Born today 1893: Ivor Novello, Welsh actor and composer. Hits include Keep the Home Fires Burning. Sex symbol of the 1920s with a huge number of female fans -- and male lovers. The Ivor Novello Appreciation Bureau has much more information
Alexander the Great was born on this day (January 15) in 356BC. The King of Macedon conquered most of Asia to become the most powerful man of the world. He was also legendary lover to one of his generals, Hephaestion. Google them both to find out more. It's a fascinating story.