On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1782

Person of interestDaniel Webster

Jan 18 Daniel Webster, US Secretary of State (1841-43, 1850-52), politician and lawyer, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire (d. 1852)

American Statesman Daniel Webster
American Statesman
Daniel Webster
  • Jan 20 Archduke John of Austria, Austrian general and Regent of Germany (1848), born in Florence (d. 1859)
  • Jan 29 Daniel François Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo), born in Caen, Normandy, France (d. 1871)
  • Jan 29 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish composer, born in Grodzisk, Wielkopolski