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What happend on 10. January in History

In our data base we found 397 events happened on 10. January:
  • 69: Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba as deputy Roman Emperor. [category: Events]
  • 236: Pope Fabian succeeds Anterus to become the twentieth pope of Rome. [category: Events]
  • 681: Pope Agatho [category: Deaths]
  • 976: John I Tzimiskes, Greek Byzantine Emperor (b. 925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1072: Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo. [category: Events]

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  • 1094: Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029) [category: Deaths]
  • 1276: Pope Gregory X (b. c. 1210) [category: Deaths]
  • 1475: Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui. [category: Events]
  • 1480: Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530) [category: Births]
  • 1538: Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574) [category: Births]
  • 1573: Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624) [category: Births]
  • 1607: Isaac Jogues, French missionary (d. 1646) [category: Births]
  • 1628: George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1687) [category: Births]
  • 1644: Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (d. 1711) [category: Births]
  • 1645: William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1573) [category: Deaths]
  • 1645: Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London. [category: Events]
  • 1654: Joshua Barnes, English scholar (d. 1712) [category: Births]
  • 1654: Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616) [category: Deaths]
  • 1662: Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) [category: Deaths]
  • 1698: Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1702: Johannes Zick, German painter (d. 1762) [category: Births]
  • 1707: Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) [category: Deaths]
  • 1715: Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775) [category: Births]
  • 1721: Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (d. 1740) [category: Births]
  • 1729: Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (d. 1799) [category: Births]
  • 1738: Ethan Allen, American military leader (d. 1789) [category: Births]
  • 1741: Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain (d. 1759) [category: Births]
  • 1745: Isaac Titsingh, Dutch diplomat (d. 1812) [category: Births]
  • 1750: Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor (d. 1823) [category: Births]
  • 1754: Edward Cave, English editor and publisher (b. 1691) [category: Deaths]
  • 1760: Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, German composer and conductor (d. 1802) [category: Births]
  • 1761: Edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711) [category: Deaths]
  • 1769: Michel Ney, French marshal (d. 1815) [category: Births]
  • 1776: George Birkbeck, British academic (d. 1841) [category: Births]
  • 1776: Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense. [category: Events]
  • 1777: Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) [category: Deaths]
  • 1778: Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (b. 1707) [category: Deaths]
  • 1780: Martin Lichtenstein, German physician (d. 1857) [category: Births]
  • 1794: Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) [category: Deaths]
  • 1797: Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848) [category: Births]
  • 1797: Eugenio Kincaid, American missionary (d. 1883) [category: Births]
  • 1806: Dutch settlers in Cape Town surrender to the British. [category: Events]
  • 1810: Ferdinand Barbedienne, French engineer (d. 1892) [category: Births]
  • 1810: Jeremiah S. Black, American jurist and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of State (d. 1883) [category: Births]
  • 1810: Napoleon Bonaparte divorces his first wife Joséphine. [category: Events]
  • 1811: Marie-Joseph de Chénier, French poet (b. 1764) [category: Deaths]
  • 1812: Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881) [category: Births]
  • 1824: King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (b. 1759) [category: Deaths]
  • 1825: Ioannis Varvakis, Greek national hero and benefactor (b. 1745) [category: Deaths]
  • 1828: Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892) [category: Births]
  • 1828: François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) [category: Deaths]
  • 1829: Gregorio Funes, Argentine Dean and politician, member of the Junta Grande [category: Deaths]
  • 1833: Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (b. 1752) [category: Deaths]
  • 1834: Lord Acton, British historian (d. 1902) [category: Births]
  • 1836: Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902) [category: Births]
  • 1840: Louis Nazaire Bégin, Canadian archbishop and cardinal (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1842: Luigi Pigorini, Italian palaeoethnologist, archaeologist and ethnographer (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1843: Frank James, American outlaw (d. 1915) [category: Births]
  • 1848: Reinhold Sadler, 9th Governor of Nevada (d. 1906) [category: Births]
  • 1849: Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist (d. 1919) [category: Births]
  • 1850: John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891) [category: Births]
  • 1851: Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) [category: Deaths]
  • 1853: Jessie Bond, English singer and actress (d. 1942) [category: Births]
  • 1855: Mary Russell Mitford, English novelist and dramatist (b. 1787) [category: Deaths]
  • 1858: Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) [category: Births]
  • 1859: Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish free-thinker (d. 1909) [category: Births]
  • 1860: Charles G.D. Roberts, Canadian poet and writer (d. 1943) [category: Births]
  • 1861: American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union. [category: Events]
  • 1862: Samuel Colt, American inventor (b. 1814) [category: Deaths]
  • 1863: Lyman Beecher, American Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775) [category: Deaths]
  • 1863: The London Underground, the world's oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station. [category: Events]
  • 1864: Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (d. 1931) [category: Births]
  • 1865: Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928) [category: Births]
  • 1866: Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) [category: Deaths]
  • 1870: John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil. [category: Events]
  • 1873: Algernon Maudslay, British sailor (d. 1948) [category: Births]
  • 1873: George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958) [category: Births]
  • 1873: Jack O'Neill, Irish-born baseball player (d. 1935) [category: Births]
  • 1875: Issai Schur, German mathematician (d. 1941) [category: Births]
  • 1880: Manuel Azaña y Diaz, Spanish republican President (d. 1940) [category: Births]
  • 1881: Leslie Rainey, Australian sportsman (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Alfred Saalwächter, German U-boat commander (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Francis X. Bushman, American actor (d. 1966) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Oscar Goerke, American cyclist (d. 1934) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Samuel Mudd, American physician (b. 1833) [category: Deaths]
  • 1887: Robinson Jeffers, American poet (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1889: Maurice Collis, Irish writer (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1890: Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (d. 1957) [category: Births]
  • 1890: Pina Menichelli, Italian actress (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1891: Heinrich Behmann, German mathematician (d. 1970) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Melchior Wańkowicz, Polish writer (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1893: Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932) [category: Births]
  • 1894: Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1895: Benjamin Godard, French composer (b. 1849) [category: Deaths]
  • 1895: Eli Whitney Blake, Jr., American scientist (b. 1836) [category: Deaths]
  • 1898: Katharine Blodgett, American scientist and inventor (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1901: Sir James Robert Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832) [category: Deaths]
  • 1901: The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas. [category: Events]
  • 1903: Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor (d. 1975) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) [category: Deaths]
  • 1905: Albert Arlen, Australian pianist, composer, actor, director (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (b. 1835) [category: Deaths]
  • 1908: Bernard Lee, English actor (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1911: Norman Heatley, English biologist (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Maria Mandel, Austrian Auschwitz prison guard (d. 1948) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Gustáv Husák, President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Pierre Cogan, French cyclist (d. 2013) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Yu Kuo-hwa, Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1915: Dean Dixon, American conductor (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Eldzier Cortor, American painter [category: Births]
  • 1916: Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1916: World War I: In the Erzurum Offensive, Russia defeats the Ottoman Empire. [category: Events]
  • 1917: Hilde Krahl, Austrian actress (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Jerry Wexler, American record producer (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Feliks Leparsky, Russian fencer (b. 1875) [category: Deaths]
  • 1917: William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American frontiersman (b. 1846) [category: Deaths]
  • 1918: Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Les Bennett, English footballer (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Milton Parker, American businessman (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Terukuni Manzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Georges Marchal, French actor (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Max Patkin, American baseball player (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1920: The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I. [category: Events]
  • 1921: Rodger Ward, American racing driver (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Tasso Kavadia, Greek actress (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Raymond Thorne, American freestyle swimmer (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1922: Billy Liddell, Scottish Footballer (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1922: Hannelore Schroth, German actress (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1922: Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866) [category: Deaths]
  • 1922: Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Dáil Éireann. [category: Events]
  • 1923: Lithuania seizes and annexes Memel. [category: Events]
  • 1924: Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer, choreographer and director (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1924: Max Roach, American musician and composer (M'Boom) (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Günther Knödler, German fencer [category: Births]
  • 1926: Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist and politician [category: Births]
  • 1927: Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian singer (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Johnnie Ray, American singer (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Lee Philips, American actor (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Otto Stich, Swiss politician (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Fritz Lang's futuristic film Metropolis is released in Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1928: Philip Levine, American poet [category: Births]
  • 1929: Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone [category: Births]
  • 1929: The Adventures of Tintin, one of the most popular European comic books, is first published in Belgium. [category: Events]
  • 1930: Elaine Devry, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1930: Roy Edward Disney, American film executive (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1931: John Zizioulas, Greek Orthodox metropolitan of Pergamon [category: Births]
  • 1931: Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Anton Rodgers, English actor (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1934: Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician [category: Births]
  • 1934: Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist accused of setting the Reichstag fire (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1935: Georg Katzer, German composer [category: Births]
  • 1935: Ronnie Hawkins, American musician [category: Births]
  • 1935: Sherrill Milnes, American baritone [category: Births]
  • 1935: Edwin Flack, Australian athlete, first Olympic champion (b. 1873) [category: Deaths]
  • 1936: Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer [category: Births]
  • 1936: Burnum Burnum, Australian activist, actor and author (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1936: Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist, radio astronomer, Nobel laureate [category: Births]
  • 1936: Stephen Ambrose, American historian (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1937: Thomas Penfield Jackson, American jurist [category: Births]
  • 1938: Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist [category: Births]
  • 1938: Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and politician [category: Births]
  • 1938: Willie McCovey, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1939: Bill Toomey, American athlete [category: Births]
  • 1939: David Horowitz, American author and political commentator [category: Births]
  • 1939: Jared Carter, American poet [category: Births]
  • 1939: Sal Mineo, American actor (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Scott McKenzie, American singer (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Sonosuke Fujimaki, Japanese fencer [category: Births]
  • 1939: William Levy, Dutch writer [category: Births]
  • 1940: Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician [category: Births]
  • 1940: Harry Gant, American racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1940: Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole [category: Births]
  • 1940: Walter Hill, American film director [category: Births]
  • 1940: Yesudas, Indian playback singer and classical musician [category: Births]
  • 1941: Frank Bridge, English composer (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: Issai Schur, German mathematician (b. 1875) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: Sir John Lavery, Northern Irish artist (b. 1856) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Graeme Gahan, Australian rules footballer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Jantzen Derrick, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1943: Kristiina Elstelä, Finnish actress [category: Births]
  • 1944: Bernard Derome, Canadian news presenter [category: Births]
  • 1944: Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer [category: Births]
  • 1944: Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer [category: Births]
  • 1944: William Sanderson, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1945: Edward Wiskoski, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1945: Gunther von Hagens, German anatomist [category: Births]
  • 1945: Jennifer Moss, English Actress (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1945: Jerome Drayton, Canadian marathon runner [category: Births]
  • 1945: John Fahey, Australian politician [category: Births]
  • 1945: Rod Stewart, Scottish singer (The Jeff Beck Group and Faces) [category: Births]
  • 1946: Aynsley Dunbar, English musician (Frank Zappa) [category: Births]
  • 1946: The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals. [category: Events]
  • 1946: The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented. [category: Events]
  • 1947: Peer Steinbrück, German politician [category: Births]
  • 1948: Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1948: Donald Fagen, American musician (Steely Dan) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist [category: Births]
  • 1948: Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Allu Aravind, Indian film producer [category: Births]
  • 1949: George Foreman, American boxer [category: Births]
  • 1949: James Lapine, American stage director [category: Births]
  • 1949: Linda Lovelace, American pornographic actress (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) [category: Deaths]
  • 1950: Ernie Wasson, American gardener and writer [category: Births]
  • 1950: Roy Blunt, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1951: Nicolas Philibert, French film director [category: Births]
  • 1951: Paul DiMaggio, American educator [category: Births]
  • 1951: Pez Whatley, American wrestler (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1951: Sinclair Lewis, American writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1951: Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (b. 1890) [category: Deaths]
  • 1952: Scott Thurston, American musician (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Iggy and the Stooges) [category: Births]
  • 1953: Bobby Rahal, American racing driver and team owner [category: Births]
  • 1953: Dennis Cooper, American author [category: Births]
  • 1953: Pat Benatar, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1954: Greg Towns, Australian rules footballer [category: Births]
  • 1954: John Gidman, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1954: Chester Wilmot, American war correspondent (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1954: Oscar Brockmeyer, American soccer player (b. 1883) [category: Deaths]
  • 1954: BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people. [category: Events]
  • 1955: Franco Tancredi, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1955: Michael Schenker, German guitarist (UFO) [category: Births]
  • 1956: Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish writer [category: Births]
  • 1956: Shawn Colvin, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1957: Greg Walden, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1957: Paula Smith, American tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1957: Gabriela Mistral, Chilean writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1889) [category: Deaths]
  • 1958: Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter [category: Births]
  • 1958: Caroline Langrishe, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1958: Eddie Cheever, American Formula One driver [category: Births]
  • 1959: Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete [category: Births]
  • 1959: Chris Van Hollen, American congressman [category: Births]
  • 1959: Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1960: Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1960: Brian Cowen, Taoiseach of Ireland [category: Births]
  • 1960: Gurinder Chadha, British film director [category: Births]
  • 1960: Samira Said, Moroccan singer [category: Births]
  • 1960: Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Evan Handler, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1961: Janet Jones, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1961: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Italian violinist [category: Births]
  • 1961: Dashiell Hammett, American writer (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Michael Fortier, Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1962: Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle. It became better known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission. [category: Events]
  • 1963: David Dewayne Johnson, American convicted murderer (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Kira Ivanova, Soviet figure skater (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand footballer [category: Births]
  • 1963: Mark Pryor, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1964: Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies) [category: Births]
  • 1964: Tony Gardner, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1965: Butch Hartman, American animator [category: Births]
  • 1965: Frederick Fleet, English crewman and survivor of RMS Titanic (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Jeremy Sims, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Murali Nair, Indian film director [category: Births]
  • 1966: Steve Kramer, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1967: Jeremy Cumpston, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1967: Johan Laats, Belgian judoka [category: Births]
  • 1967: Maciej Śliwowski, Polish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1968: Basil Sydney, English actor (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: Andreas Reinke, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1969: Janko Kastelic, Canadian conductor [category: Births]
  • 1969: John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Alisa Marić, Serbian chess grandmaster [category: Births]
  • 1970: Buff Bagwell, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1970: Scott Ludlam, Australian politician [category: Births]
  • 1970: Pavel Belyayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1971: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (b. 1883) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Brian Lawler, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1972: Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Thomas Alsgaard, Norwegian cross-country skier [category: Births]
  • 1972: Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan. [category: Events]
  • 1973: Félix Trinidad, Puerto Rican boxer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Glenn Robinson, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Jakob Cedergren, Danish actor [category: Births]
  • 1973: Ryan Drummond, American voice actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Akari Kaida, Japanese composer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Andrey Korneyev, Russian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Bob Peeters, Belgian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Clinton O'Brien, Australian rugby league player [category: Births]
  • 1974: Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Steve Marlet, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Jake Delhomme, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Adam Kennedy, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Ian Poulter, English golfer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Howlin' Wolf, American musician (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Brent Smith, American singer (Shinedown) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Sarona Reiher, American professional wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1978: Don Gillis, American composer (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 1979: Bodo Sieber, German rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1979: Simone Cavalli, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Nelson Cuevas, Paraguayan footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Petri Lindroos, Finnish musician (Ensiferum and Norther) [category: Births]
  • 1980: Sarah Shahi, American actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1980: Bo Rein, American college football coach (b. 1945) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: George Meany, American labor leader (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Hughie Critz, American baseball player (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Brian Joo, American-born Korean singer (Fly to the Sky) [category: Births]
  • 1981: Inga Jankauskaitė, Lithuanian actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1981: James Coppinger, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Fawn M. Brodie, American historian (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Katherine Alexander, American actress (b. 1898) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Richard Boone, American actor (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments [category: Events]
  • 1982: Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1982: Julien Brellier, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Paul Lynde, American comedian (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Danilo Dirani, Brazilian racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1983: Li Nina, Chinese aerial skier [category: Births]
  • 1984: Marouane Chamakh, Moroccan footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Nando Rafael, Angolan-German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Trent Cutler, Australian rugby league player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: The United States and Vatican City establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years. [category: Events]
  • 1985: Abdulkader Dakka, Syrian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Alex Meraz, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1985: Craig Lewis, American cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1985: Jaroslav Kolbas, Slovak footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 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. [category: Events]
  • 1986: Abigail Clancy, English model [category: Births]
  • 1986: Chen Jin, Chinese badminton player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Kirsten Flipkens, Belgian tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Saleisha Stowers, American model [category: Births]
  • 1986: Jaroslav Seifert, Czech writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Sir David Robinson, English philanthropist and entrepreneur (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1988: Marvin Martin, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1989: Kyle Reimers, Australian rules footballer [category: Births]
  • 1989: Colin Winchester, Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Herbert Morrison, American radio reporter (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: César Ruiz, Peruvian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Mirko Bortolotti, Italian racing car driver [category: Births]
  • 1990: Stefano Lilipaly, Dutch-born Indonesian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Tao Li, Singaporean swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Wilhelm Ingves, Finnish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications. [category: Events]
  • 1991: Romain Wattel, French golf player [category: Births]
  • 1992: Emmanuel Frimpong, Ghanaian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1992: Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Kathleen Tynan, Canadian-British journalist, author and screenwriter (b. 1937) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Elspeth Huxley, British journalist and writer (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Sheldon Leonard, American film producer, actor, and director (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Sir Edward Williams, Australian judge (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi, India with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Sam Jaffe, American producer (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Alexandra Ripley, American author (b. 1934) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1941) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Erwin Hillier, British cinematographer (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Jack Horner, American sports journalist (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: James Forman, American civil rights leader (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Kalevi Hämäläinen, Finnish cross country skier (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Margherita Carosio, Italian soprano (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak, primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing U.S. Route 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Bradford Washburn, American explorer (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: A general strike begins in Guinea in an eventually successful attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign. [category: Events]
  • 2008: Christopher Bowman, American figure skater (b. 1967) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Maila Nurmi, Finnish-born American actress (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Mikhail Minin, Soviet soldier (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: William Frederick "Bill" Stone, British World War I veteran (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Vivek Shauq, Indian actor (b. 1963) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: 2010–2011 Queensland floods: Torrential rain in the Lockyer Valley region of South East Queensland, Australia causes severe flash flooding, killing 9 people. [category: Events]
  • 2013: Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 2013: More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in Pakistan. [category: Events]
  • 49_bc: Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. [category: Events]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: January 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Obadiah (Coptic Church) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Peter Orseolo [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Pope Agatho (Roman Catholic) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Traditional Day (Benin) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: William of Donjeon [category: Holidays and observances]