Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 13:

100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC) (born either July 12 or July 13)
1396 - Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy
1527 - John Dee, London, alchemist/astrologer/mathematician
1527 - John Dee, English scientist (d. 1609)
1579 - Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)
1590 - Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italy, Pope (1670-76)
1607 - Václav Hollar, Bohemian-born artist (d. 1677)
1608 - Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
1745 - Robert Calder, British naval officer (d. 1818)
1770 - Alexander Balashov, Russian general (d. 1837)
1773 - Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies about Art)
1776 - Caroline of Baden, queen of Bavaria (d. 1841)
1793 - John Clare, Northamptonshire peasant poet (Shepard's Calendar)
1798 - Alexandra Feodorovna (Charlotte of Prussia), Tsarina of Russia (d. 1860)
1815 - James Alexander Seddon, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1880
1816 - Gustav Freytag, writer
1821 - Nathan Bedford Forrest, slave trader/Confed lt-gen/KKK Grand Wizard
1826 - Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)
1841 - Otto Wagner, Austrian architect (d. 1918)
1850 - Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30)
1858 - Stewart Culin, American ethnographer (d. 1929)
1859 - Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter
1863 - Emma Mary Wooley, educator (Mary Anna Wells)
1864 - John Jacob Astor IV, American entrepreneur (d. 1912)
1872 - Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP
1877 - Karl Erb, German tenor
1883 - [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Potasch & Perlemoer)
1884 - Francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)
1884 - John Francis Larchet, composer
1888 - Fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem)
1888 - Jean Murat, Pergneux France, actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders)
1889 - Louise of Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden (d. 1965)
1891 - Franco Casavola, composer
1894 - Isaak Babel, Rus short-story writer/dramatist (Red Calvary) [or 6/13]
1895 - Sidney Blackmer, Salisbury NC, actor (Ted Roosevelt in 12 movies)
1896 - Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
1898 - Martin David, German/Neth law historian
1898 - Julius Schreck, member of the Nazi party (d. 1936)
1900 - JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
1900 - George Lewis, American musician (d. 1969)
1901 - Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight boxing champ (1922-26)
1901 - Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)
1901 - Eric Portman, English stage and film actor (d. 1969)
1903 - Eric Portman, Yorkshire England, actor (Naked Edge, Canterbury Tale)
1903 - Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983)
1905 - Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
1906 - Harry Sosnik, Chicago, orch leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade)
1909 - David Branson, composer
1909 - Paul Constantinescu, composer
1909 - Washington Castro, composer
1913 - Carolina Gisolf, Holland, high jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
1913 - Dave Garroway, Schnectady NY, TV host (Today Show)
1913 - Ladislav Holoubek, composer
1913 - Walter Landor, designer
1913 - Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Danish shipping magnate
1920 - Hans Blumenberg, philosopher
1920 - Bill Towers, English footballer (d. 2000)
1921 - Charles Scribner Jr, music publisher (Scribner)
1921 - Ernest Gold, composer
1921 - Git Gay, Swedish actress and singer (d. 2007)
1921 - Friedrich Peter, Austrian poltitician (d. 2005)
1922 - Anchor Jorgenson, premier of Denmark (1972-82)
1922 - Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night)
1922 - Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
1923 - Susie Bond, Louisville Ky, actress (Flo, Temperature Rising)
1924 - George Handy, horse trainer
1924 - Carlo Bergonzi, Italian singer
1925 - Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist
1926 - Meyer Kupferman, NYC, composer (In Fimi Tres)
1927 - Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
1927 - Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)
1928 - Bob Crane, Waterbury Ct, actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed)
1928 - Donal Michalsky, composer
1928 - Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
1928 - Leroy Vinnegar, American jazz bassist
1929 - Red Terrill Jr, horse trainer
1931 - Bill Moor, Toledo Oh, actor (Hanky Panky)
1932 - Per Norgard, composer
1932 - Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist
1933 - David M Storey, British rugby player/playwright (Home)
1933 - Patsy Byrne, Ashford England, actress (Stealing Heaven)
1934 - Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 8, 10)
1934 - Ivor Mendonca, WI cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests 1962)
1934 - Roger Reynolds, composer
1934 - Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)
1935 - Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
1936 - Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
1937 - Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)
1940 - Patrick Stewart, England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation)
1940 - Paul Prudhomme, cajun chef (K-Paul)
1941 - Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
1941 - Jacques Perrin, Paris France, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon)
1941 - Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
1941 - Robert Forster, Rochester NY, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator)
1942 - Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy,actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)
1942 - Harrison Ford, Chic Ill, actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic)
1942 - Jay Uzzell, rocker (Corsairs)
1942 - Jim McGuinn, rocker
1942 - Rod Chandler, (Rep-R-WA, 1983- )
1942 - Roger McGuinn, guitarist (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn, Mr Tambourine Man)
1942 - Stephen Jo Bladd, Boston Ma, rocker (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1944 - Eric Freeman, Australian cricket pace bowler (late 60's)
1944 - Erno Rubik, Budapest, inventor (Rubik's cube)
1945 - Ashley "Rowdy" Mallett, Australian cricket off-spinner (1968-80)
1945 - Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Duvelsmoer)
1946 - Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)
1946 - Michael Shea, US, sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus)
1948 - Alf Hansen, Norway, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1976)
1948 - Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
1948 - Don Sweet, Vancouver, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay)
1948 - Linda Ann Simon, airline capt
1948 - Robert Underwood, (Rep-D-Guam)
1948 - Ronald K Machtley, (Rep-R-Rhode Island)
1948 - Tony Kornheiser, American sports journalist
1949 - Helena Fibingerova, Czech, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1950 - George D "Pinky" Nelson, Iowa, PhD/astro (STS 41C, STS 61-C, STS-26)
1950 - Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)
1951 - Didi Conn, [Bernstein], Bkln NY, actress (Denise-Benson, Grease)
1951 - Rob Bishop, American politician
1953 - Larry Gomes, dependable WI cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
1953 - Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney
1954 - David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
1954 - Louise Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
1954 - Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
1954 - Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
1954 - Rick Chartraw, American ice hockey player
1956 - Mark "Animal" Mendoza, rocker (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It)
1956 - Mark Mendoza, rocker
1956 - Claude Giroux, Canadian midget wrestler
1957 - Cameron Crowe, director (Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
1957 - Phil Margera, father of Bam Margera
1958 - Joy Scott, jockey
1959 - Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL, Little Man Tate, Limit Up)
1960 - Ian Hislop, English writer, editor of Private Eye
1961 - Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
1961 - Lawrence Donegan, rock bassist
1961 - Stelios Manolas, Greek footballer and manager
1961 - Tim Watson, Australian rules footballer
1962 - Tom Kenny, American voice actor
1962 - Rhonda Vincent, American singer
1963 - Anthony Webb, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1963 - Bob Carpenter, Beverly, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
1963 - Bobby Rock, Houston Tx, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection)
1963 - Martin Meza, jockey
1963 - Spud Webb, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
1964 - Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
1966 - Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
1966 - Gerald Levert, American singer (d. 2006)
1967 - Pat Rapp, Jennings LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1967 - Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1967 - Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey
1967 - Dean Barnett, American Conservative blogger
1968 - Kai Bjorn, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1968 - Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)
1968 - Robert Gant, American actor
1968 - Christian Taylor, British screenwriter
1969 - Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1969 - Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
1969 - Kim Braatz, Santa Ana Calif, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1969 - Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
1969 - Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
1969 - Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
1970 - Steven J Brown, Hackensack NJ, guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
1971 - Scott Brodie, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1972 - Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1972 - Sean Waltman, American wrestler
1973 - Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics-96)
1973 - Ariel Silvio Zárate, Argentine footballer
1974 - Jean ..., Miss Suriname 1993
1974 - Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer
1974 - Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
1975 - Danielle Boatwright, Kansas, Miss USA (Kansas-2nd-1996)
1975 - Danni Boatwright, American model, sports caster, and Survivor contestant
1976 - Al Santos, American model and actor
1976 - Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player
1977 - Ashley Scott, American actress
1978 - Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
1979 - Craig Bellamy, Welsh footballer
1980 - Lori Fredrickson, Aurora Ill, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1982 - Joost van den Broek, Dutch keyboard player (After Forever)
1982 - Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
1982 - Simon Clist, English footballer
1982 - Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player
1982 - Christopher Bauman, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
1983 - Liu Xiang, Chinese hurdling athlete
1983 - Kristof Beyens, Belgian athlete
1985 - Guillermo Ochoa, Mexican footballer
1988 - Steven R. McQueen, American Actor
1989 - Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
1990 - Matt Weinberg, American actor
1992 - Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
1992 - Dylan Patton, American actor
1994 - Ridge Canipe, American actor
2305 - Jean Loc Picard, fictional capt on Star Trek Next Generation
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