January 9 Birthdays in History - January 9 Deaths - January 9 Events
1979 Lavinia Magruder, Miss Vermont Teen USA 1996
1978 A. J. McLean, born in West Palm Beach, Florida, born Alexander James 'Alex' McLean, musician, singer, member of the Backstreet Boys, over 130 million albums sold
1976 Amy Safe, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1976 Radek Bonk, Koprivnice, Czechoslovakia, NHL center, Ottawa Senators, Team Czechoslovakia
1975 Justin Huish, born in Fountain Valley, California, archer, Gold Medal 1996 Olympics
1975 Mariano Friedick, born in Tarzana, California, pursuit cyclist 1996 Olympics
1975 Kim Mathers, American Celebrity
1974 Craig Wishart, cricketer, Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995
1974 Jamain Stephens, NFL offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1973 Aaron Holbert, U.S. baseball infielder for the St. Louis Cardinals
1973 Ronald Hamming, soccer player, FC Groningen, Fortuna Sittard
1972 Eddie Mason, NFL linebacker for the New York Jets
1972 Jay Powell, Meridian MS, pitcher for the Florida Marlins
1972 Kristie Hicks, born in Bardstown, Kentucky, Miss America-Kentucky 1996
1971 Bill Schroeder, NFL wide reciever, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1971 Elizabeth Punsalan, Syracuse, New York, dance skater, & Swallow, 1994 Olympics
1971 Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing for the Edmonton Oilers
1970 Graciela Schutt, El Paso Tex, WPVA volleyballer, Deerfield-25th-1995
1969 Domingo Jean, Dominican/US baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros
1969 Johanna Ikonen, ice hockey defenseman, Finland, 1998 Olympics
1968 Jimmy Adams, cricketer, prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992
1968 Katie Anderson, Kingston Jamaica, Canada 100m hurdler, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1968 Mardi Lunn, Liverpool Sydney Australia, golfer, 1991 Thailand Open
1967 Dave Matthews, singer/musician, Dave Matthews Band
1967 Dave Mcllwain, Seaforth, NHL center for the Pittsburgh Penguins
1967 Jamie Huscroft, Creston, NHL defenseman for the Calgary Flames
1966 Jimmie Jones, defensive end/defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles
1965 Atsuo Kudo, hockey defenseman, Team Japan 1998
1965 Carin Garbarra, East Orange, New Jersey, soccer forward 1996 Olympics
1965 Cindy Brooks, East Hampton CT, rower 1996 Olympics
1965 Darren Bennett, NFL punter for the San Diego Chargers
1965 Georg Franz, Straubing GER, hockey forward, Team Germany, Landshut
1965 Muggsy Bogues, NBA guard, SF Warriors
1965 Vincent Brown, NFL inside linebacker for the New England Patriots
1965 [Tyrone] Muggsy Bogues, NBA guard, Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets
1965 Joely Richardson, born in London, England, actress, known for film, '101 Dalmatians', appeared in 'Nip/Tuck' television drama
1964 Stan Javier, S P de Macoris, Dominican Republic, outfielder, Oak A's, San Francisco Giants
1962 Phil Lewis, born in London, England, rock vocalist, LA Guns-It's Over Now
1960 David Peoples, Augusta ME, Nike golfer, 1991 Buick Southern Open
1960 Lisa Walters, Prince Rupert BC, LPGA golfer, Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93
1959 Otis Nixon, U.S. baseball outfielder, Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers
1956 David Smith, cricketer, England lefty batsman in 2 Tests vs. WI 1986
1956 Kimberly Beck Hilton, born in Glendale California, actress, Kim-Peyton Place
1956 Imelda Staunton, English Actress
1954 Lance Hoppens, rocker, Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me
1952 Eveline Herfkens, born in The Hague, Netherlands, Dutch politician, member of the Dutch parliament from 1981 - 1990, served on the Council of the Labor Party
1951 Crystal Gayle, born in Kentucky, country singer, Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
1951 Rosalyn Kind, Brooklyn, singer, sister of Barbra Streisand
1950 David Johansen, New York, singer, Hot! Hot! Hot!
1950 Rio Reiser, born in Berlin, Germany, born Ralph Christian Mobius, musician, singer, political activist, member of ton Steine Scherben, a famous rock group, wrote Rachhaussong supporting the squatter scene
1948 Bill Cowsill, Newport, Rhode Island, rock guitarist/vocals, Cowsills-We Can Fly
1948 Paul King, rocker, Blue Oyster Cult
1946 Leo Gullotta, actor, Sinbad of the 7 Seas
1945 Frank J Biondi, Jr., president, HBO
1945 Harun Farocki, actor and director, Nicht loeschbares Feur
1944 Jimmy Page, born in London, rock guitarist, Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven
1944 Scott Engel, vocalist, Walker Brothers-Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore
1943 Dick Yount, rocker, Harpers Bizarre
1943 Kenneth Kelley, U.S. singer, Manhattans, One Life to Live
1943 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer, Drinking on My Bed
1943 Fernando Flores, Chilean Politician
1942 K Callan, born in Dallas, Texas, actress, Joe's World, Martha-Lois and Clark
1941 Joan Baez, Staten Island, folk singer/human rights advocate
1941 Susannah York, London, actress, A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones
1940 Barbara Buczek, born in Krakow, Poland, composer, works include, Study Nr. 1 for flute solo, 1990, Blaeserquintett, 1969
1940 Jimmy Boyd, McComb, Missouri, singer and actor, Howard-Bachelor Father
1938 Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist, actor, Assistant Secretary of Justice
1936 Peter Fletcher, music teacher
1935 Bob Denver, born in New Rochelle, New York, actor, Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island
1935 Dick Enberg, Mount Clemens, Michigan, sportscaster, Where's Huddles
1935 Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer
1934 Bart Starr, NFL quarterback/coach, Green Bay
1934 Julian B Coco, Antilles, guitarist/tutor, Princess Christina
1933 Robert Garcia, born in Bronx, New York, Representative-D-New York 1978 - 1983
1933 Sonia Garmers, Justina, Curaeao, author, Dear Queen
1931 Algi[rda]s [Jonas] Budrys, Prussia, sci-fi author, Man of Earth
1931 Geoffrey Wragg, British reorganizer
1929 Heiner Muller, dramatist
1928 Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker, Polignano A Mare
1928 Fernand St. Germain, born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, Representative-D-Rhode Island, 1961 - 1989
1928 Judith Krantz, born in New York City, author, Scruples, Princess Daisy, Dazzle
1925 Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist
1925 Lee Van Cleef, New Jersey, actor, For a Few Dollars More, Escape from New York
1924 Julian B Coco, Curacao guitarist/bassist, Utrecht Symphony Orchestra
1922 Ahmed Sekou Toure, president of Guinea, 1957-84
1922 Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist, Nobel 1968
1921 Seymour Barab, composer
1917 Herbert Lom, Czechoslovakia, actor, Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray
1916 Alain Bernardin, impressario, Crazy Horse Saloon
1916 Vic Mizzy, born in Brooklyn, New York, orchestra leader, Don Rickles Show
1915 Anita Louise, New York City, actress, My Friend Flicka
1915 Fernando Lamas, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor, "You look marvelous"
1915 Les Paul, guitarist inventor, Les Paul
1914 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian, Gold Medal 1968 Olympics
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee, Rose Hovick, Seattle, burlesque actress, Gypsy
1914 Kenny [Klook] Clarke, Pittsburgh, jazz/drummer, composer, Epistrop
1913 Lavad "Dr. Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
1913 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist
1913 Richard M. Nixon, 37th President, 1968-74
1912 Ralph Tubbs, architect
1911 Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health
1911 Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor
1910 Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader
1909 Herva Nelli, soprano
1908 Simone de Beauvoir, France, author, Mandarins, 2nd Sex
1904 George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer
1902 Jose Maria Escriva de Balaguer y Albas, Spanish priest, Opus Dei
1902 Rudolph Bing, opera manager, New York Metropolitan Opera
1901 Chic Young, cartoonist, Blondie
1900 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer
1898 Gracie Fields, England, music hall/vaudeville performer
1898 Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress, Eagle, Rebel
1897 Luis Gianneo, composer
1894 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist
1891 August Gailit, Estonia, writer, Ekke Moor
1890 Karel Capek, Czechoslovakia, writer, R U R, ; coined the word "robot"
1890 Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist and writer, Panther Tiger and Co
1881 Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer, Il Diavolo
1881 Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet and critic, Revaluations
1879 John Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist
1876 Hans Bethge, born in Dessau, Germany, writer, short stories, essays, plays, poetry on love, nature, works include, 'Agyptische Reise' 'Egyptian Journey'
1873 Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Radi Ukraine, Hebrew poet/translator
1871 Charles Kortright, British cricket player
1870 Joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder, Golden Gate Bridge
1867 Jacques Urlus, Dutch tenor, Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth
1866 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher
1859 Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader
1859 Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder, League of Women Voters
1859 Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian, The Monasteries
1857 Henry B Fuller, American writer, Under the Skylights
1856 Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet, Primoz Trubar
1856 Lizette Woodworth Reese, U.S. poet, Branch of May, Tears
1856 Stevan Mokranjac, composer
1851 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer
1851 Luis Coloma, Spanish jesuiet/writer, Pequeneces, Boy
1843 Christiaan A. Ulder, Curaeao, composer, waltzes/tumbas
1839 John Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer
1832 Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname
1829 Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer, Tarimbekken
1829 Thomas William Robertson, England, playwright, Caste
1822 John Porter Hatch, volunteers Major General, Union
1820 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
1816 John Palmer Usher, Secretary Int, Union
1815 William Jackson, composer
1803 Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary Treasury, Confederacy
1790 Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet, Lycksalighetens
1748 Stefan Paluselli, composer
1728 Thomas Warton, poet laureate of England, Pleasures of Melancholy
1699 Robert J Pothier, French lawyer
1695 John E Loovens, lawyer
1620 Johann Weichmann, composer
1574 Christoph Buel, composer
1554 Gregory XV, Alessandro Ludovisi, pope, 1621 - 1623