Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 5th.

  1. 1686 - Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (d. 1758)
  2. 1747 - John Paul Jones, American naval commander (d. 1792)
  3. 1766 - Alexander Wilson, Scottish-born naturalist (d. 1813)
  4. 1785 - William Jackson Hooker, English botanist (d. 1865)
  5. 1796 - Tsar Nicholas I of Russia (d. 1855)
  6. 1817 - Albert von K├Âlliker, Swiss anatomist (d. 1905)
  7. 1818 - Adolf Anderssen, German chess player (d. 1879)
  8. 1837 - Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian Scholar (d. 1925)
  9. 1838 - Vatroslav Jagic, Croatian scholar (d. 1923)
  10. 1859 - Verner von Heidenstam, Nobel laureate (d. 1940)
  11. 1878 - Eino Leino, Finnish poet (d. 1926)
  12. 1884 - Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (d. 1970)
  13. 1885 - Ernst Busch, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  14. 1898 - Hanns Eisler, German composer (d. 1962)
  15. 1903 - Hugo Theorell, Nobel laureate (d. 1982)
  16. 1904 - Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (d. 1996)
  17. 1907 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter (d. 1954)
  18. 1912 - Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006)
  19. 1917 - Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand Running Coach (d. 2004)
  20. 1918 - Sebastian Cabot, English actor (d. 1977)
  21. 1919 - Ernst Haefliger, Swiss singer
  22. 1921 - Nancy Reagan, First Lady of the United States
  23. 1923 - Wojciech Jaruzelski, President of Poland
  24. 1925 - Merv Griffin, American television show host
  25. 1925 - Bill Haley, American singer (d. 1981)
  26. 1927 - Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess player
  27. 1927 - Janet Leigh, American actress (d. 2004)
  28. 1927 - Pat Paulsen, American comedian (d. 1997)
  29. 1931 - Della Reese, American singer
  30. 1933 - Frank Austin, English footballer
  31. 1935 - Tenzin Gyatso, 14h Dalai Lama
  32. 1936 - Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
  33. 1937 - Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian conductor
  34. 1937 - Ned Beatty, American actor
  35. 1937 - Gene Chandler, American singer
  36. 1940 - Jeannie Seely, American singer
  37. 1940 - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan
  38. 1945 - Burt Ward, American actor
  39. 1946 - George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States
  40. 1946 - Sylvester Stallone, American actor
  41. 1946 - Peter Singer, Australian philosopher
  42. 1947 - Lance Clemons, baseball player
  43. 1948 - Brad Park, Canadian hockey player
  44. 1949 - Phyllis Hyman, American singer (d. 1995)
  45. 1950 - John Byrne, American comic book author & artist
  46. 1951 - Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor
  47. 1953 - Nanci Griffith, American singer
  48. 1955 - Frank Sontag, American radio personality
  49. 1955 - William Wall, Irish writer
  50. 1956 - Casey Sander, American actor
  51. 1958 - Jennifer Saunders, British actress
  52. 1959 - Richard Dacoury, French basketball player
  53. 1963 - Stuart Garrard, English guitarist (delirious?)
  54. 1963 - Todd Burns, Baseball player
  55. 1963 - Lance Johnson, baseball player
  56. 1966 - Brian Posehn, American actor
  57. 1967 - Heather Nova, Bermudian singer
  58. 1967 - Omar Olivares, baseball player
  59. 1969 - Fernando Redondo, Argentine footballer
  60. 1970 - Inspectah Deck, American rapper
  61. 1970 - Martin Smith, English singer (delirious?)
  62. 1972 - D-Styles, American scratch DJ
  63. 1974 - Ze Roberto, Brazilian footballer
  64. 1975 - 50 Cent, American rapper
  65. 1977 - Craig Handley, British film director
  66. 1978 - Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry, American actresses
  67. 1978 - Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player
  68. 1983 - Gregory Smith, Canadian actor
  69. 1986 - Derrick Williams, American football player
  70. 1987 - Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model
  71. 1994 - Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, twin British-born actresses