On this day….

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1882 

Queen Victoria narrowly escapes assassination after Roderick Maclean shoots at her while boarding a train in Windsor.

1997

English golfer, Nick Faldo wins the Nissan Open by 3 strokes from Craig Stadler.

1999

English pop singer, Dusty Springfield dies at the age of 59.

Who do you share a birthday with?....

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA: General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev in the mid 80's in Moscow, Russia. From Ogonyek magazine archive. (Photo by Kommersant Photo via Getty Images)
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1904

Dr Seuss

Childrens author (Cat in the hat, Green eggs & ham)

1931

Mikhail Gorbachev

General Secretary of the communist party of the Soviet Union 1985-91

1947

Harry Redknapp

English football manager

1977

Chris Martin

English singer, songwriter      & musician. Lead singer of Coldplay

1980

Rebel Wilson

Australian actress & producer (Pitch perfect, Bridesmaids)