Famous Birthdays on 1st August

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 264

10 BC - Claudius, Roman Emperor (d. 54)
126 - Publius, Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (d. 193 AD)
1313 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)
1322 - Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1377 - Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
1495 - Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1520 - Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1545 - Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)
1555 - Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)
1579 - Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)
1626 - Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement (d. 1676)
1630 - Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English statesman (d. 1673)
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)
French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste LamarckFrench Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744) 1744 - Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, Paris, naturalist (Lamarckian evolution), (d. 1829)
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, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)
1779 - Lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)
1786 - Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister
1814 - Maxcy Gregg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William ClarkExplorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark (1770) 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
1856 - George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)
Moby Dick Author Herman MelvilleMoby Dick Author Herman Melville (1819) 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)
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
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
1922 - Yvonne DeCarlo, actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters)
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
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 - Dennis Paxton, rocker (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 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 - Nancy Lopez, professional golfer
1952 - Robert Spink, British MP
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)
1964 - Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)

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