Famous People Born in January 1910

  • Jan 1 Russ Bender, American actor and writer (Amazing Colossal Man; Space Monster; It Conquered the World), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • Jan 2 Srirangam Srinivasarao [Sri Sri], Telugu Poet, born in Visakhapatnam, India (d. 1983)
  • Jan 2 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, born in Berlin (d. 1990)
  • Jan 3 Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball utility (World Series 1941; Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Coalinga, California (d. 2000)
  • Jan 3 Thomas Stuart Willan, English economic historian (d. 1994)
  • Jan 4 Arthur Villeneuve, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • Jan 5 Ed Widseth, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (University of Minnesota; Pro Bowl 1938; NY Giants), born in Gonvick, Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • Jan 5 Hugh Brannum, American actor and singer (Captain Kangaroo - "Mr. Green Jeans"; The Fred Waring Show - "Lumpy"), born in Sandwich, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Jan 5 Jack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 1936), born in Crushington, New Zealand (d. 1949)
  • Jan 6 Wright Morris, American novelist & photographer, born in Central City, Nebraska (d. 1998)
  • Jan 7 Alain de Rothschild, French banker (Banque Rothschild), born in Paris, France (d. 1982)
  • Jan 7 Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet (d. 1984)
  • Jan 7 Orval Faubus, American politician, Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
  • Jan 8 Galina Ulanova, Russian ballet dancer considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century (Bolshoi Theatre), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1998)
  • Jan 8 Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], American actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)
  • Jan 9 Dick Henry Jurgen, American swing music bandleader, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1995)
  • Jan 9 Henriette Puig-Roget, French pianist, organist (Oratory of the Louvre, 1935-79), and music educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1957-79), born in Bastia, Corsica (d. 1992)
  • Jan 10 Alioune Diop, Senegalese writer & editor (Présence africaine), born in Senegal (d. 1980)
  • Jan 10 Jean Martinon, French conductor & composer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1976)
  • Jan 11 Dorothy Stroud, English museum curator & biographer, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Izler Solomon, American conductor, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1987)
  • Jan 11 Sir Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)
  • Jan 11 Trygve Bratteli, Norwegian Prime Minister (Labour: 1971-72, 1973-76), born in Nøtterøy, Norway (d. 1984)

Luise RainerLuise Rainer (1910-2014)

Jan 12 German-American actress and 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (The Great Ziegfeld 1936, The Good Earth 1937), born in Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Jan 12 Patsy Kelly, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jan 14 Renier van der Velden, Belgian composer, born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • Jan 16 David McCampbell, US Navy captain, fighter pilot, and Medal of Honor recipient (WW II, Pacific theatre, downed 34 Japanese planes), born in Bessemer, Alabama (d. 1996)
  • Jan 16 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, American Baseball HOF pitcher (MLB All-Star 1934–37; World Series & NL MVP 1934 St Louis Cardinals), born in Lucas, Arkansas (d. 1974)
  • Jan 17 Edith Green, American politician (Rep-D-Oregon 1955-74), born in Trent, South Dakota (d. 1987)
  • Jan 17 Sidney “Big Sid” Catlett, American jazz drummer (Louis Armstrong), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1951)
  • Jan 18 Arthur John Howard, British actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage), born in Camberwell, London (d. 1995)
  • Jan 19 Willi Schmidt, German director (Eli), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Jan 20 Abram Hill, African-American playwright & author (American Negro Theater), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1986)
  • Jan 20 Ennio Porrino, Italian composer, born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1959)

Joy AdamsonJoy Adamson (1910-1980)

Jan 20 Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary

  • Jan 20 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1980)
  • Jan 20 Nina Verchinina, Russian-Brazilian dancer & choreographer, born in Russia (d. 1995)
  • Jan 21 Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai singer, composer and bandleader, in Amphawa, Thailand (d. 1981)
  • Jan 21 Nicholas Cayzer, British shipping magnate (British and Commonwealth Shipping), born in Ayrshire, Scotland (d. 1999)

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt (1910-1953)

Jan 23 Belgium born Romani-French jazz guitarist and composer considered the most significant European Jazz musician, born in Liberchies, Pont-à-Celles, Belgium

  • Jan 25 Harold Watkinson, British politician & businessman, born in Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • Jan 25 Hendrik Willem Hans Osieck, Dutch pianist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2000)
  • Jan 26 Elmar Klos, Czech film director (The Shop on Main Street)), born in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1993)
  • Jan 26 Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (d. 1989)
  • Jan 26 Marijan Lipovsek, Slovenian pianist, composer, and teacher, born in Ljubljana, Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia) (d. 1995)
  • Jan 28 Arnold Moss, American actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jan 28 John Banner, Austrian-born American actor (Hogan's Heroes, Lone Ranger, 36 Hours), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1973)
  • Jan 29 Colin Middleton, Irish artist (d. 1983)
  • Jan 29 Paul Hodder-Williams, British publisher (Hodder & Stoughton), born in Calcutta, India (d. 2007)
  • Jan 30 Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician, born in Pollachi taluk (d. 2000)
  • Jan 31 Herbert Ashworth, English building society industry leader (Nationwide Building Society) (d. 2000)

About January 1910

How Old? 112 or 113 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)