Birthdays of Personalities on January 23

xxxx :Angela Carrasco, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, spanish singer (Boca Rosa)
xxxx :Bonkers, (All My Children)
1574 :Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter
1582 :John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)
1730 :Joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)
1761 :Friedrich von Matthison, German poet (Adelaide)
1785 :Carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad
1816 :Carl Herrmann, near Hanover Germany, stage magician
1828 :Calvin Edward Pratt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1830 :Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900)
1832 :?douard Manet, France, Impressionist painter (D?jeuner sur L'Herbe)
1833 :John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1840 :Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)
1857 :Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)
1862 :David Hilbert, K?nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician
1878 :Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
1887 :Mikl?s K llay, premier Hungary (1942-44)
1888 :Gilbert Ledward, British(?) sculptor
1889 :Prosper Arents, Flemish bibliographer (Rubens-bibliography)
1891 :Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist
1893 :Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks)
1896 :Charlotte A E M W, grand duchess of Luxembourg (1919-64)
1897 :Amanda Berry Smith, famous African
1897 :Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian politician
1899 :Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
1901 :Benno Stokvis, Dutch attorney/politician
1902 :Benny Waters, saxophonist
1905 :Konstanty I Galczynski, Polish poet (Zielona Ges)
1907 :Hediki Yukawa, Japan, physicist (Nobel 1949)
1908 :Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist
1910 :Django Reinhardt, Belgium, Gypsy jazz guitarist
1911 :Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer
1914 :Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
1915 :Herma Bauma, Austria, javelin thrower (Oly-gold-1948)
1915 :Potter Stewart, Mich, 94th Supreme Court justice (1958-81)
1918 :Gertrude Belle Elion, NYC, biochemist/drug researcher (Nobel 1988)
1919 :Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool
1919 :Ernie Kovacs, Trenton NJ, comedian (Ernie Kovacs' Show)
1919 :Nina Dumbadze, USSR, Discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952)
1923 :Horace Ashenfelter, US, 3000m steeplechase (Olympic-gold-1952)
1924 :Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1983- )
1925 :Marty Paich, Oakland Calif, orch leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell)
1928 :Eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
1928 :Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952)
1929 :John Polanyi, Berlin, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986)
1930 :William Reid Pogue, Okemah Okla, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4)
1932 :Bud Shuster, (Rep-R-PA, 1973- )
1938 :Anatoly Marchenko, Siberia, Soviet dissident
1940 :Johnny Russell, country singer
1942 :Ivan Ivanovich Bachurin, cosmonaut
1943 :William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer
1944 :Jerry Lawson, US singer (Persuasions-Under the Boardwalk)
1944 :Marty Russo, (Rep-D-IL, 1975- )
1944 :Sergey Belov, USSR, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 :Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
1948 :Anita Pointer, Oakland, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy)
1949 :Robert Cabana, Minneapolis, Mjr USMC/astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, sk:88)
1950 :Bill Cunningham, rock keyboardist/bassist (Box Tops)
1950 :Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
1950 :William Cunningham, rock bassist/pianist (Box Tops-Letter)
1951 :Margaret Johnson Bailes, Bronx NY, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
1954 :Franco De Vita, Caracas Venezuala, spanish singer (Extranjero)
1955 :Alexander O'Neal, R&B singer
1955 :Reginald Calloway, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1957 :Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi, Monte Carlo Monaco, princess
1958 :Lorraine Michaels, Canterbury England, playmate (Apr, 1981)
1959 :Earl Falconer, British reggae bassist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1961 :Trey Junkin, tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
1963 :Rocco Romano, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
1965 :Tim Berrett, Tunbridge Wells Engl, Canadian 20k walker (Oly-14-92, 96)
1966 :Scott Fortune, Newport Beach Calif, volleyballer (Oly-G-88,B-92, 96)
1967 :Naim Suleymanoglu, Bulgaria, Turkish weight lifter (Oly-gold-1988)
1968 :Lubomir Kolnik, Skalica CZ, hockey forward (Team Slovakia, Espoo)
1969 :Brendan Shanahan, Mimico Ont, NHL left wing (Whalers, Red Wings)
1969 :Eric Carter, CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1970 :Alan Embree, Vancouver WA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1970 :Mark Wohlers, Holyoke MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1970 :Marquel Fleetwood, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 :Richard Smehlik, Ostrava Cze, NHL defenseman (Buf Sabres, Oly-Gold-98)
1970 :Sherman Obando, Changuinola Panama, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
1971 :James Logan, WLAF linebacker (Scotland Claymores)
1972 :Gary Harrell, NFL/WLAF receiver (NY Giants, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 :Mark Kolesar, Minnedosa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1980 :Theresa Kulikowski, Tacoma Wash, gymnast (World-bronze-95, Oly-96)



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