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Welcome to Today In History for Monday, July 22, 2019.

On this day in history ..

Famous birthdays for this day ..


  • 1478 - Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
  • 1597 - Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1621 - Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury/minister (1660-73)
  • 1642 - Johann Quirsfeld, composer
  • 1647 - Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint
  • 1649 - Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
  • 1651 - Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer
  • 1721 - Franois-Joseph Krafft, composer
  • 1722 - Jean-Nol/Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian
  • 1784 - Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)
  • 1804 - Jean C F Demolombe, [prince de l'exgse], French lawyer
  • 1807 - Karolina Pawlowa, writer
  • 1820 - Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), died in 1862
  • 1822 - Gregor Mendel, monk/geneticist, discoverer of laws of heredity
  • 1822 - Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1897
  • 1822 - John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
  • 1830 - Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
  • 1830 - William Sooy Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1916
  • 1833 - Benjamin Hanby, composer
  • 1834 - Daniel McCook Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
  • 1844 - William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
  • 1849 - Emma Lazarus, Jewish poet ("New Colossus"-base of Statue of Liberty)
  • 1853 - Victor Roger, composer
  • 1863 - Alec Hearne, cricketer (brother of George & Frank, Kent 1884-1910)
  • 1871 - Akos Buttykai, composer
  • 1872 - David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
  • 1873 - Ettore Pozzoli, composer
  • 1878 - Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
  • 1879 - Gustaf Heintze, composer
  • 1882 - Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
  • 1887 - Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
  • 1888 - Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)
  • 1889 - Frederick Preston Search, composer
  • 1890 - Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mom of JFK, RFK & Ted
  • 1892 - Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1892 - John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v S Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
  • 1894 - O M Graf, writer
  • 1895 - Hans Rosbaud, Graz Austria, conductor (Tonhalle Orch Zrich)
  • 1898 - Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles)
  • 1898 - Stephen Vincent Bent, US, writer (Devil & Daniel Webster)
  • 1901 - Charles Weidman, Nebraska, modern dancer/choreographer (Candide)
  • 1902 - Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
  • 1905 - Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
  • 1908 - Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette)
  • 1910 - Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
  • 1913 - Licia Albanese, Bari Italy, operatic soprano (NY Met Opera)
  • 1914 - Cecil Effinger, composer
  • 1916 - Hipolito M Ocalia, Curaao, landscape painter
  • 1918 - Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
  • 1920 - Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
  • 1921 - William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )
  • 1923 - Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
  • 1924 - Margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)
  • 1926 - Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)
  • 1926 - Peter Michael Grayson, showman
  • 1927 - George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
  • 1928 - Georg Dreyfus, composer
  • 1928 - Orson Bean, Burlington VT, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth)
  • 1929 - Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)
  • 1930 - Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
  • 1930 - Marcia Henderson, Andover Mass, actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family)
  • 1931 - Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
  • 1931 - Perry Lopez, NYC, actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4)
  • 1932 - Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
  • 1932 - William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
  • 1933 - Chuck Cassey, Chicago, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show)
  • 1934 - Louise Fletcher, Birmingham AL, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest)
  • 1935 - Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1936 - Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
  • 1936 - Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
  • 1937 - John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • 1937 - V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • 1939 - Terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)
  • 1940 - Alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy)
  • 1940 - Stan Ross, NYC, actor (New Bill Cosby Show)
  • 1940 - Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1941 - George Clinton, Kannapolis NC, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic)
  • 1941 - Susie M Berning, Pasadena CA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73)
  • 1941 - Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
  • 1943 - Bobby Sherman, actor/singer (Seattle)
  • 1943 - Jimmy Castor, rocker
  • 1943 - Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
  • 1944 - Estelle Bennett, NYC, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Baby)
  • 1944 - Guich Koock, Austin Tx, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country)
  • 1944 - Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
  • 1944 - Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
  • 1946 - Mirelle Mathieu, Acignon France, singer (So Ein Schner Abend)
  • 1946 - Paul Schrader, director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)
  • 1946 - Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
  • 1947 - Albert Brooks, LA Calif, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)
  • 1947 - Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
  • 1947 - Danny Glover, SF CA, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop)
  • 1947 - Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
  • 1949 - Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
  • 1949 - Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • 1951 - Tisa Farrow, LA Calif, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper)
  • 1952 - Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
  • 1952 - Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • 1952 - Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • 1954 - Al Dimeola, rocker
  • 1954 - Henriette Allais Jacksonville FL, playmate (Mar, 1980)
  • 1955 - Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
  • 1956 - Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956 - Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
  • 1957 - Dave Steib, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1958 - Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)
  • 1960 - Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1962 - Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1963 - Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1963 - Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
  • 1964 - Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)
  • 1964 - David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)
  • 1964 - Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1965 - Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1965 - Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1965 - John Leguizamo, Columbia, actor (Mambo Mouth, Whispers in the Dark)
  • 1965 - Patrick Laborteaux, LA Calif, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie)
  • 1965 - Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], San Antonio, wrestler (WWF/AWA)
  • 1966 - Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
  • 1966 - Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1966 - Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1967 - Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • 1967 - Pat Badger, heavy metal bassist (Extreme-More Than Words)
  • 1967 - Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
  • 1968 - Sean Vanhorse, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1970 - Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970 - Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1970 - Sergei Zubov, Moscow Russia, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh)
  • 1970 - W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971 - Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
  • 1971 - Kristine Marie Lilly, NYC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 - William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • 1977 - Maria Jose Lopez, Miss Ecuador Universe (1997)
  • 1978 - Heather Noelle Jones, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1996)
  • 1989 - Caroline Giuliani, daughter of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994- )
  • 1993 - Patricia Quinn, 11th child of actor Anthony Quinn (78)

Famous deaths for this day ..

  • 1035 - Robert II/I, Duke of Normandy, dies
  • 1387 - French Ackerman, Ghent rebel/leader of Reisers, murdered at about 57
  • 1461 - Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), dies at 58
  • 1477 - Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies in battle at 39
  • 1497 - Francesco Botticini, Italian painter, dies at about 52
  • 1499 - Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle
  • 1635 - Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer, dies at 45
  • 1645 - Gaspar de Guzmn, premier of Spain (1621-43), dies at 58
  • 1676 - Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italian Pope (1670-76), dies at 86
  • 1786 - Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
  • 1794 - Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, composer, dies at 59
  • 1802 - Marie-Franois-Xavier Bichat, a founder of histology, dies
  • 1826 - Giuseppe Piazzi, monk/mathematician (found 1st asteroid), dies at 80
  • 1832 - Napoleon FKJ Bonaparte, [l'aiglon], king of Rome, dies at 21
  • 1840 - Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83
  • 1848 - Karl Guhr, composer, dies at 60
  • 1861 - Barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37
  • 1863 - Carl Schuberth, composer, dies at 52
  • 1864 - James Birdseye Mcpherson, US Union gen-major, dies in battle at 35
  • 1864 - William Henry Talbot Walker, Confederate gen-mjr, dies in battle at 47
  • 1868 - Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer, dies at 51
  • 1870 - Josef Strauss, composer, dies at 42
  • 1880 - Anna Caroline Oury, composer, dies at 72
  • 1909 - D v Liliencron, writer, dies at 65
  • 1913 - Adhmar Esmein, French Reichts leader, dies at 65
  • 1929 - Bror Beckman, composer, dies at 63
  • 1929 - Edouard baron Empain, Belgian builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76
  • 1932 - Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71
  • 1932 - Roses Fox, Trade union leader, dies at 71
  • 1934 - John Dillinger, shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago, at 33
  • 1937 - Ted McDonald, cricketer (43 wickets for Australia), dies in car crash
  • 1940 - Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (& ddsnat), dies at 72
  • 1950 - William LM King, premier of Canada (1921-30, 35-48), dies at 75
  • 1952 - Antonio Maria Valencia, composer, dies at 49
  • 1952 - August Balthazar, Belgian politician, dies at 58
  • 1953 - Cy Kendall, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown), dies at 55
  • 1955 - Joseph Foley, actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45
  • 1958 - Karl Nunes, cricketer (1st WI Test captain 1928), dies
  • 1958 - Michail M Zosjtsjenko, Russian author, dies at 62
  • 1967 - Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89
  • 1968 - Giovanni Guareschi, Italian author: Don Camillo/Peppone, dies at 60
  • 1969 - Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies
  • 1972 - Hugo Kauder, composer, dies at 84
  • 1972 - Pavel Borkovek, composer, dies at 78
  • 1974 - Edna Lewis Thomas, US actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
  • 1974 - Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • 1974 - Wayne L Morse, (Sen-D-Oregon), dies at 73
  • 1979 - Hope Summers, actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78
  • 1979 - Soschtschenko, writer, dies at 83
  • 1979 - Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, boxer/actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
  • 1980 - Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54
  • 1987 - A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
  • 1988 - Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
  • 1988 - Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
  • 1990 - George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56
  • 1990 - Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • 1992 - David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37
  • 1992 - Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies
  • 1992 - Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 1995 - Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
  • 1995 - Harold Larwood, cricket (98 wkts bowling for Engl 1926-34), dies at 91
  • 1995 - Percy Humphrey, musician, dies at 90
  • 1996 - Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65
  • 1996 - Leon Shenandoah, native American leader, dies at 81
  • 1996 - Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector, dies at 71
  • 1996 - Richard Day, engineer/development expert, dies at 48
  • 1996 - Robert Collins, keyboard player, dies at 33
  • 1996 - Tamara Danz, singer, dies at 43



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