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Notable Birthdays for March 13

Those born on this date include:

- English chemist Joseph Priestley, the discoverer of oxygen, in 1733
- Astronomer Percival Lowell in 1855
- Baseball Hall of Fame member John Home Run Baker in 1886
- Publisher Walter Annenberg in 1908
- Bandleader Sammy Kaye in 1910
- L. Ron Hubbard, science fiction writer and founder of the Church of Scientology, in 1911
- Former CIA Director William Casey in 1913
- Cartoonist Al Jaffee in 1921 (age 91)
- Helen Callaghan Candaele Saint Aubin, known as the Ted Williams of women's baseball, in 1929
- Singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka in 1939 (age 74)
- Political commentator Charles Krauthammer in 1950 (age 63)
- Actors William H. Macy in 1950 (age 63), Dana Delany in 1956 (age 57) and Emile Hirsch in 1985 (age 28)
- And rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame member Adam Clayton, U2 bass player, in 1960 (age 53).

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