Born On This Day...

In 1700 Mathematician, Daniel Bernoulli (theory of probability)
In 1737 Political essayist, Thomas Paine (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
In 1754 Pioneer/soldier, Moses Cleveland (founded Cleveland, Ohio)
In 1756 Revolutionary, Harry "Light Horse" Lee
In 1843 William McKinley, 25th U.S. president (1897-1901) ($500 bill)
In 1850 Inventor, Lawrence Hargrave (box kite)
In 1860 Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov (The Cherry Orchard)
In 1862 English composer, Frederick Delius
In 1874 Financier, John D. Rockefeller Jr.
In 1879 Actor, W.C. Fields (My Little Chickadee) [d: 1-25-46]
In 1889 Folk singer, Leadbelly (King Of The 12 String Guitar Players)
In 1901 Engineer/inventor, Allen B. DuMont (cathode ray tube) [d: 11-15-65]
In 1909 Actor, Alan Marshal (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) [d: 7-9-61]
In 1913 Actor, Victor Mature (One Million BC, Samson & Delilah) [d: 8-4-99]
In 1917 Country singer, Lloyd Perryman (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 5-3-77]
In 1917 Actor/singer, John Raitt (Carousel, The Pajama Game) [d: 2-20-05]
In 1918 Actor, John Forsythe (Charlie's Angels, Blake-Dynasty) d: 4-1-10] (102)
In 1918 Baseball player/manager, William Rigney (Giants) [d: 2-20-01]
In 1921 Actor, Anthony George (Dark Shadows, One Life to Live) [d: 3-16-05]
In 1923 Playwright, Paddy Chayevsky [d: 8-1-81]
In 1925 Author, Robert Crichton [d: 3-23-93]
In 1937 Pianist/composer, Bobby Scott (Chain Gang, A Taste Of Honey) [d: 11-5-90]
In 1936 Singer/actor, Noel Harrison (The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.) [d: 10-19-13]
In 1939 Author/feminist, Germaine Greer (Female Eunich) (81)
In 1940 Actress, Katharine Ross (Elaine-The Graduate, The Colbys) (80)
In 1941 Singer, Ron Townson (The Fifth Dimension) [d: 8-2-01]
In 1942 Actress, Claudine Longet (McHale's Navy) (78)
In 1944 Actress, Barbara Moore (Lisa Rogers-The Man From U.N.C.L.E.) (76)
In 1945 Actor, Tom Selleck (Magnum PI, Three Men and a Baby, Friends) (75)
In 1947 Singer/songwriter, David Byron (Uriah Heep) [d: 2-28-85]
In 1950 Actress, Ann Jillian (It's A Living, Jennifer Slept Here) (70)
In 1952 Drummer, Tommy Ramone (The Ramones) [d: 7-11-14]
In 1953 Model, Dalila di Lazzaro (Vogue) (67)
In 1953 Drummer, Louie Perez (Los Lobos) (67)
In 1954 Talk show host/actress, Oprah Winfrey (The Color Purple, Oprah) (66)
In 1955 U.S. heavyweight boxer, John Tate (Olympic-Bronze-1968) [d: 4-9-98]
In 1956 Country singer/drummer, Irlene Mandrell (Hee Haw) (64)
In 1958 Actress, Judy Norton-Taylor (Mary Ellen-The Waltons) (62)
In 1960 Actor, Matthew Ashford (Search For Tomorrow, General Hospital) (60)
In 1960 U.S. diver/swimmer, Gregory Louganis (Olympic-Gold-1984, 88) (60)
In 1960 Baseball player, Steve Sax (Dodgers, Yankees, White Sox) (60)
In 1961 Drummer, David Baynton-Power (James) (59)
In 1961 Bassist/singer, Eddie Jackson (Queensryche) (59)
In 1962 Actor, Nicholas Turturro (NYPD Blue, Bluebloods) (58)
In 1964 Singer/guitarist, Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera) (56)
In 1964 Football player, Andre Reed (Bills) (56)
In 1965 Tennis player, Peter Lundgren (55)
In 1967 Basketball player, Stacey King (53)
In 1968 Actor, Ed Burns (She's The One, Long Time Nothing New) (52)
In 1968 Actress, Bobbie Phillips (Bold & the Beautiful, Murder One) (52)
In 1970 Actress, Heather Graham (Lost in Space, Austin Powers) (50)
In 1970 U.S. congressman, Paul Ryan (Former Speaker of the House) (50)
In 1972 Figure skater, Scott Davis (Olympics-1994) (48)
In 1975 Actor, Sharif Atkins (Dr. Michael Gallant-ER) (45)
In 1975 Actress, Sara Gilbert (Roseanne, Poison Ivy, The Talk, The Conners) (45)
In 1975 Actress, Kelly Packard (Tiffani-California Dreams, Baywatch) (45)
In 1977 Actor, Justin Hartley (Passions, This is Us) (43)
In 1979 Actor, Andrew Keegan (Reed-Party of Five, Seventh Heaven) (41)
In 1980 Actor, Jesse James Richter (Jesse-Free Willy) (40)
In 1981 Singer/guitarist, Jonny Lang (39)
In 1982 Singer, Adam Lambert ("If I Had You," "Whataya Want from Me") (38)
In 1982 Rap singer, Riff Raff (Three Loco) (38)
In 1985 Basketball player, Marc Gasol (Grizzlies) (35)
In 1985 Actress, Giovanna Fletcher (Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two) (35)
In 1985 Singer, Rag'n'Bone Man ("Hard Came the Rain," "Healed," "Human") (35)
In 1990 Model, Lisa Ramos (America's Next Top Model, Guy Code) (30)


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