Famous People Born in January 1854

  • Jan 1 James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)

Person of interestAlice Mary Robertson

Jan 2 Alice Mary Robertson, American educator, social worker and 2nd woman in US Congress, born in Tullahassee Mission, Indian Territory (d. 1931)

2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator Alice Mary Robertson
2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator
Alice Mary Robertson
  • Jan 6 Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)
  • Jan 9 Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
  • Jan 10 Heinrich K√∂selitz [Peter Gast], German composer, born in Annaberg(d. 1918)
  • Jan 18 Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)
  • Jan 29 Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian