Born On This Day...

In 1589 Pilgrim father, William Bradford (governor of Plymouth County)

In 1734 Attorney, Thomas McKean (signed the Declaration of Independence)

In 1813 Scottish physician/explorer, David Livingstone

In 1821 Explorer/actor, Sir Richard Burton (The Arabian Nights)

In 1848 Law officer, Wyatt Earp (gunfight at OK Corral)

In 1860 American political leader, William Jennings Bryan

In 1871 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, "Iron" Joe McGinnity (New York Giants)

In 1871 Golf Hall-of-Famer, John H. Taylor

In 1891 Businessman, Frederick Coolidge Crawford (co-founded TRW)

In 1891 Earl Warren, 14th chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1953-69)

In 1894 Comedian/novelty singer, "Moms" Mabley

In 1897 Actress, Betty Compson (Millionaire Kid, Mad Youth, Street Girl)

In 1900 French physicist, Frederic Joliot-Curie (Nobel, 1935) [d: 8-14-58]

In 1900 Actor, Roy Roberts (Bewitched, Petticoat Junction) [d: 5-28-75]

In 1904 Watergate judge, John J. Sirica [d: 8-14-92]

In 1907 Actor, Kent Smith (Peyton Place, The Invaders) [d: 4-23-85]

In 1914 J. Jay Berwanger (won the first Heisman Trophy in 1935) [d: 6-26-02]

In 1914 Actress, Patricia Morison (Queen of the Amazons, Peyton Place)

In 1916 Author, Irving Wallace (People's Almanac) [d: 6-29-90]

In 1923 Actor, Tige Andrews (Captain Adam Greer-The Mod Squad) [d: 1-27-07]

In 1923 Actress, Pamela Britton (Blondie, My Favorite Martian) [d: 6-17-74]

In 1925 Business executive, Brent Scowcroft (93)

In 1927 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Richie Ashburn (Phillies) [d: 9-9-97]

In 1928 Actor, Patrick McGoohan (The Prisoner, Silver Streak) [d: 1-13-09]

In 1930 Composer/saxophonist, Ornette Coleman [d: 6-11-15]

In 1933 Novelist, Philip Roth (Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint) (85)

In 1933 Actress, Renee Taylor (Jack Paar Show, Annabelle-Mary Hartman) (85)

In 1935 Actor/director, Burt Metcalfe (Father of the Bride) (83)

In 1935 Actress, Nancy Malone (Liberty-Naked City, The Long Hot Summer) (83)

In 1935 Actress, Phyllis Newman (Renee-One Life To Live) (83)

In 1936 Actress, Ursula Andress (She, Sensuous Nurse) (82)

In 1937 Singer/pianist, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry (Ain't Got No Home) (81)

In 1938 Football player, Joe Kapp (Vikings, Oilers) (80)

In 1942 Singer/songwriter, Robin Luke (Susie Darlin') (76)

In 1944 Judge, Lynda Bird Johnson-Robb (daughter of President Johnson) (74)

In 1946 Guitarist, Paul Atkinson (The Zombies) [d: 4-1-04]

In 1946 Singer, Ruth Pointer (Pointer Sisters) (72)

In 1947 Actress, Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction, Paper, 101 Dalmations) (71)

In 1949 Actor, Denny Albee (Dr. Janssen-One Life To Live) (69)

In 1951 Drummer, Derek Longmuir (Bay City Rollers) (67)

In 1952 Disgraced film producer, Harvey Weinstein (66)

In 1953 Bassist, Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) (65)

In 1953 Guitarist, Ricky Wilson (founding member of B-52's) [d: 10-12-85]

In 1955 Actor, Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, The Fifth Element) (63)

In 1959 Singer/songwriter, Terry Hall (The Special) (59)

In 1960 Actress, Shelly Burch (Delilah-One Life to Live) (58)

In 1965 Actor/singer, Billy Attmore (Mickey Mouse Club-1970s) (53)

In 1969 Actor/model, Michael Bergin (Baywatch, Passions) (49)

In 1969 Actor, Connor Trinneer (Trip-Enterprise) (49)

In 1970 Singer/guitarist, Gert Betens (K's Choice) (48)

In 1971 Actor, Dalton James (Mark Reese-Beverly Hills 90210) (47)

In 1976 Actress, Rachel Blanchard (Cher-TV's Clueless) (42)

In 1977 Baseball player, David Ross (Red Sox, Cubs) (41)

In 1976 Drummer, Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) (42)

In 1987 Wrestler, AJ Mendez Brooks (WWE) (31)

In 1977 Actress, Josie Loren (Make It or Break It) (41)

In 1988 Baseball player, Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) (30)

In 1989 Actor, Craig Lamar Traylor (Malcolm in the Middle) (29)

In 1991 Actor, Garrett Clayton (The Fosters) (27)

In 1992 Actor/singer, Gregory Gorenc (Pitch Perfect) (26)

In 1994 Singer, Cari Fletcher ("War Paint," "Live Young, Die Free") (24)

In 1994 Actor, Hudson Thames (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) (24)


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