Birthdays of Personalities on July 16

1194 :Saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)
1486 :Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 1530)
1611 :Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1644)
1714 :Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)
1722 :Joseph Wilton, English sculptor (d. 1803)
1723 :Joshua Reynolds, English painter (d. 1792)
1796 :Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (d. 1875)
1821 :Mary Baker Eddy, American religious leader (d. 1910)
1858 :Eugène Ysaÿe, Belgian violinist (d. 1931)
1862 :Ida B. Wells, American civil rights activist (d. 1931)
1870 :Lambert McKenna, Irish scholar (d. 1956)
1872 :Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer (d. 1928)
1883 :Charles Sheeler, American photographer and artist (d. 1965)
1884 :Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
1888 :Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
1888 :Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
1888 :Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1951)
1889 :Larry Semon, American comedian (d. 1928)
1896 :Evelyn Preer, American actress (d. 1932)
1896 :Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (d.
1896 :Trygve Lie, Norwegian politician, first United Nations Secretary Genera
1902 :Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
1903 :Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971)
1903 :Fritz Bauer, German judge (d. 1968)
1903 :Mary Philbin, American actress (d. 1993)
1906 :Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
1907 :Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (d. 1990)
1907 :Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (d. 2001)
1907 :Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman (d. 1995)
1911 :Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
1911 :Sonny Tufts, American actor (d. 1970)
1912 :Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1915 :Barnard Hughes, American actor (d. 2006)
1918 :Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (d. 1989)
1919 :Choi Kyuha, President of South Korea (d. 2006)
1919 :Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (d. 1999)
1923 :Chris Argyris, American educator
1924 :Bess Myerson, American beauty queen
1925 :Cal Tjader, American musician (d. 1982)
1926 :Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1928 :Anita Brookner, English novelist
1928 :David C. Treen, American politician
1928 :Robert Sheckley, American author (d. 2005)
1928 :Ticho Parly, Danish tenor (d. 1993)
1930 :Guy Béart, Egyptian-born French singer and songwriter
1930 :Michael Bilirakis, American politician
1932 :Dick Thornburgh, American politician
1932 :Max McGee, American football player (d. 2007)
1934 :Don Payne, American politician
1936 :Buddy Merrill, American musician (The Lawrence Welk Show)
1937 :Richard Bryan, American politician
1938 :Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)
1939 :Corin Redgrave, English actor
1939 :Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)
1941 :Desmond Dekker, Jamaican musician (d. 2006)
1941 :Mišo Kovac, Croatian musician
1942 :Margaret Court, Australian tennis player
1943 :Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet (d. 1990)
1946 :Barbara Lee, American politician
1946 :Richard LeParmentier, American actor
1946 :Ron Yary, American football player
1947 :Alexis Herman, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
1947 :Assata Shakur, American activist
1948 :Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli violinist
1948 :Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
1950 :Dennis Priestley, English darts player
1950 :Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
1950 :Tom Terrell, musicologist, deejay
1951 :Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
1952 :Robert David Steele, American spy
1952 :Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police)
1953 :Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
1954 :Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
1956 :Jerry Doyle, American actor
1956 :Tony Kushner, American playwright
1957 :Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
1958 :Michael Flatley, Irish-born American dancer
1958 :Mike D. Rogers, American politician
1958 :Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist
1959 :Doug Herzog, American television executive
1959 :Gary Anderson, American football player
1960 :Terry Pendleton, American baseball player
1963 :Phoebe Cates, American actress
1963 :Srecko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach
1964 :Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist
1964 :Phil Hellmuth, American poker player
1965 :Claude Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
1965 :Tina Tyler, Canadian porn star
1966 :Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster
1967 :Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist
1967 :Will Ferrell, American comedian
1968 :Barry Sanders, American football player
1968 :Dhanraj Pillay, Indian field hockey player
1968 :Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia
1969 :Daryl Mitchell, American actor
1969 :Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netballer
1969 :Rain Pryor, American actress
1970 :Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
1971 :Corey Feldman, American actor
1971 :Edward Kowalczyk, American singer (Live)
1973 :Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author
1973 :Shaun Pollock, South African cricketer
1973 :Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist
1973 :Tim Ryan, American politician
1974 :Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member
1974 :Jeremy Enigk, American singer/songwriter and guitarist (Sunny Day Real
1974 :Wendell Sailor, Australian rugby league and union footballer
1975 :Ana Paula Arósio, Brazilian actress
1975 :Bas Leinders, Belgian racing car driver
1975 :Jamie Oliver, Welsh keyboardist
1976 :Anna Smashnova, Israeli tennis player
1976 :Bobby Lashley, American professional wrestler
1976 :Carlos Humberto Paredes, Paraguyan footballer
1976 :Tomasz Kuchar, Polish rally driver
1977 :Bryan Budd, British soldier (VC recipient) (d. 2006)
1978 :Taj Anwar, Hip- Hop Activist
1979 :Chris Mihm, American basketball player
1979 :Jayma Mays, American actress
1980 :Adam Scott, Australian golfer
1980 :Jesse Jane, American pornographic actress
1982 :Michael Umaña, Costa Rican footballer
1984 :Hayanari Shimoda, Japanese racing driver
1984 :Katrina Kaif, Indian Actress
1986 :Calum Gittins, New Zealand actor
1989 :Gareth Bale, Welsh footballer
1991 :Randall Bentley, American actor



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