September 2 - A Day as Today - Historical Events and Famous Birthday!

September 2 – A Day as Today - Historical Events and Famous Birthday!

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Who was born on September 2? Who died on September 2? What is celebrated on September 2? Who famous was born on September 2?
Historical Events of September 2 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of September 2:

In the Gregorian Calendar, September 2 is the 245th
(Two-hundredth fortieth fifth) day of the year.

There are 120 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

I have the firm opinion that researching the biography of an author is a totally vain and false way of approaching his works.

— J. R. R. Tolkien
British writer (died September 2, 1973)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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

September 2 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 44 a. C .: in Egypt, the pharaoh Cleopatra VII declares her son Ptolemy XV as regent.
  • 44 a. C .: in Rome, Cicero creates the first Filípica directed against Marco Antonio.
  • 31 a. C .: in Israel there is an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale, which devastates the town of Jericho and the ancient fortress of Qumran. An estimated 10,000 people died. (See Earthquakes in Antiquity).
  • 31 a. C.: In front of the Gulf of Ambracia the Battle of Actium is fought between the fleets of Gaius Julius Caesar Octaviano, led by Agrippa, and that of Marco Antonio and his ally Cleopatra.
  • 1192: in the port of Jaffa (Palestine) Ricardo I and Saladino sign a treaty putting an end to the Third Crusade.
  • 1347: in the town of Messina (Italy) one of the first cases of black death (bubonic plague) is registered in Europe, which in fifteen years will kill about 50 million (60% of the population) on that continent.
  • 1519: in Tehucingo (Mexico), the army of the Spanish conqueror Hernán Cortés defeats the 40,000 men of Xicoténcatl.
  • 1587: the first export from that country leaves the port of Buenos Aires (Argentina) for Brazil.
  • 1620: the Mayflower ship with 102 Puritan pilgrims departs from the British port of Plymouth.
  • 1649: the Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.
  • 1666: in London the Great Fire is declared, which destroys the medieval city within the old wall.
  • 1667: the first public lighting system is installed in Paris.
  • 1752: Great Britain and her colonies change the calendar to the Gregorian.
  • 1789 – United States – Congress establishes the Treasury Department.
  • 1792: in France – during the well-known massacres of September of the French Revolution – three Catholic bishops and more than 200 religious are assassinated by monarchist sympathizers.
  • 1807: in Copenhagen (Denmark), the British Navy cannonade Napoleon Bonaparte’s fleet (Second Battle of Copenhagen).
  • 1820: in Argentina – within the framework of the Argentine civil wars between Unitarians and Federals – the battle of Gamonal is fought.
  • 1841: between Tres Ríos and Cartago (Costa Rica) at 6:30 am, the «San Antolín earthquake», of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter seismological scale, occurred on the Lara fault, located north of the city of Carthage. It leaves a balance of 38 dead and thousands of houses (of adobe) destroyed. It was the strongest and most destructive of the 19th century in that country.
  • 1858: in New York (United States) the first transatlantic telegraph cable ceases to function. Premiered the previous August 5.
  • 1864: in the framework of the American Civil War, the States of the Union enter Atlanta one day after the Confederates entered the city.
  • 1867: in Japan, the Meiji Emperor marries Masako Ichijō. The queen consort will be known as Lady Haruko. In 1914 she would receive the posthumous name of Empress Shōken.
  • 1870: During the Franco-Prussian War at the decisive Battle of Sedan, the entire French army and its Emperor Napoleon III surrender to the Prussians.
  • 1885: in Rock Springs (Wyoming, United States), 150 white miners attack their Chinese companions, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing the rest to leave the city.
  • 1898: in Sudan the battle of Omdurmán is fought: Great Britain and Egypt defeat the Sudanese tribes and establish their dominion.
  • 1901: In the United States, Theodore Roosevelt makes his famous speech “Speak in a low voice but carry a big stick with you.”
  • 1903: in the United States, the Herran-Hay Treaty (for the construction of the Panama Canal), between the United States and Colombia, is officially abolished.
  • 1925: The American airship USS Shenandoah crashes, killing 14 people.
  • 1927: the astronomer Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth discovers the asteroid Arabis (1087).
  • 1939: in the framework of World War II: in Poland, after the Nazi invasion, the city of Danzig (now Gdansk) is annexed to Germany.
  • 1945: Aboard the battleship Missouri, Japan signs its surrender, officially ending World War II.
  • 1945: in the city of Hanoi (capital of Indochina, present-day Vietnam), Hồ Chí Minh declares that his country has become independent from France, and proclaims the Democratic People’s Republic of Vietnam.
  • 1947: in Rio de Janeiro the TIAR (Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance) is signed.
  • 1947: in Malaga (Spain) the Archaeological Museum is created under the auspices of Juan Temboury.
  • 1948: in Medellín (Colombia), the first radio station, Caracol Radio, begins its broadcasts.
  • 1957: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 4:40 a.m. (local time), the United States detonates its 11-foot Galileo atomic bomb 150 meters underground. kilotons. It is the 108th bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1958: in Havana, the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship assassinates the young Cuban revolutionary Raúl González Sánchez in front of the Faculty of Dentistry, which currently bears his name.
  • 1960: in El Salvador, by order of President José María Lemus, security forces violently enter the University of El Salvador, where they beat and capture the rector, Dr. Napoleón Rodríguez Ruiz, as well as other people who were in the place.
  • 1961: in Havana, the National Sports Institute dictates Resolution No. 38 that eliminates professional boxing in Cuba.
  • 1962: Brazilian soccer player Pelé scores 500th goal of his career.
  • 1967: in the Spanish city of Pamplona (Navarra province), the El Sadar Stadium is inaugurated.
  • 1967: in the North Sea, on a British oil platform 10 kilometers off the coast of Suffolk (United Kingdom), a certain Paddy Roy Bates founds the “Principality of Sealand” micronation.
  • 1969: At the University of California, Los Angeles (United States), engineering students Stephen Crocker and Vinton Cerf help Professor Ken Kleinrock transfer data from one computer to another.
  • 1970: NASA announces the cancellation of two Apollo Program missions to the Moon, Apollo 18 and Apollo 19.
  • 1970: in Hanoi (Vietnam) ―in the framework of the Vietnam War―, the Cuban soccer team defeats the Popular Army soccer team by 3 goals to 1.
  • 1971: The Tahiti soccer team beat the Cook Islands 30-0 in a match corresponding to the group stage of the 1971 South Pacific Games. It was the top win in international soccer until 2001, when Australia won 31-0 to American Samoa.
  • 1987: in the Soviet Union begins the trial against the German aviator Mathias Rust, who descended his plane without authorization in Moscow’s Red Square.
  • 1989: in Colombia, at 6:45 a.m., a terrorist attack destroys the facilities of the newspaper El Espectador.
  • 1990: Transnistria unilaterally proclaims itself a Soviet republic. But Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev will declare the decision null and void.
  • 1990: Biggest win in the Clásico del Astillero, Emelec thrashed Barcelona with a score of 6-0.
  • 1991: the United States recognizes the independence of the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
  • 1992: in Nicaragua, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 on the Richter scale shakes the Pacific coast of the country causing a tsunami that caused at least 116 deaths.
  • 1998: Swissair Flight 111 crashes in Peggys Cove (Canada), killing 229 people.
  • 1998: the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, mayor of a city in Rwanda, guilty of nine cases of genocide.
  • 2003: The Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz, launches his seventh studio album titled Not the same.
  • 2007: Marcus Grönholm wins Rally New Zealand for the fifth year in a row.
  • 2008: Google launches the Chrome web browser.
  • 2011: on Juan Fernández Island, in the Pacific Ocean, 21 people die in a plane crash. The victims were the military, businessmen and journalists from Chilean television.
  • 2018: a fire in the National Museum of Brazil, completely destroys all the historical heritage that the enclosure had accumulated around 200 years.
  • 2021: Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi, the first superhero movie with an Asian character as the protagonist, was released in theaters worldwide.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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

September 2 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 905: Constantine VII, Byzantine emperor (d. 959).
  • 1243: Gilbert de Clare, English politician (d. 1147).
  • 1548: Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (d. 1616).
  • 1661: Georg Böhm, German composer and organist (d. 1733).
  • 1675: William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742).
  • 1682: Juan Antonio de Vizarrón y Eguiarreta, Spanish religious and politician (f. 1747).
  • 1779: Juan Esteban Lozano de Torres, Spanish politician (d. 1831).
  • 1787: Ippolito Cavalcanti, Italian aristocrat and cookery writer (d. 1859).
  • 1805: Esteban Echeverría, Argentine poet (d. 1851).
  • 1819: Rafael Lucio Nájera, Mexican doctor (d. 1886).
  • 1821: George Thurber, American botanist (d. 1890).
  • 1823: Antolín Faraldo, Spanish writer and journalist (d. 1853).
  • 1838: Liliuokalani, last Hawaiian queen (d. 1917).
  • 1838: Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Bengali religious and writer (d. 1914).
  • 1850: Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (d. 1919).
  • 1853: Wilhelm Ostwald, German chemist and philosopher, Nobel Prize winner for chemistry in 1909 (nf 1932).
  • 1854: Hans Jæger, Norwegian anarchist writer and activist (d. 1910).
  • 1859: Firmín Bouisset, French illustrator and publicist (d. 1925).
  • 1862: Refugio Reyes Rivas, Mexican architect. (f. 1943)
  • 1876: Francesc Cambó, Spanish Catalan politician (d. 1947).
  • 1877: Frederick Soddy, British chemist, 1921 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry (d. 1956).
  • 1878: Werner von Blomberg, German military man (d. 1946).
  • 1891: Santiago Salvat Espasa, Spanish publisher (d. 1971).
  • 1894: Joseph Roth, Austrian writer (d. 1939).
  • 1899: Lluís Pericot García, Spanish archaeologist (d. 1978).
  • 1901: Andreas Embirikos, Greek poet and psychoanalyst (d. 1975).
  • 1909: Antolín Palomino, Spanish bookbinder (d. 1995).
  • 1910: José Ángel Buesa, Cuban poet (d. 1982).
  • 1911: Romare Bearden, American painter (d. 1988).
  • 1914: Booker T. Laury, American singer and pianist (d. 1995).
  • 1915: Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (d. 2010).
  • 1917: Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian guitarist (f. 1995).
  • 1919: Luz Méndez de la Vega, Guatemalan writer, journalist, actress and poet (d. 2012).
  • 1920: Mónica Echeverría, Chilean writer and activist (f. 2020)
  • 1920ː Palmira Julia Tello, Spanish propagandist and militia (d. 2016)
  • 1922: Ramón Vázquez Molezún, Spanish architect (d. 1993).
  • 1922: Arthur Ashkin, American physicist, 2018 Nobel Prize winner in physics (f. 2020).
  • 1923: Paul Edwards, Austrian-American philosopher (d. 2004).
  • 1923: Ramón Valdés (Don Ramón), Mexican film and television actor (d. 1988).
  • 1924: Daniel Arap Moi, Kenyan politician, president of Kenya between 1978 and 2002 (f. 2020).
  • 1927: Francis Matthews, British actor (d. 2014).
  • 1928: Horace Silver, American jazz pianist (d. 2014).
  • 1928: Mel Stuart, American filmmaker.
  • 1929: Hal Ashby, American filmmaker (b.1988).
  • 1930: Marcel Lihau, Congolese jurist and politician (d. 1999).
  • 1930: François Mahé, French cyclist (d. 2015).
  • 1933: Rubén Peucelle, Argentine professional wrestler (d. 2014).
  • 1933: Victor Spinetti, British actor (d. 2012).
  • 1934: Allen Carr, British writer (b. 2006).
  • 1935: Horacio Molina, Argentine singer-songwriter and tango singer (f. 2018).
  • 1935: Marc Augé, French anthropologist.
  • 1936: Andrew Grove, American computer scientist (b. 2016).
  • 1938: Giuliano Gemma, Italian actor (d. 2013).
  • 1939: Sam Gooden, American singer, of the band The Impressions.
  • 1939: Nicolino Locche, Argentine boxer (d. 2005).
  • 1939: Jack Lang, French politician.
  • 1940: Regis Debray, French philosopher and writer.
  • 1940: Alejandro Rojas-Marcos, Spanish politician.
  • 1941: David Bale, South African activist and businessman (d. 2003).
  • 1941: Érika Wallner, Argentine actress (d. 2016).
  • 1945: Marzenka Novak, Argentine actress, singer and writer (d. 2011).
  • 1946: Billy Preston, American soul musician (d. 2006).
  • 1946: Walter Simonson, American cartoonist and cartoonist.
  • 1946: Abel Caballero, mayor of Vigo, Spanish politician, economist and writer.
  • 1947: Pepe Rubianes, Spanish actor (d. 2009).
  • 1948: Christa McAuliffe, American astronaut, killed in the Challenger shuttle crash (d. 1986).
  • 1948: Nate Archibald, American basketball player.
  • 1950: Yuen Wah, Chinese actor.
  • 1951: Mark Harmon, American actor.
  • 1952: Jimmy Connors, American tennis player.
  • 1953: John Zorn, American musician.
  • 1954: Humberto Zurita, Mexican actor.
  • 1957: Tony Alva, American skater.
  • 1958: Olivier Grouillard, French racing driver.
  • 1959: Guy Laliberté, Canadian businessman, founder of Cirque du Soleil.
  • 1960: Arnaldo Antunes, Brazilian musician and poet.
  • 1961: Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer.
  • 1961: Eugenio Derbez, Mexican actor and comedian.
  • 1962: Alonso Lujambio Mexican political scientist. (f. 2012)
  • 1962: Prachya Pinkaew, Thai director.
  • 1964: Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor born in Lebanon.
  • 1964: Santi Orué, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1965: Lennox Lewis, British boxer.
  • 1966: Dino Cazares, American musician.
  • 1966: Salma Hayek, Mexican actress.
  • 1966: Olivier Panis, French car driver.
  • 1967: Andreas Möller, German footballer.
  • 1968: Kristen Cloke, American actress.
  • 1968: Cynthia Watros, American actress.
  • 1969: Gabriel Manelli, Argentine bassist, of the Babasónicos band (f. 2008).
  • 1970: Nacho Rodríguez, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1971: Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier.
  • 1972: Silvia Gemignani, Italian triathlete.
  • 1973: Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor.
  • 1977: Frédéric Kanouté, French footballer, nationalized in Mali.
  • 1979: Andrea Galante, Argentine actress.
  • 1980: Hiroki Yoshimoto, Japanese racing driver.
  • 1982: Joey Barton, British footballer.
  • 1985: Robert Veselovsky, Slovak footballer.
  • 1987: Spencer Smith, American drummer, of the band Panic At The Disco.
  • 1988: Javi Martínez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1988: Dimitrij Ovtcharov, German table tennis player.
  • 1988: Ibrahim Šehić, Bosnian footballer.
  • 1989: Alexandre Pato, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1989: Luis Carlos Peña Díaz (Felo), Mexican singer-songwriter, actor and psychologist.
  • 1989: Zedd, DJ and music producer of Russian origin.
  • 1990: Marcus Ericsson, Swedish Formula 1 driver.
  • 1990: Darren Mattocks, Jamaican footballer.
  • 1991: Christian Bethancourt, Panamanian baseball player.
  • 1991: Davy Pröpper, Dutch footballer.
  • 1991: Gyasi Zardes, American soccer player.
  • 1992: Emiliano ‘Draw’ Martinez, Argentine footballer (goalkeeper)
  • 1995: Willy Adames, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1997: Mireia Vilapuig, Spanish actress.
  • 2001: Maciej Rosołek, Polish footballer.
  • 2001: Paul Mbong, Maltese footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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September 2 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 421: Constantine III, military man and Roman emperor (b.?).
  • 1274: Munetaka, Japanese shogun (b. 1242).
  • 1397: Francesco Landini, Italian composer (b.1325).
  • 1482: Filiberto I of Savoy, Duke of Savoy (b.1465).
  • 1502: Ahuízotl, Mexican Aztec ruler (n. ¿?).
  • 1540: Lebna Dengel, Ethiopian king (b.1501).
  • 1652: José de Ribera, Spanish painter (b. 1591).
  • 1690: Philip William of Neoburg, German ruler (b. 1615).
  • 1792: Marie Louise of Savoy-Carignan, French aristocrat (b. 1749).
  • 1813: Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (b. 1763).
  • 1834 – Thomas Telford, Scottish engineer (b. 1757).
  • 1840: Franz Julius Ferdinand Meyen, German physician and botanist (b.1804).
  • 1845: Bernardino Rivadavia, first Argentine president (b. 1780).
  • 1865: William Rowan Hamilton, Irish mathematician (b.1805).
  • 1877: Konstantinos Kanaris, Greek admiral (b. 1790).
  • 1910: The Customs Officer Rousseau (Henrí Rousseau), French painter (b. 1844).
  • 1934 – Russ Columbo, American singer, violinist and actor (b.1908).
  • 1934: Alcide Núñez, American musician (b. 1884).
  • 1934: Miguel Morilla El Atarfeño, Spanish bullfighter (b.1909).
  • 1937: Pierre de Coubertín, French aristocrat and historian, founder of the modern Olympic Games (b. 1863).
  • 1948: Sylvanus Morley, American spy and archaeologist (b. 1883).
  • 1962: José Gascón y Marín, Spanish politician (b. 1875).
  • 1969: Hồ Chí Minh, poet and politician founder of the Vietnamese Communist Party, and President of Vietnam (b. 1890).
  • 1970: Mercedes Llopart, Spanish opera singer (b. 1895).
  • 1970ː Margarete Depner, Romanian painter, sculptor and patron (b. 1885).
  • 1972: John Hutchinson, British botanist, taxonomist and writer (b. 1884).
  • 1973: J. R. R. Tolkien, British linguist and fantasy writer, author of The Lord of the Rings (b. 1892).
  • 1978: Juan L. Ortiz, Argentine writer and poet (b. 1896).
  • 1983: Maruja Pacheco Huergo, Argentine actress and musician (b.1916).
  • 1985: Abe Lenstra, Dutch footballer (b.1920).
  • 1985: Anna Banti, Italian writer (b.1895).
  • 1991: Alfonso García Robles, Mexican diplomat and politician, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1982 (b. 1911).
  • 1992: Barbara McClintock, American geneticist (b.1902).
  • 1994: Roy Castle, British entertainer (b.1932).
  • 1995: Václav Neumann, Czech conductor and musician (b.1920).
  • 1997: Rudolf Bing, Austrian-born British opera impresario (b.1902).
  • 1997: Viktor Frankl, Austrian psychiatrist, founder of logotherapy (b.1905).
  • 2000: Vicente Asensi, Spanish footballer (b.1919).
  • 2001: Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon, first to perform a heart transplant (b.1922).
  • 2001: Troy Donahue, American actor (b.1936).
  • 2002: Tomás Zori, Spanish comedian (b. 1925).
  • 2004: Joan Oró, Spanish scientist (b.1923).
  • 2005: Bob Denver, American actor (b.1935).
  • 2006: Craig Cline, blogger and American computer scientist (b.1951).
  • 2006: Bob Mathias, American athlete (b.1930).
  • 2006: Silverio Pérez, Mexican bullfighter (b.1915).
  • 2006: Dewey Redman, American jazz musician (b.1931).
  • 2007: Diego Cháfer, Spanish cyclist (b.1913).
  • 2009: Christian Poveda, Spanish-French photographer and filmmaker, assassinated in El Salvador (b.1955).
  • 2010: Germán Dehesa, Mexican writer, journalist and broadcaster (b.1944).
  • 2011: Felipe Camiroaga, Chilean television presenter; plane crash on Juan Fernández Island (b. 1966).
  • 2011: Roberto Bruce, Chilean journalist (b. 1979).
  • 2011: Felipe Cubillos, Chilean businessman (b.1962).
  • 2012: Sun-Myung Moon, South Korean religious leader (b.1920).
  • 2013: Carlos Lorca, Argentine actor (b.1939).
  • 2013: Ronald Coase, British economist (b.1910).
  • 2013: Frederik Pohl, American writer (b.1919).
  • 2014: Daniel Dicenta, Spanish actor (b.1937).
  • 2016: Islom Karimov, Uzbek President (b.1938).
  • 2020: David Graeber, American anthropologist and anarchist (b.1961).
  • 2020: Agustín Radrizzani, Argentine Archbishop (b.1944).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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

September 2 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • USA:
    • Victory over Japan Day
    • National Blueberry Popsicle Day
  • Vietnam:
    • Independence Day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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

September 2 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Zeno of Nicomedia, martyr (3rd century)
  • Saints Theodota, Evodius, Hermogenes and Callisto de Nicaea, martyrs (4th century)
  • Saint Habib of Edessa, deacon and martyr (322)
  • Saint Antoninus of Apamea, martyr (4th century)
  • Saint Prospero of Tarragona, bishop (4th century)
  • Saints Justo and Viator of Lyon (381)
  • Saint Nonoso of Soracte, abbot (570)
  • Saint Siagrio of Autun, bishop (599)
  • Saint Agricola of Avignon, bishop (700)
  • Saint Elpidio de Piceno, (11th century)
  • Saints Albert and Vito de Pontida, monks (1096)
  • Blessed Brocardo of Mount Carmel, prior (1231)
  • Blessed Ingrid Elofsdotter (1282)
  • Blessed Juan María de Lau d’Allemans, Francisco José de la Rochefoucauld, Pedro Ludovico de la Rochefoucauld and ninety-three companions, martyrs (1792)
  • Blessed Pedro Jacobo María Vitalis and twenty companions, martyrs (1792).

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 2 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♍ Virgo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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September 2 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1950 – Rosanna DeSoto, American actress.
  • 1950 – Yuen Wah, Chinese actor.
  • 1951 – Mark Harmon, American actor.
  • 1952 – Jimmy Connors, American tennis player.
  • 1953 – John Zorn, American musician.
  • 1957 – Tony Alva, American skateboarder.
  • 1958 – Olivier Grouillard, French racing driver.
  • 1959 – Guy Laliberté, Canadian businessman, founder of Cirque du Soleil.
  • 1960 – Arnaldo Antunes, Brazilian musician and poet.
  • 1961 – Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer.
  • 1962 – Jon Berkeley, American illustrator.
  • 1962 – Eugenio Derbez, Mexican actor and comedian.
  • 1962 – Alonso Lujambio Mexican political scientist.
  • 1962 – Prachya Pinkaew, Thai director.
  • 1964 – Keanu Reeves, American actor.
  • 1964 – Santi Orué, Spanish cartoonist.
  • 1965 – Lennox Lewis, British boxer.
  • 1965 – Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker.
  • 1965 – Antonio Colomar, Spanish engineer.
  • 1966 – Dino Cazares, American musician.
  • 1966 – Salma Hayek, Mexican actress.
  • 1966 – Olivier Panis, French car driver.
  • 1967 – Andreas Möller, German footballer.
  • 1968 – Kristen Cloke, American actress.
  • 1968 – Cynthia Watros, American actress.
  • 1969 – Gabriel Manelli, Argentine bassist, of the Babasónicos band (f. 2008).
  • 1970 – Nacho Rodríguez, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1971 – Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier.
  • 1972 – Matthew Dunn, Australian swimmer.
  • 1973 – Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor.
  • 1974 – Steven Johnson, Australian racing driver.
  • 1976 – Phil Lipscomb, American musician, of the band Taproot.
  • 1977 – Frédéric Kanouté, French footballer nationalized in Mali.
  • 1979 – Andrea Galante, Argentine actress.
  • 1979 – Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor.
  • 1980 – Hiroki Yoshimoto, Japanese racing driver.
  • 1981 – Bracha van Doesburgh, Dutch actress.
  • 1982 – Joey Barton, British footballer.
  • 1982 – Raúl and Gabriel Peralta, Chilean dancers.
  • 1987 – Spencer Smith, American drummer, of the band Panic At The Disco.
  • 1988 – Javi Martínez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1989 – Alexandre Pato, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1989 – Zedd, DJ and producer of Russian origin.
  • 1989 – Luis Carlos Peña Díaz (Felo), Mexican singer-songwriter, actor and psychologist.
  • 1997 – Mireia Vilapuig, Spanish actress.

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