Birthdays in History in January 1894

  • Jan 1 Shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007)
  • Jan 1 Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • Jan 2 Robert Nathan, American poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 4 Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962)
  • Jan 8 St Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941)
  • Jan 9 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist
  • Jan 10 Reginald Denham, Broadway director (Obsession, The Bad Seed), born in London, England
  • Jan 15 Edmond Rubbens, Belgian attorney/minister of colonization
  • Jan 18 Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist
  • Jan 20 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)
  • Jan 22 Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain)
  • Jan 30 Boris III, Tsar of Bulgaria (1918-43)
  • Jan 30 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)