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From: The Role of the Least-aspected Planet In Astrocartography

 


Appendix B - References and data sources

(See Appendix C for birth times, dates, and locations.)

 Unless otherwise noted, all birth data is taken from Lois M. Rodden’s Astro-Data II (AD2) or her Profiles of Women (PW). As most of AD2 was printed without page numbering, few of the AD2 references listed here cite pagination.

Additional references are as follows:

(AAM) American Astrology magazine, New York: American Astrology, Inc.

(AD4) Lois M. Rodden, Astro-Data IV. 

(ADCD) Rodden, AstroDatabank CD.

(AR) Astrology reference book.

(BB) Bibliography or autobiography (as cited in footnotes and listed in the bibliography).

(DN) Lois M. Rodden, Data News.

(HR) History reference book.

(NP) Newspaper.

(PVT) Private correspondence with a subject or biographer.

 

Transcendental Biographies:

Joan Baez: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 291, citing birth certificate. Rodden, final “Data Supple­ment” for PW, p. 3, noting “Staten Island, NY.”

Ethel Barrymore: (PW) (PVT)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 147, citing: “C.C. Zain in vol. 3, CL series,” but noting “no source of origin.”

Clara Barton: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 272, citing Barton’s autobiography, Story of My Childhood, in which Barton states “just before noon.”

Otto von Bismarck: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “McEvers quotes Lyndoe in AA, November 1967, ‘drawn for a family member’.”

William Blake: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Craswell quotes Varley, a personal friend of Blake.”

Helena Blavatsky: (BB)
Cranston, Sylvia. The Extraordinary Life & Influence of Helena Blavatsky, p. 8.

Marlon Brando: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Progressions in Action by D.C. Doane, B.C.”

Louise Brown: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 159, citing L.A. Times.

Elizabeth Browning: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 351, citing: “R.H. Oliver from A Life by Dorothy Ham­bate.”

Sir Richard Burton: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Pagan in Pioneer to Poet, ‘from him in the well-known biogra­phy by his wife’.”

Robert Burton: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “BJA [British Journal of Astrology] quotes his chart as recorded in his own file.”

Richard E. Byrd: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “CL [Church of Light Research] quotes NAJ [National Astrologi­cal Journal], April 1933, ‘data given by his mother’.”

Lord Byron: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Dewey quotes NN [1001 Notable Nativities, by Alan Leo] #752, ‘family records in British Museum’.”

Catherine the Great: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 58: “Mark Johnson quotes Wemyss Wheel of Life, vol. 4, ‘born in the morning at half past two o’clock’.”

Louis-Ferdinand Céline: (BB) (PVT) 
Vitoux, Frederic. Céline: A Biography, p. 7. Rodden, private correspondence, citing birth certificate in Gauquelin, vol. 6, #176.

Claudette Colbert: (PW) (DN) (PVT)
Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 2, noting “September 13, 1903, 8:00 AM LMT, Paris; Jacob Schwartz quotes her adopted daughter, Peggy Buddleston.” Private cor­respondence with Rodden, in which she writes: “Jacob Schwartz writes 10/92,  ’In 1977 a client, Peggy Huddleston, asked me to delineate a tape for her adopted mom, Colbert. Her birth date is September 13, 1903, 8:00 AM, Paris. Her parents said 1905 so she could enter the U.S. as a minor’.”

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 294: “Paul Wright quotes B.C.”

The Dalai-Lama: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “David Fisher quotes Valerie Matthews for a letter from Pema Dorjee at the office of His Holiness ... Same data given in his autobiography, Freedom in Exile.”

James Dean: (PVT)
Rodden, private correspondence, citing: “Una Vita Bruciata, an Italian publication written by his mom, Mary Joe Pace.”

Simone de Beauvoir: (PW) (PVT)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 290, citing de Beauvoir’s Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter; and elsewhere citing birth certificate.

Claude Debussy: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Gauquelin, vol. 4, #1760.

Emily Dickinson: (PW) (DN) (PVT)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 256: “Eshelman quotes The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson at a time of 5:00 A.M.” Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 3, noting: “Wrong chart for the data given,” and private correspondence with Rodden confirming “5:00 AM.”

Amelia Earhart: (BB) (PW)
Lovell, Mary S. The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, p. 9, citing: “Baptismal Register: Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, Kansas,” p. 367, n. 26. Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 131, quoting data given by Earhart.

Adolf Eichmann: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Dr. Arno Miller quotes B.C.”

T. S. Eliot: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 297: “Luc de Marre quotes Cahiers Astrologues 1963, p. 168, ‘from him’.”

Queen Elizabeth I: (BB) (PVT)
Williams, Elizabeth. Queen of England, pp. 1-2, noting “On Sunday, 7 September 1533, between 3 and 4 P.M., Anne was delivered of her baby, who confounded her parents and astounded the astrologers by being a girl; citing in footnote 4, p. 356: “That same day Anne wrote to two friends, telling them of Elizabeth’s birth (L’. and P. Henry VII, VI, no. 1089).” Rodden, private correspondence, noting “Windsor Herald in Chronicle of England gives ‘three of the clocke in the afternoune.’ For that era, time would be recorded as LAT. The conversion of Sun Dial to LMT is minus 5 min. 43 sec., round it off to 2:54 PM LMT.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “R.H. Oliver quotes Exiles From Paradise by Sara Mayfield, 1971.”

Sigmund Freud: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Philip Lucas in M.H. [Mercury Hour, ed. by Edith Custer], Octo­ber 1979, ‘from a photograph of father’s diary ...”

Indira Gandhi: (PW) (PVT)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 235, citing data from Gandhi’s secretary. Private corre­spondence with Rodden, confirming “11:11 PM.”

Paul Gauguin: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Françoise Gauquelin–B.C.”

George Harrison: (DN)
Rodden, “Data News,” January 1, 1994, citing Janice Giles who quotes Harrison in Bill­board.

Ernest Hemingway: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “R.H. Oliver, ‘from mother’s unpublished papers’.”

Adolf Hitler: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 22. Rodden, private correspondence, citing birth record.

Victor Hugo: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data IV, citing Gauquelin, vol. 6, #423.

Helen Keller: (PW) (PVT)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 103: “Dewey quotes Weymss Astrological Quarterly December, 1930.” Elsewhere she cautions that there is “no source for the original data.”

John F. Kennedy: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 22. Rodden, private correspondence, citing Kennedy’s mother.

Robert F. Kennedy:
Rodden, private correspondence, citing Kennedy’s office. (PVT)

John Lennon: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “From his step-mother Pauline Stone to LMR [Lois M. Rodden], July 1986.”

Abraham Lincoln: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “AA, April 1942, quotes a personal account from Women Lincoln Loved by Wm. E. Barton, 1927, pp. 81-85, ‘sun-up’.”

Jack London: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Constellations, 1977, Lockhart quotes Jack London, by his wife.”

Marcello Mastroianni: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 337, citing Grazia Bordoni; data given by Mastroianni.

Herman Melville: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing family Bible birth record reproduced in J. Keyda’s The Melville Log.

Michelangelo: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Circle quotes The Life of Michaelangelo by J.A. Symonds.

Maria Montessori: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 168, citing Gauquelin, vol. 2, #1509. Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 2, noting “3:30 AM Rome time = 3:33:20 AM LMT.”

Jim Morrison: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 23. Rodden, private correspondence, citing birth certificate.

Benito Mussolini: (AD2) (PVT)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Gauquelin, vol. 5 #1745; and Rodden, private correspon­dence, noting correction to Rome Time.

Friedrich Nietzsche: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Constellations, 1977, which quotes Modern Astrology for a biography that gives 10:00 AM LMT.

Richard Nixon: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 23. Rodden, private correspondence, citing birth record.

Pablo Picasso: (BB) (PVT)
Richardson, John. A Life of Picasso, vol. 1, p. 25, citing birth certificate. Private corre­spondence with Rodden, citing: “same data” in Jaime Sabartes, “Davis, pp. 113-114 and 302-303.”

Vanessa Redgrave: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 313, citing Church of Light Research. Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 4, citing: “same data in autobiography by Lady Redgrave, p. 122.”

Rainer Maria Rilke: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 359: “Astrolog #34 quotes Marian Gluntz, data from mother of ‘just before midnight’.”
Death data: Rilke: A Life, Wolfgang Leppmann, p. 386: “in the early morning hours of December 29, 1926.”

Arthur Rimbaud: (AD2) (PVT)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing birth certificate from Steinbrecher. Rodden, citing Gauque­lin, vol. 6, #689.

Jackie Robinson: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing C. Rowan and J. Robinson, Wait Till Next Year, p. 18.

Auguste Rodin: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Circle #214 quotes the biography Rodin by Victor Frisch, p. 14.”

Erwin Rommel: (AD2) (PVT)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Gauquelin, vol. 3, #2098; private correspondence noting 11:57:24 AM LMT.

Eleanor Roosevelt: (AAM) (DN)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 21. Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 3, noting “11:00 AM EST, Joan Negus quotes family B.R.”

Dante Gabriel Rossetti: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 362, citing Modern Astrology, Dec. 1920, quoting data given by Rossetti.

Bertrand Russell: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “CL [Church of Light Research] from Passionate Skeptic by Alan Wood ... p. 15.”

Edith Sitwell: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 185; Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 2, noting “Harvey in AQ Summer 1948 quotes her to a mutual friend, 1:30 PM.”

Ringo Starr: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Circle, which “quotes The Beatles by H. Davies, ‘just after midnight’.”

Algernon Swinburne: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Lockhart quotes Algernon Swinburne by J.O. Fuller.”

Teilhard de Chardin: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Gauquelin, vol. 6, #763.

Alfred Lord Tennyson: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Constellations, 1977, Lockhart quotes Astrology, October 1892, ‘from him, a few minutes after midnight’.”

Nikola Tesla: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing J.J. O’Neill, The Prodigal Genius.

Harry Truman: (ADCD)
Rodden, AstroDatabank (CD): “LMR quotes Lawrence Miller, “The Rise to Power,” p. 3, “He greeted the world from his mother's bedroom at 4:00 PM.”

Jules Verne: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, citing Gauquelin, vol. 6, #794.

Queen Victoria: (AD2)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 74: T.P. Davis quotes Leo; same data by Fagan and in SS 933.”

Luchino Visconti: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 382, citing Bordoni, birth certificate.

George Washington: (BB) (AAM) (PVT)
Callahan, Charles H., Washington, the Man and the Mason. Facsimile reproduction of the Washington family Bible, noting “about ten in the morning” (following p. 20). American Astrology, May 1994, p. 40. [10 A.M. sundial time, equivalent to 10:14 A.M. LMT.] Rod­den, private correspondence, citing birth record.

Edward H. White II: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Holliday quotes AFA [American Federation of Astrologers’ Bul­letin], May 1967, B.C.”

Kaiser Wilhelm II: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Holliday from a biography; same data from Ebertin.”

Woodrow Wilson: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 23. Rodden, private correspondence, citing a biog­raphy.

William Butler Yeats: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Constellations, 1977, quotes Fagan in AA, January 1964.”

 

Transcendental Events:

Assassination of John F. Kennedy: (AAM)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 22.

Atom bomb: (AAM)
First controlled nuclear chain reaction
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 23.

Atom bomb: “Trinity” test: (HS)
McCullough, David. Truman, p. 416.

Cuba: Resignation of Batista: (HR)
Quirk, Robert E. Fidel Castro, p. 207. American Astrology, February 1994, p. 63, citing astrologer Nicholas Campion.

Cuba: Castro’s triumphal return to Havana: (HR)
Quirk, p. 214.

Lincoln’s second inaugural address: (HS)
Catton, Bruce. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, p. 570.

Nazi Party Founded: (AR)
Tyl, Noel. Vol. XI: Astrology: Mundane, Astral, Occult, p. 63.

Nazis surrender: (NP) (NP)
The Sun newspaper (New York), May 7, 1945, p. 1, “Nazis Yield to Allied Big Three at Eisenhower’s Headquarters.” The Daily Mirror (New York), May 8, 1945, p. 7, “AP’s announcement of Germany’s surrender.”

Pearl Harbor: (HS)
Liftoff of the Japanese strike force
Lord, Walter. Day of Infamy, p. 65.

USA: Cornwallis’s surrender of the British to George Washington: (HS)
Leckie, Robert. George Washington’s War: The Saga of the American Revolution, pp. 657-659.

USA: The Civil War of 1861: (HS)
i: Secession of South Carolina
Catton, The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, p. 66.

USA: The Civil War of 1861: (HS)
ii: Shelling of Fort Sumter
Catton, The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War, p. 66.

USA: The Civil War: (HS)
iii: The North responds
Catton, The Coming Fury, p. 316.

USA: Declaration of War against Germany, 1941: (NP)
New York Journal-American newspaper, December 11, 1941, front page, “US Declares War on Nazis and Italy” [Congressional passage of war resolutions against Germany and Italy, 1:02 P.M., same date].

USA: The power failure of 1965: (NP)
New York Times, November 10, 1965, p. 1, ”Power Failure Snarls Northeast.”

Vietnam: The Tet Offensive: (HR)
Sheehan, Neil. A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, p. 717: “a small Peugeot truck and a battered little taxicab turned the corner of Mac Dinh Chi Street onto Thong Nhat Boulevard about 2:45 A.M. on January 31, 1968, and a platoon of sap­pers leaped out and blew a hole through the wall of the new U.S. Embassy compound.”

 

Additional references and data sources:

Biographies:

Muhammad Ali: (AD2)
Rodden, Lois. Astro-Data II: “Edwin Steinbrecher from B.C.” [birth certificate].

Hans Christian Andersen: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “L. de Marre from parish records.”

Queen Anne: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 331, citing The Astrology Magazine. Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 2, noting: “Same in AQ Winter 1954 ‘according to a memo from James II’.”

Alexander Graham Bell: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Craswell quotes B.C.”

Georges Braque: (AD4)
Rodden, Astro-Data IV, p. 26: “B.C. in hand, Steinbrecher.”

Ché Guevara: (BB)
Anderson, Jon Lee. Ché Guevara. A Revolutionary Life. (London: Bantam, 1997.) (This book probably contains the first accurate public record of Ché’s birth data. I have included his data here since his astro-map is briefly discussed in my essay, “Zones of Intensity.”)

Bill Clinton: (AAM) (PVT)
American Astrology, January 1994, p. 22. Rodden, private correspondence, citing Clin­ton’s mother. (Note: A second possible birth time has since been cited: 3:44 A.M. So far, no documented record has surfaced for Clinton’s birth time.)

Sean Connery: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Craswell from B.C.”

Benjamin Disraeli: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “BJA, May 1922, quotes Rafael, 1921, ‘recorded time’.”

Jeane Dixon: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II, p. 293: “Birth record in hand from Steinbrecher.”

Peggy Fleming: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 159, citing: “Gauquelin Book.” Rodden, final “Data Sup­plement” for PW, p. 2, noting “3:39 PM PDT, GBAC” [Gauquelin Book of American Charts; birth certificate].

Henry Ford: (DN)
Rodden, “Data News,” January 1, 1994, citing biography by Allan Nevins, who quotes a midwife for 7:00 A.M. LMT.

Francisco Franco: (AD2)
Rodden, Astro-Data II: “Fagan in AA [American Astrology magazine] October 1958, ‘reg­istered at the parish church’.”

Grace Kelly: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 231: “Circle [Circle Book of Charts, by Stephen Erlewine] #1123 quotes B.C. from an article by H. Paquette.” Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 3, noting “Same on B.C. from Bob Garner via Steinbrecher.

Katherine Mansfield: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 205: “Dewey quotes Circle Book, data from The Life by Manz and Murray.”

Iris Murdoch: (PW)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 118: “Eshelman quotes the ‘Astrol. Journal’ August 1967, ‘data from her’.”

Sissy Spacek: (PW) (DN)
Rodden, Profiles of Women, p. 274: “From her to LMR June 1977”; Rodden, final “Data Supplement” for PW, p. 3, noting “00:03 AM CST, B.C. from Steinbrecher.”

Events:

Berlin Wall: (HR) (AAM)
Richie, Alexandra. Metropolis: A History of Berlin, p. 717:  “At midnight commanders throughout East Berlin were told to wake up their troops and to open the top-secret enve­lopes which they had been issued.”
American Astrology, January 1993, p. 27.

 


The Role of the Least-aspected Planet In Astrocartography