Birthdays of Personalities on January 30

1563 :Franciscus Gomarus, [Fran?ois Gomaer], Dutch theologist/opera singer
1609 :Wenzel E F?rst von Lobkowitz, Austrian chencellor (-1674)
1616 :William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
1624 :Arnold Geulincx, South Netherland, philosopher (About Virtue)
1628 :George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham England
1687 :[Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized
1708 :Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist
1797 :Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1814 :Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter
1816 :Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1822 :John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brig General (Union volunteers)
1829 :Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1830 :James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
1834 :Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician
1835 :Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1841 :Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914
1844 :Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)
1846 :Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)
1865 :Samuel Pl'h Naber, Dutch rear-admiral/librarian
1882 :Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945)
1885 :John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero
1892 :Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)
1894 :Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43)
1894 :Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)
1898 :Alfred Schl?ppi, Switzerland, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1924)
1899 :Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
1900 :Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy)
1901 :Earl of Huntingdon, mural painter
1902 :Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)
1903 :G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
1910 :Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)
1911 :Alexander George Ogston, biochemist
1911 :Roy Eldridge, Pitts Pa, jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
1912 :Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1932)
1913 :Percy Thrower, English radio host
1914 :Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
1915 :John D Profumo, England, politician (C)
1920 :George Skibine, Russ/US dancer/choreographer (Tragedy in Verona)
1920 :Patrick Heron, abstract painter
1921 :Bernie Leighton, West Haven Ct, orch leader (Chance of a Lifetime)
1927 :Olof Palme, Stockholm, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated
1929 :Viscount Long
1930 :Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
1931 :Jack Bowman, Chief Constable (Tayside)
1931 :Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )
1932 :Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
1933 :Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
1933 :Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
1933 :Richard Brautigan, Tacoma Wash, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing...)
1933 :Richard Dufallo, Chicago Ill, clarinetist/conductor
1935 :John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington
1935 :Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
1935 :Richard Brautigan
1937 :Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1938 :Marcel P A van Dam, Dutch politician/CEO (VARA Radio/TV)
1939 :Eleanor Smeal, feminist/pres (NOW)
1939 :Frank R Wolf, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
1939 :Nick Gaselee, racehorse trainer
1941 :Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-Wyo), Bush's secretary of defense (1989-93)
1942 :Andres, [Dries Holten], Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres)
1942 :Christopher Howes, Crown Estate Second Commissioner
1942 :Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
1943 :Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
1944 :Lord Westwood
1944 :Lynn Harrell, NYC, cellist
1946 :Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
1947 :Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
1948 :Earl of Huntingdon
1949 :William King, Alabama, soul trumpeteer (Commodores-Easy)
1951 :Bobby Stokes, footballer
1951 :Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1954 :Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist (Time Bandits)
1955 :Michael Thompson, guitarist (Afterburn, Fresh, Sahara, Gridlock'd)
1958 :Brett Butler, Montgomery Ala, comedienne (Grace-Grace Under Fire)
1958 :Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
1959 :Jody Watley, Chic, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
1965 :Julie McCullough, Honolulu Hi, playmate (Feb 86)/actr (Growing Pains)
1966 :Danielle Goyette, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1967 :Bill Leverty, Richmond Va, guitarist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1968 :Bob Nardella, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1968 :Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne
1970 :Edwin de Kruyf/Kruijff, soccer player (FC Utrecht, FC Groningen)
1970 :Hans Spark, soccer player (RKC)
1970 :Oleg Khmyl, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
1970 :Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1971 :Brent Moss, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 :Derek Allen, NFL/WLAF offensive linebacker (NY Giants, Rhein Fire)
1971 :Kevin Knox, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
1971 :Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
1971 :Takeshi Yamanaka, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
1971 :Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers)
1972 :Burt Thornton, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 :Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
1973 :Brad Yamaoka, CFL running back (BC Lions)
1976 :Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)
1978 :Lnd Girchoukevitch, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Oly-98)
1979 :Diva Zappa, daughter of Frank



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