Famous Birthdays on 30th December

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 224

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 Bowles, writer (The Shelting Sky), born in Queens, New York City (d. 1999)
  • 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, Captain USAF/astronaut, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 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 (The Bob Newhart Show), born in Cleveland (d. 2016)
  • 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, American guitarist, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • 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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945 Davy Jones, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), born in Manchester, England (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, American singer, born in Midland, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 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 sailor (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, UK cyclist, born in Sheffield, England
  • 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 (Philadelphia 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, 100m sprint (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1970 Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1970 Robert Hall, WLAF wide receiver (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, middleweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1976 Solveig Lilja Gudmundsdottir, Miss Iceland Universe (1997)
  • 1976 A.J. Pierzynski, American baseball player