On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1784

  • Jan 1 William Beale, English composer and baritone, born in Lankrake, Cornwall (d. 1854)
  • Jan 27 Martin-Joseph Mengal, Belgian composer (d. 1851)

Person of interestGeorge Hamilton-Gordon

Jan 28 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Peelite: 1852-55) and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1861)

British Prime Minister George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon
  • Jan 31 Carl Wilhelm Henning, German composer and conductor, born in Öls (d. 1867)