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1118 - Thomas Becket, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1170)
1401 - Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)
1596 - Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)
1603 - Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)
1714 - John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (d. 1774)
1804 - Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1881)
1805 - Thomas Graham, British chemist (d. 1869)
1811 - Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1882)
1815 - Thomas Couture French painter and teacher (d. 1879)
1843 - Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealander poet (d. 1898)
1850 - Zdeněk Fibich, Bohemian composer (d. 1900)
1859 - Gustave Kahn, French poet (d. 1936)
1872 - Don Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer (d. 1956)
1872 - Albert Payson Terhune, American author (d. 1942)
1876 - Jack Lang (John Thomas Lang), Premier of New South Wales (d. 1975)
1878 - Jan Łukasiewicz, Polish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1956)
1885 - Frank Patrick, National Hockey League player and head coach (d. 1960)
1889 - Sewall Wright, American biologist (d. 1988)
1890 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
1892 - Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969)
1892 - Rebecca West, American writer (d. 1983)
1896 - Leroy Robertson, American composer (d. 1971)
1911 - Josh Gibson, African-American baseball player (d. 1947)
1914 - Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
1917 - Heinrich Böll, German writer and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
1918 - Donald Regan, White House Chief of Staff and United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2003)
1918 - Kurt Waldheim, Austrian United Nations Secretary-General and Federal President of Austria
1920 - Jean Gascon, Canadian actor, director and administrator (d. 1988)
1921 - Vampira (Maila Nurmi), Finnish-born actress
1921 - Alicia Alonso (Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martinez Hoya), Cuban ballerina
1922 - Paul Winchell, American ventriloquist (d. 2005)
1926 - Joe Paterno, American Football coach
1935 - John G. Avildsen, American film director and editor
1935 - Yusuf Bey (Joseph Stephens), American activist and businessman (d. 2003)
1935 - Phil Donahue, American talk show host
1935 - Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician, Premier of Manitoba
1937 - Jane Fonda, American actress and activist
1939 - Lloyd Axworthy, Canadian politician
1940 - Frank Zappa, American singer, guitarist and composer (d. 1993)
1940 - Ray Hildebrand, American singer (Paul & Paula)
1942 - Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China
1942 - Reinhard Mey, German singer
1942 - Carla Thomas, American singer
1943 - André Arthur. Quebec radio host and politician
1944 - Michael Tilson Thomas, American conductor
1944 - Bill Atkinson, English footballer
1946 - Carl Wilson, American singer and guitarist (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998)
1947 - Paco de Lucía, Spanish guitarist
1947 - Bryan Hamilton, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
1948 - Samuel L. Jackson, American actor
1948 - Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician and cabaret artist
1948 - Dave Kingman, Major League Baseball player
1950 - Jeffrey Katzenberg, American producer
1952 - Joaquín Andújar, Baseball player
1953 - Betty Wright, American singer
1954 - Chris Evert, American tennis player
1955 - Jane Kaczmarek, American actress
1955 - Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician
1956 - Lee Roy Parnell, American country singer
1957 - Tom Henke, American baseball player
1957 - Ray Romano, American comedian and actor
1958 - Eric Coleman, Itinerant Wise-Ass
1959 - Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter, Olympic gold medalist and 100 m & 200 m world record holder (d. 1998)
1960 - Louis Demetrius Alvanis, London-based pianist
1960 - Andy Van Slyke, Major League Baseball player
1961 - Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor
1964 - Rob Kelly, English football manager
1965 - Andy Dick, American actor and comedian
1965 - Anke Engelke, German comedienne
1966 - Kiefer Sutherland, British-born Canadian actor
1966 - Karri Turner, American actress
1967 - Mikhail Saakashvili, Soviet-born President of Georgia
1969 - Julie Delpy, French actress
1969 - Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer
1971 - Mathieu Chedid, French musician, singer and songwriter
1971 - Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel)
1972 - Latroy Hawkins, professional baseball player
1972 - Dustin Hermanson, baseball player
1973 - Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer
1973 - Mike Alstott, American football player
1974 - Karrie Webb, Australian golfer
1975 - Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theatre)
1977 - Jim Carson, American music producer and disc jockey
1978 - Mike Vitar, American actor
1980 - Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (d. 2005)
1981 - Dima Bilan, Russian singer
1981 - Cristian Zaccardo, Italian Footballer
1982 - Mike Gansey, American basketball player
1984 - Darren Potter, Irish footballer
1985 - Yanagi Kotarou, Japanese actor
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