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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 8,923

1910-04-28 - Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996)
1910-05-03 - Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
1910-05-12 - Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
1910-05-23 - Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
1910-05-30 - Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
1910-06-07 - Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
1910-06-13 - Mary Wickes, American actress (d. 1995)
1910-06-17 - Red Foley, American musician (d. 1968)
1910-06-18 - E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
1910-06-23 - Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
1910-07-30 - Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
1910-08-01 - Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
1910-08-04 - Anita Page, American actress (d.2008)
Actress Jane WyattActress Jane Wyatt (1910-08-12) 1910-08-12 - Jane Wyatt, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek), (d. 2006)
1910-09-03 - Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007)
1910-10-07 - Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
1910-10-08 - Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999)
1910-10-08 - Gus Hall, American union organizer and head of the U.S. Communist Party (d. 2000)
1910-10-12 - Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator (d. 1985)
1910-10-12 - Bob Sheppard, American baseball announcer
1910-10-25 - William Higinbotham, American physicist (d. 1994)
1910-11-13 - William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
1910-12-02 - Russell Lynes, American art historian, photographer, author and managing editor of Harper's Magazine (d. 1991)
1910-12-07 - Louis Prima, New Orleans Luisiana, American musician (That Old Black Magic)
1910-12-15 - John H. Hammond, NYC, American rock/jazz musician (I Can Tell, So Many Roads)
1910-12-17 - Sy Oliver, American jazz arranger and bandleader (d. 1988)
1910-12-27 - Charles Olson, American poet (d. 1970)
1911-02-03 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor (d. 2006)
1911-02-09 - William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)
1911-02-12 - Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (d. 1968)
1911-03-26 - T. Hee, American animator (d. 1988)
1911-04-21 - Ivan Combe, American inventor (d. 2000)
1911-04-28 - Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
1911-05-10 - Bel Kaufman, American author
1911-05-13 - Robert Middleton, American film and television actor (d. 1977)
1911-06-26 - Babe Didrikson Zaharias [Mildred Ella], Port Arthur, Texas, American athlete (U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame)
1911-06-30 - Czeslaw Milosz, Polish/American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980)
1911-07-09 - John A. Wheeler, American physicist (d. 2008)
1911-07-29 - Iakovos, Archbishop of America (d. 2005)
1911-08-01 - Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
1911-08-09 - Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer (d. 2001)
1911-09-02 - Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
1911-09-03 - Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
1911-09-09 - Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972)
1911-09-15 - Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
1911-09-23 - Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)
1911-10-02 - Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
1911-10-09 - Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)
1911-10-30 - Ruth Hussey, American actress (d. 2005)
1911-12-14 - Hans von Ohain, German/American aerospace engineer (d. 1998)
1911-12-15 - Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (d. 1991)
1912-01-20 - Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (d. 1970)
1912-01-30 - Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
1912-02-17 - Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
1912-02-19 - Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
1912-02-25 - Brenda Joyce, American actress
1912-03-04 - Carl Marzani, American documentarian (d. 1994)
1912-03-22 - Karl Malden, Chicago, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express)
1912-04-12 - Walt Gorney, American actor (d. 2004)
1912-04-16 - Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996)
1912-04-16 - Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
1912-04-19 - Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951)
1912-05-03 - Virgil Fox, American organist (d. 1980)
1912-05-13 - Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
1912-05-21 - John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (d. 1986)
1912-06-05 - Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
1912-06-08 - Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
1912-06-19 - Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
1912-07-01 - Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
1912-07-31 - Irv Kupcinet, Chicago Ill, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark)
1912-08-23 - Gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way)
1912-09-05 - Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
1912-09-22 - Martha Scott, Jamesport, Missouri, American actress (Our Town, Ben-Hur)
1912-09-23 - Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
1912-10-22 - Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
1912-10-31 - Ollie Johnston, American animator (d. 2008)
1912-11-11 - Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
1912-11-22 - Doris Duke, NYC, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress)
1912-11-23 - George O'Hanlon, American actor (d. 1989)
1912-12-04 - Pappy Boyington, American pilot (d. 1988)
1912-12-15 - Ray Eames, American designer (d. 1988)
1912-12-18 - Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002)
1912-12-22 - Doris Duke, NYC, heiress (American Tobacco Co)
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon (1913-01-09) 1913-01-09 - Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)
1913-01-14 - Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
1913-01-22 - Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
1913-01-25 - Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
1913-01-29 - Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
1913-02-14 - Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)
1913-03-04 - Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
1913-03-22 - Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
1913-03-30 - Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
Blues Musician Muddy WatersBlues Musician Muddy Waters (1913-04-04) 1913-04-04 - Muddy Waters, [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man)
1913-04-07 - Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
1913-04-27 - Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
1913-05-01 - Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
1913-05-29 - Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
1913-06-06 - Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
1913-07-11 - Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
1913-07-12 - Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 3,932

1989-09-01 - Tadeusz Sendzimir, American inventor (b. 1894)
1989-09-15 - Robert Penn Warren, American writer (b. 1905)
1989-09-19 - Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (b. 1923)
1989-09-20 - Richie Ginther, American racing driver (b. 1930)
Composer and Lyricist Irving BerlinComposer and Lyricist Irving Berlin (1989-09-22) 1989-09-22 - Irving Berlin, composer (God Bless America), dies at 101
1989-09-29 - Gussie Busch, American brewing magnate (b. 1899)
1989-10-04 - Secretariat, American race horse (b. 1970)
1989-10-09 - Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
1989-10-11 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
1989-10-12 - Jay Ward, American cartoonist (Rocky & His Friends), dies at 69 of kidney cancer
1989-10-23 - Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911)
1989-10-26 - Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)
1989-11-17 - Gus Farace, American gangster (b. 1960)
1989-11-22 - C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
1989-11-25 - Alva R. Fitch, American World War II and Korean soldier (b. 1907)
1989-12-06 - John Payne, American movie actor (b. 1912)
1989-12-11 - Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (b. 1895)
1990-01-03 - Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
1990-01-04 - Harold Edgerton, American electrical engineer (b. 1903)
1990-01-18 - Rusty Hamer, American actor (b. 1947)
1990-01-26 - Lewis Mumford, American historian (b. 1895)
1990-02-08 - Del Shannon, American entertainer (suicide) (b. 1934)
1990-02-27 - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)
1990-03-13 - Bruno Bettelheim, American psychiatrist (b. 1903)
1990-03-19 - Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
1990-04-14 - Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
1990-05-27 - Robert B. Meyner, American politician (b. 1908)
1990-06-03 - Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
1990-07-27 - Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)
1990-08-02 - Norman Mclean, American writer (b. 1902)
1990-08-12 - B. Kliban, American cartoonist (b. 1935)
1990-10-03 - Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano dies in Langhorne, PA
1990-10-10 - Tom Murton, American penologist (b. 1928)
1990-10-16 - Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)
1990-11-15 - Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
Physicist Robert HofstadterPhysicist Robert Hofstadter (1990-11-17) 1990-11-17 - Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
1990-12-16 - Douglas Campbell, American pilot (b. 1896)
1990-12-21 - Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, American aeronautical engineer (Lockheed Skunk Works; b. 1910)
1991-01-11 - Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 85
1991-01-30 - John Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)
1991-01-30 - Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (b. 1907)
1991-02-01 - Carol Dempster, actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
1991-02-03 - Harry Ackerman, American TV executive producer (b. 1912)
Physicist and Electrical Engineer John BardeenPhysicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen (1991-01-30) 1991-02-09 - James Cleveland, American gospel singer (b. 1931)
1991-02-11 - Robert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1922)
1991-02-26 - Slim Gaillard [Bulee], American Jazz singer/songwriter, dies at 75
1991-02-28 - Wassily Hoeffding, American statistician (b. 1914)
1991-03-22 - Dave Guard, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio) (b. 1934)
1991-04-04 - Forrest Towns, American hurdler (b. 1914)
1991-04-23 - Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
1991-04-26 - Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
1991-04-28 - Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (b. 1905)
1991-06-15 - Happy Chandler, American politician and Commissioner of Baseball (b. 1898)
1991-06-24 - Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (b. 1917)
1991-06-27 - Milton Subotsky, American screenwriter (b. 1921)
1991-08-08 - Julissa Gomez, American gymnast (b. 1972)
1991-08-11 - J. D. McDuffie, American NASCAR driver (b. 1939)
1991-09-14 - Russell Lynes, American art historian and magazine editor (b. 1910)
1991-09-26 - Billy Vaughn, American bandleader (b. 1919)
1991-10-11 - Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
1991-10-28 - Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
1991-10-31 - Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
1991-11-10 - William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
1991-11-26 - Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
1991-12-05 - Robert Karvelas, American actor (b. 1921)
1991-12-10 - Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
1991-12-19 - Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
1992-01-24 - Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (b. 1950)
1992-02-02 - Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
1992-03-21 - Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
1992-04-04 - Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
1992-04-28 - Iceberg Slim, American writer (b. 1918)
1992-05-01 - Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
1992-05-12 - Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
1992-05-20 - Roger Keith Coleman, American convict
1992-05-22 - Zellig Harris, American linguist (b. 1909)
1992-05-27 - Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (b. 1890)
1992-06-10 - Zak Hernández, American soldier (b. 1973)
1992-07-09 - Eric Sevareid, American reporter (b. 1912)
1992-08-15 - Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
1992-08-26 - Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933)
1992-10-07 - Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
1992-10-21 - Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921)
1992-10-27 - David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
1992-12-13 - Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (b. 1899)
1992-12-25 - Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66
1992-12-27 - Kay Boyle, American writer (Scottsboro: An American Tragedy), dies at 90
1993-01-03 - Johnny Most, American sports announcer (b. 1923)
1993-01-15 - Sammy Cahn, American songwriter (b. 1913)
1993-02-18 - Kerry Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
1993-03-31 - Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (b. 1900)
1993-05-08 - Avram Davidson, American writer (b. 1923)
1993-05-31 - Spuds Mackenzie, American advertisement dog
1993-06-08 - Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (b. 1945)
1993-06-26 - William H. Riker, American political scientist (b. 1920)
1993-06-28 - GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956)
1993-07-07 - Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
1993-07-10 - Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (b. 1924)
1993-08-28 - William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
1993-09-28 - Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)


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