Born On This Day...

In 1797 Austrian composer, Franz Schubert
In 1830 Journalist, James Gillespie Blaine (co-founded Republican Party)
In 1831 Inventor, Rudolph Wurlitzer (electric playing organs)
In 1868 Chemist, Theodore Richards (atomic weights) (Nobel-1914)
In 1875 American novelist, Zane Gray (America West)
In 1881 Physical chemist, Irving Langmuir (Nobel-1932)
In 1892 Comedian, Eddie Cantor (Colgate Comedy Hour) [d: 10-10-64]
In 1894 Actor, Percy Helton (Homer Cratchit-The Beverly Hillbillies)
In 1903 Actress, Tallulah Bankhead (Black Widow-TV's Batman) [d: 12-12-68]
In 1903 Publisher, Gardner Cowles (founded Look Magazine) [d: 7-8-85]
In 1912 Actor, John Boylan (Twin Peaks) [d: 11-16-94]
In 1913 Football Hall-of-Famer, Don Hutson (Packers) [d: 6-26-97]
In 1913 Football Hall-of-Famer, Wayne Millner (Redskins) [d: 11-19-76]
In 1914 Boxer, "Jersey" Joe Walcott (heavyweight champ 1951-52) [d: 2-25-94]
In 1915 TV personality, Garry Moore (I've Got A Secret) [d: 11-28-93]
In 1919 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Jackie Robinson (Dodgers) [d: 10-24-72]
In 1920 U.S. secretary of interior, Stewart L. Udall (1961-69) [d: 3-20-10]
In 1921 Actor, John Agar (Sands of Iwo Jima, Chisum) [d: 4-7-02]
In 1921 Actress, Carol Channing (Hello Dolly, Thoroughly Modern Millie) [d: 1-15-19]
In 1921 Actor, Mario Lanza (The Great Caruso) [d: 10-7-59]
In 1922 Actor, William Sylvester (2001 A Space Odyssey) [d: 1-25-95]
In 1923 Actress, Joanne Dru (She Wore A Yellow Ribbon) [d: 9-10-96]
In 1923 Writer, Norman Mailer (Naked & the Dead, Executioner's Song) [d: 11-10-07]
In 1923 Actor, Eddie Ryder (Slick Jones-General Hospital) [d: 3-29-97]
In 1925 Actor, Charles Aidman (Innerspace, Uncommon Valor) [d: 11-7-93]
In 1928 Singer/songwriter, Chuck Willis (C.C. Rider) [d: 4-10-58]
In 1929 German physicist, Rudolf Mossbauer (Nobel-1961) [d: 9-14-11]
In 1929 Actress, Jean Simmons (Thorn Birds, An American Quilt) [d: 1-22-10]
In 1931 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Ernie "Mr. Cub" Banks (Cubs) [d: 1-23-15]
In 1934 Actor, James Franciscus (Mr. Novak, Longstreet, Hunter) [d: 7-8-91]
In 1937 Actress, Suzanne Pleshette (The Birds, Emily-Bob Newhart Show) [d: 1-19-08]
In 1938 Queen, Beatrix of Netherlands (1980-2013) (82)
In 1938 Actress, Lynn Carlin (James At 15, French Postcards) (82)
In 1938 U.S. Secretary of the Interior, James G. Watt (1981-83) (82)
In 1940 Actor, Stuart Margolin (Love American Style, Rockford Files) (80)
In 1941 Congressman, Richard A. Gephardt (D-MO) (79)
In 1941 Actress, Jessica Walter (Play Misty, Arrested Development, Archer) (79)
In 1946 Guitarist, Terry Kath (Chicago) [d: 1-23-78]
In 1947 Actor, Jonathan Banks (Wiseguy, Beverly Hills Cop, Freejack) (73)
In 1947 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Nolan Ryan (Mets, Astros, Rangers) (73)
In 1947 Actor, Glynn Turman (Lew-Peyton Place, A Different World) (73)
In 1948 Singer/songwriter, Paul Jabara (Last Dance) [d: 9-29-92]
In 1951 Singer/keyboardist, Harry Wayne Casey (KC & the Sunshine Band) (69)
In 1951 Guitarist/songwriter, Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music) (69)
In 1954 Singer/guitarist, Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake) (66)
In 1957 U.S. swimmer, Shirley Babashoff (Olympic-Gold-1972) (63)
In 1958 Baseball player, Rafael Santana (Mets, Yankees) (62)
In 1959 Actor, Anthony LaPaglia (The Client, Murder One, Without a Trace) (61)
In 1959 Actress, Kelly Lynch (Virtuosity, Mr. Magoo The Movie) (61)
In 1963 Actor, Real Andrews (Marcus Taggert-General Hospital) (57)
In 1963 Actor, John Dye (Andrew-Touched By An Angel) [d: 1-10-11]
In 1963 Guitarist, Scott Ian Rosenfeld (Anthrax) (57)
In 1964 Guitarist, Jeff Hanneman (Slayer) [d: 5-2-13]
In 1965 Actor, Timothy D. Stickney (R.J. Gannon-One Life to Live) (55)
In 1970 Actress, Minnie Driver (Grosse Point Blank, Good Will Hunting) (50)
In 1973 Actress, Portia De Rossi (Ally McBeal, Arrested Development) (47)
In 1974 Actress, Anna Silk (Lost Girl, The Perfect Neighbor) (46)
In 1977 Comedian/actor, Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live) (43)
In 1977 Actress, Kerry Washington (Ray, Scandal) (43)
In 1980 Actress, April Lee Hernandez (Freedom Writers) (40)
In 1981 Singer/actor, Justin Timberlake ("SexyBack," "My Love") (39)
In 1982 Singer, Elena Paparizou (Antique) (38)
In 1987 Singer, Tyler Hubbard (Florida Georgia Line) (33)
In 1988 Guitarist, Dylan Scott (Young Rising Sons) (32)
In 1991 Actor, Ben Bookbinder (Neal-Oliver Beene) (29)
In 1992 Actor, Lincoln Younes (Tangle, Home and Away) (28)
In 1996 Actor, Joel Courtney (Super 8, Sins of Our Youth) (24)


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