Who Was Born Today – August 15 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 15 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 15
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France (1804-1815) and military leader.
1771 Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist who wrote Ivanhoe and Rob Roy.
1888 T.E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia for his military exploits against the Turks in World War I.
1912 Julia Child, American chef and television personality.
1924 Robert Bolt, English screenwriter and playwright best known for A Man for all Seasons.
1938 Maxine Waters, congresswoman from California, second African-American woman to be elected to congress.
1938 Stephen Breyer, US Supreme Court justice.
1946 Jimmy Webb, songwriter (“MacArthur Park,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”).
1961 Ed Gilllespie, US Republican political strategist and White House counsel to President George W. Bush.
1964 Melinda French Gates, businesswoman, philanthropist; co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with her husband, Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft).
1965 Rob Thomas, television writer (Veronica Mars, 90210).

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