Birthdays of Personalities on January 14

1467 :Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia
1592 :Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India
1615 :John Biddle, English minister (Unitarian)
1618 :Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
1664 :Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36)
1684 :Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter
1705 :Jean-Baptiste C Bouvet de Lozier/Lozier-Bouvet, governor (Reunion Is)
1730 :William Whipple, merchant/judge (Declaration of Independence signer)
1741 :Benedict Arnold, US general turn traitor (Revolutionary War)
1791 :Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
1798 :Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72)
1800 :Ludwig A F Ritter von K?chel, Austrian musicologist (Mozart, Fux)
1806 :Matthew Fontaine Maury, Naval Commander (Confederacy)
1817 :Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna)
1818 :Zacharias Topelius, Finnish historical novelist (Surgeon's Stories)
1819 :Frederick Steele, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1831 :John Bullock Clark Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903
1836 :[Hugh] Judson Kilpatrick, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1841 :Berthe M P Morisot, French painter/aquarellist
1845 :Henry C K Petty-Fitzmaurice 5th marquess of Landsdowne/gov-gen Canada
1850 :Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor
1851 :Th?ophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
1863 :Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator
1875 :Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)
1892 :Martin Niem?ller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
1896 :John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel)
1899 :Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
1901 :Carlos P Romulo, Philippine general/diplomat/jurist
1902 :Alfred Tarski, Warsaw, mathematician/logician
1904 :Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
1907 :Derek Richter, British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning & memory)
1907 :Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician
1915 :Andre Frossard, Catholic columnist
1916 :John Oliver Killens, novelist
1919 :Andy Rooney, Albany NY, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
1919 :Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier (Italy)
1920 :Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux)
1920 :George Herman, newsman (CBS-TV)
1921 :Charles Gaupp, German/Dutch painter
1921 :Mark Lawrence, Wash DC, pianist (Alice Pearce)
1925 :Yukio Mishima, Japan, novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion)
1926 :Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/Soth African activist
1927 :Ivan Kalita, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-silver-1968)
1928 :Gerald Arpino, Staten Island NY, choreographer
1929 :Billy Walker, Ralls Tx, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1930 :Ernest Just, Black biologist, served as VP of American Zoologists
1932 :Caterina Valente, Paris France, singer (Entertainers)
1936 :Clarence Carter, US singer (Thread the Needle)
1936 :Ludmila Pinayeva, USSR, 500m kayak (Olympic-gold-1964, 1968, 1972)
1936 :Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)
1937 :Billie Jo Spears, country singer
1938 :Jack Jones, LA Calif, singer (Love Boat Theme)
1940 :Julian Bond, Nashville Tenn, (D-Ga) civil rights leader
1942 :Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician
1942 :Carol Bellamy, Planfield NJ, (City Council Pres-D-NYC, 1978-85)
1943 :Jos? Luis Rodriguez, Caracas Venezuala, singer (Dueno De Nada)
1943 :Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)
1947 :Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
1951 :Gil Pak Jong, Korea PR, judo (Olympic-1976)
1952 :Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
1958 :Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993)
1959 :Carl Chas Smash Smyth, rock bassist (Madness-Our House)
1959 :Geoff Tate, vocalist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
1959 :Susan Smith, Beloit WISC, playmate (Sept, 1981)
1961 :Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman
1964 :Sergei Nemchinov, Moscow Rus, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98)
1965 :Dave Lowry, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1968 :L L Cool J, [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY, rapper (Bigger & Deffer)
1969 :Dave Grohl, drummer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters)
1969 :David Webb, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 :Eric Charron, Verdun, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1970 :Steve Cooke, Kanai Hawaii, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1973 :Rod Myers, Conroe TX, outfielder (KC Royals)
1974 :Michael Dritlein, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
1975 :Marcel Koning, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)
1977 :Terry Ryan, St Johns, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1988 :Jamie Altman, son of Lynda Carter & Robert Altman
1988 :Jordy, French singer
1989 :Sextuplets, Paris France, (to a 29-year-old woman)



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