February 13 Birthdays in History - February 13 Deaths - February 13 Events



1980 Kristy Powell, Florida, gymnast 1996 Olympics
1979 Julie Nagle, Miss North Dakota Teen USA 1997
1979 Mena Suvari, born in Newport, Rhode Island, actress, fashion designer, movies include: 'American Beauty', 'American Pie', 'Day of the Dead'
1977 Randy Moss, American Athlete
1975 Mark Gerald Keddell, Christchurch New Zealand, 200m 1996 Olympics
1974 Anthony Mortas, hockey forward, Team France 1998
1974 Robbie Williams, British Musician
1973 Willie Smith, NFL linebacker, Detroit Lions
1972 Charlie Garner, NFL running back for the Philadelphia Eagles
1972 Juha Ylonen, Helsinki, Finland, NHL forward, Phoenix, Bronze Medal 1998 Olympics
1971 Jim Reid, NFL tackle for the Houston Oilers
1971 Mats Sundin, Bromma SWE, NHL center, Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs
1971 Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety for the Minnesota Vikings
1971 Todd Williams, U.S. baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1970 Kevin Stocker, U.S. baseball infielder for the Philadelphia Phillies
1970 Ruben Brown, NFL guard for the Buffalo Bills
1970 Vernon Patao, 141 lbs, 64 kg, U.S. weightlifter, alt-Olympics-1996
1969 Subroto Banerjee, cricketer, Indian quickie and Dennis Lillee protege
1968 Matt Mieske, U.S. baseball outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers
1967 Eddie Pye, U.S. baseball infielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1967 Melanie Denise Bridges, Derry, New Hampshire, Miss New Hampshire - America 1991
1966 Freedom Williams, rock vocalist, C&C Music Factory-Everbody Dance Now
1966 Tally Chanel, Tel Aviv Israel, actress, Warrior Queen
1965 Kenny Harrison, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, triple jumper
1965 Stephen Manley, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Donny-Married the 1st Year
1964 Evi Strasser, Bavaria German, equestrian 1996 Olympics
1963 Roberta Vasquez, born in Los Angeles, California, playmate, November, 1984
1962 Jackie Silva, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, volleyballer, Bronze Pan American
1961 Henry Rollins, U.S. vocalist/poet, Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box
1961 Kyi Hla Han, Yangon, Australasia golfer
1961 Les Warner, rocker, Cult-Fire Woman
1960 Kelly McCormick, Anaheim California, diver 1984 Olympics silver
1960 Matt Salinger, Windsor VT, actor, Captain America, Deadly Deception
1960 Michael Craig, rock bassist, Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me
1958 Mark Fox, congas/percussionist, Haircut 100-Nobody's Fool
1957 Doris King, born in Nashville, Tennessee, vocalist, Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel
1957 Thelston Payne, cricket wicket-keeper, WI 1986
1956 Liam Brady, born in Dublin, Ireland, professional soccer player, midfielder, assistant manager, Republic of Ireland senior team
1956 Peter Hook, English rock bassist, New Order-Round and Round, Run
1956 Richard Eden, actor, Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop
1955 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist, I've Got the Bullets
1955 Scott Smith, rock bassist, Loverboy-Get Lucky
1953 Sharon Wyatt, Lebanon Tennessee, actress, Tiffany-General Hospital
1953 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner, world record 5k indoor
1952 David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer, FBI Most Wanted List
1952 Ed Gagliardi, New York City, rock bassist, Foreigner-Cold As Ice
1951 David Naughton, Hartford, Connecticut, actor, My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations
1950 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer, dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82
1950 Peter Gabriel, born in Surrey, England, rock vocalist, Genesis, In Your Eyes
1947 Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
1947 Tony Butler, rock bassist, Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland
1947 Stephen Hadley, American Politician
1946 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director/actor, Ehe der Maria Braun
1945 Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
1945 King Floyd, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, singer, songwriter, famous for 'Groove Me' song recorded with Malaco Records
1945 Roy Dyke, Liverpool, rock drummer, Ashton, Gardner and Dyke
1944 Jerry Springer, born in London, England, talk show host, Jerry Springer Show
1944 Peter Tork, Washington D.C., singer and actor, Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville
1944 Sal Bando, baseball player for the Oakland A's
1944 Stockard Channing, born in New York City, actress, Grease, Big Bus, Without a Trace
1943 Leo Frankowski, U.S., sci-fi author, High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord
1942 Carol Lynley, New York City, actress, Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal
1942 Donald E. Williams, Lafayette, Indiana, Captain USN/astronaut, STS-51D, STS-34
1941 Bo Svenson, Goteborg Sweden, actor, North Dallas 40, Walking Tall
1939 Valery Illych Rozhdestvensky, U.S.S.R., cosmonaut, Soyuz 23
1938 Oliver Reed, born in London, England, actor, Big Sleep
1937 Sigmund Jaehn, born in East Germany, cosmonaut, Soyuz 31/29
1937 Susan Oliver, New York City, actress, Ann-Peyton Place, Star Trek-Cage
1936 John Harris, British cricket player
1936 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer 1956 Olympics gold
1935 Tommy Jacobs, born in America, professional golfer, golf course owner and operator, played on Champions Tour, PGA Tour
1933 Costantinos Gavras, born in Greece, known as Costa-Gavras, French filmmaker, created political-themed films, known for fast-paced thriller titled Z, first film titled Missing, 1982
1933 Caroline Blakiston, actress, At Bertram's Hotel
1933 Emanuel Ungaro, France, fashion designer, Neiman-Marcus Award-1969
1933 Kim Novak, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, Vertigo, Of Human Bondage
1933 Paul Biya, president of Cameroon since 1982
1930 Dotty McGuire, born in Middletown, Ohio, vocalist, McGuire Sisters
1929 Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama
1927 Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
1926 Barney Childs, composer
1925 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
1924 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
1923 Chuck Yeager, U.S. test pilot, 1st man to break sound barrier
1922 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
1921 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist
1921 Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist
1920 Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman, Georgia, rock writer, Bye Bye Love
1920 Eileen Farrell, Willimantic Conn, opera soprano, Interrupted Melody
1919 Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach, Grambling
1919 Joan Edwards, New York City, vocalist, Joan Edwards Show
1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford, Bristol, Tennessee, country vocalist/actor, pea picker
1918 Helen Stephens, Fulton, Missouri, 100m runner 1936 Olympics gold
1918 Patty Berg, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, LPGA golfer, 1938 U.S. Amateur
1917 Polly Rose, actress, Myrtle-Love That Jill
1916 James Griffith, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Sheriff of Cochise
1915 Lyle Betther, Philadelphia, actor, Harry-Grand Jury, Lone Ranger
1914 Earl Cadogan, British large landowner, Military Cross
1914 George Kleinsinger, San Bernardino California, composer, Tubby the Tuba
1913 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
1913 Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
1912 French J Van den Brande, Flemish actor
1912 Jose de Capriles, U.S., fencer, Olympic-1936, 48, 52
1912 Margaretta Scott, actress, Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast
1911 Jean Muir Fullarton, actress
1910 William B Shockley, London, U.S. physicist, Nobel 1956, racist
1910 William Shockley, American Physicist
1908 Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer
1908 Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent, UN, NBC TV
1908 Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 x 100K relay skier 1936 Olympics gold
1903 Georges Simenon, Belgium, mystery writer, Snow Was Black
1902 Blair Moody, New Haven, Connecticut, Senator-Michigan
1902 Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician, theory of dimension
1898 Neville Pearson, English publisher
1895 Fred Essler, Austria, actor, Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk
1893 Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romania, communist/foreign minister, 1945-52
1892 Grant Wood, U.S., painter, American Gothic
1892 Robert Houghwout Jackson, 84th Supreme Court justice, 1941-54
1892 Robert H. Jackson, American Statesman
1888 Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
1888 Heintje Davids, Dutch revue star
1887 Alvin York, famed U.S. soldier with 25 kills in WW I
1886 Ricardo Guiraldes, Argentina, novelist/poet, Don Segundo Sombra
1885 Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, 1st lady, 1945-52
1883 Bainbridge Crist, composer
1883 Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player/manager
1881 Eleanor Farjeon, English writer, Martin Pippin
1877 Jazeps Medins, composer
1874 Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician, social-democratic
1870 Leopold Godowsky, Lithuania, virtuoso pianist/composer
1862 Karel Weis, composer
1861 Uchimura Kanzo, Tokyo, religious writer, How I Became a Christian
1859 Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
1859 William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver
1852 Johan L. E. Dreyer, Danish astronomer, New general catalogue of nebulae
1849 Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father
1840 Georg Jacobi, composer
1837 Valentin de Zubiaurre y Unionbarrenechea, composer
1833 William Whedbee Kirkland, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1831 John Aaron Rawlins, Major General Union Army
1829 Gerard Keller, writer, Netherlands Spectator
1822 Lev A. Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
1820 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer
1813 Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname, 1855-59
1807 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder, Liefdezusters
1805 David Dudley Field, lawyer/law codifier
1805 Peter G L Dirichlet, Germany, number theorist/analysist
1787 James P Carrell, composer
1778 Fernando Sor, composer
1768 Edouard Mortier, French general, duke, prime minister, 1834-35
1764 Talleyrand, France/Napolean's foreign minster
1757 John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician
1756 Joannes van der Linden, lawyer/judge, Ware Pleiter
1755 Francois Alexander Sallantin, composer
1754 Charles-Maurice duke of Talleyrand-Perigord, French bishop/premier, 1815
1713 Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer
1682 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Venice, painter, Fortune Teller
1660 Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer
1658 Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter
1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
1599 Alexander VII, Fabio Chigi, Siena Italy, pope, 1655-67
1480 Hieronymus Aleander, Girolamo Aleandro, Italian diplomat/cardinal
1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian











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