Born On This Day...

In 1735 Reverend, Robert Raikes (invented Sunday School)

In 1742 Judge, James Wilson (signed Declaration of Independence)

In 1755 Judge/Jurist, William IV Bradford (second U.S. attorney general)

In 1849 Psychology pioneer, Ivan Pavlov (Nobel-1904)

In 1867 Illustrator, Charles Dana Gibson (Gibson Girl)

In 1869 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Charles "Kid" Nichols

In 1879 Feminist/nurse, Margaret Sanger (founded Planned Parenthood)

In 1887 Physicist, Karl Taylor Compton (helped develop the atomic bomb)

In 1899 Publisher, Norman Chandler (Los Angeles Times)

In 1899 Film producer, Hal Wallis (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park)

In 1908 Bandleader, Bernie Green (Arthur Godfrey) [d: 8-8-75]

In 1914 Songwriter, Mae Boren Axton (co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel) [d: 4-9-97]

In 1914 Actor, Clayton Moore, (The Lone Ranger) [d: 12-28-99]

In 1915 Actor, Douglas Kennedy (Lost City Of Gold) [d: 8-19-73]

In 1916 Baseball announcer, Jerry Doggett (Los Angeles Dodgers) [d: 7-7-97]

In 1918 Actor, Jack Somack (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show) [d: 8-24-83]

In 1920 Actress, Kay Medford (Dean Martin Show) [d: 4-10-80]

In 1920 Basketball player, Bud Palmer (Knicks) [d: 3-19-13]

In 1921 Broadcast journalist, Hughes Rudd (CBS, ABC) [d: 10-13-92]

In 1924 Baseball player/sportscaster, Jerry Coleman (Yankees) [d: 1-5-14]

In 1926 French novelist, Michel Butor (Second Thoughts) [d: 8-24-16]

In 1928 American labor leader, Albert Shanker [d: 2-22-97]

In 1930 Author, Allan Bloom (The Closing of the American Mind) [d: 10-7-92]

In 1932 U.S. hurdler, Joshua Culbreath (Olympic-Bronze-1956) (85)

In 1933 Actress, Zoe Caldwell (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) (84)

In 1933 Actor, Harve Presnell (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Fargo) [d: 6-30-09]

In 1934 Writer/feminist, Kate Millett (Sexual Politics) [d: 9-14-34]

In 1936 Actor, Walter Koenig (Chekov-Star Trek, Bester-Babylon 5) (81)

In 1936 Baseball player, Stan Williams (Yankees, Dodgers) [d: 8-24-88]

In 1936 Actor, Nicol Williamson (Excalibur, Robin & Marian) [d: 12-16-11]

In 1938 Comedian/actor, Leonard Frey (Fiddler on the Roof) (79)

In 1940 Basketball coach, Larry Brown (Coach of Year-1973, 75-76) (77)

In 1942 U.S. Secretary of the Navy, John Lehman (1981-87) (75)

In 1944 Singer/actress, Joey Heatherton (Gone) (73)

In 1947 Bassist/singer, Pete Agnew (Nazareth) (70)

In 1947 Singer, Jon Bowzer Bauman (Sha Na Na) (70)

In 1947 Actor, Sam Neill (Hunt For Red October, Jurasic Park, Sirens) (70)

In 1949 Guitarist, Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd) [d: 10-20-77]

In 1950 Guitarist, Paul "Koss" Kossoff (Free) [d: 3-19-76]

In 1954 Bassist/singer, Barry Cowsill (The Cowsills) [d: 9-1-05]

In 1955 Saxophonist, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) (62)

In 1956 Actor, Joe Penny (Jake Styles-Jake and the Fatman, Riptide) (61)

In 1957 Baseball player, Tim Wallach (Dodgers, Expos) (60)

In 1959 Actress, Mary Crosby (Kristen-Dallas, Ice Pirates) (58)

In 1959 Singer, Morten Harket (A-Ha) (58)

In 1960 Actor, Anthony Addabbo (Generations, Bold & the Beautiful) (57)

In 1960 Actress, Melissa Leo (All My Children, Young Riders, Homicide) (57)

In 1960 Actor, Radames Pera (young Caine-Kung Fu) (57)

In 1963 Actor, Tony Becker (Drew Cutler-The Waltons) (54)

In 1963 Entrepreneur, Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank) (54)

In 1964 Actress, Faith Ford (Corky-Murphy Brown, Hope & Faith) (53)

In 1965 Actress, Michelle Stafford (Young & Restless) (52)

In 1967 Actor, Dan Cortese (MTV Sports, Jess-Melrose Place) (50)

In 1970 Bassist, Craig Montoya (Everclear) (47)

In 1971 Actress, Kimberly Williams (Father of the Bride, According To Jim) (46)

In 1973 Actor, Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead) (44)

In 1973 Rap singer, Nas (44)

In 1981 Singer, Ashley Roberts (Pussycat Dolls) (36)

In 1983 Singer, Amy Winehouse [d: 7-23-11]

In 1984 Actor, Adam Lamberg (Lizzie McGuire) (33)

In 1989 Basketball player, Jimmy Butler (Bulls, Timberwolves) (28)

In 1989 Singer, Logan Henderson (Big Time Rush) (28)

In 1994 Actress, Hailey Anne Nelson (Walk the Line) (23)

In 1995 Football player, Deshaun Watson (Tigers, Texans) (22)

In 1997 Simger, Nick Tangorra (Nick Tangorra Band) (20)

In 1998 Actor, Grayson Hunter Goss (S.H.R.I.E.K., Raising Hope) (19)

In 1999 Actress, Emma Kenney (Shameless) (18)


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