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Those born on this day include:

- Lexicographer Noah Webster in 1758
- Irish author/dramatist Oscar Wilde in 1854
- British statesman/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Austen Chamberlain in 1863
- David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, in 1886
- playwright Eugene O'Neill in 1888
- Irish revolutionist Michael Collins in 1890
- Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas in 1898
- actor Angela Lansbury in 1925 (age 95)
- actor Barry Corbin in 1940 (age 80)
- actor Suzanne Somers in 1946 (age 74)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bob Weir in 1947 (age 73)
- film director David Zucker in 1947 (age 73)
- actor Tim Robbins in 1958 (age 62)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Flea, born Michael Balzary, in 1962 (age 58)
- actor Kellie Martin in 1975 (age 45)
- musician John Mayer in 1977 (age 43)
- actor Caterina Scorsone in 1981 (age 39)
- Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka in 1997 (age 23).

 

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