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100 people born today: November 15

Harry Howell

Harry Howell

Harry Taylor Howell born in New Jersey was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms/Brooklyn... more »

Fanny Mendelssohn

Fanny Mendelssohn

Fanny Mendelssohn, later Fanny [Cäcilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny... more »

Constantin Daniel Stahi

Constantin Daniel Stahi

Constantin Daniel Stahi was a Romanian painter and gravure artist. more »

TJ Goree

TJ Goree

Thomas Jewett "TJ" Goree was a Confederate Lieutenant in the First Corps, Army of Northern... more »

Ken Bowersox

Ken Bowersox

Kenneth Dwane "Sox" Bowersox is a United States Navy officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He is... more »

Russell Tovey

Russell Tovey

Russell George Tovey is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. Tovey... more »

Jeanette Jurado

Jeanette Jurado

Jeanette Livier Jurado is a member of the popular girl group Exposé. She was born on November... more »

Harold Larwood

Harold Larwood

Harold Larwood was a professional cricketer for Nottinghamshire and England between 1924 and... more »

Liu Fu-hao

Liu Fu-hao

Liu Fu-hao born November 14, 1978, is a Taiwanese baseball player who currently plays for... more »

Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling

Curtis Montague Schilling is a former American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher and... more »

Dougie Payne

Dougie Payne

Dougie Payne is the bassist and backing vocalist of the Scottish band Travis. more »

Leo Baekeland

Leo Baekeland

Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox... more »

Obadiah B. McFadden

Obadiah B. McFadden

Obadiah Benton McFadden was an American attorney and politician in the Pacific Northwest. He was... more »

James B. Davis

James B. Davis

General James Burr Davis was a U.S. Air Force general and was chief of staff, Supreme... more »

Dominique de Villepin

Dominique de Villepin

Dominique Marie François René Galouzeau de Villepin is a French politician who served as the... more »

Anson Burlingame

Anson Burlingame

Anson Burlingame was an American lawyer, legislator, and diplomat, born in New Berlin, Chenango... more »

Capel Lofft

Capel Lofft

Capel or Capell Lofft was an English lawyer, minor political figure and miscellaneous writer. more »

Yves Parlier

Yves Parlier

Yves Parlier is a French sailor and composite material expert, born in 1960. He is very well... more »

Yedidia Shofet

Yedidia Shofet

Yedidia Shofet was the former Chief Rabbi of Iran and the worldwide spiritual leader of Persian... more »

Will Hoge

Will Hoge

Will Hoge is a Grammy-nominated American singer, songwriter and musician from Nashville, Tennessee. more »

Cédric Hervé

Cédric Hervé

Cédric Hervé is a French former road racing cyclist. Hervé became a professional rider in 2002... more »

Carlos Cabezas

Carlos Cabezas

Carlos Eduardo Cabezas Jurado is a Spanish professional basketball player who currently plays... more »

Charles B. Macdonald

Charles B. Macdonald

Charles Blair Macdonald was a major figure in early American golf. He built the first 18-hole... more »

František Čermák

František Čermák

František Čermák is a Czech professional tennis player. He has won 28 doubles titles on the ATP... more »

Michael Ramsey

Michael Ramsey

Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury PC was an English Anglican bishop and the... more »

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United... more »

Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco is the stage name of Stanley Dural, Jr., an American accordionist and zydeco... more »

Harry B. Gray

Harry B. Gray

Harry Barkus Gray is the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry at California Institute of... more »

Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Kumar Tiwary is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls occasional leg... more »

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General... more »

Marija Šerifović

Marija Šerifović

Marija Šerifović is a singer from Serbia. She won the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 with the song... more »

Charles Lyell

Charles Lyell

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, Kt FRS was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his... more »

Dean Ellison

Dean Ellison

Dean Bruce Ellison is a motorcycle racer from Britain, born 14 November 1977 in Lancaster,... more »

Obie Trice

Obie Trice

Obie Trice III is an American rapper and songwriter. He began rapping at the age of 11, and is... more »

Miguel Sabah

Miguel Sabah

Miguel Sabah Rodríguez is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays for León and the Mexican... more »

Ulisse Dini

Ulisse Dini

Ulisse Dini was an Italian mathematician and politician, born in Pisa. He is known for his... more »

Svetlana Kulikova

Svetlana Kulikova

Svetlana Kulikova is a Russian ice dancer. With Arseni Markov, she is the 2002 Skate Canada... more »

Yanni

Yanni

Yiannis Hryssomallis, known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek pianist, keyboardist, composer,... more »

'Abd al-Ilah

'Abd al-Ilah

Crown Prince Abd al-Ilāh of Hejaz, GCB, GCMG, GCVO was a cousin and brother-in-law of King Ghazi... more »

James B. McPherson

James B. McPherson

James Birdseye McPherson was a career United States Army officer who served as a general in the... more »

Kebba Ceesay

Kebba Ceesay

Kebba Ceesay is a Gambian footballer who plays Lech Poznań in the Polish Ekstraklasa as a... more »

Francis Nicholson

Francis Nicholson

Sir Francis Nicholson was a British artist. He worked in watercolour and oil, and is mainly... more »

Janice Robinson

Janice Robinson

Janice Robinson, born on 8 December 1967 and raised in Garfield, New Jersey, gained worldwide... more »

Nicholas Lens

Nicholas Lens

Nicholas Lens is a Belgian composer of contemporary music, particularly known for his operas... more »

Louise Ellman

Louise Ellman

Louise Joyce Ellman is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of... more »

José Alberto Benítez

José Alberto Benítez

José Alberto Benítez Roman is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, who last rode with UCI... more »

Jonathan Corwin

Jonathan Corwin

Jonathan Corwin was a wealthy New England merchant, politician, and magistrate. He is best known... more »

Gaspare Spontini

Gaspare Spontini

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini was an Italian opera composer and conductor, extremely... more »

Justinas Staugaitis

Justinas Staugaitis

Justinas Staugaitis was a Lithuanian Roman Catholic bishop, politician, educator, and author. He... more »

John Lumsden

John Lumsden

Sir John Lumsden KBE was an Irish physician and the founder of the St. John Ambulance Brigade of... more »

Charles de Freycinet

Charles de Freycinet

Charles Louis de Saulces de Freycinet was a French statesman and Prime Minister during the Third... more »

Wolf Leslau

Wolf Leslau

Wolf Leslau was a scholar of Semitic languages and one of the foremost authorities on Semitic... more »

Joy Williams

Joy Williams

Joy Williams is an American singer-songwriter. She grew up in a Christian family and recorded... more »

Niels Oude Kamphuis

Niels Oude Kamphuis

Niels Oude Kamphuis is a retired Dutch footballer. He has played in the Netherlands and Germany... more »

Joseph C. Rodriguez

Joseph C. Rodriguez

Colonel Joseph Charles Rodríguez, born in San Bernardino, California, was a United States Army... more »

Chris Demetral

Chris Demetral

Christopher Peter "Chris" Demetral is a former American actor best known as Jeremy Tupper, the... more »

Jack Lelivelt

Jack Lelivelt

John Frank Lelivelt was an American outfielder who played for the Washington Senators, New York... more »

Júlio Dinis

Júlio Dinis

Júlio Dinis, pseudonym of Joaquim Guilherme Gomes Coelho was a Portuguese doctor and... more »

Catherine Dolgorukov

Catherine Dolgorukov

Princess Yekaterina Mikhailovna Dolgorukova, also known in English as Catherine Dolgorukova,... more »

Dick Powell

Dick Powell

Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director and... more »

Lori Foster

Lori Foster

Lori L. Foster is a best-selling American writer of over seventy romance novels as Lori Foster... more »

Jean-Paul Rabaut Saint-Étienne

Jean-Paul Rabaut Saint-Étienne

Jean-Paul Rabaut Saint-Étienne was a leader of the French Protestants and a moderate French... more »

Aynsley Lister

Aynsley Lister

Aynsley Lister is an British blues-rock guitarist/singer and songwriter. more »

Tim Jackman

Tim Jackman

Timothy M. Jackman is an American professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the... more »

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for... more »

Hans-Joachim Jabs

Hans-Joachim Jabs

Hans-Joachim Jabs was both a day and night fighter ace in the German Luftwaffe during World War... more »

Ike Willis

Ike Willis

Ike Willis is an American vocalist and guitarist who was a regular member of Frank Zappa's... more »

Park Chung-hee

Park Chung-hee

Park Chung-hee was a South Korean president and military general who led South Korea from 1961... more »

Patrick Warburton

Patrick Warburton

Patrick John Warburton is an American actor. He is known for his several television roles,... more »

Svetlana Surganova

Svetlana Surganova

Svetlana Yakovlevna Surganova is a Russian rock musician, singer and poet. She was a founding... more »

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake was an actor. more »

Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer

Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer

Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer was a Baltic German anatomist who discovered stellate macrophage cells... more »

Danny Whitaker

Danny Whitaker

Daniel Phillip "Danny" Whitaker is an English football midfielder for Conference Premier club... more »

Marie François Xavier Bichat

Marie François Xavier Bichat

Marie François Xavier Bichat was a French anatomist and physiologist who is best remembered as... more »

Ed DeChellis

Ed DeChellis

Edward Richard DeChellis is an American college basketball coach and current head men's... more »

Jean-Baptiste de La Croix de Chevrières de Saint-Vallier

Jean-Baptiste de La Croix de Chevrières de Saint-Vallier

Jean-Baptiste de la Croix de Chevrière de St. Vallier was born at Grenoble, France and he died... more »

Sohanlal

Sohanlal

Sohanlal is an Indian film and television director, producer and writer, based in Kerala. more »

Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Oscar-Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and... more »

Auguste Laurent

Auguste Laurent

Auguste Laurent was a French chemist who helped in the founding of organic chemistry with his... more »

Murray Oliver

Murray Oliver

Murray Clifford Oliver is a retired Canadian ice hockey centre. more »

Patrick Harlan

Patrick Harlan

Patrick Harlan is an actor and voice actor. more »

Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault is a former French cyclist who won the Tour de France five times. He is one of... more »

Amanda Winn-Lee

Amanda Winn-Lee

Amanda Beth Winn Lee is an American voice actress, writer and ADR director who works mainly on... more »

Fred Haise

Fred Haise

Fred Wallace Haise, Jr. is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. He is one of only 24... more »

David HC Soul

David HC Soul

David HC Soul (born 1951 New Westminster, BC, Canada)I am an entrepreneur but in the past have... more »

Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk is co-founder and CEO of a social media brand consulting agency, video blogger,... more »

Kristina Lugn

Kristina Lugn

Gunhild Bricken Kristina Lugn is a Swedish poet and dramatist and member of the Swedish Academy... more »

Robert Francis Green

Robert Francis Green

Robert Francis Green was a Canadian businessman and Conservative politician, born in... more »

Sarah Turner

Sarah Turner

Sarah Manski is an American journalist. Manski attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison,... more »

Gustavo Fuertes

Gustavo Fuertes

Gustavo Adolfo Fuertes Talavera is an screen-writer and director of Spanish cinema born November... more »

Elvis Sina

Elvis Sina

Elvis Sina is an Albanian footballer. He currently plays for KF Tirana in the Albanian... more »

Maria Cristina of Savoy

Maria Cristina of Savoy

Maria Cristina of Savoy was the first Queen consort of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. She... more »

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Johann Nepomuk Hummel was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist. His music reflects the... more »

Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson Turner was an American historian in the early 20th century, based at the... more »

Edyta Górniak

Edyta Górniak

Edyta Górniak is one of the most popular female singers in the history of pop music in Poland... more »

Markus Werba

Markus Werba

Markus Werba is an Austrian baritone opera singer. more »

Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer... more »

Carey Bell

Carey Bell

Carey Bell was an American blues musician, who played the harmonica in the Chicago blues style... more »

Martin Meyerson

Martin Meyerson

Martin Meyerson was a United States city planner and academic leader best known as the President... more »

Ben Cayetano

Ben Cayetano

Benjamin Jerome "Ben" Cayetano served as the fifth Governor of the State of Hawaii from 1994 to... more »