Famous Birthdays on 30th May

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 208

1010 - Emperor Renzong of China (d. 1063)
1220 - Alexander Nevsky, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Vladimir-Suzdal, Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, considered the key figure in medieval Rus (1252-63)
1423 - Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1461)
1524 - Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74)
1578 - Valentin Dretzel, composer
1623 - Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver, baptized
1623 - John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, English politician (d. 1686)
1653 - Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Empress consort of Germany (d. 1676)
1713 - Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Great Britain (d. 1757)
1718 - Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, British politician (d. 1793)
1719 - Roger Newdigate, British politician (d. 1806)
Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander NevskyKey Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky (1220) 1757 - Henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth (C), British PM (1801-04)
1797 - Johann Christian Lobe, composer
1800 - Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach)
1808 - Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer
1812 - John Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)
1814 - Eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (d. 1894)
1819 - William McMurdo, British army officer (d. 1894)
1820 - Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, French Canadian politician (d. 1890)
1829 - Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert
1830 - Edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 - George Doherty Johnston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1835 - Alfred Austin, Leeds England, poet laureate of England (Garden)
1844 - Louis Varney, composer
1845 - Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73)
1846 - Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian goldsmith and jeweler (d. 1920)
1847 - Alice Sophia Stopford Green, Ireland, proponent of Irish independence
1853 - Andries Andre, Dutch actor/husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen
1853 - Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer
1858 - Siegfried Alkan, German composer (d. 1941)
1859 - Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist
1867 - Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)
1871 - Olga Engl, Austrian actress (d. 1946)
1875 - Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (d. 1944)
1878 - Mike Donlin, American baseball player (d. 1933)
1879 - Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)
1881 - Georg von Küchler, German field marshal (d. 1968)
1882 - Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (d. 1915)
1883 - Riccardo Zandonai, composer
1886 - Randolph Bourne, American writer (d. 1918)
1887 - Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer
1887 - Gino Tagliapietra, composer
1888 - James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)
1891 - Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter
1892 - Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
1894 - Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)
1895 - Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)
1896 - Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)
1901 - Cornelia Otis Skinner, Chic, writer (When Our Hearts Were Young & Gay)
1902 - Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, archaeologist
1902 - Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Perry], Fla, actor (Miracle in Harlem)
1903 - Countee Cullen, Balt Md, poet (Black Christ & Other Poems)
1903 - Ray Howard-Jones, artist
1904 - Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panama (1956-60)
1906 - Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)
1907 - Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (d. 2007)
1907 - Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (d. 2008)
1908 - Mel[vin J] Blanc, voice (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig)
1909 - Benny Goodman, Chicago, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing)
1909 - George Headley, cricketer, Panama (all-time great WI batsman)
1910 - Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
1910 - Inge Meysel, German actress (d. 2004)
1911 - Douglas Fowley, NYC, actor (Grandpa-Pistols 'n' Petticoats)
1912 - Alexander Langsdorf, physicist
1912 - Hugh Griffith, Wales, actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!)
1912 - Joseph Stein, dramatist/playwright (Fiddler on the Roof)
1912 - Julian Gustave Symons, writer
1913 - Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer
1914 - Bobby Sherwood, Indianapolis Ind, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show)
1915 - Jerome Bert Weisner, military scientist/disarmer
1916 - Joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium)
1918 - Guadalupe "Pita" Amor, Mexican poet (d. 2000)
1918 - Bob Evans, American restaurateur (d. 2007)
1919 - René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
1920 - John Heawood, actor/singer/choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
1922 - Harry Clement Stubbs, US, sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld)
1922 - Hal Clement, American writer (d. 2003)
1923 - Jimmy Lydon, Harrington Pk NJ, actor (Richard-Love That Jill)
1924 - Norbert Schemansky, USA, middle heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1952)
1925 - Claude Prey, composer
1925 - Eddy Bruma, Suriname politician
1925 - Gerard John Toorenaar, political commissar in Amsterdam (1975-79)
1926 - Christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual (born George William Jorgensen, Jr)
1926 - Edouard Van Remoortel, Brussels, conductor (1958-62 St Louis Symph)
1926 - James Whitman McLamore, businessman
1927 - Clint Walker, Hartford Ill, actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen)
1927 - Dick Noel, Brooklyn New York, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder)
1927 - Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US, author (American Glass Animals)
1928 - John Keith Wright, English economist/asst sect of state (1971-84)
1928 - Agnès Varda, French director
1928 - Pro Hart, Australian artist (d. 2006)
1928 - Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch Harpsichordist, organist and conductor
1929 - Michael Mellinger, Bavaria, actor (Goldfinger)
1930 - Mark Birley, British nightclub owner (d. 2007)
1930 - Robert Ryman, American painter
1932 - Pauline Oliveros, Houston Texas, composer (Sound Patterns)
1932 - Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer
1934 - Alexei A Leonov, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II, Soyuz 19)
1934 - Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, (d. 2012)
1936 - Galina Shostakovitch, daughter of Russian composer Dmitri
1936 - Keir Dullea, Cleveland OH, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa)
1936 - Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
1936 - Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)
1937 - Arthur C Jacobs, poet
1937 - Harry Statham, American basketball coach
1938 - Wilfried A de Pree, Dutch MP (PvdA)/theologist
1939 - Michael J Pollard, Passaic NJ, actor (Bonny & Clyde, Roxanne)
1939 - Dieter Quester, Austrian racing driver
1940 - David Ackroyd, Orange NJ, actor (I Come in Peace, Memories of Me)
1942 - Dan Miller, (Rep-R-Florida)
NFL Running Back Gale SayersNFL Running Back Gale Sayers (1943) 1943 - Gale Sayers, Wichita Kansas, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
1944 - Lenny Davidson, London, rocker (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1945 - Meredith MacRae, Houston Texas, actress (Petticoat Junction, My 3 Sons)
1945 - Steve Smith, San Francisco, California, American singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
1945 - Norman Eshley, English actor
1946 - Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)
1947 - Jocelyne Bourassa, LPGA golfer
1948 - Michael Piller, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
1949 - Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)
1949 - P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball coach
1950 - Bertrand Delanoë, French politician
1950 - Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
1951 - Stephen Tobolowsky, Tx, actor (Single White Female, Thelma & Louise)
1951 - Fernando Lugo, Paraguayan politician
1951 - Zdravko Čolić, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer
1952 - Zoltan Kocsis, composer
1953 - Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)
1955 - Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)
1955 - Jake "The Snake" Roberts, American wrestler
Professor Brian KobilkaProfessor Brian Kobilka (1955) 1955 - Brian Kobilka, Little Falls, Minnesota, American Nobel Prize winning professor
1956 - Jonathan Idema, Poughkeepsie, New York, torturer, kidnapper and con artist (d. 2012)
1957 - Allison Roe, Auckland NZ, marathoner (NYC-1981)
1957 - Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
1957 - Michael Clayton, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1958 - Marie Fredriksson, Ostra-Lj Swed, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)
1958 - Michael E Lopez-Alegria, Madrid Spain, Lt Cmdr/astro (STS 73, sk 92)
1958 - Ted McGinley, Newport Beach California, actor (Love Boat, MWC, Dynasty)
1958 - Steve Israel, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives (D-New York)
1959 - Frank Vanhecke, Belgian politician
1960 - Stephen "Tea Tower" Duffy, rocker (Lilac Time-Paradise Song)
1961 - Ella Arolovich, Leningrad USSR, model
1961 - Ralph Carter, NYC, actor (Michael Evans-Good Times)
1961 - Trey Parker, rapper/actor (Newsies, Hull High)
1961 - Harry Enfield, Horsham, West Sussex, English comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live)
1962 - Jan Gunnarsson, Sweden, tennis star
1962 - John Alt, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
1962 - Tonya Pinkins, Chicago Ill, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children)
1962 - Kevin Eastman, American comic book creator
1963 - Helen Patricia Sharman, Great Britain, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
1963 - Lynda Wiesmeier, Washington DC, playmate (Jul, 1982)
1964 - Nhi Lan Le, Vietnam, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1964 - Wynonna, [Christina Judd], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)
Guitarist Tom MorelloGuitarist Tom Morello (1964) 1964 - Tom Morello, American guitarist (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
1964 - Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver
1965 - Tammy Parks, Rockville Centre NY, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
1965 - Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1966 - Gary Martin, cricket pace bowler (Zimbabwe ODI)
1966 - Stephen Malkmus, American musician (Pavement)
1967 - Rechelle Hawkes, Albany W Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1968 - Amy Fuller, Westlake California, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
1968 - Jerry Springer, White Plains NY, Canadian Tour golfer
1968 - Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)
1968 - Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen found guilty relating to September 11, 2001 attacks
1968 - Kelley Armstrong, Novelist
1970 - Audrey Wooding, LPGA golfer
1970 - Sam Rogers, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1970 - Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist
1971 - Drahomir Kadlec, Pribham CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Rep)
1971 - Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Oly-G-98)
1971 - Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics-96)
1971 - Idina Menzel, American actress and singer
1972 - Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1972 - Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
1972 - Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
1972 - Manny Ramirez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
1972 - Renita Farrell, Townsville Qld Aust, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1972 - Terry Wilburn, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1972 - Soichiro Hoshi, Japanese seiyuu
1973 - Christine Pavone, Miss USA-Connecticut (1997)
1973 - Je'Rod Cherry, safety (New Orleans Saints)
1973 - Jennifer Darst, Dallas Texas, pairs skater (& Arthur Reid)
1973 - Steve Charbonneau, CFL defensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1973 - Leigh Francis, British comedian
1974 - David Wilkie, Ellensburg, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
1974 - Konstantinos Chalkias, Greek footballer
1974 - Cee-Lo, American musician
1974 - Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)
1975 - Andrew Farrell, English rugby league and union footballer
1976 - Omri Hairi Katz, Los Angeles California, actor (Marshall Teller-Eerie Indiana)
1976 - Magnus Norman, Swedish tennis player
1977 - Akwá, Angolan footballer
1977 - Rachael Stirling, British actress
1978 - Krassmira Todorava, Miss Bulgaria Universe (1997)
1978 - Lyoto Machida, Brazilian mixed martial artist
1979 - Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player
1979 - Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
1980 - Steven Gerrard, English footballer
1981 - Andrey Arshavin, Russian Footballer
1981 - Gianmaria Bruni, Italian racing driver
1981 - Devendra Banhart, American singer and songwriter

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