Who Was Born Today – September 6 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 6 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 6
1757 Marie Joseph du Motier, Marquis de LaFayette, French soldier and statesman who aided George Washington during the American Revolution.
1766 John Dalton, English scientist who developed the atomic theory of matter.
1800 Catherine Esther Beecher, educator who promoted higher education for women.
1860 Jane Adams, known for her work as a social reformer, pacifist, and founder of Hull House in Chicago in 1889, first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (1931).
1899 Billy Rose, songwriter famous for “It’s Only a Paper Moon,” and “Me and My Shadow”.
1928 Robert Pirzig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
1930 Charles Foley, game designer; co-creator of Twister game.
1937 Sergio Aragones, illustrator and writer; best known for his contributions to Mad Magazine and for creating the Groo the Wanderer comic book series.
1939 Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese scientist; won Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1987) for discovery of genetic mechanism that produces antibody diversity.
1943 Sir Richard J. Roberts, English scientist; shared Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1993) for discovery of split genes.
1944 Swoosie Kurtz, Tony and Emmy award–winning actress (Fifth of July, And the Band Played On).
1958 Jeff Foxworth, comedian, actor; best known for his comedy routine, “You might be a redneck if . . . “.
1962 Chris Christie, 55th governor of New Jersey.
1964 Rosa Maria “Rosie” Perez, actress (Fearless), director, choreographer, Puerto Rican rights activist.
1965 Christopher Nolan, Irish poet and author; received Whitbread Book Award (1988), Honorary Doctorate of Letters (UK), Medal of Excellence (United Nations Society of Writers) and was named Person of the Year in Ireland (1988).
2006 Prince Hisahito of Akishino, third in line to become Emperor of Japan.

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