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29 January Births

Published : 29 Jan 2018, 11:19

Jagoroniya Desk

January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year (337 in leap years). This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).

Births

919 – Shi Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (d. 951)
1451 – John, Prince of Portugal, Prince of Portugal (d. 1451)
1455 – Johann Reuchlin, German-born humanist and scholar (d. 1522)
1475 – Giuliano Bugiardini, Italian painter (d. 1555)
1499 – Katharina von Bora, wife of Martin Luther; formerly a Roman Catholic nun (d. 1552)
1525 – Lelio Sozzini, Italian humanist and reformer (d. 1562)
1584 – Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (d. 1647)
1591 – Franciscus Junius, pioneer of Germanic philology (d. 1677)
1632 – Johann Georg Graevius, German scholar and critic (d. 1703)
1650 – Juan de Galavís, Spanish Roman Catholic archbishop of Santo Domingo and Bogotá (d. 1739)
1688 – Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish-English astronomer, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1772)
1703 – Carlmann Kolb, German priest and composer (d. 1765)
1711 – Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer (d. 1788)
1715 – Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1777)
1717 – Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, English field marshal and politician, 19th Governor General of Canada (d. 1797)
1718 – Paul Rabaut, French pastor (d. 1794)
1749 – Christian VII of Denmark (d. 1808)
1754 – Moses Cleaveland, American general, lawyer, and politician, founded Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1806)
1756 – Henry Lee III, American general and politician, 9th Governor of Virginia (d. 1818)
1761 – Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1849)
1782 – Daniel Auber, French composer (d. 1871)
1801 – Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1857)
1810 – Ernst Kummer, Polish-German mathematician and academic (d. 1893)
1843 – William McKinley, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
1846 – Karol Olszewski, Polish chemist, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1915)
1852 – Frederic Hymen Cowen, Jamaican-English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1935)
1858 – Henry Ward Ranger, American painter and academic (d. 1916)
1860 – Anton Chekhov, Russian playwright and short story writer (d. 1904)
1862 – Frederick Delius, English composer (d. 1934)
1866 – Julio Peris Brell, Spanish painter (d. 1944)
1866 – Romain Rolland, French historian, author, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)
1867 – Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spanish journalist and author (d. 1928)
1870 – Süleyman Nazif, Turkish poet and civil servant (d. 1927)
1874 – John D. Rockefeller, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1960)
1876 – Havergal Brian, English composer (d. 1972)
1877 – Georges Catroux, French general and diplomat (d. 1969)
1880 – W. C. Fields, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (d. 1946)
1881 – Alice Catherine Evans, American microbiologist (d. 1975)
1884 – Juhan Aavik, Estonian-Swedish composer and conductor (d. 1982)
1888 – Sydney Chapman, English mathematician and geophysicist (d. 1970)
1891 – Elizaveta Gerdt, Russian ballerina and educator (d. 1975)
1891 – R. Norris Williams, Swiss-American tennis player and banker (d. 1968)
1895 – Muna Lee, American poet and author (d. 1965)
1901 – Allen B. DuMont, American engineer and broadcaster, founded the DuMont Television Network (d. 1965)
1901 – E. P. Taylor, Canadian businessman and horse breeder (d. 1989)
1903 – Yeshayahu Leibowitz, Russian-Israeli biochemist and philosopher (d. 1994)
1905 – Barnett Newman, American painter and etcher (d. 1970)
1906 – Joe Primeau, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1989)
1913 – Victor Mature, American actor (d. 1999)
1915 – Bill Peet, American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
1917 – John Raitt, American actor and singer (d. 2005)
1918 – John Forsythe, American actor (d. 2010)
1921 – Geraldine Pittman Woods, American science administrator and embryologist (d. 1999)
1923 – Jack Burke Jr., American golfer
1923 – Paddy Chayefsky, American author and screenwriter (d. 1981)
1926 – Abdus Salam, Pakistani-British physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
1926 – Amelita Ramos, 11th First Lady of the Philippines
1927 – Edward Abbey, American environmentalist and author (d. 1989)
1929 – Elio Petri, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1982)
1929 – Joseph Kruskal, American mathematician and computer scientist (d. 2010)
1931 – Leslie Bricusse, English playwright and composer
1931 – Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian academic and politician, 2nd President of Hungary (d. 2011)
1932 – Raman Subba Row, English cricketer and referee
1932 – Tommy Taylor, English footballer (d. 1958)
1933 – Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
1934 – Branko Miljković, Serbian poet and academic (d. 1961)
1936 – Veturi Sundararama Murthy, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 2010)
1937 – Hassan Habibi, Iranian lawyer and politician, 1st Vice President of Iran (d. 2013)
1937 – Bobby Scott, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1990)
1939 – Germaine Greer, Australian journalist and author
1940 – Katharine Ross, American actress and author
1940 – Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and race car driver
1941 – Robin Morgan, American actress, journalist, and author
1943 – Tony Blackburn, English radio and television host
1943 – Pat Quinn, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
1944 – Andrew Loog Oldham, English record producer and manager
1944 – Patrick Lipton Robinson, Jamaican lawyer and judge
1944 – Pauline van der Wildt, Dutch swimmer
1945 – Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Malian academic and politician, Prime Minister of Mali
1945 – Jim Nicholson, Northern Irish politician
1945 – Tom Selleck, American actor and businessman
1946 – Bettye LaVette, American singer-songwriter
1947 – Linda B. Buck, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1947 – David Byron, English singer-songwriter (d. 1985)
1947 – Marián Varga, Slovak organist and composer
1948 – Raymond Keene, English chess player and author
1949 – Evgeny Lovchev, Russian footballer and manager
1949 – Tommy Ramone, Hungarian-American drummer and producer (d. 2014)
1950 – Ann Jillian, American actress and singer
1950 – Jody Scheckter, South African race car driver and sportscaster
1951 – Fereydoon Forooghi, Iranian singer-songwriter (d. 2001)
1951 – Andy Roberts, Caribbean cricketer
1953 – Peter Baumann, German keyboard player and songwriter
1953 – Charlie Wilson, American singer-songwriter and producer
1954 – Christian Bjelland IV, Norwegian businessman and art collector
1954 – Terry Kinney, American actor and director
1954 – Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host, actress, and producer, founded Harpo Productions
1956 – Jan Jakub Kolski, Polish director, screenwriter, and cinematographer
1957 – Philippe Dintrans, French rugby player
1957 – Ron Franscell, American author and journalist
1957 – Grażyna Miller, Italian journalist and poet
1959 – Mike Foligno, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1960 – Greg Louganis, American diver and author
1961 – Petra Thümer, German swimmer and photographer
1962 – Nicholas Turturro, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1964 – John Anthony Gallagher, English-New Zealand rugby player
1965 – Dominik Hašek, Czech ice hockey player
1965 – Peter Lundgren, Swedish tennis player and coach
1966 – Romário, Brazilian footballer, manager, and politician
1967 – Stacey King, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1968 – Edward Burns, American actor, director, and producer
1968 – Susi Erdmann, German luger and bobsledder
1970 – Heather Graham, American actress
1970 – Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
1970 – Paul Ryan, American economist and politician, 62nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
1970 – Mohammed Yusuf, Nigerian Islamist leader, founded Boko Haram (d. 2009)
1971 – Clare Balding, English broadcaster, journalist and author
1975 – Sara Gilbert, American actress, producer, and talk show host
1977 – Justin Hartley, American film and television actor
1980 – Ivan Klasnic, German-Croatian footballer
1981 – Rachna Khatau, Indian-American actress and singer
1982 – Adam Lambert, American singer-songwriter and actor
1983 – Biagio Pagano, Italian footballer
1983 – Nedžad Sinanović, Bosnian basketball player
1984 – Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer
1984 – Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer
1984 – Safee Sali, Malaysian footballer
1985 – Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player
1986 – Jair Jurrjens, Dutch baseball player
1987 – José Abreu, Cuban baseball player
1988 – Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete
1988 – Shay Logan, English footballer
1988 – Aydın Yılmaz, Turkish footballer
1989 – Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player
1993 – Nakjoon, South Korean-American singer

Source: wikipedia

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