On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1817

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 8 John Selden Roane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1867)
  • Jan 8 Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)
  • Jan 14 Harmen Sytstra, Dutch poet & editor (Iduna), born in Mullum, Netherlands (d. 1862)
  • Jan 15 Lewis Golding Arnold, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1871)
  • Jan 18 Jacques Gregoir, composer
  • Jan 31 Antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia)