Birthdays of Personalities on August 29

xxxx :: Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
xxxx :Dulce, spanish star
1334 :Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon
1387 :Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 :Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1476 :Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
1561 :Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 :Artus I Quellinus the Old, Flemish sculptor, baptised
1609 :Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1619 :Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1632 :John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1748 :Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of
1772 :Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
1773 :Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music)
1780 :Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)
1797 :Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, London England, author (Franke
1804 :Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [OS]
1805 :Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist
1808 :Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
1809 :Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)
1811 :Henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA
1811 :Thomas Gautier, writer
1815 :Anna Ella Carroll, US, civil war writer (Reconstruction)
1837 :Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85)
1844 :Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum)
1849 :Joseph Mallaby Dent, Dutch publisher
1849 :Titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97)
1851 :Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer
1852 :Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel
1862 :Andrew Fisher, 5th Australian Prime Minister (1908-09, 10-13, 14-15)
1862 :P M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911)
1866 :Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor
1871 :Ernest Lord Rutherford, Engld, physicist (atomic nucleus; N
1874 :Walter Field,
1876 :Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)
1877 :Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)
1878 :Paul Hazard, French literature historian
1879 :Han Yong-woon, Hongsung County Korea, Zen teacher
1880 :Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117
1881 :Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)
1882 :Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
1883 :Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect
1884 :Ehm Welk, writer
1884 :Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (No
1887 :Adam Kuckhoff, writer
1890 :S ndor Rem‚nyik, [V‚gv ri], Hungary, poet (Campfire)
1893 :Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)
1894 :E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962
1899 :Lyman L Lemnitzer, Marine Corps general (WW II)
1900 :Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
1900 :Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1901 :John Gunther, Chicago Ill, author/host (John Gunther's High
1903 :Ernst Kreuder, writer
1903 :Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
1904 :Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
1905 :Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)
1906 :Countess of Longford, biographer/historian
1907 :Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
1908 :Leonor Fini, painter
1908 :Willie Bryant, New Orleans La, singer (Sugar Hill Times)
1909 :Barry Appleby, cartoonist
1909 :Francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 :Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader
1912 :Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1912 :Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects)
1913 :Thomas Torrance, theologist
1914 :Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaura
1915 :Denys Hay, historian
1915 :Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1916 :John Thoday, geneticist
1916 :Kornelis M R van der Beek, reformed vicar (Arnhem)
1916 :Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker
1917 :Denis Healey, English politician
1918 :Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
1918 :Ted Williams, Baseball's last .400 hitter (Boston Red Sox)
1919 :Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1920 :Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
1920 :Charlie "Bird" Parker, US jazz saxophonist
1922 :Emile Habibi, writer
1922 :Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)
1923 :Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
1924 :Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
1924 :James W Wood, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar)
1927 :Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
1927 :Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
1928 :Ruth Westerheimer, sex therapist (Dr Ruth)
1928 :Thomas Stewart, San Saba Texas, baritone (La Roche Capriccio)
1929 :Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
1930 :Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
1930 :Warren Burger, US, author (The Midas Touch)
1931 :Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Har
1931 :John Leonard Swigert Jr, Denver Colorado, astronaut (Apollo
1933 :Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
1934 :David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
1934 :Gene Allison, US R&B-singer (You Can Make It If You Try)
1935 :Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist/mathematician
1935 :John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dr
1936 :Fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1936 :John McCain, (Rep-R-Arizona, 1983-86)
1937 :James J Floria, (Rep-D-NJ, 1975-90/Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94)
1938 :Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)
1939 :William Friedkin, Chic, dir (Exorcist, Cruising, French Connection)
1940 :James Brady, press secretary (wounded during Reagan assassin attempt)
1941 :John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers
1941 :Robin Leach, London England, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous)
1941 :Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
1942 :Holmes Sterling Morrison, musician
1942 :Jonathan Aitken, English MP
1943 :Mohamed Amin, cameraman
1943 :Richard Halligan, Troy NY, rock vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1943 :Robert Crumb, US, cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat)
1944 :Charles Colbert, Chicago Ill, rocker (American Breed)
1944 :Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
1944 :John Surman, jazz musician
1945 :Chris Copping, Essex England, rock bassist (Procol Harum)
1946 :Anne-Marie, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
1948 :Charles David Walker, astronaut (STS 12 STS 16 STS 23)
1950 :Mark McHale, WLAF offensive line coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1953 :Rick Downey, rocker drummer/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
1954 :Chet Catallo, guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1954 :Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children
1954 :Julio Fernandez, jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1954 :Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell, US, sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
1955 :Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
1956 :Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3)
1957 :Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
1958 :Michael Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (Thriller, Bad)
1959 :Chris Hadfield, Sarnia Ontario Canada, RCAF/astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99)
1959 :Eddi Reader, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
1961 :Tony MacAlpine, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Edge of Insanity)
1963 :Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer
1963 :Greg Steele, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)
1964 :Joan Bennett, Chicago Ill, playmate (January, 1985)
1966 :Dan Truman, St George Utah, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1966 :John Terry, CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 :Simon Wheeldon, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1968 :Vladimir Malakhov, Sverdlovsk Rus, NHL defenseman (Montreal
1972 :Jose Herrera, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A'
1972 :Ryan Leahy, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1972 :Shonte Peoples, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 :Devin Wyman, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)
1973 :Jermane Mayberry, guard/tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 :Jimmy Herndon, offensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
1974 :Matt Bongiovi, heavy metal rocker (cousin of Jon Bon Jovi)



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