Born On This Day...

In 1731 Astronomer/clockmaker, Benjamin Banneker (wrote almanacs)
In 1801 Newspaperman, Gail Borden (created slogan "Remember the Alamo")
In 1802 Newspaper publisher, Elijah P. Lovejoy
In 1821 Poet, Charles Baudelaire
In 1830 Photography pioneer, Eadweard Muybridge
In 1841 King Edward VII of England (1901-10)
In 1853 American architect, Stanford White
In 1883 Actress, Edna May Oliver (Little Women)
In 1886 Comedian/variety show host, Ed Wynn (Ed Wynn Show)
In 1895 Announcer, George Dewey Hay (created the Grand Ole Opry)
In 1898 Psychologist/educator, Leonard Carmichael (Smithsonian, 1953-64)
In 1903 Children's author/singer, Kay Thompson (Eloise) [d: 7-2-98]
In 1906 Jazz musician, "Muggsy" Spanier (Dixieland) [d: 2-12-67]
In 1913 Actress, Hedy Lamarr (Ecstacy, Samson & Delilah) [d: 1-19-00]
In 1915 Attorney, Sargent Shriver (first Peace Corps director) [d: 1-18-11]
In 1918 Spiro Agnew, 39th U.S. vice president (1973-77) [d: 9-17-96]
In 1918 Swimming Hall-of-Famer, Florence Chadwick [d: 3-15-95]
In 1921 Cartoonist, Stan Drake (Blondie) [d: 3-10-97]
In 1923 Actress/singer, Dorothy Dandridge (Porgy & Bess) [d: 9-8-65]
In 1928 Poet, Anne Sexton (Live Or Die, Pulitzer-1967) [d: 10-4-74]
In 1929 Actor, Severn Darden (Mary Hartman Mary Hartman) [d: 5-26-95]
In 1930 Sportscaster, Charlie Jones (NBC) [d: 6-12-08]
In 1931 Baseball player/manager, Whitey Herzog (Cardinals) (89)
In 1934 Author/astronomer, Carl Sagan (Cosmos, Broca's Brain) [d: 12-20-96]
In 1935 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Bob Gibson (Cardinals, NL MVP 1968) [d: 10-2-20]
In 1935 Actress, Joanna Moore (Son Of Flubber) [d: 11-22-97]
In 1936 World chess champion, Mikhail N. Tal [USSR] (1960-61) [d: 6-28-92]
In 1941 Guitarist, Tom Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) [d: 9-6-90]
In 1942 Golfer, Tom Weiskopf (British Open-1973) (78)
In 1944 Singer/guitarist, Phil May (The Pretty Things) [d: 5-15-20]
In 1945 Actor, Charles Robinson (Mac-Night Court, Bud-Home Improvement) (75)
In 1947 Actor, Robert David Hall (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) (73)
In 1948 Bassist/singer, Joe Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult) (72)
In 1948 Drummer, Alan Gratzer (REO Speedwagon) (72)
In 1948 U.S. butterfly swimmer, Sharon Stouder (Olympic-Gold-1964) [d: 6-23-13]
In 1951 Actor/body builder, Lou Ferrigno (Incredible Hulk) (69)
In 1964 Actor, Robert Duncan McNeill (Lt. Tom Paris-Star Trek: Voyager) (56)
In 1964 Actor, John Joseph Thomas (Young Daniel Boone) (56)
In 1966 Singer, Sandra Pepa Denton (Salt-N-Pepa) (54)
In 1970 Wrestler, Chris Jericho (WWE) (50)
In 1970 Rap singer, Scarface (Geto Boys) (50)
In 1970 Singer, Susan Tedeschi (50)
In 1972 Actor, Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy) (48)
In 1973 Singer, Nick Lachey (98 Degrees) (47)
In 1974 Actress, Dah-Ve Chodan (Tia-Uncle Buck) (46)
In 1978 Singer, Sisqo (Dru Hill) (42)
In 1979 Actor, Cory Hardrict (Gran Torino, Lovelace) (41)
In 1980 Actress, Vanessa Lachey (Total Request Live, Dads) (40)
In 1984 Country singer, Chris Lane ("Broken Windshield View") (36)
In 1984 Rap singer, French Montana (Excuse My French) (36)
In 1988 Actress, Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray, Ugly Betty) (32)
In 1993 Actress, Shelby Wulfert (Liv and Maddie) (27)

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