Famous Birthdays on 1st August

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 259

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10 BC Claudius, Lugdunum Gaul, Roman Emperor (41-54)

Roman Emperor Claudius
Roman Emperor
Claudius
  • 126 Pertinax [Publius Helvius Pertinax], Alba Pompeia, Roman emperor (Year of the Five Emperors)
  • 1313 Emperor Kogon of Japan (Ashikaga Pretenders)
  • 1322 Peter van Herentals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
  • 1377 Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan, 100th emperor of Japan
  • 1495 Jan van Scorel, Schoorl Holland, Dutch painter/architect
  • 1520 Sigismund II Augustus, Krakow, King of Poland (1548-72)
  • 1545 Andrew Melville, Baldovie, Scottish theologian and religious reformer
  • 1555 Edward Kelley, Worcester, English spirit medium
  • 1579 Luís Vélez de Guevara, Écija, Spanish writer
  • 1626 Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement
  • 1630 Thomas Clifford, Ugbrooke, English statesman (1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh)
  • 1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
  • 1659 Antoine Mouque, composer
  • 1685 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
  • 1686 Benedetto Marcello, Venice Italy, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)
  • 1713 Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1780)
  • 1714 Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter
  • 1738 Jacques François Dugommier, French general (d. 1794)

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1744 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution), born in Paris, France

French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
French Naturalist
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • 1753 Charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist
  • 1755 Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer
  • 1766 Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer
  • 1766 Jeffrey Wyatville, architect

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1770 William Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition

Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition
William Clark
  • 1779 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer pf the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner"
  • 1779 Lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)
  • 1786 Louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister
  • 1808 Henry Darwin Rogers, American Geologist (theory of mountain building, first geological mapping of Pennsylvania), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1814 Maxcy Gregg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1815 Richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast
  • 1818 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island

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1819 Herman Melville, author (Moby-Dick, Billy Budd),born in New York City (d. 1891)

Moby Dick Author Herman Melville
Moby Dick Author
Herman Melville
  • 1824 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer
  • 1837 Mother Jones, American labor organizer (d. 1930)
  • 1840 Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
  • 1843 Robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), (d. 1926)
  • 1847 Guido Papini, violinist/composer
  • 1848 František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor
  • 1856 George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)
  • 1858 Hans Rott, Austrian composer and organist, born in Vienna (d. 1884)
  • 1858 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
  • 1858 Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937)
  • 1861 Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
  • 1862 Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor
  • 1863 Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)
  • 1867 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
  • 1870 Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian Biologist who perfected the artificial insemination of animals and showed that his technology allowed one stallion to fertilize up to 500 mares
  • 1871 Oskar Fried, composer
  • 1871 John Lester, American cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1877 Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)
  • 1877 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch MP (SDAP)
  • 1881 Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
  • 1882 Vaclav Klicka, composer
  • 1885 George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
  • 1886 Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher/founder (System Keesing)
  • 1888 Vito Frazzi, composer
  • 1889 John F Mahoney, developed pencillin treatment of syphillis
  • 1889 Walther Gerlach, Biebrich, German Physicist who, with Otto Stern, co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field (Stern–Gerlach effect)
  • 1890 George II, king of Greece
  • 1892 Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)
  • 1894 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
  • 1895 Benjamin E Mays, SC, African American educator (Morehouse, Howard University)
  • 1898 Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey)
  • 1899 William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1900 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
  • 1901 Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (d. 1925)
  • 1902 Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
  • 1902 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
  • 1903 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist
  • 1906 William Hayter, Oxford, Oxfordshire, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-1957)
  • 1908 Miloslav Kabelac, composer
  • 1909 Nigel Henderson, British admiral (d. 1993)
  • 1910 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
  • 1910 Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist
  • 1911 Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician
  • 1911 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general (WWII), born in Quetta, India (d. 2005)
  • 1911 Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
  • 1912 Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist
  • 1912 Henry Jones, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1912 Masaya Hanai, businessamn
  • 1913 Jerome Moross, composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914 Jack Delano, composer
  • 1916 Viscount Hanworth, barrister
  • 1916 Anne Hébert, French Canadian author and poet (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert (London School of Economics) (d. 2011)
  • 1918 Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist, born in Carmarthenshire (d. 1999)
  • 1919 Stanley Middleton, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, British novelist (Holiday, Three Wise Men)
  • 1920 Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
  • 1920 Maria Cole, American jazz singer and wife of Nat King Cole, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Sammy Lee, platform diver (Oly-2 gold/bronze-1948, 52), born in Fresno, California
  • 1921 Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)
  • 1921 Vic Marshall, chemist
  • 1922 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • 1922 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1923 Yoshinao Nakada, composer
  • 1924 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • 1924 Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
  • 1924 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1924 Georges Charpak, Polish-French Physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel Prize for Physics in 1992), born in Paris, France
  • 1925 Ernst Jandl, writer
  • 1925 Jack Kramer, actor (Kings of the Court)
  • 1926 Burton Stein, historian
  • 1926 Karl Kohn, composer
  • 1927 Andre Cools, Belgium, minister of Budget/vice-premier
  • 1927 Franklyn Perring, English Botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London, England
  • 1929 Ann Calvello, Roller Derby Queen (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
  • 1930 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930 Karoly Grosz, politician
  • 1930 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], English pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England
  • 1930 Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
  • 1931 Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1931 Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
  • 1931 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931 Sean O Riada, composer
  • 1931 Trevor Goddard, cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler)
  • 1932 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  • 1932 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (d. 1972)
  • 1933 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
  • 1933 Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary Welsh Office
  • 1933 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • 1933 Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
  • 1934 J E F "John" Beck, cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56)
  • 1935 Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
  • 1936 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936 Yves Saint-Laurent, Oran Algeria, fashion designer (Opium, Obsession)
  • 1937 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937 Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary (Welsh Office)
  • 1939 Stephen Sykes, Bishop of Ely
  • 1940 Joan Joyce, Waterbury Ct, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1983)
  • 1940 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • 1941 Ronald Harmon Brown, chairman (Democratic Party)
  • 1941 Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1942 Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • 1942 Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle John's Band, Sugar Magnolia)
  • 1942 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • 1943 Andy Roxburgh, football player, coach and manager, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1943 Denis Payton, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1944 Elske Terveld, Dutch undersecretary Social Affairs (PvdA)
  • 1944 Yuri Viktorovich Romanenko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2)
  • 1945 Douglas D. Osheroff, American physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1946 Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )
  • 1946 J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands
  • 1946 Richard O Covey, Fayetteville Ar, USAF/astro (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61)
  • 1946 Tom Loeffler, (Rep-R-TX, 1979- )
  • 1946 Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
  • 1947 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
  • 1947 Ricky Coonce, rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
  • 1947 Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • 1948 Robert [Bob] Spink, British MP
  • 1949 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
  • 1949 Primous, III Fountain, composer
  • 1949 Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan
  • 1950 Doug Tract, radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 David Jasper, British theologian (University of Glasgow)
  • 1951 Robin Heifetz, composer
  • 1952 Brian Patrick Clarke, Gettysburg Pa, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough)
  • 1952 C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1952 Yajurvindra Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's)
  • 1952 Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
  • 1953 Robert Cray, Columbus Ga, blues singer/songwriter (1987 Grammy)
  • 1955 Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
  • 1955 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)
  • 1956 Tom Leykis, American radio personality
  • 1957 Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
  • 1957 Laura Johnson, actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • 1957 Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California
  • 1958 Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
  • 1958 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs) (d. 2000)
  • 1958 Tor Håkon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier
  • 1959 Joe Elliott, English heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1959 Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
  • 1960 Chuck D, [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy)
  • 1960 Richard Roeper, American columnist and film critic
  • 1961 Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
  • 1961 Bart Conner, US, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1961 Bradford John Faxon Jr, Oceanport NJ, PGA golfer (1986 Provident)
  • 1961 Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax)
  • 1961 Mark "Red" Mitchell, actor (JFK, 8 Sceonds, I Want to Live)
  • 1961 Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)
  • 1962 Gertjan Verbeek, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1962 Joetta Clark, 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962 Traci Phillips, sprint kayak (Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

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1963 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], Monessen Pennsylvania, rapper (Gangsta Paradise)

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio
  • 1963 Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut (STS 72, sk: 92), born in Ōmiya, Saitama, Japan
  • 1963 Demián Bichir, Mexican actor
  • 1963 John Carroll Lynch, American actor
  • 1964 Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1964 Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • 1964 Rob Camilletti, Cher's boyfriend
  • 1964 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)
  • 1965 Sam Mendes, British stage and film director
  • 1966 Darryl Hall, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
  • 1966 Ganesh Mylvaganam, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 1966 Horacia de la Pena, Argentina, tennis star