Who Was Born Today – September 20 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 20 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 20
1833 Petroleum V. Nasby (David Ross Locke), humorist whose work was enjoyed by Abraham Lincoln.
1842 Lord James Dewar, physician who invented the vacuum flask and cordite, the first smokeless powder.
1878 Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884 Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885 Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891 Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917 Arnold “Red” Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
1920 Jay Ward, creator and producer of animated TV cartoons (Rocky & His Friends, renamed The Bullwinkle Show; George of the Jungle).
1934 Sofia Loren (Sofia Scicolone), first actress to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for a performance in a non-English language film (Two Women); received Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements (1995.
1941 Dale Chihuly, sculptor known for his unique creations in blown glass.
1967 Kristen Johnston, actress; won two Emmy Awards as Sally Solomon in 3rd Rock from the Sun TV series.

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