The BroadsheetDAILY – 01/28/22 – The New American Opera is now performing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Births

1706 – John Baskerville, English printer and typesetter (died 1775)

1841 – Henry Morton Stanley, Welsh-American explorer and journalist (died 1904)

1855 – William Seward Burroughs I, American businessman, founded the Burroughs Corporation (died 1898)

1887 – Arthur Rubinstein, Polish-American pianist and educator (died 1982)

1900 – Alice Neel, American painter (died 1984)

1929 – Claes Oldenburg, Swedish-American sculptor and illustrator

1940 – Carlos Slim, Mexican businessman and philanthropist, founds Grupo Carso

Death

814 – Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (pleurisy;[12] b. 742)

1547 – Henry VIII, King of England (b. 1491)

1938 – Bernd Rosemeyer, German racing driver (born 1909)

1939 – WB Yeats, Irish poet and playwright, Nobel laureate (b. 1865)

1976 – Marcel Broodthaers, Belgian painter and poet (born in 1924)

1986 – Space Shuttle Challenger Crew

Gregory Jarvis, American captain, engineer and astronaut (born 1944)

Christa McAuliffe, American educator and astronaut (born 1948)

Ronald McNair, American physicist and astronaut (born 1950)

Ellison Onizuka, American engineer and astronaut (born 1946)

Judith Resnik, American colonel, engineer and astronaut (born 1949)

Dick Scobee, American colonel, pilot and astronaut (born 1939)

Michael J. Smith, American captain, pilot and astronaut (born 1945)

1988 – Klaus Fuchs, German physicist and politician (born in 1911)

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