Friday, July 11, 2008

July 11 Birthdays

* 1274 - Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland (d. 1329)
* 1366 - Anne of Bohemia, consort of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
* 1561 - Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet (d. 1627)
* 1603 - Kenelm Digby, English privateer (d. 1665)
* 1628 - Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
* 1657 - King Frederick I of Prussia (d. 1713)
* 1662 - Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1726)
* 1709 - Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785)
* 1723 - Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (d. 1799)
* 1751 - Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)
* 1754 - Thomas Bowdler, English physician and censor (d. 1825)
* 1767 - John Quincy Adams, President of the United States (d. 1848)
* 1826 - Alexander Afanasyev, Russian folklorist (d. 1871)
* 1832 - Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician (d. 1896)
* 1846 - Leon Bloy, French writer (d. 1917)
* 1850 - Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader (d. 1938)
* 1851 - Millie and Christine McCoy, Conjoined twins (d. 1912)
* 1864 - Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944)
* 1866 - Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)
* 1886 - Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
* 1892 - Thomas Mitchell, American film actor and screenwriter (d. 1962)
* 1895 - Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)
* 1897 - Bull Connor, American law enforcement official (d. 1973)
* 1899 - E. B. White, American writer (d. 1985)
* 1903 - Rudolf Abel, Soviet intelligence officer (d. 1971)
* 1903 - Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
* 1906 - Herbert Wehner, German politician (d. 1990)
* 1910 - Irene Hervey, American actress (d. 1998)
* 1913 - Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
* 1916 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
* 1916 - Reg Varney, English actor
* 1916 - Gough Whitlam, 21st Prime Minister of Australia
* 1920 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born actor (d. 1985)
* 1921 - Ilse Werner, Dutch-born actress
* 1922 - Gene Evans, American actor (d. 1998)
* 1924 - César Lattes, Brazilian physicist (d. 2005)
* 1924 - Brett Somers, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
* 1924 - Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1971)
* 1925 - Nicolai Gedda, Swedish tenor
* 1926 - Frederick Buechner, American author
* 1929 - David Kelly, Irish actor
* 1929 - Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
* 1930 - Harold Bloom, American literary critic
* 1931 - Thurston Harris, American singer (d. 1990)
* 1931 - Tab Hunter, American actor
* 1931 - Tullio Regge, Italian physicist
* 1932 - Jean-Guy Talbot, French Canadian ice hockey player
* 1933 - Bob McGrath, American actor
* 1934 - Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer
* 1935 - Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
* 1935 - Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
* 1937 - Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer
* 1940 - Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician
* 1941 - Clive Puzey, Zimbabwean racing driver
* 1943 - Rolf Stommelen, German race car driver (d. 1983)
* 1944 - Myra Gale Brown, former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis
* 1945 - Patrick Joseph McGrath, Catholic bishop
* 1946 - Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
* 1947 - Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
* 1949 - Liona Boyd, English-born musician
* 1950 - Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
* 1950 - Bruce McGill, American actor
* 1950 - J. R. Morgan, British classical scholar
* 1950 - Bonnie Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters)
* 1952 - Bill Barber, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1952 - John Kettley, English weather forecaster
* 1953 - Peter Brown, American singer, songwriter and producer
* 1953 - Mindy Sterling, American actress
* 1953 - Leon Spinks, American former boxer
* 1954 - Butch Reed, American professional wrestler
* 1956 - Sela Ward, American actress
* 1957 - Peter Murphy, British musician - (Bauhaus)
* 1957 - Michael Rose, Jamaican musician (Black Uhuru)
* 1958 - Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer
* 1958 - Andrew Gilbert-Scott, British racing driver
* 1959 - Richie Sambora, American musician (Bon Jovi)
* 1959 - Suzanne Vega, American singer
* 1962 - Gaetan Duchesne, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
* 1962 - Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
* 1963 - Al MacInnis, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1963 - Lisa Rinna, American actress
* 1964 - Craig Charles, English actor
* 1964 - Kyrill, Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family
* 1965 - Tony Cottee, English footballer
* 1965 - Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
* 1965 - Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
* 1966 - Greg Grunberg, American actor
* 1966 - Mick Molloy, Australian comedian
* 1967 - Jeff Corwin, American naturalist and TV personality
* 1968 - Michael Geist, Canadian academic
* 1968 - Esera Tuaolo, American football player
* 1969 - David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
* 1970 - Justin Chambers, American actor
* 1971 - Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician Uh Huh Her (band)
* 1972 - Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
* 1972 - Steven Richards, Australian racing driver
* 1972 - Michael Rosenbaum, American actor
* 1973 - Andrew Bird, American musician
* 1973 - Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
* 1974 - Hermann Hreiðarsson, Icelandic footballer
* 1974 - André Ooijer, Dutch footballer
* 1975 - Willie Anderson, American football player
* 1975 - Rubén Baraja, Spanish footballer
* 1975 - Riona Hazuki, Japanese actress
* 1975 - Samer el Nahhal, Finnish musician (Lordi)
* 1975 - Lil' Kim, American rapper
* 1976 - Eduardo Nájera, Mexican-born basketball player
* 1977 - Brandon Short, American football player
* 1980 - T.J. Wilson, Canadian professional wrestler
* 1981 - Carla Campbell, Jamaican model
* 1981 - Andre Johnson, American football player
* 1981 - Aaron Proctor, American professional wrestling promoter & politician
* 1982 - Chris Cooley, American football player
* 1983 - Peter Cincotti, American singer songwriter
* 1983 - Kelly Poon, Singaporean singer
* 1983 - Evan Roberts, American radio broadcaster
* 1983 - Marie Serneholt, Swedish musician (A*Teens)
* 1983 - Kellie Shirley , Actress
* 1984 - Yorman Bazardo, Venezuelan baseball player
* 1984 - Tanith Belbin, Canadian ice dancer
* 1984 - Hitomi Hyuga, Japanese actress
* 1984 - Rachael Taylor, Australian actress
* 1985 - Aki Maeda, Japanese actress
* 1986 - Yoann Gourcuff, French footballer
* 1986 - Ryan Jarvis, English footballer
* 1987 - Shigeaki Kato, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band))
* 1989 - David Henrie, American Actor
* 1990 - Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player
* 1990 - Connor Paolo, Actor

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