25 Famous People Born on Valentine’s Day

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25 Famous People Born on Valentine’s Day

25 Famous People Born on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate the day of love than by having a baby? That’s what the parents of these famous folks did.

1800: Emory Washburn, 22nd Governor of Massachusetts

1812: Alfred Thomas Agate, painter

1818: Frederick Douglass, author and activist, celebrated his birthday on Valentine’s Day, not knowing his actual birthdate

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1819: Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard

1824: Winfield Scott Hancock, American general, served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War

1859: George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., inventor of the Ferris wheel

1882: John Barrymore, grandfather of Drew Barrymore

1894: Jack Benny, comedian

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1898: Bill Tilman, English explorer and mountaineer

1902: Thelma Ritter, actress

1916: Sally Gray, British actress of the 30s and 40s

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1929: Vic Morrow, actor, killed during the filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie

1933: Tom Borland, played for the Boston Red Sox

1936: Andrew Prine, actor

1941: Donna Shalala, former Secretary of Health and Human Services under Bill Clinton

1946: Gregory Hines, actor

1948: Pat O’Brien, sportscaster

1951: JoJo Starbuck, figure skater

1952: Nancy Keenan, former president of the National Abortion Rights Action League

1960: Meg Tilly, actress

1960: Jim Kelly, former NFL quarterback for the Buffalo Bills

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1964: Zach Galligan, known for playing Billy in Gremins

1971: Tommy Dreamer, professional wrestler

1975: Scott Owen, bassists for Australian band The Living End

1985: Tyler Clippard, an MLB player who currently plays for the Oakland Athletics

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