Famous Birthdays on 30th December

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39 Titus, Rome, 10th Roman Emperor (79-81), conqueror of Jerusalem

Roman Emperor Titus
Roman Emperor
Titus
  • 1204 Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282)
  • 1552 Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611)
  • 1566 Alessandro Piccinini, composer
  • 1569 Georg Quitschreiber, composer
  • 1642 Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)
  • 1644 Philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral
  • 1673 Ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1736)
  • 1678 William Croft, composer
  • 1722 Charles Yorke, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1770)
  • 1740 Princess Elizabeth Caroline of Wales (d. 1759)
  • 1741 Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer
  • 1756 Pavel Vranicky, composer
  • 1774 Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, Dutch historian/literary [or Dec 31]
  • 1775 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer
  • 1784 Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven
  • 1818 James Cantey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1874)
  • 1819 John White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1873)
  • 1819 Theodor Fontane, German writer (Effi Briest)
  • 1828 Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)
  • 1847 John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists
  • 1848 Mary Frances Allitsen, composer
  • 1850 John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1851 Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola
  • 1853 Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer
  • 1855 Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
  • 1859 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
  • 1864 Alessandro Longo, composer

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1865 Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), (d. 1936)

  • 1867 Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)
  • 1869 Adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)
  • 1869 Stephen Leacock, Canada, economist/humorist/professor
  • 1872 William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)
  • 1873 Al Smith, American politician and first Roman Catholic presidential candidate (D) (d. 1944)
  • 1878 William Aberhart, Canadian politician (d. 1943)
  • 1879 Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)
  • 1880 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
  • 1883 Lester Patrick, NHL pioneer
  • 1883 Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress (Terror by Night)
  • 1884 Karl Heinrich David, composer
  • 1884 Tojo Hideki, Japanese PM during WW II
  • 1887 Henry George Ley, composer
  • 1889 Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)
  • 1890 Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)
  • 1891 Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs
  • 1892 Jaromir Fiala, composer
  • 1892 John Litel, Albany WI, actor (Virginia City, My Hero)
  • 1895 August De Boodt, Belgian politician
  • 1896 Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1897 Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Vincent Lopez, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1899 Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (d. 2001)
  • 1904 Dmitry B Kabalevsky, St Petersburg Russia, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec]
  • 1905 Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher
  • 1906 Carol Reed, motion picture director (3rd Man, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1906 Johan A earl von Kielmansegg, German general/commandant NATO-Europe
  • 1907 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
  • 1907 Robert Grant Grant-Ferris, politician
  • 1910 Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)
  • 1910 Herman van der Horst, Dutch cinematographer (Faja Lobbi)
  • 1910 Paul Frederic Bowles, US composer/writer (Shelting Sky)
  • 1911 Jeanette Nolan, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1913 Svend Simon Schultz, composer
  • 1913 Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)
  • 1914 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1914 Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, East Eden), born in Oakland, California
  • 1917 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
  • 1917 Seymour Melman, American industrial engineer (d. 2004)
  • 1918 W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)
  • 1919 David Willcocks, conductor and composer (Kings College choir), born in Newquay, Cornwall, (d. 2015)
  • 1919 Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)
  • 1920 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
  • 1920 Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)
  • 1921 Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader
  • 1921 Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon
  • 1923 Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi)
  • 1926 Stanley Tracey, Denmark Hill, London, jazz composer, (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Bernard Barrow, actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 M Lawrence Antouin, college president (Emeritis)
  • 1928 Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)
  • 1928 Jack Lord, actor (Steve McGarrett-Hawaii 5-0, God's Little Acre), born in NYC, New York
  • 1929 Barbara Nichols, Jamaica NY, actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly)
  • 1929 Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • 1929 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • 1930 Jerome Theisen, benedictine
  • 1931 Charles A Bassett II, Dayton Ohio, Captain USAF/astronaut
  • 1931 Richard Christ, writer
  • 1931 Skeeter Davis, [Mary Penick], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)
  • 1931 Ike Skelton, Lexington, MI, congressman (1977-2011), (d. 2013)
  • 1932 John Hillerman, Denison Tx, actor (Magnum PI, Blazing Saddles)
  • 1934 Barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)
  • 1934 Nicolas Coster, British actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four), born in London, UK
  • 1934 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1934 John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
  • 1934 Joseph Bologna, American actor
  • 1934 Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander
  • 1934 Del Shannon, American singer (d. 1990)
  • 1935 Bruno Canino, composer
  • 1935 Omar [Albert B] Bongo, president of Gabon (1967- )
  • 1935 Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher (Cy Young '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967)
  • 1935 Jack Riley, American actor
  • 1937 John Hartford, country singer (Gentle on My Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Paul Stookey, singer/musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary)
  • 1937 Gordon Banks, English footballer
  • 1938 Joseph Bologna, actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939 Del Shannon, [Charles Westover], Coopersville Mich, rocker (Runaway)
  • 1939 Doeke Eisma, sociologist/Dutch MP (D66)
  • 1939 Glenda Adams, Australian author (d. 2007)
  • 1940 James Burrows, TV producer/director (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers)
  • 1941 Mel Renfro, American football player
  • 1942 Fred Ward, SD California, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox)
  • 1942 Michael Nesmith, rocker (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1942 Robert Quine, rocker
  • 1942 Vladimir Bukovsky, Russian author and dissident
  • 1942 Guy Edwards, English racing driver
  • 1942 Janko Prunk, Slovenian historian
  • 1943 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer
  • 1944 William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander

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1945 Davy Jones, Manchester England, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • 1945 John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot
  • 1945 Preston Andrew Trombly, composer
  • 1945 Concetta Tomei, American actress
  • 1945 Vernon Wells, Australian actor
  • 1946 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
  • 1947 Michael Burns, Mineola LI, actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train)
  • 1947 Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)
  • 1948 Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)
  • 1949 Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1949 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1950 Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)
  • 1950 Lewis Shiner, American sci-fi/fantasy author
  • 1951 Nancy LaMott, singer
  • 1951 Doug Allder, English footballer
  • 1952 Larry Bartlett, photographic printer
  • 1952 Somtow Sucharitkul, [SP Somtow], Thailand, sf author (Utopia Hunters)
  • 1952 June Anderson, American soprano
  • 1953 Daniel T Barry, Norwalk Ct, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72)
  • 1953 Bill Kazmaier, American powerlifter
  • 1953 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • 1953 Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
  • 1955 Dindo Yogo, Congolese musician (d. 2000)
  • 1956 "Cherie" Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Zaire painter (Pitie la prostituee)
  • 1956 Patricia Kalember, actress (Sisters)
  • 1956 Sheryl Lee Ralph, actress (Moesia, Designing Women)
  • 1956 Suzy Bogguss, Aledo Ill, singer (I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart)
  • 1957 Matt Lauer, TV host (Today Show)
  • 1957 Patricia Kalember, Schnectady NY, actress (Georgie Whitsig-Sisters)
  • 1958 Brandon Clark, actor (Sean-The Fitzpatricks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Steven L Smith, Phoenix Arizona, astronaut (STS 68, 82)
  • 1958 Rod Harrington, English darts player
  • 1959 Tracey Ullman, Slough England, singer/actress (Tracey Ullman Show)
  • 1959 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • 1960 Addy Bucek, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1961 Ben Johnson, Falmouth, Jamaica, Canadian 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1988-disqualified)
  • 1961 Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • 1961 Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
  • 1962 Paul Crowder, rocker (The Adventures-Sea of Love)
  • 1962 Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
  • 1963 Alessandra Mussolini, Naples Italy, actress (Ferragosto OK)
  • 1963 Johnny van 't Schip, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Genua)
  • 1963 Milan Srejber, Czech, tennis star
  • 1963 Robert Jenkins, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1963 Chandler Burr, American author
  • 1964 Kimberly Taylor, [Cindy], model/Penthouse Pet (1990)
  • 1964 Kris Tschetter, LPGA golfer (1992 Northgate Computer), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964 Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)
  • 1965 Brad McNamara, cricketer (NSW all-rounder)
  • 1965 David Baker, Sheffield England, UK cyclist
  • 1965 Tony Jones, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1965 Heidi Fleiss, American madam
  • 1967 Colleen Miller, Winnipeg Manitoba, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1968 Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Phila 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1969 Anthuan Maybank, Georgetown SC, 200m/400m runner
  • 1969 Jeff Thomason, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1969 Michelle McGann, West Palm Beach FL, golfer (1995 Sara Lee Classic)
  • 1969 Dave England, American television personality
  • 1969 Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)
  • 1970 Grant Carter, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1970 Gus Nketia, Auckland NZ, 100m sprint (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1970 Robert Hall, WLAF wide reciever (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971 Scotty Lewis, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1971 Steve Hardin, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Ind Colts, Rhein Fire)
  • 1971 Sylvester Wright, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971 Thomas Strzalkowski, Krakow Poland, US fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Daniel Sunjata, American actor
  • 1972 Kerry Collins, NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1972 Maureen Flannigan, actress (Evie-Out of This World)
  • 1972 Paul Keegan, Irish footballer
  • 1973 Don Reid, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1973 Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Ato Boldon, Trinidadian athlete
  • 1974 Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (d. 2007)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1975 Eldrick Tont 'Tiger' Woods, Cypress California, golfer (16 Majors and 74 PGA wins)

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 1976 Rhoshii Wells, Austin Tx, middleweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1976 Solveig Lilja Gudmundsdottir, Miss Iceland Universe (1997)
  • 1976 A.J. Pierzynski, American baseball player