On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1838

  • Jan 1 William Hugh Young, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Jan 4 Charles Stratton [General Tom Thumb], famous short person
  • Jan 5 Camille Jordan, French mathematician, born in Lyon, France (d. 1922)
  • Jan 16 Franz Brentano, German philosopher & psychologist, born in Rhine Province, Germany (d. 1917)