On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust Part One premieres on stage.
Johnny Cash makes his first national television appearance on The Jackie Gleason Show.
Indira Gandhi becomes India's first female prime minister when she becomes head of the Congress Party.
James Cameron breaks his own Guinness World Record when Avatar edges out Titanic in reaching $500 million at the fastest — in just 32 days.
Born on This Day
Born: January 19, 1946
Age: 67 years old
Birthplace: Locust Ridge, Tennessee, United States
Occupation: Songwriter, Singer
1954 | 59 years old
Television Actor, Singer
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actress, Television Actress / 1930 -
Film and television actress Tippi Hedren was discovered by director Alfred Hitchcock and starred in two of his best known films, The Birds and Marnie.
1930 | 83 years old
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actress, ...
Born: January 19, 1943
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
1809 | 40 years old
1839 | 67 years old
Died on This Day
Died: January 19, 2006
Age: 64 years old
Place: Reston, Virginia , United States
Occupation: Songwriter, Singer
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1937 - 2008
Suzanne Pleshette was an Emmy Award-nominated actress known for roles in films like The Geisha Boy and The Birds, as well as the television series The Bob Newhart Show.
2008 | 70 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1971 | 85 years old
Entrepreneur, Royalty, Publisher
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