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Post Ideas

Sunday

It's Sunday. Tell your followers to relax, put their feet up and enjoy a glass of wine/beer/soft drink!

Recommend Others

Recommend other social media accounts that your customers may be interested in following. Remember, it doesn't always have to be all about YOU.

Case Study

Write a case study on one of your customers, create a blog post/white paper of their experience, and promote it through social media.

Wisdom

Share some words of wisdom that gets people thinking about your products and/or services.

Historic Events

1997

On this day in 1997: Canadian Donovan Bailey beats American Michael Johnson in 150-metre race.

1997

On this day in 1997: Rosie Will Monroe, World War II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at age 76.

1997

On this day in 1997: Official opening of the Confederation Bridge, between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada. The 13 kilometre bridge is the world's longest bridge spanning ice covered waters.

1997

On this day in 1997: The Confederation Bridge opens, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick.

1996

On this day in 1996: Timothy Francis Leary, Harvard professor/LSD guru, dies of cancer at age 75 (born 1920).

1996

On this day in 1996: Mark Van Thillo and Abigail Alling, former biospherian win $100,000 lawsuit against Biospheric Development for Space Biospheres Ventures.

1996

On this day in 1996: Neela Sanjiva Reddy, President of India (1977-82), dies.

1996

On this day in 1996: Paul Peter Piech, artist, dies at age 76.

1996

On this day in 1996: Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer, dies at age 68.

1996

On this day in 1996: Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker, dies at age 80.

1996

On this day in 1996: FIFA decides to give the FIFA World Cup 2002 to Japan and South Korea, becoming the first World Cup with co-host countries in the history of the event, as well as the first World Cup in Asia.

1995

On this day in 1995: Tim Mara, owner (New York Giants), dies at age 59.

1994

On this day in 1994: Emmanuel Manny Klein, trumpeter, dies at age 86.

1994

On this day in 1994: San Diego Padres score 13 in second versus Pittsburgh Pirates.

1994

On this day in 1994: Herva Nelli, soprano, dies at age 85.

1994

On this day in 1994: Doug Freeman, cricket player (two Tests of leg-spin for New Zealand 1933), dies.

1994

On this day in 1994: Sidney Gilliat, British screenwriter/director, dies at age 86.

1993

On this day in 1993: President Dobrica Cosic of Yugoslavia flees.

1992

On this day in 1992: 5th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,060,000.

1992

On this day in 1992: Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic.

1992

On this day in 1992: Lutz Stavenhagen, top aid to Chancellor Helmut Kohl, dies at age 52.

1991

On this day in 1991: Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia.

1991

On this day in 1991: Sides in Angola sign a treaty ending 16-year civil war.

1991

On this day in 1991: H N Swanie Swanson, literary agent, dies at age 91 from a stroke.

1990

On this day in 1990: New York City's Zodiac killer shoots third victim, Joseph Ponce.

1990

On this day in 1990: BPAA US Women's Bowling Open won by Dana Miller-Mackie.

1990

On this day in 1990: 63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling fibranne.

1990

On this day in 1990: The pilot episode of Seinfeld premieres.

1989

On this day in 1989: C L R James, cricket writer (distinguished Trinidadian), dies.

1989

On this day in 1989: US Speaker of the House Jim Wright resigns.

1989

On this day in 1989: Terry Drinkwater, CBS news correspondent, dies at age 53 of cancer.

1989

On this day in 1989: Dr Charles A Hufnagel, artificial heart valve pioneer, dies at age 72.

1988

On this day in 1988: U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses 600 Moscow State University students, during his visit to the Soviet Union.

1987

On this day in 1987: Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3.

1987

On this day in 1987: Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.

1986

On this day in 1986: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.

1985

On this day in 1985: 41 Tornados in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Ontario, Canada kill 41 and injure more than 1,000.

1985

On this day in 1985: New Orleans Saints franchise is sold for US$70,204,000.

1985

On this day in 1985: Guatemala adopts constitution.

1985

On this day in 1985: The US-Canadian Outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.

1984

On this day in 1984: Viv Richards hits 189 (170 balls) versus England, ODI cricket record.

1984

On this day in 1984: 57th US National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge.

1984

On this day in 1984: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

1983

On this day in 1983: 37th NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers sweep Los Angeles Lakers in four games.

1982

On this day in 1982: Jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champion/actor, dies at age 86.

1981

On this day in 1981: Cathy Reynolds wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship.

1980

On this day in 1980: Police and youthful rebels battle in Zurich, Switzerland.

1979

On this day in 1979: Zimbabwe proclaims independence.

1979

On this day in 1979: Radio City Music Hall (New York City) reopens.

1979

On this day in 1979: Nigel Howard, cricket player (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies.

1975

On this day in 1975: Fred Newman makes 12,874 baskets in a one-day basketball exhibition.

1974

On this day in 1974: USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk.

1974

On this day in 1974: Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights.

1974

On this day in 1974: Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at age 70.

1974

On this day in 1974: Syria and Israel sign a disengagement agreement to resolve the Yom Kippur War

1973

On this day in 1973: Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th cricket run of English season.

1973

On this day in 1973: Albert Egges van Giffen; Dutch archaeologist, dies at age 89.

1973

On this day in 1973: The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.

1972

On this day in 1972: Ajax wins Europe Cup 1 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

1972

On this day in 1972: AFC Ajax wins the European Cup, later to become the (UEFA Champions League) for the 2nd straight year.

1971

On this day in 1971: Bert Dainty Ironmonger, cricket player (74 wickets in 14 Tests after age 46), dies.

1971

On this day in 1971: Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator, dies at age 75.

1971

On this day in 1971: Reinhold Niebuhr, US theologist, dies at age 78.

1971

On this day in 1971: In accordance with the Monday holiday law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1968, Memorial Day is observed in the United States on the last Monday in May for the first time, rather than on the traditional Memorial Day of May 30.

1955

On this day in 1955: Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to railroad strike.

1955

On this day in 1955: US Supreme Court orders school integration with all deliberate speed.

1955

On this day in 1955: Wild Bill Vukovich killed in the Indianapolis 500.

1955

On this day in 1955: Construction begins on Soviet cosmodrome launch facilities.

1953

On this day in 1953: Lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government.

1952

On this day in 1952: Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies.

1952

On this day in 1952: Dwight D. Eisenhower retires from active service in the United States Army.

1951

On this day in 1951: Netherlands and South Africa sign cultural accord.

1917

On this day in 1917: First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball).

1912

On this day in 1912: US marines land on Cuba.

1907

On this day in 1907: Taxis first begin running in New York City.

1906

On this day in 1906: Victoria von Battenberg assassinated in Madrid.

1906

On this day in 1906: Attack on King Alfonso XIII and Victoria von Battenberg in Madrid.

1906

On this day in 1906: Hermann Schell German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at age 56.

1906

On this day in 1906: King Alfonso XIII assassinated in Madrid.

1902

On this day in 1902: Australia Cricket all out 36 versus England, Edgbaston, their lowest ever.

1902

On this day in 1902: Boer War Ends; Treaty of Vereeniging signed, Britain annexes Transvaal.

1902

On this day in 1902: Second Boer War: The last Afrikaner resistance forces sign a peace treaty with the British at Pretoria, ending the war, and ensuring British control of South Africa.

1900

On this day in 1900: British troops under Lord Roberts occupy Johannesburg.

1900

On this day in 1900: John Power Irish baronet/whiskey manufacturer, dies in battle.

1900

On this day in 1900: James Loudon Governor-General of Netherlands-Indies (1871-75), dies at age 75.

1900

On this day in 1900: Tom Hayward scores 1,000th cricket run of season (sets record 1074).

1900

On this day in 1900: US troops arrive in Peking, help put down Boxer Rebellion.

1900

On this day in 1900: Piet de Law captures Lieutenant-Colonel Spragges Irish Yeomanry.

1899

On this day in 1899: Conference of Bloemfontein fails.

1899

On this day in 1899: Bronx acquires Keltch Memorial Park.

1891

On this day in 1891: Work on trans-Siberian railway begins.

1884

On this day in 1884: Dr John Harvey Kellogg patents flaked cereal.

1884

On this day in 1884: John Harvey Kellogg patents corn flakes.

1883

On this day in 1883: French fleet under Pierre begins siege of Tamatave, Madagascar.

1880

On this day in 1880: League of American Wheelmen (first US bicycle association), forms in Newport Rhode Island.

1878

On this day in 1878: US Congress accept decrease in dollar circulation.

1878

On this day in 1878: German battleship Grosser Kurfnrst sinks, 284 killed.

1870

On this day in 1870: US Congress passes first Enforcement Act (rights of blacks).

1870

On this day in 1870: E J DeSemdt patents asphalt pavement.

1869

On this day in 1869: Heavy rain postpones the Red Stockings baseball game against the Anioch Nine; first rain-out in professional baseball.

1868

On this day in 1868: Dr James Moore (United Kingdom) wins first recorded bicycle race, (2k) velocipede race at Parc fde Saint Cloud, Paris.

1868

On this day in 1868: First Memorial Day parade held in Ironton Ohio.

1866

On this day in 1866: In the Fenian Invasion of Canada, John O'Neill leads 850 Fenian raiders across the Niagara River at Buffalo, New York/Fort Erie, Ontario, as part of an effort to free Ireland from the English. Canadian militia and British regulars repulse the invaders in over the next three days, at a cost of 9 dead and 38 wounded to the Fenian's 19 dead and about 17 wounded.

1864

On this day in 1864: Raid at Morgan's, Kentucky.

1864

On this day in 1864: American Civil War: The Battle of Cold Harbor begins.

1863

On this day in 1863: First horse race at Longchamps racecourse in France.

1837

On this day in 1837: Astor Hotel (most elaborate in US) opens in New York City, it later becomes the Waldorf-Astoria.

1837

On this day in 1837: Joseph Grimaldi greatest clown (king of pantomime), dies at age 57.

1836

On this day in 1836: HMS Beagle anchors in Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope.

1832

On this day in 1832: +variste Galois French revolutionary/mathematician, dies at age 20.

1821

On this day in 1821: Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, first US Catholic cathedral, is dedicated in Baltimore.

1809

On this day in 1809: Ferdinand von Schill Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at age 33.

1809

On this day in 1809: Franz Josef Haydn Austrian composer (Jahreszeiten), dies in Wien (Vienna) Austria at age 77.

1806

On this day in 1806: Micha?l FB baron von Melas Austrian general, dies at age 77.

1790

On this day in 1790: US copyright law enacted.

1790

On this day in 1790: Alferez Manuel Quimper explores the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

1790

On this day in 1790: The United States enacts its first copyright statute, the Copyright Act of 1790.

International Awareness Days

May

National Smile Month

Formerly National Smile Week it is now one of the biggest not-for-profit dental health events in Europe; it attracts thousands of event coordinators and reaches millions of people with oral health information.

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Births

31 May 1977

Debbie King, English TV Presenter was born on this day in 1977.

31 May 1977

Scott Klopfenstein, American Vocalist/Guitarist/Keyboardist for Reel Big Fish and The Littlest Man Band was born on this day in 1977.

31 May 1976

Colin Farrell, Irish actor was born on this day in 1976.

31 May 1975

Sienna Guillory, English Actress was born on this day in 1975.

31 May 1974

Jim Carey in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA; NHL goalie (Washington Capitals) was born on this day in 1974.

31 May 1974

Steve Martin; defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in 1974.

31 May 1974

Bindi Mansfield in Mooerbank, New South Wales, Australia; diver (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1974.

31 May 1973

Dominique van Roost in Verviers, Belgium; tennis star (1995 Futures-Great Britain) was born on this day in 1973.

31 May 1973

Tyrone Williams; NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31) was born on this day in 1973.

31 May 1973

Marty Janzen in Miami, Florida, USA; pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays) was born on this day in 1973.

31 May 1972

Sarah Murdoch, English model was born on this day in 1972.

31 May 1972

Frode Estil, Norwegian cross-country skier was born on this day in 1972.

31 May 1972

Bryan Walker; safety (Washington Redskins) was born on this day in 1972.

31 May 1972

Eileen Richetelli in Milford, Connecticut, USA; diver (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1972.

31 May 1971

Troy Malave in Cumana, Venezuela; outfielder (Boston Red Sox) was born on this day in 1971.

31 May 1971

Murray Hocking in Victoria, Australia; badminton player (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1971.

31 May 1971

Brad Elberg; Canadian Football League running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers) was born on this day in 1971.

31 May 1971

Lenny McGill; NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons) was born on this day in 1971.

31 May 1970

Cory Mantyka; Canadian Football League guard (British Columbia Lions) was born on this day in 1970.

31 May 1969

Juliet Haslam in Adelaide, South Australia; field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1969.

31 May 1968

Duane Causwell; NBA center (Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings) was born on this day in 1968.

31 May 1967

Kenny Lofton, baseball player was born on this day in 1967.

31 May 1967

Sandrine Bonnaire, French actress was born on this day in 1967.

31 May 1967

Kenny Lofton in East Chicago, Illinois, USA; outfielder (Cleveland Indians) was born on this day in 1967.

31 May 1966

Roshan Mahanama; cricket player (Sri Lankan opening batsman) was born on this day in 1966.

31 May 1966

Jessica Monroe in Palo Alto, California, USA; Canadian rower (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1966.

31 May 1965

Brooke Shields, American model and actress was born on this day in 1965.

31 May 1965

Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand] in Reno, Nevada, USA; 1500/3000 runner was born on this day in 1965.

31 May 1964

Darryl McDaniels, American musician, also know as DMC (Run-DMC) was born on this day in 1964.

31 May 1964

Leonard Asper, Canadian businessman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canwest Global Communications Corp was born on this day in 1964.

31 May 1964

Scotti Hill in Manhasset, New York, USA; rock guitarist (Skid Row-Psycho Love) was born on this day in 1964.

31 May 1963

Jeremy Hotz, Canadian stand-up comedian was born on this day in 1963.

31 May 1963

Hugh Dillon, Canadian actor and musician was born on this day in 1963.

31 May 1963

Wesley Willis, American musician (d 2003) was born on this day in 1963.

31 May 1963

Wendy Smith; rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in 1963.

31 May 1962

Corey Hart, Canadian singer and songwriter was born on this day in 1962.

31 May 1962

Corey Hart in MontrTal, Canada; vocalist (I Wear My Sunglasses at Night) was born on this day in 1962.

31 May 1962

Joe Orsulak in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA; outfielder (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in 1962.

31 May 1962

Henry Williams; Canadian Football League receiver (Edmonton Eskimos) was born on this day in 1962.

31 May 1961

Lea Thompson, American actress was born on this day in 1961.

31 May 1960

Chris Elliott, American comedian was born on this day in 1960.

31 May 1960

Norm Johnson; NFL place kicker (Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers) was born on this day in 1960.

31 May 1960

Peter Winterbottom; British rugby player was born on this day in 1960.

31 May 1958

Angel Franco in Asuncion, Paraguay; golfer (1993 Nike Dominion) was born on this day in 1958.

31 May 1958

Mkhuseli Jack; South African UDF-leader (consumer boycotts) was born on this day in 1958.

31 May 1958

Gary George Hallberg in Berwyn, Illinois, USA; PGA golfer (1983 Andy Williams) was born on this day in 1958.

31 May 1957

Jim Craig, American hockey player was born on this day in 1957.

31 May 1957

Jim Craig in North Easton, Massachusetts, USA; hockey goalie (Olympics-gold-1980) was born on this day in 1957.

31 May 1956

Bart van Poppel; Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine) was born on this day in 1956.

31 May 1955

Ben de Lisi; British fashion designer was born on this day in 1955.

31 May 1955

Laura Baugh in Gainesville, Florida, USA; LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown Classic-9th) was born on this day in 1955.

31 May 1954

Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (d 2000) was born on this day in 1954.

31 May 1950

Gregory Harrison, American television actor was born on this day in 1950.

31 May 1949

Tom Berenger, American actor was born on this day in 1949.

31 May 1948

John Bonham, British musician (Led Zeppelin) (d 1980) was born on this day in 1948.

31 May 1948

John Bonzo Bonham in Birmingham, England; drummer (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven) was born on this day in 1948.

31 May 1948

Duncan L Hunter; American politician (Representative-Republican-California, 1981-) was born on this day in 1948.

31 May 1946

Debbie Moore; founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios) was born on this day in 1946.

31 May 1946

Steve Bucknor; cricket player (West Indian Test umpire, FIFA referee) was born on this day in 1946.

31 May 1945

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German film director (d 1982) was born on this day in 1945.

31 May 1944

Mick Ralphs; guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company) was born on this day in 1944.

31 May 1943

Joe Namath, American football player was born on this day in 1943.

31 May 1943

Sharon Gless, American actress was born on this day in 1943.

31 May 1943

Joe Namath in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA; NFL quarterback (New York Jets), the $400,000 man (1969 Superbowl) was born on this day in 1943.

31 May 1942

Happy Hairston; NBA star (Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles) was born on this day in 1942.

31 May 1942

John Daniel; British Vice-Chancellor (Open University) was born on this day in 1942.

31 May 1941

Louis J Ignarro, American pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was born on this day in 1941.

31 May 1941

Gil [Walter] Morgan in Haddock, Georgia, USA; PGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open) was born on this day in 1941.

31 May 1941

Johnny Paycheck in Greenfield, Ohio, USA; singer (Take This Job and Shove It) was born on this day in 1941.

31 May 1941

Kenneth Cooper in New York City, New York, USA; harpsichordist/professor (Barnard, Brooklyn) was born on this day in 1941.

31 May 1941

June Clark; British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex University) was born on this day in 1941.

31 May 1940

Augie Mayer; rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet) was born on this day in 1940.

31 May 1939

Terry Waite, British humanitarian was born on this day in 1939.

31 May 1939

Terry Waite; Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage was born on this day in 1939.

31 May 1938

Johnny PayCheck, American singer (d 2003) was born on this day in 1938.

31 May 1938

John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was born on this day in 1938.

31 May 1938

Peter Yarrow, American folk singer (Peter, Paul and Mary) was born on this day in 1938.

31 May 1938

Peter Yarrow in New York City, New York, USA; musician (Peter, Paul and Mary - Puff the Magic Dragon) was born on this day in 1938.

31 May 1938

John Prescott; British Member of Parliament was born on this day in 1938.

31 May 1935

Jim Bolger, Prime Minister of New Zealand was born on this day in 1935.

31 May 1935

Bruce Bolton; cricket player (two Tests New Zealand versus England 1959) was born on this day in 1935.

31 May 1934

Bent Peter Rasch in Denmark; canoe (Olympics-gold-1952) was born on this day in 1934.

31 May 1932

Jay Miner, American microchip designer (d 1994) was born on this day in 1932.

31 May 1932

Elizabeth Southey; British CEO (National Federation of Women's Institutes) was born on this day in 1932.

31 May 1932

George Vallings; British Vice-Admiral was born on this day in 1932.

31 May 1932

Ronald Hampel; British CEO (ICI) was born on this day in 1932.

31 May 1931

John Robert Schrieffer, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate was born on this day in 1931.

31 May 1931

Shirley Verrett, American soprano was born on this day in 1931.

31 May 1931

John Robert Schrieffer; American physicist (Nobel Prize 1972) was born on this day in 1931.

31 May 1931

Steve Horn; American politician (Representative-Republican-California) was born on this day in 1931.

31 May 1930

Clint Eastwood, American actor, director, and producer was born on this day in 1930.

31 May 1930

William Taylor; British Chairman of Convocation (London University) was born on this day in 1930.

31 May 1929

Neil Shaw; British CEO (Tate and Lyle) was born on this day in 1929.

31 May 1929

first reindeer born in the US was born on this day in 1929.

31 May 1928

Pankaj Roy; cricket player (Indian opener, 413 partnership with Vinoo Mankad) was born on this day in 1928.

31 May 1928

Jacob Lateiner in Havana, Cuba; pianist/professor (Juiliard) was born on this day in 1928.

31 May 1927

James Eberle; British Admiral/director (Royal Institute of International Affairs) was born on this day in 1927.

31 May 1927

Michael Sandberg; British CEO (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp) was born on this day in 1927.

31 May 1926

Probir Sen; cricket wicketkeeper (India in late 1940s/early 1950s) was born on this day in 1926.

31 May 1926

Derek Birley; British Vice-Chancellor (Ulster University) was born on this day in 1926.

31 May 1924

Russell Endean; cricket player (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956) was born on this day in 1924.

31 May 1923

Prince Rainier III of Monaco (d 2005) was born on this day in 1923.

31 May 1923

Clint Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-) was born on this day in 1923.

31 May 1922

Denholm Elliott, English actor (d 1992) was born on this day in 1922.

31 May 1922

Elisabeth arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein was born on this day in 1922.

31 May 1922

Denholm Elliott London England; actor (Alfie, Cuba, Doll's House, King Rat) was born on this day in 1922.

31 May 1921

Alida Valli, Italian actress (d 2006) was born on this day in 1921.

31 May 1921

Robert Arthur Ley United Kingdom, sci-fi author (Telepath, Power of X) was born on this day in 1921.

31 May 1921

Andrew Grima British jeweller was born on this day in 1921.

31 May 1921

Alida Valli Pola Italy, actress (Miracle of the Bells, third Man) was born on this day in 1921.

31 May 1920

Edward Bennett Williams lawyer/team owner (Washington Redskins, Baltimore Orioles) was born on this day in 1920.

31 May 1919

Emmanual Tettey Mensah musician was born on this day in 1919.

31 May 1919

Chet Gierlach music publisher/composer was born on this day in 1919.

31 May 1916

Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (d 1997) was born on this day in 1916.

31 May 1916

Bert Haanstra Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare) was born on this day in 1916.

31 May 1916

John Vivyan actor (Mr Lucky, Wrong Man, Imitation of Life) was born on this day in 1916.

31 May 1916

Judy Campbell actress (Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie) was born on this day in 1916.

31 May 1915

Conrad W M?nnich theologist (Branch of olive) was born on this day in 1915.

31 May 1914

Akira Ifukube composer was born on this day in 1914.

31 May 1913

Peter Gibson British Rear-Admiral was born on this day in 1913.

31 May 1912

Alfred Deller, English countertenor (d 1979) was born on this day in 1912.

31 May 1912

Henry M Scoop Jackson (Senator-Democrat-Washington) was born on this day in 1912.

31 May 1912

Martin Schwarzschild US astronomer (evolution) was born on this day in 1912.

31 May 1912

Dave O'Brien Big Springs Texas; actor (Kiss Me Kate, first Aid) was born on this day in 1912.

31 May 1911

Maurice Allais, French economist, Nobel Prize laureate was born on this day in 1911.

31 May 1911

Edward Adamson art therapist/collector was born on this day in 1911.

31 May 1910

Francis Avery Jones British gastro-enterologist was born on this day in 1910.

31 May 1909

Thor Thorvaldsen Norway, yachtsman (Olympics-gold-1948, 1952) was born on this day in 1909.

31 May 1909

Jan Lewando British director (Marks and Spencer) was born on this day in 1909.

31 May 1908

Don Ameche, American actor (d 1993) was born on this day in 1908.

31 May 1908

Don Ameche Kenosha Wisconsin; actor (Cocoon, Trading Places) was born on this day in 1908.

31 May 1907

Valston Hancock British air marshal was born on this day in 1907.

31 May 1905

Roy Peaches Davis baseball pitcher was born on this day in 1905.

31 May 1902

Billy Mayerl composer was born on this day in 1902.

31 May 1902

Henk Schaer [Hendricus JM Schaareman] actor/conductor was born on this day in 1902.

31 May 1902

Ralph Walter Wood composer was born on this day in 1902.

31 May 1900

Helma Wolf-Catz Dutch author (Undercurrent, Coral Reef) was born on this day in 1900.

31 May 1899

Leonid Leonow writer was born on this day in 1899.

31 May 1898

Dr Norman Vincent Peale, American clergyman (d 1993) was born on this day in 1898.

31 May 1898

Johan Brouwer Dutch pianist/writer/resistance fighter was born on this day in 1898.

31 May 1898

Norman Vincent Peale Ohio, clergyman (Power of Positive Thinking) was born on this day in 1898.

31 May 1897

Margalo Gillmore London, actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society) was born on this day in 1897.

31 May 1894

Fred Allen, American comedian (d 1956) was born on this day in 1894.

31 May 1894

Fred Allen Cambridge Massachusetts, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show) was born on this day in 1894.

31 May 1892

Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky, Russian writer (d 1968) was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1892

Michel Kikoine, Belarus painter (d 1968) was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1892

Gregor Strasser German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1892

Konstatin G Paustovski Russian author (Bespokojnaja Joenostj) was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1892

Willem Ravelli baritone singer was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1892

Louis Fourestier composer was born on this day in 1892.

31 May 1889

Athene Seyler London, actress (Make Mine Mink) was born on this day in 1889.

31 May 1888

Jack Holt US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone) was born on this day in 1888.

31 May 1887

Saint-John Perse, French diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d 1975) was born on this day in 1887.

31 May 1887

Saint-John Perse France, poet/diplomat (Nobel Prize 1960) was born on this day in 1887.

31 May 1887

Gunnar Olof Bj?rling Finnish/Swedish language poet (Vilande Dag) was born on this day in 1887.

31 May 1883

Lauri Kristian Relander, President of Finland (d 1942) was born on this day in 1883.

31 May 1879

Mark Hambourg composer was born on this day in 1879.

31 May 1875

Italo Montemezzi composer was born on this day in 1875.

31 May 1872

Heath Robinson, English cartoonist (d 1944) was born on this day in 1872.

31 May 1872

William Heath Robinson England, illustrator/cartoonist (Don Quixote) was born on this day in 1872.

31 May 1872

Charles G Abbot US, astronomer (Constant Sun) was born on this day in 1872.

31 May 1866

Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov composer was born on this day in 1866.

31 May 1864

Albert J M Bakker Dutch actor (Teun the night watch) was born on this day in 1864.

31 May 1863

Francis E Younghusband British journalist/explorer was born on this day in 1863.

31 May 1863

Francis Younghusband, British explorer (d 1942) was born on this day in 1863.

31 May 1861

Emily Perkins Bissell welfare worker (first christmas seal drive, 1907) was born on this day in 1861.

31 May 1860

Walter Sickert, English painter (d 1942) was born on this day in 1860.

31 May 1860

Walter Richard Sickert Munich Danish/English painter (The Miner) was born on this day in 1860.

31 May 1857

Pope Pius XI (d 1939) was born on this day in 1857.

31 May 1857

Pius XI [Ambrogio DA Ratti] Italy, 259th Roman Catholic Pope (1922-39) was born on this day in 1857.

31 May 1852

Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (d 1919) was born on this day in 1852.

31 May 1838

Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (d 1900) was born on this day in 1838.

31 May 1838

Henry Sidgwick English philosopher (Wife at University) was born on this day in 1838.

31 May 1837

Joseph Grimaldi London, clown was born on this day in 1837.

31 May 1837

Ernest Daudet French writer (White Terror) was born on this day in 1837.

31 May 1837

Stephen Dodson Ramseur Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in 1837.

31 May 1837

William Henry Fitzhugh Rooney Lee Major General (Confederate Army) was born on this day in 1837.

31 May 1819

Walt Whitman, American poet (d 1892) was born on this day in 1819.

31 May 1819

Walt Whitman West Hills New York, poet (Leaves of Grass) was born on this day in 1819.

31 May 1818

John Albion Andrew Governor (Union), died in 1867 was born on this day in 1818.

31 May 1817

Georg Herwegh writer was born on this day in 1817.

31 May 1817

Edouard Deldevez composer was born on this day in 1817.

31 May 1810

Horatio Seymour Governor (Union), died in 1886 was born on this day in 1810.

31 May 1804

Jeanne-Louise Farrenc composer was born on this day in 1804.

31 May 1802

Cesare Pugni composer was born on this day in 1802.

31 May 1801

Johann Georg Baiter, Swiss philologist (d 1887) was born on this day in 1801.

31 May 1773

Ludwig Tieck, German poet and writer (d 1853) was born on this day in 1773.

31 May 1773

Ludwig Tieck writer was born on this day in 1773.

31 May 1754

Andrea Appiani, Italian painter (d 1817) was born on this day in 1754.

31 May 1753

Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud, French Revolutionary (d 1793) was born on this day in 1753.

31 May 1753

Pierre V Vergniaud French politician/police leader was born on this day in 1753.

31 May 1744

Richard Edgeworth writer, Bath was born on this day in 1744.

31 May 1701

Alexander Cruden compiler of a concordance to King James Bible was born on this day in 1701.

31 May 1674

Friedrich Erhard Niedt composer was born on this day in 1674.

31 May 1664

Giulio Alberoni Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal was born on this day in 1664.

31 May 1656

Marin Marais, French composer and viol player (d 1728) was born on this day in 1656.

31 May 1640

Micha? Wi?niowiecki, King of Poland (d 1673) was born on this day in 1640.

31 May 1613

John George II, Elector of Saxony (d 1680) was born on this day in 1613.

31 May 1557

Feodor I, Tsar of Russia (d 1598) was born on this day in 1557.

31 May 1557

Theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj) czar of Russia (1584-98) was born on this day in 1557.

31 May 1535

Alessandro Allori, Italian painter (d 1607) was born on this day in 1535.

31 May 1472

Erardus van der Mark prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal was born on this day in 1472.

31 May 1469

King Manuel I of Portugal (d 1521) was born on this day in 1469.

31 May 1469

Manuel I king of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration was born on this day in 1469.

31 May 1443

Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England (d 1509) was born on this day in 1443.

31 May 1048

Omar Khayy?m, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (d 1131) was born on this day in 1048.

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