Who Was Born Today – September 23 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 23 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 23
63 BC Augustus Caesar, first Roman Emperor, who introduced Pax Romana, the era of peace.
1800 William Holmes McGuffey, educator famous for his book Eclectic Readers.
1838 Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, the first woman presidential candidate (1872) in the United States.
1863 Mary Church Terrell, educator and civil rights advocate.
1865 Emmuska Orczy, baroness and author of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
1889 Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889 Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915 Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
1926 John Coltrane, influential jazz saxaphonist.
1930 Ray Charles, rhythm ‘n’ blues piano player and singer.
1934 Ahmad Shah, Crown Prince of Afghanistan and heir apparent to the throne.
1936 Valentin Corazao, Interim President of Peru (2000-01) after Pres. Alberto Fujimori was removed from office by Congress.
1943 Julio Iglesia, singer, songwriter with more than 2,600 certified gold and platinum records (“To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before,” “Summer Wind”).
1947 Mary Kay Place, Emmy-winning actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), singer.
1949 Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen, singer, songwriter, musician (“Born to Run,” “Born in the U.S.A”); his multiple awards include 20 Grammys, two Golden Globes, and an Oscar, the latter for “Streets of Philadelphia” (1994).
1961 William “Willie” McCool, American astronaut; among those killed when Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates while reentering Earth’s atmosphere (2003).

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