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100 people born today: October 19

Chris Houston

Christopher Don Houston is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was... more »

Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He... more »

Ansu Toure

Ansu Toure is a Liberian footaller who currently plays for Persiba Balikpapan in the Indonesia... more »

Pat Swindall

Patrick Lynn Swindall, Sr., is an American politician. Swindall was born in Gadsden, Alabama. He... more »

Snoozer Quinn

Ed "Snoozer" Quinn was a jazz guitarist very highly regarded by his fellow musicians, but who... more »

Freja Beha Erichsen

Freja Beha Erichsen, also known as Freja Beha, is a Danish model. more »

Thomas Hearns

Thomas Hearns is a retired American professional boxer. Nicknamed the "Motor City Cobra" and... more »

Gerald Home

Gerald Home is the actor who played Tessek-Squid Head and the Mon Calamari Officer in Star Wars... more »

Flavio Cotti

Flavio Cotti is a Swiss politician. He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 10... more »

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Pierre Ambroise François Choderlos de Laclos was a French novelist, official and army general,... more »

Peter Boyle

Peter Lawrence Boyle was an Irish-American actor, best known for his role as Frank Barone on the... more »

Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé

Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé, Duke of Fronsac, Marquis of Brézé was a French admiral. He was born... more »

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Learson Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and Artistic Director... more »

Eugenio Elia Levi

Eugenio Elia Levi was an Italian mathematician, known for his fundamental contributions in group... more »

Howard Shore

Howard Leslie Shore is a Canadian composer, notable for his film scores. He has composed the... more »

Ernst Didring

Ernst Didring was an early 20th-century author who wrote mainly of life in his home country of... more »

Huell Howser

Huell Burnley Howser was an American television personality, actor, voice artist, and comedian... more »

Justus Lipsius

Justus Lipsius was a Southern-Netherlandish philologist and humanist. Lipsius wrote a series of... more »

Bolesław Limanowski

Bolesław Limanowski was a Polish socialist politician, as well as historian and journalist and... more »

Rudolf Wegscheider

Rudolf Wegscheider was an Austrian chemist. Wegscheider studied chemistry and was the founder of... more »

Timmy Mallett

Timmy Mallett is a television presenter and broadcaster in the United Kingdom. Mallett is most... more »

Xavier Adibi

Xavier Oyekola Adibi is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was... more »

Frederick III, German Emperor

Frederick III was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days in 1888, the Year of the Three... more »

John Harris

John Harris was a British author. He published a series of crime novels featuring the character... more »

Tony Furtado

Tony Furtado is an American banjo player, slide guitar player and singer/songwriter of... more »

Bryon Turcotte

Composer Bryon Turcotte has been making music with his heart, his mind and his hands since he... more »

Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill is a founding editor of the online news publication The Intercept and author of... more »

Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, born Helen Fiske, was an American poet and writer who became an... more »

Simon Godfrey

Simon Godfrey is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Demons in the... more »

Pablo Iglesias

Paulino Iglesias Posse, better known as Pablo Iglesias, was a Spanish socialist and labour... more »

Andrea Del Boca

Andrea Del Boca is an Argentine telenovela actress. more »

José Padilla

José Padilla, also known as Abdullah al-Muhajir or Muhajir Abdullah, is a United States citizen... more »

Baby Bash

Ronnie Ray Bryant, better known by his stage name Baby Bash, is a Mexican-American rapper. From... more »

Chuck Berry

Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one... more »

Sergei Bezrukov

Sergey Vitalyevich Bezrukov PAR is a Russian screen and stage actor, People's Artist of Russia,... more »

Jacob Schaefer, Jr.

Jacob Schaefer, Jr. was a professional carom billiards player with german grandparentage, a... more »


Yıldo, real name Ahmet Yıldırım Benayyat, is a famous Turkish showman, actor, retired football... more »

Donald B. Elliott

Donald B. Elliott is a registered pharmacist and American politician of the Republican Party in... more »

Shauntay Henderson

Shauntay L. Henderson was a wanted fugitive apprehended on March 31, 2007 by the FBI after... more »

Manny Shinwell, Baron Shinwell

Emanuel Shinwell, Baron Shinwell CH, PC, best known as Manny Shinwell, was a British trade union... more »

Yoenis Céspedes

Yoenis Céspedes Milanés is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder with the Oakland Athletics... more »

Christapor Mikaelian

Christapor Mikaelian, also known by his noms de guerre Hellen, Topal, and Edward, was one of the... more »

Luca Giordano

Luca Giordano was an Italian late Baroque painter and printmaker in etching. Fluent and... more »

Chris Shays

Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays is an American politician. He was a member of the United States... more »

Prince Eugene of Savoy

Prince Eugene of Savoy, was one of the most successful military commanders in modern European... more »

Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Ze'ev Jabotinsky MBE, born Vladimir Yevgenyevich Zhabotinsky, was a Revisionist Zionist leader,... more »

Emperor Go-Shirakawa

Emperor Go-Shirakawa was the 77th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of... more »

Charles Stross

Charles David George "Charlie" Stross is a British writer of science fiction, Lovecraftian... more »

Violeta Chamorro

Violeta Barrios Torres de Chamorro is a Nicaraguan political leader, former president and... more »

Kevin C. Kiley

Major General Kevin C. Kiley was the 41st Surgeon General of the United States Army and... more »

Jeremy Riddle

Jeremy Michael Riddle is a Christian musician, songwriter, and worship leader. On March 6, 2007,... more »

Christian Friedrich Schönbein

Christian Friedrich Schönbein was a German-Swiss chemist who is best known for inventing the... more »

Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Félix Houphouët-Boigny, affectionately called Papa Houphouët or Le Vieux, was the first... more »

Charles R. Train

Charles Russell Train was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. more »

Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium

Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium. She was the daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of... more »

Leopold Moczygemba

Fr. Leopold Moczygemba, OFM Conv - founder of the first Polish-American parish in Panna Maria... more »

Jack Williams

Jack Williams was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's... more »

Marina Prior

Marina Prior is an Australian soprano and actress with a career mainly in musical theatre. more »

Helen Jewett

Helen Jewett was an upscale New York City prostitute whose murder, along with the subsequent... more »

Iona Campagnolo

Iona Campagnolo, PC OC OBC is a Canadian politician, and was the first woman and 27th Lieutenant... more »

Stephen V of Hungary

Stephen V was King of Hungary and Croatia between 1270 and 1272, and Duke of Styria from 1258 to... more »

Sergey Dorenko

Sergey Leonidovich Dorenko is a Russian TV and radio journalist, famous for hosting a... more »

Miriam Hopkins

Ellen Miriam Hopkins was an American actress known for her versatility in a wide variety of... more »

Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton

Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton, FRS was a Scottish consulting electrical engineer. He began... more »

Mariano Ospina Rodríguez

Mariano Ospina Rodríguez was a Colombian politician, journalist and lawyer, founder of the... more »

Erich Warsitz

Erich Warsitz was a German test pilot of the 1930s. He held the rank of Flight-Captain in the... more »

Dick Taverne

Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne, QC is an English politician, who is one of the small number of... more »

Rick Vandivier

Rick Vandivier is an American jazz guitarist, composer and educator. He is the spirit and leader... more »

Kir Bulychov

Kir Bulychov or Bulychev was a pen name of Igor Vsevolodovich Mozheiko, a Soviet Russian science... more »

John Lowell

John Lowell was a United States federal judge from Boston, Massachusetts. He was appointed to... more »

Candy Lo

Candy Lo is a Canto- rock singer-songwriter and actress from Hong Kong. She has released nine... more »

Moris Pfeifhofer

Moris Pfeifhofer is a Swiss figure skater. He is the 2005 and 2007 Swiss national bronze... more »

Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro NEAR-oh was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical... more »

Miguel Llobet

Miquel Llobet Solés was a classical guitarist, born in Barcelona. Llobet was a renowned virtuoso... more »

Nicholas Culpeper

Nicholas Culpeper was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. His published... more »

Anthony John Clarke

Anthony John Clarke is an Irish-born singer-songwriter for some time based in Liverpool but now... more »

Jeremiah Donovan

Jeremiah Donovan was a saloon owner and Democratic politician in Norwalk, Connecticut. He was a... more »

Matthew Henry

Matthew Henry was an English commentator on the Bible and Presbyterian minister. more »

David Liffiton

David "Dave" Liffiton is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for... more »

Cyrus Teed

Cyrus Reed Teed was a U.S. eclectic physician and alchemist turned religious leader and messiah... more »

Edward Lipiński

Edward Lipiński was a Polish economist, intellectual, social critic, and human rights advocate... more »

Konstantinos Mitsotakis

Constantine Mitsotakis, is a Greek politician and former Prime Minister of Greece. He was born... more »

Nerijus Astrauskas

Nerijus Astrauskas is a football striker who plays for FK Trakai in the Lithuanian A Lyga. more »

Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova is a retired Czech American tennis player and coach. Billie Jean King,... more »

Craig Mello

Craig Cameron Mello is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the... more »

Mikhail Kuzmin

Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin was a Russian poet, musician and novelist, a prominent contributor to... more »

Raul Cristian

Chris Rolie is a film director. more »

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri, born as Maria Amalia Mercouri, was a Greek actress, singer and politician. As... more »

Frederic Harrison

Frederic Harrison was a British jurist and historian. more »

Sergey Rakhmanin

Sergey Rakhmanin is a Russian powered and glider aerobatic pilot and flight instructor. more »

Frank Carlucci

Frank Charles Carlucci III served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in... more »

Vytautas Landsbergis

Professor Vytautas Landsbergis is a Lithuanian conservative politician and Member of the... more »

Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès

Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès, 1st Duke of Parma was a French lawyer and statesman during the... more »


Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua, or Rama IV, known in... more »

Alexander Williams

Alexander "Alex" Williams is an English film animator and cartoonist. He is the son of animator... more »

Thes One

Thes One, born Christopher Cesar Portugal in Torrance, California, on October 18, 1977, to an... more »

Zhu Xi

Zhu Xi or Chu Hsi was a Song Dynasty Confucian scholar who became the leading figure of the... more »

Ralph Eggleston

Ralph Eggleston is an American animator, art director, storyboard artist and production designer... more »

Edward Ord

Edward Otho Cresap Ord was an American engineer and United States Army officer who saw action in... more »

Mike Ditka

Michael Keller Ditka is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator... more »

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