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Happy Birthday BaronBreton!

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:48 pm

Happy Birthday BaronBreton! :D

Famous Birthdays on 25th April

32 - Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1214 - Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1228 - Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)
1228 - Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254)
1284 - Edward II, King of England (1307-27)
1287 - Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)
1502 - Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
1567 - Aurelio Signoretti, composer
1599 - Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
1608 - Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
1614 - Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
1614 - Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer
1621 - Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (d. 1679)
1666 - Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
1677 - Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
1690 - Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer
1694 - Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)
1710 - James Ferguson, astronomer
1723 - Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer
1725 - Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, British admiral (d. 1786)
1730 - Fedele Fenaroli, composer
1767 - Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (d. 1847)
1769 - Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor
1770 - Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
1776 - Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
1792 - John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)
1818 - Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer
1824 - Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter
1825 - Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones
1837 - William Charles Levey, composer
1840 - James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1840 - Peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (1812 Overture) (5/7 NS)
1841 - Pauline Lucca, soprano
1842 - Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)
1843 - Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
1849 - Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)
1851 - Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
1862 - Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs
1867 - Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist
1868 - John Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)
1869 - Karl Prohaska, composer
1871 - Sara Amsel, Indonesian/Dutch actress
1872 - Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper
1874 - Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)
1876 - Ruben Marcos Campos, composer
1881 - Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
1883 - Elsa Maxwell, Keokuk Iowa, writer (Jack Paar Show)
1889 - Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)
1895 - Stanley Rous, British soccer official
1897 - Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer
1897 - VAA Mary, English princess
1898 - Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)
1900 - Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat
1900 - Lord Gladwyn, MP (Liberal)
1900 - Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945)
1901 - Ernst Gernot Klussmann, composer
1902 - Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
1903 - Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)
1903 - Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer
1903 - Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
1905 - Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant
1905 - Walter Hassan, engineer
1905 - George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1986)
1906 - Sally Salminen, writer
1906 - William J Brennan Jr, NJ, 92nd Supreme Court judge (1956-90) [or 8/25]
1906 - Zoltan Gardonyi, composer
1907 - Paula Trueman, NYC, actress (Gran-Billy)
1907 - Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
1908 - Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)
1909 - Jaroslav Doubrava, composer
1912 - Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis
1913 - Earl Bostic, Tulsa OK, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation)
1913 - Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)
1914 - Claude Mauriac, writer
1914 - Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
1914 - Ross Lockridge, Jr., American writer (d. 1948)
1915 - A J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer
1915 - William Goyen, writer
1918 - Astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
1918 - Ella Fitzgerald, Newport News VA, jazz singer (Is it live or Memorex)
1918 - Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer (d. 1995)
1919 - Heinz Wunderlich, composer
1920 - Jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic)
1920 - Marre, reformer of the bar
1921 - Jean Mogin, Belgian poet
1921 - Karel Appel, painter (Vragende Children)
1923 - Aafje J R Bouber, [Blom], actress (Traveller Without Baggage)
1923 - Albert King, Mississippi, blues singer/guitarist (Bad Look Blues)
1923 - Anita Bjorak, actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People)
1923 - Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
1923 - Melissa Hayden, Toronto Canada, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl)
1923 - Albert King, American musician (d. 1992)
1924 - Erzsebet Szonyi, composer
1924 - Franco Mannino, composer
1925 - Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist
1925 - Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
1926 - Paul Walter Furst, composer
1926 - Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
1927 - Ernst Widmer, composer
1927 - Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
1929 - Jose Angel Valente, Spanish poet (A modo the esperanza)
1929 - Yvette Corlett, athlete
1929 - Yvette Williams, NZ, long jumper (Oly-gold-52)
1930 - Dotty Mack, Cincinnati Ohio, actress (Paul Dixon Show)
1930 - Paul Mazursky, Brooklyn, writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson)
1930 - Roy Marshall, cricket opener (prolific Hampshire only 4 Tests for WI)
1931 - David Shepherd, painter
1931 - Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
1932 - Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1968)
1932 - Meadowlark Lemmon, basketball star (Harlem Globetrotter) [or 0421]
1932 - William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)
1933 - Helen Paling, British circuit judge
1933 - Jerry Leiber, songwriter (Leiber & Stoller)
1934 - David de Peyer, cancer research campaigner
1934 - Denny "Scott" Miller, Bloomington Ind, actor (Wagon Train)
1934 - Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
1935 - April Ashley, English model
1937 - Bo Brundin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Rhinemann Exchange)
1937 - Thomas Faber, publisher
1938 - Ton Schulten, Dutch artist
1939 - Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
1939 - Veronica Sutherland, British diplomat
1939 - Ted Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate
1940 - Al Pacino, NYC, actor (And Justice For All, Godfather, Scorpio)
1940 - Marian Norrie
1940 - O B McClinton, [Burnett], country singer (Keep your arms around me)
1941 - Bertrand Tavernier, actor (Capt Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie)
1941 - Chris Augustine, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
1941 - Lawrence J Smith, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
1941 - Princess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
1942 - John Martin Dalby, composer
1942 - Jon Kyl, (Rep-R-Arizona)
1942 - Jon Kyl, American politician
1944 - John Bryant, editor (Europeans)
1945 - Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen)
1945 - Michael Kogel, rocker
1945 - Stu Cook, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
1945 - Walt Wesley, NBA star (Cleve Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers)
1946 - ... Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian ultra nationalist/anti semite
1946 - Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
1946 - Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
1946 - Ronnie Gilbert, rocker (Lifeline, Harp)
1946 - Talia Shire, [Coppola], Lake Success NY, actress (Adrienne-Rocky)
1946 - Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
1947 - Bill Fontana, composer
1947 - Jeffrey DeMunn, Buffalo NY, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City)
1947 - Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)
1947 - Johan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
1948 - Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
1948 - Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
1949 - Michael Brown, NYC, keyboardist (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
1949 - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
1949 - Vicente Pernía, Argentine footballer
1949 - James Fenton, British poet
1950 - Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)
1951 - Ian McCartney, MP
1951 - Linda Stone, pharmacist
1951 - Ian McCartney, British Member of Parliament
1952 - Cory Day, Bronx NY, rock vocalist
1952 - Vladislav Tretiak, USSR hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1952 - Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
1953 - Gary Cosier, cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI)
1953 - Ron Clements, American animation director
1954 - Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
1955 - Buster Mottram, tennis player
1955 - Joanne Abbott, Sarnia Ontario, yachter (Olympics-96)
1955 - John Nunn, British chess player
1955 - Américo Gallego, Argentine footballer
1955 - Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor
1956 - Jaroslava Schallerová, Hungarian actress
1957 - Eric Bristow, "Crafty Cockney
1958 - Chris Johnson, Arcata CA, LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic)
1958 - Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)
1958 - Flab, rocker
1959 - Billy Rankin, Glasgow, Scotland, rocker
1959 - Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, baseballoutfielder: Chicago White Sox
1959 - Dominique Blanc, French actress
1960 - Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
1961 - Dinesh D'Souza, American author
1964 - Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
1964 - Jackie Campbell, LA Cal, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993)
1964 - Jamie Siddons, cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988)
1964 - Hank Azaria, American actor
1964 - Wisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director
1965 - Denis Perez, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
1965 - Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
1965 - Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
1966 - Darren Holmes, Asheville NC, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1966 - Isabelle Pasco, France, actress (Ave Maria)/model (Elle, Vogue)
1967 - Angel Martino, Americus GA, 50m/100m freestyle (Oly-gold/2 br-92, 96)
1969 - Darren Woodson, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1969 - Gavin Bruk-Jackson, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
1969 - Jon Olsen, US, 100m freestyle/400m/800m medley (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)
1969 - Marisa Pedulla, Bellefonte PA, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics-96)
1969 - Nir Shental, Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Oly-15th-1996)
1969 - Sanjeeva Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994- )
1969 - Travis Fryman, Lexington KY, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1969 - Joe Buck, American sports broadcaster
1969 - Renée Zellweger, American actress
1970 - Corwin Brown, NFL safety (NY Jets, NE Patriots)
1970 - Steve Tovar, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
1970 - Tionne Watkins, American singer
1971 - Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1971 - Brad Clontz, Stuart VA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1971 - Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Michelle Harris, Newark Delaware, Miss America-Delaware (1996)
1971 - Pam Schaffrath, Chicago IL, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1971 - Tomoko Kawakami, (Voice Actress), Japanese Seiyuu
1972 - Percell Gaskins, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1972 - Sara Baras, Spanish ballerina
1973 - Alek Stojanov, Windsor, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
1973 - Barbara Rittner, Krefeld German FR, tennis star (1992 Schenectady)
1973 - Paige Gordon, North Vancouver BC, diver (Olympics-16-92, 96)
1973 - Wes Martin, Calgary Alta, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd)
1973 - Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
1974 - Brad Hassell, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1974 - Libor Prochazka, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
1974 - Tricia Dunn, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1974 - Twan Russell, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1975 - Jacque Jones, San Diego CA, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Ruben Gomez, rocker (Menudo-Cannonball)
1975 - Emily Bergl, English-American actress
1975 - Chris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer
1976 - Tim Duncan, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
1976 - Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player
1976 - Gilberto, Brazilian footballer
1977 - Jonathan Angel, SF Calif, actor (Tommy Delucca-Saved By The Bell)
1977 - Marguerite Moreau, actress (Connie-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3)
1977 - Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
1977 - Paavo Siljamäki, Finnish musician
1977 - Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
1977 - Matthew West, American Christian singer
1978 - Letícia Birkheuer, Brazilian model
1978 - Matt Walker, British Paralympic swimmer
1980 - Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
1980 - Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
1980 - Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese basaball player
1981 - Felipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One driver
1981 - John McFall, British Paralympic sprinter
1981 - Anja Pärson, Swedish skier
1981 - Dwone Hicks, National Football League runningback
1982 - Monty Panesar, English cricketer
1982 - Brian Barton, American baseball player
1983 - DeAngelo Williams, National Football League runningback
1983 - J.P. Howell, American baseball player
1984 - Andre' Woodson, American football quarterback
1984 - Robert Andino, Baseball player
1985 - Jonathan Halyalkar, Ramsey NJ, actor (Billy-Who's the Boss)
1985 - Giedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver
1987 - Johann Smith, American soccer player
1988 - James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player
1988 - Sara Paxton, American actress
1989 - Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama
1989 - Robbie Tarrant, Australian football player
1996 - Allisyn Ashley Arm, American child actress
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Postby Jason » Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:41 am

Happy Birthday,
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Postby poohbcarrot » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:09 am

Happy Birthday.

Good lot of names with the same birthday - best list so far.
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Postby TheMole » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:29 am

Happy Birthday, your Baronship!

PS: Indeed, and some names are even the same...
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:29 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARONBRETON!
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Postby Tiffany » Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:54 am

I hope you have a lovely day, for your Birthday, BaronBretton.
Best wishes,
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:19 pm

Happy Birthday,some new books as prezzies mabye. :)
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Postby Watchman44 » Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:23 pm

Happy Birthday BaronBreton, hope its a good one. :wink:
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Postby chris.ph » Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:53 pm

happy birthday :)
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Postby Batty » Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:57 pm

Happy Birthday BB!

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Postby cols » Sat Apr 25, 2009 6:33 pm

Happy Birthday BaronBreton
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Postby WannabeAngua » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:38 pm

Happy birthday from me too :)

Tony, where do you find those famous birthdays??
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:13 pm

WannabeAngua wrote:

Tony, where do you find those famous birthdays??
I Googled 'this day in history' and found this site. :wink:
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:30 am

Hope it was a good one BB (I never get on this site on weekends)
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Postby BaronBreton » Thu May 07, 2009 1:16 pm

Thanks everyone !
And sorry for my late... I came back from holidays ! (with no connexion)

And thanks again !!!


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