Famous Birthdays on 29th May

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 236

  • 1594 Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632)
  • 1627 Anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)

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1630 Charles II, St. James's Palace, London, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1660-85)

  • 1673 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council
  • 1675 Humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715)
  • 1716 Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist
  • 1722 James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773)
  • 1730 William Jackson (Jackson of Exeter), English composer and organis born in Exeter (d. 1803)
  • 1731 Orazio Mei, composer
  • 1736 Patrick Henry, US, patriot "Give me liberty or give me death"
  • 1741 Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer
  • 1773 Princess Sophia of Gloucester (d. 1844)
  • 1791 Pietro Romani, composer
  • 1794 Johann Heinrich von Mädler, German astronomer (d. 1874)
  • 1810 Erasmus Darwin Keyes, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • 1810 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer
  • 1810 Solomon Meredith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
  • 1823 John H. Balsley, American carpenter (d. 1895)
  • 1824 Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1825 David Bell Birney, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1826 Ebenezer Butterick, inventor (tissue paper dress pattern)
  • 1827 Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1890)
  • 1837 Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Dutch minister/party leader (CHU)
  • 1837 Luca Fumagalli, composer
  • 1839 Ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test)
  • 1840 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)
  • 1841 Sylvester Magee, last living American slave and oldest person who ever lived, (d. 1971)
  • 1843 Emile Pessard, composer
  • 1846 Albert Gyorgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education
  • 1851 Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)
  • 1852 Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer
  • 1860 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish composer (d. 1909)
  • 1863 Arthur Mold, English cricketer (d. 1921)
  • 1864 A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
  • 1874 G. K. Chesterton [Gilbert Keith], English writer (Man Who Made Gold), born in London, England
  • 1880 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
  • 1881 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer
  • 1882 Doris Ulmann, American photographer
  • 1883 William Beatton Moonie, composer
  • 1885 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)
  • 1890 Francis de Bourguignon, composer
  • 1892 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)
  • 1894 Beatrice Lillie, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1894 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)
  • 1896 George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology)
  • 1897 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
  • 1897 Ignace Lilien, composer

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1903 Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes Hope], Eltham Kent, British born American entertainer

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope
  • 1904 Robert Knox, bacteriologist
  • 1905 Fela Sowande, composer
  • 1905 Jan [Johannes] Teulings, Dutch actor/director (That Joyous Eve)
  • 1905 Sebastian Shaw, Holt England, actor (Return of Jedi, Chimera)
  • 1906 Hans Joachim Schaeuble, composer
  • 1906 Terence Hanbury White, Bombay India, novelist (England Have My Bones)

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1906 T. H. White, Bombay India, English author (King Arthur)

Author T. H. White
Author
T. H. White
  • 1907 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic
  • 1907 Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman and senator (d. 2002)
  • 1909 Neil R[onald] Jones, US, sci-fi author (Space War, Twin Worlds)
  • 1910 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker
  • 1911 James Marjoribanks, British ambassador
  • 1911 Louis Wain, agricultural scientist
  • 1912 John B M R "John" Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque)
  • 1912 Lucie Aubrac [Bernard], Paris, history teacher and French resistance member, (d. 2007)
  • 1913 Douglas Black, physician
  • 1913 Iris Adrian, actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1913 Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
  • 1914 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1915 David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales)
  • 1915 Igor Buketoff, Hartford Conn, conductor (Iceland Symph 1964-65)
  • 1915 Lord Huntingfield, British agent to UN Secreteriat
  • 1915 Karl Münchinger, German conductor (d. 1990)
  • 1916 Carl M Story, fiddler

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1917 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963)

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1918 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show)
  • 1918 Isabel Dean, Engl, actress (5 Days one Summer, Virgin Island, Ransom)
  • 1920 Robin Haydon, British diplomat
  • 1921 Clifton James, actor (Buster & Billie, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921 George Terry, chief constable (Sussex England)
  • 1921 James Clifton, Spokane Wash, actor (Live & Let Die)
  • 1922 Iannis Xenakis, Braila, Romania, Greek composer/architect/mathematician
  • 1922 John Heerbecq, Church commissioner
  • 1923 Earl of Morley, Lord Lt (Devon)
  • 1923 Richard Worsley, quarter master General
  • 1925 Sir Kenneth Couzens, Deputy Chairman of the British Coal Board
  • 1926 Charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love)
  • 1927 Carl Toms, stage designer (1 Million BC, Moon Zero Two)
  • 1927 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist/writer
  • 1927 Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power)
  • 1928 Felix Rohatyn, investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1929 Anthony Grant, British MP
  • 1929 Katie Boyle, [Lady Sander Saunders], British broadcaster
  • 1929 Peter Higgs, Newcastle upon Tyne, British theoretical physicist (Nobel, 2013)
  • 1930 Eleanor Fazan, opera/show choreographer (Lassiter, Ruling Class)
  • 1930 Eddy Choong, Penang, Malaysia, Chinese badminton player, (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Carl Toms, stage designer
  • 1932 Paul R. Ehrlich, American biologist and author who founded the group Zero Population Growth
  • 1933 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
  • 1935 André Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • 1935 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
  • 1935 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
  • 1936 Arlene McQuade, actress (Rosalie-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Alwin Schockemohle, horse show jumper
  • 1937 Irmin Schmidt, rocker (Can)
  • 1937 Peter Kolman, composer
  • 1937 Charles W. Pickering, American judge
  • 1938 Francis Thomas (Fay) Vincent, baseball commissioner
  • 1939 Al Unser, auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1970, 71)
  • 1939 Martin Garrod, Commandant General Royal Marines
  • 1939 Nanette Newman, writer/actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage)
  • 1940 Farooq Leghari, President of Pakistan
  • 1941 Douglas Scott, mountaineer
  • 1941 Roy Crewsdon, Manchester, rocker (Freddie & The Dreamers)
  • 1942 Kevin Conway, actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Pierre Bourque, Former mayor of Montreal
  • 1943 Bob Edgar, (Rep-D-PA, 1975-87)
  • 1943 E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )
  • 1943 Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)
  • 1943 Robert W. Edgar, Theologian and Politician, (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)
  • 1944 Quentin Davies, MP (C)
  • 1945 Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, Minister of State (Scotland)
  • 1945 Martin Pipe, horse trainer
  • 1945 Gary Brooker, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
  • 1946 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946 Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (d. 2000)
  • 1947 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947 Gene Robinson, American ecclesiastic
  • 1948 Anthony Geary, Coalville Utah, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital)
  • 1948 Linda Esther Gray, opera singer
  • 1948 Michael Berkley, composer/broadcaster
  • 1948 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
  • 1949 Francis Rossi, guitarist (Status Quo-Picture of a Matchstick Man), born in London, England
  • 1949 Brian Kidd, English footballer
  • 1950 Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, singer (R U Tuff Enuff), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1950 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • 1951 Peter Chernin, President of News Corporation
  • 1952 Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)

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1953 Danny Elfman, composer (Simspon Show Theme), born in Los Angeles, California

Composer Danny Elfman
Composer
Danny Elfman
  • 1953 Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)
  • 1953 Rick Henderson, Beaumont Tx, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
  • 1955 Jerry Dengler, Colo Springs, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
  • 1955 John Hinckley Jr, shot & wounded President Reagan (1981)
  • 1955 Mike Porcaro, rock bassist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)
  • 1955 Sut Jhally, Kenyan-born American educator
  • 1956 LaToya Jackson, American singer/model (If You Feel the Funk)/posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956 Greg R, rocker (Bad)
  • 1956 Larry Blackmon, rocker (Cameo-Alligator Woman)
  • 1957 Jeb Hensarling, American politician

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1958 Annette Bening, Topeka KS, actress (Grifters, Bugsy, Valmont) [or 5/5]

  • 1958 Ivar Sisniega, Mexico, pentathelete (Olympic-1980)
  • 1958 Sam Clancy, WLAF defensive assistant coach (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1958 Willem Holleeder, Dutch criminal
  • 1959 Mel Gaynor, rock drummer (Simple Minds-Water Front), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959 Rupert Everett, British actor (Princess Daisy, Another Country)
  • 1959 Tamayo Otsuki, actress (Mrs Yamagami-Davis Rules)
  • 1960 Adrian Paul, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • 1961 David Palmer, heavy metal drummer (ABC, AC/DC)
  • 1961 Melissa Etheridge, US singer/songwriter/guitarist (Never Enough)
  • 1961 Todd Boonstra, Minneapolis Minn, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • 1962 Eric Davis, LA CA, outfielder (Cin Reds)
  • 1962 Gerry Norquist, Portland OR, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-5th)
  • 1962 John D. LeMay, American actor
  • 1963 Lisa Whelchel, Fort Worth Texas, actress (Blair-Facts of Life)
  • 1963 Tracey E Bregman, Munich Germany, actress (Lauren-Bold & Beautiful, Days of Our Life)
  • 1963 Blaze Bayley, British singer (ex-Iron Maiden)
  • 1963 Ukyo Katayama, Japanese racing driver
  • 1965 Charlie Hayes, Hattisburg MS, 3rd baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • 1965 Emilio Sanchez, Tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1965 Jammo Myllys, Savonlinna FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland, Oly-Br-98)
  • 1966 Floyd Turner, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1967 Bill Risley, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1967 Karina Orum, Denmark, golfer (Scandinavian champion 1989)
  • 1967 Mike Keane, Winnipeg, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1967 Ray Bernard, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)

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1967 Noel Gallagher, Manchester, English pop musician (Oasis)

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher
  • 1968 Brian Roche, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968 Duane Young, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969 Toby Borland, Quitman LA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1969 Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)
  • 1969 Chan Kinchla, Canadian musician (Blues Traveler)
  • 1970 Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • 1971 Eric Lucas, Quebec professional boxer
  • 1972 Bill Curley, NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers, Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1972 David Hendrix, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972 Kenny McEntyre, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • 1972 Kevin McDougal, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1972 Közi, Japanese visual kei artist
  • 1972 Stanislas Renoult, French singer
  • 1973 Emma Johnson, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1973 Etdrick Bohannon, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1973 Jason Dawe, North York, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
  • 1973 Malcolm Allen, Wauchope NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Tiffany M Sloan, Orange county California, playmate (Oct, 1992)
  • 1973 Alpay Özalan, Turkish footballer
  • 1973 Anthony Azizi, American actor
  • 1973 Mark Lee, American musician (guitarist for Third Day)
  • 1974 Barbara Mulej, Kranj Slovenia, tennis star (1992 Futures Germ)
  • 1974 Kenny Bynum, running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974 Robyn Petroskey, Minneapolis Minn, figure skater (1996 Midwest champ)
  • 1974 Myf Warhurst, Australian radio presenter on Triple J and TV personality on Spicks and Specks