Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 9th.

  1. 1249 - Emperor Kameyama of Japan (d. 1305)
  2. 1577 - Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Jamestown colonist (d. 1618)
  3. 1578 - Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1637)
  4. 1654 - Emperor Reigen of Japan (d. 1732)
  5. 1686 - Philip Livingston, American politician (d. 1749)
  6. 1689 - Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)
  7. 1721 - Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet (d. 1781)
  8. 1753 - William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1825)
  9. 1764 - Ann Radcliffe, English writer (d. 1823)
  10. 1775 - Matthew Lewis, English novelist (d. 1818)
  11. 1786 - Sophie Hélène Béatrix, Princess of France (d. 1787)
  12. 1800 - Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (d. 1885)
  13. 1808 - Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (d. 1887)
  14. 1819 - Elias Howe, American inventor (d. 1867)
  15. 1828 - Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  16. 1836 - Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1908)
  17. 1836 - Camille de Renesse, Belgian Count (d. 1904)
  18. 1848 - Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (d. 1907)
  19. 1858 - Franz Boas, German anthropologist (d. 1942)
  20. 1879 - Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (d. 1936)
  21. 1879 - Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (d. 1934)
  22. 1893 - George Geary, English cricketer (d. 1981)
  23. 1894 - Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
  24. 1901 - Dame Barbara Cartland, English novelist (d. 2000)
  25. 1908 - Paul Brown, American football coach (d. 1991)
  26. 1911 - Mervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (d. 1968)
  27. 1911 - John A. Wheeler, American physicist
  28. 1915 - David Diamond, American composer (d. 2005)
  29. 1916 - Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
  30. 1916 - Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2005)
  31. 1918 - Jarl Wahlström, the 12th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1999)
  32. 1926 - Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  33. 1927 - Ed Ames, American singer and actor
  34. 1927 - Susan Cabot, American actress (d. 1986)
  35. 1928 - Federico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
  36. 1929 - King Hassan II of Morocco, (d. 1999)
  37. 1929 - Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
  38. 1930 - Buddy Bregman, American musical arranger and conductor
  39. 1932 - Donald Rumsfeld, 12th & 20th United States Secretary of Defense
  40. 1935 - Wim Duisenberg, Dutch economist and politician (d. 2005)
  41. 1936 - Floyd Abrams, First Amendment attorney and advocate
  42. 1936 - June Jordan, American writer and teacher (d. 2002)
  43. 1937 - David Hockney, English artist
  44. 1938 - Brian Dennehy, American actor
  45. 1942 - Richard Roundtree, American actor
  46. 1942 - Edy Williams, American actress
  47. 1943 - John Casper, astronaut
  48. 1945 - Dean R. Koontz, American author
  49. 1945 - Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (d. 1993)
  50. 1946 - Bon Scott, Australian singer (AC/DC) (d. 1980)
  51. 1947 - Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
  52. 1947 - Mitch Mitchell, English drummer
  53. 1947 - O.J. Simpson, American football player and actor
  54. 1948 - Hassan Wirajuda, Indonesian current foreign minister
  55. 1950 - Viktor Yanukovych, Prime Minister of Ukraine
  56. 1951 - Chris Cooper, American actor
  57. 1952 - John Tesh, American composer
  58. 1953 - Thomas Ligotti, American author
  59. 1955 - Fred Norris, American radio personality
  60. 1955 - Jimmy Smits, American actor
  61. 1955 - Willie Wilson, American baseball player
  62. 1956 - Marc Almond, British singer
  63. 1956 - Tom Hanks, American actor
  64. 1957 - Kelly McGillis, American actress
  65. 1959 - Jim Kerr, Scottish singer (Simple Minds),
  66. 1959 - Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler
  67. 1959 - Clive Stafford Smith, British Human Rights Lawyer
  68. 1964 - Courtney Love, American musician
  69. 1964 - Gianluca Vialli, Italian football (soccer) player
  70. 1965 - Frank Bello, American musician (Anthrax)
  71. 1965 - Marc Mero, American professional wrestler
  72. 1965 - David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  73. 1968 - Paolo Di Canio, Italian football (soccer) player
  74. 1970 - Trent Green, American football player
  75. 1971 - Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  76. 1973 - Kelly Holcomb, American football player
  77. 1974 - Nikola Sarcevic, Swedish bassist and singer (Millencolin)
  78. 1975 - Jack White, American musician (The White Stripes}
  79. 1976 - Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler
  80. 1976 - Fred Savage, American actor
  81. 1976 - Jochem Uytdehaage, Dutch speed skater
  82. 1977 - Isaac Brock, American musician
  83. 1978 - Linda Park, Korean-born actress
  84. 1979 - Ella Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
  85. 1980 - Gwendoline Yeo, Singapore actress
  86. 1982 - Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese race car driver
  87. 1982 - Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  88. 1982 - Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
  89. 1983 - Lucia Micarelli, American musician
  90. 1986 - Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
  91. 1991 - Mitchel Musso, American actor