Who Was Born Today – September 4 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 4 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 4
1768 Vicomte François René de Chateaubriand, French writer and chef who gave his name to a style of steak.
1846 Daniel Hudson Burnham, architect and city planner.
1905 Mary Renault (Mary Challans), author who wrote about her wartime experiences in The Last of the Wine and The King Must Die.
1908 Richard Wright, novelist best known for Native Son.
1918 Paul Harvy, radio commentator.
1920 Craig Claiborne, food critic and cookbook author.
1920 Maggie Higgins, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1951) for international reporting, for her work in Korean war zones.
1924 Joan Delano Aiken, author of supernatural fiction and alternative history novels for children; won Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize (The Whispering Mountain), an Edgar Allen Poe Award (Night Fall) and an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her contributions to children’s literature.
1927 John McCarthy, computer and cognitive scientist who coined the term “artificial intelligence.”
1931 Mitzi Gaynor, actress, singer, dancer (film adaptations of There’s No Business Like Show Business, South Pacific).
1934 Sir Clive William John Granger, British economist who received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
1935 Charles A. Hines, US Army major general.
1958 Dr. Drew (David Drew Pinsky), syndicated radio talk show (Loveline) and television host (Dr. Drew, Lifechangers).
1962 Shinya Yamanaka, Japanese physician and researcher; received Nobel Prize for his discovery that mature cells can be converted to stem cells (2012); awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences (2013).
1971 Ione Skye, actress (Say Anything … ).
1978 Wes Bentley, actor (American Beauty, The Hunger Games).
1981 Beyonce Knowles, singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, producer; won five Grammy Awards for Dangerously in Love album (2003) and six for I am … Sasha Fierce (2008).

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