Famous People Born Today, Today's Famous Birthdays

Here is a list who born on date 18 May today. Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day. Today's famous birthdays list for May 18

Who Born Today, Famous Birthdays on May 18

Name Date
1048 Omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet (d. 1131)
1186 Konstantin of Rostov (d. 1218)
1450 Piero Soderini, Italian politician and diplomat (d. 1513)
1537 Guido Luca Ferrero, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1585)
1631 Stanislaus Papczyſski, Polish priest (d. 1701)
1662 George Smalridge, English bishop (d. 1719)
1692 Joseph Butler, English bishop, theologian, and apologist (d. 1752)
1711 Roger Joseph Boscovich, Ragusan physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1787)
1777 John George Children, English chemist, mineralogist, and zoologist (d. 1852)
1778 Charles Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, Irish soldier and diplomat, British Ambassador to Austria (d. 1854)
1785 John Wilson, Scottish author and critic (d. 1854)
1797 Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (d. 1854)
1822 Mathew Brady, American photographer and journalist (d. 1896)
1835 Charles N. Sims, American Methodist preacher and 3rd chancellor of Syracuse University (d. 1908)
1850 Oliver Heaviside, English engineer, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1925)
1851 James Budd, American lawyer and politician, 19th Governor of California (d. 1908)
1852 Gertrude Käsebier, American photographer (d. 1934)
1854 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer and educator (d. 1924)
1855 Francis Bellamy, American minister and author (d. 1931)
1862 Josephus Daniels, American publisher and politician, 41st United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1948)
1867 Minakata Kumagusu, Japanese author, biologist, naturalist and ethnologist (d. 1941)
1868 Nicholas II of Russia (d. 1918)
1871 Denis Horgan, Irish shot putter and weight thrower (d. 1922)
1872 Bertrand Russell, British mathematician, historian, and philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1873 Lucy Beaumont, English-American actress (d. 1937)
1876 Hermann Müller, German journalist and politician, 12th Chancellor of Germany (d. 1931)
1878 Johannes Terwogt, Dutch rower (d. 1977)
1882 Babe Adams, American baseball player, manager, and journalist (d. 1968)
1883 Eurico Gaspar Dutra, Brazilian marshal and politician, 16th President of Brazil (d. 1974)
1883 Walter Gropius, German-American architect, designed the John F. Kennedy Federal Building (d. 1969)
1886 Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1946)
1889 Thomas Midgley, Jr., American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)
1891 Rudolf Carnap, German-American philosopher and academic (d. 1970)
1892 Ezio Pinza, Italian-American actor and singer (d. 1957)
1895 Augusto César Sandino, Nicaraguan rebel leader (d. 1934)
1896 Eric Backman, Swedish runner (d. 1965)
1897 Frank Capra, Italian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1991)
1898 Faruk Nafiz ÿamlıbel, Turkish poet, author, and playwright (d. 1973)
1901 Henri Sauguet, French composer (d. 1989)
1901 Vincent du Vigneaud, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1978)
1902 Meredith Willson, American playwright and composer (d. 1984)
1904 Shunryū Suzuki, Japanese-American monk and educator (d. 1971)
1904 Jacob K. Javits, American colonel and politician, 58th New York Attorney General (d. 1986)
1905 Ruth Alexander, pioneering American pilot (d. 1930)
1905 Hedley Verity, English cricketer and soldier (d. 1943)
1907 Irene Hunt, American author and educator (d. 2001)
1909 Fred Perry, English-Australian tennis player and academic (d. 1995)
1910 Ester Boserup, Danish economist and author (d. 1999)
1911 Big Joe Turner, American blues/R&B singer (d. 1985)
1912 Richard Brooks, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1992)
1912 Perry Como, American singer and television host (d. 2001)
1912 Walter Sisulu, South African politician (d. 2003)
1913 Jane Birdwood, Baroness Birdwood, Canadian-English publisher and politician (d. 2000)
1914 Pierre Balmain, French fashion designer, founded Balmain (d. 1982)
1914 Boris Christoff, Bulgarian-Italian opera singer (d. 1993)
1917 Bill Everett, American author and illustrator (d. 1973)
1919 Margot Fonteyn, British ballerina (d. 1991)
1920 Pope John Paul II (d. 2005)
1921 Michael A. Epstein, English pathologist and academic
1922 Bill Macy, American actor
1922 Kai Winding, Danish-American trombonist and composer (d. 1983)
1923 Jean-Louis Roux, Canadian actor and politician, 34th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 2013)
1923 Hugh Shearer, Jamaican journalist and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Jamaica (d. 2004)
1924 Priscilla Pointer, American actress
1924 Jack Whitaker, American sportscaster
1925 Lillian Hoban, American author and illustrator (d. 1998)
1927 Richard Body, English politician
1927 Ray Nagel, American football player and coach (d. 2015)
1928 Pernell Roberts, American actor (d. 2010)
1929 Jack Sanford, American baseball player and coach (d. 2000)
1929 Norman St John-Stevas, Baron St John of Fawsley, English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (d. 2012)
1930 Warren Rudman, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 2012)
1930 Fred Saberhagen, American soldier and author (d. 2007)
1931 Don Martin, American cartoonist (d. 2000)
1931 Robert Morse, American actor
1931 Kalju Pitksaar, Estonian chess player (d. 1995)
1931 Clément Vincent, Canadian farmer and politician
1933 Bernadette Chirac, French politician, First Lady of France
1933 H. D. Deve Gowda, Indian farmer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of India
1933 Don Whillans, English rock climber and mountaineer (d. 1985)
1934 Dwayne Hickman, American actor and director
1936 Leon Ashley, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
1936 Türker İnanoĿlu, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter
1936 Michael Sandle, English sculptor and academic
1937 Brooks Robinson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1937 Jacques Santer, Luxembourger jurist and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Luxembourg
1938 Janet Fish, American painter and academic
1939 Patrick Cormack, Baron Cormack, English historian, journalist, and politician
1939 Giovanni Falcone, Italian lawyer and judge (d. 1992)
1939 Gordon O'Connor, Canadian general and politician, 38th Canadian Minister of Defence
1940 Erico Aumentado, Filipino journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 2012)
1941 Gino Brito, Canadian wrestler and promoter
1941 Malcolm Longair, Scottish astronomer, physicist, and academic
1941 Miriam Margolyes, English-Australian actress and singer
1942 Nobby Stiles, English footballer, coach, and manager
1944 Albert Hammond, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1944 W. G. Sebald, German novelist, essayist, and poet (d. 2001)
1946 Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese lawyer and politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China
1946 Reggie Jackson, American baseball player and sportscaster
1946 Gerd Langguth, German political scientist and author (d. 2013)
1947 John Bruton, Irish politician, 10th Taoiseach of Ireland
1947 Gail Strickland, American actress
1948 Joe Bonsall, American country/gospel singer
1948 Yi Mun-yol, South Korean author and academic
1948 Richard Swedberg, Swedish sociologist and academic
1948 Tom Udall, American lawyer and politician, 28th New Mexico Attorney General, United States Senator from New Mexico
1949 Rick Wakeman, English progressive rock keyboardist and songwriter (Yes)
1949 Walter Hawkins, American gospel music singer and pastor (d. 2010)
1950 Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (d. 1997)
1950 Mark Mothersbaugh, American singer-songwriter and painter
1951 Richard Clapton, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951 Paul Da Vinci, English singer-songwriter
1951 Jim Sundberg, American baseball player and sportscaster
1951 Angela Voigt, German long jumper (d. 2013)
1952 Diane Duane, American author and screenwriter
1952 David Leakey, English general and politician
1952 George Strait, American singer, guitarist and producer
1952 Jeana Yeager, American pilot
1953 Alan Kupperberg, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)
1954 Wreckless Eric, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1954 Eric Gerets, Belgian footballer and manager
1955 Chow Yun-fat, Hong Kong actor and screenwriter
1956 Catherine Corsini, French director and screenwriter
1956 John Godber, English playwright and screenwriter
1957 Michael Cretu, Romanian-German keyboard player and producer
1957 Henrietta Moore, English anthropologist and academic
1958 Rubén Omar Romano, Argentinian-Mexican footballer and coach
1958 Toyah Willcox, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1959 Graham Dilley, English cricketer and coach (d. 2011)
1959 Jay Wells, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1960 Brent Ashton, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1960 Jari Kurri, Finnish ice hockey player, coach, and manager
1960 Yannick Noah, French tennis player
1961 Russell Senior, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1963 Marty McSorley, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1963 Sam Vincent, American basketball player and coach
1964 Ignasi Guardans, Spanish academic and politician
1966 Renata Nielsen, Polish-Danish long jumper and coach
1966 Michael Tait, American singer-songwriter and producer
1967 Nina Björk, Swedish journalist and author
1967 Heinz-Harald Frentzen, German race car driver
1967 Nancy Juvonen, American screenwriter and producer, co-founded Flower Films
1967 Mimi Macpherson, Australian environmentalist, entrepreneur and celebrity
1968 Philippe Benetton, French rugby player
1968 Ralf Kelleners, German race car driver
1969 Troy Cassar-Daley, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969 Martika, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1969 Antônio Carlos Zago, Brazilian footballer and manager
1970 Tina Fey, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
1970 Tim Horan, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1970 Billy Howerdel, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1970 Javier Cárdenas, Spanish singer, television and radio presenter
1970 Vicky Sunohara, Canadian former ice hockey player
1971 Brad Friedel, American soccer player and sportscaster
1971 Mark Menzies, Scottish politician
1971 Nobuteru Taniguchi, Japanese race car driver
1972 Turner Stevenson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1973 Donyell Marshall, American basketball player and coach
1973 Aleksandr Olerski, Estonian footballer (d. 2011)
1974 Nelson Figueroa, American baseball player and sportscaster
1975 Jem, Welsh singer-songwriter and producer
1975 John Higgins, Scottish snooker player
1975 Jack Johnson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1976 Ron Mercer, American basketball player
1976 Marko TomasoviĿ, Croatian pianist and composer
1976 Oleg Tverdovsky, Ukrainian-Russian ice hockey player
1977 Lee Hendrie, English footballer
1977 Danny Mills, English footballer and sportscaster
1977 Li Tie, Chinese footballer and manager
1978 Ricardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer
1978 Marcus Giles, American baseball player
1978 Charles Kamathi, Kenyan runner
1979 Jens Bergensten, Swedish video game designer, co-designed Minecraft
1979 Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer
1979 Milivoje NovakoviĿ, Slovenian footballer
1979 Julián Speroni, Argentinian footballer
1980 Reggie Evans, American basketball player
1980 Michaël Llodra, French tennis player
1980 Diego Pérez, Uruguayan footballer
1981 Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer
1981 Ashley Harrison, Australian rugby league player
1982 Jason Brown, English footballer
1982 Marie-ÿve Pelletier, Canadian tennis player
1983 Gary O'Neil, English footballer
1983 Luis Terrero, Dominican baseball player
1983 Vince Young, American football player
1984 Ivet Lalova, Bulgarian sprinter
1984 Simon Pagenaud, French race car driver
1984 Darius Šilinskis, Lithuanian basketball player
1984 Joakim Soria, Mexican baseball player
1984 Niki Terpstra, Dutch cyclist
1985 Oliver Sin, Hungarian painter
1985 Henrique Sereno, Portuguese footballer
1986 Ahmed Hamada, Egyptian race car driver
1986 Kevin Anderson, South African tennis player
1990 Dimitri Daeseleire, Belgian footballer
1988 Taeyang, member of popular Korean boyband Big Bang
1990 Yuya Osako, Japanese footballer
1990 Josh Starling, Australian rugby league player
1992 Adwoa Aboah, British fashion model
1993 Stuart Percy, Canadian ice hockey player
1993 Jessica Watson, Australian sailor
1998 Polina Edmunds, American figure skater
1999 Laura Omloop, Belgian singer-songwriter
2000 Faim Aydogdiyev, Russian football player
2002 Alina Zagitova, Russian figure skater