Born On This Day...

In 1790 Letitia Tyler, first wife of U.S. president John Tyler
In 1815 Feminist, Elizabeth Stanton (women's rights movement)
In 1817 Philosopher, Baha'Ullah [Mirza Husayn Ali] (founded Baha'i faith)
In 1833 Russian composer, Aleksandr Borodin
In 1840 French sculptor, "Auguste" Rene Rodin (The Thinker)
In 1866 Statesman, Sun Yat-sen (Chinese revolution leader)
In 1889 Publisher, De Witt Wallace (co-founded Reader's Digest)
In 1891 Astronomer, Seth Nicholson (discovered four Jupiter moons)
In 1903 Actor, Jack Oakie (Around The World In 80 Days) [d: 1-23-78]
In 1906 Blues singer/guitarist, Bukka White [d: 2-26-77]
In 1908 U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Harry Blackmun (1970-94) [d: 3-4-99]
In 1911 Jazz trumpeter/arranger, Buck Clayton [d: 12-8-91]
In 1912 Football Hall-of-Famer, Alphonse Leemans (Giants) [d: 1-19-79]
In 1917 Businessman, Joseph Coors (Adolph Coors Co.) [d: 3-15-03]
In 1918 Actor, Robert Brown (M-James Bond movies) [d: 11-11-03]
In 1920 Country singer, Jo Stafford (Jo Stafford Show) [d: 7-13-08]
In 1922 Actress, Kim Hunter (Planet Of The Apes) [d: 9-11-02]
In 1923 Announcer, Ernie Anderson (ABC-TV) [d: 2-6-97]
In 1924 Actress, Geraldine Page (Blue & Gray) [d: 6-13-87]
In 1926 Mattel toy creator, Jack Ryan (Hot Wheels) [d: 8-13-91]
In 1927 Actor, Sunset Carson (El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail) [d: 5-1-90]
In 1929 Actress, Grace Kelly (Rear Window) [Princess of Monaco] [d: 9-14-82]
In 1932 Actor, Jerry Douglas (John Abbott-Young & The Restless) (88)
In 1934 Actress, Ann Flood (Nancy Karr-The Edge Of Night) (86)
In 1937 Actress, Ina Balin (Danger In Paradise) [d: 6-20-90]
In 1937 Singer/songwriter, Bob Crewe (Music To Watch Girls By) [d: 9-11-14]
In 1937 Judge/referee, Mills Lane (Judge Mills Lane) (83)
In 1937 Astronaut, Richard H. Truly (STS-2, 8) (83)
In 1938 Singer, Terry Johnson (The Flamingos) (82)
In 1943 Singer, Jimmy Hayes (The Persuasions) [d: 5-18-17]
In 1943 Singer, Brian Hyland (Itsy Bitsy Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini) (77)
In 1943 Actress, Valerie Leon (Blood From Mummy's Tomb) (77)
In 1943 Actor, Wallace Shawn (Princess Bride, Rex-Toy Story; Young Shelton) (77)
In 1943 Singer, John Walker (The Walker Brothers) [d: 5-7-11]
In 1944 Football Hall-of-Famer, Ken Houston (Redskins, Oilers) (76)
In 1944 Keyboardist, Booker T. Jones (Time Is Tight, Hang 'Em High) (76)
In 1944 Sportscaster, Al Michaels (Sunday Night Football) (76)
In 1945 Singer/songwriter, Neil Young (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) (75)
In 1947 Guitarist, Donald Roeser [aka Buck Dharma] (Blue Oyster Cult) (73)
In 1948 Singer/songwriter, Errol Brown (Hot Chocolate) [d: 5-6-15]
In 1948 Football Hall-of-Famer, Cliff Harris (Cowboys) (72)
In 1950 Country singer/songwriter, Barbara Fairchild (70)
In 1952 Football player, Steve Bartkowski (68)
In 1954 TV hostess/model, Rhonda Shear (USA's Up All Night) (66)
In 1955 Singer, Leslie McKeown (Bay City Rollers) (65)
In 1958 Actress, Megan Mullally (Karen-Will & Grace) (62)
In 1959 Actor, Vincent Irizarry (The Guiding Light) (61)
In 1960 Talk show host, Bertice Berry (60)
In 1961 Gymnast, Nadia Comaneci (first perfect 10/Olympic-3 Gold-1976) (59)
In 1967 Boxer, Michael Moorer (World Heavyweight title, 1994) (53)
In 1968 Baseball player, Sammy Sosa (66 home runs in 1998) (52)
In 1970 Figure skater, Tonya Harding (1991 U.S. women's champion) (50)
In 1973 Actress, Melanie Gaffin (Whiz Kids) (47)
In 1974 Actress, Lourdes Benedicto (Gina-NYPD Blue, Samantha-Titans) (46)
In 1974 Actress, Tamala Jones (Callie-TV's Dangerous Minds) (46)
In 1975 Actress, Angela Watson (Karen Foster-Step By Step) (45)
In 1976 Singer, Tevin Campbell (Round And Round, Can We Talk) (44)
In 1978 Actress, Ashley Williams (Dylan-Good Morning Miami) (42)
In 1979 Actress, Cote de Pablo (Ziva-NCIS) (41)
In 1980 Singer, Ryan Gosling (La La Land, Blade Runner 2049, First Man) (40)
In 1982 Actress, Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada, Dark Knight Returns) (38)
In 1984 Singer, Omarion (B2K) (36)
In 1988 Basketball player, Russell Westbrook (Thunder) (32)
In 1992 Model, Erika Costell (28)

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