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Born This Day: Dec. 10

1787 Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, educator and founder of the first public school for the deaf (Philadelphia, PA; died 1851)
1805 William Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist (Newburyport, MA; died 1879)
1830 Emily Dickinson, reclusive poet (Amherst, MA; died 1886)
1851 Melvil Dewey, librarian and inventor of the Dewey Decimal System (Adams Center, NY; died 1931)
1903 Mary Norton, children's author (London, England; died 1992)
1914 Dorothy Lamour, actress/singer (New Orleans, LA; died 1996)
1923 Harold Gould, actor (Schenectady, NY)
1946 Gloria Loring, singer/actress (New York, NY)
1952 Susan Dey, actress (Pekin, IL)
1957 Michael Clarke Duncan, actor (Chicago, IL)
1959 Mark Aguirre, basketball player (Chicago, IL)
1960 Kenneth Branagh, actor/director (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

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