Who Was Born Today – September 14 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 14 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 14
1769 Baron Freidrich von Humbolt, German naturalist and explorer who made the first isothermic and isobaric maps.
1849 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist who studied dogs’ responsiveness.
1860 Hamlin Garland, author who wrote about the Midwest in novles such as A Son of the Middle Border and The Book of the American Indian.
1864 Lord Robert Cecil, one of the founders of the League of Nations and its president from 1923 to 1945.
1867 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, creator of the ‘Gibson Girl.’
1879 Margaret Sanger, birth-control advocate and founder of Planned Parenthood.
1898 Hal B. Wallis, film producer (The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca).
1921 Constance Baker Motley, first African-American woman to be appointed a federal judge.
1930 Allan Bloom, writer (The Closing of the American Mind).
1934 Kate Millet, feminist writer, author of Sexual Politics.
1936 Ferid Murad, Albanian-American physician and pharmacologist, is co-winner of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on nitroglycerin’s effects the cardiovascular system.
1948 Marc Reisner, author and environmentalist best known for his book Cadillac Desert, a history of water management in the Western portion of the US.
1955 Geraldine Brooks, Australian-American journalist and author; her novel March won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2005).
1961 Wendy Thomas (Melinda “Wendy” Thomas Morse), namesake, mascot and spokesperson for the Wendy’s chain of fast-food restaurants.
1983 Amy Winehouse, singer-songwriter; her five Grammy wins (out of six nominations) for her Back to Black album (2006) tied the existing record for most wins by a female artist in a single night; won Brit Award for Best British Female Artist (2007).

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