Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 15th.

  1. 1273 - Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (d. 1352)
  2. 1353 - Vladimir the Bold, Russian prince (d. 1410)
  3. 1471 - Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1494)
  4. 1553 - Archduke Ernest of Austria (d. 1595)
  5. 1573 - Inigo Jones, English architect (d. 1652)
  6. 1606 - Rembrandt, Dutch artist (d. 1669)
  7. 1631 - Jens Juel, Danish diplomat (d. 1700)
  8. 1704 - August Gottlieb Spangenberg, German religious leader (d. 1792)
  9. 1779 - Clement Clarke Moore, American educator, author, and poet (d. 1863)
  10. 1796 - Thomas Bulfinch, American mythologist (d. 1867)
  11. 1808 - Henry Edward Cardinal Manning, English Catholic archbishop (d. 1892)
  12. 1812 - James Hope-Scott, English barrister (d. 1873)
  13. 1848 - Vilfredo Pareto, Italian economist and sociologist (d. 1923)
  14. 1851 - Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (d. 1889)
  15. 1850 - Mother Cabrini, Italian-born Catholic saint (d. 1917)
  16. 1864 - Marie Tempest, English singer and actress (d. 1942)
  17. 1865 - Wilhelm Wirtinger, Austrian mathematician (d. 1945)
  18. 1870 - Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov, Russian publisher and politician (d. 1922)
  19. 1871 - Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer (d. 1908)
  20. 1892 - Walter Benjamin, German literary critic and writer (d. 1940)
  21. 1894 - Tadeusz Sendzimir, a Polish-American engineer and inventor (d. 1989)
  22. 1899 - Sean F. Lemass, Irish leader (d. 1971)
  23. 1902 - Jean Rey, Belgian politician and President of the European Commission {d. 1983)
  24. 1904 - Rudolf Arnheim, German born Author
  25. 1911 - Edward Shackleton, English explorer (d. 1994)
  26. 1914 - Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)
  27. 1914 - Hammond Innes, English writer (d. 1998)
  28. 1914 - Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
  29. 1918 - Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
  30. 1919 - Iris Murdoch, Irish writer (d. 1999)
  31. 1921 - Robert Bruce Merrifield, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  32. 1922 - Leon M. Lederman, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  33. 1923 - Philip Carey, American actor
  34. 1926 - Driss Chraïbi, Moroccan author
  35. 1926 - Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine dictator (d. 2003)
  36. 1928 - Carl Woese, American microbiologist
  37. 1930 - Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (d. 2004)
  38. 1930 - Stephen Smale, American mathematician
  39. 1931 - Clive Cussler, American author
  40. 1933 - Julian Bream, English guitarist and lutenist
  41. 1933 - Guido Crepax, Italian comics artist (d. 2003)
  42. 1934 - Harrison Birtwistle, English composer
  43. 1934 - Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
  44. 1935 - Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  45. 1939 - Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal and former Prime Minister
  46. 1942 - Mil Mascaras, Mexican professional wrestler
  47. 1943 - Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Irish astrophysicist
  48. 1944 - Millie Jackson, American singer
  49. 1944 - Jan-Michael Vincent, American actor
  50. 1945 - Jürgen Möllemann, German politician (d. 2003)
  51. 1946 - Linda Ronstadt, American singer
  52. 1946 - Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
  53. 1947 - Peter Banks, British guitarist (Yes)
  54. 1948 - Alicia Bridges, American singer
  55. 1949 - Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
  56. 1949 - Trevor Horn, British music producer, bassist and vocalist (Buggles, Art of Noise, Yes)
  57. 1950 - Arianna Huffington, Greek-born newspaper columnist
  58. 1951 - Jesse Ventura, professional wrestler and former Governor of Minnesota
  59. 1952 - Johnny Thunders, American guitarist and singer (The New York Dolls, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers) (d. 1991)
  60. 1952 - Terry O'Quinn, American actor
  61. 1953 - Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Former President of Haiti
  62. 1953 - John Denham, British politician
  63. 1954 - Mario Kempes, Argentine football player
  64. 1956 - Ian Curtis, British musician, singer, and lyricist (Joy Division) (d. 1980)
  65. 1956 - Barry Melrose, Canadian hockey player, coach, and commentator
  66. 1956 - Marky Ramone, American musician (The Ramones)
  67. 1956 - Joe Satriani, American guitarist
  68. 1958 - Mac Thornberry, American politician
  69. 1959 - Vincent Lindon, French actor
  70. 1960 - Kim Alexis, American supermodel and actress
  71. 1960 - Willie Aames, American actor
  72. 1961 - Scott Ritter, UN weapons inspector in Iraq
  73. 1961 - Forest Whitaker, American actor
  74. 1961 - Lolita Davidovich, Canadian-born actress
  75. 1963 - Steve Thomas, Canadian ice hockey player
  76. 1966 - Irène Jacob, French-born Swiss actress
  77. 1966 - Scotty Ace, American professional wrestler
  78. 1967 - Adam Savage, American actor
  79. 1968 - Eddie Griffin, American comedian
  80. 1968 - Stan Kirsch, American actor
  81. 1970 - Chi Cheng, American musician
  82. 1971 - Danijela, Croatian singer
  83. 1972 - Beth Ostrosky, American model
  84. 1973 - John Dolmayan, Lebanese-born drummer (System of a Down)
  85. 1973 - Brian Austin Green, American actor
  86. 1974 - Chot Ulep, Filipino musician
  87. 1977 - Ray Toro, American musician (My Chemical Romance)
  88. 1977 - Lana Parrilla, American actress
  89. 1979 - Charles Zwolsman, Dutch racing driver
  90. 1980 - Jonathan Cheechoo, professional ice hockey player
  91. 1982 - Vice Cooler, American musician
  92. 1992 - Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)