April 13

Today's:

Birthdays


John Hanson 1721 - Merchant and public official in Maryland, signed the Articles of Confederation, [O.S. April 3]


Thomas Jefferson 1743 - 3rd U.S. President
- More information here - Today in U.S. President History


Frank W. Woolworth 1852 - Merchant, created the five and ten cent store, head of F.W. Woolworth & Co.


Butch Cassidy (Robert LeRoy Parker) 1866 - American train robber, bank robber and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang


Olga Rudge 1895 - Violinist


Alfred Butts 1899 - Architect, game inventor (Scrabble)


Bud Freeman 1906 - Jazz musician, tenor sax player


Samuel Beckett 1906 - Author, critic, playwright


Eudora Welty 1909 - Poet


Howard Keel 1919 - Actor ("Dallas"), singer


Madalyn Murray O’Hair 1919 - Author ("Why I Am an Atheist")


Stanley Donen 1924 - Movie director


Jules Irving 1925 - Actor


Don Adams (Donald James Yarmy) 1926 - Actor ("Get Smart")


Teddy Charles (Theodore Charles Cohen) 1928 - Vibraphonist, songwriter, composer, arranger


Marilynn Smith 1929 - Golfer


Dan Gurney 1931 - Auto racer


Lyle Waggoner 1935 - Actor ("The Carol Burnett Show", "Wonder Woman")


Edward Fox 1937 - Actor ("The Big Sleep", "Portrait of a Lady")


Lanford Wilson 1937 - Playwright


Paul Sorvino 1939 - Actor ("Law and Order", "Dick Tracy")


Seamus Heaney 1939 - Poet


Lester Chambers 1940 - Singer, musician (The Chambers Brothers)


Jose Napoles 1940 - Boxer


Bill Conti 1942 - Composer


Brian Pendleton 1944 - Musician (The Pretty Things)


Jack Casady 1944 - Musician (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)


Lowell George 1945 - Musician (Little Feat)


Tony Dow 1945 - Actor ("Leave it to Beaver")


Al Greene 1946 - Singer, songwriter


Roy Loney 1946 - Musician (Flamin' Groovies)


Ron Perlman 1950 - Actor ("Beauty and the Beast" series)


Peabo Bryson 1951 - Singer


Max Weinberg 1951 - Musician (E Street Band)


Sam Bush 1952 - American bluegrass mandolin player


Jimmy Destri 1954 - Musician (Blondie)


Gary Kroeger 1957 - Actor


Saundra Santiago 1957 - Actress ("Miami Vice")


Joey Mazzola 1961 - Musician (Sponge)


Hillel Slovak 1962 - Musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)


Garry Kasparov 1963 - Chess champion


Page Hannah 1964 - Actress


Caroline Rhea 1964 - Actress, comedian


Davis Love III 1964 - Golfer


Lisa Unbarger 1965 - Musician (Toadies)


Rick Schroder 1970 - Actor ("Silver Spoons", "NYPD Blue")


Jonathan Brandis 1976 - Actor ("seaQuest DSV")


Courtney Peldon 1981 - Actress
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