Famous Birthdays on 14th January

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83 BC Mark Antony [Marcus Antonius], Rome, Roman Politician and General (Battle of Actium) (d. 30 BC)

Roman Politician and General Mark Antony
Roman Politician and General
Mark Antony
  • 1131 King Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182)
  • 1451 Franchinus Gaffurius, composer
  • 1467 Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia
  • 1477 Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
  • 1507 Catherine of Habsburg, Infanta of Spain and queen of Portugal (d. 1578)
  • 1551 Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608)
  • 1566 Angelo Notari, composer
  • 1592 Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India
  • 1615 John Biddle, English minister (Unitarian)
  • 1618 Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
  • 1655 Angelo Predieri, composer
  • 1664 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36)
  • 1684 Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter
  • 1684 Johann Matthias Hase, German scientist (d. 1742)
  • 1702 Nakamikado Emperor of Japan (d. 1737)
  • 1705 Jean-Baptiste C Bouvet de Lozier/Lozier-Bouvet, governor (Reunion Is)
  • 1722 Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer
  • 1730 William Whipple, merchant/judge (Declaration of Independence signer)

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1741 Benedict Arnold, Norwich Connecticut, US general turned traitor (American Revolutionary War)

US Defector General Benedict Arnold
US Defector General
Benedict Arnold
  • 1751 Corona Elizabeth Wilhelmine Schroter, composer
  • 1780 Francois-Joseph Dizi, composer
  • 1791 Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
  • 1792 Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)
  • 1793 John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852)
  • 1798 Isaac da Costa, Dutch writer/lawyer
  • 1798 Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72)
  • 1800 Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
  • 1804 John Park, composer
  • 1806 Matthew Fontaine Maury, Naval Commander (Confederacy)
  • 1806 Sir Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria (d. 1855)
  • 1812 Carl Gradener, composer
  • 1814 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer
  • 1817 Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna)
  • 1818 Zacharias Topelius, Finnish historical novelist (Surgeon's Stories)
  • 1819 Fabio Campana, composer
  • 1819 Frederick Steele, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1822 Nicholas Mori, composer
  • 1824 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
  • 1831 John Bullock Clark Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1834 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer
  • 1836 [Hugh] Judson Kilpatrick, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1881)
  • 1836 Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter (d. 1904)
  • 1839 Emil Bohn, composer
  • 1841 Berthe M P Morisot, French painter/aquarellist
  • 1844 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer
  • 1845 Henry C K Petty-Fitzmaurice 5th marquess of Landsdowne/gov-gen Canada
  • 1850 Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor
  • 1850 Pierre Loti, French writer (d. 1923)
  • 1851 Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
  • 1856 J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)
  • 1857 Alice Pike Barney, American painter
  • 1861 Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)
  • 1863 Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator
  • 1868 Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)
  • 1870 Sir George Pearce, Australian politician (d. 1952)
  • 1871 Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)
  • 1874 Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit)
  • 1875 Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)
  • 1878 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
  • 1882 Hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)
  • 1886 Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle)
  • 1889 Vincenzo Davico, composer
  • 1892 Hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)
  • 1892 Martin Niemöller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
  • 1895 George Richard Samways, children's writer
  • 1896 John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel)
  • 1897 Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (d. 1978)
  • 1898 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1899 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
  • 1899 Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author (d. 1985)
  • 1901 Bebe Daniels, Scotland, actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke)
  • 1901 Carlos P Romulo, Philippine general/diplomat/jurist
  • 1902 Alfred Tarski, Warsaw, mathematician/logician
  • 1902 F C Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], Dutch writer (De Turkenoorlog)
  • 1903 Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter)
  • 1904 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
  • 1904 Emily Hahn, American writer (d. 1997)
  • 1905 Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Walter Knape, composer
  • 1906 William Bendix, actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907 Derek Richter, British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning & memory)
  • 1907 Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician
  • 1907 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (d. 1985)
  • 1908 Carl Esmond, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1908 Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo, US singer/actor (Miracle of Women)
  • 1909 Joseph Walton Losey, Wisconsin, director (Damned, Accident)
  • 1910 Renier van der Velden, composer
  • 1911 George Amadee Tremblay, composer
  • 1911 Helmut Degen, composer
  • 1911 Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer (d. 1998)
  • 1913 Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • 1914 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
  • 1915 Andre Frossard, Catholic columnist
  • 1915 Mark Goodson, American game show producer (d. 1992)
  • 1916 John Oliver Killens, novelist
  • 1919 Andy Rooney, Albany NY, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
  • 1919 Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier (Italy), (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux)
  • 1920 Donald Beard, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the 1950's)
  • 1920 George Herman, newsman (CBS-TV)
  • 1921 Charles Gaupp, German/Dutch painter
  • 1921 Mark Lawrence, pianist (Alice Pearce), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1921 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Ken Sailors, professional basketball player (popularized and may have invented the jump shot), born in Bushnell, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1925 Yukio Mishima, Japan, novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion)
  • 1925 Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • 1926 Frank Aletter, Long Island NY, actor (Mac-It's About Time, Tom-Nancy)
  • 1926 Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/Soth African activist
  • 1926 Tom Tryon, Hartford CT, actor (Cardinal, All That Glitters)
  • 1926 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), born in London (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Ivan Kalita, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1927 Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist
  • 1928 Gerald Arpino, choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1928 Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
  • 1929 Aleksander Petrovic, film director
  • 1929 Billy Walker, Ralls Tx, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • 1930 Edgar Sergeyi Hovhanesyan, composer
  • 1931 Juraj Pospisil, composer
  • 1931 Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer
  • 1932 Caterina Valente, Paris France, singer (Entertainers)
  • 1932 Harriet Andersson, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Cries & Whispers)
  • 1932 Don Garlits, American race car driver
  • 1933 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Richard Briers, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1935 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
  • 1936 Clarence Carter, US singer (Thread the Needle)
  • 1936 John Paul Cain, Sweetwater TX, PGA golfer (1989 Greater Grand Rapids)
  • 1936 Ludmila Pinayeva, USSR, 500m kayak (Olympic-gold-1964, 1968, 1972)
  • 1936 Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1937 Billie Jo Spears, country singer
  • 1937 Ken Higgs, cricketer (effective England pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1965-68)
  • 1937 Erland Kops, Danish badminton player
  • 1937 Shoban Babu, Indian actor
  • 1938 Allen Toussaint [Naomi Neville], American R&B musician & songwriter (Ride Your Pony), born in Gert Town, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1938 Jack Jones, singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940 Julian Bond, American civil rights leader and politician (D-Ga), born in Nashville Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • 1941 C L "Gibby" Gilbert Jr, Chattanooga TN, PGA golfer (1976 Danny Thomas)
  • 1941 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

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1941 [Dorothy] Faye Dunaway, Bascom Fl, actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde)

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • 1941 Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman
  • 1942 Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician
  • 1942 Carol Bellamy, Planfield NJ, (City Council Pres-D- 1978-85), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer
  • 1942 Dave Campbell, American baseball player
  • 1943 Holland Taylor, Phila, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth)
  • 1943 Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas
  • 1943 Ronald Hunter, actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)
  • 1943 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
  • 1944 Graham Vivian Marsh, Kalgoorlie Australia, PGA golfer (1977 Heritage)
  • 1944 Marjoe Gortner, American evangelist
  • 1944 Nina Totenberg, American journalist
  • 1945 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter
  • 1945 Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer and administrator
  • 1945 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • 1946 Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
  • 1947 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • 1948 Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, St. Louis, Missouri, American musician and producer
  • 1948 Carl Weathers, New Orlean La, actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky)
  • 1948 Tim Harris, rocker (Foundations)
  • 1949 Christine Belford, Amityville NY, actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210)
  • 1949 Lawrence Kasdan, director/writer (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1949 Paul Chubb, Australian actor (d. 2002)
  • 1949 Mary Robison, American writer
  • 1951 Gil Pak Jong, Korea PR, judo (Olympic-1976)
  • 1951 William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • 1952 Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
  • 1952 Maureen Dowd, American writer
  • 1952 Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
  • 1954 Jim Duggan, American wrestler
  • 1956 Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
  • 1956 Ben Heppner, Canadian singer
  • 1957 Suzanne Danielle, English actress
  • 1957 Anchee Min, Chinese writer
  • 1958 Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993)
  • 1959 Carl Chas Smash Smyth, rock bassist (Madness-Our House)
  • 1959 Geoff Tate, vocalist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • 1959 Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
  • 1959 Susan Smith, Beloit WISC, playmate (Sept, 1981)
  • 1961 Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman
  • 1961 Mike Tramp (Trempenau), Denmark, Copenhagen Denmark, heavy metal rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction)
  • 1962 Patrica Morrison, rocker (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet)
  • 1962 Michael McCaul, American politician
  • 1963 Steven Soderbergh, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1964 Sergei Nemchinov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98)
  • 1964 Mark Addy, British actor
  • 1964 Ernest Miller, American wrestler
  • 1964 Shepard Smith, American news anchor
  • 1965 Dave Lowry, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
  • 1965 Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourg, actress (The Fan)
  • 1965 Jemma Redgrave, actress (Buddha of Suburbia), born in London, England
  • 1965 Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (d. 2006)
  • 1965 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British chef
  • 1966 Daniel J Schneider, actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1966 Matt Brock, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1967 Emily Watson, actress (Breaking the Waves, Boxer)
  • 1967 Terry Wooden, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks, KC Chiefs)
  • 1967 Tom Rhodes, actor (Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes)