Famous Birthdays on January 1

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 366

  • 766 Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818)
  • 1431 Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish born Pope controversial for acknowledging his children (1492-1503), born in Xàtiva, Spain (d. 1503)

Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492)

Italian Lord of Florence (1469-92), statesman and patron of the arts during the Florentine Renaissance, born in Florence, Republic of Florence

  • 1467 Sigismund I the Old, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (1506-48), born in Kozienice, Poland (d. 1548)
  • 1484 Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)
  • 1504 Caspar Cruciger, German church reformer, born in Leipzig (d. 1548)
  • 1511 Henry, Duke of Cornwall (d. 1511)
  • 1516 Margaret Leijonhufvud, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1551)
  • 1520 Francois Baudouin [Franciscus Balduinus], French lawyer and humanist (controversial Calvinist who converted to Catholicism), born in Arras, France (d. 1573)
  • 1557 István Bocskay, Prince of Transylvania (d. 1606)
  • 1573 Philippus Rovenius, Dutch apostile vicar (led Catholic church in Netherlands, born in Deventer (d. 1651)
  • 1600 Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (d. 1649)
  • 1614 John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (d. 1672)
  • 1618 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish Baroque artist (The Vision of St. Anthony), born in Seville, Spain (d. 1682) [baptizism date]
  • 1622 Isaac Sweers, Dutch fleet admiral, born in Nijmegen, Dutch Republic (d. 1673)
  • 1628 Christoph Bernhard, German baroque composer, born in Kolberg, Pomerania (d. 1692)
  • 1638 Antoinette du Ligier de la Guard Deshoulieres, French poet and literary figure, born in Paris (d. 1694)
  • 1638 Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (d. 1685)
  • 1648 Elkanah Settle, English writer (d. 1724)
  • 1655 Christian Thomasius, German jurist (d. 1728)
  • 1684 Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (d. 1748)
  • 1697 Johann Pfeiffer, German violinist, composer and concert master at court (Bayreuth), born in Free Imperial City of Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) (d. 1761)
  • 1704 Soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787)
  • 1711 Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (d. 1749)
  • 1714 Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lithuanian poet (The Seas) and Lutheran pastor, born in Lasdinehlen, East Prussia (d. 1780)
  • 1723 Christian Friedrich Gregor, Moravian composer and bishop, born in Dirsdorf, Silesia (d. 1801)
  • 1729 Edmund Burke, British statesman, philosopher and author (A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the Revolution in France) [NS=Jan 12], born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1797)

Paul Revere (1735-1818)

American silversmith and patriot who alerted the colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)

American military leader (Legion of the United States), born in Easttown Township, Province of Pennsylvania

  • 1748 Giovanni Furno, Italian composer and famous music teacher in Naples, born in Capua (d. 1837)
  • 1750 Frederick Muhlenberg, American statesman (d. 1801)

Betsy Ross (1752-1836)

American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, born in Gloucester City, Colony of New Jersey

  • 1764 Johannes Kinker, Dutch linguist, philosopher and poet (Minderjarige Zangster), born in Nieuwer-Amstel (d. 1845)
  • 1767 Maria Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish novelist (d. 1849)
  • 1771 Georges Cadoudal, Breton politician and royalist who plotted to overthrow Napoleon, born in Brech, Brittany, Kingdom of France (d. 1804)
  • 1774 André Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860)
  • 1777 Micah Hawkins, American poet, playwright and composer, born in Head of the Harbour, New York (d. 1825)
  • 1779 William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)
  • 1784 William Beale, English composer and baritone, born in Lankrake, Cornwall (d. 1854)
  • 1792 Henrik Anker Bjerregaard, Norwegian writer and poet (Fjeldeventyret), born in Ringsaker, Norway (d. 1842)
  • 1800 Sydney Nelson, English song composer (Rose of Allendale), born in London, England (d. 1862)
  • 1800 Václav Emanuel Horák, Czech composer, chiefly of liturgical music, organist, and kapellmeister, born in Lobeč, Kingdom of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1871)
  • 1809 John Pieter Heije, Dutch physician, writer and poet (Silver Fleet) (d. 1876)
  • 1814 Hong Xiuquan, Chinese rebel (d. 1864)
  • 1815 Charles Renouvier, French philosopher, born in Montpellier, France (d. 1903)
  • 1819 Arthur Hugh Clough, English poet, friend of Matthew Arnold, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1861)
  • 1819 George Foster Shepley, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Saco, Maine (d. 1878)
  • 1819 Tom Hyer, American bare-knuckle boxer (American heavyweight champion 1841-51), born in Caernarvon Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
  • 1823 Sándor Petőfi, Hungarian poet (A virágnak megtiltani nem lehet - You Cannot Forbid the Flower), and revolutionary, born Kiskőrös, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire (d. 1849)
  • 1827 William Lewis Cabell ", Old Tige" American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and Mayor of Dallas, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1911)
  • 1831 William Joseph Westbrook, British organist and sacred music composer, born in London, England (d. 1894)
  • 1833 Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
  • 1834 Ludovic Halévy, French playwright (d. 1908)
  • 1838 William Hugh Young, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1843 Nikolay Lodizhensky, Russian diplomat and composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1916)
  • 1846 Nikola Pasic, Serbian nationalist and premier (over many periods from 1891 to 1926), born in Zaječar, Serbia (d. 1926)
  • 1848 John Goff, Irish lawyer (d. 1924)
  • 1852 Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, French chemist (d. 1904)
  • 1853 Hans Koessler, German composer, conductor and music teacher, born in Waldeck, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1926)
  • 1854 James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist and folklorist (The Golden Bough), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1941)

Tim Keefe (1857-1933)

American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Triple Crown 1888; MLB record 0.86 ERA, single season 1880; NY Giants), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • 1863 Aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), born in Svishtov, Ottoman Empire (d. 1897)
  • 1863 Pierre de Coubertin, French educator and historian (founder International Olympic Committee; President IOC 1896–1925), born in Paris, France (d. 1937)

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946)

American photographer and art dealer (Camera Work), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Qi Baishi (1864-1957)

Chinese painter famous for whimsical and playful watercolor paintings, born in Xiangtan, China

  • 1865 Giuseppe Ferrata, Italian composer and pianist, born in Gradoli, Italy (d. 1928)
  • 1867 Charles Edward Montague, English journalist and author (Fiery Particles), born in Twickenham, England (d. 1928)
  • 1867 Jeanne Lanvin, French fashion designer and perfumer (Lavin), born in Paris, France (d. 1946)
  • 1867 Lew Fields [Moses Schoenfeld], Polish-American vaudeville and film comedian (Weber and Fields), and theatrical producer, born in Poland (d. 1941)
  • 1868 Snitz Edwards [Edward Neumann], Hungarian-American stage and silent film actor ("Phantom of the Opera"; "College"), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1937)
  • 1871 Albert Griffiths ("Young Griffo"), Australian boxer (World Featherweight champion 1890-92), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1927)
  • 1873 Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (The Flies, The Bosses), born in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco (d. 1952)
  • 1874 Frank Knox, American politician (Republican VP candidate 1936), newspaper editor and Secretary of the Navy during World War II, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1944)
  • 1874 Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927)
  • 1874 Hugo Leichtentritt, German Jewish composer and musicologist, born in Pleschen, Poland (d. 1951)
  • 1875 Charles Rist, French economist (opposed Keynesian Revolution), born in Lausanne, Switzerland, France (d. 1955)
  • 1875 Frank Druce, English cricket batsman (5 Tests, 1 x 50; Surrey CCC), born in London, England (d. 1954)
  • 1876 Harriet Brooks, Canadian physicist (d. 1933)
  • 1876 Johan Coenraad Altorf, Dutch sculptor (October 3rd monument) (d. 1955)
  • 1878 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)
  • 1878 Bobby Walthour Sr., American cyclist (motor-pacing World Championships gold 1904-05; Madison Square Garden 6-Day Race 1901, 03), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949)
  • 1878 Edwin Franko Goldman, American march music composer (founder of American Bandmasters Association), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1956)

E. M. Forster (1879-1970)

English writer and novelist (A Room With A View; Maurice; A Passage to India), born in Marylebone, Middlesex

  • 1879 Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory), born in Eaux-Vives, Switzerland (d. 1940)
  • 1879 Ernest Jones, Welsh psychoanalyst (biographer of Freud - Life & Work of Sigmund Freud),born in Gowerton, Wales (d. 1958)
  • 1879 William Fox [Wilhem Fuchs], Hungarian-American movie theater pioneer and film producer (Fox Film Corporation), born in Tolcsva, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1952)
  • 1880 Edie Martin, British actress (Titfield Thunderbolt), born in London, England (d. 1964)
  • 1881 Carry van Bruggen [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva), born in Smilde, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1881 Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)
  • 1883 Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer and journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci), born in Siena, Italy (d. 1920)
  • 1883 Ichirō Hatoyama, Japanese politician, Prime Minister (1954-56), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1959)
  • 1885 Roland Diggle, English-born American composer and organist (d. 1954)
  • 1887 Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral and head of German military intelligence (executed for opposing Hitler), born in Aplerbeck, Germany (d. 1945)
  • 1888 John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)
  • 1889 Alexander Smallens, Russian-born American conductor, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1972)
  • 1889 Charles Bickford, American actor (Dynamite, The Virginian), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • 1889 Tadeusz Jarecki, Polish composer and conductor (d. 1955)
  • 1889 Tom Dugan, Irish actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1955)
  • 1890 Alice Tissot, French actress (Italian Straw Hat), born in Paris, France (d. 1971)
  • 1890 Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (d. 1966)
  • 1890 Florence Lawrence, Canadian silent screen actress (Confidence), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1938)
  • 1891 Frank Pettingell, English actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out), born in Liverpool (d. 1966)
  • 1892 Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1933-43; New York Philharmonic, 1943-47; Chicago Symphony, 1947-48), born in Split, Kingdom of Dalmatia (d. 1958)

Manuel Roxas (1892-1948)

5th President of the Philippines (1946-48), born in Capiz, Philippines

  • 1892 Miklos Radnai, Hungarian composer and critic (d. 1935)
  • 1893 Barney Stanley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Stanley Cup 1915, Vancouver Millionaires; coach Chicago Black Hawks 1927-28), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 1971)
  • 1894 Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist (Bose–Einstein statistics), born in Calcutta, British India (d. 1974)
  • 1894 Shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007)

J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972)

American 1st Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1895 Nathaniel Shilkret, American conductor and musician (Victor Salon Orchestra), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1896 Maurice Jacobson, British concert pianist, composer, and music publisher, born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1896 Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japanese actor and director (Gate of Hell, A Page of Madness, Jujiro, Jigoku-mon), born in Mie Ken, Japan (d. 1982)
  • 1896 Yitzhak Edel, Israeli composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1973)
  • 1897 Walter Greaza, American actor (Treasury Man, Martin Kane Private Eye), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1973)
  • 1898 Viktor Ullmann, Austrian pianist, conductor, and composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis), born in Teschen, Silesia (now Poland) (d. 1944)
  • 1899 Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, Lithuanian composer and conductor, born in Kalnujai, Lithuania (d. 1949)
  • 1899 Lev Kuleshov, Russian filmmaker and film theorist (Po Zakonu, founder of Moscow film school), born in Tambov, Russian Empire (d. 1970)
  • 1899 Raymond Loucheur, French composer, born in Tourcoing, France (d. 1979)
  • 1900 Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)
  • 1900 Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF Trucks), born in America, Dutch Limburg, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1900 Xavier Cugat, Spanish American bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo), born in Girona, Catalonia (d. 1990)
  • 1901 Century Milstead, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (Yale; NFL C'ship 1927, NY Giants), born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • 1902 Buster Nupen, South African cricket all-rounder (17 Tests, 50 wickets; one eye only), born near Alesund, Norway (d. 1977)
  • 1904 Ethan Allen, American baseball center fielder (inventor Cadaco-Ellis board game All Star Baseball; Yale University), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • 1904 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Charles Melvin Price, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois 1945-88), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • 1905 Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)
  • 1906 Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)
  • 1907 Erich Schmid, Swiss composer and conductor, born in Balsthal, Switzerland (d. 2000)
  • 1908 Kinue Hitomi, Japanese athlete (World record women's 100m, 200m, long jump, triple jump; Olympic silver 800m 1928), born in Okayama, Japan (d. 1931)
  • 1909 Barry Goldwater, American politician (Senator-R-Arizona, 1953-65, 69-87) and 1964 presidential candidate (R), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 1998)
  • 1909 Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), born in Covington County, Mississippi (d. 1992)
  • 1909 Dattaram Hindlekar, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests, 3 dismissals; Bombay), born in Bombay, India (d. 1949)

Stepan Bandera (1909-1959)

Ukrainian nationalist, leader of the terrorist Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN-B), Nazi collaborator and anti-communist, born in Staryi Uhryniv, Galicia, Austria-Hungary

  • 1910 Russ Bender, American actor and writer (Amazing Colossal Man; Space Monster; It Conquered the World), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)

Hank Greenberg (1911-1986)

American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1935, 45; AL MVP 1935, 40; Detroit Tigers), born in NYC, NY

  • 1912 Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)

Kim Philby (1912-1988)

British spy and Soviet mole who was a member of the "Cambridge Five", born in Ambala, Punjab, India

  • 1912 Victor Reuther, American labor leader (United Automobile Workers union), born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 2004) [1]
  • 1913 Eliot Janeway, American financial writer (Economics of Chaos), born in New York City (d. 1993)
  • 1914 Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and British Special Operations Executive agent in WWII posthumously awarded the George Cross, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1944)
  • 1915 Francois Bondy, Swiss writer and journalist (Preuves), born in Berlin (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Lewis Bingham Keeble, British-born town planner, born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Earl Wrightson, American actor and singer (Pinafore, Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993)
  • 1916 Murray Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey centre and NCAA coach (Detroit Red Wings; coach University of Denver 1956-77, 5 NCAA C'ships), born in Manor, Saskatchewan (d. 2010)
  • 1917 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1917 Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)
  • 1918 Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
  • 1918 Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer (WR 100m freestyle, 1:04.06 1933-56; Olympic gold 4×100m freestyle 1936), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1997)
  • 1919 Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist, pianist, and orchestra leader (Devil's Wheel), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1919 Carole Landis [Frances Ridste], American actress (I Wake Up Screaming; One Million BC; Topper Returns), born in Fairchild, Wisconsin (d. 1948)
  • 1919 Horace "Bones" McKinney, American basketball forward, coach and broadcaster (Washington Capitols, Wake Forest), born in Lowland, North Carolina (d. 1997)

J. D. Salinger (1919-2010)

American novelist (The Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York

  • 1919 Rocky Graziano, American boxer (World Middleweight title 1947-48; famous Tony Zale trilogy) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1920 Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian cartoonist and creator of "La Linea" animated cartoons, born in Maderno, Italy (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Roger Peacock, English writer (Thursday is Missing), born in Liverpool (d. 1996)
  • 1920 Virgilio Savona, Italian jazz singer and composer (Quartetto Cetra - "Un bacio a mezzanotte"; "Crapa pelada"), born in Palermo, Italy (d. 2009)
  • 1921 Alain Mimoun, Algerian-French distance runner (Olympic marathon gold 1956; 3 x silver 1948, 52), born in Telagh, Algeria (d. 2013)
  • 1921 César Baldaccini, French sculptor, born in Marseille, France (d. 1998)
  • 1921 Ismail al-Faruqi, Palestinian philosopher, born in Jaffa, British-mandate Palestine (d. 1986)
  • 1922 Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, American Democratic Senator from South Carolina (1966-2005) and Governor of South Carolina (1959-63), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2019)
  • 1923 Barbara Baxley, American stage and screen actress (Norma Rae; Countdown; Nashville), and singer, born in Stockton, California (d. 1990)
  • 1923 Chalmers Goodlin, US test pilot (XS-1)
  • 1923 Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
  • 1923 Milt Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (Modern Jazz Quartet), pianist, and composer ("Bags Groove"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • 1924 Arthur Prysock, American jazz and R&B singer ("I Didn't Sleep a Wink Last Night"; "In The Rain"), born in was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1997) (some sources state year as 1929)
  • 1924 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • 1925 Matthew "Stymie" Beard, American actor (d. 1981)
  • 1925 Raymond Pellegrin, French actor
  • 1925 Valentina Cortesa, Italian actress (Day for Night, Kidnap Syndicate), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1926 Claire Polin (Schaff), American contemporary classical, composer flautist, and musicologist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1926 Richard Verreau, French-Canadian operatic tenor, born in Château-Richer, Québec (d. 2005)
  • 1927 Carl Scheib, American baseball pitcher (at the time [1943] youngest player in MLB history at 16; Philadelphia A’s), born in Gratz, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • 1927 Doak Walker, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1948; Pro Bowl 1950-51, 53–55; First-team All-Pro 1950–51, 53–54; Detroit Lions), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1998)
  • 1927 Juliusz Luciuk, composer
  • 1927 Maurice Béjart, French choreographer (d. 2007)
  • 1927 Patricia "Pat" Heywood, Scottish actress (10 Rillington Place, Lucky Feller), born in Gretna Green, Scotland

Vernon L. Smith (96 years old)

1927 American economist and Nobel laureate, born in Wichita, Kansas

  • 1927 Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer
  • 1928 Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philanthropist (Edhi Foundation), born in Bantva, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
  • 1928 Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (d. 2009)
  • 1929 Holling Gustav Vincoeur, fictional character on "Northern Exposure"
  • 1930 Frederick Wiseman, documentary filmmaker, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1930 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • 1930 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1930 Werner Heider, German, pianist, conductore, and composer, born in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
  • 1931 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, born in Groningen (d. 1983)
  • 1931 Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist
  • 1932 Arnfried G D P, Dutch manufacturer (breadcrumbs)/drugs dealer
  • 1932 Jackie Parker, American College and Canadian Football Hall of Fame utility (Mississippi State University; Grey Cup 1954-56; Edmonton Eskimos), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2006)
  • 1933 Bo Linde, Swedish neo-classical composer, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1970)
  • 1933 Ford Konno, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1,500m, 4x200m freestyle 1952; WR 200m freestyle 2:03.9, 400m freestyle 4:26.7), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1933 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • 1933 James A. Abrahamson, American Air Force general and astronaut
  • 1933 Joe Orton, British actor and dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears), born in Leicester, England (d. 1967)
  • 1935 B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • 1935 Harold Martina, Netherland Antilles, pianist/conductor
  • 1935 Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1936 Ahmet Suat Özyazıcı, Turkish soccer manager (4xTurkish Super League; 3xTurkish Cup Trabzonspor) and midfielder (3 caps; İdmanocağı, Trabzonspor), born in Trabzon, Turkey (d. 2023)