Birthdays in History in January 1830

  • Jan 2 Henry Kingsley, English Australian writer, born in Northamptonshire (d. 1876)
  • Jan 7 (Samuel) Emerson Opdycke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jan 7 Albert Bierstadt, Germany, painter (US landscapes)
  • Jan 8 Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Major Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • Jan 19 George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
  • Jan 23 Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900)
  • Jan 27 William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jan 30 James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
  • Jan 31 James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight"