The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 12th famous birthdays

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

American Politician, 16th President of the United States

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882)

English scientist and theorist

Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane (41)

American rapper and producer

Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin (53)

American actor

Bill Russell

Bill Russell (87)

American basketball player

Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci (41)

American actress

Tara Strong

Tara Strong (48)

Canadian voice actress and singer

Edwin Honoret

Edwin Honoret (22)

American singer

Mosthatedd.aniyah

Mosthatedd.aniyah (15)

American Instagram star

Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III (31)

American football player

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky (52)

American director, producer, and screenwriter

Jesse Spencer

Jesse Spencer (42)

Australian actor

Mason Gaines

Mason Gaines (19)

American social media star

Pran

Pran (1920 - 2013)

Indian actor

Aquaria

Aquaria (25)

American reality star

Judy Blume

Judy Blume (83)

American author

Jennifer Stone

Jennifer Stone (28)

American actress

Mike Posner

Mike Posner (33)

American singer-songwriter and producer

Sieteex

Sieteex (18)

Spanish TikTok star and dancer

Cliff Bleszinski

Cliff Bleszinski (46)

American video game designer

Lee Byung-chul

Lee Byung-chul (1910 - 1987)

South Korean entrepreneur

Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek (1939 - 2013)

American musician, singer and producer

Maud Adams

Maud Adams (76)

Swedish actress

Katherine Barrell

Katherine Barrell (31)

Canadian actress

Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884 - 1980)

American daughter of Theodore Roosevelt

Matthew Isen

Matthew Isen (21)

Canadian actor

Elle Varner

Elle Varner (32)

American singer-songwriter

Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski (37)

American stock car racing driver

Charles Van Doren

Charles Van Doren (1926 - 2019)

American quiz show contestant

Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall (65)

American actor and talk show host

Lochlyn Munro

Lochlyn Munro (55)

Canadian actor

Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak (79)

Israeli politician, 10th Prime Minister of Israel

Tadeusz Kościuszko

Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746 - 1817)

Polish-American general

Scott Menville

Scott Menville (50)

American actor

Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli (1923 - 2019)

Italian director, producer, and politician

Joe Don Baker

Joe Don Baker (85)

American actor

María Becerra

María Becerra (21)

Argentine YouTuber

Jeremy Chardy

Jeremy Chardy (34)

French tennis player

Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett (71)

English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan (40)

Irish singer-songwriter

Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter (1930 - 2012)

American politician

Jaylen Hands

Jaylen Hands (22)

American basketball player

On this day

February 12 in History

  • 1554

    February 12, 1554:

    Lady Jane Grey, who occupied the British throne as queen for nine days, is executed at 16 years old as ordered by Queen Mary I.

  • 1818

    February 12, 1818:

    Chile officially declares its independence from Spain.

  • 1909

    February 12, 1909:

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is formed.

  • 1912

    February 12, 1912:

    The last Emperor of China, Puyi, abdicates his throne.

  • 1976

    February 12, 1976:

    Actor Sal Mineo of “Rebel Without a Cause” fame is stabbed to death in Hollywood, California by a man named Lionel Williams.

  • 1994

    February 12, 1994:

    A version of “The Scream”, a painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, is stolen by thieves who broke into the National Gallery in Oslo, Norway.

  • 2002

    February 12, 2002:

    Slobodan Milosevic, the former President of Yugoslavia is made to stand trial at The Hague in the Netherlands for war crimes in Kosovo, Croatia and Bosnia.

  • 2005

    February 12, 2005:

    Artists Cristo and Jean-Claude debut their art installation, “The Gates” at Central Park in New York City.

  • 2008

    February 12, 2008:

    The Writers of Guild of America members finally bring an end to their 100-day strike when an agreement is reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

  • 2019

    February 12, 2019:

    The Republic of Macedonia officially became known as the Republic of North Macedonia.