Who Was Born Today – December 23 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – December 23 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on December 23
1777 Alexander I, czar of Russia.
1790 Jean François Champollion, French founder of Egyptology who deciphered the Rosetta Stone.
1805 Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church.
1867 Madame C. J. Walker, first female African American millionaire.
1933 Emperor Akihito, Emperor of Japan. Broke with tradition by marrying Michiko Shoda, the first non-aristocrat to join the royal family.
1935 Paul Hornung, pro football player; member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
1938 Bob Kahn, computer scientist and engineer; co-developed the Transmission Control Protocol that web browsers use to connect to servers on the World Wide Web.
1943 Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath); spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf.
1944 US Army General Wesley Clark; while serving as Supreme Allied Commander Europe in NATO (1997–2000) he commanded Operation Allied Force in the Kosovo War.
1952 William Kristol, American politician, journalist; founded The Weekly Standard, an influential neoconservative opinion publication.
1953 Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia.

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