Famous Birthdays on July 22

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 225

  • 1210 Joan of England, Queen consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1238)
  • 1478 Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
  • 1510 Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537)
  • 1535 Katarina Stenbock, wife of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)
  • 1559 Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619)
  • 1597 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1621 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury/minister (1660-73)
  • 1642 Johann Quirsfeld, composer
  • 1647 Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint
  • 1649 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
  • 1651 Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer
  • 1711 Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (d. 1753)
  • 1713 Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780)
  • 1721 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer
  • 1722 Jean-Noel/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
  • 1733 Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1790)
  • 1755 Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (d. 1839)
  • 1763 James Geddes, American Engineer (Erie Canal), born in Carlisle Pennsylvania (d. 1838)
  • 1784 Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
  • 1807 Karolina Pawlowa, writer
  • 1820 Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), (d. 1862)
  • 1822 Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1897)
  • 1822 John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • 1830 Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
  • 1830 William Sooy Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1916)
  • 1833 Benjamin Hanby, composer
  • 1834 Daniel McCook Jr, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1844 William Archibald Spooner, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms), born in London, England
  • 1848 Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)

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1849 Emma Lazarus, poet ("New Colossus" - on the base of Statue of Liberty), born in New York City

  • 1853 Victor Roger, composer
  • 1863 Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George and Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
  • 1871 Akos Buttykai, composer
  • 1872 David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
  • 1873 Ettore Pozzoli, composer
  • 1878 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
  • 1879 Gustaf Heintze, composer
  • 1882 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
  • 1887 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
  • 1888 Kirk Bryan, American geologist (d. 1950)
  • 1889 Frederick Preston Search, composer

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1890 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • 1892 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1892 John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v South Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
  • 1893 Jesse Haines, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • 1894 Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, born in Berg, Bavaria (d. 1967)
  • 1895 James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman
  • 1898 Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Stephen Vincent Benét, American author (d. 1943)
  • 1901 Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
  • 1902 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
  • 1905 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
  • 1905 Doc Cramer, American baseball player (d. 1990)
  • 1907 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Amy Vanderbilt, American authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette, Complete Cook Book), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Licia Albanese, American operatic soprano (NY Met Opera), born in Bari, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1909 Dorino Serafini, Italian racing driver (d. 2000)
  • 1910 Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
  • 1913 Gorni Kramer, Italian bandleader (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Cecil Effinger, composer
  • 1915 Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author. (d. 2000)
  • 1916 Hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter
  • 1916 Gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1984)
  • 1916 Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
  • 1917 H. Boyd Woodruff, American microbiologist whose research led to antibiotics, born in Bridgeton, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • 1918 Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
  • 1920 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
  • 1920 Malcolm Hughes, British artist, born in Manchester
  • 1921 William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )
  • 1922 Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, born in San Francisco (d. 2015)
  • 1923 Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
  • 1923 Bob Dole, American politician
  • 1923 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Mukesh, Indian singer (d. 1976)
  • 1924 Margaret Whiting, American singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1926 Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Peter Michael Grayson, showman
  • 1927 George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
  • 1928 Georg Dreyfus, composer
  • 1928 Orson Bean, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • 1928 Keter Betts, American jazz bassist (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Vivien Merchant, actress (Under Milk Wood), born in Manchester, England
  • 1929 John Barber, British racing driver
  • 1930 Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
  • 1930 Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)
  • 1931 Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
  • 1931 Perry Lopez, American actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932 Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
  • 1932 William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
  • 1933 Chuck Cassey, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1934 Louise Fletcher, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • 1935 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1936 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
  • 1936 Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
  • 1936 Tom Robbins, American author
  • 1937 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • 1937 V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • 1937 Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1938 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1939 Gila Almagor, Israeli actress

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1940 Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), born in Sudbury, Ontario

Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek
  • 1940 Stan Ross, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1940 Judith Walzer Leavitt, American college professor
  • 1941 George Clinton, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • 1941 Susie M Berning, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1941 Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
  • 1941 Ron Turcotte, Canadian jockey
  • 1943 Bobby Sherman, actor/singer (Seattle)
  • 1943 Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
  • 1943 Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Senator from Texas
  • 1944 Estelle Bennett, vocalist (Ronettes - Be My Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1944 Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1944 Rick Davies, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • 1944 Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
  • 1944 Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver
  • 1946 Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • 1946 Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1946 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
  • 1946 Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • 1947 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
  • 1947 Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
  • 1947 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • 1948 S. E. Hinton, American author
  • 1948 Otto Waalkes, German comedian
  • 1949 Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
  • 1949 Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • 1949 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and PM of UAE

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1949 Alan Menken, American Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars), born in New Rochelle, New York

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • 1951 Tisa Farrow, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Steven Springer, Port of Spain, Trinidad, guitarist and songwriter (Sir Lancelot Pinard), (d. 2012)
  • 1952 Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
  • 1952 Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • 1952 Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • 1953 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
  • 1953 Sylvia Chang, Taiwanese actress
  • 1954 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954 Henriette Allais playmate (Mar, 1980), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1954 Pierre Lebeau, Canadian actor
  • 1954 Al Di Meola, American guitarist
  • 1955 Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
  • 1956 Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956 Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
  • 1957 Dave Steib, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1958 Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, playmate (June, 1987), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1958 David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
  • 1960 Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1960 Jon Oliva, American musician (Savatage)
  • 1961 Calvin Fish, English racing driver
  • 1961 Keith Sweat, American singer
  • 1962 Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1962 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac)
  • 1962 Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer
  • 1963 Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1963 Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
  • 1963 Emilio Butragueno, Spanish footballer
  • 1963 Rob Estes, American actor
  • 1963 Emily Saliers, American singer (Indigo Girls)
  • 1964 Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
  • 1964 David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
  • 1964 Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1964 John Leguizamo, Bogotá, Colombia, Colombian American actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
  • 1964 Adam Godley, British actor
  • 1964 Don Van Natta, Jr., American journalist
  • 1965 Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1965 Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1965 Patrick Laborteaux, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1965 Patrick Labyorteaux, American actor
  • 1966 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
  • 1966 Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1966 Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1967 Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • 1967 Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
  • 1967 Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
  • 1967 Lauren Booth, British journalist
  • 1967 Rhys Ifans [Rhys Evans], Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Welsh actor/musician (Notting Hill, Enduring Love)
  • 1968 Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1969 Despina Vandi, Greek singer
  • 1970 Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970 Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1970 Sergei Zubov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970 W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1970 Craig Baird, New Zealander racing driver
  • 1971 Charlotte Gainsbourg, actress (Little Thief), born in London, England
  • 1971 Kristine Marie Lilly, American soccer midfielder (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971 William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • 1972 Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
  • 1972 Seth Fisher, American comic book artist and penciller (d.2006)
  • 1972 Keyshawn Johnson, American football player
  • 1973 Ronald Ray Howard, American murderer (d. 2005)
  • 1973 Daniel Jones, Australian musician (Savage Garden)
  • 1973 Mike Sweeney, American baseball player
  • 1973 Rufus Wainwright, Canadian American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • 1974 Franka Potente, German actress
  • 1977 Maria Jose Lopez, Miss Ecuador Universe (1997)
  • 1977 Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978 Heather Noelle Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1996)