17th Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Monday, July 31, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1763 Legal scholar, James Kent

In 1800 German chemist, Friedrich Wohler (co-discovered Vandium)

In 1803 Engineer, John Ericsson (built USS Monitor)

In 1822 Industrialist, Abram Hewitt (made first steel in the U.S.)

In 1867 Merchant, Sebastian S. Kresge (S.S. Kresge Co.)

In 1882 Physicist/inventor, Herbert E. Ives (transmission of pictures)

In 1889 Actor, Donald Foster (Herbert Johnson-Hazel)

In 1894 Pianist/bandleader, Roy Bargy (Jimmy Durante)

In 1900 Pollster, Elmo Roper (Roper Poll) [d: 4-30-71]

In 1901 French painter, Jean Debuffet (Landscape with 2 Personages) [d: 5-12-85]

In 1904 Sportswriter, Arthur Daley (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956) [d: 1-3-74]

In 1912 Economist, Milton Friedman (Nobel, 1976) [d: 11-16-06]

In 1912 TV talk show host, Irv Kupcinet (Tonight! America After Dark) {d: 11-10-03]

In 1913 TV producer, Bill Todman (game shows with Mark Goodman) [d: 7-29-79]

In 1919 Sportscaster, Curt Gowdy (ABC, NBC) [d: 2-20-06]

In 1921 Civil rights leader, Whitney Young, Jr. [d: 3-11-71]

In 1929 Actor, Don Murray (Bus Stop, Endless Love, Knots Landing) (88)

In 1932 Singer, Morey Carr (Beep Beep-The Playmates) (85)

In 1932 Actor, Ted Cassidy (Lurch-TV's The Addams Family) [d: 1-16-79]

In 1935 Actor, Geoffrey Lewis (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy) [d: 4-7-15]

In 1937 U.S. relay runner, Isabelle F. Daniels (Olympic-Bronze-1956) (80)

In 1939 Actress, Susan Flannery (Laura-Days of Our Lives, Dallas) (78)

In 1939 Actress, France Nuyen (Dr. Paulette Kiem-St Elsewhere) (78)

In 1939 Former football player, Norm Snead (Eagles, Redskins, Giants) (78)

In 1942 Singer/songwriter, Daniel Boone (Beautiful Sunday) (75)

In 1943 U.S. Secretary of Education, William Bennett (1985-88) (74)

In 1943 Singer/songwriter, Lobo (Me And You And A Dog Named Boo) (74)

In 1944 Actress, Geraldine Chaplin (Dr. Zhivago, Home For The Holidays) (73)

In 1944 Actress, Sherry Lansing (The China Syndrome, Black Rain) (73)

In 1946 Singer/drummer, Gary Lewis (& The Playboys) (71)

In 1946 Singer/guitarist, Bob Welch (Sentimental Lady, Ebony Eyes) [d: 6-7-12]

In 1947 Bassist, Karl Greene (Herman's Hermits) (70)

In 1948 Singer, Leaveil Degree (Rock Steady-The Whispers) (69)

In 1950 Actor, Lane Davies (Mason-Santa Barbara) (67)

In 1951 Former tennis player, Evonne Goolagong Cawley (Wimbeldon, 1971) (66)

In 1951 Actor, Barry Van Dyke (Battlestar Galactica, Diagnosis Murder) (66)

In 1952 Actor, Alan Autry (Bubba-Heat of the Night, Grace Under Fire) (65)

In 1953 Cellist, Hugh McDowell (Electric Light Orchestra) (64)

In 1953 Actor, James Read (Remington Steele, North & South) (64)

In 1954 U.S. volleyball player, Flo Hyman (Olympic-Silver-1984) (63)

In 1955 Bassist, Howard "Howie" Epstein (Tom Petty) [d: 2-24-03]

In 1956 Actor, Michael Biehn (Kyle-Terminator, Tombstone, The Rock) (61)

In 1957 Actor, Dirk Blocker (Lt. Bragg-Baa Baa Black Sheep) (60)

In 1957 Actor, Paul Provenza (Dr. Phillip Capra-Northern Exposure) (60)

In 1958 Drummer, Bill Berry (R.E.M.) (59)

In 1958 Entrepreneur, Mark Cuban (Shark Tank) (59)

In 1958 Actor, Wally Kurth (Days of Our Lives, Ned-General Hospital) (59)

In 1959 Jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan (58)

In 1960 Guitarist, Malcolm Ross (Aztec Camera) (57)

In 1962 Basketball player, Sandra "Sweetness" Hodge (Globetrotters) (55)

In 1962 Playmate, Kym Malin (May-1982) (55)

In 1962 Actor, Wesley Snipes (White Men Can't Jump, Blade, Art Of War) (55)

In 1963 Country singer, Chad Brock (54)

In 1963 Singer/bassist, Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim (Housemartins) (54)

In 1964 Actor, Jay Bontatibus (Tony-Young And The Restless) [d: 2-12-17]

In 1965 Author, J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter) (52)

In 1966 Actor, Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: New Adventures of Superman) (51)

In 1966 Playmate, Tylin John (March-1992) (51)

In 1967 Actor, Rodney Harvey (My Private Idaho) [d: 4-11-98]

In 1967 Actor, Rudolf Martin (Anton Lang-All My Children) (50)

In 1967 U.S. table tennis player, Sean O'Neill (Olympic-1992) (50)

In 1967 Actress, Elizabeth Wurtzel (50)

In 1969 Actor, Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line, Lost Souls) (48)

In 1969 Actor, Loren Dean (Enemy of the State, Mumford, Space Cowboys) (48)

In 1975 Actress, Annie Parisse (Julia-As the World Turns) (42)

In 1977 Actor, Robert Telfer (Scott-Saved By The Bell) (40)

In 1978 Country singer, Brad Mates (Emerson Drive) (39)

In 1978 Musician, Zac Brown (Zac Brown Band) (39)

In 1979 Actor, BJ Novak (The Office, Saving Mr. Banks) (38)

In 1981 Actress, Karen Hassan (Hollyoaks) (36)

In 1981 Singer, Matt Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold) (36)

In 1983 Country singer, Blaire Stroud (3 of Hearts) (34)

In 1985 Singer, Shannon Curfman (32)

In 1985 Singer, Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist) (32)

In 1988 Actor, Charlie Carver (Desperate Housewives (29)

In 1988 Football player, AJ Green (Bengals) (29)

In 1989 Actress, Alexis Knapp (Project X, Cavemen, Pitch Perfect 2) (28)

In 1989 Singer/actor, Marshall Williams (How to Build a Better Boy) (28)

In 1989 Actress, Zelda Williams (House of D, Dead of Summer) (28)

In 1996 Actor, Blake Michael (Lemonade Mouth, Dog With a Blog) (21)

In 1998 Actor, Rico Rodriguez (Manny-Modern Family) (19)

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