Pierre de Coubertin
Born: Jan. 1, 1863 - Died: Sept. 2, 1937
French educator / Father of the Modern Olympic Games; IOC president from 1896-1925.
Actor / Filmmaker
Born: 3 January 1956
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York
Best known as: Writer and director of The Passion of the Christ
Newton, Sir Isaac
04 January 1642 / 1727
Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642–1727, English mathematician and natural philosopher (physicist), who is considered by many the greatest scientist that ever lived.