Birthdays in History in January 1806

  • Jan 5 Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)
  • Jan 14 Matthew Fontaine Maury, Naval Commander (Confederacy)
  • Jan 14 Sir Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria (d. 1855)
  • Jan 17 James Madison Randolph, Jefferson's grandson and the 1st to be born in the White House, Washington D.C.
  • Jan 20 Nathaniel Willis, writer/editor/founder (American Monthly Mag)
  • Jan 25 Daniel Maclise, Irish painter