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January 22 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 22nd:
January 22 - Deaths:
1536 – Bernhard Knipperdolling - German religious leader (b. 1495)
1599 – Cristofano Malvezzi - Italian composer (b. 1547)
1666 – Shah Jahan - Mughal Emperor of India (b. 1592)
1750 – Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl - Bavarian politician (b. 1675)
1763 – John Carteret - 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (b. 1690)
1767 – Johann Gottlob Lehmann - German minerologist & geologist (b. 1719)
1779 – Jeremiah Dixon - English surveyor & astronomer (b. 1733)
1779 – Claudius Smith - American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)
1840 – Johann Friedrich Blumenbach - German anthropologist (b. 1752)
1892 – Joseph Philo Bradley - U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1813)
1900 – David E. Hughes - American musician (b. 1831)
1901 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (b. 1819)
1921 – Captain George Streeter - American riverboat captain & circus owner (b. 1837)
1922 – Fredrik Bajer - Danish politician & pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1837)
1922 – Pope Benedict XV (b. 1854)
1922 – Camille Jordan - French mathematician (b. 1838)
1930 – Stephen Mather - American entrepreneur & conservationist (b. 1867)
1931 – Alma Rubens - American actress (b. 1897)
1945 – Else Lasker-Schuler - German-born poet (b. 1869)
1949 – William Thomas Walsh - American author (b. 1891)
1950 – Corinne Luchaire - French actress (b. 1921)
1950 – Alan Hale - Sr., American actor (b. 1892)
1951 – Karl Nessler - inventor of the perm (b. 1872)
1954 – Princess Margaret of Prussia - queen of Finland (b. 1872)
1959 – Mike Hawthorn - English race car driver & one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929)
1966 – Herbert Marshall - English actor (b. 1890)
1967 – Robert Henriques - English writer (b. 1905)
1968 – Duke Kahanamoku - American swimmer (b. 1890)
1973 – Lyndon B. Johnson - 36th President of the United States (b. 1908)
1975 – Andrew George Burry - Swiss-born manufacturer & businessman (b. 1873)
1978 – Oliver Leese - British World War II general (b. 1894)
1978 – Herbert Sutcliffe - English cricketer (b. 1894)
1981 – Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi - Pakistani historian & educationist (b. 1903)
1982 – Tommy Tucker - American singer & pianist (b. 1933)
1982 – Eduardo Frei Montalva - 28th President of Chile (b. 1911)
1985 – Sir Arthur Bryant - British historian (b. 1899)
1987 – Budd Dwyer - American politician (b. 1939)
1988 – Parker Fennelly - American comedian & actor (b. 1891)
1991 – Robert Choquette - French Canadian novelist, poet & diplomat (b. 1905)
1991 – Kenas Aroi - Nauruan politician (b. 1942)
1993 – Abe Kobo - Japanese writer (b. 1924)
1994 – Jean-Louis Barrault - French actor & director (b. 1910)
1994 – Rhett Forrester - American singer (Riot) (b. 1956)
1994 – Telly Savalas - American actor (b. 1924)
1995 – Jerry Blackwell - American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
1995 – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy - matriarch of the Kennedy family (b. 1890)
1997 – Ron Holden - American singer (b. 1939)
1997 – Billy Mackenzie - Scottish musician (Associates) (b. 1957)
1997 – Wally Whyton - English musician (b. 1929)
1999 – Graham Staines - Australian missionary (b. 1941)
2000 – Craig Claiborne - American writer & editor (b. 1920)
2000 – Anne Hébert - French Canadian author & poet (Kamouraska) (b. 1916)
2001 – Tommie Agee - American baseball player (b. 1942)
2001 – Roy Brown - American clown (b. 1932)
2002 – Stanley Marcus - American business executive (b. 1905)
2003 – Bill Mauldin - American World War II cartoonist (b. 1921)
2004 – Billy May - American composer & musician (b. 1916)
2004 – Thomas Mead - Australian politician & journalist (b. 1918)
2004 – Ann Miller - American actress & dancer (b. 1923)
2005 – César Gutiérrez - Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1943)
2005 – Carlo Orelli - Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1894)
2005 – Consuelo Velázquez - Mexican songwriter (b. 1924)
2005 – Rose Mary Woods - American Watergate scandal figure (b. 1917)
2007 – Doug Blasdell - American personal trainer (b. 1962)
2007 – Ngô Quang Trưởng - South Vietnamese general (b. 1929)
2007 – Abbé Pierre - French priest (b. 1912)
2008 – Roberto Gari - American actor (b. 1920)
2008 – Heath Ledger - Australian actor (b. 1979)
2008 – Miles Lerman - Polish-American activist (b. 1920)
2009 – Billy Werber - American baseball player (b. 1908)


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January 22 - Births

Calendar Date January 22nd:
January 22nd - Births:
1263 – Ibn Taymiya - Islamic scholar (d. 1328)
1440 – Ivan III of Russia (d. 1505)
1553 – Mori Terumoto - Japanese warrior (d. 1625)
1561 – Sir Francis Bacon - English philosopher (d. 1626)
1570 – Sir Robert Bruce Cotton - English politician (d. 1631)
1592 – Pierre Gassendi - French philosopher, mathematician, & scientist (d. 1655)
1654 – Richard Blackmore - English physician & writer (d. 1729)
1690 – Nicolas Lancret - French painter (d. 1743)
1729 – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - German author & philosopher (d. 1781)
1733 – Philip Carteret - British Naval Officer (d. 1796)
1740 – Noah Phelps - American Spy (d. 1809)
1781 – François Antoine Habeneck - French violinist (d. 1849)
1788 – George Gordon Byron - 6th Baron Byron (Lord Byron), English poet (d. 1824)
1796 – Karl Claus - Russian chemist (d. 1864)
1797 – Maria Leopoldina of Austria - Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)
1799 – Ludger Duvernay - Canadian printer & publisher (d. 1852)
1820 – Joseph Wolf - German artist (d. 1899)
1831 – Jack Slade - American frontier figure (d. 1864)
1840 – Ernest Roland Wilberforce - English bishop (d. 1907)
1849 – August Strindberg - Swedish writer (d. 1912)
1858 – Beatrice Webb - English economist (d. 1943)
1869 – Grigori Rasputin - Russian monk (d. 1916)
1869 – José Vicente de Freitas - Portuguese military officer & politician (d. 1952)
1874 – Edward Harkness - American philanthropist (d. 1940)
1874 – Jay Hughes - American baseball player (d. 1924)
1875 – D. W. Griffith - American film director (d. 1948)
1876 – Warren McLaughlin - American baseball player (d. 1923)
1877 – Tom Jones - American baseball player (d. 1923)
1879 – Francis Picabia - French-born painter & poet (d. 1953)
1880 – Bill O'Neill - American baseball player (d. 1920)
1881 – Ira Thomas - American baseball player (d. 1958)
1882 – Theodore Kosloff - Russian-born actor, ballet dancer & choreographer (d. 1956)
1886 – Roman Ungern von Sternberg - Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1921)
1887 – Helen Hoyt - American poet (d. 1972)
1889 – Henri Pélissier - French cyclist (d. 1935)
1889 – Amos Strunk - American baseball player (d. 1979)
1890 – Fred M. Vinson - 13th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1953)
1890 – Vinko Zganec - Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
1891 – Antonio Gramsci - Italian philosopher, writer, politician & political theorist (d. 1937)
1892 – Marcel Dassault - French industrialist (d. 1986)
1893 – Conrad Veidt - German actor (d. 1943)
1897 – Rosa Ponselle - American soprano (d. 1981)
1900 – Ernst Busch - German singer & actor (d. 1980)
1902 – Daniel Kinsey - American hurdler (d. 1970)
1903 – Fritz Houtermans - Polish physicist (d. 1966)
1903 – Robin Milford - British composer (d. 1959)
1904 – George Balanchine - Russian choreographer (d. 1983)
1904 – Arkady Gaidar - Russian children's writer (d. 1941)
1904 – John Milligan - American baseball player (d. 1972)
1906 – Joe Gladwin - English actor (d. 1987)
1906 – Robert E. Howard - American author (d. 1936)
1907 – Douglas Corrigan - American pilot (d. 1995)
1907 – Dixie Dean - English footballer (d. 1980)
1907 – Mary Dresselhuys - Dutch actress (d. 2004)
1908 – Lev Landau - Soviet physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1968)
1908 – Prince Oana - American baseball player (d. 1976)
1909 – Porfirio Rubirosa - Dominican diplomat & international playboy (d. 1965)
1909 – Ann Sothern - American actress (d. 2001)
1909 – U Thant - Burmese 3rd United Nations Secretary General (d. 1974)
1911 – Bruno Kreisky - Chancellor of Austria (d. 1990)
1913 – William Cardinal Conway - Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
1913 – Carl F. H. Henry - American theologian & publisher (d. 2003)
1913 – Henry Bauchau - Belgian novelist, poet, & psychoanalyst
1914 – Dimitris Dragatakis - Greek composer (d. 2001)
1915 – Heinrich Albertz - German theologian & politician (d. 1993)
1916 – Bill Durnan - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1972)
1916 – Henri Dutilleux - French composer
1916 – Harilal Upadhyay - Gujarati author, poet, astrologist (d. 1994)
1917 – Huck Geary - American baseball player (d. 1981)
1918 – Elmer Lach - Canadian ice hockey player
1919 – Diomedes Olivo - Dominican Republic baseball player (d. 1977)
1920 – Sir Alf Ramsey - English football manager (d. 1999)
1922 – Howard Moss - American poet, dramatist, & critic (d. 1987)
1924 – J. J. Johnson - American jazz trombonist & composer (d. 2001)
1925 – Johnny Bucha - American baseball player (d. 1996)
1925 – Bobby Young - American baseball player (d. 1985)
1927 – Lou Creekmur - American football player
1928 – Yoshihiko Amino - Japanese historian (d. 2004)
1931 – Sam Cooke - American singer (d. 1964)
1932 – Berthold Grünfeld - Norwegian psychiatrist & former sexologist
1932 – Piper Laurie - American actress
1934 – Bill Bixby - American actor (d. 1993)
1934 – Graham Kerr - British-born chef
1935 – Seymour Cassel - American actor
1936 – Alan J. Heeger - American chemist - Nobel laureate
1936 – Ong Teng Cheong - 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)
1937 – Edén Pastora - Nicaraguan rebel leader
1937 – Joseph Wambaugh - American author
1938 – Altair - Brazilian footballer
1939 – Jeff Smith - American chef (d. 2004)
1939 – J.C. Tremblay - Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1994)
1939 – Alfredo Palacio - former President of Ecuador
1940 – John Hurt - English actor
1940 – George Seifert - American football coach
1942 – Mimis Domazos - Greek footballer
1943 – Marília Pêra - Brazilian actress
1945 – Arthur Beetson - Australian rugby league footballer & coach
1946 – Malcolm McLaren - English impresario, musician & self-publicist
1946 – Serge Savard - Canadian ice hockey player
1948 – Gilbert Levine - American conductor
1948 – Northern Calloway - American actor (d. 1990)
1949 – Mike Caldwell - American baseball player
1949 – Phil Miller - English guitarist (National Health, In Cahoots, Matching Mole)
1949 – Steve Perry - American singer & musician (Journey)
1951 – Ondrej Nepela - Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)
1951 – Leon Roberts - American baseball player
1951 – Steve J. Spears - Australian playwright, actor, writer & singer (d. 2007)
1952 – Ramón Avilés - Puerto Rican baseball player
1952 – Teddy Gentry - American musician (Alabama)
1952 – Ace Vergel - Filipino actor (d. 2007)
1953 – Jim Jarmusch - American director
1953 – Myung-Whun Chung,South Korean Conductor & pianist
1954 – Tully Blanchard - American professional wrestler
1954 – Chris Lemmon - American actor
1954 – Peter Pilz - Austrian politician
1955 – Timothy R. Ferguson - American politician
1955 – Thomas David Jones - NASA astronaut
1956 – Steve Riley - American drummer
1956 – John Wesley Shipp - American actor
1957 – Mike Bossy - Canadian ice hockey player
1957 – Brian Dayett - American baseball player
1957 – Godfrey Thoma - Nauruan politician
1957 – Rene Requiestas - Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
1957 – Francis Wheen - English writer & journalist
1958 – Nikos Anastopoulos - Greek football player & manager
1959 – Linda Blair - American actress
1960 – Michael Hutchence - Australian singer (INXS) (d. 1997)
1961 – Daniel Johnston - American singer-songwriter & artist
1962 – Choi Min-sik - South Korean actor
1962 – Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu - Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
1963 – Javier Ortiz - American baseball player
1963 – Andrei Tchmil - Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
1963 – Jeff Treadway - American baseball player
1964 – Wayne Kirby - American baseball player
1964 – Nigel Benn - English boxer
1965 – Steven Adler - American drummer (Guns N' Roses)
1965 – DJ Jazzy Jeff - American rapper & actor
1965 – Diane Lane - American actress
1965 – Brian McCardie - Scottish actor
1965 – Andrew Roachford - English singer & songwriter
1965 – Chintara Sukapatana - Thai actress
1967 – Ecaterina Szabo - Romanian gymnast
1967 – Eleanor McEvoy - Irish singer & songwriter
1967 – Manabu Nakanishi - Japanese professional wrestler
1968 – Heath - Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
1968 – Frank Lebœuf - French footballer
1968 – Mauricio Serna - Colombian footballer
1969 – Olivia d'Abo - English actress
1969 – Keith Gordon - American baseball player
1969 – John Linton Roberson - American cartoonist
1970 – Abraham Olano - Spanish cyclist
1970 – Alex Ross - American comic book artist
1971 – Stan Collymore - English footballer
1972 – Gabriel Macht - American actor
1972 – Romi Park - Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
1972 – Gonzalo Rodríguez - Uruguayan racing driver (d. 1999)
1972 – Namrata Shirodkar - Indian actress
1972 – Katie Barberi - Mexican actress
1973 – Rogerio Ceni - Brazilian footballer
1974 – Cameron McConville - Australian racing driver
1975 – Balthazar Getty - American actor
1975 – Felipe Giaffone - Brazilian racing driver
1975 – David Výborný - Czech ice hockey player
1976 – Jimmy Anderson - American baseball player
1976 – James Dearth - American football player
1976 – Mikko Luoma - Finnish ice hockey player
1977 – Jono Gibbes - New Zealand rugby union footballer
1977 – Hidetoshi Nakata - Japanese footballer
1977 – Aaron Rakers - American baseball player
1978 – Chone Figgins - American baseball player
1979 – Carlos Ruiz - Panamanian baseball player
1980 – Jake Grove - American football player
1980 – Christopher Masterson - American actor
1980 – Ben Moody - American guitarist (Evanescence)
1980 – Jonathan Woodgate - English footballer
1980 – Subhash Ram Prajapati - Nepalese writer
1981 – Willa Ford - American singer
1981 – Beverley Mitchell - American actress
1981 – Ibrahima Sonko - French footballer
1982 – Fabricio Coloccini - Argentine footballer
1982 – Jason Peters - American football player
1983 – Shaun Cody - American football player
1984 – Ben Eager - Canadian ice hockey player
1984 – Ubaldo Jimenez - Dominican Republic baseball player
1984 – Raica Oliveira - Brazilian model
1984 – Leon Powe - American basketball player
1984 – Maceo Rigters - Dutch footballer
1985 – Mohamed Sissoko - Malian footballer
1985 – Orianthi Panagaris - Australian guitarist
1986 – Lee Pa-ni - South Korean model
1986 – Daniel Wayne Smith - American actor, reality television personality (d. 2006)
1987 – Astrid Jacobsen - Norwegian cross-country skier
1987 – Ray Rice - American football player
1987 – Shane Long - Irish footballer
1988 – Greg Oden - American basketball player


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January 22 - General (Calendar Date)


January 22nd - Basic Facts:
  • January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year (344 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is January 21.
  • Next day is January 23.
January 22nd Births (Here)

January 22nd Deaths (Here)

January 22 Events:

565 – John Scholasticus deposes Eutychius as Patriarch of Constantinople.
1506 – First contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican.
1521 – Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms.
1771 – Spain cedes Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands to England.
1824 – Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
1863 – The January Uprising breaks out in Poland, Lithuania & Belarus.
1879 – Battle of Isandlwana (Anglo-Zulu War) – Zulu troops defeat British troops.
1879 – Battle of Rorke's Drift (Anglo-Zulu War) – 139 British soldiers successfully defend their garrison against an intense assault by ~ 5,000 Zulu warriors.
1889 – Columbia Phonograph is formed in Washington, D.C.
1890 – United Mine Workers of America - founded in Columbus, Ohio.
1899 – Leaders of 6 Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
1901 – Edward VII is proclaimed King following the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
1905 – Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg - the beginning of the 1905 revolution.
1906 – SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
1917 – President Woodrow Wilson of the still-neutral United States calls for "peace without victory" in Europe (World War I).
1919 – Act Zluky signed - unification of the Ukrainian People's Republic & the West Ukrainian National Republic.
1924 – Ramsay MacDonald becomes 1st Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1931 – Sir Isaac Isaacs - sworn in as 1st Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
1941 – Operation Compass (World War II) - British & Commonwealth troops capture Tobruk from Italian forces.
1944 – Operation Shingle (World War II) - Allies commence an assault on Anzio, Italy.
1946 – Qazi Muhammad declares the independent people's Republic of Mahabad at Chuwarchira Square in the Kurdish city of Mahabad (Iran).
1946 – Creation of the Central Intelligence Group - becomes eventually the Central Intelligence Agency.
1952 – The 1st Jet airliner, the de Havilland Comet, enters service for BOAC.
1957 – Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.
1957 – New York City "Mad Bomber", George P. Metesky, is arrested (charged with planting more than 30 bombs) in Waterbury, Connecticut.
1959 – Knox Mine Disaster - water breaches the River Slope Mine near Pittston City, Pennsylvania in Port Griffith (12 miners are killed).
1962 – The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership.
1963 – Elysée treaty of cooperation between France & Germany is signed by Charles de Gaulle & Konrad Adenauer.
1968 – Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
1970 – The Boeing 747, the world's first "jumbo jet", enters commercial service for launch customer Pan American Airways with its maiden voyage from John F Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
1973 – The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all 50 states.
1984 – The Apple Macintosh - 1st consumer computer popularizing the computer mouse & the graphical user interface (introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with famous "1984" television commercial).
1990 – Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet Computer worm.
1991 – Gulf War - 3 SCUDs & one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel.
1992 – Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa - broadcasting demand for the government's resignation.
1992 – STS-42 Mission (Space Shuttle program) – Dr. Roberta Bondar becomes the 1st Canadian woman in space.
1995 – Beit Lid massacre (Israeli-Palestinian conflict) – In Israel, near Netanya, 2 suicide bombers from the Gaza Strip blow themselves up killing 19 Israelis.
1999 – Australian missionary Graham Staines & his 2 sons are burned alive in Eastern India by radical Hindus whilst sleeping in their car.
2002 – Kmart Corp becomes largest US retailer in history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
2006 – Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, the country's first indigenous president.


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