17th Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1775 Anna Symmes Harrison, wife of President William Henry Harrison

In 1848 British prime minister, Sir Arthur Earl Balfour (1902-05)

In 1857 Inventor, Frank Sprague (Tom Edison's assistant)

In 1894 Actor, Walter Brennan (The Real McCoys, Guns of Will Sonnett)

In 1899 Director, Arthur Lubin (Francis The Talking Mule, Maverick)

In 1902 Author/philospoher, Eric Hoffer (The True Believer) [d: 5-21-83]

In 1902 Actress, Lila Lee (The Black Pearl, A Bit of Heaven) [d: 11-13-73]

In 1906 Saxophone player, Johnny Hodges (Duke Ellington) [d: 5-11-70]

In 1907 Actor, Jack Gilford (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2) [d: 6-4-90]

In 1914 Actor, Woody Strode (Spartacus, The Cotton Club) [d: 12-31-94]

In 1916 Editor, Nancy White (Harper's Bazaar 1958-71) [d: 5-25-02]

In 1924 Actress, Estelle Getty (Sophia Petrillo-Golden Girls) [d: 7-22-08]

In 1925 Actor, Jerry Paris (Jerry Helper-Dick Van Dyke Show) [d: 4-2-86]

In 1926 Baseball player, Whitey Lockman (Giants) [d: 3-17-09]

In 1927 Harness racer, Stanley Dancer (3,778 career wins) [d: 9-9-05]

In 1927 Journalist, Midge Decter (Liberated Woman) (90)

In 1930 Jazz singer, Annie Ross (Hendricks Lambert & Ross) (87)

In 1932 U.S. Astronaut, Paul J. Weitz (Skylab 2, STS-6) (85)

In 1934 Jazz trumpeter/bandleader, Don Ellis [d: 12-17-78]

In 1935 Actress, Barbara Harris (Plaza Suite, Family Plot) (82)

In 1935 Football coach, John Robinson (Rams, Trojans) (82)

In 1935 Actor, Laurent Terzieff (Pharoah-Moses the Law Giver) [d: 7-2-10]

In 1940 U.S. pole vaulter, John Pennel [d: 9-26-93]

In 1941 Guitarist/singer, Manuel Charlton (Nazareth) (76)

In 1941 Broadway performer, Donna Theodore (76)

In 1941 Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Nate Thurmond (Cavaliers) [d: 7-15-16]

In 1942 Singer/guitarist, Bruce Woodley (The Seekers) (75)

In 1943 Actress, Janet Margolin (Take the Money and Run) [d: 12-17-93]

In 1943 Drummer, Jim McCarty (Mitch Ryder, Yardbirds) (74)

In 1948 Folk singer/songwriter, Steve Goodman [d: 9-20-84]

In 1950 Bassist, Mark Clarke (Uriah Heep, Rainbow) (67)

In 1951 Bassist, Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (66)

In 1954 Actress, Lynn Frederick (Schizophrenia) [d: 4-27-94]

In 1954 Football Hall-of-Famer, Walter Payton (Bears) [d: 11-1-99]

In 1955 Actress/model, Iman (Star Trek VI) (62)

In 1956 Chef, Anthony Bourdain (No Reservations) (61)

In 1957 Cartoonist, Ray Billingsley (Curtis) (60)

In 1957 Astronaut, Daniel W. Bursch (STS-51) (60)

In 1958 Guitarist/songwriter, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) (59)

In 1961 Actress, Bobbie Eakes (Macy-Bold & the Beautiful) (56)

In 1961 Actor/comedian, Ricky Gervais (Night at the Museum) (56)

In 1961 Actress, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful) (56)

In 1962 Baseball player, Douglas Drabek (Astros) (55)

In 1965 Country singer, Marty Brown (52)

In 1965 Actress, Illeana Douglas (GoodFellas, Cape Fear, To Die For) (52)

In 1967 Actor, Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani-Friends, Lost In Space) (50)

In 1969 Playmate, Angela Melini (June-1992) (48)

In 1971 Actress, Angela Kinsey (The Office) (46)

In 1974 Actor, Jay R. Ferguson (Taylor Newton-Evening Shade) (43)

In 1975 Actress, Linda Cardellini (Freaks and Geeks, ER) (42)

In 1977 Wrestler, Layla El (WWE Women's Champion-2010) (40)

In 1978 World's first test tube baby, Louise Brown (39)

In 1982 Actor, Brad Renfro (The Client, Tom & Huck, Sleepers) [d: 1-16-08]

In 1985 Actor, James Lafferty (Nathan Scott-One Tree Hill) (32)

In 1987 Actor, Michael Welch (Luke Girardi-Joan of Arcadia, Twilight) (30)

In 1996 Princess, Maria-Olympia (daughter of Greece's Crown Prince Paulos) (21)

In 1997 Singer, Jacquie Lee (The Voice Season 5) (20)

In 2006 Actress, McKenna Grace (Crash & Bernstein) (11)

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