Sunday, January 22, 2012

January 22 Birthdays

* 1263 – Ibn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (d. 1328)
* 1440 – Ivan III of Russia (d. 1505)
* 1553 – Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (d. 1625)
* 1561 – Sir Francis Bacon, English philosopher (d. 1626)
* 1570 – Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, English politician (d. 1631)
* 1592 – Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist (d. 1655)
* 1654 – Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (d. 1729)
* 1690 – Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
* 1729 – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, German author and philosopher (d. 1781)
* 1733 – Philip Carteret, British Naval Officer (d. 1796)
* 1740 – Noah Phelps, American Spy (d. 1809)
* 1781 – François Antoine Habeneck, French violinist (d. 1849)
* 1788 – George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (Lord Byron), English poet (d. 1824)
* 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)
* 1820 – Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
* 1831 – Jack Slade, American frontier figure (d. 1864)
* 1831 – Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1917)
* 1840 – Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)
* 1849 – August Strindberg, Swedish writer (d. 1912)
* 1858 – Beatrice Webb, English economist (d. 1943)
* 1869 – Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)
* 1869 – José Vicente de Freitas, Portuguese military officer and politician (d. 1952)
* 1874 – Edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)
* 1874 – Jay Hughes, American baseball player (d. 1924)
* 1875 – D. W. Griffith, American film director (d. 1948)
* 1876 – Warren McLaughlin, American baseball player (d. 1923)
* 1877 – Tom Jones, American baseball player (d. 1923)
* 1879 – Francis Picabia, French-born painter and poet (d. 1953)
* 1880 – Bill O'Neill, American baseball player (d. 1920)
* 1881 – Ira Thomas, American baseball player (d. 1958)
* 1882 – Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (d. 1956)
* 1886 – Roman Ungern von Sternberg, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1921)
* 1887 – Helen Hoyt, American poet (d. 1972)
* 1889 – Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (d. 1935)
* 1889 – Amos Strunk, American baseball player (d. 1979)
* 1890 – Fred M. Vinson, 13th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1953)
* 1890 – Vinko Žganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
* 1891 – Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher, and political theorist (d. 1937)
* 1892 – Marcel Dassault, French industrialist (d. 1986)
* 1893 – Conrad Veidt, German actor (d. 1943)
* 1897 – Rosa Ponselle, American soprano (d. 1981)
* 1899 – Martti Haavio, Finnish poet (d. 1973)
* 1900 – Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (d. 1980)
* 1902 – Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (d. 1970)
* 1903 – Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966)
* 1903 – Robin Milford, British composer (d. 1959)
* 1904 – George Balanchine, Russian choreographer (d. 1983)
* 1904 – Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (d. 1941)
* 1904 – John Milligan, American baseball player (d. 1972)
* 1906 – Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)
* 1906 – Robert E. Howard, American author (d. 1936)
* 1907 – Douglas Corrigan, American pilot (d. 1995)
* 1907 – Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
* 1907 – Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (d. 2004)
* 1908 – Lev Davidovich Landau, Soviet physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1968)
* 1908 – Prince Oana, American baseball player (d. 1976)
* 1909 – Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (d. 1965)
* 1909 – Ann Sothern, American actress (d. 2001)
* 1909 – U Thant, Burmese diplomat and 3rd United Nations Secretary General (d. 1974)
* 1911 – Bruno Kreisky, Chancellor of Austria (d. 1990)
* 1913 – Henry Bauchau, Belgian novelist, poet, and psychoanalyst
* 1913 – William Conway, Northern Irish cardinal (d. 1977)
* 1913 – Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
* 1914 – Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer (d. 2001)
* 1915 – Heinrich Albertz, German theologian and politician (d. 1993)
* 1916 – Bill Durnan, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1972)
* 1916 – Henri Dutilleux, French composer
* 1916 – Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati author, poet, astrologist (d. 1994)
* 1917 – Huck Geary, American baseball player (d. 1981)
* 1918 – Elmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1919 – Diomedes Olivo, Dominican Republic baseball player (d. 1977)
* 1920 – Irving Kristol, American pundit, columnist and author (d. 2009)
* 1920 – Sir Alf Ramsey, English football manager (d. 1999)
* 1922 – Howard Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (d. 1987)
* 1924 – J. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (d. 2001)
* 1925 – Johnny Bucha, American baseball player (d. 1996)
* 1925 – Bobby Young, American baseball player (d. 1985)
* 1927 – Lou Creekmur, American football player (d. 2009)
* 1928 – Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (d. 2004)
* 1931 – Sam Cooke, American singer (d. 1964)
* 1932 – Berthold Grünfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist (d. 2007)
* 1932 – Piper Laurie, American actress
* 1934 – Bill Bixby, American actor (d. 1993)
* 1934 – Graham Kerr, British-born chef
* 1935 – Seymour Cassel, American actor
* 1936 – Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
* 1936 – Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
* 1937 – Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan rebel leader
* 1937 – Joseph Wambaugh, American author
* 1938 – Altair, Brazilian footballer
* 1939 – Jørgen Garde, Danish admiral (d. 1996)
* 1939 – Alfredo Palacio, former President of Ecuador
* 1939 – Jeff Smith, American chef (d. 2004)
* 1939 – J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1994)
* 1940 – John Hurt, English actor
* 1940 – George Seifert, American football coach
* 1942 – Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
* 1943 – Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress
* 1945 – Arthur Beetson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2011)
* 1946 – Malcolm McLaren, British music manager (d. 2010)
* 1946 – Serge Savard, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1948 – Northern Calloway, American actor (d. 1990)
* 1948 – Gilbert Levine, American conductor
* 1949 – Mike Caldwell, American baseball player
* 1949 – Phil Miller, English guitarist (National Health, In Cahoots, Matching Mole)
* 1949 – Steve Perry, American singer and musician (Journey)
* 1950 – Pamela Salem, English actress
* 1951 – Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)
* 1951 – Leon Roberts, American baseball player
* 1951 – Steve J. Spears, Australian playwright, actor, writer and singer (d. 2007)
* 1952 – Ramón Avilés, Puerto Rican baseball player
* 1952 – Teddy Gentry, American musician (Alabama)
* 1952 – Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
* 1953 – Jim Jarmusch, American director
* 1953 – Myung-Whun Chung,South Korean Conductor and pianist
* 1954 – Tully Blanchard, American professional wrestler
* 1954 – Chris Lemmon, American actor
* 1954 – Peter Pilz, Austrian politician
* 1955 – Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
* 1955 – Thomas David Jones, American astronaut
* 1956 – Steve Riley, American drummer
* 1956 – John Wesley Shipp, American actor
* 1957 – Mike Bossy, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1957 – Brian Dayett, American baseball player
* 1957 – Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
* 1957 – Godfrey Thoma, Nauruan politician
* 1957 – Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist
* 1958 – Nikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player and manager
* 1959 – Linda Blair, American actress
* 1960 – Michael Hutchence, Australian singer (INXS) (d. 1997)
* 1961 – Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (d. 2010)
* 1961 – Daniel Johnston, American singer-songwriter and artist
* 1962 – Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor
* 1962 – Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
* 1962 – Eric Schaeffer, American actor and director
* 1963 – Javier Ortiz, American baseball player
* 1963 – Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
* 1963 – Jeff Treadway, American baseball player
* 1964 – Nigel Benn, English boxer
* 1964 – Joe Dudek, American football player
* 1964 – Wayne Kirby, American baseball player
* 1964 – Stojko Vranković, Croatian basketball player
* 1965 – Steven Adler, American drummer (Guns N' Roses)
* 1965 – DJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor
* 1965 – Diane Lane, American actress
* 1965 – Brian McCardie, Scottish actor
* 1965 – Andrew Roachford, English singer and songwriter
* 1965 – Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress
* 1967 – Nick Gillingham, British swimmer
* 1967 – Eleanor McEvoy, Irish singer and songwriter
* 1967 – Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1967 – Ecaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast
* 1968 – Heath, Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
* 1968 – Frank Lebœuf, French footballer
* 1968 – Mauricio Serna, Colombian footballer
* 1969 – Olivia d'Abo, English actress
* 1969 – Keith Gordon, American baseball player
* 1969 – John Linton Roberson, American cartoonist
* 1970 – Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist
* 1970 – Alex Ross, American comic book artist
* 1971 – Stan Collymore, English footballer
* 1972 – Katie Barberi, Mexican actress
* 1972 – Gabriel Macht, American actor
* 1972 – Romi Park, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
* 1972 – Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver (d. 1999)
* 1972 – Namrata Shirodkar, Indian actress
* 1973 – Rogerio Ceni, Brazilian footballer
* 1974 – Cameron McConville, Australian racing driver
* 1975 – Balthazar Getty, American actor
* 1975 – Felipe Giaffone, Brazilian racing driver
* 1975 – James Murray English actor
* 1975 – David Výborný, Czech ice hockey player
* 1976 – Jimmy Anderson, American baseball player
* 1976 – James Dearth, American football player
* 1977 – Mario Domm, Mexican singer-songwriter
* 1977 – Jono Gibbes, New Zealand rugby union footballer
* 1977 – Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer
* 1977 – Matthew Newton, Australian actor
* 1977 – Aaron Rakers, American baseball player
* 1977 – Luciano Andrade Rissutt, Brazilian footballer
* 1978 – Chone Figgins, American baseball player
* 1979 – Carlos Ruiz, Panamanian baseball player
* 1980 – Jake Grove, American football player
* 1980 – Christopher Masterson, American actor
* 1980 – Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer
* 1980 – Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer
* 1981 – Willa Ford, American singer
* 1981 – Beverley Mitchell, American actress
* 1981 – Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence)
* 1981 – Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer
* 1982 – Fabricio Coloccini, Argentine footballer
* 1982 – Jason Peters, American football player
* 1983 – Shaun Cody, American football player
* 1984 – Ben Eager, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1984 – Ubaldo Jiménez, Dominican baseball player
* 1984 – Raica Oliveira, Brazilian model
* 1984 – Leon Powe, American basketball player
* 1984 – Maceo Rigters, Dutch footballer
* 1985 – Orianthi Panagaris, Australian guitarist
* 1985 – Mohamed Sissoko, Malian footballer
* 1986 – Maher Magri, Tunisian footballer
* 1986 – Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model
* 1986 – Daniel Wayne Smith, American reality television personality (d. 2006)
* 1987 – Astrid Jacobsen, Norwegian cross-country skier
* 1987 – Shane Long, Irish footballer
* 1987 – Ray Rice, American football player
* 1988 – Asher Allen, American football player
* 1988 – Greg Oden, American basketball player
* 1990 – Alizé Cornet, French tennis player
* 1991 – Alex MacDowall, British racing driver
* 1993 – Rio Haryanto, Indonesian racing driver
* 1993 – Tommy Knight, English actor

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