Born On This Day...

In 1763 John Molson, founder of a Montreal brewery

In 1856 Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. president (1912-21) (Nobel-1919)

In 1882 English astrophysicist, Arthur Eddington

In 1882 Astronomer/physician, Sir Arthur Eddington

In 1894 Football player, Ed Healey (Bears)

In 1896 Composer, Roger Sessions

In 1900 Basebll Hall-of-Famer, Ted Lyons (White Sox) [d: 7-25-86]

In 1905 Comedian/actor, Cliff Arquette (Charlie Weaver) [d: 9-23-74]

In 1905 Jazz pianist/bandleader, Earl "Fatha" Hines [d: 4-22-83]

In 1906 Baseball player, Tommy Bridges (Tigers) [d: 4-19-68]

In 1908 Actor, Lew Ayres (All Quiet On The Western Front) [d: 12-30-96]

In 1909 Singer, Billy Williams (Your Show Of Shows) [d: 10-17-72]

In 1913 Actor, Lou Jacobi (Irma La Douce, Arthur) [d: 10-23-09]

In 1914 Actor, Lee Bowman (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover) [d: 12-25-79]

In 1915 Singer, Roebuck "Pops" Staple (The Staple Singers) [d: 12-19-00]

In 1920 Football Hall-of-Famer, Steve Van Buren (Eagles) [d: 8-23-12]

In 1921 Singer/songwriter, Johnny Otis (Willie & the Hand Jive) [d: 1-19-12]

In 1922 Artist/writer, Stan Lee (Spiderman, Incredible Hulk) (94)

In 1923 Actor, Andrew Duggan (Twelve O'Clock High, Winds Of War) [d: 5-15-88]

In 1925 Actress, Hildegarde Neff (Touch of Class, Mozambique) [d: 2-1-02]

In 1929 Former United Auto Workers president, Owen Bieber (1983-95) (87)

In 1929 Dutch astronomer, Maarten Schmidt (quasi-stellar objects) (87)

In 1931 Actor, Martin Milner (Route 66, Adam 12, Life of Riley) [d: 9-6-15]

In 1932 Singer/bassist, Dorsey Burnette (Tall Oak Tree) [d: 8-19-79]

In 1932 Actress, Nichelle Nichols (Uhura-Star Trek) (84)

In 1932 Argentine writer, Manuel Puig (Blood of Requited Love) [d: 7-22-90]

In 1933 Broadcast journalist, Jack Perkins (NBC) (83)

In 1934 Actress, Maggie Smith (Sister Act, Downton Abbey, Harry Potter) (82)

In 1938 Saxophonist, Charles Neville (The Neville Brothers) (78)

In 1945 Saxophonist, Dwight Bement (Gary Puckett & the Union Gap) (71)

In 1946 Singer/keyboardist, Edgar Winter (Frankenstein, Free Ride) (70)

In 1946 Golfer, Hubert "Hubie" Green (70)

In 1947 Bassist, Dick Diamonde (The Easybeats) (69)

In 1950 Guitarist/singer, Alex Chilton (Box Tops, Big Star) [d: 3-17-10]

In 1952 Former baseball player, Ray Knight (Reds, Mets, Orioles) (64)

In 1953 Pianist, Richard Clayderman (Amour, Romantic America) (63)

In 1954 Comedian, Tony Rosato (SCTV, SNL, Amanda's) (62)

In 1954 Actor, Denzel Washington (Malcom X, Crimson Tide, The Seige) (62)

In 1958 Former football player, Carlos Carson (Chiefs) (58)

In 1958 Country singer/guitarist, Joe Diffie (58)

In 1958 Drummer, Mike McGuire (Shenandoah) (58)

In 1959 Former football player, Everson Walls (Cowboys, Giants) (57)

In 1960 Actress, Terri Garber (Santa Barbara, General Hospital) (56)

In 1960 Actor, Chad McQueen (Nightforce) (56)

In 1960 Country singer, Marty Roe (Diamond Rio) (56)

In 1963 TV hostess, Willow Bay (Today Show, Good Morning America) (53)

In 1964 Actress, Colleen Dion (Bold & The Beautiful, Another World) (52)

In 1964 Actor, Malcolm Gets (Richard-Caroline In The City) (52)

In 1973 Comedian/actor, Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live, Late Night) (43)

In 1975 Actor, Tannis Vallely (Janice-Head of the Class) (41)

In 1978 Actor, Ian Somerhalderr (Ping Pong Player, Rules of Attraction) (38)

In 1981 Actress, Sienna Miller (Alfie, American Sniper) (35)

In 1981 Actress, Bree Williamson (Jessica-One Life to Live) (35)

In 1987 Actor, Taylor Ball (Brian-Still Standing) (29)

In 1989 Actress, MacKenzie Rosman (Ruthie-Seventh Heaven) (27)


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