Birthdays in History in January 1936

  • Jan 1 James Sinegal, American businessman
  • Jan 6 Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- )
  • Jan 7 Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer
  • Jan 8 Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education (1979-82)
  • Jan 8 Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Australian-born British scientist
  • Jan 9 Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
  • Jan 10 Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002)
  • Jan 10 Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 10 Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
  • Jan 11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jan 13 Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
  • Jan 15 Concepcion Picciotto, American peace activist (longest political protest in US history, outside The White House), born in Vigo, Spain (d. 2016)
  • Jan 20 Eldred G Maduro, minister (Netherland Antilles)
  • Jan 22 Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 22 Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
  • Jan 24 Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle
  • Jan 25 Dan Schaefer, (Rep-R-CO, 1983- )
  • Jan 26 Sal Buscema, American comic book artist
  • Jan 27 Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)

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Jan 27 Samuel Ting, American physicist and Nobel Laureate, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Samuel Ting
  • Jan 28 Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Jan 28 Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Jan 29 Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 F. Vernon Boozer, American politician