Famous People Born in January 1866

  • Jan 2 Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)
  • Jan 8 William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)
  • Jan 9 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher
  • Jan 13 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer
  • Jan 15 Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)
  • Jan 19 Harry Davenport, American actor and director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)
  • Jan 20 Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)
  • Jan 25 Emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments (d. 1938)
  • Jan 29 Romain Rolland, French writer (Jean-Christophe) (Nobel 1915)
  • Jan 30 Gelett Burgess, author (Purple Cow)
  • Jan 31 Emil Strauss, German writer (Naked Man)
  • Jan 31 Henry Forster, cricketer (Oxford blue 1887-89, later Aust Gov-General)