Who Was Born Today – September 8 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 8 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 8
1841 Antonin Dvorak, composer and violinist.
1886 Siegfried Sassoon, British author and poet famous for his anti-war writing about World War I.
1889 Robert A. Taft, U.S. Senator from Ohio who unsuccessfully sought the presidential nomination from the 1940s until 1952.
1900 Claude Pepper, Democratic senator and congressman from Florida, champion of senior citizens rights.
1922 Sid Caesar, comedian and television star, best known for “Your Show of Shows,” and “The Sid Caesar Show.”
1925 Peter Sellers, English comic actor, famous for his role as Inspector Clouseau.
1932 Patsy Cline, country singer (“Crazy”, “I Fall to Pieces”).
1933 Michael Frayn, playwright (A Very Private Life, Noises Off).
1947 Ann Beattie, writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter, Picturing Will).
1954 Anne Diamond, journalist, TV host (Good Morning Britain) social activist; led Back to Sleep campaign that drastically reduced the number of cot deaths (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) among UK infants.
1954 Michael Shermer, founder of The Skeptics Society and editor of Skeptic magazine.
1963 Brad Silberling, screenwriter, director (City of Angels); wrote and directed Moonlight Mile (2002) based on the murder of his girlfriend, actress Rebecca Schaeffer, by a stalker.
1970 Yuji Nishizawa, highjacked All Nippon Airways flight, July 23, 1999.
1971 Martin Freeman, actor (The Office BBC Two TV series; Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey).
1979 Pink (Alecia Beth Moore), multiple award-winning singer, including three Grammys (“Lady Marmalade,” “Trouble,” “Imagine.”

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