Birthdays in History in July 1928

  • Jul 3 Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)
  • Jul 3 G√ľnter Bruno Fuchs, German writer, poet and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1977)
  • Jul 3 John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England
  • Jul 4 Patrick Tilley, British sci-fi author (1st Family, Blood River)
  • Jul 4 Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer and critic, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 2016)
  • Jul 4 Sylvius Gerald Marie Rozendal, Premier of Netherland's Antilles, born in Willemstad, Curacao (d. 2003)
  • Jul 5 Pierre Mauroy, French politician (Prime Minister, 1981-4), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 7 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 8 Carol Henry, choreographer (Garry Moore Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 10 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Jul 10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), born in Paris (d. 1999)
  • Jul 11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • Jul 12 Elias James Corey, American organic chemist (Nobel 1990), born in Methuen, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 Hayden White, American "literary criticism" historian (Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe), born in Martin, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Jul 13 Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
  • Jul 14 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher
  • Jul 15 Carl Woese, American microbiologist
  • Jul 16 James Kilfedder, Northern Ireland unionist politician, born in Kinlough, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Jul 16 Ray Thornton, American politician (Democratic U.S. Representative for Arkansas), born in Conway, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Robert Sheckley, American sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap),born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 16 Anita Brookner, English novelist (Hotel du Lac) and art historian, born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jul 17 Jean Muir, British fashion designer and dressmaker, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Simon Vinkenoog, Dutch writer and poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)
  • Jul 19 John Bratby, English painter and writer (Breakdown), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1992)
  • Jul 20 Jan Meyers, (Rep-R-Kansas, 1985- )
  • Jul 20 Pavel Kohout, Czech and Austrian writer (Poor Murderer) and dissident, born in Prague
  • Jul 20 Charles David Ganao, Djambala, French Equatorial Africa, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (1996-1997), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 23 Hubert Selby Jr., American author (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • Jul 23 Vera Rubin, American astronomer who discovered dark matter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Jul 26 Elliott Erwitt [Elio Romano], French-American photographer (Gimme Shelter), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 26 Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet, born in Allahabad, India (d. 1980)
  • Jul 26 Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Alberta), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (d. 2012)
  • Jul 28 Anne Braden, American civil rights activist, journalist, and educator, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2006)
  • Jul 28 Joe Jackson, American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family, born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • Jul 29 Li Ka-Shing, Chinese philanthropist and chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings, born in Chaozhou, Guangdong
  • Jul 29 Li Ka-Shing, Hong Kong business magnate (CK Holdings), born in Chaozhou, China
  • Jul 31 Bill Frenzel, (Rep-R-MN, 1971- )