List of Famous people born on September 15th
Edward Thomas Hardy is an English actor and producer. After studying acting at the Drama Centre London, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001). He has since been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards and two BAFTA Awards, receiving the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, is a member of the British royal family. As the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, he is sixth in the line of succession to the British throne.
José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori was a Mexican general and politician who served seven terms as President of Mexico, a total of 31 years, from 17 February 1877 to 1 December 1880 and from 1 December 1884 to 25 May 1911. The entire 1876–1911 period is often referred to as the Porfiriato.
Peter Clay Carroll is an American football coach who is the head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was previously the head coach at USC, where he won six bowl games and a BCS National Championship Game. Carroll is one of only three football coaches who have won both a Super Bowl and a college football national championship.
Ramya Krishnan is an Indian film actress. She has acted in over 260 films in five languages: Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. Ramya has won four Filmfare Awards, three Nandi Awards and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. She is credited as Ramya Krishna in the Telugu and Kannada film industries.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, was an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.
Ali ibn Abi Talib was a cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, who ruled as the fourth caliph from 656 until his assassination in 661. He is one of the central figures in Shia Islam and is regarded as the rightful immediate successor to Muhammad as an Imam by Shia Muslims.
Joel Norman Quenneville is a Canadian–American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He won three Stanley Cup titles as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, and has also coached the St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche. On January 15, 2016, he surpassed Al Arbour with his 783rd win as an NHL coach, making Quenneville second only to Scotty Bowman in total wins. He is often referred to by fans and players as "Coach Q" or simply as "Q".
Sir M. Visvesvaraya FASc, more commonly known as Sir MV, was an Indian Civil Engineer, statesman and the 19th Diwan of Mysore, serving from 1912 to 1919. He did BA degree of University of Madras through then affiliated college;Central College;Bangalore & then LCE (DCE)-Licenciate in Civil Engineering from University of Mumbai through then affilated one of the best and the 3rd oldest engineering college in Asia, College of Engineering, Pune. He received India's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955.He was knighted as a Knight Commander of British Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his contributions to public good.His birthday,15 September,is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania in his memory.He was Chief Engineer of Krishna Raja Sagara dam in the north-west suburb of Mysuru city, and also served as one of Chief Engineers of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad.
Michael Joseph Perry is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently fights in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).