Who Was Born Today – August 11 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 11 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 11
1833 Robert G. Ingersoll, advocate of scientific realism and humanistic philosophy.
1862 Carrie James Bond, songwriter who wrote “I Love You Truly” and “A Perfect Day.”
1861 James Bryan Herrick, physician who first described sickle-cell anemia.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, poet and founder of the Scottish Nationalist Party.
1921 Alex Haley, genealogist and author of Roots.
1933 Jerry Falwell, founder of the conservative political lobbying organization, the Moral Majority.
1943 Kenny Gamble, songwriter, record producer; a pioneer of the “Philadelphia Sound” (“Ain’t Gonna Love Nobody,” “Me and Mrs. Jones”).
1946 Marilyn Vos Savant, author, columnist, playwright; “Highest IQ (Women)” Guinness Book of World Records, 1986-1989 (category retired in 1990).
1950 Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer.
1950 Gennidy Nikonov, inventor of AN-94 assault rifle.
1953 Hulk Hogan, wrestler, actor (Assault on Devil’s Island); World Wrestling Federation heavyweight champion, 1984-89.

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