Famous Birthdays on 22nd January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 260

1263 - Ibn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (d. 1328)
1440 - Ivan III, the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
1553 - Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (d. 1625)
1561 - Francis Bacon, Strand, London, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum), (d. 1626)
1571 - Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician
1592 - Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
1649 - Pascal Collasse, composer
1654 - Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (d. 1729)
1655 - Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
1690 - Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
1707 - Carl Hockh, composer
1709 - Joseph Reipel, composer
1727 - Claude-Benigne Balbastre, composer
1729 - Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi, composer
1729 - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Germany, critic/dramatist
Statesman/Philosopher Francis BaconStatesman/Philosopher Francis Bacon (1561) 1733 - Philip Carteret, British Naval Officer
1748 - Lewis Edson, composer
1753 - Peter Fuchs, composer
1756 - Vincenzo Righini, composer
1779 - Stefano Pavesi, composer
1781 - Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer
1788 - Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)
1796 - Karl Claus, Russian chemist (d. 1864)
1797 - Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)
1799 - Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852)
1802 - Richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
1815 - Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer
1820 - Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
1820 - Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
1820 - Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
1824 - Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer
1826 - [Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1840 - Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)
1842 - Charles Henri Marechal, composer
1845 - Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist
1845 - Paul Vidal de la Blanche, France, geographer
1848 - Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
1849 - August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)
1855 - Ernst Kullak, composer
1858 - Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist
1858 - Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo)
1861 - Karel Stecker, composer
1865 - Friedrich Paschen, German physicist
1869 - Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk and confidant of Russian Tsar Nicholas II (d. 1916)
1870 - Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer
1871 - Leon Jessel, composer
1874 - Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)
1874 - Edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)
1875 - Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)
Film director D. W. GriffithFilm director D. W. Griffith (1875) 1875 - D.W. Griffith, LaGrange, Kentucky, American film director/producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)
1875 - Thomas W Ross, actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm)
1877 - Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
1878 - Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
1878 - Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator
1882 - Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)
1886 - John Joseph Becker, composer
1887 - Helen Hoyt, American poet (d. 1972)
1889 - Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (d. 1935)
1890 - Fred M Vinson, Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)
1890 - Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
1891 - Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analytical
1891 - Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
1892 - Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
1893 - Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
1894 - Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain)
1894 - Matt McHugh, PA, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair)
1897 - Josef Stanislav, composer
1897 - Rosa Ponselle, opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
1897 - "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist
1898 - Alexander Abramsky, composer
1898 - Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
1898 - Gustaf Paulson, composer
1898 - Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
1898 - Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
1899 - Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
1900 - Franz Salmhofer, composer
1901 - Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
1902 - Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (d. 1970)
1903 - Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
1903 - Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966)
Ballet Choreographer George BalanchineBallet Choreographer George Balanchine (1904) 1904 - George Balanchine [Giorgi Balanchivadze], ballet composer/choreographer, (d. 1983), [OS=Jan 9]
1904 - Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (d. 1941)
1906 - Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
1906 - Willa B Brown (Coffey), US black air pioneer (NAAA)
1906 - Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)
1907 - Douglas Corrigan, American pilot (d. 1995)
1907 - Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
1907 - Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (d. 2004)
1909 - Ann Sothern, [Harriette Lake], ND, actress (Lady in a Cage)
1909 - Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
1909 - [Sithu] U Thant, Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)
1909 - Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (d. 1965)
1911 - Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
1911 - Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
1911 - Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
1913 - Verdina Shlonsky, composer
1913 - William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
1913 - Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
1914 - Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
1915 - Tom Burtt, cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)
1916 - Henri Dutilleux, Angers France, composer
1916 - Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati Author, Poet, Astrologist (Gujarat is a State of India) (d. 1994)
1917 - Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist
1917 - Herwig Hensen, [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright
1918 - Richard Eastham, Opelousas La, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22]
1918 - Elmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player
1920 - George Breakston, Paris France, actor/director (Jungle Stampede)
1920 - Piet Van Lishout, Flemish writer (Eva & I)
1920 - William Warfield, singer (Show Boat)
1921 - Andre Hodeir, composer
1921 - Andy Ganteaume, cricketer (WI batsman, 112 in only Test innings 1948)
1922 - Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
1923 - Diana Douglas, Devonshire Bermuda, actress (The Cowboys)
1923 - Friedrich Zehm, composer
1923 - Leslie Bassett, composer
1924 - J J Johnson, composer/jazz trombonist
1925 - Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1926 - Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer
1926 - Tom Blackburn, writer
1927 - Joe Perry, NFL Hall-of-Famer
1927 - Lou Creekmur, Baseball Hall-of-Famer
1928 - Birch Bayh, (Sen-D-Ind)
1928 - Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (d. 2004)
1929 - Rita Gillespie, TV director
1931 - Galina Zybina, USSR, discus thrower (15 world records between 1952-58)
1931 - Sam Cooke, American singer (d. 1964)
1932 - Piper Laurie, [Rosetta Jacobs], Detroit Mich, actress (Twin Peaks)
1932 - Berthold Grünfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist
Actor Bill BixbyActor Bill Bixby (1934) 1934 - Bill Bixby, San Francisco California, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian)
1934 - Graham Kerr, chef (Galloping Gourmet)
1935 - Pierre S Du Pont IV, (gov-Del)
1935 - Sam Cooke, Chicago Ill, soul singer (You Send Me)
1935 - Seymour Cassel, Detroit, actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino)
1936 - Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1936 - Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
1937 - Joseph Wambaugh, East Pittsburgh Pa, police writer (Onion Fields)
1937 - Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan rebel leader
1938 - Altair, Brazilian footballer
1939 - Jeff Smith, American chef (d. 2004)
1940 - Addie "Micki" Harris, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
1940 - John Hurt, England, actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express)
1940 - Tilo Medek, German composer
1940 - George Seifert, American football coach
1942 - Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
1943 - H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
1943 - Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress
1945 - Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
1945 - Oliver, rocker
1946 - Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22]
1948 - Gilbert Levine, American conductor
1948 - Northern Calloway, American actor (d. 1990)
1949 - James P Pennington, rocker (Exile)
1949 - Rein P Hummel, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 - Steve Perry, Hanford California, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry)
1949 - Mike Caldwell, American baseball player
1951 - Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)
1952 - Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
1952 - Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
1952 - Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
1953 - Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor
1953 - Jim Jarmusch, American director
1954 - Chris Lemmon, Los Angeles California, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22]
1954 - Tully Blanchard, American professional wrestler
1954 - Peter Pilz, Austrian politician
1955 - Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
1955 - Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
1955 - John Wesley Shipp, Norfolk, Virginia, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live)
1956 - Becky Pearson, LPGA golfer
1956 - Steve Riley, American drummer
1957 - Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game
1957 - Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist
1957 - Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
1958 - Nikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player and manager
1959 - Linda Blair, St Louis Mo, actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St)
INXS rocker Michael HutchenceINXS rocker Michael Hutchence (1960) 1960 - Michael Hutchence, Australia, rock vocalist/actor (INXS-Dogs in Space)
1961 - Barb Thomas Whitehead, Sibley IA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian Open)
1962 - Robert Mailhouse, New Haven Ct, actor (Brian-Days of our Life)
1962 - Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor
1962 - Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
1963 - Jeff Treadway, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
1963 - Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
1964 - Ann Rowe, Auburn Maine, Miss Maine-America (1991)
1964 - Maria Ellingsen, Reykjavik Iceland, actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)
1964 - Stojko Vrankovic, NBA center (LA Clippers)
1964 - Wayne Kirby, Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)
1965 - Diane Lane, NYC, American actress (The Perfect Storm, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove)
1965 - Jazzy Jeff Townes, rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand)
1965 - Ray Mayhew, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1965 - Steven Adler, Cleveland Ohio, drummer (Guns & Roses-Sweet Child)
1965 - Tim Prukop, WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1965 - Brian McCardie, Scottish actor
1965 - Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress
1966 - Carlton Haselrig, NFL guard (NY Jets)
1966 - Nishantha Ranatunga, cricket (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder)
1967 - Manabu Nakanishi, wrestler (NJPW)
1967 - Nicholas Gillingham, British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle)
1967 - Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
1967 - Ecaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast
1968 - Andrey Sokolov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1968 - Brian Jones, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)

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