Birthdays of Personalities on April 29

xxxx :Greg Christian, rocker (Testament-Souls of Black)
xxxx :Mark Kendall, rocker (Great White-Twice Shy)
1642 :Christian Weise, German writer (Niederl„ndische Bauer)
1667 :John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1727 :Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 :Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1780 :Charles Nodier, French writer (La f‚e aux miettes)
1783 :David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)
1806 :Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher
1808 :Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]
1815 :Abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1818 :Alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)
1830 :Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
1854 :Henri Poincar‚, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher
1857 :Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)
1860 :Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk)
1863 :William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)
1871 :Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)
1882 :Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing)
1885 :Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)
1893 :Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet
1893 :Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)
1895 :Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)
1896 :Walter Mehring, writer
1899 :Duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train)
1901 :George Osborne Sayles, historian
1901 :Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (1926-89)
1904 :Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
1904 :Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)
1908 :Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
1908 :Philippe Brun, jazz trumpeter
1909 :Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader
1910 :John Beavan, newspaper editor
1912 :Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor
1912 :Terence de Vere White, novelist/critic
1913 :Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
1913 :Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster
1920 :Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster
1921 :Cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)
1922 :Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
1924 :Ren‚e Jeanmaire, Paris France, dancer (Hans Christian Anderson)
1925 :Danny Davis, rocker (Nashville Brass
1926 :Carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida)
1927 :Betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec
1928 :Big Jay McNeely, rocker
1928 :Carl Gardner, Tyler Tx, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)
1929 :W Kempowski, writer
1929 :Walter Kempowski, German writer (Tadell”ser & Wolff)
1929 :[John] Jeremy Thorpe, British MP (Liberal)
1931 :Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 28)
1931 :Anthony "Lonnie" Donegan, Scotish skiffle vocalist/guitarist
1931 :Lonnie Donegan, Glasgow Scotland, vocalist
1932 :Yevgeni Alekseyevich Zaikin, Russian cosmonaut (Voshkod 2 backup)
1933 :Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist
1934 :Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975-91)
1935 :Len Weinrib, NYC, comedian (Spike Jones Show)
1936 :April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
1936 :Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
1936 :Zubin Mehta, Bombay India, conductor (NY Philharmonic)
1941 :Jonah Barrington, British World champion squash player (1966-73)
1942 :Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
1944 :Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
1945 :Hugh Hopper, rocker (Soft Machine)
1949 :Francis Rossi, England, guitarist/vocalist (Status Quo-Down Down)
1952 :Nora Dunn, Chic Ill, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl)
1953 :Dale Earnhardt, auto racer (6-time NASCAR national champion)
1953 :Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)
1954 :Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-New York)
1954 :Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)
1956 :Ron Verlin, rocker (Shooting Star)
1957 :Richie C Robertson, rock bassist/vocalist (Fabulous Poodles)
1958 :Simon Edwards, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
1962 :Robert Druppers, runner (world record 1 km indoor)
1967 :Rachel Williams, Greenwich Village NY, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle)
1968 :Carnie Wilson, LA Calif, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)
1970 :Leuea Tagoai, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 :Gwendolyn Wentland, Flint Michigan, high jumper
1993 :Aurelia Clasina Lucia Wildeboer, daughter of Pieter & Mirtle



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