January 11 Birthdays in History - January 11 Deaths - January 11 Events



1981 Jamelia, English Musician
1975 Brad Badger, guard for the Washington Redskins
1975 Jacky Verbeek, Dutch soccer player, RKC
1975 Rory Fitzpatrick, Rochester, NHL defenseman, Montreal Canadiens
1975 Aaron Funk, Canadian Musician
1974 ? Rosenkowitz, Cape Town South Africa, 1st sextuplets to survive born to Sue
1974 Echo Leta Johnson, born in Austin, Texas, playmate, Jan, 1993
1974 Goran Lozanovski, Australian soccer midfielder, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1974 Rod Jones, NFL guard for the Cincinnati Bengals
1974 Toderick Malone, WLAF wide receiver for the London Monarchs
1974 Warren Morris, Alexandria, Louisiana, baseball infielder 1996 Olympics bronze
1973 Dave Dickenson, CFL quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders
1973 Rahul Dravid, cricket batter, prolific Karnataka, Tests for India 96
1972 Amber Medlin, Virginia Beach Virginia, Miss America-Virginia 1996
1972 Dexter Seigler, NFL cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks
1972 Huub Loeffen, Dutch soccer player, Vitesse
1972 Rey Ordonez, Havana Cuba, infielder for the New York Mets
1972 Yang Wenyi, Chinese swim star, WR/OR 50m freestyle
1972 Amanda Peet, American Actress
1971 Alexander Delgado, Palmerejo Venezuela, catcher for the Boston Red Sox
1971 Karmeeleyah McGill, WLAF linebacker for the Scottish Claymores
1971 Noah Cantor, CFL defensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts
1971 Stephen Smith, Indianapolis Indiana, high jumper
1971 Mary J. Blige, born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, also known as Brook-Lynn, singer, songwriter, record producer, rhythm and blues, soul, hip hop genres, 26-time Grammy Award nominee, has sold over 48 million albums worldwide
1970 Franco Davin, Argentina, tennis star
1969 Darren Anderson, NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs
1969 Dave Cruikshank, born in Northbrook, Illinois, speed skater 1994 Olympics
1969 Reemt Pyka, hockey forward, Team Germany 1998
1968 Ben Rivera, Dominican/US baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies
1968 Sharon Brown, born in New York City, actress, Chantal-Generations
1967 Jeff Bankett, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, Tyler-1 Life to Live
1967 Richmond Webb, NFL tackle for the Miami Dolphins
1967 Ronnie Stern, St-Agathe, NHL right wing for the Calgary Flames
1966 Christian Pouget, hockey forward, Team France 1998
1965 Barbara Belding, San Diego Cal, WPVA volleyballer, U.S. Open-17th-1994
1965 Karl Van Calcar, Torrance California, 3k steeplechase
1965 Loredana Romito, Benevento Italy, model/actress, Fatal Temptation
1965 Olivia Barash, born in Miami, Florida, actress, Laura-Out of the Blue
1965 Steve Vancil, Oregon City Ore, golfer, 1989 City of Portland
1963 Jason Connery, born in London, England, actor, Robin Hood
1963 Kate Gompert, born in Ames lowa, professional tennis player, career record 77 - 78, ranked 18th in the World for singles in July, 1987
1963 Petra Schneider, E German swimming star, world record 400m
1963 Tracy Caulkins, Winona, Minnesota, swimmer, Olympic-3 gold-1984
1962 Donn Pall, Evergreen Park Illinois, pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies, Fl Marlins
1962 Julie Moran, TV hostess, Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day
1962 Kim Coles, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Synclaire-Living Single
1961 Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks
1960 Stanley Tucci, American Actor
1960 Michael R. Turner, American Politician
1959 Brett Bodine, born in Chemung, New York, auto racer, former NASCAR Winston Cup driver, current Sprint Cup, pace car driver, employed as Director of Cost and Research by NASCAR
1958 Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, playmate, Jun, 1982
1958 Vicki Peterson, born in Los Angeles, California, rock guitarist and vocalist, Bangles
1957 Darryl Dawkins, NBA center, Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets
1956 Kuniaki Kobayashi, wrestler, WAR/NJPW
1954 Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress, Factory, Hunk
1953 Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer
1952 Ben Daniel Crenshaw, born in Austin, Texas, PGA golfer, 1976 Bing Crosby
1952 Lee Ritenour, born in Los Angeles, California, jazz musician
1952 Ben Crenshaw, American Athlete
1949 Tom Netherton, born in Munich, Germany, singer, Lawrence Welk Show
1949 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, rocker, Sha Na Na-Shannon
1948 Madeline Manning, U.S. 800m runner, Gold Medal 1968 Olympics, Silver Medal 1972 Olympics
1947 Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress, Zulu Dawn
1947 Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
1946 Ludmila Poradnik, U.S.S.R., team handball, Gold Medal 1976, 1980 Olympics
1946 Naomi Judd, Diana Ellen, Ashland, Kentucky, singer, Judds-Why Not Me
1946 Tony Kaye, born in Leicester, England, musician, keyboardist for 'Yes', progressive rock group
1945 Christine Kaufmann, Austria, actress, Town Without Pity, Red Lips
1944 Henry Cecil, British organizer
1944 York Georg Holler, composer
1943 William Albert Penn, composer
1943 Jim Hightower, American Activist
1942 Clarence Clemons, rock saxophonist, Bruce Springsteen's E St. Band
1939 Anne Heggtveigt, Canada, slalom 1960 Olympics gold
1938 Fischer S Black, Jr., financial theorist
1938 Michael Fenn, docker/socialist
1938 Narvel Felts, country singer
1938 Arthur Scargill, British Politician
1936 Linda Lawson, Ann Arbor, Michigan, actress, Don't Call Me Charlie
1936 Meindert Leerling, Dutch TV director/MP, RPF
1935 Chuck Barksdale, U.S. singer, Dells-I Can Sing a Rainbow
1934 Jean Chretien, Canada PM, Lib, 1993-
1933 Goldie Hill, Karnes County, Texas, country singer, Grand Ole Opry
1931 Ed Hall, Roxbury Massachusetts, actor, Dr. Bicker-Medical Center
1929 Rod Taylor, born in Sydney, Australia, actor, Bearcats, Time Machine
1929 Wanda Wilkomirska, Warsaw, Poland, violinist
1928 David L Wolper, producer, Devil's Brigade
1928 Mitchell Ryan, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, actor, Chase, Executive Suite
1927 John Hayes, cricketer, New Zealand fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58
1927 Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist
1926 Alexander Gibson, conductor
1926 Elisabeth M J "Elly" Bakker, Dutch actress, The Miser
1926 Grant Tinker, broadcasting executive, NBC-TV
1926 Lev Stepanovich Demin, Russia, cosmonaut, Soyuz 15
1926 Phil Sidey, broadcaster
1924 Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer, Dean Martin Summer Show
1924 Slim Harpo, musician
1923 Carroll Shelby, American Designer
1922 Kathleen Byron, born in London, England, actress, Abdication, Profile, 4 Days
1922 Neville Duke, English test pilot
1922 Tony Charmoli, Minnesota, choreographer, Cher, Julie Andrew
1920 John Powell, campaigner
1919 Veda Ann Borg, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Avalanche, Accomplice
1918 Albert Weisser, composer
1916 Bernard Blier, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor, Les Miserables
1916 Jimmy Quillen, born in Virginia, Representative-R-Tennessee 1963 - 1997
1914 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
1912 Donald Barry, born in Houston, Texas, actor, Mr Gallo-Mr Novak
1912 Roger Lewis, aviation executive, Lockheed, Curtiss Wright, Pan Am
1912 Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, Waco Texas, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
1910 Izler Solomon, St. Paul, Minnesota, conductor
1910 Trygve Martin Bratteli, Norwegian PM, Labour, 1971-72, 1973-76
1909 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer
1909 Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter, Haunting
1908 Lionel Stander, New York City, actor, Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours
1907 Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish Educator
1906 Albert Hofmann, born in Baden, Switzerland, scientist, first to synthesize, examine, study, the psychedelic effects of LSD
1906 Johannes Paul Thilman, composer
1906 Robert Nesbitt, impresario
1905 John Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer
1905 Manfred Bonnington Lee, detective writer, of Ellery Queen
1905 Pierre Mendes-France, French Premier, 1954-55
1904 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president, U.N. General Assembly
1903 Alan Paton, South Africa, writer, Cry, the Beloved Country
1902 Maurice Durufle, French organist/composer
1901 Andries D Copier, Dutch glass manufacturer, Gildeglass
1898 Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic, Fiskerne, Slaven
1896 Eva Le Gallienne, born in London, England, actress/director, Resurrection
1896 Paddy Driscoll, NFL quarterback/coach, Chicago Cardinals, Bears
1895 Laurens Hammond, American Inventor
1894 Jaroslav Vogel, composer
1890 Monte Blue, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, silent film actor, Montana, Oh Boy
1888 Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa, Iowa, actor, Every Day's a Holiday, Greed
1887 Aldo Leopold, founder, Wilderness Society
1886 George Zucco, England, actor, Adv of Sherlock Holmes, Captain Fury
1885 Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder, National Woman's Party
1880 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
1879 Antonio Beltramelli, writer
1878 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator, 1926
1875 Reinhold Gliere, composer
1873 Joaquin Alvarez Quintero, Spanish dramatist/playwright, Los Galeotes
1873 Dwight Morrow, American Businessman
1872 Paul Graener, composer
1872 George Joseph Smith, British Criminal
1864 Thomas Dixon, U.S. attorney/playwright, Flaming Sword
1860 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author, Journal
1859 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator, Nog bij mother, Ot and Sien
1859 Lord Curzon, British Statesman
1857 Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey, won 5 Derbys
1856 Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer
1853 Gustav Falke, German author and poet, Der Mann im Nebel
1852 Konstantin Fehrenbach, German chancellor, 1920-21
1850 J C Arthur, Lowville, New York, botanist, studied rusts
1850 Philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist
1849 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist, bath house
1842 William James, U.S., psychologist/philosopher
1839 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar
1831 James Ronald Chalmers, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1818 John Reese Kenly, Major General Union volunteers
1816 Fitz-Henry Warren, Major General Union volunteers
1815 John A. MacDonald, C, 1st Prime Minister of Canada, 1867 - 1873
1815 John McDonald, Canadian Leader
1814 James Paget, English surgeon, disease of Paget
1814 Richard Griffith, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1808 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist
1807 Alfred Eugene "Mudwall" Jackson, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1807 Ezra Cornell, founder, Western Union Telegraph, Cornell University
1801 John Lodge Ellerton, composer
1762 Andrew Cherry, Irish Dramatist
1755 Alexander Hamilton, West Indies, 1st U.S. Secretary of Treasury, face is on the $10 bill
1750 Johann Jakob Walder, composer
1746 Frantisek Adam Mica, composer
1746 William Curtis, English botanist/publisher, Botanical Magazine
1732 Pehr Forskahl, Finish botanist
1727 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer
1720 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
1703 Columban Praelisauer, composer
1503 Francesco Parmigianino, Italian artist, Madonna with the Long Neck
1449 Domenico Ghirlandajo, Italy, renaissance painter
1403 Jan IV, Duke of Brabant/Limburg











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