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15th of January 0069 EVENT Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but rules for only three months before committing suicide.
15th of January 1493 EVENT Christopher Columbus sets sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World.
15th of January 1559 EVENT Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey, London.
15th of January 1582 EVENT Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to the Polish : Lithuanian Commonwealth.
15th of January 1759 EVENT The British Museum opens.
15th of January 1777 EVENT American Revolutionary War: New Connecticut (present day Vermont) declares its independence.
15th of January 1782 EVENT Superintendent of Finance Robert Morris goes before the U.S. Congress to recommend establishment of a national mint and decimal coinage.
15th of January 1815 EVENT War of 1812: American frigate USS President (1800), commanded by Commodore Stephen Decatur, is captured by a squadron of four British frigates.
15th of January 1822 EVENT Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
15th of January 1844 EVENT University of Notre Dame receives its charter from the state of Indiana.
15th of January 1865 EVENT American Civil War: Fort Fisher in North Carolina falls to the Union, thus cutting off the last major seaport of the Confederacy.
15th of January 1870 EVENT A political cartoon for the first time symbolizes the United States Democratic Party with a donkey ("A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion" by Thomas Nast for Harper's Weekly).
15th of January 1889 EVENT The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is originally incorporated in Atlanta.
15th of January 1892 EVENT James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball.
15th of January 1908 EVENT The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority becomes the first Greek-letter organization founded and established by African-American college women.
15th of January 1910 EVENT Construction ends on the Buffalo Bill Dam in Wyoming, US, which was the highest dam in the world at the time, at 325 ft (99 m).
15th of January 1919 EVENT Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, are tortured and murdered by the Freikorps.
15th of January 1919 EVENT Boston Molasses Disaster: A large molasses tank in Boston, bursts and a wave of molasses rushes through the streets, killing 21 people and injuring 150 others.
15th of January 1936 EVENT The first building to be completely covered in glass, built for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company, is completed in Toledo, Ohio.
15th of January 1943 EVENT World War II: The Soviet counter-offensive at Voronezh begins.
15th of January 1943 EVENT The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
15th of January 1947 EVENT The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles.
15th of January 1949 EVENT Chinese Civil War: The Chinese Communist Party forces take over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government.
15th of January 1951 EVENT Ilse Koch, "The Witch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany.
15th of January 1966 EVENT The Nigerian First Republic, led by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is overthrown in a military coup d'etat.
15th of January 1967 EVENT The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10
15th of January 1969 EVENT The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 5.
15th of January 1970 EVENT Nigerian Civil War: After a 32-month fight for independence from Nigeria, Biafra surrenders.
15th of January 1970 EVENT Muammar al-Qaddafi is proclaimed premier of Libya.
15th of January 1973 EVENT Vietnam War: Citing progress in peace negotiations, President Richard Nixon announces the suspension of offensive action in North Vietnam.
15th of January 1974 EVENT Dennis Rader aka the BTK Killer kills his first victims by binding, torturing and murdering Joseph, Joseph II, Josephine and Julie Otero in their house.
15th of January 1976 EVENT Gerald Ford's would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, is sentenced to life in prison.
15th of January 1977 EVENT The Kalvesta air disaster kills 22 people, the worst air crash in Sweden's history.
15th of January 1986 EVENT The Living Seas opens at EPCOT Center in Walt Disney World, Florida.
15th of January 1990 EVENT AT&T's long distance telephone network suffers a cascade switching failure.
15th of January 1991 EVENT Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Queen of Australia, signs letters patent allowing Australia to become the first Commonwealth Realm to institute its own separate Victoria Cross award in its own honours system.
15th of January 1991 EVENT The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm.
15th of January 1992 EVENT The international community recognizes the independence of Slovenia and Croatia from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
15th of January 1993 EVENT Salvatore Riina, the Mafia boss known as "The Beast", is arrested in Sicily after three decades as a fugitive.
15th of January 1999 EVENT The Racak incident: 45 Albanians in the Kosovo village of Racak are killed by Yugoslav security forces.
15th of January 2001 EVENT Wikipedia, a free Wiki content encyclopedia, goes online.
15th of January 2005 EVENT ESA's SMART-1 lunar orbiter discovers elements such as calcium, aluminum, silicon, iron, and other surface elements on the moon.
15th of January 2005 EVENT An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system.
15th of January 2007 EVENT Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.
15th of January 2009 EVENT US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing in the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive.
15th of January 1342 BIRTHDAY Philip II, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1404)
15th of January 1432 BIRTHDAY King Afonso V of Portugal (d. 1481)
15th of January 1481 BIRTHDAY Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (d. 1511)
15th of January 1538 BIRTHDAY Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (d. 1599)
15th of January 1622 BIRTHDAY Moliere, French playwright (d. 1673)
15th of January 1671 BIRTHDAY Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian (d. 1704)
15th of January 1674 BIRTHDAY Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon, French writer (d. 1762)
15th of January 1716 BIRTHDAY Philip Livingston, American founding father (d. 1778)
15th of January 1747 BIRTHDAY John Aikin, English doctor and writer (d. 1822)
15th of January 1754 BIRTHDAY Richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834)
15th of January 1791 BIRTHDAY Franz Grillparzer, Austrian writer (d. 1872)
15th of January 1795 BIRTHDAY Alexandr Griboyedov, Russian playwright (d. 1829)
15th of January 1803 BIRTHDAY Marjory Fleming, Scottish writer and poet (d. 1811)
15th of January 1809 BIRTHDAY Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French anarchist (d. 1865)
15th of January 1812 BIRTHDAY Peter Christen Asbj?rnsen, Norwegian writer (d. 1885)
15th of January 1815 BIRTHDAY William Bickerton, Mormon prophet (d. 1905)
15th of January 1816 BIRTHDAY Marie LaFarge, French murderer (d. 1852)
15th of January 1824 BIRTHDAY Marie Duplessis, French courtesan (d. 1847)
15th of January 1834 BIRTHDAY Samuel Arza Davenport, American politician (d. 1911)
15th of January 1841 BIRTHDAY Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, Governor General of Canada (d. 1908)
15th of January 1842 BIRTHDAY Saint Mary MacKillop, Australian Saint (d. 1909)
15th of January 1842 BIRTHDAY Josef Breuer, Austrian psychiatrist (d. 1925)
15th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (d. 1889)
15th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Leonard Darwin, son of Charles Darwin (d. 1943)
15th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1891)
15th of January 1855 BIRTHDAY Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)
15th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Archibald Peake, Premier of South Australia (d. 1920)
15th of January 1863 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1946)
15th of January 1866 BIRTHDAY Nathan Soderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)
15th of January 1869 BIRTHDAY Stanis?aw Wyspianski, Polish dramatist (d. 1907)
15th of January 1869 BIRTHDAY Ruby Laffoon, 43rd Governor of Kentucky (d. 1941)
15th of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Pierre S. du Pont, American businessman (d. 1954)
15th of January 1872 BIRTHDAY Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)
15th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Tom Burke, American runner (d. 1929)
15th of January 1877 BIRTHDAY Lewis Terman, American psychologist (d. 1956)
15th of January 1878 BIRTHDAY Johanna Muller-Hermann, Austrian composer and pedagogue (d. 1941)
15th of January 1879 BIRTHDAY Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (d. 1961)
15th of January 1882 BIRTHDAY Princess Margaret of Sweden (d. 1920)
15th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Lorenz Bohler, Austrian physician (d. 1973)
15th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Huang Yuanyong, Chinese writer (d. 1915)
15th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Grover Lowdermilk, American baseball player (d. 1968)
15th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Tommy Fleming, American soccer player (d. 1965)
15th of January 1891 BIRTHDAY Osip Mandelstam, Russian poet (d. 1938)
15th of January 1891 BIRTHDAY Ray Chapman, American baseball player (d. 1920)
15th of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Rex Ingram, Irish director (d. 1950)
15th of January 1893 BIRTHDAY Ivor Novello, Welsh composer and actor (d. 1951)
15th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
15th of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Xu Zhimo, Chinese poet (d. 1931)
15th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Goodman Ace, American actor (d. 1982)
15th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY William Heinesen, Faroese writer, poet and artist (d. 1991)
15th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY King Saud of Saudi Arabia (d. 1969)
15th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Naz?m Hikmet, Turkish poet (d. 1963)
15th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Paul A. Dever, 58th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958)
15th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Torin Thatcher, English actor (d. 1981)
15th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (d. 1985)
15th of January 1906 BIRTHDAY Aristotle Onassis, Greek shipping magnate (d. 1975)
15th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Edward Teller, Hungarian-born physicist (d. 2003)
15th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Jean Bugatti, German-born automobile designer (d. 1939)
15th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Gene Krupa, American drummer (d. 1973)
15th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Michel Debre, French politician (d. 1996)
15th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (d. 2005)
15th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Alexander Marinesko, captain of the S-13 submarine, which sank the German ship Wilhelm Gustloff (d. 1963)
15th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Lloyd Bridges, American actor (d. 1998)
15th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Hugh Trevor-Roper, English historian (d. 2003)
15th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Joao Figueiredo, President of Brazil (d. 1999)
15th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Edouard Gagnon, Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 2007)
15th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Gamal Abdal Nasser, President of Egypt (d. 1970)
15th of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Maurice Herzog, French mountaineer, first to ascend an 8000m peak, Annapurna in 1950
15th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY John Joseph O'Connor, American Catholic cardinal (d. 2000)
15th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Steve Gromek, American baseball player (d. 2002)
15th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Frank Thornton, English actor
15th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Babasaheb Bhosale, Indian politician (d. 2007)
15th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)
15th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (d. 2006)
15th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Lee Teng-hui, Taiwanese politician
15th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Ruth Slenczynska, U.S. pianist
15th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Maria Schell, Austrian actress (d. 2005)
15th of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Phyllis Coates, American actress
15th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Martin Luther King, Jr., American civil rights leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1968)
15th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
15th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Lee Bontecou, American artist
15th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Ernest J. Gaines, American author
15th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Frager, American pianist
15th of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Margaret O'Brien, American actress
15th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Chuni Goswami, Indian footballer and cricketer
15th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Tony Bullimore, English sailor and adventurer
15th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Anna Hazare, Indian social activist.
15th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Captain Beefheart, American musician and visual artist (d. 2010)
15th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Stuart E. Eizenstat, adviser to American Presidents Carter and Clinton
15th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Ashraf Aman, first Pakistani to reach the summit of K2
15th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Mike Marshall, American baseball player
15th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY William R. Higgins, USMC colonel (d. 1990)
15th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Princess Michael of Kent, British royal
15th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Vince Foster, American lawyer (d. 1993)
15th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Andrea Martin, Canadian actress
15th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Van Zant, American singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977)
15th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Panos Mihalopoulos, Greek actor
15th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2001)
15th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Marius Tresor, French footballer
15th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Andrzej Fischer, Polish footballer
15th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Kent Hovind, American evangelist
15th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Randy White, American football player
15th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Ta-Tanisha, American actress
15th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Nikos Sarganis, Greek footballer
15th of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Jose Dalisay, Jr., Filipino writer
15th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Nigel Benson, English author
15th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Miki Fujimura, Japanese singer
15th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Marc Trestman, CFL head coach
15th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mayawati, Indian politician
15th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur
15th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Marty Lyons, American football player
15th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Mario Van Peebles, American actor
15th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Boris Tadic, President of Serbia
15th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Pete Trewavas, English musician
15th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Pavle Kozjek, Slovenian climber (d. 2008)
15th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Sister Carol, Jamaican reggae singer
15th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Kelly Asbury, American director and actor
15th of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Aaron Jay Kernis, American composer
15th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
15th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Conrad Lant, English musician
15th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Bruce Schneier, American cryptographer, security expert, and writer
15th of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Osmo Tapio Raihala, Finnish composer
15th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist
15th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Bernard Hopkins, American boxer
15th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor
15th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Adam Jones, American musician (Tool)
15th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Lisa Lisa, American R&B singer
15th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Chad Lowe, American actor
15th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Inaki Urdangarin, Spanish royalty
15th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Meret Becker, German actress and singer
15th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Delino DeShields, American baseball player
15th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Huck Seed, American professional poker player
15th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Shane McMahon, American professional wrestler
15th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Regina King, American actress
15th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Kobe Tai, American porn star
15th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Christos Kostis, Greek footballer
15th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Claudia Winkleman, English television presenter
15th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Ernie Reyes, Jr. American actor and martial artist
15th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Essam El-Hadary, Egyptian footballer
15th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Ray King, American baseball player
15th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Tim Shaw, British radio DJ and television presenter
15th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Edith Bowman, Scottish television and radio presenter
15th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Mary Pierce, French tennis player
15th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY 9th Wonder, American producer
15th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Corey Chavous, American football player
15th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Doug Gottlieb, American basketball analyst
15th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Scott Murray, Scotland rugby player
15th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Eddie Cahill, American actor
15th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Ryan Sidebottom, English Cricketer
15th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Franco Pellizotti, Italian cyclist
15th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
15th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Young Dro, American rapper
15th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Drew Brees, American football player
15th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Michalis Morfis, Cypriot footballer
15th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
15th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Matt Holliday, American baseball player
15th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Howie Day, American singer
15th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Sean Lamont, Scottish rugby union footballer
15th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY El Hadji Diouf, Senegalese footballer
15th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Pitbull, American rapper
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Brett Lebda, American hockey player
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Agosto, American skater
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Neil Nitin Mukesh, Indian actor
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Prince Philip and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia
15th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Francis Ze, Cameroonian footballer
15th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Hugo Viana, Portuguese footballer
15th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Jermaine Pennant, English footballer
15th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Megan Jendrick, American swimmer
15th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Victor Rasuk, American actor
15th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Rene Adler, German footballer
15th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Enrico Patrizio, Italian rugby player
15th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Kenneth Emil Petersen, Danish footballer
15th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Jessy Schram, American actress
15th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Isaia Toeava, New Zealand All Black rugby player
15th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Fred Davis, American football player
15th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Kelly Kelly, American WWE Diva
15th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Greg Inglis, Australian rugby league player
15th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Aria C Jalali, American musician
15th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY David Knight, English footballer
15th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Michael Seater, Canadian actor
15th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Sonny Moore (a.k.a Skrillex, American musician (From First to Last)
15th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Alexei Cherepanov, Russian hockey player (d. 2008)
15th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Keiffer Hubbell, American ice dancer
15th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Fernando Forestieri, Italian footballer
15th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Robert Trznadel, Polish footballer
15th of January 0069 DEATH Galba, Roman Emperor (Born 3 BC)
15th of January 0570 DEATH Saint Ita, Irish nun (Born 475)
15th of January 0936 DEATH King Rudolph of France
15th of January 1345 DEATH Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler
15th of January 1595 DEATH Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (Born 1546)
15th of January 1623 DEATH Fra Paolo Sarpi, Italian patriot, scholar, scientist and church reformer (Born 1552)
15th of January 1672 DEATH John Cosin, English clergyman (Born 1594)
15th of January 1683 DEATH Philip Warwick, English writer and politician (Born 1609)
15th of January 1775 DEATH Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Italian composer
15th of January 1781 DEATH Infanta Mariana Victoria of Spain, queen regent of Portugal (Born 1718)
15th of January 1790 DEATH John Landen, English mathematician (Born 1719)
15th of January 1804 DEATH Dru Drury, English entomologist (Born 1725)
15th of January 1815 DEATH Emma, Lady Hamilton, English mistress of Lord Nelson (Born 1761)
15th of January 1864 DEATH Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (Born 1792)
15th of January 1876 DEATH Eliza Johnson, U.S. First Lady (Born 1810)
15th of January 1885 DEATH Leopold Damrosch, German-American orchestral conductor (Born 1832)
15th of January 1893 DEATH Fanny Kemble, British actress and author (Born 1809)
15th of January 1896 DEATH Mathew Brady, U.S. photographer (Born 1822)
15th of January 1909 DEATH Arnold Janssen, German missionary (Born 1837)
15th of January 1916 DEATH Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (Born 1850)
15th of January 1919 DEATH Rosa Luxemburg, German politician (Born 1870)
15th of January 1919 DEATH Karl Liebknecht, German politician (Born 1871)
15th of January 1926 DEATH August Sedlacek, Czech historian (Born 1843)
15th of January 1926 DEATH Enrico Toselli, Italian composer (Born 1883)
15th of January 1936 DEATH Henry Forster, 1st Baron Forster, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1866)
15th of January 1944 DEATH Robert J. Kirby, Warden of New York's Sing Sing Prison (Born 1890)
15th of January 1945 DEATH Wilhelm Wirtinger, Austrian mathematician (Born 1865)
15th of January 1947 DEATH Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (Born 1924)
15th of January 1950 DEATH Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (Born 1886)
15th of January 1952 DEATH Ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (Born 1887)
15th of January 1955 DEATH Yves Tanguy, French painter (Born 1900)
15th of January 1964 DEATH Jack Teagarden, American musician (Born 1905)
15th of January 1967 DEATH David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (Born 1882)
15th of January 1968 DEATH Bill Masterton, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1938)
15th of January 1970 DEATH William T. Piper, American aircraft designer (Born 1881)
15th of January 1972 DEATH Daisy Ashford, English child writer (The Young Visiters) (Born 1881)
15th of January 1973 DEATH Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (Born 1901)
15th of January 1973 DEATH Coleman Francis, American film director (Born 1919)
15th of January 1983 DEATH Shepperd Strudwick, American actor (Born 1907)
15th of January 1983 DEATH Meyer Lansky, Russian-born gangster (Born 1902)
15th of January 1987 DEATH Ray Bolger, American actor, singer, and dancer (Born 1904)
15th of January 1988 DEATH Sean MacBride, Irish statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1904)
15th of January 1990 DEATH Dame Peggy van Praagh, British ballet dancer, choreographer, director (Born 1910)
15th of January 1992 DEATH Dee Murray, English bassist (Born 1946)
15th of January 1993 DEATH Sammy Cahn, American songwriter (Born 1913)
15th of January 1994 DEATH Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati-Indian Author, Poet, Astrologist (Born 1916)
15th of January 1994 DEATH Georges Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (Born 1921)
15th of January 1994 DEATH Harry Nilsson, American musician (Born 1941)
15th of January 1995 DEATH Vera Maxwell, American fashion designer (Born 1901)
15th of January 1996 DEATH Minnesota Fats, American billiards player (Born 1913)
15th of January 1996 DEATH Paramount Chief Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho (Born 1938)
15th of January 1996 DEATH Les Baxter, American musician and composer (Born 1922)
15th of January 1998 DEATH Junior Wells, American musician (Born 1934)
15th of January 1999 DEATH Betty Box, British film producer (Born 1915)
15th of January 2000 DEATH Georges-Henri Levesque, Canadian Dominican priest and sociologist (Born 1903)
15th of January 2000 DEATH Fran Ryan, American actress (Born 1916)
15th of January 2000 DEATH Zeljko Raznatovic, aka Arkan, Serbian paramilitary leader (Born 1952)
15th of January 2001 DEATH Ted Mann, American screenwriter (Born 1916)
15th of January 2001 DEATH Leo Marks, English cryptographer, screenwriter and playwright (Born 1920)
15th of January 2002 DEATH Steve Gromek, American baseball player (Born 1920)
15th of January 2003 DEATH Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter (Born 1915)
15th of January 2005 DEATH Elizabeth Janeway, American author (Born 1913)
15th of January 2005 DEATH Victoria de los Angeles, Catalan soprano (Born 1923)
15th of January 2005 DEATH Walter Ernsting, German author (Born 1920)
15th of January 2005 DEATH Ruth Warrick, American actress (Born 1915)
15th of January 2005 DEATH Dan Lee, Canadian animator (Born 1969)
15th of January 2006 DEATH Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (Born 1926)
15th of January 2007 DEATH Bo Yibo, Chinese politician (Born 1908)
15th of January 2007 DEATH James Hillier, Canadian inventor of electron microscope (Born 1915)
15th of January 2007 DEATH Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Iraqi Revolutionary Court (Born 1945) (executed)
15th of January 2007 DEATH Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein (Born 1951) (executed)
15th of January 2007 DEATH David Vanole, American soccer player (Born 1963)
15th of January 2007 DEATH Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (Born 1905)
15th of January 2008 DEATH Mark Haigh-Hutchinson, Game Designer (Born 1964)
15th of January 2008 DEATH Brad Renfro, American actor (Born 1982)
15th of January 2011 DEATH Nat Lofthouse, English Footballer (Born 1925)

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