On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1856

  • Jan 6 Giuseppe Martucci, Italian composer, born in Capua, Italy (d. 1909)
  • Jan 9 Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)
  • Jan 9 Lizette Woodworth Reese, American poet (Branch of May, Tears)
  • Jan 9 Stevan Mokranjac [Stojanović], Serbian cellist, educator and composer of choral music (Garlands), born in Negotin, Principality of Serbia (d. 1914)
  • Jan 11 Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer (Rustle of Spring), born in Konsberg, Norway (d. 1941)
  • Jan 12 John Singer Sargent, American painter (Wyndham Sisters), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1925)
  • Jan 14 J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist & publisher, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1919)
  • Jan 18 John Hyatt Brewer, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1931)