Birthdays of Personalities on January 16

1587 :Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter
1697 :Richard Savage, poet
1749 :Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
1757 :Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)
1807 :Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877
1815 :Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)
1834 :Albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
1837 :James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887
1853 :Andr? Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)
1870 :Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)
1873 :Boyd Alexander, English explorer
1874 :Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)
1878 :Robert Garbe, German poet (G?rniek)
1885 :Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)
1893 :Henry C R?mke, Dutch psychiatrist (Periods in Man's Life)
1901 :Fulgencio Batista, president/dictator of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59)
1902 :Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)
1906 :Clement Greenberg, art critic
1907 :Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist
1910 :David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)
1911 :Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
1911 :Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1914 :Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
1916 :Frederick Stewart, British geologist
1919 :Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orch leader (Music on Ice)
1923 :Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)
1923 :Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)
1926 :John "Jack" Layden, local politician
1928 :John William Fozard, aircraft designer
1929 :Allard Lowenstein, radical (Students for Democratic Action)
1929 :Francesco Scavullo, Staten Island NY, celebrity photographer
1932 :Dian Fossey, zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist)
1932 :Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry's World)
1933 :Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)
1934 :Bill Alexander, (Rep-D-AR, 1969- )
1934 :Marilyn Horne, Bradford, Pa, mezzo-soprano
1935 :A J Foyt, Houston, auto race driver (Indy 500 1961, 64, 67, 77)
1937 :Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)
1937 :Conny Vandenbos, Dutch singer (My rose, my little rose)
1939 :Cliff Thorburn, English snookers player
1942 :Tony P Hall, (Rep-D-OH, 1979- )
1944 :Chris de Marigny, painter/designer
1944 :Jim Stafford, Eloise Fla, singer (Spiders & Snakes, My Girl Bill)
1944 :Ronnie Milsap, Robbinsville NC, country singer (Legend in My Time)
1946 :Michael L Coats, Sacramento Ca, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39)
1947 :Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
1948 :Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov, Riga, cosmonaut (TM-5,9,15,26, STS 71)
1948 :Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
1948 :Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player
1950 :Jesse Dizon, Oceanside CA
1952 :Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
1952 :Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
1955 :Jerry M Linenger, Mt Clemens Mich, PhD/Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 81/84)
1958 :Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer
1962 :Jan Koster, Dutch drummer (Sleeze Beez-Powertool)
1966 :Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)
1967 :Jeff Branson, Waynesboro Miss, infielder (Cin Reds)
1969 :Roy Jones, Pensacola Fla, Light-MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1988)
1970 :Ron Villone, Englewood NJ, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1971 :Jukka-Pekka Nummi, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
1971 :Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1971 :Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
1972 :Desiree Leipham, Spokane Wash, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)
1972 :Joe Horn, wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
1973 :Mario Bates, NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints)
1973 :Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)



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