Famous Birthdays on 1st August

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 267

10 BC - Claudius, Lugdunum Gaul, Roman Emperor (41-54)
126 - Pertinax [Publius Helvius Pertinax], Alba Pompeia, Roman emperor (Year of the Five Emperors)
1313 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (Ashikaga Pretenders)
1322 - Peter van Herentals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1377 - Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan, 100th emperor of Japan
1495 - Jan van Scorel, Schoorl Holland, Dutch painter/architect
1520 - Sigismund II Augustus, Krakow, King of Poland (1548-72)
1545 - Andrew Melville, Baldovie, Scottish theologian and religious reformer
1555 - Edward Kelley, Worcester, English spirit medium
1579 - Luís Vélez de Guevara, Écija, Spanish writer
1626 - Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement
Roman Emperor ClaudiusRoman Emperor Claudius (10 BC) 1630 - Thomas Clifford, Ugbrooke, English statesman (1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh)
1642 - Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 - Antoine Mouque, composer
1685 - Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
1686 - Benedetto Marcello, Venice Italy, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)
1713 - Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1780)
1714 - Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter
1738 - Jacques François Dugommier, French general (d. 1794)
1744 - Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, Paris, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution)
French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste LamarckFrench Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744) 1753 - Charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist
1755 - Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer
1766 - Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer
1766 - Jeffrey Wyatville, architect
1770 - William Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
1779 - Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer pf the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner"
1779 - Lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)
1786 - Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister
1808 - Henry Darwin Rogers, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, American Geologist (theory of mountain building, first geological mapping of Pennsylvania)
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William ClarkExplorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark (1770) 1814 - Maxcy Gregg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1815 - Richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast
1818 - Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island
1819 - Herman Melville, New York, author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd), (d. 1891)
1824 - Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer
1837 - Mother Jones, American labor organizer (d. 1930)
1840 - Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
1843 - Robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), died in 1926
1847 - Guido Papini, violinist/composer
1848 - František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor
Moby Dick Author Herman MelvilleMoby Dick Author Herman Melville (1819) 1856 - George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)
1858 - Hans Rott, composer
1858 - Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
1858 - Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937)
1861 - Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
1862 - Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor
1863 - Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)
1867 - William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
1870 - Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian Biologist who perfected the artificial insemination of animals and showed that his technology allowed one stallion to fertilize up to 500 mares
1871 - Oskar Fried, composer
1871 - John Lester, American cricketer (d. 1969)
1877 - Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)
1877 - Jan van den Tempel, Dutch MP (SDAP)
1881 - Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
1882 - Vaclav Klicka, composer
1885 - George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
1886 - Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher/founder (System Keesing)
1888 - Vito Frazzi, composer
1889 - John F Mahoney, developed pencillin treatment of syphillis
1889 - Walther Gerlach, Biebrich, German Physicist who, with Otto Stern, co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field (Stern–Gerlach effect)
1890 - George II, king of Greece
1892 - Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)
1894 - Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
1895 - Benjamin E Mays, SC, black educator (Morehouse, Howard University)
1898 - Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey)
1899 - William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)
1900 - Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
1901 - Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (d. 1925)
1902 - Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
1902 - Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
1903 - Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist
1906 - William Hayter, Oxford, Oxfordshire, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-1957)
1908 - Miloslav Kabelac, composer
1909 - Nigel Henderson, admiral
1910 - Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
1910 - Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
1910 - Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist
1911 - Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician
1911 - Ronald MacDonald, British major-general
1911 - Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
1912 - Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist
1912 - Henry Jones, Phila Pa, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy)
1912 - Masaya Hanai, businessamn
1913 - Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)
1913 - Nigel Henderson, admiral
1914 - Jack Delano, composer
1915 - Ronald MacDonald, British major-general
1916 - Viscount Hanworth, barrister
1916 - Anne Hébert, French Canadian author and poet (d. 2000)
1917 - Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert
1918 - Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist
1919 - Stanley Middleton, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, British novelist (Holiday, Three Wise Men)
1920 - Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
1920 - Maria Cole, Boston MA
1920 - Sammy Lee, Fresno California, platform diver (Oly-2 gold/bronze-1948, 52)
1920 - Viscount Hanworth, barrister
1921 - Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert
1921 - Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)
1921 - Vic Marshall, chemist
1922 - Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
1922 - Frank Hauser, British theatrical director
1922 - Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist
1923 - Paul Lambert, El Paso Tx, actor (Tom-Executive Suite)
1923 - Yoshinao Nakada, composer
1924 - Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
1924 - Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
1924 - Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (d. 2007)
1925 - Ernst Jandl, writer
1925 - Jack Kramer, actor (Kings of the Court)
1926 - Burton Stein, historian
1926 - Frank Hauser, British theatrical director
1926 - Karl Kohn, composer
1927 - Andre Cools, Belgium, minister of Budget/vice-premier
1927 - Franklyn Perring, London, English Botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962)
1929 - Ann Calvello, Roller Derby Queen (d. 2006)
1930 - Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
1930 - Julie Bovasso, Brooklyn NY, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You)
1930 - Karoly Grosz, politician
1930 - Lionel Bart [Begleiter], Stepney, London, English pop music composer and writer (Oliver!)
1930 - Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
1931 - Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1931 - Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
1931 - Ramblin' Jack Elliott, rocker
1931 - Sean O Riada, composer
1931 - Trevor Goddard, cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler)
1932 - Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
1932 - Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (d. 1972)
1933 - Dom DeLuise, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso)
1933 - Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
1933 - Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary Welsh Office
1933 - Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
1933 - Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
1934 - J E F "John" Beck, cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56)
1935 - Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
1936 - Laurie Taylor, Liverpool, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4)
1936 - Yves Saint-Laurent, Oran Algeria, fashion designer (Opium, Obsession)
1937 - Alfonse M D'Amato, Brooklyn NY, (Sen-R-NY 1981- )
1937 - Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary (Welsh Office)
1939 - Stephen Sykes, Bishop of Ely
1940 - Joan Joyce, Waterbury Ct, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1983)
1940 - Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1941 - Ronald Harmon Brown, chairman (Democratic Party)
1941 - Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1942 - Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
1942 - Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle John's Band, Sugar Magnolia)
1942 - André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
1943 - Andy Roxburgh, Glasgow, Scotland, football player, coach and manager
1943 - Denis Payton, London England, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over)
1944 - Elske Terveld, Dutch undersecretary Social Affairs (PvdA)
1944 - Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1944 - Yuri Viktorovich Romanenko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2)
1945 - Douglas D. Osheroff, American physicist, Nobel laureate
1946 - Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )
1946 - J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands
1946 - Richard O Covey, Fayetteville Ar, USAF/astro (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61)
1946 - Tom Loeffler, (Rep-R-TX, 1979- )
1946 - Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
1947 - Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
1947 - Ricky Coonce, Los Angeles California, rock drummer (Grass Roots)
1947 - Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
1947 - Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
1948 - Robert [Bob] Spink, British MP
1949 - Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
1949 - Primous, III Fountain, composer
1949 - Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan
1950 - Doug Tract, Bronx NY, radio DJ (Greaseman)
1951 - David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)
1951 - Robin Heifetz, composer
1952 - Brian Patrick Clarke, Gettysburg Pa, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough)
1952 - C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1952 - Yajurvindra Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's)
1952 - Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
1953 - Robert Cray, Columbus Ga, blues singer/songwriter (1987 Grammy)
1955 - Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
1955 - David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)
1955 - Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)
1956 - Tom Leykis, American radio personality
1957 - Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
1957 - Laura Johnson, Burbank California, actress (Falcon Crest)
1957 - Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], Glendale, California, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money)
1958 - Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
1958 - Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs) (d. 2000)
1958 - Tor Håkon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier
1959 - Joe Elliott, Sheffield, England, heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
1959 - Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
1960 - Chuck D, [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy)
1960 - Richard Roeper, American columnist and film critic
1961 - Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1961 - Bart Conner, US, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Bradford John Faxon Jr, Oceanport NJ, PGA golfer (1986 Provident)
1961 - Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax)
1961 - Mark "Red" Mitchell, actor (JFK, 8 Sceonds, I Want to Live)
1961 - Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)
1962 - Gertjan Verbeek, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1962 - Joetta Clark, East Orange NJ, 800m runner (Olympic-1992)
1962 - Traci Phillips, Honolulu Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
Rapper CoolioRapper Coolio (1963) 1963 - Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], Monessen Pennsylvania, rapper (Gangsta Paradise)
1963 - Koichi Wakata, Omiya Saitama Japan, astronaut (STS 72, sk: 92)
1963 - Demián Bichir, Mexican actor
1963 - John Carroll Lynch, American actor
1964 - Andrew Wilson, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96)

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