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History Births on August 07


Anisa Mohammed
Anisa Mohammed, West Indian cricketer

#Anisa_Mohammed

Koenraad Elst
Koenraad Elst, Belgian orientalist and author

#Koenraad_Elst

Emil Nolde
Emil Nolde, Danish-German painter and illustrator (d. 1956)

#Emil_Nolde

Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg, American puppeteer, voice actor, and singer (d. 2015)

#Stan_Freberg

Muhammad Shah
Muhammad Shah, Mughal emperor of India (d. 1748)

#Muhammad_Shah

Sidney Crosby
Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player

#Sidney_Crosby

Alonso de Ercilla
Alonso de Ercilla, Spanish soldier and poet (d. 1595)

#Alonso_de_Ercilla

Lana Cantrell
Lana Cantrell, Australian singer-songwriter and lawyer

#Lana_Cantrell

Koray Candemir
Koray Candemir, Turkish singer-songwriter

#Koray_Candemir

Paul Lambert
Paul Lambert, Scottish footballer and manager

#Paul_Lambert

B. J. Thomas
B. J. Thomas, American singer

#B._J._Thomas

Valery Gazzaev
Valery Gazzaev, Russian footballer, manager and politician

#Valery_Gazzaev

Auguste Michel-Lévy
Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist and author (d. 1911)

#Auguste_Michel-Lévy

Anne Fadiman
Anne Fadiman, American journalist and author

#Anne_Fadiman

Alan Leo
Alan Leo, English astrologer and author (d. 1917)

#Alan_Leo

Louis de Freycinet
Louis de Freycinet, French navigator and explorer (d. 1842)

#Louis_de_Freycinet

Nick Gillespie
Nick Gillespie, American journalist and author

#Nick_Gillespie

Samantha Ronson
Samantha Ronson, English singer-songwriter and DJ

#Samantha_Ronson

Billie Burke
Billie Burke, American actress and singer (d. 1970)

#Billie_Burke

Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Wales, American businessman, co-founder of Wikipedia

#Jimmy_Wales

Greg Nickels
Greg Nickels, American lawyer and politician, 51st Mayor of Seattle

#Greg_Nickels

Huntley Wright
Huntley Wright, English actor (d. 1941)

#Huntley_Wright

Robert Dudley (explorer)
Robert Dudley, English explorer and cartographer (d. 1649)

#Robert_Dudley_(explorer)

Louis Leakey
Louis Leakey, Kenyan-English palaeontologist and archaeologist (d. 1972)

#Louis_Leakey

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American author and activist (d. 1964)

#Elizabeth_Gurley_Flynn

Beanie Wells
Beanie Wells, American football player

#Beanie_Wells

Alexei Sayle
Alexei Sayle, English comedian, actor, and author

#Alexei_Sayle

Eamonn Darcy
Eamonn Darcy, Irish golfer

#Eamonn_Darcy

Kees Kist
Kees Kist, Dutch footballer

#Kees_Kist

Alison Brown
Alison Brown, American banjo player, songwriter, and producer

#Alison_Brown

Don Larsen
Don Larsen, American baseball player

#Don_Larsen

Seiichiro Maki
Seiichiro Maki, Japanese footballer

#Seiichiro_Maki

Shobna Gulati
Shobna Gulati, British actress

#Shobna_Gulati

Josh Franceschi
Josh Franceschi, English singer-songwriter

#Josh_Franceschi

E. J. Tackett
E. J. Tackett, American bowler

#E._J._Tackett

Mitchell te Vrede
Mitchell te Vrede, Dutch footballer

#Mitchell_te_Vrede

Paul Biedermann
Paul Biedermann, German swimmer

#Paul_Biedermann

Cirroc Lofton
Cirroc Lofton, American actor

#Cirroc_Lofton

David Cairns (politician)
David Cairns, Scottish laicised priest and politician, Minister of State for Scotland (d. 2011)

#David_Cairns_(politician)

Georg Stiernhielm
Georg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet and linguist (d. 1672)

#Georg_Stiernhielm

David Duchovny
David Duchovny, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#David_Duchovny

Kevin Muscat
Kevin Muscat, English-Australian footballer, coach, and manager

#Kevin_Muscat

Rebecca Kleefisch
Rebecca Kleefisch, American journalist and politician, 44th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin

#Rebecca_Kleefisch

Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight, American actor, comedian and voice actor

#Wayne_Knight

Murat Dalk?l?ç
Murat Dalk?l?ç, Turkish singer-songwriter

#Murat_Dalk?l?ç

Ann Harding
Ann Harding, American actress and singer (d. 1981)

#Ann_Harding

Danny Graves
Danny Graves, Vietnamese-American baseball player

#Danny_Graves

C. Buddingh'
C. Buddingh', Dutch poet and translator (d. 1985)

#C._Buddingh'

Andriy Hrivko
Andriy Hrivko, Ukrainian cyclist

#Andriy_Hrivko

Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor, American humorist, novelist, short story writer, and radio host

#Garrison_Keillor

Walter Swinburn
Walter Swinburn, English jockey and trainer (d. 2016)

#Walter_Swinburn

Nathanael Greene
Nathanael Greene, American general (d. 1786)

#Nathanael_Greene

Juan Martín Hernández
Juan Martín Hernández, Argentine rugby player

#Juan_Martín_Hernández

Owen Luder
Owen Luder, English architect, designed Tricorn Centre and Trinity Square

#Owen_Luder

James Randi
James Randi, Canadian-American magician and author

#James_Randi

Elizabeth Manley
Elizabeth Manley, Canadian figure skater

#Elizabeth_Manley

Elizabeth of Rhuddlan
Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)

#Elizabeth_of_Rhuddlan

Alexandre Aja
Alexandre Aja, French director, producer, and screenwriter

#Alexandre_Aja

Ladislaus Bortkiewicz
Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Russian-German economist and statistician (d. 1931)

#Ladislaus_Bortkiewicz

Manitas de Plata
Manitas de Plata, French guitarist (d. 2014)

#Manitas_de_Plata

Marcus Roberts
Marcus Roberts, American pianist and educator

#Marcus_Roberts

Alan Page
Alan Page, American football player and jurist

#Alan_Page

Rouven Sattelmaier
Rouven Sattelmaier, German footballer

#Rouven_Sattelmaier

Constantius II
Constantius II, Roman emperor (d. 361)

#Constantius_II

Alan Keyes
Alan Keyes, American politician and diplomat, 16th Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

#Alan_Keyes

Megan Gale
Megan Gale, Australian model and actress

#Megan_Gale

Raul Malo
Raul Malo, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

#Raul_Malo

Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon, American actor

#Michael_Shannon

Mark Pettini
Mark Pettini, English cricketer and journalist

#Mark_Pettini

Johannes Kotze
Johannes Kotze, South African cricketer (d. 1931)

#Johannes_Kotze

Brian Conley
Brian Conley, English actor and singer

#Brian_Conley

Mohammed Badie
Mohammed Badie, Egyptian religious leader

#Mohammed_Badie

Rien Poortvliet
Rien Poortvliet, Dutch painter and illustrator (d. 1995)

#Rien_Poortvliet

Danny (footballer)
Danny, Portuguese footballer

#Danny_(footballer)

Alain Corneau
Alain Corneau, French director and screenwriter (d. 2010)

#Alain_Corneau

Alexander Dityatin
Alexander Dityatin, Russian gymnast and colonel

#Alexander_Dityatin

Chico Benymon
Chico Benymon, American actor

#Chico_Benymon

James Bowdoin
James Bowdoin, American banker and politician, 2nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1790)

#James_Bowdoin

Matthew Parris
Matthew Parris, South African-English journalist and politician

#Matthew_Parris

Trevor Hendy
Trevor Hendy, Australian surfer and coach

#Trevor_Hendy

Kristin Hersh
Kristin Hersh, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Kristin_Hersh

Bruce Dickinson
Bruce Dickinson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Bruce_Dickinson

Elizabeth Báthory
Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian aristocrat and serial killer (d. 1614)

#Elizabeth_Báthory

William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz
William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz, Dutch stadtholder (d. 1664)

#William_Frederick,_Prince_of_Nassau-Dietz

Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange
Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange (d. 1820)

#Wilhelmina_of_Prussia,_Princess_of_Orange

Freddie Slack
Freddie Slack, American pianist and bandleader (d. 1965)

#Freddie_Slack

Elinor Ostrom
Elinor Ostrom, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)

#Elinor_Ostrom

Walid Jumblatt
Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese journalist and politician

#Walid_Jumblatt

Adam Yates (cyclist)
Adam Yates, English cyclist

#Adam_Yates_(cyclist)

Édgar Rentería
Édgar Rentería, Colombian baseball player

#Édgar_Rentería

Paul Dunn (rugby league)
Paul Dunn, Australian rugby league player

#Paul_Dunn_(rugby_league)

Ralph Bunche
Ralph Bunche, American political scientist, academic, and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)

#Ralph_Bunche

Christian Chávez
Christian Chávez, Mexican singer-songwriter and actor

#Christian_Chávez

István Bibó
István Bibó, Hungarian lawyer and politician (d. 1979)

#István_Bibó

Vladimir Sorokin
Vladimir Sorokin, Russian author and playwright

#Vladimir_Sorokin

Erik Pieters
Erik Pieters, Dutch footballer

#Erik_Pieters

Jonathan Bernier
Jonathan Bernier, Canadian ice hockey player

#Jonathan_Bernier

Ryan Lavarnway
Ryan Lavarnway, American baseball player

#Ryan_Lavarnway

Shane Lechler
Shane Lechler, American football player

#Shane_Lechler

Mike Trout
Mike Trout, American baseball player

#Mike_Trout

Stratos Perperoglou
Stratos Perperoglou, Greek basketball player

#Stratos_Perperoglou

Alberto Salazar
Alberto Salazar, Cuban-American runner and coach

#Alberto_Salazar

David Testo
David Testo, American soccer player

#David_Testo

Randy Wayne
Randy Wayne, American actor and producer

#Randy_Wayne

Abebe Bikila
Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian runner (d. 1973)

#Abebe_Bikila

Dominic Cork
Dominic Cork, England cricketer and sportscaster

#Dominic_Cork

Gerry Peñalosa
Gerry Peñalosa, Filipino boxer and promoter

#Gerry_Peñalosa

Valter Birsa
Valter Birsa, Slovenian footballer

#Valter_Birsa

Abbie Cornish
Abbie Cornish, Australian actress

#Abbie_Cornish

Francesca Gregorini
Francesca Gregorini, Italian-American director and screenwriter

#Francesca_Gregorini

Jonathan Pollard
Jonathan Pollard, Israeli spy

#Jonathan_Pollard

Karol Zalewski
Karol Zalewski, Polish sprinter

#Karol_Zalewski

Dana G. Peleg
Dana G. Peleg, Israeli writer and LGBT activist

#Dana_G._Peleg

John Birmingham
John Birmingham, English-Australian journalist and author

#John_Birmingham

Mata Hari
Mata Hari, Dutch dancer and spy (d. 1917)

#Mata_Hari

Rocky Bridges
Rocky Bridges, American baseball player and coach (d. 2015)

#Rocky_Bridges

Altaír Jarabo
Altaír Jarabo, Mexican model and actress

#Altaír_Jarabo

Luis Salom
Luis Salom, Spanish motorcycle racer (d. 2016)

#Luis_Salom

John Glover (actor)
John Glover, American actor

#John_Glover_(actor)

Art Houtteman
Art Houtteman, American baseball player and journalist (d. 2003)

#Art_Houtteman

Mark McCammon
Mark McCammon, English-Barbadian footballer

#Mark_McCammon

Eric Johnson (actor)
Eric Johnson, American actor, director, and screenwriter

#Eric_Johnson_(actor)

Simon Yates (cyclist)
Simon Yates, English cyclist

#Simon_Yates_(cyclist)

Miguel Llera
Miguel Llera, Spanish footballer

#Miguel_Llera

Vassilis Spanoulis
Vassilis Spanoulis, Greek basketball player

#Vassilis_Spanoulis

Sofia Rotaru
Sofia Rotaru, Ukrainian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

#Sofia_Rotaru

Jamey Jasta
Jamey Jasta, American singer-songwriter

#Jamey_Jasta

Nikolai Triik
Nikolai Triik, Estonian painter and illustrator (d. 1940)

#Nikolai_Triik

Veljo Tormis
Veljo Tormis, Estonian composer and educator

#Veljo_Tormis

DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan, American basketball player

#DeMar_DeRozan

Henri Le Sidaner
Henri Le Sidaner, French painter (d. 1939)

#Henri_Le_Sidaner

Rodney Crowell
Rodney Crowell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Rodney_Crowell

Jean-Luc Dehaene
Jean-Luc Dehaene, French-Belgian lawyer and politician, 63rd Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 2014)

#Jean-Luc_Dehaene

Jerry Pournelle
Jerry Pournelle, American journalist and author (d. 2017)

#Jerry_Pournelle

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron, South African-American actress and producer

#Charlize_Theron

Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Rahsaan Roland Kirk, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1977)

#Rahsaan_Roland_Kirk

Edwin Edwards
Edwin Edwards, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 50th Governor of Louisiana

#Edwin_Edwards

Victoria of Baden
Victoria of Baden (d. 1931)

#Victoria_of_Baden

Robert Mueller
Robert Mueller, American soldier and lawyer, 6th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

#Robert_Mueller

Carl Ritter
Carl Ritter, German geographer and academic (d. 1859)

#Carl_Ritter

Togrul Narimanbekov
Togrul Narimanbekov, Azerbaijani-French painter and academic (d. 2013)

#Togrul_Narimanbekov

Mikhail Gorsheniov
Mikhail Gorsheniov, Russian singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

#Mikhail_Gorsheniov

Nicholas Ray
Nicholas Ray, American director and screenwriter (d. 1979)

#Nicholas_Ray

Martti Nõmme
Martti Nõmme, Estonian ski jumper

#Martti_Nõmme

Zaur Sizo, Russian footballer
Melody Oliveria, American blogger
Mohamed Coulibaly, Senegalese footballer
Mustapha Dumbuya, Sierra Leonean footballer
Juan de la Rosa, Mexican boxer
Yun Hyon-seok, South Korean poet and author (d. 2003)
Tooba Siddiqui, Pakistani model and actress
Martin Vu?i?, Macedonian singer and drummer
Marquise Hill, American football player (d. 2007)
Ángeles Balbiani, Argentine actress and singer
Tácio Caetano Cruz Queiroz, Brazilian footballer
Aurélie Claudel, French model and actress
Carsten Busch, German footballer
Birgit Zotz, Austrian anthropologist and author
Justin Brooker, Rugby League Player
Charlotte Ronson, English fashion designer
Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer and manager
Ray Hill, American football player (d. 2015)
Gerard Denton, Australian cricketer
Rachel York, American actress and singer
Eric Namesnik, American swimmer (d. 2006)
Sophie Lee, Australian actress and author
Jason Grimsley, American baseball player
Peter Niven, Scottish jockey
Ian Dench, English guitarist and songwriter (EMF)
Yelena Davydova, Russian gymnast
Ali Shah, Zimbabwean cricketer and coach
Russell Baze, Canadian-American jockey
Daire Brehan, Irish journalist, lawyer, and actress (d. 2012)
Alan Reid, Scottish politician
Caroline Aaron, American actress and producer
S. Thandayuthapani, Sri Lankan educator and politician
Greg Chappell, Australian cricketer and coach
Marty Appel, American businessman and author
Franciscus Henri, Dutch-Australian singer-songwriter
Kenny Ireland, Scottish actor and director (d. 2014)
Richard Sykes, English biochemist and academic
Carlos Monzon, Argentinian boxer and actor (d. 1995)
Matthew Evans, Baron Evans of Temple Guiting, English publisher and politician
Don Wilson, English cricketer and coach (d. 2012)
Zoltán Berczik, Hungarian table tennis player and coach (d. 2011)
Sándor Simó, Hungarian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
Eddie Firmani, South African footballer and manager
Maurice Rabb, Jr., American ophthalmologist and academic (d. 2005)
Edward Hardwicke, English actor (d. 2011)
Charles E. Rice, American scholar and author (d. 2015)
Jack Good, British television producer (d. 2017)
Betsy Byars, American author and academic
Carl Switzer, American child actor and hunting guide (d. 1959)
Felice Bryant, American songwriter (d. 2003)
Kenneth Kendall, Indian-English journalist and actor (d. 2012)
Karel Husa, Czech-American composer and conductor (d. 2016)
Gordon Zahn, American sociologist and author (d. 2007)
Kermit Love, American actor, puppeteer, and costume designer (d. 2008)
George Van Eps, American guitarist (d. 1998)
Albert Kotin, Belarusian-American soldier and painter (d. 1980)
Anna Elisabet Weirauch, German author and playwright (d. 1970)
Thomas Lupo, English viol player and composer (d. 1627)