The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in January 17th

Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer (1943 - 2008)

American chess player
Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes (1822 - 1893)

American politician, 19th President of the United States
Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba (1925 - 1961)

Congolese Prime Minister
Hailie
Masson

Hailie Masson (2005 - 2019)

Canadian social media star
Francis Galton

Francis Galton (1822 - 1911)

English biologist and statistician
Theodosius I

Theodosius I (347 - 395)

Roman emperor
Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan (1936 - 1996)

American politician
Gary Gilmore

Gary Gilmore (1940 - 1977)

American murderer
Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo (1920 - 2005)

American actress
Chang and Eng Bunker

Chang and Eng Bunker (1811 - 1874)

Thai-American conjoined twins
Skanderbeg

Skanderbeg (1405 - 1468)

Albanian lord
Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit (1884 - 1967)

American actress
Juliette Gordon Low

Juliette Gordon Low (1860 - 1927)

American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA
Lola Montez

Lola Montez (1821 - 1861)

Irish actress and dancer
Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh (1906 - 1997)

American Astronomer
Erich Segal

Erich Segal (1937 - 2010)

American author
Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis (1921 - 2012)

American singer, musician, composer, and record producer
Art Buchwald

Art Buchwald (1925 - 2007)

United States Marine
Doodles Weaver

Doodles Weaver (1911 - 1983)

Comedian, actor, musician
Czesław Niemen

Czesław Niemen (1939 - 2004)

Polish singer-songwriter
Khagendra Thapa Magar

Khagendra Thapa Magar (1992 - 2020)

Nepalese and the shortest man in the world
Juan Montalvo

Juan Montalvo (1832 - 1889)

Ecuadorian author
Helen Corbitt

Helen Corbitt (1906 - 1978)

Legendary cook and author who defined Texas cooking for nearly 50 years