People

A. Thangathurai

born January 17th, 1936

Arunasalam Thangathurai was a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer, politician and Member of Parliament.

A. Thiagarajah

born April 17th, 1916

Arumugam Thiagarajah was a Sri Lankan Tamil teacher, politician and Member of Parliament.

A. W. Mailvaganam

died March 25th, 1987

Vidya Jyothi Arumugam Wisvalingam Mailvaganam, OBE was a leading Ceylon Tamil physicist, academic and the dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Ceylon.

A. Y. Jackson

died April 5th, 1974

Alexander Young Jackson LL. D. was a Canadian painter and a founding member of the Group of Seven. Jackson made a significant contribution to the development of art in Canada, and was instrumental in bringing together the artists of Montreal and Toronto. In addition to his work with the Group of Seven, his long career included serving as a war artist during World War I (1917–19) and teaching at the Banff School of Fine Arts, from 1943 to 1949. In his later years he was artist-in-residence at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario.

A.B.C. Whipple

died March 17th, 2013

Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple was an American journalist, editor, historian and author. He was born in Glens Falls, New York, on July 15, 1918, and spent most of his childhood in Suffield, Connecticut. He graduated from the Loomis School, from Yale University in 1940 and received an M.A. from Harvard University before being hired by Life Magazine. He had many positions at Time/Life and wrote a number of books about maritime history.

A.J. Saudin

born May 14th, 1992

Faisal A.J. Saudin (born May 14, 1992), known professionally as A.J. Saudin or Saudin, is a Canadian actor, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his role as Connor DeLaurier in the long-running teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.

A.K. Golam Jilani

died February 9th, 1932

A. K. Golam Jilani was a Bengali revolutionary of the Indian independence movement from the Nawabganj Upazila, Dhaka in present-day Bangladesh.

Aakanksha Singh

born June 30th, 1990

Aakanksha Singh (born 30 July 1990) is an Indian actress who primarily works in Telugu and Hindi films and television. She started her career with theatre and made her acting debut with the television series Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (2012–2014). She made her film debut with Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017). Singh is a recipient of an Indian Telly Award. In addition to her acting career, Singh is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.

Aalisha Panwar

born May 7th, 1996

Aalisha Panwar is an Indian actress who appears in television shows known for her work in Colors TV's thriller Ishq Mein Marjawan. In 2021, she played Avneet in Zee TV's Teri Meri Ikk Jindri.

Aaliyah

January 16th, 1979 - August 25th, 2001

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer and actress. She has been credited with helping to redefine contemporary R&B, pop, and hip hop, earning her the nicknames the "Princess of R&B" and "Queen of Urban Pop".

Aamer Malik

born January 3rd, 1963

Aamer Malik is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 14 Test matches and 24 One Day Internationals from 1987 to 1994. In 1987 he took over from Ray Berry as the professional at Hyde CC, playing in the Central Lancashire League.

Aamina Sheikh

born August 28th, 1981

Aamina Sheikh (Urdu: آمنہ شیخ) is an American-Pakistani actress, songwriter and former fashion model. Sheikh has received critical appreciation for her work in the Urdu television series and art films, and is the recipient of four Lux Style Award from nine nominations.

Aamir Khan

born March 14th, 1965

Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is an Indian actor, filmmaker, and television personality who works in Hindi films. Referred to in the media as "Mr. Perfectionist", through his career spanning over 30 years, Khan has established himself as one of the most notable actors of Indian cinema. Khan is the recipient of numerous awards, including nine Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, and an AACTA Award, with one of his film productions also receiving an Academy Award nomination. He was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010, and received an honorary title from the Government of China in 2017.

Aamna Sharif

born July 16th, 1982

Aamna Sharif (born 16 July 1982) is an Indian television actress known for portraying Kashish in Kahiin to Hoga , Muskan in Hongey Judaa Na Hum and Komolika Chaubey Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2.

Aarne Nirk

born May 8th, 1987

Aarne Nirk is an Estonian hurdler.

Aaron Abrams

born May 12th, 1978

Aaron Abrams (born 12 May 1978) is a Canadian actor and writer, who has worked in both film and television. Born in Toronto, Abrams has appeared in over 50 films and TV series. He was a regular on several series, including The State Within, Slings and Arrows, and Runaway. He also has had supporting roles in dramas Amelia with Hilary Swank, and Flash of Genius with Greg Kinnear. He has also had several comedic roles (Jesus Henry Christ, Take This Waltz). He wrote and starred in the film Young People Fucking in 2007, for which he won a Canadian Comedy Award in 2009.

Aaron Allston

died February 27th, 2014

Aaron Dale Allston was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. His works as a game designer include game supplements for role-playing games, several of which served to establish the basis for products and subsequent development of TSR's Dungeons & Dragons game setting Mystara. His later works as a novelist include those of the X-Wing series: Wraith Squadron, Iron Fist, Solo Command, Starfighters of Adumar, and Mercy Kill. He wrote two entries in the New Jedi Order series: Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream and Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand. Allston wrote three of the nine Legacy of the Force novels: Betrayal, Exile, and Fury, and three of the nine Fate of the Jedi novels: Outcast, Backlash, and Conviction.

Aaron Ashmore

born October 7th, 1979

Aaron Richard Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his roles on American television series such as Jimmy Olsen on Smallville, Steve Jinks on Warehouse 13 and Johnny Jaqobis on the Canadian television series Killjoys. He is the identical twin brother of actor Shawn Ashmore.

Aaron Baddeley

born March 17th, 1981

Aaron John Baddeley is an Australian professional golfer. He was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire, U.S. and now plays on the U.S.-based PGA Tour. He has joint U.S. and Australian citizenship and was raised in Australia from the age of two. He represents Australia in golf.

Aaron Bailey

born October 24th, 1971

Aaron Bailey (born October 24, 1971) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for five seasons for the Indianapolis Colts in the National Football League (NFL). Bailey will be best remembered for what happened in the 1995 AFC Championship Game. Trailing the Pittsburgh Steelers 20–16 with time for one last play, quarterback Jim Harbaugh threw a Hail Mary pass that was tipped by #40 strong safety for Pittsburgh, Myron Bell. As Bailey was falling to the ground, the ball ended up in his arms but was knocked free by #29 Pittsburgh's cornerback, Randy Fuller, but for one brief moment, the ball still ended up on the chest of Aaron Bailey, but officials ruled that Bailey dropped the ball and the Steelers advanced to Super Bowl XXX. Bailey attended the same high sc

Aaron Beasley

born July 7th, 1973

Aaron Bruce Beasley (born July 7, 1973) is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. He played college football for West Virginia University, and received All-American recognition. He was drafted in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. Most Recently, Beasley received consensus All American recognition and is currently a nominee for the class of 2020 Hall of Fame

Aaron Bertram

born April 3rd, 1981

Aaron Bertram is a trumpet player for third wave ska band Suburban Legends, and member of the children's music group Kids Imagine Nation. In the past he has taught music and movement to preschool students in Orange County, CA. His music program was called Little Rockstars. He launched an online Streaming Service for Children's Entertainment and Arts Education called KINTV in March of 2020, where he currently performs and teaches music.

Aaron Boone

born March 9th, 1973

Aaron John Boone is an American baseball manager and former infielder who is the manager of the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for 13 seasons from 1997 to 2009. As a player, Boone is most recognized for his 2003 campaign with the Yankees, during which he hit the winning walk-off home run of the 2003 American League Championship Series.

Aaron Brooks (American football)

born March 24th, 1976

Aaron Lafette Brooks is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback for eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the New Orleans Saints. He played college football for the Virginia Cavaliers and was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. After one season with the Packers, he was a member of the Saints for six seasons, where he led the franchise to their first playoff victory in 2000 against the defending Super Bowl champion St. Louis Rams. Brooks also became the first NFL quarterback to eliminate the defending Super Bowl champions in his first career postseason start. During his final season, he played for the Oakland Raiders.

Aaron Brown (footballer, born 1980)

born March 14th, 1980

Aaron Wesley Brown is an English professional footballer who is player-coach at Paulton Rovers. His younger brother Marvin also played professionally and both were with Bristol City at the same time.

Aaron Burr

born February 6th, 1756

Aaron Burr Jr. was an American politician, businessman, lawyer, and Founding Father who served as the third vice president of the United States from 1801 to 1805 during Thomas Jefferson's first presidential term. He founded the Manhattan Company on September 1, 1799. Burr is remembered for his famous personal and political conflict with Alexander Hamilton, which culminated in the Burr–Hamilton duel in Weehawken, New Jersey on July 11, 1804. Burr mortally wounded Hamilton, who died from his wounds the following day.

Aaron Carter

December 7th, 1987 - November 5th, 2022

Aaron Charles Carter (December 7, 1987 – November 5, 2022) was an American singer and songwriter. He came to fame as a teen pop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among preteen and teenage audiences during the first years of the 21st century, with his four studio albums.

Aaron Colvin

born October 2nd, 1991

Aaron Colvin (born October 2, 1991) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at Oklahoma and was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Houston Texans.

Aaron Cook (baseball)

born February 8th, 1979

Aaron Lane Cook is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies and Boston Red Sox.

Aaron Cruden

born January 8th, 1989

Aaron Wiremu Cruden is a New Zealand rugby union player, who plays for Waikato and formerly Montpellier, Manawatu and New Zealand internationally. Cruden's usual position is fly-half.

Aaron Cunningham

born April 24th, 1986

Aaron Roe Ward Cunningham is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, and Cleveland Indians.

Aaron Curry (American football)

born April 6th, 1986

Aaron Curry is an American college football coach and former linebacker who is the inside linebackers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). Curry was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round in the 2009 NFL Draft out of Wake Forest. Curry also played for the Oakland Raiders in 2011 and 2012.
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