Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 06:

1542 - Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
1580 - Johann Stobaeus, composer
1632 - Albert Schop, composer
1632 - Pietro Reggio, composer
1638 - Gerrit A Berckheyde, Dutch painter
1668 - Peter Burmannus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch attorney/classicist
1678 - Nicola Francesco Haym, composer
1686 - Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (d. 1758)
1702 - Franz Anton Maichelbeck, composer
1739 - Freidrich Wilhelm Rust, composer
1747 - Coelestin Jungbauer, composer
1747 - John Paul Jones, naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight")
1753 - John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, baptized
1766 - Alexander Wilson, Scottish-born naturalist (d. 1813)
1773 - Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer
1782 - Luis [Philippus] Brion, Curacao commander of Colombian fleet
1782 - Maria Louisa of Spain, queen of Etruria (d. 1824)
1785 - William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)
1789 - Maria Isabella of Spain, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1846)
1793 - Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/min of Internal Affairs (1848-49)
1796 - Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55)
1800 - Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer
1814 - Justus McKinstry, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1817 - Albert von Kölliker, Swiss anatomist (d. 1905)
1818 - Adolf Anderssen, Prussia, world chess champion (1851-66)
1821 - Edward Winston Pettus, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1832 - Maximilian F J, archduke of Austria/Emperor of Mexico
1837 - Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer
1838 - Vatroslav Jagic, Croatian scholar (d. 1923)
1852 - John Albert Delany, composer
1856 - Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT
1859 - Verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)
1864 - Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazil, composer/conductor (Artemis)
1865 - Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician (d. 1950)
1868 - Petrus A Euwens, Dutch vicar/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1868 - Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1935)
1873 - Paul Keller, German writer (Ferien vom Ich)
1877 - David Stanley Smith, composer
1877 - Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier/president of Spain (1931-36)
1878 - Eino Leino, Finnish poet (d. 1926)
1881 - Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Quadriga, Pumpernickel)
1882 - Ralph Morgan, [Wupperman], NYC, actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London)
1884 - Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter/cartoonist
1884 - Harold Vanderbilt, NY, America Cup (1930,34,37)/inv contract bridge
1884 - Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (town hall Hilversum/Beehive Rotterdam)
1885 - Ernst Busch, German field marshal (d. 1945)
1888 - Annette Kellerman, Sydney Australia, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid)
1890 - Andrew Sandham, cricketer (Test cricket's 1st triple centurion)
1892 - Baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst, Belgian WW I pilot
1893 - Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
1896 - Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)
1897 - Richard Krautheimer, art Historian
1898 - Hanns Eisler, German/US composer/German DR-minister for propaganda
1900 - Emil Barth, writer
1900 - Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright
1903 - Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)
1904 - Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)
1904 - Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (d. 1996)
1906 - Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer
1907 - M C Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter/wife of Diego Rivera
1908 - Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
1912 - Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006)
1914 - Jens Rohiner, composer
1915 - Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show)
1915 - Laverne Andrews, Minneapolis MN, singer (Andrews Sisters)
1915 - Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist/composer (Vague et Sillon)
1916 - Unica Zorn, writer
1917 - Hugo Cole, composer
1917 - Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Worcestershire keeper & Test umpire)
1917 - Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (d. 2004)
1918 - Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch journalist/poet (Crossing)
1918 - Eugene List, Phila Penn, pianist/prof (Eastman School of Music)
1918 - Sebastian Cabot, London, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine)
1919 - Dorothy Kirsten, opera singer/Alzheimer disease activist
1920 - William Worthington, horse trainer
1922 - Francisco Moncion, dancer
1922 - William Schallert, LA Calif, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)
1923 - Cathy O'Donnell, Siluria AL, actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie)
1923 - Marie McDonald, Burgin KY, singer/actress (Promises Promises)
1923 - Nancy Davis Reagan, [Anne Francis Robbins], NYC, 1st Lady (1981-89)
1923 - Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90)
1924 - Robert Michael White, NYC, test pilot (X-15)
1925 - Bill Haley, Highland Park Mich, rock vocalist (Rock Around the Clock)
1925 - Huub H Jacobse, member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal)
1925 - Merv Griffin, San Mateo Calif, TV host (Merv Griffin Show)
1926 - Nicky Hilton, 1st husband of Elizabeth Taylor
1927 - Charles Whittenberg, composer
1927 - Janet Leigh, [Jeanetta Morrison], Merced CA, actress (Psycho)
1927 - Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/pres candidate (Smothers Bros Show)
1927 - Susan Cabot, Boston, actress (Carnival Rock)
1927 - [Jan] Hein Donner, Dutch chess master
1927 - Nilo Soruco, Bolivian songwriter (d. 2004)
1929 - Gerd Zacher, composer
1930 - Francoise Mallet-Joris, [F Lilar], Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders)
1930 - H J Heise, writer
1931 - Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)
1931 - Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader
1931 - Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician
1932 - Della Reese, Detroit, singer/actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family)
1933 - Frank Austin, English footballer
1935 - 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader
1936 - Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
1937 - Gene Chandler, [Eugene Dixon], Chicago, rocker (Duke of Earl)
1937 - Ned Beatty, Lexington Ky, actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network)
1937 - Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)
1937 - Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gorki Rus, pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961)
1938 - Franco, Zaire, composer/guitarist/leader (Masumbuku)
1939 - Helena Dupont, US, equestrian 3-day even (Olympic-33rd place-1964)
1939 - Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], London, rock bassist (Drifters)
1939 - Man Mohan Sood, cricketer (scored 0 & 3 in his only Test for India)
1939 - Mary Peters, England, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)
1939 - Jet Harris, English bass guitarist
1940 - Viktor Kuzkin, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
1940 - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan
1940 - Jeannie Seely, American singer
1944 - Byron Berline, rocker
1944 - Gunhild Hoffmeister, German FR, 800m/1500m runner (Oly-silver-72)
1945 - Burt Ward, [Gervis], LA Calif, actor (Robin-Batman)
1945 - Rik Elswit, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place)
1945 - Rodney Matthews, English fantasy artist and illustrator
1946 - Fred Dryer, Hawthone Calif, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)
1946 - George Walker Bush Jr, George's son (Gov-R-TX)
1946 - James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma center) [or June 12, 1945]
1946 - Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)
1946 - Rick Hunter, actor
1946 - Sylvester Stallone, NYC, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra)
1946 - Peter Singer, Australian philosopher
1947 - Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)
1947 - Lance Clemons, baseball player
1948 - Brad Park, Toronto, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
1948 - Nathalie Baye, Mainneville France, actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon)
1948 - Wadih Saadeh, Lebanese-Australian poet
1948 - Tom Curley, American media executive
1949 - Shelley Hack, Greenwich Ct, actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel)
1950 - Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
1950 - Ramon Guzman, jockey
1950 - Sultan Rakhmanov, Super heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1980)
1950 - John Byrne, American comic book author & artist
1950 - Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician
1951 - Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor
1952 - Grant Goodeve, Middlebury CT, actor (Northern Exposure)
1952 - Jesse Harms, musician, of REO Speedwagon
1953 - Nanci Griffith, US singer/songwriter (Poet in My Window)
1954 - Allyce Beasley, Bkln, actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting)
1954 - James Kiberd, actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children)
1954 - Willie Randolph, former New York Mets manager
1955 - William Wall, Irish writer
1956 - John Jorgenson, Madison Wisc, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
1956 - Matt Bahr, NFL kicker (NE Patriots, NY Giants)
1956 - Casey Sander, American actor
1957 - Mario Martinez, Salinas Ca, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988)
1957 - Ron Duguay, Canada, hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)
1958 - Jennifer Saunders, Sleaford England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)
1958 - Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21)
1958 - Ossie Moore, Murwillumbah NSW, Australasia golfer
1959 - John Keeble, London, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True)
1959 - Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)
1960 - Caroll-Ann Alie, Ottawa Ontario, yachter (Olympics-14-92, 96)
1960 - Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)
1960 - Lauri Merten, Waukesha WI, LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open)
1960 - Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Greenwood Ms, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-gold-84)
1961 - Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, Virg, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Kimberly Foster, actress (It Takes Two)
1963 - Edwin Gorter, soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht)
1964 - Lillie Leatherwood, Northport Ala, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1984)
1965 - Glenn Scarpelli, Staten Is NY, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy)
1965 - Tim Camargo, jockey
1966 - Brian Posehn, American actor
1967 - David Whitmore, NFL strong safety (Phila Eagles)
1967 - Omar Olivares, Mayaguez Puerto Rico, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1967 - Heather Nova, Bermudian singer
1968 - Alvin Harper, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1968 - Anthony Kershler, cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95)
1969 - Michael Grant, vocalist (Musical Youth)
1969 - Sophia Witherspoon, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
1969 - Brian Van Holt, American actor
1970 - Antonio Harvey, NBA center/forward (LA Clippers)
1970 - Inspectah Deck, American rapper
1970 - Frank Salvato II, Italian-American Sound Engineer and Composer
1970 - Martin Smith, English singer (Delirious?)
1971 - Adam Laurent, Santa Cruz Calif, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)
1971 - Kari Kupcinet, Chicago, actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless)
1971 - Owen Lance Bill Hughes, Palmerston North NZ, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1971 - Kenya D. Williamson, American actress
1972 - Billy Davis, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 - Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer
1972 - D-Styles, American scratch DJ
1972 - Greg Norton, American baseball player
1972 - Mark Gasser, British pianist
1973 - Karl Ballard, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
1974 - Steve Sullivan, Timmins, NHL center (NJ Devils)
1974 - Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer
1975 - Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist
1975 - Sebastián Rulli, Argentine actor
1975 - 50 Cent, American rapper
1976 - Michelle Stanley, Littleton Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1997)
1976 - Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1977 - Con Blatsis, Australian footballer
1977 - Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer
1977 - Craig Handley, British film director
1978 - Rachel Rochelli, Houston TX, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1978 - Tamera Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)
1978 - Tia Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)
1978 - Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player
1979 - Nicolas Daniel Maricio, Prince of Netherlands
1979 - Nic Cester, Australian musician (Jet)
1980 - Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
1981 - Nicole Kantek, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1981 - Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player
1982 - Tay Zonday, American singer and keyboardist
1983 - Gregory Smith, Canadian actor
1984 - Lauren Harris, British rock singer
1984 - James Henderson, American model
1986 - Derrick Williams, American football player
1987 - Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model
1987 - Kate Nash, English singer/songwriter
1987 - Matt O'Leary, American actor
1994 - Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses
Free Reminders! Sign Up Now!