Born On This Day...

In 1515 Queen Anne Of Cleves (King Henry VIII of England's fourth wife)

In 1694 Author, Lord Chesterfield (introduced Gregorian calendar to England)

In 1788 Dramatist/playwright, Theodore Edward Hook

In 1791 Physicist, Michael Faraday (principle of the electric motor)

In 1885 Film director, Erich von Stroheim

In 1901 Surgeon, Charles B. Huggins (cancer researcher) [d: 1-12-97]

In 1901 Actor, Allan "Rocky" Lane (voice of Mr. Ed, Red Ryder) [d: 10-24-73]

In 1902 Actor, John Houseman (Kingsfield-The Paper Chase) [d: 10-31-88]

In 1903 Social reformer, Howard Jarvis (CA tax protester) [d: 8-12-86]

In 1913 Orchestra leader, Leroy Holmes (Tonight Show, 1956-57) [d: 7-27-86]

In 1914 Actress, Martha Scott (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town) [d: 5-28-03]

In 1920 Singer, Jack Russell (Your Show Of Shows) [d: 3-17-04]

In 1920 Baseball player/manager, Bob Lemon (Indians/Yankees) [d: 1-11-00]

In 1923 Cartoonist, Jack Berrill (Gil Thorp) [d: 3-14-96]

In 1927 Baseball manager, Tommy Lasorda (Los Angeles Dodgers) (90)

In 1928 Actor, Eugene Roche (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse 5) [d: 7-28-04]

In 1930 Dancer/singer/model, Joni James (87)

In 1932 Boxer, Ingemar Johansson (world heavyweight champion, 1959) [d: 1-30-09]

In 1935 U.S. fencer, Harriet King (Olympics-1972) (82)

In 1936 Actor/comedian, Art Metrano (Uncle Rico-Joanie Loves Chachi) (81)

In 1939 Explorer, Junko Tabei (first woman to climb Mount Everest) [d: 10-20-16]

In 1944 Actor, Frazer Hines (Jamie-Dr. Who) (73)

In 1945 Actor, Paul Le Mat (John-American Graffiti, The Burning Bed) (72)

In 1949 Football player, Harold Carmichael (Eagles, Super Box XV) (68)

In 1951 Singer/songwriter, David Coverdale (Deep Purple, Whitesnake) (66)

In 1954 Actress/model, Shari Belafonte (Julie-Hotel) (63)

In 1956 Singer, Debby Boone (You Light Up My Life) (61)

In 1956 Bassist, Doug Wimbish (Living Colour) (61)

In 1957 Singer/songwriter, Nick Cave (Bad Seeds) (60)

In 1957 Hockey player, Mark Johnson (Olympic-Gold-1980) (60)

In 1958 Opera singer, Andrea Bocelli (59)

In 1958 Actress, Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe-General Hospital) (59)

In 1958 Singer/guitarist, Joan Jett (I Love Rock 'n Roll) (59)

In 1959 U.S. figure skater, Tai Reina Babilonia (58)

In 1959 Baseball player, Wally Backman (Mets) (58)

In 1960 Actor, Scott Baio (Chachi-Happy Days, Charles In Charge) (57)

In 1961 Baseball player, Vincent Coleman (Cardinals) (56)

In 1961 Actress, Bonnie Hunt (Only You, Jumanji, Life with Bonnie) (56)

In 1961 Actress, Catherine Oxenberg (Dynasty, Acapulco H.E.A.T.) (56)

In 1963 Actor, Stuart Fratkin (Beans Baxter's Woodshop) (54)

In 1969 Comedian/TV host, Sue Perkins (Great British Bake Off) (48)

In 1970 Actor, Chris Tallman (The Thundermans, Reno 911!) (47)

In 1971 Singer, Big Rube (Society of Soul) (46)

In 1984 Actress, Laura Vandervoort (Ted, This Means War) (33)

In 1985 Actress, Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) (32)

In 1987 Actor, Tom Felton (Draco Maffoy-Harry Potter movies, Flash) (30)

In 1993 Actor, Chase Ellison (Tooth Fairy, Mysterious Skin) (24)

In 1994 Baseball player, Carlos Correa (Astros) (23)

In 1999 Actress, Erin Pitt (Silent Hill: Revelation) (18)

In 2000 Actor, Michael Rainey Jr. (Orange is the New Black, Power) (17)

In 2002 Actor, Cody Veith (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Walk the Prank) (15)


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