Who Was Born Today – October 20 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – October 20 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on October 20
1632 Sir Christopher Wren, astronomer and architect.
1854 Arthur Rimbaud, poet.
1874 Charles Ives, composer.
1884 Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born film actor famous for his portrayal of Count Dracula (1931).
1891 Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901 Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925 Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931 Mickey Mantle, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
1932 Michael McClure, beat poet.
1940 Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate.
1946 Lewis Grizzard, journalist and humorist who gained popularity through his syndicated Atlanta Journal-Constitution column; he authored 25 books, including collections of his columns.
1946 Elfriede Jelinek, Austrian playwright and novelist; awarded Nobel Prize in Literature, 2004.
1948 Tom Petty, singer, songwriter, musician; lead singer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and a founder of the Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch bands; inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 2002.
1971 Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus, Jr.), rapper, songwriter, actor; his debut album, Doggy style, came in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot R&B / Hip-Hop charts.

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