Happy Birthday to these Virgo' who were born on September 5th.

  1. 1187 - Louis VIII of France (d. 1226)
  2. 1494 - Hans Sachs, German Meistersinger (d. 1576)
  3. 1568 - Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)
  4. 1638 - Louis XIV of France (d. 1715)
  5. 1667 - Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (d. 1733)
  6. 1695 - Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (d. 1770)
  7. 1722 - Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (d. 1763)
  8. 1725 - Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician (d. 1799)
  9. 1735 - Johann Christian Bach, German composer (d. 1782)
  10. 1750 - Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (d. 1774)
  11. 1771 - Archduke Charles of Austria, Austrian general (d. 1847)
  12. 1774 - Caspar David Friedrich, German artist (d. 1840)
  13. 1787 - François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1850)
  14. 1791 - Giacomo Meyerbeer, German composer (d. 1864)
  15. 1806 - Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (d. 1865)
  16. 1807 - Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish Anglican clergyman and philologist (d. 1886)
  17. 1827 - Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
  18. 1847 - Jesse James, American outlaw (d. 1882)
  19. 1857 - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist and inventor (d. 1935)
  20. 1867 - Amy Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
  21. 1874 - Nap Lajoie, baseball player (d. 1959)
  22. 1876 - Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
  23. 1888 - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, second President of India (d. 1975)
  24. 1892 - Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (d. 1973)
  25. 1902 - Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and executive (d. 1979)
  26. 1905 - Arthur Koestler, Hungarian writer (d. 1983)
  27. 1912 - John Cage, American composer (d. 1992)
  28. 1912 - Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer (d. 2001)
  29. 1913 - Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
  30. 1916 - Frank Yerby, American novelist (d. 1991)
  31. 1921 - Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive
  32. 1924 - Paul Dietzel, College football coach
  33. 1927 - Paul Volcker, American banker
  34. 1929 - Bob Newhart, American actor and comedian
  35. 1929 - Andrian Nikolayev, cosmonaut
  36. 1934 - Carol Lawrence, American actress and singer
  37. 1936 - Bill Mazeroski, baseball player
  38. 1937 - Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer
  39. 1939 - William Devane, American actor
  40. 1939 - George Lazenby, Australian actor
  41. 1942 - Raquel Welch, American actress
  42. 1942 - Werner Herzog, German film director
  43. 1945 - Al Stewart, Scottish singer and songwriter
  44. 1946 - Freddie Mercury, Zanzibar-born singer and songwriter (Queen) (d. 1991)
  45. 1946 - Loudon Wainwright III, American singer and composer
  46. 1947 - Buddy Miles, American musician
  47. 1948 - Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician
  48. 1950 - Cathy Guisewite, American cartoonist
  49. 1950 - Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer
  50. 1951 - Michael Keaton, American actor
  51. 1956 - Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
  52. 1961 - Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist
  53. 1962 - Peter Wingfield, Welsh actor
  54. 1963 - Juan Alderete, American bassist (Racer X)
  55. 1963 - Jeff Brantley, Baseball player
  56. 1963 - Taki Inoue, Japanese racing driver
  57. 1967 - Jane Sixsmith, English field hockey player
  58. 1969 - Dweezil Zappa, American musician
  59. 1969 - Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
  60. 1970 - Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly)
  61. 1970 - Kim Hye-su, South Korean actress and model
  62. 1973 - Rose McGowan, Italian-born actress
  63. 1974 - Derek Neikirk, American professional wrestler
  64. 1975 - Rod Barajas, baseball player
  65. 1975 - Matt Geyer, Australian rugby player
  66. 1976 - Tatyana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast
  67. 1976 - Carice van Houten, Dutch actress
  68. 1977 - Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler
  69. 1978 - Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby player
  70. 1979 - George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer
  71. 1979 - John Carew, Norwegian footballer
  72. 1981 - Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player
  73. 1991 - Skandar Keynes, English actor
  74. 1993 - Gage Golightly, American actress