Famous People Born in January 1837

  • Jan 2 Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)
  • Jan 4 Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)
  • Jan 5 A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]
  • Jan 12 Adolf Jensen, composer
  • Jan 12 Carlos Troyer, composer
  • Jan 16 James Phillip Simms, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1887)
  • Jan 19 William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)
  • Jan 20 David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910)
  • Jan 23 Amanda Berry Smith, American former slave, singer and evangelist