Famous Birthdays on 19th January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 238

399 - Pulcheria, Byzantine empress (d. 453)
1200 - Dogen Kigen, Japan, Zen teacher, 1st patriarch of the Japanese Soto
1544 - Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60)
1613 - Jacques Huyn, composer
1639 - Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian
1676 - John Weldon, composer
1679 - Girolamo Chiti, composer
1686 - Hakuin Ekakuborn, Japan, Zen Buddhist
1736 - James Watt, Scotland, inventor (steam engine)
1736 - Laurens P van de Spiegel, Dutch regent/secretary of State 1787-95
1737 - Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Fr writer (Paul et Virgin)
1739 - Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808)
1749 - Isaiah Thomas, US, printer/editor/publisher/historian
1752 - James Morris III, American army officer (d. 1820)
1757 - Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf, German Princess (d. 1831)
1760 - Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer
1790 - Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish historian/poet (Blommorna)
1798 - Auguste Comte, philosopher/founder (sociology & positivism)
1802 - [Jean] Silvain van de Weyer, 1st Belgium min of Foreign affairs (1831)
1806 - Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer
Confederate General Robert E. LeeConfederate General Robert E. Lee (1807) 1807 - Robert E. Lee, Stratford Virginia, American Confederate General in Chief during US Civil War, (d. 1870)
1808 - Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)
1809 - Edgar Allan Poe, Boston, author (Pit & the Pendulum)
1813 - Henry Bessemer, engineer/inventor (Bessemer engine)
1816 - Henry Gray, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1820 - John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888
1827 - Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,)
1830 - George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909
1832 - Ferdinand Laub, composer
1832 - Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer
1837 - William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)
1839 - Bohumil Pazdirek, composer
1839 - Paul Cézanne, Aix-en-Provence Provence, French painter (d. 1906)
1848 - John F. Stairs, Canadian businessman (d. 1904)
1851 - David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)
French Painter Paul CézanneFrench Painter Paul Cézanne (1839) 1851 - Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
1858 - Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries)
1859 - Alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of California)
1863 - Werner Sombart, German fascist (Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben)
1866 - Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)
1868 - Gustav Meyrink, writer
1869 - Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)
1873 - Hans E Blaich, writer
1877 - Charles Coburn, Savannah Ga, actor (Devil & Miss Jones)
1878 - Herbert Chapman, English football player and manager (d. 1934)
1879 - Marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal)
1879 - Boris Savinkov, Russian writer (d. 1925)
1883 - Hermann Abendroth, German conductor
1884 - Albert Louis Wolff, composer
1887 - Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner)
1889 - Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
1892 - Olafur Thors, Icelandic PM (6 times, 1942-63)
1897 - Natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer
1897 - René Victor, Flemish lawyer/knight (Rechtskundig Weekblad)
1899 - [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
1902 - Heinrich Schmist-Barrien, German author (Moorkeerl)
1903 - Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur
1904 - James Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
1905 - Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer
1905 - Oveta Culp Hobby, government official/newspaper publisher/CEO (Houston Post)
1906 - Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
1906 - Lanny Ross, Seattle, radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show)
1907 - Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
1908 - Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh, Russian mathematician (d. 1971)
1909 - Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (d. 2003)
1910 - Willi Schmidt, Germany, director
1912 - Francis David Charteris, earl of Wemyss & March/Scottish landowner
1912 - Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch soc dem chairman (1965-69)
1912 - Leonid V Kantorovich, St Petersburg Russia, economist (Nobel)
1913 - Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
1913 - Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)
1913 - "Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)
1914 - Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
1915 - Alvy West, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)
1917 - John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)
1917 - Rudolf Maros, composer
1918 - John H Johnson, US, publisher (Negro Digest, Ebony, Jet)
1919 - Anthony Dexter, [Walter Fleischmann], NB Canada, actor (Valentino)
1919 - Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1920 - Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian United Nations Secretary General
1921 - Patricia Highsmith, [Plangman], US/Swiss writer (Strangers on a Train)
1921 - "Billy Batts" Devino, American gangster (d. 1970)
1922 - Arthur Morris, cricketer (great Australian lefty opening batsman)
1922 - Guy Madison, [Robert Moseley], California, actor (Wild Bill Hickok)
1922 - Ken Hughes, Liverpool England, director (Casino Royale)
1923 - Jean Stapleton, NYC, actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family) (d. 2013)
1923 - Markus Wolf, German spy (d. 2006)
1924 - 7th earl of Carnarvon, English large landowner
1924 - Jean Francois Revel, French journalist/author (Ni Marx ni Jesus)
1924 - Nicholas Colasanto, Providence RI, actor (Coach Ernie-Cheers)
1925 - Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author (Afternoon of a Good Woman), (d. 2012)
1926 - Fritz Weaver, Pitts Pa, actor (Josef-Holocaust, Day of the Dolphin)
1926 - Libera Carlier, Flemish author (Action Station Go!)
1928 - Dainin Katagiri, Osaka Japan, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki
1928 - Edward Gerard Schurmann, composer
1929 - Ulu Grosbard, Belgium, actor (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love)
1930 - John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
1930 - Tippi Hedren, New Ulm, Minnesota, American actress (The Birds, Marnie)
1931 - Robert MacNeil, Montreal, news anchor (NBC Weekend News, 1965-67)
1931 - Ron Packard, (Rep-R-CA, 1983- )
1932 - Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker (Detroit Lions)
1932 - Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
1933 - Marc F A Andries, Flemish actor (Central Station)
1936 - Elliott Schwartz, composer
1938 - Denny Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1981- )
1938 - Eskil Hemberg, composer
1938 - Phil Everly, Brownie Ky, singer (Everly Bros-Wake Up Little Susie)
1940 - Barend J du Plessis, South African minister of Finance (1984- )
1940 - Mary Mills, LPGA golfer
1940 - Paolo Borsellino, Italian magistrate (d. 1992)
1940 - Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)
1941 - Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
1941 - Colin Gunton, British theologian (d. 2003)
1941 - Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
1942 - Michael Crawford, England, Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera)
1942 - Shelly Fabares, Santa Monica California, actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach)
1943 - Janis Joplin, Port Arthur Tx, bluesy rock singer (Down on Me)
1943 - Joe Butler, rocker
1943 - Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
1943 - Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress
1944 - Dan Reeves, NFL Coach (NY Giants, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons)
1944 - Pehr Henrik Nordgren, composer
1944 - Richard [Erskine Frere] Leakey, Nairobi Kenya, anthropologist
1944 - Shelley Fabares, American actress
1944 - Laurie London, English singer
1944 - Peter Lynch, American investor
1945 - Charles Amirkhanian, composer
1945 - Rod Evans, rocker (Deep Purple-Come Taste the Band)
1945 - Vadim Abdrashitov, director (Fox Hunt, Parade of Planets)
1946 - Alexandr Vladimirovich Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut
Country singer Dolly PartonCountry singer Dolly Parton (1946) 1946 - Dolly Parton, Sevierville Tn, country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5)
1946 - Julian Barnes, England, writer (Before She Met Me)
1947 - Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
1947 - Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
1947 - Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur
1948 - Harvey Hinsley, rocker
1949 - Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)
1950 - Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor
1950 - Grant Nordman, Canadian politician
1952 - Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
1953 - Linda Hayden, Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil)
1953 - Desi Arnaz Jr, Los Angeles California, actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride)
1953 - Richard Legendre, Canadian politician
1954 - Katey Sagal, Los Angeles, California, singer/actress (Peggy Bundy-Married With Children)
1954 - Steve DeBerg, NFL quarterback (Broncos, Chiefs, Bucs, 49ers)
1954 - Cindy Sherman, American artist
1954 - Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director
1955 - Simon Rattle, England, orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symph Orch)
1955 - Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian
1956 - Carman Licciardello, American Christian singer
1957 - Mickael Virtue, rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1957 - Ottis "O J" Anderson, NFL running back (NY Giants)
1957 - Kenneth McClintock, Puerto Rican politician
1958 - Thomas Kinkade, Sacramento, California, artist, (d. 2012)
1960 - Alfrederick Joyner, E St Louis Ill, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Paul McCrane, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, We're Fighting Back)
1961 - William Ragsdale, AK, actor (Fright Night, Mannequin 2, Smooth Talk)
1962 - Chris Sabo, Detroit Michigan, third baseman (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles)
1962 - Hans Daams, Dutch cyclist
1963 - Adele Peterson, LPGA golfer
1963 - Caron Wheeler, English singer (Soul II Soul-Keep on Movin')
1963 - Michael Adams, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
1963 - Martin Bashir, Pakistani-born reporter
1964 - Janine Antoni, Bahamian artist
1964 - Ricardo Arjona, Guatemalan singer
1965 - Ricky Reynolds, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1966 - Anthony Young, US baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs)
1966 - Ronnie Williams, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins)
1966 - Stefan Edberg, Sweden, tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991)
1966 - Sylvain Cote, Duberger, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1966 - Lena Philipsson, Swedish singer
1967 - Christine Tucci, actress (Amanda Cory-Another World)
1967 - Javier Cámara, Spanish actor
1968 - Marty Conlon, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
1968 - Whitfield Crane, rocker (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad)
1969 - Andrew Murray Stone, Auckland NZ, Open 470 yachter (Olympics-96)
1969 - Junior Seau, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2012)
1969 - Luc Longley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
1969 - Orlando Palmeiro, Hoboken NJ, outfielder (California Angels)
1969 - Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer
1969 - Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-born American author
1969 - Steve Staunton, Irish footballer
1970 - Ghetty Chasun, Erie Penn, actress (Red Lips)
1970 - Rick Krivda, Mckeesport PA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1970 - T J Mathews, Belleville IL, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 - Kathleen Smet, Belgian triathlete
1970 - Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian
1971 - Jeff Juden, Salem MA, baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants)
1971 - Maurice Hofman, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
1971 - Reggie Brooks, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1971 - Shawn Wayans, actor (In Living Color)
1971 - John Wozniak, American singer and songwriter (Marcy Playground)
1972 - Tyrone Wheatley, NFL running back (NY Giants)
1972 - Joana Benedek, Mexican actress
1972 - Ron Killings, American professional wrestler
1972 - Princess Kalina of Bulgaria, titular Bulgarian royal family
1972 - Drea de Matteo, Queens, New York, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos)
1973 - Chris Stynes, Queens NY, infielder (KC Royals)
1973 - Antero Manninen, Finnish Cellist
1973 - Aaron Yonda, YouTube celebrity

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