Born On This Day...

   In 1807 Geologist/geographer, Arnold Henry Guyot
   In 1839 Frances Willard, founded Women's Christian Temperance Union
   In 1841 French statesman, Georges Clemenceau (Treaty of Versailles)
   In 1852 French chemist, Henri Moissan (isolated fluorine)
   In 1856 Author, Kate Douglas Wiggins (founded free kindergarten)
   In 1888 Author, Herman McNeile (created English detective Bull-Dog Drummond)
   In 1889 Country singer, D.P. "Dad" Carter (Chuck Wagon Gang)
   In 1895 Architect, Wallace K. Harrison (Lincoln Center)
   In 1901 CBS Founder, William S. Paley [d: 10-26-90]
   In 1902 Variety show host/columnist, Ed Sullivan [d: 10-13-74]
   In 1905 Heavyweight boxing champ, Max Schmeling (1930-32) [d: 2-2-05]
   In 1907 Animator, Arthur Babbitt (Goofy, Snow White, Mr. Magoo) [d: 3-4-92]
   In 1907 Football player, Glen "Turk" Edwards (Redskins) [d: 1-12-73]
   In 1909 Cartoonist, Al Capp ("Li'l Abner") [d: 11-5-79]
   In 1911 Tennis player/golfer, Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr. [d: 3-17-94]
   In 1913 Tennis player, Alice Marble (US Open 1936, 1938-40) [d: 12-13-90]
   In 1916 Actor, Peter Finch (Network) [d: 1-14-77]
   In 1917 English ballet dancer, Michael Somes [d: 11-18-94]
   In 1919 Football Hall-of-Famer/sportscaster, Thomas Harmon [d: 3-15-90]
   In 1922 Actor/comedian, Joe Silver (Red Buttons Show) [d: 2-27-89]
   In 1923 Actor, William Windom (Murder She Wrote) [d: 8-16-12]
   In 1924 Actor, Marcello Mastroianni (La Dolce Vita) [d: 12-19-96]
   In 1925 Engineer, Seymour Cray (transistors in computers) [d: 10-5-96]
   In 1925 Actor, Arnold Stang (Milton Berle, Top Cat) [d: 12-20-09]
   In 1926 Comedian, Jerry Clower (Nashville on the Road) [d: 8-24-98]
   In 1928 Game/variety show host, Fred Robbins (Coke Time) [d: 6-2-92]
   In 1930 Country singer/songwriter, Tommy Collins [d: 3-14-00]
   In 1933 Actor, Robert Hogan (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat) (85)
   In 1934 Actress/model, Brigitte Bardot (And God Created Woman) (84)
   In 1937 Announcer, Rod Roddy (The Price Is Right) [d: 10-27-03]
   In 1938 Singer/musician, Ben E. King (Stand By Me, Spanish Harlem) [d: 5-1-15]
   In 1941 Football player, Charley Taylor (Redskins) (77)
   In 1942 Baseball player, Grant Jackson (Yankees, Pirates, Royals) (76)
   In 1943 Actor, Joel Higgins (Best of the West, Silver Spoons) (75)
   In 1943 Bassist, Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf) (75)
   In 1943 Actor, J.T. Walsh (Red Rock West, A Few Good Men) [d: 2-27-98]
   In 1944 Actor, Matthew Cowles (Loving, All My Children) [d: 5-22-14]
   In 1946 Actor, Larry Breeding (Who's Watching the Kids) [d: 9-28-82]
   In 1946 Actor, Peter Egan (Chariots of Fire, Bean) (72)
   In 1946 Actress, Fiona Lewis (Stunts, Lisztomania) (72)
   In 1946 Actor, Herbert Jefferson Jr. (Boomer-Battlestar Galactica) (72)
   In 1946 Actor, Jeffrey Jones (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Ed Wood) (72)
   In 1950 Drummer, Paul Burgess (10cc) (68)
   In 1950 Actor, John Sayles (Brother From Another Planet) (68)
   In 1951 Sportscaster, Chris Marlowe (Nuggets) (67)
   In 1951 Baseball player, Dave Rajsich (Yankees) (67)
   In 1952 Actress, Sylvia Kristel (Emmanuelle) [d: 10-18-12]
   In 1954 Football player/congressman, Steve Largent (Seahawks) (64)
   In 1957 Jazz pianist, Kenny Kirkland [d: 11-13-98]
   In 1960 Singer/songwriter, Jennifer Rush (Flames of Paradise) (58)
   In 1962 Playmate, Anne-Marie Fox (February-1982) (56)
   In 1963 Basketball player/coach, Johnny Dawkins Jr. (55)
   In 1963 Actress, Susan Walters (Hotel, Dear John, Melrose Place) (55)
   In 1964 Actress, Laura Ceron (ER, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish) (54)
   In 1964 Actress/comedian, Janeane Garofalo (Truth About Cats & Dogs) (54)
   In 1965 Guitarist, Ginger Fish (53)
   In 1966 Country singer, Matt King (52)
   In 1967 Actress, Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphordite, Beautiful Girls) (51)
   In 1967 Singer, Moon Unit Zappa (Valley Girl) (51)
   In 1968 Singer, Sean Levert (Levert) [d: 3-30-08]
   In 1968 Actress/model, Carre Otis (Wild Orchid) (50)
   In 1968 Actress, Naomi Watts (Mulholland Dr., The Ring, I Love Huckabees) (50)
   In 1972 Dancer, Dita Von Teese (Marylin Manson's ex-wife) (46)
   In 1974 Actor, Todd Rotondi (Bryant-As the World Turns) (44)
   In 1975 Actress, Karan Ashley (Aisha-Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) (43)
   In 1975 Country singer, Mandy Barnett (43)
   In 1978 Actress, Marzena Godecki (Neri-Ocean Girl) (40)
   In 1979 Actress, Anndi Lynn McAfee (Bump In The Night, Ice Cream Man) (39)
   In 1982 Actor, Matt Cohen (South of Nowhere, Supernatural) (36)
   In 1982 Singer, St. Vincent (Polyphonic Spree) (36)
   In 1983 Actor, Mathew Botuchis (Little Black Book, I See You) (35)
   In 1984 Singer, Melody Thornton (Pussycat Dolls) (34)
   In 1986 Drummer, Daniel Platzman (Imagine Dragons) (32)
   In 1987 Actress/singer, Hilary Duff (Lizzie McGwire, Agent Cody Banks) (31)
   In 1988 Actress, Hana Mae Lee (Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2) (30)
   In 1992 Football player, Tyler Lockett (KSU, Seahawks) (26)
   In 1998 Singer, Jenna Rose ("My Jeans") (20)
   In 2000 Actress, Brenna D'Amico (Descendants) (18)
   In 2000 Actor, Frankie Jonas (youngest of the Jonas Brothers) (18)


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