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History Births on August 13


Koji Kondo
Koji Kondo, Japanese composer and sound director

#Koji_Kondo

Gary Gregor
Gary Gregor, American basketball player

#Gary_Gregor

Alona Bondarenko
Alona Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player

#Alona_Bondarenko

Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan, American golfer and sportscaster (d. 1997)

#Ben_Hogan

Wilmer Mizell
Wilmer Mizell, American baseball player and politician (d. 1999)

#Wilmer_Mizell

Jay Buhner
Jay Buhner, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Jay_Buhner

Jimmy McCracklin
Jimmy McCracklin, American blues/R&B singer-songwriter and pianist (d 2012)

#Jimmy_McCracklin

Vladimir Odoyevsky
Vladimir Odoyevsky, Russian philosopher and critic (d. 1869)

#Vladimir_Odoyevsky

Corey Patterson
Corey Patterson, American baseball player

#Corey_Patterson

Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro, Cuban lawyer and politician, 15th President of Cuba (d. 2016)

#Fidel_Castro

Margareta Winberg
Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden

#Margareta_Winberg

Kevin Plank
Kevin Plank, American businessman, founded Under Armour

#Kevin_Plank

Tom Perrotta
Tom Perrotta, American novelist and screenwriter

#Tom_Perrotta

Paul Greengrass
Paul Greengrass, English director and screenwriter

#Paul_Greengrass

Keith Benson
Keith Benson, American basketball player

#Keith_Benson

Gene Raymond
Gene Raymond, American actor and pilot (d. 1998)

#Gene_Raymond

John Slattery
John Slattery, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#John_Slattery

Shayne Corson
Shayne Corson, Canadian ice hockey player

#Shayne_Corson

Will Clarke (novelist)
Will Clarke, American author

#Will_Clarke_(novelist)

Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock, English-American director and producer (d. 1980)

#Alfred_Hitchcock

Niklas Sundin
Niklas Sundin, Swedish musician and artist

#Niklas_Sundin

Frederick Sanger
Frederick Sanger, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)

#Frederick_Sanger

Dave Days
Dave Days, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Dave_Days

Johnny Mullagh
Johnny Mullagh, Australian cricketer (d. 1891)

#Johnny_Mullagh

Lucas Moura
Lucas Moura, Brazilian footballer

#Lucas_Moura

Anders Jonas Ångström
Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist and astronomer (d. 1874)

#Anders_Jonas_Ångström

?ubomír Michalík
?ubomír Michalík, Slovak footballer

#?ubomír_Michalík

George Grove
George Grove, English musicologist and historian (d. 1900)

#George_Grove

Brandon Workman
Brandon Workman, American baseball player

#Brandon_Workman

Margaret Tafoya
Margaret Tafoya, Native American Pueblo potter (d. 2001)

#Margaret_Tafoya

Patrick Carpentier
Patrick Carpentier, Canadian race car driver

#Patrick_Carpentier

Salvador Luria
Salvador Luria, Italian-American microbiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)

#Salvador_Luria

Dalma Gálfi
Dalma Gálfi, Hungarian tennis player

#Dalma_Gálfi

Aleš Hemský
Aleš Hemský, Czech ice hockey player

#Aleš_Hemský

Niko Kranj?ar
Niko Kranj?ar, Croatian footballer

#Niko_Kranj?ar

Louis François, Prince of Conti
Louis François, Prince of Conti (d. 1776)

#Louis_François,_Prince_of_Conti

DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins, American basketball player

#DeMarcus_Cousins

Adam Housley
Adam Housley, American baseball player and journalist

#Adam_Housley

Rasmus Bartholin
Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)

#Rasmus_Bartholin

Fred Stanley (baseball)
Fred Stanley, American baseball player and manager

#Fred_Stanley_(baseball)

Devin McCourty
Devin McCourty, American football player

#Devin_McCourty

Elvis Grbac
Elvis Grbac, American football player and coach

#Elvis_Grbac

Richard Willstätter
Richard Willstätter, German-Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1942)

#Richard_Willstätter

Murtz Jaffer
Murtz Jaffer, Canadian journalist

#Murtz_Jaffer

Neville Brand
Neville Brand, American actor (d. 1992)

#Neville_Brand

Dan Fogelberg
Dan Fogelberg, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)

#Dan_Fogelberg

Regis Toomey
Regis Toomey, American actor (d. 1991)

#Regis_Toomey

Lucy Stone
Lucy Stone, American abolitionist and suffragist (d. 1893)

#Lucy_Stone

Sid Gordon
Sid Gordon, American baseball player (d. 1975)

#Sid_Gordon

Dallas Braden
Dallas Braden, American baseball player

#Dallas_Braden

Heinrich von Brühl
Heinrich von Brühl, Polish-German politician (d. 1763)

#Heinrich_von_Brühl

Ertha Pascal-Trouillot
Ertha Pascal-Trouillot, President of Haiti

#Ertha_Pascal-Trouillot

Katrina Gorry
Katrina Gorry, Australian football player

#Katrina_Gorry

James Gillray
James Gillray, English caricaturist and printmaker (d.1815)

#James_Gillray

Dina Averina
Dina and Arina Averina, Russian rhythmic gymnasts

#Dina_Averina

Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistani cricketer

#Shoaib_Akhtar

Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Anglo-Irish mathematician and physicist (d. 1903)

#Sir_George_Stokes,_1st_Baronet

Hughie Thomasson
Hughie Thomasson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)

#Hughie_Thomasson

Bernard Manning
Bernard Manning, English comedian (d. 2007)

#Bernard_Manning

Camillien Houde
Camillien Houde, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)

#Camillien_Houde

Valerie Plame
Valerie Plame, American CIA agent and author

#Valerie_Plame

Goldwin Smith
Goldwin Smith, English-Canadian historian and journalist (d. 1910)

#Goldwin_Smith

Bobby Clarke
Bobby Clarke, Canadian ice hockey player and manager

#Bobby_Clarke

Debi Mazar
Debi Mazar, American actress

#Debi_Mazar

Alan Shearer
Alan Shearer, English footballer and manager

#Alan_Shearer

George Shearing
George Shearing, English jazz pianist and bandleader (d. 2011)

#George_Shearing

Salomon Jadassohn
Salomon Jadassohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1902)

#Salomon_Jadassohn

Louis Frémaux
Louis Frémaux, French conductor (d. 2017)

#Louis_Frémaux

Howard Marks
Howard Marks, Welsh cannabis smuggler, writer, and legalisation campaigner (d. 2016)

#Howard_Marks

Benny Bailey
Benny Bailey, American trumpet player, songwriter, and producer (d. 2005)

#Benny_Bailey

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset
Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1748)

#Charles_Seymour,_6th_Duke_of_Somerset

Boone Logan
Boone Logan, American baseball player

#Boone_Logan

José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz
José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz, Argentine executive and policy maker (d. 2013)

#José_Alfredo_Martínez_de_Hoz

Makarios III
Makarios III, Greek archbishop and politician, 1st President of Cyprus (d. 1977)

#Makarios_III

Giovanni Agnelli
Giovanni Agnelli, Italian businessman, founded Fiat S.p.A (d. 1945)

#Giovanni_Agnelli

Nicolás Lapentti
Nicolás Lapentti, Ecuadorian tennis player

#Nicolás_Lapentti

Lars Engqvist
Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden

#Lars_Engqvist

Feargal Sharkey
Feargal Sharkey, Northern Irish singer-songwriter

#Feargal_Sharkey

Benjamin Stambouli
Benjamin Stambouli, French footballer

#Benjamin_Stambouli

Suzanne Muldowney
Suzanne Muldowney, American performance artist

#Suzanne_Muldowney

Felix Wankel
Felix Wankel, German engineer (d. 1988)

#Felix_Wankel

Todd Hendricks
Todd Hendricks, American football player and coach

#Todd_Hendricks

Philippe Petit
Philippe Petit, French tightrope walker

#Philippe_Petit

Felix Adler (professor)
Felix Adler, German-American religious leader and educator (d. 1933)

#Felix_Adler_(professor)

Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers
Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (d. 1813)

#Louis_Baraguey_d'Hilliers

George Luks
George Luks, American painter and illustrator (d. 1933)

#George_Luks

Eugenio Lopez III
Eugenio Lopez III, Filipino businessperson, CEO and chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation

#Eugenio_Lopez_III

Christopher Raeburn (designer)
Christopher Raeburn, English fashion designer

#Christopher_Raeburn_(designer)

Randy Shughart
Randy Shughart, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)

#Randy_Shughart

Art Shires
Art Shires, American baseball player and boxer (d. 1967)

#Art_Shires

Tal Bachman
Tal Bachman, Canadian singer-songwriter

#Tal_Bachman

Rex Humbard
Rex Humbard, American evangelist and television host (d. 2007)

#Rex_Humbard

Jean Borotra
Jean Borotra, French tennis player (d. 1994)

#Jean_Borotra

Alfonso XI of Castile
Alfonso XI, king of Castile and León (d. 1350)

#Alfonso_XI_of_Castile

Sridevi
Sridevi, Indian actress (d. 2018)

#Sridevi

John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird, Scottish engineer, invented the television (d. 1946)

#John_Logie_Baird

William Wentworth
William Wentworth, Australian journalist, explorer, and politician (d. 1872)

#William_Wentworth

Jarrod Washburn
Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player and coach

#Jarrod_Washburn

Filip Forsberg
Filip Forsberg, Swedish ice hockey player

#Filip_Forsberg

Midori Ito
Midori Ito, Japanese figure skater

#Midori_Ito

Jason McCourty
Jason McCourty, American football player

#Jason_McCourty

Marty Turco
Marty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

#Marty_Turco

Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr, American actor (d. 1967)

#Bert_Lahr

Antonia Lottner
Antonia Lottner, German tennis player

#Antonia_Lottner

Chuck Gilmur
Chuck Gilmur, American basketball player, coach, and educator (d. 2011)

#Chuck_Gilmur

Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk
Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland (d. 1640)

#Theophilus_Howard,_2nd_Earl_of_Suffolk

Sebastian Stan
Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor

#Sebastian_Stan

Michael Klim
Michael Klim, Polish-Australian swimmer

#Michael_Klim

Alicja Tchórz
Alicja Tchórz, Polish swimmer

#Alicja_Tchórz

Danny Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce, American actor and wrestler

#Danny_Bonaduce

Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley, American target shooter (d. 1926)

#Annie_Oakley

Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah
Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, Fatimid caliph (d. 1021)

#Al-Hakim_bi-Amr_Allah

Thomas Pogge
Thomas Pogge, German philosopher and academic

#Thomas_Pogge

James Morrison (singer)
James Morrison, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

#James_Morrison_(singer)

Mudcat Grant
Mudcat Grant, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Mudcat_Grant

Harry Dean (cricketer)
Harry Dean, English cricketer and coach (d. 1957)

#Harry_Dean_(cricketer)

Joycelyn Elders
Joycelyn Elders, American admiral and physician, 15th Surgeon General of the United States

#Joycelyn_Elders

Gleb W. Derujinsky
Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1975)

#Gleb_W._Derujinsky

Charles Wells (brewer)
Charles Wells, English brewer, founded Charles Wells Ltd (d. 1914)

#Charles_Wells_(brewer)

Jamie Reed (footballer)
Jamie Reed, Welsh footballer

#Jamie_Reed_(footballer)

Jim Brunzell
Jim Brunzell, American wrestler

#Jim_Brunzell

Kathleen Battle
Kathleen Battle, American operatic soprano

#Kathleen_Battle

David Feherty
David Feherty, Northern Irish golfer and sportscaster

#David_Feherty

John Ireland (composer)
John Ireland, English composer and educator (d. 1962)

#John_Ireland_(composer)

Mark Lemke
Mark Lemke, American baseball player, coach, and radio host

#Mark_Lemke

Joe Perry (snooker player)
Joe Perry, English snooker player

#Joe_Perry_(snooker_player)

Moses Mbye
Moses Mbye, Australian rugby league player

#Moses_Mbye

Román Colón
Román Colón, Dominican baseball player

#Román_Colón

Israel Jiménez, Mexican footballer
Justin Greene, American basketball player
Greg Draper, New Zealand footballer
Jose Lorenzo Diokno, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter
Gerrit van Look, German rugby player and coach
Christian Müller, German footballer
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, American political consultant and press secretary
Taiz? Sugimura, Japanese politician
Dwight Smith, American football player
Kenyan Weaks, American basketball player and coach
Geno Carlisle, American basketball player
Scott MacRae, American baseball player and coach
Eric Medlen, American race car driver (d. 2007)
Molly Henneberg, American journalist
Tony Jarrett, English sprinter and hurdler
Digna Ketelaar, Dutch tennis player
Dave Jamerson, American basketball player
Scooter Barry, American basketball player
Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer and conductor
Tom Prince, American baseball player and manager
Steve Higgins, American talk show co-host and announcer, writer, producer, comedian and impressionist
Neil Mallender, English cricketer and umpire
Ivar Stukolkin, Estonian swimmer
Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player
Bruce French, English cricketer and coach
Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese race car driver
Keith Ahlers, English race car driver
Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player (d. 2001)
Peter Wright, English historian and author
Ron Hilditch, Australian rugby league player and coach
Tom Cohen, American philosopher, theorist, and academic
Herb Ritts, American photographer and director (d. 2002)
Gary Gibbs, American football player and coach
Dave Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
Rusty Gerhardt, American baseball player, coach, and manager
Jane Carr, English actress
Willy Rey, Dutch-Canadian model (d. 1973)
John Stocker, Canadian voice actor and director
Robin Jackman, Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster
Michael Willetts, English sergeant; George Cross recipient (d. 1971)
Fred Hill, American football player
Bill Musselman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2000)
Dave "Baby" Cortez, American R&B pianist, organist, and composer
Alex de Renzy, American director and producer (d. 2001)
Bob Wiesler, American baseball player (d. 2014)
Don Ho, American singer and ukulele player (d. 2007)
Wilfried Hilker, German footballer and referee
Pat Harrington, Jr., American actor (d. 2016)
John Tidmarsh, English journalist and radio host (d. 2019)
Noor Hassanali, Trinidadian lawyer and politician, 2nd President of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2006)
Grace Bates, American mathematician and academic (d. 1996)
Fred Davis, English snooker player (d. 1998)
Claire Cribbs, American basketball player and coach (d. 1985)
William Bernbach, American advertiser, co-founded DDB Worldwide (d. 1982)
Basil Spence, Scottish architect, designed Coventry Cathedral (d. 1976)
Chuck Carroll, American football player and lawyer (d. 2003)
Buddy Rogers, American actor and musician (d. 1999)
István Barta, Hungarian water polo player (d. 1948)
William Wotton, English linguist and scholar (d. 1727)