Born On This Day...

In 1581 French clergyman, St. Vincent de Paul
In 1620 Statistician, John Graunt
In 1743 English inventor, Edmund Cartwright (power loom)
In 1766 Publisher, Robert Bailey Thomas (founded Old Farmer's Almanac)
In 1797 Linguist, Benjamin Lee Whorf
In 1815 Novelist/inventor, Anthony Trollope (invented the mailbox)
In 1856 French general, Henri Philippe Petain (Battle of Verdun)
In 1874 Architect, John Russell Pope (Jefferson Memorial)
In 1904 Painter, Willem de Kooning (abstract expressionism) [d: 3-19-97]
In 1905 Author/poet, Robert Penn Warren (All The King's Men) [d: 9-15-89]
In 1911 Comedian, Jack E. Leonard [d: 5-10-73]
In 1916 Film/theatre critic, Stanley J. Kauffmann [d: 10-9-13]
In 1916 Wrestler, Aloysius Martin "Lou" Thesz [d: 4-28-02]
In 1922 Actor, J.D. Cannon (Peter-McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory) [d: 5-20-05]
In 1924 Country singer, Ira Loudermilk (Louvin Brothers) [d: 6-20-65]
In 1926 Actress, Marilyn Erskine (Eddie Cantor Story) (98)
In 1928 Jazz performer, Johnny "Little Giant" Griffin [d: 7-26-08]
In 1933 TV host/comedian, John Barbour (Real People) (91)
In 1933 Singer/songwriter, Freddie Scott (Are You Lonely For Me) [d: 6-4-07]
In 1934 Actress, Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment, Guarding Tess) (90)
In 1936 Actress, Jill Ireland (Death Wish II, Assassination) [d: 5-18-90]
In 1937 Jazz saxophonist, Joe Henderson [d: 6-30-01]
In 1940 Novelist, Sue Grafton (Kinsey Millhone detective series) [d: 12-28-17]
In 1940 Actor, Michael Parks (Then Came Bronson, Twin Peaks) [d: 5-9-17]
In 1942 Chicago mayor, Richard M. Daley (1989-2011) (82)
In 1942 Actress/singer, Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl, The Way We Were) (82)
In 1943 Singer/bassist, Richard Sterban (Oak Ridge Boys) (81)
In 1944 Singer, Bernard Henderson (Hues Corporation) [d: 3-8-11]
In 1945 Drummer, Doug Clifford (Creedence Clearwater Revival) (79)
In 1945 Singer, Robert Knight (Everlasting Love) [d: 11-5-17]
In 1946 Reality star, Phil Robertson (Duck Dynasty) (78)
In 1947 Bassist, Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull) [d: 8-28-14]
In 1948 Bassist, Steve York (Manfred Mann) (76)
In 1949 Football player, Bob Chandler (Radiers, Super Bowl XV) [d: 1-27-95]
In 1949 U.S. relay runner, Eddie James Hart (Olympic-Gold-1972) (75)
In 1953 Actor/playwright, Eric Bogosian (Talk Radio, Under Siege II) (71)
In 1954 Singer/guitarist, Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees) (70)
In 1954 Football player, Vince Ferragamo (Rams) (70)
In 1955 Actor, Michael O'Keefe (Caddyshack, The Great Santini) (69)
In 1957 Drummer, Boris Bransby-Williams (The Cure) (67)
In 1957 Playmate, Tricia Lange (June-1984) (67)
In 1960 Singer/songwriter, Paula Yates [d: 9-17-00]
In 1963 Bassist, Billy Gould (Faith No More) (61)
In 1964 Actor/comedian, Cedric The Entertainer (The Neighborhood) (60)
In 1964 Actor, Djimon Hounsou (Amistad) (60)
In 1967 Drummer, Patty Schemel (Hole) (57)
In 1968 Drummer, Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors) (56)
In 1968 Actress, Stacy Haiduk (SeaQuest DSV) (56)
In 1974 Actor, Derek Luke (Antwone Fisher, Friday Night Lights) (50)
In 1975 Actor, Thad Luckinbill (J.T.-Young and Restless) (49)
In 1976 Actor, Shane McDermott (Airborne, Scott-All My Children) (48)
In 1977 Actor/musician, Eric Balfour (Can't Hardly Wait) (47)
In 1977 Actress, Rebecca Mader (Lost) (47)
In 1979 Country singer, Rebecca Lynn Howard (45)
In 1980 Actor, Austin Nichols (The Day After Tomorrow) (44)
In 1982 Singer, Kelly Clarkson (first American Idol winner) (42)
In 1984 Singer, Tyson Ritter (The All-American Rejects) (40)
In 1985 Actress, Courtnee Draper (Erica-Bold & Beautiful) (39)
In 1985 Singer, Travis Clark (We the Kings) (39)
In 1986 Singer, Kellin Quinn (Sleeping with Sirens) (38)
In 1990 Actor, Sean Rademaker (Another World, Guiding Light) (34)
In 1992 Actor, Joe Keery (Stranger Things, Free Guy, Fargo) (32)
In 1992 Actor, Larramie Shaw (House of Payne, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) (32)
In 1994 Actor, Jordan Fisher (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) (30)
In 1995 Singer, Kehlani ("Lonely in December," "1st Position") (29)
In 1997 Actress, Autumn Wendel (Every Witch Way) (27)
In 1998 Actor, Ryan Newman (Zeke and Luther, Zoom, Sharknado 3) (26)
In 2002 Singer, Skylar Stecker ("Little Bit Too Much") (22)


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