Who Was Born Today – November 19 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 19 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 19
1600 Charles I, King of England and Ireland.
1797 Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women’s rights advocate.
1831 James Garfield, 20th president of the United States.
1899 Allen Tate, Southern novelist, poet and critic.
1915 Billy Strayhorn, composer, arranger and pianist who wrote “Take the A Train.”
1917 Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India from 1967 to 1977 and 1978 to 1984 who was assassinated by her own guards.
1921 Roy Campanella, Hall of Fame baseball star.
1933 Larry King, journalist and long-time talk show host.
1936 Dick Cavett, host of TV talk shows The Tonight Show and The Dick Cavett Show.
1938 Ted Turner, businessman; founder of Turner Broadcasting System.
1942 Calvin Klein, fashion designer; founder of Calvin Klein, Inc..
1942 Sharon Olds, poet (The Dead and The Living, The Gold Cell).
1954 General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, commander in chief of Egypt’s armed forces and minister of defense (2012– ); played leading role in July 2013 coup ousting President Mohamed Morsi.
1956 Ann Curry, journalist; co-anchor of Today, June 9, 2011–June 28, 2012; anchor of Dateline NBC 2005–2011.
1962 Jodie Foster, actress, director, producer; came to fame at age 13 in the 1976 film Taxi Driver; won Academy Award for Best Actress (1989) for The Accused.
1966 Gail Devers, three-time Olympic champion in track and field (US team); won gold in 1992 (100 m) and two gold medals in 1996 (100 m, 4x100m relay).
1976 Jack Dorsey, businessman; co-founder of Twitter.

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