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History Births on June 29


Celia Thaxter
Celia Thaxter, American poet and story writer (d. 1894)

#Celia_Thaxter

Frédéric Bastiat
Frédéric Bastiat, French economist and theorist (d. 1850)

#Frédéric_Bastiat

Katsuya Nomura
Katsuya Nomura, Japanese baseball player and manager

#Katsuya_Nomura

Edward Maya
Edward Maya, Romanian singer-songwriter and producer

#Edward_Maya

Stokely Carmichael
Stokely Carmichael, Trinidadian-American activist (d. 1998)

#Stokely_Carmichael

Little Eva
Little Eva, American singer (d. 2003)

#Little_Eva

Louis Nicollin
Louis Nicollin, French entrepreneur and chairman of Montpellier HSC from 1974 to his death (d. 2017)

#Louis_Nicollin

Rick Honeycutt
Rick Honeycutt, American baseball player and coach

#Rick_Honeycutt

Cara Williams
Cara Williams, American actress

#Cara_Williams

José Pablo Moncayo
José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1958)

#José_Pablo_Moncayo

Joe Johnson (basketball)
Joe Johnson, American basketball player

#Joe_Johnson_(basketball)

Don Dokken
Don Dokken, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dokken)

#Don_Dokken

Katherine DeMille
Katherine DeMille, Canadian-American actress (d. 1995)

#Katherine_DeMille

Harry Frazee
Harry Frazee, American director, producer, and agent (d. 1929)

#Harry_Frazee

Aarre Merikanto
Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer and educator (d. 1958)

#Aarre_Merikanto

Colin Hay
Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian singer and guitarist

#Colin_Hay

Willem van der Zaan
Willem van der Zaan, Dutch Admiral (d. 1669)

#Willem_van_der_Zaan

Christine of Hesse
Christine of Hesse, Duchess consort of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1604)

#Christine_of_Hesse

Zuleikha Robinson
Zuleikha Robinson, English actress

#Zuleikha_Robinson

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Turkmen dentist and politician, 2nd President of Turkmenistan

#Gurbanguly_Berdimuhamedow

Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada
Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada, Mexican cardinal (d. 2008)

#Ernesto_Corripio_y_Ahumada

Jeremy Powers
Jeremy Powers, American cyclist

#Jeremy_Powers

Ernesto Pérez Balladares
Ernesto Pérez Balladares, Panamanian politician, 33rd President of Panama

#Ernesto_Pérez_Balladares

Franz Seldte
Franz Seldte, German captain and politician, Reich Minister for Labour (d. 1947)

#Franz_Seldte

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian economist and statistician (d. 1972)

#Prasanta_Chandra_Mahalanobis

Bret McKenzie
Bret McKenzie, New Zealand comedian, actor, musician, songwriter, and producer

#Bret_McKenzie

Marleen Veldhuis
Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer

#Marleen_Veldhuis

Rosa Mota
Rosa Mota, Portuguese runner

#Rosa_Mota

Vasko Popa
Vasko Popa, Serbian poet and academic (d. 1991)

#Vasko_Popa

John Boccabella
John Boccabella, American baseball player

#John_Boccabella

Theoren Fleury
Theoren Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player

#Theoren_Fleury

Vyacheslav Artyomov
Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer

#Vyacheslav_Artyomov

Matthew Bode
Matthew Bode, Australian footballer

#Matthew_Bode

Yann M'Vila
Yann M'Vila, French footballer

#Yann_M'Vila

Wilbert Robinson
Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1934)

#Wilbert_Robinson

Josef Ressel
Josef Ressel, Czech-Austrian inventor, invented the propeller (d. 1857)

#Josef_Ressel

Charles J. Precourt
Charles J. Precourt, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut

#Charles_J._Precourt

Nick Fry
Nick Fry, English economist and businessman

#Nick_Fry

Ivan Chernyakhovsky
Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Ukrainian general (d. 1945)

#Ivan_Chernyakhovsky

Giacomo Leopardi
Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet and philosopher (d. 1837)

#Giacomo_Leopardi

Francis W. Nye
Francis W. Nye, United States Air Force major general (d. 2019)

#Francis_W._Nye

Peter Waage
Peter Waage, Norwegian chemist and academic (d. 1900)

#Peter_Waage

Luke Branighan
Luke Branighan, Australian rugby league player

#Luke_Branighan

Jean Kent
Jean Kent, English actress (d. 2013)

#Jean_Kent

Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (d. 2004)

#Prince_Bernhard_of_Lippe-Biesterfeld

Curt Sachs
Curt Sachs, German-American composer and musicologist (d. 1959)

#Curt_Sachs

Petronilla of Aragon
Petronilla of Aragon (d. 1173)

#Petronilla_of_Aragon

Dusty Hughes (baseball)
Dusty Hughes, American baseball player

#Dusty_Hughes_(baseball)

Sergei Witte
Sergei Witte, Russian politician, 1st Chairmen of Council of Ministers of the Russian Empire (d. 1915)

#Sergei_Witte

Jeff Burton
Jeff Burton, American race car driver

#Jeff_Burton

Ludwig Beck
Ludwig Beck, German general (d. 1944)

#Ludwig_Beck

Quintin Demps
Quintin Demps, American football player

#Quintin_Demps

Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1589)

#Julius,_Duke_of_Brunswick-Lüneburg

Burgess Whitehead
Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (d. 1993)

#Burgess_Whitehead

Éver Banega
Éver Banega, Argentinian footballer

#Éver_Banega

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French poet and pilot (d. 1944)

#Antoine_de_Saint-Exupéry

Harrison Gilbertson
Harrison Gilbertson, Australian actor

#Harrison_Gilbertson

Suk Hyun-jun
Suk Hyun-jun, South Korean footballer

#Suk_Hyun-jun

Camila Mendes
Camila Mendes, American actress and model

#Camila_Mendes

Robert Evans
Robert Evans, American actor and producer

#Robert_Evans

Emperor Go-Mizunoo
Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)

#Emperor_Go-Mizunoo

Squizzy Taylor
Squizzy Taylor, Australian gangster (d. 1927)

#Squizzy_Taylor

Willibald Alexis
Willibald Alexis, German author and poet (d. 1871)

#Willibald_Alexis

Dieter Althaus
Dieter Althaus, German politician

#Dieter_Althaus

Gary Busey
Gary Busey, American actor

#Gary_Busey

Brian d'Arcy James
Brian d'Arcy James, American actor and musician

#Brian_d'Arcy_James

Seán Patrick O'Malley
Seán Patrick O'Malley, American cardinal

#Seán_Patrick_O'Malley

Nelson Eddy
Nelson Eddy, American singer and actor (d. 1967)

#Nelson_Eddy

Ruth Warrick
Ruth Warrick, American actress and activist (d. 2005)

#Ruth_Warrick

Francis S. Currey
Francis S. Currey, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient

#Francis_S._Currey

George D. Zamka
George D. Zamka, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut

#George_D._Zamka

Jean-Louis Pesch
Jean-Louis Pesch, French author and illustrator

#Jean-Louis_Pesch

Ann Veneman
Ann Veneman, American lawyer and politician, 27th United States Secretary of Agriculture

#Ann_Veneman

Pedro Pacheco de Villena
Pedro Pacheco de Villena, Catholic cardinal (d. 1560)

#Pedro_Pacheco_de_Villena

Ray Harryhausen
Ray Harryhausen, American animator and producer (d. 2013)

#Ray_Harryhausen

Joachim Heinrich Campe
Joachim Heinrich Campe, German linguist, author, and educator (d. 1818)

#Joachim_Heinrich_Campe

Pedro Montt
Pedro Montt, Chilean lawyer and politician, 15th President of Chile (d. 1910)

#Pedro_Montt

Tripp Eisen
Tripp Eisen, American guitarist

#Tripp_Eisen

Chandrika Kumaratunga
Chandrika Kumaratunga, Sri Lankan journalist and politician, 5th President of Sri Lanka

#Chandrika_Kumaratunga

Nicole Russell, Duchess of Bedford
Nicole Russell, Duchess of Bedford (d. 2012)

#Nicole_Russell,_Duchess_of_Bedford

Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Nicole_Scherzinger

Judith Hoag
Judith Hoag, American actress and educator

#Judith_Hoag

Kim Little
Kim Little, Scottish footballer

#Kim_Little

Aleksandr Shustov
Aleksandr Shustov, Russian high jumper

#Aleksandr_Shustov

Daniel Carlsson (rally driver)
Daniel Carlsson, Swedish race car driver

#Daniel_Carlsson_(rally_driver)

George Ellery Hale
George Ellery Hale, American astronomer and journalist (d. 1938)

#George_Ellery_Hale

Harmon Killebrew
Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2011)

#Harmon_Killebrew

Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard, American basketball player

#Kawhi_Leonard

Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti ruler, 3rd Emir of Kuwait (d. 2006)

#Jaber_Al-Ahmad_Al-Sabah

José Manuel Jurado
José Manuel Jurado, Spanish footballer

#José_Manuel_Jurado

Joan Laporta
Joan Laporta, Spanish lawyer and politician

#Joan_Laporta

Slim Pickens
Slim Pickens, American actor and rodeo performer (d. 1983)

#Slim_Pickens

Walter Babington Thomas
Walter Babington Thomas, Commander of British Far East Land Forces (d. 2017)

#Walter_Babington_Thomas

Erik Lundqvist
Erik Lundqvist, Swedish javelin thrower (d. 1963)

#Erik_Lundqvist

Julia Lathrop
Julia Lathrop, American activist and politician (d. 1932)

#Julia_Lathrop

Michael Nutter
Michael Nutter, American politician, 98th Mayor of Philadelphia

#Michael_Nutter

S?awomir Mro?ek
S?awomir Mro?ek, Polish-French author and playwright (d. 2013)

#S?awomir_Mro?ek

George Hincapie
George Hincapie, American cyclist

#George_Hincapie

Robert Schuman
Robert Schuman, Luxembourgian-French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1963)

#Robert_Schuman

Richard Lewis (comedian)
Richard Lewis, American actor and screenwriter

#Richard_Lewis_(comedian)

Pedro Santana Lopes
Pedro Santana Lopes, Portuguese lawyer and politician, 118th Prime Minister of Portugal

#Pedro_Santana_Lopes

Fred Grandy
Fred Grandy, American actor and politician

#Fred_Grandy

Joan Clos
Joan Clos, Spanish anesthesiologist and politician, 116th Mayor of Barcelona

#Joan_Clos

Pedro Guerrero (baseball)
Pedro Guerrero, Dominican-American baseball player and manager

#Pedro_Guerrero_(baseball)

Joseph Manu
Joseph Manu, New Zealand rugby league player

#Joseph_Manu

William James Mayo
William James Mayo, American physician and surgeon, co-founded the Mayo Clinic (d. 1939)

#William_James_Mayo

Earle Meadows
Earle Meadows, American pole vaulter (d. 1992)

#Earle_Meadows

Thomas Dunn English
Thomas Dunn English, American poet, playwright, and politician (d. 1902)

#Thomas_Dunn_English

Katherine Jenkins
Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano and actress

#Katherine_Jenkins

Frédéric Dard
Frédéric Dard, French author and screenwriter (d. 2000)

#Frédéric_Dard

Aundrea Fimbres
Aundrea Fimbres, American singer-songwriter and dancer

#Aundrea_Fimbres

Philip H. Hoff
Philip H. Hoff, American politician (d. 2018)

#Philip_H._Hoff

Amarildo Tavares da Silveira
Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Brazilian footballer and coach

#Amarildo_Tavares_da_Silveira

John Hunn (governor)
John Hunn, American businessman and politician, 51st Governor of Delaware (d. 1926)

#John_Hunn_(governor)

Radius Prawiro
Radius Prawiro, Indonesian economist and politician (d. 2005)

#Radius_Prawiro

Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (d. 1517)

#Maria_of_Aragon,_Queen_of_Portugal

Craig Sager
Craig Sager, American sportscaster (d. 2016)

#Craig_Sager

Giorgio Napolitano
Giorgio Napolitano, Italian journalist and politician, 11th President of Italy

#Giorgio_Napolitano

Matthew Good
Matthew Good, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Matthew_Good

Ralph Burns
Ralph Burns, American songwriter, bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist (d. 2001)

#Ralph_Burns

Robert Forster (musician)
Robert Forster, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Robert_Forster_(musician)

Joseph Carl Breil
Joseph Carl Breil, American tenor, composer, and director (d. 1926)

#Joseph_Carl_Breil

Bobby Morgan (baseball)
Bobby Morgan, American professional baseball player

#Bobby_Morgan_(baseball)

Usha Prashar, Baroness Prashar
Usha Prashar, Baroness Prashar, Kenyan-English politician

#Usha_Prashar,_Baroness_Prashar

Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann, American composer and conductor (d. 1975)

#Bernard_Herrmann

George Washington Goethals
George Washington Goethals, American general and engineer, co-designed the Panama Canal (d. 1928)

#George_Washington_Goethals

Angelo Secchi
Angelo Secchi, Italian astronomer and academic (d. 1878)

#Angelo_Secchi

Rembert Dodoens
Rembert Dodoens, Flemish physician and botanist (d. 1585)

#Rembert_Dodoens

María Conchita Alonso
María Conchita Alonso, Cuban-Venezuelan singer and actress

#María_Conchita_Alonso

T?ru Hashimoto
T?ru Hashimoto, Japanese lawyer and politician

#T?ru_Hashimoto

Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior
Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Brazilian footballer, coach, and manager

#Leovegildo_Lins_da_Gama_Júnior

Pavlos Dermitzakis
Pavlos Dermitzakis, Greek footballer and manager

#Pavlos_Dermitzakis

Ian Paice
Ian Paice, English drummer, songwriter, and producer

#Ian_Paice

Lily Rabe
Lily Rabe, American actress

#Lily_Rabe

Sharon Lawrence
Sharon Lawrence, American actress, singer, and dancer

#Sharon_Lawrence

Sean Bergin
Sean Bergin, South African-Dutch saxophonist and flute player (d. 2012)

#Sean_Bergin

Shmuly Yanklowitz
Shmuly Yanklowitz, American rabbi, author, and educator

#Shmuly_Yanklowitz

Bob Shaw (baseball)
Bob Shaw, American baseball player and manager (d. 2010)

#Bob_Shaw_(baseball)

Murad I
Murad I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1389)

#Murad_I

Ian Bannen
Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (d. 1999)

#Ian_Bannen

Seamus McGarvey
Seamus McGarvey, Northern Irish cinematographer

#Seamus_McGarvey

Oriana Fallaci
Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and author (d. 2006)

#Oriana_Fallaci

Leo Frobenius
Leo Frobenius, German ethnologist and archaeologist (d. 1938)

#Leo_Frobenius

Benedetto Aloisi Masella
Benedetto Aloisi Masella, Italian cardinal (d. 1970)

#Benedetto_Aloisi_Masella

Robert Laurent
Robert Laurent, American sculptor and academic (d. 1970)

#Robert_Laurent

Andreu Mas-Colell
Andreu Mas-Colell, Spanish economist, academic, and politician

#Andreu_Mas-Colell

Anne-Sophie Mutter
Anne-Sophie Mutter, German violinist

#Anne-Sophie_Mutter

Heinz Harmel
Heinz Harmel, German general (d. 2000)

#Heinz_Harmel

Chou Wen-chung
Chou Wen-chung, Chinese-American composer and educator

#Chou_Wen-chung

Melora Hardin
Melora Hardin, American actress and singer

#Melora_Hardin

Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper
Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, Dutch supercentenarian (d. 2005)

#Hendrikje_van_Andel-Schipper

Peter I of Serbia
Peter I of Serbia (d. 1921)

#Peter_I_of_Serbia

Reinhard Mohn
Reinhard Mohn, German businessman (d. 2009)

#Reinhard_Mohn

Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos
Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, Greek captain and businessman (d. 2011)

#Vassilis_C._Constantakopoulos

Sam Lavagnino, American child voice actor
Addison Timlin, American actress
Ilya Shesterkov, Russian footballer
Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2005)
Andy O'Brien, English footballer
Sotiris Liberopoulos, Greek footballer
Emily Skinner, American actress and singer
Melanie Paschke, German sprinter
Claude Béchard, Canadian politician (d. 2010)
Yoko Kamio, Japanese author and comic artist
Paul Jarvis, English cricketer
Stedman Pearson, English singer-songwriter and dancer
Amanda Donohoe, English actress
Terry Wyatt, English physicist and academic
Pyotr Vasilevsky, Belarusian footballer and manager (d. 2012)
David Burroughs Mattingly, American illustrator and painter
Bobby London, American illustrator
Dan Dierdorf, American football player and sportscaster
Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
Mike Willesee, Australian journalist and producer (d. 2019)
Charlotte Bingham, English author and screenwriter
John Dawes, Welsh rugby player and coach
Alan Connolly, Australian cricketer
Corey Allen, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2010)
John Bradshaw, American theologian and author (d. 2016)
Brian Hutton, Baron Hutton, British jurist; Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
Sevim Burak, Turkish author (d. 1983)
Viola Léger, American-Canadian actress and politician
Ernst Albrecht, German economist and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Lower Saxony (d. 2014)
Pete George, American weightlifter
Pat Crawford Brown, American actress
Marie Thérèse Killens, Canadian politician
Pierre Perrault, Canadian director and screenwriter (d. 1999)
Roger Stuart Bacon, 21st Premier of Nova Scotia from 1990 to 1991.
Julius W. Becton, Jr., U.S lieutenant general
Jackie Lynn Taylor, American actress (d. 2014)
Chan Parker, American dancer and author (d. 1999)
Roy Walford, American pathologist and gerontologist (d. 2004)
Ezra Laderman, American composer and educator (d. 2015)
John William Vessey, Jr., American general (d. 2016)
Harry Schell, French-American race car driver (d. 1960)
César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 1995)
Gene La Rocque, U.S admiral (d. 2016)
Heini Lohrer, Swiss ice hockey player (d. 2011)
Ling Yun, Chinese politician (d. 2018)
Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek-American mathematician and academic (d. 1976)
Rafael Kubelík, Czech-American conductor and composer (d. 1996)
John Toland, American historian and author (d. 2004)
Émile Peynaud, French oenologist and academic (d. 2004)
Frank Loesser, American composer and conductor (d. 1969)
Leroy Anderson, American composer and conductor (d. 1975)
Witold Hurewicz, Polish mathematician (d. 1956)
Alan Blumlein, English engineer, developed the H2S radar (d. 1942)
Yvonne Lefébure, French pianist and educator (d. 1986)
Fulgence Charpentier, Canadian journalist and publisher (d. 2001)
Willie Macfarlane, Scottish-American golfer (d. 1961)
Henry Hawtrey, English runner (d. 1961)
Bartholomeus Roodenburch, Dutch swimmer (d. 1939)
John Newton Brown, American minister and author (d. 1868)
Lavinia Stoddard, American poet, school founder (d. 1820)
Vincenzo Dimech, Maltese sculptor (d. 1831)
Sehzade Osman, Ottoman prince (d. 1754)
Peter Agricola, German humanist, theologian, diplomat and statesman (d. 1585)
Anthony Browne, English knight (d. 1506)
John II of Aragon and Navarre (d. 1479)