Famous Birthdays on 29th November

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 225

  • 1229 Louis II, the Stern, ruler (upper Baveria)
  • 1338 Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (d. 1368)
  • 1427 Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)
  • 1484 Joachim Vadian, Swiss humanist (d. 1551)
  • 1627 John Ray, English naturalist (d. 1705)
  • 1632 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer, born in Florence, Italy
  • 1690 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine II of Russia (d. 1747)
  • 1752 Jemima Wilkinson, American preacher (d. 1819)
  • 1761 Fridolin Weber, composer
  • 1762 Pierre André Latreille, French zoologist (d. 1833)
  • 1770 Peter Hansel, composer
  • 1781 Andres Bello, Venezuela poet/diplomat/scholar (Silvas Americanas)
  • 1797 Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer
  • 1798 Alexander Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877)
  • 1799 Amos Bronson Alcott, US educator/poet (Concord Days)
  • 1802 Wilhelm Hauff, German writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1827)

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1803 Christian Doppler, Salzburg, Austria, physicist (Doppler effect), (d. 1853)

  • 1803 Gottfried Semper, German architect (d. 1879)
  • 1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage/antislavery/prison reformer
  • 1813 Franz von Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891)
  • 1815 Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • 1816 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1860)
  • 1816 Morrison Waite, American jurist (d. 1888)
  • 1818 George Brown, Canada, publisher (Toronto Globe), PM (L) (1858)
  • 1825 Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)

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1832 Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pennsylvania, American author (Little Women)

  • 1833 Louis Douglass Watkins, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1834 Thomas Edward Greenfield Ransom, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1835 Empress Dowager Cixi, Chinese ruler (d. 1908)
  • 1838 Aeneas Mackay, Baron/Dutch minister of interior/Colonies
  • 1839 Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)
  • 1849 Ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode)
  • 1852 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer
  • 1856 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia
  • 1857 Theodor Escherich, German pediatrician (d. 1911)
  • 1860 Hans Haym, German conductor, born in Halle (d. 1921)
  • 1862 Friedrich Klose, composer
  • 1863 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer
  • 1866 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer
  • 1870 Andre Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
  • 1870 Harry Graham, Australian cricketer (107 on Test debut Aust v Eng 1893), born in Melbourne
  • 1872 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director
  • 1874 Antonio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)
  • 1874 Francis Dodd, British artist (d. 1949)
  • 1879 Jacob Gade, Danish composer(d. 1963)
  • 1888 Joe Slater, Australian Rules footballer (d. 1917)
  • 1891 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)
  • 1891 Richard Frank Donovan, composer
  • 1894 Yakima Canutt, [Enos Edward], Colfax WA, actor/dir (Texas Terror)
  • 1894 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (d. 1970)
  • 1895 Busby Berkeley, choreographer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1895 Lodovico Rocca, composer
  • 1895 William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)
  • 1896 Philip L Carret, Lynn Mass, CEO (Pioneer Fund)
  • 1896 Rod(erique) La Rocque (La Tour), western actor (Beau Bandit)
  • 1896 Yakima Canutt, American actor and stuntman (d. 1986)
  • 1897 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)

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1898 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Belfast, sci-fi author (Silver Chair), (d. 1963)

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • 1898 Rod La Rocque, actor (Our Modern Maidens), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1899 Gustave Reese, composer
  • 1899 Andrija Artuković, Croatian war criminal (d. 1988)
  • 1901 Genevieve Tobin, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini, Uncertain Lady)
  • 1901 Mildred Harris, Cheyenne WY, actress (No No Nannette)
  • 1902 Carlo Levi, Italy, painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
  • 1902 Georges Poulet, French/Belgian critic (Temps Humain)
  • 1904 Kay Johnson, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1904 Piet Ketting, pianist/conductor/composer (Glorify Kokila)
  • 1904 Egon Eiermann, German architect (d. 1970)
  • 1905 Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham
  • 1905 Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)
  • 1906 Luis Van Rooten, Mexico City Mexico, actor (One Man's Family)
  • 1908 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
  • 1908 N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian (d. 1957)
  • 1909 Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar
  • 1910 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher
  • 1911 Klaus E J Fuchs, Rüsselsheim Germany, German/British atomic physicist/spy
  • 1912 Viola Smith, American drummer (one of the first professional female drummers)
  • 1914 Edith Tilton Penrose, economist
  • 1914 Taisen Deshimaru, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France
  • 1915 Earl W Sutherland, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971)
  • 1915 Billy Strayhorn, American musician and composer (d. 1967)
  • 1916 Valentino Bucchi, composer
  • 1916 Fran Ryan, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Merle Travis, Muhlenberg County KY, country singer (16 Tons) (d. 1983)
  • 1918 Herb Shriner, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1918 Madeleine L'Engle, [Franklin], US, sci-fi author (Ilsa, Love Letters)
  • 1919 Pearl Primus, Trinidad-born American dancer (popularized African dance), born in Port of Spain (d. 1994)
  • 1920 Yegor Ligachev, Soviet politician
  • 1922 Benjamin Smit, Curacaos architect (St Elizabeth Hospital)
  • 1922 Minnie Miñoso, Cuban baseball player
  • 1923 Frank Reynolds, E Chicago Ind, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
  • 1926 Dagmar, Huntington, West Virginia, American actress (Broadway's Open House)

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1926 Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia's 1st freely elected President (2014-), born in Sidi Bou Said

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
Beji Caid Essebsi
  • 1927 Rubert Crosse, actor (Det Robinson-The Partners), born in NYC, New York

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1927 Vin Scully, American sportscaster (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York

Sportscaster Vin Scully
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Vin Scully
  • 1928 Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
  • 1928 Paul Simon, American politician (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Don January, pro golfer (1976 Vardon Trophy)
  • 1929 Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone
  • 1930 Shirley Porter, English politician
  • 1931 Frank T Mdlalose, KwaZulu minister of Internal minister
  • 1931 Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor (d. 1997)
  • 1931 André Noyelle, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)
  • 1932 Antoine Tisne, composer
  • 1932 Diane Ladd, Meridian Miss, actress (Wild Angels, Wild at Heart)
  • 1932 John Gary, Watertown, NY, singer
  • 1932 Jacques Chirac, French politician
  • 1933 David Reuben, author (Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex)
  • 1933 John Mayall, MacClesfield England, pop musician (Don't Washed Me Time)
  • 1933 James Rosenquist, American artist
  • 1936 Davide Anzagai, composer
  • 1936 Gerti Tetzner, writer
  • 1937 Johan J Holst, Norwegian minister of Defense/Foreign affairs
  • 1939 Gennadiy Volnov, USSR, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1939 Meco [Domenico Monardo], musician and producer (Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk), born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1939 Peter Bergman, American comedian, (d. 2012)
  • 1939 Domenico Monardo, American record producer
  • 1940 Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1941 Dennis Doherty, Halifax Canada, rocker (Mamas & The Papas)
  • 1941 Ronald D Coleman, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • 1942 Felix Cavaliere, Pelham NY, rock keyboardist (Rascals - Lonely too Long)
  • 1942 Philippe Huttenlocher, Swiss opera singer
  • 1942 Maggie Thompson, American magazine editor
  • 1943 Sue Miller, American author
  • 1945 Roger Bambuck, Guadeloupe, French 4X100 runner (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • 1946 Suzy Chaffee, US, skier/chapstick user (Olympics-1968)
  • 1946 Silvio Rodríguez, Cuban poet
  • 1947 Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)
  • 1947 Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
  • 1949 Garry Shandling, comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1949 Kenneth D Cameron, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • 1949 Wayne Cowan, American wrestler
  • 1949 Jerry Lawler, American wrestler
  • 1950 Kevin O'Donnell Jr, US, sci-fi author (Caverns, Reefs, Lava)
  • 1951 Barry Goudreau, rock guitarist (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951 Jonathan Zeitlyn, artist
  • 1951 Roger Troutman, American musician (d. 1999)
  • 1952 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)
  • 1952 Dusty Hare, English rugby player
  • 1953 Alex Grey, American artist
  • 1954 Joel Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1955 Howie Mandel, comedian (Dr Wayne Fiscus-St Elsewhere), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1956 Hinton Battle, American dancer
  • 1956 Leo Laporte, American television personality
  • 1956 Eric Laakso, American football player
  • 1957 Charles Grant, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, American actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1957 Matthew Rubel, CEO of Collective Brands Licensing
  • 1958 Pamela Prati, Million $ Cap (1984)/actress, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1958 Mario Petrucci, Anglo-Italian Poet and Ecologist
  • 1959 Neal Broten, Roseau Canada, NHL center (NJ Devils)
  • 1959 Rich Camarillo, NFL punter (Houston Oilers)

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1960 Cathy Moriarty, actress (Raging Bull, Bless This House), born in The Bronx, New York

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1960 Howard Johnson, Clearwater Florida, American baseball player (New York mets)

MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
  • 1961 Kim Delaney, American actress (All My Children, NYPD Blue), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961 Masayoshi Yamashita, Japanese musician
  • 1962 Andrew McCarthy, actor (St Elmo's Fire, Class), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • 1962 Andy LaRocque Swedish musician (King Diamond)
  • 1964 Don Cheadle, actor (Boogie Nights)
  • 1964 Kris Kamm, Evanston Ill, actor (Stuart Rosebrock-Coach)
  • 1964 Perry Parker, South Laguna Beach California, golfer (1992 Xerox BC Open)
  • 1964 Cork Graham, American journalist, actor and author
  • 1965 Ellen Cleghorne, comedienne (Saturday Night Live)
  • 1965 Neill Barry, actor (Old Enough, Heat), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese musician (d. 1992)
  • 1967 Marcus Muler, WLAF adm asst (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1967 Sean Carlin, Australian hammer thrower (Olympics-8-1992, 96)
  • 1967 John Layfield, American professional wrestler
  • 1968 Dee Brown, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • 1968 Jiri Veber, Kladno CZE, hockey (Team Czech Rep)
  • 1968 Jonathan Raleigh Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)
  • 1968 Pedro A Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • 1968 Peter Gross-Pass, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1968 T J Rubley, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
  • 1969 Ben Iroha, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1969 Craig Evans, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 1969 J-Me Carney, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1969 Jonathan Knight, American pop singer (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Mariano Rivera, Panama City Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1969 Pierre van Hooijdonk, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Celtic)
  • 1969 Kasey Keller, American soccer player
  • 1970 David Beinhoff, mayor
  • 1970 Guy Hill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 NCAA-3rd), born in Atlanta, Georgia,
  • 1970 Lamar Smith, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1970 Tonya Gill, LPGA golfer (1995 Ping/Welch-14th)
  • 1970 Mark Pembridge, Welsh footballer
  • 1971 Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
  • 1971 Bernadette Przybycien, Miss Illinois USA (1996)
  • 1971 Brad May, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1971 Gena Lee Nolin, actress/model (Baywatch)
  • 1971 Gregory Byrne, American college administrator
  • 1972 Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • 1972 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1972 Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1972 Brian Baumgartner, American actor
  • 1972 Larry Joe Campbell, American actor
  • 1972 Minoru Tanaka, Japanese pro-wrestler
  • 1973 Craig Glassock, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper 1994-95)