October 4 Birthdays in History - October 4 Deaths - October 4 Events



1989 Dakota Johnson, son of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson
1987 Michael Roman, actor, Al-One Life to Live
1980 Jimmy Workman, actor, Pugsley-Addams Family
1979 Rachael Leigh Cook, American Actress
1976 Alicia Silverstone, born in San Francisco, California, actress, Clueless, Batman Forever
1975 Heather Tom, Hinsdale, Illinois, Victoria-Y&R, Deadly Whispers
1974 Claudia Elena Vasquez, Miss Universe-best costume, Colombia, 1997
1973 Emy Snook, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1973 Kantroy Barber, fullback for the Carolina Panthers
1973 Kerry Joseph, WLAF quarterback for the London Monarchs
1972 Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower 1996 Olympics
1972 Kurt Thomas, NBA forward, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat
1972 Norberto Garrido, tackle for the Carolina Panthers
1972 Rusty Fitzgerald, Minneapolis, NHL center for the Pittsburgh Penguins
1971 Corey Sawyer, NFL cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals
1970 Brian Kozlowski, NFL halfback, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants
1970 Hency Charles, CFL defensive back, Montreal Alouettes
1970 Lucy Nusrala, born in St. Louis, Missouri, 5k runner
1970 Ryan McNeil, NFL cornerback, Detroit Lions, St. Louis Rams
1969 Lucas Parsons, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
1968 Kanavis McGhee, NFL defensive end for the Houston Oilers
1967 Nick Green, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1967 Roger Pavlik, born in Houston, Texas, pitcher for the Texas Rangers
1967 Vicky Bullett, WNBA forward and center, Charlotte Sting, Gold Medal 1990 Olympics
1967 Liev Schreiber, born in San Francisco, California, actor, director, screenwriter, appeared in 'X-Men Origins', 'The Manchurian Candidate', 'Salt'
1966 John van de Brom, soccer player, Ajax
1966 Mike Walker, Brooksville, Florida, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
1965 "Stuttering John" Melendez, interviewer, Howard Stern Show
1964 David Brain, cricketer, Zimbabwe lefty seamer 1993-
1964 Mark McLemore, born in San Diego, California, infielder for the Texas Rangers
1964 Matthew Cetlinski, U.S. 400m freestyle swimmer
1964 Yvonne Murray, born in Musselburgh, Scottish track, running athlete, won Olympic bronze medal, 3000m, Seoul, 1988
1963 A C Green, NBA forward, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks
1963 Bruce Ruffin, Lubbock, Texas, pitcher for the Colorado Rockies
1963 Patti Berendt, born in San Diego, California, LPGA golfer, 1995 Star Bank Classic-24th
1962 Jon Secada, born in Havana, Cuba, born Juan Francisco Secada, singer, songwriter for himself and for Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Grammy-Award winner
1962 Aldo Sprenger, Dutch pop guitarist, Kong-Phlegm
1962 Dennis Cook, Lamarque, Texas, pitcher for the Texas Rangers
1961 David W. Harper, Abilene, Texas, actor, Jim Bob-Waltons
1961 Mary Ellen Stuart, actress, Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns
1960 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, Apopka, Florida, country singer, Betty's Bein' Bad
1960 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian, Michigan, actress, Cheryl-General Hospital
1959 Tony Meo, English billiards champion, snookers
1958 Anneka Rice, born in Cowbridge, Wales, born Anne Rice, television hostess, ITV's cooking show, 'Sunday Feast', author, star in 'The Vagina Monologues'
1958 Barbara MacDonald, rocker, Timbuk 3
1957 Christina Smith, born in Miami, Florida, playmate, Mar, 1978
1957 Gregory T Linteris, Demarest, New Jersey, astronaut, sk: STS-83
1957 Russell Simmons, American Businessman
1956 Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goaltender, PSV
1956 Sherri Turner, Greenville, South Carolina, LPGA golfer, 1988 Mazda LPGA Champ
1952 Anita Luceete Defrantz, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, rower 1976 Olympics bronze
1952 Jody Stephens, rock drummer, Big Star
1952 Nina Carter, born in London, England, vocalist, Blonde on Blonde
1951 Alan Rosenberg, actor, Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill
1950 Meg Bennett, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Young and Restless
1949 Armand Assante, New York City, actor, Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours
1947 James Fielder, Denton, Texas, rocker, Blood Sweat and Tears
1946 Andre Bolhuis, hockey player, World Cup 1973, European Cup 1978
1946 Susan Sarandon, born in Jackson Hgts, New York, actress, Bull Durham
1946 Chuck Hagel, American Politician
1945 Clifton Davis, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor/singer, That's My Mama, Amen
1944 Nona Hendryx, Trenton, New Jersey, singer, LaBelle-Lady Marmalade
1944 Patty LaBelle, singer, LaBelles-Lady Marmalade, If You Asked Me Too
1943 Bonnie Bryant, LPGA golfer
1943 Buddy Roemer, born in Bossier City, Louisiana, Governor-D-Louisiana 1988 - 1992
1943 Owen Keir Davidson, Australia, 4 time Wimbledon mix double champ
1943 H. Rap Brown, American Activist
1942 Christopher Stone, Manchester, New Hampshire, actor, Dave-Dallas, Interns
1942 Jenny Arean, Joanna Klarenbeek, Dutch actress, Paul Chevrolet
1942 Bernice Johnson Reagon, American Musician
1941 Anne Rice, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, author, Interview with a Vampire
1941 Lori Saunders, born in Kansas City, Missouri, Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails
1940 Steve Swallow, American Musician
1939 Henson Moore, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Representative-R-Louisiana 1975 - 1987
1937 Franz Vranitzky, Austria union chancellor, 1986-
1937 Jackie Collins, London, author, Bitch, Stud
1936 David Pithey, cricketer, bro of Tony, South Africa all-rounder in 8 Tests
1936 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer
1936 Christopher Alexander, American Architect
1935 Eddie Applegate, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, actor, Richard-Patty Duke Show
1934 Malva M Basoalto, daughter of Pablo Neruda and Marie Hagenaar Vogelzang
1934 Sam Huff, NFL linebacker, New York Giants, Washington Redskins
1932 Dottie West, country singer
1932 Felicia Farr, Westchester, New York, actress, Charley Varrick, Kotch
1931 Basil D'Oliveira, cricketer, England all-rounder of late 60's
1931 Dick Tracy, comic strip crimestopper
1931 Richard Rorty, born in New York City, philosopher, focused on philosophy of language, of mind, politics, literary theory
1929 Leroy Van Dyke, Spring Fork, Missouri, country singer, Walk on By
1929 Scotty Beckett, born in Oakland California, actor, Listen Darling, Battleground
1928 Alvin Toffler, author, Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave
1923 Charlton Heston, born in Illinois, American actor in film, theater, television, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
1922 Malcolm Baldrige, Conn, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1981 - 1987
1920 George Tribe, cricketer, Australian chinaman bowler, Northants
1917 Albert de Klerk, Dutch composer and conductor
1917 Jan Murray, born in Bronx, New York, comedian, Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear
1916 Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer
1916 George Sidney, American Director
1915 Koos Schuur, Dutch journalist/poet, 7 Curses
1914 Brendan Gill, born in Hartford, Connecticut, writer, film critic, author, wrote film critiques for Film Comment, wrote articles for The New Yorker, and a book about his time at The New Yorker magazine
1913 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
1912 Alfonso Letelier-Llonas, composer
1912 John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer, Baantjer, Pril Geluk
1909 James B Pritchard, U.S., theologist/archaeologist
1909 Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/Sax
1906 Johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter, passage fight
1905 Rene Defossez, composer
1904 Harris Rhoad, rocker
1904 Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator
1903 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi, SS/SD
1903 Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1901 Carroll Nye, born in Canton, Ohio, actress, Lawless Woman
1895 Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor, Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr
1895 Richard Sorge, German spy for U.S.S.R. in Tokyo, WW II
1895 Sergei Jessenin, writer
1895 Buster Keaton, American Actor
1894 Cliff Hall, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Crime Photographer
1892 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
1892 Luis Trenker, Sankt Ulrich, actor, Berge in Flammen
1889 John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly
1887 Francis Bull, Norway, writer, Norsk literature historian
1886 Luis Alberni, Spain, actor, Topaze
1885 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect, Peace Palace
1881 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German Field Marshal
1880 Damon Runyon, U.S. journalist and writer, Guys and Dolls-based on his work
1875 Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
1868 Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina, 1922-28
1865 Friedrich Lienhard, German writer, Lieder eines Elsassers
1865 Max Halbe, born in Guttland, now Kozliny, Germany, writer, dramatist, Naturalist movement literary style, works include 'Jugend'
1861 Frederic Remington, U.S., artist/sculptor of American West
1861 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer
1860 Sidney Paget, British illustrator, Sherlock Holmes
1859 Henryk Pachulski, composer
1857 Henry Schoenfeld, composer
1853 Armando Palacio Valdes, Spanish writer: La hermana San Sulpicio
1841 Stephen Albert Emery, composer
1840 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer
1836 Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author, Salon/Nouvelle Revue
1832 William Griggs, inventor, photo chromo lithography
1822 Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Delaware Ohio, R, 19th President, 1877-81
1822 Rutherford B. Hayes, American President
1818 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier
1816 Egbert Benson Brown, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1810 Alexander Walewski, French earl/foreign minister/Napoleon I's son
1810 Eliza Johnson, American First Lady
1809 Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia
1809 Robert Cumming Schenck, Major General Union volunteers
1804 "Felix", cricketer, Nicholas Wanostracht
1796 John Richardson, Canadian writer, Wacousta, or the prophecy
1787 Francois P G Guizot, French historian/politician
1772 Francois-Louis Perne, composer
1762 Tommaso Sogner, composer
1749 Jean-Louis Duport, composer
1744 Domenico Corri, composer
1741 Edmund Malone, Irish Editor
1720 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
1659 Franz Weichlein, composer
1633 Anton Ulrich, German duke of Brunswick/Wolfenbuttel/poet
1626 Richard Cromwell, lord protector of England, 1658-59
1607 Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla, Span playwright, Del Rey Abajo Ninguno
1550 Charles IX, King of Sweden
1542 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
1515 Lucas Cranach, the Younger, German painter
1289 Louis X, the Stubborn, king of France, 1314-16











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