Happy Birthday to these Aquarius' who were born on February 16.

  1. 1032 - Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)
  2. 1222 - Nichiren, Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism (d. 1282)
  3. 1497 - Philipp Melanchthon, German humanist and reformer (d. 1560)
  4. 1519 - Gaspard de Coligny, French Huguenot leader (d. 1572)
  5. 1543 - Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)
  6. 1620 - Friedrich Wilhelm I of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia (d. 1688)
  7. 1643 - John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)
  8. 1698 - Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (d. 1758)
  9. 1710 - King Louis XV of France (d. 1774)
  10. 1727 - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)
  11. 1761 - Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)
  12. 1802 - Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866)
  13. 1804 - Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)
  14. 1821 - Heinrich Barth, German explorer
  15. 1822 - Sir Francis Galton, English explorer and biologist (d. 1911)
  16. 1824 - Peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879)
  17. 1826 - Julia Grant, First Lady of the United States (d. 1902)
  18. 1826 - Joseph Victor von Scheffel, German poet (d. 1886)
  19. 1831 - Nikolai Leskov, Russian writer (d. 1895)
  20. 1834 - Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist and philosopher (d. 1919)
  21. 1838 - Henry Adams, American historian and novelist (d. 1918)
  22. 1847 - Philipp Scharwenka, Polish-German composer (d. 1917)
  23. 1856 - Rudolph Karstadt, German entrepreneur (d. 1944)
  24. 1856 - Willem Kes, Dutch conductor (d. 1934)
  25. 1866 - Vyacheslav Ivanov, a Russian poet (d. 1949)
  26. 1876 - George Macaulay Trevelyan, English historian (d. 1962)
  27. 1884 - Robert J. Flaherty, American filmmaker (d. 1951)
  28. 1886 - Van Wyck Brooks, American historian and critic (d. 1963)
  29. 1898 - Katharine Cornell, American actress (d. 1974)
  30. 1901 - Vincent Coleman, American actor (d. 1971)
  31. 1901 - Chester Morris, American film actor (d. 1970)
  32. 1903 - Edgar Bergen, American ventriloquist (d. 1978)
  33. 1904 - George F. Kennan, American historian, diplomat and political policy-maker (d. 2005)
  34. 1909 - Hugh Beaumont, American actor (d. 1982)
  35. 1909 - Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (d. 1995)
  36. 1915 - Jim O'Hora, American college football coach (d. 2005)
  37. 1915 - Michael Relph, British film producer and director (d. 2004)
  38. 1921 - Araucaria, British crossword compiler
  39. 1921 - Vera-Ellen, American actress (d. 1981)
  40. 1925 - Carlos Paredes, Portuguese Guitar master (d. 2004)
  41. 1926 - John Schlesinger, English film director (d. 2003)
  42. 1927 - June Brown, British actress
  43. 1927 - Tom Kennedy, American game show host
  44. 1929 - Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)
  45. 1931 - Otis Blackwell, American songwriter and singer (d. 2002)
  46. 1931 - Ken Takakura, Japanese Actor
  47. 1932 - Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
  48. 1932 - Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone
  49. 1935 - Sonny Bono, American entertainer, & politician, United States Congressman from California (d. 1998)
  50. 1936 - Jill Kinmont, American skier
  51. 1937 - Yuri Manin, Russian mathematician
  52. 1938 - John Corigliano, American composer
  53. 1938 - Barry Primus, American actor
  54. 1941 - Kim Jong-il, North Korean leader
  55. 1944 - Richard Ford, American novelist
  56. 1945 - Jeremy Bulloch, English actor
  57. 1945 - Frank Welker, American voice actor
  58. 1950 - Peter Hain, British politician
  59. 1950 - Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  60. 1951 - William Katt, American actor
  61. 1953 - Lanny McDonald, Canadian ice hockey player
  62. 1953 - Roberta Williams, computer game designer
  63. 1954 - Michael Holding, West Indian fast bowler cricket
  64. 1954 - Iain Banks, Scottish author
  65. 1955 - Margaux Hemingway, American actress and model (d. 1996)
  66. 1955 - Hunt Block, American actor
  67. 1957 - LeVar Burton, American actor
  68. 1957 - James Ingram, American singer
  69. 1958 - Lisa Loring, American actress
  70. 1959 - Ice-T, American rapper, songwriter, and actor
  71. 1959 - John McEnroe, American tennis player
  72. 1960 - Pete Willis, English guitarist (Def Leppard)
  73. 1961 - Andy Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran)
  74. 1963 - Dave Lombardo, Cuban drummer (Slayer)
  75. 1964 - Bebeto, Brazilian footballer
  76. 1964 - Christopher Eccleston, English actor
  77. 1967 - John Valentin, baseball player
  78. 1967 - Keith Gretzky, former hockey player; brother of Wayne Gretzky
  79. 1968 - Warren Ellis, British comic book writer
  80. 1969 - David Heath, American professional wrestler
  81. 1970 - D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor
  82. 1972 - Jerome Bettis, American football player
  83. 1973 - Cathy Freeman, Australian athlete
  84. 1975 - Nanase Aikawa, Japanese singer
  85. 1976 - Eric Byrnes, American baseball player
  86. 1976 - Kyo, Japanese singer (Dir en grey)
  87. 1977 - Ian Clarke, Irish computer programmer
  88. 1977 - Ahman Green, American football player
  89. 1978 - John Tartaglia, Broadway actor and Muppeteer.
  90. 1979 - Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer
  91. 1980 - Ashley Lelie, American football player
  92. 1982 - Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, African-American rapper
  93. 1985 - Haley Giraldo, American reality series star