Birthdays in History in January 1911

  • Jan 3 John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)
  • Jan 6 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70)
  • 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 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 17 Luis W Alvarez, US, physicist (sub atomic, Nobel 1968) [or Jun 13]
  • Jan 21 Stanley William Reed, cineaste
  • Jan 24 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
  • Jan 26 Polykarp Kusch, US, nuclear physicist: Nobel 1955
  • Jan 29 George Burns, British major-general
  • Jan 29 Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)
  • Jan 30 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist
  • Jan 31 A G Ogston, president (Trinity College-Oxford)
  • Jan 31 Christina Foyle, book seller