Birthdays in History in January 1927

  • Jan 1 Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer
  • Jan 1 Maurice BĂ©jart, French choreographer (d. 2007)

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Jan 1 Vernon L. Smith, American economist and Nobel laureate, born in Wichita, Kansas

Economist Vernon L. Smith
Economist
Vernon L. Smith
  • Jan 2 David Herbert, publisher
  • Jan 2 Richard Belmont Ray, (Rep-D-Ga) [or Feb 2]
  • Jan 4 Paul Desmarais, Canadian businessman
  • Jan 6 Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, 11th US Surgeon General (1969-73), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Jan 8 Charles Tomlinson, British poet and translator, born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Jan 10 Otto Stich, Swiss politician
  • Jan 13 Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
  • Jan 13 Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
  • Jan 17 Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
  • Jan 18 Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player (d. 1990)
  • Jan 20 Geoffrey WT Atkins, British World Champion racket player (1954-72)
  • Jan 20 Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor/ceramist
  • Jan 23 Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (d. 1994)
  • Jan 24 Paula Hawkins, (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86)
  • Jan 24 Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25 Seung Sahn, zen teacher (Korean line)
  • Jan 26 Jose Simon Azcona Hoyo, president of Honduras (1986-90)
  • Jan 28 Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)
  • Jan 28 J D Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College-Oxford)
  • Jan 29 Edward Abbey, US author (Desert Solitaire)
  • Jan 30 Olof Palme, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 31 Lorraine Warren, American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Monroe, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Lorraine Warren