January 3 Birthdays in History - January 3 Deaths - January 3 Events



1980 Angela Ruggiero, ice hockey defenseman, USA, 1998 Olympics
1977 Beata Handra, born in San Francisco, California, dance skater, & Sinek-1997 Pac Coast Sr 3rd
1976 Mendel Witzenhauser, soccer player, Ajax, VVV
1975 Jason Marsden, actor, General Hospital, Eddie-Munsters Today
1975 Danica McKellar, born in LaJolla, California, actress, author, mathematician, appeared on 'The Wonder Years' television show, wrote, 'Math Doesn't Suck' and 'Kiss My Math'
1974 Stefan Ustorf, Kaufbeuren Ger, NHL right wing for the Washington Capitals
1974 Todd Warriner, Blenheim, NHL left wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs
1973 Paula Knoll, Moorhead Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota 1996
1973 Tyrone Brown, NFL wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons
1972 Charles Johnson, NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1972 Deborah Carter, WNBA forward for the Utah Starzz
1971 Cory Cross, Lloydminster, NHL defenseman, Tampa Bay Lightning
1971 Ku'ualoha Taylor, Hawaii, Miss USA, Hawaii-Miss Congeniality-1996
1971 Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player, RKC
1970 James Brown, NFL tackle for the New York Jets
1970 Tony Farmer, NBA forward, Charlotte Hornets
1970 Trudi Jeffrey, Brisbane QLD, golfer, 1990 Australian, Jr. Champion
1970 Yogi Johl, Vancouver BC, 130 kg Greco Roman wrestler 1996 Olympics
1969 Matt LaBounty, defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks
1969 Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer, Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry
1969 Steve Poapst, Cornwall, NHL defenseman for the Washington Capitals
1969 Michael Schumacher, German Celebrity
1968 Kent Carlsson, Sweden, born in Eskilstuna, Sweden, professional tennis player, won nine career titles, three-time European Champion
1968 Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman, Philadelphia Flyers, Ottawa
1968 Shannon Sturges, born in Hollywood, California, actress, daytime soap opera veteran, appeared in television shows Passions, Charmed, Savannah, Days of Our Lives
1968 Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos
1967 Demetri Davis, WLAF tight end, Barcelona Dragons
1967 Joseph Amor, San Jose, video game record holder, Space Invaders
1967 Magnus Gustafsson, Sweden, tennis star
1966 Chetan Sharma, cricketer, Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987
1966 John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1966 Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder for the Seattle Mariners
1966 Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts
1965 Daniel Stubbs, NFL defensive end, Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins
1965 Mark Dewey, Grand Rapids, Michigan, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
1964 Cheryl Miller, Riverside California, basketball player 1984 Olympics gold
1963 Aamer Malik, cricketer, Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90
1963 Ashley Chinner, Cape Town South Africa, golfer, 1992 CGIA Canadian Tour
1963 Jim Everett, NFL quarterback, Los Angeles Raiders, NO Saints, San Diego Chargers
1962 Darren Daulton, U.S. baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies
1962 Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker for the Scottish Claymores
1962 Mark Gardner, U.S. baseball player for the Florida Marlins
1961 Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist, Eton Crop
1961 Lloyd Cole, born in Buxton, Derbyshire, rocker, singer, songwriter, lead singer of Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
1960 Joan Chen, Chen Chung, Shanghai China, actress, Last Emperor
1957 Frank Dicopoulos, born in Akron, Ohio, actor, Frank Cooper-Guiding Light
1956 Mel Gibson, born in Peekskill, New York, actor, Mad Max, Mrs. Soffel, Lethal Weapon
1955 Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville, Kentucky, actress, Flamingo Road, St. Elsewhere
1955 David Pratt, Canadian Politician
1954 Ross Friedman, born in New York City, New York, Ross Funicello, Ross The Boss, guitarist, rocker, founding member of The Dictators punk band and Manowar heavy metal band
1953 Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo, Gold Medal 1980 Olympics
1951 Frank Chikane, Secretary-General of South Africa Council of Churches
1950 Beth Anderson, born in Lexington, Kentucky, composer, singer, neo-romantic genre, invented swales, a musical form based on collages, samples of newly composed music vs. existing music, famous for singing with Limahl on 'The Never Ending Story' film title song
1948 Larry McNeeley, Lafayette, Indiana, banjo player, Glen Campbell Hour
1948 Manfred Kokot, East German runner, world record 50 m indoor
1947 Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
1946 John Paul Jones, rocker, Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven
1945 Stephen Stills, born in Dallas, Texas, songwriter/guitarist, Cosby Stills and Nash
1945 Victoria Principal, Fukuoka Japan, actress, Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas
1944 Christina von Saltza, U.S., swimmer, Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960
1943 Richard Ben-Veniste, American Lawyer
1941 Shima Iwashita, actress, Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide
1941 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician, Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour
1940 Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor, Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas
1939 Bobby Hull, NHL forward, Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72
1936 Betty Rollin, actress, Crossing Delancey, author, Last Wish
1936 David Vine, British sport commentator
1934 Bryan George Kelly, composer
1934 Carla Hills, politician, U.S. President Commission on Housing-1982
1932 Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russia, cosmonaut
1932 Jaswick Taylor, cricketer, WI pace bowler 50s, 10 wkts in 3 Tests
1932 Mara Corday, born in Santa Monica, California, actress, Foxfire, Black Scorpion
1930 Eddie Egan, Bronx New York City, actor, Joe Forrester
1930 Robert Loggia, Staten Island, actor, Officer and a Gentleman, THE Cat
1929 Marilyn Lloyd, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Representative-D-Tennessee 1975 - 1995
1929 Sergio Leone, Italian, director, Fist Full of Dollars
1929 Gordon Moore, American Businessman
1928 Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master, 1954
1926 Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist
1926 George Martin, record producer, The Beatles
1924 Andre Franquin, cartoonist
1924 Henry M Fazzie, South Africa Union/UDF-leader
1924 Roy Harding, British teacher
1923 Dragutin Gostuski, composer
1923 Jaroslav Hasek, Czechoslovakian writer, Good Soldier Schweyk
1923 Hank Stram, American Athlete
1922 Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor, Born Free, Gorgo
1922 Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
1921 John Russell, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Pale Rider, Rio Bravo
1919 Jesse White, Buf, New York, actor, Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid
1918 Maxene Andrews, Minnesota, singer, Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
1918 Jeane Dixon, American
1917 Vernon Walters, New York City, U.S. permanent rep to the UN
1917 Vernon A. Walters, American Soldier
1916 Antonio Estevez, composer
1916 Betty Furness, New York City, actress/consumer activist, Studio 1
1915 Jack Levine, American Artist
1914 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
1912 Robert Flemyng, Liverpool Eng, actor, Windom's Way, Young Winston
1911 John Sturges, U.S., director, Old Man and Sea, Magnificent 7
1910 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian
1909 Victor Borge, born in Copenhagen, Denmark, pianist/comedian
1907 Anna May Wong, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Impact, Study in Scarlet
1906 Roman Brandstaetter, writer
1905 Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer
1905 Ray Milland, born in Neath, Wales, actor, Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945
1904 Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer, La Chatte
1903 Charles Foulkes, Canada, general
1902 Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician
1901 Eric Voegelin, Germany, U.S. philosopher, Order and History
1901 Ngo Dinh Diem, president/dictator of South Vietnam, 1955-63
1900 Dorothy Arnzer, director
1900 Maurice Jaubert, composer
1898 Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman, Gold Medal 1920 Olympics
1898 ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress, Life With Father, Dames
1897 Marion Davies, Marion Cecelia Douras, Brooklyn, actress, Operator 13
1897 Pola Negri, Barbara A Chalupec, Polish/US actress, Madame Bovary
1897 Dorothy Arzner, American Director
1895 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer
1895 Mihail Andricu, composer
1893 Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist, Gilles
1892 J. R. R. Tolkien, English Novelist, Lord of Rings
1891 Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet and author, Kamenj
1887 Helen Parkhurst, U.S. educator, Education on the Dalton plan
1886 Arthur Mailey, cricketer, great Aussie leg-spinner and cartoonist
1886 John G Fletcher, U.S., poet, Epic of Arkansas
1886 Josephine Hull, Newtonville, Massachusetts, Academy award actress, Harvey
1884 Eli S Jones, U.S., evangelist, Christ of Indian road
1884 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer
1883 Clement Attlee, British Prime Minister, 1945-51
1883 Clement Atlee, British Statesman
1882 Willem Benoy, Flemish actor and director, Pygmalion
1879 Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady, 1923-29
1876 Wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/president, 1949-60
1870 Henry Eichheim, composer
1870 Henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist, Richard Mahoney
1869 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer
1868 Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian
1853 Iwan Knorr, composer
1840 Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii
1835 Larkin Goldsmith Mead, sculptor
1830 Alexander Ewing, composer
1829 John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian
1829 Konrad Duden, German linguist, Der grosse Duden
1823 Jaak-Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer
1819 Thomas Hill Watts, Atty Gen, Confederacy
1810 Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness
1803 Douglas William Jerrold, London, author/playwright/wit, Punch Mag
1802 Feliks Ostrowski, composer
1793 Lucretia Coffin Mott, U.S., teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist
1793 Lucretia Mott, American Activist
1789 Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher
1786 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
1777 Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker
1777 M. A. Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino
1763 Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator
1757 Johann Abraham Sixt, composer
1730 Charles Palissot de Montenoy, French writer/politician
1680 Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker
1624 William Tucker, 1st Black child born in America











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