September 1

Today's:

Birthdays


Lydia Sigourney 1791 - Author


Alfred Ely Beach 1826 - Designer of New York City's earliest subway, patented a typewriter for the blind


Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 - German composer, his name was borrowed by singer Arnold Dorsey


Edgar Rice Burroughs 1875 - Writer (Tarzan of the Apes)


Richard Arlen (van Mattimore) 1898 - Actor ("Road to Nashville", "Island of the Lost Souls")


Don Wilson 1900 - Announcer, Actor ("The Jack Benny Show")


Johnny Mack Brown 1904 - Actor (Ghost Rider, Texas Kid)


Walter Reuther 1907 - Labor union leader


Arleen Whelan 1916 - Actress (Never Wave at a WAC)


Richard Farnsworth 1920 - Actor (Lassie, The Grey Fox, Legend of the Lone Ranger)


Yvonne De Carlo (Peggy Yvonne Middleton) 1922 - Actress (The Munsters, Salome, McLintock!)


Vittorio Gassman 1922 - Actor (Sharkey's Machine, War and Peace)


Rocky Marciano (Rocco Marchegiano) 1923 - Boxer, the only heavyweight champion to have won every fight in professional career


George Maharis 1928 - Actor (Route 66, Return to Fantasy Island)


Boxcar Willie (Lecil Martin) 1931 - Singer, songwriter, known as "The Singing Hobo"


Ann Richards 1933 - Texas Governor


Conway Twitty (Harold Lloyd Jenkins) 1933 - Singer, songwriter


Seiji Ozawa 1935 - Orchestra leader (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)


Guy Rodgers 1935 - Basketball player


Ron O'Neal 1937


Al Geiberger 1937 - Golfer, recorded a score of 59 in a PGA Tour


Lily Tomlin 1939 - Actress, comedian


Rico Carty (Ricardo Adolfo Jacobo) 1939 - Baseball player


Dave White 1940 - Singer, songwriter (Danny & The Juniors)


Don Stroud 1943 - Actor (Dillinger and Capone, Amityville Horror, The Buddy Holly Story), son of Clarence Stroud


Archie Bell 1944


Leonard Slatkin 1944 - Orchestra director


Barry Gibb 1946 - Singer, songwriter, musician (The Bee Gees)


Greg Errico 1946 - Musician (Sly and The Family Stone)


Dennis Partee 1946 - Football player


Ed Podolak 1947 - Football player


Garry (Lee) Maddox 1949 - Baseball player


Bruce Foxton 1955 - Musician (100 Men, The Jam)


Gloria Estefan (Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo) 1957 - Singer (Miami Sound Machine)


Boney James 1961


Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow 1961 - Wrestler, actor


Spigg Nice (Lost Boyz) 1970


Scott Speedman 1975


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