November 21 Birthdays in History - November 21 Deaths - November 21 Events



1984 Jena Malone, American Actress
1980 Danielle Hartsell, Ann Arbor, Michigan, pairs skater, & Steve Hartsell
1976 Saleem Elahi, cricketer, bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener vs. Australia 1995
1975 Chad Levitt, running back for the Oakland Raiders
1975 Cherie Johnson, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actress, Cherie-Punky Brewster
1974 Casey Patton, London Ontario, boxer 1996 Olympics
1974 Tremain Mack, strong safety for the Cincinnati Bengals
1973 Brent Smith, tackle for the Miami Dolphins
1973 Danny Kanell, quarterback for the New York Giants
1971 Michael Strahan, NFL defensive end for the New York Giants
1971 Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals
1971 Robert Flickinger, WLAF defensive end for the Scottish Claymores
1970 Dahlia Salem, actress, Sofia Carlino-Another World, approx 1970]
1970 Jorgen Gustafsson, WLAF guard for the Amsterdam Admirals
1970 Justin Langer, cricketer, gutsy Australian lefty bat 1993-
1970 Keith Crawford, wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams
1969 Dahlia Salem, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Sofia Carlino-Another World
1969 Ken Griffy, Jr., centerfielder, Seattle Mariners, MVP 1997
1968 Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler, New Zealand 1993
1968 Antonio Tarver, Orlando, Florida, light heavyweight boxer, Olympics-br-96
1968 Alex James, English Musician
1967 Dominic Lavoie, hockey defenseman, Team Austria 1998
1967 Kelly Gallagher, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, playmate, Sep, 1994
1966 Jerry Fontenot, NFL center/guard, Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints
1966 Troy Aikman, NFL quarterback, Dallas Cowboys - Superbowl 1992
1965 Bjork, Iceland, singer, Like Someone in Love
1964 Marjorie Judith Vincent, born in Oak Park, Illinois, Miss America 1991
1964 Olden Polynice, NBA forward and center for the Sacramento Kings
1964 Thomas Everett, NFL safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1963 Nicollette Sheridan, Worthing England, actress, Paige-Knots Landing
1963 Peter Bosz, Dutch soccer star, Toulon/Feyenoord
1963 Nicolette Sheridan, English Actress
1962 Steven Curtis Chapman, American Musician
1959 Colin Beashel, Australian star yachter 1996 Olympics
1959 Tim Wilkison, Shelby, North Carolina, tennis player, WCT Atlanta finals-1986
1958 Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater, 11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86
1958 Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer, 1989 Alberta
1958 Tim Robinson, cricketer, solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89
1957 Jim Brown, rocker, UB40-Red Red Wine
1956 Mariana Simionescu, Tirgu Neamt Romania, 1st wife of Bjorn Borg
1956 Terri Welles, Knepper, California, playmate of the year, Dec, 1980
1956 Chaka Fattah, American Politician
1952 Deborah Shelton, Washington D.C., actress, Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double
1952 Eamonn Coghlan, Ireland, 1500m runner, 1976 Olympics
1952 Lorna Luft, Scarsdale, New York, singer and actress, Where the Boys Are-1980
1950 Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 400m dash, Gold Medal 1976 Olympics
1950 Bruce Laird, cricketer, tough Australian opener 1979-82
1950 Livingston Taylor, Boston, rocker, I Will be in Love With You
1949 Basil Williams, cricketer, century on debut for West Indies 1978
1949 Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor, Diamond's Edge
1948 Lonnie Jordan, born in San Diego, California, rock keyboardist/vocalist, War
1947 Dick W de Cloe, Dutch MP, PvdA
1945 Goldie Hawn, Takoma Park, Maryland, actress, Laugh-in, Private Benjamin
1944 Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, NBA Guard, New York Knicks, Baltimore Bullets
1944 Harold Ramis, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor and director, SCTV, Stripes
1944 Marcia "Marcy" Carsey, TV executive/producer
1944 Dick Durbin, born in East St. Louis, Illinois, Representative-D-Illinois 1983 -
1944 Dick Durbin, American Politician
1944 Earl Monroe, American Athlete
1943 Larry Mahan, Oregon, rodeo champ, 1967-70
1943 Phil Bredesen, American Politician
1942 Tweety Bird, cartoon character
1941 David Porter, U.S. songwriter, Soul Man
1941 George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor
1941 Juliet Mills, born in London, England, actress, Nanny and the Professor, QB VII
1940 Dr. John, Rebennack, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, vocalist, I Was in Right Place
1940 Javed Akhtar, cricketer, Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test
1940 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina, Kirov, defected 1970
1939 Rick Lenz, born in Springfield, Illinois, actor, Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John
1938 Robert Drivas, Choromokos, Chicago, actor, Our Private World
1937 Marlo Thomas, born in Detroit, Michigan, 'That Girl!', 'Jenny'
1936 James De Preist, Philadelphia Penn, conductor, Mitropolos 1964
1934 Laurence Luckinbill, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, actor, Delphi Bureau, Ike
1934 Peter Philpott, cricketer, NSW and Australian leg spinner 1965-66
1933 Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
1933 Henry Hartsfield, Jr., Birmingham, Alabama, astro, STS-4, STS 41-D, STS 61A
1933 Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Oklahoma, country singer, Ozark Jubilee
1932 Jim Ringo, NFL center, Green Bay, Philadelphia
1932 Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, composer
1931 Malcolm Williamson, composer
1929 Marilyn French, U.S. author, The Women's Room
1927 Joseph Campanella, New York City, actor, Dr. Steffen-The Nurses, Lou-Mannix
1925 Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Djakarta
1922 Maria Casares, La Coruna Spain, French actress, Orpheus, Lectrice
1922 Abe Lemons, American Coach
1921 Geza Anda, Hungarian/Swiss pianist, Mozart/Bartok
1921 Vivian Blaine, Newark, New Jersey, actress, Guys and Dolls, Skirts Ahoy
1920 Ralph Meeker, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, actor, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker
1920 Stan Musial, outfielder, St. Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ
1917 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer
1916 Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress, In Pyama
1916 Esmond Kentish, cricketer, WI fast bowler in 2 Tests 1948 and 1954
1916 Sid Luckman, NFL quarterback for the Chicago Bears
1912 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
1912 Eleanor Powell, Springfield Massachusetts, actress/tap dancer, Bdwy Melody
1908 Franz Pfnur, Germany, slalom 1936 Olympics gold
1907 Charles Korvin, Czechoslovakia, actor, Berlin Express, Ship of Fools
1907 Jim Bishop, author, The Day Lincoln was Shot
1907 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor
1904 Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz
1902 Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist
1900 Alice Calhoun, born in Cleveland, Ohio, Silent film actress, Flowing Gold
1900 Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh, Tennessee, actress, For Heaven's Sake
1898 Rene Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter, This is Not a Pipe
1894 Corinne Griffith, Texarkana, Texas, actress, 3 Hours, Lilies of Field
1886 Harold G Nicolson, English diplomat/author, Good Behaviour
1880 Franz Hessel, writer
1878 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
1877 Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer
1877 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer
1871 Panayot Pipkov, composer
1870 Joe Darling, cricketer, Australian lefty batsman at turn of century
1870 Stanley Jackson, cricketer, captain of England, governor of Bengal
1870 Alexander Berkman, Russian Writer
1867 Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
1863 Arthur Quiller-Couch, Q, editor, Oxford Book of English Verse
1863 Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, Poppenhuis
1861 Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet
1854 Benedict XV, Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa, 258th Pope, 1914-22
1853 Hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt, 1914-17
1852 Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer
1851 Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal
1840 Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia
1834 Henrietta, Hetty, Green, financier, Witch of Wall Street
1834 Joseph Jackson Bartlett, Major General Union volunteers
1831 John Franklin Miller, Major General Union volunteers
1829 Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet
1828 William McComb, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1817 Richard Brooke Garnett, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1787 Barry Cornwall, Bryan Waller Procter, British? poet
1787 Samuel Cunard, founder, 1st regular Atlantic steamship line
1785 William Beaumont, surgeon, studied digestion
1768 Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher
1742 Alessandro Felici, composer
1729 Josiah Bartlett, U.S. physician/judge/signer Declaration of Independence
1724 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1694 Voltaire, Francois-Marie Arouet, France, thinker, Candide
1692 Carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet
1683 Johann Michael Muller, composer
1645 Johann Lohner, composer
1637 Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet, Friend of Abandoned Child
1561 Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author
1495 John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright, Kynge Johan











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