Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 12th.

  1. 100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC)
  2. 1394 - Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (d. 1441)
  3. 1468 - Juan del Encina, Spanish poet and composer
  4. 1596 - Tsar Michael I of Russia (d. 1645)
  5. 1674 - Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (d. 1765)
  6. 1675 - Evaristo Abaco, Italian composer (d. 1742)
  7. 1730 - Josiah Wedgwood, English potter (d. 1795)
  8. 1803 - Peter Chanel, French priest and saint (d. 1841)
  9. 1807 - Thomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (d. 1893)
  10. 1817 - Henry David Thoreau, American writer and philosopher (d. 1862)
  11. 1824 - Eugène Boudin, French painter (d. 1898)
  12. 1828 - Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)
  13. 1849 - Sir William Osler, Canadian physician and author (d. 1919)
  14. 1850 - Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (d. 1912)
  15. 1852 - Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (d. 1933)
  16. 1854 - George Eastman, American inventor (d. 1932)
  17. 1861 - George Washington Carver, American botanist (d. 1943)
  18. 1863 - Paul Karl Ludwig Drude, German physicist (d. 1906)
  19. 1863 - Albert Calmette, French physician (d. 1933)
  20. 1868 - Stefan George, German poet (d. 1933)
  21. 1870 - Louis II of Monaco (d. 1949)
  22. 1876 - Max Jacob, French poet (d. 1944)
  23. 1880 - Tod Browning, American film director (d. 1962)
  24. 1884 - Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1920)
  25. 1886 - Jean Hersholt, Danish film director and actor (d. 1956)
  26. 1892 - Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
  27. 1895 - Kirstin Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (d. 1962)
  28. 1895 - Buckminster Fuller, American architect (d. 1983)
  29. 1895 - Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist (d. 1960)
  30. 1904 - Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
  31. 1908 - Milton Berle, American comedian (d. 2002)
  32. 1909 - Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (d. 1993)
  33. 1913 - Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  34. 1917 - Andrew Wyeth, American artist
  35. 1920 - Pierre Berton, Canadian journalist and writer (d. 2004)
  36. 1920 - Beah Richards, American actress (d. 2000)
  37. 1922 - Mark Hatfield, U.S. Senator from Oregon
  38. 1925 - Roger B. Smith, American automobile executive
  39. 1928 - Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  40. 1930 - Gordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, and writer
  41. 1932 - Otis Davis, American runner
  42. 1933 - Donald E. Westlake, American author
  43. 1934 - Van Cliburn, American pianist
  44. 1937 - Bill Cosby, American comedian and actor
  45. 1937 - Lionel Jospin, former Prime Minister of France
  46. 1938 - Wieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer
  47. 1938 - Ron Fairly, baseball player
  48. 1942 - Billy Smith, Australian rugby player
  49. 1943 - Christine McVie, British singer, musician, and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)
  50. 1943 - Walter Murch, American film editor
  51. 1947 - Gareth Edwards, Welsh rugby player
  52. 1948 - Walter Egan, American singer
  53. 1948 - Richard Simmons, American fitness trainer
  54. 1948 - Jay Thomas, American actor
  55. 1950 - Eric Carr, American drummer (KISS) (d. 1991)
  56. 1951 - Cheryl Ladd, American actress
  57. 1951 - Brian Grazer, American film producer
  58. 1952 - Voja Antonic, Serbian inventor and writer
  59. 1956 - Sandi Patty, American singer
  60. 1959 - Steve Fuller, Anglo-American philosopher and sociologist
  61. 1962 - Dan Murphy, American guitarist (Soul Asylum)
  62. 1964 - Gaby Roslin, English television presenter
  63. 1965 - Robin Wilson, American singer
  64. 1967 - Richard Herring, English comedian
  65. 1967 - John Petrucci, American guitar player (Dream Theater)
  66. 1969 - Lisa Nicole Carson, American actress
  67. 1969 - Jesse Pintado, Guitarist
  68. 1970 - Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
  69. 1971 - Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater
  70. 1972 - Travis Best, American basketball player
  71. 1972 - Brett Reed, American muscian (Rancid)
  72. 1973 - Magoo, American rapper
  73. 1973 - Christian Vieri, Italian football player
  74. 1974 - Gregory Helms, American professional wrestler
  75. 1974 - Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer (Within Temptation)
  76. 1974 - Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer
  77. 1976 - Dan Boyle, Canadian Hockey Player, and Olympic Reserve
  78. 1976 - Anna Friel, British actress
  79. 1976 - Tracie Spencer, American singer
  80. 1977 - Brock Lesnar, American professional wrestler
  81. 1978 - Topher Grace, American actor
  82. 1978 - Michelle Rodriguez, American actress
  83. 1982 - Antonio Cassano, Italian footballer
  84. 1983 - Megumi Kawamura, Japanese Volleyballer
  85. 1984 - Gareth Gates, British singer
  86. 1984 - Michael McGovern, Northern Irish footballer
  87. 1985 - Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer
  88. 1985 - Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel
  89. 1988 - Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer
  90. 1991 - Erik Per Sullivan, American actor
  91. 1995 - Georgie Henley, English actress