Born On This Day...

In 1719 Composer/violinist, Johann Georg Leopold Mozart
In 1765 Inventor, Robert Fulton (built first commercial steamboat)
In 1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered and named process of osmosis
In 1797 Geologist, Sir Charles Lyell (father of Modern Geology)
In 1807 French chemist, Auguste Laurent (structure of organic compounds)
In 1840 French impressionist/painter, Claude Monet
In 1861 Historian, Frederick Jackson Turner
In 1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, first Indian Prime Minister (1947-64)
In 1896 Mamie Doud Eisenhower, wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
In 1900 American composer/conductor, Aaron Copland [d: 12-1-90]
In 1901 Singer, Morton Downey Sr. (Irish Eyes Are Smiling) [d: 10-25-85]
In 1904 Actor, Dick Powell (42nd Street, Christmas in July) [d: 1-3-63]
In 1906 Silent screen star, Louise Brooks (American Venus) [d: 8-8-85]
In 1907 Children's author, Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking) [d: 1-28-02]
In 1907 Cartoonist/author, William Steig (New Yorker Magazine) [d: 10-3-03]
In 1908 Senator Joseph R. McCarthy (R-WI) [d: 5-2-57]
In 1908 Journalist/editor, Harrison Evans Salisbury (NY Times) [d: 7-5-93]
In 1910 Actress, Rosemary DeCamp (Love That Bob, That Girl) [d: 2-20-01]
In 1912 Heiress, Barbara Hutton (Woolworth) [d: 5-11-79]
In 1914 Country singer, Ken Carson (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 4-7-94]
In 1919 Actress, Veronica Lake (The Blue Dahlia) [d: 7-7-73]
In 1920 Actor/singer, Johnny Desmond (Your Hit Parade) [d: 9-6-85]
In 1921 Actor, Brian Keith (Family Affair, Hooper) [d: 6-24-97]
In 1922 UN Secretary General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali [d: 2-16-16]
In 1924 Actress, Phyllis Avery (Alice-George Gobel Show, Mr. Novak) [d: 5-19-11]
In 1926 Opera singer, Leonie Rysanek [d: 3-7-98]
In 1929 Actress, Kathleen Hughes (It Came From Outer Space) (90)
In 1929 Baseball player, Jimmy Piersall (Mets) [d: 6-3-17]
In 1929 Actor, McLean Stevenson (Colonel Henry Blake-M*A*S*H) [d: 2-15-96]
In 1930 Astronaut, Edward H. White II (died in Apollo I fire) [d: 1-27-67]
In 1933 Astronaut, Fred Haise (Apollo XIII, STS T-1, T-3, T-5) (86)
In 1935 Actor, Don Stewart (Guiding Light) [d: 1-9-06]
In 1935 Hussein ibn Talal I, king of Jordan (1953-1999) [d: 2-7-99]
In 1936 Singer, Freddie Garrity (Freddie & the Dreamers) [d: 5-19-06]
In 1937 Singer, Joe Billingslea (Do You Love Me-Contours) (82)
In 1938 Singer, Cornell Gunter (The Coasters) [d: 2-26-90]
In 1939 Composer, Wendy Carlos (Switched on Bach) (80)
In 1948 Prince, Charles [Prince of Wales] (heir to the British throne) (71)
In 1948 Actor, Robert Ginty (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Thomas-Paper Chase) [d: 9-21-09]
In 1949 Guitarist/singer, James V. Young (Styx) (70)
In 1951 Drummer, Frankie Banali (Steppenwolf, Quiet Riot) (68)
In 1951 Actress, Sandahl Bergman (Conan the Barbarian, All That Jazz) (68)
In 1951 Singer, Stephen Bishop (On and On, Save It For A Rainy Day) (68)
In 1951 Bassist, Alec John Such (Bon Jovi) (68)
In 1952 Actor, Ray Sharkey (Sonny Steelgrave-Wiseguy) [d: 6-11-93]
In 1954 Baseball player, Willie Hernandez (Cubs, Phillies, Tigers) (65)
In 1954 Former U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice (Bush) (65)
In 1954 Pianist, Yanni (Optimystique) (65)
In 1955 Basketball player, Jack Sikma (SuperSonics, Bucks) (64)
In 1956 Astronaut, Kenneth D. Bowersox (STS-50) (63)
In 1958 Actor, Gregg Burge (A Chorus Line) [d: 7-4-98]
In 1959 Actor, Paul McGann (Doctor Who) (60)
In 1961 Actress, Elizabeth Keifer (Young & the Restless, Guiding Light) (58)
In 1961 Actor, D.B. Sweeney (Strange Luck, Spawn, C-16: FBI) (58)
In 1962 Actress, Laura San Giacomo (Just Shoot Me, Saving Grace, NCIS) (57)
In 1964 Singer, John Andrew Banfield (The Pasadenas) (55)
In 1964 Bassist, Nic Dalton (Lemonheads) (55)
In 1964 Rap singer/songwriter, Joseph 'Run' Simmons (Run D.M.C.) (55)
In 1964 Actor, Patrick Warburton (Eric-Dave's World) (55)
In 1966 Singer, Jeanette Jurado (Expose) (53)
In 1969 Guitarist, Bradley Glenn Walker (Southgang, Marvelous 3) (50)
In 1972 Actor, Josh Duhamel (Leo-All My Children, Danny-Las Vegas) (47)
In 1973 Singer, Adina Howard (Freak Like Me) (46)
In 1974 Actor, Matt Cedeno (Brandon-Days of Our Lives) (45)
In 1974 Reality star, Chip Gaines (Fixer Upper) (45)
In 1974 Actor, David Moscow (Big, Newsies) (45)
In 1975 Drummer, Travis Barker (Blink 182) (44)
In 1976 Actor, Chris Demetral (Dream On) (43)
In 1977 Actor, Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer-NCIS) (42)
In 1979 Actress, Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Oblivion) (40)
In 1979 Rap singer, Shyheim (40)
In 1982 Rapper, Torrence Hatch (Superbad The Return of Boosie Bad Azz) (37)
In 1986 Actor, Cory Michael Smith (The Riddler-Gotham) (33)
In 1989 Football player, T.Y. Hilton (Colts) (30)
In 1993 Baseball player, Francisco Lindor (Indians) (26)
In 1999 Singer, Sean Cavaliere (New District) (20)
In 2000 Singer, K-Marzzz ("Boom") (19)
In 2001 Actress, Chloe Lang (LazyTown) (18)


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