Famous People Born in January 1889

  • Jan 1 Alexander Smallens, conductor, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 1 Charles Bickford, American actor (Dynamite, The Virginian), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Jan 1 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer
  • Jan 1 Tom Dugan, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 2 Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)
  • Jan 4 Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)
  • Jan 5 Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]
  • Jan 6 Alan M Bateman, Canadian geologist (Yale professor)
  • Jan 8 Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)
  • Jan 11 Calvin Bridges, American geneticist (d. 1938)
  • Jan 14 Vincenzo Davico, composer
  • Jan 19 Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
  • Jan 20 Allan Haines Loughead, American aviation executive (d. 1969)
  • Jan 21 Bert Collins, cricketer (Aussie batsman in the post WW I years)
  • Jan 21 Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist (Social mobility)
  • Jan 22 Henri PĂ©lissier, French cyclist (d. 1935)
  • Jan 23 Franklin Pangborn, actor (My Best Gal, Hats Off, Easy Living), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jan 23 Prosper Arents, Flemish bibliographer (Rubens-bibliography)
  • Jan 25 Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
  • Jan 27 Balthasar van der Pol, physicist (Comparison of Van der Pol)
  • Jan 29 Francisco Santiago, composer
  • Jan 29 Rudolf Mauersberger, composer
  • Jan 30 Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (d. 1937)
  • Jan 31 F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)