Famous People Born in January 1904

  • Jan 1 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)
  • Jan 1 Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • Jan 1 Florence Lake, American actress (Edgar Kennedy shorts), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • Jan 2 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)
  • Jan 2 Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)
  • Jan 3 Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
  • Jan 5 Erica Morini, concert violinist (d. 1995), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jan 5 Jeane Dixon, American astrologer "A Gift of Prophecy" (d. 1997)
  • Jan 8 Peter Arno, American cartoonist (New Yorker), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Karl Brandt, Alsacian Nazi war criminal (d. 1948)
  • Jan 10 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer
  • Jan 10 Ray Bolger, Dorchester Mass, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz)
  • Jan 11 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
  • Jan 12 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist
  • Jan 13 Richard Addinsell, composer (Taming of Shrew), born in London, England
  • Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
  • Jan 14 Emily Hahn, American writer (d. 1997)
  • Jan 16 Max Vredenburg, composer
  • Jan 17 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
  • Jan 17 Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds)
  • Jan 18 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], Bristol England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest)
  • Jan 18 Henri-Georges Adam, French etcher/painter/sculptor (Grand Nude)
  • Jan 18 Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (d. 2006)
  • Jan 19 James Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
  • Jan 20 Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)
  • Jan 20 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin
  • Jan 20 Theodore Brameld, author/educator (Use of Explosive Ideas)
  • Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 21 Richard P Blackmur, Mass, critic/poet (Good European)

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Jan 22 George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, born in St. Petersburgh, Russian Empire (d. 1983) [OS=Jan 9]

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • Jan 22 Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (d. 1941)
  • Jan 23 Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, born in Telč (d. 1969)
  • Jan 25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
  • Jan 26 Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)

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Jan 26 Sean MacBride, statesman/Amnesty Intl co-founder (Nobel '74), born in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA Seán MacBride
Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA
Seán MacBride
  • Jan 26 Ancel Keys, American scientist (d. 2004)
  • Jan 28 Canuplin, Filipino magician and bodabil entertainer (d. 1979)
  • Jan 31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)