Born On This Day...

In 1633 King James II of England (1685-88)
In 1644 Pioneer/colonist, William Penn (founded Pennsylvania)
In 1712 English politician, George Grenville (taxed the American colonies)
In 1734 Francis Lightfoot Lee (signed Declaration of Independence)
In 1784 King Ferdinand VII of Spain (1808-1830)
In 1788 Astronomer, Sir Edward Sabine (studied the Earth's magnetic field)
In 1857 Auto pioneer, Elwood Haynes (built one of the first U.S. autos)
In 1873 U.S. Olympic jumper, Raymond Ewry (Olympic-Gold-1900, 04, 08)
In 1889 Pianist/composer, Spencer Williams
In 1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president (1953-1961)
In 1893 Silent film star, Lillian Gish (Birth of a Nation)
In 1894 American poet, E.E. Cummings
In 1896 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Oscar Charleston (Negro Leagues star)
In 1905 Publisher, Eugene Fodor (Fodor's travel guides) [d: 2-18-91]
In 1907 Actor, Allan Jones (A Day At The Races, Showboat) [d: 6-27-92]
In 1907 Actress, Pert Kelton (Alice-Honeymooners sketches) [d: 10-30-68]
In 1908 Engineer, George Harold Brown (broadcast antennas) [d: 12-11-87]
In 1910 Former college basketball player/coach, John Wooden (UCLA) [d: 6-4-10]
In 1916 U.S. Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop (1981-89) [d: 2-25-13]
In 1922 Bandleader/guitarist, Jimmy Liggins (Drunk) [d: 7-18-83]
In 1927 Actor, Robert Webber (Alex-Moonlighting) [d: 5-17-89]
In 1927 Singer/songwriter/arranger, Bill Justis [d: 7-15-82]
In 1928 Pianist, Gary Graffman (Leventritt Award) (92)
In 1928 Actor, Roger Moore (The Saint, James Bond) [d: 5-23-17]
In 1932 Singer/saxophonist, Robert Parker (Bare Footin) (88)
In 1938 Attorney, John Dean III (former White House counsel) (82)
In 1938 Country singer/actress, Melba Montgomery (82)
In 1939 Fashion designer, Ralph Lauren (Chaps) (81)
In 1940 Actress, Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show) (80)
In 1940 Singer, Cliff Richard (Devil Woman, We Don't Talk Anymore) (80)
In 1940 Golfer, J.C. Snead (80)
In 1943 Actress, Noreen Corcoran (Bachelor Father) [d: 1-15-16]
In 1943 Singer/guitarist, Denis D'Ell (The Honeycombs) [d: 7-6-05]
In 1943 Football player, Lance Rentzel (Cowboys) (77)
In 1946 Singer/songwriter, Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) (74)
In 1946 Singer/songwriter, Dan McCafferty (Nazareth) (74)
In 1947 Football player, Charlie Joiner (Oilers, Bengals) (73)
In 1947 Football player, Bob Kuechenberg (Dolphins) [d: 1-12-19]
In 1948 Singer, Marcia Barrett (Boney M) (72)
In 1950 U.S. speed skater, Sheila Young Ochowicz (Olympic-Gold-1976) (70)
In 1952 Actor/magician, Harry Anderson (Night Court, Dave's World) [d: 4-16-18]
In 1953 Actor, Greg Evigan (BJ and the Bear, Joey-My Two Dads) (67)
In 1956 Golfer, Beth Daniel (1980 Player Of The Year) (64)
In 1956 Actress, Arleen Sorkin (Calliope-Days of Our Lives, Duet) (64)
In 1958 Singer/songwriter, Thomas Dolby (She Blinded Me With Science) (62)
In 1959 Drummer, A.J. Pero (Twisted Sister) [d: 3-20-15]
In 1961 Fashion designer, Isaac Mizrahi (59)
In 1962 Actor, Trevor Goddard (Cmdr. Mic Brumby-Jag) [d: 6-7-03]
In 1965 Actor, Steve Coogan (Around The World in 80 Days) (55)
In 1965 Singer, Karyn White (Secret, Superwoman, Way You Love Me) (55)
In 1967 Baseball player, Pat Kelly (Yankees) (53)
In 1969 Actor, David Strickland (Todd-Suddenly Susan) [d: 3-22-99]
In 1970 Actor, Jon Seda (Homicide) (50)
In 1974 Country singer, Natalie Maines (The Chicks) (46)
In 1975 Singer, Shaznay Lewis (All Saints) (45)
In 1978 Singer, Usher (42)
In 1979 Wrestler, Stacy Keibler (41)
In 1981 Actor, Jordan Brower (Social Studies, Teen Angel) (39)
In 1988 Actor, Max Thieriot (The Pacifier) (32)
In 1993 Singer, Bryan Breeding (B5) (27)
In 1994 Football player, Jared Goff (Rams) (26)
In 1996 Singer, Lourdes Ciccone Leon (24)
In 2001 Actress, Rowan Blanchard (Girl Meets World) (19)

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