Wednesday, January 16, 2013

January 16 Birthdays


1093 – Isaac Komnenos, son of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos
1245 – Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)
1409 – René I of Naples (d. 1480)
1477 – Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
1501 – Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)
1516 – Bayinnaung, King of Burma (d. 1581)
1616 – François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)
1626 – Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)
1634 – Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
1675 – Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)
1691 – Peter Scheemakers, Flemish Roman Catholic sculptor (d. 1781)
1728 – Niccolò Piccinni, Italian composer (d. 1800)
1749 – Vittorio Alfieri, Italian dramatist (d. 1803)
1757 – Richard Goodwin Keats, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1834)
1807 – Charles Henry Davis, American Civil War Admiral (d. 1877)
1815 – Henry W. Halleck, American Civil War general (d. 1872)
1821 – John C. Breckinridge, American lawyer and politician, 14th Vice President of the United States and Confederate general (d. 1875)
1834 – Robert R. Hitt, American politician (d. 1906)
1836 – King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894)
1838 – Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)
1844 – Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)
1853 – Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor and theatre manager (d. 1937)
1853 – Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)
1853 – André Michelin, French industrialist (d. 1931)
1853 – Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)
1872 – Henri Busser, French composer (d. 1973)
1872 – Edward Gordon Craig, English actor, producer, director and scenic designer (d. 1966)
1874 – Robert W. Service, Canadian poet (d. 1958)
1875 – Leonor Michaelis, German enzyme kinetic theorist (d. 1947)
1878 – Harry Carey, American silent film actor (d. 1947)
1880 – Samuel Jones, American athlete (d. 1954)
1882 – Robert Lane, Canadian football player (d. 1940)
1885 – Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (d. 1967)
1886 – John Hamilton, American actor (d. 1958)
1888 – Osip Brik, Russian writer (d. 1945)
1893 – Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
1894 – Irving Mills, American jazz music publisher (d. 1985)
1895 – Nat Schachner, American author (d. 1955)
1896 – Ruth Rose, American screenwriter (d. 1978)
1897 – Carlos Pellicer, Mexican poet (d. 1977)
1898 – Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002)
1898 – Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)
1900 – Edith Frank, Holocaust victim and mother of Anne Frank (d. 1945)
1901 – Fulgencio Batista, Cuban leader (d. 1973)
1901 – Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)
1902 – Eric Liddell, Scottish runner (d. 1945)
1903 – William Grover-Williams, English-French racing driver and WWII resistance fighter (d. 1945)
1905 – Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor (d. 1989)
1906 – Diana Wynyard, British actress (d. 1964)
1907 – Alexander Knox, Canadian actor (d. 1995)
1907 – Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
1908 – Ethel Merman, American actress and singer (d. 1984)
1908 – Günther Prien, German World War II submarine captain (d. 1941)
1910 – Dizzy Dean, American baseball player (d. 1974)
1911 – Roger Lapébie, French cyclist (d. 1996)
1911 – Eduardo Frei Montalva, Chilean politician (d. 1982)
1914 – Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
1915 – Leslie H. Martinson, American television and film director.
1916 – Philip Lucock, Australian politician and Presbyterian minister (d. 1996)
1917 – Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)
1918 – Nel Benschop, Dutch poet (d. 2005)
1918 – Allan Ekelund, Swedish film producer (d. 2009)
1918 – Clem Jones, Australian Lord Mayor of Brisbane (d. 2007)
1918 – Stirling Silliphant, American writer (d. 1996)
1919 – Jerome Horwitz, American scientist (d. 2012)
1920 – Alberto Crespo, Argentine race car driver (d. 1991)
1920 – Elliott Reid, American actor
1921 – Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (d. 2004)
1922 – Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
1923 – Gene Feist, American actor and producer
1923 – Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
1924 – Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (d. 2002)
1928 – Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
1928 – William Kennedy, American author
1930 – Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
1930 – Norman Podhoretz, US writer, foreign policy adviser
1930 – Paula Tilbrook, British actress
1931 – Robert L. Park, American physicist
1931 – Johannes Rau, German politician (d. 2006)
1932 – Dian Fossey, American zoologist (d. 1985)
1933 – Susan Sontag, American writer (d. 2004)
1934 – Marilyn Horne, American opera singer
1935 – A.J. Foyt, American race car driver and team owner
1937 – Lorraine Bayly, Australian actress
1937 – Luiz Bueno, Brazilian racing driver
1938 – Michael Pataki, American actor (d. 2010)
1938 – Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
1942 – René Angélil, Canadian music executive
1942 – Barbara Lynn, American singer
1943 – Gavin Bryars, English composer and double bassist
1943 – Brian Ferneyhough, British composer
1944 – Gerd Klier, German footballer (d. 2011)
1944 – Jim Stafford, American singer and songwriter
1945 – Wim Suurbier, Dutch footballer
1946 – Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
1946 – Ronnie Milsap, American singer and songwriter
1946 – Katia Ricciarelli, Italian soprano
1947 – Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
1947 – Sarah Jane Olson, American political activist
1947 – Harvey Proctor, British politician
1947 – Laura Schlessinger, American radio talk show host
1947 – Harald Stabell, Norwegian barrister
1948 – John Carpenter, American film director
1948 – Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
1948 – Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor
1948 – Cliff Thorburn, Canadian snooker player
1949 – Anne F. Beiler, American businesswoman, founded Auntie Anne's
1949 – Caroline Munro, British actress
1949 – Andrew Refshauge, Australian politician, Deputy Premier of New South Wales
1950 – Debbie Allen, American dancer and choreographer
1950 – Brian Castro, Australian author
1950 – Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
1950 – Robert Schimmel, American Comedian (d. 2010)
1951 – Glenn Ordway, American radio talk show host
1952 – King Fuad II of Egypt
1952 – L. Blaine Hammond, NASA astronaut
1953 – Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
1955 – Jerry M. Linenger, NASA astronaut
1956 – Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
1956 – Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
1956 – Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
1957 – Jurijs Andrejevs, Latvian footballer
1957 – Ricardo Darin, Argentine actor
1958 – Anatoli Boukreev, Russian climber (d. 1997)
1958 – Lena Ek, Swedish politician
1959 – Juanita Bynum, American televangelist
1959 – Sade, Nigerian-born singer
1961 – Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke, Prong, and Ministry) (d. 2007)
1961 – Ronnie Lee Gardner, American criminal (d.2010)
1962 – Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian politician
1962 – Tracey Moore, voice actress
1962 – Denis O'Hare, Irish-American actor
1962 – Paul Webb, British musician (Talk Talk, .O.rang)
1963 – James May, English television presenter
1965 – Maxine Jones, American singer (En Vogue)
1965 – Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter
1968 – David Chokachi, American actor
1969 – Neil Back, England rugby player
1969 – Marinus Bester, German footballer
1969 – Roy Jones, Jr., American boxer
1969 – Per "Dead" Ohlin, Swedish singer (Mayhem and Morbid) (d. 1991)
1969 – Rich Ward, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fozzy, Stuck Mojo, and Adrenaline Mob)
1970 – Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author
1970 – Brendan O'Hare, Scottish drummer (Teenage Fanclub and Telstar Ponies)
1970 – Ron Villone, American baseball player
1971 – Sergi Bruguera, Spanish tennis player
1972 – Ruben Bagger, Danish footballer
1972 – Ang Christou, Australian footballer
1972 – Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor
1972 – Yuri Drozdov, Russian footballer
1972 – Ezra Hendrickson, Vincentian footballer
1972 – Salah Hissou, Moroccan runner
1972 – Joe Horn, American football player
1972 – Richard T. Jones, American actor
1972 – Greg Page, Australian musician and actor (The Wiggles)
1972 – Alen Peternac, Croatian footballer
1973 – Josie Davis, American actress
1974 – Marlon Anderson, American baseball player
1974 – Kate Moss, English model
1975 – Greg Strause, American visual effects creator
1975 – Gillian Iliana Waters, American actress
1976 – Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver
1976 – Martina Moravcová, Slovak female swimmer
1977 – Ariel Zeevi, Israeli judoka
1977 – Jeff Foster, American basketball player
1978 – Alfredo Amézaga, Mexican baseball player
1979 – Aaliyah, American singer and actress (d. 2001)
1979 – Muntadhar al-Zaidi, Iraqi journalist
1979 – Mark Anthony Fernandez, Filipino actor
1979 – Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player
1979 – Jason Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 – Seydou Keita, Malian footballer
1980 – Lin Manuel Miranda, American actor, composer, lyricist
1980 – Albert Pujols, Dominican-born baseball player
1980 – Michelle Wild, Hungarian model
1981 – Jamie Lundmark, Canadian ice hockey player
1981 – Nick Valensi, American guitarist (The Strokes)
1981 – Bobby Zamora, English footballer
1982 – Samuel Preston, British singer (The Ordinary Boys)
1982 – Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer
1983 – Emanuel Pogatetz, Austrian footballer
1983 – Andriy Rusol, Ukrainian footballer
1984 – Stephan Lichtsteiner, Swiss footballer
1984 – Jared Slingerland, Canadian musician (Left Spine Down and Front Line Assembly)
1985 – Joe Flacco, American football player
1985 – Gintaras Janusevicius, Lithuanian pianist
1985 – Jonathan Richter, Danish footballer
1985 – Simon Richter, Danish footballer
1985 – Pablo Zabaleta, Argentine footballer
1986 – Mason Gamble, American actor
1986 – Irina Kuzmina, Latvian tennis player
1986 – Paula Pareto, Argentine judoka
1986 – Johannes Rahn, German footballer
1986 – Reto Ziegler, Swiss footballer
1987 – Lauren McAvoy, British fashion model
1988 – Nicklas Bendtner, Danish footballer
1988 – Jorge Torres Nilo, Mexican footballer
1989 – Yvonne Zima, American actress
1991 – Matt Duchene, Canadian hockey player
1992 – Maja Keuc, Slovenian singer
1993 – Amandine Hesse, French tennis player
1995 – Mikaela Turik, Canadian cricketer

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