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History Births on January 30

Gregory Benford
Gregory Benford, American astrophysicist and author


Jalen Rose
Jalen Rose, American basketball player and sportscaster


Yumi Yoshimura
Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese musician and singer


Lynn Harrell
Lynn Harrell, American cellist and academic


Fred Hembeck
Fred Hembeck, American author and illustrator


Nils Miatke
Nils Miatke, German footballer


Peter Agre
Peter Agre, American physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate


Chidambaram Subramaniam
Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence (d. 2000)


Tom Izzo
Tom Izzo, American basketball player and coach


Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt, American lawyer and politician, 32nd President of the United States (d. 1945)


Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor, English poet and author (d. 1864)


Peter Crouch
Peter Crouch, English footballer


Livia, Roman wife of Augustus (d. 29)


Christian Bale
Christian Bale, Welsh actor


Walter Damrosch
Walter Damrosch, German-American conductor and composer (d. 1950)


Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave, English actress


Franz Ritter von Hauer
Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist and curator (d. 1899)


Islam Karimov
Islam Karimov, Uzbek politician, 1st President of Uzbekistan (d. 2016)


Davey Johnson
Davey Johnson, American baseball player and manager


Joachim Peiper
Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)


Meir Dagan
Meir Dagan, Israeli military officer and intelligence official, Director of Mossad (2002-11) (d. 2016)


Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman, American actor and author


Miles Reid
Miles Reid, English mathematician and academic


Luca Sbisa
Luca Sbisa, Swiss ice hockey player


Nick Broomfield
Nick Broomfield, English director and producer


Afonso Alves
Afonso Alves, Brazilian footballer


Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc, Australian cricketer


Tineke Lagerberg
Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer


William More (died 1600)
William More, English courtier (d. 1600)


Johann Joachim Quantz
Johann Joachim Quantz, German flute player and composer (d. 1773)


Arda Turan
Arda Turan, Turkish footballer


Steve Marriott
Steve Marriott, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1991)


Jody Watley
Jody Watley, American entertainer


Katy Marchant
Katy Marchant, English track cyclist


Lance Franklin
Lance Franklin, Australian footballer


Richard Theodore Greener
Richard Theodore Greener, American lawyer, academic, and diplomat (d. 1922)


George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1687)


Doug Falconer (Canadian football)
Doug Falconer, Canadian football player and producer


Nick Evans (baseball)
Nick Evans, American baseball player


Georg Friedrich, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Georg Friedrich, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (d. 1638)


Mathias Lauda
Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver


Francis Schaeffer
Francis Schaeffer, American pastor and theologian (d. 1984)


Kotosh?giku Kazuhiro
Kotosh?giku Kazuhiro, Japanese sumo wrestler


Franciscus Gomarus
Franciscus Gomarus, Dutch theologian and academic (d. 1641)


John Profumo
John Profumo, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for War (d. 2006)


Chris Simon
Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player


Charles Martin Loeffler
Charles Martin Loeffler, German-American violinist and composer (d. 1935)


Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi, American entertainer


Nikolaus Pevsner
Nikolaus Pevsner, German-English historian and scholar (d. 1983)


Dimitar Berbatov
Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer


Harold Prince
Harold Prince, American director and producer


Jorge Cantú
Jorge Cantú, Mexican baseball player


David Opatoshu
David Opatoshu, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)


Juninho Pernambucano
Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer


Nathaniel P. Banks
Nathaniel P. Banks, American general and politician, 24th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1894)


Angela of the Cross
Angela of the Cross, Spanish nun and saint (d. 1932)


Rudolf Caracciola
Rudolf Caracciola, German racing driver (d. 1959)


Kimo von Oelhoffen
Kimo von Oelhoffen, American football player


John Patterson (pitcher)
John Patterson, American baseball player


Tomás Mejías
Tomás Mejías, Spanish footballer


David Wayne
David Wayne, American actor (d. 1995)


Gelett Burgess
Gelett Burgess, American author, poet, and critic (d. 1951)


John Bird, Baron Bird
John Bird, Baron Bird, English publisher, founded The Big Issue


Charles Rollin
Charles Rollin, French historian and educator (d. 1741)


S. N. Goenka
S. N. Goenka, Burmese-Indian author and educator (d. 2013)


Stefan Elliott
Stefan Elliott, Canadian ice hockey player


William Calthorpe
William Calthorpe, English knight (d. 1494)


John Crosbie
John Crosbie, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Canadian Minister of Justice


Arthur Chu
Arthur Chu, Asian-American columnist and former Jeopardy! contestant


Kevin Moore (rugby league)
Kevin Moore, Australian rugby league player and coach


Girish Kumar
Girish Kumar, Indian film actor


Jill McGill
Jill McGill, American golfer


Gisela Dulko
Gisela Dulko, Argentinian tennis player


Wilmer Valderrama
Wilmer Valderrama, American actor and producer


Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney, American businessman and politician, 46th Vice President of the United States


Charles De Geer
Charles De Geer, Swedish entomologist and archaeologist (d. 1778)


Ben Cutting
Ben Cutting, Australian cricketer


Gundakar, Prince of Liechtenstein
Gundakar, Prince of Liechtenstein, court official in Vienna (d. 1658)


Dan Hinote
Dan Hinote, American ice hockey player and coach


Jack Laugher
Jack Laugher, English diver


Shirley Hazzard
Shirley Hazzard, Australian-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2016)


Payne Stewart
Payne Stewart, American golfer (d. 1999)


Dick Martin (comedian)
Dick Martin, American comedian, actor, and director (d. 2008)


Phil Collins
Phil Collins, English drummer, singer-songwriter, producer, and actor


Tony Mullane
Tony Mullane, Irish-American baseball player and manager (d. 1944)


Lucille Teasdale-Corti
Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian-Italian physician and humanitarian (d. 1996)


Adelbert von Chamisso
Adelbert von Chamisso, German botanist and poet (d. 1838)


Hugh Tayfield
Hugh Tayfield, South African cricketer (d. 1994)


Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes, American actress and singer (d. 2016)


Werner Hartmann (physicist)
Werner Hartmann, German physicist and academic (d. 1988)


Les Barker
Les Barker, English poet and author


Olof Palme
Olof Palme, Swedish statesman, 26th Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1986)


Roy Eldridge
Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1989)


Joe Colborne
Joe Colborne, Canadian ice hockey player


Phil Lester
Phil Lester, English Internet celebrity


Danielle Goyette
Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Otis Smith (basketball)
Otis Smith, American basketball player, coach, and manager


Andrew McCullough
Andrew McCullough, Australian rugby league player


Paul Frère
Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and journalist (d. 2008)


Yoon Bo-ra
Yoon Bo-ra, South Korean singer


Torrey Mitchell
Torrey Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player


Trevor Gillies
Trevor Gillies, Canadian ice hockey player


Fred Korematsu
Fred Korematsu, American activist (d. 2005)


John Ireland (actor)
John Ireland, Canadian-American actor and director (d. 1992)


Carmen Küng
Carmen Küng, Swiss curler


Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman, English actress


John Baldacci
John Baldacci, American politician, 73rd Governor of Maine


Didius Julianus
Didius Julianus, Roman emperor (probable; d. 193)


Becky Lynch
Becky Lynch, Irish wrestler


Michael Anderson (director)
Michael Anderson, English director and producer (d. 2018)


Max Theiler
Max Theiler, South African-American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)


Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist, invented the computer mouse (d. 2013)


Tubby Hayes
Tubby Hayes, English saxophonist and composer (d. 1973)


Abdullah II of Jordan
Abdullah II of Jordan


Andy Milonakis
Andy Milonakis, American entertainer


Félix Faure
Félix Faure, French politician, 7th President of France (d. 1899)


Marty Balin
Marty Balin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2018)


Boris Spassky
Boris Spassky, Russian chess player and theoretician


Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Dutton, American actor and director


Víctor Sánchez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2015)
Phillip Supernaw, American football player
Rob Pinkston, American actor and director
Maksim Krychanov, Russian footballer
Renato Santos, Brazilian footballer
Trae Williams, American football player
Jonathan Bender, American basketball player
Georgios Vakouftsis, Greek footballer
João Soares de Almeida Neto, Brazilian footballer
Felipe VI of Spain
Steve Folkes, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2018)
Cynthia Carter, Welsh journalist, author, and academic
Derek White, Scottish rugby player
Curtis Strange, American golfer and sportscaster
Bobby Stokes, English footballer (d. 1995)
Jack Newton, Australian golfer
Michael Dorris, American author and scholar (d. 1997)
Colin Rimer, English lawyer and judge
Horst Jankowski, German pianist and composer (d. 1998)
Richard Brautigan, American novelist, poet, and short story writer (d. 1984)
Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (d. 2007)
Magnus Malan, South African general and politician, South African Minister of Defence (d. 2011)
Lois Hole, Canadian businesswoman and politician, 15th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (d. 2005)
Lloyd Alexander, American soldier and author (d. 2007)
Marianne Ferber, Czech-American economist and author (d. 2013)
Delbert Mann, American director and producer (d. 2007)
Patrick Heron, British painter (d. 1999)
Luc-Marie Bayle, French commander and painter (d. 2000)
Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian and author (d. 1989)
Martita Hunt, Argentine-born British actress (d. 1969)
Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1937)
Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940)
John Lansing, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1829)
François Bigot, French politician (d. 1778)
Lady Anne Clifford, 14th Baroness de Clifford (d. 1676)