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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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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Mar 18, 2009
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