June 30 Birthdays in History - June 30 Deaths - June 30 Events



1985 Michael Phelps, born in Baltimore, Maryland, professional swimmer, winner, 14 Olympic gold medals, considered greatest Olympian of all time, broke 37 world records
1984 Fantasia Barrino, American Musician
1982 Lizzy Caplan, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, appeared in films, 'Mean Girls', 'Cloverfield' and television show 'True Blood' and 'Party Down'
1981 Allison Schroeder, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 1997
1977 Lola Odusoga, Finland, Miss Universe-3rd place 1996
1976 Brian Rocheleleau, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, kayak, alt-olympics-96
1975 Natasha Sturgess, Australian mistral yachter 1996 Olympics
1974 Michelle Kang, born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Miss America-Virginia 1997
1973 Chan Ho Park, born in Kong Ju City, Korea, pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1973 Dodda Ganesh, cricketer, Karnataka and India pace bowler 1997
1972 Dan Comiskey, CFL guard for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1972 Ellen Coleen Pasturzak, born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Miss America-Ohio 1996
1972 Garret Anderson, born in Los Angeles, California, outfielder for the California Angels
1972 Tyrone Davis, NFL tight end, New York Jets, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1971 Ann Marsh, born in Royal Oak, Michigan, fencer-foil 1996 Olympics
1971 Christine Taylor, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, actress, appeared in 'My Name is Earl' television show, 'The Brady Bunch' movie, married to Ben Stiller
1971 Monica Potter, American Actress
1970 Brian Bloom, actor, As the World Turns
1970 Mark Grudzielanek, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, infielder for the Montreal Expos
1970 Christopher Nolan, British Director
1969 Jim Montgomery, born in Montreal, NHL center for the Philadelphia Flyers
1969 Ken Gernander, born in Grand Rapids, NHL center for the New York Rangers
1969 Kristina Farrar Stookey, born in Martha Vineyard, Massachusetts, 470 yachter, 1996 Olympics
1969 Sanath Jayasuriya, cricketer, Sri Lankan open bat MVP-1996 World Cup
1968 Dan Peltier, born in Clifton Park, New York, outfielder for the San Francisco Giants
1968 Peter Miller, CFL linebacker for the BC Lions
1968 Phil Anselmo, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, musician, focuses on heavy metal, sludge metal, hardcore punk, thrash metal genres, lead for Pantera, producer, owner Housecore Records
1967 Rudi Steyn, cricketer, South African opening batsman 1995
1967 Sheila Hudson, U.S. triple jumper, U.S. record 1992
1967 Tina Bockrath, born in Dayton, Ohio, playmate May, 1990 and actress
1966 Louie Aguiar, NFL punter for the Kansas City Chiefs
1966 Mike Tyson, born in Brooklyn, New York, professional boxer, youngest man to win WBC, WBA IBF world heavyweight titles, nickname 'Iron Mike'
1966 Marton Csokas, New Zealander Actor
1965 Mitch Richmond, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, NBA guard, Sac Kings, 1988, 1996 Olympics
1965 Steve Duchesne, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman, Ottawa Senators
1963 Gina Goldberg, born in Turku, Finland, born Tina Verienius, model, actress, singer, Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month, May, 1981
1963 Rupert Graves, actor, Damage, Handful of Dust, Maurice
1962 Julianne Regan, rocker, All About Eve-All About Scarlet
1962 Vladimir Mikolaevich Dezhurov, born in Mordovia, astronaut, Mir 18, STS-71
1961 Karolyn Kirby, U.S. beach volleyball player, Goodwill-gold-94
1960 Randy Ladouceur, born in Brockville, NHL defenseman, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
1959 Michel Dion, born in Quebec City, Canada, Rifle shooter, Olympics-24-92, 96
1959 Stephanie Farwig, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, golfer, 1994 LPGA Corning Classic-2nd
1959 Vincent D'Onofrio, American Actor
1958 Esa-Pekka Salonen, born in Helsinki, Finland, conductor, Giro
1957 Sarah McGuire, born in Springfield, Illinois, LPGA golfer, 1983 United Virginia Bank-5th
1956 Adrian Wright, Sheffield, rock vocalist, Human League-Only Human
1956 David Alan Grier, comedian, In Living Color, Boomerang
1956 Ronald Winans, gospel singer, Winans
1954 Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer, Fabulous Poodles
1954 Ken Olin, Chicago, actor, Thirtysomething, Det Quinn-EZ Street
1953 Hal Lindes, born in Monterey, California, rocker, Dire Straits
1951 Andre Hazes, Dutch barkeeper/singer, We Love Orange
1951 Stanley Clarke, born in Philadelphia, rock bassist, New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway
1951 Stephen S. Oswald, born in Seattle Washington, astronaut, STS-42, 56, 67
1950 Donna Jean Willmott, born in Akron, Ohio, FALN member, FBI most wanted
1949 Andrew Scott, Wales, rock guitarist, Sweet
1949 Bui Thanh Liem, Vietnam, cosmonaut
1949 Eric Goetz, New York City, U.S. shipbuilder, America's Cup 1995
1949 Thanh Liem Bui, Vietnam, cosmonaut
1947 Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch jazz pianist, Live in Montreux
1947 Yuri Petrovich Sheffer, Russian cosmonaut
1946 Billy Brown, rock vocalist, Ray, Goodman, Brown
1944 Glenn Shorrock, born in Sydney, Australia, rock vocalist, Little River Band
1944 Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster, New York Yankees, New York Mets
1943 Florence Ballard, born in Detroit, Michigan, rocker, Supremes
1942 Robert Ballard, explorer/geologist/author/discoverer, Titanic in 1985
1941 John Jameson, cricketer, England batsman, 465 p/ship with Kanhai
1941 Larry Hall, rocker, Tape Heads
1941 Micki Grant, born in Chicago, Illinois, composer, singer, soprano, actress, writer, composer, appeared on NBC's Another World, became first African-American cast member of a daytime soap opera
1941 Mike Leander Farr, record producer
1941 Peter Pollock, cricketer, bro of Graeme/father of Shaun, S Af quickie
1939 Lindembergue Cardoso, composer
1939 Peter Bogdanovich, American
1938 Billy Mills, born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, 10k, Olympics gold 64
1938 Chris Hinze, Dutch flutist, Vivat Vivaldi
1936 Dave Van Ronk, rocker/actor, Caffe Lena
1936 Nancy Dussault, born in Pensacola, Florida, actress, Muriel-Too Close for Comfort
1936 Tony Musante, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, actor, David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide
1934 Harry Blackstone, Jr., magician, Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion
1933 Mike J K Smith, cricketer, England captain mid-60s
1932 Martin Mailman, born in New York City, New York, composer, teacher, guest conductor-composer at over 90 colleges across the U.S. and Europe
1931 James Loughran, British conductor
1931 Johannes Gruijters, Dutch mayor, D66-Lelystad
1931 June Thorburn, born in Kashmir, India, actress, Touch and Go, Children Galore
1930 Doyle Holly, comedian/country performer, Buckaroos
1930 June Valli, born in Bronx, New York, singer, Your Hit Parade
1930 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer
1929 Alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher
1928 Frank Ulrich Marcus, playwright/critic
1927 Harvey Vernon, born in Flint, Michigan, actor, Jasper-Carter Country
1927 James Goldman, author/playwright, Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid
1927 Joe Skeen, born in Roswell, New Mexico, Representative-R-New Mexico 1981 - 2003
1926 Paul Berg, American Scientist
1925 Dorothy Malone, actress, Peyton Place
1925 Micheline Lannoy, Belgium, figure skating pairs 1948 Olympics gold
1925 Will Gay Bottje, composer
1921 Gordon Reynolds, musician
1920 Sam Moskowitz, San Francisco fandom historian
1920 Zeno Colo, Italy, downhill skier 1952 Olympics gold
1919 Lee Krieger, born in Maryland, actor, Clambake, One Way Wahini
1918 Stuart Foster, born in Binghamton, New York, singer, Galen Drake Show
1918 Susan Hayward, born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, actress, I Want to Live, Tulsa
1917 Buddy Rich, born in Brooklyn, New York, drummer/orchestral leader, Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go
1917 Lena Horne, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress and singer, Stormy Weather, Wiz
1917 Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician
1915 Charles Rowe, cricketer, scored a pair in only Test, New Zealand vs. Australia 1946,
1914 Natko Devcic, composer
1913 Harry Wismer, born in Port Huron, Michigan, AFL owner, New York Titans
1912 Dan Reeves, NFL team owner, Cleveland/Los Angeles Rams
1912 J Tibor de Powerula, de Abrahamfalva, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
1912 Kenneth Jameson, art educator
1912 Madhaviah Krishnan, naturalist
1912 Tibor de Machula, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
1911 Czeslaw Milosz, Polish/American writer, Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980
1911 Virginia Smith, born in Randolph, Iowa, Representative-R-Nebraska 1975 - 1991
1909 Juan Bosch, poet/president of Dominican Republic, 1962-63
1909 C. Northcote Parkinson, British Historian
1908 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author, Bestiari
1908 Lucino Tinio Sacramento, composer
1908 Monica Maurice, industrialist
1908 Winston Graham, English Novelist
1905 Nestor Paiva, born in Fresno, California, actor, Comanche, Fear, Tarantula, Killer Ape
1904 Glenda Farrell, born in Enid, Oklahoma, actress, Golddiggers of 1935
1902 Madge Bellamy, born in Hillsboro, Texas, actress, White Zombie
1899 Frantisek Tomasek, bishop of Prague/cardinal
1898 George Chandler, born in Waukegan, Illinois, actor, Lassie
1896 Wilfred Pelletier, born in Montreal, Canada, conductor, Voice of Firestone
1894 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian assassin, arch duke Ferdinand
1893 Harold/Joseph Laski, English economist/Labour leader, 1945-..
1893 Walter Ulbricht, president East Germany
1892 Laszlo Lajtha, composer
1892 Pierre Blanchar, born in Philippeville, Algeria, actor, Magnificent Sinner
1891 Stanley Spencer, English Artist
1890 Gertrude McCoy, born in Sugar Valley, Georgia, silent screen actress, Blue Bird
1890 Horace Chapman, cricketer, leg-spin all-rounder for South Africa in 2 Tests
1886 Emmet Fox, American Author
1884 Georges Duhamel, French Novelist
1884 Franz Halder, German Soldier
1882 Sven R Lidman, Swedish writer, Tvedraktens Barn
1881 Smedley Butler, American Soldier
1879 Walter Hampden, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame
1868 C V France, Bradford England, actor, Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail
1860 Gyula Andrassy, Jr., Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs, 1918-20
1856 Gerrit Kalff, writer, history of Dutch writers
1853 Adolf Furtwangler, German archaeologist, Antiken Gemmen
1847 Jacob T Cremer, Minister of Colonies/president, Dutch Trading Comp
1846 Ricardo Drigo, composer
1837 Stephen D Ramseur, youngest West Pointer to be Major Gen
1823 Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Dutch writer/dramatist, 2 Tudors
1819 William A. Wheeler, R, 19th Vice President, 1877-81
1818 Edward John Hopkins, composer
1817 Joseph D Hooker, British botanist
1810 Stanko Vraz, Jakob Frass, Slovenian/Croatian poet, illyrism
1807 Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher and writer, Auch einer
1801 Frederic Bastiat, French Economist
1791 Felix Savart, French surgeon/physicist, law of Biot and Savart
1789 E J Horace Vernet, French painter
1768 Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady, 1817-25
1748 Jacques D "comte" Cassini, French astronomer
1743 Niels Schiorring, composer
1723 Christian Ernst Graf, composer
1722 Jiri Antonin Benda, composer
1685 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, Liebfrauenkirche
1685 John Gay, author, Baggars' Opera
1669 Mauritius Vogt, composer
1503 Johan Frederik, elector of Saxon, 1532-47
1470 Charles VIII, King of France, 1483-98, invaded Italy
1468 Johan, the Standvastige, monarch of Saxon











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