Birthdays of Personalities on August 1

xxxx :Vito Bratta, NY, rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction)
1381 :Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint
1506 :Louis II, king of Hungary/Bohemia (1516-26)
1511 :Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen de Jonghe], medical/historian/humanist
1534 :Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88)
1560 :Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot
1646 :G W Leibniz, German mathematician/philosopher; postulated monads
1723 :Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary
1742 :Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)
1788 :Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry
1802 :Gideon Welles, Secy Navy (Union), died in 1878
1804 :George Sand, France, (female) novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro)
1807 :Thomas Green Clemson, mining engineer, endowed Clemson University
1810 :Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
1812 :Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus
1813 :Pavel Annenkov, Russian lit historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti‰)
1818 :Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist
1833 :Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
1840 :Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer
1844 :Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)
1872 :Louis Bl‚riot, 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel
1874 :Michel H Campen, author/critic (Bikoerim)
1879 :L‚on Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
1881 :Piet[er] L Kramer, architect (Amsterdam School)
1892 :James M Cain, Minneapolis Mn, novelist (Postman Always Rings Twice)
1892 :Jean Lur‡at, French painter/carpet designer
1893 :Walter Francis White, Atlanta Georgia
1898 :Andr‚-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium
1899 :Cavan O'Connor, singer
1899 :Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones"
1899 :Konstantijn Tsatsos, president Greece
1901 :Irna Phillips, Chicago, created 6 soap operas (Guiding Light)
1901 :Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist
1902 :Jos‚ Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect
1903 :Amy Johnson, British pilot
1904 :Mary Calderone, physician/founder (planned parenthood)
1908 :Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
1908 :Paul Hardy, Belgian writer (Best of Painted Furniture)
1908 :Peter Anders, German opera singer
1909 :Juan Carlos Onetti, novelist
1909 :Madge Evans, Manhattan NYC, TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
1911 :Alvino Rey, Cleve Ohio, orch leader (King Family)
1912 :Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier
1912 :David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)
1912 :Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer
1913 :Jo Sinclair, writer
1914 :Earle Warren, alto sax player
1915 :Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
1915 :Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)
1915 :Willie Dixon, Vicksburg Miss, bassist (Walkin' the Blues)
1919 :Hans Bender, German poet
1921 :Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana (Bechuanaland)
1922 :Jean-Pierre Rampal, [Louis], Marseilles France, flutist
1926 :Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
1929 :Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)
1930 :Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)
1930 :Imelda Marcos, former 1st lady (Philipines)/shoe collector
1932 :Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)
1935 :James Cotton, blues vocalist
1935 :Seiji Ozawa, [Fentian Shenyan], Manchuria, orchestra conductor
1937 :Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader
1939 :Charles Hatcher, (Rep-D-GA, 1981- )
1939 :Delaney Bramlett, Okla, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie)
1940 :Kenneth Clarke, British minister
1941 :Rod Gilbert, Canada, NHL wing (NY Rangers)
1941 :Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
1941 :Twyla Tharp, Portland Ind, choreographer (Twyla Tharp Dance Troupe)
1942 :Karen Black, [Ziegler], Park Ridge Ill, (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx)
1942 :William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)
1945 :Deborah Harry, Miami Fla, singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass)
1946 :June Montiero, US, vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
1947 :Marc Benno, rocker
1949 :Andrew Scott, rocker (Sweet)
1951 :Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
1953 :Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II
1955 :Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)
1956 :Adrian Wright, rocker (Human League-Only Human)
1960 :Evelyn "Champagne" King, Bronx NY, disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love)
1961 :Diana Frances Spencer, Sandringham England, Princess of Wales (-97)
1961 :Kalpana Chawla, Karnal India, astronaut (STS 87)
1963 :Edward Tsang Lu, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 84)
1963 :Roddy Bottum, LA Calif, rock keyboardist (Faith No More-Real Thing)
1964 :Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)



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