Happy Birthday to Historymakers! Celebrate these icons who share a January 6th birthdate.

Academy Award-winning English actor (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Theory of Everything), born in London

Eddie Redmayne

American guitarist (Widespread Panic), born in Boone, North Carolina

Michael Houser

India's cricketing legend, 1959 born in Chandigarh, Punjab

Kapil Dev

1957 American golfer (3 major titles, 48 LPGA Tour wins), born in Torrance, California

Nancy Lopez

Mr. Bean, 1955 English comedian and actor born in Consett, County Durham, England

Rowan Atkinson

British guitarist and singer-songwriter born in Cambridge, England

Syd Barrett

American Tennis Titan (18 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Los Angeles, California

Darlene Hard

American Masterful golfer, (US Open 1949, 56; US Masters 1955), born in Halls, Tennessee

Cary Middlecoff

American Hollywood golden age star (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Loretta Young

American Comedy actor and TV host (Danny Thomas Show), born in Deerfield, Michigan

Danny Thomas

American Baseball visionary, Founder Baseball HOF, executive, born in Norwalk, Connecticut

Ban Johnson

German Archaeological adventurer, unearthing the lost city of Troy and rewriting history.

Heinrich Schliemann

English explorer (Chesapeake Bay, New England) and leader of the Virginia Colony (Jamestown), born in Lincolnshire, England

John Smith

King of England (1377-99), born in Bordeaux, Kingdom of France, facing his fate amidst wars and rebellion, leaving a mark on history's pages

Richard II

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