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Notable Birthdays for February 15

Those born on this date include:

- Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei in 1564
- Inventor Cyrus McCormick in 1809
- Jeweler Charles Tiffany in 1812
- Feminist pioneer Susan B. Anthony in 1820
- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elihu Root in 1845
- British philosopher and mathematician Alfred North Whitehead in 1861
- Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton in 1874
- Songwriter Harold Arlen in 1905
- Actors John Barrymore in 1882, Cesar Romero in 1907, Harvey Korman in 1927 and Claire Bloom in 1931 (age 82)
- Astronaut Roger Chaffee, killed in a fire on the ground during a 1967 Apollo I test, born in 1935
- Football Hall of Fame member John Hadl in 1940 (age 73)
- Actor Marisa Berenson in 1947 (age 66)
- Actor Jane Seymour and singer Melissa Manchester, both in 1951 (age 62)
- Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening in 1954 (age 59)
- Comedian Chris Farley in 1964
- Actor Renee O'Connor in 1971 (age 42)
- Hockey player Jaromir Jagr in 1972 (age 41).

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