Born on this day; Remember When A BLAST FROM THE PAST.
1837: Stephen Grover Cleveland 24th and 26th American President
1858: Rudolf Diesel. German engineer who gave his name to the compression-ignition engine.
1869: Neville Chamberlain. British statesman.
1893: Wilfred Owen. English war poet who died one week before the Armistice.
1936: F W De Klerk. South African politician, who initiated the abolition of apartheid.
1939: Ron Atkinson. Former football manager and now TV pundit
1947: David Lloyd. England cricket coach.
1949: Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins Irish snooker player.
1952: Pat Eddery. Champion jockey.
1959: Irene Cara. American singer, whose hits include 'What A Feeling' from 'Flashdance'.
1979: Shola Ama. Singer, whose hits include 'You're The One I Love'.
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|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Mar 18, 2009|
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