Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - January 19th

399 - Pulcheria, Byzantine empress (d. 453)

1992 - Logan Lerman, American actor

1985 - Rika Ishikawa, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)

1984 - Thomas Vanek, Austrian ice hockey player

1983 - Hikaru Utada, Japanese singer and songwriter

1982 - Jodie Sweetin, American actress

1981 - Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer

1980 - Jenson Button, English F1 pilot

1979 - Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast

1977 - Lauren, Cameroon footballer

1974 - Jaime Moreno, Bolivian footballer

1973 - Karen Lancaume, French actress (d. 2005)

1973 - Drea de Matteo, American actress

1972 - Joana Benedek, Mexican actress

1971 - Shawn Wayans, American actor, writer, and producer

1971 - John Wozniak, American singer and songwriter (Marcy Playground)

1969 - Junior Seau, American football player

1966 - Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis player

1966 - Lena Philipsson, Swedish singer

1966 - Floris Jan Bovelander, Dutch field hockey player

1963 - Michael Adams (basketball), American basketball player

1963 - Caron Wheeler, British singer (Soul II Soul)

1957 - Kenneth McClintock, Senate President of Puerto Rico

1955 - Simon Rattle, English conductor

1955 - Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian

1954 - Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director

1954 - Katey Sagal, American actress, singer, and writer

1953 - Desi Arnaz, Jr., American actor

1952 - David Patrick Kelly, American actor

1949 - Robert Palmer, English singer and guitarist (d. 2003)

1949 - Dennis Taylor, Northern Irish snooker player

1948 - Frank McKenna, Premier of New Brunswick and Canadian Ambassador

1947 - Rod Evans, founding member of Deep Purple

1946 - Julian Barnes, English author

1946 - Dolly Parton, American singer and actress

1944 - Shelley Fabares, American actress

1944 - Peter Lynch, American investor

1944 - Dan Reeves, American football coach

1943 - Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

1943 - Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress

1943 - Janis Joplin, American singer (d. 1970)

1942 - Michael Crawford, British singer and actor

1941 - Tony Anholt, British actor

1941 - Colin Gunton, British theologian (d. 2003)

1940 - Paolo Borsellino, Italian anti-Mafia magistrate

1939 - Phil Everly, American musician

1932 - Richard Lester, British director

1931 - Tippi Hedren, American actress

1931 - Robert MacNeil, Canadian journalist

1926 - Fritz Weaver, American actor

1924 - Nicholas Colasanto, American actor (d. 1985)

1924 - Jean-Francois Revel, French author

1923 - Markus Wolf, German spy

1923 - Jean Stapleton, American actress

1922 - Guy Madison, American actor (d. 1996)

1921 - Patricia Highsmith, American author (d. 1995)

1920 - Javier Perez de Cuellar, Peruvian United Nations Secretary General

1918 - John H. Johnson, American publisher (d. 2005)

1917 - John Raitt, American singer and actor (d. 2005)

1913 - Minnesota Fats, American billiards player (d. 1996)

1912 - Leonid Kantorovich, Russian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)

1909 - Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (d. 2003)

1892 - Ólafur Thors, Icelandic politician and five-time prime minister (d. 1964)

1887 - Alexander Woollcott, American intellectual (d. 1943)

1863 - Werner Sombart, German sociologist (d. 1941)

1851 - Jacobus Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer (d. 1922)

1848 - John F. Stairs, Canadian businessman and statesman (d. 1904)

1839 - Paul Cezanne, French painter (d. 1906)

1813 - Sir Henry Bessemer, English inventor (d. 1898)

1809 - Edgar Allan Poe, American writer and poet (d. 1849)

1808 - Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)

1807 - Robert E. Lee, American Confederate general (d. 1870)

1739 - Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808)

1736 - James Watt, Scottish inventor (d. 1819)

1544 - King Francis II of France (d. 1560)



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