Famous Birthdays on 22nd May

Birthdays 1 - 197 of 197

1622 - Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)
1671 - Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1715 - François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)
1722 - Johannes Schmidlin, composer
1724 - Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)
1759 - Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1770 - Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)
1772 - Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)
1780 - Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer
1783 - Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer
1804 - John William (Turk) Livingston, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885
1808 - G de Nerval, writer
1813 - Richard Wagner, Leipsig Germany, composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman)
Composer Richard WagnerComposer Richard Wagner (1813) 1820 - Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer
1821 - Alfred Sully, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1823 - Solomon Bundy, American politician (d. 1889)
1823 - Isabella Glyn Dallas, British Shakepearean actress (d. 1889)
1826 - George Parr, cricketer (legendary Notts batsman, 1st Eng touring capt)
1841 - Catulle Mendès, French poet (d. 1909)
1844 - Mary Cassatt, US, Impressionist painter (Woman Bathing)
1849 - Louis Perrier, Swiss politician (d. 1913)
1850 - Johann Schrammel, composer
1852 - Emile Sauret, composer
Author Arthur Conan DoyleAuthor Arthur Conan Doyle (1859) 1859 - Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice
1862 - August Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor
1865 - Enrique Morera, composer
1874 - Daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54)
1874 - Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer
1879 - Eastwood Lane, composer
1879 - Jean Emile Paul Cras, composer
1879 - Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (Big Ship Great Aussie skipper 1920-21)
1879 - Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-born actress, scriptwriter, and producer (d. 1945)
1884 - Alceo Toni, composer
1885 - Julio Fonseca, composer
1885 - Giacomo Matteotti, Italian politician (d. 1924)
1891 - J R Becher, writer
1891 - Robert Gordon Sproul, educator/college pres (Univ of California)
1891 - Eddie Edwards, American jazz trombonist (d. 1963)
1892 - Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C)
1895 - Jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [OS=May 12]
1897 - Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)
1898 - René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
1900 - Yvonne de Gaulle, wife of Charles de Gaulle (d. 1979)
1901 - Maurice J. Tobin, 56th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1953)
1902 - Al Simmons, Milwaukee, American baseball outfielder (A's), lifetime batting avg of .334 (d. 1956)
1903 - Yves Rocard, French physicist (d. 1992)
1904 - Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)
1904 - Paul Viiding, Estonian poet (d. 1962)
1906 - Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
1907 - Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1907 - Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)
1908 - Rattana Pestonji, Thai filmmaker (d. 1970)
1908 - Horton Smith. American golfer (d. 1963)
1910 - Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1911 - Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 - Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 - Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1913 - Carlyle Blackwell Jr, CA, actor (Docks of NY)
1914 - Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
1914 - Sun Ra, American musician (d. 1993)
1916 - Gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 - Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1917 - Georg Tintner, Austrian-born conductor (d. 1999)
1917 - Nathan Davis, American actor
1917 - Daniel Nagrin, American modern dancer and choreographer
1918 - David Land, impressario
1919 - Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
1920 - Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1920 - Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe)
1922 - Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1922 - Quinn Martin, American television producer (d. 1987)
1924 - Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)
1924 - Claude Andre Francois Ballif, composer
1924 - Helen Wedemeyer, Hilo Hawaii, actress (Hawaii Five-O)
1925 - Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)
1925 - James King, American tenor (d. 2005)
1927 - Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)
1927 - Michael Constantine, Penn, actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water)
1927 - Phil Tucker, American director
1928 - Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer
1928 - T Boone Pickens, CEO (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co)
1929 - Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer
1930 - Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior
1930 - Kenny Ball, rocker, (d. 2013)
1930 - Harvey Milk, Woodmere New York, American politician and gay activist
1930 - Marisol (Maria Sol) Escobar, Paris France, Venezuelan sculptor
1933 - John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)
1934 - Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1934 - Arne Harris, American television sports director (d. 2001)
1935 - Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
1936 - M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (d. 2005)
1938 - Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)
1938 - Richard Benjamin, NYC, director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He & She)
1938 - Susan Strasberg, NYC, actress (In Praise of Older Women, Manitou)
1940 - Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN)
1940 - Erapalli Prasanna, cricketer (one of India's big four spinners)
1940 - Michael Sarrazin, actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They)
1941 - Paul Winfield, LA, actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack)
1941 - Sebastian Forbes, composer
1941 - Sir Menzies Campbell, British politician
1941 - Martha Langbein, German athlete
1942 - Barbara Parkins, Vancouver BC, actress (Betty-Peyton Place, Asylum)
1942 - Calvin Simon, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-1 Nation Under a Groove)
1942 - Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer
1942 - Pallo Jordan, South African ANC member/heads (Radio Freedom)
1942 - Theodore Kaczynski, American terrorist
1943 - Tommy John, pitcher (Yankee/Dodger)
1943 - Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1943 - Gesine Schwan, German politician and science professor
1946 - George Best, footballer/soccer player (Manchester United, Northern Ireland)
1946 - Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager
1948 - Richard Baker, (Rep-R-Louisiana)
1950 - Bernie Taupin, lyricist (writes with Elton John)
1950 - Alekos Alavanos, Greek politician
1952 - Jan Todd, woman power lifter, once lifted 248 kg in a squat
1952 - R W Eaks, Colorado Springs CO, Nike golfer (1990 Quicksilver Open)
1953 - John Edward Stevens, NYC, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List)
1953 - Doris Barnett, German politician
1953 - Cha Bum-Kun, Korean footballer
1954 - Jerry Dammers, keyboardist (Specials-Special)
1955 - Iva Davies, rock guitarist/vocalist (Icehouse)
1955 - Sam Coppersmith, (Rep-D-Arizona)
1955 - Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money, The Greg Kihn Band)
1956 - Douglas Heyes Jr, Los Angeles California, actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen)
1956 - Natasha Shneider, Russian-born musician
1957 - Lisa Murkowski, American politician
1957 - Gary Sweet, Australian actor
1959 - Ed Fry, actor (Larry-As the World Turns, Adam Cory-Another World)
1959 - Morrissey, British rock vocalist (Everyday is Like Sunday)
1959 - [Patrick] Morrissey, rocker (Depeche Mode-Somebody)
1959 - Steven Morrissey, English singer
1960 - Hideaki Anno, Japanese director
1961 - Dana Williams, Dayton Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1962 - Andrew Donald Magee, Paris France, PGA golfer (1988 Pensacola Open)
1962 - Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)
1964 - David Lidberg, jockey
1964 - Ashley Renee, American fetish model
1966 - Donald Royal, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic)
1966 - Jose Mesa, Azua Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1966 - Kenny Hickey, American guitarist (Type O Negative)
1967 - Brooke Smith, American actress
1967 - John Vanderslice, American musician
1968 - Alan Levine, Park Ridge IL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1968 - Brent Geiberger, Santa Barbara CA, Nike golfer (1994 Queen Mary-2nd)
1968 - Carmie Vairo, Vancouver BC, softball infielder (Olympics-96)
1968 - Mike Harbold, Oakland California, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1968 - Randy Brown, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)
1968 - Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian
1969 - Tim Wiley, Lexington Mass, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1969 - Vaughn Eshelman, Philadelphia PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1970 - Clyde Johnson, cornerback (KC Chiefs)
1970 - Eric Wunderlich, US, 200m breaststroke (Olympics-7th-96)
1970 - Marcus Dowdell, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
Supermodel & Actress Naomi CampbellSupermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell (1970) 1970 - Naomi Campbell, London England, model/actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped)
1970 - Pedro Diniz, Brazilian Formula One driver
1971 - Corey Croom, NFL running back (NE Patriots)
1971 - Troy Barnhart, Hanford CA, water polo 2m offense (Olympics-96)
1971 - Manuel Ortiz, Mexican professional wrestler
1972 - Alison Eastwood, daughter of actor Clint/actress (Tightrope)
1972 - Mike Hollis, NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 - Rich Owens, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1972 - Anna Belknap, American actress
1972 - Annabel Chong, Singapore actress
1973 - Aaron Graham, corner (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 - Daniel Tiatto, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 - Julian Tavarez, Santiago Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1973 - Leslie Ratliffe, WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
1973 - Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Danish actor
1974 - Greg Jones, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1974 - Sean Gunn, American actor
1974 - A. J. Langer, American actress
1975 - Cole Hauser, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Randy-High Incident)[or Mar 22]
1975 - Jaane Niinimaa, Raahe FIN, NHL defenseman (Finland Oly-br-98, Flyers)
1975 - Tracy Brookshaw, American professional wrestler and valet
1975 - Salvador Ballesta, Spanish Footballer.
1976 - Christian Vande Velde, Chicago Ill, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1977 - Vinnie Potestivo, American TV Producer
1977 - Alastair Ralphs, Canadian professional wrestler
1977 - Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, Irish hurler
1977 - Dre Bly, American Football Player
1978 - Ginnifer Goodwin, American actress
1978 - Katie Price, British model
1979 - Nadia Khan, TV Presenter
1979 - Maggie Q, American actress
1980 - Rhett Fisher, actor/musician
1980 - Steven Baker, Australian rules footballer
1980 - Chad Tracy, American baseball player
1981 - Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler
1981 - Jürgen Melzer, Austrian tennis player
1982 - Apolo Anton Ohno, American short track speed skater
1982 - John Bobek, American actor
1983 - John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer
1984 - Joe Lauzon, American martial artist
1985 - Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer
1985 - Caridee English, American Model
1985 - Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player
1987 - Novak Đoković, Serbian tennis player

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