Birthdays for September 30th

1207 – Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273)

1227 – Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292)

1530 – Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)

1550 – Michael Maestlin, German mathematician (d. 1631)

1710 – John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, English politician (d. 1771)

1765 – José María Morelos, Mexican rebel leader (d. 1815)

1800 – Decimus Burton, English architect, designed the Pharos Lighthouse (d. 1881)

1827 – Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (d. 1918)

1832 – Ann Jarvis, American activist, co-founded Mother’s Day (d. 1905)

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WM. Wrigley, Jr.

1861 – William Wrigley, Jr., American businessman, founded Wrigley Company (d. 1932)

1870 – Thomas W. Lamont, American banker (d. 1948)

1870 – Jean Baptiste Perrin, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1942)

1882 – Hans Geiger, German physicist (d. 1945)

1883 – Bernhard Rust, German nazi official (d. 1945)

1893 – Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964)

1897 – Alfred Wintle, Russian-English military officer and author (d. 1966)

1905 – Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)

1915 – Lester Maddox, American politician, 75th Governor of Georgia (d. 2003)

1917 – Buddy Rich, American drummer, bandleader, and actor (d. 1987)

1919 – William L. Guy, American politician, 26th Governor of North Dakota (d. 2013)

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Deborah Kerr, she danced with Yul Brenner in The King and I

1921 – Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (d. 2007)

1922 – Alan Stretton, Australian general (d. 2012)

1923 – Donald Swann, English composer and pianist (Flanders and Swann) (d. 1994)

1924 – Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)

1931 – Angie Dickinson, American actress

1932 – Shintaro Ishihara, Japanese author and politician, Governor of Tokyo

1935 – Johnny Mathis, American singer-songwriter and actor

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Jim Sasser, Senator, Ambassador to China

1936 – Jim Sasser, American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Ambassador to China

1942 – Frankie Lymon, American singer-songwriter (The Teenagers) (d. 1968)

1943 – Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1943 – Marilyn McCoo, American singer and actress (The 5th Dimension)

1945 – Ehud Olmert, Israeli politician, 12th Prime Minister of Israel

1951 – Barry Marshall, Australian physician, Nobel Prize laureate

1957Fran Drescher, American actress

1960 – Nicola Griffith, British science fiction author

1961 – Eric Stoltz, American actor, director, and producer

1966 – Markus Burger, German pianist, composer, and educator

1972 – John Campbell, American bass player and songwriter (Lamb of God)

1974 – Jeremy Giambi, American baseball player

1974 – Daniel Wu, American-Chinese actor, director, and producer

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Martina Hingis

1980 – Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player

2002 – Levi Miller, Australian actor and model

 

 

 

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