Sunday, July 1, 2007

ON THIS DAY IN...

Births
1481 - Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
1506 - Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1526)
1534 - Frederick II of Denmark (d. 1588)
1574 - Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (d. 1656)
1586 - Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (d. 1630)
1633 - Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (d. 1698)
1646 - Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician (d. 1716)
1676 - Anthony Collins, English philosopher (d. 1729)
1723 - Pedro Rodríguez, Conde de Campomanes, Spanish statesman (d. 1802)
1725 - Comte de Rochambeau, French soldier (d. 1807)
1742 - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist (d. 1799)
1788 - Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (d. 1867)
1804 - George Sand, French writer (d. 1876)
1807 - Thomas Green Clemson, American university founder (d. 1888)
1818 - Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician (d. 1865)
1834 - Jadwiga Łuszczewska, Polish poet (d. 1908)
1863 - William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (d. 1892)
1869 - William Strunk Jr., American grammarian (d. 1946)
1872 - Louis Blériot, French aviator (d. 1936)
1873 - Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (d. 1968)
1879 - Léon Jouhaux, French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1954)
1883 - Arthur Borton, English soldier (d. 1933)
1899 - Thomas A. Dorsey, American composer (d. 1993)
1899 - Charles Laughton, English actor (d. 1962)
1902 - William Wyler, French-born film director (d. 1981)
1903 - Amy Johnson, English pilot (d. 1941)
1906 - Estée Lauder, American entrepreneur (d. 2004)
1906 - Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (d. 1992)
1908 - Peg Entwistle, Welsh actress (d. 1932)
1909 - Bill Stern, American sportscaster (d. 1971)
1911 - Sergei Sokolov, Soviet marshal
1912 - David R. Brower, American environmentalist (d. 2000)
1912 - Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
1913 - Frank Barrett, baseball player (d. 1998)
1915 - Willie Dixon, American musician (d. 1992)
1915 - Joseph Ransohoff, American neurosurgeon (d. 2001)
1916 - Olivia de Havilland, British-born actress
1917 - Humphry Osmond, British psychiatrist
1920 - Harold Sakata, Japanese-born actor (d. 1982)
1921 - Seretse Khama, first President of Botswana
1925 - Farley Granger, American actor
1926 - Robert Fogel, Nobel laureate
1926 - Hans Werner Henze, German composer
1926 - Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
1929 - Gerald Edelman, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1930 - Bobby Day, American singer (d. 1990)
1930 - Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American filmmaker (d. 2005)
1931 - Leslie Caron, French actress
1934 - Jamie Farr, American actor
1934 - Jean Marsh, English actress
1934 - Sydney Pollack, American film director
1934 - Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter
1938 - Craig Anderson, baseball player
1939 - Karen Black, American actress
1941 - Alfred G. Gilman, American scientist, Nobel laureate
1941 - Myron Scholes, American economist, Nobel laureate
1941 - Twyla Tharp, American choreographer
1941 - Rod Gilbert, Canadian hockey player
1942 - Geneviève Bujold, Canadian actress
1942 - Andraé Crouch, American singer
1945 - Deborah Harry, American musician (Blondie)
1945 - Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor
1949 - John Farnham, Australian singer
1951 - Fred Schneider, American singer (The B-52's)
1952 - Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor
1952 - Steve Shutt, Canadian ice hockey player
1957 - Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish ice hockey player
1961 - Kalpana Chawla, Indian-American astronaut (d. 2003)
1961 - Diana, Princess of Wales (d. 1997)
1961 - Malcolm Elliott, British cyclist
1961 - Carl Lewis, American athlete
1961 - Michelle Wright, Canadian musician
1962 - Andre Braugher, American actor
1963 - Roddy Bottum, American musician (Faith No More and Imperial Teen)
1964 - Brian Michael Page, American Roman Catholic musician and snarkosaurus
1965 - Harald Zwart, Norwegian film director
1966 - Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer
1967 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian model
1968 - Tim Abell, American actor
1970 - Melissa Peterman, American actress
1971 - Missy Elliott, American singer
1971 - Julianne Nicholson, American actress
1971 - Steven W. Bailey, American actor
1971 - Jamie Walker, American baseball player
1972 - Claire Forlani, American actress
1972 - Alex Machacek, Austrian musician
1975 - Sufjan Stevens, American musician
1976 - Patrick Kluivert, Dutch footballer
1976 - Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch footballer
1976 - Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
1976 - Hannu Tihinen, Finnish footballer
1977 - Jarome Iginla, Canadian hockey player
1977 - Liv Tyler, American actress
1981 - Tadhg Kennelly, Australian footballer
1982 - Hilarie Burton, American actress
1982 - Carmella DeCesare, American model
1982 - Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player
1982 - Adrian Ward, American football player
1983 - Marit Larsen, Norwegian musician

Peace,
BMP

4 comments:

Al said...

What, no Wikipedia entry for you?

Oh the HORROR!!!!!!!!!!

Felice Compleanno!!!!

Fr. Erik Richtsteig said...

Happy Bday BMP!

Brian Michael Page said...

Thank you Al, and Fr. Erik. BTW, Fr. Erik, as you can probably tell, I stole the wikipedia idea from you (tee hee!).
Peace,
BMP

Domini Sumus said...

Happy Birthday Brian