Happy Birthday to these Virgo' who were born on September 8th.

  1. 801 - Ansgar, German Catholic archbishop (d. 865)
  2. 828 - Ali al-Hadi, Shia Imam (d. 868)
  3. 1157 - King Richard I of England (d. 1199)
  4. 1207 - King Sancho II of Portugal (d. 1248)
  5. 1271 - Charles Martel d'Anjou, son of Charles II of Naples (d. 1295)
  6. 1380 - Saint Bernardino of Siena, Italian Franciscan missionary (d. 1444)
  7. 1474 - Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (d. 1533)
  8. 1515 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (d. 1585)
  9. 1588 - Marin Mersenne, French mathematician (d. 1648)
  10. 1611 - Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (d. 1671)
  11. 1621 - Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, French general (d. 1686)
  12. 1633 - Ferdinand IV of Germany (d. 1654)
  13. 1672 - Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer (d. 1703)
  14. 1749 - Gabrielle de Polastron, comtesse de Polignac, French aristocrat (d. 1793)
  15. 1778 - Clemens Brentano, German poet (d. 1842)
  16. 1783 - Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (d. 1872)
  17. 1804 - Eduard Mörike, German poet (d. 1875)
  18. 1814 - Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874)
  19. 1828 - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, American Civil War soldier (d. 1914)
  20. 1830 - Frédéric Mistral, French poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
  21. 1841 - Antonín Dvorák, Czech composer (d. 1904)
  22. 1852 - Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)
  23. 1857 - Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
  24. 1873 - David O. McKay, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1970)
  25. 1881 - Harry Hillman, American athlete (d. 1945)
  26. 1886 - Siegfried Sassoon, English poet (d. 1967)
  27. 1887 - Prince George of Yugoslavia (d. 1972)
  28. 1889 - Robert Alphonso Taft, U.S. Senator from Ohio (d. 1953)
  29. 1897 - Jimmie Rodgers, American singer and composer (d. 1933)
  30. 1901 - Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa (d. 1966)
  31. 1910 - Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor and director (d. 1994)
  32. 1914 - Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (d. 2001)
  33. 1915 - Frank Cady, American actor
  34. 1918 - Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  35. 1919 - Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
  36. 1921 - Harry Secombe, Welsh entertainer (d. 2001)
  37. 1922 - Sid Caesar, American comedian
  38. 1922 - Lyndon LaRouche, American politician
  39. 1924 - Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  40. 1924 - Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
  41. 1924 - Grace Metalious, American novelist (d. 1964)
  42. 1925 - Peter Sellers, English actor (d. 1980)
  43. 1927 - Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter (d. 2002)
  44. 1929 - Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
  45. 1930 - Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam
  46. 1930 - Mario Adorf, film and stage actor
  47. 1932 - Patsy Cline, American singer (d. 1963)
  48. 1933 - Michael Frayn, British playwright
  49. 1934 - Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer
  50. 1934 - Rodrigue Biron, Quebec politician
  51. 1937 - Virna Lisi, Italian actress
  52. 1937 - Barbara Frum, news anchor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (d. 1992)
  53. 1938 - Sam Nunn, American politician
  54. 1939 - Carsten Keller, German field hockey player
  55. 1941 - Bernie Sanders, American politician
  56. 1942 - Brian Cole, American bass guitar player (The Association) (d. 1972)
  57. 1944 - Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer
  58. 1945 - Ron Pigpen McKernan, American musician (the Grateful Dead) (d. 1973)
  59. 1945 - Rogie Vachon, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  60. 1947 - Ann Beattie, American writer
  61. 1947 - Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
  62. 1947 - Benjamin Orr, American bass guitar player (The Cars) (d. 2000)
  63. 1947 - Ann Beattie, American novelist and short-story writer
  64. 1950 - Zachary Richard, Louisiana singer and songwriter
  65. 1954 - Mark Foley, American politician
  66. 1956 - Frank Tovey, British singer and musician (d. 2002)
  67. 1957 - Heather Thomas, American actress
  68. 1958 - Mitsuru Miyamoto, Japanese voice actor
  69. 1959 - Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer, musician and actor
  70. 1960 - Aimee Mann, American musician
  71. 1960 - Stefano Casiraghi, Italian businessman; husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco (d. 1990)
  72. 1962 - Sergio Casal, Spanish tennis player
  73. 1963 - Li Ning, Chinese gymnast
  74. 1964 - Michael Johns, American business executive
  75. 1964 - Scott Levy, American professional wrestler
  76. 1964 - Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
  77. 1966 - Carola, Swedish singer
  78. 1966 - Peter Furler, Christian musician (Newsboys)
  79. 1967 - Kimberly Peirce, American film director
  80. 1969 - Gary Speed, Welsh footballer
  81. 1969 - Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
  82. 1970 - Neko Case, American musician
  83. 1970 - Latrell Sprewell, American basketball player
  84. 1970 - Yuji Nishizawa, Japanese hijacker
  85. 1971 - Brooke Burke, American model
  86. 1971 - Daniel Petrov, Bulgarian boxer
  87. 1971 - David Arquette, American actor
  88. 1972 - Lisa Kennedy, American television personality
  89. 1972 - Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor
  90. 1975 - Richard Hughes, English musician, (Keane)
  91. 1975 - Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player
  92. 1976 - Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player
  93. 1976 - Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
  94. 1976 - Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
  95. 1979 - Pink, American singer
  96. 1981 - Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
  97. 1981 - Jonathan Taylor Thomas, American actor
  98. 1983 - Wali Lundy, American football player
  99. 1984 - Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver
  100. 1986 - Leah LaBelle, American Idol contestant