Famous Birthdays on this Day, January 30:

133 - Marcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1505 - Thomas Tallis, English composer (d. 1585)
1563 - Franciscus Gomarus, [Francois Gomaer], Dutch theologist/opera singer
1566 - Alessandro Piccinini, composer
1615 - Thomas Rolfe, American colonial settler and only child of Pocahontas and John Rolfe (d. 1675)
1616 - William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
1624 - Arnold Geulincx, South Netherland, philosopher (About Virtue)
1628 - George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham England
1647 - Konrad Hoffler, composer
1661 - Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)
1687 - [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized
1694 - Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, composer
1697 - Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
1708 - Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist
1710 - Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer
1720 - Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)
1724 - Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
1752 - Joseph Matthias Kracher, composer
1754 - John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)
1756 - Josef Preindl, composer
1760 - Franz Xaver Partsch, composer
1775 - Walter Savage Landor, Warwick, critic/writer (Imaginary Conversation)
1781 - A v Chamisso, writer
1789 - George Augustus Kollmann, composer
1797 - Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1814 - Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter
1816 - Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1822 - John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brig General (Union volunteers)
1822 - Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)
1829 - Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1830 - James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
1832 - Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (d. 1897)
1834 - Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician
1835 - Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1841 - Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914
1841 - Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (d. 1899)
1844 - Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)
1846 - Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)
1853 - Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)
1859 - Tony Mullane, Irish-born American baseball player (d. 1944)
1861 - Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer
1862 - Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer
1865 - Samuel Pl'h Naber, Dutch rear-admiral/librarian
1866 - Gelett Burgess, author (Purple Cow)
1871 - Seymour Hicks, St Helier Jersey, actor-manager (Scrooge)
1871 - Wilfred Lucas, actor (Pardon Us, Chump at Oxford)
1873 - Rose Melville, actress (Sis)
1873 - Georges Ricard-Cordingley, painter (d. 1939)
1878 - Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940)
1882 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945)
1885 - John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero
1889 - Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (d. 1937)
1892 - Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer
1892 - Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)
1894 - Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43)
1894 - Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)
1899 - Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
1900 - Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, composer
1900 - Martita Hunt, Argentina, actress (Man in Grey, Becket)
1900 - Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy)
1901 - Earl of Huntingdon, mural painter
1901 - H E Nossak, writer
1902 - Elise Cavanna, actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop)
1902 - Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)
1903 - G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
1906 - Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill)
1909 - Mihaly Hajou, composer
1909 - Richard Hearne, Norwich England, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower)
1909 - Saul David Alinsky, Chic Ill, radical writer (John L Lewis)
1910 - Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)
1910 - C Subramaniam, Indian politician (d. 2000)
1911 - Alexander George Ogston, biochemist
1911 - Hugh Marlowe, Phila Pa, actor (Ellery Queen)
1911 - Roy Eldridge, Pitts Pa, jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
1911 - Roy Eldridge, American musician (d. 1989)
1912 - Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
1912 - Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1932)
1912 - Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
1913 - Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
1913 - Percy Thrower, English radio host
1914 - David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
1914 - John Ireland, Vancouver BC, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral)
1914 - Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
1915 - Dorothy Dell, actor (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel)
1915 - John D Profumo, England, politician (C)
1915 - Pierre Wissmer, Swiss composer/theory (Capitaine Bruno)
1915 - Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976, by assassination)
1917 - Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)
1918 - David Opatoshu, NYC, actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada)
1918 - Jarl Andre Bjerke, [Bernhard Borge], Norwegian poet/writer
1919 - Robert Suter, composer
1919 - Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (d. 1979)
1920 - George Skibine, Russ/US dancer/choreographer (Tragedy in Verona)
1920 - Patrick Heron, abstract painter
1920 - Carwood Lipton, American WWII veteran (d. 2001)
1921 - Bernie Leighton, West Haven Ct, orch leader (Chance of a Lifetime)
1922 - Dick Martin, Detroit Mich, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy)
1922 - Pal Jardanyi, composer
1924 - Margaret Beda Nicholson, author (No Medals for the Major)
1924 - Lloyd Alexander, American writer (d. 2007)
1925 - Dorothy Malone, Chic, actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place)
1925 - Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist
1926 - Ruth Brown, Portsmouth Va, actress (Leona-Hello Larry, Checking In)
1927 - Olof Palme, Stockholm, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated
1928 - Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
1928 - Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
1928 - Mitch Leigh, composer
1929 - Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated S African off-spinner 1949-60)
1929 - Viscount Long
1929 - Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (d. 1996)
1930 - Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
1930 - Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
1930 - Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
1931 - Gene Hackman, Calif, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, Superman)
1931 - Jack Bowman, Chief Constable (Tayside)
1931 - Shirley Hazzard, Australian author (Transit of Venus)
1931 - Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )
1931 - John Crosbie, Canadian politician
1931 - Allan W. Eckert, American historian, naturalist, and author
1932 - Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
1932 - Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
1933 - Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
1933 - Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
1933 - Richard Brautigan, Tacoma Wash, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing...)
1933 - Richard Dufallo, Chicago Ill, clarinetist/conductor
1934 - Tammy Grimes, Lynn Mass, actress (Can't Stop the Music)
1935 - John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington
1935 - Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
1935 - Richard Brautigan
1936 - F. Vernon Boozer, American politician
1936 - Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker (d. 2005)
1937 - Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1937 - Vanessa Redgrave, London, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express)
1937 - Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (d. 2005)
1938 - Marcel P A van Dam, Dutch politician/CEO (VARA Radio/TV)
1938 - Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)
1938 - Islom Karimov, President of Uzbekistan
1939 - Eleanor Smeal, feminist/pres (NOW)
1939 - Frank R Wolf, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
1939 - Nick Gaselee, racehorse trainer
1940 - David Johnson, composer
1941 - Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-Wyo), Bush's secretary of defense (1989-93)
1941 - Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny & The Juniors)
1941 - Gregory Benford, American author and scientist
1941 - Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
1942 - Andres, [Dries Holten], Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres)
1942 - Christopher Howes, Crown Estate Second Commissioner
1942 - Dave Brown, cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England)
1942 - Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
1943 - Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
1943 - Sandy Deane, rocker
1944 - John Thornton, English chocolate factory/multi-millionaire
1944 - Lord Westwood
1944 - Lynn Harrell, NYC, cellist
1945 - Michael Dorris, writer
1945 - Robert Wittinger, composer
1946 - Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
1947 - Martin Christoph Redel, composer
1947 - Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
1947 - Les Barker, English poet
1948 - Earl of Huntingdon
1948 - Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)
1948 - Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
1949 - William King, Alabama, soul trumpeteer (Commodores-Easy)
1949 - Peter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1950 - Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses)
1950 - Silvia Bertolaccini, LPGA golfer
1950 - Trinidad Silva, American actor (d. 1988)
1951 - Bobby Stokes, footballer
1951 - Charles S Dutton, Balt Md, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc)
1951 - Clifford Leon Anderson, rocker (Cure)
1951 - Marv Ross, rocker (Quarterflash)
1951 - Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1951 - Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)
1952 - Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
1954 - Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist (Time Bandits)
1955 - Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open)
1955 - Judith Tarr, US, sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)
1955 - Michael Thompson, guitarist (Afterburn, Fresh, Sahara, Gridlock'd)
1956 - Jeremy Gittins, English actor
1956 - Keiichi Tsuchiya, Japanese racing driver
1957 - William Payne Stewart, Springfield MO, PGA golfer (1983 Walt Disney)
1958 - Brett Butler, Montgomery Ala, comedienne (Grace-Grace Under Fire)
1958 - Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
1959 - Jody Watley, Chic, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
1960 - Tony O'Dell, Pasadena Calif, actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class)
1961 - Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)
1962 - King Abdullah II of Jordan
1962 - Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist
1964 - Cheryl Akemi Toma, Pearl City Hawaii, Miss Hawaii-America (1991)
1965 - Julie McCullough, Honolulu Hi, playmate (Feb 86)/actr (Growing Pains)
1966 - Danielle Goyette, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1966 - Daphne Ashbrook, Long Beach Calif, actress (Liz-Our Family Honor)
1967 - Bill Leverty, Richmond Va, guitarist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1967 - Jay Gordon, American musician
1968 - Bob Nardella, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1968 - Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne
1968 - Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3)
1969 - Carolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman and reality TV show star
1970 - Edwin de Kruyf/Kruijff, soccer player (FC Utrecht, FC Groningen)
1970 - Hans Spark, soccer player (RKC)
1970 - Oleg Khmyl, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
1970 - Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1971 - Brent Moss, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Chris Slade, NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots)
1971 - Derek Allen, NFL/WLAF offensive linebacker (NY Giants, Rhein Fire)
1971 - Kevin Knox, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1971 - Kimo Von Oelhoffen, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
1971 - Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
1971 - Quentin Neujahr, NFL center (Baltimore Ravens, Cleve Browns)
1971 - Takeshi Yamanaka, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
1971 - Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers)
1971 - Darren Boyd, British actor
1972 - Burt Thornton, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 - Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1972 - Jill McGill, Denver CO, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-2nd)
1973 - Brad Yamaoka, CFL running back (BC Lions)
1973 - Holly Noelle Roehl, Miss Indiana USA (1996)
1973 - Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
1973 - Jimmy Oliver, NFL wide receiver (SD Chargers)
1973 - Sharone Wright, NBA center/forward (Toronto Raptors)
1974 - Christian Bale, Wales, actor (Empire of the Sun, Little Women)
1974 - Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)
1974 - Robert Rollins, cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman)
1974 - Jemima Khan, English socialite
1975 - Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer
1975 - Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi)
1976 - Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)
1976 - Andy Milonakis, American comedian
1977 - Deltha O'Neal, American football player
1978 - Lnd Girchoukevitch, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Oly-98)
1978 - John Patterson, American baseball player
1979 - Diva Zappa, daughter of Frank
1979 - Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics-96)
1980 - Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer
1980 - Leilani Dowding, British glamour model
1980 - Wilmer Valderrama, American actor
1980 - Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor
1981 - Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer
1981 - Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver
1981 - Peter Crouch, English footballer
1981 - Josh Kelley, American musician
1982 - Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
1984 - Jeremy Hermida, American baseball player
1985 - Aaadietya Pandey, Indian astrologer
1985 - Trae Williams, American football player
1986 - Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter
1986 - Nick Evans, American baseball player
1987 - Rebecca Knox, Irish professional wrestler
1988 - Rob Pinkston, American actor
1989 - Khleo Thomas, American actor and rapper
1990 - Jake Thomas, American actor
1990 - Eiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress/singer
1991 - Matthew Werkmeister, Australian actor
2005 - Prince Hashem bin Al Abdullah II, of Jordan
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