Birthdays in History in January 1819

  • Jan 1 Arthur Hugh Clough, poet, friend of Matthew Arnold
  • Jan 1 George Foster Shepley, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1878)
  • Jan 3 Thomas Hill Watts, Atty Gen (Confederacy), (d. 1892)
  • Jan 3 Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal for Scotland (d. 1900)
  • Jan 6 Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (d. 1886)
  • Jan 9 James Francis, Premier of Victoria (d. 1884)
  • Jan 12 Zealous Bates Tower, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1900)
  • Jan 14 Frederick Steele, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)