On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1799

  • Jan 6 Jedediah Smith, American fur trader & explorer, born in Tioga County, New York (d. 1831)
  • Jan 7 Daniel Tyler, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Brooklyn, Connecticut (d. 1882)
  • Jan 22 Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852)