Famous Birthdays on 31st July

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1143 - Emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165)
1396 - Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count
1443 - Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1527 - Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 - Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
1578 - Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange
1597 - Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
1598 - Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654)
1629 - Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer
1654 - Jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat
1702 - Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary and painter (d. 1768)
1704 - Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer)
1718 - John Canton, English physicist (d. 1772)
1724 - Noël François de Wailly, French lexicographer (d. 1801)
1737 - Princess Augusta Charlotte of Wales (d. 1813)
1743 - August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist
1748 - Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1767 - Amelie Julia Candielle, composer
1803 - John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor
1808 - Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer
1816 - George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870
1817 - Philip Cook Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1818 - Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer
1825 - Thomas Hart Taylor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1825 - William S. Clark, American senator and scholar (d. 1886)
1828 - Francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin)
1830 - Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer
1834 - Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)
1835 - Henri Brisson, French statesman (d. 1912)
1835 - Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (d. 1903)
1837 - William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1841 - George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer
1843 - Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet (d. 1918)
1844 - Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist
1847 - Ignatio Cervantes, composer
1848 - Jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville)
1854 - Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12)
1858 - Richard Dixon Oldham, British geologist (d. 1936)
1860 - Mary Vaux Walcott, American artist and naturalist (d. 1940)
1867 - Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (d. 1966)
1875 - Harry Northrup, Paris France, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door)
1880 - Munshi Premchand, Indian Author (d. 1936)
1882 - Grete Gulbransson, writer
1883 - Fred Quimby, American film producer (d. 1965)
1884 - Karl F Goerdeler, mayor (Leipzig), "July 20th Plot",,18860731::"Constant Permeke, Flemish painter/statues artist (Sow)
1886 - Salvatore Maranzano, Sicilian-born American organized crime figure (d. 1931)
1887 - Hans Freyer, German sociologist (d. 1969)
1889 - Donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche)
1892 - Joseph Charbonneau, French-Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1959)
1893 - Charles Wilfred Orr, composer
1894 - Roy Bargy, Mich, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show)
1894 - Fred Keenor, Welsh footballer (d.1972)
1900 - Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)
1900 - Erich Katz, composer
1901 - Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages)
1902 - G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)
1904 - Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956)
1904 - Brett Halliday, American writer (d. 1977)
1905 - Trenchard Cox, museum director
1911 - George Liberace, Menasha Wisc, violinist (Liberace Show)
1912 - Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's)
1912 - Irv Kupcinet, Chicago Ill, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark)
Economist Milton FriedmanEconomist Milton Friedman (1912) 1912 - Milton Friedman, Brooklyn New York, economist (Nobel 1976), (d. 2006)
1913 - Bryan Hextall, NHL hall of famer (NY Rangers)
1914 - Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker
1914 - Louis De Funes, Courbevoie France, actor (I Tartassati, Fantomas)
1914 - Raymond Aubrac, Paris, French resistance leader, (d. 2012)
1915 - Robert Steel, academic
1916 - Sydney Tafler, London England, actor (Too Many Crooks)
1916 - Verdun Scott, NZ cricketer/rugby player
1916 - Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist
1918 - Paul D. Boyer, American chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate
1918 - Hank Jones, American pianist
1919 - Curt Gowdy, Green River Wyo, sportscaster (ABC)
1919 - Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, cricketer (Indian righty batsman 1947-59)
1919 - Norman Del Mar, composer
1919 - Primo Levi, Italy, chemist/writer (Survival in Aushchwitz)
1920 - Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer
1920 - James Esdras Faust, American religious leader (d. 2007)
1921 - Whitney M Young Jr, civil rights leader, head of Urban League
1921 - Peter Benenson, British founder of Amnesty International (d. 2005)
1922 - Lucy Killea, (assemblywoman-California)
1923 - Ahmet Ertegun, CEO (Atlantic Records)
1923 - Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert
1926 - Hilary Putnam, American philosopher
1927 - Walter Vogt, writer
1928 - Bill Frenzel, (Rep-R-MN, 1971- )
1929 - Don Murray, California, actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love)
1929 - Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist
1929 - Don Murray, American actor
1929 - José Santamaria, Uruguayan footballer
1929 - Lynne Reid Banks, British author
1930 - Oleg Popov, Russian clown
1931 - Kenny Burrell, American guitarist
1931 - Nick Bollettieri, American tennis coach
1932 - Morey Carr, rocker (Playmates)
1932 - Robert W Davis, (Rep-R-MI, 1979- )
Actor Ted CassidyActor Ted Cassidy (1932) 1932 - Ted Cassidy, Pittsburgh PA, American actor (Lurch-Addams Family)
1932 - John Searle, American philosopher
1932 - Sam Coppola, Jersey City, New Jersey, actor (Saturday Night Fever), (d. 2012)
1933 - Cees Nooteboom, Dutch writer
1935 - Geoffrey Lewis, Plainsfield NJ, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy)
1935 - Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist
1936 - Bonnie Brown, rocker (Browns)
1936 - Vic Davalillo, Venezuelan baseball player
1937 - Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-56)
1939 - France Nuyen, Marseilles France, actress (St Elsewhere, Diamond Head)
1939 - John R West, rock guitarist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
1939 - Roger Prideaux, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1968-69)
1940 - Stanley Jaffe, producer (Fatal Attraction)
1941 - Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician
1943 - Carla Glasgow, LPGA golfer
1943 - Lobo, [Kent Lavoie], rocker
1943 - Stephanie Forrester (Bold & the Beautiful)
1943 - Susan Flannery, NYC, actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas)
1943 - William Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)/drug tsar
1943 - Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
1944 - Geraldine Chaplin, Santa Monica Ca, actress (Dr Zhivago, 3 Musketeers)
1944 - Sherry Lansing, Chicago Ill, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain)
1944 - Robert C. Merton, American mathematician
1945 - Tomas Vackar, composer
1945 - William Floyd Weld, (Gov-R-Mass)
1946 - Gary Lewis, Jerry's son, singer, (& The Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
1946 - Karen Zerby, American religious leader
1947 - Dennis Greenslade, rocker
1947 - Karl Greene, Manchester, rock bassist, (Herman's Hermits)
1948 - Leaveil Degree, rocker (Whispers)
1950 - Lane Davies, actor (Mason-Santa Barbara, Impure Thoughts)
1951 - Barry Van Dyke, Atlanta Ga, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder)
1951 - Evonne Goolagong Cawley, NSW Aust, tennis player (Wimbledon 1971)
1951 - Gerald Anthony, actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live)
1952 - Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut
1952 - João Barreiros, Portuguese writer
1953 - Hugh McDowell, chelloist (ELO-Telephone Line)
1953 - Jimmy Cook, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1992)
1953 - Ted Baillieu, Australian Politician
1953 - James Read, American actor
1954 - Derek Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
Actor Michael BiehnActor Michael Biehn (1956) 1956 - Michael Biehn, Anniston AL, actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss)
1956 - Deval Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts
1956 - Bill Callahan, American football coach
1957 - Dirk Blocker, Los Angeles California, actor (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Ryan's Four)
1957 - Irina Nazariva, USSR, 4 X 400m relay (Olympic-gold-1980)
1957 - Victoria E Cooke, Hollywood Ca, playmate (Aug, 1980)
1957 - Daniel Ash, British musician (Bauhaus)
1957 - Leon Durham, American baseball player
1958 - Bill Berry, US pop drummer (REM-Sentimental Hygiene)
1958 - Wallace Kurth, actor (Days of Our Lives, Ned/Ed-General Hospital)
1958 - Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner
1959 - Mike Bielecki, Baltimore MD, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1959 - Peter Senior, Singapore, Australasia golfer
1959 - Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist
1960 - Dale Hunter, Petrolia, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1960 - lva Budarova, Czechoslovakia tennis star
1961 - Chris Hinton, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
1961 - Susan Sanders, LPGA golfer
1962 - Kevin Greene, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1962 - Kym Malin, Dallas Tx, playmate (May, 1982)
1962 - Rhonda Reilly, Indianapolis IN, LPGA golfer (1992 Oldsmobile-48th)
1962 - Sandra "Sweetness" Hodge, basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters)
1962 - Troy Murray, Calgary, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
1962 - Wesley Snipes, Orlando Florida, actor (Passenger 57, Money Train, Blade trilogy)
1962 - John Chiang, American politician
1963 - Brian Skrudland, Peace River, NHL center (Florida Panthers)
1963 - Norman Cook, rocker (Housemartins-Happy Hour, Over There)
1964 - Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs)
1965 - Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)
1965 - Tom Stankowski, Paris France, Nike golfer
Novelist J. K. RowlingNovelist J. K. Rowling (1965) 1965 - J. K. Rowling, Gloucestershire England, writer (Harry Potter)
1965 - Julian Richards, British film director
1966 - Dean Cain, Mt Clemens Michigan, actor (Clark-Lois & Clark)
1966 - Julie Forbes, Torphins Scotland, golfer (Aberdeenshire champ 1989)
1966 - Marina V A Mowatt, [Ogilvy], daughter of English princess Alexandra
1966 - Tylin John, Encino CA, playmate (Mar, 1992)
1967 - Elizabeth Wurtzel, NYC, actress (Prozac Nation)
1967 - Rodney Harvey, actor (Salsa)
1967 - Sean O'Neill, Toledo OH, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
1967 - Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1967 - Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese seiyū
1967 - Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (d. 2005)
1968 - Andre Ware, CFL quarterback (Toronto Argonauts)
1968 - David Bradley Stockton Jr, Redlands CA, PGA golfer (1994 Canon-3rd)
1968 - Saeed Al-Saffar, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup, later captain)
1969 - Langa Sibanda, Miss Universe-Zimbabwe (1996)
1969 - Loren Dean, Las Vegas NV, actor (Billy Bathgate, Say Anything)
1969 - Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1969 - Rudolf Martin, Germany, actor (Anton-All My Children)
1969 - David Cash, American professional wrestler
1969 - Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician
1970 - David Sacco, Malden MA, NHL left wing (Oly-94, Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1970 - Knut Holmann, Norway, rower (Olympics-gold-96)
1970 - Ahmad Akbarpour, Iranian writer
1971 - Gus Frerotte, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
1971 - John Lowery, American guitarist
1972 - Antonio Langham, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
1972 - Jason Gildon, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1972 - Ray McElroy, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 - Tami Stronach, Teheran Iran, actress (Neverending Story)
1973 - Jerry Rivera, Puerto Rico, spanish singer
1973 - Chandra North, American supermodel

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