Famous Birthdays on 30th March

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 232

  • 1135 Maimonedes, philosopher (d. 1204)
  • 1326 Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)
  • 1432 Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1481)

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1640 John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)

English Politician John Trenchard
English Politician
John Trenchard
  • 1674 Jethro Tull, agricultural writer (Basildon), baptised
  • 1681 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver
  • 1687 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
  • 1697 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
  • 1719 John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music
  • 1727 Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)
  • 1746 Francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)
  • 1750 John Stafford Smith, composer
  • 1772 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer
  • 1790 Joseph Smith, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1877)
  • 1804 Salomon Sulzer, composer
  • 1805 Adrien de La Fage, composer
  • 1811 Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
  • 1815 Wincenty Studzinski, composer
  • 1820 Anna Sewell, English author (Black Beauty), born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk (d. 1878)
  • 1823 Joseph Farmer Knipe, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1901)
  • 1824 Innis Newton Palmer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1825 Samuel Bell Maxey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • 1830 Auguste Tolbecque, composer
  • 1830 Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher
  • 1835 Bernhard Scholz, composer
  • 1836 Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German industrialist/politician
  • 1842 John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher
  • 1844 Paul M Verlaine, France, lyric poet (Sagesse Bonbeur)

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1853 Vincent van Gogh, Groot-Zundert, Netherlands, artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises)

  • 1857 Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (d. 1926)
  • 1858 Siegfried Alkan, German composer, born in Dillingen, Saarland (d. 1941)
  • 1864 Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist/politician
  • 1865 Heinrich Rubens, German physicist
  • 1872 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
  • 1876 Clifford Whittingham Beers, US, mental hygiene pioneer
  • 1879 Coen de Koning, Dutch ice skater (d. 1954)
  • 1880 Sean O'Casey, Ireland, playwright (Playboy of the Western World)
  • 1882 Melanie Klein, Austrian/British psycho analysis
  • 1883 Jo Davidson, US, sculptor (Woodrow Wilson, Walt Whitman)
  • 1886 Stanislaw Lesniewski, Poland, logician/mathematician
  • 1887 Albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)
  • 1888 Anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin)
  • 1891 Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov)
  • 1892 Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian
  • 1892 Fortunato Depero, Italian artist (d. 1960)
  • 1892 Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
  • 1894 Sergei Ilyushin, Russian airplane builder (Ilyushin)
  • 1895 Jean Giono, French writer (World Chant)
  • 1898 Heinz Risse, writer
  • 1898 Joyce Carey, English actress (Black Windmill)
  • 1899 Irving Thalberg, US producer (MGM)
  • 1899 Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer (d. 1970)
  • 1902 Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007)
  • 1902 Ted Heath, British musician and band leader (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Sol C Siegel, US, producer (High Society, Gentlemen prefer blondes)
  • 1903 Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984)
  • 1904 Akarova, [Marguerite Acarin], Belgian dancer (Les Biches)
  • 1904 Ripper Collins, baseball player (d. 1970)
  • 1905 Mikio Oda, Japan, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • 1905 Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)
  • 1907 Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German Luftwaffe Officer (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Camille Schmit, composer
  • 1908 Kurt Bruggemann, composer
  • 1908 Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith, Chinese cricket bowler
  • 1909 Ernst Gombrich, OM/FBA/director (Warburg Institute)
  • 1910 Józef Marcinkiewicz, mathematician (d. 1940)
  • 1911 Dennis Gomm, musician
  • 1912 Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar/naturalist
  • 1912 Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)
  • 1913 Frankie Laine, actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1913 Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre producer
  • 1913 Richard Helms, CIA head (1966-73)
  • 1913 Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
  • 1913 Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)
  • 1914 Sonny Boy Williamson [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), born in Madison County, Tennessee (d. 1948)
  • 1917 Els Aarne, composer
  • 1917 Herbert Anderson, actor (Henry-Dennis The Menace)
  • 1917 Rudolf Bruci, composer
  • 1918 John Gray, FRS/marine biologist
  • 1918 Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Death of a Champion), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1919 McGeorge Bundy, national security adviser (JFK), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1919 Ramsay Ames, actress (G-Men Never Forget, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves)
  • 1921 Countess of Sutherland, English great land owner/multi-millionaire
  • 1921 Kan Ishii, composer
  • 1921 Oto Ferenczy, composer
  • 1922 German Germanovich Galinin, composer
  • 1922 J F Coates, naval architect
  • 1922 Peter Jona Korn, composer
  • 1922 Turhan Bey, actor (Dragon Seed, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1923 Herbert Asmodi, writer
  • 1923 Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (d. 1986)
  • 1924 Milko Kelemen, composer
  • 1925 Ivo Malek, composer
  • 1925 John Wells, MP
  • 1926 John Heddle Nash, singer
  • 1926 Lord Rayner [Derek Rayner], Norwich, Norfolk, English businessman and chief executive (Marks & Spencer)
  • 1926 Ray McAnally, Ireland, actor (My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian)
  • 1926 Werner Torkanowsky, conductor (New Orleans Symph), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1927 Lord Armstrong of Ilminster [Robert Armstrong], British life peer
  • 1927 Peter Marshall, TV game show host (Hollywood Squares), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • 1927 Wally Grout, cricketer (great Aussie wicket-keeper)
  • 1928 Diether de la Motte, composer
  • 1928 Richard Trant, Brit general
  • 1928 Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)
  • 1929 Richard Dysart, Brighton Mass, actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law)
  • 1929 Shirley Stoler, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930 Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
  • 1930 David Staple, joint pres (Council of Churches for Brit & Ireland)
  • 1930 John Astin, Balt Md, actor (I'm Dickens He's Fenster, Addams Family)
  • 1930 Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist and entertainer, born in Bassendean, Western Australia
  • 1931 Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1931 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Hi Yo Silver)
  • 1931 Sandor Szokolay, composer
  • 1932 A J Zuckerman, Dean (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine)
  • 1932 Ted Morgan, Swiss-born writer
  • 1933 Jean-Claude Brialy, Aumale Algeria, actor (Circle of Love, Cousins)
  • 1934 Lord Tanlaw [Simon Mackay], crossbench member of the House of Lords
  • 1935 Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
  • 1935 Gordon Mumma, composer
  • 1935 John Charles Eaton, composer
  • 1935 Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
  • 1936 Mark Burns, British director (Juggernaut)
  • 1936 Richard Baker, Santa Fe NM, Zen teacher (Dharma Sangha)
  • 1937 J S Jennings, CEO (Shell Transport & Trading Co)
  • 1937 Jay W Macintosh, Gainesville Ga, actress (Sons & Daughters)
  • 1937 Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth [Ian MacLaurin], Blackheath, Kent, British businessman and chairman (Vodafone)
  • 1937 Warren Beatty, Richmond Va, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Shampoo, Dick Tracy)
  • 1938 Martin Dunne, Lord-Lt (Warwickshire)

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1940 Jerry Lucas, Middletown Ohio, NBA center (Oly-gold-60, NY Knicks)

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas
  • 1940 Norman Gifford, cricketer (respected England slow left-armer 1964-73)
  • 1941 Brendan O'Friel, CEO (Prison Governors Association)
  • 1941 Robert C Smith, (Rep-R-NH, 1985- )
  • 1941 Ron Johnston, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
  • 1941 Sven Hamrin, Sweden, road race cycler (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • 1941 Bob Smith, former American politician
  • 1942 George Esson, Chief Constable (Dumfries & Galloway)
  • 1942 Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)
  • 1943 Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
  • 1943 Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1943 Ken Forssi, American musician (Love) (d. 1998)
  • 1944 Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)

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1945 Eric Clapton, Ripley England, singer/guitarist (Tears in Heaven)

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • 1947 Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
  • 1948 Dave Ball, rocker (Procul Harum)
  • 1948 Jim Dandy Mangrum, vocalist (Black Oak Arkansas-Jim Dandy)
  • 1948 Justin Deas, actor (As The World Turns, Santa Barbara), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 M A King, FBA, economist
  • 1948 Nigel Jones, British MP
  • 1949 Leslie Joan Corn, theatre producer/director/writer
  • 1949 Sue Cook, British broadcaster
  • 1949 Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman
  • 1949 Liza Frulla, Quebec politician
  • 1950 Dave McCurdy, (Rep-D-OK, 1981- )
  • 1950 Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)
  • 1950 Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)

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1950 Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • 1951 John Gosden, racehorse trainer
  • 1951 Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
  • 1952 Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1953 Cydney Bernard, American film producer
  • 1955 Randy Vanwarmer, vocalist (Just When I Needed You Most), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1956 Bill Butler, Scottish politician
  • 1957 Elena V Kondakova, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (STS 84)
  • 1957 Paul Reiser, actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM 20, STS 84)
  • 1958 Joseph Paul Sindelar, Ft Knox KY, PGA golfer (BC Open-1985, 87)
  • 1958 Maurice LaMarche, Canadian voice actor
  • 1959 Daniel Seifried, Kitchener Ont, Canadia Tour golfer (1981 Thunder Bay)
  • 1959 Peter Ellis, convicted child abuser
  • 1959 Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
  • 1960 Bill Johnson, alpine skier (first American to win alpine Olympic gold - 1984), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1961 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
  • 1962 M C Hammer, [Stanley Kirk Burrell], rapper (Hammer Time), born in Oakland, California
  • 1962 Bil Dwyer, American actor
  • 1963 Jenny Lidback, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1995 du Maurier Ltd Classic)
  • 1963 Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1963 Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
  • 1964 Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • 1964 Dave Ellett, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1964 Tracy Chapman, US singer/songwriter (Freedom Now, I Got a Fast Car)
  • 1964 Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer
  • 1964 Ian Ziering, American actor ("Beverly Hills 90210"), born in West Orange, New Jersey
  • 1965 Karel Novacek, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1994 Hilversum)
  • 1965 Piers Morgan, editor (Daily Mirror)
  • 1966 Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age)
  • 1966 Efstratios Grivas, Greek chess grandmaster and author
  • 1967 Julie Richardson, Auckland NZ, tennis star (1992 Futures-Canberra)
  • 1967 Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer

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1968 Celine Dion, Quebec Canada, singer (I'm Your Woman)

Singer Celine Dion
Singer
Celine Dion
  • 1968 Donna D'Errico, Dothan AL, playmate (Sep, 1995)
  • 1969 Marco Foddis, pop drummer (Pestilence)
  • 1969 Mark Astley, Calgary, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • 1970 George Coghill, WLAF safety (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1970 Mark Consuelos, Zaragosa Spain, actor (Mateo Santos-All My Children)
  • 1970 Shane Bertsch, Nike golfer (1994 Permina Basin Open-14th), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1970 Secretariat, American racehorse and 1973 triple crown winner (d. 1989)
  • 1971 Mari Holden, Milwaukee Wisc, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972 Matt Joyce, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Cardinals, Seahawks, Claymores)
  • 1972 Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)