- 1914 - Ford Motor Company proudly announced an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day's labor.
- 1925 - Nellie Taylor Ross became the first female governor in the United States. She served the state of Wyoming.
- 1918 - Jeane Dixon (astrologer)
- 1928 - Walter Mondale (U.S. Senator, Democratic presidential nominee in 1984)
- 1931 - Alvin Ailey (choreographer)
- 1931 - Robert Duvall (actor, director)
- 1941 - Miyazaki Hayao, Japanese film maker
- 1946 - Diane Keaton (actress)
- 1961 - Suzy Amis (actress)
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