Born On This Day...

In 1627, Irish physicist/author Robert Boyle (experiments with color)
In 1736, Astronomer/mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange
In 1759, Scottish poet/songwriter Robert Burns (Auld Lang Syne)
In 1783 Businessman, William Colgate (founded Colgate-Palmolive)
In 1860 Charles Curtis, 31st U.S. vice-president (1929-33)
In 1874, English novelist W. Somerset Maugham (Of Human Bondage)
In 1878 Engineer, Ernst Frederik Alexanderson (over 320 patents)
In 1882, English author/critic Virginia Woolf
In 1899, Blues singer/guitarist "Sleepy" John Estes
In 1899 , Belgium's premier, Paul Henri Spaak (NATO secretary-general, 1957-61)
In 1906 Actress, Mildred Dunnock (Jazz Singer, Love Me Tender) [d: 7-5-91]
In 1918, Baseball broadcaster Ernie Harwell (wrote Tuned to Baseball) [d: 5-4-10]
In 1918 Actor, Ken Mayers (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol) [d: 1-30-85]
In 1919, Former broadcast journalist/author Edwin Newman (NBC) [d: 9-15-10]
In 1924, Football Hall-of-Famer, Lou "The Toe" Groza (Browns) [d: 11-29-00]
In 1926 Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Dick McGuire [d: 2-3-10]
In 1927 Actor, Gregg Palmer (The Undefeated, Chisum, To Hell And Back) [d: 10-31-15]
In 1931 Actor, Dean Jones (Love Bug, That Darn Cat, The Shaggy D.A.) [d: 9-1-15]
In 1933, Philippine President Corazon Aquino (1986-92) [d: 8-1-09]
In 1934 Actress, Elizabeth Allen (Bracken's World, C.P.O. Sharkey) [d: 9-19-06]
In 1935 Football player Don Maynard (Jets) [d: 1-10-22]
In 1936 Actress, Diana Hyland (Joan Bradford-Eight Is Enough) [d: 3-27-77]
In 1938 Singer, Etta James (Tell Mama, Pushover, Trust In Me) [d: 1-20-12]
In 1941, Auto racer Buddy Baker (fastest win-Daytona 500, 1980) [d: 8-10-15]
In 1942 Football player, Carl Eller (Vikings) (82)
In 1944 Football player, Eugene Washington (Vikings) (80)
In 1945 Actress, Leigh Taylor-Young (Peyton Place, Picket Fences) (79)
In 1946, Auto racer Doc Bundy (78)
In 1953 Drummer, Malcolm Green (Split Enz) (71)
In 1954, Bassist/producer Richard Finch (KC & the Sunshine Band) (70)
In 1956 Guitarist, Andy Cox (Fine Young Cannibals) (68)
In 1956 Actress, Dinah Manoff (Elaine-Soap, Carol-Empty Nest) (68)
In 1957 Actress, Jenifer Lewis (Sister Act, The Preacher's Wife, Blackish) (67)
In 1957 Playmate, Martha Thomsen (May-1980) (67)
In 1957 Singer, Edmund Theodore Sylvers (Sylvers) [d: 3-11-04]
In 1959 Football player, Mark Duper (Dolphins) (65)
In 1960 Actor, George Alvarez (General Hospital, Bold & the Beautiful) (64)
In 1961 Actress, Michele Tobin (Fitzpatricks) (63)
In 1965 Baseball player, Brian Holman (Mariners) (59)
In 1966, Football player/TV host Mark Schlereth (Broncos/ESPN) (58)
In 1968 Singer, Haini Wolfgramm (The Jets) (56)
In 1969, Singer, Kina Cosper (Brownstone) (55)
In 1971, Italian auto racer Luca Badoer (53)
In 1971 Actress, China Kantner (daughter of Grace Slick & Paul Kantner) (53)
In 1974, Guitarist/singer Matt Odmark (Jars of Clay) (50)
In 1976 Actress, Mia Kirshner (The L Word) (48)
In 1979 Actress, Christine Lakin (Alicia-Step By Step) (45)
In 1980 Wrestler, Michelle McCool (WWE) (44)
In 1981 Singer/songwriter, Alicia Keys (Fallen) (43)
In 1985 Actor, Michael Trevino (Vampire Diaries) (39)
In 1985 Football player, Patrick Willis (49ers) (39)
In 1990 Actress, Natalie Hall (All My Children, Pretty Little Liars) (34)
In 1992 Guitarist, Jack Fowler (Sleeping with Sirens) (32)
In 1999 Actor, Robert Ochoa (Seven Pounds, Mars Needs Moms) (25)
In 2001, Singer, Kevin Alston (The Bomb Digz) (23)

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