February 23

Today's:

Birthdays


Samuel Pepys 1633 - English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, known for his diary of events and quotes


George Frederic Handel 1685 - Composer


Mayer Amschel Rothschild 1734


Emma Willard 1787 - Educator, writer of textbooks


Istvan Ferenczi 1792


George Watts 1817


W.E.B. DuBois 1868


Agnes M. Royden 1876


Norman Lindsay 1879


Victor Fleming 1883


William Shirer 1904 - Journalist, author ("The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich", "Gandhi: A Memoir")


Walter Ernest Allen 1911


Elston Howard 1929 - Baseball player


Majel Barrett Roddenberry 1932 - Actress ("Star Trek")


Lee Calhoun 1933 - Hurdler, won the 110-meter hurdles twice in Olympics


Diana Varsi 1938 - Actress ("Peyton Place")


Sylvia Chase 1938 - Newscaster ("ABC News", "20/20")


Peter Fonda 1940 - Director, actor ("Easy Rider"), Jane Fonda's brother, Henry Fonda's son, Bridget Fonda's dad


Bobby (Wayne) Mitchell 1943 - Golfer


Fred Biletnikoff 1943 - Football player


Johnny Winter (John Dawson III) 1944 - Musician


Mike Maxfield 1944 - Musician (Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas)


Allan Boesak 1945


Rusty Young 1946 - Musician (Poco)


Ken (Kenneth George) Boswell 1946 - Baseball player


Terry "Tex" Comer 1949


Larry Demps 1949 - Musician (Dramatics)


Steve Priest 1950 - Musician (The Sweet)


Jim Youngblood 1950 - Football player


Eddie Dibbs 1951 - Tennis player


Ed ‘Too Tall’ Jones 1951 - Football player


Patricia Richardson 1951 - Actess ("Home Improvement")


Ray Oldham 1951 - Football player


Brad Whitford 1952 - Musician (Aerosmith) - Aerosmith Merchandise


Lorne Henning 1952 - Hockey player


Howard Jones 1955 - Singer


David Sylvian 1958 - Musician (Japan)


Ria Brieffies 1958 - Musician (Dolly Dots)


Michael Wilton 1962 - Musician (Queensryche)


Robert Collins 1963 - Musician


Bobby (Roberto Martin Antonio) Bonilla 1963 - Baseball player


John Norum 1964


Helena Sukova 1965


Kristin Davis 1965 - Actress ("Sex and the City")


Pam Blundell 1967


Marc Price 1968


Jeff Beres 1971 - Musician (Sister Hazel)


Lasse Johansson 1973 - Musician (The Cardigans)


Emily Blunt 1983 - Actress


Dakota Fanning 1994 - Actress


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