Happy Birthday to these Virgo' who were born on September 15th.

  1. 973 - Al-Biruni, mathematician (d. 1048)
  2. 1254 - Marco Polo, Italian explorer (d. 1324)
  3. 1580 - Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (d. 1659)
  4. 1613 - François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (d. 1680)
  5. 1649 - Titus Oates, English minister and plotter (d. 1705)
  6. 1715 - Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, French artillery specialist (d. 1789)
  7. 1789 - James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist (d. 1851)
  8. 1828 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
  9. 1830 - Porfirio Díaz, President of Mexico (d. 1915)
  10. 1852 - Edward Bouchet, American physicist (d. 1918)
  11. 1857 - William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States (d. 1930)
  12. 1858 - Jeno Hubay, Hungarian violinist (d. 1937)
  13. 1860 - Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, Indian engineer
  14. 1867 - Vladimir May-Mayevsky, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1920)
  15. 1876 - Bruno Walter, German conductor (d. 1962)
  16. 1879 - Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)
  17. 1881 - Ettore Bugatti, Italian automobile engineer and designer (d. 1947)
  18. 1883 - Esteban Terradas i Illa, Catalan mathematician, scientist, and engineer (d. 1950)
  19. 1887 - Carlos Dávila, President of Chile and Secretary General of the Organization of American States (d. 1955)
  20. 1889 - Robert Benchley, American author (d. 1945)
  21. 1890 - Agatha Christie, English writer (d. 1976)
  22. 1890 - Frank Martin, Swiss composer (d. 1974)
  23. 1892 - Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)
  24. 1894 - Jean Renoir, French film director (d. 1979)
  25. 1894 - Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (d. 1977)
  26. 1898 - J. Slauerhoff, Dutch poet and novelist (d. 1936)
  27. 1901 - Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
  28. 1903 - Roy Acuff, American musician (d. 1992)
  29. 1904 - King Umberto II of Italy (d. 1983)
  30. 1906 - Jacques Becker, French screenwriter and director (d. 1960)
  31. 1907 - Fay Wray, Canadian-born actress (d. 2004)
  32. 1908 - Penny Singleton, American actress (d. 2003)
  33. 1909 - C.N.Annadurai, Former Chief Minnister of Tamilnadu
  34. 1913 - John N. Mitchell, United States Attorney General and convicted Watergate criminal (d. 1988)
  35. 1914 - Creighton Abrams, American Army general (d. 1974)
  36. 1914 - Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  37. 1915 - Albert Whitlock, English artist in motion picture matte (d. 1999)
  38. 1916 - Margaret Lockwood, British actress (d. 1990)
  39. 1918 - Nipsey Russell, American comedian, actor, and television personality (d. 2005)
  40. 1919 - Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  41. 1922 - Jackie Cooper, American actor and director
  42. 1923 - Anton Heiller, Austrian organist (d. 1979)
  43. 1924 - Bobby Short, American musician (d. 2005)
  44. 1926 - Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  45. 1928 - Cannonball Adderley, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1975)
  46. 1929 - Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
  47. 1929 - Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  48. 1933 - Henry Darrow, American actor
  49. 1933 - Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
  50. 1934 - Fred Nile, Australian Christian Politician
  51. 1937 - Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  52. 1938 - Gaylord Perry, baseball player
  53. 1940 - Merlin Olsen, American football player and actor
  54. 1941 - Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer
  55. 1941 - Signe Toly Anderson, American Folk rock singer (ex-Jefferson Airplane)
  56. 1945 - Jessye Norman, American opera singer
  57. 1945 - Ron Shelton, American film director
  58. 1946 - Tommy Lee Jones, American actor
  59. 1946 - Freddie Mercury, British Asian musician (d. 1991)
  60. 1946 - Oliver Stone, American film director
  61. 1949 - Joe Barton, American politician
  62. 1951 - Johan Neeskens, Dutch football player
  63. 1951 - Pete Carroll, American football coach
  64. 1955 - Theodore Long, American professional wrestling general manager
  65. 1956 - Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
  66. 1958 - Joel Quenneville, National Hockey League player
  67. 1958 - Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (d. 2005)
  68. 1961 - Dan Marino, American football player
  69. 1961 - Terry Lamb, Australian rugby league player
  70. 1968 - Danny Nucci, American actor
  71. 1969 - Jim Curtiss, American writer
  72. 1971 - Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricket player
  73. 1972 - Princess Letizia of Spain
  74. 1972 - Jimmy Carr, British comedian
  75. 1975 - Jamie Stevens, German pop singer
  76. 1976 - Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand)
  77. 1977 - Sophie Dahl, British model
  78. 1978 - Eiður Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer
  79. 1979 - Amy Davidson, American actress
  80. 1980 - Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
  81. 1980 - David Diehl, New York Giants starting guard
  82. 1984 - Prince Harry of Wales