Birthdays of Personalities on January 22

xxxx :Steve Riley, rock drummer (LA Guns-It's Over Now)
xxxx :Terry Murphy, TV host (Hard Copy)
1440 :Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
1561 :Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)
1571 :Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician
1592 :Pierre Gassendi, Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
1655 :Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
1729 :Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Germany, critic/dramatist
1788 :Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)
1800 :Nat Turner, slave that revolted [or Oct 2]
1802 :Richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
1820 :Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
1820 :Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)
1826 :[Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1845 :Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist
1845 :Paul Vidal de la Blanche, France, geographer
1848 :Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
1849 :August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)
1858 :Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist
1858 :Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo)
1865 :Friedrich Paschen, German physicist
1874 :Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)
1875 :Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)
1877 :Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
1878 :Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator
1890 :Fred M Vinson, Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)
1891 :Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analytical
1891 :Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
1892 :Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
1897 :Rosa Ponselle, opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
1898 :Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
1898 :Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
1899 :Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
1899 :Martti Haavio, [P Mastap??], Finnish linguist/poet
1906 :Willa B Brown (Coffey), US black air pioneer (NAAA)
1909 :Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
1909 :[Sithu] U Thant, Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)
1911 :Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
1914 :Suzanne Danco, Belgian singer
1917 :Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist
1917 :Herwig Hensen, [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright
1920 :William Warfield, singer (Show Boat)
1922 :Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
1924 :Margaret Whiting, big band singer
1925 :Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
1926 :Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer
1927 :Lou Creekmur, Baseball Hall-of-Famer
1928 :Birch Bayh, (Sen-D-Ind)
1931 :Galina Zybina, USSR, discus thrower (15 world records between 1952-58)
1931 :Rauno M?kinen, Finland, Greco-Roman featherweight (Olympic-gold-1956)
1934 :Graham Kerr, chef (Galloping Gourmet)
1935 :Pierre S Du Pont IV, (gov-Del)
1935 :Sam Cooke, Chicago Ill, soul singer (Sam & Dave-You Send Me)
1937 :Ed?n Pastora G?mez, Nicaraguan contra leader
1940 :Addie "Micki" Harris, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
1943 :H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
1949 :Rein P Hummel, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 :Steve Perry, Hanford Calif, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry)
1952 :Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
1953 :Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor
1955 :Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
1957 :Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game
1963 :Jeff Treadway, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
1964 :Wayne Kirby, Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)
1965 :Jazzy Jeff Townes, rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand)
1965 :Steven Adler, Cleveland Ohio, drummer (Guns & Roses-Sweet Child)
1965 :Tim Prukop, WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 :Andrey Sokolov, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
1969 :Christina Marie Leardini, St Petersburg Fla, playmate (Apr, 1991)
1969 :Keith Gordon, US baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds)
1969 :Ousmane Bary, WLAF cornerback (Barcelona Dragons)
1970 :Keith Wagner, NFL/WLAF tackle (NY Giants, Redskins, Scot Claymores)
1971 :Bucky Brooks, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 :Steve Scifres, guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1973 :Deon Minor, Paris Texas, 400m runner
1973 :George Noga, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 :Reggie Barlow, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1973 :Said Larossi, soccer player (Emmen/Vitesse)
1973 :Vincent Bradford, linebacker (San Francisco 49ers)
1974 :Pavel Mikhalevitch, soccer player (NEC)
1975 :Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen, Palmerston North NZ, cyclist (Oly-96)
2179 :Hikaru Walter Sulu, SF, California (character on Star Trek)



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