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History Births on June 29

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


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


Katsuya Nomura
Katsuya Nomura, Japanese baseball player and manager


Edward Maya
Edward Maya, Romanian singer-songwriter and producer


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


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


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


Rick Honeycutt
Rick Honeycutt, American baseball player and coach


Cara Williams
Cara Williams, American actress


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


Joe Johnson (basketball)
Joe Johnson, American basketball player


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


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


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


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


Colin Hay
Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian singer and guitarist


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


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


Zuleikha Robinson
Zuleikha Robinson, English actress


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


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


Jeremy Powers
Jeremy Powers, American cyclist


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


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


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


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


Marleen Veldhuis
Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer


Rosa Mota
Rosa Mota, Portuguese runner


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


John Boccabella
John Boccabella, American baseball player


Theoren Fleury
Theoren Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player


Vyacheslav Artyomov
Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer


Matthew Bode
Matthew Bode, Australian footballer


Yann M'Vila
Yann M'Vila, French footballer


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


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


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


Nick Fry
Nick Fry, English economist and businessman


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


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


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


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


Luke Branighan
Luke Branighan, Australian rugby league player


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


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


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


Petronilla of Aragon
Petronilla of Aragon (d. 1173)


Dusty Hughes (baseball)
Dusty Hughes, American baseball player


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


Jeff Burton
Jeff Burton, American race car driver


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


Quintin Demps
Quintin Demps, American football player


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


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


Éver Banega
Éver Banega, Argentinian footballer


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


Harrison Gilbertson
Harrison Gilbertson, Australian actor


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


Camila Mendes
Camila Mendes, American actress and model


Robert Evans
Robert Evans, American actor and producer


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


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


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


Dieter Althaus
Dieter Althaus, German politician


Gary Busey
Gary Busey, American actor


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Tripp Eisen
Tripp Eisen, American guitarist


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


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


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


Judith Hoag
Judith Hoag, American actress and educator


Kim Little
Kim Little, Scottish footballer


Aleksandr Shustov
Aleksandr Shustov, Russian high jumper


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


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


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


Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard, American basketball player


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


José Manuel Jurado
José Manuel Jurado, Spanish footballer


Joan Laporta
Joan Laporta, Spanish lawyer and politician


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


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


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


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


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


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


George Hincapie
George Hincapie, American cyclist


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


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


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


Fred Grandy
Fred Grandy, American actor and politician


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


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


Joseph Manu
Joseph Manu, New Zealand rugby league player


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


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


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


Katherine Jenkins
Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano and actress


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


Aundrea Fimbres
Aundrea Fimbres, American singer-songwriter and dancer


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Matthew Good
Matthew Good, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Pavlos Dermitzakis
Pavlos Dermitzakis, Greek footballer and manager


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


Lily Rabe
Lily Rabe, American actress


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


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


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


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


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


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


Seamus McGarvey
Seamus McGarvey, Northern Irish cinematographer


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


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


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


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


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


Anne-Sophie Mutter
Anne-Sophie Mutter, German violinist


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


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


Melora Hardin
Melora Hardin, American actress and singer


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


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


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


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


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)