1783 - Washington Irving
American author, best known for his short stories like Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
1928 - Jennifer Paterson
British celebrity chef; with Clarissa Dickson Wright, one of the Two Fat Ladies.
1934 - Jane Goodall
British primatologist and world's foremost expert on chimpanzees.
1935 - Harold Kushner
American rabbi and popular author.
1950 - Carter Woodson
1971 - Manfred Bennington Lee
1991 - Graham Greene
2013 - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala