Famous Birthdays on 7th August

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 201

317 - Flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)
1282 - Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)
1533 - Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)
1560 - Elizabeth Báthory, Nyírbátor, Hungarian countess and serial killer
1574 - Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)
1598 - Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)
1726 - James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
1742 - Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General
1746 - Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian
1751 - Wilhelmina FS, Princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V
1779 - Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography
Most Prolific Female Serial Killer in History Elizabeth BáthoryMost Prolific Female Serial Killer in History Elizabeth Báthory (1560) 1779 - Louis de Freycinet, French explorer (d. 1842)
1783 - John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery)
1783 - Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (d. 1810)
1818 - Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist
1823 - Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer
1826 - Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi)
1829 - Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1833 - Powell Clayton, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)
1836 - Evander McIvor Law, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1920
1844 - Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (d. 1911)
1860 - Alan Leo, British astrologer (d. 1917)
1862 - Victoria of Baden, Queen of Sweden (d. 1931)
1867 - Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist
1868 - Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)
1868 - Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Russian mathematician (d. 1931)
1870 - 19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born)
1870 - Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole (vicar of Denmark)
1872 - Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31)
Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata HariExotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata Hari (1876) 1876 - Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)
1877 - Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (d. 1949)
1879 - J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)
1880 - Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones)
1883 - J Ringelnatz, writer
1884 - Billie Burke [Mary William Ethelbert Appleton], Washington, DC, American actress (The Wizard of Oz, Merrily We Live)
1885 - Gordon Harker, London England, actor (Facts of Love, Champagne)
1886 - Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)
1887 - Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician
1887 - Luckey Roberts, composer
1895 - Edward Gill, baseball player
1897 - Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 - Ricci Riano, England
1900 - Taylor Caldwell, novelist
1901 - Ann Harding, American actress (d. 1981)
Archaeologist Louis LeakeyArchaeologist Louis Leakey (1903) 1903 - Louis Leakey, Kabete Kenya, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), (d. 1972)
1903 - Saburo Moroi, composer
1904 - Ralph Bunche, Detroit Michigan, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950), (d. 1971)
1906 - Gerhard Frommel, composer
1907 - Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
1907 - Albert Kotin, American abstract painter (d. 1980)
1911 - R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
1913 - George Van Eps, American guitarist (d. 1998)
1914 - Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
1918 - Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter
1919 - John Hogan, Lowes, Kentucky, chemist (discovered methods of producing polypropylene), (d. 2012)
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph BuncheDiplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche (1904) 1920 - Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
1921 - Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 - M J bin Gorion, writer
1921 - Manitas de Plata, Gypsy guitarist
1925 - Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1925 - Julian Orbon De Soto, composer
1925 - M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
1926 - Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
1926 - Stan Freberg, Los Angeles California, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie)
1927 - Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)
1927 - Edwin W Edwards, (Gov-La)
1927 - Art Houtteman, American baseball player (d. 2003)
1928 - Amazing [James] Randi, Toronto Ontario, skeptic magician (Nova)
1928 - Herbert H Bateman, (Rep-R-Virginia)
1928 - Romeo Muller, American screenwriter (d. 1992)
1929 - Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
1929 - James Pilditch, designer
1929 - Richard T Schulze, (Rep-R-PA, 1975- )
1929 - Ruth Carter-Stapleton, Plains Ga, 1st sister/evangelist
1929 - Don Larsen, American baseball player
1930 - Velio Tormis, composer
1931 - Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1932 - Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)
1932 - Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker, Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown)
1932 - Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
1932 - Maurice Rabb, Jr., American ophthalmologist
1932 - Edward Hardwicke, British actor
1933 - Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
1936 - Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
1936 - Rahsaan Kirk, Roland rocker
1936 - Richard L[ouis] Tierney, US, sci-fi author (Winds of Zarr)
1937 - Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)
1938 - Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
1938 - Helen Caldicott, Melbourne Australia, physician/anti-war activist
1939 - Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
1939 - Anjanette Comer, American actress
1940 - Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)
1940 - Tom Barlow, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
1940 - Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian Prime Minister (1992-99), (Montpellier, France), (d. 2014)
1941 - Thomas F Hartnett, (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86)
1942 - Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)
1942 - B J Thomas, Hugo, Oklahoma, American singer (Raindrops, Growing Pains Theme)
1942 - Garrison Keillor, Minn, PBS radio personality (Prairie Home Companion)
1942 - Masa Saito, wrestler (AWA/WWF/NJPW/CWFI)
1942 - Tobin Bell, American actor
1942 - Carlos Monzón, Argentine boxer
1942 - Caetano Veloso, Brazilian musician
1943 - Alain Corneau, director (Choice of Arms)
1943 - Lana Cantrell, Sydney, Australia, singer (Those Were the Days)
1943 - Giorgio Alverà, Italy, bobsledder (WC 1975 gold), (d. 2013)
1944 - David Rasche, St Louis MO, actor (Sledge Hammer)
1944 - John Glover, Kingston NY, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special)
1944 - Robert Mueller, Director of the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
1945 - Alan Page, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
1945 - Kerry Chater, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
1945 - Patrice Mestral, composer
1946 - Ed Seykota, American commodities and futures trader
1947 - Ann Beattie, writer
1947 - Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)
1948 - Greg Chappell, cricketer (bro of Ian Elegant Aussie batsman 1970-84)
1948 - Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author
1949 - Carlo Novi, rocker
1949 - Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader
1950 - David James Wottle, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950 - Rodney Crowell, Houston Texas, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin')
1951 - Gary Hall, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72)
1952 - Richard Joswick, rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods)
1952 - Alexei Sayle, British comedian
1953 - Anne Fadiman, American writer; daughter of Clifton Fadiman
1954 - Caroline Aaron, Richmond VA, actress (Crimes & Misdemeanors)
1955 - Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
1955 - Greg Nickels, mayor of Seattle
1955 - Wayne Knight, American actor
1955 - Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director
1956 - Kent V Rominger, Del Norte Colo, US Navy /astronaut (STS 73, 80, 85)
1957 - Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion)
1958 - Alberto Salazar, marathoner (NYC Marathon Winner)
1958 - Bruce Dickinson, heavy metal rocker (Iron Maiden-Run to Hills)
1958 - Larisa Karlova, USSR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1959 - Ali Shah, cricketer (Zimbabwe all-rounder in two Tests 1992)
1960 - David Duchovny, NYC, American actor (Fox Mulder in TV's X Files)
1960 - Jacquie O'Sullivan, rocker (Bananarama-Venus)
1961 - Walter Swimburn, Irish jockey (Derby 1981)
1961 - Yelena Davydova, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
1962 - Bruno Pelletier, Québécois singer
1963 - Marcus Lewis, Pontiac Mich, singer (Sing me a Song)
1963 - Patrick Kennedy, son of President Kennedy (lives only 3 days)
1963 - Patrick Newman, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-10-88, 96)
1963 - Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
1964 - Patti Liscio, Santa Maria CA, golfer (1994 Chicago Challenge-49th)
1964 - Michael Weishan, American TV host
1964 - John Birmingham, Australian author
1965 - Caroline S Keggi, El Paso TX, LPGA golfer (1994 Dinah Shore-19th)
1965 - Elizabeth Manley, Canada, figure skater (Olympics-Silver-88)
1966 - Kristin Hersch, US singer/songwriter (Throwing Muses)
1966 - Tony Stargell, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Chicago Bears)
1966 - Jimmy Wales, American internet entrepreneur
1967 - Charlotte Lewis, Kensington London, actress (Golden Child, Pirates)
1967 - Jason Grimsley, Cleveland TX, pitcher (California Angels)
1968 - Leslie Lyness, Paoli PA, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1968 - Tomas Carbonell, Barcelona Spain, tennis star
1968 - Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot)
1969 - Dave Smits, soccer player (Willem II)
1969 - Jodi Figley, LPGA golfer
1969 - Keith Cash, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders)
1969 - Ludovit Tatos, Lynnwood Wash, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1969 - Travis Brown, Durango Colo, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970 - Eric Namesnik, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-silver-1992, 96)
1970 - Joe Cocozzo, NFL guard (San Diego Chargers)
1971 - Chris T Jones, NFL tackle/wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - Dominic Cork, cricketer (England all-rounder Hat-trick v WI 1995)
1971 - Kevin Gaines, WLAF DB (London Monarchs)
1971 - Sydney Penny, actress (Danni-New Gidget, Thorn Birds, All My Children)
1972 - Oscar Gray, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 - Tony Bouie, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1972 - Willy Tate, NFL/WLAF tight end (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
1972 - Greg Serano, American actor
1973 - Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1973 - Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 - Kimmo Rinatnen, hockey forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)
1973 - Danny Graves, American baseball player
1974 - Jeff Buckey, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1974 - Philippe De Rouville, Victoriaville, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
1975 - Alshermond Singleton, linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 - Edgar Renteria, Barranquilla Colombia, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1975 - Jimmy van Fessem, soccer player (Willem II)
1975 - Gaahl (Kristian Eivind Espedal), Norwegian musician
1975 - Koray Candemir, Turkish singer
Actress Charlize TheronActress Charlize Theron (1975) 1975 - Charlize Theron, Transvaal, South Africa, actress (The Cider House Rules, Monster)
1976 - Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer
1976 - Shane Lechler, American football player
1977 - Samantha Ronson, British DJ.
1978 - Alexandre Aja, French director
1978 - Jamey Jasta, American singer (Hatebreed)
1978 - Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
1978 - Cirroc Lofton, American actor
1979 - Eric Johnson, American actor
1980 - Aurélie Claudel, French model
1982 - Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer
1982 - Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player
1983 - Tina O'Brien, British actress
1987 - Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player
1988 - Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger
1994 - Jack Antonio, son of Virginia Madisen & Antonio Sabatto Jr
1994 - Sara Grayson, daughter of actress Katey Sagal

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