Famous Birthdays on 27th July

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1452 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Lombardy, Italian duke of Milan (1494-1508), (commissioned The Last Supper), (d. 1508)

Duke of Milan Ludovico Sforza
Duke of Milan
Ludovico Sforza
  • 1502 Pier Francesco Corteccia, composer
  • 1518 Elizabeth Talbot, countess of Shrewsbury/builder of country houses
  • 1609 Heinrich Pape, composer
  • 1612 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad
  • 1625 Edward Montagu, England
  • 1667 Jean Bernoulli, mathematician
  • 1733 Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (d. 1779)
  • 1734 Jakob Zupan, composer
  • 1740 Jeanne Baré, French explorer (d. 1803)
  • 1741 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer
  • 1752 Samuel Smith, American politician
  • 1768 Charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath
  • 1773 Jakob Aall, Norwegian journalist and statesman (d. 1844)
  • 1777 Thomas Campbell, poet (Hohenlinden, Battle of the Baltic)
  • 1781 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer
  • 1784 Andre-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer (chamber music)
  • 1784 Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (d. 1839)
  • 1801 George Biddle Airy, 7th Astronomer Royal
  • 1802 Benedikt Randhartinger, composer
  • 1812 Thomas Lanier Clingman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • 1820 John Franklin Farnsworth, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1824 Alexandre Dumas fils, France, playwright/novelist (Camille)
  • 1833 Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)
  • 1835 Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1907)
  • 1840 Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1848 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist
  • 1848 Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (d. 1919)
  • 1848 Friedrich Ernst Dorn, Guttstadt, Province of Prussia (now Warmia in Poland), German physicist who discovered that radon is emitted from radium
  • 1849 John Hopkinson, Manchester, U.K., British physicist and electrical engineer (Hopkinson's Law)
  • 1853 Vladimir Korolenko, Russian writer (d. 1921)
  • 1857 Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator
  • 1857 Jose Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rico, found Federalist Party in 1900
  • 1867 Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • 1870 Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, England, author (Path to Rome)
  • 1872 Stanislav Binicki, composer
  • 1877 Ernő Dohnányi, Hungarian composer and conductor (d. 1960)
  • 1878 Th to de Weeme, painter
  • 1879 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)
  • 1879 Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1960)
  • 1880 Donald Crisp, Scotland, actor (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana)
  • 1880 Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo

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1881 Hans Fischer, Munich Germany, physicist (Nobel 1930), (d. 1945)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1882 Geoffrey de Havilland, British aircraft designer (d. 1965)
  • 1886 Ernst May, German architect (d. 1970)
  • 1890 Judith Lowry, Ft Sill OK, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays ...)
  • 1894 Gerald F Bogan, US vice-admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)
  • 1896 Henri Longchambon, French politician (d. 1969)
  • 1898 Audley Moore, civil rights activist, humanitarian [Queen Mother]
  • 1899 Perc Hornibrook, Australian cricket left-arm bowler (20's)
  • 1900 Charles Vidor, Budapest Hungary, direct (Rhapsody, Gilda, Cover Girl)
  • 1900 Hans Haug, composer
  • 1903 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
  • 1903 Nikolai Cherkasov, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Ivan the Terrible)
  • 1903 Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician (d. 2002)
  • 1904 Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987
  • 1904 Anton Dolin, [Patrick Healey-Kay], dancer (Girl From Petrovka)
  • 1904 Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge, physicist

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1906 Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1906 Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist (d. 1999)
  • 1906 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (d. 2000)
  • 1907 Denis Rickett, private secretary to Clement Attlee
  • 1907 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater/judge (Olympics 1932,36)
  • 1908 Lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour)
  • 1909 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
  • 1910 Bea Marcia Anastasia verbrook Christoforides, writer
  • 1910 Julien Gracq, [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andre Breton)
  • 1911 Wilfrid Ewart Oulton, airman
  • 1911 Rayner Heppenstall, British novelist (d. 1981)
  • 1912 Hilde Domin, writer
  • 1912 Igor Markevitch, Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu)
  • 1912 Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Eva Jones, poet/novelist
  • 1913 Mary Green, headmistress (Kidbrooke School)
  • 1913 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria)
  • 1913 George L. Street III American Navy Submariner (d. 2000)
  • 1915 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini)
  • 1915 Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner (late 40's)
  • 1916 Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi
  • 1916 Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
  • 1916 Kennan Wynn, actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916 Siegfried Reda, composer
  • 1917 John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)
  • 1917 Moses Rascoe, blues Singer
  • 1917 Robert Cowans, executive director (British Aerospace)
  • 1917 Bourvil, French actor (d. 1970)
  • 1918 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer
  • 1918 Leonard Rose, concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1920 Beatrice Pearson, Dennison Texas, actress (Moving Finger)
  • 1920 James Munn, commissioner (British University)
  • 1921 Émile Genest, Quebec actor (d. 2003)
  • 1922 Adolfo Celi, Sicily Italy, director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue)
  • 1922 Bob Thiele, record producer
  • 1922 Lillian Hayman, Balt Md, actress (Leslie Uggams Show)
  • 1922 Norman Lear, TV writer/producer (All in The Family)
  • 1923 Masutatsu Oyama, Japanese Kyokushin founder (d. 1994)
  • 1924 Otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer
  • 1924 Vincent Canby, critic (NY Times)
  • 1926 Peter Coker, captain
  • 1927 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician
  • 1927 Allen Breed, USA, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Sakari Mononen, composer
  • 1928 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican lucha libre wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1929 Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)
  • 1929 Jack Higgins, [Harry Patterson], novelist
  • 1929 Marc Wilkinson, composer
  • 1930 Ronald Dearing, chairman (British Post Office)
  • 1930 Shirley Williams, co-founder (Social Democratic Party)/labour minister
  • 1930 Andy [Andrew] White, Scottish drummer, drummed on early Beatles records, born in Glasgow (d. 2015)
  • 1931 Jerry Van Dyke, Danville Ill, actor (My Mother the Car, Coach)
  • 1931 Khieu Samphan, Cambodian politician
  • 1932 Beverly B Byron, (Rep-D-MD, 1979- )
  • 1932 Curnick M Ndlovu, Jailed South Africian worker's union leader
  • 1932 Robert Cowan, CEO (Highlands & Islands Enterprises)
  • 1933 Nick Reynolds, rocker (Kingston Trio-Scarlet Ribbons)
  • 1933 Roger Harris, cricketer (NZ opening batsman vs England 1959)
  • 1933 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)
  • 1934 John Pardoe, CEO (Sight & Sound Education)/Liberal MP
  • 1935 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1936 J. Robert Hooper, American politician
  • 1937 Anna Dawson, British comedienne (Violet-Keeping Up Appearances)
  • 1937 Chuck Jackson, Latta SC, singer (Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry)
  • 1937 Don Galloway, Brooksville Ky, actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside)
  • 1937 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator
  • 1938 Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
  • 1938 Isabelle Aubret, French singer
  • 1938 Gary Gygax, American role-playing game creator (d. 2008)
  • 1939 Irv Cross, NFL sportscaster (CBS-TV)
  • 1939 James McGee, pathologist/professor (Morbid Anatomy at Oxford)
  • 1939 James Victor, Puerto Rico, actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA)
  • 1940 Pina Bausch, German dancer
  • 1941 Johannes Fritsch, composer
  • 1942 Barbara Ferris, actress (Nice Girl Like Me), born in London, England
  • 1942 John Pleshette, actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Robert Arthur Thornbury Campbell, journalist/musician
  • 1942 Dennis Ralston, American tennis player
  • 1943 Al Ramsey, NJ, rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • 1943 Stu Gilliam, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1944 Aleksandr Ivanovich Dedkov, cosmonaut
  • 1944 Bobbie Gentry, Mississippi, singer/songwriter (Ode to Billy Joe)
  • 1944 Jean-Marie Leblanc, French cyclist
  • 1946 Gwynne Gilford, actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • 1946 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • 1946 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor
  • 1947 Betty Thomas, St Louis Mo, actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues)
  • 1947 Wayne Dowdy, (Rep-D-MS, 1981- )
  • 1948 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1948 Peggy Fleming Jenkins, figure skater (Olym-gold-1968), born in San Jose, California
  • 1949 David Muse, rocker (Firefall)
  • 1949 Jeremy Thomas, actor (Family Life)

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1949 Maureen McGovern, Youngstown Oh, singer (Got To Be a Morning After)

  • 1949 André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player
  • 1950 Michael Vaughn, rocker (Paper Lace)
  • 1950 Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)
  • 1951 Janet Eilber, actress (Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952 Hannu-Pekka Hänninen, Finnish sports commentator
  • 1953 Wim G J M van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1953 Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian
  • 1954 G. S. Bali, Indian politician
  • 1955 Allan Border, cricket captain (Australia)
  • 1955 Cat Bauer, American novelist
  • 1956 Carol Leifer, American actress
  • 1957 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • 1957 Hansi Muller, skier
  • 1957 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler
  • 1958 Christopher Dean, Olympics skater (Torvill & Dean/Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1959 David East, cricketer
  • 1960 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star
  • 1960 Jo Durie, England, tennis player
  • 1960 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King
  • 1961 Daniel C Burbank, Manchester Ct, Lt cmdr USCG/astronaut
  • 1962 Karl Mueller, American bassist (Soul Asylum) (d. 2005)
  • 1963 Jason Buck, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1964 Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera)
  • 1965 José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer
  • 1966 Al Charron, Rugby Union forward (Canada)
  • 1967 Craig Wolanin, Grosse Pointe, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967 Emiel van Eijkeren, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)
  • 1967 Jeff Novak, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1967 Neil Smith, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder)
  • 1967 Sasha Mitchell, actor (Spike of Bensonhurst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Juliana Hatfield, American musician
  • 1967 Kellie Waymire, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1968 Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968 Christina Singer, Goeppingen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures GBR)
  • 1968 Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Messina Sicily, actress (Postman)
  • 1968 Tom Goodwin [Thomas Jones], American MLB player (1994-1997 KC Royals), born in Fresno, California
  • 1968 Ricardo Rosset, Brazilian Formula One driver
  • 1969 Jason Woolley, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969 Linda Burgess, WNBA forward (LA Sparks)
  • 1969 Triple H, American professional wrestler
  • 1970 Tom Europe, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1970 Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing
  • 1971 Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1972 Alph Browning, NLF/WLAF receiver (Redskins, Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1972 Bryce Bevill, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1972 Clint Robinson, Brisbane QLD Australia, K-1 1k canoeist (Oly-bron-96)
  • 1972 Jill Arrington, American sports reporter