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Born This Day: Dec. 23

1805: Joseph Smith, religious leader and founder of the Mormon Church (Sharon, VT; died 1844)
1810: Karl Richard Lepsius, Egyptologist (Naumburg, Germany; died 1884)
1860: Harriet Monroe, poet (Chicago, IL; died 1936)
1918: Jose Greco, dancer (Abruzzi, Italy; died 2000); Helmut Schmidt, West German chancellor (Hamburg, Germany)
1923: Ruth Roman, actress (Lynn, MA; died 1999)
1926: Robert Bly, author (Madison, MN)
1933: Akihito, emperor of Japan (Tokyo, Japan)
1943: Harry Shearer, comedian/actor (Los Angeles, CA)
1944: Wesley Clark, retired general and presidential hopeful (Chicago, IL)
1948: Susan Lucci, actress (Scarsdale, NY)
1952: William Kristol, journalist (New York, NY)
1963: Jim Harbaugh, football player (Toledo, OH)
1964: Eddie Vedder, rock musician (Chicago, IL)


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