17 July Births

Published : 17 Jul 2018, 11:09

Sahos Desk

July 17 is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of the year.

Births

1476 – Adrian Fortescue, English Roman Catholic martyr (d. 1539)
1487 – Ismail I of Iran (d. 1524)
1499 – Maria Salviati, Italian noblewoman (d. 1543)
1531 – Antoine de Créqui Canaples, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1574)
1674 – Isaac Watts, English hymnwriter and theologian (d. 1748)
1695 – Christian Karl Reinhard of Leiningen-Dachsburg-Falkenburg-Heidesheim (d. 1766)
1698 – Pierre Louis Maupertuis, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1759)
1708 – Frederick Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (d. 1769)
1714 – Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher and academic (d. 1762)
1744 – Elbridge Gerry, American merchant and politician, 5th Vice President of the United States (d. 1814)
1763 – John Jacob Astor, German-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1848)
1774 – John Wilbur, American minister and theologian (d. 1856)
1797 – Paul Delaroche, French painter and academic (d. 1856)
1823 – Leander Clark, American businessman, judge, and politician (d. 1910)
1831 – Xianfeng Emperor of China (d. 1861)
1837 – Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician, 7th Secretary of State for Canada (d. 1886)
1839 – Ephraim Shay, American engineer, invented the Shay locomotive (d. 1916)
1853 – Alexius Meinong, Ukrainian-Austrian philosopher and academic (d. 1920)
1868 – Henri Nathansen, Danish director and playwright (d. 1944)
1870 – Charles Davidson Dunbar, Scottish soldier and bagpipe player (d. 1939)
1871 – Lyonel Feininger, German-American painter and illustrator (d. 1956)
1879 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1960)
1882 – James Somerville, English admiral and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Somerset (d. 1949)
1888 – Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Ukrainian-Israeli novelist, short story writer and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1889 – Erle Stanley Gardner, American lawyer and author (d. 1970)
1894 – Georges Lemaître, Belgian priest, astronomer, and cosmologist (d. 1966)
1896 – Rupert Atkinson, English RAF officer (d. 1919)
1898 – Berenice Abbott, American photographer (d. 1991)
1898 – Osmond Borradaile, Canadian soldier and cinematographer (d. 1999)
1899 – James Cagney, American actor and dancer (d. 1986)
1900 – Marcel Dalio, French actor (d. 1983)
1901 – Luigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1994)
1901 – Bruno Jasieński, Polish poet and author (d. 1938)
1901 – Patrick Smith, Irish farmer and politician, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (d. 1982)
1902 – Christina Stead, Australian author and academic (d. 1983)
1905 – William Gargan, American actor (d. 1979)
1910 – James Coyne, Canadian lawyer and banker, 2nd Governor of the Bank of Canada (d. 2012)
1910 – Frank Olson, American chemist and microbiologist (d. 1953)
1911 – Lionel Ferbos, American trumpet player (d. 2014)
1911 – Heinz Lehmann, German-Canadian psychiatrist and academic (d. 1999)
1912 – Erwin Bauer, German race car driver (d. 1958)
1912 – Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television host (d. 2010)
1913 – Bertrand Goldberg, American architect, designed the Marina City Building (d. 1997)
1914 – Eleanor Steber, American soprano and educator (d. 1990)
1915 – Bijon Bhattacharya, Indian actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1978)
1915 – Arthur Rothstein, American photographer and educator (b. 1985)
1917 – Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
1917 – Phyllis Diller, American actress, comedian, and voice artist (d. 2012)
1917 – Kenan Evren, Turkish general and politician, 7th President of Turkey (d. 2015)
1917 – Christiane Rochefort, French author (d. 1998)
1918 – Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, Guatemalan soldier and politician, President of Guatemala (d. 2003)
1918 – Red Sovine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1980)
1920 – Gordon Gould, American physicist and academic, invented the laser (d. 2005)
1920 – Juan Antonio Samaranch, Spanish businessman, 7th President of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010)
1921 – George Barnes, American guitarist, producer, and songwriter (d. 1977)
1921 – Louis Lachenal, French mountaineer (d. 1955)
1921 – Mary Osborne, American guitarist (d. 1992)
1921 – Toni Stone, American baseball player (d. 1996)
1921 – František Zvarík, Slovak actor (d. 2008)
1923 – Jeanne Block, American psychologist (d. 1981)
1923 – John Cooper, English car designer, co-founded the Cooper Car Company (d. 2000)
1924 – Garde Gardom, Canadian lawyer and politician, 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (d. 2013)
1925 – Jimmy Scott, American singer and actor (d. 2014)
1925 – Mohammad Hasan Sharq, Afghan politician
1926 – Édouard Carpentier, French-Canadian wrestler (d. 2010)
1926 – Willis Carto, American activist and theorist (d. 2015)
1928 – Vince Guaraldi, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1976)
1929 – Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician and academic
1932 – Quino, Spanish-Argentinian cartoonist
1932 – Niccolò Castiglioni, Italian composer (d. 1996)
1932 – Johnny Kerr, American basketball player and coach (d. 2009)
1932 – Wojciech Kilar, Polish pianist and composer (d. 2013)
1932 – Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (d. 2009)
1932 – Hal Riney, American businessman, founded Publicis & Hal Riney (d. 2008)
1933 – Keiko Awaji, Japanese actress (d. 2014)
1933 – Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici, Maltese politician, 9th Prime Minister of Malta
1933 – Tony Pithey, Zimbabwean-South African cricketer (d. 2006)
1934 – Lucio Tan, Chinese-Filipino billionaire businessman and educator
1935 – Diahann Carroll, American actress and singer
1935 – Peter Schickele, American composer and educator
1935 – Donald Sutherland, Canadian actor and producer
1938 – Hermann Huppen, Belgian author and illustrator
1939 – Andrée Champagne, Canadian actress and politician
1939 – Spencer Davis, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist
1939 – Ali Khamenei, Iranian cleric and politician, 2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
1940 – Tim Brooke-Taylor, English actor and screenwriter
1941 – Daryle Lamonica, American football player
1941 – Bob Taylor, English cricketer
1941 – Achim Warmbold, German race car driver and manager
1942 – Don Kessinger, American baseball player and manager
1942 – Gale Garnett, New Zealand–born Canadian singer
1942 – Connie Hawkins, American basketball player
1942 – Zoot Money, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1943 – LaVyrle Spencer, American author and educator
1944 – Mark Burgess, New Zealand cricketer and footballer
1944 – Catherine Schell, Hungarian-English actress
1944 – Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2016)
1945 – Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
1945 – John Patten, Baron Patten, English politician, Secretary of State for Education
1946 – Chris Crutcher, American novelist and short story writer
1947 – Joyce Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St John's, English educator and politician
1947 – Robert Begerau, German footballer and manager
1947 – Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
1947 – Wolfgang Flür, German musician (Kraftwerk)
1947 – Mick Tucker, English rock drummer (Sweet) (d. 2002)
1948 – Ron Asheton, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
1948 – Luc Bondy, Swiss director and producer (d. 2015)
1949 – Geezer Butler, English bass player and songwriter
1949 – Charley Steiner, American journalist and sportscaster
1950 – Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
1950 – Tengku Sulaiman Shah, Malaysian corporate figure
1951 – Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer
1951 – Mark Bowden, American journalist and author
1951 – Andrew Robathan, English soldier and politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces
1952 – David Hasselhoff, American actor, singer, and producer
1952 – Nicolette Larson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1997)
1952 – Thé Lau, Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)
1952 – Robert R. McCammon, American author
1954 – António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal
1954 – Angela Merkel, German chemist and politician, 8th Chancellor of Germany
1954 – Edward Natapei, Vanuatuan politician, 6th Prime Minister of Vanuatu (d. 2015)
1954 – J. Michael Straczynski, American author, screenwriter, and producer
1955 – Sylvie Léonard, Canadian actress and screenwriter
1955 – Paul Stamets, American mycologist and author
1956 – Julie Bishop, Australian lawyer and politician, 38th Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
1956 – Bryan Trottier, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach
1957 – Bruce Crump, American drummer and songwriter (d. 2015)
1957 – Wendy Freedman, Canadian-American cosmologist and astronomer
1958 – Wong Kar-wai, Chinese director, producer, and screenwriter
1958 – Suzanne Moore, English journalist
1958 – Thérèse Rein, Australian businesswoman, founded Ingeus
1959 – Pola Uddin, Baroness Uddin, Bangladeshi-English politician
1960 – Kim Barnett, English cricketer and coach
1960 – Mark Burnett, English-American screenwriter and producer
1960 – Nancy Giles, American journalist and actress
1960 – Robin Shou, Hong Kong martial artist and actor
1960 – Dawn Upshaw, American soprano
1960 – Jan Wouters, Dutch footballer and manager
1961 – Jeremy Hardy, English comedian and actor
1963 – Regina Belle, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1963 – Letsie III of Lesotho
1963 – Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper and singer
1965 – Craig Morgan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1965 – Alex Winter, English-American actor, film director and screenwriter
1966 – Lou Barlow, American guitarist and songwriter
1966 – Sten Tolgfors, Swedish lawyer and politician, 30th Swedish Minister of Defence
1969 – Scott Johnson, American cartoonist
1969 – Jaan Kirsipuu, Estonian cyclist
1971 – Calbert Cheaney, American basketball player and coach
1971 – Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist
1971 – Nico Mattan, Belgian cyclist
1972 – Elizabeth Cook, American singer and guitarist
1972 – Donny Marshall, American basketball player and sportscaster
1972 – Jason Rullo, American drummer
1972 – Jaap Stam, Dutch footballer and manager
1972 – Eric Williams, American basketball player
1973 – Eric Moulds, American football player
1974 – Claudio López, Argentine footballer
1975 – Andre Adams, New Zealand cricketer
1975 – Elena Anaya, Spanish actress
1975 – Darude, Finnish DJ and producer
1975 – Harlette, Australian-English fashion designer
1975 – Loretta Harrop, Australian triathlete
1976 – Luke Bryan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1976 – Gino D'Acampo, Italian chef and author[2]
1976 – Dagmara Domińczyk, Polish-American actress
1976 – Marcos Senna, Brazilian-Spanish footballer
1976 – Anders Svensson, Swedish footballer and sportscaster
1977 – Andrew Downton, Australian cricketer
1977 – Leif Hoste, Belgian cyclist
1977 – Marc Savard, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 – Ricardo Arona, Brazilian mixed martial artist
1978 – Panda Bear, American musician and songwriter
1978 – Jason Jennings, American baseball player
1979 – Mike Vogel, American actor[3]
1980 – Javier Camuñas, Spanish footballer
1980 – Ryan Miller, American ice hockey player
1981 – Hely Ollarves, Venezuelan runner
1982 – Omari Banks, Anguillan cricketer
1982 – Natasha Hamilton, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
1983 – Ryan Guettler, Australian motocross racer
1983 – Adam Lind, American baseball player
1985 – Loui Eriksson, Swedish ice hockey player
1985 – Tom Fletcher, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1985 – Neil McGregor, Scottish footballer
1986 – DeAngelo Smith, American football player
1986 – Lacey Von Erich, American wrestler
1987 – Darius Boyd, Australian rugby league player
1987 – Jan Charouz, Czech race car driver
1987 – Jeremih, American singer, songwriter, and record producer[4]
1994 – Benjamin Mendy, French footballer
1994 – Kali Uchis, American singer-songwriter

Source: wikipedia

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