September 22, 2018
Today is 265th day of the year
101 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1885 - Erich Von Stroheim
    Austrian Actor (died 1957), VonStroheim was a silent film actor turned director.
  • 1902 - John Houseman
    Romanian-Born English Actor (1902 - 1988), Houseman is known for his collaboration with Orson Welles, and later in life for his television commercials for Smith Barney ("They make money the old fashioned way, they earn it).
  • 1927 - Tommy Lasorda
    American Baseball Coach, Lasorda led the L.A. Dodgers to two World Series championships.
  • 1941 - Jeremiah Wright
    American Pastor, Wright was the former pastor of Barack Obama.
  • 1942 - David Stern
    American Commissioner, Stern has been the commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1984.
  • 1943 - Toni Basil
    American Singer/Songwriter, Basil is best known for her song "Mickey" which was a #1 hit in 1981.
  • 1951 - David Coverdale
    English Singer, Coverdale was the lead singer of the band Deep Purple.
  • 1954 - Shari Belafonte
    American Actress/Singer, Shari is the daughter of Harry Belafonte. She was a model for Calvin Klein.
  • 1956 - Debby Boone
    American Singer, Boone is best known for her single "You Light Up My Life". She is the daughter of Pat Boone.
  • 1958 - Joan Jett
    American Singer, Jett was the lead singer of The Blackhearts and is known as the Queen of Rock 'n Roll.
  • 1958 - Andrea Bocelli
    Italian Singer, Bocelli is a blind opera singer known around the world.
  • 1958 - Neil Cavuto
    American Journalist, Cavuto is a commentator for the Fox News Network.
  • 1960 - Scott Baio
    American Actor, Baio is best known for his role as Chachi Arcola on Happy Days.
  • 1961 - Bonnie Hunt
    American Actress, Hunt has been in numerous blockbuster movies including Rain Man, Jerry Maguire, and was the voice for many Pixar films.
  • 1961 - Vince Coleman
    American Athlete, Coleman played major league baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and was known for his speed with 752 stolen bases (6th best in history) and holds the major league record for most steals without being caught (50).
  • 1981 - Mark Johnson
    American Athlete, Johnson played 669 games in the National Hockey League for five different teams. He was a forward on the "Miracle on Ice" team that won Gold in the 1980 Olympics.
  • 1981 - Alexei Ramirez
    Cuban Athlete, Ramirez is a major league baseball player who plays shortstop for the Chicago Whitesox. His knickname is "The Cuban Missle" given to him by his manager Ozzie Guillen.
  • 1982 - Maarten Stekelenburg
    Dutch Athlete, Stekelenburg is the goalkeeper for FC Roma and the Dutch National team.
  • 1987 - Tom Felton
    English Actor, Felton is best known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.
  • 1989 - Sabine Lisicki
    German Athlete, Lisicki is a tennis player who owns 3 WTA titles.
  • 1995 - Juliette Goglia
    American Actress, Goglia is known for her role as Sierra on the Disney TV series That's So Raven.

Deaths today

  • 1989 - Irving Berlin
    Russian-American Composer (1888 - 1989), Berlin wrote hundreds of legendary songs of which he is most famous is "White Christmas".

events today

  • 1792 - France declared itself a Republic scrapping it's monarchy
  • 1862 - The first revision of the Emancipation Proclamation to abolish slavery in the United States is released.
  • 1914 - German U-boats sank three British cruisers off the Dutch coast
  • 1921 - "Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia were admitted to the League of Nations"
  • 1966 - The first episode of 'Star Trek' was brodcast
  • 1972 - "Ugandan leader Idi Amin expelled 8,000 Asians, giving them just 2 days to leave"
  • 1980 - The war between Iran and Iraq began

holidays today

  • World Car-Free Day - International
  • Independence Day - Mali
  • American Business Women's Day - USA
  • Princesss Martha Louise Birthday - Norway
  • Days of Liberation - Bulgaria