November 17 Birthdays in History - November 17 Deaths - November 17 Events



1988 Justin Cooper actor, Liar, Liar, General Hospital
1980 Isaac Hanson, vocalist, Hansons-Do Wah
1980 [Clarke] Isaac Hanson, Tulsa, Oklahoma, singer, Hansons-MMMMbop
1978 Rachel McAdams, Canadian Actress
1976 Dafne Zeledon, Miss Universe-Costa Rica 1996
1974 Abbygale Williamson Arenas, Miss Universe-Photogenic, Phil, 1997
1974 Brandon Call, actor, Baywatch, Blind Fury, Step by Step
1974 Marc Edwards, NFL fullback for the San Francisco 49ers
1973 Scott Rehberg, tackle for the New England Patriots
1972 Ron Lewis, WLAF OL for the Amsterdam Admirals
1971 Audra Keller, Macon Georgia, tennis star, 1993 Futures-Evansville IN
1970 Chris Tamer, Dearborn, NHL defenseman for the Pittsburgh Penguins
1970 Max Huiberts, soccer player, Roda JC
1969 Takako Inque, Toride Japan, wrestler, Japan
1968 Cacho Conde, WLAF tight end/running back, Barcelona Dragons
1967 Howard Griffith, NFL running back, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1967 Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals, New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl
1967 Sheila Lussier, La Mesa California, actress, Reform School, My Chauffeur
1966 Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay, America's Funniest Videos
1966 Jeff Nelson, born in Baltimore, Maryland, pitcher, New York Yankees
1966 Sophie Marceau, Paris, France, actress, Braveheart, L'Amour Braque
1965 Grant Connell, Regina Saskatchawan, tennis player 1996 Olympics
1965 Paul Sorrento, Somerville, Massachusetts, infielder for the Seattle Mariners
1965 Raffaella Reggi, Italy, tennis star
1965 Winthrop Graham, Jamaica, 4x400m runner 1988 Olympics silver
1964 Marina Tcherkasova, U.S., pairs figure skater 1980 Olympics silver
1964 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, Annapolis, Maryland, rower 1996 Olympics
1963 Marco T Dawson, Freising Germany, PGA golfer, 1995 Greater Milw-2nd
1963 Pedro Luis Estrada, born in Brooklyn, New York, murderer, FBI Most Wanted List
1962 Eric Olson, born in Santa Monica, California, actress, Apple's Way
1961 Merete Van Kemp, Denmark, actress, Grace-Dallas, Princess Daisy
1960 Jonathan Ross, British talk show host, Tall Guy
1960 RuPaul, drag queen/model/actor, RuPaul Show
1959 William R Moses, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Cole-Falcon Crest
1958 Allison Finney, Winnetka, Illinois, LPGA golfer, 1989 Standard Register
1958 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, born in Oak Park, Illinois, actress, Color of Money
1957 Daisy Fuentes, Havana Cuba, VJ, MTV International, claims 1964
1955 Bill McCreary, Ontario, NHL referee
1955 Peter Cox, rocker, Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down
1955 Yolanda King, actress, Fluke, Ghosts of Mississippi
1953 Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist, Blonde on Blonde
1952 M Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary-General of South African Mine Workers' Union
1952 Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler, Olympic-1980
1951 Dean Paul Martin, born in Santa Monica, California, actor, Billy-Misfits of Science
1951 Stephen Root, born in Sarasota, Florida, actor, films include, 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?', 'The Ladykillers', television appearances include, '24', True Blood'
1950 Roland Matthes, born in East Germany, 100m/200m backstroke, 4 Gold Medals 1968, 1972 Olympics, Silver Medals 1968, 1972 Olympics, Bronze Medals 1972, 1976 Olympics
1949 John Boehner, born in Reading, Ohio, Representative-R-Ohio 1991 -
1949 Thomas Lionel Hill, New Orleans, 110m hurdler 1972 Olympics bronze
1948 Howard Dean, American Politician
1947 Rod Clements, born in North Shields, England, singer, songwriter, guitarist, worked with Wizz Jones, Peter Hamill, Michael Chapman
1947 Stewkey, rocker
1946 Martin Barre, British pop guitarist, Jethro Tull
1945 Elvin Hayes, NBA star, San Diego, Houston, Baltimore
1945 Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member
1945 Roland Joffe, director, City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields
1944 Danny DeVito, Neptune, New Jersey, actor, Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins
1944 Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist
1944 Lorne Michaels, Lipowitz, born in Toronto, Ontario, comedian, SNL
1944 Tom Seaver, pitcher, New York Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young 1969, 1973, 1975
1944 Rem Koolhaas, Dutch Architect
1943 Lauren Hutton, Mary, Charleston, South Carolina, model/actress, American Gigolo
1942 Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress, Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden
1942 Bob Gaudio, born in Bronx, New York, rocker, Four Seasons-Sherry
1942 Martin Scorsese, Queens, dir, Mean Streets, Last Temptation of Christ
1942 Barry McCaffrey, American Soldier
1941 Gene Clark, born in Los Angeles, California, rock vocalist and guitarist, Byrds
1941 Peter Hoagland, born in Omaha, Nebraska, Representative-D-Nebraska 1989 - 1995
1939 Auberon Waugh, British Author
1938 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer
1938 Gordon Lightfoot, Ontario Canada, folksinger, Sundown
1938 Peter Snell, born in New Zealand, 800m/1500m runner, Gold Medals 1960, 1964 Olympics
1938 Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
1937 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian, Bedazzled
1937 Peter Cook, British Writer
1936 Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP, PvdA
1935 Anton Sailer, Austria, skier, Olympic-3 golds-1956
1934 Jim Inhofe, born in Des Moines, Iowa, Representative-R-Oklahoma 1987 - 1994, Senator-R-Oklahoma 1994 -
1934 James Inhofe, American Politician
1930 Bob Mathias, Tulare California, decathelete, Gold Medals 1948, 1952 Olympics
1930 Brian Joseph Lenihan, politician
1930 David Werner Amram, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, composer, Splendor in the Grass
1930 David Amram, American Composer
1929 Edgar White, U.S., yachtsman 1952 Olympics gold
1929 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
1929 Sumner White, U.S., yachtsman 1952 Olympics gold
1928 Colin McDonald, cricketer, stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's
1927 Ellis Hillman, politician
1925 Charles Mackerras, Schenectady, New York, Australian conductor
1925 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
1925 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
1925 Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Illinois, actor, Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms
1924 Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor and director, Hague Comedy
1923 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer, all-time great New Zealand left-handed bat
1923 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
1922 Emile Noel, international civil servant
1921 Fre Meis, Dutch MP, Communist
1919 Hershy Kay, Philadelphia Penn, composer/arranger, Olympic Hymn
1919 Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist
1917 Jack Lescoulie, born in Sacramento, California, TV host, Jackie Gleason Show
1916 Winson Hudson, community activist, rural Mississippi
1916 Shelby Foote, American Author
1914 Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tennessee, comedian, Hee Haw
1911 Charles Walters, U.S., actor/choreographer/director, Easter parade
1911 Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO, Fujisankei Com Group
1911 William Tannen, New York City, actor, Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull
1909 Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer, Heart of the Matter
1906 Betty Bronson, Trenton, New Jersey, actress, Evel Knievel, One Stolen Night
1906 Soichiro Honda, Japan, founder/CEO, Honda Motor Co
1905 Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
1905 Mischa Auer, Ounskowsky, St. Petersburg Rus, actor, My Man Godfrey
1905 Wazyk, Adam Wagman, Polish poet and author, Eyes and Mouth
1904 Isamu Noguchi, sculptor, 1963 Fine Arts Medal
1903 Joseph Kaminski, composer
1902 Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist, A Bomb, Nobel 1963
1902 Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor, And Justice for All
1902 Eugene Wigner, American Physicist
1901 Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer, 4 time British Amateur champ
1901 Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor, Somewhere in the Night
1901 Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer
1901 Walter Hallstein, West German politician, CDU, Hallstein doctrine
1900 Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor, Casablanca
1899 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist, Coup of Trafalgar
1897 Ed Baker, Davis, West Virginia, actor, Keystone Kops
1897 Frank Fay, born in San Francisco, California, actor, God's Gift to Women, Love Nest
1897 Sara Haden, Galveston, Texas, actress, A Family Affair
1894 Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs, 1939-46, diplomat
1894 Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece, 1944, 50-51
1892 Max Deutsch, composer
1891 Guido Pannain, composer
1891 Jean Del Val, Gautier, France, actor, Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces
1890 Jack Cusack, pro football pioneer, Canton Bulldogs
1888 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress, It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie
1887 Bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall, WW II-African campaign
1887 Bernard Law Montgomery, British Soldier
1886 Crane Wilbur, Athens, New York, dir/writer, Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo
1885 Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman, Belgian Workers Party
1883 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer, one Test South Africa vs. England 1913
1881 Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
1879 Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
1878 Grace Abbott, Grand Island, Nebraska, social worker, US Children Bureau
1876 Baron Joseph van de Meulebroeck, mayor, Brussels, Belgium
1876 August Sander, German Photographer
1868 Paul Hirsch, German Politician
1865 John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer, Plaskett's twins
1859 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer
1854 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense, 1916-17
1837 David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao
1837 Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor
1837 Willem Coenen, composer
1834 Stephen Hinsdale Weed, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1826 John McArthur, Major General Union volunteers
1816 August W. Ambros, Austria musicologist, History of Music
1814 Joseph Finegan, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1808 Alberich Zwyssig, composer
1799 Titian Ramsey Peale, U.S., artist/naturalist, American Ornithology
1794 John Barrien Montgomery, Commander Union Navy
1790 August Ferdinand Mobius, mathematician, inventor, Mobius strip
1787 Michele Carafa, composer
1773 Mihaly Csokonai Vitez, Hungarian poet, Bekaegerhartz
1771 Jonathan Huntington, composer
1755 Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France, 1814-24
1690 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
1594 Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer, Treasure of Health
1503 Il Bronzino, Florentine painter, Eleanor de Toledo and her Son
331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, Julian the Apostate, emperor











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