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TODAY IN JEWISH HISTORY…

On this day in history...

  • On this day in history...
  • 1293

    Meir of Rothenburg died

  • 1939

    Adolf Hitler demands that Poland agree to German annexation of Danzig

  • 1945

    General Dwight D. Eisenhower declares that German military forces on the western fron have been defeated in World War II

Famous birthdays for this day...

  • Famous birthdays for this day ...
  • 1906

    Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher

  • 1922

    Jack Klugman, Phila (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus)

  • 1931

    Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach

  • 1941

    Friedrich Goldmann, composer

  • 1941

    Jan D Blaauw, Dutch MP (VVD)

  • 1941

    Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)

  • 1942

    Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

  • 1942

    Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6, TM-18)

  • 1943

    Eugene Polyakov, dancer

  • 1943

    Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)

  • 1944

    Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)

  • 1944

    Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)

  • 1944

    Michael Fish, British TV weatherman

  • 1945

    August Wilson, US, playwright (Fences, Pulitzer 1987)

  • 1946

    John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)

  • 1947

    Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)

  • 1947

    Herbie Murrell, US singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)

  • 1947

    Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)

  • 1947

    Peter Gena, composer

  • 1948

    Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)

  • 1949

    Doug Sheehan, actor (Joe Kelly-General Hospital)

  • 1949

    Douglas Sheehan, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Ben-Knots Landing)

  • 1949

    Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)

  • 1951

    Ace Frehley, Bronx NY, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet)

  • 1951

    Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist (Mink Deville)

  • 1953

    Ellen L Shulman Baker, Fayetteville NC, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71)

  • 1955

    Cora Ann Mahalick, NJ, news anchor (WNYW-TV)

  • 1956

    Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, Chicago Ill, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)

  • 1958

    Keith Denunzio, rocker

  • 1959

    Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants)

  • 1959

    Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], Glasgow Scotland, singer (Sugar Walls)

  • 1962

    Denise Baldwin, Atlanta, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic)

  • 1962

    Patricia Plumer, Covina Calif, 1.5k/5k runner

  • 1962

    Patricia Susan Plumer Levere, Covina, California, 3K runner

  • 1963

    Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)

  • 1963

    Grant Show, actor (Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope)

  • 1963

    Schae Harrison, Orange Calif, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)

  • 1964

    Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

  • 1965

    Courtenay Becker-Dey, Greenwich Conn, Europe yachter (Oly-bronze-1996)

  • 1966

    Peter McIntyre, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995)

  • 1967

    Bridgette Gordon, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic-gold-88)

  • 1967

    Willem-Alexander CGF, Dutch crown prince/son of Queen Beatrix of Neth

  • 1968

    Adrian Cooper, NFL tight end (Minn Vikings)

  • 1969

    Brett Steven, Bermuda, NZ tennis player (Olympics-96)

  • 1969

    Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Oly-br-96)

  • 1969

    Mica Paris, rocker (So Good)

  • 1969

    Tyrone Rodgers, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

  • 1970

    Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

  • 1970

    Tim Hanshaw, NFL guard (SF 49ers)

  • 1971

    Craig Keith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

  • 1971

    Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)

  • 1971

    James Burton, cornerback (Chicago Bears)

  • 1971

    Ricky Sutton, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)

  • 1972

    Alison McKnight, Bakersfield Calif, 100m hurdler/heptathlete

  • 1972

    David Lascher, NYC, actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood)

  • 1972

    Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire)

  • 1972

    Silvia Farina, Milan Italy, tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles)

  • 1972

    Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)

  • 1972

    Tommy Thompson, NFL punter (SF 49ers)

  • 1973

    Andr‚ Govan, Culver City Calif, actor (Monster Squad)

  • 1973

    S‚bastien Lareau, Montreal Quebec, tennis player (Olympics-96)

  • 1974

    Carlos Fortes, soccer player (Sparta)

  • 1974

    Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions)

  • 1975

    Andr‚ Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)

  • 1975

    Kenny Harris, safety (Arizona Cardinals)

  • 1975

    Michael Booker, cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

  • 1992

    James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason

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