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Today's Birthdays – August 24, 2011




Denise Hluska from The Cricket Box. Your treat will have other goodies too, from great Vicksburg places like The Beechwood Restaurant & Lounge.

Celebrity Birthdays

1750 Letizia Ramolino mother of Napoleon Bonaparte (d. 1836) 1787 James Weddell Ostend England, Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea) 1816 Sir Daniel Gooch laid 1st successful transatlantic cables 1845 James C. Calhoun American soldier, brother-in-law of George Armstrong Custer (d. 1876) 1851 Tom Kendall Australian cricketer (d. 1924) 1880 Joshua Lionel Cowen American entrepreneur, creator of Lionel Trains (d. 1965) 1890 Duke Kahanamoku Hawaiian swimmer and surfer (d. 1968) 1899 Gaylord DuBois American comic book writer (d. 1993) 1900 Preston Foster Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger) 1913 Charles Houston American mountaineer (d. 2009) 1917 Dennis James Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) 1930 Roger McCluskey American racing driver (d. 1993) 1938 David Freiberg American bassist (Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Starship) 1944 Gregory B Jarvis Detroit Mich, astronaut (STS 25) 1945 Vince McMahon American professional wrestling promoter 1946 Richard “Dick” N Richards Key West Fl, USN/astr (STS-28, 41, sk:50) 1949 Anna L Fisher St Albans NY, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A) 1949 Joe Regalbuto Bkln NY, actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown) 1964 Pebbles rocker (Girlfriend) 1950 John Banaszak Pittsburgh Steelers three-time Super Bowl champion 1952 Holly Hallstrom American model for The Price is Right 1952 Mike Shanahan American football coach 1955 Mike Huckabee American politician, Governor/Presidential candidate 1957 Jeffrey Daniel American dancer and singer (Shalamar) 1960 Cal Ripken Jr. American baseball player 1962 Craig Kilborn American talk show host 1962 Mary E Weber Cleveland Ohio, PhD/astronaut 1963 John Bush American singer (Anthrax) 1965 Marlee Matlin Ill, deaf actress (Children of Lesser God-Academy Award 1965 Marlee Matlin American actress 1965 Reggie Miller American basketball player 1968 Shoichi Funaki Japanese professional wrestler 1973 Dave Chappelle American actor and Comedian 1981 Chad Michael Murray American actor 1984 Charlie Villanueva American basketball player 1986 Nick Adenhart American baseball player (d. 2009) 1987 Jon Scheyer American basketball player]]]]> ]]>

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