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10th of January 0069 EVENT Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba to deputy Roman Emperor.
10th of January 0236 EVENT Pope Fabian succeeds Anterus as the twentieth pope of Rome.
10th of January 1072 EVENT Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo.
10th of January 1475 EVENT Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
10th of January 1645 EVENT Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
10th of January 1776 EVENT Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense.
10th of January 1806 EVENT Dutch settlers in Cape Town surrender to the British.
10th of January 1810 EVENT Napoleon divorces his first wife Josephine.
10th of January 1861 EVENT American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
10th of January 1863 EVENT The London Underground, the world's oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station.
10th of January 1870 EVENT John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
10th of January 1901 EVENT The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
10th of January 1916 EVENT Erzerum Offensive during World War I, Russian victory over Ottoman Empire.
10th of January 1920 EVENT The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
10th of January 1922 EVENT Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
10th of January 1923 EVENT Lithuania seizes and annexes Memel.
10th of January 1941 EVENT World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
10th of January 1946 EVENT The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
10th of January 1946 EVENT The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
10th of January 1962 EVENT Apollo Project: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket booster. It became better known as the Saturn V moon rocket, which launched every Apollo moon mission.
10th of January 1972 EVENT Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
10th of January 1981 EVENT Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazan and Chalatenango departments
10th of January 1984 EVENT The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years.
10th of January 1990 EVENT Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
10th of January 1999 EVENT Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system.
10th of January 2003 EVENT Illinois Governor George Ryan commutes the death sentences of 167 prisoners on Illinois' death row based on the Jon Burge scandal.
10th of January 2005 EVENT A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing U.S. Route 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.
10th of January 1480 BIRTHDAY Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)
10th of January 1538 BIRTHDAY Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574)
10th of January 1573 BIRTHDAY Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
10th of January 1607 BIRTHDAY Isaac Jogues, French missionary (d. 1646)
10th of January 1628 BIRTHDAY George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1687)
10th of January 1644 BIRTHDAY Louis Francois, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (d. 1711)
10th of January 1654 BIRTHDAY Joshua Barnes, English scholar (d. 1712)
10th of January 1702 BIRTHDAY Johannes Zick, German painter (d. 1762)
10th of January 1715 BIRTHDAY Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775)
10th of January 1721 BIRTHDAY Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (d. 1740)
10th of January 1729 BIRTHDAY Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (d. 1799)
10th of January 1738 BIRTHDAY Ethan Allen, American military leader (d. 1789)
10th of January 1745 BIRTHDAY Isaac Titsingh, Dutch diplomat (d. 1812)
10th of January 1750 BIRTHDAY Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor (d. 1823)
10th of January 1769 BIRTHDAY Michel Ney, French marshal (d. 1815)
10th of January 1776 BIRTHDAY George Birkbeck, British academic (d. 1841)
10th of January 1780 BIRTHDAY Martin Lichtenstein, German physician (d. 1857)
10th of January 1797 BIRTHDAY Annette von Droste-Hulshoff, German writer (d. 1848)
10th of January 1797 BIRTHDAY Eugenio Kincaid, American missionary (d. 1883)
10th of January 1810 BIRTHDAY Ferdinand Barbedienne, French engineer (d. 1892)
10th of January 1810 BIRTHDAY Jeremiah S. Black, American jurist & statesman; 24th United States Attorney General; and 23rd United States Secretary of State (d. 1883)
10th of January 1812 BIRTHDAY Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881)
10th of January 1828 BIRTHDAY Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892)
10th of January 1834 BIRTHDAY Lord Acton, British historian (d. 1902)
10th of January 1836 BIRTHDAY Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902)
10th of January 1840 BIRTHDAY Louis Nazaire Begin, Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925)
10th of January 1842 BIRTHDAY Luigi Pigorini, Italian palaeoethnologist, archaeologist and ethnographer (d. 1925)
10th of January 1843 BIRTHDAY Frank James, American outlaw (d. 1915)
10th of January 1848 BIRTHDAY Reinhold Sadler, 9th Governor of Nevada (d. 1906)
10th of January 1849 BIRTHDAY Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist (d. 1919)
10th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891)
10th of January 1853 BIRTHDAY Jessie Bond, English singer and actress (d. 1942)
10th of January 1858 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)
10th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, Spanish free-thinker (d. 1909)
10th of January 1864 BIRTHDAY Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (d. 1931)
10th of January 1865 BIRTHDAY Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)
10th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958)
10th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Jack O'Neill, Irish-born baseball player (d. 1935)
10th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Issai Schur, German mathematician (d. 1941)
10th of January 1880 BIRTHDAY Manuel Azana y Diaz, Spanish republican President (d. 1940)
10th of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Leslie Rainey, Australian sportsman (d. 1962)
10th of January 1883 BIRTHDAY Francis X. Bushman, American actor (d. 1966)
10th of January 1883 BIRTHDAY Alfred Saalwachter, German U-boat commander (d. 1945)
10th of January 1883 BIRTHDAY Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1945)
10th of January 1887 BIRTHDAY Robinson Jeffers, American poet (d. 1962)
10th of January 1889 BIRTHDAY Maurice Collis, Irish writer (d. 1973)
10th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (d. 1957)
10th of January 1891 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Behmann, German mathematician (d. 1970)
10th of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Melchior Wankowicz, Polish writer (d. 1974)
10th of January 1893 BIRTHDAY Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)
10th of January 1894 BIRTHDAY Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet (d. 1972)
10th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Katharine Blodgett, American scientist and inventor (d. 1979)
10th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor (d. 1975)
10th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Voldemar Vali, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
10th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976)
10th of January 1904 BIRTHDAY Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (d. 1987)
10th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Albert Arlen, Australian pianist, composer, actor, director (d. 1993)
10th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (d. 1992)
10th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Bernard Lee, English actor (d. 1981)
10th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (d. 1976)
10th of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Norman Heatley, English biologist (d. 2004)
10th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Maria Mandel, Austrian Auschwitz prison guard (d. 1948)
10th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
10th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Gustav Husak, President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991)
10th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Yu Kuo-hwa, Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
10th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Dean Dixon, American conductor (d. 1976)
10th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Sune Bergstrom, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
10th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
10th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Eldzier Cortor, American painter
10th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Hilde Krahl, Austrian actress (d. 1999)
10th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Jerry Wexler, American record producer (d. 2008)
10th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Les Bennett, English footballer (d. 1999)
10th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008)
10th of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Milton Parker, American businessman (d. 2009)
10th of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Terukuni Manzo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (d. 1977)
10th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Max Patkin, American baseball player (d. 1999)
10th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Georges Marchal, French actor (d. 1997)
10th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Rodger Ward, American racing driver (d. 2004)
10th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Tasso Kavadia, Greek actress (d. 2010)
10th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Billy Liddell, Scottish Footballer (d. 2001)
10th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer, choreographer and director (d. 1996)
10th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Max Roach, American musician and composer (d. 2007)
10th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Gunther Knodler, German fencer
10th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist and politician
10th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian singer (d. 2003)
10th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Lee Philips, American actor (d. 1999)
10th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Otto Stich, Swiss politician
10th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Johnnie Ray, American singer (d. 1990)
10th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Philip Levine, American poet
10th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone
10th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Elaine Devry, American actress
10th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Roy Edward Disney, American film executive (d. 2009)
10th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004)
10th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Anton Rodgers, English actor (d. 2007)
10th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician
10th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Hawkins, American musician
10th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Georg Katzer, German composer
10th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Sherrill Milnes, American baritone
10th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Burnum Burnum, Australian activist, actor and author (d. 1997)
10th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002)
10th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
10th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist, radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
10th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Thomas Penfield Jackson, American jurist
10th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist
10th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
10th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Willie McCovey, American baseball player
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Jared Carter, American poet
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY William Levy, Dutch writer
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY David Horowitz, American author and political commentator
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Sonosuke Fujimaki, Japanese fencer
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Scott McKenzie, American singer
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Bill Toomey, American athlete
10th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Sal Mineo, American actor (d. 1976)
10th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Harry Gant, American racing driver
10th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician
10th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Walter Hill, American film director
10th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole
10th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Yesudas, Indian playback singer and classical musician
10th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Graeme Gahan, Australian rules footballer
10th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Walter Hill, American film director
10th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973)
10th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Jantzen Derrick, English footballer
10th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Kristiina Elstela, Finnish actress
10th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Bernard Derome, Canadian news presenter
10th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer
10th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY William Sanderson, American actor
10th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer
10th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Gunther von Hagens, German anatomist
10th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY John Fahey, Australian politician
10th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Moss, English Actress (d. 2006)
10th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Rod Stewart, Scottish singer
10th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Edward Wiskoski, American wrestler
10th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Aynsley Dunbar, English musician
10th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Peer Steinbruck, German politician
10th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (d. 2002)
10th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Donald Fagen, American musician (Steely Dan)
10th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Bernard Thevenet, French cyclist
10th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
10th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Allu Aravind, Indian film producer
10th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY George Foreman, American boxer
10th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Linda Lovelace, American pornographic actress (d. 2002)
10th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY James Lapine, American stage director
10th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Roy Blunt, American politician
10th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Ernie Wasson, American gardener and writer
10th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Paul DiMaggio, American educator
10th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Philibert, French film director
10th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Pez Whatley, American wrestler (d. 2005)
10th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Scott Thurston, American musician
10th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Pat Benatar, American singer
10th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Bobby Rahal, American racing driver and team owner
10th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Dennis Cooper, American author
10th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY John Gidman, English footballer
10th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Greg Towns, Australian rules footballer
10th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Michael Schenker, German guitarist (UFO)
10th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Franco Tancredi, Italian footballer
10th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Shawn Colvin, American singer
10th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Antonio Munoz Molina, Spanish writer
10th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Paula Smith, American tennis player
10th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Greg Walden, American politician
10th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Eddie Cheever, American racing car driver
10th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Caroline Langrishe, English actress
10th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter
10th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Chris Van Hollen, American congressman
10th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete
10th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter
10th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Gurinder Chadha, British film director
10th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Samira Said, Moroccan singer
10th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Benoit Pelletier, Canadian politician
10th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Brian Cowen, Taoiseach of Ireland
10th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Evan Handler, American actor
10th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Italian violinist
10th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Janet Jones, American actress
10th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Michael Fortier, Canadian politician
10th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand footballer
10th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Kira Ivanova, Soviet figure skater (d. 2001)
10th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY David Dewayne Johnson, American convicted murderer (d. 2000)
10th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Mark Pryor, American politician
10th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Tony Gardner, English actor
10th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies)
10th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Butch Hartman, American animator
10th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Steve Kramer, American politician
10th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Sims, Australian actor
10th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Murali Nair, Indian film director
10th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Cumpston, Australian actor
10th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Maciej Sliwowski, Polish footballer
10th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Johan Laats, Belgian judoka
10th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Janko Kastelic, Canadian conductor
10th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Andreas Reinke, German footballer
10th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Buff Bagwell, American wrestler
10th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Scott Ludlam, Australian politician
10th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Alisa Maric, Serbian chess grandmaster
10th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer
10th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Thomas Alsgaard, Norwegian cross-country skier
10th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Brian Lawler, American wrestler
10th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Jakob Cedergren, Danish actor
10th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Ryan Drummond, American voice actor
10th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Glenn Robinson, American basketball player
10th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Felix Trinidad, Puerto Rican boxer
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Akari Kaida, Japanese composer
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Andrey Korneyev, Russian swimmer
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Steve Marlet, French footballer
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Clinton O'Brien, Australian rugby league player
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
10th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Bob Peeters, Belgian footballer
10th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Jake Delhomme, American football player
10th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Adam Kennedy, American baseball player
10th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Ian Poulter, English golfer
10th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Brent Smith, American singer (Shinedown)
10th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Simone Cavalli, Italian footballer
10th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Bodo Sieber, German rugby player
10th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Nelson Cuevas, Paraguayan footballer
10th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Sarah Shahi, American actress and model
10th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Petri Lindroos, Finnish musician (Ensiferum)
10th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY James Coppinger, English footballer
10th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Inga Jankauskaite, Lithuanian actress and singer
10th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Brian Joo, American-born Korean singer
10th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Julien Brellier, French footballer
10th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002)
10th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Li Nina, Chinese aerial skier
10th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Danilo Dirani, Brazilian racing driver
10th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Trent Cutler, Australian rugby league player
10th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Nando Rafael, Angolan-German footballer
10th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Abdulkader Dakka, Syrian footballer
10th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Jaroslav Kolbas, Slovak footballer
10th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Craig Lewis, American cyclist
10th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Alex Meraz, American actor
10th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Chen Jin, Chinese badminton player
10th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Abigail Clancy, English model
10th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Saleisha Stowers, American model
10th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer
10th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer
10th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Cesar Cielo, Brazilian swimmer
10th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Kyle Reimers, Australian rules footballer
10th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Mirko Bortolotti, Italian racing car driver
10th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Ingves, Finnish footballer
10th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Cesar Ruiz, Peruvian footballer
10th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Tao Li, Singaporean swimmer
10th of January 1991 BIRTHDAY Romain Wattel, French golf player
10th of January 0681 DEATH Pope Agatho
10th of January 0976 DEATH John I Tzimiskes, Greek Byzantine Emperor (Born 925)
10th of January 1094 DEATH Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (Born 1029)
10th of January 1276 DEATH Pope Gregory X (Born c. 1210)
10th of January 1645 DEATH William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (Born 1573)
10th of January 1654 DEATH Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (Born 1616)
10th of January 1662 DEATH Prince Honore II of Monaco (Born 1597)
10th of January 1698 DEATH Louis-Sebastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (Born 1637)
10th of January 1707 DEATH Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (Born 1621)
10th of January 1754 DEATH Edward Cave, English editor and publisher (Born 1691)
10th of January 1761 DEATH Edward Boscawen, British admiral (Born 1711)
10th of January 1777 DEATH Spranger Barry, Irish actor (Born 1719)
10th of January 1778 DEATH Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (Born 1707)
10th of January 1794 DEATH Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754)
10th of January 1811 DEATH Marie-Joseph de Chenier, French poet (Born 1764)
10th of January 1824 DEATH King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (Born 1759)
10th of January 1825 DEATH Ioannis Varvakis, Greek national hero and benefactor (Born 1745)
10th of January 1828 DEATH Francois de Neufchateau, French statesman and intellectual figure (Born 1750)
10th of January 1829 DEATH Gregorio Funes, Argentine Dean and politician, member of the Junta Grande
10th of January 1833 DEATH Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (Born 1752)
10th of January 1851 DEATH Karl Freiherr von Muffling, Prussian field marshal (Born 1775)
10th of January 1855 DEATH Mary Russell Mitford, English novelist and dramatist (Born 1787)
10th of January 1862 DEATH Samuel Colt, American inventor (Born 1814)
10th of January 1863 DEATH Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (Born 1775)
10th of January 1866 DEATH Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (Born 1792)
10th of January 1883 DEATH Dr Samuel A. Mudd, American medical doctor (Born 1833)
10th of January 1895 DEATH Benjamin Godard, French composer (Born 1849)
10th of January 1901 DEATH Sir James Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (Born 1832)
10th of January 1904 DEATH Jean-Leon Gerome, French painter and sculptor (Born 1824)
10th of January 1905 DEATH Karlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (Born 1835)
10th of January 1917 DEATH Feliks Leparsky, Russian fencer (Born 1875)
10th of January 1917 DEATH William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American frontiersman (Born 1846)
10th of January 1922 DEATH Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (Born 1866)
10th of January 1934 DEATH Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist accused of setting the Reichstag fire (Born 1909)
10th of January 1935 DEATH Edwin Flack, Australian athlete, first Olympic champion (Born 1873)
10th of January 1941 DEATH Frank Bridge, English composer (Born 1879)
10th of January 1941 DEATH Sir John Lavery, Northern Irish artist (Born 1856)
10th of January 1941 DEATH Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (Born 1904)
10th of January 1941 DEATH Issai Schur, German mathematician (Born 1875)
10th of January 1949 DEATH Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (Born 1865)
10th of January 1951 DEATH Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (Born 1890)
10th of January 1951 DEATH Sinclair Lewis, American writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1885)
10th of January 1957 DEATH Gabriela Mistral, Chilean writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1889)
10th of January 1960 DEATH Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1879)
10th of January 1961 DEATH Dashiell Hammett, American writer (Born 1894)
10th of January 1968 DEATH Basil Sydney, English actor (Born 1894)
10th of January 1969 DEATH John Brownlee, Australian tenor (Born 1900)
10th of January 1970 DEATH Pavel Belyayev, Soviet cosmonaut (Born 1925)
10th of January 1971 DEATH Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Born 1883)
10th of January 1972 DEATH Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (Born 1897)
10th of January 1976 DEATH Howlin' Wolf, American musician (Born 1910)
10th of January 1978 DEATH Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist (Born 1924)
10th of January 1978 DEATH Don Gillis, American composer (Born 1912)
10th of January 1980 DEATH Hughie Critz, American baseball player (Born 1900)
10th of January 1980 DEATH Bo Rein, American college football coach (Born 1945)
10th of January 1980 DEATH George Meany, American labor leader (Born 1894)
10th of January 1981 DEATH Katherine Alexander, American actress (Born 1898)
10th of January 1981 DEATH Richard Boone, American actor (Born 1917)
10th of January 1981 DEATH Fawn M. Brodie, American historian (Born 1915)
10th of January 1982 DEATH Paul Lynde, American comedian (Born 1926)
10th of January 1984 DEATH Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (Born 1901)
10th of January 1985 DEATH Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (Born 1906)
10th of January 1986 DEATH Jaroslav Seifert, Czech writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1901)
10th of January 1987 DEATH Sir David Robinson, English philanthropist and entrepreneur (Born 1904)
10th of January 1987 DEATH Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (Born 1919)
10th of January 1989 DEATH Colin Winchester, Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (Born 1933)
10th of January 1989 DEATH Herbert Morrison, American radio reporter (Born 1905)
10th of January 1990 DEATH Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (Born 1925)
10th of January 1992 DEATH Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (Born 1919)
10th of January 1995 DEATH Kathleen Tynan, Canadian-British journalist, author and screenwriter (Born 1937)
10th of January 1997 DEATH Elspeth Huxley, British journalist and writer (Born 1907)
10th of January 1997 DEATH Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1907)
10th of January 1997 DEATH Sheldon Leonard, American film producer, actor, and director (Born 1907)
10th of January 1999 DEATH Sir Edward Williams, Australian judge (Born 1921)
10th of January 2000 DEATH Sam Jaffe, American producer (Born 1901)
10th of January 2002 DEATH W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (Born 1909)
10th of January 2004 DEATH Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (Born 1941)
10th of January 2004 DEATH Alexandra Ripley, American author (Born 1934)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Margherita Carosio, Italian soprano (Born 1908)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Gene Baylos, American comedian (Born 1906)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Kalevi Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Born 1932)
10th of January 2005 DEATH James Forman, American civil rights leader (Born 1928)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Erwin Hillier, British cinematographer (Born 1911)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Jack Horner, American sports journalist (Born 1912)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak, primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (Born 1909)
10th of January 2005 DEATH Josephine-Charlotte, Grandduchess of Luxembourg (Born 1927)
10th of January 2007 DEATH Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (Born 1912)
10th of January 2007 DEATH Bradford Washburn, American explorer (Born 1910)
10th of January 2008 DEATH Christopher Bowman, American figure skater (Born 1967)
10th of January 2008 DEATH Mikhail Minin, Soviet soldier (Born 1922)
10th of January 2008 DEATH Maila Nurmi, Finnish-born American actress (Born 1921)
10th of January 2009 DEATH William Frederick "Bill" Stone, British World War I veteran (Born 1900)
10th of January 2011 DEATH Margaret Whiting, American singer (Born 1924)

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