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1st of January 0069 EVENT The Roman legions in Germania Superior refuse to swear loyalty to Galba. They rebel and proclaim Aulus Vitellius Germanicus as emperor.
1st of January 0193 EVENT The Senate chooses Pertinax against his will to succeed Commodus as Roman Emperor.
1st of January 1001 EVENT Grand Prince Stephen I of Hungary is named the first King of Hungary by Pope Silvester II.
1st of January 1259 EVENT Michael VIII Palaiologos is proclaimed co-emperor of the Empire of Nicaea with his ward John IV Laskaris.
1st of January 1438 EVENT Albert II of Habsburg is crowned King of Hungary.
1st of January 1515 EVENT King Francis I of France succeeds to the French throne.
1st of January 1527 EVENT Croatian nobles elect Ferdinand I of Austria as king of Croatia in the Parliament on Cetin.
1st of January 1600 EVENT Scotland begins its numbered year on January 1 instead of March 25.
1st of January 1651 EVENT Charles II is crowned King of Scotland.
1st of January 1700 EVENT Russia begins using the Anno Domini era and no longer uses the Anno Mundi era of the Byzantine Empire.
1st of January 1707 EVENT John V is crowned King of Portugal.
1st of January 1739 EVENT Bouvet Island is discovered by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier.
1st of January 1772 EVENT The first traveler's cheques, which can be used in 90 European cities, go on sale in London.
1st of January 1773 EVENT The hymn that became known as "Amazing Grace", then titled "1 Chronicles 17:16 : 17" is first used to accompany a sermon led by John Newton in the town of Olney, England.
1st of January 1781 EVENT 1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.
1st of January 1788 EVENT First edition of The Times of London, previously The Daily Universal Register, is published.
1st of January 1800 EVENT The Dutch East India Company is dissolved.
1st of January 1801 EVENT The legislative union of Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland is completed to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1st of January 1801 EVENT The dwarf planet Ceres is discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi.
1st of January 1803 EVENT Emperor Gia Long orders all bronze wares of the Tay Son Dynasty to be collected and melted into nine cannons for the Royal Citadel in Hue, Vietnam.
1st of January 1804 EVENT French rule ends in Haiti. Haiti becomes the first black republic and second independent country on the North America after the U.S.
1st of January 1806 EVENT The French Republican Calendar is abolished.
1st of January 1808 EVENT The importation of slaves into the United States is banned.
1st of January 1810 EVENT Major-General Lachlan Macquarie CB officially becomes Governor of New South Wales
1st of January 1812 EVENT The Bishop of Durham, Shute Barrington, orders troops from Durham Castle to break up a miners strike in Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham
1st of January 1822 EVENT The Greek Constitution of 1822 is adopted by the First National Assembly of Epidaurus.
1st of January 1833 EVENT The United Kingdom claims sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
1st of January 1845 EVENT The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn is completed.
1st of January 1847 EVENT The world's first "Mercy" Hospital is founded in Pittsburgh by the Sisters of Mercy, the name will go on to grace over 30 major hospitals throughout the world.
1st of January 1860 EVENT First Polish stamp is issued.
1st of January 1861 EVENT Porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City.
1st of January 1863 EVENT American Civil War: The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory.
1st of January 1863 EVENT The first claim under the Homestead Act is made by Daniel Freeman for a farm in Nebraska.
1st of January 1873 EVENT Japan begins using the Gregorian calendar.
1st of January 1877 EVENT Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Empress of India.
1st of January 1880 EVENT Ferdinand de Lesseps begins French construction of the Panama Canal.
1st of January 1885 EVENT Twenty-five nations adopt Sanford Fleming's proposal for Standard Time (and also, time zones)
1st of January 1890 EVENT Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.
1st of January 1890 EVENT The Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, is first held.
1st of January 1892 EVENT Ellis Island opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States.
1st of January 1894 EVENT The Manchester Ship Canal, England, is officially opened to traffic.
1st of January 1898 EVENT New York City annexes land from surrounding counties, creating the City of Greater New York. The four initial boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, are joined on January 25 by Staten Island to create the modern city of five boroughs.
1st of January 1899 EVENT Spanish rule ends in Cuba.
1st of January 1901 EVENT Nigeria becomes a British protectorate.
1st of January 1901 EVENT The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia federate as the Commonwealth of Australia; Edmund Barton is appointed the first Prime Minister.
1st of January 1902 EVENT The first American college football bowl game, the Rose Bowl between Michigan and Stanford, is held in Pasadena.
1st of January 1906 EVENT British India officially adopts the Indian Standard Time.
1st of January 1908 EVENT For the first time, a ball is dropped in New York City's Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight.
1st of January 1909 EVENT Drilling begins on the Lakeview Gusher.
1st of January 1910 EVENT Captain David Beatty is promoted to Rear Admiral, and becomes the youngest admiral in the Royal Navy (except for Royal family members), since Horatio Nelson.
1st of January 1911 EVENT Northern Territory is separated from South Australia and transferred to Commonwealth control.
1st of January 1912 EVENT The Republic of China is established.
1st of January 1916 EVENT German troops abandon Yaounde and their Kamerun colony to British forces and begin the long march to Spanish Guinea.
1st of January 1920 EVENT The Belorussian Communist Organisation is founded as a separate party.
1st of January 1923 EVENT Britain's Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMS.
1st of January 1927 EVENT Turkey adopts the Gregorian calendar: December 18, 1926 (Julian), is immediately followed by January 1, 1927 (Gregorian).
1st of January 1928 EVENT Boris Bazhanov defects through Iran. He is the only assistant of Joseph Stalin's secretariat to have defected from the Eastern Bloc.
1st of January 1929 EVENT The former municipalities of Point Grey, British Columbia and South Vancouver, British Columbia are amalgamated into Vancouver.
1st of January 1932 EVENT The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12 stamps commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth.
1st of January 1934 EVENT Nazi Germany passes the "Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring".
1st of January 1934 EVENT Alcatraz Island becomes a United States federal prison.
1st of January 1937 EVENT Safety glass in vehicle windscreens becomes mandatory in Great Britain.
1st of January 1939 EVENT William Hewlett and David Packard found Hewlett-Packard.
1st of January 1939 EVENT Sydney, Australia, swelters in 45 ?C (113 ?F) heat, a record for the city.
1st of January 1942 EVENT The Declaration by the United Nations is signed by twenty-six nations.
1st of January 1945 EVENT World War II: In retaliation for the Malmedy massacre, U.S. troops massacre 30 SS prisoners at Chenogne.
1st of January 1945 EVENT World War II: The German Luftwaffe launches Unternehmen Bodenplatte, a massive, but failed attempt to knock out Allied air power in northern Europe in a single blow.
1st of January 1945 EVENT World War II: Operation Nordwind, the last major German offensive on the Western Front begins.
1st of January 1947 EVENT The American and British occupation zones in Germany, after World War II, merge to form the Bizone, that later became the Federal Republic of Germany.
1st of January 1947 EVENT The Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 comes into effect, converting British subjects into Canadian citizens. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King becomes the first Canadian citizen.
1st of January 1948 EVENT The British railway network is nationalised to form British Railways.
1st of January 1948 EVENT The Constitution of Italy comes into force.
1st of January 1949 EVENT United Nations cease-fire takes effect in Kashmir from one minute before midnight. War between India and Pakistan stops accordingly.
1st of January 1954 EVENT NBC makes the first coast-to-coast NTSC color broadcast when it telecast the Tournament of Roses Parade , with public demonstrations given across the United States on prototype color receivers.
1st of January 1956 EVENT The Republic of the Sudan achieves independence from the Egyptian Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1st of January 1956 EVENT A new year event causes panic and stampedes at Yahiko Shrine, Yahiko, central Niigata, Japan, killing at least 124 people.
1st of January 1957 EVENT George Town, Penang becomes a city by a royal charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
1st of January 1957 EVENT An Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit attacks Brookeborough RUC barracks in one of the most famous incidents of the IRA's Operation Harvest.
1st of January 1958 EVENT The European Community is established.
1st of January 1959 EVENT Fulgencio Batista, dictator of Cuba, is overthrown by Fidel Castro's forces during the Cuban Revolution.
1st of January 1960 EVENT The Republic of Cameroon achieves independence from France and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1st of January 1962 EVENT Western Samoa achieves independence from New Zealand; its name is changed to the Independent State of Western Samoa.
1st of January 1962 EVENT United States Navy SEALs established.
1st of January 1964 EVENT The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is divided into the independent republics of Zambia and Malawi, and the British-controlled Rhodesia.
1st of January 1965 EVENT The People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan is founded in Kabul.
1st of January 1966 EVENT A twelve-day New York City transit strike begins.
1st of January 1966 EVENT After a coup, Colonel Jean-Bedel Bokassa assumes power as president of the Central African Republic.
1st of January 1970 EVENT Unix epoch time begins at 00:00:00 UTC/GMT.
1st of January 1971 EVENT Cigarette advertisements are banned on American television.
1st of January 1973 EVENT Denmark, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland are admitted into the European Community.
1st of January 1978 EVENT Air India Flight 855 Boeing 747 crashes into the sea, due to instrument failure and pilot disorientation, off the coast of Bombay, killing 213.
1st of January 1978 EVENT The Constitution of the Northern Mariana Islands becomes effective.
1st of January 1979 EVENT Formal diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America.
1st of January 1980 EVENT Victoria is crowned princess of Sweden.
1st of January 1981 EVENT The Republic of Palau achieves self-government though it is not independent from the United States.
1st of January 1981 EVENT The Republic of Greece is admitted into the European Community.
1st of January 1982 EVENT Peruvian Javier Perez de Cuellar becomes the first Latin American to hold the title of Secretary General of the United Nations.
1st of January 1983 EVENT The ARPANET officially changes to using the Internet Protocol, creating the Internet.
1st of January 1984 EVENT The Sultanate of Brunei becomes independent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1st of January 1984 EVENT The original American Telephone & Telegraph Company is divested of its 22 Bell System companies as a result of the settlement of the 1974 United States Department of Justice antitrust suit against AT&T.
1st of January 1985 EVENT The Internet's Domain Name System is created.
1st of January 1985 EVENT The first British mobile phone call is made by Ernie Wise to Vodafone.
1st of January 1986 EVENT The Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic are admitted into the European Community.
1st of January 1986 EVENT Aruba becomes independent of Curacao, though it remains in free association with the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
1st of January 1988 EVENT The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America comes into existence, creating the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States.
1st of January 1989 EVENT The Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer comes into force.
1st of January 1990 EVENT David Dinkins is sworn in as New York City's first black mayor.
1st of January 1993 EVENT A single market within the European Community is introduced.
1st of January 1993 EVENT Dissolution of Czechoslovakia: Czechoslovakia is divided into the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.
1st of January 1994 EVENT The Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiates twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican State of Chiapas.
1st of January 1994 EVENT The North American Free Trade Agreement comes into effect.
1st of January 1995 EVENT The World Trade Organization goes into effect.
1st of January 1995 EVENT The Kingdom of Sweden and the republics of Austria and Finland are admitted into the European Union.
1st of January 1995 EVENT The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves.
1st of January 1995 EVENT The Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe becomes the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
1st of January 1996 EVENT Curacao gains limited self-government, though it remains within free association with the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
1st of January 1997 EVENT The Republic of Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Zaire.
1st of January 1997 EVENT Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary General of the United Nations.
1st of January 1998 EVENT Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
1st of January 1998 EVENT The European Central Bank is established.
1st of January 1999 EVENT The Euro currency is introduced in 11 countries - members of the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece and Sweden).
1st of January 2002 EVENT Euro banknotes and coins become legal tender in twelve of the European Union's member states.
1st of January 2002 EVENT The Open Skies mutual surveillance treaty, initially signed in 1992, officially comes into force.
1st of January 2002 EVENT Taiwan officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Chinese Taipei.
1st of January 2004 EVENT In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, is "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.
1st of January 2006 EVENT Sydney, Australia swelters through its hottest New Years Day on record. The thermometer peaked at 45 ?C (113 ?F), sparking bushfires and power outages. (Same as 1939)
1st of January 2007 EVENT Adam Air Flight 574 disappears over Indonesia with 102 people on board.
1st of January 2007 EVENT Bulgaria and Romania officially join the European Union. Also, Bulgarian, Romanian, and Irish become official languages of the European Union, joining 20 other official languages.
1st of January 2008 EVENT Malta and Cyprus officially adopt the Euro currency and become the fourteenth and fifteenth Eurozone countries.
1st of January 2009 EVENT 66 die in a nightclub fire in Bangkok, Thailand.
1st of January 2010 EVENT A suicide car bomber detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100 more.
1st of January 0766 BIRTHDAY Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818)
1st of January 0871 BIRTHDAY King Zwentibold of Lotharingia (d. 900)
1st of January 1431 BIRTHDAY Pope Alexander VI (d. 1503)
1st of January 1449 BIRTHDAY Lorenzo de' Medici (d. 1492)
1st of January 1467 BIRTHDAY King Sigismund I the Old of Poland (d. 1548)
1st of January 1484 BIRTHDAY Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss religious figure (d. 1531)
1st of January 1511 BIRTHDAY Henry, Duke of Cornwall (d. 1511)
1st of January 1516 BIRTHDAY Margaret Leijonhufvud, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1551)
1st of January 1557 BIRTHDAY Prince Istvan Bocskay of Transylvania (d. 1606)
1st of January 1600 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (d. 1649)
1st of January 1614 BIRTHDAY John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (d. 1672)
1st of January 1618 BIRTHDAY Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter (baptism) (d. 1682)
1st of January 1638 BIRTHDAY Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (d. 1685)
1st of January 1648 BIRTHDAY Elkanah Settle, English writer (d. 1724)
1st of January 1655 BIRTHDAY Christian Thomasius, German jurist (d. 1728)
1st of January 1684 BIRTHDAY Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (d. 1748)
1st of January 1704 BIRTHDAY Soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787)
1st of January 1711 BIRTHDAY Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (d. 1749)
1st of January 1714 BIRTHDAY Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lithuanian poet (d. 1780)
1st of January 1735 BIRTHDAY Paul Revere, American patriot (d. 1818)
1st of January 1745 BIRTHDAY Anthony Wayne, American general and statesman (d. 1796)
1st of January 1750 BIRTHDAY Frederick Muhlenberg, American statesman and 1st and 3rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1801)
1st of January 1752 BIRTHDAY Betsy Ross, American seamstress (d. 1836)
1st of January 1767 BIRTHDAY Maria Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish novelist (d. 1849)
1st of January 1774 BIRTHDAY Andre Marie Constant Dumeril, French zoologist (d. 1860)
1st of January 1779 BIRTHDAY William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)
1st of January 1803 BIRTHDAY Guglielmo Libri Carucci dalla Sommaja, Italian mathematician (d. 1869)
1st of January 1814 BIRTHDAY Hong Xiuquan, Chinese rebel (d. 1864)
1st of January 1819 BIRTHDAY Arthur Hugh Clough, English poet (d. 1861)
1st of January 1823 BIRTHDAY Sandor Petofi, Hungarian poet and revolutionary (d. 1849)
1st of January 1833 BIRTHDAY Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
1st of January 1834 BIRTHDAY Ludovic Halevy, French playwright (d. 1908)
1st of January 1848 BIRTHDAY John Goff, Irish lawyer (d. 1924)
1st of January 1852 BIRTHDAY Eugene-Anatole Demarcay, French chemist (d. 1904)
1st of January 1854 BIRTHDAY Sir James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist (d. 1941)
1st of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Thibaw Min, King of Burma (d. 1916)
1st of January 1863 BIRTHDAY Pierre de Coubertin, French aristocrat and founder of the modern Olympic Games (d. 1937)
1st of January 1864 BIRTHDAY Qi Baishi, Chinese painter (d. 1957)
1st of January 1864 BIRTHDAY Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer (d. 1946)
1st of January 1867 BIRTHDAY Lew Fields, American vaudeville performer (d. 1941)
1st of January 1868 BIRTHDAY Snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)
1st of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (d. 1952)
1st of January 1874 BIRTHDAY Frank Knox, American journalist and 46th United States Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)
1st of January 1874 BIRTHDAY Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927)
1st of January 1876 BIRTHDAY Harriet Brooks, Canadian physicist (d. 1933)
1st of January 1878 BIRTHDAY Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)
1st of January 1879 BIRTHDAY E. M. Forster, English novelist (d. 1970)
1st of January 1879 BIRTHDAY William Fox, Hungarian-born American film producer (d. 1952)
1st of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)
1st of January 1887 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral (d. 1945)
1st of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Georgios Stanotas, Greek cavalry officer (d. 1965)
1st of January 1888 BIRTHDAY John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)
1st of January 1889 BIRTHDAY Charles Bickford, American film actor (d. 1967)
1st of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (d. 1966)
1st of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Artur Rodzinski, Croatian conductor (d. 1958)
1st of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Manuel Roxas, Filipino statesman (d. 1948)
1st of January 1894 BIRTHDAY Shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007)
1st of January 1894 BIRTHDAY Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)
1st of January 1895 BIRTHDAY J. Edgar Hoover, American FBI director (d. 1972)
1st of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Xavier Cugat, Spanish musician (d. 1990)
1st of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)
1st of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Buster Nupen, South African cricketer (d. 1977)
1st of January 1904 BIRTHDAY Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)
1st of January 1904 BIRTHDAY Vasilis Avlonitis, Greek actor (d. 1970)
1st of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Stanis?aw Mazur, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)
1st of January 1906 BIRTHDAY Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)
1st of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Bill Tapia, American musician
1st of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Dana Andrews, American actor (d. 1992)
1st of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959)
1st of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Basil Dearden, British film director (d. 1971)
1st of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (d. 1986)
1st of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Audrey Wurdemann, American poet (d.1960)
1st of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Roman Totenberg, Polish-born American violinist
1st of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Kim Philby, British spy (d. 1988)
1st of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)
1st of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek writer and poet (d. 1991)
1st of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)
1st of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)
1st of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)
1st of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Frances Bay, Canadian actress
1st of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
1st of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Rocky Graziano, American boxer (d. 1990)
1st of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Carole Landis, American film actress (d. 1948)
1st of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Yoshio Tabata, Japanese singer
1st of January 1919 BIRTHDAY J. D. Salinger, American novelist (d. 2010)
1st of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) (d. 2009)
1st of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Ismail al-Faruqi, Palestinian philosopher (d. 1986)
1st of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Cesar Baldaccini, French sculptor (d. 1998)
1st of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Wadih El Safi, Lebanese singer and songwriter
1st of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Jerry Robinson, American comic book artist
1st of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Ernest Hollings, American politician, 106th Governor of South Carolina and United States Senator from South Carolina
1st of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Milt Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (d. 1999)
1st of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
1st of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet
1st of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Charlie Munger, American philanthropist
1st of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Paul Bomani, Tanzanian politician and ambassador (d. 2005)
1st of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Valentina Cortese, Italian actress
1st of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Matthew "Stymie" Beard, American actor (d. 1981)
1st of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Raymond Pellegrin, French actor (d. 2007)
1st of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)
1st of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Maurice Bejart, French choreographer (d. 2007)
1st of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Vernon L. Smith, American economist, Nobel Prize in Economics winner
1st of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Pat Heywood, Scottish actress
1st of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Calum MacKay, Canadian hockey player (d. 2001)
1st of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Doak Walker, American football star (d. 1998)
1st of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Ernest Tidyman, American writer (d. 1984)
1st of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Gerhard Weinberg, German-American historian
1st of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Joseph Lombardo, American mafioso
1st of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Haruo Nakajima, Japanese actor
1st of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Raymond Chow, Hong Kong film producer
1st of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Gaafar al-Nimeiry, Sudanese politician (d. 2009)
1st of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Ty Hardin, American film actor
1st of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Frederick Wiseman, American documentary filmmaker
1st of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Jean-Pierre Duprey, French poet and sculptor (d. 1959)
1st of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe Patane, Italian opera conductor (d. 1989)
1st of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Jackie Parker, American football player (d. 2006)
1st of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
1st of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Norman Yemm, Australian actor
1st of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Joseph Koo, Chinese composer
1st of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Joe Orton, English writer (d. 1967)
1st of January 1933 BIRTHDAY James Hormel, American philanthropist and diplomat
1st of January 1935 BIRTHDAY B. Kliban, American cartoonist (d. 1990)
1st of January 1936 BIRTHDAY James Sinegal, American businessman
1st of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Don Nehlen, American football player and coach
1st of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Petros Markaris, Greek writer
1st of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Adam Wisniewski-Snerg, Polish author (d. 1995)
1st of January 1937 BIRTHDAY John Fuller, English poet
1st of January 1937 BIRTHDAY Matt Robinson, American actor (d. 2002)
1st of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Clay Cole, American television host and producer (d. 2010)
1st of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Robert Jankel, British coachbuilder (d. 2005)
1st of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Frank Langella, American actor
1st of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Michele Mercier, French actress
1st of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Asrani, Indian actor and comedian
1st of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Barry Goldberg, American musician
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Country Joe McDonald, American musician (Country Joe and the Fish)
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Gennadi Sarafanov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2005)
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Dennis Archer, American politician
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Martin Frost, American politician
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Alassane Ouattara, former Prime Minister of Ivory Coast
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Judy Stone, Australian pop singer
1st of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Al Hunt, American reporter and news anchor
1st of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Tony Knowles, American politician and 7th Governor of Alaska
1st of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Larry Clark, American director
1st of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Don Novello, American actor
1st of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Ronald Perelman, American businessman
1st of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
1st of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Pakistani politician
1st of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Hart, American wrestling manager
1st of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Jacky Ickx, Belgian race car driver
1st of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Peter Duncan, Australian politician
1st of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Max Julien, American actor
1st of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Rick Hurst, American actor
1st of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Rivelino, Brazilian football player
1st of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
1st of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Shelby Steele, American author and filmmaker
1st of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Jon Corzine, American politician, 54th Governor of New Jersey and former United States Senator from New Jersey
1st of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Frances Yip, Hong Kong singer
1st of January 1947 BIRTHDAY James K. Glassman, American journalist and diplomat
1st of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Paula Tsui, Hong Kong singer
1st of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Leonard Thompson, American professional golfer
1st of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Pavel Grachev, Russian general
1st of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Ashok Saraf, Marathi/Hindi actor
1st of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Ismael Zambada Garcia, Mexican drug lord
1st of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Joe Petagno, American artist
1st of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Daniel E Gawthrop, American composer
1st of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Max Azria, French fashion designer
1st of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Borys Tarasyuk, Ukrainian politician
1st of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Wayne Bennett, Australian rugby league coach
1st of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Morgan Fisher, English musician (Mott the Hoople)
1st of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Deepa Mehta, Indian-born Canadian film director and screenwriter
1st of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu poet
1st of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Nana Patekar, Indian film and stage actor
1st of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
1st of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Stephanie Faracy, American actress
1st of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Rosario Marchese, Italian-Canadian politician
1st of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Alpha Blondy, Ivorian reggae singer
1st of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
1st of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Gary E. Johnson, American politician and 29th Governor of New Mexico
1st of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Lynn Jones, American baseball player
1st of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Bob Menendez, American politician and United States Senator from New Jersey
1st of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Richard Edson, American actor and musician
1st of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Yannis Papathanasiou, Greek politician
1st of January 1955 BIRTHDAY LaMarr Hoyt, American baseball player
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mark R. Hughes, American entrepreneur (d. 2000)
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Sergei Avdeyev, Russian cosmonaut
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mike Mitchell, American basketball player
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Koji Yakusho, Japanese actor
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Sheila McCarthy, Canadian actress
1st of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Ziad Rahbani, Lebanese composer
1st of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
1st of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Evangelos Venizelos, Greek lawyer and politician
1st of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Mark Hurd, American businessman
1st of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Ren Woods, American actress and singer
1st of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Grandmaster Flash, Barbadian musician
1st of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Dave Silk, American ice hockey player
1st of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Panagiotis Giannakis, Greek basketball player and coach
1st of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Michel Onfray, French philosopher
1st of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Andy Andrews, American tennis player
1st of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Abdul Ahad Momand, Afghan cosmonaut
1st of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Azali Assoumani, Comorian president
1st of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Michael Seibert, American ice dancer
1st of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Rayo de Jalisco, Jr., Mexican wrestler
1st of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Leilani Kai, American wrestler
1st of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Sam Backo, Australian rugby league footballer
1st of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Sergei Babayan, American classical pianist
1st of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Sam Palahnuk, American video game designer
1st of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Fiona Phillips, British television presenter
1st of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Mark Wingett, British actor
1st of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Ari Up, German musician (The Slits) (d. 2010)
1st of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Jean-Marc Gounon, French race car driver
1st of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Alberigo Evani, Italian footballer
1st of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Lina Kaciusyte, Lithuanian swimmer
1st of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Drazen Ladic, Croatian footballer
1st of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Dedee Pfeiffer, American actress
1st of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Juliana Donald, American actress
1st of January 1965 BIRTHDAY John Sullivan, American politician
1st of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Andrew Valmon, American athlete
1st of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Anna Burke, Australian politician
1st of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Tina Landon, Mexican-American choreographer
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY John Digweed, English DJ
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Tim Dog, American rapper
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Derrick Thomas, American football player (d. 2000)
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Gorsha Sur, Russian ice dancer
1st of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Spencer Tunick, American artist
1st of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Miki Higashino, Japanese composer
1st of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Davor Suker, Croatian footballer
1st of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Felix Chong, Hong Kong screenwriter
1st of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Joey Stefano, American actor (d. 1994)
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Morris Chestnut, American actor
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Christi Paul, American news anchor
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Paul Lawrie, Scottish golfer
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Verne Troyer, American actor
1st of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Melissa DiMarco, Canadian actress
1st of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Kimberly Page, American manager and actress
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Scott Riggs, American racing driver
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Sammie Henson, American wrestler
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Juan Carlos Plata, Guatemalan soccer player
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Bobby Holik, Czech ice hockey player
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Chris Potter, American jazz saxophonist
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Ezra Weisz, American voice actor
1st of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Phoebus, Greek songwriter
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Neve McIntosh, Scottish actress
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Yermakhan Ibraimov, Kazakh boxer
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Catherine McCormack, British actress
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Barron Miles, American Canadian football player
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Garrett K. Gomez, American horse jockey
1st of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Lilian Thuram, French footballer
1st of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Li Fang, Chinese tennis player
1st of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet
1st of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Danny Lloyd, American actor
1st of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Magnus Sahlgren, Swedish musician (Lake of Tears)
1st of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Shelda Bede, Brazilian beach volleyball player
1st of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Christian Paradis, Canadian politician
1st of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Hamilton Ricard, Colombian footballer
1st of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Eva Birthistle, Irish actress
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Chris Anstey, Australian basketball player
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Sonali Bendre, Indian model and actress
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Joe Cannon, American footballer
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Eiichiro Oda, Japanese manga artist
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Becky Kellar-Duke, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Fernando Tatis, Dominican baseball player
1st of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Bengt Saeternes, Norwegian footballer
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Hasan Salihamidzic, Bosnian footballer
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Robert Roode, Canadian professional wrestler
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Leos Friedl, Czech tennis player
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Jerry Yan, Taiwanese actor and singer
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Andrei Stoliarov, Russian tennis player
1st of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Maria de la Paz Hernandez, Argentinian field hockey player
1st of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Vidya Balan, Indian model and actress
1st of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Nina Bott, German actress
1st of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Phillip Mulryne, Northern Irish footballer
1st of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Tarik O'Regan, British composer
1st of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Mykhaylo Renzhyn, Latvian skier
1st of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Brody Dalle, Australian singer (The Distillers)
1st of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Koichi Domoto, Japanese artist
1st of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Fadi El Khatib, Lebanese basketball player
1st of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Lazaros Agadakos, Greek basketball player
1st of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
1st of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Jonas Armstrong, English actor
1st of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian racing driver
1st of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Abdulkadir Kocak, Turkish boxer
1st of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Eden Riegel, American actress
1st of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Mladen Petric, Croatian footballer
1st of January 1982 BIRTHDAY David Nalbandian, Argentinian tennis player
1st of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Ali Bastian, English actress and model
1st of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Calum Davenport, English footballer
1st of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Thomas Morrison, English actor
1st of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Emi Kobayashi, Japanese model
1st of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Park Sung-Hyun, South Korean Olympic archer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Jose Paolo Guerrero, Peruvian footballer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Stefano Pastrello, Italian footballer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Mohammed Ghaddar, Lebanese footballer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Alok Kapali, Bangladeshi cricketer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Michael Witt, Australian rugby league footballer
1st of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Cheung Kin Fung, Hong Kong footballer
1st of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Jeff Carter, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Steven Davis, Northern Irish footballer
1st of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Tiago Splitter, Brazilian basketball player
1st of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Remya Nambeesan, Indian film actress and dancer
1st of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Andrea Jeremiah, Indian-Tamil singer and actress
1st of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Glen Davis, American basketball player
1st of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Colin Morgan, Northern Irish actor
1st of January 1986 BIRTHDAY James Davis, American football player
1st of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Sungmin, South Korean singer (Super Junior)
1st of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Pablo Cuevas, Uruguayan tennis player
1st of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Brule, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Chris Collins, American actor and comedian
1st of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Devin Setoguchi, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Grzegorz Panfil, Polish tennis player
1st of January 1992 BIRTHDAY Tim Menzel, German rugby player
1st of January 1992 BIRTHDAY Jack Wilshere, English footballer
1st of January 1992 BIRTHDAY He Kexin, Chinese gymnast
1st of January 1998 BIRTHDAY Marlene Lawston, American child actress
1st of January 0379 DEATH Saint Basil of Caesarea (Born 330)
1st of January 0404 DEATH Saint Telemachus
1st of January 0874 DEATH Hasan al-Askari, eleventh Shia Imam (Born 846)
1st of January 0898 DEATH Odo, Count of Paris (Born 860)
1st of January 0962 DEATH Baldwin III, Count of Flanders (Born c. 940)
1st of January 1204 DEATH King Haakon III of Norway (Born c. 1170)
1st of January 1387 DEATH King Charles II of Navarre (Born 1332)
1st of January 1515 DEATH King Louis XII of France (Born 1462)
1st of January 1554 DEATH Pedro de Valdivia, Spanish conquistador (Born 1500)
1st of January 1559 DEATH Christian III of Denmark and Norway (Born 1503)
1st of January 1560 DEATH Joachim du Bellay, French poet (Born 1522)
1st of January 1617 DEATH Hendrik Goltzius, Dutch painter (Born 1558)
1st of January 1631 DEATH Thomas Hobson, the "Cambridge Carrier", eponym of Hobson's Choice (Born 1544)
1st of January 1697 DEATH Filippo Baldinucci, Florentine biographer/historian (Born 1624)
1st of January 1716 DEATH William Wycherley, English dramatist (Born 1640)
1st of January 1730 DEATH Samuel Sewall, English judge (Born 1652)
1st of January 1742 DEATH Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (Born 1686)
1st of January 1748 DEATH Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (Born 1667)
1st of January 1759 DEATH Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chetardie, French adventurer (Born 1705)
1st of January 1766 DEATH James Francis Edward Stuart, "The Old Pretender" (Born 1688)
1st of January 1782 DEATH Johann Christian Bach, German composer (Born 1735)
1st of January 1789 DEATH Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (Born 1716)
1st of January 1793 DEATH Francesco Guardi, Venetian painter (Born 1712)
1st of January 1796 DEATH Alexandre-Theophile Vandermonde, French mathematician (Born 1735)
1st of January 1800 DEATH Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, French naturalist (Born 1716)
1st of January 1817 DEATH Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist (Born 1743)
1st of January 1835 DEATH Matyas Godina, writer, teacher and pastor (Born 1768)
1st of January 1852 DEATH John George Children, British chemist, mineralogist and zoologist (Born 1777)
1st of January 1853 DEATH Gregory Blaxland, Australian explorer (Born 1778)
1st of January 1862 DEATH Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (Born 1801)
1st of January 1869 DEATH Martin W. Bates, American politician (Born 1786)
1st of January 1881 DEATH Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (Born 1805)
1st of January 1892 DEATH Roswell B. Mason, Mayor of Chicago (Born 1805)
1st of January 1894 DEATH Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (Born 1857)
1st of January 1896 DEATH Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (Born 1826)
1st of January 1906 DEATH Sir Hugh Nelson, Premier of Queensland (Born 1835)
1st of January 1918 DEATH Wilfred Campbell, Canadian poet (Born 1858)
1st of January 1919 DEATH Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (Born 1881)
1st of January 1921 DEATH Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, Chancellor of Germany (Born 1856)
1st of January 1922 DEATH Istvan Kuhar, Slovene (Prekmurian) writer and politician (Born 1887)
1st of January 1931 DEATH Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (Born 1851)
1st of January 1932 DEATH C P Scott, British journalist, publisher and politician (Born 1846)
1st of January 1940 DEATH Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (Born 1865)
1st of January 1943 DEATH Colonel Andrew Summers Rowan, U.S. military officer who gave "a message to Garcia" (Born 1857)
1st of January 1944 DEATH Sir Edward Lutyens, British architect who designed New Delhi (Born 1869)
1st of January 1944 DEATH Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (Born 1862)
1st of January 1953 DEATH Hank Williams, American singer (Born 1923)
1st of January 1954 DEATH Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (Born 1890)
1st of January 1955 DEATH Arthur C. Parker, American archaeologist, folklorist, and historian (Born 1881)
1st of January 1957 DEATH Sean South and Fergal O'Hanlon are killed in the Brookeborough Raid
1st of January 1958 DEATH Edward Weston, American photographer (Born 1886)
1st of January 1960 DEATH Margaret Sullavan, American actress, screenwriter (Born 1909)
1st of January 1964 DEATH Bechara El Khoury, President of Lebanon (Born 1890)
1st of January 1966 DEATH Vincent Auriol, French politician (Born 1884)
1st of January 1969 DEATH Barton MacLane, American actor (Born 1902)
1st of January 1969 DEATH Bruno Soderstrom, Swedish athlete (Born 1888)
1st of January 1971 DEATH Saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (Born 1894)
1st of January 1972 DEATH Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (Born 1888)
1st of January 1973 DEATH Sergei Kourdakov, former KGB agent (Born 1951)
1st of January 1980 DEATH Adolph Deutsch, American composer and arranger (Born 1897)
1st of January 1980 DEATH Pietro Nenni, Italian socialist politician (Born 1891)
1st of January 1981 DEATH Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (Born 1920)
1st of January 1982 DEATH Victor Buono, American actor (Born 1938)
1st of January 1984 DEATH Alexis Korner, British blues musician (Born 1928)
1st of January 1985 DEATH Sigerson Clifford, Irish poet and writer (Born 1913)
1st of January 1985 DEATH Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (Born 1905)
1st of January 1986 DEATH Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (Born 1902)
1st of January 1986 DEATH Bruce Norris, American hockey executive (Detroit Red Wings) (Born 1924)
1st of January 1989 DEATH Aleka Stratigou, Greek actress (Born 1926)
1st of January 1991 DEATH Buck Ram, American songwriter and businessman (The Platters) (Born 1907)
1st of January 1992 DEATH Grace Hopper, American computer pioneer (Born 1906)
1st of January 1994 DEATH Cesar Romero, American actor (Born 1907)
1st of January 1994 DEATH Lord Arthur Porritt, Governor-General of New Zealand (Born 1900)
1st of January 1994 DEATH Edward Arthur Thompson, British historian (Born 1914)
1st of January 1995 DEATH Fred West, British serial killer (suicide) (Born 1941)
1st of January 1995 DEATH Eugene Wigner, Hungarian American physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1902)
1st of January 1996 DEATH Arleigh Burke, American admiral (Born 1901)
1st of January 1996 DEATH Arthur Rudolph, German engineer (Born 1906)
1st of January 1997 DEATH Hagood Hardy, Canadian composer and musician (Born 1937)
1st of January 1997 DEATH Ivan Graziani, Italian singer-songwriter (Born 1945)
1st of January 1997 DEATH Townes Van Zandt, American musician (Born 1944)
1st of January 1998 DEATH Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (Born 1905)
1st of January 2000 DEATH Colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (Born 1931)
1st of January 2001 DEATH Ray Walston, American actor (Born 1914)
1st of January 2002 DEATH Julia Phillips, American film producer (Born 1944)
1st of January 2003 DEATH Joe Foss, American politician, fighter pilot, Medal of Honor recipient and AFL Commissioner (Born 1915)
1st of January 2003 DEATH Cyril Shaps, English actor (Born 1923)
1st of January 2003 DEATH F. William Free, American advertising executive (Born 1928)
1st of January 2005 DEATH Shirley Chisholm, American politician (Born 1924)
1st of January 2005 DEATH Hugh Lawson, 6th Baron Burnham, British newspaperman (Born 1931)
1st of January 2005 DEATH Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist (Born 1938)
1st of January 2005 DEATH Bob Matsui, American politician (Born 1941)
1st of January 2006 DEATH Dawn Lake, Australian TV comedienne (Born 1927)
1st of January 2006 DEATH Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks) (Born 1956)
1st of January 2006 DEATH Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (Born 1913)
1st of January 2006 DEATH Hugh McLaughlin, Irish publisher and inventor (Born 1918)
1st of January 2007 DEATH A. I. Bezzerides, American novelist and screenwriter (Born 1908)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Leon Davidson, American scientist known for studying UFOs (Born 1922)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Julius Hegyi, American conductor (Born 1923)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Ernie Koy, American baseball player (Born 1909)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Leonard Fraser, Australian serial killer (Born 1951)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Roland Levinsky, South African medical scientist (Born 1943)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Tad Jones, American jazz music historian (Born 1952)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Tillie Olsen, American writer (Born 1912)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Del Reeves, American country singer (Born 1932)
1st of January 2007 DEATH Darrent Williams, American football player (Born 1982)
1st of January 2008 DEATH Salvatore Bonanno, son of Joseph Bonanno (Born 1932)
1st of January 2008 DEATH Peter Caffrey, Irish actor (Born 1949)
1st of January 2008 DEATH Pratap Chandra Chunder, Union minister of India (Born 1919)
1st of January 2008 DEATH Harold Corsini, American photographer (Born 1919)
1st of January 2009 DEATH Nizar Rayan, Hamas leader (Born 1962)
1st of January 2009 DEATH Aarne Arvonen, Finnish supercentenerian (Born1897)
1st of January 2009 DEATH Claiborne Pell, U.S. senator (Born 1918)
1st of January 2010 DEATH Lhasa de Sela, Mexican-American singer (Born 1972)
1st of January 2011 DEATH Marin Constantin, Romanian composer and conductor (Born 1925)
1st of January 2011 DEATH Reynaldo Dagsa, Filipino politician
1st of January 2011 DEATH Flemming J?rgensen, Danish singer (Born 1947)