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Daniel Boone -- b.10/22/1734 O.S. or 11/2/1734 N.S. d.9/26/1820 (85)
Names/Places: b. in Reading, PA; d. in Missouri
Misc: November 2=N.S.; the raging fave of the mid 1950s; best remembered for helping to establish a passage through the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountains, opening the route to Kentucky and the west.
Inge Borkh -- b.5/26/1917 or 5/26/1921
Opera Soprano, German
Misc: sources can't agree on birth year
James Boswell -- b.10/18/1740 O.S. or 10/29/1740 N.S. d.5/19/1795 (54)
Diarist, Biographer, Scotish
Names/Places: Samuel Johnson's biographer
Mikhail Botvinnik -- b.8/4/1911 O.S. or 8/17/1911 N.S. d.5/5/1995 (83)
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: world chess champion (1948-63)
Al Bowlly -- b.1/7/1897 or 1/7/1898 or 1/7/1899 d.4/17/1941 (43)
Misc: no source agrees on birth year
Jimmy Breslin -- b.10/17/1930 or 10/17/1928 N.S. or 10/17/1929 N.S. d.3/19/2017 N.S.
Author, Journalist, Columnist, TV Talk Show Host
B-Rock -- b.10/16/1971 or 10/16/1972
Group Names: B-Rock and the Bizz
Lucille Brown -- b.7/18/1918 N.S. or 11/30/1917 N.S. d.8/21/1992 (74)
Misc: Hollywood.com says b. Nov 30, 1917, Wikipedia says July 18, 1918.
Movie Titles: Our Gang's Farina
Ricou Browning -- b.11/23/1930 N.S. or 2/16/1930 N.S.
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Stuntman, Producer/Director, Cameraperson
Misc: underwater director; IMDB says b. Feb 16, Wikipedia says b. Nov 23
Movie Titles: Thunderball, Never Say Never Again
Pieter The Younger Bruegel -- b.??/??/1564 or ??/??/1565 d.10/10/1638
Christopher Buckley -- b.12/24/1952 or 9/28/1952 N.S.
Writer, Satirist, Political Commentator
Names/Places: son of Patricia and William F. Buckley Jr.
Misc: many older sources say b. Dec 24, some newer sources say Sep 28 but not confirmed at this time
Book Titles: Thank You For Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday, Supreme Courtship, Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir
Shakyamuni Buddha -- b.4/12/556BC or 5/2/556BC d.??/??/????
Clive Bunker -- b.12/12/1946 or 12/30/1946 N.S.
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Jethro Tull
Edmund Burke -- b.1/1/1729 O.S. or 1/12/1729 N.S. d.7/9/1797 (68)
Philosopher, Orator, Politician, Statesman, British
Misc: famous Whig (Reflections on the Revolution).
Mick Burt -- b.8/23/1938 or 8/23/1943
Misc: many sources don't agree on the year he was born
Group Names: Chas and Dave
Tony Butala -- b.11/20/1940 or 11/20/1938 N.S.
Producer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: aka Anthony Butala
Group Names: The Lettermen
Movie Titles: Peter Pan, White Christmas, The War of the Worlds, Dragstrip Riot
Dietrich Buxtehude -- b.??/??/1637 or ??/??/1639 d.5/9/1707
William Byrd -- b.??/??/1540 or ??/??/1543 d.7/4/1623 O.S. or 7/14/1623 N.S.
Misc: born sometime from late 1539 to 1543