Who Was Born Today – November 12 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 12 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 12
1815 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, political reformer and founder of the Women’s Rights Convention.
1817 Mirza Hoseyn ‘Ali Nuri (Baha’ Ullah), founder of the Baha’i faith.
1840 Auguste Rodin, French sculptor.
1866 Sun Yat-Sen, Chinese revolutionary who founded the Nationalist Party.
1889 DeWitt Wallace, founder of Reader’s Digest.
1911 Buck Clayton, jazz trumpeter.
1922 Charlotte MacLeod, mystery writer (Rest You Merry, Maid of Honor).
1929 Grace Kelly, American actress and Princess of Monaco.
1945 Tracy Kidder, writer (Among Schoolchildren, Old Friends).
1945 Neil Young, singer, songwriter, musician, producer; member of several well-known bands including Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
1952 Ronald Burkle, business magnate; founded Yucaipa Companies private investment firm and is co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins pro hockey team.
1957 Tim Samaras, engineer and storm chaser who contributed to scientific knowledge of tornadoes; killed along with his son Paul and meteorologist Carl Young by a tornado with winds of nearly 300 mph near El Reno, Okla,, in 2013.
1961 Nadia Comaneci, Olympic gold medal-winning Romanian gymnast; named one of the athletes of the century by Laureus World Sports Academy (2000).
1962 Naomi Wolf, activist, author of The Beauty Myth; a leader in what has been described as the third wave of the feminist movement.
1968 Sammy Sosa, pro baseball player from Dominican Republic; only MLB player to hit 60 or more home runs in a single season three times, he was denied entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013 after as-yet unproven allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs.

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