Born On This Day..

In 1338 King Charles V of France (1364-80)
In 1743 American inventor/clockmaker, John Fitch
In 1813 Western U.S. explorer/mapmaker, John C. Fremont
In 1815 Dentist, Horace Wells (pioneer in use of medical anesthesia)
In 1821 John Cabell Breckinridge, 14th U.S. vice-president (1857-61)
In 1824 Confederate general, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
In 1855 Inventor, John Moses Browning (automatic rifle)
In 1884 Attorney/social reformer, Roger Nash Baldwin (founded ACLU)
In 1898 Actor, John George (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu)
In 1900 Actor, J. Carroll Naish (Adventures of Charlie Chan) [d: 1-24-73]
In 1905 French fashion designer, Christian Dior [d: 10-24-57]
In 1912 German scientist, Konrad E. Bloch (cholestrol research) [d: 10-15-00]
In 1915 Actor, Alan Hewitt (Det. Brennan-My Favorite Martian) [d: 11-7-86]
In 1918 Actor, Edwin Haig Alberian (Clarabelle-Howdy Doody) [d: 3-31-97]
In 1919 Actress, Jinx Falkenberg (Masquerade Party) [d: 8-27-03]
In 1921 Dr. Barney Clark, first artificial heart recipient [d: 3-23-83]
In 1921 Actor, John Doucette (Lock Up, The Partners) [d: 8-16-94]
In 1922 Actor, Paul Scofield (Man For All Seasons, Quiz Show) [d: 3-19-08]
In 1924 Actor, Telly Savalas (Kelly's Heros, Kojak) [d: 1-22-94]
In 1925 Football Hall-of-Famer, George Connor (Bears) [d: 3-31-03]
In 1925 Dancer/singer, Lola Flores [d: 5-16-95]
In 1925 British comedian/actor, Benny Hill [d: 4-20-92]
In 1926 Actor, Steve Reeves (Hercules, Hercules Unchained) [d: 5-1-00]
In 1931 Singer, Rudi Maugeri (Crew Cuts) [d: 5-6-12]
In 1933 Businessman, William Wrigley III (Wrigleys Gum) [d: 3-8-99]
In 1934 Actress, Ann Wedgeworth (Another World, Evening Shade) [d: 11-16-17]
In 1936 Folk singer/guitarist, Snooks Eaglin [d: 2-18-09]
In 1939 Radio personality, Wolfman Jack (Midnight Special) [d: 7-1-95]
In 1940 Golf Hall-of-Famer, Jack Nicklaus (won 4 U.S. Opens) (79)
In 1941 Operatic tenor, Placido Domingo (78)
In 1941 Singer/guitarist, Richie Havens (Here Comes The Sun) [d: 4-22-13]
In 1942 Singer/actor, Mac Davis (Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me) (77)
In 1942 Singer, Edwin Starr (25 Miles, War) [d: 4-2-03]
In 1945 Drummer, Peter Kircher (Pictures of Matchstick Men-Status Quo) (74)
In 1947 Actress, Jill Eikenberry (Arthur, Ann Kelsey-LA Law) (72)
In 1947 Drummer/keyboardist, Jimmy Ibbotson (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) (72)
In 1950 Singer/songwriter, Billy Ocean (Caribbean Queen) (69)
In 1950 Astronaut, Joseph R. Tanner (STS-115, STS-97, STS-82, STS-66) (69)
In 1955 Tennis player, Peter Fleming (64)
In 1956 Actor, Robby Benson (Ice Castles, One On One, Sabrina) (63)
In 1956 Drummer, Bob Brill (Berlin) (63)
In 1956 Actress, Geena Davis (Thelma & Louise, A League Of Their Own) (63)
In 1957 Football player, Jacob Green (Seahawks) (62)
In 1961 Actress, Sherry Ramsay (As The World Turns) (58)
In 1963 Basketball player, Hakeem Aboul Olajuwon (Rockets) (56)
In 1963 Basketball player, Detlef Schrempf (56)
In 1965 Bassist, Cordell Crockett (Ugly Kid Joe) (54)
In 1965 Rap singer, Jam Master Jay (Run-DMC) [d: 10-30-02]
In 1967 Tennis player, Ulf Stenlund (52)
In 1968 Actress/singer, Charlotte Ross (Days Of Our Lives, NYPD Blue) (51)
In 1969 Actor, John Ducey (Leonard-Sabrina) (50)
In 1969 Actress, Karina Lombard (The Firm, Last Man Standing) (50)
In 1971 Actor, Tommy Puett (Life Goes On) (48)
In 1973 Drums DJ, Chris Kilmore (Incubus) (46)
In 1976 Singer, Emma Lee Bunton (Spice Girls) (43)
In 1976 Playmate, Lynn Thomas (May-1997) (43)
In 1977 Actor, Jerry Trainor (Drake & Josh) (42)
In 1979 Singer, Dru 'Nokio' Hill (40)
In 1980 Singer, Sean Van Der Wilt (39)
In 1981 Actress, Izabella Miko (Coyote Ugly, Bye Bye Blackbird) (38)
In 1987 Baseball player, Brandon Crawford (Giants) (32)
In 1990 Actor, Jacob Smith (Owen-Party of Five) (29)
In 1998 Singer, Toby McDonough (Before You Exit) (21)
In 2001 Actor, Jackson Brundage (One Tree Hill) (18)

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