The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 19th famous birthdays

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

American author and poet

Brady Farrar

Brady Farrar (16)

American dancer

Mac Miller

Mac Miller (1992 - 2018)

American rapper and producer

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton (75)

American singer-songwriter and actress

Logan Lerman

Logan Lerman (29)

American actor


Zaywoah (2002 - 2020)

American Instagram star

Tippi Hedren

Tippi Hedren (91)

American actress

Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal (67)

American actress

Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin (39)

American actress

Lil Scrappy

Lil Scrappy (37)

American rapper and producer

Romeo Lacoste

Romeo Lacoste (32)

Canadian tattoo artist

Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans (50)

American actor

Shelley Fabares

Shelley Fabares (77)

American actress

Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson (29)

American gymnast

Hikaru Utada

Hikaru Utada (38)

American-Japanese singer-songwriter and producer

Ron Killings (R-Truth)

Ron Killings (R-Truth) (49)

American professional wrestler and rapper

Marsha Thomason

Marsha Thomason (45)

English actress

Auguste Comte

Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857)

French philosopher

Junior Seau

Junior Seau (1969 - 2012)

American football player

Natalia Diamante Bryant

Natalia Diamante Bryant (18)

Kobe Bryant's daughter

Paula Deen

Paula Deen (74)

American chef and author

JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee (33)

American basketball player

Michael Crawford

Michael Crawford (79)

English actor and singer

Lidya Jewett

Lidya Jewett (14)

American actress

Larry Clark

Larry Clark (78)

American director and producer

Ricardo Arjona

Ricardo Arjona (57)

Guatemalan singer-songwriter and basketball player


Z-Ro (44)

American rapper

Bitsie Tulloch

Bitsie Tulloch (40)

American actress

Martin Bashir

Martin Bashir (58)

English journalist

Moussa Sow

Moussa Sow (35)

Senegalese footballer

Jenson Button

Jenson Button (41)

English race car driver

Jeff Van Gundy

Jeff Van Gundy (59)

American basketball coach

Luke Macfarlane

Luke Macfarlane (41)

Canadian actor and singer

Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg (39)

American polotician

Stefan Edberg

Stefan Edberg (55)

Swedish tennis player

Robert G. Heft

Robert G. Heft (1941 - 2009)

Designer of the American flag

Thomas Vanek

Thomas Vanek (37)

Austrian ice hockey player

Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes (75)

English author

Jim Morris

Jim Morris (57)

High school science teacher made it to the big leagues

Paul Rodriguez

Paul Rodriguez (66)

Mexican-American actor and comedian

Henry Bessemer

Henry Bessemer (1813 - 1898)

English engineer and businessman

Peter Lynch

Peter Lynch (77)

American businessman

Luc Longley

Luc Longley (52)

Australian basketball player

Tricia Miranda

Tricia Miranda (41)

American dancer and social media star

On this day

January 19 in History

  • 1825

    January 19, 1825:

    Thomas Kensett and Ezra Daggett are issued with the United States’ first patent for food preservation in tins.

  • 1853

    January 19, 1853:

    “Il trovatore”, an opera written by Giuseppe Verdi is premiered in Rome.

  • 1883

    January 19, 1883:

    340 people are killed when a collision involving Sultan, a British steamer, and the German’s Cimbra in the North Sea causes both vessels to sink.

  • 1903

    January 19, 1903:

    The first Tour de France is announced.

  • 1966

    January 19, 1966:

    Indira Gandhi is made the Prime Minister of India eight days after Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death.

  • 1977

    January 19, 1977:

    Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a World War II Japanese-American broadcaster is pardoned by President Gerald Ford for her treason conviction which sent her to prison.

  • 1993

    January 19, 1993:

    Members of the band, Fleetwood Mac reunite to perform at Bill Clinton’s first inaugural ball.

  • January 19, 1993:

    Work on the animated film, “Toy Story” begins.

  • 2007

    January 19, 2007:

    The first drive-through McDonald’s restaurant in China opens in the country’s capital.

  • 2012

    January 19, 2012:

    The United States government shuts down Megaupload, a popular online file-sharing site, for its association with antipiracy law violations.