Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - August 18th

1984 - Robert Huth, German footballer

1980 - Esteban Cambiasso, Argentine footballer

1979 - Selena Silver, Australian actress

1974 - Shivnarine Chanderpaul, West Indian cricketer

1972 - Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer

1971 - Richard D James, Irish-born musician

1970 - Malcolm-Jamal Warner, American actor

1969 - Masta Killa, American rapper

1969 - Everlast, American musician

1969 - Edward Norton, American actor

1969 - Christian Slater, American actor

1966 - Gustavo Charif, Argentine artist

1965 - Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer

1960 - Fat Lever, American basketball player

1958 - Madeleine Stowe, American actress

1957 - Denis Leary, American comedian and actor

1957 - Carole Bouquet, French actress

1955 - Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist

1953 - Louie Gohmert, American politician

1952 - Patrick Swayze, American actor

1945 - Barbara Harris, American singer (Toys)

1943 - Martin Mull, American comedian and actor

1943 - Carl Wayne, English singer (d. 2004)

1939 - Robert Horton, British businessman

1936 - Robert Redford, American actor and director

1935 - Rafer Johnson, American athlete

1935 - Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer

1934 - Vincent Bugliosi, American attorney

1934 - Ronnie Carroll, British singer

1934 - Roberto Clemente, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player (d. 1972)

1933 - Roman Polanski, French-born director and actor

1933 - Just Fontaine, French footballer

1932 - William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia

1931 - Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general

1929 - Hugues Aufray, French singer

1928 - Marge Schott, baseball team owner (d. 2004)

1927 - Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of the United States

1925 - Brian Aldiss, English writer

1922 - Alain Robbe-Grillet, French writer

1920 - Shelley Winters, American actress (d. 2006)

1920 - Bob Kennedy, baseball player and manager (d. 2005)

1918 - Walter Joseph Hickel, Governor of Alaska and US Secretary of the Interior

1917 - Caspar Weinberger, United States Secretary of Defense (d. 2006)

1904 - Max Factor, Polish-born cosmetics entrepreneur (d. 1996)

1902 - Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter (d. 1968)

1896 - Jack Pickford, Canadian-born actor (d. 1933)

1890 - Walther Funk, German Nazi politician (d. 1960)

1857 - Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (d. 1926)

1841 - William Halford, American naval officer (d. 1919)

1830 - Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)

1822 - Isaac P. Rodman, American Union General (d. 1862)

1774 - Meriwether Lewis, American explorer (d. 1809)

1750 - Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (d. 1825)

1720 - Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, English murderer (d. 1760)

1692 - Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)

1685 - Brook Taylor, English mathematician (d. 1731)

1605 - Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)

1596 - Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)

1587 - Virginia Dare, first English child born in North America (d. 1588)

1450 - Marko Marulic, Croatian poet (d. 1524)

1414 - Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)



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