Who Was Born Today – December 19 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – December 19 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on December 19
1683 Philip V, the first Bourbon King of Spain.
1820 Mary Ashton Livermore, a temperance worker, women’s rights activist, lecturer, and writer. Founded her own suffrage paper, the Agitator, in 1869.
1906 Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet General Secretary of the Communist party and President of the Supreme Soviet from 1964 until 1982.
1915 Edith Piaf, internationally famous French cabaret singer, best remembered for her songs “La Vie en rose” and “Non, je ne regrette rein.”
1933 Cicely Tyson, actress, best remembered for her role in The Autobiography of Ms. Jane Pittman.
1940 Phil Ochs, singer, songwriter, producer; best known for his protest songs of the 1960s.
1941 Maurice White, singer, songwriter, musician, producer; founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire; member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame and Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
1943 US Marine Corps four-star general James L. Jones Jr.; Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (2003–2006); Commandant of the Marine Corps (1999–2003); National Security Advisor (2009–2010).

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