Born On This Day...

In 1793 Women's rights leader, Lucretia Coffin Mott
In 1870 Australian novelist, Henry Handel Richardson
In 1879 Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, wife of President Calvin Coolidge
In 1883 British prime minister, Clement Richard Attlee (1945-51)
In 1885 Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova
In 1892 Author/novelist, J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)
In 1908 Actor, Ray Milland (Dial M for Murder, Lost Weekend) [d: 3-10-86]
In 1909 Pianist/comedian, Victor Borge [d: 12-23-00]
In 1916 Singer, Maxine Andrew (Andrew Sisters) [d: 10-21-95]
In 1916 Consumer reporter, Betty Furness [d: 4-2-94]
In 1919 Actor, Jesse White (Bedtime For Bonzo, Maytag Repairman) [d: 1-8-97]
In 1921 Actor, John Russell (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo) [d: 1-19-91]
In 1922 Actor/producer, Bill Travers (Born Free) [d: 3-29-94]
In 1923 Football Hall-of-Famer, Hank Stram [d: 7-4-05]
In 1926 Music producer/arranger, George Martin (The Beatles) [d: 3-8-16]
In 1926 Poet/author, Joan Walsh Anglund (sold over 45 million books) [d: 3-9-21]
In 1929 Italian director, Sergio Leone (Fist Full Of Dollars) [d: 4-30-89]
In 1930 Actress, Mara Corday (Foxfire, Black Scorpion) (94)
In 1930 Actor, Eddie Egan (Hennessey-Mike Hammer) [d: 11-4-95]
In 1930 Actor, Robert Loggia (Officer & A Gentleman, Independence Day) [d: 12-4-15]
In 1932 Actor, Dabney Coleman (Tootsie, 9 to 5, Beverly Hillbillies) (92)
In 1936 Journalist/author, Betty Rollin (NBC) [d: 11-7-23]
In 1939 Hockey Hall-of-Famer, Bobby Hull (Blackhawks) [d: 1-30-23]
In 1942 Actor, John Thaw (Inspector Morse) [d: 2-21-02]
In 1943 Actor/musician and composer, Van Dyke Parks (Billy Crystal Hour) (81)
In 1945 Singer/songwriter, Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills & Nash) (79)
In 1946 Bassist, John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) (78)
In 1950 Actress, Victoria Principal (Earthquake, Pam Ewing-Dallas) (74)
In 1956 Actor, Mel Gibson (Mad Max, Lethal Weapon, Braveheart, Ransom) (68)
In 1957 Actor, Frank Dicopoulos (Frank Cooper-The Guiding Light) (67)
In 1963 Football player, Jim Everett (Rams, Saints) (61)
In 1964 Sportscaster/basketball player, Cheryl Miller (TNT) (60)
In 1968 Actress, Shannon Sturges (Days of Our Lives, Reese-Savannah) (56)
In 1969 Jazz musician, James Carter (55)
In 1969 Country singer, Nikki Nelson (Highway 101) (55)
In 1969 Auto racer, Michael Schumacher (7-time Formula One Champ) (55)
In 1970 Comedian/actor, Christian Duguay (Mad TV) (54)
In 1972 Singer, Nichole Nordeman (52)
In 1975 Composer, Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk, Stardust) (49)
In 1975 Actor, Jason Marsden (Eerie Indiana, Eddie-Munsters Today) (49)
In 1975 Actress, Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper-The Wonder Years) (49)
In 1976 Actor, Nicholas Gonzalez (The Good Doctor) (48)
In 1981 Football player, Eli Manning (Giants) (43)
In 1986 Guitarist, Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae) (38)
In 1986 Singer, Lloyd Polite ("You," "Get it Shawty") (38)
In 1989 Actor, Alex D. Linz (Young & The Restless, Home Alone 3) (35)
In 1991 Actress, Candelaria Molfese (Violetta) (33)
In 1995 Singer, Victoria Duffield ("Shut Up and Dance") (29)
In 1996 Actress, Cassidy Shaffer (Austin & Ally) (28)
In 1997 Singer, Hollyn (American Idol) (27)

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