100 people born today: February 23

Norman Smith

Norman Smith

Norman "Hurricane" Smith was an English musician, record producer and engineer. more »

Niels Gade

Niels Gade

Niels Wilhelm Gade was a Danish composer, conductor, violinist, organist and teacher. He is... more »

Taha Yassin Ramadan

Taha Yassin Ramadan

Taha Yasin Ramadan al-Jizrawi was a prominent Iraqi Kurd, serving as Vice President of Iraq from... more »

Jean-Antoine Roucher

Jean-Antoine Roucher

Jean-Antoine Roucher, was a French poet. Roucher was born in Montpellier, the son of a tailor... more »

Julius Erving

Julius Erving

Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American... more »

Rex Stewart

Rex Stewart

Rex William Stewart was an American jazz cornetist best remembered for his work with the Duke... more »

Han Hyo Joo

Han Hyo Joo

Han Hyo-joo is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the television... more »

Jiří Čunek

Jiří Čunek

Jiří Čunek is a Czech politician who was chairman of the Christian and Democratic Union -... more »

Del Wood

Del Wood

Polly Adelaide Hendricks Hazelwood, known professionally as Del Wood, was an American pianist. more »

Elliott Godfrey

Elliott Godfrey

Elliott Godfrey is a Canadian-born English footballer who plays for Staines, and has previously... more »

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from... more »

Ernie K-Doe

Ernie K-Doe

Ernest Kador, Jr., known by the stage name Ernie K-Doe, was an African American R&B singer best... more »

Charles E. Johnson

Charles E. Johnson

Charles E. Johnson was a New York burglar who was listed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted during... more »

William Young Sellar

William Young Sellar

William Young Sellar was a Scottish classical scholar. Sellar was born at Morvich, Sutherland,... more »

Michael Chang

Michael Chang

Michael Te-Pei Chang is an American tennis player. He became the youngest male player to win a... more »

Boris Mann

Boris Mann

http://twitter.com/bmann more »

Jay Harris

Jay Harris

Jay Harris is an American journalist who has worked for ESPN since February 2003. When he first... more »

Olave Baden-Powell

Olave Baden-Powell

Olave St Clair Baden-Powell, Baroness Baden-Powell, GBE was born Olave St Clair Soames in... more »

Carlos Polk

Carlos Polk

Carlos Devonn Polk is a retired American football linebacker. He was drafted by the San Diego... more »

Rómulo Betancourt

Rómulo Betancourt

Rómulo Ernesto Betancourt Bello, known as "The Father of Venezuelan Democracy", was President of... more »

Anson Phelps Stokes

Anson Phelps Stokes

Anson Phelps Stokes was an American merchant, banker, publicist, philanthropist, and became a... more »

Viet D. Dinh

Viet D. Dinh

Viet D. Dinh is a lawyer and a conservative legal scholar who served as an Assistant Attorney... more »

Genesis P-Orridge

Genesis P-Orridge

Genesis P-Orridge, born Neil Andrew Megson and later known as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, is an... more »

Enzo Pérez

Enzo Pérez

Enzo Nicolás Pérez is an Argentine football midfielder who currently plays for Benfica. more »

Dele Sosimi

Dele Sosimi

Bamidele Olatunbosun Sosimi, known as Dele Sosimi, is a Nigerian-British musician. more »

Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE is an English television presenter and entertainer whose... more »

Shawn Graham

Shawn Graham

Shawn Michael Graham is a Canadian politician, who served as the 31st Premier of New Brunswick... more »

Nigel Planer

Nigel Planer

Nigel George Planer is an English actor, comedian, novelist and playwright who is best known for... more »

Hugo Ball

Hugo Ball

Hugo Ball was a German author, poet and one of the leading Dada artists. more »

Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon is an American soprano and playback singer for featured actresses in movie musicals... more »

Valerie Sutton

Valerie Sutton

Valerie Sutton is de ontwikkelaar van de movement notation en was danseres. Ze werd geboren in... more »

Michael McGowan

Michael McGowan

Michael Valentine "Mikey" McGowan is an association football player who is currently without a club. more »

Charles Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Viscount Eversley

Charles Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Viscount Eversley

Charles Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Viscount Eversley GCB, PC, was a British Whig politician. He served as... more »

Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton

Terence Francis "Terry" Eagleton FBA is a prominent British literary theorist, critic and public... more »

Anna Sundstrand

Anna Sundstrand

Anna Maria Carolina Sundstrand is a Swedish singer and model. She was a member of the Swedish... more »

Johann Reuchlin

Johann Reuchlin

Johann Reuchlin was a German humanist and a scholar of Greek and Hebrew. For much of his life,... more »

Comfort Tyler

Comfort Tyler

Comfort Tyler, one of the original settlers of modern Syracuse, New York, brought his family in... more »

Alanzinho

Alanzinho

Alan Carlos Gomes da Costa, commonly known as Alanzinho, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for... more »

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Ruth Hall is an American folk singer/songwriter. She graduated from Boston Latin School... more »

Robert Kardashian

Robert Kardashian

Robert George Kardashian was an American attorney and businessman. He gained national... more »

August Bebel

August Bebel

Ferdinand August Bebel was a German Marxist politician, writer, and orator. He is best... more »

Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy was the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member... more »

A. A. Fredericks

A. A. Fredericks

Albert Asa Fredericks was an educator and a Democratic politician from Natchitoches, Louisiana,... more »

Zitkala-Sa

Zitkala-Sa

Zitkala-Ša, also known by the missionary-given name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, was a Sioux writer,... more »

Grigoris Afxentiou

Grigoris Afxentiou

Grigoris Pieris Afxentiou was a guerrilla fighter who fought against the British rule of Cyprus... more »

Skip Holm

Skip Holm

Skip James Holm is a retired pilot who lives on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada. Holm... more »

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

Drew Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, film director, producer, and model. She is a... more »

Nader Khalili

Nader Khalili

Nader Khalili was an Iranian-born architect, writer, and humanitarian. more »

Sid Abel

Sid Abel

Sidney Gerald Abel was a Canadian professional hockey player and later coach in the National... more »

R. G. Collingwood

R. G. Collingwood

Robin George Collingwood was an English philosopher and historian. He was born at Cartmel,... more »

James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is... more »

Katō Tomosaburō

Katō Tomosaburō

Marshal-Admiral Viscount Katō Tomosaburō was a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy,... more »

Enid Markey

Enid Markey

Enid Markey was an American actress of stage, film and television. She originated the role of... more »

Demond Mallet

Demond Mallet

Dayon Demond Mallet is an American professional basketball player that plays with Spirou... more »

Samuel J. R. McMillan

Samuel J. R. McMillan

Samuel James Renwick McMillan was an American politician. He was a Republican U.S. Senator from... more »

Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria

Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria

Duchess Sophie Charlotte Augustine in Bavaria was a granddaughter-in-law of King Louis-Philippe... more »

Bradley Trevor Greive

Bradley Trevor Greive

Bradley Trevor Greive is one of Australia's most prolific creative talents and successful... more »

Bill Frist

Bill Frist

William Harrison "Bill" Frist, Sr. is an American physician, businessman, and politician. He... more »

Chris Moyles

Chris Moyles

Christopher Moyles is an English radio and television presenter and author, best known for... more »

Daniel Löble

Daniel Löble

Daniel "Dani" Löble is a Swiss-German drummer, who since 2005 has been playing in the power... more »

Benno Moiseiwitsch

Benno Moiseiwitsch

Benno Moiseiwitsch CBE was a Ukrainian-born British pianist. more »

Joe Wilder

Joe Wilder

Joe Wilder is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Wilder was awarded the... more »

Hakan Yakin

Hakan Yakin

Hakan Yakin is a Swiss footballer. Since January 2012 he plays for Swiss Challenge League club... more »

Julie Walters

Julie Walters

Julia Mary "Julie" Walters, CBE is an English actress and writer. She has won two BAFTA Film... more »

Tahmasp I

Tahmasp I

Tahmasp I was an influential Shah of Iran, who enjoyed the longest reign of any member of the... more »

Savielly Tartakower

Savielly Tartakower

Ksawery Tartakower, PhD was a leading Polish and French chess grandmaster. He was also a leading... more »

Don Pardo

Don Pardo

Dominick George "Don" Pardo is an American radio and television announcer best known as the... more »

Horst Köhler

Horst Köhler

Horst Köhler is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union. He was President of... more »

Ladislaus the Posthumous

Ladislaus the Posthumous

Ladislaus the Posthumous was Duke of Austria from 1440, King of Hungary from 1444 and King of... more »

Nick Fozzard

Nick Fozzard

Nicholas Fozzard is a former English rugby league footballer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s. A... more »

Pierre Vallières

Pierre Vallières

Pierre Vallières, was a Québécois journalist, and writer. He was considered an intellectual... more »

Mildred Davis

Mildred Davis

Mildred Hillary Davis was an American actress who appeared in many of Harold Lloyd's classic... more »

Bernard Silverman

Bernard Silverman

Bernard Walter Silverman FRS is a British statistician and Anglican minister. He was Master of... more »

Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel Portolés was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France. When Luis... more »

Alf Poier

Alf Poier

Alf Poier is an Austrian artist and stand-up comedian. Born in Judenburg in Styria, he started... more »

Robert Young

Robert Young

Robert George Young was an American television, film, and radio actor, best known for his... more »

Vineet Kumar

Vineet Kumar

Vineet Kumar is a veteran Indian actor, well known for playing negative, comic and character... more »

Harriette Wilson

Harriette Wilson

Harriette Wilson was a celebrated British Regency courtesan, whose clients included the Prince... more »

John Cradlebaugh

John Cradlebaugh

John Cradlebaugh was the first delegate to the United States House of Representatives from... more »

Norman Lindsay

Norman Lindsay

Norman Alfred William Lindsay was an Australian artist, sculptor, writer, editorial cartoonist,... more »

Lenny Kuhr

Lenny Kuhr

Lenny Kuhr is a Dutch singer-songwriter. In 1967 she started a singing career in the... more »

Gigi Fernández

Gigi Fernández

Beatriz "Gigi" Fernández is a former professional tennis player, the first female athlete from... more »

Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh, CF, nicknamed "The Big Fijian", is a Fijian professional golfer who was Number 1 in... more »

Abe Attell

Abe Attell

Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell, known in the boxing world as Abe "The Little Hebrew" Attell,... more »

Johann Nikolaus Forkel

Johann Nikolaus Forkel

Johann Nikolaus Forkel, was a German musician, musicologist and music theorist. more »

Hipólito Mejía

Hipólito Mejía

Rafael Hipólito Mejía Domínguez is a Dominican politician who served as President of the... more »

Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga, KLD, is a Filipina singer and actress who starred in the lead role of Kim in the... more »

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond

Field Marshal Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, 3rd Duke of Lennox, 3rd Duke of Aubigny, KG,... more »

Jane Bowles

Jane Bowles

Jane Bowles was a writer and playwright. more »

Kazuhiro Sasaki

Kazuhiro Sasaki

Kazuhiro "Daimajin" Sasaki is a former Nippon Professional Baseball and Major League Baseball... more »

Roderick Murchison

Roderick Murchison

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA was a Scottish... more »

Nicholas Ferrar

Nicholas Ferrar

Nicholas Ferrar was an English scholar, courtier, businessman and man of religion. Ordained as a... more »

Rembrandt Peale

Rembrandt Peale

Rembrandt Peale was an American artist and museum keeper. A prolific portrait painter, he was... more »

Mikhail Gurevich

Mikhail Gurevich

Mikhail Naumovich Gurevich is a Soviet chess player. He lived in Belgium from 1991 to 2005 and... more »

Wojciech Rubinowicz

Wojciech Rubinowicz

Wojciech Sylwester Piotr Rubinowicz was a Polish theoretical physicist who made contributions in... more »

Adolphe Quetelet

Adolphe Quetelet

Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet was a Belgian astronomer, mathematician, statistician and... more »

Octavius Catto

Octavius Catto

Octavius Valentine Catto was a black educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist. He was... more »

Carl Wilhelm Borchardt

Carl Wilhelm Borchardt

Carl Wilhelm Borchardt was a German mathematician. Borchardt was born to a Jewish family in... more »

Jeri Ryan

Jeri Ryan

Jeri Lynn Ryan is an American actress best known for her roles as the liberated Borg, Seven of... more »

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer... more »