Happy Birthday to these Aquarius' who were born on February 12.

  1. 1074 - Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)
  2. 1218 - Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256)
  3. 1567 - Thomas Campion, English composer and poet (d. 1620)
  4. 1606 - John Winthrop, the Younger, Governor of Connecticut (d. 1676)
  5. 1637 - Jan Swammerdam, Dutch scientist (d. 1680)
  6. 1663 - Cotton Mather, New England minister (d. 1728)
  7. 1665 - Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (d. 1721)
  8. 1704 - Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772)
  9. 1728 - Étienne-Louis Boullée, French architect (d. 1799)
  10. 1753 - François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (d. 1798)
  11. 1768 - Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1835)
  12. 1775 - Louisa Adams, First Lady of the United States, wife of John Quincy Adams (d. 1852)
  13. 1777 - Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, French poet (d. 1843)
  14. 1785 - Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838)
  15. 1788 - Carl Reichenbach, German chemist and philosopher (d. 1869)
  16. 1791 - Peter Cooper, American Industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (d. 1883)
  17. 1794 - Alexander Petrov, Russian chess player (d. 1867)
  18. 1804 - Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (d. 1865)
  19. 1809 - Charles Darwin, English naturalist (d. 1882)
  20. 1809 - Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (d. 1865)
  21. 1818 - Otto Ludwig, German writer
  22. 1828 - George Meredith, English writer (d. 1909)
  23. 1857 - Bobby Peel, English cricketer (d. 1943).
  24. 1861 - Lou Andreas-Salome, Russian-born author (d. 1937)
  25. 1865 - Kazimierz Tetmajer, Polish poet and writer (d. 1940)
  26. 1876 - Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama (d. 1933)
  27. 1880 - John L. Lewis, American labor union leader (d. 1969)
  28. 1881 - Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (d. 1931)
  29. 1884 - Max Beckmann, German artist (d. 1950)
  30. 1884 - Marie Vassilieff, Russian artist (d. 1957)
  31. 1893 - Omar Bradley, American general (d. 1981)
  32. 1897 - Vola Vale, American actress (d. 1970)
  33. 1898 - Wallace Ford, English-born actor (d. 1966)
  34. 1900 - Roger J. Traynor, American judge (d. 1980)
  35. 1903 - Chick Hafey, baseball player (d. 1973)
  36. 1903 - Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
  37. 1904 - Ted Mack, American television host (d. 1976)
  38. 1908 - Jacques Herbrand, French logician and mathematician (d. 1931)
  39. 1908 - August Neo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1982)
  40. 1911 - Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (d. 1968)
  41. 1912 - R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)
  42. 1914 - Tex Beneke, American musician and band leader (d. 2000)
  43. 1915 - Lorne Greene, American actor (d. 1987)
  44. 1916 - Joseph Alioto, Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1998)
  45. 1917 - Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (d. 2006)
  46. 1918 - Julian Schwinger, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1994)
  47. 1919 - Forrest Tucker, American actor (d. 1986)
  48. 1920 - William Roscoe Estep, Baptist historian and professor (d. 2000)
  49. 1923 - Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director and designer
  50. 1925 - Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (d. 1984)
  51. 1926 - Joe Garagiola, baseball player and announcer
  52. 1926 - Paul Kurtz, American philosopher
  53. 1926 - Charles Van Doren, American quiz show contestant
  54. 1930 - Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
  55. 1931 - Janwillem van de Wetering, Dutch author
  56. 1932 - Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (d. 2003)
  57. 1932 - Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and author (d. 1998)
  58. 1933 - Costa-Gavras, Greek-born director and writer
  59. 1934 - Anne Krueger, American economist
  60. 1934 - Bill Russell, American basketball player
  61. 1936 - Joe Don Baker, American actor
  62. 1936 - Paul Shenar, American actor
  63. 1937 - Charles Dumas, American athlete
  64. 1938 - Judy Blume, American author
  65. 1938 - Johnny Rutherford, American race car driver
  66. 1939 - Ray Manzarek, American keyboardist (The Doors)
  67. 1940 - Richard Lynch, American actor
  68. 1941 - Naomi Uemura, Japanese adventurer
  69. 1942 - Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel
  70. 1945 - Maud Adams, Swedish actress
  71. 1946 - Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer
  72. 1946 - Jean Eyeghe Ndong, Prime Minister of Gabon
  73. 1947 - Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
  74. 1948 - Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author
  75. 1949 - Joaquin Sabina, Spanish singer and ongwriter
  76. 1950 - Michael Ironside, Canadian actor
  77. 1950 - Steve Hackett, British musician (Genesis)
  78. 1951 - Steven Parent, Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  79. 1952 - Michael McDonald, American musician
  80. 1953 - Nabil Shaban, British actor
  81. 1953 - Robin Thomas, American actor
  82. 1954 - Philip Zimmermann, American cryptographer
  83. 1955 - Arsenio Hall, American actor and talk show host
  84. 1955 - Chet Lemon, baseball player
  85. 1956 - Brian Robertson, Scottish musician (Thin Lizzy) and (Motorhead)
  86. 1958 - Bobby Smith, Canadian hockey player
  87. 1958 - Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)
  88. 1958 - Steve Grand, English computer scientist
  89. 1961 - Jim Harris, Canadian polititian
  90. 1962 - Jimmy Kirkwood, Irish-born field hockey player
  91. 1967 - Chris McKinstry, Canadian computer scientist
  92. 1967 - Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician
  93. 1968 - Josh Brolin, American actor
  94. 1968 - Chynna Phillips, American singer
  95. 1969 - Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer
  96. 1969 - Meja, Swedish singer
  97. 1969 - Hong Myung-Bo, Korean footballer
  98. 1970 - Jim Creeggan, Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies)
  99. 1970 - Judd Winick, writer and artist
  100. 1972 - Ajay Naidu, Indian-American actor
  101. 1973 - Gianni Romme, Dutch speed skater
  102. 1973 - Tara Strong, American voice actress
  103. 1974 - Toranosuke Takagi, Japanese race car driver
  104. 1976 - Anna Benson, American model
  105. 1976 - Silvia Saint, Czech actress
  106. 1976 - Christian Cullen, New Zealand rugby player
  107. 1978 - Brett Hodgson, Australian rugby player
  108. 1979 - Jesse Spencer, Australian actor
  109. 1979 - Matt Mauck, American football player
  110. 1980 - Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player
  111. 1980 - Christina Ricci, American actress
  112. 1982 - Onil Joseph, Dominican Republic Major League Baseball baseball player