Tuesday, 26 January 2010

January Birthday Gift Ideas

It can be tricky if you’re looking for birthday gift ideas for somebody born in the month of January. On the downside, the stores are usually depleted after the Christmas rush and choice can be limited. On the upside, however, there are some great offers to be had in the January Sales and you can pick up some marvellous bargains for the lucky recipient.

January Birthday Facts

Birthstone: Garnet
Flower: Snowdrop
Star Sign: Capricorn (the sea goat) December 22 to January 19
Star Sign: Aquarius (the water bearer) January 20 to February 19

Famous People Born in January

Franz Schubert, Austrian composer b. January 31, 1797.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the U.S. b. January 30, 1882.
Lewis Carroll, English author b. January 27. 1832.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer b. January 27, 1756.
Robert Burns, Scottish poet b. January 25, 1759.
Edouard Manet, French painter b. January 23, 1832.
Paul Cezanne, French painter b. January 19, 1839.
Edgar Allan Poe, American author b. January 19, 1809.
James Watt, Scottish inventor b. January 19, 1736.
David Lloyd George, British prime minister b. January 17, 1863.
Benjamin Franklin, American statesman / inventor b. January 17, 1706.
Moliere, French dramatist b. January 15, 1622.
Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the U.S. b. January 9, 1913.
Cicero, Roman statesman b. January 3, 106 B.C.

January Poem by Lord Tennyson Alfred 

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow;
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.


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