Born On This Day...

In 1661 King Charles II Of Spain (1665-1700)
In 1771 Inventor of lithography, Aloys Senefelder
In 1814 Inventor, Adolphe Sax (saxophone)
In 1840 Russian composer, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
In 1851 Publisher, Charles Henry Dow (co-founded Dow Jones and Company)
In 1854 Composer, John Phillip Souza (Stars and Stripes Forever)
In 1860 Polish composer, Ignace Jan Paderewski
In 1861 Inventor/teacher, James A. Naismith (basketball)
In 1886 Lyricist/songwriter, Gus Kahn (Tin Pan Alley songs)
In 1887 Baseball Hall of Famer, Walter Johnson (Washington Senators)
In 1892 Aviator, Sir John Alcock (first non-stop flight across Atlantic)
In 1892 Comedian/actor, Ole Olsen (Olsen & Johnson)
In 1892 Publisher/editor, Harold Ross (founded New Yorker magazine)
In 1893 Automobile executive, Edsel Ford (had car named after him)
In 1903 Actress, June Marlowe (Miss Crabtree-Our Gang) [d: 3-10-84]
In 1907 Diplomat, Charles Yost (helped create the United Nations) [d: 5-21-81]
In 1914 Actor, Jonathan Harris (Dr. Smith-Lost In Space) [d: 11-03-02]
In 1916 Bandleader/composer, Ray Conniff (Ray Conniff Singers) [d: 10-12-02]
In 1921 Author, James Jones (From Here to Eternity) [d: 5-9-77]
In 1924 Jazz trumpeter, Dick Cathcart (Pete Kelly's Blues) [d: 11-8-93]
In 1928 Bandleader, Peter Matz (Hullabaloo, Kraft Music Hall) [d: 8-9-02]
In 1931 Actor/director, Mike Nichols (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues) [d: 11-19-14]
In 1933 Singer, Joseph Pope (What Kind Of Fool-The Tams) [d: 3-16-96]
In 1937 Singer, Eugene Pitt (My True Story-The Jive 5) [d: 6-29-18]
In 1938 Singer/songwriter, P.J. Proby (Niki Hoeky) (85)
In 1940 Singer, Jim Pike (Hurts So Bad-The Lettermen) [d: 6-9-19]
In 1941 Singer/guitarist, Doug Sahm (Sir Douglas Quintet) [d: 11-18-99]
In 1946 Actress, Sally Field (Norma Rae, Places in the Heart) (77)
In 1947 U.S. relay runner, George Lawrence James (Olympic-Gold-1968) [d: 11-6-08]
In 1947 Guitarist, George Young (The Easybeats) [d: 10-22-17]
In 1948 Singer/songwriter, Glenn Frey (Eagles) [d: 1-18-16]
In 1949 Actor, Brad Davis (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express) [d: 9-8-91]
In 1949 Actor, Ernest Thompson (Sierra, Westside Medical) (74)
In 1954 Broadcast journalist, Catherine Crier (CNN, ABC, Fox) (69)
In 1955 Broadcast journalist, Maria Shriver (First Person, Dateline) (68)
In 1957 Actress, Lori Singer (Fame, Footloose, Warlock, VR5) (66)
In 1959 Playmate, Teri Peterson (July-1980) (64)
In 1960 Actor, Lance Kerwin (James at 15, Enemy Mine, Outbreak) [d: 1-24-23]
In 1964 Singer/actor, Corey Glover (Living Colour) (59)
In 1966 Actor, Peter DeLuise (21 Jump Street, SeaQuest DSV) (57)
In 1966 Actress, Lisa Fuller (Dawn-General Hospital) (57)
In 1966 Singer, Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) (57)
In 1967 Actress, Rebecca Schaeffer (Patti-My Sister Sam) [d: 7-18-89]
In 1968 Actress, Kelly Rutherford (Megan Lewis-Melrose Place) (55)
In 1970 Actor, Ethan Hawke (Dead Poets Society, Reality Bites, Gattaca) (53)
In 1972 Actress, Thandie Newton (Mission Impossible II, Westworld) (51)
In 1972 Actress/model, Rebecca Romijn (House Of Style, X-Men) (51)
In 1974 Actress, Zoe McLellan (NCIS: New Orleans, Designated Survivor) (49)
In 1976 Actor, Wiley Wiggins (Dazed & Confused) (47)
In 1978 Actress, Nicole Dubuc (Robin-Major Dad) (45)
In 1978 Actress, Taryn Manning (8 Mile, Hustle & Flow, Crossroads) (45)
In 1979 Basketball player, Lamar Odom (Clippers, Heat, Lakers) (44)
In 1981 Reality star, Chris Soules (The Bachelorette, The Bachelor) (42)
In 1986 Actress, Katie Leclerc (Switched at Birth) (37)
In 1988 Baseball player, James Paxton (Mariners) (35)
In 1988 Actress, Emma Stone (Birdman, La La Land) (35)
In 1989 Actress, Mercedes Kastner (90210, Liar Liar, Timepiece) (34)
In 1991 Actor, Pierson Fode (Jessie, Hello Ladies) (32)
In 1997 Actor, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (Harry Potter) (26)
In 2003 Actress, Hannah McCloud (Revenge) (20)


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