Born On This Day...

In 1728 Statesman, Caesar Rodney (signed the Declaration of Independence)
In 1849 American poet, James Whitcomb Riley (The Raggedy Man)
In 1858 Weatherman, Charles Marvin (calculated height of clouds)
In 1859 English bibliophile, James Thomas Wise
In 1870 Country singer, Uncle Dave Macon ("The Dixie Dewdrop")
In 1885 Physicist, Niels Bohr (expanded quantum physics) (Nobel-1922)
In 1888 Henry Agard Wallace, 33rd U.S. vice president (1941-45)
In 1897 Black Muslim founder, Elijah Muhammad
In 1889 Actor, Clarence Muse (Casablanca, Black Stallion)
In 1904 Baseball player, Chuck Klein (Phillies, 43 HRs in 1929) [d: 3-28-58]
In 1905 Actor, Andy Devine (Roy Rogers' sidekick) [d: 2-18-77]
In 1911 Bandleader/trumpeter, Vaughn Monroe [d: 5-21-73]
In 1914 Actress, Sarah Churchill (All Over Town, Royal Wedding) [d: 9-24-82]
In 1914 Actor, Alfred Drake (Oklahoma!, The Edge of Night) [d: 7-25-92]
In 1917 Actress, June Allyson (Till The Clouds Roll By, Vegas) [d: 7-8-06]
In 1917 Actor, Helmut Dantine (War & Peace, The Fifth Musketeer) [d: 5-3-82]
In 1919 Actor, Gabriel Dell (Steve Allen Show) [d: 7-3-88]
In 1922 Singer/actress, Martha Stewart (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face) (97)
In 1926 Actress, Diana Lynn (Bedtime For Bonzo) [d: 12-18-71]
In 1927 Singer, Al Martino (I Love You Because, Volare) [d: 10-13-09]
In 1931 Basketball player/coach, Cotton Fitzsimmons (805 wins) [d: 7-24-04]
In 1931 Anglican Archbishop, Desmond Tutu (Nobel-1982) (88)
In 1933 Actor, Paul B. Price (Busting Loose) [d: 7-16-12]
In 1934 Poet/dramatist, Leroi Jones [d: 1-19-24]
In 1934 Basketball player, Willie Naulls (Knicks) [d: 11-22-18]
In 1935 Novelist, Thomas Keneally (Blood Red Sister Rose) (84)
In 1936 Swiss conductor, Charles Dutoit (83)
In 1938 Actor, Robert Drivas (Cool Hand Luke) [d: 6-29-86]
In 1939 Singer/saxophonist, Colin Cooper (Climax Blues Band) [d: 7-3-08]
In 1941 Guitarist, Martin Murray (The Honeycombs) (78)
In 1943 Former Marine Lt. Colonel/talk show host, Oliver North (76)
In 1943 Singer, Dino Valenti (Quicksilver Messenger Service) [d: 11-16-94]
In 1945 Singer/drummer, Kevin Godley (10cc, Godley & Creme) (74)
In 1947 Actress, Jill Larson (One Life to Live, All My Children) (72)
In 1949 Bassist, Dave Hope (Kansas) (70)
In 1951 Singer/songwriter, John Mellencamp (Hurts So Good, Pink Houses) (68)
In 1952 Russian leader, Vladimir Putin (67)
In 1952 Soviet gymnast, Ludmilla Tourischeva (Olympic-Gold-1972) (67)
In 1953 Actress, Christopher Norris (Trapper John MD, Guiding Light) (66)
In 1953 Drummer, Tico Torres (Bon Jovi) (66)
In 1955 French cellist, Yo-Yo Ma (64)
In 1956 Actor, James Van Patten (Bo-Chisholms) (63)
In 1957 Figure skater, Jayne Torvill (& Dean) (Olympic-Gold-1988) (62)
In 1958 Actress, Judy Landers (Vega$, BJ and the Bear) (61)
In 1958 Playmate, Kim Morris (March-1986) (61)
In 1959 Actor, Dylan Baker (Det. Arthur Polson-Murder One) (60)
In 1959 TV personality, Simon Cowell (American Idol) (60)
In 1960 Actor, John Loprieno (Cord Roberts-One Life to Live) (59)
In 1962 Country singer, Dale Watson (57)
In 1963 Singer, Ann Curless (Expose) (56)
In 1964 Singer/songwriter, Sam Brown (Spandau Ballet) (55)
In 1967 Singer, Toni Braxton (Breathe Again, Another Sad Love Song) (52)
In 1968 Singer, Thom Yorke (Radiohead) (51)
In 1969 Dancer, Leeroy Thornhill (ex-Prodigy) (50)
In 1970 Actress, Nicole Ari Parker (Boogie Nights, Soul Food) (49)
In 1973 Football player, Priest Holmes (Ravens, Chiefs) (46)
In 1974 Actress, Allison Munn (Tina-What I Like About You) (45)
In 1974 Actor, Alexander Polinsky (Adam-Charles In Charge) (45)
In 1986 Actress, Holland Roden (Teen Wolf) (33)
In 1990 Actress, Ayla Kell (Make It or Break It) (29)
In 1996 Singer, Lewis Capaldi (23)
In 1997 Actress, Kira Kosarin (The Thundermans) (22)
In 1998 Singer, Josh Levi (The X Factor) (21)

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