January 28 Birthdays in History - January 28 Deaths - January 28 Events



1985 Athina Onassis, daughter of Christina
1981 Elijah Wood, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, actor, Radio Flyer, Good Son
1980 Nick Carter, singer, Backstreet Boys
1978 Helga Bauer Salas, Miss Bolivia Universe 1997
1975 Anne Montminy, born in Montreal, Quebec, 10m diver, Olympics-17-92, 96
1975 Julian Dean, Waihi New Zealand, team pursuit cyclist 1996 Olympics
1974 Derrick Mayes, NFL wide reciever, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1974 Jermaine Dye, born in Oakland California, outfielder, Atlanta Braves
1974 Tony Delk, born in Covington, Tennessee, professional basketball player, point guard, shooting guard, leader of University of Kentucky Wildcats team that won the 1996 NCAA Men's Division
1974 Vitaly Tregubov, hockey defenseman, Team Kazakhstan Olympics-1998
1974 Zack Bronson, safety for the San Francisco 49ers
1973 Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1973 Jerome Allen, NBA guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves
1973 Joe Stephens, NBA forward for the Houston Rockets
1973 Robert Braknis, born in Montreal, Quebec, 100m backstroke/4 x 100 1996 Olympics
1972 Carey Bender, NFL running back for the Buffalo Bills
1972 Elena Baranova, WNBA center for the Utah Starzz
1972 Frank Garcia, NFL center, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers
1970 Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears
1970 Donald Tardy, U.S., death metal drummer, Obituary, Cause of Death
1970 James Atkins, NFL tackle for the Seattle Seahawks
1970 Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles
1969 Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer, world record 200m
1969 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player, FC Groningen
1969 Mo Rocca, American Writer
1968 Henry Hering, Pointe-Claire Quebec, rower, Olympics-9-92, 96
1968 Marnie McBean, Vancouver BC, rower, Olympics gold 92, 96
1968 Peter Hofstede, Dutch soccer player, Roda JC, FC Utrecht
1968 Sarah McLachlan, folk singer, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
1967 Peter Hofstede, Dutch soccer player, Roda JC, FC Utrecht
1967 Tom Hodson, NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
1966 Jeff Uhlenhake, NFL center, NO Saints, Washington Redskins
1966 Michal Pivonka, born in Kladno, Czechoslovakia, NHL center for the Washington Capitals
1964 Dwight Stone, NFL receiver/running back, Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers
1964 Emlyn Aubrey, PGA golfer, 1995 Nestles-25th
1963 Colleen Harp, Washington D.C., WPVA volleyballer, U.S. Open-9th-1994
1963 Danny Spitz, heavy metal guitarist, Anthrax-Protest and Survive
1963 Denise Beillmann, born in Switzerland, figure skater, Olympics-4th-1980
1962 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown, New York, actor, Noah Keefer-All My Children
1962 Michael Cage, NBA forward and center, Cleveland Cavaliers, New Jersey Nets
1962 Sam Phillips, singer and actress, Die Hard with a Vengeance
1961 Luann L Lee, born in Santa Monica, California, playmate, Jan, 1987
1960 John Caliri, born in Providence, Rhode Island, actor, Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble
1960 John Galliano, British Designer
1959 Dave Sharp, rock guitarist, Alarm-In the Summertime
1959 Frank Darabont, American Director
1957 Harley Jane Kozak, actress, Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness
1957 Nick Price, Durban South Africa, PGA golfer, 1991 Byron Nelson Classic
1956 Peter Schilling, Stuttgart Germany, rocker
1954 Anicee Alvina, Paris, France, actress, Friends
1954 Shawn Murray, rock drummer, Mink Deville
1954 Rick Warren, San Jose, California, Pastor of Saddleback Church in Southern California
1953 Debbie Steinbach, born in Fullerton, California, professional golfer, author, instructor, twelve-year LPGA Tour veteran, founder of Venus Golf, wrote, 'Venus on the Fairway', has provided over 5,000 individual golf lessons
1951 Gordon Prentice, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, politician, Labor Party, serves as Member of Parliament for Pendle, joined Graham Stringer in calling for resignation of Gordon Brown in July, 2008
1951 Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut, STS-87
1951 William Nelson, Jr., U.S. bassist, Connections and Disconnections
1950 Barbi Benton, Klein, California, Playboy model, Hee Haw, Sugar Time!
1950 David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut, STS-51-J, 26, 36, 42
1950 Glyn Ford, born in Gloucester, England, politician, author, Labor Party, member of Gibraltar Socialist Labor Party, Member of European Parliament for South West England, expert on Asia, wrote, 'North Korea on the Brink: Struggle for Survival'
1949 Thomas Downey, born in Queens, New York, Representative-D-New York 1975 - 1993
1948 Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser, BBC
1948 Mamoru Mohri, Yoichi-machi Hokkaido Japan, astronaut, STS-47
1947 MJ Ainsworth, CEO, Institute of Chartered Secretaries
1947 Valerie Bragg, principal, City Technology College-Kingshurst
1946 Renne Jarrett, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Nancy
1946 Rick Allen, Arkansas, rock bassist, Box Tops-Letter
1945 Nick Raynsford, British MP
1945 Robert Wyatt, English Musician
1944 Arnold Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer, The Cats-Sailin' Home
1944 Brian Keenan, New York City, rock drummer, Chamber Bros-Time Has Come Today
1944 James Cran, born in Britain, politician, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness 1997 - 2005
1944 John Edmonds, British trade unionist
1944 John Tavener, composer, The Whale
1944 Martin Fried, rocker, Cyrkle-Red Rubber Ball
1943 Dick Taylor, rock vocalist, Pretty Thing-Cry on Me
1943 John Beck, Chic, actor, Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara
1943 Susan Howard, Marshall, Texas, actress, Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli
1942 Hansdjurgen Baumler, Germany, pairs ice skater, Silver Medal 1968 Olympics
1941 Joel Crothers, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, actor, Edge of Night
1939 John M Fabian, Goosecreek, Texas, Col USAF/astronaut, STS-7, STS-51G
1937 Ken Hill, playwright/director
1936 Alan Alda, Alphonso D'Abruzzo, New York City, actor, Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H
1936 Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
1936 Enid Castle, principal, Cheltenham Ladies' College
1936 Jack Scott, vocalist, My True Love
1936 Robert Suderburg, composer
1935 David John Lodge, English writer, Soul and Bodies
1935 Leonid Grabovsky, composer
1935 Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolian revolutionary/poet, Pele do Diabo
1935 Nicholas Pryor, actor, Beverly Hills 90210
1935 David Lodge, British Author
1934 BR White, principal, Regent's Park College-Oxford
1934 Bill White, U.S., 1st baseman, Cards, announcer, Yankees, President, NL
1932 David Thompson, CEO, Gestetner Holdings
1932 Thomas J. Bliley, Jr., born in Virginia, Representative-R-Virginia 1981 - 2001
1931 Timothy Kitson, former MP
1930 David Morris, British MEP
1930 Luis de Pablo, born in Bilbao, Spain, founder, Alea, Nueva Musica, teacher, composer, chamber music works include 'Ex voto for Violin and Viola' 1995
1929 Acker Bilk, singer, Stranger on the Shore
1929 Claes Oldenburg, born in Stockholm, Sweden, U.S. pop artist, Alphabet/Good Humor
1929 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist
1928 MG Falcon, CEO, Norwich Union Insurance Group
1928 Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary, Kennel Club
1928 Slade Gorton, born in Chicago, Illinois, Senator-R-Washington 1981 - 1987 and 1989 - 2001
1927 Anthony Garner, director, Conservative Central Office
1927 J D Hughes, Principal, Ruskin College-Oxford
1927 James Callaghan, British MP
1927 Ronnie Scott, jazz musician/club-owner
1925 Henry Harris, British professor of medicine
1922 Robert W. Holley, U.S., biochemist, worked with RNA, Nobel '68
1921 Alfred Marks, actor/comedian, Desert Mice, Scream and Scream Again
1920 James Whyte, Moderator, General Assembly of Church of Scotland
1918 Harry M Corbett, Bradford, puppeteer/entertainer, Sooty, Some People
1918 Suzanne Flon, Paris, France, actress, One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge
1918 Trevor Skeet, British MP
1918 Vito Scotti, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park
1918 Wilson Ferreira Aldunate, Uruguayan politician/human rights worker
1916 Peter Crossley-Holland, composer
1913 Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
1912 Jackson Pollock, born in Cody, Wyoming, expressionist painter, Lavender Mist
1912 William "Bill" Henson, English diplomat, Prague 1939
1910 Arnold Moss, Brooklyn, actor, Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata
1910 John Banner, Vienna Austria, actor, Sergeant Hans Schultz-Hogan's Heroes
1909 Lionel KP "Buster" Crabb, British diver, WW II-George Medal
1908 Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor, director and writer, Fear
1907 Constantin Regamey, composer
1906 Allan Walker, actor and writer, Red Buttons Show
1906 Harry van Kruiningen, Henri A Janssen, painter/graphic artist
1906 Henry Foley, cricketer, batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930
1905 Gaston Rebry, Flemish cyclist
1903 Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, crystallographer, 1st woman in Royal Society
1900 Alexandre AM Stols [Chl van Halsbeke], publisher, History of Ecuador
1900 Anni Holdmann, Germany, 100m runner, Olympic-1928
1900 Hermann Kesten, German writer, Allert de Lange
1900 Michael Dewar Head, composer
1899 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger
1898 Vittorio Rieti, composer
1898 Wies Moens, Flemish writer/nazi
1897 Valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright, Embezzled
1893 Elliot Griffis, composer
1892 Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, Love Parade
1891 Camille Melloy, Paepe, Belgian poet, Parfum des Buis
1891 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer
1887 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer
1887 Arthur Rubinstein, American Musician
1886 Artur Rubinstein, Lodz Poland, pianist
1884 Auguste Piccard, born in Switzerland, scientist and explorer, balloonist
1884 Jean Felix Piccard, born in Switzerland, scientist, explorer, and balloonist
1884 Lucien H d'Azambuja, France, astronomer, chromosome of sun
1880 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer, England wicket-keeper before and after WW I
1880 Mary Boland, Philadelphia, U.S., comedienne/actress, Ruggles of Red Gap
1878 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer, Der Juxbaron
1875 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer
1874 Ernst Rabel, Austrian/US law historian, Grundzuge
1873 Colette, born in Yonee, France, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, writer, best-known for novel 'Gigi', which became a stage musical
1873 M. A. Noble, cricketer, great Australian all-rounder at turn of century
1873 Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, Burgundy France, novelist, Cheri, Gigi
1872 Otto Braun, German Politician
1869 Ozaki Koyo, Japan, novelist/essayist/haiku poet, The Heart
1868 Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer
1868 Julian Aguirre, composer
1865 Kaarlo Juho Stahlberg, 1st president of Finland, 1919-25
1855 William Seward Burroughs, New York, inventor, recording adding machine
1853 Jose Marti y Perez, Cuba, poet/essayist/politician
1841 Henry Stanley, England, journalist/explorer, found Livingston in Africa
1841 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer
1840 Edouard Vaillant, French socialist politician/communard
1833 Charles George Gordon, London, general, China, Khartoum
1832 Franz Wullner, composer
1831 Henry Brevard Davidson, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1828 Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor
1828 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Major General Confederate Army
1825 George Edward Pickett, Major General Confederate Army
1822 Alexander MacKenzie, L, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada, 1873 - 1878
1818 George Sewall Boutwell, MC, Union
1815 Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1791 Louis-J-Ferdinand Herold, France, opera composer, Zampa
1784 George HG earl of Aberdeen, English Secretary of State
1775 Peter the Great, Russia
1768 Frederick VI, Danish king, 1808-39, ; lost Norway to Sweden, 1814
1757 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
1722 Johann Ernst Bach, composer
1717 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey, 1757-74
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor, Child with Pigeon
1706 John Baskerville, English printer, typeface inventor
1702 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1693 Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia, 1730-40, 2/7 NS
1693 Gregor Joseph Werner, composer
1691 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer
1627 Alfonso Marsh, composer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer, star cataloger
1608 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1600 Clement IX, Giulio Rospigliosi, Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope, 1667-69
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet, Euphormio's Satyricon
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople, 1611-39
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England, 1485-1509











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