Born On This Day...

In 1776 Inventor, Charles Macintosh (patented waterproof fabric)
In 1800 Inventor, Charles Goodyear (vulcanization process for rubber)
In 1808 Andrew Johnson, the 17th U.S. president (1865-69)
In 1809 English statesman, William Ewart Gladstone
In 1859 Venustiano Carranza, president of Mexico (1915-20)
In 1876 Spanish cellist/composer, Pablo Casals
In 1879 World War I aviation hero, Billy Mitchell
In 1881 Heavyweight boxing champ Jess Willard (1915-19)
In 1891 Businesswoman, Joyce Clyde Hall (founded Hallmark Cards)
In 1894 Actor, Emory Parnell (The Life of Riley)
In 1900 Jazz musician/singer Willie Humphrey [d: 6-7-94]
In 1903 Jazz trumpeter, Clyde McCoy (wah wah sound) [d: 6-11-90]
In 1907 Economist, Dr. Robert Clifton Weaver, (first U.S. Cabinet member) [d: 7-17-97]
In 1909 Actor, Thomas Beck (Charlie Chan movies, Priest-Heidi) [d: 9-23-95]
In 1917 Los Angeles mayor, Tom Bradley (1973-93) [d: 9-29-98]
In 1919 Journalist, Jim Murray (founded Sports Illustrated) [d: 8-16-98]
In 1920 Actress, Viveca Lindfors (The Way We Were) [d: 10-25-95]
In 1922 Novelist, William Gaddis (The Recognitions) [d: 12-16-98]
In 1932 Actress, Inga Swenson (Gretchen Kraus-Benson) (90)
In 1933 Actor, Joseph Maher (Sister Act) [d: 7-17-98]
In 1934 Actor, Ed Flanders (Dr. Westphall-St. Elsewhere) [d: 2-22-95]
In 1934 Broadcast journalist Tom Jarriel (20/20) (88)
In 1936 Football Hall-of-Famer, Ray Nitschke (Packers) [d: 3-8-98]
In 1936 Actress, Mary Tyler Moore (Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore) [d: 1-25-17]
In 1937 Actress, Barbara Steele (Julia-Dark Shadows) (85)
In 1938 Actor, Jon Voight (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy, Heat) (84)
In 1939 Country singer/songwriter Ed Bruce [d: 1-8-21]
In 1941 Singer/flautist/harmonicist, Ray Thomas (Moody Blues) [d: 1-4-18]
In 1946 Folk singer Marianne Faithfull (As Tears Go By) (76)
In 1947 Actor, Ted Danson (Sam-Cheers, Three Men & A Baby, Mike-Ink) (75)
In 1947 Drummer, Cozy Powell (Black Sabbath, Whitesnake) [d: 4-5-98]
In 1950 Singer/guitarist Robert Parissi (Wild Cherry) (72)
In 1950 Actor, Jon Polito (Crosetti-Homicide) [d: 9-1-16]
In 1951 Singer, Yvonne Elliman ("If I Can't Have You") (71)
In 1951 Singer, Laurel Masse (The Manhattan Transfer) (71)
In 1952 Ballerina, Gelsey Kirkland (Nutcracker) (70)
In 1953 Actress, Charlayne Woodard (Fresh Prince, Days of Our Lives) (69)
In 1955 Guitarist/producer Neil Giraldo (Pat Benatar) (67)
In 1958 Astronaut, Nancy Jane Sherlock (STS-57 STS-70, STS-88, STS-109) (64)
In 1959 Actress, Patricia Clarkson (Murder One, The Green Mile) (63)
In 1959 Football player Mervyn Fernandez (Raiders) (63)
In 1959 Actress, Leslie Graves (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish II) [d: 8-23-95]
In 1959 Comedian/actress Paula Poundstone (63)
In 1964 Actor, Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead, Band of Brothers) (58)
In 1964 Actress, Kimberly Russell (Sarah-Head of the Class) (58)
In 1965 Singer, Dexter Holland (Offspring) (57)
In 1965 Actor, John Haymes Newton (Melrose Place, Superboy) (57)
In 1966 TV host Mystro Clark (Soul Train) (56)
In 1966 Actor, Jason Gould (Bernard-The Prince of Tides) (56)
In 1969 Actress, Jennifer Ehle (Backbeat, Pride & Prejudice) (53)
In 1970 Singer/songwriter Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) (52)
In 1970 Actor, Kevin Weisman (Gone in 60 Seconds, Alias) (52)
In 1972 Actor, David Fumero (Cristian-One Life To Live) (50)
In 1972 Actor, Jude Law (Cold Mountain, Sky Captain, Alfie) (50)
In 1974 Actor, Mekhi Phifer (Dr. Gregory Pratt-ER, Frequency) (48)
In 1975 Actor, Shawn Hatosy (The Faculty, Inventing The Abbotts) (47)
In 1975 Playmate, Kalin Olson (August-1997) (47)
In 1976 Actor, Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down, Pineapple Express) (46)
In 1976 Actor, Jason Shane Scott (Will-One Life To Live) (46)
In 1979 Actor, Diego Luna (The Terminal, Rogue One, Andor) (43)
In 1982 Actress, Alison Brie (Mad Men, Glow) (40)
In 1983 Country singer Jessica Andrews (39)
In 1984 Actor, Sean Stone (The Doors, Natural Born Killers, Nixon) (38)
In 1987 Actor, Iain De Caestecker (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) (35)
In 1988 Football player Eric Berry (Chiefs) (34)
In 1989 Actress, Jane Levy (Suburgatory, Shameless) (33)
In 1995 Actor/singer Ross Lynch (Austin and Ally/R5) (27)
In 1995 Actor, Nick Merico (Every Witch Way) (27)
In 1995 Singer, Cody Wise ("It's My Birthday") (27)
In 1996 Actor, Dylan Minnette (Saving Grace, Goosebumps) (26)
In 1998 Gymnast/actress Paris Berelc (Mighty Med, Lab Rats: Elite Force) (24)
In 1998 Singer, Dyllan Murray ("Boom Boom," "No Lies," "Trophy Girl") (24)


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