Born On This Day...

In 1421 Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
In 1822 Businessman, John Eberhard (built the first large U.S. pencil factory)
In 1870 Silent screen star William S. Hart (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)
In 1886 Poet/critic Alfred "Joyce" Kilmer (Trees)
In 1896 American lyricist/author Ira Gershwin (I Got Rhythm)
In 1896 Football player George Trafton (Bears)
In 1887 Broadway actress, Lynn Fontanne
In 1898 Photojournalist, Alfred Eisenstaedt (famous V.J. photo)
In 1898 Swedish sociologist, Gunnar Myrdal
In 1899 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, John "Jocko" Conlan (Umpire)
In 1903 Country singer Hugh Farr (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 3-17-80]
In 1903 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Tony Lazzeri (Yankees) [d: 8-6-46]
In 1906 Actress, Agnes Moorehead (Endora-Bewitched) [d: 4-30-74]
In 1908 Gangster, "Babyface" Nelson (#1 wanted criminal) [d: 11-27-34]
In 1913 U.S. backstroke swimmer, Eleanor Holm (Olympic-Gold-1932) [d: 1-31-04]
In 1920 Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck (Take Five) [d: 12-5-12]
In 1921 Football Hall-of-Famer, Otto Graham (Browns) [d: 12-17-03]
In 1924 Actor, Wally Cox (Mr. Peepers, voice of Underdog) [d: 2-15-73]
In 1925 Jazz saxophonist, Bob Cooper [d: 8-5-93]
In 1930 Dancer/game show host Bobby Van [d: 7-31-80]
In 1930 Football Hall-of-Famer, Andy Robustelli (Rams, Giants) [d: 5-31-11]
In 1939 Singer/songwriter Steve Alaimo (Mashed Potatoes) [d: 12-9-20]
In 1941 Country singer Helen Cornelius (Nashville On The Road) (81)
In 1941 Football coach Walter Perkins (81)
In 1942 Actress, Chelsea Brown (Laugh-In) [d: 3-27-17]
In 1943 Keyboardist/singer Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five) [d: 2-28-08]
In 1944 Singer, Jonathan King (Everyone's Gone To The Moon) (78)
In 1945 Baseball player Larry Bowa (Phillies, Cubs, Mets) (77)
In 1945 Actor, James Naughton (Planet of the Apes, The Devil Wears Prada) (77)
In 1948 Actress, JoBeth Williams (The Big Chill, The Client, Poltergeist) (74)
In 1952 Actress, Gina Hecht (Jean DaVinci-Mork & Mindy) (70)
In 1953 Actor, Thomas Hulce (Amadeus, Equus, Parenthood) (69)
In 1953 Actor, Kin Shriner (Scott Balwin-General Hospital, Port Charles) (69)
In 1953 Talk show host/comedian Wil Shriner (Wil Shriner Show) (69)
In 1954 Actor, Miles Chapin (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse) (68)
In 1955 Drummer, Rick Buckler (The Jam) (67)
In 1955 Comedian, Steven Wright (Steven Wright Live) (67)
In 1956 Guitarist, Peter Buck (R.E.M.) (66)
In 1956 Guitarist, Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne) [d: 3-19-82]
In 1957 Baseball player Steve Bedrosian (Braves, Phillies, Giants, Twins) (65)
In 1961 Drummer, David Lovering (The Pixies) (61)
In 1962 Actress, Janine Turner (Maggie-Northern Exposure, Cliffhanger) (60)
In 1962 Singer/guitarist Ben Watt (Everything But The Girl) (60)
In 1966 Singer, Sinoa Loren (Seduction) (56)
In 1967 Actor, Sparky Marcus (Mary Hartman, Richie Rich) (55)
In 1970 Keyboardist, Ulf Ekberg (Ace of Base) (52)
In 1971 Tennis player Richard Krajicek (Wimbledon) (51)
In 1971 AIDS activist Ryan White [d: 4-8-90]
In 1976 Actress, Lindsay Price (All My Children, Bold & The Beautiful) (46)
In 1982 Actor, C.J. Thomason (General Hospital, Harper's Island) (40)
In 1986 Bassist, Kevin Ray (Walk the Moon) (36)
In 1990 Model/singer Stormi Henley (Miss Teen U.S.A.) (32)
In 1992 Football player Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M, Browns) (30)
In 1993 Singer, Tiffany Houghton ("High") (29)
In 1993 Singer, Wesley Stromberg (Emblem3) (29)
In 1994 Basketball player, Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks) (28)
In 1996 Actress, Stefanie Scott (A.N.T. Farm) (26)


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