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23rd of January 0393 EVENT Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.
23rd of January 0971 EVENT In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops.
23rd of January 1368 EVENT In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
23rd of January 1510 EVENT Henry VIII of England, then 18 years old, appears incognito in the lists at Richmond, and is applauded for his jousting before he reveals his identity.
23rd of January 1533 EVENT Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of England, discovers herself pregnant.
23rd of January 1546 EVENT Having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.
23rd of January 1556 EVENT The deadliest earthquake in history, the Shaanxi earthquake, hits Shaanxi province, China. The death toll may have been as high as 830,000.
23rd of January 1571 EVENT The Royal Exchange opens in London.
23rd of January 1579 EVENT The Union of Utrecht forms a Protestant republic in the Netherlands.
23rd of January 1656 EVENT Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.
23rd of January 1719 EVENT The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire.
23rd of January 1789 EVENT Georgetown College, the first Catholic University in the United States, is founded in Georgetown, Maryland (now a part of Washington, D.C.)
23rd of January 1793 EVENT Second Partition of Poland: Russia and Prussia partition Poland for the second time.
23rd of January 1849 EVENT Elizabeth Blackwell is awarded her M.D. by the Geneva Medical College of Geneva, New York, becoming the United States' first female doctor.
23rd of January 1855 EVENT The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.
23rd of January 1870 EVENT In Montana, U.S. cavalrymen kill 173 Native Americans, mostly women and children, in the Marias Massacre.
23rd of January 1879 EVENT Anglo-Zulu War: the Battle of Rorke's Drift ends.
23rd of January 1897 EVENT Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
23rd of January 1899 EVENT Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
23rd of January 1900 EVENT The Battle of Spion Kop between the forces of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State and British forces during the Second Boer War resulted in a British defeat.
23rd of January 1904 EVENT Alesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Alesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
23rd of January 1907 EVENT Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes the first Native American U.S. Senator.
23rd of January 1912 EVENT The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
23rd of January 1920 EVENT The Netherlands refuses to surrender ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to the Allies.
23rd of January 1937 EVENT In Moscow, 17 leading Communists go on trial accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regime and assassinate its leaders.
23rd of January 1941 EVENT Charles Lindbergh testifies before the U.S. Congress and recommends that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.
23rd of January 1942 EVENT World War II: The Battle of Rabaul begins, the first fighting of the New Guinea campaign.
23rd of January 1943 EVENT World War II: Troops of Montgomery's 8th Army capture Tripoli in Libya from the German-Italian Panzer Army.
23rd of January 1943 EVENT Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.
23rd of January 1943 EVENT World War II: Australian and American forces finally defeat the Japanese army in Papua. This turning point in the Pacific War marks the beginning of the end of Japanese aggression.
23rd of January 1943 EVENT World War II: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign ends.
23rd of January 1945 EVENT World War II: Karl Donitz launches Operation Hannibal.
23rd of January 1950 EVENT The Knesset passes a resolution that states Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
23rd of January 1958 EVENT Overthrow in Venezuela of Marcos Perez Jimenez
23rd of January 1960 EVENT The bathyscaphe USS Trieste breaks a depth record by descending to 10,911 m (35,798 feet) in the Pacific Ocean.
23rd of January 1961 EVENT The Portuguese luxury cruise ship Santa Maria is hijacked by foes of the Estado Novo regime with the intention of waging war until dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar was overthrown.
23rd of January 1963 EVENT Guinea-Bissau War of Independence offially begins when PAIGC guerrilla fighters attacked the Portuguese army stationed in Tite.
23rd of January 1964 EVENT The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution, prohibiting the use of poll taxes in national elections, is ratified.
23rd of January 1967 EVENT Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Ivory Coast are established.
23rd of January 1968 EVENT North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo (AGER-2), claiming the ship had violated their territorial waters while spying.
23rd of January 1973 EVENT A volcanic eruption devastates Heimaey in the Vestmannaeyjar chain of islands off the south coast of Iceland.
23rd of January 1973 EVENT President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.
23rd of January 1986 EVENT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
23rd of January 1997 EVENT Antonis Daglis, a 23-year-old Greek truck driver is sentenced to thirteen consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years for the serial slayings of three women and the attempted murder of six others.
23rd of January 1997 EVENT Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.
23rd of January 2002 EVENT "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh returns to the United States in FBI custody.
23rd of January 2002 EVENT Reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered .
23rd of January 2003 EVENT Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10.
23rd of January 2009 EVENT Dendermonde nursery attack in Dendermonde, Belgium.
23rd of January 1350 BIRTHDAY Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419)
23rd of January 1688 BIRTHDAY Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)
23rd of January 1719 BIRTHDAY John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790)
23rd of January 1737 BIRTHDAY John Hancock, American patriot (d. 1793)
23rd of January 1745 BIRTHDAY William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)
23rd of January 1783 BIRTHDAY Stendhal, French writer (d. 1842)
23rd of January 1786 BIRTHDAY Auguste de Montferrand, French architect (d. 1858)
23rd of January 1809 BIRTHDAY Veer Surendra Sai, Indian Freedom Fighter (d. 1884)
23rd of January 1813 BIRTHDAY Camilla Collett, Norwegian writer and feminist (d. 1895)
23rd of January 1828 BIRTHDAY Saigo Takamori, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877)
23rd of January 1832 BIRTHDAY Edouard Manet, French artist (d. 1883)
23rd of January 1840 BIRTHDAY Ernst Abbe, German physicist (d. 1905)
23rd of January 1855 BIRTHDAY John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)
23rd of January 1857 BIRTHDAY Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian seismologist (d. 1936)
23rd of January 1862 BIRTHDAY David Hilbert, German mathematician (d. 1943)
23rd of January 1872 BIRTHDAY Paul Langevin, French physicist (d. 1946)
23rd of January 1872 BIRTHDAY Joze Plecnik, Slovenian architect (d. 1957)
23rd of January 1876 BIRTHDAY Otto Diels, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1954)
23rd of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Luisa Casati, Artist's patroness, muse and fashion icon (d. 1957)
23rd of January 1884 BIRTHDAY Ralph DePalma, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1956)
23rd of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Alf Hall, South African cricketer (d. 1964)
23rd of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1985)
23rd of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian independence fighter (d. 1945)
23rd of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (d. 2000)
23rd of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Sir William Samuel Stephenson, Canadian soldier, W.W.II codename, Intrepid. Inspiration for James Bond. (d. 1989)
23rd of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Freda Utley, British scholar and author (d. 1978)
23rd of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Sergei Eisenstein, Russian film director (d. 1948)
23rd of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Randolph Scott, American actor (d. 1987)
23rd of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Glen Kidston, British aviator and racing driver (d. 1931)
23rd of January 1900 BIRTHDAY William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988)
23rd of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, Colombian politician (d. 1948)
23rd of January 1907 BIRTHDAY Dan Duryea, American actor (d. 1968)
23rd of January 1907 BIRTHDAY Hideki Yukawa, Japanese physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1981)
23rd of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist (d. 1953)
23rd of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Boris Pokrovsky, Russian operatic stage director (d. 2009)
23rd of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Jean-Michel Atlan, French painter (d. 1960)
23rd of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Wally Parks, American racing executive, founder of the NHRA (d. 2007)
23rd of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Arthur Lewis, British economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
23rd of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Potter Stewart, American Supreme Court Justice (d. 1985)
23rd of January 1916 BIRTHDAY David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist
23rd of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Airey Neave, British Major, politician and indictment server at the Nuremberg Trials (d. 1979)
23rd of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Gertrude B. Elion, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
23rd of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Ernie Kovacs, American comedian (d. 1962)
23rd of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Hans Hass, Austrian zoologist and underwater scientist
23rd of January 1919 BIRTHDAY Bob Paisley, English football player and manager. (d. 1996)
23rd of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Walter Frederick Morrison, American inventor (d. 2010)
23rd of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Cot Deal, American baseball player and coach
23rd of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Walter M. Miller, Jr., American writer (d. 1996)
23rd of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Frank Lautenberg, American politician
23rd of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Bal Thackeray, founder and president of Indian political party Shiv Sena
23rd of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (d. 1994)
23rd of January 1927 BIRTHDAY Jack Quinlan, Chicago Cubs Broadcaster (d. 1965)
23rd of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Jeanne Moreau, French actress
23rd of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
23rd of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kiev Patriarch
23rd of January 1929 BIRTHDAY John Charles Polanyi, Canadian chemist, Nobel laureate
23rd of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Derek Walcott, West Indian writer, Nobel laureate
23rd of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Teresa Zylis-Gara, Polish singer
23rd of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Chita Rivera, Puerto Rican actress and dancer
23rd of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician and essayist (d. 2003)
23rd of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Bob Moses, American civil rights activist
23rd of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Jerry Kramer, American football player
23rd of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
23rd of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Georg Baselitz, German painter and sculptor
23rd of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Arlene Golonka, American actress
23rd of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor and martial artist
23rd of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Joe Dowell, American singer
23rd of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Johnny Russell, American country singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
23rd of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Razzak, Bangladeshi actor and director
23rd of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist
23rd of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Gil Gerard, American actor
23rd of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor
23rd of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Mike Harris, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario
23rd of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Don Whittington, American businessman, car & airplane racer and convicted felon
23rd of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Arnoldo Aleman, ex-president of Nicaragua
23rd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia
23rd of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Thomas R. Carper, American politician, senior senator of Delaware
23rd of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Anita Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters)
23rd of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Richard Dean Anderson, American actor
23rd of January 1950 BIRTHDAY John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)
23rd of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Danny Federici, American musician (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) (d. 2008)
23rd of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Chesley Sullenberger, Captain of US Airways Flight 1549, a flight that successfully ditched into the Hudson River
23rd of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Omar Henry, South African cricketer
23rd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Alister E. McGrath, British theologian and scientist
23rd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY John Luther Adams, American composer
23rd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles
23rd of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Robin Zander, American singer (Cheap Trick)
23rd of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Franco De Vita, Venezuelan singer and songwriter
23rd of January 1954 BIRTHDAY Edward Ka-Spel, English musician (Legendary Pink Dots)
23rd of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist
23rd of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Princess Caroline of Monaco
23rd of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Clive Bull, English radio talk show host
23rd of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and skysurfing pioneer (d. 1998)
23rd of January 1960 BIRTHDAY Jean-Francois Sauve, Canadian ice hockey player
23rd of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Mas Selamat bin Kastari, Singapore's most-wanted terror fugitive
23rd of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer and journalist
23rd of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress
23rd of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Gail O'Grady, American actress
23rd of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Mariska Hargitay, American actress
23rd of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Bharrat Jagdeo, President of Guyana
23rd of January 1964 BIRTHDAY Mario Roberge, Canadian ice hockey player
23rd of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Louie Clemente, American drummer (Testament)
23rd of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Haywoode Workman, American basketball player
23rd of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Naim Suleymanoglu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
23rd of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Petr Korda, Czech tennis player
23rd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Ariadna Gil, Spanish actress
23rd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian-Russian footballer
23rd of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Brendan Shanahan, Canadian ice hockey player
23rd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Tracey Cherelle Jones, American actress
23rd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Spiridon Vasdekis, Greek long jumper
23rd of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Brendan O'Connor, Irish journalist, satirist
23rd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Scott Gibbs, Welsh rugby player
23rd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Kevin Mawae, American football player
23rd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Marc Nelson, American R&B singer and lyricist
23rd of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Adam Parore, New Zealand wicketkeeper (cricket)
23rd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Lisa Snowdon, British model and TV presenter
23rd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Ewen Bremner, Scottish actor
23rd of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer
23rd of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Lanei Chapman, American actress
23rd of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Tomas Holmstrom, Swedish ice hockey player
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi)
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Rebekah Elmaloglou, Australian actress
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Yosvani Perez, Cuban baseball player
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Joel Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Tiffani Thiessen, American actress
23rd of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Richard T. Slone, British artist
23rd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Phil Dawson, American football player
23rd of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Tito Ortiz, American UFC fighter
23rd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress and singer
23rd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Brandon Duckworth, American baseball player
23rd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Tony Lucca, actor, singer and musician
23rd of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler
23rd of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Kamal Heer, Punjabi singer and musician
23rd of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Dawn Porter, British television presnter
23rd of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Larry Hughes, American basketball player
23rd of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Juan Rincon, Venezuelan baseball player
23rd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Rob Friend, Canadian footballer
23rd of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Julia Jones, Native American actress
23rd of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Wily Mo Pena, Dominican baseball player
23rd of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Patrick Levis, American actor
23rd of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Arjen Robben, Dutch footballer
23rd of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Dong Fangzhuo, Chinese footballer
23rd of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Doutzen Kroes, Dutch supermodel
23rd of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Anne Foy, British children's television presenter
23rd of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Steven Taylor, English footballer
23rd of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Griesert, German footballer
23rd of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Jose Enrique Sanchez, Spanish footballer
23rd of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Felicia Brandstrom, Swedish singer
23rd of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Alan Power, Irish footballer
23rd of January 1989 BIRTHDAY April Pearson, British actress
23rd of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Martyn Waghorn, English footballer
23rd of January 1002 DEATH Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (Born 980)
23rd of January 1199 DEATH Yaqub, Almohad Caliph (Born 1160)
23rd of January 1548 DEATH Bernardo Pisano, Italian composer (Born 1490)
23rd of January 1549 DEATH Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (Born 1498)
23rd of January 1567 DEATH Jiajing, Emperor of China (Born 1507)
23rd of January 1570 DEATH James Stewart, Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland (assassinated)
23rd of January 1622 DEATH William Baffin, English explorer
23rd of January 1744 DEATH Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (Born 1668)
23rd of January 1785 DEATH Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (Born 1717)
23rd of January 1789 DEATH Frances Brooke, English writer (Born 1724)
23rd of January 1789 DEATH John Cleland, English novelist (Born 1709)
23rd of January 1800 DEATH Edward Rutledge, American statesman (Born 1749)
23rd of January 1803 DEATH Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (Born 1725)
23rd of January 1805 DEATH Claude Chappe, French telecommunications pioneer (Born 1763)
23rd of January 1806 DEATH William Pitt the Younger, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Born 1759)
23rd of January 1810 DEATH Johann Wilhelm Ritter, German chemist and physicist (Born 1776)
23rd of January 1812 DEATH Robert Craufurd, British general (Born 1764)
23rd of January 1820 DEATH Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (Born 1767)
23rd of January 1833 DEATH Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (Born 1757)
23rd of January 1837 DEATH John Field, Irish composer (Born 1782)
23rd of January 1866 DEATH Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (Born 1785)
23rd of January 1875 DEATH Charles Kingsley English writer (Born 1819)
23rd of January 1883 DEATH Gustave Dore, French artist, engraver, and illustrator (Born 1832)
23rd of January 1893 DEATH Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (Born 1825)
23rd of January 1921 DEATH Mykola Leontovych, Ukrainian composer (Born 1877)
23rd of January 1922 DEATH Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (Born 1855)
23rd of January 1923 DEATH Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (Born 1849)
23rd of January 1931 DEATH Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Born 1881)
23rd of January 1937 DEATH Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (Born 1876)
23rd of January 1939 DEATH Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (Born 1903)
23rd of January 1943 DEATH Alexander Woollcott, American actor, author, and bon vivant (Born 1887)
23rd of January 1944 DEATH Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (Born 1863)
23rd of January 1944 DEATH Viktor Gusev, Russian poet (Born 1909)
23rd of January 1956 DEATH Alexander Korda, Hungarian/British film director (Born 1893)
23rd of January 1958 DEATH Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (Born 1880)
23rd of January 1963 DEATH Jozef Gos?awski, Polish sculptor and medallic artist (Born 1908)
23rd of January 1971 DEATH Fritz Feigl, Austria-born chemist (Born 1871)
23rd of January 1973 DEATH Alexander Onassis, Greek heir of the Onassis family (Born 1948)
23rd of January 1973 DEATH Kid Ory, American jazz trombonist (Born 1886)
23rd of January 1976 DEATH Paul Dupuis, French Canadian film and television actor (Born 1913)
23rd of January 1976 DEATH Paul Robeson, American actor, singer, and social activist (Born 1898)
23rd of January 1977 DEATH Toots Shor, New York restaurateur (Born 1903)
23rd of January 1978 DEATH Jack Oakie, American actor (Born 1903)
23rd of January 1978 DEATH Terry Kath, American musician (Chicago) (Born 1946)
23rd of January 1978 DEATH Vic Ames, American singer (Ames Brothers) (Born 1925)
23rd of January 1981 DEATH Samuel Barber, American composer (Born 1910)
23rd of January 1983 DEATH Fred Bakewell, English cricketer (Born 1908)
23rd of January 1984 DEATH Mu'in Bseiso, Palestinian poet (Born 1926)
23rd of January 1986 DEATH Joseph Beuys, German artist (Born 1921)
23rd of January 1988 DEATH Charles Glen King, American biochemist (Born 1896)
23rd of January 1989 DEATH Salvador Dali, Catalan artist (Born 1904)
23rd of January 1990 DEATH Allen Collins, American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (Born 1952)
23rd of January 1991 DEATH Northrop Frye, Canadian writer and critic (Born 1912)
23rd of January 1992 DEATH Freddie Bartholomew, Irish actor (Born 1924)
23rd of January 1993 DEATH Thomas A. Dorsey, American singer (Born 1899)
23rd of January 1994 DEATH Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (Born 1929)
23rd of January 1994 DEATH Nikolai Ogarkov, Soviet field marshal (Born 1917)
23rd of January 1997 DEATH Richard Berry, American composer and musician (Born 1935)
23rd of January 1999 DEATH Joe D'Amato, Italian director (Born 1936)
23rd of January 1999 DEATH Jay Pritzker, American businessman (Born 1922)
23rd of January 1999 DEATH Prince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (Born 1949)
23rd of January 2002 DEATH Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (Born 1930)
23rd of January 2002 DEATH Paul Aars, American racecar driver (Born 1934)
23rd of January 2002 DEATH Robert Nozick, American philosopher (Born 1938)
23rd of January 2003 DEATH Nell Carter, American singer and actress (Born 1948)
23rd of January 2004 DEATH Helmut Newton, German-born photographer (Born 1920)
23rd of January 2004 DEATH Bob Keeshan, American actor (Born 1927)
23rd of January 2005 DEATH Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare, British politician (Born 1921)
23rd of January 2005 DEATH Johnny Carson, American television host (Born 1925)
23rd of January 2006 DEATH Chris McKinstry, Canadian scientist (Born 1967)
23rd of January 2007 DEATH E. Howard Hunt, American Watergate figure (Born 1918)
23rd of January 2007 DEATH Ryszard Kapuscinski, Polish journalist and writer (Born 1932)
23rd of January 2007 DEATH Syed Hussein Alatas, Malaysian Politician (Born 1928)
23rd of January 2009 DEATH Robert W. Scott, American politician, governor of North Carolina (Born 1929)
23rd of January 2011 DEATH Jack LaLanne, American fitness and nutritional expert (Born 1914)