Famous Birthdays on 21st July

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 215

810 - Imam Bukhari, Islamic scholar (d. 870)
1515 - St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest
1620 - Jean Picard, French astronomer
1664 - Matthew Prior, English poet
1676 - Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)
1693 - Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance
1706 - Pierre Lyonet, zoologist/cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups)
1710 - Paul Möhring, German physician (d. 1792)
1748 - Louis-Henry Paisible, composer
1758 - Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
1762 - Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist
1779 - Gottlob Wiedebein, composer
1797 - Franz Schoberlechner, composer
1802 - David Hunter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1804 - Victor Schoelcher, Guadeloupe, abolished french slavery
1808 - Simion Bărnuţiu, Romanian philosopher and politician (d. 1864)
1810 - Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist
1815 - Stewart Van Vliet, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901
1816 - Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service
1817 - John Gilbert, painter/illustrator
1817 - Joseph K Barnes, Major General (Union Army), died in 1883
1821 - Vasile Alecsandri, Romania, poet/ Foreign Minister/diplomat
1822 - Ludwig Theodore Gouvy, composer
1826 - James Gillpatrick Blunt, Major General (Union volunteers)
1828 - John Rutter Brooke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 - Henrietta Marie Morse King, cattlewoman
1856 - Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)
1856 - Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect
1857 - A S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer
1858 - Lovis Corinth, German painter (d. 1925)
1858 - Maria Christina of Austria, queen of Spain (d. 1929)
1858 - Alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand artist (d. 1941)
1863 - C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
1864 - Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97)
1865 - Robert Kahn, composer
1870 - Emil Orlik, Czech painter (d. 1932)
1880 - Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (d. 1919)
1882 - David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (d. 1967)
1885 - Frances Parkinson Keyes, novelist (Dinner at Antoine)
1892 - Anton Schnack, German writer/poet
1892 - Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (tax office Wibautstraat, Amsterdam)
1892 - Lenore Ulric, US actress (Notorious, Better Woman) [or 1894]
1893 - Hans Fallada, writer
1895 - H G "Nummy" Deane, South African cricket Test captain (1927-31)
1895 - Ken Maynard, Texas, cowboy/actor/producer (Bigfoot)
1898 - Ernest Willem Mulder, composer
1898 - Sara Carter, Virginia, vocalist/guitarist (Carter Family)
Author Ernest HemingwayAuthor Ernest Hemingway (1899) 1899 - Ernest Hemingway, Oak Park Illinois, author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), (d. 1961)
1899 - Hart Crane, US, poet (Bridge)
1901 - Allyn Joslyn, Milford Pa, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society)
1903 - Theodore Karyotakis, composer
1903 - Roy Neuberger, American financier
1905 - Diana Trilling, writer
1906 - Daniel Ayala Perez, composer
1907 - Ross Alexander, Brooklyn NY, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood)
1908 - Harold "Jug" McSpaden, American professional golfer (d. 1996)
1909 - Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, Egyptologist
1911 - Jozef Cyrankiewicz, premier Poland (1947..70)
Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhanPhilosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan (1911) 1911 - Marshall McLuhan, Canada, writer (Medium is the Massage)
1915 - Duke of Norfolk
1915 - Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist
1915 - Maurice Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1920 - Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens)
1920 - Isaac Stern, Kreminiecz Russia, violinist (debut SF Symph)
1920 - Manuel Valls Gorina, composer
1921 - Billy Taylor, Greenville NC, orchestra leader (David Frost Show)
1922 - Kay Starr, Dougherty Oklahoma, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)
1923 - Henny Alma, [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange)
1924 - Don Knotts, Morgantown WV, actor (Amdy Griffth Show, 3's Company)
1925 - Al Checco, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Extreme Close-up)
1925 - Lovro Zupanovic, composer
1925 - Anne Meacham, American actress
1926 - Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner
1926 - Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
1926 - Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)
1926 - Paul Burke, New Orleans, actor (Thomas Crown Affair) [or Jan 21]
1926 - Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general
1926 - Queenie Watts, English actress (d. 1980)
1926 - Bill Pertwee, Amersham, England, actor (Dad's Army), (d. 2013)
1927 - Stefan Niculescu, composer
1928 - Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (d. 1998)
1929 - Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
1930 - Gene Alec Littler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1961 US Open)
1930 - Anand Bakshi, Indian lyricist (d. 2002)
1931 - Leon Schidlowsky, composer
1932 - Ernie Warlick, American football player
1933 - Brigitte Reimann, writer
1933 - John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)
1934 - Chandu Borde, cricket batsman (55 Tests for India 1959-67)
1934 - Edolphus Towns, (Rep-D-New York, 1983- )
1935 - Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
1935 - Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
1935 - Norbert Blüm, German politician
1935 - Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
1938 - Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
1938 - Janet Reno, US attorney general (1993- )
1938 - Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)
1939 - John Negroponte, 1st United States Director of National Intelligence
1940 - James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina)
1941 - Jim Bates, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1942 - Fred Hetzel, NBA star (SF, Cincinnati, Milwaukee Bucks)
1942 - Kim Fowley, Philippines/US rock vocalist/producer/songwriter
1942 - Patricia Elliot, Gunnison Co, actress (Renee-Empire, One Life to Live)
1942 - Mike Hegan, Cleveland, OH, MLB player (NY Yankees), (d. 2013)
1943 - David Downing, NYC, actor (Backstairs at the White House)
1943 - Edward Herrmann, Wash DC, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds)
1943 - Jerry McGee, New Lexingon OH, PGA golfer (1975 Pensacola Open)
1944 - Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian/English writer (Price of Bride)
1944 - Paul Wellstone, (Sen-D-Minnesota)
1944 - Tony Scott, director (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), (d. 2012)
1944 - John Atta Mills, Tarkwa, Gold Coast (Ghana), President of Ghana (2009-2012), (d. 2012)
1945 - Alton Maddox, NY African American activist/attorney (Tawana Brawley case)
1945 - Barry Richards, extraordinary cricket batsman (4 Tests for South Africa)
1945 - Geoff Dymock, Australian cricket left-arm pace bowler (1974-80)
1945 - Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)
1945 - John Lowe, English darts player
1945 - Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)
1946 - Barry "Bean" Whitwam, rocker
1946 - Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Poland, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1946 - Kenneth Starr, American lawyer
1947 - Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricket opener (Gavaskar's partner for a while)
1947 - John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-Tennessee)
1947 - Wendell Burton, San Antonio Tx, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show)
Singer and songwriter Cat StevensSinger and songwriter Cat Stevens (1948) 1948 - Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], London, rock vocalist (Peace Train)
1948 - Art Hindle, Halifax Nova Scotia, actor (Jeff-Dallas, Berrengers)
1948 - Garry Trudeau, political cartoonist (Doonesbury)
1948 - Ed Hinton, American sportswriter
1949 - Ludmila Smirnova, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)
1949 - Al Hrabosky, baseball player
1950 - Larry Tolbert, rock drummer (Raydio)
1950 - Ubaldo Fillol, Argentinian footballer
1951 - Diana Dennis, Portland Oregon, body builder (Women Physique World)
1951 - Doug Collins, US, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972)
1951 - Slick Watts, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
Actor & Comedian Robin WilliamsActor & Comedian Robin Williams (1951) 1951 - Robin Williams, Chicago, Illinois, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting)
1952 - John Barrasso, [John Anthony Barrasso III], Reading Pennsylvania, American politician, junior senator from Wyoming
1953 - Brian Talbot, British footballer
1953 - Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
1955 - Henry Preistman, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)
1955 - Tacho Ocheriski, singer (Putting on the Ritz)
1955 - Howie Epstein, American musician (d. 2003)
1955 - Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
1956 - Michael Connelly, American author
1957 - Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
1959 - Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Oly-96)
1960 - Lance Guest, Saratoga California, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)
1960 - Matt Mulhern, Phila, actor (Biloxi Blues)
1960 - Fritz Walter, German footballer
1961 - Don Wilson, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
1961 - Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1961 - Jim Martin, Oakland CA, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing)
1961 - Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer
1962 - Ike Eisenmann, Houston Texas, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey)
1963 - Kevin Poole, English footballer
1963 - Paulo Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
1964 - Susan Swift, Houston Texas, actress (Chisholms)
1965 - Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
1965 - Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
1965 - Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
1966 - Larisa Neiland, Lvov Ukraine, tennis star (1996 Essen winner)
1966 - Arija Bareikis, American actress
1967 - Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1967 - Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star
1968 - Brandi Chastain, San Jose California, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1968 - Christian Perthaler, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1968 - Dina Ammaccapane, Bayport NY, LPGA golfer (1994 Sara Lee Classic-4th)
1968 - Johnnie Barnes, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 - Lyle Odelein, Quill Lake Sask, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Montreal)
1968 - Robert Anthony Gamez, Las Vegas NV, PGA golfer (1990 Nestle)
1969 - Emerson Hart, American musician (Tonic)
1970 - Bryce Florie, Charleston FLA, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970 - Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, New Haven, Conn, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1970 - Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
1971 - Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
1972 - Dennis Military man, soccer player (Sparta/Vitesse)
1972 - Joe Rudolph, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
1972 - Kimera Bartee, Omaha NE, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1972 - Lilach Parisky, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)
1972 - Martin Miller, CFL safety (BC Lions)
1972 - Shinjiro Otani, wrestler (NJPW)
1973 - Ali Landry, Louisiana, Miss Universe-USA (1996)
1973 - Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
1973 - Steve Taneyhill, WLAF QB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1974 - Andrea L'Huillier, Miss Universe-Chile (1996)
1974 - Geoff Jenkins, American baseball player
1975 - Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
1975 - Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
1977 - Allison Wagner, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
1977 - Sarah Biasini, daughter of actress Romy Schneider
1977 - Paul Casey, English golfer
1977 - Jaime Murray, British actress
1978 - Kyoko Iwosoki, Japan, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-gold-92, 96)
1978 - Damian Marley, Jamaican musician
1978 - Justin Bartha, American actor
1978 - Gary Teale, Scottish football player
1979 - David Carr, American football player
1979 - Tamika Catchings, American basketball player
1980 - Tailor James, Canadian model
1980 - CC Sabathia, American baseball player
1981 - Stefan Schumacher, German cyclist

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