Famous People Born in January 1895

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Jan 1 J. Edgar Hoover, first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72), born in Washington, D.C.

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
  • Jan 1 Nathaniel Shilkret, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 2 Count Folke Bernadotte, Sweden, statesman (Red Cross, UN)
  • Jan 3 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer
  • Jan 3 Mihail Andricu, composer
  • Jan 4 Lourens G M Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter
  • Jan 4 Leroy Grumman, American industrialist (d. 1982)
  • Jan 5 Jeannette Piccard, balloonist/Episcopal priest
  • Jan 5 Elizabeth Cotten, American musician (d. 1987)
  • Jan 7 Marie-Dominique Chenu, French Roman Catholic theologist
  • Jan 7 Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (d. 1960)
  • Jan 7 Sir Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and co-founder of QANTAS (d. 1974)
  • Jan 13 Anton Betzner, German writer, born in Cologne (d. 1976)
  • Jan 13 Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
  • Jan 14 George Richard Samways, children's writer
  • Jan 15 Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
  • Jan 16 Nat Schachner, American author (d. 1955)
  • Jan 20 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
  • Jan 21 Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spanish couturier (d. 1972)
  • Jan 24 Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Der Halbe Mensch)
  • Jan 24 Eugen Roth, German poet, born in Munich (d. 1976)
  • Jan 27 Claudio Carneyro, composer
  • Jan 27 Joseph Rosenstock, Kraków Poland, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41)
  • Jan 27 Harry Ruby, American composer (d. 1974)
  • Jan 29 Muna Lee, American poet (d. 1965)