1207 - Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273)
1227 - Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292)
1898 - Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)
1924 - Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)
1928 - Elie Wiesel, Romanian Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1945 - Salaheddin Ali Nader Shah Angha, 42nd Present Sufi Master of the Oveyssi-Shahmaghsoudi order
1945 - Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel.
1964 - Monica Bellucci, Italian actress