Famous People Born in January 1864

Alfred StieglitzAlfred Stieglitz (1864-1946)

Jan 1 American photographer and art dealer (Camera Work), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Qi BaishiQi Baishi (1864-1957)

Jan 1 Chinese painter famous for whimsical and playful watercolor paintings, born in Xiangtan, China

  • Jan 5 Bob Caruthers, American baseball player, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1911)

Ban JohnsonBan Johnson (1864-1931)

Jan 6 American Baseball HOF executive (founder, President American League), born in Norwalk, Connecticut

  • Jan 8 Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)
  • Jan 9 Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver (1864-1943)

Jan 10 African-American agricultural scientist (studied the peanut), born in Diamond Grove, Missouri [or Jul 12]

  • Jan 10 Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1931)
  • Jan 11 Thomas Dixon, American white supremacist, novelist, playwright (The Clansman: A Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan), born in Shelby, North Carolina (d. 1946)
  • Jan 13 Wilhelm Wien, German physicist (1911 Nobel Prize for Physics - displacement law), born in Gaffken, Prussia (d. 1928)
  • Jan 15 Frances Benjamin Johnston, American photographer, born in Grafton West Virginia (d. 1952)
  • Jan 16 Frank Bacon, American playwright, actor and author (Lightnin'), born near Yuba City, California (d. 1922)
  • Jan 17 Lucien Herr, French intellectual and librarian (École Normale Supérieure), born in Altkirch, Haut-Rhin, France (d. 1926)
  • Jan 24 Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)
  • Jan 25 Julije Kempf, Croatian historian & writer, born in Požega, Croatia (d. 1934)
  • Jan 28 Herbert Akroyd Stuart, English engineer - inventor of the first compression ignition engine (d. 1927)
  • Jan 29 Adolf Philipp, German-American Broadway composer (Adele), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1936)