Born On This Day...

In 1718 Explorer, John Montague [4th Earl of Sandwich] (invented sandwich)
In 1793 Pioneer, Stephen F. Austin (principal founder of Texas)
In 1794 Poet/editor, William Cullen Bryant (New York Evening Post)
In 1845 U.S Supreme Court Chief Justice, Edward Douglass White (1911-21)
In 1879 Artic explorer, Vihjalmur Stefansson
In 1883 Actor, Ford Sterling (Keystone Kops)
In 1887 Publisher, Nat Fleischer (founded the boxing magazine Ring)
In 1907 Jazz pianist, Joe Turner (Blues & Stride) [d: 7-21-90]
In 1908 Football player, "Bronko" Nagurski (Bears) [d: 1-7-90]
In 1909 Columnist, James "Scotty" Reston (New York Times) [d: 12-6-95]
In 1918 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Bob Feller (Indians, 3 no-hitters) [d: 12-15-10]
In 1919 Actor, Bert Freed (Billy Jack, Norma Rae) [d: 8-2-94]
In 1921 Actor, Charles Bronson (Dirty Dozen, Great Escape) [d: 8-30-03]
In 1928 Actress, Peggy McCay (General Hospital, Days of Our Lives) [d: 10-7-18]
In 1928 Basketball player, George Yardley [d: 8-13-04]
In 1931 Actress, Monica Vitti (Tigers in Lipstick) [d: 2-2-22]
In 1933 Trumpeter/songwriter, John Barry (James Bond theme) [d: 1-29-11]
In 1933 Actor/dancer, Ken Berry (F Troop, Mayberry RFD, Mama's Family) [d: 12-1-18]
In 1933 Actress, Aneta Corsaut (Helen Crump-Andy Griffith) [d: 11-6-95]
In 1933 Governor, Michael S. Dukakis (1988 Democratic presidential candidate) (89)
In 1935 Actor, Jimmy Brett (My Fair Lady, Sherlock Holmes) [d: 9-12-95]
In 1936 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Roy Emerson (Wimbeldon 1964, 1965) (86)
In 1944 TV critic, Tom Shales (Washington Post) (78)
In 1945 Baseball player, Ken Holtzman (Cubs, Orioles, Yankees) (77)
In 1945 Bassist/singer, Nicky Simper (Deep Purple) (77)
In 1947 Actor/announcer, Shadoe Stevens (Kenny-Dave's World) (75)
In 1948 Singer/actress, Lulu [Marie Lawrie] (To Sir With Love) (74)
In 1949 Actor, Michael Evans (Lionel-All In The Family, Jeffersons) [d: 12-14-06]
In 1949 Heavyweight boxing champ, Larry Holmes (1978) (73)
In 1952 Actress/comedian, Roseanne Barr (Roseanne, She Devil) (70)
In 1953 Actress, Kate Capshaw (Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom) (69)
In 1953 Actor/comedian, Dennis Miller (Dennis Miller Show, The Net) (69)
In 1954 Singer, Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard] (Goody Two Shoes) (68)
In 1954 Astronaut, Kevin P. Chilton (STS-49, STS-76, STS-59) (68)
In 1954 Japanese film monster, Godzilla (68)
In 1954 Actress, Kathy Kinney (Mimi Bobeck-Drew Carey Show) (68)
In 1955 Football player/announcer, Phil Simms (Giants/CBS) (67)
In 1957 Actor, Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, Universal Soldier) (65)
In 1959 Actor, Timothy Patrick Murphy (Dallas, Glitter) [d: 12-6-88]
In 1960 U.S. volleyball player, Karch Kiraly (Olympics-Gold-1988) (62)
In 1960 Singer/guitarist, Ian McNabb (Icicle Works) (62)
In 1961 Actress, Kari Michaelsen (Katie-Gimme A Break) (61)
In 1961 Actor, Lee Montgomery (Pete 'n Tillie) (61)
In 1962 Playmate, Kimberly Evenson (September-1984) (60)
In 1965 TV hostess, Maty Monfort (Mike & Maty) (57)
In 1973 Guitarist, Mick Thomson (Slipknot) (49)
In 1978 Singer, Tim McIlrath (Rise Against) (44)
In 1983 Actress, Julie Marie Berman (Lulu Spencer-General Hospital) (39)
In 1986 Rap singer, Joseline Hernandez (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta) (36)
In 1987 Football player, Colin Kaepernick (49ers) (35)
In 1987 Activist, Elizabeth Smart (ABC News) (35)
In 1995 Model, Kendall Jenner (Keeping Up with the Kardashians) (27)
In 1996 Actress, Aria Wallace (Bernie Mac Show, Charmed, That '70s Show) (26)
In 1997 Actor, Carson Rowland (I Am Frankie) (25)


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