Famous Birthdays on 30th August

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580 - Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
1334 - Pedro, the Cruel, Burgos, Spanish King of Castilia & Leon
1377 - Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)
1609 - Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised
1687 - Francesco Maria Vallara, composer
1693 - Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist
1705 - David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)
1720 - Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)
1748 - Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
1767 - Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1769 - Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 - Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
1779 - Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, Estonia, Russian Explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica
Frankenstein Author Mary ShelleyFrankenstein Author Mary Shelley (1797) 1797 - Mary Shelley, London England, author (Frankenstein)
1804 - Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [OS]
1805 - Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist
1808 - Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (d. 1892)
1809 - Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer
1811 - Thomas Gautier, writer
1813 - Princess Mathilde of Bavaria d. 1862
1818 - Alexander H. Rice, 30th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1895)
1820 - George Frederick Root, composer
1821 - Anita Garibaldi, Brazilian warrior; Garibaldi's wife (War of Tatters) (d. 1849)
1837 - Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85)
1839 - Gulstan Ropert, French Catholic prelate (d. 1903)
1842 - Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer
1842 - Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1849)
1844 - Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum)
1848 - Andrew Onderdonk, Canadian railway contractor (d. 1905)
1849 - Joseph Mallaby Dent, Dutch publisher
1852 - Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901)
1856 - Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (d. 1927)
1860 - Isaac Levitan, Russian artist (d. 1900)
1866 - Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor
1870 - Grand Duchess Alexandra Georgievna of Russia (d. 1891)
Scientist Ernest RutherfordScientist Ernest Rutherford (1871) 1871 - Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics (Nobel 1908), (d. 1937)
1878 - Paul Hazard, French literature historian
1882 - Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
1883 - Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style)
1884 - Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)
1887 - Adam Kuckhoff, writer
1889 - Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)
1893 - Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)
1896 - Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare)
1898 - Shirley Booth, NYC, American actress (Hazel)
1900 - Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
1901 - John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
1901 - John Gunther, Chicago Ill, author/host (John Gunther's High Road)
1901 - Roy Wilkins, civil rights director (NAACP)
1902 - Arnold Maria Walter, composer
1906 - Countess of Longford, biographer/historian
1906 - [Rose] Joan Blondell, New York City, New York, American actress (Grease, The Blue Veil)
1907 - John Mauchly, Cincinnati Ohio, American physicist who with J. Presper Eckert, designed the first general purpose electronic digital computer (ENIAC)
1908 - Fred MacMurray, Kankakee, Illinois, American actor (Double Indemnity, My Three Sons)
1908 - Leonor Fini, painter
1908 - Willie Bryant, New Orleans La, singer (Sugar Hill Times)
1909 - Barry Appleby, cartoonist
1910 - Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)
1912 - Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1912 - Nancy Wake AC GM, New Zealand-born World War II secret agent
1913 - Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)
1913 - Thomas Torrance, theologist
1914 - Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)
1914 - Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur
1915 - Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1915 - Robert Strassburg, American composer (d. 2003)
1916 - John Thoday, geneticist
1916 - Kornelis M R van der Beek, reformed vicar (Arnhem)
1916 - Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker
1917 - Denis Healey, English politician
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams (1918) 1918 - Ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47)
1918 - Billy Johnson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
1919 - Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), (d. 2012)
1919 - Maurice R. Hilleman, Miles City Montana, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia
1920 - Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
1921 - Angelo Dundee [Angelo Mirena], Philadelphia, boxing trainer and cornerman (Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman), (d. 2012)
1922 - Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth), (d. 2013)
1922 - Lionel Murphy, Australian politician (d. 1986)
Tennis Player Vic SeixasTennis Player Vic Seixas (1923) 1923 - Elias Victor Seixas, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, American tennis player (Wimbeldon and U.S. Open champion)
1923 - Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)
1923 - Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology (d. 2001)
1923 - Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist (d. 1969)
1924 - Kenny Dorham [McKinley], Fairfield, Texas, jazz trumpeter, (d. 1972)
1925 - Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
1925 - Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator
1926 - Olgerts Gravitis, composer
1927 - Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
1927 - Pieter Willem Kee, composer
1927 - Bill Daily, Des Moines, Iowa, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show)
1928 - Johnny Mann, Balt Md, music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer)
1928 - Ruth Westerheimer, sex therapist (Dr Ruth)
1928 - Lloyd Casner, American racecar driver and owner (d. 1965)
1930 - Noel Harford, Winston New Zealand, NZ cricketer
1930 - Warren Burger, US, author (The Midas Touch)
Investor Warren BuffettInvestor Warren Buffett (1930) 1930 - Warren Buffett, Omaha Nebraska, American business magnate (world's wealthiest person in 2008)
1931 - Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
1931 - John Leonard Swigert Jr, Denver Colorado, astronaut (Apollo 13)
1933 - Arne Mellnas, composer
1934 - B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie)
1934 - Eric Schneider, Dutch actor (Drop Out, Family, Flanagan)
1935 - John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
1936 - Fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1937 - Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer and founder of eponymous race team (d. 1970)
1938 - Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)
1939 - Elizabeth Ashley, [Cole], Ocala Florida, actress (Coma, Evening Shade)
1941 - John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers)
1941 - Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
1941 - Ben Jones, American actor and politician
1942 - Jonathan Aitken, English MP
1942 - Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73)
1943 - David Henry Maslanka, composer
1943 - Jean Claude Killy, Paris France, alpine skier (Olympic-3 golds-1968)
Cartoonist Robert CrumbCartoonist Robert Crumb (1943) 1943 - Robert Crumb, US, cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat)
1944 - Charles Colbert, Chicago Ill, rocker (American Breed)
1944 - Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
1944 - John Surman, jazz musician
1944 - Molly Ivins, American political humorist (d. 2007)
1944 - Tug McGraw, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1945 - David Schiff, composer
1946 - Anne-Marie, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
1946 - Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], New York City, New York, American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks)
1947 - Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
1948 - Lewis Black, American comedian
1948 - Donnacha O'Dea, Irish poker player and swimmer
1949 - Peter Maffay, German musician
1949 - Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)
1949 - Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (d. 1994)
1949 - Don Boudria, Canadian politician
1950 - Antony Gormley, London England, British sculptor (Angel of the North)
1951 - Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)
1951 - Timothy Bottoms, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden)
1953 - Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)
1953 - Ron George, American politician
1954 - David Paymer, actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night)
1954 - Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp)
1954 - Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus
1955 - Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
1955 - Richard "Butch" Johnson, Worcester Mass, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)
1956 - Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3)
1958 - Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
1959 - Mark 'Jacko' Jackson, Australian rules footballer and actor
1960 - Vic Wilk, Los Angeles CA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open)
1960 - Chalino Sanchez, Mexican musician (d. 1992)
1960 - Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah
1960 - Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)
1960 - Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer
1962 - Ricky Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1962 - Alexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer (d. 2006)
1963 - Michael Chiklis, Lowell, Massachusetts, American actor (Commish, The Shield)
1963 - Paul Oakenfold, British disc jockey
1964 - Joan Bennett, Chicago Ill, playmate (January, 1985)
1964 - Stephen Baker, NFL receiver (NY Giants)
1964 - Steve Smith, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
1964 - Gavin Fisher, British engineer
1966 - John Terry, CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 - Michael Michele, Evansville In, actress (Nikki-Central Park West)
1966 - Simon Wheeldon, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1967 - Barbara Anne Kendall, Auckland NZ, mistral yachter (Oly-g/s-92, 96)
1967 - Catrin Nilsmark, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1995 PING Welch's-14th)
1967 - Frederique [Van derWal], Netherlands, model (Victoria Secrets)
1967 - Justin Vaughan, cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder 1992-)
1968 - Vladimir Malakhov, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1969 - Jerold Jeffcoat, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)
1969 - Dimitris Sgouros, Greek pianist
1970 - Michael Wong Guang Liang, Chinese Malaysian singer
1971 - Aubrey Beavers, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire)
1971 - Joseph Fitzgerald, Brooklyn New York, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996)
1971 - Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1971 - Lars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs)
Actress Cameron DiazActress Cameron Diaz (1972) 1972 - Cameron Diaz, Long Beach, California, American actress (Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding)
1972 - Jose Herrera, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
1972 - Ryan Leahy, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 - Shonte Peoples, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 - Jimmy Herndon, offensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
1973 - Lisa Ling, American journalist
1974 - Matt Bongiovi, heavy metal rocker (cousin of Jon Bon Jovi)
1974 - Javier Otxoa, Spanish cyclist
1974 - Aaron Barrett, Lead singer/guitarist of Reel Big Fish
1974 - Rich Cronin, Boston Massachusetts, US singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones)
1975 - Natalia Nadtochey, Miss Ukraine Universe (1997)
1975 - Radhi Jaidi, Tunisian footballer
1976 - Mike Koplove, American baseball player
1976 - Sarah-Jane Potts, English actress
1977 - Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
1977 - Jens Ludwig, German guitarist
1977 - Shaun Alexander, American football player
1977 - Marlon Byrd, American baseball player
1977 - Elden Henson, American actor
1978 - Swizz Beatz, American rapper/producer
1978 - Cliff Lee, American baseball player
1979 - Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentine tennis player
1979 - Leon Lopez, British actor
1979 - Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
1979 - Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
1982 - Will Davison, Australian racing driver
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy RoddickTennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick (1982) 1982 - Andy Roddick, Austin Texas, American tennis player (2003 US Open champion)
1983 - Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
1983 - Jonne Aaron, Vocalist of the Finnish Band Negative
1983 - Gustavo Eberto, Argentine footballer (d. 2007)
1984 - Anthony Ireland, Zimbabwean cricketer

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