On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1851

  • Jan 9 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer
  • Jan 14 Théophile de Bock, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1904)
  • Jan 17 A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)
  • Jan 19 David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)
  • Jan 19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
  • Jan 25 Arne Garborg, Norwegian writer & playwright (Bondestudentar), born in Jæren, Norway (d. 1924)
  • Jan 25 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Sea Bride, Princess of Herberg), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1912)
  • Jan 27 Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)