Birthdays in History in January 1886

  • Jan 2 Moyshe Leyb Halpern, Galican/US poet (In New-York)
  • Jan 2 Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)
  • Jan 3 John G Fletcher, US, poet (Epic of Arkansas)
  • Jan 8 Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)
  • Jan 14 Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle)
  • Jan 17 Glenn Luther Martin, aviator (Collier Trophy-1933)
  • Jan 17 Ronald Firbank, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot), born in London, England
  • Jan 18 Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor
  • Jan 18 Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Jan 21 Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Finance/Economy
  • Jan 26 Joannes A Veraart, Dutch economist/MP (Jews of the Netherlands)
  • Jan 28 Marthe Bibesco, Romanian writer (d. 1973)
  • Jan 28 Hidetsugu Yagi, Japanese electrical engineer (d. 1976)
  • Jan 31 Alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)