This statesman got rich from selling Hadacol but was charged with tax evasion in 1957.
- Dudley LeBlanc
- Huey Long Jr.
- James Noe
- Sam Jones
Today in History: Born on November 27
Anders Celsius, astronomer who devised the centigrade temperature scale.
Joe Mack, builder of gasoline-powered delivery wagons which eventually evolved into the Mack Truck Company.
Charles A. Beard, distinguished American historian who wrote History of the United States.
James Agee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author (A Death in the Family).
Jimi Hendrix, influential rock musician.
Bill Nye, scientist, educator, TV host; known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, host of the Disney/PBS children's show of the same name.
Caroline Kennedy, author, attorney, only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier; named US Ambassador to Japan (2013– ).
Princess Desiree of Hohenzollern.