Birthdays in History in January 1833

  • Jan 1 Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
  • Jan 2 Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
  • Jan 7 Henry Enfield Roscoe, English Chemist (vanadium and photochemistry), born in London, England
  • Jan 21 Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)
  • Jan 23 John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Charles George Gordon, general (China, Khartoum), born in London, England