Famous People Born in January 1882

  • Jan 1 Willem Carel Wendelaar, Dutch lawyer, civil servant, director, and politician (VVD)
  • Jan 3 Willem Benoy, Flemish actor and director (Pygmalion), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1939)
  • Jan 4 Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist, born in Nizhny Lomov, Russia (d. 1943)
  • Jan 5 Herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1958)
  • Jan 6 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter, born in Białystok, Poland (d. 1949)
  • Jan 6 Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, born in İbriktepe, Turkey (d. 1965)
  • Jan 6 Samuel Rayburn, American politician (Rep-D-Tx), born in Kingston, Tennessee (d. 1961)
  • Jan 10 Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), born in Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1967)
  • Jan 12 Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist
  • Jan 12 Milton Sills, American actor (The Sea Hawk), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1930)
  • Jan 14 Hendrik Willem van Loon, Dutch-American historian and writer (Story of America), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • Jan 15 Florian Znaniecki, Polish philosopher & sociologist, born in Świątniki, Poland (d. 1958)
  • Jan 15 Princess Margaret of Sweden, born in Surrey, England (d. 1920)

Arnold RothsteinArnold Rothstein (1882-1928)

Jan 17 American gambler and mobster who fixed the 1919 World Series, born in NYC, New York

  • Jan 17 Noah Beery, American character actor (Story of Esther, The Mark of Zorro), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1946)

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne (1882-1956)

Jan 18 English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead, Middlesex

  • Jan 18 Jacob Clay, Dutch philosopher and phyicist (Mesones)
  • Jan 21 Pavel Florensky, Russian mathematician (d. 1937)
  • Jan 22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1956)

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Jan 25 British author (Jacob's Room, To the Lighthouse), born in London

  • Jan 27 Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italian writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano)

Franklin D. RooseveltFranklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Jan 30 32nd US President (Democrat: 1933-1945), born in Hyde Park, New York

  • Jan 31 Josephus RH van Schaik, Dutch lawyer/vice-premier