Cornell History: Born today
June 01, 1957
Today is the birthday of Jeff Hawkins, Class of 1979, inventor of the Palm Pilot and Treo. It is also the birthday of Ernest Fox Nichols, D.Sc. 1897 (born 1869), who became president of Dartmouth and MIT; Frank Morgan, Class of 1912 (born 1890), the Hollywood actor who played the wizard in “The Wizard of Oz”; and Bryan Colangelo, Class of 1987 (born 1965), president and general manager of the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors.