Birthdays in History in January 1759

  • Jan 5 Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
  • Jan 17 Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/African American nationalist
  • Jan 21 Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot

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Jan 25 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne), (d. 1796)