Birthdays in History in July 1942

  • Jul 1 William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)
  • Jul 2 Georgi Ivanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
  • Jul 2 Vicente Fox, Former Mexican president
  • Jul 4 Michael, English Prince of Kent and paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, born in Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Jul 4 Stefan Meller, Polish diplomat and 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-06), born in Lyon, France (d. 2008)
  • Jul 8 Phil Gramm, (Sen-R Texas, 1985- )
  • Jul 9 Hermann Burger, Swiss poet and writer, born in Menziken, Switzerland (d. 1989)
  • Jul 9 Paul B. Henry, American professor of political science and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, born in Chicago, Illinois (d.1993)
  • Jul 13 Rod Chandler, (Rep-R-WA, 1983- )
  • Jul 14 Javier Solana, Spanish European Union foreign policy chief
  • Jul 15 Henry McCubbin, MEP (Labour)
  • Jul 15 Philip R Sharp, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1975- )
  • Jul 16 Frank Field, British Labour politician, born in Edmonton, Middlesex
  • Jul 17 Peter Sissons, British newsreader
  • Jul 18 Prince Alexandre of Belgium, Prince of the Belgians and son of Leopold III, born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Adolf Ogi, President of Switzerland (2000), born in Kandersteg, Switzerland
  • Jul 20 Ron Bowden, Australian politician
  • Jul 23 Myra Hindley, English murderess (murdered 5 small children with Ian Brady), born in Manchester, England (d. 2002)
  • Jul 23 Sallyanne Atkinson, Australian politician (Lord Mayor of Brisbane 1985-91), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 25 Felix Philipp Ingold, Swiss translator and writer, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Jul 26 Vladimír Mečiar, 1st and 3rd Prime Minister of Slovakia, born in Zvolen, Slovakia