Famous People Born in January 1911

  • Jan 1 Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]

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Jan 1 Hank Greenberg "Hammerin' Hank", Hall-of-Fame 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in New York City (d. 1986)

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Jan 3 John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)
  • Jan 5 Jean-Pierre Aumont, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker) (d. 2001), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 6 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70)
  • Jan 6 Joey Adams, American comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 6 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram, Town People)
  • Jan 6 Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer
  • Jan 7 Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)
  • Jan 7 Butterfly McQueen, [Thelma], actress (Gone With the Wind), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jan 8 Andrej Ocenas, composer
  • Jan 9 Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, British professor of occupational health, born in Kessingland, Suffolk (d. 1997)
  • Jan 9 Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor
  • Jan 10 Jan Boon, [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)
  • Jan 11 Nora Heysen, Australian artist (d. 2003)
  • Jan 11 Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)
  • Jan 13 Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)
  • Jan 14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer
  • Jan 14 Helmut Degen, composer
  • Jan 14 Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer (d. 1998)
  • Jan 15 Cy Feuer, Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jan 15 Wim Kan, Dutch cabaretier
  • Jan 16 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
  • Jan 16 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jan 16 Roger Lap├ębie, French cyclist (d. 1996)
  • Jan 17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austria, musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • Jan 17 Luis W Alvarez, US, physicist (sub atomic, Nobel 1968) [or Jun 13]
  • Jan 18 Gabor Darvas, composer
  • Jan 21 Stanley William Reed, cineaste
  • Jan 22 Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • Jan 22 Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
  • Jan 22 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
  • Jan 23 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer
  • Jan 24 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
  • Jan 25 Julia Frances Smith, composer
  • Jan 26 Norbert Schultze, composer
  • Jan 26 Polykarp Kusch, US, nuclear physicist: Nobel 1955
  • Jan 27 Benay Venuta, actress (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 27 George Pope, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-49 & 0-36 in his only Test)
  • Jan 29 George Burns, British major-general
  • Jan 29 Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)
  • Jan 30 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist
  • Jan 30 Hugh Marlowe, actor (Ellery Queen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 30 Roy Eldridge, Pitts, Pennsylvania, American jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
  • Jan 31 A G Ogston, president (Trinity College-Oxford)
  • Jan 31 Christina Foyle, book seller
  • Jan 31 Eddie Byrne, British actor (d. 1981)