Famous Birthdays on July 14

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  • 1454 Poliziano, Florentine humanist (d. 1494)
  • 1486 Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (Recollets)
  • 1602 Jules Mazarin, French cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
  • 1608 George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)
  • 1610 Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)
  • 1634 Pasquier Quesnel, French Jansenist theologian (d. 1719)
  • 1671 Jacques D'Allonville, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1732)
  • 1675 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (d. 1747)
  • 1676 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (d. 1763)
  • 1696 William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (d. 1761)
  • 1707 Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer
  • 1721 John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (d. 1807)
  • 1743 Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, Russian poet (d. 1816)
  • 1756 Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • 1762 Joseph Lakanal, Serres Ariège, French Politician and Educator
  • 1785 Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (d. 1851)
  • 1794 John G Lockhart, [Scorpion], biographer (Life of Sir Walter Scott)
  • 1801 Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (d. 1858)
  • 1804 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general
  • 1816 Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (d. 1882)
  • 1818 Nathaniel Lyon, American Brigadier General (Union Army), 1st Union General to die in battle, born in Ashford, Connecticut (d. 1861)
  • 1830 Richard Henry Jackson, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Kinnegad County, Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1892)
  • 1831 William Dwight, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • 1834 James Abbott McNeill Whistler, artist (Whistler's Mother)
  • 1839 Edward Sydney Smith, composer
  • 1854 Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer
  • 1855 Richard Samuel Hughes, composer
  • 1857 Maytag, inventor (washing machine)
  • 1859 Willy Hess, German violinist, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1928)
  • 1862 Florence Bascom, American geologist and 1st woman hired by the US Geological Survey, born in Williamstown, Massachusetts (d. 1945)
  • 1862 Gustav Klimt, Austrian Art Nouveau painter
  • 1865 Annie Jones, Virginia, bearded lady

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1868 Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown), born in Washington Hall, County Durham, England (d. 1926)

Archaeologist and Writer Gertrude Bell
Archaeologist and Writer
Gertrude Bell
  • 1869 Owen Wister, American novelist (Virginian)
  • 1874 'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914)
  • 1874 Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (Actinium)
  • 1880 Donald Meek, Scottish actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1946)
  • 1883 Alexandru Zirra, composer
  • 1884 Charles Meldrum Daniels, swimmer (Olympic gold 1904, 08), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1885 King Sisavang Vong of Laos (d. 1959)

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1889 Ante Pavelić, Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, born in Bradina, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić
  • 1890 Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City)
  • 1891 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), born in London, England
  • 1893 John G Strijdom, premier of South-Africa (1954-58)
  • 1893 Spencer Williams, American director, writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show), born in Vidalia, Louisiana (d. 1969)
  • 1893 Clarence J. Brown, Newspaper publisher and politician (d. 1965)
  • 1895 Frank Raymond Leavis, British literary critic (Culture & Environment)
  • 1896 Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchist (d. 1936)
  • 1898 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), born in Reval, Russian Empire (d. 1980)
  • 1898 A. B. "Happy" Chandler, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1991)
  • 1901 George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)

  • 1901 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), born in London, England
  • 1902 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (The Grapes of Wrath, Curiosity Kills), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • 1902 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
  • 1902 Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WWII)
  • 1903 Irving Stone, American author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
  • 1903 Ken Murray, American comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1904 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
  • 1906 Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer
  • 1906 Tom Carvel, ice cream mogul (Carvels)
  • 1907 Annabella [Suzanne G Charpentier], French actress (Dinner at Ritz), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • 1908 Chaim Raphael, English Jewish scholar and novelist, born in Middlesbrough (d. 1994)
  • 1910 Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic

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1910 William Hanna, American animator (Hanna-Barbera, Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), born in Melrose, New Mexico (d. 2001)

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
  • 1911 J de Graaf, Dutch ethicist/president (Church & Peace)
  • 1912 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, folk singer (This Land Is Your Land)
  • 1912 Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic (d. 1991)
  • 1913 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP)

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1913 Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2006)

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • 1913 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician
  • 1916 Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary)
  • 1916 Phyllis Stedman, politician
  • 1917 Arthur Leavins, violinist
  • 1917 Douglas Edwards, Alda Oklahoma, newscaster (CBS Evening News, FYI)
  • 1918 Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy), born in NYC, New York

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1918 Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 2007)

Director, Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director, Writer
Ingmar Bergman
  • 1918 Jay Forrester, Engineer, invented random-access magnetic core memory, born near Anselmo, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • 1919 Lino Ventura, Parma Italy, actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--)
  • 1921 Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist
  • 1921 Leon Garfield, English children's author (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Sixto Durán Ballén, Ecuadorian politician, President of Ecuador (1992-96), born in Boston, America (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Peter Andrew Tranchell, composer
  • 1922 Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
  • 1922 Elfriede Rinkel, Nazi concentration camp guard
  • 1923 Dale Robertson, Harrah Ok, actor (Death Valley Days, Walter-Dynasty)
  • 1923 Frances Lear, Larchmont NY, Woman's magazine publisher (Lears)
  • 1923 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)
  • 1924 James W. Black, Scottish pharmacologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1925 Luis Antonio Escobar, composer
  • 1926 Harry Dean Stanton, West Irvine KY, actor (Alien, Cool Hand Luke)
  • 1926 Jan Krenz, Polish conductor and composer, born in Włocławku, Poland
  • 1927 John William Chancellor, news anchor (NBC, VOA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1928 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher
  • 1928 Nancy Olson, actress (Absent-Minded Professor, Pollyanna), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1928 Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, born in Copenhagen (d. 2010)
  • 1928 Pierre Olaf, Cauderan France, actor (Kraft Music Hall)
  • 1929 George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher
  • 1930 Eric Norman Stokes, composer
  • 1930 Polly Bergen, actress (Rhoda-Winds of War, Baby Talk), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1931 Donald Eugene Webb, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1931 Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)
  • 1932 Roosevelt Grier, Cuthbert Ga, NFLer (NY Giants)/actor (Movin' On)
  • 1933 Del Reeves, singer and guitarist
  • 1933 Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- ), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1934 Leo Joseph Koury, Pitts, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1934 [Robert] Lee Elder, PGA golfer (1974 Monsanto Open), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1936 Gloria Lambert, singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1936 Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)
  • 1937 Khalid Hassan, Pak cricket leg-spinner (took 2-116 at 16 in only Test)
  • 1937 Yoshiro Mori, Japanese politician
  • 1938 Bob Scholl, rocker (Mellow Kings)
  • 1938 Jerry Rubin, activist (Chicago 7)/stockbroker
  • 1939 Karel Gott, Czech singer
  • 1939 Sid Haig, American actor
  • 1939 George E. Slusser, American scholar and writer
  • 1939 Ljubisa Beara, Bosnian general convicted of overseeing Srebrenica Massacre, born in Sarajevo (d. 2017)
  • 1940 Susan Howatch, English author
  • 1941 Tatyana Dmitryevna Kuznetsova, cosmonaut
  • 1941 Maulana Karenga, American author and activist
  • 1941 Andreas Khol, Austrian politician
  • 1942 Javier Solana, Spanish European Union foreign policy chief
  • 1943 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Billy McCool, American baseball player
  • 1945 Peter James Leonard Klatzow, composer
  • 1946 Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
  • 1946 John Wood, Australian actor
  • 1947 Nick Benedict, actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Steve Stone, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1947 Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
  • 1949 Tommy Mottola, American music executive (Casablanca Records), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1949 Joyce Benson, LPGA golfer
  • 1949 Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS)
  • 1950 Bruce Oldfield, British mode-designer
  • 1951 Esther Dyson, computer publisher (Release 1.0), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1951 Judi Brown, E Lansing Mich, 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1951 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • 1952 Eric Laneuville, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1952 George Louis Francis Lewis, composer
  • 1952 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952 Joel Silver, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • 1952 Stan Shaw, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Franklin Graham, American evangelist
  • 1952 Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo), (d. 2014)
  • 1953 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], Portsmouth, Virginia, American model/singer (Nov 1974 Playmate of the Month)
  • 1954 Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
  • 1955 L. Brent Bozell, American author and activist
  • 1956 Vladimir Kulich, Czech actor
  • 1956 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1957 Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)
  • 1958 Joe Keenan, American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.
  • 1959 Rodney Rash, horse trainer
  • 1959 Susana Martinez, American politician (Governor of New Mexico) 1st female Hispanic US governor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1960 Ray Herndon, Scottsdale Ar, singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You)
  • 1960 Anna Bligh, Australian politician
  • 1961 Jackie Earle Haley, Northridge California, actor (Breaking Away)
  • 1962 Diane Ratnik, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962 Jeff Olson, American musician
  • 1963 Bel Le Harper, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1963 Phil Rosenthal, American newspaper columnist
  • 1964 Barbara Chiu, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1964 Brett J Ogle, Paddington Austral, PGA golfer (1993 AT&T Pebble Beach)
  • 1964 Jack Kay Jr, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Singapore Open), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1965 Reina Olea, female jockey
  • 1966 D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1966 Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1966 Tayna Donelly, rocker (Belly)
  • 1966 Ellen Reid, Canadian musician (Crash Test Dummies)
  • 1966 Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
  • 1967 Glen Scrivener, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1967 Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • 1967 Leonardo Lavalle, Mexican tennis star
  • 1967 Robin Ventura, infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santa Maria, California
  • 1967 Patrick J. Kennedy, politician
  • 1968 Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist/professional wrestler
  • 1969 Jose Hernandez, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1970 Mark Brandenburg, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970 Mark Strickland, NBA forward (Miami Heat)
  • 1970 Michelle Sawatzky, Steinbach Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Missy Gold, actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 1970 Todd Rucci, NFL guard (NE Patriots)
  • 1970 Thomas Lauderdale, musician (Pink Martini), born in Oakland, California
  • 1971 Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
  • 1971 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French Canadian singer
  • 1972 Ben Talley, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • 1972 Joe Aska, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1972 Lou Roe, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1972 Matthew Campbell, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Deborah Mailman, Australian actress
  • 1973 Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1973 Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
  • 1973 Adam Quinn, American bagpipe player
  • 1973 Candela Peña, Spanish actress
  • 1974 Erick Dampier, NBA center (SF Warriors)
  • 1974 David Mitchell, English comedian and actor
  • 1975 Matthew Kessinger, figure skater (1995 Gt Lakes Jr champ), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1975 Taboo, American rapper
  • 1975 Tim Hudson, American baseball player
  • 1976 Geraint Jones, English cricketer
  • 1976 Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film director and screenwriter