Happy Birthday to these Virgo' who were born on September 11th, including Harry Connick Jr, Ludacris, and the NFL Baltimore Ravens’ Ed Reed.

  1. It has been suggested by Ernest L. Martin that Jesus of Nazareth was born on September 11 in 3 BC when the moon moved in a rare pattern with Venus generating the Star of Bethlehem. On the Julian calendar September 11, 3 BC is also the second day of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.
  2. 1182 - Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (d. 1204)
  3. 1522 - Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian naturalist (d. 1605)
  4. 1524 - Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)
  5. 1611 - Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, Marshal of France (d. 1675)
  6. 1681 - Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German jurist (d. 1741)
  7. 1700 - James Thomson, Scottish poet (d. 1748)
  8. 1711 - William Boyce, English composer (d. 1779)
  9. 1723 - Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educational reformer (d. 1790)
  10. 1786 - Friedrich Kuhlau, German composer (d. 1832)
  11. 1798 - Franz Ernst Neumann, German mineralogist and physicist (d. 1895)
  12. 1800 - Daniel S. Dickinson, New York senator (d. 1866)
  13. 1816 - Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (d. 1888)
  14. 1825 - Eduard Hanslick, German music critic (d. 1904)
  15. 1836 - Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American author (d. 1870)
  16. 1838 - John Ireland, American Catholic archbishop (d. 1918)
  17. 1859 - Vjenceslav Novak, Croatian writer (d. 1905)
  18. 1860 - Marianne von Werefkin, Russian-Swiss painter (d. 1938)
  19. 1862 - O. Henry, American writer (d. 1910)
  20. 1862 - Julian Byng, British army officer (d. 1935)
  21. 1865 - Rainis, Latvian poet and playwright (d. 1929)
  22. 1885 - D.H. Lawrence, English novelist (d. 1930)
  23. 1892 - Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (d. 1980)
  24. 1899 - Jimmie Davis, composer (d. 2000)
  25. 1903 - Theodor Adorno, German sociologist (d. 1969)
  26. 1913 - Paul "Bear" Bryant, American football coach (d. 1983)
  27. 1914 - Patriarch Pavle, Patriarch of Serbian Orthodox Church
  28. 1917 - Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Philippines (d. 1989)
  29. 1917 - Jessica Mitford, British writer (d. 1996)
  30. 1917 - Herbert Lom, Film Actor
  31. 1923 - Dharmsamrat Paramhans Swami Madhavananda, Hindu guru (d. 2003)
  32. 1924 - Daniel Akaka Chinese-American U.S. senator
  33. 1924 - Tom Landry, American football coach (d. 2000)
  34. 1924 - Rudolf Vrba, Jewish Canadian professor, Holocaust survivor (d. 2006)
  35. 1925 - Harry Somers, Canadian composer (d. 1999)
  36. 1926 - Eddie Miksis, baseball player (d. 2005)
  37. 1927 - G. David Schine, American businessman (d. 1996)
  38. 1927 - Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan broadcaster (d. 2002)
  39. 1928 - Earl Holliman, American actor
  40. 1930 - Saleh Selim, Egyptian football player and former president of Al-Ahly sports club in Egypt.(d. 2002)
  41. 1932 - Peter Anderson, English footballer
  42. 1933 - Dr. William L. Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)
  43. 1934 - Oliver Jones, Quebec jazz pianist
  44. 1935 - Arvo Pärt, Estonian composer
  45. 1935 - Gherman Titov, second man in space (d. 2000)
  46. 1937 - Iosif Kobzon, Soviet singer and Russian businessman
  47. 1937 - Queen Paola Ruffo di Calabria of Belgium
  48. 1937 - Robert Crippen, American astronaut
  49. 1939 - Charles Geschke, American inventor and businessman
  50. 1940 - Brian de Palma, American film director
  51. 1940 - Theodore Olson, U.S. Solicitor General
  52. 1942 - Lola Falana, American singer
  53. 1943 - Mickey Hart, American drummer (Grateful Dead)
  54. 1943 - Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian terrorist
  55. 1944 - Everaldo, Brazilian football player
  56. 1945 - Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
  57. 1945 - Felton Perry, American actor
  58. 1948 - John Martyn, English musician
  59. 1950 - Amy Madigan, American actress
  60. 1950 - Barry Sheene, British motorcyclist
  61. 1951 - Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician
  62. 1953 - Tommy Shaw, American musician, lead singer of Styx
  63. 1958 - Roxann Dawson, American actress
  64. 1958 - Scott Patterson, American actor
  65. 1961 - Virginia Madsen, American actress
  66. 1961 - Philip Ardagh, British writer
  67. 1962 - Elizabeth Daily, American actress
  68. 1962 - Filip Dewinter Belgian politician
  69. 1962 - Kristy McNichol, American actress
  70. 1962 - Julio Salinas, Spanish footballer
  71. 1963 - Dr Patrick McWilliams, Irish author
  72. 1964 - Ellis Burks, baseball player
  73. 1964 - Victor Wooten, American musician
  74. 1965 - Bashar al-Assad, The current President of Syria
  75. 1965 - Paul Heyman, American wrestling manager
  76. 1965 - Moby, American musician
  77. 1965 - David Roe, English snooker player
  78. 1966 - Princess Akishino, Wife of Prince Akishino, Japanese Imperial Family
  79. 1966 - Troy Crosby, former hockey goaltender and father of Sidney Crosby.
  80. 1967 - Maria Bartiromo, Financial Broadcast Journalist
  81. 1967 - Harry Connick, Jr., American singer
  82. 1968 - Kay Hanley, American musician
  83. 1969 - Eduardo Perez, American baseball player
  84. 1969 - Gidget Gein, American musician
  85. 1970 - Chris Garver, Tattoo Artist
  86. 1970 - Ted Leo, American musician
  87. 1971 - Richard Ashcroft, British singer
  88. 1971 - Markos Moulitsas, American blogger and author
  89. 1971 - Johnny Vegas, English comedian
  90. 1976 - Elephant Man, Jamaican musician
  91. 1976 - Tomáš Enge, Czech racing driver
  92. 1977 - Ludacris, American rapper
  93. 1977 - Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player
  94. 1977 - Jon Buckland, British guitarist (Coldplay)
  95. 1978 - Ed Reed, American football player
  96. 1978 - Ben Lee, Australian musician and singer
  97. 1978 - Dejan Stankovic, Serbian footballer
  98. 1979 - Andols Herrick, American drummer (Chimaira)
  99. 1979 - Nathan Gale, American murderer (d. 2004)
  100. 1979 - Ariana Richards, American actress
  101. 1979 - Frank Francisco, Major League Baseball pitcher
  102. 1980 - Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
  103. 1980 - Antônio Pizzonia, Brazilian Formula One driver
  104. 1981 - Dylan Klebold, Columbine high school shooter (d. 1999)
  105. 1982 - Shriya Saran, South Indian actress
  106. 1983 - Ike Diogu, American basketball player
  107. 1985 - Shaun Livingston, American basketball player
  108. 1987 - Tyler Hoechlin, American actor and baseball player