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Welcome to Today In History for Thursday, July 29, 2021.

On this day in history ..

Famous birthdays for this day ..


  • 1590 - Gilles Hayne, composer
  • 1605 - Simon Dach, German poet
  • 1620 - Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
  • 1646 - Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
  • 1723 - Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer
  • 1739 - Johannes Ritschel, composer
  • 1755 - Franz Gotz, composer
  • 1758 - Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)
  • 1778 - Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer
  • 1805 - Alexis de Tocqueville, France, statesman/writer (Democracy in America)
  • 1817 - James Blair Steedman, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
  • 1820 - Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), died in 1871
  • 1828 - Cuvier Grover, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1885
  • 1830 - Alvan Cullem Gillem, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875
  • 1849 - Max Nordau, [Sdfeld], German arts/writer/zionist leader
  • 1853 - Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing)
  • 1853 - Henry Morton Dunham, composer
  • 1854 - Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education)
  • 1861 - Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1861 - Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16)
  • 1865 - Nicola Spinelli, composer
  • 1867 - Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • 1869 - Booth Tarkington, US, novelist (17, Magnificent Ambersons)
  • 1871 - [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk
  • 1874 - August Stramm, writer
  • 1876 - Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
  • 1878 - Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel)
  • 1883 - Benito Mussolini, [Il Duce], Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43)
  • 1883 - Manuel Infante, Spanish composer/conductor
  • 1884 - Henri Liebrecht, Belgian playwright/journalist
  • 1887 - Rudi Stephan, composer
  • 1887 - Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer (Blossom Time)
  • 1888 - Niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered)
  • 1889 - Karl Otten, writer
  • 1891 - Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist
  • 1892 - Charles L Bass, actor (Business in White Slavery)
  • 1892 - Ernst van Raalte, lawyer (Seen, heard... wrote)
  • 1892 - Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)
  • 1892 - William Powell, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey)
  • 1893 - Arre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music)
  • 1895 - Michail M Zosjtsjenko, Russian author
  • 1898 - Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
  • 1900 - Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
  • 1900 - Don Redman, Piedmont WV, orch leader (Sugar Hill Times)
  • 1900 - Eyvind Johnson, Sweden, novelist (Return to Ithaca-Nobel 1974)
  • 1905 - Clara Bow, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid)
  • 1905 - Dag Hammarskj”ld, Sweden, 2nd UN Sect-General (1953-61) (Nobel 1961)
  • 1905 - Thelma Todd, [Alison Loyd], Lawrence MA, actress (Dangerous Female)
  • 1907 - Melvin Mouron Belli, Sonora Calif, lawyer (SF's "King of Torts")
  • 1909 - Georgy Mushel, composer
  • 1910 - Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
  • 1911 - Jan Cikker, composer
  • 1913 - Stephen McNally, NYC, actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo)
  • 1914 - "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash)
  • 1914 - Abram Games, graphic artist
  • 1914 - Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
  • 1918 - Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer
  • 1920 - Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)
  • 1921 - Aled Eames, maritime historian
  • 1921 - Richard Egan, SF Calif, actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna)
  • 1924 - Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)
  • 1924 - Lloyd Bochner, Toronto, (Cecil-Dynasty, Lonely Lady, Naked Gun 2«)
  • 1924 - Robert Horton, LA Calif, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena)
  • 1925 - Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)
  • 1926 - Don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)
  • 1926 - Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
  • 1927 - Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
  • 1928 - Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, composer
  • 1930 - Paul Taylor, dancer/choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company) [or 6/5]
  • 1932 - Nancy Landon Kassebaum, (Sen-R-Kansas, 1979- )
  • 1933 - Cammie Smith, WI cricket opening batsman (1960-62)
  • 1933 - Robert Fuller, Troy NY, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train)
  • 1934 - Alfred Scott, WI cricket leg-spinner (son of O C, Test 0-140)
  • 1935 - Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
  • 1935 - Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • 1936 - Elizabeth Hanford Dole, US Secretary of Transportation (1983-87)
  • 1938 - Peter Jennings, Toronto Canada, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
  • 1939 - Annea Lockwood, composer
  • 1941 - David Warner, Manchester NH, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits)
  • 1942 - Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
  • 1943 - Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
  • 1943 - Ingrid Kramer, Dresden Germany, diver (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1943 - Roz Kelly, Mt Vernon NY, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days)
  • 1944 - Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)
  • 1945 - Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
  • 1946 - Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
  • 1946 - Neal Doughty, Evantson Ill, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • 1947 - Janet LePera, LPGA golfer
  • 1949 - Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of vice president Dan (1989-93)
  • 1949 - Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)
  • 1950 - Maricica Puica, Romania, 2K runner (world record)
  • 1950 - Radu Voina, Romania, team handball (Oly-silver/2 bronze-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1951 - Dean Pitchford, rocker
  • 1951 - Deborah Pryor, Calif, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1951 - Leslie Easterbrook, LA Calif, actress (Ryan's Hope, Police Acadamy 5)
  • 1953 - Geddy Lee, Toronto Canada, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer)
  • 1953 - Ken Burns, epic documentary maker (Civil War, Baseball)
  • 1954 - Flo Hyman, Inglewood Calif, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1955 - "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
  • 1956 - Brenda Hocott, LPGA golfer
  • 1956 - Michael Biehn, Anniston AL, actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss)
  • 1956 - Patti Scialfa, singer (As Long as I Can Be)/Mrs Bruce Springsteen
  • 1959 - Brian James Claar, Santa Monica CA, PGA golfer (1991 AT&T-2nd)
  • 1959 - Gary Springer, NYC, actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair)
  • 1959 - John Sykes, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-Blue Murder)
  • 1959 - Nelli Kim, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1976)
  • 1962 - Corinne Dibnah, Brisbane Australia, LPGA golfer (1988 Brit Open)
  • 1962 - Steve Pelluer, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1963 - Alexandra Paul, NYC, actress (Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet)
  • 1963 - Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
  • 1963 - Damon Allen, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
  • 1963 - Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1963 - Patty Dodd, Bogota Columbia, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-2nd-1988)
  • 1963 - Steve Frey, Meadowbrook PA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
  • 1964 - Lisa Peluso, Phila, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving)
  • 1965 - Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
  • 1965 - Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1965 - Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 - Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1966 - Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1966 - Martina McBride, country singer
  • 1966 - Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic-gold-92)
  • 1968 - Kristen Babb-Sprague, Calif, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-92)
  • 1968 - Mike Williams, Radford VA, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
  • 1969 - Alison Dunlap, Denver Colo, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 - John Rennie, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler 1993)
  • 1970 - Maria Checca, Bogota Colombia, playmate (Aug, 1994)
  • 1970 - Sean LaChapelle, NFL/WLAF receiver (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • 1970 - Steve Wojciechowski, Blue Island IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • 1971 - Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (Calif Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
  • 1971 - Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
  • 1971 - Johnny Ruffin, Butler AL, pitcher (Cin Reds)
  • 1972 - Steven Branscombe, WLAF WR (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1972 - Wil Wheaton, CA, actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me)
  • 1973 - Stephen Dorff, Atlanta, actor (I Know My Name is Steven)
  • 1973 - Wanya Morris, [Squirt], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
  • 1974 - Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 1975 - Seth Greisinger, Kansas City KS, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1975 - Sheya Shipanga, Miss Namibia Universe (1997)
  • 1977 - Greg Burgess, US, 200m individual medley (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • 1981 - Jennie Thompson, Wichita Falls TX, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Oly-96)

Famous deaths for this day ..

  • 1030 - Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
  • 1095 - Ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies
  • 1099 - Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
  • 1108 - Philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
  • 1164 - Olaf, King of Norway, dies
  • 1573 - Spanish prince of Eboli, dies
  • 1596 - Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
  • 1632 - Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
  • 1644 - Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
  • 1649 - David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
  • 1669 - Christopher Simpson, composer, dies
  • 1786 - Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58
  • 1797 - Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48
  • 1808 - SelŒm III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
  • 1825 - Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48
  • 1838 - Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
  • 1844 - Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53
  • 1856 - Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46
  • 1857 - Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54
  • 1859 - Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63
  • 1863 - Edward Needle Kirk, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at about 35
  • 1886 - Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84
  • 1886 - Solomon Gazfried, rabbi/author (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), dies
  • 1890 - Vincent Van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France
  • 1897 - Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74
  • 1900 - Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci
  • 1906 - Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56
  • 1911 - Oscar Carr‚, circus director, dies at 64
  • 1913 - Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies
  • 1922 - Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81
  • 1930 - Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
  • 1933 - Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73
  • 1941 - James Stephenson, actor (Sea Hawk, River's End), dies at 52
  • 1956 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
  • 1958 - Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61
  • 1960 - Richard Simon, co-founder (Simon & Shuster), dies
  • 1963 - Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies
  • 1963 - Dorian Le Gallienne, composer, dies at 48
  • 1966 - Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44
  • 1970 - John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
  • 1970 - Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
  • 1973 - Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
  • 1974 - Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), chokes to death in London at 32
  • 1974 - Erich K„stner, writer, dies at 75
  • 1975 - James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
  • 1977 - Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
  • 1978 - Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84
  • 1979 - Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81
  • 1980 - Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58
  • 1982 - Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
  • 1982 - Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62
  • 1982 - Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86
  • 1983 - David Niven, actor (Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73
  • 1983 - J B Charles, [Willem Nagel], Dutch criminologist/writer, dies at 83
  • 1983 - Luis Bu¤uel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83
  • 1983 - Raymond Massey, actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86
  • 1984 - Fred Waring, orch leader (Fred Waring Show), dies at 84
  • 1984 - Woodrow Parfey, actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack
  • 1985 - James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1987 - Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1988 - Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86
  • 1990 - Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
  • 1992 - Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered
  • 1993 - AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78
  • 1994 - Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, chemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78
  • 1994 - Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
  • 1994 - John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill
  • 1996 - Aruna Asaf Ali, politician, dies at 88



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