Who Was Born Today – February 13 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – February 13 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on February 13
1599 Alexander VII, Roman Catholic Pope.
1682 Giovanni Piazzetta, painter (Fortune Teller).
1764 Charles de Talleyrand, Napoleon’s foreign minister.
1849 Lord Randolph Churchill, English politician, Winston Churchill’s father and member of Parliament.
1873 Feodor Chaliapin, opera singer.
1892 Grant Wood, painter (American Gothic).
1902 Georges Simenon, novelist.
1910 William B. Shockley, physicist, co-inventor of the transistor.
1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford, country and gospel singer.
1922 Harold “Hal” Moore Jr., US Army lieutenant general, author; led 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment at 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley; his best-known book, co-authored with combat journalist Joe Galloway, is “We Were Soldiers Once . . . And Young,” an account of that battle.
1923 Charles “Chuck” Yeager, American test pilot, the first man to break the sound barrier.
1933 Kim Novak, actress.

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