Birthdays in History in 1930

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 345

  • Jan 1 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • Jan 3 Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright
  • Jan 5 Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 6 Denis Pitts, journalist
  • Jan 11 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)
  • Jan 13 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • Jan 16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

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Jan 20 Edwin Aldrin Jr, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin
  • Jan 21 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 23 Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet (Omeros), Nobel Prize for Literature 1992, born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2017)
  • Jan 23 William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 25 Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
  • Jan 26 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
  • Jan 27 Esteban Edward Torres, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jan 27 Roger Sims, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Morris, British MEP
  • Jan 29 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
  • Jan 30 Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
  • Feb 1 Peter Tapsell, British MP
  • Feb 1 Shahabuddin Ahmed, President of Bangladesh
  • Feb 1 Mario Beaulieu, Quebec politician (d. 1998)
  • Feb 3 Gillian Ayres, English painter
  • Feb 8 Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 8 James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
  • Feb 9 Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (d. 2003)
  • Feb 11 Alevtina Koltschina, USSR, cross coutry relay skier (Oly-gold-1960)
  • Feb 11 Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Arlen Specter, (Sen-R-PA, 1981- )
  • Feb 13 Ernst Fuchs, Austrian artist
  • Feb 14 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
  • Feb 15 C F Payne, British chief constable, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 16 Frederick "Fred" Cuming, British painter, born in London
  • Feb 17 Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), born in South Woodford, Essex
  • Feb 18 Theodore C Freeman, Haverford Penn, capt USAF/astronaut
  • Feb 18 Gahan Wilson, American cartoonist
  • Feb 19 John Frankenheimer, American director (Birdman of Alcatraz), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 Bill Walker, British MP
  • Feb 21 Elizabeth Adams, madame
  • Feb 22 JPS van Neerven, Dutch economist/editor (Limbourg Daily)
  • Feb 22 James McGarrell, American painter
  • Feb 23 Jef Geeraerts, Flemish writer (Black Venus)
  • Feb 25 Erica Pedretti, writer
  • Feb 27 Paul von Ragué Schleyer, American chemist
  • Feb 27 Peter Stone, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Feb 28 Leon Cooper, US physicist (Nobel 1972)
  • Feb 28 Bruce Dawe, Australian poet
  • Mar 2 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 3 Heiner Geißler, German politician
  • Mar 3 Ion Iliescu, President of Romania
  • Mar 7 Anthony Armstrong-Jones [Lord Snowdon], British photographer and husband of Princess Margaret, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Mar 9 Harrie J B Aarts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • Mar 12 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
  • Mar 12 Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, born in Middleton (d. 1994)
  • Mar 15 Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Mar 17 James Benson Irwin, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)
  • Mar 22 Lynden O Pindling, PM of Bahamas (1967-92)
  • Mar 22 Pat Robertson, televangelist (700 club, Presidential candidate-R-1989)
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator
  • Mar 26 Gregory Corso, beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man)
  • Mar 26 Sandra Day O'Connor, Texas, 1st woman Supreme Court Justice (1981- )
  • Mar 27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Bird Watching)
  • Mar 28 Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • Mar 29 Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford
  • Mar 30 Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
  • Mar 30 Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist and entertainer, born in Bassendean, Western Australia
  • Apr 2 W Hambleden Smith, English newspaper magnate

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Apr 3 Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic (d. 2017)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Apr 3 Lawton Chiles, (sen/gov-D-Florida, 1971-89/91- )
  • Apr 3 Max Frankel, journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds)
  • Apr 8 Julien Van Remoortere, [Piet Mortelman], Flemish writer (Fist)
  • Apr 8 Mary Moore, principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford)
  • Apr 8 Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma
  • Apr 9 F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • Apr 10 Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)
  • Apr 11 Clive Exton, scriptwriter & playwright
  • Apr 11 James Alan Ferman, secretary (British Board of Film Classification)
  • Apr 11 Joseph Burnett-Stuart, CEO (Robert Fleming Holdings)
  • Apr 11 Nicholas F Brady, US Secretary of Treasury (1988-93)
  • Apr 11 W G [Bill] Hefner, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
  • Apr 11 Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Apr 12 Patrick Edmund Pery, 6th Earl of Limerick, Irish peer and public servant
  • Apr 12 Lou A de Graaf, Dutch asst secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
  • Apr 12 Uwe Kitzinger, President (Templeton College, Oxford)
  • Apr 12 Manuel Neri, American artist
  • Apr 13 Jeremiah Harman, British Judge "the kicking Judge"
  • Apr 14 George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
  • Apr 15 Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU)
  • Apr 15 Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland
  • Apr 16 John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
  • Apr 21 Don Tyson, founder, Tyson Foods)
  • Apr 23 Michael Bowen, RC Archbishop (Southwark)
  • Apr 24 Conn Findlay, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76), born in Stockton, California
  • Apr 25 Paul Mazursky, American writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 26 Justin Gosling, principal (St Edmund Hall Oxford)
  • Apr 27 Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs
  • Apr 28 James Baker, American Secretary of the Treasury (1985-88), Secretary of State (1989-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 30 Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
  • May 1 Richard Riordan, mayor of Los Angeles (R, 1993-2001), born in NYC, New York
  • May 2 Marco Pannella, Italian politician and activist, born in Teramo (d. 2016)
  • May 3 Juan Gelman, Argentine poet, born in Buenos Aires
  • May 5 Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15)
  • May 7 Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets, Russia, cosmonaut
  • May 7 Horst Bienek, German poet
  • May 7 Totie Fields, American comedienne (d. 1978)
  • May 8 Alex L. Shigo, Duquesne Pennsylvania, American Biologist and Plant Pathologist known for his study of tree decay and contributions to modern arboricultural practices
  • May 10 June Knox-Mawer, British radio host/novelist (World of Islands)
  • May 10 Scott Muni, American radio DJ (d. 2004)
  • May 11 M J Hamlin, Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Dundee University)
  • May 11 Stanley L Elkin, American writer/professor (Living End), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 11 Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (d. 2002)
  • May 11 Bud Ekins, American stuntman (d. 2007)
  • May 11 William Carey, American businessman and philanthropist (W.P. Carey & Co. LLC) (d. 2012), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 13 Mike Gravel, (Sen-R-Alaska)
  • May 13 Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica
  • May 14 Edward V "Ned" Regan, Planfield NJ, (Controller-R-NY, 1978- )
  • May 14 Phillipo Seed, social work academic
  • May 15 Jasper Johns, painter/sculptor (Green Target), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • May 16 Desmond Langley, gov (Bermuda)
  • May 16 Don Conicannon, government minister
  • May 18 Barbara Goldsmith, author (Little Gloria Happy At Last), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • May 18 Don Leslie Lind, Midvale Utah, astronaut (STS 51-B)
  • May 18 Fred[erick Thomas] Saberhagen, US, sci-fi author (Book of Swords)
  • May 18 Geoffrey Littler, CEO (County NatWest Group)
  • May 18 Warren B Rudman, (Sen-R-NH, 1980- )
  • May 19 Lorraine Hansberry, playwright (Raisin in the Sun)
  • May 20 Robert Bunyard, Commandant (British Police Staff College)
  • May 21 David Smith, principal/vice chancellor (Edinburgh University)

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May 21 Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia (Liberal, 1975-83), born in Toorak, Victoria

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • May 21 Stanley Wells, director (Shakespeare Institute U of Birmingham)
  • May 22 Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior

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May 22 Harvey Milk, American politician and gay activist, born in Woodmere, New York (d. 1978)

American Politician Harvey Milk
American Politician
Harvey Milk
  • May 22 Marisol (Maria Sol) Escobar, Venezuelan sculptor, born in Paris, France (d. 2016)
  • May 23 Richard Anuszkiewicz, Erie, Pa, painter
  • May 23 Friedrich Achleitner, German poet
  • May 24 Ivor Richardson, Judge (NZ Court of Appeals)
  • May 25 Sonia Rykiel, French fashion designer, born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • May 27 John Barth, novelist (Sot-Weed Factor)
  • May 27 William S Sessions, Arkansas, director of FBI
  • May 28 Edward Seaga, PM (Jamaica)
  • May 30 Mark Birley, British nightclub owner (d. 2007)
  • May 30 Robert Ryman, American painter
  • May 31 William Taylor, British Chairman of Convocation (London University)
  • Jun 1 John Lemmon, English logician (d. 1966)
  • Jun 2 Charles Pete Conrad Jr, USN/astro (Gem 5 11, Ap 12, Skylab 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 3 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • Jun 5 Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
  • Jun 5 Roger W Suddards, solicitor
  • Jun 5 Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
  • Jun 8 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Swedish director (Elvira Madigan), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Michael Codron, theatrical producer
  • Jun 8 Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
  • Jun 8 Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
  • Jun 9 Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • Jun 11 Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup)
  • Jun 11 Charles B Rangel, (Rep-D-NY, 1971- )
  • Jun 12 Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop
  • Jun 12 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
  • Jun 12 Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
  • Jun 13 Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel (d. 2004)
  • Jun 16 David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
  • Jun 16 Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian/American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2016)
  • Jun 18 Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
  • Jun 19 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
  • Jun 20 John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
  • Jun 20 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
  • Jun 21 Gerald Kaufman, British Labour MP, born in Leeds (d. 2017)
  • Jun 21 Patricia Lindop, radio biologist
  • Jun 21 Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
  • Jun 23 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jun 24 Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Jun 24 William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (d. 2006)
  • Jun 25 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi
  • Jun 27 H Ross Perot, Texas, billionaire/presidental candidate (1992)
  • Jun 28 Itamar Franco, President of Brazil
  • Jul 1 Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)
  • Jul 1 Margaret A Brewer, American soldier, in Durand Michigan, first female General officer in US Marine Corps. (d. 2013)
  • Jul 2 Carlos Saul Menem, President of Argentina (1989- )
  • Jul 6 Francoise Mallet-Joris, [F Lilar], Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders)
  • Jul 6 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German writer, born in Bublitz (d. 2013)
  • Jul 8 Valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jul 11 Harold Bloom, American literary critic
  • Jul 15 Charles Kelly, chief constable (Staffordshire England)
  • Jul 15 Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Jul 15 Stephen Smale, American mathematician
  • Jul 16 Michael Bilirakis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )
  • Jul 20 Arthur U Spronken, sculptor
  • Jul 20 Yuri Petrovich Artyukin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 14)
  • Jul 24 Boris Nikolayevich Belousov, cosmonaut
  • Jul 24 Charles Hambro, English banker/multi-millionaire/CEO (Hambros)
  • Jul 25 Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and essayist (d. 1990)
  • Jul 26 Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes