Famous People Born in January 1861

  • Jan 2 Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)
  • Jan 3 William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)
  • Jan 6 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer
  • Jan 6 George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)
  • Jan 12 James Mark Baldwin, American Philosopher and Psychologist, born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Jan 13 Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)
  • Jan 14 Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)
  • Jan 18 Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist
  • Jan 18 Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer
  • Jan 22 Karel Stecker, composer
  • Jan 30 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer