Birthdays of Personalities on May 28

1371 :John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior
1577 :Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
1660 :George I, King of England (1714-27)
1738 :Joseph Ignace Guillotin, France, physician/inventor (guillotine)
1759 :William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)
1782 :Wouter J van Troostwijk, Dutch painter
1789 :Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Tomorrow- og Aftensange)
1807 :Jan van Swieten, Dutch general/governor of West-Sumatra
1807 :Louis Agassiz, Switzerland, naturalist/geologist/teacher
1810 :Alexandre Calamo, Switz, painter/etcher/lithographer
1818 :Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, US Confederate gen (Hero of Sumter)
1819 :William Birney, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
1820 :Willem Doorenbos, [Keerom], literary/critic
1828 :Alpheus Baker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1828 :Bartel Wilton, machinefabrikant/ship builder
1830 :George Lucas Hartsuff, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1831 :Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor
1838 :Basil Wilson Duke, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1916
1863 :Georg Adler, German state economist
1865 :Gerrit Grijns, Dutch physiologist (Vitamin E)
1868 :Claude Anet, [Jean Schopfer], French writer (Fille Perdue)
1874 :G K Chesterton, writer
1879 :Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist
1884 :Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48)
1884 :Theo(door) van Reijn, Dutch sculptor/lithographer
1886 :Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph)
1898 :Andy Kirk, jazz musician
1900 :Owen Aisher, president (Marley)
1903 :Gaston Duribreux, Flemish writer (Golden Sail)
1907 :Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian
1907 :Patrick Browne, British Lord justice of appeal
1908 :Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
1909 :John Schepens, [Jean Baudoux], Flemish journalist/writer (Polyfoto)
1910 :Stuart Piggott, archaeologist
1910 :T-Bone Walker, Linden Tx, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done)
1911 :Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader
1912 :Leslie Monson, diplomat
1912 :Patrick White, Australia, novelist (Happy Valley, Nobel 1973)
1913 :Gordon Wolstenholme, physician
1914 :W G G Duncan-Smith, fighter pilot
1915 :Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violinist
1916 :C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]
1916 :Gerald McArthur, detective
1916 :Walker Percy, Birmingham Ala, writer (Adventures of a Bad Catholic)
1917 :"Papa" John Creach, violinist
1917 :Barry Commoner, Brooklyn NY, biologist (Science & Survival)
1917 :Gerald Cash, Gov-Gen (Bahamas)
1917 :Pape John Creech, rocker (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
1919 :Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire
1919 :John Eldridge, CEO (Matthews Wrightmson)
1922 :John Alderson, chief constable (Devon & Cornwall UK)
1923 :Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, India, film star (Patala Bhairavi)
1924 :Edward du Cann, CEO (Lonrho)
1924 :Lord Rippon, British MP
1924 :Reginald Eyre, solicitor/MP
1925 :Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zehlendorf Germany, baritone (Doktor Faust)
1927 :Fran‡ois Nourissier, French writer (Un petit bourgeois)
1927 :Norman Ireland, CEO (Bowater)
1927 :Robert Evans, CEO (British Gas)
1928 :Albert Booth, British government minister
1929 :Patrick McNair-Wilson, MP
1930 :Edward Seaga, PM (Jamaica)
1931 :Raymond Miquel, chairman (Scottish Sports Council)
1931 :Stephen Birmingham, Hartford, author (Real Lace: America's Irish Rich)
1932 :Lord Renton, MP (Conservative)
1932 :Timothy Renton, MP
1933 :Philip Otton, high court judge
1934 :Dionne quintuplets, (Annette, C‚cile, milie, Marie, Yvonne), Canada
1934 :Dionne Quintuplets, secluded quintuplets, born Annette, Alive Cecile, Alive Emelie, Dead 1954 Marie, Dead 1970 Yvonne, Alive, First known set of surviving quintuplets, these girls were treated as a side show and lived in a virtual muse
1935 :Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
1940 :Betty Shabazz, educator/talk show hostess/widow (Malcolm X)
1940 :Thomas E Petri, (Rep-R-WI, 1979- )
1941 :Guntram Vesper, writer
1943 :Liz Edgar, horse show jumper
1943 :Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)
1943 :Tony Mansfield, [Anthony Bookbinder], rock drummer (Billy J Kramer)
1944 :Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent, poet/critic (On the Droge)
1944 :Billy Vera, musician (& Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night)
1944 :Rudy Giuliani, (Mayor-R/L-NYC, 1994- )
1945 :John Fogerty, Berkeley Cal, rock vocals (Creedence Clearwater Revival
1947 :Faith Brown, impressionist
1947 :Patti Reynolds, Chicago Ill, playmate (Sept, 1965)
1948 :Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)
1954 :George E Mahlberg, Astrophysicist, Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson CA (1974-78)
1954 :Joƒo Carlos De Oliveira, Brazil, triple jumper (Oly-bronze-1976, 80)
1956 :Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
1956 :Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach
1956 :Susie Diane Owens, Arkansas City Kansas, playmate (March, 1988)
1957 :Kirk Gibson, Mich, outfield (Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 NL MVP)
1957 :Walter R Tucker, (Rep-D-California)
1958 :Yvet Anna, painter
1961 :Roland Gift, UK, rocker (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
1964 :Leisa Sheridan, Omaha NE, playmate (Jul, 1993)
1968 :Kylie Minogue, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Locomotion)
1968 :Sandra Bacher, Long Island NY, half-heavyweight judoka (Oly-92, 96)
1970 :Morgan Fox, Prince George BC, playmate (Dec, 1990)
1972 :Cheryl Demkowski, Syracuse NY, dance skater (& Gregory Maddalone)



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