Who Was Born Today – November 13 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 13 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 13
354 Saint Augustine, Christian theologian and philosopher.
1312 Edward III, King of England who won victories against such renowned foes as Baybars, Llewellyn and Wallace.
1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist and poet (Treasure Island, Kidnapped).
1856 Louis Brandeis, the first Jew to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1909 Eugene Ionesco, Romanian-born dramatist; a leading playwright of the Theater of the Absurd genre (The Bald Soprano, Rhinoceros).
1911 John Jordan “Buck” O’Neill, first African American coach in Major League Baseball; previously, he was a first baseman and manager in the Negro League.
1924 Motoo Kimura, Japanese biologist who introduced the neutral theory of molecular evolution (1968).
1934 Garry Marshall, actor, director, producer; created Happy Days TV series and its spinoffs.
1940 William Taubman, political scientist, author; won Pulitzer Prize for biography (2004) for his biography of Nikita Khrushchev.
1947 Joe Mantegna, actor, producer, director, voice actor (The Godfather Part III; Criminal Minds TV series; voice of mob boss Fat Tony on The Simpsons).
1955 Whoopi Goldberg,comedian, actress (The Color Purple; Ghost), singer, talk show host (The View); second African American woman to win an Oscar (Best Supporting Actress, Ghost, 1990); one of few entertainers to have won an Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy.

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