Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 14:

1454 - Poliziano, Florentine humanist (d. 1494)
1486 - Andrea del Sarto, Italy, painter (Recollets)
1602 - Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
1608 - George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)
1610 - Ferdinand II, monarch of Toscane
1610 - Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)
1634 - Pasquier Quesnel, French Jansenist theologian (d. 1719)
1671 - Jacques D'Allonville, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1732)
1675 - Claude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (d. 1747)
1676 - Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (d. 1763)
1696 - William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (d. 1761)
1707 - Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer
1721 - John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (d. 1807)
1743 - Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, Russian poet (d. 1816)
1756 - Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher
1785 - Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (d. 1851)
1794 - John G Lockhart, [Scorpion], biographer (Life of Sir Walter Scott)
1801 - Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (d. 1858)
1804 - Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general
1816 - Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (d. 1882)
1818 - Nathaniel Lyon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1861
1830 - Richard Henry Jackson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1831 - William Dwight, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888
1834 - James Abbott McNeill Whistler, artist (Whistler's Mother)
1839 - Edward Sydney Smith, composer
1854 - Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer
1855 - Richard Samuel Hughes, composer
1857 - Maytag, inventor (washing machine)
1858 - Emmeline Pankhurst, England, found (Women's Social & Political Union)
1859 - Willy Hess, German violinist (d. 1928)
1862 - Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD
1862 - Gustav Klimt, Austria, Art Nouveau painter
1865 - Annie Jones, Virginia, bearded lady
1868 - Gertrude M L Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown)
1869 - Owen Wister, US, novelist (Virginian)
1874 - 'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914)
1874 - Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (Actinium)
1880 - Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)
1883 - Alexandru Zirra, composer
1884 - Charles Meldrum Daniels, Dayton Oh, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1904, 08)
1885 - King Sisavang Vong of Laos (d. 1959)
1890 - Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City)
1891 - Henry Oscar, London England, actor (Saint in London)
1893 - John G Strijdom, premier of South-Africa (1954-58)
1893 - Spencer Williams, Vidalia La, actor (Andy-Amos 'n' Andy)
1893 - Clarence J. Brown, Newspaper publisher and politician (d. 1965)
1895 - Frank Raymond Leavis, British literary critic (Culture & Environment)
1896 - Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchist (d. 1936)
1898 - Ivan Triesault, Estonia, actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute)
1898 - A. B. "Happy" Chandler, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1991)
1901 - George Tobias, NYC, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched)
1901 - Gerald Finzi, composer
1901 - Gerald Raphael Finzi, composer
1902 - Paul Guilfoyle, Jersey City NJ, actor/director (Curiosity Kills)
1902 - Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
1902 - Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WW II)
1903 - Irving Stone, US, author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
1903 - Ken Murray, NYC, comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show)
1904 - Isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
1906 - Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer
1906 - Tom Carvel, ice cream mogul (Carvels)
1908 - Chaim Raphael, writer
1909 - Annabella, [Suzanne G Charpentier], Paris, actress (Dinner at Ritz)
1910 - Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic
1910 - William Hanna, animator (Hanna-Barbera)
1911 - J de Graaf, Dutch ethicist/president (Church & Peace)
1911 - Terry-Thomas, England, actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)
1912 - Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, folk singer (This Land Is Your Land)
1912 - Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic (d. 1991)
1913 - Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP)
1913 - Gerald R Ford, [Leslie King], 41st VP (1973-74)/38th pres (R-1974-77)
1913 - Jimmy Hoffa, missing labor leader
1913 - Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician
1914 - Sidney George Gray, company secretary
1916 - Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary)
1916 - Phyllis Stedman, politician
1917 - Arthur Leavins, violinist
1917 - Douglas Edwards, Alda Okla, newscaster (CBS Evening News, FYI)
1918 - Arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy)
1918 - Ingmar Bergman, Uppsala Sweden, director (Cries & Whispers)
1918 - Jay Wright Forrester, invented random-access magnetic core memory
1919 - Lino Ventura, Parma Italy, actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--)
1921 - Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist
1921 - Leon Garield, writer
1921 - Leon Garfield, English children's author (d. 1996)
1922 - Peter Andrew Tranchell, composer
1922 - Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
1922 - Elfriede Rinkel, Nazi concentration camp guard
1923 - Dale Robertson, Harrah Ok, actor (Death Valley Days, Walter-Dynasty)
1923 - Frances Lear, Larchmont NY, Woman's magazine publisher (Lears)
1923 - Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)
1924 - James W. Black, Scottish pharmacologist, Nobel laureate
1925 - Luis Antonio Escobar, composer
1926 - Harry Dean Stanton, West Irvine KY, actor (Alien, Cool Hand Luke)
1926 - Jan Krenz, composer
1927 - John William Chancellor, Chicago Ill, news anchor (NBC, VOA)
1928 - Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher
1928 - Nancy Olson, Milwaukee, actress (Absent-Minded Professor, Pollyanna)
1928 - Ole Schmidt, composer
1928 - Pierre Olaf, Cauderan France, actor (Kraft Music Hall)
1929 - George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher
1930 - Eric Norman Stokes, composer
1930 - Polly Bergen, Knoxville Tn, actress (Rhoda-Winds of War, Baby Talk)
1931 - Donald Eugene Webb, Okla City, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1931 - Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)
1932 - Roosevelt Grier, Cuthbert Ga, NFLer (NY Giants)/actor (Movin' On)
1933 - Del Reeves, singer/guitarist
1933 - Robert Bourassa, Montreal, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- )
1934 - Leo Joseph Koury, Pitts, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1934 - [Robert] Lee Elder, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1974 Monsanto Open)
1936 - Gloria Lambert, Worcester Mass, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
1936 - Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)
1937 - Khalid Hassan, Pak cricket leg-spinner (took 2-116 at 16 in only Test)
1937 - Yoshiro Mori, Japanese politician
1938 - Bob Scholl, rocker (Mellow Kings)
1938 - Jerry Rubin, activist (Chicago 7)/stockbroker
1939 - Karel Gott, Czech singer
1939 - Sid Haig, American actor
1939 - George E. Slusser, American scholar and writer
1940 - Susan Howatch, English author
1941 - Tatyana Dmitryevna Kuznetsova, cosmonaut
1941 - Maulana Karenga, American author and activist
1941 - Andreas Khol, Austrian politician
1942 - Javier Solana, Spanish European Union foreign policy chief
1943 - Lynn Loring, NYC, actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI)
1944 - Billy McCool, American baseball player
1945 - Peter James Leonard Klatzow, composer
1946 - Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
1946 - John Wood, Australian actor
1947 - Nick Benedict, Los Angeles CA, actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend)
1947 - Steve Stone, Cleveland Ohio, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)
1947 - Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
1948 - Tommy Matola, rock manager/CEO (CBS records)
1949 - Joyce Benson, LPGA golfer
1949 - Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS)
1950 - Bruce Oldfield, British mode-designer
1950 - Gwen Guthrie, American singer (d. 1999)
1951 - Esther Dyson, Zurich Switz, computer publisher (Release 1.0)
1951 - Judi Brown, E Lansing Mich, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1984)
1951 - Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
1952 - Chris Cross, [St John], rock singer (Arthur)
1952 - Eric Laneuville, New Orleans La, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere)
1952 - George Louis Francis Lewis, composer
1952 - Jerry Houser, LA Calif, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44)
1952 - Joel Silver, South Orange NJ, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard)
1952 - Stan Shaw, Chic Ill, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation)
1952 - Franklin Graham, American evangelist
1952 - Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo)
1954 - Bebe Buell, Norfolk Va, wife of Todd Rundgren/playmate (Nov, 1974)
1954 - Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
1954 - Ralph D'Amico, jockey
1955 - L. Brent Bozell, American author and activist
1956 - Vladimir Kulich, Czech actor
1957 - Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)
1958 - Eric Heiden, US speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)
1958 - Joe Keenan, American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.
1959 - Rodney Rash, horse trainer
1960 - Ray Herndon, Scottsdale Ar, singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You)
1960 - Anna Bligh, Australian politician
1961 - Jackie Earle Haley, Northridge Calif, actor (Breaking Away)
1962 - Diane Ratnik, Toronto Ontario, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96)
1962 - Jeff Olson, American musician
1963 - Bel Le Harper, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons)
1963 - Phil Rosenthal, American newspaper columnist
1964 - Barbara Chiu, Canton China, Canada table tennis player (Oly-33-92, 96)
1964 - Brett J Ogle, Paddington Austral, PGA golfer (1993 AT&T Pebble Beach)
1964 - Jack Kay Jr, Montreal Que, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Singapore Open)
1965 - Reina Olea, female jockey
1966 - D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1966 - Matthew Fox, Crowheart Wyo, actor (Party of 5, Fredhman Dorm)
1966 - Tayna Donelly, rocker (Belly)
1966 - Ellen Reid, Canadian musician (Crash Test Dummies)
1966 - Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
1967 - Glen Scrivener, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1967 - Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
1967 - Leonardo Lavalle, Mexico, tennis star
1967 - Robin Ventura, Santa Maria CA, infielder (Chic White Sox)
1967 - Patrick J. Kennedy, politician
1968 - John Maginnes, Atlanta GA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Texarkana Open-5th)
1968 - Mark Lenz, US, 3m spring diver (Olympic-gold-1992)
1968 - Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist/professional wrestler
1969 - Jose Hernandez, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, infielder (Chic Cubs)
1970 - Mark Brandenburg, Houston TX, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1970 - Mark Strickland, NBA forward (Miami Heat)
1970 - Michelle Sawatzky, Steinbach Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970 - Missy Gold, Great Falls Mont, actress (Katie-Benson)
1970 - Todd Rucci, NFL guard (NE Patriots)
1971 - Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
1971 - Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
1971 - Marie-Chantal Toupin, French Canadian singer
1972 - Ben Talley, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1972 - Joe Aska, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
1972 - Lou Roe, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
1972 - Matthew Campbell, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers)
1972 - Deborah Mailman, Australian actress
1973 - Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)
1973 - Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
1973 - Adam Quinn, American bagpipe player
1973 - Candela Peña, Spanish actress
1974 - Erick Dampier, NBA center (SF Warriors)
1974 - David Mitchell, English comedian and actor
1975 - Matthew Kessinger, Louisville Ky, fig skater (1995 Gt Lakes Jr champ)
1975 - Taboo, American rapper
1975 - Tim Hudson, American baseball player
1976 - Yesim Cetin, Miss Turkey Universe (1997)
1976 - Geraint Jones, English cricketer
1976 - Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film director and screenwriter
1977 - Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
1979 - Bernie Castro, Dominican baseball player
1979 - Axel Teichmann, German cross-country skier
1980 - George Smith, Australian Rugby player
1981 - Lee Mead, English actor
1981 - Yomi, Japanese vocalist (Nightmare)
1982 - Dmitry Chaplin, So You Think You Can Dance finalist
1983 - Wesley Dening, Australian TV personality
1984 - Chris Steele, Canadian musician, (Alexisonfire)
1987 - Adam Johnson, English footballer
1988 - James Vaughan, English footballer
1989 - Sean Flynn-Amir, American actor
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