George Washington Carver
Birthday: January 1, 1864 Black Celebrities Born On January 1
Died At Age: 79
Often referred to as the ‘Father of Chemurgy’, George Washington Carver was an African-American scientist, botanist and inventor who discovered more than 300 uses for peanuts. He is regarded as one among the ‘100 Greatest African-Americans’, for his innovative agricultural methods that made a positive change in the lives of countless poor farmers.
Birthday: January 1, 1973
Age: 47 Years, 47 Year Old Males
Anand Kumar is an Indian teacher who is best known for the ‘Super 30’ program, an initiative that coaches brilliant students from poor families in breaking the Joint Entrance Examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), which is considered tougher than getting into Harvard. Coming from a low-income family, his dreams of higher studies in mathematics were shattered after his peon father died suddenly.
Satyendra Nath Bose
Birthday: January 1, 1894
Died At Age: 80
Satyendra Nath Bose was an eminent physicist after whom ‘Bosons’, one of the two classes of particles in quantum mechanics, was named. He was a self-taught scholar who rose to prominence during the 1920s for his work on quantum mechanics and went on to work with the renowned German physicist, Albert Einstein.
Birthday: January 1, 1980
Age: 40 Years, 40 Year Old Females
Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren is a model and ex-wife of professional golf player Tiger Woods. She has modeled for ‘Cafe Sport’ magazine and has appeared on the cover of the same. She has also worked as a nanny for golfer Jesper Parnevik. This beautiful Swedish woman is the daughter of Barbro Holmberg, a politician and Thomas Nordegren, a radio journalist.
Birthday: January 1, 1964
Age: 56 Years, 56 Year Old Females
Dorothy Diane “Dedee” Pfeiffer is an American actress known for playing Sheri Winston in the popular sitcom ‘For Your Love’. She is the younger sister of screen legend Michelle Pfeiffer. A native Californian, Pfeiffer had acting aspirations from a young age, just like her sister. She spent her early years doing a number of odd jobs.