Sunday, 1 August 2010

August 1 - Births

August 1st Details:
August 1 Births:
10 BC – Claudius - Roman Emperor (d. 54)
126 – Pertinax - Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1313 – Emperor Kōgon of Japan (d. 1364)
1377 – Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
1545 – Andrew Melville - Scottish theologian & religious reformer (d. 1622)
1555 – Edward Kelley - English spirit medium (d. 1597)
1579 – Luís Vélez de Guevara - Spanish writer (d. 1644)
1626 – Sabbatai Zevi - Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, & founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement (d. 1676)
1630 – Thomas Clifford - 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English statesman (d. 1673)
1713 – Charles I - Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1780)
1714 – Richard Wilson - Welsh painter (d. 1782)
1738 – Jacques François Dugommier - French general (d. 1794)
1744 – Jean-Baptiste Lamarck - French scientist (d. 1829)
1770 – William Clark - American explorer (d. 1838)
1779 – Francis Scott Key - American lawyer & lyricist (d. 1843)
1779 – Lorenz Oken - German naturalist (d. 1851)
1815 – Richard Henry Dana, Jr. - American lawyer, politician, & author (d. 1882)
1818 – Maria Mitchell - American astronomer (d. 1889)
1819 – Herman Melville - American writer (d. 1891)
1837 – Mary Harris "Mother" Jones - American labor organizer (d. 1930)
1843 – Robert Todd Lincoln - son of Abraham Lincoln; 35th United States Secretary of War (d. 1926)
1856 – George Coulthard - Former Australian rules footballer & cricketer (d. 1883)
1858 – Hans Rott - Austrian composer (d. 1884)
1858 – Gaston Doumergue - French President (d. 1937)
1861 – Sammy Jones - Former Australian cricketer (d. 1951)
1871 – John Lester - American cricketer (d. 1969)
1885 – George de Hevesy - Hungarian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
1881 – Otto Toeplitz - German mathematician (d. 1940)
1889 – Walter Gerlach - German physicist (d. 1979)
1891 – Karl Kobelt - Swiss politician (d. 1968)
1892 – Kinsan Ginsan - Japanese identical twins who lived to ages 107 & 108, respectively.
1893 – King Alexander I of Greece (d. 1920)
1894 – Ottavio Bottecchia - Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
1900 – Otto Nothling - Former Australian cricketer & rugby union footballer (d. 1965)
1901 – Pancho Villa - Filipino world boxing champion (d. 1925)
1907 – Eric Shipton - British mountaineer (d. 1977)
1910 – James Henry Govier - British artist (d. 1974)
1910 – Walter Scharf - American composer (d. 2003)
1910 – Mohammad Nissar - Indian cricketer (d. 1963)
1911 – Jackie Ormes - American cartoonist (d. 1985)
1912 – Henry Jones - American actor (d. 1999)
1914 – J. Lee Thompson - British film director (d. 2002)
1916 – Anne Hébert - French Canadian author & poet (d. 2000)
1916 – Fiorenzo Angelini - Italian cardinal
1921 – Jack Kramer - American tennis player (d. 2009)
1922 – Pat McDonald - Australian actress (d. 1990)
1923 – Val Bettin - American voice actor
1924 – Georges Charpak - Ukrainian-born physicist, Nobel laureate
1924 – Marcia Mae Jones - American actress (d. 2007)
1924 – Frank Worrell - Former West Indian cricketer (d. 1967)
1925 – Ernst Jandl - Austrian writer (d. 2000)
1926 – Theo Adam - German bass-baritone
1929 – Ann Calvello - Roller Derby queen (d. 2006)
1930 – Pierre Bourdieu - French sociologist (d. 2002)
1930 – Lionel Bart - English song-writer (d. 1999)
1930 – Julie Bovasso - American actor & writer (d. 1991)
1931 – Trevor Goddard - Former South African cricketer
1932 – Meir Kahane - American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
1932 – Meena Kumari - Indian film actress (d. 1972)
1933 – Dom DeLuise - American actor & comedian (d. 2009)
1933 – Jesse Corti - Venezuelan-born actor & comedian
1933 – Masaichi Kaneda - Japanese baseball player
1933 – Dušan Třeštík - Czech historian (d. 2007)
1934 – John Beck - Former New Zealand cricketer (d. 2000)
1935 – Geoff Pullar - Former England cricketer
1936 – W.D. Hamilton - British evolutionary biologist (d. 2000)
1936 – Yves Saint Laurent - French fashion designer (d. 2008)
1937 – Al D'Amato - United States Senator from New York
1940 – Mervyn Kitchen - Former Somerset cricketer & cricket international umpire
1940 – Ram Loevy - Israeli screenwriter & director
1941 – Étienne Roda-Gil - French songwriter & screenwriter (d. 2004)
1942 – Jerry Garcia - American musician (The Grateful Dead) (d. 1995)
1942 – André Gagnon - French Canadian pianist & composer
1942 – Giancarlo Giannini - Italian actor
1945 – Douglas D. Osheroff - American physicist, Nobel laureate
1945 – Sandi Griffiths - American singer, The Lawrence Welk Show
1946 – Fiona Stanley - Australian epidemiologist
1946 – Boz Burrell - British musician (King Crimson, Bad Company) (d. 2006)
1947 – Chris L. Barnard - Welsh footballer
1947 – Dennis Zine - Los Angeles city councilman
1949 – Kurmanbek Bakiyev - President of Kyrgyzstan
1949 – Ray Nettles - professional football player (d. 2009)
1950 – Jim Carroll - American poet & actor (d. 2009)
1950 – Bunkhouse Buck - American professional wrestler
1951 – Tommy Bolin - American musician (Deep Purple) (d. 1976)
1951 – Pete Mackanin - American baseball player
1952 – Zoran Đinđić - Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
1952 – Yajurvindra Singh - Former Indian cricketer
1953 – Robert Cray - American singer
1953 – Howard Kurtz - American journalist
1954 – Benno Möhlmann - German footballer
1955 – Trevor Berbick - Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)
1955 – Arun Lal - Former Indian cricketer
1956 – Tom Leykis - American radio personality
1958 – Rob Buck - American musician (10,000 Maniacs) (d. 2000)
1958 – Tor Håkon Holte - Norwegian cross country skier
1958 – Michael Penn - American singer & songwriter
1958 – Kiki Vandeweghe - American basketball player
1959 – Joe Elliott - English musician (Def Leppard)
1959 – Otomo Yoshihide - Japanese musician
1960 – Chuck D - American activist & rapper (Public Enemy)
1960 – Richard Roeper - American columnist & film critic
1962 – Jacob Matlala - South African boxer
1962 – Jesse Borrego - American actor
1963 – Coolio - American rapper
1963 – Demián Bichir - Mexican actor
1963 – John Carroll Lynch - American actor
1963 – Koichi Wakata - Japanese astronaut
1963 – Lynette Sadleir - New Zealand Olympic synchronised swimmer
1963 – Dean Wareham - New Zealand musician (Galaxie 500, Luna, Dean & Britta)
1964 – Adam Duritz - American musician (Counting Crows)
1965 – Sam Mendes - British stage & film director
1966 – James St. James - American author & nightlife personality
1967 – Gregg Jefferies - American baseball player
1968 – Dan Donegan - American musician (Disturbed)
1968 – Stacey Augmon - American basketball player
1968 – Shigetoshi Hasegawa - Japanese baseball player
1969 – Kevin Jarvis - American baseball player
1969 – David Wain - American actor
1969 – Graham Thorpe - Former England cricketer
1970 – David James - English footballer
1972 – Devon Hughes - American professional wrestler
1972 – Nicke Royale - Swedish musician (The Hellacopters)
1972 – Tanya Reid - Canadian actress
1973 – Gregg Berhalter - American footballer
1973 – Tempestt Bledsoe - American actress
1973 – Veerle Dejaeghere - Belgian athlete
1973 – Eduardo Noriega - Spanish actor
1973 – Edurne Pasaban - Spanish mountaineer
1974 – Beckie Scott - Canadian cross-country skiing athlete
1976 – Søren Jochumsen - Danish footballer
1976 – Nwankwo Kanu - Nigerian footballer
1976 – Hasan Şaş - Turkish footballer
1976 – Cristian Stoica - Romanian-born Italian rugby player
1977 – Marc Denis - Canadian ice hockey player
1977 – Damien Saez - French musician, songwriter, & author
1977 – Yoshi Tatsu - Japanese professional wrestler & boxer
1978 – Dhani Harrison - English musician
1978 – Edgerrin James - American football player
1978 – Andy Blignaut - Former Zimbabwean cricketer
1979 – Junior Agogo - Ghanaian footballer
1979 – Jason Momoa - American actor
1979 – Honeysuckle Weeks - Welsh-born actress
1980 – Mancini - Brazilian footballer
1981 – Stephen Hunt - Irish footballer
1981 – Ashley Parker Angel - North American singer & actor
1982 – Ai Tominaga - Japanese model & actress
1983 – David Gervasi - Swiss decathlete
1984 – Valery Ortiz - Puerto Rican actress
1984 – Bastian Schweinsteiger - German footballer
1984 – Francesco Gavazzi - Italian cyclist
1985 – Adam Jones (baseball) - American baseball player
1986 – Andrew Taylor - English footballer
1986 – Anton Stralman - Swedish ice hockey player
1986 – Elena Vesnina - Russian tennis player
1987 – Sébastien Pocognoli - Belgian footballer
1987 – Rumi Hiiragi - Japanese actress
1989 – Stephanie Hwang - Korean entertainer
1989 – Madison Bumgarner - American baseball player
1990 – Jack O'Connell - English actor (Skins)
1998 – Khamani Griffin - American actor

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