Birthdays

1844Minna Canth, Finnish novelist & dramatist
1870Bernard Baruch, financier, presidential adviser
1871Orville Wright, an aviator
1878Manuel Quezon, 1st president of Philippine Commonwealth (1935-42)
1889Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese
1902Ogden Nash, American humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself)
1931Willie Shoemaker, jockey
1933Debra Paget
1940Jill St John, in LA (Diamonds are Forever)
1956Sue Barker