February 14 Birthdays in History - February 14 Deaths - February 14 Events



1978 Laurie Schwoy, soccer forward 1996 Olympics
1977 Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist, Osmond Boys
1975 Jennifer Michelle Roberts, Greensboro, North Carolina, Miss America-North Carolina 1997
1974 Michael Lowery, NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears
1974 Rob Jahrling, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1973 George Hegamin, NFL/WLAF tail back, Dallas Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy
1973 Michael "Mike" Theodore Lambert IV, Thomaston, Georgia, rower, 1996 Olympics
1973 Steve McNair, NFL quarterback for the Houston Oilers
1973 Tyus Edney, NBA guard, Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings
1972 Bruno Heppell, CFL full back, Montreal Alouettes
1972 Drew Bledsoe, NFL quarterback for the New England Patriots
1972 Erika Rachael Schwarz, Folsom, Louisiana, Miss America, Louisiana-2nd-1997
1972 Raymond Beerens, Dutch soccer player, PSV, FC Groningen
1971 Derrick Witherspoon, NFL running back for the Philadelphia Eagles
1971 Gheorghe Muresan, NBA center, Washington Bullets/Wizards
1971 Kenny Shedd, WLAF receiver, Barcelona Dragons, Oakland Raiders
1971 Lonnie Johnson, NFL tight end for the Buffalo Bills
1970 David Podlich, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer
1970 Elaine Youngs, Orange California, volleyball outside hitter 1996 Olympics
1970 Guillaume Raoux, France, tennis star
1970 Kelly Stinnett, U.S. baseball catcher for the New York Mets
1970 Richard Smehlik, Ostrava, Czech Republic, NHL defenseman, Team Czech Republic, Buffalo
1970 Sean Hill, Duluth, NHL defenseman, Ottawa Senators
1970 Simon Pegg, British Comedian
1969 Chad Magee, Tyler, Texas, Nike golfer, 1993 NIKE Shreveport Open-36th
1969 Harry Colon, NFL safety, Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions
1969 Jeff Graham, NFL wide receiver, Chicago Bears, New York Jets
1969 Roy Barker, NFL defensive end, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers
1968 Chris Lewis, cricketer, in Guyana England all-rounder
1967 Calle Johansson, Goteborg Swe, NHL defenseman for the Washington Capitals
1967 Laura Martin, LaJolla California, WPVA volleyballer, Nationals-13th-1994
1967 Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis player, 1984 U.S. Mix
1966 Clark Sherwood Dennis, born in Houston, Texas, PGA golfer, 1990 Hawaiian Open-3rd
1966 Petr Svoboda, Most Czechoslovakia, NHL defenseman, Philadelphia Flyers, Gold Medal 1998 Olympics
1965 Jessie Tuggle, NFL linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons
1964 Darrick Brilz, NFL center for the Cincinnati Bengals
1963 D'Wayne Wiggins, singer, Tony! Toni! Tone!
1963 Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center, New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1963 John Marzano, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, catcher for the Seattle Mariners
1963 Zach Galligan, New York City, actor, Gremlins
1961 Gresham Barrett, American Politician
1960 Eric Shea, born in Los Angeles County, California, actor, appeared on television episodes and in films 'Yours, Mine and Ours' 1968, film 'The Poseidon Adventure' 1972
1960 Jim Kelly, NFL quarterback for the Buffalo Bills
1960 Meg Tilly, Margaret, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Big Chill, Impulse
1958 Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor, Loving, All My Children
1957 Renee Fleming, American Musician
1956 Dave Dravecky, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, had arm amputated
1956 Howard Edward Davis, Jr., Glen Cove, New York, lw boxer 1976 Olympics silver
1956 Ken Wahl, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Wanderers
1955 R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
1953 Wayne Siegel, born in Los Angeles, California, composer, influenced by minimalist Steve Reich, music commissioned by Kronos Quartet, Harry Sparnaay, Safri Duo
1951 Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager, Newcastle United
1951 Michael Doucet, singer/musician, Beausoleil
1950 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor, Brussels by Night
1949 Ewa Aulin, Stockholm Sweden, actress, Candy, Fiorina LeVacca
1949 Richard E. Neal, born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1989 -
1949 Richard Neal, American Politician
1948 Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian, Howard Stern Show
1948 Pat O'Brien, reporter, Entertainment Tonight
1948 Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
1947 Heidemarie Rosendahl, born in West Germany, long jumper, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1947 Judd Gregg, born in Nashua, New Hampshire, Representative-R-New Hampshire 1981 - 1989, Governor-R-New Hampshire 1989 - 1993, Senator-R-New Hampshire 1993 -
1947 Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut, Soyuz 37/36
1947 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer, played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69
1946 David Green, English TV/video producer
1946 Tim Buckley, born in Washington D.C., rocker, Blood, Sweat and Tears-When I Die
1946 Tina Aumont, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Master of Love, Casanova
1946 Bernard Dowiyogo, Politician
1945 Gregory Hines, born in New York City, actor/dancer, White Nights, Taps
1945 Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
1945 K M Jenkins, British director of personnel, Royal Mail
1945 Vic Briggs, England, rocker, Animals
1945 Bill Boner, born in East Nashville, Tennessee, Representative-D-Tennessee 1979 - 1987
1944 Alan Parker, English actor, Bugsy Malone, Evita
1944 Bruce Summerhays, born in St. Louis, Missouri, PGA golfer, Provo Open-1966, 91 93
1944 Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter, Watergate
1943 Eric Anderson, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, vocalist, Avalanche, Be True to You
1943 Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor, Boezemvriend
1943 Maceo Parker, U.S. tenor saxophonist, King's One, Mo' Roots
1943 Robert J Murphy, Jr., born in Brooklyn, New York, PGA golfer, 1968 Philadelphia Classic
1942 Margaret Wright, chief commissioner, Guide Association
1942 Michael Bloomberg, American Politician
1941 John Butterfill, born in Kingston upon Thames, England, politician, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament Bournemouth West
1941 Paul Tsongas, born in Lowell, Massachusetts, Senator-D-Massachusetts 1979 - 1985
1941 Donna Shalala, American Public Servant
1939 Chris Pyne, born in Bridlington, England, Norman Christopher Chris Pyne, musician, trombonist, played with Humphrey Lyttelton, recorded with Ronnie Scott, toured with Frank Sinatra's backing bands, Gordon Beck, Charlie Watt's big band
1939 Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer, Donkeys' Years
1938 Lee Chamberlin, New York City, actor, Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale
1937 John MacGregor, British MP
1937 Magic Sam, rocker, Chicago Bluesman
1936 Andrew Pine, Jennings, Florida, actor, V, WEB, Wide Country
1936 Fanne Foxe, Annabella Battistella, Argentina, Wilbur Mills affair
1935 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress, Pipo the Clown
1935 David Wilson, British governor, Hong Kong
1935 Dave Wilson, born in Scotland, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, diplomat, administrator, Sinologist, 27th Governor of Hong Kong 1987 - 1992
1935 Mickey Wright, born in San Diego, California, LPGA golfer, 4 times LPGA champ
1934 Florence Henderson, Dale, Indiana, actress and singer, Carol-Brady Bunch
1934 Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter, 2 Bronze Medals 1956 Olympics
1933 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
1933 Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
1933 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor, Durham U
1932 Alexander Kluge, born in Halberstadt, Germany, film director, author, work 'Butalitat im Stein' or 'Brutality in Stone', helped launch New German Cinema
1932 Jack Hibbert, director, Central Statistical Office
1932 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO, English Heritage
1932 Michael Ball, Bishop, Truro
1932 Peter Ball, Bishop, Gloucester
1931 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing, Canadiens, Rangers
1931 Phyllis McGuire, born in Middletown, Ohio, vocalist, McGuire Sisters
1931 Vic Morrow, born in Bronx, New York, actor, Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie
1931 William Warner Westenra, born in Ireland, born William Warner Westenra, Lord Rossmore, 7th Baron Rossmore, Peerage of Ireland
1930 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal, Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford
1930 Harry Mathews, American Author
1929 Matthew G. Martinez, born in Walsenburg, Colorado, Representative-D-California 1982 - 2001
1928 Vincente T. Blaz, born in Agana, Guam, Representative-R-Guam 1985 - 1993
1928 Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author, Tormenta de verano
1927 Lois Maxwell, Kitchener Ontario, actress, Miss Moneypenny
1926 John Clark, CEO, Plessey Company
1925 Elliot Lawrence, Philadelphia, orchestra leader, Guide Right, Howard Cosell
1924 Arghyris Kounadis, composer
1924 Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
1923 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO, Allied-Lyons
1923 Jay Herbert, golfer, 1960 PGA winner
1921 Albert Sloman, Vice-Chancellor, Essex U
1921 Hugh Downs, born in Akron, Ohio, TV journalist, 20/20, Concentration
1921 Jeanne Demessieux, composer
1921 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
1921 Skeezix, of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallets' doorstep
1920 Arnold Elton, consultant surgeon
1917 Herbert A Hauptman, New York City, x-ray crystallographer, Nobel 1985
1916 Edward Platt, Staten Island, New York, actor, Chief-Get Smart
1916 Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director, Joi-uchi
1916 Wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer
1915 A. W. H. Stewart-Moore, CEO, Gallaher
1915 Irving Gordon, songwriter
1913 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet and writer, Man Without a Head
1913 James Pike, Oklahoma City, bishop, Beyond Anxiety
1913 Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
1913 Mel Allen, born in Birmingham, Alabama, sportscaster, voice of New York Yankees
1912 Edmund George Love, U.S., teacher/historian/author, A Small Bequest, =
1912 Juan Pujol Garcia, Garbo/Arabel, Spanish British/German double agent
1912 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
1911 Florence Rice, born in Cleveland, Ohio, actress, Double Wedding, Riding on Air
1911 Willem J. Kolff, Dutch/U.S. internist/inventor, Artificial Kidney
1909 A Moses Klein, Montreal, poet, Hath Not a Jew...
1907 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer, 1958 Racing Hall of Fame
1905 Thelma Ritter, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Miracle on 34th Street
1904 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer
1904 Hanning Phillips, Lord Lieutenant, Dyfed
1904 Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
1902 Fred Scott, born in Fresno California, vocalist/actor, Vincent Lopez
1902 Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Milwaukee, cowboy, Crash Corrigan's Ranch
1902 Stu Erwin, Squaw Valley California, actor, Stu Erwin Show
1902 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer
1899 John Randall, Jr., Michigan, historian/philosopher, Western Man
1898 Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer, super nova
1897 Jorgen Bentzon, composer
1895 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist, Studies in prejudice
1894 Jack Benny, Benjamin Kubelski, Waukegan, Illinois, "Oh! Rochester!"
1893 Kay Fisker, Danish architect, Hornbeck House, Copenhagen
1892 Nikolaj A. Orloff, Russian/British pianist, Chopin
1886 Theodor Werner, German painter
1882 George Jean Nathan, U.S., editor/author/critic, American Mercury
1882 Ignaz Friedman, composer
1881 Otto Selz, German psychologist
1881 William John Gruffydd, Welsh poet/scholar, Ynys yr Hud
1880 Aida Overton Walker, U.S. dancer/singer, In Dahomey, Salome
1880 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
1869 Charles Wilson, English physicist, Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel
1868 Henricus A. Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman
1864 Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist, Children of Ghetto
1864 Robert E Park, U.S., sociologist, human ecology, marginal man
1859 George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., engineer/inventor, Ferris Wheel
1858 Charles Beach Hawley, composer
1858 Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist, Thomson's gazelle
1856 Frank Harris, England, journalist and writer, My Life and Loves
1853 Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor, Antwerp
1847 Anna Howard Shaw, U.S., suffragette
1845 Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion, 1866
1838 Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"
1835 Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, Snikken en grimlachjes
1829 Alfred Iverson, Jr., Brigadier General Confederate Army
1828 Edmond About, French Novelist
1824 Winfield Scott Hancock, Major General Union volunteers
1819 James Green Martin, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1817 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor
1813 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer
1813 John McNeil, Major General Union volunteers
1806 Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary, 1848-49
1778 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer
1766 Thomas Malthus, England, population expert, Law of Malthus
1760 Richard Allen, Philadelphia, 1st black ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church
1707 Claude-Prosper J de Crebillon, French writer, Le sopha
1679 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
1670 Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer
1638 Sybilla Schwarz, writer
1602 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
1572 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer
1546 Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1533 Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer, Vita Jesu Christi
1515 Frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts
1513 Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer
1487 Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising
1483 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty
1462 Edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia, 1494-1528
1404 Leon Battista Alberti, born in Genoa, Italy, Italian authors, poet, philosopher, and architect, 'Della Pittura'
1368 Emperor Sigismund, German Statesman











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