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Notable Birthdays on January 22

Ibn Taymiya - 1263 Islamic scholar
Ivan III - 1440 the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Mori Terumoto - 1553 Japanese warrior
Francis Bacon - 1561 England, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum)
Robert Bruce Cotton - 1571 English antiquary, politician
Pierre Gassendi - 1592 Champtercier Provence, scientist/philosopher
Pascal Collasse - 1649 composer
Richard Blackmore - 1654 English physician and writer
Geleyn Evertsen - 1655 lt-admiral (Zealand)
Nicolas Lancret - 1690 French painter
Carl Hockh - 1707 composer
Joseph Reipel - 1709 composer
Claude-Benigne Balbastre - 1727 composer
G E Lessing - 1729 writer
Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi - 1729 composer
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1729 Germany, critic/dramatist
Philip Carteret - 1733 British Naval Officer
Lewis Edson - 1748 composer
Peter Fuchs - 1753 composer
Vincenzo Righini - 1756 composer
Stefano Pavesi - 1779 composer
Francois-Antoine Habeneck - 1781 composer
Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron - 1788 England, romantic poet (Don Juan)
Karl Claus - 1796 Russian chemist
Maria Leopoldina of Austria - 1797 Empress of Brazil
Ludger Duvernay - 1799 Canadian printer and publisher
Nat Turner - 1800 slave that revolted [or Oct 2]
Richard Upjohn - 1802 US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger - 1815 composer
Hermann von Lingg - 1820 German playwright/poet
Johan Hendrik Koelman - 1820 portrait painter (Jahresringe)
Joseph Wolf - 1820 German artist
Josef Leopold Zvonar - 1824 composer
[Merriwether] Jeff Thompson - 1826 Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876
Ernest Roland Wilberforce - 1840 English bishop
Charles Henri Marechal - 1842 composer
Jacob Verdam - 1845 Dutch philologist
Paul Vidal de la Blanche - 1845 France, geographer
Samuel Muller Fzn - 1848 Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
August Strindberg - 1849 Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)
Ernst Kullak - 1855 composer
Beatrice Potter Webb - 1858 England, economist
Frederick Lugard - 1858 British captain/baron (Congo)
Karel Stecker - 1861 composer
Friedrich Paschen - 1865 German physicist
Grigori Rasputin - 1869 Russian monk
Charles Arnold Tournemire - 1870 composer
Leon Jessel - 1871 composer
Edward Harkness - 1874 American philanthropist
Wincenty Witoz - 1874 Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)
Bonifacius C de Jonge - 1875 governor (Dutch East Indies)
D[avid] W Griffith - 1875 movie producer/director (Birth of a Nation)
Thomas W Ross - 1875 actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm)
Hjalmar Schacht - 1877 president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
Constance Collier - 1878 Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Francis Picabia - 1878 French painter/illustrator
Theodore Kosloff - 1882 Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer
John Joseph Becker - 1886 composer
Helen Hoyt - 1887 American poet
Henri Pélissier - 1889 French cyclist
Fred M Vinson - 1890 Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)
Vinko Zganec - 1890 Croatian ethnomusicologist
Franz Alexander - 1891 Hungarian/US psycho analytical
Moise Kisling - 1891 Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
Marcel Dassault - 1892 [Bloch], French airplane builder
Conrad Veidt - 1893 Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
Charles Morgan - 1894 England, writer (Fountain)
Matt McHugh - 1894 PA, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair)
Josef Stanislav - 1897 composer
Rosa Ponselle - 1897 opera diva (Casta Diva, La Forza del Destino)
Alexander Abramsky - 1898 composer
Ben van Eysselsteijn - 1898 Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
Gustaf Paulson - 1898 composer
Hans van Werveke - 1898 Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
Ross R Barnett - 1898 lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
Guido Kisch - 1899 Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
Franz Salmhofer - 1900 composer
Hans-Erich Apostel - 1901 Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
Daniel Kinsey - 1902 American hurdler
Fritz Houtermans - 1903 Polish physicist
Robin Humphrey Milford - 1903 composer
Arkady Gaidar - 1904 Russian children's writer
Joe Gladwin - 1906 English actor
Robert E[rvin] Howard - 1906 US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
Willa B Brown (Coffey) - 1906 US black air pioneer (NAAA)
Dixie Dean - 1907 English footballer
Douglas Corrigan - 1907 American pilot
Marie Dressler - 1907 actress (Anna Christie, Dinner at 8)
Mary Dresselhuys - 1907 Dutch actress
Ann Sothern - 1909 [Harriette Lake], ND, actress (Lady in a Cage)
Lev D Landau - 1909 Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)
Porfirio Rubirosa - 1909 Dominican diplomat and international playboy
[Sithu] U Thant - 1909 Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)
Bruno Kreisky - 1911 Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
Roberto Garcia Morillo - 1911 composer
Carl F. H. Henry - 1913 American theologian and publisher
Verdina Shlonsky - 1913 composer
William Cardinal Conway - 1913 Northern Irish clergyman
Dimitri Dragatakis - 1914 composer
Suzanne Danco - 1914 Belgian singer
Tom Burtt - 1915 cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)
Harilal Upadhyay - 1916 Gujarati Author, Poet, Astrologist (Gujarat is a State of India)
Henri Dutilleux - 1916 Angers France, composer
Albert "Pud" Brown - 1917 clarinetist/saxophonist
Herwig Hensen - 1917 [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright
Elmer Lach - 1918 Canadian ice hockey player
Richard Eastham - 1918 Opelousas La, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22]
George Breakston - 1920 Paris France, actor/director (Jungle Stampede)
Piet Van Lishout - 1920 Flemish writer (Eva " I)
William Warfield - 1920 singer (Show Boat)
Andre Hodeir - 1921 composer
Andy Ganteaume - 1921 cricketer (WI batsman, 112 in only Test innings 1948)
Howard Moss - 1922 poet/editor (New Yorker)
Diana Douglas - 1923 Devonshire Bermuda, actress (The Cowboys)
Friedrich Zehm - 1923 composer
Leslie Bassett - 1923 composer
J J Johnson - 1924 composer/jazz trombonist
Margaret Whiting - 1924 big band singer
Leslie Silver - 1925 English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
Lord Erskine of Rerrick - 1926 peer
Tom Blackburn - 1926 writer
Joe Perry - 1927 NFL Hall-of-Famer
Lou Creekmur - 1927 Baseball Hall-of-Famer
Birch Bayh - 1928 (Sen-D-Ind)
Yoshihiko Amino - 1928 Japanese historian
Rita Gillespie - 1929 TV director
Galina Zybina - 1931 USSR, discus thrower (15 world records between 1952-58)
Sam Cooke - 1931 American singer
Berthold Grünfeld - 1932 Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist
Piper Laurie - 1932 [Rosetta Jacobs], Detroit Mich, actress (Twin Peaks)
Bill Bixby - 1934 SF Calif, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian)
Graham Kerr - 1934 chef (Galloping Gourmet)
Pierre S Du Pont IV - 1935 (gov-Del)
Seymour Cassel - 1935 Detroit, actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino)
Alan J. Heeger - 1936 American chemist, Nobel laureate
Ong Teng Cheong - 1936 5th President of Singapore
Edén Pastora - 1937 Nicaraguan rebel leader
Joseph Wambaugh - 1937 East Pittsburgh Pa, police writer (Onion Fields)
Altair - 1938 Brazilian footballer
Jeff Smith - 1939 American chef
Addie "Micki" Harris - 1940 Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
George Seifert - 1940 American football coach
John Hurt - 1940 England, actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express)
Tilo Medek - 1940 German composer
Mimis Domazos - 1942 Greek footballer
H James "Jim" Saxton - 1943 (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
Marília Pêra - 1943 Brazilian actress
Michael Cristofer - 1945 actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
Oliver - 1945 rocker
Andrew Rubin - 1946 New Bedford Mass, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22]
Gilbert Levine - 1948 American conductor
Northern Calloway - 1948 American actor
James P Pennington - 1949 rocker (Exile)
Mike Caldwell - 1949 American baseball player
Rein P Hummel - 1949 Dutch MP (PvdA)
Steve Perry - 1949 Hanford Calif, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry)
Ondrej Nepela - 1951 Slovak figure skater
Ace Vergel - 1952 Filipino actor
Karen Moe [Thornton] - 1952 US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
Teddy Gentry - 1952 Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
Jim Jarmusch - 1953 American director
Myung-Whun Chung - 1953 Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor
Chris Lemmon - 1954 LA Calif, actor (Brothers " Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22]
Peter Pilz - 1954 Austrian politician
Tully Blanchard - 1954 American professional wrestler
Thomas David Jones - 1955 Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
Timothy R. Ferguson - 1955 American politician
Becky Pearson - 1956 LPGA golfer
John Wesley Shipp - 1956 American actor
Steve Riley - 1956 American drummer
Francis Wheen - 1957 English writer and journalist
Mike Bossy - 1957 NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game
Rene Requiestas - 1957 Filipino comedian
Nikos Anastopoulos - 1958 Greek football player and manager
Linda Blair - 1959 St Louis Mo, actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St)
Michael Hutchence - 1960 Australia, rock vocalist/actor (INXS-Dogs in Space)
Barb Thomas Whitehead - 1961 Sibley IA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian Open)
Choi Min-sik - 1962 South Korean actor
Robert Mailhouse - 1962 New Haven Ct, actor (Brian-Days of our Life)
Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu - 1962 Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
Andrei Tchmil - 1963 Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
Jeff Treadway - 1963 US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
Ann Rowe - 1964 Auburn Maine, Miss Maine-America (1991)
Maria Ellingsen - 1964 Reykjavik Iceland, actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)
Stojko Vrankovic - 1964 NBA center (LA Clippers)
Wayne Kirby - 1964 Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)
Brian McCardie - 1965 Scottish actor
Chintara Sukapatana - 1965 Thai actress
Jazzy Jeff Townes - 1965 rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand)
Ray Mayhew - 1965 rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
Steven Adler - 1965 Cleveland Ohio, drummer (Guns " Roses-Sweet Child)
Tim Prukop - 1965 WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
Carlton Haselrig - 1966 NFL guard (NY Jets)
Nishantha Ranatunga - 1966 cricket (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder)
Ecaterina Szabo - 1967 Romanian gymnast
Manabu Nakanishi - 1967 wrestler (NJPW)
Nicholas Gillingham - 1967 British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle)
Olivia d'Abo - 1967 London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
Andrey Sokolov - 1968 hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
Brian Jones - 1968 NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
Frank Lebœuf - 1968 French footballer
Heath - 1968 Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
Mauricio Serna - 1968 Colombian footballer
Christina Marie Leardini - 1969 St Petersburg Fla, playmate (Apr, 1991)
Keith Gordon - 1969 US baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds)
Ousmane Bary - 1969 WLAF cornerback (Barcelona Dragons)
Shelley Sandie - 1969 Australian basketball guard (Olympics-88, 96)
Vinnie Clark - 1969 NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Abraham Olano - 1970 Spanish cyclist
Alex Ross - 1970 American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come)
Brian Gaskill - 1970 actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children)
Keith Wagner - 1970 NFL/WLAF tackle (NY Giants, Redskins, Scot Claymores)
Bucky Brooks - 1971 wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Jennifer Christine Joseph - 1971 Wendover Nev, Miss America-Nevada (1996)
Stan Collymore - 1971 English footballer
Gabriel Macht - 1972 American actor
Gonzalo Rodríguez - 1972 Uruguayan racing driver
Romi Paku - 1972 Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
Steve Scifres - 1972 guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
Toddrick McIntosh - 1972 NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
Deon Minor - 1973 Paris Texas, 400m runner
George Noga - 1973 CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
Reggie Barlow - 1973 wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
Rogerio Ceni - 1973 Brazilian footballer
Said Larossi - 1973 soccer player (Emmen/Vitesse)
Vincent Bradford - 1973 linebacker (San Francisco 49ers)
Pavel Mikhalevitch - 1974 soccer player (NEC)
Stephanie Rottier - 1974 St Niklaas Belgium, tennis star (1995 semi Prague)
Felipe Giaffone - 1975 Brazilian racing driver
Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen - 1975 Palmerston North NZ, cyclist (Oly-96)
Balthazar Getty - 1976 actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies)
James Dearth - 1976 American football player
Hidetoshi Nakata - 1977 Japanese footballer
Jono Gibbes - 1977 New Zealand rugby union footballer
Chone Figgins - 1978 American baseball player
Melanie Winiger - 1979 Miss Switzerland Universe (1997)
Ben Moody - 1980 American guitarist (Evanescence)
Christopher Masterson - 1980 American actor
Jake Grove - 1980 American football player
Jonathan Woodgate - 1980 English footballer
Subhash Ram Prajapati - 1980 Nepalese Writer
Beverley Mitchell - 1981 American actress
Ibrahima Sonko - 1981 French footballer
Willa Ford - 1981 American singer
Fabricio Coloccini - 1982 Argentine footballer
Jason Peters - 1982 American football player
Kevin Sheridan - 1982 actor (Soul Man)
Robert Steinhäuser - 1983 German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre
Shaun Cody - 1983 American football player
Ben Eager - 1984 Canadian ice hockey player
Leon Powe - 1984 American basketball player
Maceo Rigters - 1984 Dutch footballer
Raica Oliveira - 1984 Brazilian supermodel
Mohamed Sissoko - 1985 Malian footballer
Daniel Wayne Smith - 1986 American actor, reality television personality
Lee Pa-ni - 1986 South Korean model
Astrid Jacobsen - 1987 Norwegian cross-country skier
Greg Oden - 1988 American basketball player
Hikaru Walter Sulu - 2179 SF, California (character on Star Trek)
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