Born On This Day...

In 1473 Astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus (planets revolve around the sun)
In 1717 English actor/playwright, David Garrick
In 1833 Swiss writer/pacifist, Elie Ducommun (Nobel-1902)
In 1843 Spanish operatic coloratura, Adelina Patti
In 1859 Svante August Arhenius, founder of physical chemistry (Nobel-1903)
In 1865 Explorer/scientist, Sven Anders Hedin
In 1887 Animator, Paul Terry (Mighty Mouse, Heckel & Jeckel)
In 1889 Colombian poet, Jose Eustasio Rivera (The Vortex)
In 1893 Actor, Sir Cedric Hardwicke (Captain Hook-Peter Pan)
In 1895 Actor, Louis Calhern (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle)
In 1902 Dancer/singer, John William "Bubbles" Sublett [d: 5-18-86]
In 1902 Actress, Nydia Westman (played giggly old maids) [d: 5-23-70]
In 1908 Actress, Susan Fleming (Harpo Marx's wife) [d: 12-21-02]
In 1910 Girl Scouts leader, Louise Wood (1961-72) [d: 5-16-88]
In 1911 Actress, Merle Oberon (Queenie, A Night in Paradise) [d: 11-23-79]
In 1912 Songwriter/pianist, Saul Chaplin (West Side Story) [d: 11-15-97]
In 1912 Jazz bandleader/composer, Stan Kenton [d: 8-25-79]
In 1916 Jockey, Eddie Arcaro (5-time Kentucky Derby winner) [d: 11-14-97]
In 1917 Novelist, Carson McCullers (Heart is a Lonely Hunter) [d: 9-29-67]
In 1920 Actor, George Rose (Pirates of Penzance, My Fair Lady) [d: 5-5-88]
In 1923 Songwriter, Marshall Barer (Mighty Mouse lyrics) [d: 8-25-98]
In 1924 Actor, Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou, The Dirty Dozen) [d: 8-29-87]
In 1930 Film director, John Frankenheimer (Birdman of Alcatraz) [d: 7-6-02]
In 1932 Astronaut, Joseph P. Kerwin (Skylab 2) (87)
In 1933 Politician, Al Raby (first black mayor of Chicago) [d: 11-23-88]
In 1936 Singer, Bob Engemann (The Lettermen) [d: 1-20-13]
In 1940 Actress, Carlin Glynn (Continental Divide, Sixteen Candles) (79)
In 1940 Singer, Smokey Robinson [and the Miracles] (Being With You) (79)
In 1943 Singer, Lou Christie (Lightnin' Strikes, Two Faces Have I) (76)
In 1945 Actor, Michael Nader (Gidget, Dynasty, All My Children) (74)
In 1946 Guitarist, Paul Dean (Loverboy) (73)
In 1948 Bassist/drummer, Mark Andes (Spirit, Heart) (71)
In 1948 Guitarist, Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) (71)
In 1948 Astronaut, Byron K. Lichtenberg (STS-9, 45) (71)
In 1949 Keyboardist, Eddie Hardin (Spenser Davis Group) [d: 7-22-15]
In 1951 Actor, Stephen Nichols (Days of Our Lives, Santa Barbara) (68)
In 1953 Actor, Bill Kirchenbauer (Growing Pains, Just The Ten Of Us) (66)
In 1954 Bassist, Francis Buchholz (Scorpions) (65)
In 1955 Actor, Jeff Daniels (Speed, Dumb & Dumber, 101 Dalmations) (64)
In 1955 Actress, Margaux Hemingway (Lipstick, Inner Sanctum) [d: 7-1-96]
In 1956 Astronaut, George David Low (STS-32, 43) [d: 3-15-08]
In 1956 Singer/guitarist, Dave Wakeling (English Beat, General Public) (63)
In 1957 Singer/songwriter, Falco (Rock Me Amadeus) [d: 2-6-98]
In 1957 Baseball player, Dave 'Smoke' Stewart (Athletics) (62)
In 1960 Prince, Andrew of England (Fergie's ex-husband)s (59)
In 1962 Tennis player/coach, Hana Mandlikova (57)
In 1963 Singer, Seal (Kiss From A Rose, Crazy) (56)
In 1963 Actress, Jessica Tuck (One Life To Live, Judging Amy) (56)
In 1964 Guitarist, Doug Aldrich (55)
In 1966 Actress, Justine Bateman (Family Ties, Men Behaving Badly) (53)
In 1967 Actor, Benicio Del Toro (License To Kill, Traffic, The Last Jedi) (52)
In 1968 Rap singer, Prince Markie Dee (Fat Boys) (51)
In 1970 Actress, Bellamy Young (Scandal, Criminal Minds) (49)
In 1973 Actor, Eric Lange (Lost, Narcos) (46)
In 1985 Actress, Haylie Duff (Napoleon Dynamite) (34)
In 1985 Actress, Arielle Kebbel (John Tucker Must Die) (34)
In 1993 Actress, Victoria Justice (Zoey 101, Victorious and iCarly) (26)
In 1993 Bassist, Hayden Tree (Crown the Empire) (26)
In 1996 Bassist, Zach Sutton (Hippo Campus) (23)
In 2001 Actor, David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne-Gotham) (18)
In 2004 Actress, Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) (15)


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