Who Was Born Today – August 22 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 22 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 22
1647 Denis Papin, inventor of the pressure cooker.
1880 George Herriman, cartoonist, creator of Krazy Kat.
1891 Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893 Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908 Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917 John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920 Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934 H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935 Annie Proulx, Pulitzer Prize–winning author (The Shipping News).
1938 Delmar Allen “Dale” Hawkins, pioneer rockabilly singer/songwriter (“Suzy Q”).
1939 Valerie Harper, actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda).
1940 Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher.
1942 Kathy Lennon, singer, member of the Lennon Sisters.
1943 Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist who helped develop the Intel 4004, the world’s first commercial microprocessor.
1947 Donna Godchaux, singer with The Grateful Dead and Heart of Gold Band.
1950 I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney during the administration of Pres. George W. Bush; sentenced to 30 months for felony convictions, his sentence was commuted by Pres. Bush.
1968 Rich Lowry, editor of National Review.
1970 Giada De Laurentiis, chef and television host.
1986 Kelko Kitagawa, Japanese model and actress (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift).

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