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Post Ideas

Saturday

Everyone's favourite day of the week. Ask your followers if they want to share what they're up to today.

Happy New Year

Don't forget to wish all your followers a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Busting Myths

Share a list of common myths that people believe about your product/service or industry. This will demonstrate your expertise and knowledge of your sector.

Charity

If you're involved with any type of charity (or fundraiser), tell your followers about the cause.

Community

Show that community causes are important to you and your team.

Historic Events

2001

On this day in 2001: The British digital television channel e4 is launched.

2001

On this day in 2001: NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt dies during a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway.

2000

On this day in 2000: A broken pipeline in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, leaks 492,000 litres of crude oil, covering about 5km of coastline.

2000

On this day in 2000: The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.

1998

On this day in 1998: Boston Celtics retire Robert Parrish's number 00.

1998

On this day in 1998: ABL All-Star Game at Walt Disney World complex in Orlando, Florida (West beats East 102-73).

1998

On this day in 1998: Kelly Robbins wins Healthsouth Golf Inaugural.

1998

On this day in 1998: 48th NHL All-Star Game: North America beats World 8-7 at Vancouver, BC, Canada.

1998

On this day in 1998: Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the Bill Clinton - Monica Lewinsky affair story on his website The Drudge Report.

1997

On this day in 1997: In northwest Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill three Spanish aid workers, three soldiers and seriously wound another.

1997

On this day in 1997: Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.

1997

On this day in 1997: Myfanwy Piper, librettist, dies at age 85.

1997

On this day in 1997: Paul Tsongas, American politician (Senator-Democrat-Massachusetts), dies at age 55.

1997

On this day in 1997: Neville Crump, racehorse trainer, dies at age 86.

1997

On this day in 1997: 47th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 11-7 at San Jose Arena.

1997

On this day in 1997: Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.

1997

On this day in 1997: In north west Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill 3 Spanish aid workers, 3 soldiers and seriously wound one other.

1996

On this day in 1996: Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Prime Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India (1983-84, 1984-89, 1994-95), dies (born 1923).

1996

On this day in 1996: Leonor Fini, Argentine painter, dies at age 87 (born 1908).

1996

On this day in 1996: Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson in New York.

1996

On this day in 1996: Minnesota Fats [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at age 82.

1996

On this day in 1996: Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997.

1995

On this day in 1995: Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia.

1995

On this day in 1995: Adolf F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1939), dies at age 91 (born 1903) in Munich, Germany.

1995

On this day in 1995: Charles Baskerville, vocalist, dies at age 54.

1995

On this day in 1995: Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka versus Kerala.

1994

On this day in 1994: In Cando, Spain, a minute-long fireball and explosion over a hillside gouges out 200 cubic metres of terrain.

1993

On this day in 1993: M Eleonore Lippits, first Dutch female missionary doctor, dies at age 85.

1993

On this day in 1993: For the first time in the USA, Martin Luther King Day is officially observed in all fifty states.

1993

On this day in 1993: Mike Templeton, second person to receive a heart pump, dies at age 34.

1993

On this day in 1993: West Indies win the World Series Cup, beating Australia 2-0.

1993

On this day in 1993: For the first time, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is officially observed in all 50 United States states.

1992

On this day in 1992: 43rd NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, Most Valuable Player) at Philadelphia.

1991

On this day in 1991: Iraq fires eight SCUD missiles on Israel; first US pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn).

1991

On this day in 1991: Hamilton Fish, congressman (New York), dies at age 102.

1991

On this day in 1991: Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours and 11 minutes.

1991

On this day in 1991: Eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years due to financial problems.

1991

On this day in 1991: WLAF's New York Knights become New York-New Jersey Knights.

1991

On this day in 1991: US acknowledges Central Intelligence Agency and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career.

1991

On this day in 1991: Eastern Air Lines shuts down after 62 years citing financial problems.

1990

On this day in 1990: Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.

1990

On this day in 1990: Melanie Appleby, rocker (Mel and Kim), dies of liver cancer at age 23.

1990

On this day in 1990: South Africa says it is reconsidering ban on African National Congress.

1990

On this day in 1990: Former preschool operators Raymond Buckey and his mother Peggy McMartin Buckey are acquitted in a Los Angeles, California court of 52 child molestation charges.

1990

On this day in 1990: Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.

1989

On this day in 1989: Bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at age 49.

1989

On this day in 1989: Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations, and Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1989

On this day in 1989: West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup.

1989

On this day in 1989: Astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC).

1989

On this day in 1989: The Communist Party of Poland votes to legalize Solidarity.

1988

On this day in 1988: Airliner crashes in southwest China, killing all 108 on board.

1986

On this day in 1986: Claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies.

1986

On this day in 1986: New York Lotto pays US$30.5 million to one winner (numbers are 19-20-27-34-41-46).

1985

On this day in 1985: US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous promise.

1985

On this day in 1985: Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Muslim leader, hanged at age 76.

1984

On this day in 1984: Malcolm H Kerr, 9th president of American University of Beirut, shot dead.

1984

On this day in 1984: 80th New York Islanders' and third dual hat trick (Carroll and Bossy) 9-1 win.

1984

On this day in 1984: Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion at Omuta, Kyushu, Japan, 83 killed.

1983

On this day in 1983: International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball.

1983

On this day in 1983: The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe Olympic medals to his family.

1982

On this day in 1982: In the Aegean Sea, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurs. Felt strongly throughout Greece, also felt in Bulgaria, southeastern Italy, southeastern Yugoslavia and western Turkey.

1982

On this day in 1982: Ram=n (J) Sender (GarcTs), Spanish writer, dies at age 79.

1982

On this day in 1982: Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at age 93.

1981

On this day in 1981: Iran accepts US offer of US$7.9 billion in frozen assets for the release of hostages.

1980

On this day in 1980: Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at age 76.

1980

On this day in 1980: Price of an ounce of silver hits record high of $50.35 in Comex trading.

1980

On this day in 1980: Studio 54 (New York) owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for tax evasion and fined US$20,000.

1980

On this day in 1980: Gold briefly reaches US$1,000 an ounce.

1979

On this day in 1979: Peter Jenkins finishes A Walk Across America, in Florence, Oregon.

1975

On this day in 1975: The Jeffersons debuts on CBS.

1974

On this day in 1974: Israel and Egypt sign weapons accord.

1973

On this day in 1973: Boston Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda as first player signed as a designated hitter.

1973

On this day in 1973: New York Islanders break 12-game losing streak, 20-game road winless streak.

1971

On this day in 1971: Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ.

1956

On this day in 1956: German Democratic Republic forms own army (National People's Army).

1954

On this day in 1954: Fanfani forms Italian government.

1953

On this day in 1953: Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.

1952

On this day in 1952: Comedic actor Curly Howard dies.

1951

On this day in 1951: First use of lie detector in Netherlands.

1951

On this day in 1951: Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at age 41.

1951

On this day in 1951: NFL rules tackles, guards and centers ineligible for forward pass.

1951

On this day in 1951: Hermann Flake sentenced to death due to hate campaign against German Democratic Republic.

1951

On this day in 1951: NFL takes control of the failing Baltimore Colts.

1913

On this day in 1913: Turkish-Greek sea battle near Troy.

1913

On this day in 1913: Edmond R H Regout Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at age 49.

1912

On this day in 1912: British explorer Robert Falcon Scott arrives at the South Pole only to find that Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen had preceded them by just over a month.

1912

On this day in 1912: British explorer Robert Falcon Scott arrives at the South Pole only to find that Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian explorer, had preceded them by just over a month.

1906

On this day in 1906: BartolomT Mitre President of Argentina (1862-70), dies at age 84.

1902

On this day in 1902: Filippo Marchetti composer, dies at age 70.

1901

On this day in 1901: Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Graves De Communi Re.

1900

On this day in 1900: Jan Blockx's T?l Uilenspiegel premieres in Brussels.

1890

On this day in 1890: Amadeus I FM king of Spain (1870-73), dies at age 44.

1886

On this day in 1886: Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.

1884

On this day in 1884: General Charles Gordon departs London for Khartoum.

1884

On this day in 1884: Dr William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Jesus Christ Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the UK.

1871

On this day in 1871: Second German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I and Bismarck.

1871

On this day in 1871: Wilhelm I of Germany becomes the first German Emperor.

1869

On this day in 1869: Elegant California Theatre opens in San Francisco California.

1865

On this day in 1865: Battle of Fort Moultrie, South Carolina.

1840

On this day in 1840: Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, first US electrical journal, appears.

1795

On this day in 1795: French admitted to Amsterdam without resistance.

1795

On this day in 1795: Governor/Viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England.

1788

On this day in 1788: The first 736 convicts banished from England to Australia landed in Botany Bay creating the first Australian Penal Colony

1778

On this day in 1778: Captain James Cook becomes the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the Sandwich Islands.

1778

On this day in 1778: James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the Sandwich Islands.

International Awareness Days

January

Dry January

Dry January is a public health campaign urging people to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, particularly practised in the United Kingdom.

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Births

18 Jan 885

Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d 930) was born on this day in 885.

18 Jan 1977

Curtis Cregan, American actor was born on this day in 1977.

18 Jan 1976

Laurence Courtois in Kortrijk, Belgium; tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta) was born on this day in 1976.

18 Jan 1976

Vincent Polvliet; soccer player (FC Utrecht) was born on this day in 1976.

18 Jan 1975

Derek Smith; linebacker (Washington Redskins) was born on this day in 1975.

18 Jan 1974

Shane Burton; defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in 1974.

18 Jan 1974

Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio was born on this day in 1974.

18 Jan 1973

Edward Jasper; defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles) was born on this day in 1973.

18 Jan 1973

Crispian Mills in London, England; vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker) was born on this day in 1973.

18 Jan 1973

Regilio Vreede; soccer player (Blue White, RKC) was born on this day in 1973.

18 Jan 1973

Junior Burrough; NBA forward (Boston Celtics) was born on this day in 1973.

18 Jan 1973

Crispian Mills, British musician (The Jeevas and Kula Shaker) was born on this day in 1973.

18 Jan 1972

Vinod Kambli; cricket player (prolific Indian batsman 1993-) was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1972

Dwayne Carswell; NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl XXXII) was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1972

Steven Conley; linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers) was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1972

Mike Lieberthal in Glendale, California, USA; catcher (Philadelphia Phillies) was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1972

Ryan Kuehl; defensive tackle (Washington Redskins) was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1972

Mike Lieberthal, baseball player was born on this day in 1972.

18 Jan 1971

Andre Coleman; NFL wide receiver/kick returner (San Diego Chargers) was born on this day in 1971.

18 Jan 1971

Greg Engel; NFL center (San Diego Chargers) was born on this day in 1971.

18 Jan 1971

Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver was born on this day in 1971.

18 Jan 1971

Jonathan Davis, American musician (Ko?n) was born on this day in 1971.

18 Jan 1970

Leo Araguz; NLF/WLAF punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire) was born on this day in 1970.

18 Jan 1970

DJ Quik, American rapper was born on this day in 1970.

18 Jan 1969

Larry Webster; defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in 1969.

18 Jan 1969

Marvin Pope; Canadian Football League defensive end (Calgary Stampeders) was born on this day in 1969.

18 Jan 1969

Jesse L Martin, American actor and singer was born on this day in 1969.

18 Jan 1968

Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist was born on this day in 1968.

18 Jan 1967

Kim Perrot; WNBA guard (Houston Comets) was born on this day in 1967.

18 Jan 1967

M C Tab [Sharon Richard], New York City, New York, USA; rapper was born on this day in 1967.

18 Jan 1967

Peter Cox Jr in Bronxville, New York, USA; fencer-sabre (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1967.

18 Jan 1967

Iv?n Zamorano, Chilean footballer was born on this day in 1967.

18 Jan 1967

Kim Perrot, American basketball player (d 1999) was born on this day in 1967.

18 Jan 1966

David Bautista, American professional wrestler was born on this day in 1966.

18 Jan 1965

Richard Dunwoody; British jockey was born on this day in 1965.

18 Jan 1965

Dave Attell, American writer and comedian was born on this day in 1965.

18 Jan 1964

Jenny Holliday; Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-1996) was born on this day in 1964.

18 Jan 1964

Brady Anderson in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA; outfielder (Baltimore Orioles) was born on this day in 1964.

18 Jan 1964

Jane Horrocks, British actress was born on this day in 1964.

18 Jan 1962

David O'Connor; equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-1996) was born on this day in 1962.

18 Jan 1962

Jeff Yagher, American actor was born on this day in 1962.

18 Jan 1961

Mark D Messier in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; NHL Center (Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers) was born on this day in 1961.

18 Jan 1961

Mark Messier, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in 1961.

18 Jan 1959

Bob Rosenberg; rocker (Will To Power) was born on this day in 1959.

18 Jan 1958

Jeffrey N Williams in Superior, Wisconsin, USA; Major Army/astronaut was born on this day in 1958.

18 Jan 1957

Tom Bailey; rock vocalist/keyboardist (Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor) was born on this day in 1957.

18 Jan 1956

Mark Collie in Waynesboro, Tennessee, USA; country singer (Another Old Soldier) was born on this day in 1956.

18 Jan 1956

Tom Bailey, British singer (Thompson Twins) was born on this day in 1956.

18 Jan 1956

Sharon Mitchell, American actress was born on this day in 1956.

18 Jan 1955

Mable Fergerson in Los Angeles, California, USA; 4x400m runner (Olympics-silver-1972) was born on this day in 1955.

18 Jan 1955

Kevin Costner, American actor was born on this day in 1955.

18 Jan 1953

Brett Hudson, American actor was born on this day in 1953.

18 Jan 1952

R Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer was born on this day in 1952.

18 Jan 1950

Gilles Villeneuve; Canadian auto racer was born on this day in 1950.

18 Jan 1950

Claudia de Colombia in Bogato, Columbia; Spanish singer (Yo Creo En Ti) was born on this day in 1950.

18 Jan 1950

Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver (d 1982) was born on this day in 1950.

18 Jan 1949

Philippe Starck, French designer was born on this day in 1949.

18 Jan 1947

Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor and director was born on this day in 1947.

18 Jan 1946

Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor was born on this day in 1946.

18 Jan 1944

Relus ter Beek; Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA) was born on this day in 1944.

18 Jan 1944

Larry Legs Smith; rocker (Bonzo Dog Band - Urban Spaceman) was born on this day in 1944.

18 Jan 1944

Paul Keating, twenty-fourth Prime Minister of Australia was born on this day in 1944.

18 Jan 1943

Kay Granger, American politician was born on this day in 1943.

18 Jan 1941

Tom Bailey; rock vocalist (Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor) was born on this day in 1941.

18 Jan 1941

David Ruffin in Mississippi, USA; vocalist (Temptations - Papa Was a Rolling Stone) was born on this day in 1941.

18 Jan 1941

Bobby Goldsboro in Marianna, Florida, USA; singer (Honey) was born on this day in 1941.

18 Jan 1941

David Ruffin, American singer (d 1991) was born on this day in 1941.

18 Jan 1939

Bernard Glassman in New York, USA; Zen teacher/head (Zen Center of New York) was born on this day in 1939.

18 Jan 1938

Curt Flood, baseball player (d 1997) was born on this day in 1938.

18 Jan 1937

John Hume, Northern Irish politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 was born on this day in 1937.

18 Jan 1934

Raymond Briggs, English writer and illustrator was born on this day in 1934.

18 Jan 1933

Ray Dolby; sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system) was born on this day in 1933.

18 Jan 1933

David Bellamy; English botanist/tv-program maker was born on this day in 1933.

18 Jan 1933

John Boorman, Irish film director was born on this day in 1933.

18 Jan 1932

Robert Anton Wilson, American author was born on this day in 1932.

18 Jan 1931

Chun Doo-hwan; President of South Korea was born on this day in 1931.

18 Jan 1931

Chun Doo-hwan, President of South Korea was born on this day in 1931.

18 Jan 1925

Roepie Kruize Dutch; field hockey player (Olympics-Bronze-1948/Silver-1952) was born on this day in 1925.

18 Jan 1922

Constance Moore Sioux City Iowa, actress (Window on Main Street) was born on this day in 1922.

18 Jan 1922

Yehezkiel Braun composer was born on this day in 1922.

18 Jan 1922

Bob Bell, American clown (d 1997) was born on this day in 1922.

18 Jan 1921

Bruce Woodcock boxer was born on this day in 1921.

18 Jan 1919

Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas Santiago Chile, composer was born on this day in 1919.

18 Jan 1918

Ton Brandsteder CEO/founder (Sony Nederland) was born on this day in 1918.

18 Jan 1918

Adriano Mandarino Hypolito priest was born on this day in 1918.

18 Jan 1917

Oscar Lewenstein impressario was born on this day in 1917.

18 Jan 1916

Alec Coxon cricket player (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 and 1-82) was born on this day in 1916.

18 Jan 1914

William Stafford, American poet (d 1993) was born on this day in 1914.

18 Jan 1914

Arno Schmidt, German author (d 1979) was born on this day in 1914.

18 Jan 1913

Danny Kaye Brooklyn New York, UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show) was born on this day in 1913.

18 Jan 1913

Danny Kaye, American actor (d 1987) was born on this day in 1913.

18 Jan 1912

RenT Gabri?ls Belgian billiard professional (7 World/9 European championships) was born on this day in 1912.

18 Jan 1912

William Sansom English writer (The Loving Eye) was born on this day in 1912.

18 Jan 1912

Charles Moeller Belgian theologist (Humanisme et saintetT) was born on this day in 1912.

18 Jan 1911

Gabor Darvas composer was born on this day in 1911.

18 Jan 1910

Arthur John Howard actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage) was born on this day in 1910.

18 Jan 1908

Albert P Morano (Representative-Republican-Connecticut, 1951-59) was born on this day in 1908.

18 Jan 1908

Jacob Bronowsky British mathematician/cultural historian was born on this day in 1908.

18 Jan 1908

Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born mathematician, poet, and physicist (d 1974) was born on this day in 1908.

18 Jan 1907

Janos Ferencsik Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera) was born on this day in 1907.

18 Jan 1906

Hans Aeschbacher in Znrich, Switzerland; stone sculptor was born on this day in 1906.

18 Jan 1905

Chick Chandler Kingston New York; actor (Barney-One Happy Family) was born on this day in 1905.

18 Jan 1905

Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (d 2002) was born on this day in 1905.

18 Jan 1904

Henri-Georges Adam French etcher/painter/sculptor (Grand Nude) was born on this day in 1904.

18 Jan 1904

Cary Grant, English actor (d 1986) was born on this day in 1904.

18 Jan 1901

Arie Querido Dutch social psychiatrist was born on this day in 1901.

18 Jan 1896

Hans H Holm Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt) was born on this day in 1896.

18 Jan 1894

Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff Dutch parapsychologist was born on this day in 1894.

18 Jan 1893

John Lawrence Seymour composer was born on this day in 1893.

18 Jan 1893

Jorge GuillTn Valladolid Spain, poet/critic (C?ntico, Final) was born on this day in 1893.

18 Jan 1892

Oliver Hardy in Harlem, Georgia, USA; comedy team member (Laurel and Hardy) (dies 1957) was born on this day in 1892.

18 Jan 1892

Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d 1956) was born on this day in 1892.

18 Jan 1892

Oliver Hardy, American comedian and actor (d 1957) was born on this day in 1892.

18 Jan 1888

Thomas Sopwith, British aviation pioneer (d 1989) was born on this day in 1888.

18 Jan 1886

Antoine Pevsner French sculptor was born on this day in 1886.

18 Jan 1886

Peter Alma Dutch painter/graphic artist was born on this day in 1886.

18 Jan 1884

Arthur Ransome English author (Swallows and Amazons) was born on this day in 1884.

18 Jan 1882

Sylvia Pankhurst English feminist was born on this day in 1882.

18 Jan 1882

Alan Alexander Milne; English author (Winnie-the-Pooh) (dies 1956) was born on this day in 1882.

18 Jan 1882

Jacob Clay Dutch philosopher/physicist (Mesones) was born on this day in 1882.

18 Jan 1882

A A Milne, English author (d 1956) was born on this day in 1882.

18 Jan 1881

Gaston Gallimard French publisher (Librairie Gallimard) was born on this day in 1881.

18 Jan 1880

Paul Ehrenfest Austria/Netherlands physicist (adiabates hypothesis) was born on this day in 1880.

18 Jan 1879

Henri-HonorT Giraud French General /member of parliament was born on this day in 1879.

18 Jan 1879

Henri Giraud, French general (d 1949) was born on this day in 1879.

18 Jan 1878

Hendrik Baels Belgian politician was born on this day in 1878.

18 Jan 1877

Samuel Zemurray, US businessman (d1961) was born on this day in 1877.

18 Jan 1872

Paul Leautaud [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) was born on this day in 1872.

18 Jan 1871

Franz Blei [Peregrinus Steinh?vel], Austrian painter/critic was born on this day in 1871.

18 Jan 1870

Berend Modderman printer (Drukkers yearbook) was born on this day in 1870.

18 Jan 1869

Willem De Vreese Flemish linguist/biblographer was born on this day in 1869.

18 Jan 1867

RubTn Dar?o national poet (Nicaragua) was born on this day in 1867.

18 Jan 1861

Hans Goldschmidt in Berlin, Germany; chemist, invented the Goldschmidt alumino-thermic reduction process used in welding was born on this day in 1861.

18 Jan 1861

Raymond Huntington Woodman composer was born on this day in 1861.

18 Jan 1857

Otto von Below German commandant (WWI) was born on this day in 1857.

18 Jan 1856

John Hyatt Brewer composer was born on this day in 1856.

18 Jan 1854

Thomas A Watson; inventor assistant (Telephone) (dies 1934) was born on this day in 1854.

18 Jan 1854

Thomas Watson, American telephone pioneer (d 1934) was born on this day in 1854.

18 Jan 1851

Heinrich Friedung in Roschtin, Austrian Empire; historian was born on this day in 1851.

18 Jan 1850

Seth Low, American politician (d 1916) was born on this day in 1850.

18 Jan 1849

Sir Edmund Barton first Prime Minister of Australia (1900-03) was born on this day in 1849.

18 Jan 1849

Edmund Barton, first Prime Minister of Australia (d 1920) was born on this day in 1849.

18 Jan 1848

Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d 1925) was born on this day in 1848.

18 Jan 1842

Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d 1911) was born on this day in 1842.

18 Jan 1841

Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier France, composer (Le Roi MalgrT Lui) was born on this day in 1841.

18 Jan 1840

Ernst Rudorff composer was born on this day in 1840.

18 Jan 1840

Austin Dobson England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in 1840.

18 Jan 1840

Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (d 1921) was born on this day in 1840.

18 Jan 1835

Jan van Droogenbroeck Flemish poet was born on this day in 1835.

18 Jan 1835

CTsar A Cui Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer was born on this day in 1835.

18 Jan 1831

Edward Ferrero Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on this day in 1831.

18 Jan 1829

Louis van Haecke Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge) was born on this day in 1829.

18 Jan 1820

Abraham Buford Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884 was born on this day in 1820.

18 Jan 1818

Johannes van Vloten Dutch literary/theologist was born on this day in 1818.

18 Jan 1817

Jacques Gregoir composer was born on this day in 1817.

18 Jan 1815

James Chesnut Jr Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885 was born on this day in 1815.

18 Jan 1815

Konstantin von Tischendorf in Lengefeld, Germany; Biblical critic, discovered the Codex Sinaiticus, a manuscript from the fourth century with most of the Old and New Testaments was born on this day in 1815.

18 Jan 1815

Richard Yates Warsaw Kentucky, Governor-Illinois (1861-65), died in 1873 was born on this day in 1815.

18 Jan 1813

Joseph Farwell Glidden; inventor (first commercially usable barbed wire) (dies 1906) was born on this day in 1813.

18 Jan 1813

Joseph Glidden, American farmer who patented barbed wire (d 1906) was born on this day in 1813.

18 Jan 1809

Richard Caswell Gatlin Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in 1809.

18 Jan 1795

Anna Paulowna Romanova monarch of Russia/daughter of czar Paul I was born on this day in 1795.

18 Jan 1793

William Henry Havergal composer was born on this day in 1793.

18 Jan 1782

Daniel Webster in Salisbury New Hampshire; orator/politician/lawyer (dies 1852) was born on this day in 1782.

18 Jan 1782

Daniel Webster, American statesman (d 1852) was born on this day in 1782.

18 Jan 1779

Peter Roget thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on this day in 1779.

18 Jan 1779

Peter Roget, British lexicographer (d 1869) was born on this day in 1779.

18 Jan 1751

Ferdinand Kauer composer was born on this day in 1751.

18 Jan 1732

Jean-Guillain Cardon composer was born on this day in 1732.

18 Jan 1726

Hendrik prince of Prussia/diplomat was born on this day in 1726.

18 Jan 1689

Charles de Montesquieu France, philosopher/writer (Lettres Persanes) was born on this day in 1689.

18 Jan 1689

Montesquieu, French writer (d 1755) was born on this day in 1689.

18 Jan 1688

Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d 1765) was born on this day in 1688.

18 Jan 1685

Tiberius Hemsterhuis Dutch Classical professor, baptized was born on this day in 1685.

18 Jan 1672

Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d 1731) was born on this day in 1672.

18 Jan 1657

Hendrik Casimir II Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) was born on this day in 1657.

18 Jan 1641

Fran?ois Michel le Tellier French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) was born on this day in 1641.

18 Jan 1641

Frantois-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois, French war minister (d 1691) was born on this day in 1641.

18 Jan 1543

Alfonso Ferrabosco composer was born on this day in 1543.

18 Jan 1543

Alfonso Ferrabosco (I), Italian composer (d 1588) was born on this day in 1543.

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