Born On This Day...

n 1245 King Philip III Of France (1270-85)
In 1367 King Henry IV Of England (1399-1413)
In 1593 English poet/author, George Herbert
In 1367 King Henry IV Of England (1399-1413)
In 1783 American writer, Washington Irving (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
In 1798 Naval officer, Charles Wilkes (sailed around the world)
In 1822 Author/clergyman, Edward Everett Hale (Man Without a Country)
In 1837 American naturalist/author, John Burroughs
In 1858 Matthew Ricketts, first black elected to Nebraska State Legislature
In 1870 Labor leader, Sara Agnes Conboy (United Textile Workers of America)
In 1885 Cartoonist, Bud Fisher (Mutt & Jeff)
In 1893 Actor, Leslie Howard (Ashley Wilkes-Gone With The Wind)
In 1894 Actor/singer, Dooley Wilson (Sam-Casablanca)
In 1898 Comedian, George Jessel (America's Toastmaster)
In 1898 Publisher, Henry R. Luce (Time, Life, Sports Illustrated)
In 1904 Actor/activist, Iron Eyes Cody (TV ecology ads) [d: 1-4-99]
In 1904 Actress/fan dancer, Sally Rand [d: 8-31-79]
In 1905 Actress, Peggy Converse [d: 3-2-01]
In 1915 Actor, Iron Eyes Cody (Ernest Goes To Camp) [d: 1-4-99]
In 1920 Pianist/comedian, Stan Freeman [d: 1-20-01]
In 1921 Actor, Harry Landers (Dr. Ted Hoffman-Ben Casey) [d: 10-17]
In 1921 Actress, Marilyn Maxwell (Grace-Bus Stop) [d: 3-20-72]
In 1921 Actress, Jan Sterling (First Monday in October) [d: 3-26-04]
In 1922 Actress/singer, Doris Day (Pillow Talk, Girl Next Door) (97)
In 1924 Actor, Marlon Brando (Last Tango in Paris, The Godfather) [d: 7-1-04]
In 1926 Astronaut, Virgil "Gus" Grissom (died in Apollo I fire) [d: 1-27-67]
In 1926 Actor, Andrew Keir (Duke of Argyll-Rob Roy) [d: 10-5-97]
In 1928 Country singer/guitarist/songwriter, Don Gibson [d: 11-17-03]
In 1929 Architect, Fazlur Khan (Sears Tower) [d: 3-27-82]
In 1929 Actress, Miyoshi Umeki (Courtship of Eddie's Father) [d: 8-28-07]
In 1930 Journalist, Max Frankel (89)
In 1933 Actor, Alex Cord (Michael-Airwolf) (86)
In 1934 Anthropologist, Jane Goodall (studied African chimps)
In 1934 Football Hall-of-Famer, Jim Parker (Colts) [d: 7-18-05]
In 1937 Bassist, Louis Satterfield (Earth Wind & Fire) [d: 9-27-04]
In 1938 Songwriter, Jeff Barry (Tell Laura I Love Her, Da Doo Ron Ron) (81)
In 1941 Singer/songwriter, Jan Berry (Jan and Dean) [d: 3-26-04]
In 1941 Actor, Eric Braeden (Victor Newman-Young & the Restless) (78)
In 1941 Singer, Phillipe Wynne (The Spinners) [d: 7-14-84]
In 1942 Actress, Marsha Mason (Goodbye Girl, Chapter Two) (77)
In 1942 Singer/entertainer, Wayne Newton (Danke Schoen) (77)
In 1942 Singer, Billy Joe Royal (Down in the Boondocks) [d: 10-6-15]
In 1942 Parachute ski jumper, Rick Sylvester (The Spy Who Loved Me) (77)
In 1943 Pianist/singer, Richard Manuel (The Band) [d: 3-4-86]
In 1943 Singer, Joey Vann (The Duprees) [d: 2-28-84]
In 1944 Singer, Tony Orlando (and Dawn) (Tie A Yellow Ribbon) (75)
In 1944 Singer/guitarist, Barry Pritchard (The Fortunes) [d: 1-11-99]
In 1945 Actress, Catherine Spaak (Hotel, Circle of Love) (74)
In 1946 Bassist, Dee Murray (Spencer Davis, Elton John Band) [d: 1-15-92]
In 1949 Football player/actor, Lyle Alzado (Raiders) [d: 5-14-92]
In 1949 Singer/guitarist, Richard Thompson (The Association) (70)
In 1950 Bassist, Riff West (Molly Hatchett) [d: 11-19-14]
In 1956 Game show host/comedian, Ray Combs (Family Fued) [d: 6-1-96]
In 1958 Actor, Alec Baldwin (Hunt For Red October, 30 Rock, SNL) (61)
In 1959 Actor, Mark Dobies (Dr. Noah Chase-Guiding Light) (60)
In 1959 Actor, David Hyde Pierce (Dr. Niles Crane-Fraiser, Wolf) (60)
In 1961 Actor/comedian, Eddie Murphy (48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop) (58)
In 1962 Guitarist, Mike Ness (Social Distortion) (57)
In 1965 Actress, Laura Bryan Birn (Lynne Bassett-Young & the Restless) (54)
In 1968 Singer, Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) (51)
In 1970 Bassist, James MacDonough (Megadeth) (49)
In 1971 Guitarist, Wes Berggren (Tripping Daisy) [d: 10-27-99]
In 1971 Skiier, Picabo Street (Olympic-3 Gold-94) (48)
In 1972 Actress, Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place) (47)
In 1973 Actor, Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation, Black Mass) (46)
In 1975 Comedian/actor, Aries Spears (MAD TV) (44)
In 1980 Actor, Robert Hy Gorman (Leprechaun, Forever Young) (39)
In 1982 Actress, Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, Captain America) (37)
In 1984 Actress, Chrissie Fit (General Hospital) (35)
In 1985 Singer, Leona Lewis (34)
In 1986 Actress, Amanda Bynes (Big Fat Liar, The Amanda Show) (33)
In 1988 Football player, Kam Chancellor (Seahawks) (31)
In 1991 Actress, Hayley Kiyoko (Lemonade Mouth) (28)
In 1996 Actress, Sarah Jeffery (Rogue, Shades of Blue) (23)
In 1998 Model, Paris Jackson (only daughter of Michael Jackson) (21)


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