Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 16th.

  1. 1194 - Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)
  2. 1486 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 1530)
  3. 1611 - Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland
  4. 1714 - Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)
  5. 1722 - Joseph Wilton, English sculptor (d. 1803)
  6. 1723 - Joshua Reynolds, English painter (d. 1792)
  7. 1731 - Samuel Huntington, Continental Congress president (d. 1796)
  8. 1796 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (d. 1875)
  9. 1821 - Mary Baker Eddy, American religious leader (d. 1910)
  10. 1858 - Eugène Ysaÿe, Belgian violinist (d. 1931)
  11. 1862 - Ida B. Wells, American journalist (d. 1931)
  12. 1870 - Lambert McKenna, Irish scholar (d. 1956)
  13. 1872 - Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer (d. 1928)
  14. 1884 - Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
  15. 1888 - Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
  16. 1888 - Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
  17. 1889 - Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1951)
  18. 1889 - Larry Semon, comedian (d. 1928)
  19. 1896 - Trygve Lie, first United Nations Secretary General (d. 1968)
  20. 1896 - Evelyn Preer, American actress (d. 1932)
  21. 1902 - Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
  22. 1903 - Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971)
  23. 1903 - Mary Philbin, American actress (d. 1993)
  24. 1906 - Vincent Sherman, American director (d. 2006)
  25. 1907 - Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman (d. 1995)
  26. 1907 - Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (d. 1990)
  27. 1911 - Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
  28. 1911 - Sonny Tufts, American actor (d. 1970)
  29. 1912 - Milt Bocek, Oldest Living Chicago White Sox Player
  30. 1915 - Barnard Hughes, American actor (d. 2006)
  31. 1919 - Choi Kyuha, President of South Korea (d. 2006)
  32. 1924 - Bess Myerson, American beauty queen
  33. 1925 - Cal Tjader, American musician (d. 1982)
  34. 1926 - Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate
  35. 1932 - Richard Thornburgh, American politician
  36. 1936 - Buddy Merrill, American musician (The Lawrence Welk Show)
  37. 1939 - Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)
  38. 1941 - Desmond Dekker, Jamaican musician (d. 2006)
  39. 1942 - Margaret Smith Court, Australian tennis player
  40. 1943 - Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet (d. 1990)
  41. 1945 - Victor Sloan, Irish visual artist
  42. 1946 - Ron Yary, American football player
  43. 1947 - Assata Shakur, American activist
  44. 1948 - Rubén Blades, Panamanian actor
  45. 1948 - Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli violinist
  46. 1952 - Stewart Copeland, American musician
  47. 1954 - Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
  48. 1956 - Tony Kushner, American playwright
  49. 1957 - Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
  50. 1958 - Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist
  51. 1959 - Gary Anderson, American football player
  52. 1963 - Phoebe Cates, American actress
  53. 1963 - Srecko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach
  54. 1963 - Fatboy Slim, English musician
  55. 1964 - Phil Hellmuth, American poker player
  56. 1964 - Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist
  57. 1967 - Will Ferrell, American comedian
  58. 1967 - Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist
  59. 1968 - Dhanraj Pillay, Indian field hockey player
  60. 1968 - Barry Sanders, American football player
  61. 1968 - Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia
  62. 1970 - Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
  63. 1971 - Edward Kowalczyk, American musician (LIVE)
  64. 1971 - Corey Feldman, American actor
  65. 1973 - Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist
  66. 1973 - Shaun Pollock, South African cricket player
  67. 1974 - Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member
  68. 1975 - Bas Leinders, Belgian racing car driver
  69. 1976 - Anna Smashnova, Israeli tennis player
  70. 1976 - Franklin Lashley, American professional wrestler
  71. 1979 - Christijan Albers, Dutch race car driver
  72. 1980 - Adam Scott, Australian golfer
  73. 1982 - Michael Umaña, Costa Rican footballer