Born On This Day...

In 1738 French physician, Joseph Guillotin (invented guillotine)
In 1759 English prime minister, William Pitt (1783-1801, 1804-06)
In 1837 Vaudeville actor/acrobat, Tony Pastor
In 1862 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Henry W. Slocum (U.S. Open-1888)
In 1873 Swiss geologist, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
In 1887 Actor, Hank Mann (Keystone Kops)
In 1888 Olympic athlete, Jim Thorpe (first NFL president)
In 1896 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Warren C. Giles (NL President 1951-70)
In 1898 Bandleader/trumpeter, Andy Kirk
In 1908 Author, Ian Fleming (created James Bond) [d: 8-12-64]
In 1910 Blues singer/guitarist, T-Bone Walker (electric blues) [d: 5-16-75]
In 1911 Journalist, Randolph Churchill (Winston's son) [d: 6-6-68]
In 1911 Physicist, Alfred Nier (helped develop atomic bomb) [d: 5-16-94]
In 1912 Novelist, Patrick White (Happy Valley, Nobel-1973) [d: 9-30-90]
In 1916 Actress, Thora Hird (Nightcomers, Kind of Loving) [d: 3-15-03]
In 1916 Novelist/physician, Walker Percy [d: 5-10-90]
In 1917 Biologist/politician, Barry Commoner [d: 9-30-12]
In 1917 Violinist, Papa John Creach (Jefferson Airplane) [d: 2-22-94]
In 1917 Actor, Marshall Reed (Fred Asher-The Lineup) [d: 5-15-80]
In 1918 Comedian, Johnny Wayne (Wayne & Shuster) [d: 7-19-90]
In 1919 Actor, Frank Middlemass (The Island, Oliver Twist) [d: 9-8-06]
In 1925 Singer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [d: 3-18-12]
In 1931 Actress, Carroll Baker (Babydoll, Harlow) (88)
In 1933 Actor, John Karlen (Harvey-Cagney & Lacey, Winds of War) (86)
In 1938 Basketball hall-of-famer, Jerry West (Olympic-Gold-1960) (81)
In 1940 Educator, Betty Shabazz (Malcolm X's widow) [d: 6-23-97]
In 1941 Playmate, Patti Reynolds (September-1965) (78)
In 1944 Singer, Gladys Knight (Midnight Train To Georgia) (75)
In 1944 Actor, Jean-Pierre Leaud (Detective) (75)
In 1944 Actress, Sondra Locke (The Gauntlet, Sudden Impact) [d: 11-3-18]
In 1944 Singer/actor, Billy Vera (At This Moment, Into The Night) (75)
In 1945 Singer/songwriter, John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) (74)
In 1945 Country Singer, Gary Stewart [d: 12-16-03]
In 1947 Actress, Beth Howland (Vera-Alice, Company) [d: 12-31-15]
In 1956 Playmate, Susie Diane Owens (March-1988) (63)
In 1957 Actress, Leah Ayres (Edge of Night, 9 to 5, Marcia-The Bradys) (62)
In 1957 Baseball player, Kirk Gibson (Tigers, Dodgers) (62)
In 1961 Singer/songwriter, Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) (58)
In 1962 Actor, Brandon Cruz (Eddie-The Courtship of Eddie's Father) (57)
In 1962 Actor, James Michael Tyler (Gunther-Friends) (57)
In 1964 Basketball player, Armon Gilliam [d: 7-5-11]
In 1964 Actress, Christa Miller (Kate-Drew Carey Show) (55)
In 1964 Playmate, Leisa Sheridan (July-1993) (55)
In 1964 Country singer, Phil Vassar (55)
In 1968 Rap singer, Chubb Rock (51)
In 1968 Singer/actress, Kylie Minogue (Locomotion) (51)
In 1970 Playmate, Morgan Fox (December-1990) (49)
In 1971 U.S. senator, Marco Rubio (Florida) (48)
In 1973 Tennis player, Todd Sweeris (46)
In 1974 Actress, Alicia Minshew (Kendall-All My Children) (45)
In 1977 Actress, Salim Grant (R.J.-Saved By The Bell) (42)
In 1978 Actor, Jake Johnson (New Girl) (41)
In 1978 Reality star, Jep Robertson (Duck Dynasty) (41)
In 1978 Guitarist, Todd Whitener (Tantric) (41)
In 1979 Actor, Jesse Bradford (Aaron-King of the Hill, Bring It On) (40)
In 1979 Actress, Monica Keena (Abby-Dawson's Creek) (40)
In 1985 Singer, Colbie Caillat (34)
In 1986 Actor, Joseph Cross (Jack Frost) (33)
In 1986 Football player, Michael Oher (Ravens) (33)
In 1986 Wrestler, Seth Rollins (ROH World Champion) (33)
In 1987 Actress, Jessica Rothe (La La Land) (32)
In 1995 Actor, Lukas Gage (T@gged, Euphoria) (24)
In 1999 Actor, Cameron Boyce (Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything) (20)

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