Famous Birthdays on 10th January

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1480 - Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)
1502 - Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
1538 - Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574)
1573 - Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
1607 - Isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1646)
1628 - Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter)
1638 - Nicolas Steno, Danish Scientist and Bishop (d. 1686)
1644 - Louis Boufflers, marshall of France
1654 - Joshua Barnes, English scholar (d. 1712)
1683 - Gasparo Visconti, composer
1701 - Johann Caspar Simon, composer
1702 - Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (d. 1762)
1715 - Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775)
1738 - Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys)
1747 - Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker
1750 - Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor (d. 1823)
1760 - Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer
1766 - Louis Massonneau, composer
1768 - James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop
1769 - Michel Ney, French marshal (Waterloo)
1780 - M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist
1797 - Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848)
1810 - Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman (d. 1883)
1812 - Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881)
1814 - Aubrey de Vere, Irish writer (Victorian Observer)
1815 - Alexander Brydie Dyer, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874
1815 - Thomas Williams, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1825 - Alexander Travis Hawthorn, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1828 - Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892)
1834 - John Acton, English historian/MP
1836 - Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902)
1840 - Louis Nazaire Bégin, French Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)
1843 - Frank James, American outlaw (d. 1915)
1850 - John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891)
1854 - Peter Gast, composer
1855 - Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
1858 - Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)
1864 - George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12]
1864 - Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)
1865 - Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)
1871 - Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria)
1873 - Jack O'Neill, Irish-born baseball player (d. 1935)
1873 - George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958)
1876 - Johannes W "Jan" Eisenloeffel, Dutch goldsmith
1877 - Frederick Gardner Cottrell, inventor (elecrostatic precipitator)
1880 - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)
1880 - Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp
1880 - Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director
1880 - Manuel Azaña y Diaz, PM/pres of 2nd Spanish republic (1936-39)
1882 - Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour)
1883 - Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj) [NS]
1883 - Florence Reed, Phila, silent film actress (Dancing Girl)
1883 - Francis X Bushman, Norfolk VA, silent film actor (Ben Hur)
1884 - James Philip Dunn, composer
1886 - Jose Antonio de Donostia, composer
1887 - Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)
1888 - Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)
1888 - Grock, Switzerland, clown
1890 - Douglas MacLean, Phila, silent film comedian/producer (Going Up)
1890 - Ernest Milton, SF CA, actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three)
1890 - Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (d. 1957)
1891 - Jos Speybrouck, Flemish painter
1892 - Dumas Malone, Miss, historian (Jefferson & His Time)
1893 - Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Australian World War I Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)
1894 - Reginald Denham, London, Broadway director (Obsession, The Bad Seed)
1897 - Albert Moeschinger, composer
1898 - Sergei M Eisenstein, Russian director (Alexandr Nevski) [OS]
1901 - Pauline Starke, Joplin MO, actress (Dante's Inferno, Dance Magic)
1903 - Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)
1903 - Jean Morel, Abbeville France, conductor
1903 - Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
1903 - Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976)
1904 - Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer
1904 - Ray Bolger, Dorchester Mass, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz)
1908 - Bernard Lee, London, English actor (M in James Bond movies)
Actor Paul HenreidActor Paul Henreid (1908) 1908 - Paul Henreid, Trieste, actor (Casablanca, 4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
1909 - Grace Mitchell, educator
1909 - Rudolf Kubin, composer
1910 - Dorothy Stroud, garden historian
1910 - Jean Martinon, Lyons France, conductor/composer
1911 - Jan Boon, [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)
1912 - Maria Mandel, Camp leader at Auschwitz (d. 1948)
1913 - Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)
1913 - Haywood Frank Henry, sax player
1913 - Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
1914 - Claude Gallimard, France, publisher
1914 - Polly Rowles, Phila Pa, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie)
1914 - Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
1915 - Dean Dixon, Zug Switzerland, conductor
1916 - Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
1916 - Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
1917 - Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)
1918 - Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008)
1920 - Georges Marchal, Nancy France, actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way)
1920 - Max Patkin, American baseball player (d. 1999)
1921 - Rodger Ward, American race car driver (d. 2004)
1923 - Ingeborg Drewitz, writer
1924 - Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer
1925 - Maxwell Roach, composer
1926 - Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist, thinker, and politician
1927 - Gisele MacKenzie, Winnipeg Manitoba, singer/actress (Your Hit Parade)
1927 - Johnnie Ray, Dallas OR, pop singer (Cry)
1927 - Lee Philips, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Ellery Queen)
1927 - Otto Stich, Swiss politician
1928 - Donald Brooks, fashion designer (Emmy 1983)
1928 - Wallace Berry, composer
1928 - Philip Levine, American poet
1929 - Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone
1930 - Byron "Wild Child" Gipson, blues singer
1930 - Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney
1931 - Alexander L "Alex" Boraine, South Africa vicar/MP
1931 - Ron Galella, celebrity photographer (sued by Jackie O)
1931 - Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004)
1932 - Elaine Devry, American actress
1933 - Akira Miyoshi, composer
1933 - Len Coldwell, cricket bowler (England medium-fast in 7 Tests 1962-64)
1933 - Leonard John Coldwell, cricketer
1934 - Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician
1935 - Georg Katzer, composer
1935 - Sherrill Milnes, Hinsdale Illinois, baritone
1935 - Ronnie Hawkins, American musician
1936 - Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer (d. 1997)
1936 - Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002)
1936 - Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
1936 - Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
1937 - Thomas Penfield Jackson, American judge
1938 - Francis W "Frank" Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player
1938 - Frank Mahovlich, NHL Hall of Famer (Mont Canadians)
1938 - Ivan Twigden, English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)
1938 - Willie "Stretch" McCovey, 1st baseman (SF Giant #44)
1938 - Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist
1939 - Bill Toomey, Phila Pa, decathelete (Olympic-gold-68)
1939 - Sal Mineo, NYC, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause)
1939 - Jared Carter, American poet
1939 - David Horowitz, American author and political commentator
1939 - William Levy, Dutch writer
1939 - Scott McKenzie, American singer ('San Francisco;), (d. 2012)
1940 - Harry Gant, NASCAR driver
1940 - Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole
1940 - Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician
1942 - Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, Russia, cosmonaut
1942 - Jack Regan, broadcaster
1942 - Jim Croce, Philadelphia Pennsylvania,, rock vocalist (Time in a Bottle) (d. 1973)
1942 - Walter Hill, director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice)
1944 - Frank Sinatra Jr, Jersey City NJ, American singer/bandleader (Golddigers)
1944 - Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer
1944 - Bernard Derome, Canadian news presenter (Le Téléjournal)
1944 - William Sanderson, American actor
Singer Rod StewartSinger Rod Stewart (1945) 1945 - Rod Stewart, London, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy)
1945 - Edward Wiskoski, American professional wrestler
1946 - Alexis Nihon Jr, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)
1946 - Aynsley Dunbar, rocker (Journey, Jefferson Starship)
1946 - Bob Lang, rock bassist (Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders)
1947 - George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
1947 - Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, member of the Black Panther Party
1948 - Cyril Neville, US singer/percussionist (Neville Bros-Yellow Moon)
1948 - Donald Fagen, Passaic NJ, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg)
1948 - William Sanderson, Memphis Tenn, actor (Larry-Newhart, Blade Runner)
1948 - Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
1948 - Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist
Boxing Champ George ForemanBoxing Champ George Foreman (1949) 1949 - George Foreman, Marshall Texas, American World Heavyweight boxing champ (1973-74, 95)
1949 - Teresa Graves, Houston Texas, actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love)
1949 - Walter S Browne, US chess champion (1974-78, 1980-84)
1949 - James Lapine, American stage director
1950 - Cyril Neville, rocker (Neville Brothers)
1951 - Kathleen Bradley, Youngstown Oh, model (Price is Right)
1952 - Scott Thurston, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1953 - Bobby Rahal, Indy-car racer (over 15 wins)
1953 - Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], Brooklyn New York, American singer (Hell Is for Children)
1955 - Luci Martin, rocker vocalist (Chic)
1955 - Michael Schenker, heavy metal rocker (MSG-Coming on Strong, Scorpions)
1956 - Shawn Colvin, American singer
1956 - Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish writer
1957 - Robert Thompson, Houston Texas, Nike golfer (1990 Boise Open-2nd)
1957 - Greg Walden, U.S. Congressman from Oregon
1958 - Shawn Colvin, singer/guitarist
1958 - Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter
1959 - Chandra Cheesborough, Jacksonville Fla, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-84)
1959 - Don Letts, rocker (Big Audio Dynamite)
1959 - Kirk & Curtwood, musician (Meat Puppets)
1959 - Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter
1960 - Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician
1960 - Samira Said, Moroccan singer
1961 - Evan Handler, NYC, actor (Dear Mr Wonderful)
1961 - Janet Jones, Bridgeton MO, actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid)
1961 - Nadja Salerni-Sonnenberg, Rome Italy, concert violinist
1962 - Jim Lindeman, US baseball outfielder (NY Mets)
1962 - Michael Fortier, Canadian politician
1963 - Frank Wijnhoven, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Treffers)
1963 - Mark Pryor, American politician
1964 - Karen Josephson, Bristol Ct, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1992)
1964 - Krista Tesreau, St Louis Mo, actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings)
1964 - Sarah Josephson, Bristol Ct, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1992)
1964 - Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies)
1965 - James Washington, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Wash Redskins)
1965 - Nathan, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1965 - Butch Hartman, American animator
1966 - Steve Kramer, American politician
1967 - Micky Michelle, [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
1967 - Trini Alvarado, actor (Frighteners)

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