Born On This Day...

In 1804 Composer, Johann Baptist Strauss (Father of the Waltz)
In 1821 Archeologist, Jens Worsaae
In 1833 First American female dentist, Lucy Hobbs Taylor
In 1835 Astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli (discovered Martian canals)
In 1854 German biologist, Paul R. Ehrlich (developed syphilis treatment)
In 1854 Thomas Riley Marshall, 28th U.S. vice president (1913-21)
In 1864 Railroad engineer, Casey Jones (Cannonball Express)
In 1868 Russian playwright, Maxim Gorky
In 1879 Theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein (E=mc2) (Nobel, 1921)
In 1912 Bandleader, Les Brown (Steve Allen, Dean Martin) [d: 1-4-01]
In 1916 Screenwriter/author, Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird) [d: 3-4-09]
In 1918 Actor, Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland-Dallas) [d: 10-13-02]
In 1919 Novelist, Max Shulman (Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis) [d: 8-28-88]
In 1920 Cartoonist, Hank Ketcham (Dennis the Menace) [d: 6-1-01]
In 1922 Conductor/composer, Les Baxter (Mel Torme) [d: 1-15-96]
In 1923 Photographer, Diane Arbus (Vogue, Harper's Bizaare) [d: 7-28-71]
In 1926 Singer/guitarist, Phil Phillips (Sea Of Love) [d: 3-14-20]
In 1928 Astronaut, Frank Borman (Gemini VII, Apollo VIII)[d: 11-7-23]
In 1933 Actor, Michael Caine (Hannah & Her Sisters, Batman Begins) (91)
In 1933 Composer/producer, Quincy Jones (Thriller, We Are The World) (91)
In 1934 Astronaut, Eugene Cernan (Gemini IX, Apollo X, Apollo XVII) [d: 1-16-17]
In 1939 Astronaut, William B. Lenoir (STS-5) [d: 8-26-10]
In 1942 Actress, Rita Tushingham (Green Eyes, Dr. Zhivago) (82)
In 1943 Bassist, Jim Pons (Turtles, Mothers of Invention) (81)
In 1943 Country singer/songwriter, Jim Weatherly [d: 2-3-21]
In 1945 Saxophonist, Walter Parazaider (Chicago, Bee Gees) (79)
In 1946 Actor, Steve Kanaly (Dillinger, Ray Krebbs-Dallas) (78)
In 1946 Basketball player, Wes Unseld (Baltimore Bullets) [d: 6-2-20]
In 1948 Actor, Billy Crystal (When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers) (76)
In 1950 Radio personality/comedian, Rick Dees (Disco Duck) (74)
In 1951 Country singer, Zella Lehr ("Two Doors Down") (73)
In 1953 U.S. medley swimmer, Tim McKee (Olympic-Silver-1972) (71)
In 1954 Actor, Adrian Zmed (T.J. Hooker, Dance Fever) (70)
In 1958 Prince, Albert of Monaco (son of Princess Grace) (66)
In 1958 Actor, Russell Todd (Another World, Where The Boys Are) (66)
In 1961 Actress, Penny Johnson (24, ER, Star Trek: DSN) (63)
In 1961 Baseball player, Kirby Puckett (Twins) [d: 3-6-06]
In 1962 Singer/guitarist, Steve Lambert (Roman Holliday) (62)
In 1966 Actress, Elise Neal (Rosewood, Money Talks, The Hughleys) (58)
In 1967 Actress, Melissa Brennan Reeves (Jennifer-Days Of Our Lives) (57)
In 1968 Actress, Megan Follows (Second Chances) (56)
In 1968 Actress, Priscilla Garita (Sunset Beach, Titans, Passions) (56)
In 1969 Basketball player, Larry Johnson (Hornets, Dream Team II) (55)
In 1970 Singer/songwriter, Kristian Bush (Sugarland) (54)
In 1970 Actress, Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid, The Journey of Natty Gann) (54)
In 1976 Actor, Daniel Gillies (Saving Hope, The Vampire Diaries) (48)
In 1979 Actor, Jake Fogelnest (Squirt TV) (45)
In 1979 Actor, Chris Klein (American Pie, Here On Earth) (45)
In 1982 Actress, Kate Maberly (The Secret Garden, Finding Nerverland) (42)
In 1983 Singer/keyboardist, Taylor Hanson (Hanson) (41)
In 1986 Actor, Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, King Kong, Fantastic Four) (38)
In 1988 Basketball player, Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) (36)
In 1991 Actress, Rhiannon Fish (Home and Away) (33)
In 1994 Actor, Ansel Elgort (Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars) (30)
In 1997 Gymnist, Simone Biles (Olympics-2016-4 Gold) (27)


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