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Post Ideas

Thursday

Only two days until the weekend, so start motivating your readers to get their butts moving and arrange their weekend plans.

Testimonial

Post a (100% genuine) testimonial that one of your customers has said about you, your business or your products. This will help to build trust in your business.

Accomplishments

Share your latest successes and accomplishments with your audience. Celebrate together!

Birthdays

Find out who was born on this day in history. Hint: use the tool on this page!

Historic Events

2001

On this day in 2001: A plane crashes 40 miles east of Denver, Colorado, killing two players of the Oklahoma State University basketball team, six team staffers, and the two-person crew.

2001

On this day in 2001: Ten members of the Oklahoma State University men's basketball team and support staff die in a plane crash in Colorado.

2000

On this day in 2000: The US Mint releases a new circulating dollar coin, depicting Sacagawea.

1998

On this day in 1998: WNBA begins filling rosters of Washington Mystics and Detroit Shock.

1998

On this day in 1998: Roland Clarkson discovers 37th Mersenne prime, 2^3021377-1.

1998

On this day in 1998: Crane crashes into Roosevelt Island tram (New York City, New York), injuring 10.

1998

On this day in 1998: American First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on the Today Show calling the attacks against her husband part of a vast right-wing conspiracy.

1997

On this day in 1997: It is revealed that French museums had nearly 2,000 pieces of art that were stolen by Germans.

1997

On this day in 1997: Cecil Lewis, airman/writer, dies at age 98.

1997

On this day in 1997: 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton and Alanis Morissette win.

1997

On this day in 1997: It is revealed that French museums have nearly 2,000 pieces of art that were stolen by Nazis.

1996

On this day in 1996: Julian Hill, research chemist, dies at age 91.

1996

On this day in 1996: 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (6-4, 6-1).

1996

On this day in 1996: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island.

1996

On this day in 1996: Catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop.

1996

On this day in 1996: Colonel Ibrahim BarT Ma?nassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.

1996

On this day in 1996: Tommy Mitchell, cricket player (Derbyshire leg-spin, five Tests for England), dies.

1996

On this day in 1996: Olga Havlova, political activist, dies at age 63.

1996

On this day in 1996: Germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day.

1996

On this day in 1996: Fifteen-day old siamese twins separated; Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies.

1996

On this day in 1996: Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303 for Guyana versus Jamaica at Kingston.

1996

On this day in 1996: Colonel Ibrahim BarT Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.

1996

On this day in 1996: Germany observes its 1st Holocaust Remembrance Day.

1995

On this day in 1995: Halsey S Colchester, British SAS/MI6-spy/priest, dies at age 76.

1995

On this day in 1995: Jean Tardieu, author, dies at age 91.

1995

On this day in 1995: Willem R Wim van der Zee, General-Secretary Council of Churches, dies at age 64.

1994

On this day in 1994: Joe Mays, actor (Mr Saturday Night), dies of AIDS at age 44.

1994

On this day in 1994: Eddie Calhoun, jazz bassist, dies at age 72.

1994

On this day in 1994: Carlos Reina succeeds President Callejas in Honduras.

1994

On this day in 1994: Romanian social-democrats form government with anti-Semites.

1993

On this day in 1993: Andre the Giant Roussimoff, French professional wrestler, dies of heart attack at age 49 (born 1946).

1993

On this day in 1993: DC-3 crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12.

1992

On this day in 1992: 19th American Music Awards: C and C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win.

1991

On this day in 1991: 79th Australian Open Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4).

1991

On this day in 1991: Super Bowl XXV: New York Giants beat Buffalo Bills, 20-19 in Tampa; Super Bowl Most Valuable Player: Ottis Anderson, New York Giants, Running Back.

1991

On this day in 1991: Nadine Strossen is first female president of the ACLU.

1991

On this day in 1991: Dutch Pacifist Socialistic Party disbands.

1990

On this day in 1990: The city of Tiraspol in the Moldavian SSR briefly declares independence.

1990

On this day in 1990: Dissolution of Polish communist party.

1990

On this day in 1990: 64th Australian Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Mary Jo Fernandez (6-3, 6-4).

1988

On this day in 1988: US Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony M Kennedy to US Supreme Court.

1987

On this day in 1987: Midnight Rockers beat Buddy Rose and Doug Somers for AWA World Tag Team.

1986

On this day in 1986: 13th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis and Crystal Gayle.

1985

On this day in 1985: 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth.

1985

On this day in 1985: Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic.

1985

On this day in 1985: Mark Mckoy cycles world record 50m hurdles indoor (5.25).

1985

On this day in 1985: NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 22-14.

1984

On this day in 1984: Lou Crosby, TV announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at age 72.

1984

On this day in 1984: Pop star Michael Jackson's scalp is seriously burned by pyrotechnics during filming of a Pepsi television commercial.

1984

On this day in 1984: Carl Lewis beats his own indoor world jumping record by 9¼ inches (23.5 centimeters) with a 28-foot, 10¼-inch (8.795-meter) jump.

1983

On this day in 1983: World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid, Japan.

1983

On this day in 1983: World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens in Japan connecting the islands of Honshu and Hokkaido.

1982

On this day in 1982: Philadelphia Phillies trade Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg to Chicago Cubs for Ivan DeJesus.

1982

On this day in 1982: The Garret Fitzgerald government of the Republic of Ireland is defeated 82-81 on its budget; Fitzgerald announces his resignation.

1982

On this day in 1982: West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup.

1982

On this day in 1982: Roberto S Cordova installed as President of Honduras.

1981

On this day in 1981: Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/1954-58), dies at age 78.

1980

On this day in 1980: Near Livermore, California, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurs.

1980

On this day in 1980: Six United States diplomats, posing as Canadians, manage to escape from Tehran, Iran as they board a flight to Znrich, Switzerland.

1980

On this day in 1980: 10th NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 37-27.

1979

On this day in 1979: New York Islanders end 23 undefeated games at home streak (15-0-8).

1974

On this day in 1974: Georgios Grivas, Greek General/opposition leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at age 75.

1973

On this day in 1973: US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn (her 5th consecutive win).

1973

On this day in 1973: UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record).

1973

On this day in 1973: US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr.

1973

On this day in 1973: William Rogers and Nguyen Duy Trinh sign US-North Vietnam treaty.

1973

On this day in 1973: Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War.

1972

On this day in 1972: Magnavox begins production of the Odyssey video game. The Odyssey is a primitive video game system, with no processors or integrated circuits. It plugs into a home TV set, displaying a moving white block that can be bounced by rotating remote paddles.

1972

On this day in 1972: Richard Courant, German/US mathematician, dies at age 84.

1972

On this day in 1972: Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at age 60.

1956

On this day in 1956: NFL's New York Giants switch games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium.

1956

On this day in 1956: Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies.

1953

On this day in 1953: Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet/interpreter/linguist, dies at age 58.

1953

On this day in 1953: Netherlands ends Marshall Plan aid.

1951

On this day in 1951: Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flats.

1918

On this day in 1918: Tarzan of the Apes, first Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater.

1917

On this day in 1917: Coen de Koning wins second official 11 cities race (9 53) (record).

1906

On this day in 1906: Rudolf Gundersen skates world record 500m at 44.8 seconds.

1902

On this day in 1902: Five workers killed on explosion during IRT subway construction (New York City New York).

1901

On this day in 1901: Giuseppe Verdi Italian composer (Rigoletto/Traviata/A?da), dies in Milano at age 87.

1900

On this day in 1900: Social Democrat Party of America (Debs' party) holds first convention.

1900

On this day in 1900: Boxer Rebellion: Foreign diplomats in Peking, China demand that the Boxer rebels be disciplined.

1894

On this day in 1894: First college basketball game, University of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11.

1894

On this day in 1894: Midwinter Fair opens in Golden Gate Park.

1893

On this day in 1893: James G Blaine US minister of foreign affairs, dies at age 62.

1891

On this day in 1891: Mine explosion kills 109 at Mount Pleasant Pennsylvania.

1889

On this day in 1889: Ivan S Aksakov Russian journalist, dies at age 65.

1888

On this day in 1888: The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C., for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.

1888

On this day in 1888: In Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Society is founded.

1886

On this day in 1886: First British government of Salisbury resigns.

1880

On this day in 1880: Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp.

1880

On this day in 1880: Thomas Edison files a patent for his electric incandescent lamp.

1870

On this day in 1870: Manitoba and Northwest Territories incorporated.

1870

On this day in 1870: After accepting 15th amendment, Virginia is readmitted to Union.

1870

On this day in 1870: First sorority (Kappa Alpha Theta) (DePauw University in Greencastle Indiana).

1870

On this day in 1870: The first college sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta, is formed at DePauw University.

1866

On this day in 1866: John Gibson sculptor, dies.

1864

On this day in 1864: Civil War skirmish at Kelly's Ford, Virginia.

1864

On this day in 1864: Battle of Fair Gardens, Tennessee.

1864

On this day in 1864: Franz von Klenze German architect (palace Leuchtenberg), dies at age 59.

1835

On this day in 1835: Antonio L=pez de Santa Anna resigns (4th time) as President of Mexico.

1825

On this day in 1825: U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the Trail of Tears.

1823

On this day in 1823: President Monroe appoints first US ambassadors to South America.

1802

On this day in 1802: Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg composer, dies at age 42.

1785

On this day in 1785: First US state university chartered, Athens Georgia.

1785

On this day in 1785: The University of Georgia is founded.

1778

On this day in 1778: Piccinni's opera Roland premieres, Paris.

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January

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Births

27 Jan 1976

Mike Ferrier; Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana) was born on this day in 1976.

27 Jan 1976

Rhett Warrener Shaunavon; NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers) was born on this day in 1976.

27 Jan 1976

Haimish Karrasch; Australian rower (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1976.

27 Jan 1976

Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player was born on this day in 1976.

27 Jan 1976

Clint Ford, American voice actor was born on this day in 1976.

27 Jan 1975

Chaminda Vaas; brilliant Sri Lankan cricket pace bowler (1994-) was born on this day in 1975.

27 Jan 1974

Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lankan cricketer was born on this day in 1974.

27 Jan 1973

Margot Bourgeois; Miss Trinidad and Tobago-Universe (1997-third place) was born on this day in 1973.

27 Jan 1973

Eddie Davis; Canadian Football League cornerback (Calgary Stampeders) was born on this day in 1973.

27 Jan 1972

Bryant Young; NFL defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers) was born on this day in 1972.

27 Jan 1972

Chad Askew; NFL wide receiver (New York Jets) was born on this day in 1972.

27 Jan 1972

Mark Lawrence in Burlington, Ontario, Canada; NHL right wing (Dallas Stars) was born on this day in 1972.

27 Jan 1972

Keith Wood, Irish rugby player was born on this day in 1972.

27 Jan 1971

Mark Noordlander; soccer player (Sparta) was born on this day in 1971.

27 Jan 1971

Patrice Brisebois in MontrTal, QuTbec, Canada; NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens) was born on this day in 1971.

27 Jan 1971

Fann Wong, Singapore entertainer (Shanghai Knights) was born on this day in 1971.

27 Jan 1970

Dario Brose in Queens, New York, USA; soccer halfback (Olympics-1992) was born on this day in 1970.

27 Jan 1970

Carlos Javier Bernardo; Dutch prince was born on this day in 1970.

27 Jan 1970

Dean Headley; cricket player (grandson of George, England ODI quick 1996) was born on this day in 1970.

27 Jan 1970

Mark Trojanowski, American musician (Sister Hazel) was born on this day in 1970.

27 Jan 1969

Shane Thomson in New Zealand; cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990) was born on this day in 1969.

27 Jan 1969

Phil Plantier in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA; outfielder (San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics) was born on this day in 1969.

27 Jan 1969

Kristen Danihy in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA; team handball circle/wing (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1969.

27 Jan 1968

Matt Stover; NFL kicker (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Rusty Meacham in Stuart, Florida, USA; pitcher (Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Eric Wedge; US baseball catcher (Boston Red Sox) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Mike Patton in Eureka, California, USA; rocker (Faith No More - The Real Thing) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Tracy Lawrence in Atlanta, Texas, USA; country singer (Sticks and Stones) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Anthony Pleasant; NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Reggie Johnson; NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Tricky, English rapper was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1968

Mike Patton, American singer (Faith No More) was born on this day in 1968.

27 Jan 1967

Dave Manson in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada; NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets) was born on this day in 1967.

27 Jan 1967

Alfred Oglesby; NFL defensive tackle (Cincinnati Bengals) was born on this day in 1967.

27 Jan 1967

Laura Golarsa in Italy; tennis star was born on this day in 1967.

27 Jan 1967

Sue Palmer in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada; cyclist (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1967.

27 Jan 1967

Bobby Deol, Indian actor was born on this day in 1967.

27 Jan 1966

Michael De Angelis; hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998) was born on this day in 1966.

27 Jan 1965

Igor Matoushkin; NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics-1998) was born on this day in 1965.

27 Jan 1965

Alan Cumming, Scottish actor was born on this day in 1965.

27 Jan 1964

Migi [Miguel Drummond]; rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance) was born on this day in 1964.

27 Jan 1964

Woody Austin in Tampa, Florida, USA; PGA golfer (1995 Buick Open) was born on this day in 1964.

27 Jan 1964

Jack Haley; NBA center (Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in 1964.

27 Jan 1964

Inga Thompson in Reno, Nevada, USA; American cyclist (Olympics-8th-1988, 1984, 1992) was born on this day in 1964.

27 Jan 1964

Bridget Fonda, American actress was born on this day in 1964.

27 Jan 1962

Michael Collins; clarinettist was born on this day in 1962.

27 Jan 1962

James F Doehring in Santa Barbara, California, USA; shot putter (Olympics-silver-1992) was born on this day in 1962.

27 Jan 1961

Margo Timmins; singer (Cowboy Junkies) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1961

Gillian Gilbert in Manchester, England; rocker (New Order - Round and Round) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1961

Jean-Paul Banos in Lavelanet, France; Canada sabre (Olympics-9/10-1988, 1992, 1996) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1961

Martin Degville; rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F-111) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1961

Gillian Gilbert, British musician (New Order) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1961

Margo Timmins, Canadian singer (Cowboy Junkies) was born on this day in 1961.

27 Jan 1959

Patti Cohoon in Whittier, California, USA; actress (Molly - Here Come the Brides) was born on this day in 1959.

27 Jan 1959

Keith Olbermann; TV sportscaster was born on this day in 1959.

27 Jan 1959

Cris Collinsworth; NFL wide receiver/TV sportscaster was born on this day in 1959.

27 Jan 1959

Keith Olbermann, American sportscaster was born on this day in 1959.

27 Jan 1959

Cris Collinsworth, American football player was born on this day in 1959.

27 Jan 1958

Alan Milburn; British Member of Parliament was born on this day in 1958.

27 Jan 1958

Charles Waltz; rocker (Shooting Star) was born on this day in 1958.

27 Jan 1958

Kadri MSlk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer was born on this day in 1958.

27 Jan 1957

Janick Gers, English musician (Iron Maiden) was born on this day in 1957.

27 Jan 1957

Frank Miller, American author was born on this day in 1957.

27 Jan 1956

Fred Quillan in Portland, Oregon, USA; WLAF offensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy) was born on this day in 1956.

27 Jan 1956

Mimi Rogers, American actress was born on this day in 1956.

27 Jan 1955

Richard Young in Glasgow, Kentucky, USA; singer (Kentucky Headhunters - Davy Crockett) was born on this day in 1955.

27 Jan 1955

Alexander Stuart, British author was born on this day in 1955.

27 Jan 1955

John Glover Roberts, Jr, 17th Chief Justice of the United States was born on this day in 1955.

27 Jan 1954

Peter Laird, American comic-book artist was born on this day in 1954.

27 Jan 1954

Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist was born on this day in 1954.

27 Jan 1952

Brian Gottfried in Baltimore, Maryland, USA; tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976) was born on this day in 1952.

27 Jan 1951

Brian Downey; rock drummer (Thin Lizzy - The Boys are Back in Town) was born on this day in 1951.

27 Jan 1951

Seth Justman in Washington DC, USA; rock vocalist/keyboardist (J Geils Band - Centerfold) was born on this day in 1951.

27 Jan 1950

Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician was born on this day in 1950.

27 Jan 1948

Mikhail Baryshnikov in Riga, Latvia; ballet dancer (That's Dancing) was born on this day in 1948.

27 Jan 1948

Chuck Larsen; rocker (Snuff) was born on this day in 1948.

27 Jan 1947

Nedra Telley in New York City, New York, USA; vocalist (Ronettes - Be My Little Baby) was born on this day in 1947.

27 Jan 1946

Kim Gardner in England; rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner and Dyke) was born on this day in 1946.

27 Jan 1946

Nedra Talley, American singer (Ronettes) was born on this day in 1946.

27 Jan 1945

Mairead Corrigan-Maguire; North Irish peace activist (Nobel Prize 1976) was born on this day in 1945.

27 Jan 1945

Nicholas Berkeley Mason; drummer (Pink Floyd - The Wall, Money) was born on this day in 1945.

27 Jan 1945

Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d 2005) was born on this day in 1945.

27 Jan 1944

Nick Mason, English musician (Pink Floyd) was born on this day in 1944.

27 Jan 1944

MairTad Corrigan, Irish activist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in 1944.

27 Jan 1943

A H Harper; CEO (Baltic Exchange) was born on this day in 1943.

27 Jan 1940

James Cromwell, American actor was born on this day in 1940.

27 Jan 1939

N R Bomford; head master (Harrow School) was born on this day in 1939.

27 Jan 1939

Mike Hill in Jackson, Michigan, USA; PGA golfer (1977 Ohio Kings Island Open) was born on this day in 1939.

27 Jan 1938

Timothy Elworthy; Captain of The Queen's Flight was born on this day in 1938.

27 Jan 1938

Kim Gardner; rocker (The Byrds) was born on this day in 1938.

27 Jan 1937

John Ogdon, English pianist (d 1989) was born on this day in 1937.

27 Jan 1936

Samuel C C Ting, American physicist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in 1936.

27 Jan 1936

Troy Donahue, American actor (d 2001) was born on this day in 1936.

27 Jan 1935

Gillian Beer; professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge) was born on this day in 1935.

27 Jan 1934

Federico Mayor Zaragoza in Barcelona, Spain; UNESCO director (1987-) was born on this day in 1934.

27 Jan 1934

Julian Ogilvie Thompson; CEO (De Beers) was born on this day in 1934.

27 Jan 1934

Edithe Cresson; premier of France (1991-92) was born on this day in 1934.

27 Jan 1934

Donald Spiers; controller (Aircraft Ministry of Defence) was born on this day in 1934.

27 Jan 1933

Rita Hennessy; matron-in-chief (QARANC) was born on this day in 1933.

27 Jan 1933

Mohamed Al Fayed; CEO (Harrods) was born on this day in 1933.

27 Jan 1932

Boris Shakhlin, Soviet gymnast was born on this day in 1932.

27 Jan 1931

Rudi Maugeri; rocker (Crew Cuts) was born on this day in 1931.

27 Jan 1931

Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (d 2001) was born on this day in 1931.

27 Jan 1930

Bobby Blue Bland in Rosemark, Tennessee, USA; blues singer (Call on the Drummer) was born on this day in 1930.

27 Jan 1930

Esteban Edward Torres; American politician (Representative-Democrat-California, 1983-) was born on this day in 1930.

27 Jan 1930

Bobby Blue Bland, American singer was born on this day in 1930.

27 Jan 1929

Richard Du Cann; lawyer, Queen's Council was born on this day in 1929.

27 Jan 1929

Gast=n Su?rez, Bolivian novelist (d 1984) was born on this day in 1929.

27 Jan 1927

Joe Perry; AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback (San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Colts) was born on this day in 1927.

27 Jan 1927

Nancy Dickerson; journalist (NBC) was born on this day in 1927.

27 Jan 1926

Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d 2003) was born on this day in 1926.

27 Jan 1924

Kenneth Corfield; CEO (STC) was born on this day in 1924.

27 Jan 1924

Rauf Denktasj; Turkish-Cypriot politician was born on this day in 1924.

27 Jan 1924

Sabu, Indian actor (d 1963) was born on this day in 1924.

27 Jan 1922

Wilfrid Bourne Queen's Council/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery was born on this day in 1922.

27 Jan 1921

Donna Reed Denison Iowa, actress (From Here to Eternity, Wonderful Life) was born on this day in 1921.

27 Jan 1921

Donna Reed, American actress (d 1986) was born on this day in 1921.

27 Jan 1920

Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (d 2002) was born on this day in 1920.

27 Jan 1919

David Seville [Ross Bagdasarian], Fresno California, (Alvin and Chipmunks) was born on this day in 1919.

27 Jan 1919

H D Halsey Bishop of Carlisle was born on this day in 1919.

27 Jan 1919

Nina Milkina pianist was born on this day in 1919.

27 Jan 1919

Ross Bagdasarian, American musician (d 1972) was born on this day in 1919.

27 Jan 1918

Elmore James musician (Dust My Broom) was born on this day in 1918.

27 Jan 1918

Elmore James, American blues musician (d 1963) was born on this day in 1918.

27 Jan 1918

Skitch Henderson, English bandleader (d 2005) was born on this day in 1918.

27 Jan 1915

Jack Brymer clarinettist was born on this day in 1915.

27 Jan 1914

Anna Larina revolutionary was born on this day in 1914.

27 Jan 1913

Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky composer was born on this day in 1913.

27 Jan 1913

Milton Adolphus composer was born on this day in 1913.

27 Jan 1912

Lawrence Durrell Indian/British writer (Private Country) was born on this day in 1912.

27 Jan 1911

George Pope cricket player (English pace bowler, 1-49 and 0-36 in his only Test) was born on this day in 1911.

27 Jan 1911

Benay Venuta San Francisco California, actress (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister) was born on this day in 1911.

27 Jan 1908

William Randolph Hearst Jr newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing) was born on this day in 1908.

27 Jan 1908

Oran Hot Lips Page, American musician (d 1954) was born on this day in 1908.

27 Jan 1907

Henry Cotton English golf champion (won 3x British Open) was born on this day in 1907.

27 Jan 1906

Radames Gnattali composer was born on this day in 1906.

27 Jan 1905

Luther Diamond radio personality was born on this day in 1905.

27 Jan 1905

Howard McNear, American actor (d 1969) was born on this day in 1905.

27 Jan 1903

John Eccles British physiologist/neurologist was born on this day in 1903.

27 Jan 1903

John Carew Eccles, Australian neuropsychologist, Nobel laureate (d 1997) was born on this day in 1903.

27 Jan 1901

Willy Fritsch German actor (Spies, Women in the Moon) was born on this day in 1901.

27 Jan 1901

Art Rooney NFL team owner (Pittsburgh Steelers) was born on this day in 1901.

27 Jan 1901

Art Rooney, American football team owner (d 1988) was born on this day in 1901.

27 Jan 1900

Hyman G Rickover US Admiral (father of modern nuclear navy) was born on this day in 1900.

27 Jan 1900

Hyman Rickover, American admiral (d 1986) was born on this day in 1900.

27 Jan 1899

Granville English composer was born on this day in 1899.

27 Jan 1895

Joseph Rosenstock Cracow Poland, conductor (Nippon Philharmonic Orchestra 1936-41) was born on this day in 1895.

27 Jan 1895

Claudio Carneyro composer was born on this day in 1895.

27 Jan 1894

Fritz Pollard early black NFL star (1920-26) was born on this day in 1894.

27 Jan 1893

Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d 1981) was born on this day in 1893.

27 Jan 1892

Mitya Stillman composer was born on this day in 1892.

27 Jan 1891

Ilya Ehrenburg Kiev Ukraine, writer (Fall of Paris, The Thaw) was born on this day in 1891.

27 Jan 1891

Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (d 1967) was born on this day in 1891.

27 Jan 1889

Balthasar van der Pol physicist (Comparison of Van der Pol) was born on this day in 1889.

27 Jan 1887

Carl Blegen Minneapolis Minnesota, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos) was born on this day in 1887.

27 Jan 1885

Eduard Knnneke German composer (Vetter aus Dingsda) was born on this day in 1885.

27 Jan 1885

Jerome Kern New York City, New York, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta) was born on this day in 1885.

27 Jan 1885

Jerome Kern, American composer (d 1945) was born on this day in 1885.

27 Jan 1885

Harry Ruby, American musician (d 1974) was born on this day in 1885.

27 Jan 1885

Eduard Knnneke, German composer (d 1953) was born on this day in 1885.

27 Jan 1882

Giuseppe Prezzolini Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano) was born on this day in 1882.

27 Jan 1872

Learned Hand Albany New York, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals) was born on this day in 1872.

27 Jan 1869

Will Marion Cook composer was born on this day in 1869.

27 Jan 1868

Cato Engelen-Sewing Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera) was born on this day in 1868.

27 Jan 1867

Claude Antoine Terrasse composer was born on this day in 1867.

27 Jan 1859

Kaiser Wilhelm II Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) was born on this day in 1859.

27 Jan 1859

Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (d 1941) was born on this day in 1859.

27 Jan 1858

Neel [Cornelia H] Doff Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer was born on this day in 1858.

27 Jan 1851

Rafael Obligado Argentina, writer (Santos Vega) was born on this day in 1851.

27 Jan 1850

Samuel Gompers Dutch/US, first president-American Federation of Labor was born on this day in 1850.

27 Jan 1850

Samuel Gompers, American labor leader (d 1924) was born on this day in 1850.

27 Jan 1850

Edward J Smith, English captain of the Titanic (d 1912) was born on this day in 1850.

27 Jan 1848

Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (d 1934) was born on this day in 1848.

27 Jan 1841

Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d 1910) was born on this day in 1841.

27 Jan 1836

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch Austrian writer (masochism) was born on this day in 1836.

27 Jan 1836

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (d 1895) was born on this day in 1836.

27 Jan 1834

Robert Sanford Foster Brevet Major General (Union volunteers) was born on this day in 1834.

27 Jan 1834

Dmitri Mendeleev chemist (discovered periodic table of the elements) was born on this day in 1834.

27 Jan 1832

Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], author (Alice in Wonderland) was born on this day in 1832.

27 Jan 1832

Lewis Carroll, English author (d 1898) was born on this day in 1832.

27 Jan 1830

Georg Hellmesberger composer was born on this day in 1830.

27 Jan 1830

William Henry Fitzhugh Payne Brigadier General (Confederate Army) was born on this day in 1830.

27 Jan 1828

Samuel Allen Rice Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 was born on this day in 1828.

27 Jan 1828

Louis Schubert composer was born on this day in 1828.

27 Jan 1826

Richard Taylor Lieutenant-General (Confederate Army), died in 1879 was born on this day in 1826.

27 Jan 1826

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian writer (d 1889) was born on this day in 1826.

27 Jan 1826

Richard Taylor, American general (d 1879) was born on this day in 1826.

27 Jan 1824

Jozef Isra?ls Dutch painter was born on this day in 1824.

27 Jan 1823

Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo France, composer (Symphonie Espagnole) was born on this day in 1823.

27 Jan 1823

Edouard Lalo, French composer (d 1892) was born on this day in 1823.

27 Jan 1822

Thomas Leiper Kane Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in 1822.

27 Jan 1814

EugFne Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (d 1879) was born on this day in 1814.

27 Jan 1808

David F Strauss Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) was born on this day in 1808.

27 Jan 1806

Juan Cris=stomo Arriaga y Balzola Spanish composer was born on this day in 1806.

27 Jan 1806

Juan Cris=stomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d 1826) was born on this day in 1806.

27 Jan 1805

Samuel Palmer London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision) was born on this day in 1805.

27 Jan 1805

Samuel Palmer, English artist (d 1881) was born on this day in 1805.

27 Jan 1784

Martin-Joseph Mengal composer was born on this day in 1784.

27 Jan 1775

Friedrich von Schelling Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity) was born on this day in 1775.

27 Jan 1775

Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garc?a Spanish tenor/composer was born on this day in 1775.

27 Jan 1756

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro) was born on this day in 1756.

27 Jan 1756

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (d 1791) was born on this day in 1756.

27 Jan 1741

Hester Thrale, Welsh diarist (d 1821) was born on this day in 1741.

27 Jan 1723

Johann A Cramer prime minister/poet was born on this day in 1723.

27 Jan 1720

Samuel Foote England; actor/dramatist (Mirror) was born on this day in 1720.

27 Jan 1720

Samuel Foote, English dramatist (d 1777) was born on this day in 1720.

27 Jan 1715

Vaclav Kalous composer was born on this day in 1715.

27 Jan 1701

Johann N von Hontheim German church historian/suffragan (bishop) was born on this day in 1701.

27 Jan 1701

Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, German historian (d 1790) was born on this day in 1701.

27 Jan 1687

Balthasar Neumann, German architect (d 1753) was born on this day in 1687.

27 Jan 1679

Jean-Fran?ois de Troy French painter was born on this day in 1679.

27 Jan 1662

Richard Bentley Oulton, scholar/controversialist was born on this day in 1662.

27 Jan 1662

Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (d 1742) was born on this day in 1662.

27 Jan 1621

Thomas Willis, English physician (d 1675) was born on this day in 1621.

27 Jan 1603

Harbottle Grimston, English politician (d 1685) was born on this day in 1603.

27 Jan 1592

Pierre de La Barre composer was born on this day in 1592.

27 Jan 1585

Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (d 1634) was born on this day in 1585.

27 Jan 1556

Abbas I the Great, shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born on this day in 1556.

27 Jan 1546

Joachim III Frederick elector (Brandenburg) was born on this day in 1546.

27 Jan 1546

Joachim Friedrich, Elector of Brandenburg (d 1608) was born on this day in 1546.

27 Jan 1443

Albert, Duke of Saxony (d 1500) was born on this day in 1443.

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