Famous People Born in January 1914

  • Jan 1 Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)
  • Jan 3 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
  • Jan 4 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
  • Jan 4 Herman Franks, American baseball player

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Jan 5 George Reeves, American actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), born in Woolstock, Iowa (d. 1959)

  • Jan 5 Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
  • Jan 6 Arnold Richardson, composer
  • Jan 6 Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)
  • Jan 6 David Bruce, Kankakee Ill, actor (Harry-Beulah)
  • Jan 8 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
  • Jan 9 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jan 9 Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], burlesque actress (Gypsy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 9 Kenny [Klook] Clarke, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Claude Gallimard, French publisher
  • Jan 10 Polly Rowles, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
  • Jan 11 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
  • Jan 12 Edward John Gurney, American politician, US senator (1969-74), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1996)
  • Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
  • Jan 14 Thomas J. Watson Jr., American businessman and politician (President of IBM, 1952-1971, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1979-1981), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • Jan 15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
  • Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgian church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
  • Jan 16 Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
  • Jan 17 Anacleto Angelini, Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
  • Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, German writer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • Jan 19 Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
  • Jan 20 Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)
  • Jan 22 Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
  • Jan 23 Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
  • Jan 26 Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)
  • Jan 26 Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (d. 2006)
  • Jan 27 Anna Larina, revolutionary
  • Jan 28 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
  • Jan 30 David Wayne, American stage and screen actor (Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib), born in Traverse City, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • Jan 30 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 30 Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
  • Jan 31 Carey Loftin, American actor (The Deer Hunder, The Goonies), born in Blountstown Florida (d. 1997)

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Jan 31 Jersey Joe Walcott, American heavyweight boxing champion (1951-52), born in Merchantville, New Jersey (d. 1994)

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  • Jan 31 Louis Osman, architect/artist/goldsmith
  • Jan 31 Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure