Famous People Born in January 1854

  • Jan 1 James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)
  • Jan 6 Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)
  • Jan 9 Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
  • Jan 10 Heinrich K√∂selitz [Peter Gast], German composer, born in Annaberg(d. 1918)
  • Jan 18 Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)
  • Jan 29 Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian