1878 - George M. Cohan
1906 - George Sanders
1909 - Stavros Niarchos
1913 - Dorothy Kilgallen (Female)
1920 - Herschel Green (WWII ace pilot)
1920 - Daniel Joseph Edelman
1937 - Tom Stoppard
1962 - Tom Cruise
1904 - Theodore Herzl (Jewish)
1973 - Betty Grable (Female)
1976 - Yonatan Netanyahu (Jewish)
1986 - Rudy Vallee
1989 - Jim Backus
1992 - Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum (Jewish)
1993 - Don Drysdale (Sports)
2001 - Mordechai Richler (Jewish)
2012 - Andy Griffith
1890 - Idaho became the 43rd state to join the Union. (Union)
1898 - Joshua Slocum became the 1st person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the earth.
1929 - Foam rubber was developed.
1930 - Veteran's Adminstration was created.
1952 - Dr. Forest Dodrill substituted a "Michigan Heart" for a patient's lower left ventricle. (Doctors)
1962 - Algeria achieved independence from France. (Independence)
1976 - Israeli commandos flew 2,000 miles into Entebbe, Uganda and rescued 104 Jewish hostages from German and Palistinian hijackers. Yoni Netanyahu, commando commander, was killed during the raid. (Jewish)
1988 - Iran flight 656 destroyed by American warship, Vincennes.
1991 - Ettore Capriolo, the translator of the Italian version of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, was attacked at his Milan apartment, suffering knife wounds on the neck, chest, and hands.