On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1855

  • Feb 13 Paul Deschanel, French President (d. 1922)
  • Feb 15 Gustav Hollaender, composer
  • Feb 17 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WWI)
  • Feb 17 Aleksander Różycki, Polish pianist, composer, and music teacher, born in Zhitomir, Russian Empire (d. 1915)
  • Feb 19 John Morrill, American baseball first baseman and manager (National League pennant: 1877, 78, 83; Boston Red Caps/Beaneaters), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1932)
  • Feb 21 Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
  • Feb 25 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)
  • Feb 25 Cesário Verde, Portuguese poet (d. 1886)