Born On This Day...

In 1673 British physcian, Richard Mead (study of preventive medicine)

In 1807 David R. Atchison, U.S. president for one day (1849)

In 1833 Author/politician, Robert Green Ingersol (humanistic philosophy)

In 1836 Chemist, Cato Maximilian Guldberg (law of mass action)

In 1837 French president, Sadi Carnot (1887-94)

In 1858 Dutch scientist, Christiaan Eijkman (vitamins)

In 1861 Physician, James Bryan Herrick (observed sickle-cell anemia)

In 1867 Comedian, Joseph Weber (Weber and Fields)

In 1889 Italian sculptor, Arturo Martini

In 1891 Actress, Helen Broderick (Ziegfeld Follies)

In 1892 American composer, Carrie Jacobs Bond (I Love You Truly)

In 1897 Literary critic/poet, Louise Bogan (The New Yorker)

In 1900 Runner, Charles William Paddock (Olympic-2 Gold-1920) [d: 7-21-43]

In 1902 Actor, Lloyd Nolan (Peyton Place, Dr. Chegley-Julia) [d: 9-27-85]

In 1902 Cartoonist, Vaughn Shoemaker (John Q. Public) [d: 8-18-91]

In 1904 Jazz pianist/bandleader, Jess Stacy [d: 1-1-95]

In 1908 Labor leader, I.W. Abel (United Steelworkers founder) [d: 8-10-87]

In 1908 Clarinetist, Russell Procope (Duke Ellington) [d: 1-21-81]

In 1911 Actor/wrestler, Henry Kulky (Otto-The Life of Riley) [d: 2-12-65]

In 1912 Actress, Jean Parker (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women) [d: 11-30-05]

In 1913 Biographer/novelist, Sir Angus Wilson (Mulberry Bush) [d: 5-31-91]

In 1917 Cartonnist, Dik Browne (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible) [d: 6-4-89]

In 1921 Author/journalist, Alex Haley (Roots) [d: 2-10-92]

In 1925 Actress/TV panelist, Arlene Dahl (Lucinda-One Life To Live) (92)

In 1925 Talk show host/singer, Mike Douglas (Mike Douglas Show) [d: 8-11-06]

In 1925 Journalist/columnist, Carl Rowan (Washington Post) [d: 9-23-00]

In 1926 Businessman, Claus Von Bulow (accused of murdering his wife) (91)

In 1933 TV evangelist, Rev. Jerry Falwell (Moral Majority) [d: 5-15-07]

In 1937 Actress, Anna Massey (De Sade, Doll's House) [d: 7-3-11]

In 1942 Drummer, Mike Hugg (Manfred Mann) (75)

In 1942 Former football player, Otis Taylor (Chiefs; Super Bowl I, IV) (75)

In 1943 Songwriter/producer, Kenny Gamble (Me and Mrs. Jones) (74)

In 1943 Bassist, James Kale (Guess Who) (74)

In 1943 Saxophonist, Denis Payton (Dave Clark 5) [d: 12-17-06]

In 1944 Actor, Ian McDiarmid (The Emperor-Star Wars) (73)

In 1946 Country singer/songwriter, John Conlee (71)

In 1949 Singer, Eric Carmen (Raspberries-Go All The Way, All By Myself) (68)

In 1949 Actor, Ian Charleson (Chariots of Fire) [d: 1-6-90]

In 1950 Guitarist/singer, Erik Braun (Iron Butterfly) [d: 7-25-03]

In 1950 Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak (67)

In 1953 Wrestler, Hulk Hogan (WWF heavyweight champion 1984-89) (64)

In 1954 Bassist, Bryan Bassett (Wild Cherry) (63)

In 1954 Singer/songwriter, Joe Jackson (Steppin' Out) (63)

In 1957 Drummer, Richie Ramone (The Ramones) (60)

In 1959 Playmate, Linda Rhys Vaughn (April-1982) (58)

In 1964 Actor, Miguel A. Nunez Jr. (Scooby Doo, Advs of Pluto Nash) (53)

In 1964 Singer, Hammish Seeloghan (Pasadenas) (53)

In 1965 Actress, Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder, Fences) (52)

In 1967 Actress, Angelle Brooks (Stephanie-Young and the Restless) (50)

In 1967 Actor, Joe Rogan (Ted-NewsRadio, Fear Factor) (50)

In 1968 Singer/guitarist, Charlie Sexton (Beat's So Lonely) (49)

In 1970 Rap singer, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (47)

In 1971 Playmate, Julie Anne Clark (March-1991) (46)

In 1976 Actor, Will Friedle (Eric Matthews-Boy Meets World) (41)

In 1978 Rap singer, Mac Daddy (Kris Kross) (39)

In 1979 Actor, Michael McCafferty (Jason Makiaris-ER) (38)

In 1982 Model/singer, Amanda Grace Sudano (35)

In 1983 Actor, Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Heart of the Sea) (34)

In 1985 Singer, J-Boog (B2K) (32)

In 1986 Baseball player, Pablo Sandoval (Giants, Red Sox) (31)

In 1988 Singer, David Hudson (Brother of Katy Perry) (29)

In 1992 TV show host, Tomi Lahren (25)

In 1993 Actress, Alyson Stoner (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody) (24)

In 1998 Actor, Derek Brandon (Adventures of Mickey Matson) (19)


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