Born On This Day...

In 1596 Italian violin maker, Nicolo Amati
In 1728 Engineer, Matthew Boulton (financed James Watt's steam engine)
In 1803 American schoolteacher, Prudence Crandall
In 1849 Author, Sarah Orne Jewett
In 1856 Architect, Louis Sullivan (father of modern U.S. architecture)
In 1860 Edward A. Filene, established U.S. credit union movement
In 1889 Actor, Cecil Weston (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn) [d: 8-7-76]
In 1905 Physicist, Carl David Anderson (discovered positron) [d: 1-11-91]
In 1910 Actress/panelist, Kitty Carlisle (To Tell The Truth) [d: 4-17-07]
In 1913 Actor, Alan Ladd (This Gun For Hire) [d: 1-29-64]
In 1914 Folk singer, Tom Glazer (On Top of Spaghetti) [d: 2-21-03]
In 1914 Explorer, Dixy Lee Ray (youngest to climb Mt. Rainer) [d: 1-2-94]
In 1915 Blues singer/pianist, Memphis Slim [d: 2-24-88]
In 1917 Baseball manger, Eddie Stanky (Cardinals, White Sox) [d: 6-6-99]
In 1918 Actress, Helen Wagner (Nancy Hughes-As The World Turns) [d: 5-1-10]
In 1920 Cartoon voices, Jackson Weaver (Smokey The Bear) [d: 10-20-92]
In 1923 Cartoonist, Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois) [d: 1-27-18]
In 1923 Actor, Terry Wilson (Bill Hawks-Wagon Train) [d: 3-30-99]
In 1925 Actor, Wally Allbright (Our Gang) [d: 7-7-99]
In 1925 Actress, Anne Jackson (Baby M, Funny About Love, Folks!) [d: 4-12-16]
In 1925 Country singer/guitarist, Hank Thompson [d: 11-6-07]
In 1926 Sportscaster, Bill Flemming (ABC's Wide World of Sports) [d: 7-20-07]
In 1926 Actress, Irene Papas (Guns Of Navarone, Zorba The Greek) (93)
In 1927 Blues guitarist, Joseph "Mighty Joe" Young [d: 3-24-99]
In 1931 Basketball coach, Dick Motta (856 NBA wins) (88)
In 1933 Country singer, Tompall Glaser (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers) [d: 8-13-13]
In 1935 Actress, Eileen Brennan (FM, Captain Lewis-Private Benjamin) [d: 7-28-13]
In 1940 Actress/singer, Pauline Collins (City of Joy, Paradise Road) (79)
In 1942 Singer/bassist, Al Jardine (Beach Boys) (77)
In 1943 Golfer, Dave Eichelberger (76)
In 1943 Science fiction author, Mick Farren [d: 7-27-13]
In 1943 Actress, Valerie Perrine (Superman, Northern Exposure) (76)
In 1944 U.S. astronaut, Sherwood Spring (75)
In 1945 Bassist, George Biondo (Steppenwolf) (74)
In 1947 Guitarist, Eric Bell (Them, Thin Lizzy) (72)
In 1948 Drummer/singer/songwriter, Donald Brewer (Grand Funk Railroad) (71)
In 1948 Lightweight boxer, Ronald W. Harris (Olympic-gold-1968) (71)
In 1955 Guitarist, Steve Jones (The Sex Pistols) (64)
In 1956 Handball player, Hans-Georg Beyer (Olympic-gold-1980) (63)
In 1963 Baseball player, Eric Plunk (A's, Yankees, Indians) (56)
In 1965 Singer, Todd Lewis (The Toadies) (54)
In 1965 Actor/soccer player, Costas Mandylor (Kenny-Picket Fences) (54)
In 1965 Actor, Charlie Sheen (Platoon, Wall Street, Major League) (54)
In 1971 Playmate, Tonja Christensen (48)
In 1971 Singer, Chabeli Iglesias (Julio's daughter) (48)
In 1973 Singer, Jennifer Paige (Crush) (46)
In 1974 Actress, Clare Kramer (Bring it On, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) (45)
In 1978 Actor, Nick Wechsler (Team Knight Rider, Kyle-Roswell) (41)
In 1984 Actor, Garrett Hedlund (Tron: Legacy, Troy) (35)
In 1984 Wrestler, TJ Perkins (WWE) (35)
In 1985 Singer, Charlie Scene (Hollywood Undead) (34)
In 1986 Singer, OMI [Omar Pasley] (33)
In 1986 Snowboarder, Shaun White (Olympic-Gold-2010, 2014, 2018) (33)
In 1992 Singer, August Alsina ("Testimony") (27)
In 2003 Actor, Jack Dylan Grazer (Tales of Halloween, It) (16)
In 2003 Actress, Eloise Webb (Cinderella, The Iron Lady) (16)

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