Vito Acconci (1940, 24 January - 2017, 28 April) was born - US, NY, Bronx. American performance artist and designer particularly interested in public spaces. Frequently uses video in his works.
Simon Norfolk (1963, 24 January - ) was born - Nigeria, Lagos. The aftermath of war in Afghanistan - the destruction of the city of Kabul over successive wars has led to a strange and alienated environment where people still live among the ruins.
Stephen Petegorsky (1954, 24 January - ) was born - US, NY, New York. Contemporary American photographer.
Major Henry Hugh Peter Deasy (1866, 29 July - 1947, 24 January) died - Ireland?.