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History Births on June 28


George Challenor
George Challenor, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1947)

#George_Challenor

Étienne François, duc de Choiseul
Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French general and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1785)

#Étienne_François,_duc_de_Choiseul

Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello, Italian dramatist, novelist, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)

#Luigi_Pirandello

Fabien Barthez
Fabien Barthez, French footballer

#Fabien_Barthez

Peeter Allik
Peeter Allik, Estonian painter and illustrator

#Peeter_Allik

Elon Musk
Elon Musk, South African-born American businessman

#Elon_Musk

John Cusack
John Cusack, American actor and screenwriter

#John_Cusack

Ron Mahay
Ron Mahay, American baseball player and scout

#Ron_Mahay

Georges Wolinski
Georges Wolinski, Tunisian-French journalist and cartoonist (d. 2015)

#Georges_Wolinski

Mike White (filmmaker)
Mike White, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Mike_White_(filmmaker)

Carl Levin
Carl Levin, American lawyer and politician

#Carl_Levin

Mark Helprin
Mark Helprin, American novelist and journalist

#Mark_Helprin

Itamar Franco
Itamar Franco, Brazilian engineer and politician, 33rd President of Brazil (d. 2011)

#Itamar_Franco

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher and polymath (d. 1778)

#Jean-Jacques_Rousseau

Bradley Beal
Bradley Beal, American basketball player

#Bradley_Beal

Muhammad Azam Shah
Muhammad Azam Shah, Mughal emperor (d. 1707)

#Muhammad_Azam_Shah

Junior Johnson
Junior Johnson, American race car driver

#Junior_Johnson

Leon Panetta
Leon Panetta, American lawyer and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of Defense

#Leon_Panetta

Henri Lebesgue
Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician and academic (d. 1941)

#Henri_Lebesgue

Jason Clark (rugby league)
Jason Clark, Australian rugby league player

#Jason_Clark_(rugby_league)

Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers, American playwright and composer (d. 1979)

#Richard_Rodgers

Pat Morita
Pat Morita, American actor (d. 2005)

#Pat_Morita

Pope Paul IV
Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)

#Pope_Paul_IV

Donald Johanson
Donald Johanson, American paleontologist and academic

#Donald_Johanson

Donna Edwards
Donna Edwards, American lawyer and politician

#Donna_Edwards

Randy McMichael
Randy McMichael, American football player

#Randy_McMichael

Kang Min-hyuk
Kang Min-hyuk, South Korean singer, drummer, and actor

#Kang_Min-hyuk

Emmanuel Rhoides
Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author (d. 1904)

#Emmanuel_Rhoides

Artur Hajzer
Artur Hajzer, Polish mountaineer (d. 2013)

#Artur_Hajzer

Jim Spanarkel
Jim Spanarkel, American basketball player and sportscaster

#Jim_Spanarkel

August Zamoyski
August Zamoyski, Polish-French sculptor (d. 1970)

#August_Zamoyski

Bette Greene
Bette Greene, American journalist and author

#Bette_Greene

Lalla Ward
Lalla Ward, English actress and author

#Lalla_Ward

Al Downing (baseball)
Al Downing, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Al_Downing_(baseball)

Tichina Arnold
Tichina Arnold, American actress and singer

#Tichina_Arnold

Robert Xavier Rodriguez
Robert Xavier Rodríguez, American classical composer

#Robert_Xavier_Rodriguez

Mark Grace
Mark Grace, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Mark_Grace

Sergei Bodrov
Sergei Bodrov, Russian-American director, producer, and screenwriter

#Sergei_Bodrov

Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien
Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, consort to King John III Sobieski (d. 1716)

#Marie_Casimire_Louise_de_La_Grange_d'Arquien

Bobby Bare Jr.
Bobby Bare Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Bobby_Bare_Jr.

Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress

#Mary_Stuart_Masterson

Pete Candoli
Pete Candoli, American trumpet player (d. 2008)

#Pete_Candoli

Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin De Bruyne, Belgian footballer

#Kevin_De_Bruyne

Carloman I
Carloman I, king of the Franks (d. 771)

#Carloman_I

Henry Danvers, 1st Earl of Danby
Henry Danvers, 1st Earl of Danby, English noble (d. 1644)

#Henry_Danvers,_1st_Earl_of_Danby

William C. Campbell (scientist)
William C. Campbell, Irish-American biologist and parasitologist, Nobel Prize laureate

#William_C._Campbell_(scientist)

Robert Ledley
Robert Ledley, American academic and inventor (d. 2012)

#Robert_Ledley

Hans Blix
Hans Blix, Swedish politician and diplomat, 33rd Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs

#Hans_Blix

Corey Koskie
Corey Koskie, Canadian baseball player

#Corey_Koskie

Harun Tekin
Harun Tekin, Turkish singer and guitarist

#Harun_Tekin

Gil Bellows
Gil Bellows, Canadian actor and producer

#Gil_Bellows

Markéta Vondroušová
Markéta Vondroušová, Czech tennis player

#Markéta_Vondroušová

Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan

#Hussein,_Crown_Prince_of_Jordan

Pierre Laval
Pierre Laval, French soldier and politician, 101st Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)

#Pierre_Laval

Alexis Carrel
Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)

#Alexis_Carrel

Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner, American actress and comedian (d. 1989)

#Gilda_Radner

Paul Broca
Paul Broca, French physician, anatomist, and anthropologist (d. 1880)

#Paul_Broca

Emil Erlenmeyer
Emil Erlenmeyer, German chemist (d. 1909)

#Emil_Erlenmeyer

Charlie Clouser
Charlie Clouser, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer

#Charlie_Clouser

Karpal Singh
Karpal Singh, Malaysian lawyer and politician (d. 2014)

#Karpal_Singh

Hans-Joachim Walde
Hans-Joachim Walde, German decathlete (d. 2013)

#Hans-Joachim_Walde

Charles Cruft (showman)
Charles Cruft, English showman, founded Crufts Dog Show (d. 1938)

#Charles_Cruft_(showman)

Klaus von Klitzing
Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Klaus_von_Klitzing

John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'Reilly, Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer (d. 1890)

#John_Boyle_O'Reilly

Julia Zlobina
Julia Zlobina, Russian-Azerbaijani figure skater

#Julia_Zlobina

Savage (rapper)
Savage, New Zealand rapper

#Savage_(rapper)

Hans Alfredson
Hans Alfredson, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter

#Hans_Alfredson

Seohyun
Seohyun, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress

#Seohyun

Mike Skinner (racing driver)
Mike Skinner, American race car driver

#Mike_Skinner_(racing_driver)

Ani?oara Cu?mir-Stanciu
Ani?oara Cu?mir-Stanciu, Romanian long jumper

#Ani?oara_Cu?mir-Stanciu

Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates, American actress

#Kathy_Bates

Emperor Go-Fukakusa
Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)

#Emperor_Go-Fukakusa

Terrence Williams
Terrence Williams, American basketball player

#Terrence_Williams

David Fifita (rugby league, born 1989)
David Fifita, Australian rugby league player

#David_Fifita_(rugby_league,_born_1989)

Giovanni Paolo Lascaris
Giovanni Paolo Lascaris, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller (d. 1657)

#Giovanni_Paolo_Lascaris

Sonata Tamošaityt?
Sonata Tamošaityt?, Lithuanian hurdler

#Sonata_Tamošaityt?

Harold Evans
Harold Evans, English-American historian and journalist

#Harold_Evans

Michael Crafter
Michael Crafter, Australian singer-songwriter

#Michael_Crafter

Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Muhammad_Yunus

Donna Veki?
Donna Veki?, Croatian tennis player

#Donna_Veki?

Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison, American actor and director

#Bruce_Davison

Mushtaq Ahmed (cricketer)
Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer and coach

#Mushtaq_Ahmed_(cricketer)

John Byner
John Byner, American actor and comedian

#John_Byner

Alessandro Nivola
Alessandro Nivola, American actor

#Alessandro_Nivola

Mauricio Rojas
Mauricio Rojas, Chilean-Swedish economist and politician

#Mauricio_Rojas

William Hooper
William Hooper, American physician, lawyer, and politician (d. 1790)

#William_Hooper

John Elway
John Elway, American football player and manager

#John_Elway

Walter Oesau
Walter Oesau, German colonel and pilot (d. 1944)

#Walter_Oesau

Don Baylor
Don Baylor, American baseball player and coach (d. 2017)

#Don_Baylor

Chris Speier
Chris Speier, American baseball player and coach

#Chris_Speier

Leona Aglukkaq
Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian politician, 7th Canadian Minister of Health

#Leona_Aglukkaq

Adolfo Schwelm Cruz
Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2012)

#Adolfo_Schwelm_Cruz

Robert Asprin
Robert Asprin, American soldier and author (d. 2008)

#Robert_Asprin

John Shelley (illustrator)
John Shelley, British illustrator

#John_Shelley_(illustrator)

Tom Merritt
Tom Merritt, American journalist

#Tom_Merritt

Giovanni della Casa
Giovanni della Casa, Italian author and poet (d. 1556)

#Giovanni_della_Casa

Guillermo Martínez (athlete)
Guillermo Martínez, Cuban javelin thrower

#Guillermo_Martínez_(athlete)

Andrew Fifita
Andrew Fifita, Australian rugby league player

#Andrew_Fifita

Phil Bardsley
Phil Bardsley, English footballer

#Phil_Bardsley

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele
William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English politician (d. 1662)

#William_Fiennes,_1st_Viscount_Saye_and_Sele

Carl Spaatz
Carl Spaatz, American general (d. 1974)

#Carl_Spaatz

Jimmy Mundy
Jimmy Mundy, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1983)

#Jimmy_Mundy

Aileen Quinn
Aileen Quinn, American actress and singer

#Aileen_Quinn

Jon Nödtveidt
Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish singer-songwriter, and guitarist (d. 2006)

#Jon_Nödtveidt

Hans Frauenfelder
Hans Frauenfelder, American physicist and biophysicist

#Hans_Frauenfelder

Maria Goeppert Mayer
Maria Goeppert Mayer, Polish-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)

#Maria_Goeppert_Mayer

Colt Hynes
Colt Hynes, American baseball player

#Colt_Hynes

Deborah Moggach
Deborah Moggach, English author and screenwriter

#Deborah_Moggach

Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Mel_Brooks

David Duckham
David Duckham, English rugby player

#David_Duckham

Stefi Geyer
Stefi Geyer, Hungarian violinist and educator (d. 1956)

#Stefi_Geyer

Chuck Howley
Chuck Howley, American football player

#Chuck_Howley

Cyril Smith
Cyril Smith, English politician (d. 2010)

#Cyril_Smith

Markiplier
Markiplier, American internet personality

#Markiplier

Albert of Brandenburg
Albert of Brandenburg, German archbishop (d. 1545)

#Albert_of_Brandenburg

F. Sherwood Rowland
Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)

#F._Sherwood_Rowland

Francis Hunter
Francis Hunter, American tennis player (d. 1981)

#Francis_Hunter

Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus
Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus (d. 1487)

#Charlotte,_Queen_of_Cyprus

Pietro Mennea
Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter and politician (d. 2013)

#Pietro_Mennea

A. A. Gill
A. A. Gill, Scottish author and critic (d. 2016)

#A._A._Gill

Joseph Goguen
Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist and academic, developed the OBJ language (d. 2006)

#Joseph_Goguen

Jaime Guzmán
Jaime Guzmán, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1991)

#Jaime_Guzmán

Bobby Hurley
Bobby Hurley, American basketball player and coach

#Bobby_Hurley

Steve Williamson
Steve Williamson, English saxophonist and composer

#Steve_Williamson

Oscar Hiljemark
Oscar Hiljemark, Swedish footballer

#Oscar_Hiljemark

Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter and diplomat (d. 1640)

#Peter_Paul_Rubens

Chayanne
Chayanne, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter and actor

#Chayanne

P. V. Narasimha Rao
P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)

#P._V._Narasimha_Rao

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, South African model, Miss Universe 2017

#Demi-Leigh_Nel-Peters

Carl Panzram
Carl Panzram, American serial killer (d. 1930)

#Carl_Panzram

Laura Tyson
Laura Tyson, American economist and academic

#Laura_Tyson

Florian Zeller
Florian Zeller, French author and playwright

#Florian_Zeller

Marta Kostyuk
Marta Kostyuk, Ukrainian tennis player

#Marta_Kostyuk

John Wesley
John Wesley, English cleric and theologian (d. 1791)

#John_Wesley

Patrick Hemingway
Patrick Hemingway, American writer

#Patrick_Hemingway

Lorenzo Amoruso
Lorenzo Amoruso, Italian footballer

#Lorenzo_Amoruso

Roland Melanson
Roland Melanson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

#Roland_Melanson

Joseph Joachim
Joseph Joachim, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1907)

#Joseph_Joachim

Türkan ?oray
Türkan ?oray, Turkish actress, director, and screenwriter

#Türkan_?oray

Kellie Pickler
Kellie Pickler, American singer-songwriter

#Kellie_Pickler

Jean-Christophe Rufin
Jean-Christophe Rufin, French physician and author

#Jean-Christophe_Rufin

Chris Leslie
Chris Leslie, English politician, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

#Chris_Leslie

Alice Krige
Alice Krige, South African actress

#Alice_Krige

Frank Zane
Frank Zane, American professional bodybuilder and author

#Frank_Zane

Amira Hass
Amira Hass, Israeli journalist and author

#Amira_Hass

Mark Stoermer
Mark Stoermer, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (The Killers)

#Mark_Stoermer

David Johnston
David Johnston, Canadian academic, lawyer, and politician, 28th Governor General of Canada

#David_Johnston

Ngô B?o Châu
Ngô B?o Châu, Vietnamese-French mathematician and academic

#Ngô_B?o_Châu

Lars Riedel
Lars Riedel, German discus thrower

#Lars_Riedel

Georgi Parvanov
Georgi Parvanov, Bulgarian historian and politician, 4th President of Bulgaria

#Georgi_Parvanov

Brandon Phillips
Brandon Phillips, American baseball player

#Brandon_Phillips

Stéphane Chapuisat
Stéphane Chapuisat, Swiss footballer

#Stéphane_Chapuisat

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (d. 2007)

#Carl_Friedrich_von_Weizsäcker

Nicole Rottmann, Austrian tennis player
Ibrahim Camejo, Cuban long jumper
Jevgeni Novikov, Estonian footballer
Neil Shanahan, Irish race car driver (d. 1999)
Simon Larose, Canadian tennis player
Chris Spurling, American baseball player
Shinobu Asagoe, Japanese tennis player
Adrián Annus, Hungarian hammer thrower
Fabrizio Mori, Italian hurdler
Zhong Huandi, Chinese runner
Tiaan Strauss, South African rugby player
Jessica Hecht, American actress
Dan Stains, Australian rugby league player and coach
Bernie McCahill, New Zealand rugby player
Peter Baynham, Welsh actor, producer, and screenwriter
Ann-Louise Skoglund, Swedish hurdler
Jeff Malone, American basketball player and coach
Clint Boon, English singer and keyboard player
Félix Gray, Tunisian-French singer-songwriter
Lance Nethery, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Noel Mugavin, Australian footballer and coach
Shirley Cheriton, British actress
Enis Batur, Turkish poet and author
Mark Shand, English conservationist and author (d. 2014)
Mick Cronin, Australian rugby league player and coach
Philip Fowke, English pianist and educator
Daniel Wegner, Canadian-American psychologist and academic (d. 2013)
Raul Seixas, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1989)
David Knights, English bass player and producer (Procol Harum)
Ken Buchanan, Scottish boxer
Jens Birkemose, Danish painter
Chris Hani, South African politician (d. 1993)
Klaus Schmiegel, German chemist
Simon Douglas-Pennant, 7th Baron Penrhyn, British baron
S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (d. 2006)
Ron Luciano, American baseball player and umpire (d. 1995)
Fernand Labrie, Canadian endocrinologist and academic
George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
Roy Gilchrist, Jamaican cricketer (d. 2001)
Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell, Northern Irish lawyer and judge, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist and politician (d. 2011)
Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
Jack Gold, English director and producer (d. 2015)
Alfred Miodowicz, Polish politician
Peter Heine, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
Correlli Barnett, English historian and author
George Booth, American cartoonist
Ray Boyle, American actor
Roy Austen-Smith, Royal Air Force officer
Gaye Stewart, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2010)
Lloyd La Beach, Panamanian sprinter and long jumper (d. 1999)
Clarissa Eden, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Joseph P. Lordi, American government official (d. 1983)
William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, Scottish-English politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1999)
A. E. Hotchner, American author and playwright
Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician and Nazi war criminal (d. 1992)
George Lloyd, English soldier and composer (d. 1998)
Franz Antel, Austrian director and producer (d. 2007)
Eric Ambler, English author and screenwriter (d. 1998)
Yvonne Sylvain, First female Haitian physician (d. 1989)
Mazie Ford, American supercentenarian
Esther Forbes, American historian and author (d. 1968)
Lamina Sankoh, Sierra Leonean banker and politician (d. 1964)
John Meyers, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1971)
Wilhelm Steinkopf, German chemist (d. 1949)
Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French organist and composer (d. 1794)
Heinrich Albert, German composer and poet (d. 1651)
Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel, English nobleman (d. 1595)
Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian organist and composer (d. 1599)
Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)