136,059 people died the day i was born

This is pretty sad. I accidentally stumbled upon this app while I was blog surfing. I like the morbid side of my birthday, sort of like, the "Today in History" segment on TV, except it's about death.


136,059 People


Natural disasters in 1977
1977 Bucharest earthquake
Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977
Independence Day Derecho of 1977
1977 San Juan earthquake

People who died on January 28 (various years)
2007 - Emma Tillman, the world's oldest living person from January 24-28, 2007
2007 - Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete
2007 - Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress
2007 - Karel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music
2007 - Father Robert Drinan, Roman Catholic Priest and American politician
2007 - Carlo Clerici, Swiss professional road racing cyclist
2006 - Henry McGee, English comedian
2006 - Yitzchak Kaduri, rabbi (b. around 1900)
2005 - Jacques Villeret, French actor
2005 - Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide)
2005 - Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter
2004 - Joe Viterelli, American actor
2004 - Don Stansauk, American professional wrestler
2004 - Elroy Hirsch, American football player
2004 - Don Cholito, Puerto Rican radio host
2004 - Lloyd M. Bucher, U.S. Navy officer
2002 - Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author
2001 - Curt Blefary, American baseball player
1999 - Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher
1999 - Markey Robinson, Irish painter
1996 - Burne Hogarth, American cartoonist
1996 - Jerry Siegel, American cartoonist
1996 - Joseph Brodsky, Russian-born poet, Nobel Laureate
1994 - Hal Smith, American actor
1991 - Red Grange, American football player
1988 - Klaus Fuchs, German physicist
Michael J. Smith
Francis R. Scobee
Judith Resnik
Ellison Onizuka
Ronald McNair
Christa McAuliffe
1986 - Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger: Greg Jarvis
1983 - Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia
1983 - Billy Fury, British singer
1973 - John Banner, Austrian actor
1971 - Donald Winnicott, British psychoanalyst
1965 - Maxime Weygand, French soldier
1965 - Tich Freeman, English cricketer
1963 - Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist
1960 - Zora Neale Hurston, American author
1953 - Derek Bentley (b. 1933) (executed)
1953 - James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia
1951 - Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867)
1950 - Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician
1949 - Jean-Pierre Wimille, French race car driver
1939 - William Butler Yeats, Irish writer, Nobel Prize Laureate
1938 - Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver
1937 - Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and shooter
1935 - Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer
1918 - John McCrae, Canadian poet
1915 - Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist
1912 - Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist
1903 - Augusta Holmès, French composer
1864 - Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist
1859 - Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1832 - Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general
1754 - Ludvig Holberg, Norwegian historian and writer
1725 (O.S.) - Tsar Peter I of Russia,
1697 - John Fenwick, English conspirator
1687 - Johannes Hevelius, Polish astronomer
1672 - Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France
1681 - Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman
1621 - Pope Paul V
1613 - Thomas Bodley, English diplomat and library founder
1599 - Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer
1596 - Sir Francis Drake, English explorer and soldier
1547 - King Henry VIII of England
1443 - Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
1271 - Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France
1061 - Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia
814 - Charlemagne (b. 742)

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