• Weather icon 70ºc, New York
  • Sunday, September 25, 2022

History Births on August 11

Lloyd Nolan
Lloyd Nolan, American actor (d. 1985)


Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (d. 2006)


Viola Davis
Viola Davis, American actress


Johnny Claes
Johnny Claes, English-Belgian race car driver and trumpet player (d. 1956)


Louise Bogan
Louise Bogan, American poet and critic (d. 1970)


Frederick Innes
Frederick Innes, Scottish-Australian politician, 9th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1882)


Nikolaus von Schönberg
Nikolaus von Schönberg, Catholic cardinal (d. 1537)


Richard Mead
Richard Mead, English physician and astrologer (d. 1754)


William W. Chapman
William W. Chapman, American lawyer and politician (d. 1892)


Mike Hugg
Mike Hugg, English drummer and keyboard player


Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg
Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg (d. 1953)


Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor


Kido Takayoshi
Kido Takayoshi, Japanese samurai and politician (d. 1877)


Gustavo Cerati
Gustavo Cerati, Argentinian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2014)


Carolyn Murphy
Carolyn Murphy, American model and actress


David Rice Atchison
David Rice Atchison, American general, lawyer, and politician (d. 1886)


Adolph M. Christianson
Adolph M. Christianson, American lawyer and judge (d. 1954)


Enid Blyton
Enid Blyton, English author, poet, and educator (d. 1968)


Theo de Jong
Theo de Jong, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager


Joseph Schuster (composer)
Joseph Schuster, German composer (d. 1812)


Alfredo Binda
Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)


Richard Brocklesby
Richard Brocklesby, English physician (d. 1797)


Ernst Jaakson
Ernst Jaakson, Estonian diplomat (d. 1998)


Peter Mohr Dam
Peter Mohr Dam, Faroese educator and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1968)


John "Mule" Miles, American baseball player (d. 2013)


Ronnie Dawson (musician)
Ronnie Dawson, American singer and guitarist (d. 2003)


Bryan Bassett
Bryan Bassett, American guitarist


Alejandra Barros
Alejandra Barros, Mexican actress and screenwriter


Georgios Karatzaferis
Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek journalist and politician


Isy Suttie
Isy Suttie, English comedian, musician, actress, and writer


James B. Longacre
James B. Longacre, American engraver (d. 1869)


Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan, American actor, comedian, and television host


Warren Brown (politician)
Warren Brown, American historian and politician (d. 1919)


Melky Cabrera
Melky Cabrera, Dominican baseball player


Hadiqa Kiani
Hadiqa Kiani, Pakistani singer, songwriter and philanthropist


Mokhtar Benmoussa
Mokhtar Benmoussa, Algerian footballer


Arlene Dahl
Arlene Dahl, American actress, businesswoman and writer


Martin Linton
Martin Linton, Swedish-English journalist and politician


Iván Córdoba
Iván Córdoba, Colombian footballer and manager


Jacqueline Fernandez
Jacqueline Fernandez, Sri Lankan actress


Y?ji Koseki
Y?ji Koseki, Japanese composer (d. 1989)


Frederick Haldimand
Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-English general and politician, 22nd Governor of Quebec (d. 1791)


Bill Monbouquette
Bill Monbouquette, American baseball player and coach (d. 2015)


Tommy Mooney
Tommy Mooney, English footballer


Pierre-Louis Lions
Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician and academic


Storm Sanders
Storm Sanders, Australian tennis player


Luke Lewis
Luke Lewis, Australian rugby league player


Cristian Tello
Cristian Tello, Spanish footballer


Jerzy Grotowski
Jerzy Grotowski, Polish director and producer (d. 1999)


Thanom Kittikachorn
Thanom Kittikachorn, Thai field marshal and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Thailand (d. 2004)


Reid Blackburn
Reid Blackburn, American photographer (d. 1980)


Petter Wettre
Petter Wettre, Norwegian saxophonist and composer


Gemma Hayes
Gemma Hayes, Irish singer-songwriter


Aaron Klug
Aaron Klug, Lithuanian-English chemist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)


Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Prussian gymnast, educator, and politician (d. 1852)


Don Freeman
Don Freeman, American author and illustrator (d. 1978)


Eiji Yoshikawa
Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese author (d. 1962)


Peter Eisenman
Peter Eisenman, American architect, designed the City of Culture of Galicia


Jim Lee
Jim Lee, South Korean-American author and illustrator


Bob Scheffing
Bob Scheffing, American baseball player and manager (d. 1985)


Pablo Sandoval
Pablo Sandoval, Venezuelan baseball player


Patty Mills
Patty Mills, Australian basketball player


Anton Cooper
Anton Cooper, New Zealand cross-country cyclist


Hiromi Makihara
Hiromi Makihara, Japanese baseball player


Sophie Okonedo
Sophie Okonedo, British actress


Daniel Lloyd (cyclist)
Daniel Lloyd, English cyclist and sportscaster


?ubomír Viš?ovský
?ubomír Viš?ovský, Slovak ice hockey player


Marie-France Dubreuil
Marie-France Dubreuil, Canadian figure skater


Joe Jackson (musician)
Joe Jackson, English singer-songwriter and musician


Richard Scudamore
Richard Scudamore, English businessman


Mustafa Pektemek
Mustafa Pektemek, Turkish footballer


Alex Haley
Alex Haley, American historian and author (d. 1992)


Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1125)


Enrique Bunbury
Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist


Fernando Arrabal
Fernando Arrabal, Spanish actor, director, and playwright


Hermann Wlach
Hermann Wlach, Austrian-Swiss actor (d. 1962)


Tim Hutchinson
Tim Hutchinson, American lawyer and politician


Aleksander Aberg
Aleksander Aberg, Estonian wrestler (d. 1920)


Wijda Mazereeuw
Wijda Mazereeuw, Dutch swimmer


Robert G. Ingersoll
Robert G. Ingersoll, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 1899)


Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general and politician, 10th President of Pakistan


Chuck Rayner
Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)


Rob Minkoff
Rob Minkoff, American director and producer


Daniel Poohl
Daniel Poohl, Swedish journalist


John Ellison
John Ellison, American-Canadian musician and songwriter


Dany N'Guessan
Dany N'Guessan, French footballer


Jah Wobble
Jah Wobble, English singer-songwriter and bass player


Drew Storen
Drew Storen, American baseball player


Marie François Sadi Carnot
Marie François Sadi Carnot, French engineer and politician, 4th President of the French Republic (d. 1894)


Eric Carmen
Eric Carmen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Charles Cecil
Charles Cecil, English video game designer and co-founded Revolution Software


Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak, American computer scientist and programmer, co-founded Apple Inc.


John Conlee
John Conlee, American singer-songwriter


Tom Richardson (cricketer)
Tom Richardson, English cricketer (d. 1912)


Brian Azzarello
Brian Azzarello, American author


Lucas di Grassi
Lucas di Grassi, Brazilian race car driver


Yolande of Aragon
Yolande of Aragon (d. 1442)


Marc Bergevin
Marc Bergevin, Canadian ice hockey player and manager


Morris Weiss
Morris Weiss, American author and illustrator (d. 2014)


Jim Kale
Jim Kale, Canadian bass player


Hugh MacDiarmid
Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet and linguist (d. 1978)


Ottó Bláthy
Ottó Bláthy, Hungarian engineer and chess player (d. 1939)


Massimiliano Allegri
Massimiliano Allegri, Italian footballer and manager


Walter Ayoví
Walter Ayoví, Ecuadorian footballer


Denis Payton
Denis Payton, English saxophonist (d. 2006)


Tarmo Rüütli
Tarmo Rüütli, Estonian footballer, coach, and manager


Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan, American wrestler


Uku Masing
Uku Masing, Estonian philosopher and theologian (d. 1985)


Ben Gibbard
Ben Gibbard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Anna Massey
Anna Massey, English actress (d. 2011)


Sylvia Hermon
Sylvia Hermon, Northern Irish academic and politician


Kristin Armstrong
Kristin Armstrong, American cyclist


Charlie Sexton
Charlie Sexton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Will Friedle
Will Friedle, American actor and screenwriter


Ian McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor


Patrick Joseph McGovern
Patrick Joseph McGovern, American businessman, founded International Data Group (d. 2014)


Christiaan Eijkman
Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)


Margaret Paleologa
Margaret Paleologa, Sovereign Marchioness of Montferrat (d. 1566)


Bob Mothersbaugh
Bob Mothersbaugh, American singer, guitarist, and producer


Gianluca Pessotto
Gianluca Pessotto, Italian footballer


Joseph Barbato, French footballer
Lenka Juríková, Slovak tennis player
Sebastian Huke, German footballer
Junior Heffernan, Irish cyclist and triathlete (d. 2013)
Rabeh Al-Hussaini, Filipino basketball player
Pavel 183, Russian painter (d. 2013)
Lee Suggs, American football player
Lillian Nakate, Ugandan politician
Charlotte Leslie, British politician
Spyros Gogolos, Greek footballer
Dênio Martins, Brazilian footballer
Bubba Crosby, American baseball player
Chris Cummings, Canadian singer-songwriter
Audrey Mestre, French biologist and diver (d. 2002)
Dirk Hannemann, German footballer and manager
Juan María Solare, Argentinian pianist and composer
Nigel Martyn, English footballer and coach
Embeth Davidtz, American actress
Grant Waite, New Zealand golfer
John Micklethwait, English journalist and author
Craig Ehlo, American basketball player and coach
David Brooks, American journalist and author
László Szlávics, Jr., Hungarian sculptor
Taraki Sivaram, Sri Lankan journalist and author (d. 2005)
Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese businessman
Steven Pokere, New Zealand rugby player
Ian Stuart Donaldson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1993)
Marc Bureau, Canadian politician, 16th Mayor of Gatineau
Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricketer and umpire
Vance Heafner, American golfer and coach (d. 2012)
Gennadiy Nikonov, Russian engineer, designed the AN-94 rifle (d. 2003)
Erik Brann, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)
Ian Charleson, Scottish-English actor and singer (d. 1990)
Don Boyd, Scottish director, producer, and screenwriter
Marilyn vos Savant, American journalist and author
Frederick W. Smith, American businessman, founded FedEx
Glenys Page, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2012)
Jonathan Spence, English-American historian and academic
Andre Dubus, American short story writer, essayist, and memoirist (d. 1999)
Bob Hepple, South African lawyer and academic (d. 2015)
Tamás Vásáry, Hungarian pianist and conductor
Jerry Falwell, American minister and television host (d. 2007)
John Gorrie, English director and screenwriter
Geoffrey Cass, English businessman
Izzy Asper, Canadian lawyer, businessman, and politician, founded Canwest (d. 2003)
Stuart Rosenberg, American director and producer (d. 2007)
Raymond Leppard, English harpsichord player and conductor
Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (d. 2006)
Stan Chambers, American journalist and actor (d. 2015)
Luis Olmo, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and manager (d. 2017)
Angus Wilson, English author and academic (d. 1991)
Paul Dupuis, Canadian actor (d. 1976)
Raphael Blau, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1996)
Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer and academic (d. 1954)
Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher (d. 1999)
Ted a'Beckett, Australian cricketer and lawyer (d. 1989)
Erwin Chargaff, Austrian-American biochemist and academic (d. 2002)
Philip Phillips, American archaeologist and scholar (d. 1994)
Edgar Zilsel, Austrian historian and philosopher of science, linked to the Vienna Circle (d. 1944)
Stancho Belkovski, Bulgarian architect and educator (d. 1962)
Stephen Butterworth, English physicist and engineer (d. 1958)
Oliver W. F. Lodge, English poet and author (d. 1955)
John Hodges, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)