Famous Birthdays on 16th January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 220

1245 - Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)
1409 - René I of Naples (d. 1480)
1477 - Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
1501 - Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)
1587 - Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter
1616 - François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)
1626 - Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)
1634 - Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
1672 - Francesco Mancini, composer
1675 - Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)
1697 - Richard Savage, English poet
1728 - Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)
1749 - Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
1757 - Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)
1804 - Karl August Krebs, composer
1807 - Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877
1815 - Adolph Trube, composer
1815 - Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)
1834 - Albert Lindley Lee, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
1836 - King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894)
1837 - James Phillip Simms, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887
1838 - Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)
1844 - Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)
Industrialist André MichelinIndustrialist André Michelin (1853) 1853 - Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)
1853 - Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)
1853 - Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)
1853 - Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)
1864 - Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)
1868 - Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer
1870 - Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)
1872 - Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)
1872 - Henri-Paul Busser, composer
1873 - Boyd Alexander, English explorer
1874 - Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)
1875 - Leonor Michaelis, German enzyme kinetic theorist (d. 1947)
1878 - Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], Bronx New York, American actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
1878 - Robert Garbe, German poet (Gorniek)
1885 - Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)
1885 - Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (d. 1967)
1887 - John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)
1888 - Osip Brik, Russian writer (d. 1945)
1890 - Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
1890 - Lloyd Bacon, San Jose CA, actor (Charlie Chaplin)
1893 - Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
1894 - Guy Chamberlin, early NFL end/coach (Canton, Frankford, Cards)
1894 - Irving Mills, American jazz music publisher (d. 1985)
1895 - Nat Schachner, American author (d. 1955)
1896 - Ruth Rose, American screenwriter (d. 1978)
1897 - Carlos Pellicer, Mexican poet (d. 1977)
1898 - Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002)
1898 - Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)
Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio BatistaCuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista (1901) 1901 - Fulgencio Batista, president/dictator of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59)
1901 - Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)
1902 - Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)
1902 - Evelyn Levine, composer
1904 - Max Vredenburg, composer
1905 - Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor
1906 - Clement Greenberg, art critic
1906 - Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)
1907 - Alexander Knox, Canada, actor (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind)
1907 - Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist
1907 - Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
1908 - Ethel Merman, stage & screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam)
1908 - Günther Prien, German World War II submarine captain (d. 1941)
1910 - David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)
1911 - Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
1911 - Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1911 - Roger Lapébie, French cyclist (d. 1996)
1912 - Franz Tumler, Austria, author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)
1914 - Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
1914 - Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
1916 - Frederick Stewart, British geologist
1917 - Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)
1917 - Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)
1918 - Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter
1918 - Nel Benschop, Dutch poet (d. 2005)
1918 - Clem Jones, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia (d. 2007)
1919 - Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
1920 - Elliot Reid, NYC, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), (d. 2013)
1921 - Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (d. 2004)
1922 - Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
1923 - Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)
1923 - Roy Lanham, rocker (Sons of the Pioneers)
1923 - Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)
1923 - Gene Feist, American stage actor and producer
1923 - Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
1924 - Katy Jurado, Mexico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)
1926 - John "Jack" Layden, local politician
1928 - Ezra Sims, composer
1928 - John William Fozard, aircraft designer
1928 - William Kennedy, US writer
1928 - Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
1929 - Allard Lowenstein, radical (Students for Democratic Action)
1929 - Francesco Scavullo, Staten Island NY, celebrity photographer
1929 - Tage Nielsen, composer
1930 - Norman Podhoretz, Brooklyn NY, author/editor (NY Post)
1930 - Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
1931 - Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist
1931 - Johannes Rau, German politician (d. 2006)
1932 - Dian Fossey, San Francisco, California, American zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist)
1932 - Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry's World)
1933 - Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)
Author Susan SontagAuthor Susan Sontag (1933) 1933 - Susan Sontag, NYC, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award)
1934 - Bill Alexander, (Rep-D-AR, 1969- )
1934 - Marilyn Horne, Bradford, Pa, mezzo-soprano
1934 - Richard Wernick, Boston Mass, composer
1935 - A J Foyt, Houston, auto race driver (Indy 500 1961, 64, 67, 77)
1936 - Michael White, theater/film producer (From Russia With Love)
1937 - Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)
1937 - Conny Vandenbos, Dutch singer (My rose, my little rose)
1937 - Lorraine Bayly, Australian actress
1937 - Luiz Bueno, Brazilian racing driver
1938 - Michael Pataki, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Get Christie Love)
1938 - Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
1939 - Cliff Thorburn, English snookers player
1941 - Christine Janes, tennis player
1941 - Richard Bohringer, Paris France, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow)
1942 - Barbara Lynn, US singer (You'll Lose a Good Thing),
1942 - Bill Francis Mobile Al, rocker (Dr Hook)
1942 - Tony P Hall, (Rep-D-OH, 1979- )
1942 - William Francis, rocker
1942 - René Angélil, Canadian music executive
1943 - Brian Ferneyhough, composer
1943 - Gavin Bryars, composer
1944 - Chris de Marigny, painter/designer
1944 - Jim Stafford, Eloise Fla, singer (Spiders & Snakes, My Girl Bill)
1944 - Ronnie Milsap, Robbinsville NC, country singer (Legend in My Time)
1945 - Kabir Bedi, actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry)
1946 - Michael L Coats, Sacramento Ca, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39)
1947 - Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
1947 - Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
1947 - Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
1947 - Harvey Proctor, British politician
1948 - Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov, Riga, cosmonaut (TM-5,9,15,26, STS 71)
1948 - Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
1948 - Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player
Horror film director John CarpenterHorror film director John Carpenter (1948) 1948 - John Carpenter, Carthage NY, director (Halloween, The Thing)
1948 - Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
1948 - Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor
1949 - Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]
1950 - Debbie Allen, Houston Texas, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame)
1950 - Jesse Dizon, Oceanside CA
1950 - Brian Castro, Australian author
1950 - Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
1951 - Richard Thompson, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
1952 - Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
1952 - Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
1952 - King Fuad II of Egypt
1953 - Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
1955 - Jerry M Linenger, Mt Clemens Mich, PhD/Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 81/84)
1956 - Wayne Daniel, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1976-84)
1956 - Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
1956 - Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
1956 - Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
1958 - Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer
1958 - Lena Ek, Swedish politician
1959 - Juanita Bynum, American televangelist
1959 - Sade, Nigerian-born singer
1961 - Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke) (d. 2007)
1961 - Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter
1962 - Jan Koster, Dutch drummer (Sleeze Beez-Powertool)
1962 - Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)
1962 - Paul Webb, rocker (TalkTalk)
1962 - Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian Labor Party politician
1962 - Maxine Jones, Paterson, New Jersey, American R&B singer (En Vogue)
1963 - James May, English television presenter
1964 - Gail Graham, Vanderhoof BC, LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon)
1964 - Mark Collins, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants, KC Chiefs, GB Packers)
1964 - Trevor Barsby, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85)
1966 - Anthony Washington, Glasgow Montana, discus thrower (Olympics-4th-96)
1966 - Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)
1967 - Jeff Branson, Waynesboro Miss, infielder (Cin Reds)
1968 - David Chokachi, actor (Baywatch)
1969 - Chelan Kozak, Revelstoke BC, equestrian (Olympics-96)
1969 - Roy Jones, Pensacola Fla, Light-MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1988)
1970 - Don MacLean, NBA forward (NJ Nets, Denver Nuggets)
1970 - Ron Villone, Englewood NJ, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970 - Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author
1971 - Josh Evans, actor (Ricochett, The Doors)
1971 - Jukka-Pekka Nummi, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
1971 - Junior Bryant, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1971 - Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1971 - Scott Williams, Orange California, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1971 - Sergei Bruguera, Spain, tennis star
1971 - Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
1972 - Desiree Leipham, Spokane Wash, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)
1972 - Joe Horn, Tupelo, Mississippi, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
1972 - Lee McIntyre, Peak Hill Aust, golfer (T3 1995 NSW Trainee Champ)
1972 - Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor
1972 - Salah Hissou, Moroccan long-distance runner
1972 - Richard T. Jones, American actor
1972 - Greg Page, Australian musician and actor
1973 - Josie Davis, Los Angeles California, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19]
1973 - Mario Bates, NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints)
1973 - Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974 - Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)
1975 - Greg Strause, American visual effects creator
1975 - Gillian Iliana Waters, American actress
1976 - Trisha Stillwell, Miss USA-Oklahoma (1997, top 10)
1976 - Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver

<< 15th January

— Famous Birthdays on this Day —

17th January >>


Search Famous Birthdays in History

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)