Monday, November 20, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1602 German inventor, Otto von Guericke (air pump)

In 1620 Peregrine White (first child born of English parents in NewEngland)

In 1726 Judge Oliver Wolcott (signed of the Declaration of Independence)

In 1752 English poet, Thomas Chatterton

In 1761 Pope Pius VIII (253rd pope, 1829-30)

In 1858 Swedish author, Selma Lagerlof

In 1866 Judge, Kenesaw Mountain Landis (first commissioner of pro baseball)

In 1869 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Clark Griffith (owned Senators, Twins)

In 1871 Mathematician, William H. Kilpatrick (progressive education)

In 1884 Social reformer, Norman Mattoon Thomas (help found ACLU)

In 1886 Zoologist, Karl von Frisch (bee expert) (Nobel-1973)

In 1889 American astronomer, Edwin Powell Hubble (discovered galaxies)

In 1890 Actor, Robert Armstrong (King Kong)

In 1891 Actor, Reginald Denny (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)

In 1900 Cartoonist, Chester Gould (Dick Tracy) [d: 5-11-85]

In 1907 Actress, Fran Allison (Kukla, Fran & Ollie) [d: 6-13-89]

In 1908 Author/TV host, Alistair Cooke (Masterpiece Theatre) [d: 3-30-04]

In 1911 U.S. high jumper, Jean Shiley (Olympic-Gold-1932) [d: 3-11-98]

In 1914 Fashion designer, Emilio Pucci [d: 11-29-92]

In 1916 Actress/singer, Judy Canova (Cannonball) [d: 8-5-83]

In 1917 Golf Hall-of-Famer, Bobby Locke (4-time British Open) [d: 3-9-87]

In 1919 Actress, Phyllis Thaxter (Martha Kent-Superman: The Movie) [d: 8-14-12]

In 1920 Actor, Douglas Dick (Carl-Waterfront, Noth To Alaska) [d: 12-19-15]

In 1920 Actress, Gene Tierney (Razor's Edge, Ghost & Mrs Muir) [d: 11-6-91]

In 1921 Actor, Dan Frazer (Frank McNeil-Kojak, As the World Turns) [d: 12-16-11]

In 1921 Attorney, Jim Garrison (JFK assissination theorist) [d: 10-21-92]

In 1923 Actor, Danny Dayton (Hank-All In The Family) [d: 2-6-99]

In 1923 Economist, Beryl Sprinkel [d: 8-22-09]

In 1925 Actress/comedian, Kaye Ballard (The Mothers-in-Law, Doris Day) (92)

In 1925 U.S. Senator, Robert F. Kennedy [d: 6-5-68]

In 1927 Actress, Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, Mom-Roseanne) (90)

In 1928 Actor, Franklin Cover (Tom Willis-The Jeffersons) [d: 2-5-06]

In 1932 Actor/TV host, Richard Dawson (Hogan's Heroes, Family Fued) [d: 6-2-12]

In 1937 Concert painist, Ruth Laredo [d: 5-25-05]

In 1938 Singer, Tony Butala (The Lettermen) (79)

In 1939 Actor/comedian, Dick Smothers (Smothers Brothers) (78)

In 1939 Singer, Kim Weston (It Takes Two) (78)

In 1942 47th U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden (2009-17) (75)

In 1942 Actor/comedian, Bob Einstein (Super Dave Osborne, Oceans 11) (75)

In 1942 Singer, Norman Greenbaum (Spirit in the Sky) (75)

In 1943 Actress, Veronica Hamel (Joyce Davenport-Hill St. Blues) (74)

In 1945 Singer, Dan McBride (Sha Na Na) [d: 7-23-09]

In 1946 Singer/guitarist, Duane Allman (Allman Brothers) [d: 10-29-71]

In 1946 Broadcast journalist, Judy Woodruff (McNeil Lehrer, Frontline) (71)

In 1946 Cartoon voice, Samuel E. Wright (The Crab-The Little Mermaid) (71)

In 1947 Drummer/singer, George Grantham (Poco) (70)

In 1947 Singer/guitarist, Joe Walsh (James Gang, Eagles) (70)

In 1948 Actor, Richard Masur (David-One Day At A Time, East of Eden) (69)

In 1948 Actor, Samuel E. Wright (Enos, Ball Four) (69)

In 1949 Actor, Ray Vitte (Doc, Cody-Quest) [d: 2-20-83]

In 1956 Actress, Bo Derek [Mary Collins] (10, Tarzan the Ape Man) (61)

In 1956 Football player/boxer, Mark Gastineau (Jets) (61)

In 1956 Actress, Thea Vidale (Family Matters, Thea) (61)

In 1957 Drummer, Jimmy Brown (UB40) (60)

In 1959 Actress, Sean Young (Blade Runner, Ace Ventura Pet Detective) (58)

In 1960 Guitarist, Timothy Brinkhurst (Hippychick-SoHo) (57)

In 1961 Composer/pianist, Jim Brickman (56)

In 1962 Drummer, Todd Nance (Widespread Panic) (55)

In 1963 Actress, Ming-Na Wen (The Single Guy, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) (54)

In 1964 Actor, Ned Vaughn (Jeff Hyers-China Beach) (53)

In 1965 Rapper, Mike D [Diamond] (Beastie Boys) (52)

In 1965 Rap singer, Sen Dog (Cypress Hill) (52)

In 1967 Actor, Jeff Cotler (State Fair, Struck by Lightning) (50)

In 1968 Singer, Chauncey Hannibal (Before I Let You Go-Blackstreet) (49)

In 1969 Country singer/guitarist, Sarah Jory (48)

In 1969 Football coach, Dabo Swinney (Clemson) (48)

In 1969 Actress, Callie Thorne (Necessary Roughness, Rescue Me) (48)

In 1970 Rap singer, Phife Dog [d: 3-22-16]

In 1970 Comedian, Ivan Dudynsky (Roundhouse) (47)

In 1970 Actress, Sabrina Lloyd (Sliders, Natalie-Sports Night) (47)

In 1970 Rap performer, Kamaal (aka Q-Tip) (47)

In 1971 Actor, Joel McHale (The Soup, Community) (46)

In 1974 Actress, Marisa Ryan (Elizabeth MacGillis-Major Dad) (43)

In 1975 Country singer, Dierks Bentley (42)

In 1975 Singer, Davey Havok (AFI) (42)

In 1976 U.S. gymnast, Dominique Dawes (Olympic-Gold-1996) (41)

In 1976 Actor, Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake-General Hospital) (41)

In 1977 Country singer, Josh Turner (40)

In 1978 Actress, Nadine Velazquez (Catalina-My Name is Earl) (39)

In 1979 Actor, William Hernandez (Hector-Ghostwriters) (38)

In 1979 Singer, Mona Lisa (38)

In 1984 Actor, Jeremy Jordan (Bonnie & Clyde, Supergirl) (33)

In 1985 Actor, Dan Byrd (Mike Dougherty-Clubhouse) (32)

In 1988 Actor, Sean Michael (Akeelah and the Bee, That's So Raven) (29)

In 1988 Actor, Demetrius Shipp Jr. (All Eyez on Me) (29)

In 1989 Singer, Chris Fronzak (Attila) (28)

In 1989 Actor, Cody Linley (Hannah Montana) (28)

In 1995 Guitarist, Michael Clifford (5 Seconds of Summer) (22)

In 2002 Actress, Madisyn Shipman (Game Shakers, The Peanuts Movie) (15)

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