Famous Birthdays on July 9

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 213

  • 1511 Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1571)
  • 1513 John van Hembyze, Flemish calvinist
  • 1535 Emanuel van Meteren, Southern Neth, merchant/historian
  • 1577 Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Jamestown colonist (d. 1618)
  • 1578 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)
  • 1589 Johannes a Sancto Thoma, [Poinset], Portuguese theologist
  • 1654 Emperor Reigen of Japan (d. 1732)
  • 1686 Philip Livingston, Albany, New York, American businessman and politician (d. 1749)
  • 1689 Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)
  • 1721 Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet (d. 1781)
  • 1753 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1825)
  • 1764 Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)
  • 1766 J Schopenhauer, writer
  • 1766 Jacob Perkins, Newburyport Massachusetts, American Inventor
  • 1775 Matthew Lewis, English novelist (d. 1818)
  • 1777 Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian
  • 1786 Sophie Hélène Béatrix, Princess of France (d. 1787)
  • 1791 Nicolas Ledesma, composer
  • 1800 Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (d. 1885)
  • 1802 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st commercial electric motor
  • 1805 Henry John Gauntlett, composer
  • 1808 Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (d. 1887)
  • 1809 Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist
  • 1819 Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine
  • 1825 Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters)
  • 1828 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  • 1831 Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
  • 1836 Camille de Renesse, Belgian count (d. 1904)
  • 1839 Carl Baermann, composer
  • 1841 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer
  • 1848 Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (d. 1907)
  • 1855 Johann P Zilcher, German composer
  • 1856 Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)
  • 1857 Frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)
  • 1858 Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)
  • 1864 Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer
  • 1879 Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh
  • 1879 Ottorino Respighi, Bologna Italy, composer (Pines of Rome)
  • 1879 Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (d. 1934)
  • 1881 Richard Hageman, Dutch born American pianist, composer and conductor (Caponsacchi), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1887 Samuel Eliot Morison, historian (Admiral of the Ocean Sea)
  • 1889 Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian hockey executive (d. 1964)
  • 1893 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • 1894 Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
  • 1895 Cullen Landis, Nashville TN, actor (Soul of the Beast)
  • 1898 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo)
  • 1898 Marcel Delannoy, composer
  • 1900 Robert Oboussier, composer
  • 1901 Barbara Cartland, romance author (Camfield #69)
  • 1901 Jester Hairston, NC, actor (Thats My Mama, Rolly-Amen)
  • 1902 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)

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1905 Clarence Campbell, Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell
3rd President of the NHL
Clarence Campbell
  • 1906 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance)
  • 1906 Walter Sande, actor (Navy vs Night Monsters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1908 Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (d. 1973)
  • 1910 Harold C Fox, fashion designer/musician
  • 1911 Simon Fraser [Shimi], Lord Lovat, Scottish head of clan Fraser and cattle breeder, born in Inverness (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Mervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (d. 1968)
  • 1911 John A. Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008)
  • 1914 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
  • 1914 Willi Stoph, president German DR
  • 1915 David Leo Diamond, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1916 Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)
  • 1916 Joe Liggins, US composer (Pink Champagne)
  • 1916 Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
  • 1917 Ted Steele, orchestra leader (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1918 Herbert Brun, composer
  • 1918 Rowley I Arenstein, South African attorney/communist/ANC'er
  • 1919 Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper
  • 1921 Jacob J Hage, Dutch farmer/WW II resistance fighter
  • 1922 Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
  • 1924 Leonard Pennario, pianist (LA Philharmonic), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1924 Pierre Cochereau, composer
  • 1925 Alan Dale, American singer (Alan Dale Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector
  • 1925 Thomas A Luken, (Rep-D-OH, 1973-74, 77- )
  • 1926 Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1926 Murphy Anderson, American comic artist (DC Comics), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)
  • 1927 Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
  • 1927 Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1928 Vince Edwards, American actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928 Federico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
  • 1929 Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
  • 1929 Hassan II, King of Morocco (1961-99), born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 1999)
  • 1929 Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
  • 1930 Buddy Bregman, orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1930 Roy McLean, cricketer (prolific South African batsman played 40 Tests)
  • 1932 Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
  • 1932 John Paul Getty II, US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil)
  • 1933 Nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
  • 1933 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)

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1934 Michael Graves, American postmodernist architect, born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Architect Michael Graves
Architect
Michael Graves
  • 1935 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • 1935 Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
  • 1935 Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
  • 1936 David Joel Zinman, American composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 James Hampton, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1936 June Jordan, US playwright/poet (His Own Where)
  • 1937 Clemon Daniels, AFL player of year 1963, halfback (Oak, Dallas SF)
  • 1937 David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
  • 1937 Marty Springstead, Nyack, New York, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor
  • 1938 Brian Dennehy, Ct, actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants)
  • 1938 Paul Seiko Chihara, US/Japanese composer, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1940 John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
  • 1941 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • 1941 James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
  • 1941 Karin von Aroldingen, Germany, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
  • 1941 Scotty Baesler, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
  • 1941 Takehide Nakatani, Japan, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1942 Richard Roundtree, New Rochelle NY, actor (Getting Even, Shaft)
  • 1942 Edy Williams, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Dr Minx)
  • 1942 Hermann Burger, writer
  • 1942 Paul B Henry, (Rep-R-Michigan, 1985- )
  • 1942 Robert Frankel, horse trainer
  • 1943 John H Casper, Greenville SC, USAF/astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77)
  • 1944 Glen [Charles] Cook, US, sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End)
  • 1945 Dean R[ay] Koontz, US, sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild)
  • 1945 Lewis F Payne Jr, American politician (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • 1945 Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (d. 1993)
  • 1946 Bon Scott, [Ronald Belford], Kirriemuir Scotland, rocker (AC/DC)
  • 1946 Joe Micelli, American rocker, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1946 Natasha Pyne, English actress
  • 1947 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  • 1947 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)

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1947 O.J. Simpson [Orenthal James], NFL running back (Buf Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 1947 Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
  • 1948 Hassan Wirajuda, Indonesian current foreign minister
  • 1950 Gwen Guthrie, American singer (d. 1999)
  • 1951 Chris Cooper, actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1952 John Tesh, Garden City NY, New age pianist/TV host (ET)
  • 1952 Rod Boll, Fillmore Saskatchwan, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
  • 1953 Dave Camp, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • 1953 Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953 Thomas Ligotti, American author
  • 1953 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • 1954 Debbie Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955 Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1955 Jimmy Smits, Bkln, actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, NYPD Blue)
  • 1955 Lisa Banes, Chagrin Falls OH, actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger)
  • 1955 Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1955 Willie Wilson, American baseball player

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1956 Tom Hanks, American actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
  • 1957 [Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)
  • 1957 Kelly McGillis, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1957 Tim Kring, American writer and producer
  • 1957 Paul Merton, British comedian
  • 1958 Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1959 Jim Kerr, rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959 Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler
  • 1959 Clive Stafford Smith, British human-rights lawyer
  • 1960 Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Newton Mass, Major USMC/astronaut
  • 1960 Marc Mero, American professional wrestler
  • 1961 Mohammad Aslam, UAE cricketer batsman (1996 World Cup)
  • 1963 Pamela Annette Sanders, playmate (November, 1985), born in Miami, Florida

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1964 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole) and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love
  • 1964 Ronnie Grandison, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
  • 1964 Scott Rachal Verplank, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965 Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • 1965 Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • 1965 David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • 1965 Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
  • 1966 Pamela Adlon, American voice actress
  • 1967 Gunnar Axén, Swedish politician
  • 1968 Shawn Harper, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1968 Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Darkness & Deep), dies at 73
  • 1968 Paolo Di Canio, Italian football player
  • 1968 Lars Gyllenhaal, Swedish author
  • 1969 Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1969 Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1969 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
  • 1970 Steve Dubinsky, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970 Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
  • 1970 Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
  • 1971 Anthony Fieldings, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1971 Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • 1971 Chadrick Brown, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971 Danalee Bragado, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-9th-1995), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1971 Ger Senden, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1971 Jill Simon, Miss Iowa USA (1996)
  • 1971 Scott Grimes, Lowell Mass, actor (Together We Stand)
  • 1971 Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • 1971 Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • 1972 Derek Mills, 400m runner, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972 Pete Kendall, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973 Katasha Artis, WNBA forward (Charlotte Sting)
  • 1973 Kelly Holcomb, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1973 Enrique Murciano, American actor
  • 1974 Nikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
  • 1974 Sian Berry, British politician
  • 1975 Jack White, American musician (The White Stripes}
  • 1975 Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler
  • 1976 Fred Aaron Savage, Ill, actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa)
  • 1977 Isaac Brock, American musician
  • 1978 Linda Park, Korean-born actress
  • 1978 Mark Medlock, German singer
  • 1979 Ella Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1979 Suzanne Stokes American model, (Playmate of the Month February 2000)
  • 1981 Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)
  • 1982 Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer