Who Was Born Today – February 18 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – February 18 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on February 18
1516 Queen Mary I, also known as Bloody Mary for her persecution of Protestants.
1795 George Peabody, U.S. merchant and philanthropist.
1848 Louis Comfort Tiffany, glassware artist and designer.
1859 Shalom Aleichem, Yiddish author.
1862 Charles M. Schwab, “Boy Wonder” of the steel industry. President of both U.S. Steel and Bethlehem Steel.
1892 Wendell Wilke, Presidential candidate against President Franklin Roosevelt.
1909 Wallace Stegner, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Angle of Repose).
1922 Helen Gurley Brown, editor of Cosmopolitan magazine.
1929 Len Deighton, English spy writer (The Ipcress File).
1931 Toni Morrison, Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author (The Bluest Eye, Beloved).
1934 Audre Lord, poet.

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