Famous Birthdays on 29th February

Birthdays 1 - 110 of 110

1468 - Paul III, last Renaissance Pope (1534-49)
1692 - Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)
1692 - John Byrom, English poet (d. 1763)
1696 - Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer
1724 - Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
1728 - Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)
1736 - Ann Lee, Manchester England, American founder of Shakers (d. 1784)
1784 - Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)
1792 - Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)
1792 - Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist (discovered human ovum)
1796 - [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology
1812 - Hermann Hirschboch, German composer
Founder of the Shakers Ann LeeFounder of the Shakers Ann Lee (1736) 1812 - Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1880, also on 29 February)
1820 - Adolf Schimon, composer
1828 - Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
1840 - John Philip Holland, Liscannor, Ireland, father of the modern submarine
1852 - Frank Gavan Duffy, Australian judge (d. 1936)
1860 - Herman Hollerith, inventor (1st electric tabulating machine)
1884 - Alfred Sendrey, composer
1892 - Augusta Savage (Fells), Green Cove Springs Florida, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate
1896 - Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer
1896 - Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India (1977-79)
Father of the Modern Submarine John Philip HollandFather of the Modern Submarine John Philip Holland (1840) 1896 - Stanley Swash, CEO (Woolworths)
1896 - William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born)
1896 - Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer
1904 - Alan Richardson, composer
1904 - Jimmy Dorsey, Shenandoah Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show)
1904 - John "Pepper" Martin, baseballer (NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36)
1904 - Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausen
1904 - Rukmini Devi Arundale, Indian dancer and founder of Kalakshetra (d. 1986)
1908 - Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
1908 - Balthus, painter (Valerie)
1920 - Arthur Franz, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Invaders From Mars, Young Lions)
1920 - James Mitchell, Sacramento California, actor (Palmer-All My Children)
1920 - Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72)
1920 - Michèle Morgan, French actress
1920 - Ivan Petrov, Russian operatic bass (d. 2003)
1924 - David Beattie, British governor-general of NZ
1924 - Otto Hutter, physiologist
1924 - Al Rosen, American baseball player
1928 - Alan Loveday, British(?) violinist
1928 - Joss Ackland, London England, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest)
1928 - McHenry Boatwright, signer
1928 - Terry Lewis, Australian police commissioner
1928 - Tempest Storm, American burlesque performer
1932 - Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)
1932 - Jaguar, Brazilian cartoonist
1932 - Gene Golub, American mathematician (d. 2007)
1932 - Masten Gregory, American F1 Driver (d. 1985)
1932 - Reri Grist, African-American coloratura soprano
1936 - Alex Rocco, actor (Blue Knight, Stanley, Stunt Man)
1936 - Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
1936 - Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)
1936 - Jack R Lousma, Grand Rapids Mich, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3)
1940 - Gretchen Christopher, British(?) pop singer
1940 - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople
1944 - David Briggs, record producer
1944 - Phyllis Frelich, Devil's Lake ND, actor (Love is Never Silent)
1944 - Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri, Italian illustrator
1944 - Ene Ergma, Estonian politician
1944 - Dennis Farina, Chicago, IL, actor (Get Short, Law & Order), (d. 2013)
1948 - Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 - Patricia [Anne] McKillip, US, sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
1948 - Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 - Jirō Akagawa, Japanese novelist
1952 - Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
1952 - Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
1952 - Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
1952 - Tim[othy] Powers, Buffalo, New York, American sci-fi author (Last Call, Declare)
1952 - Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television personality
1956 - Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care)
1956 - Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer
1956 - Bob Speller, Canadian politician
1956 - Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (d. 2002)
1956 - J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
1960 - Ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician
1960 - Khaled, Algerian raï musician
1960 - Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker
1960 - Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)
1964 - Henrik Sundstrom, Sweden, tennis star
1964 - James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra
1964 - Jahred Shane, Afro-Brazilian rapper/singer of Hed PE
1968 - Bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)
1968 - Cary Conklin, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)
1968 - Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
1968 - Gonzalo Lira, Chilean-American novelist
1968 - Pete Fenson, American curler
1968 - Naoko Iijima, Japanese actress
1968 - Eugene Volokh, American law professor
1968 - Frank Woodley, Australian comedian
1972 - Antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)
1972 - Chris Devine, Allentown Pa, diver (Olympics-96)
1972 - Cyrus Beasley, Rowe NY, rower (Olympics-1996)
1972 - Fabien Bownes, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)
1972 - Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1972 - Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (d. 2002)
1976 - Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)
Rapper Ja RuleRapper Ja Rule (1976) 1976 - Ja Rule, American rapper and actor
1976 - Emma Barton, English actress
1976 - Terrence Long, American baseball player
1980 - Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist
1980 - Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 - Taylor Twellman, American soccer player
1980 - Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer
1980 - Chris Conley, American musician
1984 - Cam Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
1984 - Darren Ambrose, English footballer
1984 - Cullen Jones, American swimmer
1984 - Adam Sinclair, Indian field hockey player
1988 - Scott Golbourne, English footballer

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