Famous Birthdays on 9th January

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1554 - Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], pope (1621-23)
1571 - Karel Bonaventura Buquoy, French soldier (d. 1621)
1574 - Christoph Buel, composer
1620 - Johann Weichmann, composer
1624 - Empress Meishō (d. 1696)
1695 - John E Loovens, lawyer
1699 - Robert J Pothier, French lawyer
1728 - Thomas Warton, poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)
1745 - Caleb Strong, 6th and 10th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1819)
1748 - Stefan Paluselli, composer
1773 - Cassandra Austen, English watercolorist and sister of Jane Austen (d. 1845)
1790 - Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (Lycksalighetens)
1803 - Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secy Treas (Confederacy) died in 1888
1811 - Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, English writer (d. 1856)
1815 - William Jackson, composer
1816 - John Palmer Usher, Secy Int (Union) died in 1889
1819 - James Francis, Premier of Victoria (d. 1884)
1820 - Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
1822 - John Porter Hatch, volunteers Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1901
1829 - Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (Tarimbekken)
1829 - Thomas William Robertson, England, playwright (Caste)
1832 - Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname
1832 - Félix-Gabriel Marchand, journalist, author and politician, Premier of Quebec (d. 1900)
1839 - John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer
1843 - Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)
1848 - Princess Frederica of Hanover (d. 1926)
1849 - John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)
1851 - Giuseppi Gallignani, composer
1854 - Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
1856 - Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)
1856 - Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)
1856 - Stevan Mokranjac, composer
1857 - Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)
1859 - Carrie Chapman Catt, Ripon, Wisconsin, American women's suffrage leader and founder (League of Women Voters)
1859 - Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)
1864 - Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)
1866 - Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher
1867 - Jacques Urlus, Dutch tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth)
1868 - S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)
1870 - Joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge)
1871 - Charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player
1873 - Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Hebrew poet (d. 1934)
1875 - Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)
1876 - Hans Bethge, writer
1878 - John Broadus Watson, Travelers Rest South Carolina, American Psychologist (behaviorism approach)
1881 - Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)
1881 - Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)
1881 - Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)
1890 - Karel Capek, Czech, writer (R U R); coined the word "robot"
1890 - Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panther Tiger & Co)
1891 - August Gailit, Estonia, writer (Ekke Moor)
1892 - Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
1894 - Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist
1896 - Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971)
1897 - Luis Gianneo, composer
1897 - Karl Löwith, German philosopher (d. 1973)
1898 - Gracie Fields, [Stansfield], England, music hall/vaudeville performer
1898 - Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress (Eagle, Rebel)
1898 - Wally Baker, American supercentenarian
1900 - Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer
1900 - Richard Halliburton, American adventurer (presumed dead 1939)
1901 - Chic Young, cartoonist (Blondie)
1902 - Rudolph Bing, opera manager (NY Metropolitan Opera)
1903 - Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969)
Author Simone de BeauvoirAuthor Simone de Beauvoir (1908) 1908 - Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex)
1909 - Herva Nelli, soprano
1910 - Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader
1911 - Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health
1911 - Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor
1912 - Ralph Tubbs, architect
1913 - Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
1913 - Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist
1913 - Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)
1914 - Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
1914 - Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], Seattle, burlesque actress (Gypsy)
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon (1913) 1914 - Kenny [Klook] Clarke, Pittsburgh, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop)
1915 - Anita Louise, NYC, actress (My Friend Flicka)
1915 - Fernando Lamas, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor ("You look marvelous")
1916 - Alain Bernardin, impressario (Crazy Horse Saloon)
1916 - Vic Mizzy, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show)
1916 - Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker (d. 2004)
1917 - Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)
1920 - Chan Canasta, Polish-British magician (d. 1999)
1920 - Clive Dunn, British actor, (d. 2012)
1920 - Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar
1921 - Seymour Barab, composer
1921 - Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
1922 - Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)
1922 - Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
1924 - Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
1925 - Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist
1925 - Lee Van Cleef, NJ, actor (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from NY)
1926 - Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)
1928 - Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker (Polignano A Mare)
1928 - Fernand J St Germain, (Rep-D-RI, 1961- )
1928 - Judith Krantz, NYC, author (Scruples, Princess Daisy, Dazzle)
1929 - Heiner Muller, dramatist
1929 - Brian Friel, Irish dramatist
1929 - Dorothea Puente, American serial killer
1931 - Algi[rda]s [Jonas] Budrys, Prussia, sci-fi author (Man of Earth)
1931 - Geoffrey Wragg, British(?) reorganizer
1933 - Robert Garcia, (Rep-D-NY, 1978- )
1933 - Sonia Garmers, [Justina], Curacao, author (Dear Queen)
1933 - Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
1934 - Bart Starr, NFL quarterback/coach (Green Bay)
1934 - Julian B Coco, Antilles, guitarist/tutor (Princess Christina)
Actor Bob DenverActor Bob Denver (1935) 1935 - Bob Denver, New Rochelle, New York, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island)
1935 - Dick Enberg, Mt Clemens Mich, sportscaster (Where's Huddles)
1935 - Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer
1935 - Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American Publisher
1935 - Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator
1936 - Peter Fletcher, music teacher
1936 - Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
1937 - K Schlesinger, writer
1938 - Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice
1939 - Susannah York, London, United Kingdom, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman)
1940 - Barbara Buczek, composer
1940 - Jimmy Boyd, McComb Mo, singer/actor (Howard-Bachelor Father)
1940 - Al Downing, American singer (d. 2005)
1940 - Ruth Dreifuss, Swiss politician
1941 - Joan Baez, Staten Island, folk singer/human rights advocate
1941 - Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
1942 - K Callan, Dallas Tx, actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois & Clark)
1942 - Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung
1943 - Dick Yount, rocker (Harpers Bizarre)
1943 - Kenneth Kelley, US singer (Manhattans, One Life to Live)
1943 - Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)
1943 - Robert Drewe, Australian author
1943 - Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
1943 - Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
1944 - Jimmy Page, London, rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven)
1944 - Scott Engel, vocalist (Walker Brothers-Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore)
1944 - Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (d. 2002)
1945 - Frank J Biondi Jr, president (HBO)
1945 - Harun Farocki, actor/director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)
1945 - John Doman, American actor
1946 - Leo Gullotta, actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas)
1947 - Ronnie Landfield, American artist
1948 - Bill Cowsill, Newport RI, rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1948 - Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
1950 - David Johansen, [Buster Poindexter], NY, singer (Hot! Hot! Hot!)
1950 - Rio Reiser, rock singer
1951 - Crystal Gayle, Ky, country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue)
1952 - Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1952 - Hugh Bayley, British politician
1953 - Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
1954 - Lance Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
1955 - Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
1955 - J. K. Simmons, American actor
1956 - David Smith, cricketer (England lefty batsman in 2 Tests v WI 1986)
1956 - Kimberly Beck Hilton, Glendale California, actress (Kim-Peyton Place)
1956 - Imelda Staunton, British actress
1956 - Mike Walczewski, American Public Address Announcer at Madison Square Garden
1957 - Phil Lewis, lead singer of L.A. Guns
1958 - Mehmet Ali Ağca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II
1958 - Stephen Neale, British philosopher
1959 - Otis Nixon, US baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers)
1959 - Mark Martin, American race car driver
1959 - Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
1959 - Cristi Minculescu, Romanian musician
1960 - David Peoples, Augusta ME, Nike golfer (1991 Buick Southern Open)
1960 - Lisa Walters, Prince Rupert BC, LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93)
1961 - Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
1962 - Phil Lewis, London England, rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)
1963 - Michael Everson, expert in writing systems and Unicode
1964 - Stan Javier, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, outfielder (Oak A's, SF Giants)
1965 - Atsuo Kudo, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
1965 - Carin Garbarra, East Orange NJ, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
1965 - Cindy Brooks, East Hampton CT, rower (Olympics-96)
1965 - Darren Bennett, NFL punter (San Diego Chargers)
1965 - Georg Franz, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany, Landshut)
1965 - Muggsy Bogues, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
1965 - Vincent Brown, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
1965 - [Tyrone] Muggsy Bogues, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Wash Bullets)
1965 - Eric Erlandson, American musician
1966 - Jimmie Jones, defensive end/defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 - Candi Milo, American voice actress
Musician Dave MatthewsMusician Dave Matthews (1967) 1967 - Dave Matthews, singer/musician (Dave Matthews Band)
1967 - Dave Mcllwain, Seaforth, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)
1967 - Jamie Huscroft, Creston, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
1967 - Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer
1967 - Steven Harwell, American singer and musician (Smash Mouth)
1968 - Jimmy Adams, cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992)
1968 - Katie Anderson, Kingston Jamaica, Canada 100m hurdler (Oly-7th-92, 96)
1968 - Mardi Lunn, Liverpool Sydney Australia, golfer (1991 Thailand Open)
1968 - Joey Lauren Adams, American actress
1968 - Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)
1969 - Domingo Jean, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Houston Astros)
1969 - Johanna Ikonen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1970 - Graciela Schutt, El Paso Tex, WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995)
1970 - Lara Fabian, Belgian singer
1970 - Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire)
1971 - Bill Schroeder, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1971 - Elizabeth Punsalan, Syracuse NY, American ice skater (Oly-15-94)
1971 - Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1971 - Daniel Dumile, American hip hop artist
1971 - Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
1971 - Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director
1972 - Eddie Mason, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
1972 - Jay Powell, Meridian MS, pitcher (Florida Marlins)

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