Born On This Day...

In 1810 Pope Leo XIII, the 256th pope of the Roman Catholic Church
In 1837 Author, Henry Martyn Robert
In 1844 American impressionist artist, Mary Cassatt
In 1860 Writer, Theodor Herzl (Founder of Modern Zionism)
In 1887 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Edward "Eddie" Collins (3309 hits)
In 1890 Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (known for weird hats)
In 1892 German aviator, Baron Von Richtofen (The Red Baron)
In 1897 Songwriter, J. Fred Coots (Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town)
In 1902 Actress, Erin O'Brien-Moore (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place) [d: 5-3-79]
In 1903 Author, Dr. Benjamin Spock (Book Of Baby Care) [d: 3-15-98]
In 1903 Actor/singer Bing Crosby (White Christmas) [d: 10-14-77]
In 1906 U.S. springboard diver Aileen Riggin (Olympic-Gold-1920, 24) [d: 10-19-02]
In 1907 Actor/comedian Pinky Lee (Gumby) [d: 4-3-93]
In 1908 Actor, William Bakewell (Gone With The Wind) [d: 4-15-93]
In 1921 Indian director Satyajit Ray (Goddess, Adversary) [d: 4-23-92]
In 1924 Singer/actor Theodore Bikel (Russians Are Coming) [d: 7-21-15]
In 1925 Actor, Roscoe Lee Browne (Sanders-Soap) [d: 4-11-07]
In 1925 Actor, John Neville (Adventures of Baron Munchausen) [d: 11-19-11]
In 1929 Singer/songwriter Link Wray (Rawhide) [d: 11-5-05]
In 1932 Actor, Bruce Glover (Mr. Wint-Diamonds Are Forever) (91)
In 1936 Singer, Engelbert Humperdinck (After The Lovin', Release Me) (87)
In 1936 Actor, Quinn Redeker (Days of Our Lives, Young & Restless) [d: 12-20-22]
In 1937 Actor, Lorenzo Music (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield) [d: 8-4-01]
In 1940 Actor, Roger Robinson (Newman's Law) [d: 9-26-18]
In 1944 Drummer, Robert Henrit (The Kinks, Argent) (79)
In 1945 Country singer/songwriter R.C. Bannon (78)
In 1945 Singer, Randy Cain (Delfonics) [d: 4-9-09]
In 1945 Model/actress Bianca Jagger (Mick Jagger's ex-wife) (78)
In 1945 Organist, Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf) [d: 8-1-17]
In 1946 Singer, Lesley Gore (It's My Party, Judy's Turn To Cry) [d: 2-16-15]
In 1948 Country singer/songwriter Larry Gatlin (The Gatlin Brothers) (75)
In 1950 Singer/songwriter Lou Gramm (Foreigner) (73)
In 1951 Guitarist, Jo Callis (The Human League) (72)
In 1952 Actress, Christine Baranski (The Ref, Cybill, The Good Wife) (71)
In 1953 Basketball player Jamaal Wilkes (70)
In 1954 Baseball player Keith Moreland (Cubs) (69)
In 1954 Bassist, Prescott Niles (The Knack) (69)
In 1958 Singer, Shannon [Shannon Brenda Greene] (Let The Music Play) (65)
In 1959 Actor, Brian Tochi (Hawaii Five-O, Revenge of the Nerds) (64)
In 1962 Actress, Elizabeth Berridge (Eve-John Larroquette Show, Amadeus) (61)
In 1962 Country singer Ty Herndon (61)
In 1962 Actress, Mitzi Kapture (Rita-Silk Stockings, Alex-Baywatch) (61)
In 1972 Actor, Dwayne Johnson (San Andreas, Fast & Furious, Baywatch) (51)
In 1972 Actress/playmate Jennifer Miriam (March-1997) (51)
In 1975 Soccer player David Beckham (48)
In 1977 Actress, Jenna Von Oy (Six LeMuere-Blossom) (46)
In 1980 Actress, Ellie Kemper (The Office, Bridesmaids, 21 Jump Street) (43)
In 1981 Actor, Robert Buckley (Lipstick Jungle, iZombie) (42)
In 1981 Actor, Johnny Dicarsano (Thou Shall Not, Killing Time) [d: 4-26-97]
In 1985 Singer, Lily Allen (38)
In 1985 Race car driver Kyle Busch (NASCAR) (38)
In 1985 Figure skater Sarah Hughes (Olympic-Gold-2002) (38)
In 1986 Actress, Emily Hart (Sabrina the Animated Series, Fame) (37)
In 1990 Actress, Kay Panabaker (Nikki-Summerland, No Ordinary Family) (33)
In 1992 Rapper, DC Young Fly (Wild N Out) (31)


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