Born On This Day...

In 1483 Italian painter, Raffaello Santi (Raphael)
In 1992 Singer, Emmalyn Estrada (G.R.L.) (31)
In 1773 Philosopher/historian, James Mill
In 1810 Inventor, Philip Henry Gosse (institutional aquarium)
In 1823 Newspaper editor Joseph Medill (Chicago Tribune)
In 1866 Outlaw, Butch Cassidy (and the Sundance Kid)
In 1866 Journalist, Lincoln Steffens
In 1882 Social reformer Rose Schneiderman (president of WTUL)
In 1883 Singer, Vernon Dalhart
In 1884 Actor, Walter Huston (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)
In 1890 Aircraft manufacturer, Anthony Herman Gerard Fokker
In 1892 Businessman, Donald Wills Douglas (founded Douglas Aircraft)
In 1892 Journalist, Lowell Thomas ("So long until tomorrow...")
In 1900 Songwriter, Leo Robin (Thanks For the Memories) [d: 12-29-84]
In 1903 Engineer Harold Edgerton (high-speed photography) [d: 1-4-90]
In 1903 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Mickey Cochrane (.320 avg) [d: 6-28-62]
In 1913 Country singer/fiddler Wade Ray (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 11-11-98]
In 1916 Actor/comedian Phil Leeds [d: 8-16-98]
In 1923 Auto racer Herb Thomas (twice won the Grand National) [d: 8-09-00]
In 1924 Pianist/organist Dorothy Donegan [d: 5-19-98]
In 1927 Bandleader/arranger, Gerry Mulligan [d: 1-20-96]
In 1928 Actress, Joi Lansing (Shirley-Bob Cummings Show) [d: 8-7-72]
In 1928 Scientist, James Watson (co-discovered the structure of DNA) (95)
In 1929 Composer, Andre Previn (London Symphony) [d: 2-28-19]
In 1929 Jazz drummer Arthur Taylor [d: 2-6-95]
In 1931 Actor, Ivan Dixon (Hogan's Heros, Car Wash) [d: 3-16-08]
In 1937 Country singer Merle Haggard (Death Valley Days) [d: 4-6-16]
In 1937 Actor, Billy Dee Williams (Empire Strikes Back, Jedi, Batman) (86)
In 1938 Actor, Roy Thinnes (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Dark Shadows) (85)
In 1939 Business executive John Sculley (Pepsi, Apple) (84)
In 1941 Comedian, Phil Austin (Firesign Theater) [d: 6-18-15]
In 1943 Actress, Susan Tolsky (Here Come the Brides, New Cosby Show) [d: 10-9-22]
In 1944 College football player John G. Huarte (Heisman Trophy, 1964) (79)
In 1944 Actress, Judith McConnell (General Hospital, Santa Barbara) (79)
In 1947 Actor, John Ratzenberger (Cliff-Cheers, Toy Story) (76)
In 1948 Actress, Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley-Days of Our Lives) (75)
In 1949 Actress, Jane Actman (Paul Lynde Show)[d: 10-26-18]
In 1951 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Bert Blyleven (Angels, Twins) (72)
In 1952 Actress, Marilu Henner (Elaine-Taxi, Ava-Evening Shade) (71)
In 1953 U.S. ice skator, Janet Lynn (Olympic-Bronze-1972) (70)
In 1954 Actress, Judi Bowker (Clash of the Titans) (69)
In 1955 Actor, Michael Rooker (Bone Collector, Guardians of the Galaxy) (68)
In 1958 Fashion designer Dianne Brill (Queen of the Night) (65)
In 1960 Actress, Jane Rogers (Santa Barbara, Tess-General Hospital) (63)
In 1965 Singer/songwriter Black Francis (Pixies) (58)
In 1965 Football player/announcer Sterling Sharpe (Packers) (58)
In 1969 Reality Star Todd Chrisley (Chrisley Knows Best) (54)
In 1969 Actress, Ari Meyers (Emma-Kate & Allie) (54)
In 1969 Actor, Paul Rudd (Sisters, Clueless, Object Of My Affection) (54)
In 1971 Actor, Alasdair Gillis (You Can't Do That on Television) (52)
In 1972 Actor, Jason Hervey (Wayne Arnold-The Wonder Years) (51)
In 1973 Bassist, Markku Lappalainen (Hoobastank) (50)
In 1975 Actor, Zach Braff (Dr. John Michael Dorian-Scrubs) (48)
In 1975 Singer, Damon Pampolina (Mickey Mouse Club 90s, The Party) (48)
In 1976 Actress, Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Full House) (47)
In 1980 Actor, Matthew Thomas Carey (Leave It To Beaver, Family Rules) (43)
In 1981 Singer, Kari Jobe (Where I Find You) (42)
In 1983 Actor, Rick Cosnett (The Vampire Diaries) (40)
In 1982 Actor, Bret Harrison (Brad O'Keefe-Grounded For Life) (41)
In 1990 Actor, Charlie McDermott (Axl-The Middle) (33)
In 1992 Soccer player Julie Johnston (2015 World Cup) (31)
In 1996 Actress, Miranda May (Liv and Maddie, Bunk) (27)
In 1998 Actress, Peyton List (Jessie, Cashmere Mafia) (25)
In 1998 Actor, Spencer List (Bereavement, Bringing Up Bobby) (25)
In 1998 Bassist, Rena Lovelis (Hey Violet) (25)
In 2004 Actor, Casey Simpson (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn) (19)


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