spanish communist politician (b.1915).
  • 2012: Luís Góis, Portuguese doctor and musician (b.1933).
  • 2012: Haim Hefer, Israeli singer-songwriter and writer (b.1925).
  • 2012: Betty Kaunda, wife of Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda (b.1928).
  • 2012: Jorge Manicera, Uruguayan soccer player (b.1938).
  • 2012: Steve Sabol, American filmmaker (b.1942).
  • 2012: Louis Simpson, Jamaican poet (b.1923).
  • 2012: Roberto Vallarino, Ecuadorian musician and doctor (b.1952).
  • 2013: Enrique Broglia, Uruguayan artist and sculptor (b.1942).
  • 2013: Richard Kenneth Brummitt, British botanist (b.1937).
  • 2013: Lindsay Cooper, British composer (b.1951).
  • 2013: Rafael Corkidi, Mexican filmmaker (b.1930).
  • 2013: Stanislas Dombeck, French footballer (b.1931).
  • 2013: Johannes van Dam, Dutch culinary journalist and writer (b.1946).
  • 2013: Rafael del Estados, Spanish musician (b.1938).
  • 2013: Johnny Laboriel, Mexican rock musician (b.1942).
  • 2013: Ken Norton, American boxer (b.1943).
  • 2013: Marcel Reich-Ranicki, German literary critic and writer (b.1920).
  • 2013: Carlos Alberto Raffo, Argentine soccer player (b.1926).
  • 2015: Eduardo Bonvallet, Chilean soccer player and sports commentator (b.1955).
  • 2015: Mario Benjamín Menéndez, Argentine military man (b.1930).
  • 2015: Freddy Ternero, Peruvian soccer player, coach and mayor (b.1962).
  • 2018: Carmencita Lara, Peruvian singer (b.1926).
  • 2019: Fernando Ricksen, Dutch footballer (b.1976).
  • 2020: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, jurist and associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (b.1933).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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

September 18 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Day for Equal Pay
  • International Water Control Day
  • Chile: National Holidays (the First National Board of Government is commemorated, 1810).
  • Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani Music Day.
  • Croatia: Croatian Navy Day.
  • Colombia: National day of love and friendship in Colombia.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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

September 18 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Ocean of Nicomedia, martyr
  • Saint Ariadne of Prymnesso, martyr
  • Saint Ferréolo of Vienne, martyr (3rd century)
  • Saint Eustorgio of Milan, bishop (355)
  • Saint Senario of Avranches, bishop (6th century)
  • Saint Ferréolus of Limoges, bishop (6th century)
  • Saint Eumenius of Gortina, bishop (7th century)
  • Saint Ricarda de Andlau (895)
  • Saint Joseph of Cupertino, priest (1663)
  • Saint Dominic Trach, priest and martyr (1840)
  • Blessed David Okelo and Gildo Irwa, catechists and martyrs (1918)
  • Blessed Carlos Eraña Guruceta, martyr (1936)
  • Blessed Fernando García Sendra and José García Mas, priests and martyrs (1936)
  • Blessed Ambrosio Chuliá Ferrandis, Valentín Jaunzarás Gómez, Francisco Lerma Martínez, Ricardo López Mora and Modesto Gay Zarzo, martyrs (1936)
  • Blessed José Kut, priest and martyr (1942).

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

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

September 18 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♍ Virgo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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September 18 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1944 – Michael Franks, American singer.
  • 1944 – Jesús Martínez Álvarez, Mexican politician.
  • 1944 – Isabelo Ramírez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1945 – John McAfee, American computer programmer.
  • 1945 – Vicente Ripa, Spanish politician and professor.
  • 1945 – Ottorino Sartor, soccer player.
  • 1946 – Bernhard Moritz Carl Ludwig Riedel, German physician (d. 1916).
  • 1946 – Gerardo Bernal, Mexican physicist of Argentine origin.
  • 1946 – Nicholas Clay, English actor (d. 2000).
  • 1946 – Billy Drago, American actor.
  • 1946 – Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006).
  • 1946 – Hugo Horacio Lóndero, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1946 – Africa Pratt, Spanish actress.
  • 1947 – Walter Cancela, Uruguayan economist and politician.
  • 1947 – Drew Gilpin Faust, American historian.
  • 1947 – Giancarlo Minardi, Italian businessman, founder and CEO of the Minardi Formula 1 team.
  • 1948 – Rocío Garza Ramírez, Mexican actress.
  • 1948 – Vinko Jelovac, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1949 – Javier Barrero, Spanish politician.
  • 1949 – Kerry Livgren, American keyboardist and drummer, of the band Kansas.
  • 1949 – Mo Mowlam, English politician (d. 2005).
  • 1949 – Peter Shilton, British footballer.
  • 1949 – Poncho Zuleta, Colombian composer and singer.
  • 1950 – Shabana Azmi, Indian actress.
  • 1950 – Anna Deavere Smith, American actress and playwright.
  • 1950 – Josefa Frau, Spanish politician.
  • 1950 – Empar de Lanuza Hurtado, Spanish writer.
  • 1950 – Roger William Sanders, American botanist.
  • 1950 – Carl Verbraeken, Belgian composer.
  • 1951 – Gerrit Barron, writer from Suriname.
  • 1951 – Ben Carson, American neosurgeon.
  • 1951 – Ricardo Ortega Perrier, Chilean aviator.
  • 1951 – Dee Dee Ramone, American bassist, of the band Ramones (f. 2002).
  • 1951 – Marc Surer, Swiss racing driver.
  • 1952 – Rick Pitino, American basketball coach.
  • 1953 – Luis Ajenjo, Chilean businessman and politician.
  • 1953 – Carlos Aránguiz, Chilean judge and writer.
  • 1953 – Roberto Diringuer, Uruguayan musician, guitarist and composer.
  • 1953 – Rafael Guilisasti, Chilean businessman and union leader.
  • 1953 – Anna Levine, American actress.
  • 1954 – Francisco Canals Beviá, Spanish politician.
  • 1954 – Einar Már Guðmundsson, Icelandic writer.
  • 1954 – Dennis Johnson, American basketball player and coach.
  • 1954 – Steven Pinker, Canadian psychologist and linguist.
  • 1955 – Guillermo Carlos Cazenave, Argentine musician.
  • 1955 – David Mirkin, American film director.
  • 1955 – Keith Morris, American singer (Black Flag, Circle Jerks, and Off!).
  • 1956 – Chris Hedges, American journalist and writer.
  • 1956 – Tim McInnerny, English actor.
  • 1957 – Carlos Azagra, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1957 – Xosé Manuel Barreiro, Spanish politician.
  • 1957 – Javier Cansado, Spanish comedian.
  • 1957 – Emily Remler, American guitarist (d. 1990).
  • 1957 – Tom Wright, British architect.
  • 1958 – John Aldridge, Irish footballer.
  • 1958 – Jeff Bostic, American football player.
  • 1958 – Rachid Taha, Algerian singer.
  • 1959 – Mark Romanek, American film director.
  • 1960 – Nils Petter Molvær, Norwegian jazz musician.
  • 1960 – Sergio Saturno, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1960 – Elena Valenciano, Spanish politician.
  • 1961 – James Gandolfini, American actor (d. 2013).
  • 1961 – Carlos Guirland, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1961 – El Papirri, Bolivian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1961 – Iñigo Urkullu, Basque politician.
  • 1961 – Bernard Werber, French writer.
  • 1962 – Xavier Capellas, Spanish composer.
  • 1962 – Hólger Quiñónez, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1963 – Ricardo Pacheco Rodríguez, Mexican politician.
  • 1963 – Dan Povenmire, American film director and producer.
  • 1963 – John Powell, British composer.
  • 1963 – Gary Russell, British actor and director.
  • 1963 – Neus Sanz, Spanish actress.
  • 1964 – Luca Belcastro, Italian composer.
  • 1964 – Émile Bravo, French cartoonist and illustrator.
  • 1964 – Marco Masini, Italian singer.
  • 1964 – Holly Robinson Peete, American actress and singer.
  • 1965 – Riccardo Morandotti, Italian basketball player.
  • 1966 – Gabino Diego, Spanish actor.
  • 1966 – Fermín Trujillo Fuentes, Mexican politician.
  • 1967 – Ricky Bell, English singer (New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe).
  • 1967 – José Guerrero Roldán, el Yuyu, host of the radio program El Pelotazo.
  • 1967 – Roberto Rosetti, Italian referee.
  • 1967 – Samuel Ruiz Fuertes, Spanish politician.
  • 1968 – Ricardo Bango, Spanish footballer.
  • 1968 – Cristián Castañeda, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1968 – Víctor Manuel Espinoza, Mexican actor.
  • 1968 – Silvio Guerra, Ecuadorian athlete.
  • 1968 – Toni Kukoc, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1969 – Rafael Araneda, Chilean television host.
  • 1969 – Cappadonna, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan and Theodore Unit).
  • 1969 – Stéphane Lannoy, French soccer referee.
  • 1969 – Christophe Mabillon, French sculptor and painter.
  • 1970 – Alejandro Agag, Spanish businessman.
  • 1970 – Aisha Tyler, American comedian and actress.
  • 1971 – Lance Armstrong, American cyclist.
  • 1971 – Greg Minor, American balloncest player.
  • 1971 – Leo Montero, Argentine television host.
  • 1971 – Anna Netrebko, Russian-Austrian soprano.
  • 1971 – Jada Pinkett Smith, American model and actress.
  • 1971 – Juan José Valencia, Spanish footballer.
  • 1972 – Michael Landes, American actor.
  • 1972 – Éric Rabésandratana, Malagasy footballer.
  • 1972 – Flavio Rebelo, Brazilian businessman.
  • 1972 – Gerardo Villanueva Albarrán, Mexican politician.
  • 1973 – Aitor Karanka de la Hoz, Spanish footballer.
  • 1973 – Laurent Foirest, French basketball player.
  • 1973 – Dario Frigo, Italian cyclist.
  • 1973 – Thierry Gadou, French basketball player.
  • 1973 – Mário Jardel, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1973 – James Marsden, American actor.
  • 1973 – Ami Onuki, Japanese pop singer (Puffy AmiYumi).
  • 1973 – Mark Shuttleworth, first South African cosmonaut.
  • 1974 – Sol Campbell, British footballer.
  • 1974 – Ticha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player.
  • 1974 – Emily Rutherfurd, American actress.
  • 1974 – Xzibit, American rapper, actor and host of the show Pimp my ride.
  • 1975 – Igor Demo, Slovak footballer.
  • 1975 – Pierre Desarmes, Haitian singer and model.
  • 1975 – Don Hany, Australian actor.
  • 1975 – Jason Sudeikis, American actor.
  • 1975 – Josh Quong Tart, Australian actor.
  • 1976 – Carlitos, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1976 – Kikki Daire, American porn actress.
  • 1976 – Mabrouk El Mechri, French actor and director.
  • 1976 – Adriana Louvier, Mexican actress.
  • 1976 – Josué Méndez, Peruvian film director.
  • 1977 – Andrés Parra, Colombian actor.
  • 1977 – David Soria, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1977 – Lil Tie, Chinese footballer.
  • 1978 – Pilar López de Ayala, Spanish actress.
  • 1978 – Irache Quintanal, Spanish athlete.
  • 1978 – Maricris Rubio, Peruvian model.
  • 1978 – Andrés Saldarriaga, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1979 – Dani Aranzubia, Spanish footballer.
  • 1979 – Bobo Chan, Chinese model and singer.
  • 1979 – Junichi Inamoto, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1979 – Alison Lohman, American actress.
  • 1979 – Silvia Muñoz, field hockey player.
  • 1980 – Charles Hedger, British guitarist (Cradle of Filth and Mayhem).
  • 1981 – Sebastián Decoud, Argentine tennis player.
  • 1981 – Aitor Luna, Spanish actor.
  • 1981 – Nicole da Silva, Australian actress.
  • 1981 – Jennifer Tisdale, American actress and singer.
  • 1981 – Kristaps Valters, Latvian basketball player.
  • 1982 – José Devaca, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1982 – Alfredo Talavera, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1982 – Tata, Indonesian singer.
  • 1983 – Andrew Boyens, New Zealand footballer.
  • 1983 – Yūzō Kurihara, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1983 – Rodolfo López, Mexican boxer.
  • 1983 – Sasha Son, Lithuanian singer.
  • 1984 – Tomasz Bandrowski, Polish footballer.
  • 1984 – Jack Carpenter, American actor.
  • 1984 – Travis Outlaw, American basketball player.
  • 1984 – Dizzee Rascal, British rapper.
  • 1985 – Pete Cashmore, Scottish blogger.
  • 1985 – Braulio Nóbrega, Spanish footballer.
  • 1986 – Keeley Hazel, British model.
  • 1986 – Renaud Lavillenie, French athlete.
  • 1986 – Eloise Mignon, Australian actress.
  • 1987 – Ludovic Genest, French footballer.
  • 1987 – Margarita Muñoz, Colombian model and actress.
  • 1988 – Annette Obrestad, Norwegian poker player.
  • 1988 – Giovanny Romero Infante, Peruvian homosexual journalist and activist.
  • 1989 – Rossy Félix, Dominican fencer.
  • 1989 – Serge Ibaka, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1990 – Lewis Holtby, German footballer.
  • 1990 – Marco Pérez Murillo, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1990 – Cristina Ouviña, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1990 – José Ramirez Agudelo, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1991 – Scharllette Allen, Nicaraguan model.
  • 1991 – Bruno Hortelano, Spanish athlete.
  • 1991 – Shayne Topp, American actor.
  • 1992 – Martín Antoniazzi, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1993 – Mariana Avitia Martínez, Mexican goalkeeper.
  • 1993 – Cynthia Duque, Mexican model.
  • 1993 – Patrick Schwarzenegger, American model and actor.
  • 1995 – Max Meyer, German footballer.
  • 1996 – C. J. Sanders, American actor.

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