Born On This Day....

In 1730 Judge, William Whipple (signed the Declaration of Independence)
In 1741 American revolutionary, Benedict Arnold (deserted to British)
In 1791 Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm)
In 1861 Chemist, David Wesson (created Wesson Oil)
In 1863 Cartoonist, Richard Outcalt (Yellow Kid, Buster Brown)
In 1866 Cartoonist/satirist, Art Young
In 1875 Alsatian philosopher, Albert Schweitzer (Nobel-1952)
In 1886 Children's author, Hugh Lofting (Dr. Doolittle)
In 1890 Inventor/scientist, Rolla Harger (the Drunkometer)
In 1892 Director/producer, Hal Roach (Our Gang/The Little Rascals)
In 1896 Novelist, John dos Passos (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel)
In 1901 Actress, Bebe Daniels (Life With The Lyons) [d: 3-16-71]
In 1903 Actress, Frances Bavier (Aunt Bee-Andy Griffith Show) [d: 12-6-89]
In 1906 Actor, William Bendix (Chester-The Life of Riley) [d: 12-14-64]
In 1917 Jazz trumpeter, Billy Butterfield [d: 3-18-88]
In 1919 Actor/singer, Joe Seneca [d: 8-15-96]
In 1920 Broadcast journalist, George Herman (Face the Nation) [d: 2-8-05]
In 1920 Writer/columnist, Andy Rooney (60 Minutes) [d: 11-4-11]
In 1923 Actress, Mary Ann Jackson (Our Gang) [d: 12-17-03]
In 1924 Actor, Guy Williams (Zorro, John Robinson-Lost In Space) [d: 5-7-89]
In 1926 Actor, Frank Aletter (Mac-It's About Time, Tom Daily-Nancy) [d: 5-13-09]
In 1926 Actor, Tom Tryon (I Married A Monster From Outer Space) [d: 9-4-91]
In 1929 Country singer, Billy Walker (Ozark Jubilee) [d: 5-21-06]
In 1931 Singer, Caterina Valente (Entertainers) (89)
In 1932 Auto racer, Don Garlits (developed rear engine dragster) (88)
In 1936 Singer/guitarist, Clarence Carter (Patches, Slip Away) (84)
In 1937 Country singer, Billie Jo Spears [d: 12-14-11]
In 1938 Singer, Jack Jones (Wives And Lovers, The Love Boat) (82)
In 1938 Songwriter, Allen Toussaint (Working In A Coal Mine) [d: 11-10-15]
In 1940 Civil rights leader, Julian Bond [d: 8-15-15]
In 1941 Actress, Faye Dunaway (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde, Supergirl) (79)
In 1943 Actor, Ronald Hunter (Lazarus Syndrome) [d: 12-3-13]
In 1943 Actress, Holland Taylor (Bosom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth) (77)
In 1944 Actor, Marjoe Gortner (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest) (76)
In 1947 Football player, Gene Washington (Vikings) (73)
In 1948 Actor, Carl Weathers (Rocky, In The Heat Of The Night, The Mandalorian) (72)
In 1949 Actress, Christine Belford (All My Children, 90210) (71)
In 1949 Screenwriter, Lawrence Kasdan (Big Chill, Empire Strikes Back) (71)
In 1952 Actress, Sydney Biddle Barrows (Ms. Baldwin-Loving) (68)
In 1959 Playmate, Susan Smith (September-1981) (61)
In 1959 Bassist, Chas Smash (Madness) (61)
In 1959 Singer, Geoff Tate (Queensryche) (61)
In 1961 Singer/songwriter, Mike Tramp (White Lion, Freak Nature) (59)
In 1962 Bassist, Patricia Morrison (Sisters Of Mercy) (58)
In 1964 Actor, Mark Addy (The Full Monty, Jack Frost, Still Standing) (56)
In 1965 R&B singer, Slick Rick (55)
In 1966 Actor, Daniel J. Schneider (Dennis-Head of the Class) (54)
In 1967 Actor/comedian, Tom Rhodes (Mr. Rhodes) (53)
In 1967 Actress, Emily Watson (Maggie-The Boxer, Red Dragon) (53)
In 1967 Guitarist, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne) (53)
In 1968 Rap singer/actor, L.L. Cool J. (NCIS: Los Angeles) (52)
In 1969 Actor, Jason Bateman (Hogan Family, Arrested Development, Game Night) (51)
In 1969 Drummer, Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) (51)
In 1975 Actress, Jordan Ladd (Never Been Kissed, The Specials) (45)
In 1988 Singer, Jordy (It's Tough To Be a Baby) (32)
In 1989 Actor, Jonathan Osser (Hiller & Diller) (31)
In 1990 Gymnast, Kacy Catanzaro (American Ninja Warrior) (30)
In 1990 Actor, Grant Gustin (The Flash) (30)

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