Famous People Born in January 1880

  • Jan 1 Edie Martin, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt), born in London, England
  • Jan 1 Shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)
  • Jan 2 Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer
  • Jan 5 Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer
  • Jan 6 Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin), (d. 1940)
  • Jan 6 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer
  • Jan 10 Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)
  • Jan 10 Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp
  • Jan 10 Grock [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown and circus director, born in Loveresse, Canton of Bern (d. 1959)

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Jan 10 Manuel Azaña, Prime Minister of Spain (1931-33) and 2nd President of the Spanish Republic (1936-39), born in Alcalá de Henares, Spain (d. 1940)

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña
President of the Spanish Republic
Manuel Azaña
  • Jan 11 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
  • Jan 17 Mack Sennett, movie creator (Keystone Kops)
  • Jan 18 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
  • Jan 20 Walter W. Bacon, American politician (d. 1962)
  • Jan 24 Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar)
  • Jan 25 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, born in Hawick, Roxburghshire (d. 1958)

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Jan 26 Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964)

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Jan 28 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (England wicket-keeper before & after WW I)
  • Jan 28 Mary Boland, US, comedienne/actress (Ruggles of Red Gap), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 29 W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], actor (Bank Dick), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania