Born On This Day...

In 1475Pope Leo X (1513-21)
In 1781Physicist/inventor, Sir David Brewster (Kaleidoscope)
In 1803Composer, Hector Berlioz
In 1830King Kamehameha V of Hawaii (1863-1872)
In 1843Physician, Robert Koch (discovered TB bacillis) (Nobel-1905)
In 1854Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Charles Gardner "Old Hoss" Radbourn
In 1863American astronomer, Annie Jump Cannon
In 1874Inventor, James Kraft (pasteurizing process for cheese)
In 1882Fiorello La Guardia, mayor of New York City (1933-45)
In 1882German physicist, Max Born (quantum mechanics) (Nobel-1954)
In 1889Businessman, Walter Knott (Knotts Berry Farm)
In 1904Cartoonist, Marjorie Buell (Little Lulu) [d: 5-30-93]
In 1905Actor, Gilbert Roland (Cisco Kid) [d: 5-15-94]
In 1918Author, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Cancer Ward) (Nobel-1970) [d: 8-3-08]
In 1919Actress, Marie Windsor [d: 12-10-00]
In 1923Actress, Betsy Blair (Marcus Welby MD, Scarlett) [d: 5-13-09]
In 1924College football player, Felix 'Doc' Blanchard (Heisman, 1945) [d: 4-19-09]
In 1926Blues singer, Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton [d: 7-25-84]
In 1929Choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan (London Royal Ballet) [d: 10-29-92]
In 1931Actress, Rita Moreno (West Side Story, Cosby Mysteries) (87)
In 1935Country guitarist, Tom Brumley (The Buckaroos) [d: 2-3-09]
In 1935Actor, Ron Carey (Carl-Barney Miller, High Anxiety) [d: 1-16-07]
In 1936Actor, Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver-Dallas) [d: 8-16-93]
In 1938Football player, Fred Cox (Vikings) (80)
In 1939Journalist/activist, Tom Hayden [d: 10-23-16]
In 1940Singer/songwriter, David Gates (Baby I'm A Want You-Bread) (78)
In 1940Actress, Donna Mills (Abby-Knots Landing, Melrose Place) (78)
In 1941Singer, J. Frank Wilson (Last Kiss) [d: 10-4-91]
In 1942Tennis player, Karen Hantze Susman (Wimbledon, 1962) (76)
In 1943U.S. Secretary of Defense, John Kerry (2013-17) (75)
In 1944Singer, Brenda Lee (I'm Sorry, Break It To Me Gently) (74)
In 1944Actress, Lynda Day George (Casey-Mission Impossible) (74)
In 1947Actress, Teri Garr (Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein, Tootsie) (71)
In 1950Shipping executive, Christina Onassis [d: 11-19-88]
In 1951Exerciser, Kathy Smith (67)
In 1952Director/producer, Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan) (66)
In 1953Actress, Bess Armstrong (Married People, My So-Called-Life) (65)
In 1954Actor, Peter Isacksen (CPO Sharkey) (64)
In 1954Singer, Jermaine Jackson (The Jacksons) (64)
In 1955Basketball coach, Stu Jackson (Knicks, 1989-90) (63)
In 1958Actress, Isabella Hofmann (Captain Megan Russert-Homocide) (60)
In 1958Bassist/songwriter, Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue) (60)
In 1959Actress, Tina Gayle (Kathy-CHiPs) (ex-Cowboy cheerleader) (59)
In 1961Bassist, Daryl Jones (Sting, Rolling Stones) (57)
In 1962Actor, Ben Browder (Sam-Party of Five) (56)
In 1962Swimmer, Kim Linehan (1979 1500m world record) (56)
In 1962Keyboardist, Curtis 'Fitz' Williams (Kool & the Gang) (56)
In 1964Singer/bassist, Justin Currie (Del Amitri) (54)
In 1964Bassist/singer, Dave Schools (Widespread Panic) (54)
In 1965Playmate, Laurie Carr (December-1986) (53)
In 1966Actor, Gary Dourdan (Warrick Brown-CSI) (52)
In 1967Actress/comedian, Mo'nique (The Parkers) (51)
In 1967Basketball player, Katy Steding (1996 Women's Dream Team) (51)
In 1969Actor, Max Martini (Mack Gerhardt-The Unit) (49)
In 1970Playmate, Victoria Fuller (January-1996) (48)
In 1973Rap singer/actor, Mos Def (45)
In 1979Actor, Rider Strong (Shawn-Boy Meets World, Party of Five) (39)
In 1981Guitarist, Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold) (37)
In 1985Actress, Karla Souza (How to Get Away with Murder) (33)
In 1996Actor, Jack Griffo (The Thundermans, Kickin' It) (22)
In 1996Actress, Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, The Edge of Seventeen) (22)


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