Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 22:

1210 - Joan of England, Queen consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1238)
1478 - Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
1510 - Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537)
1535 - Katarina Stenbock, wife of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)
1559 - Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619)
1597 - Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
1621 - Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury/minister (1660-73)
1642 - Johann Quirsfeld, composer
1647 - Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint
1649 - Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
1651 - Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer
1711 - Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (d. 1753)
1713 - Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780)
1721 - Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer
1722 - Jean-Noel/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
1733 - Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1790)
1755 - Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (d. 1839)
1784 - Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
1807 - Karolina Pawlowa, writer
1820 - Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), died in 1862
1822 - Gregor Mendel, monk/geneticist, discoverer of laws of heredity
1822 - Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1897
1822 - John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
1830 - Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
1830 - William Sooy Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1916
1833 - Benjamin Hanby, composer
1834 - Daniel McCook Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1844 - William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
1848 - Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)
1849 - Emma Lazarus, Jewish poet ("New Colossus"-base of Statue of Liberty)
1853 - Victor Roger, composer
1863 - Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George & Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
1871 - Akos Buttykai, composer
1872 - David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
1873 - Ettore Pozzoli, composer
1878 - Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
1879 - Gustaf Heintze, composer
1882 - Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
1887 - Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
1888 - Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)
1888 - Kirk Bryan, American geologist (d. 1950)
1889 - Frederick Preston Search, composer
1890 - Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted
1892 - Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
1892 - John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v S Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
1893 - Jesse Haines, American baseball player (d. 1978)
1894 - O M Graf, writer
1898 - Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles)
1898 - Stephen Vincent Benét, American author (d. 1943)
1901 - Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
1902 - Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
1905 - Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
1905 - Doc Cramer, American baseball player (d. 1990)
1907 - Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
1908 - Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette)
1908 - Amy Vanderbilt, American author (d. 1974)
1909 - Dorino Serafini, Italian racing driver (d. 2000)
1910 - Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
1913 - Licia Albanese, Bari Italy, operatic soprano (NY Met Opera)
1913 - Gorni Kramer, Italian bandleader (d. 1995)
1914 - Cecil Effinger, composer
1915 - Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author. (d. 2000)
1916 - Hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter
1916 - Gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1984)
1916 - Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
1918 - Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
1920 - Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
1921 - William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )
1923 - Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
1923 - Bob Dole, American politician
1923 - Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
1923 - Mukesh, Indian singer (d. 1976)
1924 - Margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)
1926 - Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)
1926 - Peter Michael Grayson, showman
1927 - George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
1928 - Georg Dreyfus, composer
1928 - Orson Bean, Burlington VT, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth)
1929 - Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)
1929 - John Barber, British racing driver
1930 - Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
1930 - Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)
1931 - Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
1931 - Perry Lopez, NYC, actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4)
1932 - Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
1932 - William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
1933 - Chuck Cassey, Chicago, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show)
1934 - Louise Fletcher, Birmingham AL, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest)
1935 - Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
1936 - Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
1936 - Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
1936 - Tom Robbins, American author
1937 - John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
1937 - V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
1937 - Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
1939 - Terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)
1939 - Gila Almagor, Israeli actress
1940 - Alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy)
1940 - Stan Ross, NYC, actor (New Bill Cosby Show)
1940 - Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
1940 - Judith Walzer Leavitt, American college professor
1941 - George Clinton, Kannapolis NC, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic)
1941 - Susie M Berning, Pasadena CA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73)
1941 - Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
1941 - Ron Turcotte, Canadian jockey
1943 - Bobby Sherman, actor/singer (Seattle)
1943 - Jimmy Castor, rocker
1943 - Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
1943 - Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Senator from Texas
1944 - Estelle Bennett, NYC, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Baby)
1944 - Guich Koock, Austin Tx, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country)
1944 - Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
1944 - Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
1944 - Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver
1946 - Mirelle Mathieu, Acignon France, singer (So Ein Schone r Abend)
1946 - Paul Schrader, director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)
1946 - Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
1946 - Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
1947 - Albert Brooks, LA Calif, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)
1947 - Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
1947 - Danny Glover, SF CA, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop)
1947 - Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
1947 - Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
1948 - S. E. Hinton, American author
1948 - Otto Waalkes, German comedian
1949 - Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
1949 - Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
1949 - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and PM of UAE
1949 - Alan Menken, American composer
1951 - Tisa Farrow, LA Calif, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper)
1952 - Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
1952 - Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1952 - Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
1953 - Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
1953 - Sylvia Chang, Taiwanese actress
1954 - Al Dimeola, rocker
1954 - Henriette Allais Jacksonville FL, playmate (Mar, 1980)
1954 - Pierre Lebeau, Canadian actor
1954 - Al Di Meola, American guitarist
1955 - Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
1956 - Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
1956 - Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
1957 - Dave Steib, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1958 - Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)
1958 - David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
1960 - Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1960 - Jon Oliva, American musician (Savatage)
1961 - Calvin Fish, English racing driver
1961 - Keith Sweat, American singer
1962 - Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1962 - Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac)
1962 - Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer
1963 - Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
1963 - Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
1963 - Emilio Butragueno, Spanish footballer
1963 - Rob Estes, American actor
1963 - Emily Saliers, American singer (Indigo Girls)
1964 - Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
1964 - David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
1964 - Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1964 - Adam Godley, British actor
1964 - Don Van Natta, Jr., American journalist
1965 - Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1965 - Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
1965 - John Leguizamo, Columbia, actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
1965 - Patrick Laborteaux, LA Calif, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie)
1965 - Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], San Antonio, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
1965 - Patrick Labyorteaux, American actor
1966 - Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
1966 - Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
1966 - Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
1967 - Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1967 - Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
1967 - Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
1967 - Lauren Booth, British journalist
1968 - Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1968 - Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor
1969 - Despina Vandi, Greek singer
1970 - Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1970 - Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1970 - Sergei Zubov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh)
1970 - W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 - Craig Baird, New Zealander racing driver
1971 - Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
1971 - Kristine Marie Lilly, NYC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
1971 - William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1972 - Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
1972 - Seth Fisher, American comic book artist and penciller (d.2006)
1972 - Keyshawn Johnson, American football player
1973 - Ronald Ray Howard, American murderer (d. 2005)
1973 - Daniel Jones, Australian musician (Savage Garden)
1973 - Mike Sweeney, American baseball player
1973 - Rufus Wainwright, Canadian singer
1974 - Franka Potente, German actress
1977 - Maria Jose Lopez, Miss Ecuador Universe (1997)
1977 - Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
1978 - Heather Noelle Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1996)
1978 - Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
1978 - A. J. Cook, Canadian actress
1978 - Martyn Lee, English radio presenter
1978 - Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer
1979 - Lucas Luhr, German racing driver
1979 - Yadel Martí, Cuban baseball player
1979 - James Mason, British professional wrestler
1980 - Scott Dixon, New Zealand racing driver
1980 - Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer
1980 - Kate Ryan, Belgian singer
1980 - Tablo, Korean hip-hop musician (Epik High)
1982 - Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri lankan cricketer
1983 - Arsenium, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
1983 - Steven Jackson, American football player
1983 - Sharni Vinson, Australian actress and model
1984 - Stewart Downing, English footballer
1984 - Kinzie Kenner, American pornographic actress
1985 - Takudzwa Ngwenya, Zimbabwean/American rugby player
1985 - Akira Tozawa, Japanese professional wrestler
1989 - Caroline Giuliani, daughter of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994- )
1992 - Selena Gomez, American actress
1993 - Patricia Quinn, 11th child of actor Anthony Quinn (78)
1997 - Field Cate, American actor
1998 - Madison Pettis, American actress
2002 - Prince Felix of Denmark
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