On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1800

  • Jan 1 Sydney Nelson, composer
  • Jan 1 Vaclav Horak, composer
  • Jan 6 Willem A. Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, born in Doesburg, Netherlands (d. 1872)

Person of interestMillard Fillmore

Jan 7 Millard Fillmore, 13th US President (Whig: 1850-53), born in Moravia, New York (d. 1874)

13th US President Millard Fillmore
13th US President
Millard Fillmore
  • Jan 10 Lars Levi Laestadius, Swedish botanist & founder of Laestadianism, born in Jäckvik, Arjeplog, Sweden (d. 1861)
  • Jan 11 Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
  • Jan 14 Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist, born in Krems an der Donau, Austria (d. 1877)
  • Jan 24 Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer