On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1919

Person of interestJ. D. Salinger

Jan 1 J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, American novelist (Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)

Novelist J. D. Salinger
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J. D. Salinger
  • Jan 4 Al "Jazbo" Collins, American DJ (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 4 Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)
  • Jan 14 Giulio Andreotti, Italian politician & statesman (Prime Minister, 1989–1992), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Jan 23 Hans Hass, Austrian zoologist and underwater scientist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2013)
  • Jan 24 Nora Beloff, English journalist & author, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1997)
  • Jan 27 David Seville [Ross Bagdasarian], (Alvin & Chipmunks), born in Fresno, California
  • Jan 27 H D Halsey, Bishop of Carlisle
  • Jan 29 Norman F Simpson, British playwright (One Way Pendulum)
  • Jan 30 Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet, born in Lyskovo, Russia (d. 1979)
  • Jan 31 Robert Lowry, Baron Lowry. Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

About January 1919

How Old? 102 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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