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2nd of January 0366 EVENT The Alamanni cross the frozen Rhine River in large numbers, invading the Roman Empire
2nd of January 0533 EVENT Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy
2nd of January 1492 EVENT Reconquista: the emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders
2nd of January 1777 EVENT American Revolutionary War: American forces under the command of George Washington repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek near Trenton, New Jersey
2nd of January 1788 EVENT Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution
2nd of January 1791 EVENT Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War
2nd of January 1818 EVENT The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded
2nd of January 1833 EVENT Re-establishment of British rule on the Falklands.
2nd of January 1860 EVENT The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the Academie des Sciences in Paris
2nd of January 1871 EVENT Amadeus I becomes King of Spain
2nd of January 1900 EVENT John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China
2nd of January 1905 EVENT Russo-Japanese War: The Russian garrison surrenders at Port Arthur, China
2nd of January 1911 EVENT A gun battle in the East End of London left two dead and sparked a political row over the involvement of then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill
2nd of January 1920 EVENT The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
2nd of January 1927 EVENT Angered by the anti-clerical provisions of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, Catholic rebels in Mexico rebelled against the government.
2nd of January 1935 EVENT Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh
2nd of January 1941 EVENT World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales
2nd of January 1942 EVENT The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicts 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history--the Duquesne Spy Ring
2nd of January 1942 EVENT World War II: Manila is captured by Japanese forces
2nd of January 1945 EVENT World War II: Nuremberg (in German, Nurnberg) is severely bombed by Allied forces
2nd of January 1949 EVENT Luis Munoz Marin becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico
2nd of January 1955 EVENT Panamanian president Jose Antonio Remon is assassinated
2nd of January 1959 EVENT Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon and to orbit the Sun, is launched by the U.S.S.R.
2nd of January 1971 EVENT The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic football match
2nd of January 1974 EVENT President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo
2nd of January 1999 EVENT A brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 inches (487 mm) in Chicago, where temperatures plunge to -13 ?F (-25 ?C); 68 deaths are reported
2nd of January 2001 EVENT Sila Calderon becomes the first female Governor of Puerto Rico
2nd of January 2002 EVENT Eduardo Duhalde is appointed interim President of Argentina by the Legislative Assembly.
2nd of January 2004 EVENT Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.
2nd of January 2006 EVENT An explosion in a coal mine in Sago, West Virginia traps and kills 12 miners, while leaving one miner in critical condition.
2nd of January 1642 BIRTHDAY Mehmed IV, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1693)
2nd of January 1647 BIRTHDAY Nathaniel Bacon, English-born American colonist (d. 1676)
2nd of January 1699 BIRTHDAY Osman III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1757)
2nd of January 1713 BIRTHDAY Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803)
2nd of January 1719 BIRTHDAY Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797)
2nd of January 1727 BIRTHDAY James Wolfe, British general (d. 1759)
2nd of January 1777 BIRTHDAY Christian Daniel Rauch, German sculptor (d. 1857)
2nd of January 1822 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Clausius, German physicist (d. 1888)
2nd of January 1827 BIRTHDAY Peter Semenov of Tian Shan, Russian explorer (d. 1914)
2nd of January 1833 BIRTHDAY Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
2nd of January 1836 BIRTHDAY Queen Emma of Hawaii, Consort of King Kamehameha IV (d. 1885)
2nd of January 1836 BIRTHDAY Mendele Moykher Sforim, Jewish writer (d. 1917)
2nd of January 1837 BIRTHDAY Mily Balakirev, Russian composer (d. 1910)
2nd of January 1857 BIRTHDAY Martha Carey Thomas, American educator, suffragist, and second President of Bryn Mawr College (d. 1935)
2nd of January 1866 BIRTHDAY Prof. Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)
2nd of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Ernst Barlach, German sculptor (d. 1938)
2nd of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Therese of Lisieux, French Roman Catholic nun (d. 1897)
2nd of January 1877 BIRTHDAY Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (d. 1906)
2nd of January 1884 BIRTHDAY Ben-Zion Dinur, Russian-born Israeli educator, historian and politician (d. 1973)
2nd of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Gordon Flowerdew, Canadian Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1918)
2nd of January 1886 BIRTHDAY Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)
2nd of January 1886 BIRTHDAY Florence Lawrence, Canadian actress (d. 1938)
2nd of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Tito Schipa, Italian tenor (d. 1965)
2nd of January 1889 BIRTHDAY Sir Bertram Stevens, Premier of New South Wales 1932-39 (d. 1973)
2nd of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (d. 1962)
2nd of January 1893 BIRTHDAY Lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)
2nd of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Count Folke Bernadotte, Swedish diplomat (d. 1948)
2nd of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Dziga Vertov, Russian filmmaker (d. 1954)
2nd of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)
2nd of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)
2nd of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Bob Marshall, American conservationist (d. 1939)
2nd of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Dan Keating, Irish republican (d. 2007)
2nd of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician (d. 1938)
2nd of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Michael Tippett, English composer (d. 1998)
2nd of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Luigi Zampa, Italian film director and screenwriter (d. 1991)
2nd of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Riccardo Cassin, Italian mountaineer (d. 2009)
2nd of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Barry Goldwater, American politician (d. 1998)
2nd of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu Poet (d. 1983)
2nd of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Anna Lee, English actress (d. 2004)
2nd of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Violet Vivian Finlay Stuart Mann, British writer (d. 1986)
2nd of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Zypora Spaisman, Polish-born American Yiddish theatre actress and producer (d. 2002)
2nd of January 1917 BIRTHDAY Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)
2nd of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)
2nd of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Isaac Asimov, American author and biochemistry professor (d. 1992)
2nd of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
2nd of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Evgenios Spatharis, Greek shadow theatre artist (d. 2009)
2nd of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Larry Harmon, American entertainer and TV producer (d. 2008)
2nd of January 1925 BIRTHDAY William J. Crowe, American admiral and ambassador (d. 2007)
2nd of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Grigoris Varfis, Greek politician
2nd of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
2nd of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Robert Goralski, American journalist (d. 1988)
2nd of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer
2nd of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Julius La Rosa, American singer
2nd of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Toshiki Kaifu, Japanese politician
2nd of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Peter Redgrove, British poet (d. 2003)
2nd of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)
2nd of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Seiichi Morimura, Japanese novelist
2nd of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Richard Riley, American politician
2nd of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Roger Miller, American singer (d. 1992)
2nd of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Ian Brady, British serial killer
2nd of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Goh Kun, South Korean politician
2nd of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Hans Herbj?rnsrud, Norwegian author
2nd of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Jim Bakker, American televangelist
2nd of January 1940 BIRTHDAY S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician
2nd of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Dennis Hastert, 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
2nd of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
2nd of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Bar?s Manco, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
2nd of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician
2nd of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Peter Eotvos, Hungarian composer and conductor
2nd of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Richard Cole, American tour manager
2nd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Jack Hanna, American zoologist
2nd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Calvin Hill, American football player
2nd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY David Shapiro, American poet, literary critic, and art historian
2nd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Valery Shary, Byelorussian Olympic champion weightlifter
2nd of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Judith Miller, American journalist
2nd of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Christopher Durang, American playwright
2nd of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Debora Duarte, Brazilian actress
2nd of January 1950 BIRTHDAY David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist
2nd of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
2nd of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Jim Essian, American baseball player
2nd of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Santiago Baca, American poet and writer
2nd of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
2nd of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Robbie Ftorek, American ice hockey player
2nd of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Christine Lavin, American singer-songwriter
2nd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Vincent Racaniello American virologist
2nd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Manfred Wittke, German footballer
2nd of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Henry Bonilla, American politician
2nd of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)
2nd of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Tex Brashear, American voice actor
2nd of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Vivien Savage, French singer
2nd of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Lynda Barry, American cartoonist
2nd of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
2nd of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Kim Coates, Canadian actor
2nd of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
2nd of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Todd Haynes, American film director
2nd of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Robert Wexler, American politician
2nd of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Gabrielle Carteris, American actress
2nd of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Craig James, American football player
2nd of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Edgar Martinez, American baseball player
2nd of January 1963 BIRTHDAY David Cone, American baseball player
2nd of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Pernell Whitaker, American boxer
2nd of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Luis d'Antin, Spanish motorcycle racer
2nd of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Greg Swindell, American baseball player
2nd of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Tia Carrere, American actress
2nd of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Jon Gnarr, Icelandic comedian and the mayor of Iceland's capital city Reykjavik, actor
2nd of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Francois Pienaar, South African rugby player
2nd of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion
2nd of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Cuba Gooding, Jr., American actor
2nd of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Evan Parke, Jamaican actor
2nd of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Goichi Suda, Japanese video game developer
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Robby Gordon, American racing driver
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Patrick Huard, Quebec actor and comedian
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Tommy Morrison, American boxer
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Robert Svehla, Slovak ice hockey player
2nd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Christy Turlington, American model
2nd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Royce Clayton, American baseball player
2nd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Sanda Ladosi, Romanian singer
2nd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Eric Whitacre, American composer
2nd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Markus Hoffmann, German actor (d. 1997)
2nd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Taye Diggs, American actor
2nd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Renee Elise Goldsberry, American actress and singer
2nd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Lisa Harrison, American basketball player
2nd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Yutaka Takenouchi, Japanese actor
2nd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Mattias Norstrom, Swedish professional ice hockey player
2nd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Christopher Lennertz, American composer
2nd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Adam Elliot, Australian animator
2nd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Hristos Meletoglou, Greek triple jumper
2nd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Rodney MacDonald, Canadian politician and musician
2nd of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Lucy Davis, British actress
2nd of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Will Kirby, American actor
2nd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Luis Moro, Cuban-American actor and filmmaker
2nd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Jason de Vos, Canadian footballer
2nd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Chris Cheney, Australian musician (The Living End)
2nd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Doug Robb, American singer (Hoobastank)
2nd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Dax Shepard, American actor
2nd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Reuben Thorne, New Zealand rugby union player
2nd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Jeff Suppan, American baseball player
2nd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper
2nd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Danilo Di Luca, Italian cyclist
2nd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Cletidus Hunt, American football player
2nd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Mahee Paiement, Canadian actress
2nd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Paz Vega, Spanish actress
2nd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Brian Boucher, American professional ice hockey player
2nd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Stefan Koubek, Austrian tennis player
2nd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Ales Pisa, Czech ice hockey player
2nd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Scott Proctor, American baseball player
2nd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Nikos Soultanidis, Greek footballer
2nd of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Megumi Toyoguchi, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
2nd of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American professional ballroom dancer
2nd of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Greening, British footballer
2nd of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Annie Bellemare, Canadian Figure Skater
2nd of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Mac Danzig, American Mixed martial arts combatant
2nd of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Jerome Pineau, French cyclist
2nd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Hanno Balitsch, German footballer
2nd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Ryan Garko, American baseball player
2nd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Kirk Hinrich, American basketball player
2nd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Maxi Rodriguez, Argentine footballer
2nd of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Athanasia Tsoumeleka, Greek race walker
2nd of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Kate Bosworth, American actress
2nd of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Andrew Ebbett, Canadian ice hockey player
2nd of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Otacilio, Brazilian footballer
2nd of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Luis Beza, American musician
2nd of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Heather O'Reilly, American soccer player
2nd of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Troy Andrews, American musician
2nd of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Shelley Hennig, American actress
2nd of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Syesha Mercado, American singer and actress
2nd of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Jonny Evans, Northern Irish footballer
2nd of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Damien Tussac, French-born German rugby player
2nd of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Maksims Bogdanovs, Latvian motorcycle racer
2nd of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Karel Abraham, Czech motorcycle racer
2nd of January 1991 BIRTHDAY Davide Santon, Italian footballer
2nd of January 2001 BIRTHDAY Christopher Barrios Jr., American murder victim (d. 2007)
2nd of January 1512 DEATH Svante, Regent of Sweden (Born 1460)
2nd of January 1514 DEATH William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (Born c1460)
2nd of January 1557 DEATH Pontormo, Italian painter (Born 1494)
2nd of January 1685 DEATH Harbottle Grimston, English politician (Born 1603)
2nd of January 1694 DEATH Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (Born 1651)
2nd of January 1726 DEATH Domenico Zipoli, Italian composer (Born 1688)
2nd of January 1861 DEATH King Frederick William IV of Prussia (Born 1795)
2nd of January 1892 DEATH George Airy, British Astronomer Royal (Born 1801)
2nd of January 1893 DEATH John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (Born 1805)
2nd of January 1904 DEATH James Longstreet, American Confederate general (Born 1821)
2nd of January 1913 DEATH Leon Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (Born 1855)
2nd of January 1915 DEATH Carl Goldmark, Hungarian composer (Born 1830)
2nd of January 1917 DEATH Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (Born 1832)
2nd of January 1920 DEATH Paul Adam, French novelist (Born 1862)
2nd of January 1924 DEATH Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (Born 1834)
2nd of January 1936 DEATH Sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania (Born 1862)
2nd of January 1939 DEATH Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (Born 1864)
2nd of January 1941 DEATH Mischa Levitzki, Russian-born pianist (Born 1898)
2nd of January 1945 DEATH Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, British naval commander (Born 1883)
2nd of January 1946 DEATH Joe Darling, Australian cricketer (Born 1870)
2nd of January 1948 DEATH Vicente Huidobro, Chilean poet (Born 1893)
2nd of January 1950 DEATH James Dooley, Premier of New South Wales (Born 1877)
2nd of January 1950 DEATH Theophrastos Sakellaridis, Greek composer and conductor (Born 1883)
2nd of January 1951 DEATH Sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia (Born 1870)
2nd of January 1959 DEATH Chris van Abkoude, Dutch-born writer and novelist (Born 1880)
2nd of January 1960 DEATH Fausto Coppi, Italian cyclist (Born 1919)
2nd of January 1960 DEATH Paul Sauve, Canadian politician (Born 1907)
2nd of January 1963 DEATH Jack Carson, American actor (Born 1910)
2nd of January 1963 DEATH Dick Powell, American actor (Born 1904)
2nd of January 1971 DEATH E. V. Knox, English poet and satirist (Born 1881)
2nd of January 1971 DEATH Willard Maas, American poet and filmmaker (Born 1906)
2nd of January 1974 DEATH Tex Ritter, American actor (Born 1905)
2nd of January 1977 DEATH Errol Garner, American musician (Born 1921)
2nd of January 1983 DEATH Dick Emery, English comedian (Born 1915)
2nd of January 1986 DEATH Dick James, English music publisher (Northern Songs) (Born 1920)
2nd of January 1986 DEATH Una Merkel, American actress (Born 1903)
2nd of January 1986 DEATH Bill Veeck, American baseball executive (Born 1914)
2nd of January 1990 DEATH Evangelos Averoff, Greek politician and author (Born 1910)
2nd of January 1990 DEATH Alan Hale Jr., American actor (Born 1921)
2nd of January 1994 DEATH Dixy Lee Ray, American politician, 17th Governor of Washington (Born 1914)
2nd of January 1994 DEATH Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (Born 1915)
2nd of January 1995 DEATH Siad Barre, President of Somalia (Born 1919)
2nd of January 1995 DEATH Nancy Kelly, American actress (Born 1921)
2nd of January 1996 DEATH Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (Born 1915)
2nd of January 1997 DEATH Randy California, American guitarist & songwriter (Spirit) (Born 1951)
2nd of January 1998 DEATH Frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (Born 1920)
2nd of January 1999 DEATH Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and author (Born 1907)
2nd of January 2000 DEATH Patrick O'Brian, British novelist (Born 1914)
2nd of January 2000 DEATH Nat Adderley, American musician and composer (Born 1931)
2nd of January 2000 DEATH Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr., American admiral (Born 1920)
2nd of January 2001 DEATH Teri Diver, American actress (Born 1971)
2nd of January 2001 DEATH William P. Rogers, American politician (Born 1913)
2nd of January 2002 DEATH Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (Born 1958)
2nd of January 2003 DEATH Eric Jupp, British-born pianist, composer, arranger (Born 1922)
2nd of January 2004 DEATH Jess Collins, American artist (Born 1923)
2nd of January 2004 DEATH Lynn Cartwright, American actress (Born 1927)
2nd of January 2005 DEATH Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (Born 1913)
2nd of January 2005 DEATH Frank Kelly Freas, American artist (Born 1922)
2nd of January 2005 DEATH Ronald 'Bo' Ginn, American politician (Born 1934)
2nd of January 2005 DEATH Maclyn McCarty, American geneticist (Born 1911)
2nd of January 2005 DEATH Edo Murtic, Croatian painter (Born 1921)
2nd of January 2006 DEATH Cecilia Munoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (Born 1913)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Dan Shaver, American racecar driver (Born 1950)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Garry Betty, American CEO of Earthlink (Born 1957)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, American historian (Born 1941)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Mauno Jokipii, Finnish professor and researcher (Born 1924)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (Born 1911)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Don Massengale, American PGA Tour golf player (Born 1937)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Paek Nam-sun, North Korean Foreign Affairs minister (Born 1929)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Richard Newton, Australian-born technology pioneer and professor (Born 1951)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH David Perkins, American geneticist (Born 1919)
2nd of January 2007 DEATH Robert C. Solomon, American scholar of continental philosophy (Born 1942)
2nd of January 2008 DEATH Lee S. Dreyfus, American politician (Born 1926)
2nd of January 2008 DEATH George MacDonald Fraser, British author (Born 1925)
2nd of January 2008 DEATH Gerry Staley, American baseball player (Born 1920)
2nd of January 2008 DEATH Galyani Vadhana, Princess of Thailand (Born 1923)
2nd of January 2009 DEATH Inger Christensen, Danish poet (Born 1935)
2nd of January 2009 DEATH Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian (Born 1893)
2nd of January 2010 DEATH David R. Ross, Scottish author and historian (Born 1958)
2nd of January 2011 DEATH Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (Born 1946)
2nd of January 2011 DEATH Anne Francis, American actress (Born 1930)
2nd of January 2011 DEATH Szeto Wah, Hong Kong politician and educationalist (Born 1931)
2nd of January 2011 DEATH Richard D. Winters, American Army officer (Born1918)