Who Was Born Today – January 7 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – January 7 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on January 7
1718 Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War hero.
1745 Etienne Montgolfier, French inventor who, with his brother, launched the first successful hot-air balloon.
1800 Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States.
1845 Louis III, last King of Bavaria.
1911 Butterfly McQueen (Thelma McQueen), actress best known for her role as Scarlett O’Hara’s maid Prissy in Gone with the Wind (1939); won Daytime Emmy portraying Aunt Thelma, a fairy godmother in “The Seven Wishes of Joanna Peabody,” an ABC Afterschool Special.
1912 Charles Addams, cartoonist, creator of the Addams Family.
1922 Jean-Pierre Rampal, flautist.
1930 Jack Greene, country singer, musician; won Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year for “There Goes My Everything” (1967).
1939 Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark.
1948 Kenny Loggins, singer, songwriter; half of Loggins and Messina duo.
1957 Katie Couric, journalist, author; has hosted news and talk shows on all three major TV networks.

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