Birthdays in History in January 1958

  • Jan 7 Peter R Mokaba, president (South African Youth Congress)
  • Jan 9 Mehmet Ali Ağca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II
  • Jan 9 Stephen Neale, British philosopher
  • Jan 11 Diego León Montoya Sánchez, former Colombian crime boss
  • Jan 14 Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993)
  • Jan 15 Boris Tadić, President of Serbia
  • Jan 16 Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer
  • Jan 16 Lena Ek, Swedish politician
  • Jan 18 Jeffrey N Williams, Superior Wisc, Major Army/astronaut
  • Jan 19 Thomas Kinkade, artist, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)
  • Jan 25 Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier
  • Jan 27 Alan Milburn, British MP
  • Jan 27 James Grippando, American novelist
  • Jan 27 Kadri Mälk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer
  • Jan 30 Brett Butler, comedienne (Grace-Grace Under Fire), born in Montgomery, Alabama