January 8, 1601 in History


Baltasar Gracian, born in Belmonte, Aragon, Spain, Spanish Baroque prose writer, wrote 'El heroe' or 'The Hero', 'El politico', or 'The Politician', 'El discreto', 'The Discreet One', exiled for 'Criticon', or 'Faultfinder'

More Notable Birthdays on January 8:
1947 - David Bowie, born in London, England, singer and actor, Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, also known as David Robert Hayward-Jones
1942 - Stephen Hawking, English physicist, Black Holes and Baby Universes
1935 - Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, singer, Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog
1933 - Charles Osgood, born in New York City, news anchor, CBS Weekend News
1902 - Carl Rogers, American Psychologist
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