October 14 Birthdays in History - October 14 Deaths - October 14 Events
1996 Lourdes Marie Ciccone Leon, daughter of singer Madonna
1979 Coty Strickler, Miss Montana Teen USA 1997
1978 Usher Raymond, born in Dallas, Texas, stage name, 'Usher', recording artist, actor, sold over 40 million albums worldwide, won five Grammy Awards, films include, 'In the Mix'
1974 Kim Williams, WNBA guard for the Utah Starzz
1974 Natalie Maines, born in Lubbock, Texas, singer, songwriter, the Dixie Chicks, alternative country band, Grammy-Award winning album, 'Taking the Long Way'
1973 DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard, Minnesota Timberwolves
1972 Erika de Lone, born in Boston, Massachusetts, tennis star, 1996 Futures-Wilmington DE
1972 J J Smith, NFL running back for the Kansas City Chiefs
1972 Mike Archie, running back for the Tennessee Oilers
1972 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1972 Shawn Banks, WLAF LB for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1971 Derrick Rodgers, linebacker for the Miami Dolphins
1971 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end, Houston/Tennessee Oilers
1971 Heath Sims, Orange California, 149 lbs/68 kg greco-roman wrestler 1996 Olympics
1970 Daniela Pestova, Chameleon, Prague Czechoslovakia, model, 1995 SI/L'Oreal
1970 Jim Jackson, NBA guard, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers
1970 Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier 1994 Olympics
1969 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player, MVV/NEC
1969 P J Brown, NBA center and forward, New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat
1968 Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center for the Indiana Pacers
1968 Gene Williams, NFL guard and tackle for the Atlanta Falcons
1968 Rashid Latif, cricketer, Pakistani wicket-keeper
1968 Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward for the Houston Comets
1967 Dave Hajek, Roseville California, infielder for the Houston Astros
1967 Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman for the Colorado Avalanche
1965 Doris Piche, La Sarre Quebec, badminton player 1996 Olympics
1965 Karyn White, born in Los Angeles, California, singer, Grammy Award-nominated Pop and R&B singer
1965 Steve Coogan, British Comedian
1964 Joe Girardi, Peoria, Illinois, catcher, New York Yankees
1964 Pieter Axe, soccer player, FC Utrecht/South Carolina Heerenveen
1963 Keith Byars, NFL running back, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots
1962 Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
1961 Melanie Wilson, actress, Jennifer-Perfect Strangers
1961 Mike Tramp, Denmark, heavy metal rocker, White Lion-Mane Attraction
1961 Isaac Mizrahi, American Designer
1960 John Aalberg, Orland Norway, U.S. cross country skier 1994 Olympics
1959 A J Pero, Staten Is, drummer, Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It
1958 Thomas Dolby, born in Cairo, Egypt, rock vocalist, She Blinded Me With Science
1957 Gregory T Linteris, Demarest, New Jersey, PhD/astronaut, STS-83, 94
1956 Beth Daniel, Charleston, South Carolina, LPGA golfer, 1990 Kemper Open
1956 Arleen Sorkin, actress, Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos
1955 Thomas Keller, American Celebrity
1954 Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli Scientist
1953 Greg Evigan, South Amboy, New Jersey, actor, BJ-BJ and the Bear, Melrose Place
1953 Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname Lt-colonel, coup 1982
1953 Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 Roland Butcher, cricketer, 1st black to play for England 1981
1952 Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer, Eye to Eye
1952 Harry Anderson, Newport, Rhode Island, actor, Judge Harry Stone-Night Court
1952 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
1952 Nikolai Adrianov, U.S.S.R., gymnast, Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976
1951 Marcia Barrett, St. Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist, Boney M
1950 Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham, Michigan, speed skater, Olympic-gold/sil-76
1947 Charlie Joiner, Many, Louisiana, NFL receiver, Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego
1946 Justin Hayward, England, vocalist, Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin
1946 Francois Bozize, Gabonese Statesman
1944 Udo Kier, Germany, actress, Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein
1943 Anthony Iannaccone, composer
1943 Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver, Minn, LA, ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
1943 Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Massachusetts, actress, Kelly-Bachelor Father
1942 Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist, Them
1941 Jim Courter, born in Montclair, New Jersey, Representative-R-New Jersey 1979 - 1983 and 1983 - 1991
1940 Christopher Timothy, English actor, All Creatures Great and Small
1940 Cliff Richards, Harry Webb, Lucknow India, rock voclist, Suddenly
1940 Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs, Virginia, PGA golfer, 1972 Philadelphia Classic
1940 Pat Finley, Asheville, North Carolina, actress, Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show
1940 Cliff Richard, English Musician
1939 Hugh Delane Thompson, born in Shreveport, Louisiana, PGA golfer, 1991 MONY Syracuse
1939 Ralph Lauren, fashion designer, Chaps
1938 John Dean III, former White House counsel, Watergate figure
1935 La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer, Composition in 1990
1931 Rafael Puyana, Bogota Colombia, baroque harpsichordist, New York debut 1957
1930 Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, president Zaire, 1965-
1930 Robert Parker, U.S. saxophonist/soul singer, Barefootin'
1929 Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
1928 Gary Graffman, New York City, pianist, Leventritt Award
1927 Roger Moore, born in London, England, actor, Alaskans, Maverick, Saint
1926 Bill Justis, born in Birmingham, Alabama, musician, musical arranger, rock and roll pioneer, celebrated for Grammy Hall of Fame song "Raunchy" and Australian hit "Tamoure"
1926 Willy Alberti, Carel Verbrugge, singer and actor, Riffin in Amsterdam
1925 Louis Cohen, physicist
1924 Robert Webber, born in Santa Ana California, actor, 79 Park Avenue
1919 Edward L Feightner, U.S. rear-admiral, WW II-Santa Cruz Islands
1918 Doug Ring, cricketer, Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's
1916 C Everett Koop, surgeon general, 1981-89
1916 C. Everett Koop, American Public Servant
1913 Ginty Lush, cricketer, NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Australia
1913 Victor Trumper, Jr., cricketer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trumper NSW 1940-41
1912 Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist, Sociology of Sex
1912 Jack Crapp, cricketer, England batsman 1948-49
1912 Jack Young, cricketer, Middlesex and England slow left-armer post-WW2
1911 Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese representive at Paris peace talk
1910 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader
1910 John Wooden, basketball coach, UCLA-10 national championships
1909 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer, Indy 500
1909 Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer
1907 Allan Jones, Scranton, Pennsylvania, actor/singer, A Day at the Races, Showboat
1907 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
1907 Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress, Cavalcade of Stars
1906 Benita Hume, born in London, England, actress, Vicky-Halls of Ivy
1906 Hannah Arendt, Germany, historian, Origins of Totalitarianism
1905 Pentti Haanpaa, Finnish author, Yhdeksan Miehen Saappaat
1905 Ruth Bernhard, German Photographer
1904 Karel Srom, composer
1902 Stanley Coen, cricketer, South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28
1901 Willem A Wagenaar, journalist and writer, Shanghai
1900 Edwin McLeod, cricketer, played in New Zealand's 2nd-ever Test 1930
1900 W. Edwards Deming, American Scientist
1899 Alan Washbond, U.S., 2-man bobsled, Gold Medal 1932 Olympics
1898 Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor and director, Flying Dutchman
1896 Lillian Gish, silent film/stage actress, Birth of a Nation
1894 Heinrich Lubke, West German president, 1959-69
1894 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder, Indonesian Communist
1894 e. e. cummings, Cambridge Massachusetts, poet, Tulips and Chimneys
1892 Sumner Welles, U.S. undersecretary/diplomat, Good neighbor policy
1891 Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist
1890 Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison, Texas, R, 34th President, 1953 - 1961, General, WW 2
1890 Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor, Call of the Wild
1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, American President
1889 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
1888 Ernest Pingoud, composer
1888 Kathrin Mansfield, New Zealand writer, Aloe, Garden Party
1888 Katherine Mansfield, New Zealander Author
1884 Jimmy Conlin, Camden, New Jersey, actor, Sin of Harold Diddlebock
1883 Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist, ear doctor
1882 Charlie Parker, cricketer, legend Gloucs SLA, but 2 - 32 in only Test
1882 Eamon DeValera, New York, President of Ireland, 1937-48, 51-54, 57-59
1880 Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet and writer, Sak och sken
1874 Margarete Susman, writer
1873 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer
1873 Ray Ewry, born in Lafayette, Indiana, jumper, 10 Gold Medals 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908 Olympics
1871 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Vienna Austria, composer, Schneeman
1869 Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur, Elgin marbles
1867 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku and tanka poet/diarist, Salt Water Ballads
1864 Maurice de Plessys, French poet, Palace Occidental
1861 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
1859 Camille Chevillard, composer
1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of 1st U.S. autos
1855 George Edwardes, British composer, Gaiety Girl
1853 Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
1846 Kasimir F Badeni, Polish/Austrian premier of Cisleithanie
1837 Ellison Capers, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1827 James Sidney Robinson, Major General Union volunteers
1827 William GGVV Harcourt, English lawyer/Minister of Finance
1801 Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium, physicist, blinded - stared at Sun 25 seconds
1796 Adolf Ganz, composer
1789 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder
1784 Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
1774 Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, Dutch politician
1764 Charles-Henri Plantade, composer
1753 Franz Anton Dimmler, composer
1740 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Netherlands Indies, 1801-05
1738 Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1734 Francis Lightfoot Lee, U.S. farmer/signer Declaration of Independence
1730 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1712 George Grenville, British Prime Minister, 1763-65
1687 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
1644 William Penn, English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania
1639 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony, 1679-99
1633 James II Stuart, king of England/Scotland, James VII, 1685-88
1606 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon, 1653-78
1585 Heinrich Schutz, German royal chaplain master/composer, Daphne
1542 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India, 1556-1605