Birthdays in History in January 1860

  • Jan 2 William C Mills, museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds)
  • Jan 8 Nancy Jones, US African American missionary in Africa
  • Jan 11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal)
  • Jan 17 Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland (d. 1949)
  • Jan 21 Karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915)
  • Jan 25 Charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33)

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Jan 29 Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov