1. 1342 - Catharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria, born in Prague, Bohemia (d. 1395)
2. 1398 - Marqués de Santillana, Castilian politician and poet (serranillas), born in Carrión de los Condes, Spain (d. 1458)
3. 1521 - Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti), born in Florence (d. 1589)
4. 1557 - Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, born in Montbéliard, France (d. 1608)
5. 1558 - Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer and historian (Historia Belgica), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1607)
6. 1580 - Pierre Vernier, Ornans, French mathematician and inventor of the vernier caliper used for taking accurate measurements
7. 1590 - Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier, born in Stratford-atte-Bow, Middlesex (d. 1649)
8. 1596 - Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine, Queen of Bohemia and daughter of James IV and I of England and Scotland (d. 1662)
9. 1621 - Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1674)
10. 1631 - John Dryden, English poet (1st Poet Laureate 1668-1700), born in Aldwincle, Northamptonshire (d. 1700) [OS=Aug 9]
11. 1646 - John Flamsteed, English astronomer and first Astronomer Royal, born in Denby, England (d. 1719)
12. 1686 - Antonio Tonelli, Italian cellist and composer, born in Carpi, Italy (d. ,1765)
13. 1686 - Eustace Budgell, English writer (The Spectator, writing 37 numbers signed X), born in Saint Thomas, Exeter, England (d. 1737)
14. 1689 - Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela), born in Mackworth, Derbyshire, England (d. 1761)
15. 1711 - Edward Boscawen, British admiral in the Royal Navy, born in Tregothnan, Cornwall (d. 1761)
16. 1737 - Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, German cellist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1824)
17. 1743 - Marie Jeanne Becu, Comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV, born in Vaucouleurs, France (d. 1793)
18. 1756 - Anthony van Haersolte, Dutch politician and member of Executing Regime, born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1830)
19. 1780 - Pierre-Jean de Béranger, French poet and songwriter, born in Paris (d. 1857)
20. 1785 - Seth Thomas, American manufacturer and pioneer in the mass production of clocks, born in Wolcott, Connecticut (d. 1859)
21. 1790 - Edward John Dent, British clockmaker to Queen Victoria and commissioned to make Big Ben, London (completed after his death by his son Frederick Dent), born in London, England (d. 1853)
22. 1808 - James Nasmyth, Scottish engineer and inventor of the steam hammer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1890)
23. 1815 - John P. McCown, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Sevier County, Tennessee (d. 1879)
24. 1816 - Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs, born in Dommeldange, Luxembourg (d. 1894)
25. 1824 - Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, born in Hannover, Germany (d. 1898)
26. 1830 - Julius Lothar Meyer, German Chemist who developed the first periodic table of chemical elements independently of Dimitri Mendeleev, born in Varel Oldenburg (d. 1895)
27. 1831 - Stephen Gano Burbridge, "Butcher of Kentucky", American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgetown, Kentucky (d. 1894)
28. 1839 - Oskar Brefeld, German botanist and founder of modern mycology, born in Telgte, Germany (d. 1925)
29. 1846 - Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus, born in Melgar de Fernamental, Burgos, Spain (d. 1906)
30. 1848 - Gustave Caillebotte, French painter (Rue de Paris) and member of Impressionists, born in Paris (d. 1894)
31. 1851 - Frans Schollaert, Belgian Catholic Party politician and 19th Prime Minister of Belgium (1908-11), born in Wilsele, Belgium (d. 1917)
32. 1853 - Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, born in Tiflis, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire (d. 1926)
33. 1859 - Charles Comiskey, American baseball player, team owner and manager (Chicago White Sox), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1931)
34. 1859 - Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian and hagiographer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1941)
35. 1860 - John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), born in West Calder, Scotland (d. 1934)
36. 1870 - Bernard Baruch, American financier and presidential adviser (Cold War), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1965)
37. 1873 - Fred Stone, renowned American circus performer and broadway actor (Alice Adams), born in Longmont, Colorado (d. 1959)
38. 1875 - Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer, born in Karlovac, Croatia (d. 1936)
39. 1881 - Georges Enesco, Romanian violinist and composer (Romanian Dances), born in Liveni, Dorohoi, Romania (d. 1955)
40. 1883 - José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)
41. 1883 - Elsie Ferguson, American film actress (Footlights, Scarlet Pages), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
42. 1883 - Leonid Kulik, Russian Minerologist who led the first research expedition to study the Tunguska meteor site, the largest impact event in recorded history, born in Tartu, Estonia, Imperial Russia (d. 1942)
43. 1885 - Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologian (d. 1954)
44. 1886 - Robert Heger, composer
45. 1889 - Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese
46. 1890 - Yves Alix, French painter and graphic artist
47. 1893 - Olga Baclanova, Russian actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1974)
48. 1895 - Arnoldt Bronnen, Austrian playwright, born in Vienna (d. 1959)
49. 1896 - Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer
50. 1896 - Walter Lang, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1966)
51. 1899 - Kenneth MacKenna, American actor and director (Judgment at Nuremberg, Those We Love), born in Canterbury, New Hampshire (d. 1962)
52. 1899 - Colleen Moore, American actress (The Scarlet Letter), born in Port Huron, Michigan (d. 1988)
53. 1899 - Charlie Hall, English comedic actor (Tit for Tat, A Chump at Oxford), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1959)
54. 1899 - Franz C. Schmelkes, Czech-born Chemist who discovered azochloramid (chlorazodin), widely used as a disinfectant to sterilize wounds and burns, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
55. 1900 - Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)
56. 1902 - Ogden Nash, American humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself, Masquerade Party), born in Rye, New York (d. 1971)
57. 1902 - Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS]
58. 1902 - J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
59. 1903 - Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne, France (d. 1978)
60. 1903 - James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
61. 1903 - Muriel Kirkland, American actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1971)
62. 1904 - Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor
63. 1904 - June Collyer, American actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
64. 1905 - Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
65. 1905 - Jacques de Menasce, composer
66. 1906 - Philo T Farnsworth, American inventor (created electronic television, video camera tube), born in Beaver, Utah (d. 1971)
67. 1907 - Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
68. 1907 - Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1982)
69. 1909 - Jerzy Andrzejewski, Polish writer (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1983)
70. 1910 - Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher
71. 1913 - Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)
72. 1913 - Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
73. 1913 - John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
74. 1914 - Fumio Hayasaka, composer
75. 1914 - Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
76. 1915 - Ring Lardner Jr, American journalist and screenwriter (Woman of the Year, M A S H), born in Chicago, Illinois
77. 1915 - Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985)
78. 1916 - Marie Wilson, American actress (The Story of Mankind, My Friend Irma), born in Anaheim, California (d. 1972)
79. 1918 - James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
80. 1918 - Shankar Dayal Sharma, Indian politician, ninth President of India (1992-97), born in Bhopal, British India (d. 1999)
81. 1920 - Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
82. 1920 - Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
83. 1921 - Gene Roddenberry, executive producer (Star Trek), born in El Paso, Texas
84. 1921 - Philip A Potter, Dominica Secretary-General World council of Churches
85. 1922 - Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
86. 1924 - William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
87. 1925 - Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
88. 1926 - Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
89. 1927 - James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
90. 1930 - D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
91. 1931 - Bill Shoemaker, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (8,833 career victories, Kentucky Derby 1955, 59, 65, 86), born in Fabens, Texas (d. 2003)
92. 1932 - John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
93. 1932 - Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
94. 1932 - Banharn Silpa-archa, Prime Minister of Thailand (1995-96), born in Suphanburi, Thailand (d. 2016)
95. 1933 - Debra Paget [Debralee Griffin], American actress (Love Me Tender), born in Denver, Colorado
96. 1933 - Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russian cosmonaut
97. 1934 - Bill Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
98. 1934 - David F Durenberger, Minn, (Sen-R-MN, 1978- )
99. 1934 - Renee Richards, [Richard Rankind], trans-sexual tennis player
100. 1934 - William Cleary, hockey center, (Olympic gold/silver 56, 60), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
101. 1935 - Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
102. 1935 - F Story Musgrave, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80), born in Boston, Massachusetts
103. 1935 - Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England
104. 1938 - Diana Muldaur, American actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
105. 1938 - Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic gold 1968)
106. 1939 - Ginger [Peter] Baker, England, drummer (Cream-White Room)
107. 1940 - Jan Claire, actor (American Anthem)
108. 1940 - Jill St John, [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
109. 1940 - Johnny Nash, Amercian rocker (I Can See Clearly Now), born in Houston, Texas
110. 1942 - Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2015)
111. 1942 - Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )
112. 1943 - Billy J Kramer, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me), born in Liverpool, England
113. 1943 - Edwin Hawkins, American gospel musician, choir master and composer (Oh Happy Day), born in Oakland, California (d. 2018)
114. 1944 - Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)
115. 1944 - Samuel J de Beer, South Africa vicar/underminister of Education
116. 1944 - Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
117. 1944 - Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer
118. 1944 - Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
119. 1945 - Ian Gillan, English heavy metal and rock singer-songwriter (Deep Purple-Knocking at Backdoor), born in London
120. 1946 - Charles F Bolden Jr, astronaut (STS 61C, 31, 45, 60), born in Columbia, South Carolina
121. 1946 - Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
122. 1946 - Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor
123. 1947 - Gerard Schwarz, American trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orchestra), born in Weehawken, New Jersey
124. 1947 - Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
125. 1947 - Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
126. 1947 - Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
127. 1948 - Tipper Gore, wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-01)
128. 1948 - Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
129. 1950 - Graeme Beard, cricketer (NSW medium-pace all-rounder 3 Tests 1980)
130. 1950 - Jennie Bond, British journalist
131. 1951 - John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, England
132. 1951 - Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1975, Playmate of the Year 1976), born in Grimstad, Norway
133. 1951 - Randi Oakes, Randalia Iowa, actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs)
134. 1951 - Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
135. 1952 - Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)
136. 1953 - Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer
137. 1953 - Mary Matalin, American political consultant
138. 1954 - Oscar Larrauri, Argentine racing driver
139. 1955 - Peter Gallagher, American actor (Player, Summer Lovers, Dreamchild, born in Armonk, New York)
140. 1955 - Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
141. 1956 - Adam Arkin, actor (Busting Loose, Pearl, Northern Exposure), born in Brooklyn, New York
142. 1956 - Cindy Nelson, American skier (Olympic bronze 1976)
143. 1957 - Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California
144. 1957 - Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)
145. 1957 - Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
146. 1957 - Ian Gould, England cricketer
147. 1958 - Gary Gaetti, Centralia IL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
148. 1958 - Brendan Nelson, Australian politician
149. 1959 - Ricky Pierce, NBA guard/forward (Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks)
150. 1959 - Steve Grimmett, heavy metal rocker
151. 1959 - Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer
152. 1960 - Bobby Hebert, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)
153. 1960 - Dan "Woody" Woodgate, rocker
154. 1960 - Morten Andersen, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)
155. 1960 - Ron Darling, Hawaii, baseball pitcher (NY Mets)
156. 1962 - Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)
157. 1962 - Michael J Massimino, Oceanside NY, PhD/astronaut
158. 1962 - Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
159. 1962 - Tammy Bruce, American political commentator
160. 1962 - Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
161. 1963 - Joey Tempest, rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
162. 1963 - John Stamos, Cypress California, actor (General Hospital, Full House)
163. 1965 - Kevin Dillon, actor (Heaven Help Us, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
164. 1965 - Kyra Sedgwick, American actress (Phenomenon, Singles, The Closer), born in New York City
165. 1965 - Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director
166. 1966 - Lilian Garcia, wrestling announcer
167. 1966 - Lee Ann Womack, American musician
168. 1967 - Jason Starkey, son of Beatle Ringo
169. 1967 - Randy Baldwin, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers)
170. 1967 - Tabitha Soren, American MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas
171. 1968 - Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek windsurfer
172. 1968 - Mark McGuinn, country music singer
173. 1969 - Nate Dogg, American rapper
174. 1969 - Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)
175. 1969 - Emigdio Preciado, Hispanic fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted list
176. 1969 - Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player
177. 1969 - Patrick Van Horn, American actor
178. 1969 - Clay Walker, American singer
179. 1970 - Scott Brumfield, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
180. 1970 - Fat Joe, American rapper
181. 1970 - Clare Waight Keller, English fashion designer (first female head of Givenchy), born in Birmingham, England
182. 1971 - Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
183. 1971 - João Vieira Pinto, Portuguese football player
184. 1972 - Elizabeth Wolfgramm, American singer (The Jets), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
185. 1972 - Roberto Abbondanzieri, Argentine footballer, born in Bouquet, Argentina
186. 1972 - Sammi Cheng [Sau Man], Hong Kong singer and actress (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
187. 1972 - Chihiro Yonekura, Japanese singer, born in Yokohama, Japan
188. 1973 - Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
189. 1973 - Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
190. 1973 - Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
191. 1975 - Chynna Clugston, American comic book creator
192. 1975 - Tracie Thoms, American actress
193. 1977 - Callum Blue, actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors), born in London, England
194. 1977 - Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist
195. 1978 - Chris Capuano, American baseball player (Pitcher), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
196. 1979 - Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer
197. 1979 - Dave Douglas, American musician (Relient K)
198. 1980 - Paul Parry, Welsh footballer
199. 1980 - Jun Jin, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
200. 1980 - Darius Danesh, Scottish singer-songwriter & actor
201. 1980 - Michael Todd, American musician (Coheed and Cambria)
202. 1982 - Erika Christensen, American actress
203. 1982 - J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
204. 1982 - Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
205. 1982 - Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
206. 1983 - Missy Higgins, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Melbourne, Australia
207. 1983 - John McCargo, American football player
208. 1983 - Tammin Sursok, Australian actress & singer
209. 1983 - Mike Conway, British racing driver
210. 1984 - Micah Alberti, American actor
211. 1984 - Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer
212. 1984 - Ryan Taylor, English footballer
213. 1985 - Megan Rochell, American singer
214. 1986 - Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player
215. 1987 - Anaïs Lameche, Swedish singer (Play)
216. 1987 - Ileana D'Cruz, Indian actress
217. 1987 - Richard Stearman, English footballer
218. 1988 - Travis Tedford, American actor
219. 1989 - Romeo, American rapper
220. 1998 - Ella Guevara, Filipino actress
221. 2335 - William T Riker, character on Star Trek Next Generation, born in Valdez, Alaska