Happy Birthday to these Libra's who were born on October 16th

  1. 1396 - William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)
  2. 1430 - King James II of Scotland (d. 1460)
  3. 1483 - Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
  4. 1535 - Niwa Nagahide, Japanese warlord (d. 1585)
  5. 1663 - Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)
  6. 1710 - Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
  7. 1714 - Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)
  8. 1726 - Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
  9. 1754 - Morgan Lewis, Governor of New York (1804-07) (d. 1844)
  10. 1758 - Noah Webster, American lexicographer (d. 1843)
  11. 1762 - Paul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina (1804-06) and U.S. Secretary of Navy (1809-12) (d. 1816)
  12. 1789 - William Burton, Governor of Delaware (1859-63) (d. 1866)
  13. 1802 - Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (d. 1882)
  14. 1806 - William Pitt Fessenden, U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1864-65) (d. 1869)
  15. 1815 - Francis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
  16. 1840 - Kuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
  17. 1841 - Prince Hirobumi Ito, Japanese governor of Korea (d. 1909)
  18. 1854 - Oscar Wilde, Irish writer (d. 1900)
  19. 1855 - Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (d. 1931)
  20. 1861 - J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
  21. 1863 - Austen Chamberlain, English statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1937)
  22. 1878 - Maxey Long, American athlete (d. 1959)
  23. 1886 - David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1973)
  24. 1888 - Eugene O'Neill, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1953)
  25. 1888 - Paul Popenoe, American activist (d. 1979)
  26. 1890 - Michael Collins, Irish patriot (d. 1922)
  27. 1890 - Paul Strand, American photographer (d. 1975)
  28. 1898 - William O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1980)
  29. 1900 - Edward Ardizzone - Artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
  30. 1900 - Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  31. 1903 - Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
  32. 1908 - Enver Hoxha, Albanian dictator (d.1985)
  33. 1914 - Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan
  34. 1917 - Alice Pearce, American actress (d. 1966)
  35. 1918 - Louis Althusser, French Marxist philosopher (d. 1990)
  36. 1919 - Kathleen Winsor, American writer (d. 2003)
  37. 1922 - Max Bygraves, English singer songwriter
  38. 1923 - Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. 1980)
  39. 1923 - Linda Darnell, American film actress (d. 1965)
  40. 1925 - Angela Lansbury, English-born actress
  41. 1927 - Günter Grass, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate
  42. 1928 - Mary Daly, American feminist
  43. 1928 - Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
  44. 1931 - Charles Colson, American Watergate conspirator
  45. 1931 - James Chace, American historian (d. 2004)
  46. 1936 - Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
  47. 1936 - Akira Machida Japanese judge
  48. 1936 - Peter Bowles, English actor
  49. 1938 - Carl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (d. 1999)
  50. 1940 - Barry Corbin, American actor
  51. 1940 - Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player (d. 2003)
  52. 1941 - Tim McCarver, baseball player and commentator
  53. 1943 - Fred Turner, Canadian bass player (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
  54. 1946 - Suzanne Somers, American actress
  55. 1947 - Terry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player
  56. 1947 - Bob Weir, American musician (Grateful Dead)
  57. 1947 - David Zucker, American film director
  58. 1948 - Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
  59. 1952 - Boogie Mosson, American musician (P Funk)
  60. 1952 - Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
  61. 1953 - Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
  62. 1956 - Johnny Chavis, Native American Football Coach
  63. 1958 - Tim Robbins, American actor, director, and writer
  64. 1959 - Gary Kemp, British musician and actor
  65. 1959 - Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
  66. 1959 - Brian Harper, baseball player
  67. 1961 - Randy Vasquez, American actor
  68. 1961 - Marc Levy, French novelist
  69. 1962 - Flea, Australian musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  70. 1962 - Manute Bol, Sudanese-born basketball player for the NBA
  71. 1962 - Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
  72. 1965 - Steve Lamacq, British journalist and disc jockey
  73. 1967 - Davina McCall, British television presenter
  74. 1968 - Randall Batinkoff, American actor
  75. 1968 - Ben Weinberger, American actor
  76. 1968 - Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
  77. 1969 - Wendy Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips)
  78. 1969 - Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter.
  79. 1970 - Mehmet Scholl, German footballer
  80. 1970 - Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
  81. 1972 - Tomas Lindberg, Swedish musician (At The Gates)
  82. 1972 - Darius Kasparaitis, National Hockey League player
  83. 1973 - Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
  84. 1974 - Paul Kariya, Canadian hockey player
  85. 1974 - Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
  86. 1975 - Kellie Martin, American actress
  87. 1977 - John Mayer, American musician
  88. 1979 - Erin Brown, B-movie actress, model, filmmaker, former softcore erotic actress, and musician
  89. 1980 - Sue Bird, American basketball player
  90. 1981 - Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals.
  91. 1980 - Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League Player
  92. 1982 - Vincy Chan, Hong Kong singer
  93. 1984 - Melissa Lauren, pornographic actress