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Notable Birthdays for February 15

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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/mathematician Alfred North Whitehead in 1861
- Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton in 1874
- songwriter Harold Arlen in 1905
- actor John Barrymore in 1882
- actor Cesar Romero in 1907
- actor Harvey Korman in 1927
- actor Claire Bloom in 1931 (age 86)
- astronaut Roger Chaffee (killed in a fire on the ground during a 1967 Apollo I test) in 1935
- football Hall of Fame member John Hadl in 1940 (age 77)
- actor Marisa Berenson in 1947 (age 70)
- actor Jane Seymour in 1951 (age 66)
- singer Melissa Manchester in 1951 (age 66)
- Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening in 1954 (age 63)
- comedian Chris Farley in 1964
- actor Renee O'Connor in 1971 (age 46)
- longtime NHL player Jaromir Jagr in 1972 (age 45).

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