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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brian "Crush" Adams
Wrestling
4-Apr-1964 13-Aug-2007 WWE wrestler
Pasquale Amato
Singer
21-Mar-1878 13-Aug-1942 Operatic baritone, NY Metropolitan Opera
Brooke Astor
Philanthropist
30-Mar-1902 13-Aug-2007 Heiress, philanthropist
Mary Austin
Author
9-Sep-1868 13-Aug-1934 Land of Little Rain
Helen Gurley Brown
Author
18-Feb-1922 13-Aug-2012 Editor of Cosmopolitan, 1965-97
Eduard Buchner
Chemist
20-May-1860 13-Aug-1917 Cell-free fermentation
Henri Cartan
Mathematician
8-Jul-1904 13-Aug-2008 Leader of the math Bourbakistes
Julia Child
Chef
15-Aug-1912 13-Aug-2004 Haute cuisine with a unique voice
Jane Darwell
Actor
15-Oct-1879 13-Aug-1967 The bird woman in Mary Poppins
Gerard David
Painter
c. 1460 13-Aug-1523 Last master of the Bruges school
Eugène Delacroix
Painter
26-Apr-1798 13-Aug-1863 19th century French painter
William J. B. Dorn
Politician
14-Apr-1916 13-Aug-2005 Congressman from South Carolina, 1947-74
Francesco Durante
Composer
15-Mar-1684 13-Aug-1755 Pastoral Mass
Giambologna
Sculptor
1529 13-Aug-1608 The Rape of the Sabine Women
Tony Jay
Actor
2-Feb-1933 13-Aug-2006 Voice and character actor
William Stanley Jevons
Economist
1-Sep-1835 13-Aug-1882 Theory of Political Economy
René Laënnec
Doctor
17-Feb-1781 13-Aug-1826 Stethoscope
David Lange
Head of State
4-Aug-1942 13-Aug-2005 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1984-89
Mabel Dodge Luhan
Author
26-Feb-1879 13-Aug-1962 Movers and Shakers
John MacDougall
Politician
8-Dec-1947 13-Aug-2008 Labour MP for Glenrothes, 2005-08
Helen Mack
Actor
13-Nov-1913 13-Aug-1986 The Son of Kong
Mickey Mantle
Baseball
20-Oct-1931 13-Aug-1995 Twelve times in the World Series
J. Willard Marriott
Business
17-Sep-1900 13-Aug-1985 Founded the Marriott hotel chain
Marion Martin
Actor
7-Jun-1908 13-Aug-1985 Boom Town
Jules Massenet
Composer
12-May-1842 13-Aug-1912 Manon
Armin H. Meyer
Diplomat
19-Jan-1914 13-Aug-2006 US Ambassador to Japan, 1969-72
John Everett Millais
Painter
8-Jun-1829 13-Aug-1896 British Pre-Raphaelite painter
Edwin Newman
Journalist
25-Jan-1919 13-Aug-2010 Journalist and commentator for NBC News
Florence Nightingale
Activist
12-May-1820 13-Aug-1910 Established nursing as a profession
Kate O'Brien
Novelist
3-Dec-1897 13-Aug-1974 The Land of Spices
Řystein Ore
Mathematician
7-Oct-1899 13-Aug-1968 Ring theorist
Les Paul
Guitarist
9-Jun-1915 13-Aug-2009 Electric guitar/multitrack recording pioneer
Johnny Pesky
Baseball
27-Sep-1919 13-Aug-2012 Boston Red Sox
James Roosevelt
Politician
23-Dec-1907 13-Aug-1991 Congressman from California, 1955-65
Joe E. Ross
Actor
15-Mar-1914 13-Aug-1982 Car 54, Where Are You?
Ignaz Semmelweis
Doctor
1-Jul-1818 13-Aug-1865 Pioneer of antiseptics
George F. Shafer
Politician
23-Nov-1888 13-Aug-1948 Governor of North Dakota, 1929-32
Larkin Smith
Politician
26-Jun-1944 13-Aug-1989 Congressman from Mississippi, 1989
Jeremy Taylor
Religion
15-Aug-1613 13-Aug-1667 Holy Living and Holy Dying
Ed Townsend
Singer/Songwriter
16-Apr-1929 13-Aug-2003 R&B vocalist, songwriter and producer
David Tudor
Pianist
20-Jan-1926 13-Aug-1996 Avant-garde concert pianist
Charles Walters
Film Director
17-Nov-1911 13-Aug-1982 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
H. G. Wells
Author
21-Sep-1866 13-Aug-1946 The War of the Worlds
Edward Bennett Williams
Attorney
31-May-1920 13-Aug-1988 Washington Superlawyer
Manfred Wörner
Diplomat
24-Sep-1934 13-Aug-1994 NATO Secretary General, 1988-94


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