And a few others whose birthday is today....
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1768 Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
1833 Charles George Gordon, general (China, Khartoum), born in London, England
1981 Elijah Wood, American actor (The Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa