Famous Birthdays on 29th July

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 206

1166 - Henry II of Champagne (d. 1197)
1590 - Gilles Hayne, composer
1605 - Simon Dach, German poet
1620 - Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1646 - Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
1723 - Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer
1739 - Johannes Ritschel, composer
1755 - Franz Gotz, composer
1758 - Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)
1778 - Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer
1797 - Daniel Drew, American financier (d. 1879)
1801 - George Bradshaw, English publisher (d. 1853)
1805 - Alexis de Tocqueville, France, statesman/writer (Democracy in America)
1817 - James Blair Steedman, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1820 - Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), died in 1871
1828 - Cuvier Grover, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1885
1830 - Alvan Cullem Gillem, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875
1843 - Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
1849 - Max Nordau, Austrian author and Zionist leader (d. 1923)
1853 - Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing)
1853 - Henry Morton Dunham, composer
1854 - Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education)
1861 - Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
1861 - Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16)
1865 - Nicola Spinelli, composer
1869 - Booth Tarkington, US, novelist (17, Magnificent Ambersons)
1872 - Eric Alfred Knudsen, American folklorist (d. 1957)
1874 - August Stramm, writer
1874 - James Shaver Woodsworth, Canadian politician (d. 1942)
1876 - Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
1878 - Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel) (d. 1937)
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini (1883) 1883 - Benito Mussolini, [Il Duce], Forli Kingdom of Italy, Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43), (d. 1945)
1883 - Manuel Infante, Spanish composer/conductor
1883 - Porfirio Barba-Jacob, Colombian poet and writer (d. 1942)
1884 - Henri Liebrecht, Belgian playwright/journalist
1884 - Ralph A. Bard, U.S. Navy Undersecretary (d. 1975)
1885 - Theda Bara, American film actress (d. 1955)
1887 - Rudi Stephan, composer
1887 - Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer (Blossom Time)
1888 - Niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered)
1889 - Karl Otten, writer
1891 - Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist
1892 - Charles L Bass, actor (Business in White Slavery)
1892 - Ernst van Raalte, lawyer (Seen, heard... wrote)
1892 - Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)
1892 - William Powell, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey)
1895 - Michail M Zosjtsjenko, Russian author
1897 - Sir Neil Ritchie, British general (d. 1983)
1898 - Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
1899 - Walter Beall, American baseball player (d. 1959)
1900 - Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
1900 - Don Redman, Piedmont WV, orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times)
1900 - Eyvind Johnson, Sweden, novelist (Return to Ithaca-Nobel 1974)
1900 - Don Redman, American musician (d. 1964)
1904 - J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1993)
Silent Screen Actress Clara BowSilent Screen Actress Clara Bow (1905) 1905 - Clara Bow, Brooklyn New York, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), (d. 1965)
1905 - Dag Hammarskjoeld, Sweden, 2nd UN Sect-General (1953-61) (Nobel 1961)
1905 - Thelma Todd, [Alison Loyd], Lawrence MA, actress (Dangerous Female)
1905 - Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
1906 - Diana Vreeland, French-born fashion editor (d. 1989)
1907 - Melvin Mouron Belli, Sonora California, lawyer (SF's "King of Torts")
1909 - Georgy Mushel, composer
1910 - Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
1911 - Jan Cikker, composer
1911 - Foster Furcolo, 60th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1995)
1911 - Iakovos, Archbishop of America (d. 2005)
1913 - Stephen McNally, NYC, actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo)
1913 - Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal
1914 - "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash)
1914 - Abram Games, graphic artist
1914 - Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
1915 - Bruce R. McConkie, LDS apostle and author (d. 1985)
1915 - Francis W. Sargent, 64th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1998)
1916 - Charlie Christian, American jazz guitarist (d. 1942)
1916 - Budd Boetticher, American film director (d. 2001)
1918 - Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer
1920 - Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)
1920 - Neville Jeffress, Australian founder of Media Monitors Australia (d. 2007)
1921 - Aled Eames, maritime historian
1921 - Richard Egan, SF California, actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna)
1923 - Gordon Mitchell, American actor (d. 2003)
1924 - Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)
1924 - Robert Horton, Los Angeles California, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena)
1924 - Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (d. 2005)
Murder victim Elizabeth ShortMurder victim Elizabeth Short (1924) 1924 - Elizabeth Short, victim in the Black Dahlia case (d. 1947)
1925 - Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)
1925 - Ted Lindsay, Renfrew Ontario, Canadian hockey player
1926 - Don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)
1926 - Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
1926 - Donald Carter, St Louis, Missouri, professional bowler, six-time bowler of the year, (d. 2012)
1927 - Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
1928 - Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, composer
1929 - Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher
1930 - Paul Taylor, dancer/choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company) [or 6/5]
1932 - Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], Los Angelas California, playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956)
1932 - Nancy Landon Kassebaum, (Sen-R-Kansas, 1979- )
1933 - Cammie Smith, WI cricket opening batsman (1960-62)
1933 - Robert Fuller, Troy NY, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train)
1933 - Lou Albano, American pro wrestling manager
1934 - Alfred Scott, WI cricket leg-spinner (son of O C, Test 0-140)
1935 - Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
1935 - Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
1936 - Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
1937 - Daniel McFadden, American economist, Nobel Prize Laureate
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter JenningsJournalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings (1938) 1938 - Peter Jennings, Toronto Canada, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
1938 - Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
1939 - Annea Lockwood, composer
1941 - David Warner, Manchester NH, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits)
1942 - Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
1942 - Tony Sirico, American actor
1943 - Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
1943 - Ingrid Kramer, Dresden Germany, diver (Olympic-gold-1964)
1943 - Roz Kelly, Mt Vernon NY, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days)
1943 - David Taylor, English snooker player
1944 - Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)
1945 - Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
1946 - Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
1946 - Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
1947 - Janet LePera, LPGA golfer
1947 - Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (d. 2006)
1949 - Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of Vice President Dan Quayle (1989-93)
1949 - Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)
1949 - Leslie Easterbrook, Los Angeles, California, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy)
1950 - Maricica Puica, Romania, 2K runner (world record)
1950 - Radu Voina, Romania, team handball (Oly-silver/2 bronze-1972, 76, 80)
1951 - Dean Pitchford, rocker
1951 - Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
1951 - Dan Driessen, American baseball player
Singer-songwriter Geddy LeeSinger-songwriter Geddy Lee (1953) 1953 - Geddy Lee, Toronto Canada, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer)
1953 - Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], Brooklyn, New York, American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball)
1953 - Tim Gunn, American television personality
1954 - Flo Hyman, Inglewood California, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
1955 - "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
1955 - Dave Stevens, American illustrator
1955 - Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
1956 - Brenda Hocott, LPGA golfer
1956 - Patti Scialfa, singer (As Long as I Can Be)/Mrs Bruce Springsteen
1956 - Teddy Atlas, American boxing trainer and commentator
1956 - Ronnie Musgrove, Former Governor of Mississippi
1957 - Nellie Kim, Shurab, Tajik SSR, Soviet gymnast (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
1957 - Alessandra Marc, American operatic soprano
1959 - Brian James Claar, Santa Monica CA, PGA golfer (1991 AT&T-2nd)
1959 - Gary Springer, NYC, actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair)
1959 - John Sykes, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-Blue Murder)
1959 - Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor
1959 - Ruud Janssen, Dutch writer and artist
1962 - Corinne Dibnah, Brisbane Australia, LPGA golfer (1988 Brit Open)
1962 - Steve Pelluer, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1962 - Vincent Rousseau, Belgian athlete
1962 - Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
1963 - Alexandra Paul, NYC, actress (Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet)
1963 - Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
1963 - Damon Allen, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
1963 - Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
1963 - Patty Dodd, Bogota Columbia, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-2nd-1988)
1963 - Steve Frey, Meadowbrook PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1963 - Graham Poll, English football referee
1963 - Jim Beglin, Irish football commentator
1964 - Lisa Peluso, Phila, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving)
1965 - Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
1965 - Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1965 - Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
1965 - Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1965 - Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
1966 - Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1966 - Martina McBride, country singer
1966 - Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic-gold-92)
1966 - Richard Steven Horvitz, American comic voiceactor
1968 - Kristen Babb-Sprague, California, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-92)
1968 - Mike Williams, Radford VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1968 - Paavo Lotjonen, Finnish Cellist (Apocalyptica)
1969 - Alison Dunlap, Denver Colorado, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1970 - John Rennie, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler 1993)
1970 - Maria Checca, Bogota Colombia, playmate (Aug, 1994)
1970 - Sean LaChapelle, NFL/WLAF receiver (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
1970 - Steve Wojciechowski, Blue Island IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1971 - Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
1971 - Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
1971 - Johnny Ruffin, Butler AL, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1971 - Monica Calhoun, American actress
1971 - Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish singer songwriter
1972 - Steven Branscombe, WLAF WR (Scotland Claymores)
1972 - Wil Wheaton, CA, actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me)
1973 - Stephen Dorff, Atlanta, actor (I Know My Name is Steven)
1973 - Wanya Morris, [Squirt], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1974 - Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1975 - Seth Greisinger, Kansas City KS, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Sheya Shipanga, Miss Namibia Universe (1997)
1975 - Corrado Grabbi, Italian footballer
1977 - Greg Burgess, US, 200m individual medley (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1979 - Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
1979 - Ronald Murray, American basketball player
1980 - Ryan Braun, Kitchener, Onatrio, Canadian baseball player (Los Angeles Angels)
1980 - Fernando González, Chilean tennis player
1980 - Rachel Miner, American actress
1981 - Jennie Thompson, Wichita Falls TX, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Oly-96)
1981 - Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula 1 Driver
1981 - Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer
1981 - Troy Perkins, American soccer player
1982 - Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer

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