On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1947

  • Jul 2 Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of President LBJ
  • Jul 7 Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat
  • Jul 7 Howard Rheingold, American author
  • Jul 7 Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal
  • Jul 8 Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
  • Jul 8 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 John Trevor Key, British photographer (d. 1995)
  • Jul 11 Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
  • Jul 12 Richard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology, born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Jul 14 Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
  • Jul 16 Roelof Petrus Meyer, South African under minister of Law & Order etc, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Jul 16 Alexis Herman, American politician (23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Jul 16 Assata Shakur, American activist Black Liberation Army) and wanted by FBI, born in Queens, New York

Person of interestCamilla Parker Bowles

Jul 17 Camilla Parker Bowles, English wife of Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall, born in London, England

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles
  • Jul 18 Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician (Member of the Canadian Parliament for Mississauga West), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • Jul 20 Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
  • Jul 21 Jimmy Duncan, American politician (Rep-R-Tennessee 1988-2019), born in Lebanon, Tennessee
  • Jul 22 Curt Weldon, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 1987-2007), born in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • Jul 23 Spencer Christian, American TV weatherman (Good Morning America), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Jul 24 Michael Coveney, drama critic
  • Jul 24 Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
  • Jul 26 Pauline Clare, Britain's first female Chief Constable (Lancashire)
  • Jul 27 Wayne Dowdy, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi), born in Fitzgerald, Georgia
  • Jul 28 Alexei Sergeyevich Borodai, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Jul 30 Jonathan Mann, American physician and AIDS activist, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Jul 30 Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, French virologist (Nobel Prize 2008, discovered HIV), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 31 Dennis Greenslade, rocker

About July 1947

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)