Monday, January 30, 2012

January 30 Birthdays

* 133 – Marcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
* 1563 – Franciscus Gomarus, Dutch theologian (d. 1641)
* 1615 – Thomas Rolfe, American colonial settler; son of Pocahontas and John Rolfe (d. 1675)
* 1661 – Charles Rollin, French historian (d. 1741)
* 1697 – Johann Joachim Quantz, German flautist and composer (d. 1773)
* 1720 – Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)
* 1754 – John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)
* 1775 – Walter Savage Landor, English writer (d. 1864)
* 1781 – Adelbert von Chamisso, German writer (d. 1838)
* 1816 – Nathaniel Prentice Banks, American politician, 25th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and 24th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1894)
* 1822 – Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)
* 1832 – Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (d. 1897)
* 1841 – Félix Faure, French politician (d. 1899)
* 1859 – Tony Mullane, Irish-born American baseball player (d. 1944)
* 1861 – Charles Martin Loeffler, German-born composer (d. 1935)
* 1866 – Gelett Burgess, American literary humorist (d. 1951)
* 1873 – Georges Ricard-Cordingley, French painter (d. 1939)
* 1878 – Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940)
* 1882 – Franklin D. Roosevelt, American politician, 44th Governor of New York, and 32nd President of the United States (d. 1945)
* 1890 – Bruno Kastner, German actor (d. 1932)
* 1889 – Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and dramatist (d. 1937)
* 1894 – Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria (d. 1943)
* 1899 – Max Theiler, South African virologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1972)
* 1901 – Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (d. 1959)
* 1902 – Nikolaus Pevsner, German-born art historian (d. 1983)
* 1910 – Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (d. 2000)
* 1911 – Roy Eldridge, American musician (d. 1989)
* 1912 – Werner Hartmann, German physicist (d. 1988)
* 1912 – Francis Schaeffer, American theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
* 1912 – Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian (d. 1989)
* 1913 – Percy Thrower, British Television Gardener (d. 1988)
* 1914 – Luc-Marie Bayle, French naval officer and artist (d. 2000)
* 1914 – John Ireland, Canadian actor (d. 1992)
* 1914 – David Wayne, American actor (d. 1995)
* 1915 – Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)
* 1915 – John Profumo, British cabinet minister (d. 2006)
* 1917 – Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist (d. 2008)
* 1918 – David Opatoshu, American television actor (d. 1996)
* 1919 – Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (d. 1979)
* 1920 – Michael Anderson, English film director
* 1920 – Carwood Lipton, American WWII veteran (d. 2001)
* 1920 – Delbert Mann, American film director (d. 2007)
* 1922 – Dick Martin, American comedian (d. 2008)
* 1923 – Walt Dropo, American baseball player (d. 2010)
* 1924 – Lloyd Alexander, American writer (d. 2007)
* 1925 – Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist
* 1925 – Dorothy Malone, American actress
* 1927 – Olof Palme, Swedish politician (d. 1986)
* 1927 – Bendapudi Venkata Satyanarayana, Indian dermatologist (d. 2005)
* 1928 – Hal Prince, American stage producer and director
* 1929 – Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and aid worker (d. 1996)
* 1930 – Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
* 1930 – Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
* 1930 – Gene Hackman, American actor
* 1930 – Magnus Malan, South African politician
* 1931 – John Crosbie, Canadian politician
* 1931 – Allan W. Eckert, American naturalist and author
* 1931 – Shirley Hazzard, Australian-born author
* 1932 – Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
* 1933 – Louis Rukeyser, American journalist (d. 2006)
* 1935 – Richard Brautigan, American writer and poet (d. 1984)
* 1936 – F. Vernon Boozer, American politician
* 1936 – Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker (d. 2005)
* 1936 – Horst Jankowski, German popular pianist (d. 1998)
* 1937 – Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (d. 2005)
* 1937 – Vanessa Redgrave, English actress
* 1937 – Boris Spassky, Russian chess player
* 1938 – Islam Karimov, Uzbekistani politician
* 1941 – Gregory Benford, American author and scientist
* 1941 – Dick Cheney, American politician, 7th White House Chief of Staff, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming, 17th United States Secretary of Defense and 46th Vice President of the United States
* 1941 – Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
* 1942 – Marty Balin, American musician
* 1943 – Davey Johnson, American baseball player and manager
* 1945 – Michael Dorris, American author (d. 1997)
* 1947 – Les Barker, English poet
* 1947 – Steve Marriott, English musician (Humble Pie, The Small Faces) (d. 1991)
* 1948 – Nick Broomfield, English documentarian
* 1948 – Paul Magee, Irish IRA figure
* 1948 – Miles Reid, English mathematician
* 1949 – Peter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate
* 1950 – Trinidad Silva, American actor (d. 1988)
* 1951 – Phil Collins, English musician
* 1951 – Charles S. Dutton, American actor
* 1951 – Bobby Stokes, English former footballer (d. 1995)
* 1952 – Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
* 1955 – John Baldacci, American politician, 73rd governor of Maine
* 1955 – Curtis Strange, American golfer
* 1955 – Judith Tarr, American author
* 1955 – Mychal Thompson, Bahamian basketball player
* 1956 – Jeremy Gittins, English actor
* 1956 – Keiichi Tsuchiya, Japanese racing driver
* 1956 – Darko Rundek, Croatian rock singer, songwriter, poet, actor and theatrical director
* 1957 – Payne Stewart, American golfer (d. 1999)
* 1958 – Brett Butler, American actress and comedian
* 1959 – Mark Eitzel, American singer and musician (American Music Club)
* 1959 – Jody Watley, American singer
* 1960 – Tony O'Dell, American actor
* 1960 – Alex Titomirov, Russian-born American businessman
* 1961 – Dexter Scott King, son of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King
* 1962 – King Abdullah II of Jordan
* 1963 – Tina Malone, English actress
* 1964 – Otis Smith, American basketball player
* 1965 – Julie McCullough, American model and actress
* 1966 – Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1967 – Jay Gordon, American musician
* 1968 – Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3)
* 1968 – Prince Felipe of Spain
* 1968 – Tony Maudsley, British film actor
* 1969 – Carolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman and reality TV actor
* 1971 – Darren Boyd, British actor
* 1971 – Kimo von Oelhoffen, American football player
* 1972 – Lupillo Rivera, Mexican singer
* 1972 – Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1973 – Jalen Rose, American basketball player
* 1974 – Christian Bale, English actor
* 1974 – Olivia Colman, English actress
* 1974 – Jemima Khan, English socialite
* 1975 – Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer
* 1975 – Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi)
* 1976 – Andy Milonakis, American comedian
* 1977 – Dan Hinote, American ice hockey player
* 1977 – Tom Malchow, American swimmer
* 1977 – Deltha O'Neal, American football player
* 1978 – Carmen Küng, Swiss curler
* 1978 – John Patterson, American baseball player
* 1979 – Trevor Gillies, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1980 – Leilani Dowding, British model
* 1980 – Josh Kelley, American musician
* 1980 – Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor
* 1980 – Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer
* 1980 – Wilmer Valderrama, American actor
* 1981 – Jonathan Bender, American basketball player
* 1981 – Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer
* 1981 – Peter Crouch, English footballer
* 1981 – Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver
* 1982 – Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
* 1982 – DeSagana Diop, Senegalese basketball player
* 1982 – Mark Nwokeji, English footballer
* 1984 – Jeremy Hermida, American baseball player
* 1984 – Kid Cudi, American hip hop performer
* 1984 – Xi Zhang, American Painter
* 1985 – Trae Williams, American football player
* 1986 – Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter
* 1986 – Nick Evans, American baseball player
* 1987 – Rebecca Knox, Irish professional wrestler
* 1987 – Renato Santos, Brazilian footballer
* 1987 – Arda Turan, Turkish footballer
* 1988 – Rob Pinkston, American actor
* 1989 – Khleo Thomas, American actor and rapper
* 1990 – Eiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress and singer
* 1990 – Luca Sbisa, Swiss ice hockey player
* 1990 – Jake Thomas, American actor
* 1995 – Thia Megia, American Idol season 10 finalist
* 2005 – Prince Hashem bin Al Abdullah II of Jordan

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