Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 10:

1419 - Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)
1452 - King James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
1509 - John Calvin, Protestant religious reformer/theologian
1517 - Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop
1526 - Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien
1592 - Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (d. 1660)
1614 - Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (d. 1686)
1625 - Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (d. 1703)
1638 - David Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)
1666 - John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)
1682 - Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India (d. 1719)
1682 - Roger Cotes, English mathematician (d. 1716)
1697 - Francois Hanot, composer
1711 - Princess Amelia Sophia of Great Britain (d. 1783)
1723 - William Blackstone, England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries)
1736 - Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1807)
1759 - Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
1778 - Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master
1779 - Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer
1792 - George Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49)
1797 - Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull)
1804 - Emma Smith Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1879)
1809 - Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (d. 1889)
1818 - John Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1820 - Andrew Porter, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872
1821 - Christopher Columbus Augur, Major General (Union volunteers)
1824 - Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician
1826 - Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer
1830 - Camille Pissaro, Danish Antillean/French painter (impressionism)
1832 - Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897)
1833 - Lucius Eugene Polk, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1834 - James A McNeill Whistler, US/British painter (Whistler's Mother)
1835 - Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist/composer (Souv de Moscou)
1839 - Adolphus Busch, German-born brewer (d. 1913)
1852 - Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister
1856 - Nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil
1858 - Karl Flodin, composer
1865 - Jan "Pa" van der Steur, Dutch philanthropist (Steurtjes)
1867 - Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
1867 - Max Prinz von Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918)
1870 - Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism)
1871 - Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)
1874 - Austin Diamond, cricket non-Test capt (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust)
1874 - Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
1875 - Mary McLeod Bethune, SC, slave/educator (Bethune-Cookman College)
1879 - Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)
1882 - Ima Hogg, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony
1882 - Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer
1883 - Johann Blaskowitz, German general
1883 - Sam Wood, US, communist fighter/director (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
1886 - John SSPV Gort, viscount of Limerick/fieldmarshal of Palestine
1887 - Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer
1888 - Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
1888 - Graham McNamee, sportscaster (1st Rose Bowl)
1888 - Toyohiko Kagawa, Kobe, Japan, Christian social reformer
1889 - Robert [Harriot] Barrat, NYC, actor (Go West, Distant Drums)
1890 - Andre Souris, composer
1892 - George "Slim" Summerville, US actor (Keystone Cops)
1894 - Jimmy Francis McHugh, composer
1895 - Carl Orff, Munich Germany, composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969)
1895 - John Gilbert, [Pringle], Logan UT, actor (Heart o' the Hills)
1895 - Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/member High Court
1895 - Nahum Goldmann, Switz, pres Zionist World Organization
1896 - Thérèse Casgrain, French Canadian politician and senator (d. 1981)
1897 - Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director
1897 - Karl Plagge, German officer (d. 1957)
1897 - Jack "Legs" Diamond", American bootlegger (d. 1931)
1899 - John Gilbert, American actor (d. 1936)
1899 - Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978)
1900 - Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)
1900 - Elsie Evelyn Laye, English singer/actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow)
1900 - Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk, priest and wonder-worker (d. 1979)
1900 - Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (d. 1993)
1902 - G Weisenborn, writer
1902 - Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)
1903 - John Wyndham P L B Harris, US, sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids)
1904 - Isa Krejci, composer
1905 - Thomas Gomez, NYC, actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout)
1905 - Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
1910 - Ronald Fletcher, broadcaster
1911 - Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier of Indonesia
1912 - Francis Showering, brewer
1913 - Ljuba Welitsch, Borisovo, Bulgaria, opera soprano (Nedda-Pagliacci)
1913 - Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (d. 1985)
1914 - Saul Bellow, Quebec, novelist (Nobel 1976-Mr Samler's Planet)
1914 - Joe Shuster, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1992)
1916 - Dick Cary, jazz Musician
1917 - Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
1917 - Reg Smyth, English cartoonist (Andy Capp)
1917 - Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (d. 2000)
1919 - Rusty Gill, St Louis Mo, singer (Polka Time)
1920 - David Brinkley, Wilmington NC, NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley)
1920 - Owen Chamberlain, physicist/co-discoverer (antiproton, Nobel-1959)
1921 - Eunice Shriver, founder (Special Olympics)
1921 - Jake LaMotta, Bronx, middleweight boxing champ (1949-51) (Raging Bull)
1921 - Jeff Donnell, South Windham Maine, actor (Gidget Goes to Rome)
1921 - Revaz Il'yich Lagidze, composer
1921 - Harvey Ball, American inventor (d. 2001)
1922 - Derek Prouse, writer actor/film festival director (Le Scandale)
1922 - Herb McKenley, Jamaica, 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
1923 - Jean Kerr, Scranton Pa, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
1923 - G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
1923 - John Bradley, United States Navy corpsman, one of six who raised flag on top of Mt. Suribachi(see Iwo Jima) (d. 1994)
1924 - Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
1924 - Johnny Bach, American basketball coach
1925 - Dorothea Hochletiner, Austria, giant slalom (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1926 - Carleton Carpenter, Bennington Vt, actor (Up Periscope, Summer Stock)
1926 - Fred Gwynne, NYC, actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters)
1927 - David Norman Dinkins, (1st black Mayor-D-NYC, 1990-93)
1927 - Don Revie, English soccer coach (Leeds, National team)
1927 - William Smithers, Richmond Va, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!)
1927 - Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
1927 - Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
1928 - Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)
1928 - Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
1928 - Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)
1928 - Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
1929 - Moe Norman, Kitchener Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open)
1929 - Winnie Ewing, Scottish politician
1930 - Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist
1931 - Alice Munro, author (Dance of the Happy Shades)
1931 - Del Insko, harness racer (toothpick in mouth, 1969 money leader)
1931 - Julian May, US, sci-fi author (Golden Torc, Magnificat)
1931 - Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
1932 - Jorgen Becker, writer
1932 - Carlo Mario Abate, Italian racing driver
1933 - Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic-silver-1960)
1933 - Jerry Herman, Broadway composer (Hello Dolly)
1934 - Munir Malik, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1959-62)
1934 - Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer
1935 - Tura Satana, American actress
1936 - Barbara B Kennelly, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1982- )
1936 - Jan Wincenty Hawel, composer
1937 - Sandy Stewart, Phila Pa, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President)
1938 - Paul Andreu, French architect
1938 - Lee Morgan, American hard-bop trumpeter
1939 - Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
1939 - Ahmet Taner Kislali, Turkish politician, journalist, and educator (d. 1999)
1940 - Dawid J "Dawie" de Villiers, S African minister of energy (1989- )
1940 - Keith Stackpole, cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74)
1940 - Mills Watson, Oakland Calif, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear)
1940 - Helen Donath, American soprano
1940 - Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur
1941 - Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
1941 - Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
1941 - Robert Pine, Scarsdale NY, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs)
1941 - David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist
1942 - Ronnie James Dio, American musician
1943 - Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)
1943 - Jerry Miller, Tacoma Wa, rock guitarist (Moby Grape)
1944 - Beaky, rocker
1945 - Ron Glass, Evansville IN, actor (Harris-Barney Miller, Frank's Place)
1945 - [Sarah] Virginia Wade, England, tennis star (Wimbledon 1977)
1945 - John Motson, British sports (football) commentator
1945 - Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director
1945 - Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist
1946 - Sue Lyon, Davenport Iowa, actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana)
1947 - Arlo Guthrie, Bkln, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans)
1947 - Jeff Hanna, Detroit, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) [or 8/11]
1947 - John Trevor Key, photographer
1949 - Dave Smally, rocker (Raspberries)
1949 - Mark Shera, Bayonne NJ, actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones)
1949 - Ronnie James Dio, rocker (Dio-Holy Diver, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath)
1949 - Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricket player (opener, 10122 Test runs)
1949 - Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)
1949 - Greg Kihn U.S. pop musician & radio personality.
1949 - John Whitehead, American singer and record producer
1950 - Willie Ford, US R&B-singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)
1950 - Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Greek politician
1951 - Phyllis Smith, American actress
1951 - Cheryl Wheeler, American singer and songwriter
1952 - Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast
1952 - Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist/singer
1952 - Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
1953 - Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, Toronto, rock vocalist (Triumph)
1954 - Andre Dawson, Miami Fla, outfielder (Expos, Cubs, 1987 NL MVP)
1954 - Gene Holder, rocker
1954 - Neil Francis Tennant, rocker (Pet Shop Boys-Left to My Own Devices)
1955 - Pamela Theresa Jiles, NO LA, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)
1956 - Tom McClintock, American politician
1957 - Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war/political activist
1958 - Béla Fleck, American musician
1958 - Fiona Shaw, Irish actress
1960 - Roger Craig, NFL reciever (SF 49ers)
1961 - Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor
1962 - Mike Saxon, NFL punter (Minn Vikings)
1964 - Felipe Martinez, jockey
1964 - Urban Meyer, American football coach
1964 - Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
1965 - Buddy Groom, Dallas TX, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1965 - Scott Michael McCarron, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd)
1965 - Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
1965 - Ken Mellons, American singer
1965 - Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
1966 - Alvoid Mays, NFL cornerback (Pitts Steelers)
1966 - Johnny Grunge, wrestler (d. 2006)
1967 - Alfred Jackson, NFL cornerback (Minn Vikings)
1967 - Virgil Breedveld, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1967 - Tom Meents, American monster truck driver
1968 - Hassisba Boulmerka, Algeria, 1500m (Olympics-gold-92)
1968 - Jonathan Gilbert, American actor
1969 - Marty Cordova, Las Vegas NV, outfielder (Minn Twins)
1969 - Gale Harold, American actor
1969 - Alexandra Hedison, American actress
1970 - Klaas Van Noortwijk, cricketer (Holland batsman 1996 World Cup)
1970 - Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
1970 - Gary LeVox, American singer (Rascal Flatts)
1970 - John Simm, British actor
1971 - Adam Foote, Toronto, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche, Team Canada)
1971 - Brent Alexander, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer
1972 - Damon Sharpe, Cleveland Ohio, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
1972 - Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor
1972 - Sofia Vergara, Colombian actress
1972 - Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)
1973 - Claudius Wright, WLAF CB (London Monarchs)
1974 - Idalmis Marina Vidal, Miss Florida USA (1996)
1974 - Jennifer Montica Curry, Muscatine Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1996)
1974 - Chiwetel Ejiofor, English actor
1975 - Alain Nasreddine, Canadian ice hockey player
1975 - Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Icelandic actor
1976 - Ludovic Giuly, French footballer
1976 - Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy)
1976 - Adrian Grenier, American actor
1976 - Brendon Lade, Australian rules footballer
1976 - Edmílson Gomes, Brazilian footballer
1977 - Schapelle Corby, Australian convicted drug smuggler
1977 - Gwendoline Yeo, American actress
1978 - Jesse Lacey, American musician (Brand New)
1979 - Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer
1980 - Thomas Ian Nicholas, actor (Radio Flyer, Rookie of the Year)
1980 - Jessica Simpson, singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever," "I Think I'm In Love," and "Where You Are.") born in Dallas, Texas
1980 - Alejandro Millán, Mexican singer and songwriter
1980 - Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
1982 - Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
1982 - Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer
1983 - Kim Heechul, Korean Singer
1984 - Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, Miss World 2004
1985 - Mario Gómez, German footballer
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