Born On This Day...

In 1791 Inventor, Charles J. Sax (saxophone)
In 1805 French revolutionary leader, Auguste Blanqui
In 1828 Financier/industrialist, Meyer Guggenheim
In 1838 Cartoonist, Joseph Keppler (founded first successful U.S. weekly)
In 1844 Psychologist/educator, Granville Hall (developed child psychology)
In 1850 Politician, Hattie Caraway (first woman elected to U.S. Senate)
In 1859 Conductor/songwriter, Victor August Herbert (Babes in Toyland)
In 1887 Author/publisher, Harry Scherman (co-founded Book of the Monthclub)
In 1894 Songwriter, Herman Hupfield (As Time Goes By)
In 1894 Jazz pianist/composer, James Price Johnson (Charleston)
In 1895 Film director, John Ford (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
In 1901 Actor, Clark Gable (Gone With The Wind) [d: 11-16-60]
In 1902 Poet/playwright, Langston Hughes (The Weary Blues) [d: 5-22-67]
In 1904 Trombonist, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton (Duke Ellington) [d: 7-20-46]
In 1904 Author, S.J. Perelman (Around The World In 80 Days) [d: 10-17-79]
In 1908 Actor, Gene Sheldon (Bernardo-Zorro) [d: 5-1-82]
In 1909 Actress, Helen Chandler (Daybreak, Long Lost Father) [d: 4-30-65]
In 1913 Animator, Leo Salkin (Disney, Lantz cartoons) [d: 10-13-93]
In 1922 Opera singer, Renata Tebaldi (Lo Bohme) [d: 12-19-04]
In 1924 Surgeon, H. Richard Hornberger (novel inspired M*A*S*H) [d: 11-4-97]
In 1928 Actor, Stuart Whitman (Captain Apache, Cimarron Strip) [d: 3-16-21]
In 1931 Former Russian president, Boris Yeltsin [d: 4-22-07]
In 1934 Singer/guitarist, Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) [d: 1-26-20]
In 1937 Singer/songwriter, Don Everly (Everly Brothers) [d: 8-21-21]
In 1937 Actor/comedian, Garrett Morris (SNL, Martin, Coneheads) (87)
In 1937 Singer/guitarist, Ray Sawyer (Dr. Hook) [d: 12-31-18]
In 1938 Musician, Jimmy Carl Black (Mothers of Invention) [d: 11-05-08]
In 1938 Actor, Sherman Hemsley (All In Family, The Jeffersons) [d: 7-24-12]
In 1939 Singer/keyboardist, Joseph "Joe" Sample (The Crusaders) [d: 9-12-14]
In 1940 Actress, Bibi Besch (Star Trek II, Beast Within) [d: 9-7-96]
In 1942 Actor/director, Terry Jones (Monty Python's Life Of Brian) [d: 1-21-20]
In 1943 Broadcast journalist, Bob Jamieson (ABC, NBC) (81)
In 1943 Actress, Tina Sloan (Guiding Light, Search For Tomorrow) (81)
In 1944 Actor, Leo Burmester (Randy-Flo, Lone Star) [d: 6-28-07]
In 1946 Actor, Bart Braverman (Binzer-Vega$, New Odd Couple) (78)
In 1948 Singer/songwriter, Rick James (Super Freak) [d: 8-6-04]
In 1950 Guitarist, Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) (74)
In 1950 Guitarist, Richard Williams (Kansas) (74)
In 1951 Drummer, Fran Christina (Fabulous Thunderbirds) (73)
In 1951 Actress/comedian, Brandis Kemp (Alma-After M*A*S*H) [d: 7-4-20]
In 1954 Actor, Bill Mumy (Will Robinson-Lost In Space, Babylon 5) (70)
In 1955 Basketball player, T.R. Dunn (69)
In 1956 Reggae singer, Dennis Brown [d: 7-1-99]
In 1959 Football player/coach, Wade Wilson (Cowboys, Raiders) [d: 2-1-19]
In 1961 Golfer, Gina Hull (63)
In 1964 Actress, Kaitlin Hopkins (Dr. Kelsey Harrison-Another World) (60)
In 1964 Singer/drummer, Jani Lane (Warrant) [d: 8-11-11]
In 1964 Actor, Linus Roache (Batman Begins, Law & Order) (60)
In 1965 Actress, Sherilyn Fenn (Boxing Helena, Twin Peaks) (59)
In 1965 Actor, Brandon Lee (Rapid Fire, The Crow) [d: 3-31-93]
In 1965 Princess, Stephanie Of Monaco (59)
In 1966 Playmate, Donna Edmondson (November-1986) (58)
In 1968 Singer, Lisa Marie Presley (daughter of Elvis Presley) [d: 1-12-22]
In 1968 Comedian/actor, Pauly Shore (Encino Man, In The Army Now) (56)
In 1969 Actor, Brian Krause (Leo-Charmed, Sleepwalkers, The Liar's Club) (55)
In 1969 Jazz saxophonist, Joshua Redman (55)
In 1969 Drummer, Patrick Wilson (Weezer) (55)
In 1971 Actress, Rebecca Creskoff (The Practice, Carol-Quintuplets) (53)
In 1971 Actor, Michael C. Hall (Dexter) (53)
In 1971 Drummer, Ron Welty (The Offspring) (53)
In 1972 U.S. swimmer, Carlton Bruner (52)
In 1973 Russian tennis player, Elena Makarova (51)
In 1974 Actor, Randy Josselyn (Rodney-Family Matters, Full House) (50)
In 1975 Rap singer, Big Boi (Outkast) (49)
In 1982 Actor, Jarrett Lennon (She's All That, Freaks & Geeks) (42)
In 1984 Actor, Lee Thompson Young [d: 8-19-13]
In 1986 Reality star, Lauren Conrad (The Hills) (38)
In 1987 Actress, Heather Morris (Glee, So You Think You Can Dance) (37)
In 1987 MMA fighter, Ronda Rousey (37)
In 1991 Model, Jasmine Tookes (Victoria's Secret) (33)
In 1994 Singer, Harry Styles (One Direction) (30)
In 1996 Actor, Rahart Adams (Every Witch Way) (28)
In 2000 Actress, Paris Smith (Every Witch Way) (24)


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