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Those born on this date include:

- Spanish Queen Isabella I, who funded the first voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World, in 1451
- Pope Alexander VIII in 1610
- British novelist Henry Fielding in 1707
- German philosopher Immanuel Kant in 1724
- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, leader of Russia's 1917 Communist revolution, in 1870
- novelist Vladimir Nabokov in 1899
- pioneer nuclear physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer in 1904
- jazz bass player Charles Mingus in 1922
- painter Richard Diebenkorn in 1922
- TV producer Aaron Spelling in 1923
- actress Charlotte Rae in 1926
- singer Glen Campbell in 1936
- actor Jack Nicholson in 1937 (age 84)
- author Janet Evanovich in 1943 (age 78)
- businessman/balloon-flight record-setter Steve Fossett in 1944
- filmmaker John Waters in 1946 (age 75)
- rock guitarist/singer Peter Frampton in 1950 (age 71)
- actor Marilyn Chambers in 1952: actor Ryan Stiles in 1959 (age 62)
- comedian/TV host Byron Allen in 1961 (age 60)
- actor Chris Makepeace in 1964 (age 57)
- actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan in 1966 (age 55)
- actor Sherri Shepherd in 1967 (age 54)
- actor Amber Heard in 1986 (age 35)
- rapper Machine Gun Kelly, born Colson Baker, in 1990 (age 31).

 

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