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- 01/09/19--22:28: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 10/1
- 49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signalling the start of civil war.
- AD 9 – The Western Han dynasty ends when Wang Mang claims that the divine Mandate of Heaven called for the end of the dynasty and the beginning of his own, the Xin dynasty.
- AD 69 – Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba as deputy Roman Emperor.
- 236 – Pope Fabian succeeds Anterus to become the twentieth pope of Rome.
- 1072 – Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo in Sicily.
- 1430 – Philip the Good, the Duke of Burgundy, establishes the Order of the Golden Fleece, the most prestigious, exclusive, and expensive order of chivalry in the world.
- 1475 – Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
- 1645 – Archbishop William Laud is beheaded for treason at the Tower of London.
- 1776 – American Revolution : Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense.
- 1791 – The Siege of Dunlap's Station begins near Cincinnati during the Northwest Indian War.
- 1806 – Two British brigades occupy Cape Town after the Battle of Blaauwberg.
- 1812 – The first steamboat on the Ohio River or the Mississippi River arrives in New Orleans, 82 days after departing from Pittsburgh.
- 1861 – American Civil War: Florida becomes the third state to secede from the Union.
- 1863 – The Metropolitan Railway, the world's oldest underground railway, opens between Paddington and Farringdon, marking the beginning of the London Underground.
- 1870 – John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
- 1901 – The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
- 1916 – World War I: In the Erzurum Offensive, Russia defeats the Ottoman Empire.
- 1917 – The Silent Sentinels begin their protest outside the White House, demanding suffrage for women. They continue until June 1919.
- 1920 – The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
- 1920 – League of Nations Covenant enters into force. On January 16 the organization holds its first council meeting, in Paris.
- 1927 – Fritz Lang's futuristic film Metropolis is released in Germany.
- 1941 – World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
- 1946 – The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
- 1946 – The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the Moon and receiving the reflected signals.
- 1954 – BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
- 1962 – Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle, which became known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.
- 1966 – Tashkent Declaration, a peace agreement between India and Pakistan signed that resolved the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
- 1972 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
- 1981 – Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments
- 1984 – Holy See–United States relations: The United States and Holy See (Vatican City) re-establish full diplomatic relations after almost 117 years, overturning the United States Congress's 1867 ban on public funding for such a diplomatic envoy.
- 1985 – Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
- 1990 – Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications.
- 2007 – A general strike begins in Guinea in an attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.
- 2012 – A bombing in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and 78 others injured.
- 2013 – More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in Pakistan.
- 2015 – A traffic accident between an oil tanker truck and passenger coach en route to Shikarpur from Karachi on the Pakistan National Highway Link Road near Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Karachi, killing at least 62 people.
- 1392 – Johanna van Polanen, Dutch noblewoman (d. 1445)
- 1480 – Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1530)
- 1538 – Louis of Nassau (d. 1574)
- 1607 – Isaac Jogues, French priest and missionary (d. 1646)
- 1644 – Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French general (d. 1711)
- 1654 – Joshua Barnes, English historian and scholar (d. 1712)
- 1702 – Johannes Zick, German painter (d. 1762)
- 1715 – Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775)
- 1729 – Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian priest, biologist, and physiologist (d. 1799)
- 1745 – Isaac Titsingh, Dutch surgeon, scholar, and diplomat (d. 1812)
- 1750 – Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, Scottish-English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1823)
- 1760 – Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, German composer and conductor (d. 1802)
- 1769 – Michel Ney, French general (d. 1815)
- 1776 – George Birkbeck, English physician and academic, founded Birkbeck, University of London (d. 1841)
- 1780 – Martin Lichtenstein, German physician and explorer (d. 1857)
- 1802 – Carl Ritter von Ghega, Italian-Austrian engineer, designed the Semmering railway (d. 1860)
- 1810 – Ferdinand Barbedienne, French engineer (d. 1892)
- 1810 – Jeremiah S. Black, American jurist and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of State (d. 1883)
- 1810 – William Haines, English-Australian politician, 1st Premier of Victoria (d. 1866)
- 1812 – Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect and academic (d. 1881)
- 1828 – Herman Koeckemann, German bishop and missionary (d. 1892)
- 1829 – Epameinondas Deligeorgis, Greek lawyer, journalist and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1879)
- 1834 – John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Italian-English historian and politician (d. 1902)
- 1836 – Charles Ingalls, American farmer and carpenter (d. 1902)
- 1840 – Louis-Nazaire Bégin, Canadian cardinal (d. 1925)
- 1842 – Luigi Pigorini, Italian paleontologist, archaeologist, and ethnographer (d. 1925)
- 1843 – Frank James, American soldier and criminal (d. 1915)
- 1848 – Reinhold Sadler, American merchant and politician, 9th Governor of Nevada (d. 1906)
- 1849 – Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist, founded the United Lodge of Theosophists (d. 1919)
- 1850 – John Wellborn Root, American architect, designed the Rookery Building and Monadnock Building (d. 1891)
- 1854 – Ramón Corral, Mexican general and politician, 6th Vice President of Mexico (d. 1912)
- 1858 – Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)
- 1859 – Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish philosopher and academic (d. 1909)
- 1860 – Charles G. D. Roberts, Canadian poet and author (d. 1943)
- 1864 – Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (d. 1931)
- 1873 – Algernon Maudslay, English sailor (d. 1948)
- 1873 – Jack O'Neill, Irish-American baseball player (d. 1935)
- 1873 – George Orton, Canadian runner and hurdler (d. 1958)
- 1874 – Albert Mathiez, French historian (d. 1932)
- 1875 – Issai Schur, German mathematician and academic (d. 1941)
- 1877 – Frederick Gardner Cottrell, American physical chemist, inventor and philanthropist (d. 1948)
- 1878 – John McLean, American hurdler, football player, and coach (d. 1955)
- 1880 – Manuel Azaña, Spanish jurist and politician, 7th President of Spain (d. 1940)
- 1881 – Leslie Rainey, Australian cricketer and footballer (d. 1962)
- 1883 – Francis X. Bushman, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1966)
- 1883 – Alfred Saalwächter, German admiral (d. 1945)
- 1883 – Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1945)
- 1887 – Robinson Jeffers, American poet and philosopher (d. 1962)
- 1890 – Pina Menichelli, Italian actress (d. 1984)
- 1891 – Heinrich Behmann, German mathematician and academic (d. 1970)
- 1891 – Ann Shoemaker, American actress (d. 1978)
- 1892 – Dumas Malone, American historian and author (d. 1986)
- 1892 – Melchior Wańkowicz, Polish soldier, journalist, and author (d. 1974)
- 1893 – Albert Jacka, Australian captain, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1932)
- 1894 – Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet and author (d. 1972)
- 1895 – Percy Cerutty, Australian athletics coach (d. 1975)
- 1898 – Katharine Burr Blodgett, American physicist and engineer (d. 1979)
- 1900 – Violette Cordery, English race car driver (d. 1983)
- 1902 – Dobriša Cesarić, Croatian poet and translator (d. 1980)
- 1903 – Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor (d. 1975)
- 1903 – Pud Thurlow, Australian cricketer (d. 1975)
- 1903 – Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
- 1904 – Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (d. 1987)
- 1905 – Albert Arlen, Australian pianist, composer, actor, and playwright (d. 1993)
- 1907 – Gordon Kidd Teal, American engineer and inventor (d. 2003)
- 1908 – Paul Henreid, Italian-American actor and director (d. 1992)
- 1910 – Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (d. 1976)
- 1911 – Binod Bihari Chowdhury, Bangladeshi activist (d. 2013)
- 1911 – Norman Heatley, English biologist and chemist (d. 2004)
- 1912 – Maria Mandl, Austrian SS guard (d. 1948)
- 1913 – Franco Bordoni, Italian race car driver and pilot (d. 1975)
- 1913 – Gustáv Husák, Slovak politician, 9th President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991)
- 1913 – Mehmet Shehu, Albanian soldier and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Albania (d. 1981)
- 1914 – Pierre Cogan, French cyclist (d. 2013)
- 1914 – Yu Kuo-hwa, Chinese politician, 23rd Premier of the Republic of China (d. 2000)
- 1915 – Dean Dixon, American-Swiss conductor (d. 1976)
- 1915 – Cynthia Freeman, American author (d. 1988)
- 1916 – Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)
- 1916 – Eldzier Cortor, American painter (d. 2015)
- 1916 – Bernard Binlin Dadié, Ivorian novelist, playwright, poet, and administrator
- 1916 – Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
- 1917 – Jerry Wexler, American journalist and producer (d. 2008)
- 1918 – Les Bennett, English footballer and manager (d. 1999)
- 1918 – Arthur Chung, Guyanese lawyer and politician, 1st President of Guyana (d. 2008)
- 1918 – Harry Merkel, German race car driver (d. 1995)
- 1919 – Terukuni Manzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (d. 1977)
- 1919 – Milton Parker, American businessman, co-founded the Carnegie Deli (d. 2009)
- 1920 – Rosella Hightower, American ballerina (d. 2008)
- 1920 – Roberto M. Levingston, Argentinian general and politician, 36th President of Argentina (d. 2015)
- 1920 – Max Patkin, American baseball player and clown (d. 1999)
- 1921 – Rodger Ward, American race car driver and sportscaster (d. 2004)
- 1922 – Billy Liddell, Scottish-English footballer (d. 2001)
- 1924 – Earl Bakken, American inventor (d. 2018)
- 1924 – Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballerina, choreographer, and director (d. 1996)
- 1924 – Max Roach, American drummer and composer (d. 2007)
- 1925 – Billie Sol Estes, American financier and businessman (d. 2013)
- 1926 – Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist and politician (d. 2017)
- 1927 – Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-American singer and actress (d. 2003)
- 1927 – Johnnie Ray, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1990)
- 1927 – Otto Stich, Swiss lawyer and politician, 140th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 2012)
- 1928 – Philip Levine, American poet and academic (d. 2015)
- 1928 – Peter Mathias, English historian and academic (d. 2016)
- 1929 – Tony Soper, English ornithologist and author
- 1930 – Roy E. Disney, American businessman (d. 2009)
- 1931 – Peter Barnes, English playwright and screenwriter (d. 2004)
- 1931 – Rosalind Howells, Baroness Howells of St Davids, Grenadian-English academic and politician
- 1931 – Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, Malaysian cleric and politician, 12th Menteri Besar of Kelantan (d. 2015)
- 1931 – John Zizioulas, Greek metropolitan
- 1934 – Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician, 1st President of Ukraine
- 1935 – Ronnie Hawkins, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1935 – Sherrill Milnes, American opera singer and educator
- 1936 – Stephen E. Ambrose, American historian and author (d. 2002)
- 1936 – Walter Bodmer, German-English geneticist and academic
- 1936 – Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer (d. 2013)
- 1936 – Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1937 – Daniel Walker Howe, American historian and academic
- 1937 – Thomas Penfield Jackson, American soldier, lawyer, and judge (d. 2013)
- 1938 – Donald Knuth, American computer scientist and mathematician
- 1938 – Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
- 1938 – Willie McCovey, American baseball player (d. 2018)
- 1939 – Jared Carter, American poet and author
- 1939 – David Horowitz, American activist and author
- 1939 – William Levy, American-Dutch journalist, author, and poet
- 1939 – Scott McKenzie, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)
- 1939 – Sal Mineo, American actor (d. 1976)
- 1939 – Michaela Odone, American journalist who, along with her husband, invented Lorenzo's oil (d. 2000).
- 1940 – K. J. Yesudas, Indian singer and music director
- 1940 – Godfrey Hewitt, English geneticist and academic (d. 2013)
- 1940 – Walter Hill, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1941 – Tom Clarke, Scottish politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
- 1942 – Graeme Gahan, Australian footballer and coach
- 1943 – Jim Croce, American singer-songwriter (d. 1973)
- 1944 – Jeffrey Catherine Jones, American comics and fantasy artist (d. 2011)
- 1944 – Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer and actor (d. 2016)
- 1945 – John Fahey, New Zealand-Australian lawyer and politician, 38th Premier of New South Wales
- 1945 – Rod Stewart, English singer-songwriter
- 1945 – Gunther von Hagens, German anatomist, invented plastination
- 1946 – Aynsley Dunbar, English drummer and songwriter
- 1946 – Kalidas Karmakar, Bangladeshi artist
- 1947 – George Alec Effinger, American author (d. 2002)
- 1947 – James Morris, American opera singer
- 1947 – Peer Steinbrück, German politician, German Minister of Finance
- 1947 – Tiit Vähi, Estonian engineer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Estonia
- 1948 – Donald Fagen, American singer-songwriter and musician
- 1948 – Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist and sportscaster
- 1949 – Kemal Derviş, Turkish economist and politician, Turkish Minister of Economy
- 1949 – George Foreman, American boxer, actor, and businessman
- 1949 – Linda Lovelace, American porn actress and activist (d. 2002)
- 1950 – Roy Blunt, American academic and politician
- 1952 – Scott Thurston, American guitarist and songwriter
- 1953 – Pat Benatar, American singer-songwriter
- 1953 – Bobby Rahal, American race car driver
- 1954 – John Gidman, English footballer and manager
- 1954 – Greg Towns, Australian footballer
- 1955 – Michael Schenker, German guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- 1955 – Franco Tancredi, Italian footballer and manager
- 1956 – Shawn Colvin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1956 – George Merrill, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- 1956 – Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish author
- 1958 – Eddie Cheever, American race car driver
- 1958 – Caroline Langrishe, English actress
- 1958 – Anatoly Pisarenko, Ukrainian weightlifter and trainer
- 1959 – Chandra Cheeseborough, American sprinter and coach
- 1959 – Bernhard Hoff, German sprinter
- 1959 – Maurizio Sarri, Italian football manager (currently at Chelsea F.C.)
- 1959 – Chris Van Hollen, American lawyer and politician
- 1959 – Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter and producer
- 1960 – Gurinder Chadha, Kenyan-English director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1960 – Brian Cowen, Irish lawyer and politician, 12th Taoiseach of Ireland
- 1960 – John Mann, English lawyer and politician
- 1960 – Benoît Pelletier, Canadian lawyer and politician
- 1961 – Janet Jones, American actress
- 1961 – Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Italian-American violinist, author, and educator
- 1962 – Michael Fortier, Canadian lawyer and politician
- 1962 – Kathryn S. McKinley, American computer scientist and academic
- 1963 – Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand-Australian footballer
- 1963 – Kira Ivanova, Russian figure skater (d. 2001)
- 1963 – Mark Pryor, American lawyer and politician, 53rd Arkansas Attorney General
- 1964 – Brad Roberts, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1967 – Maciej Śliwowski, Polish footballer
- 1969 – Simone Bagel-Trah, German businessperson
- 1970 – Buff Bagwell, American wrestler and actor
- 1970 – Alisa Marić, Serbian chess player and politician, Serbian Minister of Youth and Sports
- 1972 – Mohammed Benzakour, Moroccan-Dutch journalist, poet, and author
- 1973 – Glenn Robinson, American basketball player
- 1973 – Félix Trinidad, Puerto Rican-American boxer
- 1974 – Jemaine Clement, New Zealand comedian, actor, and musician
- 1974 – Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer and manager
- 1974 – Bob Peeters, Belgian footballer and manager
- 1974 – Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
- 1975 – Jake Delhomme, American football player
- 1976 – Adam Kennedy, American baseball player
- 1976 – Ian Poulter, English golfer
- 1978 – Johan van der Wath, South African cricketer
- 1979 – Simone Cavalli, Italian footballer
- 1980 – Sarah Shahi, American actress
- 1980 – DeShaun Foster, American football player
- 1981 – James Coppinger, English footballer
- 1981 – Jared Kushner, American real estate investor and political figure
- 1982 – Julien Brellier, French footballer
- 1982 – Tomasz Brzyski, Polish footballer
- 1984 – Marouane Chamakh, Moroccan footballer
- 1984 – Trent Cutler, Australian rugby league player
- 1984 – Ariane Friedrich, German high jumper
- 1984 – Kalki Koechlin, Indian actress
- 1986 – Kirsten Flipkens, Belgian tennis player
- 1986 – Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer
- 1986 – Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer
- 1987 – César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer
- 1987 – Vicente Guaita, Spanish footballer
- 1988 – Leonard Patrick Komon, Kenyan runner
- 1988 – Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player
- 1989 – Emily Meade, American actress
- 1989 – Kyle Reimers, Australian footballer
- 1990 – Mirko Bortolotti, Italian race car driver
- 1990 – Ishiura Masakatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler
- 1990 – Cody Walker, Australian rugby league player
- 1990 – John Carlson, American ice hockey player
- 1991 – Chad Townsend, Australian rugby league player
- 1991 – Romain Wattel, French golfer
- 1996 – Dylan Edwards, Australian rugby league player
- 1996 – Sakurako Ohara, Japanese singer and actress
- 259 – Polyeuctus, Roman saint
- 314 – Miltiades, pope of the Catholic Church
- 681 – Agatho, pope of the Catholic Church
- 976 – John I Tzimiskes, Byzantine emperor (b. 925)
- 987 – Pietro I Orseolo, doge of Venice (b. 928)
- 1055 – Bretislav I, duke of Bohemia
- 1094 – Al-Mustansir Billah, Egyptian caliph (b. 1029)
- 1218 – Hugh I, king of Cyprus
- 1276 – Gregory X, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1210)
- 1322 – Petrus Aureolus, scholastic philosopher
- 1358 – Abu Inan Faris, Marinid ruler of Morocco (b. 1329)
- 1552 – Johann Cochlaeus, German humanist and controversialist (b. 1479)
- 1645 – William Laud, English archbishop and academic (b. 1573)
- 1654 – Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
- 1698 – Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French priest and historian (b. 1637)
- 1754 – Edward Cave, English publisher, founded The Gentleman's Magazine (b. 1691)
- 1761 – Edward Boscawen, English admiral and politician (b. 1711)
- 1778 – Carl Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and physician (b. 1707)
- 1794 – Georg Forster, German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (b. 1754)
- 1811 – Joseph Chénier, French poet, playwright, and politician (b. 1764)
- 1824 – Victor Emmanuel I, duke of Savoy and king of Sardinia (b. 1759)
- 1828 – François de Neufchâteau, French poet, academic, and politician, French Minister of the Interior (b. 1750)
- 1829 – Gregorio Funes, Argentinian clergyman, historian, and educator (b. 1749)
- 1833 – Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1752)
- 1843 – Dimitrie Macedonski, Greek-Romanian captain and politician (b. 1780)
- 1851 – Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
- 1855 – Mary Russell Mitford, English author and playwright (b. 1787)
- 1862 – Samuel Colt, American engineer and businessman, founded Colt's Manufacturing Company (b. 1814)
- 1863 – Lyman Beecher, American minister and activist, co-founded the American Temperance Society (b. 1775)
- 1895 – Eli Whitney Blake, Jr., American chemist, physicist, and academic (b. 1836)
- 1895 – Benjamin Godard, French violinist and composer (b. 1849)
- 1901 – James Robert Dickson, English-Australian businessman and politician, 1st Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)
- 1904 – Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
- 1905 – Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (b. 1835)
- 1917 – Buffalo Bill, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)
- 1917 – Feliks Leparsky, Russian fencer and captain (b. 1875)
- 1920 – Sali Nivica, Albanian journalist and politician (b. 1890)
- 1922 – Frank Tudor, Australian politician, 6th Australian Minister for Trade and Investment (b. 1866)
- 1926 – Eino Leino, Finnish poet and journalist (b. 1878)
- 1935 – Edwin Flack, Australian tennis player and runner (b. 1873)
- 1935 – Charlie McGahey, English cricketer and footballer (b. 1871)
- 1941 – Frank Bridge, English viola player and composer (b. 1879)
- 1941 – John Lavery, Irish painter and academic (b. 1856)
- 1941 – Joe Penner, Hungarian-American actor (b. 1904)
- 1941 – Issai Schur, Belarusian-German mathematician and academic (b. 1875)
- 1949 – Erich von Drygalski, German geographer and geophysicist (b. 1865)
- 1951 – Sinclair Lewis, American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
- 1951 – Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist and academic (b. 1890)
- 1954 – Chester Wilmot, American journalist and historian (b. 1911)
- 1957 – Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)
- 1959 – Şükrü Kaya, Turkish jurist and politician, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)
- 1960 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1879)
- 1961 – Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist and screenwriter (b. 1894)
- 1967 – Charles E. Burchfield, American painter (b. 1893)
- 1968 – Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Turkish general and politician, 6th Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey (b. 1882)
- 1969 – Sampurnanand, Indian educator and politician, 2nd Governor of Rajasthan (b. 1891)
- 1970 – Pavel Belyayev, Russian pilot and astronaut (b. 1925)
- 1971 – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, founded Chanel (b. 1883)
- 1971 – Ignazio Giunti, Italian race car driver (b. 1941)
- 1972 – Aksel Larsen, Danish lawyer and politician (b. 1897)
- 1976 – Howlin' Wolf, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1910)
- 1978 – Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist and author (b. 1924)
- 1978 – Don Gillis, American composer and conductor (b. 1912)
- 1978 – Hannah Gluckstein, British painter (b. 1895)
- 1980 – Hughie Critz, American baseball player and scout (b. 1900)
- 1980 – George Meany, American plumber and trade union leader (b. 1894)
- 1980 – Bo Rein, American football player and coach (b. 1945)
- 1981 – Fawn M. Brodie, American historian and author (b. 1915)
- 1984 – Souvanna Phouma, Laotian politician, 8th Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901)
- 1986 – Jaroslav Seifert, Czech journalist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)
- 1987 – Marion Hutton, American singer (b. 1919)
- 1987 – David Robinson, English businessman and philanthropist (b. 1904)
- 1989 – Herbert Morrison, American journalist and producer (b. 1905)
- 1990 – Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (b. 1925)
- 1992 – Roberto Bonomi, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1919)
- 1995 – Kathleen Tynan, Canadian-English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
- 1997 – Elspeth Huxley, Kenyan-English journalist and author (b. 1907)
- 1997 – Sheldon Leonard, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
- 1997 – Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish-English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
- 1999 – Edward Williams, Australian lieutenant, pilot, and judge (b. 1921)
- 2000 – Sam Jaffe, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1901)
- 2004 – Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1941)
- 2005 – Wasyly, Ukrainian-Canadian bishop (b. 1909)
- 2005 – Jack Horner, American journalist (b. 1912)
- 2005 – Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (b. 1927)
- 2007 – Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
- 2007 – Bradford Washburn, American explorer, photographer, and cartographer (b. 1910)
- 2008 – Christopher Bowman, American figure skater and actor (b. 1967)
- 2008 – Maila Nurmi, Finnish-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
- 2010 – Patcha Ramachandra Rao, Indian metallurgist, educator and administrator (b. 1942)
- 2011 – Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
- 2012 – Jean Pigott, Canadian businesswoman and politician (b. 1924)
- 2012 – Gevork Vartanian, Russian intelligence agent (b. 1924)
- 2013 – George Gruntz, Swiss pianist and composer (b. 1932)
- 2013 – Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman, founded the Montreux Jazz Festival (b. 1936)
- 2014 – Petr Hlaváček, Czech shoemaker and academic (b. 1950)
- 2014 – Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (b. 1929)
- 2014 – Larry Speakes, American journalist, 16th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)
- 2015 – Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (b. 1994)
- 2015 – Taylor Negron, American actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1957)
- 2015 – Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
- 2015 – Robert Stone, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1937)
- 2016 – Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1930)
- 2016 – David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1947)
- 2016 – George Jonas, Hungarian-Canadian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1935)
- 2017 – Buddy Greco, American jazz and pop singer and pianist (b. 1926)
- 2017 – Clare Hollingworth, English journalist (b. 1911)
- 01/09/19--22:36: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-10 ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟΥ
- 01/09/19--22:38: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
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- 01/10/19--03:09: Article 11
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- 01/10/19--03:19: ΕΓΚΥΚΛΟΠΑΙΔΕΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΤΡΑΓΟΥΔΙΟΥ
- 01/10/19--06:36: Article 7
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- 01/10/19--07:02: Article 5
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OWL MOUNTAIN RANCH
το πιο πολυτελες σαλέ
στα βουνά του Άσπεν
1072: ο Ρομπέρ Γκισάρ ένας από τους πιο θαυμαστούς Νορμανδούς τυχοδιώκτες, κατακτά το Παλέρμο.
1776: "ο Αμερικανός συγγραφέας Τόμας Πέιν εκδίδει της ""Κοινή Λογική"" (Common Sense) μία μπροσούρα, που θέτει τα επιχειρήματα της Αμερικανικής Επανάστασης."
1806: οι Ολλανδοί του Κέιπ Τάουν στη Νότια Αφρική παραδίδονται στους Βρετανούς.
1810: αναβάλλεται ο γάμος του Ναπολέοντα και της Ιωσηφίνας.
1839: φτάνει για πρώτη φορά το τσάι στην Αγγλία από την Ινδία.
1861: η Φλόριδα αποσχίζεται από τις ΗΠΑ φέρνοντας ένα βήμα πιο κοντά τον Αμερικανικό Εμφύλιο.
1862: πεθαίνει ο Σάμιουελ Κολτ, εφευρέτης του κολτ, του διάσημου περίστροφου.
1863: ανοίγει το πρώτο τμήμα του λονδρέζικου υπόγειου σιδηροδρόμου (από την οδό Πάτινγκτον έως τη Φάρινγκτον).
1872: ο πολυεκατομμυριούχος Τζον Ροκφέλερ ενσωματώνει στις επιχειρήσεις του τη Standard Oil.
1886: "πρώτη ερμηνεία στη Βιέννη, αίθουσα Μουσικβεράιν, σε διεύθυνση Χανς Ρίχτερ του ""Te Deum""του Αντόν Μπρούκνερ."
1901: ανακαλύπτεται η μεγαλύτερη αναβλύζουσα πετρελαιοπηγή του Τέξας των ΗΠΑ.
1903: η Αργεντινή απαγορεύει την εισαγωγή βοδινού κρέατος από την Αμερική για λόγους υγείας.
1910: η Νοτιοδυτική Αφρική εξελίσσεται στη σπουδαιότερη γερμανική αποικία, λόγω των εκεί κοιτασμάτων διαμαντιών.
1911: η ελληνική Αναθεωρητική Βουλή τροποποιεί ορισμένα άρθρα του Συντάγματος.
1911: ο Ταγματάρχης Τζίμι Έρικσον, βγάζει την πρώτη αεροφωτογραφία, πάνω από το Σαν Ντιέγκο της Καλιφόρνιας.
1912: στη Νέα Υόρκη, το πρώτο υδροπλάνο του κόσμου, βάσει σχεδίων του Γκλεν Κούρτις, κάνει την παρθενική του πτήση στο Χαμοντσπόρτ.
1917: πεθαίνει ένας από τους πιο διάσημους εκπροσώπους της ’Αγριας Δύσης, ο Μπάφαλο Μπιλ. Ανιχνευτής του αμερικανικού στρατού, που σκότωσε πολλά βουβάλια και ουκ ολίγους Ινδιάνους.
1919: υπόμνημα του Ελευθέριου Βενιζέλου προς τη Διάσκεψη της Ειρήνης, που πραγματοποιείται στο Παρίσι, προσδιορίζει ότι, 4,3 εκατομμύρια Έλληνες ζουν εντός της ελληνικής επικράτειας.
1920: συνεδριάζει για πρώτη φορά η Κοινωνία των Εθνών, πρόδρομος του ΟΗΕ.
1920: τίθεται σε ισχύ η Συνθήκη Ειρήνης των Βερσαλλιών, με την οποία λήγει και τυπικά ο Α΄ Παγκόσμιος Πόλεμος. Σύμφωνα με αυτήν το γερμανικό Ράιχ μειωνόταν κατά 70.000 τ.χλμ. και κατά 5,5 εκατομμύρια κατοίκους.
1922: το Ιρλανδικό Κοινοβούλιο επικυρώνει τη συνθήκη με τη Βρετανία, που δημιούργησε την Ελεύθερη Ιρλανδική Πολιτεία ενώ ο ’Αρθουρ Γκρίφιθ, ιδρυτής του Σιν Φέιν, πολιτικής πτέρυγας του IRA, εκλέγεται Πρόεδρος του ελεύθερου κράτους της Ιρλανδίας.
1923: τέσσερα χρόνια μετά τη λήξη του Α Παγκοσμίου Πολέμου, ο στρατός των ΗΠΑ φεύγει από τη Γερμανία.
1925: υπογράφεται σύμβαση μεταξύ της ελληνικής Κυβέρνησης και της αμερικανικής εταιρίας ΟΥΛΕΝ για την ανάληψη έργων ύδρευσης της πόλης των Αθηνών.
1927: "κάνει πρεμιέρα η θρυλική ταινία ""Metropolis""του Φριτς Λανγκ."
1929: θεμελιώνεται η Νέα Αμερικανική Αρχαιολογική Σχολή, δίπλα στη Γεννάδιο Βιβλιοθήκη.
1936: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός φυσικός και ραδιο-αστρονόμος Ρόμπερτ Γουίλσον, που τιμήθηκε με το Νόμπελ Φυσικής το 1978, όταν ανακάλυψε τα ραδιενεργά κοσμικά μικροκύματα (CMB), την μεγαλύτερη απόδειξη της ύπαρξης του Big Bang.
1938: γεννιέται ο παίκτης του μπέιζμπολ Γουίλι (Λι) Μακ Κόβερι.
1941: η Κλεισούρα καταλαμβάνεται από τους Έλληνες. Γενικός σημαιοστολισμός.
1945: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός ρόκερ Ροντ Στιούαρτ.
1946: πραγματοποιείται στο Λονδίνο, η πρώτη συνάντηση των Ηνωμένων Εθνών.
1949: η δισκογραφική εταιρία RCA πρωτοπαρουσιάζει το δίσκο των 45 στροφών.
1950: ξένες έγκυρες εφημερίδες περιγράφουν με μελανά χρώματα τις απαράδεκτες μεθόδους, που χρησιμοποιούσαν οι ελληνικές αρχές σε βάρος των κρατουμένων στη Μακρόνησο.
1951: πεθαίνει ο συγγραφέας Σινκλέρ Λιούις, ο πρώτος Αμερικανός που τιμήθηκε με βραβείο Νόμπελ, το1930.
1952: στην Πανμουγιόμ, η αποστολή του ΟΗΕ απορρίπτει την ανακωχή, καθώς οι Κορεάτες αρνούνται να απαγορεύσουν τη δημιουργία αεροπορικών βάσεων στο βορρά.
1953: στις ΗΠΑ, το ζεύγος Ρόζενμπεργκ, που έχει καταδικαστεί σε θάνατο για κατασκοπεία, κάνει αίτηση χάριτος στον Πρόεδρο Τρούμαν.
1957: ο Χάρολντ ΜακΜίλαν εκλέγεται πρωθυπουργός του Ηνωμένου Βασιλείου.
1961: πεθαίνει ο γνωστός Αμερικανός συγγραφέας αστυνομικών μυθιστορημάτων, Ντάσιελ Χάμετ.
1963: οι Chicago Cubs γίνονται η πρώτη ομάδα μπέιζμπολ, που προσλαμβάνει αθλητικό διευθυντή, τον Ρόμπερτ Γουίτλο.
1967: κάνει για πρώτη φορά, στις ΗΠΑ, την εμφάνισή της η Εκπαιδευτική Τηλεόραση.
1969: μετά από 147 χρόνια κυκλοφορίας, βγαίνει το τελευταίο φύλλο της Saturday Evening Post.
1969: στις ΗΠΑ, χιλιάδες κάτοικοι της Νέας Υόρκης προσφέρουν τρόφιμα για τους λιμοκτονούντες της Μπιάφρα.
1970: πεθαίνει ο κοσμοναύτης Πάβελ Μπελγίαγεφ.
1971: "πεθαίνει η Γαλλίδα σχεδιάστρια μόδας Γκαμπριέλ ""Κοκό""Σανέλ, με καθοριστική επιρροή στη γυναικεία ενδυμασία του 20ου αιώνα."
1976: "γεννιέται η Βρετανίδα τραγουδίστρια Έμμα Μπάντον, γνωστή ως ""Baby Spice""μέλος του δημοφιλούς γυναικείου συγκροτήματος Spice Girls."
1979: ο ανεξάρτητος βουλευτής Ιωάννης Πεσματζόγλου αναγγέλλει την ίδρυση του Ελληνικού Κόμματος Δημοκρατικού Σοσιαλισμού.
1982: στη Γουατεμάλα, βρίσκονται τα πτώματα των 50 ατόμων, που είχαν απαχθεί δέκα ημέρες νωρίτερα.
1983: υποτιμάται η δραχμή κατά 15,5% έναντι των νομισμάτων των δυτικών χωρών και θέτονται φραγμοί στις εισαγωγές για να αποτραπεί η κατάρρευση της οικονομίας, σύμφωνα με το ελληνικό υπουργείο Εθνικής Οικονομίας.
1984: οι ΗΠΑ και το Βατικανό αποκαθιστούν πλήρεις διπλωματικές σχέσεις για πρώτη φορά μετά από 117 χρόνια.
1988: η Όλγα Ναζάροβα κάνει ρεκόρ στην κούρσα 500μ κλειστού στίβου με 67.67 στη Μόσχα.
1989: νέα δολοφονική απόπειρα εκδηλώνεται από τη τρομοκρατική οργάνωση 17Ν εναντίον του εισαγγελέα Κώστα Ανδρουλιδάκη, ο οποίος πυροβολείται εξ επαφής στα πόδια από δύο αγνώστους.
1990: ο υπουργός Εθνικής Οικονομίας Γιώργος Γεννηματάς προτείνει την επαναδιαπραγμάτευση των χρεών των ασφαλιστικών ταμείων ΙΚΑ, ΝΑΤ και ΟΓΑ, στο πλαίσιο της αντιμετώπισης της οικονομικής κρίσης.
1990: στον αγώνα ΠΑΟΚ- Ολυμπιακός (1-0) για το Κύπελλο Ελλάδος στην Τούμπα γίνονται φοβερά επεισόδια μεταξύ των οπαδών των δύο ομάδων, με αποτέλεσμα 56 τραυματίες και πολλές συλλήψεις.
1991: ακολουθώντας το παράδειγμα της Τότεναμ, η Μάντσεστερ Γιουνάιτεντ ανακοινώνει την είσοδό της στο χρηματιστήριο.
1991: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 82 ετών ο ηθοποιός Δημήτρης Μυράτ.
1992: έρευνα της Greenpeace δείχνει ότι, 243.000 Ιρακινοί πολίτες και στρατιώτες σκοτώθηκαν στον Πόλεμο του Κόλπου.
1993: στη Βομβάη της Ινδίας, εκατοντάδες είναι οι νεκροί κατά τη διάρκεια θρησκευτικών ταραχών μεταξύ ισλαμιστών και ινδουιστών.
1994: ξεκινάει η δίκη της Λορένα Μπόμπιτ, με την κατηγορία του ακρωτηριασμού του πέους του συζύγου της.
1994: οι ηγέτες του ΝΑΤΟ εγκρίνουν σχέδιο των ΗΠΑ, που προβλέπει στενότερη συνεργασία με τις χώρες του πρώην σοβιετικού συνασπισμού.
1995: εν μέσω αντιδράσεων όλων των κομμάτων της αντιπολίτευσης, κατατίθεται στη Βουλή η πρόταση του ΠΑΣΟΚ για αναστολή των ποινικών διώξεων των πολιτικών προσώπων για τις υποθέσεις της ΑΓΕΤ και των τηλεφωνικών υποκλοπών.
1995: η Βρετανία υποστηρίζει την ένταξη της Κύπρου στην Ε.Ε, σύμφωνα με τον Πρόεδρο Κληρίδη μετά τη συνάντηση, που είχε με τον Βρετανό πρωθυπουργό Τζον Μέιτζορ.
1995: οι ΗΠΑ, η Ρωσία και η Ουκρανία καταλήγουν σε συμφωνία για την καταστροφή ολόκληρου του πυρηνικού οπλοστασίου της Ουκρανίας.
1995: στην Αίγυπτο, στρατοδικείο καταδικάζει σε θάνατο δυο φανατικούς μουσουλμάνους, οι οποίοι συμμετείχαν στην απόπειρα δολοφονίας του γνωστού συγγραφέα Ναγκίμπ Μαχφούζ, τον περασμένο Οκτώβριο.
1996: η Αλβανία καταργεί τις βίζες για τους Έλληνες ταξιδιώτες, σε μια προσπάθεια βελτίωσης των διμερών σχέσεων.
1997: αγγείο του 5ου αιώνα π.Χ., με χαραγμένο το όνομα του Ευριπίδη, ανάστροφα στην εξωτερική του επιφάνεια, βρίσκεται σε σπήλαιο της Σαλαμίνας, όπου βρισκόταν το ησυχαστήριο του τραγικού ποιητή.
1998: ξεσπάει ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα σκάνδαλα ντόπινγκ στην ιστορία του ευρωπαϊκού αθλητισμού, όταν βλέπει το φως της δημοσιότητας η περίπτωση της Ανατολικογερμανίδας Χάιντι Κρίγκερ, πρωταθλήτριας Ευρώπης στη σφαιροβολία. Η Κρίγκερ ωθείται σε εγχείρηση αλλαγής φύλλου εξαιτίας της πληθώρας των αναβολικών, που αναγκάστηκε να πάρει από την ηλικία των 12 ετών. Όπως αποκαλύπτεται, η Κρίγκερ είναι μια από τις πολλές περιπτώσεις αθλητριών, που έπεσαν θύμα των Γερμανών αθλιάτρων, εμφανίζοντας αυξημένη τριχοφυΐα και βαριά φωνή.
1999: μετά το σκάνδαλο των αποκαλύψεων ότι τα μέλη της ΔΟΕ δωροδοκήθηκαν για την ανάληψη των Χειμερινών Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων από το Σολτ Λέικ Σίτι των ΗΠΑ, ο πρόεδρος Φρανκ Τζόκλικ και ο αντιπρόεδρος της οργανωτικής επιτροπής παραιτούνται. Τα ποσά των δωροδοκιών κυμαίνονται από 5.000 έως 70.000 δολάρια.
2000: η AmerikaOnLine (AOL) ανακοινώνει τη συμφωνία για την αγορά της Time Warner, προς 162 δις δολάρια, πραγματοποιώντας την μεγαλύτερη εταιρική συγχώνευση στον κόσμο.
2003: κατά την έναρξη της Ελληνικής Προεδρίας στην Ε.Ε Σημίτης και Πρόντι, στην πρώτη κοινή συνεδρίαση των μελών της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής και του Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου, στο Ζάππειο, τονίζουν, πως θα επιδιώξουν τη διεθνή συνεννόηση για να αποτραπεί ο πόλεμος στο Ιράκ.
|January 10th: On this Day|
|1953, Jo Stafford was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'You Belong To Me'. Originally a singer with Tommy Dorsey until 1942, Stafford was the first female to have a No.1 on the UK singles Chart.|
|1956, Elvis Presley made his first recordings for RCA Records at The Methodist television, radio & TV Studios in Nashville. 'Heartbreak Hotel' was one of the songs recorded during this session.|
|1957, Tommy Steele and the Steelmen were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Singing The Blues'. Guy Mitchell had been at No.1 the previous week with his version and then returned to No.1 the following week.|
|1958, Jerry Lee Lewis was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Great Balls Of Fire'. Lewis was the only major white rock 'n' roll star to play piano rather than guitar.|
|1964, The Rolling Stones recorded 'Not Fade Away' at Olympic Studios, London, England. The song which was first recorded by Buddy Holly and his band, the Crickets, became The Stones first US single.|
|1964, The first US Beatles album, 'Introducing The Beatles', was released on Vee-Jay records. The album cover showed John, Paul and George with their now famous "mop top" haircuts, but Ringo had yet to convert. Vee-Jay would be forced to stop selling the disc by the end of the year because of legal complications, but by then over 1.3 million copies had been sold.|
|1965, John Lennon appeared on the UK TV Peter Cook and Dudley Moore show, 'Not Only But Also.'|
|1976, Blues artist Howlin Wolf, (Chester Burnett), died in hospital of cancer aged 66. The guitarist, singer and harmonica player's well known songs included 'Smoke Stack Lightning', 'Little Red Rooster' and 'Spoonful.'|
|1976, CW McCall went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Convoy', it made No.2 in the UK. CW McCall was in fact an advertising agent whose real name was Bill Fries.|
|1981, John Lennon's Imagine started a four-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart, 10 years after it was recorded. Lennon had two other songs in the Top 5 this week, 'Happy Christmas, (War Is Over') and '(Just Like) Starting Over.''Imagine' was voted by the viewers of BBC TV as the best lyrics of all time in a poll broadcast in Oct 1999. Also on this day John and Yoko's 'Double Fantasy' album started an eight-week run at No.1 on the US chart. 'Just Like Starting Over' was at No.1 on the US singles chart.|
|1984, Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), Record of the Year and Song of the Year.|
|2001, American guitarist and songwriter and founder member of The Cramps Bryan Gregory died after suffering a heart attack aged 46 at Anaheim Memorial Medical Center, Anaheim, California. He appeared on The Cramps first two albums Gravest Hits and Songs the Lord Taught Us. He abruptly left the band in 1980, with a van full of most of the band's equipment; no police report or proof was established. After the Cramps, Gregory went on to play in Beast from 1980-1983.|
|2003, A haul of 500 Beatles tapes known as the 'Get Back sessions' stolen in the 1970s were found after UK police cracked a major bootleg operation in London and Amsterdam. Five men were arrested.|
|2003, Bee Gee Maurice Gibb was fighting for his life after a heart attack following major stomach surgery. The 53 year-old singer had been rushed to hospital after collapsing at his Florida home.|
|2005, American drummer Spencer Dryden died from colon cancer at his home in California aged 66. Was the drummer for Jefferson Airplane, (replaced Skip Spence), New Riders of the Purple Sage and The Dinosaurs. Dryden was the Nephew of Charlie Chaplin.|
|2005, A woman was suing Gene Simmons from KISS for slander, alleging a documentary made her out to be a "sex-addicted nymphomaniac". Georgeann Walsh Ward, 53, of New York, said during a VH1 documentary her photo was flashed up as Simmons talked about his past sexual encounters. Ms Walsh Ward had dated Simmons for three years when he was a student. In the documentary, Simmons boasted of having sex with over 4,600 women.|
|2006, An Australian woman appeared in court charged with repeatedly stabbing her partner with a pair of scissors in the back, shoulder and thigh because he played Elvis Presley's song 'Burning Love' over and over again.|
|2008, Rod Allen Bainbridge, lead singer of The Fortunes, died aged 63 after battling liver cancer. The group's biggest hit was 'You've Got Your Troubles' which was a UK No.2 hit in 1965, also reaching No.7 seven in the US.|
|2008, Radiohead topped the US album charts with the physical release of 'In Rainbows', originally sold via the internet for a price chosen by fans. The album sold 122,000 copies during its first week on release, giving the band a second US chart topper following 2000's 'Kid A', which sold an initial 207,000 copies.|
|2013, Claude Nobs the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival died aged 76. During a 1971 Frank Zappa concert, at the Montreux Casino the venue caught fire. Nobs saved several young people who had hidden in the casino, thinking they would be sheltered from the flames. This act earned him a mention (as Funky Claude in the line "Funky Claude was running in and out pulling kids out the ground") in the Deep Purple song Smoke on the Water, which is about the incident.|
|2016, English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, painter, and actor David Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home two days after releasing the album Blackstar on his 69th birthday. His first UK Top 40 single was the 1969 'Space Oddity' which became a UK No.1 in 1975, plus over 50 other UK Top 40 hits including five No.1's. Bowie has also scored two US No.1 singles, the 1975 'Fame' and 1983 'Let's Dance'. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million albums worldwide, made him one of the world's best-selling music artists.|
|2018, British guitarist Eddie Clarke, who was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motörhead died in hospital, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Of Motörhead's classic lineup, which consisted of Lemmy, himself and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, he was the last surviving member.|
|January 10th: Born on this day|
|1917, Born on this day, Jerry Wexler, producer and record company executive. Co-owner of Atlantic records, vice president at Warner Brothers, worked with Ray Charles, Phil Spector, Dr John, Dusty Springfield, Dire Straits, Bob Dylan. He died on Aug 15th 2008, aged 91.|
|1927, Born on this day, US teen idol singer Johnnie Ray, (1956 UK No.1 & US No.2 single, 'Just Walking In The Rain', plus over 20 Top 40 singles between 1952 & 60). Died of liver failure on 21st February 1990.|
|1930, Born on this day, American jazz ukulele musician Lyle Ritz who as session musician on the bass guitar joined the Wrecking Crew a popular group of studio musicians in the Los Angeles recording industry. Ritz compiled over 5,000 recording credits including such notable tracks as Herb Alpert's 'A Taste of Honey', The Righteous Brothers''You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'', and the Beach Boys''Good Vibrations.'|
|1935, Born on this day, Ronnie Hawkins, singer, (1959 US No.26 single 'Mary Lou', formed The Band, (then known as The Hawks).|
|1939, Born on this day, Scott McKenzie, (1967 UK No.1 & US No.4 single 'San Francisco, Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair'. McKenzie also auditioned for The Monkees.) McKenzie died on August 18, 2012 aged 73.|
|1943, Born on this day, Jim Croce, US singer/songwriter who had a 1973 US No.1 single with 'Time In A Bottle'. He was killed in a plane crash on the way to a concert on September 20th 1973.|
|1945, Born on this day, Rod Stewart, singer, songwriter, The Hoochie Coochie Men, Steampacket, Shotgun Express, Jeff Beck Group, The Faces (UK No.6 & US No.17 single 'Stay With Me'). Solo, (1971 UK & US No.1 single 'Maggie May', plus five other UK No.1's & over 35 Top 40 hits). His 1971 debut album 'Every Picture Tell's A Story' was the first album ever to simultaneously be No.1 in the UK & US.|
|1946, Born on this day, Aynsley Dunbar, drums, Journey, (1982 US No.2 single 'Open Arms'), Whitesnake, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.9 single 'Here I Go Again').|
|1946, Born on this day, Bob Lang, Mindbenders, (1965 US No.1 single 'Game Of Love', 1966 UK No.2 single 'Groovy Kind Of Love').|
|1947, Born on this day, Martin Turner, guitarist with British rock band Wishbone Ash who scored the 1972 UK No.3 album Argus and eight other Top 40 albums. Wishbone Ash are noted for their extensive use of the harmony twin lead guitar.|
|1948, Born on this day, Donald Fagen, vocals, keyboards, Steely Dan, (1973 US No.11 single 'Reeling In The Years' and nine other US Top 30 hits). Steely Dan's 'Two Against Nature' won a Grammy in 2001 for Album of the year. Also a solo artist.|
|1953, Born on this day, Pat Benatar, singer, and four-time Grammy winner, (1985 US No.5 and UK No.17 single 'Love Is A Battlefield' plus 10 other US Top 40 singles).|
|1955, Born on this day, Luci Martin, vocals, Chic, (1978 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Le Freak').|
|1955, Born on this day, German rock guitarist, Michael Schenker. Nicknamed the "Blonde Bomber", he first rose to fame as an early member of Scorpions, then achieved fame in the mid-1970s as the lead guitar player for UFO. Since leaving UFO in 1978, he has been leading the Michael Schenker Group.|
|1958, Born on this day, Shawn Colvin, Singer songwriter, (1995 UK No.40 single with Mary Chapin Carpenter, 'One Cool Remove').|
|1964, Born on this day, Brad Roberts, vocals, guitar, with Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies best known internationally for their 1993 single 'Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm'.|
|1965, Born on this day, Joey Santiago, guitarist with American alternative rock band Pixies, who released the 1988 album Surfer Rosa. They influenced bands such as Nirvana, Radiohead, Bush, Blur and Weezer.|
|1965, Born on this day, Nathan Moore, vocals, Brother Beyond, (1988 UK No.2 single 'The Harder I Try').|
|1973, Born on this day, Aerlee Taree, from American alternative hip hop group who scored the 1992 UK No.2 and US No. 8 single 'People Everyday'. The group won two Grammy Awards in 1993 for Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance and were also named Band of the Year by Rolling Stone magazine.|
|1978, Born on this day, Matt Roberts, guitarist, with American rock band 3 Doors Down who had the 2003 US No.4 single When I'm Gone', and the 2005 US No.1 album Seventeen Days. Roberts died on 20 Aug 2016 at the age of 38 from a prescription drug overdose.|
|1979, Born on this day, Chris Smith, Kris Kross, (1992 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Jump'). The duo of Chris Smith and Chris Kelly were 12 and 13 when they recorded the song.|
|1981, Born on this day, Nasri (Nasri Tony Atweh), Canadian singer, songwriter with Magic! who scored the US & UK No.1 and international hit single 'Rude'.|
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