Tuesday, January 10, 2012

January 10 Birthdays

* 1480 – Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530) * 1538 – Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574) * 1573 – Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624) * 1607 – Isaac Jogues, French missionary (d. 1646) * 1628 – George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1687) * 1644 – Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (d. 1711) * 1654 – Joshua Barnes, English scholar (d. 1712) * 1702 – Johannes Zick, German painter (d. 1762) * 1715 – Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775) * 1721 – Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (d. 1740) * 1729 – Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (d. 1799) * 1738 – Ethan Allen, American military leader (d. 1789) * 1745 – Isaac Titsingh, Dutch diplomat (d. 1812) * 1750 – Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor (d. 1823) * 1769 – Michel Ney, French marshal (d. 1815) * 1776 – George Birkbeck, British academic (d. 1841) * 1780 – Martin Lichtenstein, German physician (d. 1857) * 1797 – Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848) * 1797 – Eugenio Kincaid, American missionary (d. 1883) * 1810 – Ferdinand Barbedienne, French engineer (d. 1892) * 1810 – Jeremiah S. Black, American jurist & statesman; 24th United States Attorney General; and 23rd United States Secretary of State (d. 1883) * 1812 – Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881) * 1828 – Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892) * 1834 – Lord Acton, British historian (d. 1902) * 1836 – Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902) * 1840 – Louis Nazaire Bégin, Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) * 1842 – Luigi Pigorini, Italian palaeoethnologist, archaeologist and ethnographer (d. 1925) * 1843 – Frank James, American outlaw (d. 1915) * 1848 – Reinhold Sadler, 9th Governor of Nevada (d. 1906) * 1849 – Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist (d. 1919) * 1850 – John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891) * 1853 – Jessie Bond, English singer and actress (d. 1942) * 1858 – Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) * 1859 – Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish free-thinker (d. 1909) * 1864 – Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (d. 1931) * 1865 – Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928) * 1873 – Jack O'Neill, Irish-born baseball player (d. 1935) * 1873 – George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958) * 1875 – Issai Schur, German mathematician (d. 1941) * 1880 – Manuel Azaña y Diaz, Spanish republican President (d. 1940) * 1881 – Leslie Rainey, Australian sportsman (d. 1962) * 1883 – Francis X. Bushman, American actor (d. 1966) * 1883 – Alfred Saalwächter, German U-boat commander (d. 1945) * 1883 – Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1945) * 1887 – Robinson Jeffers, American poet (d. 1962) * 1889 – Maurice Collis, Irish writer (d. 1973) * 1890 – Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (d. 1957) * 1891 – Heinrich Behmann, German mathematician (d. 1970) * 1892 – Melchior Wańkowicz, Polish writer (d. 1974) * 1893 – Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932) * 1894 – Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet (d. 1972) * 1898 – Katharine Blodgett, American scientist and inventor (d. 1979) * 1903 – Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor (d. 1975) * 1903 – Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997) * 1903 – Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976) * 1904 – Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (d. 1987) * 1905 – Albert Arlen, Australian pianist, composer, actor, director (d. 1993) * 1908 – Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (d. 1992) * 1908 – Bernard Lee, English actor (d. 1981) * 1910 – Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (d. 1976) * 1911 – Norman Heatley, English biologist (d. 2004) * 1912 – Maria Mandel, Austrian Auschwitz prison guard (d. 1948) * 1913 – Gustáv Husák, President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991) * 1913 – Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981) * 1914 – Yu Kuo-hwa, Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000) * 1915 – Dean Dixon, American conductor (d. 1976) * 1916 – Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004) * 1916 – Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007) * 1916 – Eldzier Cortor, American painter * 1917 – Hilde Krahl, Austrian actress (d. 1999) * 1917 – Jerry Wexler, American record producer (d. 2008) * 1918 – Les Bennett, English footballer (d. 1999) * 1918 – Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008) * 1919 – Terukuni Manzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (d. 1977) * 1919 – Milton Parker, American businessman (d. 2009) * 1920 – Georges Marchal, French actor (d. 1997) * 1920 – Max Patkin, American baseball player (d. 1999) * 1921 – Rodger Ward, American racing driver (d. 2004) * 1921 – Tasso Kavadia, Greek actress (d. 2010) * 1922 – Billy Liddell, Scottish Footballer (d. 2001) * 1922 – Hannelore Schroth, German actress (d. 1987) * 1924 – Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer, choreographer and director (d. 1996) * 1924 – Max Roach, American musician and composer (d. 2007) * 1925 – Günther Knödler, German fencer * 1926 – Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist and politician * 1927 – Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian singer (d. 2003) * 1927 – Lee Philips, American actor (d. 1999) * 1927 – Johnnie Ray, American singer (d. 1990) * 1927 – Otto Stich, Swiss politician * 1928 – Philip Levine, American poet * 1929 – Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone * 1930 – Elaine Devry, American actress * 1930 – Roy Edward Disney, American film executive (d. 2009) * 1931 – Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004) * 1933 – Anton Rodgers, English actor (d. 2007) * 1934 – Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician * 1935 – Ronnie Hawkins, American musician * 1935 – Georg Katzer, German composer * 1935 – Sherrill Milnes, American baritone * 1936 – Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002) * 1936 – Burnum Burnum, Australian activist, actor and author (d. 1997) * 1936 – Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer * 1936 – Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist, radio astronomer, Nobel laureate * 1937 – Thomas Penfield Jackson, American jurist * 1938 – Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist * 1938 – Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and politician * 1938 – Willie McCovey, American baseball player * 1939 – Jared Carter, American poet * 1939 – Sonosuke Fujimaki, Japanese fencer * 1939 – David Horowitz, American author and political commentator * 1939 – William Levy, Dutch writer * 1939 – Scott McKenzie, American singer * 1939 – Sal Mineo, American actor (d. 1976) * 1939 – Bill Toomey, American athlete * 1940 – Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician * 1940 – Harry Gant, American racing driver * 1940 – Walter Hill, American film director * 1940 – Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole * 1940 – Yesudas, Indian playback singer and classical musician * 1942 – Graeme Gahan, Australian rules footballer * 1943 – Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973) * 1943 – Jantzen Derrick, English footballer * 1943 – Kristiina Elstelä, Finnish actress * 1944 – Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer * 1944 – Bernard Derome, Canadian news presenter * 1944 – William Sanderson, American actor * 1944 – Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer * 1945 – John Fahey, Australian politician * 1945 – Gunther von Hagens, German anatomist * 1945 – Jennifer Moss, English Actress (d. 2006) * 1945 – Rod Stewart, Scottish singer * 1945 – Edward Wiskoski, American wrestler * 1946 – Aynsley Dunbar, English musician * 1947 – Peer Steinbrück, German politician * 1948 – Donald Fagen, American musician (Steely Dan) * 1948 – Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (d. 2002) * 1948 – Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist * 1948 – Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist * 1949 – Allu Aravind, Indian film producer * 1949 – George Foreman, American boxer * 1949 – James Lapine, American stage director * 1949 – Linda Lovelace, American pornographic actress (d. 2002) * 1950 – Roy Blunt, American politician * 1950 – Ernie Wasson, American gardener and writer * 1951 – Paul DiMaggio, American educator * 1951 – Nicolas Philibert, French film director * 1951 – Pez Whatley, American wrestler (d. 2005) * 1952 – Scott Thurston, American musician * 1953 – Pat Benatar, American singer * 1953 – Dennis Cooper, American author * 1953 – Bobby Rahal, American racing driver and team owner * 1954 – John Gidman, English footballer * 1954 – Greg Towns, Australian rules footballer * 1955 – Michael Schenker, German guitarist (UFO) * 1955 – Franco Tancredi, Italian footballer * 1956 – Shawn Colvin, American singer * 1956 – Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish writer * 1957 – Paula Smith, American tennis player * 1957 – Greg Walden, American politician * 1958 – Eddie Cheever, American racing car driver * 1958 – Caroline Langrishe, English actress * 1958 – Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter * 1959 – Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete * 1959 – Chris Van Hollen, American congressman * 1959 – Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter * 1960 – Gurinder Chadha, British film director * 1960 – Brian Cowen, Taoiseach of Ireland * 1960 – Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician * 1960 – Samira Said, Moroccan singer * 1961 – Evan Handler, American actor * 1961 – Janet Jones, American actress * 1961 – Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Italian violinist * 1962 – Michael Fortier, Canadian politician * 1963 – Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand footballer * 1963 – Kira Ivanova, Soviet figure skater (d. 2001) * 1963 – David Dewayne Johnson, American convicted murderer (d. 2000) * 1963 – Mark Pryor, American politician * 1964 – Tony Gardner, English actor * 1964 – Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies) * 1965 – Butch Hartman, American animator * 1966 – Steve Kramer, American politician * 1966 – Murali Nair, Indian film director * 1966 – Jeremy Sims, Australian actor * 1967 – Jeremy Cumpston, Australian actor * 1967 – Johan Laats, Belgian judoka * 1967 – Maciej Śliwowski, Polish footballer * 1969 – Janko Kastelic, Canadian conductor * 1969 – Andreas Reinke, German footballer * 1970 – Buff Bagwell, American wrestler * 1970 – Scott Ludlam, Australian politician * 1970 – Alisa Marić, Serbian chess grandmaster * 1972 – Thomas Alsgaard, Norwegian cross-country skier * 1972 – Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer * 1972 – Brian Lawler, American wrestler * 1973 – Jakob Cedergren, Danish actor * 1973 – Ryan Drummond, American voice actor * 1973 – Glenn Robinson, American basketball player * 1973 – Félix Trinidad, Puerto Rican boxer * 1974 – Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor * 1974 – Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer * 1974 – Akari Kaida, Japanese composer * 1974 – Andrey Korneyev, Russian swimmer * 1974 – Steve Marlet, French footballer * 1974 – Clinton O'Brien, Australian rugby league player * 1974 – Bob Peeters, Belgian footballer * 1974 – Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor * 1975 – Jake Delhomme, American football player * 1976 – Adam Kennedy, American baseball player * 1976 – Ian Poulter, English golfer * 1978 – Brent Smith, American singer (Shinedown) * 1979 – Simone Cavalli, Italian footballer * 1979 – Bodo Sieber, German rugby player * 1980 – Nelson Cuevas, Paraguayan footballer * 1980 – Petri Lindroos, Finnish musician (Ensiferum) * 1980 – Sarah Shahi, American actress and model * 1981 – James Coppinger, English footballer * 1981 – Inga Jankauskaitė, Lithuanian actress and singer * 1981 – Brian Joo, American-born Korean singer * 1982 – Julien Brellier, French footballer * 1982 – Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002) * 1983 – Danilo Dirani, Brazilian racing driver * 1983 – Li Nina, Chinese aerial skier * 1984 – Trent Cutler, Australian rugby league player * 1984 – Nando Rafael, Angolan-German footballer * 1984 – Marouane Chamakh, Moroccan footballer * 1985 – Abdulkader Dakka, Syrian footballer * 1985 – Jaroslav Kolbas, Slovak footballer * 1985 – Craig Lewis, American cyclist * 1985 – Alex Meraz, American actor * 1986 – Abigail Clancy, English model * 1986 – Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer * 1986 – Chen Jin, Chinese badminton player * 1986 – Saleisha Stowers, American model * 1986 – Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer * 1987 – César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer * 1988 – Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player * 1989 – Kyle Reimers, Australian rules footballer * 1990 – Mirko Bortolotti, Italian racing car driver * 1990 – Stefano Lilipaly, Dutch-born Indonesian footballer * 1990 – Wilhelm Ingves, Finnish footballer * 1990 – Tao Li, Singaporean swimmer * 1990 – César Ruiz, Peruvian footballer * 1991 – Romain Wattel, French golf player * 1992 – Emmanuel Frimpong, Ghanaian footballer

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