Birthdays in History in January 1930

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • Jan 3 Marcel DubĂ©, Quebec playwright
  • Jan 5 Edward Galven Givens Jr., Major USAF/astronaut, born in Quanah, Texas (d. 1967)
  • Jan 6 Denis Pitts, English journalist
  • Jan 11 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Jennifer Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 13 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • Jan 16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

Person of interestBuzz Aldrin

Jan 20 Buzz Aldrin, American astronaut & fighter pilot (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin
  • Jan 21 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 23 Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet (Omeros), Nobel Prize for Literature 1992, born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2017)
  • Jan 23 William Reid Pogue, American fighter pilot & astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Okemah, Oklahoma (d. 2014)
  • Jan 24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer (Bernard Matthews Farms), born in Brooke, England (d. 2010)
  • Jan 25 Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
  • Jan 26 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
  • Jan 27 Esteban Edward Torres, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-99), born in Miami, Arizona
  • Jan 27 Roger Sims, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Morris, British MEP
  • Jan 30 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
  • Jan 30 Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)

About January 1930

How Old? 89 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake (Jan 1 - Jan 29), Horse (Jan 30 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)