Famous Birthdays on July 10

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  • 1419 Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)
  • 1452 King James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
  • 1509 John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian
  • 1517 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop
  • 1526 Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien
  • 1592 Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (d. 1660)
  • 1614 Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (d. 1686)
  • 1625 Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (d. 1703)
  • 1638 David Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)
  • 1666 John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)
  • 1682 Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India (d. 1719)
  • 1682 Roger Cotes, English mathematician (d. 1716)
  • 1697 Francois Hanot, French composer and violinist, born in Dunkirk (d. 1770)
  • 1711 Princess Amelia Sophia of Great Britain (d. 1783)

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1723 William Blackstone, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries), born in London, England

  • 1736 Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1807)
  • 1759 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
  • 1778 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master
  • 1779 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer
  • 1792 George Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49)
  • 1797 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull)
  • 1804 Emma Smith Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1879)
  • 1808 Solomon Northup, American abolitionist and author (12 Years a Slave), born Minerva, New York (or 10 Jul 1807) (d. 1863)
  • 1809 Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (d. 1889)
  • 1818 John Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1820 Andrew Porter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1872)
  • 1821 Christopher Columbus Augur, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1824 Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician
  • 1826 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer

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1830 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism), born in Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands) (d. 1903)

  • 1832 Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897)
  • 1833 Lucius Eugene Polk, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1834 James A McNeill Whistler, US/British painter (Whistler's Mother)
  • 1835 Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist/composer (Souv de Moscou)
  • 1839 Adolphus Busch, German-born brewer (d. 1913)
  • 1852 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister

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1856 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil, born in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (now Croatia) (d. 1943)

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla
  • 1858 Karl Flodin, Finnish composer and critic, born in Vassa (d. 1925)
  • 1865 Jan "Pa" van der Steur, Dutch philanthropist (Steurtjes)
  • 1867 Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
  • 1867 Max Prinz von Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918)
  • 1870 Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism)
  • 1871 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)
  • 1874 Austin Diamond, cricket non-Test capt (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust)
  • 1874 Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
  • 1875 Mary McLeod Bethune, SC, educator (Bethune-Cookman College)
  • 1879 Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)
  • 1882 Ima Hogg, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony
  • 1882 Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer
  • 1883 Johann Blaskowitz, German general
  • 1883 Sam Wood, US, communist fighter/director (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • 1886 John SSPV Gort, viscount of Limerick/fieldmarshal of Palestine
  • 1887 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer
  • 1888 Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • 1888 Graham McNamee, early sportscaster (1st Rose Bowl), born in Washington D. C. (d. 1942)
  • 1888 Toyohiko Kagawa, Christian social reformer, born in Kobe, Japan
  • 1889 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, American actor (Go West, Distant Drums), born in NYC, New York
  • 1890 Andre Souris, composer
  • 1892 George "Slim" Summerville, US actor (Keystone Cops)
  • 1894 Jimmy Francis McHugh, composer
  • 1895 Carl Orff, composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1895 John Gilbert, [Pringle], Logan UT, actor (Heart o' the Hills)
  • 1895 Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/member High Court
  • 1895 Nahum Goldmann, Switz, pres Zionist World Organization
  • 1896 Thérèse Casgrain, French Canadian politician and senator (d. 1981)
  • 1897 Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director
  • 1897 Karl Plagge, German officer (d. 1957)
  • 1897 Jack "Legs" Diamond", American bootlegger (d. 1931)
  • 1899 John Gilbert, American actor (d. 1936)
  • 1899 Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978)
  • 1900 Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)
  • 1900 Elsie Evelyn Laye, English singer/actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow)
  • 1900 Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk, priest and wonder-worker (d. 1979)
  • 1900 Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (d. 1993)
  • 1902 Günther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • 1902 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)
  • 1903 John Wyndham P L B Harris, US, sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids)
  • 1904 Iša Krejčí, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1968)
  • 1905 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • 1910 Ronald Fletcher, broadcaster
  • 1911 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier of Indonesia
  • 1911 Terry-Thomas, England, actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)
  • 1912 Francis Showering, brewer
  • 1913 Ljuba Welitsch, Borisovo, Bulgaria, opera soprano (Nedda-Pagliacci)
  • 1913 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (d. 1985)
  • 1914 Joe Shuster, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1992)
  • 1916 Dick Cary, jazz Musician
  • 1917 Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
  • 1917 Reg Smyth, English cartoonist (Andy Capp)
  • 1917 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Rusty Gill, singer (Polka Time), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1920 David Brinkley, NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1920 Owen Chamberlain, physicist/co-discoverer (antiproton, Nobel-1959)
  • 1921 Eunice Shriver, founder (Special Olympics)

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1921 Jake LaMotta, middleweight boxing champ (1949-51) (Raging Bull), born in The Bronx, New York

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta
  • 1921 Jeff Donnell, South Windham Maine, actor (Gidget Goes to Rome)
  • 1921 Revaz Il'yich Lagidze, composer
  • 1921 Harvey Ball, American inventor (d. 2001)
  • 1922 Derek Prouse, writer actor/film festival director (Le Scandale)
  • 1922 Herb McKenley, Jamaica, 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1923 Earl Hamner Jr, creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", born in Schuyler, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Jean Kerr, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1923 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
  • 1923 John Bradley, United States Navy corpsman, one of six who raised flag on top of Mt. Suribachi(see Iwo Jima) (d. 1994)
  • 1924 Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1924 Johnny Bach, American basketball coach
  • 1925 Dorothea Hochletiner, Austria, giant slalom (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1926 Carleton Carpenter, Bennington Vt, actor (Up Periscope, Summer Stock)
  • 1926 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 David Dinkins, (1st African American Mayor-D- 1990-93), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)
  • 1927 William Smithers, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1927 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
  • 1927 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)
  • 1928 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
  • 1928 Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
  • 1929 Moe Norman, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1929 Winnie Ewing, Scottish politician
  • 1930 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist
  • 1931 Alice Munro, author (Dance of the Happy Shades)
  • 1931 Del Insko, harness racer (toothpick in mouth, 1969 money leader)
  • 1931 Julian May, US, sci-fi author (Golden Torc, Magnificat)
  • 1931 Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
  • 1932 Jorgen Becker, German writer, born in Cologne
  • 1932 Carlo Mario Abate, Italian racing driver
  • 1933 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1933 Jerry Herman, Broadway composer (Hello Dolly)
  • 1934 Munir Malik, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1959-62)
  • 1934 Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Tura Satana, American actress
  • 1935 Wilson Whineray, All Black (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Barbara B Kennelly, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1982- )
  • 1936 Jan Wincenty Hawel, composer
  • 1937 Sandy Stewart, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1938 Paul Andreu, French architect
  • 1938 Lee Morgan, American hard-bop trumpeter
  • 1939 Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
  • 1939 Ahmet Taner Kışlalı, Turkish politician, journalist, and educator (d. 1999)
  • 1940 Dawid J "Dawie" de Villiers, South African minister of energy (1989- )
  • 1940 Keith Stackpole, cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74)
  • 1940 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California
  • 1940 Helen Donath, American soprano
  • 1940 Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur
  • 1941 Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
  • 1941 Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
  • 1941 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1941 David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist
  • 1941 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Ronnie James Dio, American musician (Dio-Holy Diver, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath)

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1943 Arthur Ashe, American tennis star (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1993)

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • 1943 Jerry Miller, rock guitarist (Moby Grape), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1944 Beaky, rocker (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich)
  • 1945 Ron Glass, actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)

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1945 Virginia Wade, English tennis star (Wimbledon 1977), born in Bournemouth, England

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade
  • 1945 John Motson, British sports (football) commentator
  • 1945 Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director
  • 1945 Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist
  • 1946 Sue Lyon, Davenport Iowa, actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana)
  • 1947 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947 John Trevor Key, photographer
  • 1949 Dave Smally, rocker (Raspberries)
  • 1949 Mark Shera, actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1949 Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricket player (opener, 10122 Test runs)
  • 1949 Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)
  • 1949 Greg Kihn U.S. pop musician & radio personality.
  • 1949 John Whitehead, American singer and record producer
  • 1950 Willie Ford, US R&B-singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)
  • 1950 Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1951 Phyllis Smith, American actress
  • 1951 Cheryl Wheeler, American singer and songwriter
  • 1952 Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast
  • 1952 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist/singer
  • 1952 Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
  • 1953 Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

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1954 Andre Dawson, MLB outfielder (Expos, Cubs, 1987 NL MVP), born in Miami, Florida

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • 1954 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • 1954 Neil Tennant, North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, English singer/songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)
  • 1955 Pamela Theresa Jiles, NO LA, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1956 Tom McClintock, American politician
  • 1957 Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war/political activist
  • 1958 Béla Fleck, American musician
  • 1958 Fiona Shaw, Irish actress
  • 1960 Roger Craig, NFL reciever (SF 49ers)
  • 1961 Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • 1962 Mike Saxon, NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1964 Felipe Martinez, jockey
  • 1964 Urban Meyer, American football coach
  • 1964 Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
  • 1965 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965 Scott Michael McCarron, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965 Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
  • 1965 Ken Mellons, American singer
  • 1965 Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
  • 1966 Alvoid Mays, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1966 Johnny Grunge, wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1967 Alfred Jackson, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1967 Virgil Breedveld, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)